Searches over 13,000 journals covering a wide array of academic disciplines including biological sciences, economics, communications, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts and literature, medical sciences and women's studies. Coverage: 1980-present
Provides full text access for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed business publications. 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.
Covers accounting, banking, finance and economics, management, marketing, MIS, POM, and other business topics. Coverage: 1886-present
JSTOR specializes in making available the back issues of academic journals (over 1,000) in a wide variety of humanities and social science disciplines. Issues are available both as images and as text.
Journal coverage in the following areas: African American Studies; Anthropology; Asian Studies; Ecology; Economics; Education; Finance; History; Literature; Mathematics; Philosophy; Political Science; Population Studies; Sociology; Statistics.
Coverage: Coverage is the beginning of the journal until two to five years ago.
PsycINFO, from the American Psychological Association (APA), contains over 3 million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles (over 2,500 journals), book chapters, books, and dissertations.
Covers psychology and related disciplines,with 97 percent of the material peer-reviewed. The database also includes information about the psychological aspects of related fields such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business, law and others.
PubMed provides access to bibliographic information from more than 5,200 journals in the life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine.
PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health, and provides access to over 14 million citations and abstracts in the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and preclinical sciences.
Full text access to more than 1,200 journals from the Elsevier Science journal collection (indexing for 1,300 more).
Coverage of academic journals in the following areas: Biochemistry; Biological Sciences; Business & Management Science; Chemistry; Clinical Medicine; Earth Sciences; Economics; Energy; Engineering & Technology; Environmental Science; Materials Science; Mathematics & Computer science; Microbiology & Immunology; Neurosciences; Nursing and Health Professions; Physics and Astronomy; and Social Sciences.
Provides indexing for over 12,000 academic journals, proceedings of international conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions, from three databases:
Science Citation Index, 1899- Social Sciences Citation Index, 1898- Arts & Humanities Citation Index, 1975-
Web of Science also offers a true cited reference index, which allow you to trace particular research forward in time or backward in time to see how works grow and develop in a focused area of research.
Contains over 50 million records cataloged by OCLC member libraries throughout the world: Appalachian State University Library is a member (OCLC member code=NJB). Includes records representing 400 languages.
Primarily books, but also includes manuscripts, computer data files, maps, computer programs, musical scores, films and slides, newspapers, journals, sound recordings, and videotapes. WorlCat does not include book chapters or individual articles in journals, magazines, and newspapers.
Coverage: 1000 BC-present
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The USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive allows users to search through and view more than 54,000 video testimonies of survivors and witnesses of genocide.
Initially a repository of Holocaust testimony, the Visual History Archive has expanded to include testimonies from the Armenian Genocide that coincided with World War I, the 1937 Nanjing Massacre in China, the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, the Guatemalan Genocide of 1978-1996 and the Cambodian Genocide of 1975-1979. The interviews have been conducted in 62 countries and 41 languages. Each collection adds context for the others, providing multiple pathways to learn from the eyewitnesses of history across time, locations, cultures and sociopolitical circumstances
Testing & Education Reference Center helps users prepare for standardized tests, research undergraduate and graduate programs, find tuition assistance and explore potential careers.
Additionally, users can prepare for certification exams, get advice on their resumes and cover letters, prepare for job interviews and learn more about networking. The test prep portion includes full-length, timed practice exams that simulate the actual testing experience for AP, ACT, SAT, PSAT, GED, HiSET, TASC, LSAT, GRE exams and more. Additionally, career-oriented test prep for nursing programs (NCLEX), military (ASVAB), teaching (Praxis) and cosmetology are also included.