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A Databases

Academic Search Complete    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1865 - present

Academic Search Complete is a comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary database featuring peer-reviewed journals as well as other journals, magazines, newspapers, monographs, reports, and conference proceedings. Designed specifically for academic institutions, this is the database of choice for a wide variety of research interests. The database features full-text for over 5,300 periodicals and provides access to even more online content through OLinks. Updated daily. Note: this database offers indexing for the Wall Street Journal. To access articles in the WSJ, search the separate Wall Street Journal database.


Academic Universe (LexisNexis)

See entry for LexisNexis Academic.


Access Science    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

AccessScience is an online encyclopedia of science and technology. AccessScience contains encyclopedia articles, dictionary terms, biographies, research updates, and science news. It is produced by The McGraw-Hill Companies.


ACM Digital Library    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

ACM Digital Library provides bibliographic information, abstracts, index terms, reviews,and the full-text for ACM conference proceedings. ACM journals, magazines, and newsletters are also available at this site, as well as through the OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center.


ACS Publications    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

ACS Publications provides abstracts and full text for journals and magazines from the American Chemical Society. This site is the source for older ACS journals, known as the ACS Journal Archives. Current ACS journals are available both through this site and through the OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center.


African-American Poetry, 1700-1900    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1700 - 1900

Now part of American & English Literature database.


AGRICOLA    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1970-present.

This database contains bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library. Coverage for AGRICOLA dates back to 1970 and includes more than 2.5 million citations. The citations are comprised of journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture.


AHFS Consumer Medication Information    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

A trusted source and recognized standard for patient drug information, available in both English and Spanish. Published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, AHFS includes more than a thousand drug information monographs written in lay language for consumers and has been a Top Ten Award Winner in the Department of Health and Human Services National Consumer Education Materials Contest. This content is updated monthly.


Akron Art Museum images 

Images from the Akron Art Museum includes works by Stieglitz, Rauschenberg, Warhol, and Weegee.


Alt HealthWatch    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

Focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Alt HealthWatch offers libraries an immediate resource of full text articles from more than 170 international peer-reviewed and professional journals, magazines, reports, proceedings, association & consumer newsletters plus hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts. Updated daily.


America: History and Life    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1964 - present

America: History and Life is a complete bibliographic reference to the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Published since 1964, the database comprises almost 400,000 bibliographic entries, providing an incomparable research tool for students and researchers of US and Canadian history. This extensive database covers over 2,000 journals published worldwide. Updated quarterly.


American & English Literature    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1600-present

American & English Literature contains many works of poetry, drama, and prose, based on books and other sources originally published in print. Collections include: 20th Century African American Poetry Collection; 20th Century American Poetry Collection; 20th Century English Poetry Collection; African American Poetry 1700-1900 Collection; American Poetry 1600-1900 Collection; Bible in English; Bibliography of American Literature; Early American Fiction 1774-1850; Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare; Eighteenth-Century Fiction 1700-1800; English Poetry 600-1900 Collection; English Prose Drama 1280-1915; English Verse Drama 13-19th Centuries; W.B. Yeats Collections.


American Drama    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1714-present

Now part of American & English Literature database.


American National Biography    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

The landmark American National Biography offers portraits of more than 17,400 men and women -- from all eras and walks of life -- whose lives have shaped the nation. The online edition makes the ANB even more useful as a dynamic source of information -- updated semi-annually, with hundreds of new entries each year and revisions of previously published entries to enhance their accuracy and currency. The ANB Online features thousands of illustrations, more than 80,000 hyperlinked cross-references, links to select web sites, and powerful search capabilities.


American Periodicals Series Online    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1741-1900

American Periodicals Series Online contains page images of more than 1,100 historic American magazines, journals, and newspapers. These resources illuminate the development of American culture, politics, and society across some 150 years. Articles can be searched by author, source, and words in the complete text. The collection is arranged in three series: 1741-1800, the period of transition from British colony to emerging nation; 1800-1850, pre-Civil War and the era of debate over slavery; and 1850-1900, Civil War and Reconstruction. Magazines of these periods cover the literature, science, religion, arts, and history of the time.


American Poetry, 1600-1900    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1600 - 1900

Now part of American & English Literature database.


Ancestry Library Edition from Proquest (on campus use only)    FULL-TEXT CONTENT

The library edition of the popular family history and genealogy research site, Ancestry.com, brought to you by Proquest.


Annals of American History    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

Annals of American History Full text of over 2000 primary documents in American history, including: historical accounts, speeches, memoirs, poems, editorials, and cultural criticism. Also has multimedia files including more than 500 pictures, hundreds of video clips, and audio of famous speeches.


Anthropology Plus    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1890 - present

Anthropology Plus provides extensive worldwide indexing of journal articles, reports, commentaries, edited works, and obituaries in the fields of social, cultural, physical, biological, and linguistic anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore, material culture, and interdisciplinary studies. The index offers excellent coverage of all core periodicals in the field in addition to local and lesser-known journals. Anthropology Plus brings together into one resource the highly respected Anthropological Literature from Harvard University and Anthropological Index, Royal Anthropological Institute from the UK. Updated quarterly.


AP Images 

AP Images from AccuWeather is a research tool that allows learners of all ages and areas of interest to search databases that will take them on a sensory journey using photographs, audio, graphics and text spanning over 160 years of history.


Applied Science & Technology Full Text    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

Applied Science & Technology Full Text contains indexing and abstracts for nearly 800 core English-language, scientific and technical publications back to 1983. Full text of articles is available from more than 220 periodicals dating back to 1997. Content includes coverage of a wide variety of applied science specialtiesóacoustics to aeronautics, neural networks to nuclear and civil engineering, computers and informatics and much more.


Art and Architecture Complete    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

Art & Architecture Complete provides full-text coverage of 380 periodicals and more than 220 books. In addition, this database offers cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 780 academic journals, magazines and trade publications, as well as for over 230 books. Art & Architecture Complete also provides selective coverage for 70 additional publications and an Image Collection of over 63,000 images provided by Picture Desk and others.


Art and Architecture Digital Resources 

Over 80,000 art and architecture images from commercial sources, plus contributions from OhioLINK institutions.


Art Full Text    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1929- present.

Art Full Text provides comprehensive abstracting and indexing for 400 leading international art publications, including periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins. This database offers broad coverage of art topics, including advertising, archaeology, crafts, folk art, graphic arts, interior design, video, film, architecture, and art history. Updated monthly.


Art Index Retrospective    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

Art Index Retrospective: 1929 -1984 provides users access to over half a century of art literature covering fine, decorative, and commercial art. Content includes high-quality indexing of nearly 600 publications, many of which are peer-reviewed, and citations of over 25,000 book reviews.


ARTFL (French Language)    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

Project for American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language, University of Chicago. Nearly 2,000 texts, ranging from classic works of French literature to various kinds of non-fiction prose and technical writing. The eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries are about equally represented, with a smaller selection of seventeenth century texts as well as some medieval and Renaissance texts. Genres include novels, verse, theater, journalism, essays, correspondence, and treatises. Subjects include literary criticism, biology, history, economics, and philosophy. Updated regularly.


ArticleFirst - OCLC    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1990 - present.

Contains bibliographic citations that describe items listed on the table of contents pages of approximately 12,000 journals in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities, and popular culture. Each record describes one article, news story, letter, or other item. Updated daily.


Arts and Humanities Citation Index (ISI)    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1980 - present

Arts & Humanities Citation Index is a multidisciplinary database covering the journal literature of the arts and humanities. Subjects include art, language, linguistics, literature, music, philosophy, radio, television & film, religion, theatre, and more. With this database, you can do the usual author and topic searches, but then benefit from the cited reference search option. This feature allows the researcher to discover articles that cite a known author or work. Updated weekly.


Associates Programs Source    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

Associates Programs Source contains nearly 1,000 full-text journals as well as 11 full-text books. This database is designed specifically for the research needs of two-year colleges, and provides comprehensive coverage of the most relevant associates program level content. Associates Programs Source contains nearly 1,000 full-text journals as well as 11 full-text books. This database is designed specifically for the research needs of two-year colleges, and provides comprehensive coverage of the most relevant associates program level content.


Association of Computing Machinery(ACM) Digital Library    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1985 - present

Bibliographic information, abstracts, reviews, and the full-text for articles published in ACM periodicals and proceedings since 1985 are available in the library together with works published by affiliated organizations.


ATLA Religion Database    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1949 - present.

The ATLA Religion Database is an essential tool for the study of religion. It is the premier index to journal articles, essays from collected works, and book reviews in all fields of religion. With over 1.6 million records in 60+ languages, ATLA Religion features coverage for Bible, archaeology, church history, missions, pastoral ministry, world religions, theology, philosophy, and ethics. Includes journals representing all major religious faiths and major denominations. Produced by the American Theological Library Association (ATLA). Updated quarterly.


Auto Repair Reference Center 

Auto Repair Reference Center (ARRC) is the most comprehensive collection of automobile repair reference information and contains repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. New repair procedures, TSBs and updates are added to the product on a regular basis. All of the content in ARRC has been created by ASE certified technicians. Features include: coverage of more than 37,000 vehicles from 1945 to present, drawings and step-by-step photographs, technical service bulletins & recalls issued by the original equipment vehicle manufacturer, wiring diagrams, specifications & maintenance schedules, labor time guide & estimator, and more.