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ABI/INFORM: Trade & Industry: Business journals and newsletters with a trade or industry focus; industry news, product and competitive information, and marketing trends.

Academic Search Premier: This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.

Academic Universe (LexisNexis): National and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news (Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish), medical news, business news, company financial information and law briefs and journals

Accessible Archives: Full text databases of primary source material of 18th and 19th century periodicals.

Access World News: This comprehensive news collection is ideal for exploring issues and events at the local, regional, national and international level. Its diverse source types include print and online-only newspapers, blogs, newswires, journals, broadcast transcripts and videos. Use it to explore a specific event or to compare a wide variety of viewpoints on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities and people.

ACM Digital Library

African-American Newspapers, 1827-1998

African Newspapers, 1800-1922: More than 40 fully searchable African newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries. Featuring English- and foreign-language titles from Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe.

Agricola: Agriculture, forestry, and animal research 1970-

AllAfrica: African news and information 1997-

Alternative Press Index (API): Alternative Press Index (API) is a bibliographic database of journal, newspaper, and magazine articles from over 300 international alternative, radical, and left periodicals. 1991-

Aluka (Struggles for Freedom in Southern Africa): At present, the collection consists of more than 18,000 pages of documents and images, including periodicals, nationalist publications, records of colonial government commissions, local newspaper reports, correspondence, UN documents, out-of-print and other particularly relevant books, oral testimonies, life histories, and speeches.

Amerasia journal

America: History and Life: History and culture of the United States and Canada 1955-

American Archivist

American Broadsides and Ephemera: Broadsides printed between 1820 and 1900 and ephemera printed between 1760 and 1900.

American Chemical Society (ACS): Current issues and archives of all publications of the American Chemical Society 1879-

American Memory: provides free and open access to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America.

American Periodical Series: American Periodicals Series Online contains over 1,100 periodicals that first began publishing between 1740 and 1900, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children’s and women’s magazines, and many other historically-significant periodicals. 1740-1940

America's Historical Imprints: Searchable monographs, pamphlets, broadsides, government documents and ephemera enable researchers to explore America's distant and not so distant past. Available here: American Broadsides and Ephemera, Series I; Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800; Early American Imprints, Series I: Supplement from the Library Company of Philadelphia, 1670-1800; Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819; Early American Imprints, Series II: Supplement from the Library Company of Philadelphia, 1801-1819.

America's Historical Newspapers


Anthropology Plus: An extensive index of bibliographic materials covering the fields of anthropology, archaeology, and related interdisciplinary research.

Anthrosource: The premier online resource serving the research, teaching, and professional needs of anthropologists. Developed by the American Anthropological Association (AAA), AnthroSource brings 100 years of anthropological material online to scholars and the public.

ArchiveGrid: ArchiveGrid is an important destination for searching through historical documents, personal papers, and family histories held in archives around the world. Finding aids only.

Art & Architecture Complete: Art & Architecture Complete is a comprehensive bibliographic database that provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 730 academic journals, magazines and trade publications with full text for over 330 periodicals and 215 books, as well as selective coverage for over 70 publications, and an Image Collection of over 64,000 images provided by Picture Desk and others. The database has been designed for use by a diverse audience that includes art scholars, artists, designers, college students, and general viewers.

ARTFL: Nearly 2000 texts, ranging from classic works of French literature to various kinds of non-fiction prose and technical writing. Coverage is primarily eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries with a smaller selection of seventeenth century texts and some medieval and Renaissance texts 1225-1964

Article First: An index of journal articles from over 11,000 journals in all subject areas 1990-

Art Index Retrospective: Covering content for more than 55 years of art journalism, this retrospective resource includes articles, interviews, reviews and much more from over 600 publications. 1929-1984

Art Project - Google

ARTstor: Digital images for Art, History, Illustrations, Architecture & other Liberal Arts disciplines

ATLA Religion: ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials combines the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion with ATLA's online collection of major religion and theology journals. The ATLA Religion Database includes more than 575,000 article citations from more than 1,679 journals (506 currently indexed), more than 239,000 essay citations from over 16,800 multi-author works, and more than 530,000 book review citations. Full text is provided for more than 294,000 electronic articles and book reviews. 1946-

Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS): References western-language monographs, articles and book chapters on all parts of Asia for materials in arts, communication, education, history, humanities, religion, science & the social sciences 1971-

Bibliography of the History of Art: BHA and RILA cover European and American visual arts material published between 1975 and 2007.

Bibliothèque nationale de France: Main catalog of the National Library of France

BioOne: Biology and related disciplines 1998-

Birds Of North America: provides comprehensive life histories for each of the 716+ species of birds breeding in the USA (including Hawaii) and Canada.

Brill's New Pauly: The NEW PAULY is a Reallexikon or encyclopaedia of the ancient world. It is intended as an aid for the study of Greek and Roman culture and its multifaceted presence in all periods of European and, since the Early Modern period, world history.

Britannica Online: Authoritative references, including Britannica's latest article database, articles not yet in the print Britannica, Merriam Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, etc. Also provides links to related Internet resources.

British Periodicals: British Periodicals traces the development and growth of the periodical press in Britain from its origins in the seventeenth century through to the Victorian 'age of periodicals' and beyond. On completion this unique digital archive will consist of more than 460 periodical runs published from the 1680s to the 1930s, comprising six million keyword-searchable pages and forming an unrivalled record of more than two centuries of British history and culture. 1680 - 1930

Business Source Premier: Business Source Premier is the industry’s most used business research database, providing full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles. This database provides full text back to 1886, and searchable cited references back to 1998.

Cabells Directory: Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities in Economics & Finance contains a wealth of information designed to help researchers and academics match their manuscripts with the scholarly journals which are most likely to publish those manuscripts.

Cambridge Histories Online: This unique historical reference compendium allows instant access to the renowned texts of the Cambridge Histories series. With access to the most up to date and authoritative scholarly content, Cambridge Histories Online is an invaluable resource, for undergraduates, graduates, lecturers and researchers alike.

CAMIO: Online collection documenting works of art from around the world.

CCFr - Catalogue collectif de la France: Union Catalog of France

Chicago Manual of Style: Completely searchable and easy to use, The Chicago Manual of Style Online provides recommendations on editorial style and publishing practices for the digital age. Now offering the full contents of the 16th and 15th editions, it is the must-have reference for everyone who works with words.

Chronicle of Higher Education

Chronicling America: Chronicling America is a Website providing access to information about historic newspapers and select digitized newspaper pages, and is produced by the National Digital Newspaper Program 1860-1922

ClasePeriodica: Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities 1975-

Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO): Source for theory and research in international affairs. Includes citations and selected full-text to books, journal articles, working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from Nongovernmental Organizations (NGO), foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, policy briefs, case studies, and course packs of background readings for history and political science classes. 1991-

Communication & Mass Media Complete: CMMC incorporates the content of 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 to create a research and reference resource of unprecedented scope and depth encompassing the breadth of the communication discipline.

CQ Researcher: CQ Researcher, written by CQ Press reporters, produces in-depth, single topic reports featuring more than 12,000 words of text and extensive bibliographies.

Credo Reference : Credo Reference provides full-text online versions of reference works from more than 70 publishers in most major subjects, including general and subject dictionaries and encyclopedias.

CSIRO Publishing


Dictionary of Literary Biography: The Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete provides information on more than 12,000 authors from many time periods and from all parts of the world. This resource provides access to all volumes of the Dictionary of Literary Biography series (more than 360 vols.), the Dictionary of Literary Biography Documentary Series (19 vols.) and the Dictionary of Literary Biography Yearbook (23 vols.), totaling more than 400 volumes and 185,000 pages.

Dictionnaire historique et critique de Pierre Bayle (17th century): Pierre Bayle's Dictionnaire historique et critique stands as the supreme achievement of one of the seventeenth century's most prominent men of letters. Originally conceived as a response to the errors in Louis Moréri's Grand dictionnaire historique, his Dictionnaire grew to be an exemplary work of critical methodology. The ARTFL Project offers here a facsimile version of the 1740 edition.

Dictionnaires d'autrefois: Simultaneously query Jean Nicot's Thresor de la langue française (1606), Jean-François Féraud's Dictionaire critique de la langue française (Marseille, Mossy 1787-1788), Émile Littré's Dictionnaire de la langue française (1872-1877) and the Dictionnaire de L'Académie française 1st (1694), 4th (1762), 5th (1798), 6th (1835), and 8th (1932-5) editions.

Digital Public Library of America: The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. It strives to contain the full breadth of human expression, from the written word, to works of art and culture, to records of America’s heritage, to the efforts and data of science.

Early English Books Online (EEBO): Early English Books Online (EEBO) contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700 - from the first book printed in English by William Caxton, through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare and the tumult of the English Civil War.

Early Western Korans Online: Koran Printing in the West, 1537-1857: This remarkable collection demonstrates the impact of the holy book of Islam in Europe. Long before printing with movable type became common practice in the Islamic world, Korans had been printed in Arabic type in several European cities. The collection includes Korans and Koran translations, printed between 1537 and 1857, and is of interest to book historians, theologians, philologists, and scholars of Islamic Studies alike.

EconLIT: Economics and related disciplines 1969-

Economist: Historical Archive 1843 - 2006: The Economist Historical Archive delivers a complete searchable copy of every issue of The Economist from 1843 to 2006. New full-colour images, multiple search indexes, exportable financial tables and a gallery of front covers highlighting a key topic of each week - all combine to offer a primary source of research covering the 19th and 20th centuries.

Educational Research Information Clearinghouse (ERIC): Education, teacher education, test, measurement, and evaluation 1966-

e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection: The e-Duke Scholarly Collection includes online access to 100 titles published by Duke in the humanities and social sciences.

e-Duke Journals

Eighteenth Century Collections Online: Use Eighteenth Century Collections Online to access the digital images of every page of books published during the 18th Century. With full-text searching of millions of pages, the product allows researchers new methods of access to critical information in the fields of history, literature, religion, law, fine arts, science and more


eMolecules: Draw chemical structures, search unique chemical suppliers and search results from sources such as DrugBank, National Cancer Institute, NIST WebBook, PubChem, EPA and more.

Encyclopaedia Judaica: Provides an exhaustive and organized overview of Jewish life and knowledge from the Second Temple period to the contemporary State of Israel, from Rabbinic to modern Yiddish literature, from Kabbalah to "Americana" and from Zionism to the contribution of Jews to world cultures, Encyclopaedia Judaica, 2nd edition is important to scholars, general readers and student

Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān: The Encyclopaedia of the Qur’ān Online is an encyclopaedic dictionary of qur’ānic terms, concepts, personalities, place names, cultural history and exegesis extended with essays on the most important themes and subjects within qur’ānic studies. The Encyclopaedia of the Qur’ān Online is the first comprehensive, multivolume reference work on the Qur’ān to appear in a Western language.

Encyclopedia Britannica - Britannica Academic Edition see Britannica Online

Encyclopedia of Islam: A useful resource for understanding the world of Islam. It embraces articles on distinguished Muslims of every age and land, on tribes and dynasties, on the crafts and sciences, on political and religious institutions, on the geography, ethnography, flora and fauna of the various countries and on the history, topography and monuments of the major towns and cities. In its geographical and historical scope it encompasses the old Arabo-Islamic empire, the Islamic countries of Iran, Central Asia, the Indian sub-continent and Indonesia, the Ottoman Empire and all other Islamic countries.

Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers (18th century)

Environment Complete: Environment Complete offers coverage in 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.

Feminae: Staff at Feminae check over 500 journals as well as many essay collections devoted in large part to topics dealing with women, sexuality, or gender in the Middle Ages.

FIAF International INdex to Film

Films on Demand: A streaming video collection that consists of thousands of educational programs in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Content is provided by the BBC, the Canadian Broadcast Corp, Films for the Humanities & Sciences, PBS, and others.

Gallica: Digital Library provided by the National Library of France. This collection includes prestigious publications, dictionaries and periodicals. It covers many disciplines such as history, literature, science, philosophy, law, economics and political science.

GeoRef: Geology and earth sciences U.S. geology 1785– ; international geology 1933–

Google Books: Google's collection of digitized books. For French e-resources, set language to "return pages written in French."

Google Scholar: Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations

Grand dictionnaire terminologique: The Grand dictionnaire terminologique (GDT) is an online terminological database containing nearly 3 million French, English and Latin technical terms in 200 industrial, scientific and commercial fields.

Grant Forward: Search Grant Forward, formerly IRIS, for funding opportunities in every field from agriculture to zoology in 25 subject areas.

GreenFILE: GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records

Grove Art Online: Grove Art Online is the foremost scholarly art encyclopedia, covering both Western and non-Western art.

Grove Music Online: Includes biographies of composers and performers and coverage of all types of music, from earliest times to the 21st century

Handbook of Latin American Studies: Selective annotated bibliography of scholarly works on Latin America in the social sciences and humanities

Harvard Business Review

Hispanic-American Newspapers, 1808-1980

Hispanic American Periodical Index (HAPI): Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean basin, the United States-Mexico border region, and Hispanics in the United States 1970-

Historical Abstracts: Journal literature covering world history (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 on 1955-

Historical Newspapers in Washington from the Washington Secretary of State: Full text of the Columbian, Pioneer and Democrat, Seattle Gazette, Spokane Falls Review, Walla Walla Statesman, Washington Gazette and Washington Pioneer 1850's-1880's

Historical Statistics of the United States: Topics ranging from migration and health to crime and the Confederate States of America are each placed in historical context. Allows users to graph individual tables and create customized tables and spreadsheets. 1774- census 2000

ICPSR: Established in 1962, ICPSR is the world's largest archive of digital social science data. We acquire, preserve, and distribute original research data and provide training in its analysis. We also offer access to publications based on our data holdings.

Index Islamicus: Index Islamicus, produced by Brill Academic Publishers, is an international bibliography of publications in European languages on all aspects of Islam and the Muslim world.

International Medieval Bibliography (IMB): Medieval studies 450-1500 on European continent, extends to Middle East and North Africa for the period before the Muslim conquest and parts of those areas subsequently controlled by Christian powers; the Crusader States, the Armenian kingdoms and non-European parts of the Byzantine Empire

Jackson Bibliography of Romantic Poetry: This bibliography is a work in progress that aims eventually to provide descriptions of all the volumes of verse in English that were published from 1770 to 1835.

Joconde: Catalogue des collections des musees de France: Catalog of museum collections of France.

JSTOR: Thirteen collections from JSTOR, a full-text scholarly journal service encompassing a variety of disciplines.

L'Annee Philologique: A bibliographic database of scholarly works relating to all aspects of ancient Greek and Roman civilizations. Its subjects are Greek and Latin literature and linguistics, including early Christian texts and patristics, Greek and Roman history, art, archaeology, philosophy, religion, mythology, music, science, and scholarly subspecialties such as numismatics, papyrology and epigraphy.

LexisNexis see Academic Universe or Congressional Universe

LGBT Thought and Culture: LGBT Studies provides students and researchers across disciplines a multi-content perspective on the LGBT political, cultural and social movements throughout the twentieth century and into the present day.

Library, Information Science, & Technology Abstracts (LISTA): Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. This database also contains full text for more than 300 journals. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

Los Angeles Times: Full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue from 1881-1987. For articles after 1987 use Find a Journal at Penrose Library

Making of America: a 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. This site provides access to 267 monograph volumes and over 100,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints.

MathSciNet: Math and physics literature 1940-

Middle English Compendium: three major Middle English electronic resources: Middle English Dictionary, a HyperBibliography of Middle English prose and verse, and a Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse

Modern Language Association (MLA) International Bibliography: Literature, languages, linguistics, folklore, drama and film 1963-

Music Index: Music Index is a guide to music periodicals and literature featuring digitized content from 1970 to present. Formerly The Music Index Online provided by Harmonie Park Press, this database contains cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts of articles about music, musicians, and the music industry for more than 480 periodicals, as well as book reviews, obituaries, news, and selective coverage for more than 200 periodicals.

Music Listening Library (Music Department): Find items to checkout in Whitman College's Music Library

National Criminal Justice Reference Services (NCJRS): Criminal justice information from federal, state, and local government and other published and unpublished research

Nature.com Complete: Provides unlimited access to almost all of the content (except Scientific American and Lab Animal)on the nature.com platform. The entire Nature archive back to the first issue in 1869 and the 1st issues for all other journals on the nature.com platform are included.

Naxos Music Library: Features over 400 independent labels such as ARC, Berlin Classics, BIS, Capriccio, Chandos, CPO, EMI Classics, Haenssler Classic, Hungaroton, Marco Polo, Naïve, Naxos, Nimbus, Ondine, Vanguard Classics and Virgin Classics. It has classical, Jazz, World, Classic Rock, Nostalgia music, containing more than 73,000 CD-length recordings equivalent to 1 million tracks uploaded, with addition of over 1,000 CD-length recordings every month.

Naxos Music Library Jazz: Offers over 65,000 tracks of jazz from more than 6,000 albums. There are over 12,000 jazz artists are represented. It comprises the catalogues of Blue Notes Records, 22 labels of Fantasy Jazz and over 150 other labels. US-based Fantasy has the world's deepest jazz catalogue and offers the very best in blues and R&B. Blue Note offers albums featuring the legendary artist John Coltrane and iconic artists such as Herbie Hancock, Dexter Gordon, Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter and many others.

Naxos Sheet Music Library: Please note: Naxos sheet music are available for download on campus only. Contains currently 40,000 editions of classical music and jazz from some of the world's most famous publishers, artists, and composers. Catalogue highlights are: the whole range of classical masters, from Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven to Strauss, Albéniz, and Debussy; famous classical and jazz artists, including Chick Corea, James Galway, Steven Isserlis, Joe Lovano, David Liebman, NHØP, and more.

New York Times: Full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue providing access to every page from 1851-2009. For articles after 2009 use Find a Journal at Penrose Library

Nineteenth Century Collections Online (Gale): Nineteenth Century Collections Online is a multi-year global digitization and publishing program focusing on primary source collections of the long nineteenth century. The program includes a variety of content types--monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, statistics, and more--and unites them in one central, cross-searchable location. Our subscription includes Archive 1: British Politics and Society; Archive 2: Asia & West Diplomacy & Cultural Exchange; Archive 3: British Theatre; Archive 4: Corvey Collection of European Literature.; Archive 5: Europe and Africa: Commerce, Christianity, Civilization, and Conquest; Archive 6: Photography; Archive 7: Science, Technology, and Medicine; Archive 8: Women.;Archive 9: Mapping the World: Maps and Travel Literature .; Archive 10: Women: Transnational Networks.; Archive 11: Religion, Society, Spirituality, and Reform.; Archive 12: Science, Technology, and Medicine: 1780-1925, Part II

Nineteenth Century UK Periodicals Digital Archive Hosting (Gale): New series that covers the events, lives, values and themes that shaped the 19th century world.

Northwest Digital Archives (NWDA): Finding aids for archival and manuscript collections housed in archives in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and the Whitman College and Northwest Archives

OAIster: Union catalog of digital resources

One Click Digital: Recorded Books, the world's largest independent publisher and distributor of unabridged audiobooks on cassettes, CDs, and downloadable. Recorded Books, LLC, is a division of Haights Cross Communications, a premier educational and professional publisher dedicated to creating the finest books, audio products, periodicals, software and online services, serving the following markets: K-12 supplemental education, public and school library publishing, audiobooks, and legal and medical publishing.

OnTheBoards.tv: Watch high-quality films of full-length performances by artists working in dance, theater, music and other fields.

Oxford Biblical Studies Online: Oxford Biblical Studies Online provides a comprehensive resource for the study of the Bible and biblical history, integrating authoritative scholarly texts and reference works with tools that provide ease of research into the background, context, and issues related to the Bible.

Oxford Classical Dictionary: provides coverage of Greek and Roman history, literature, myth, religion, linguistics, philosophy, law, science, art and archaeology, and topics in near eastern studies and late antiquity.

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: Biographies of people from around the world who are connected to and shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond, from the earliest times to the year 2002.

Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance: Covers the Renaissance in 14th to 17th century Europe, includes coverage of the art, literature, science, culture, philosophy, religion, economics, history, and conflict of the period.

Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre & Performance: Dance, opera, radio, film, television, and popular performance, including carnivals, circus, and public executions. Covers ancient Greek theatre to the latest developments in London, New York, Paris and around the globe.

Oxford English Dictionary

Oxford Reference Online

Palgrave Dictionary of Economics: Draws together eminent contributors from across the spectrum of methodological and ideological schools produced not only an unsurpassed work of reference on the grand scale, but also many individual classic essays of enduring importance.

Parker Library on the Web: A web-based workspace designed to support use and study of the manuscripts in the historic Parker Library at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge

Penrose Library Catalog: Search for material in the Penrose Library, view your account, and check the status of Summit requests.

Periodical Archive Online - Foundation Collection: An online archive of digitized, full-image journal articles from 215 titles offer unprecedented access to international, scholarly literature in the humanities and social sciences disciplines from 1802 to 2000.

Philosophers Index: Philosopher's Index is a current and comprehensive bibliographic database covering scholarly research in all major fields of philosophy. It contains research published since 1940 including nearly 570 journals from 43 countries with content representing a variety of languages.

Political Science Complete: Political Science Complete (PSC) provides full text for over 480 publications, and cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 800 journals. The database also features 330 full-text reference books and monographs, and over 36,000 full text conference papers, including those of the International Political Science Association.

Project Muse: Recent issues of scholarly journals published by Johns Hopkins University Press and other university presses

ProQuest: Coverage of a broad range of subjects; art, business, children, education, general interest, health, humanities, international, law, military, multicultural, psychology, sciences, social sciences, and women's interests 4/16/2012

ProQuest National Newspapers Core Collection: Full-text access to major and national newspapers including the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, and Washington Post. 1984-

Proquest Newsstand Washington: Full-text coverage of major Washington newspapers including the daily newspapers from Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane and Vancouver, plus selected coverage of other regional sources.

ProQuest Research Library: Coverage of a broad range of subjects; art, business, children, education, general interest, health, humanities, international, law, military, multicultural, psychology, sciences, social sciences, and women's interests

PsycINFO: Citations, abstracts, bibliographies, tests and evaluations from professional and academic literature in psychology and related disciplines 1887-

PubChem: “provides information on the biological activities of small molecules,” and allows searching of chemical structures, compounds, and bioassays in a linked database.

Public Affairs Index: Public Affairs Index (PAI) is a bibliographic database covering all aspects of global contemporary public policy issues ranging from public health, the environment, housing, human and civil rights, to international conflict and natural disasters. It draws on a diverse array of scholarly publications, conference papers, government documents and current reference works to provide up-to-date information on the broad range of topics of concern to the world today.

PubMed: Abstracted articles from medical journals 1966-

PubMed Central: PubMed Central (PMC) is a free archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).

RAMBI - The Index of Articles on Jewish Studies: A selective bibliography of articles in the various fields of Jewish studies and in the study of Eretz Israel.

Readers Guide Retrospective 1890-1982: Over the past 100 years, Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature has become the ultimate index of subjects in the popular press. Its online version, Readers’ Guide Retrospective, offers full coverage of the original paper volumes 1890-1982

Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals (RIPM): RIPM was established to provide access to eighteenth-, nineteenth- and twentieth-century periodical literature dealing with music. While the importance of this monumental documentary resource has long been recognized by the musicological community, RIPM represents the first effort to undertake and to coordinate retrospective periodical indexing on an international scale.

RILM: a comprehensive music bibliography featuring citations, abstracts, and subject indexing. It provides broad yet detailed coverage and facilitates both focused research and browsing for readers of all levels (1967 - ) 1969-


SciFinder (Off-campus access)

SciFinder Scholar: A username and password are required for use of SciFinder Scholar. Please contact Chemistry Faculty to set-up an account.

Seattle Civil Rights and Labor History Project: Demonstrates the multiracial history of civil rights activism in the Pacific Northwest and explores the relationship between civil rights and labor struggles throughout the 20th century, features articles, photographs, documents, digitized newspaper collections, and video oral histories

Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Burney Collection Newspapers Digital Archive: Represents the largest single collection of 17th and 18th century English news media available from the British Library and includes more than 1,000 pamphlets, proclamations, newsbooks and newspapers from the period.

Smithsonian/NASA Astrophysics Data System: The SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) maintains three bibliographic databases containing more than 9.0 million records: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Physics, and arXiv e-prints.

Social Science Citation Index: Social Sciences Citation Index, accessed via Web of Science Core Collection, provides researchers, administrators, faculty, and students with quick, powerful access to the bibliographic and citation information they need to find research data, analyze trends, journals and researchers, and share their findings.

SocINDEX with Full Text: SocINDEX with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive and highest quality sociology research database. The database features more than 2,100,000 records with subject headings from a 20,000+ term sociological thesaurus designed by subject experts and expert lexicographers. SocINDEX with Full Text contains full text for more than 820 journals dating back to 1908. This database also includes full text for more than 830 books and monographs, and full text for 14,636 conference papers. 1908 -

South Asian Newspapers: Searchable 19th and 20th century newspapers from South Asia. Featuring titles from India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

State Papers Online (Gale): Provides 17th century British State Papers and links these historical manuscripts to their full text-searchable calendars. Our subscriptions include Part III: The Stuarts: James I to Anne, 1603-1714, State Papers Domestic, and Part IV: The Stuarts: James to Anne, 1603 – 1714: State Papers Foreign, Ireland; and Registers of the Privy Council.

Statistical Abstract of the United States: A comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.

Statistical Abstract of the World: TO ACCESS: After clicking the link, click the "Related Subscriptions" drop-down box at the top then select "Statistical Abstract of the World". Statistical Abstracts of the World currently covers statistical abstracts from 50 countries of foreign national compendia, generally issued by the national statistical offices of foreign governments. It contains country-level data, global and regional statistical information, and statistical yearbooks issued by research firms and international organizations such as the United Nations.

Style & Citation Guides

Summit - now searchable via Sherlock: Summit is a library catalog that combines over 27 million items from Oregon and Washington academic libraries. Select Summit from the dropdown menu prior to searching. On average, requested items arrive within 5 business days.

Taylor and Francis

Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG): Digital versions of most literary texts written in Greek from Homer to the fall of Byzantium in AD 1453. Its goal is to create a comprehensive digital library of Greek literature from antiquity to the present era.

Times Digital Archive: is a full-image online archive of every page published by the Times of London from 1785-2006. Users can search news articles, obituaries, advertising and classifieds in the best-known and most cited newspaper in the world. Access to this resource allows one to virtually explore a chronicle of two centuries worth of history.

Times of India: The Times of India is the world’s largest circulation English daily newspaper. Founded in 1838 to serve the British residents of West India, The Times of India now circulates more than 4 million copies, covering almost 8 million readers. Originally this paper was British owned, but since Independence, has been owned by The Times of India Group. It's particularly valuable for its coverage of key historical events in India. 1838 - 2001

TLF: Trésor de la Langue Française: etymological and historical dictionary of the French language.

TLS Historical Archive, 1902 - 2009: Since 1902, the Times Literary Supplement has scrutinized, applauded and dissected the work of leading writers and thinkers. It has continued into the new century as the only literary weekly – in fact the only journal – to offer comprehensive coverage of the latest and most important publications, in every subject, in several languages – as well as reviewing current theatre, cinema, music, and exhibitions

Ultralingua: Translate words or webpages for English, Esperanto, French, German, Italian, Latin, Portuguese, and Spanish. Includes conjugation and grammar references plus country and travel information.

Ultralingua Larousse

UXL Graphic Novelists: Graphic novels -- novels merging pictures and rich language to create a unique experience of literature and art -- are enjoying a renewed popularity. U*X*L's Graphic Novelists introduces researchers to the authors and illustrators behind these works, taking care to define and explore the distinction between comic books and graphic novels.

Web of Science (Science Citation Index): Allows searching the journal literature in all branches of the sciences not only by subject or author, but also by cited author or article. 1955-

Women Working: Historical, manuscript, and image resources that explore women's roles in the US economy from the Open Collections Program, Harvard University 1870-1930

Women Writers Online: The Northeastern University Women Writers Project is a long-term research project devoted to early modern women's writing and electronic text encoding. Our goal is to bring texts by pre-Victorian women writers out of the archive and make them accessible to a wide audience of teachers, students, scholars, and the general reader. We support research on women's writing, text encoding, and the role of electronic texts in teaching and scholarship.

WorldCat: Catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide

WorldCat Discovery

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