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Database Description
OAISter Union catalog of digital resources including: digitized (i.e., scanned) books and articles; born-digital texts; audio files (e.g., wav, mp3); images (e.g., tiff, gif); movies (e.g., mp4, quicktime); datasets (e.g., downloadable statistics files)
Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI) Discover and use the scientific and technical information resources of the Department of Energy in broad disciplines such as physics, chemistry, materials, biology, engineering, energy efficiency, and other related subject areas.
O*Net Database from the Labor Dept.  Gives information on job and worker characteristics and occupations. Includes career exploration and assessment tools.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context Online library of current event topics. This database provides viewpoint essays, reference sources, statistics, magazine and newspaper articles, primary documents and recommended websites and images (when available) to present various sides of contemporary social issues.
OregonPDF in Health and Performance The intellectual focus of this collection is physical activity. Academic areas of interest include biochemistry, biomechanics, dance, exercise physiology, history or philosophy of physical education, kinesiology, motor control, obesity, recreation, sports marketing, sports medicine, sports pedagogy, sports psychology, and tests and measurements.
Oxford English Dictionary Principal dictionary of record for the English language, an authoritative guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past.
Oxford Islamic Studies Online Features reference content and commentary by renowned scholars in areas such as global Islamic history, concepts, people, practices, politics, and culture to foster a more accurate and informed understanding of the Islamic world. Made possible by the Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys grant provided by the American Library Association and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Access available only until January 31, 2014.
PAIS International Database chronicling global public policy and social issues.  Includes materials in English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish with English language abstracts and subject headings, and links to web resources and publisher websites
PapersFirst 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
The Pennsylvania Gazette (1728-1800) This resource provides the reader with a first-hand view of colonial America, the American Revolution and the New Republic, and offers important social, political and cultural perspectives of each of the periods.
Physical Education Index Abstracts covering a wide range of physical education - related subjects including dance, health, kinesiology, physical education, physical therapy, recreation, sports, and sports medicine
Physical Review Online Archive (PROLA) The archive includes all of APS journal content from the first volume (1893 for Physical Review, 1958 for Physical Review Letters and 1929 for Reviews of Modern Physics) to 1999
PILOTS This database, covering the Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress, is produced at the headquarters of the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in White River Junction, Vermont, and sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Its goal is to include citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations, and to offer both current and retrospective coverage.
Polling Report An independent, nonpartisan resource on trends in American public opinion
Primary Search Provides full text for nearly 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990. This database is updated daily.
ProceedingsFirst Provides tables of contents of papers presented at conferences worldwide. Each record contains a list of the papers presented at each conference
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) PNAS publishes research reports (describing the results of original research of exceptional importance), commentaries (which call attention to papers of particular note and are written at the invitation of the Editorial Board), perspectives (presenting a viewpoint on an important area of research and are written at the invitation of the Editorial Board), and colloquium papers (reports of scientific colloquia held under Academy auspices) on a broad array of scientific topics.
Professional Development Collection Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 550 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports.
Project MUSE Offers full-text, online access to over 200 essential periodicals in the humanities, the arts, and the social sciences.
PsycARTICLES Database of full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe & Huber in both HTML and PDF formats. These journals cover general psychology and specialized basic, applied, clinical, and theoretical research in psychology.
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection This database provides nearly 575 full text publications, including nearly 550 peer-reviewed titles. Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. Nearly every full text title included in this database is indexed in PsycINFO. This database is updated daily.
PsycINFO Contains more than one million citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations and technical reports, all in the field of psychology. Journal coverage, which spans from 1887 to present, also includes information about the psychological aspects of related disciplines such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business and law
PubChem Developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Informations, PubChem includes substance information, compound structures, and BioActivity data in three primary databases, Pcsubstance, Pccompound, and PCBioAssay, respectively.
The PubChem substance database contains chemical structures, synonyms, registration IDs, description, related urls, database cross-reference links to PubMed, protein 3D structures, and biological screening results. If the contents of a chemical sample are known, the description includes links to PubChem Compound.
The PubChem Compound Database contains validated chemical depiction information that is provided to describe substances in PubChem Substance.
The PubChem BioAssay Database contains BioActivity screens of chemical substances described in PubChem Substance. It provides searchable descriptions of each BioAssay, including descriptions of the conditions and readouts specific to a screening protocol.
PubMed Central Free digital archive of life sciences journal literature managed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).