Electronic Resources

Citation & Full-text Databases and e-Reference Material

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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

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.

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.

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.

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-

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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Services (NCJRS): Criminal justice information from federal, state, and local government and other published and unpublished research

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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