PRIMARY DATABASES: Journal Articles

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.


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.


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.


Bibliography of Native North Americans    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1500s-present.

Bibliography of Native North Americans (BNNA) is a bibliographic database covering all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life. This resource covers a wide range of topics including archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, governance, legend, and literacy. BNNA contains more than 80,000 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.


Business Source Complete    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1886 - present

Business Source Complete is the world's definitive scholarly business database, providing the leading collection of bibliographic and full text content. As part of the comprehensive coverage offered by this database, indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back as far as 1886 are included. In addition to the searchable cited references provided for more than 1,200 journals, Business Source Complete contains detailed author profiles for the 25,000 most-cited authors in the database. Journal ranking studies reveal that Business Source Complete is the overwhelmingly superior database for full text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Additional full text, non-journal content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more. Please Note - When searching this database, if you find articles that you want from the Wall Street Journal, you will need to go to another database to access the fulltext article. Fulltext for the Wall Street Journal (back to the mid-1980s) can be found in our separate Wall Street Journal database of that name.


CAIRSS for Music 

CAIRSS (Computer-Assisted Information Retrieval Service System) is a bibliographic database of music research literature emphasizing music education, music psychology, music therapy, and music medicine. Offers selective indexing for over 1,300 journals and complete indexing for 18 primary journals. The database is a joint venture between faculty and staff at the Institute for Music Research at UT-San Antonio and Southern Methodist University.


Chicano Database    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1967 - present

The Chicano Database identifies all types of material on Mexican-American topics and about Chicanos. Updated quarterly, the Chicano Database covers at least 1967 to the present, with more than 48,000 records. Records added since 1992 have expanded its scoop to include the broader Latino experience, including Puerto Ricans, Cuban Americans, and Central American immigrants. The Chicano Database also includes the Spanish Speaking Mental Health Database, covering psychological, sociological, and educational literature.


Choice Reviews Online    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1987 - present

Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries is an important source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education. Bluffton faculty/staff and students can browse issues and search reviews without logging in as a Choice member (and print, email, or download). The member login is necessary to benefit from any of the personalized features, including saving lists of reviews and developing a profile. Choice is a publishing unit of the Association of College & Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association.

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CINAHL Plus (Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature)    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1937 - present

CINAHL Plus with Full Text provides indexing for 3,024 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health, with indexing back to 1937. CINAHL Plus with Full Text also contains searchable cited references for more than 1,160 journals and provides full text for hundreds of journals, plus legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials. PDF backfiles to 1937 are also included.


ComAbstracts    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

Provides abstracts of journal articles in the fields of rhetoric, communication, journalism, and speech. Currently indexes approximately 45 journal titles and contains over 10,000 articles.


Compendex    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1969 - present

Compendex is a comprehensive interdisciplinary engineering database which covers the entire spectrum of engineering, in depth, with abstracts from over 2,600 international journals, conference papers and proceedings, and technical reports. Each year, over 220,000 new abstracts are added from 175 disciplines and major specialties within these broad engineering areas: mechanical, civil, environmental, electrical, structural, process, materials science, solid state physics and superconductivity, bioengineering, energy, chemical, optics, air and water pollution, solid waste management, hazardous waste, road transportation, and transportation safety. Besides applied engineering, coverage also extends to manufacturing, quality control, and engineering management issues. Updated monthly.


CQ Weekly    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1983 - present

Offering complete and accurate coverage of Congress, CQ Weekly uses a news team of more than 100 reporters, editors and researchers to deliver nonpartisan news and analysis. It provides in-depth reports on forthcoming issues, plus a complete wrap-up of the previous week's news, including the status of bills in play, behind-the-scenes maneuvering, committee and floor activity, debates and all roll-call votes.


EconLit    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1969 - present

Produced by the American Economic Association and drawing from more than 620 sources, EconLit provides access to journals, books, dissertations and working papers in the field of economics. Included is content from the Journal of Economic Literature and Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics from Cambridge University Press.


Economia y Negocios    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1980s-present.

EBSCOhost ECONOMIA Y NEGOCIOS is produced in Peru by ESAN (Escuela de Administración de Negocios para Graduados), the oldest graduate school of business in the Spanish-speaking world. This Spanish language database, which focuses on business and economics, consists of more than 60,000 bibliographic records. Coverage dates back to the early 1980s and includes over 200 periodicals published in Latin America and Spain.


Electronic Journal Center    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

Full-text access to thousands of academic journals assembled by OhioLINK.


FRANCIS (International Humanities and Social Science)    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1984 - present

FRANCIS covers a wide range of multilingual, multidisciplinary information in the humanities (63%), social sciences (33%), and economics (4%). FRANCIS is strong in religion, the history of art, and literature, with particular emphasis on current trends in European and world literature. Updated monthly.


Fuente Academica    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

Fuente Academica is a unique collection of scholarly academic journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers. This database provides full text coverage (including PDF) for nearly 200 scholarly Spanish language journals. Content is provided in Spanish from respected publishers worldwide.


Garden, Landscape, and Horticulture Index    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

Garden, Landscape & Horticulture Index™ (GLHI) is the premier resource for access to articles about plants and gardens. Topics include horticulture, garden and landscape design and history, botany, ecology, plant and garden conservation, garden management, and horticultural therapy. This index and abstract product is designed for gardening enthusiasts, professionals, and students of horticulture and of garden and landscape design and history. Indexed and abstracted are more than 300 core titles, the majority of which are published in English.


Gender Studies Database    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: pre-1972-present.

Gender Studies Database, produced by NISC, combines NISC’s popular Women’s Studies International and Men’s Studies databases with the coverage of sexual diversity issues. GSD covers the full spectrum of gender-engaged scholarship inside and outside academia. This database includes more than 696,750 records with coverage spanning from 1972 and earlier to present


Historical Abstracts    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1955 - present

Historical Abstracts is your complete reference guide to the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada, which are covered in America: History and Life). Currently over 2,000 journals published throughout the world are covered in the database. In addition to articles, each year Historical Abstracts includes approximately 3,000 citations to useful historical books as reviewed by the most prestigious journals in the field and citations to abstracts of dissertations completed worldwide of particular interest for historical research. Updated three times per year.


History of Science, Technology, & Medicine    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1975 - present

The History of Science and Technology file describes journal articles, conference proceedings, books, book reviews, and dissertations in the history of science and technology and allied historical fields. The file comprises three bibliographies: the Isis Current Bibliography of the History of Science (HSS), the Current Bibliography in the History of Technology (Technology and Culture), the Bibliografia Italiana di Storia della Scienza, and Wellcome Bibliography of the History of Medicine. Updated annually.


Humanities International Complete    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

Humanities International Complete is a comprehensive database of humanities content, providing full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world. Produced by Whitston Publishing (an imprint of EBSCO Publishing), this database includes all data from American Humanities Index and Humanities International Index (over 1.6 million records) plus unique full text content.


Index to 19th Century American Art Periodicals 
Coverage: 1840 - 1907

The Index to 19th-Century American Art Periodicals indexes 42 art journals published in the US during the 19th century, providing nearly complete coverage of journals from this period. The Index describes the entire journal contents -articles, art notes, illustrations, stories, poems, and advertisements - and offers information on popular culture and industry, artists and illustrators, painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, architecture and design, exhibitions and sales, decorations, and collecting. The file includes nearly 27,000 records.


International Political Science Abstracts    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1975-present.

International Political Science Abstracts (IPSA), produced by the International Political Science Association, includes current indexing and abstracts of the world's leading journals in political science. This database covers nearly 900 journals published from 1989 to the present.


LexisNexis Academic    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: varies, but strong for 1980s-present

Provides access to over 5,600 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications. Features an extensive collection of 350+ national (U.S.), regional, and international newspapers, many same day of publication, including coverage for the New York Times. Also offers non-English language news sources, broadcast transcripts, campus news, and a full range of information for business and legal research. Updated daily.


Library, Information Science, and Technology Abstracts - LISTA    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: mid 1960s - present

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstract (LISTA) indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. 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.


MathSciNet    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1940 - present

MathSciNet provides access to over 60 years of Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications (from 1940 to the present). Mathematical Reviews provides timely reviews or summaries of articles and books that contain new contributions to mathematical research. MR covers articles and books in applied areas that contain new mathematical results or give novel and interesting applications of known mathematics. The full text of all reviews from 1940 to the present is available on MathSciNet. Items listed in the annual indexes of Mathematical Reviews but not given an individual review are also included. Current Mathematical Publications is a subject index of bibliographic data for recent and forthcoming publications. Most items are later reviewed in Mathematical Reviews. All items in Mathematical Reviews appear first in Current Mathematical Publications. Updated daily.


MLA International Bibliography    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1926 - present

MLA International Bibliography is an index to books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. Coverage includes literature from all over the world. Folklore is represented by folk literature, music, art, rituals, and belief systems. Linguistics and language materials range from history and theory of linguistics, comparative linguistics, semantics, stylistics, and syntax to translation. Other topics include literary theory and criticism, dramatic arts (film, radio, television, theater), and history of printing and publishing. The MLA Directory of Periodicals and the Association's proprietary thesaurus used to assign descriptors to each record in the bibliography are also included.


PapersFirst - OCLC    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: October 1993 - present.

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 Centre's (BLDC) vast proceedings collection since October 1993. Updated 24 times per year.


ProceedingsFirst - OCLC    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: October 1993 - present.

Provides tables of contents of papers presented at conferences worldwide. Each record contains a list of the papers presented at each conference. Like its companion, PapersFirst, ProceedingsFirst provides access to The British Library Document Supply Centre's vast collection of conference proceedings. Updated 24 times per year.


PsycINFO    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1600s - present

PsycINFO provides international coverage for the scholarly literature in the behavioral sciences and mental health, including journal articles, dissertations, reports, English-language book chapters and books, and other documents. The database offers material of relevance to psychologists and professionals in related fields such as education, business, sports, sociology, medicine, law, and social work. Produced by the American Psychological Association. Updated weekly.


RILM Abstracts of Music Literature    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1969 - present.

International bibliography of scholarly writings on music and related disciplines in over 200 languages. Scholarly journals (500+), books, bibliographies, catalogues, conference proceedings, discographies, dissertations, Festschriften, films, and videos are all covered by RILM. Concert reviews, recording notes, and pedagogical manuals are indexed if they are of scholarly interest. Features original-language titles, title translations in English, full bibliographic information, and abstracts in English. Published by Rèpertoire International de Littèrature Musicale, New York. Updated monthly.


SPORTDiscus    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1800-present.

SPORTDiscus with Full Text offers comprehensive, bibliographic and full text coverage of sport, fitness and related disciplines. This database contains over 230 full text titles. In addition, SPORTDiscus with Full Text also contains over 650,000 records with journal and monograph coverage going back to 1800; over 20,000 dissertations and theses and reference to articles in 60 different languages. Click here for more info.


Wall Street Journal (from Proquest)    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1984 - present.

The WSJ is the world’s leading financial newspaper, offering in-depth coverage of national and international finance as well as first-rate coverage of hard news. Provides the full text of the newspaper from 1984 to the present. Updated daily. Current issues of the WSJ by print subscription are available in the Musselman Library.


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