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ABI/Inform Global
ABI/Inform Global provides broad coverage of business and management, including global business, company histories, competitive intelligence, and new product development. Covers over 2,700 publications, including full-text for 1,700 titles plus The Wall Street Journal, Eastern Edition, full-text 1984–present and Barron’s full-text 1921–present. Updated daily, covers 1971–present.
Academic Search Premier
Academic Search Premier is a multi-disciplinary full text database that contains over 4,650 journals, including more than 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. In addition to full-text content, this database offers indexing and abstracts for over 8,450 journals. Updated daily, indexing and full text availability varies with title. Most complete coverage begins in the 1990s.
AccessEngineering is an e-book platform that includes McGraw-Hill engineering handbooks, technical manuals, and books on codes and formulas covering 14 engineering disciplines. This site includes access to the latest edition of McGraw-Hill dictionary of scientific and technical terms.
A collection of articles, bibliographies, study guides, dictionaries, etc. serving as a searchable encyclopedia of science and technology. Site includes McGraw-Hill encyclopedia of science & technology, 8th ed., McGraw-Hill dictionary of scientific & technical terms, 5th ed.
Access World News
Access World News from NewsBank provides full-text information and perspectives from over 600 U.S. and over 700 international sources, each with its own distinctive focus offering diverse viewpoints on local, regional and world issues. Paid ads are excluded. Updated daily, date coverage varies with individual newspaper.
ACLS Humanities E-Book
Humanities E-Book is a digital collection of nearly 2,800 full-text titles offered by the American Council of Learned Societies in collaboration with 20 learned societies, nearly 100 contributing publishers, and the Univ. of Michigan’s Scholarly Publishing Office. The result is a high-quality collection recommended by scholars.
ACM Digital Library
Full text of every article ever published by the Association for Computing Machinery, and bibliographic citations from major publishers in computing.
ACM Guide to Computing Literature
The Guide is a collection of bibliographic citations and abstracts of works published by ACM and 3,000+ publishers that includes books, journal articles, conference proceedings, doctoral dissertations, master’s theses, and technical reports. Updated weekly, covers 1954–present.
ACS Publications
The American Chemical Society is the leading publisher of peer-reviewed research in the chemical and related sciences, publishing 38 research journals plus Chemical & Engineering News, a weekly newsmagazine, the ACS Symposium Series, plus some reference books. Updated daily, covers 1879–present.
ACS Symposium Series
The ACS Symposium Series contains 1,200 high-quality, peer-reviewed books developed from the ACS technical divisions’ symposia. Each chapter is authored by an expert in the field, and the collection of chapters is edited by an internationally recognized leader in the field. The series covers a broad range of topics. Covers 1950–present.
ADS (Astrophysical Data System) Abstracts Service
The ADS Abstract Service provides access to three bibliographic databases: Astronomy & Astrophysics, Physics & Geophysics, and ArXiv e-Prints. These databases cover all the major journals, many minor journals, conference proceedings, observatory reports/newsletters, NASA reports, and theses. Updated weekly, covers 1975–present.
Aerospace & High Technology Database
The Aerospace & High Technology Database indexes basic and applied research in aeronautics, astronautics, and space sciences. Sources covered include over 3,000 periodicals, conference proceedings, technical reports, journal/newsletter items, patents, books, and press releases. Updated monthly, covers 1962–present.
Africa Bibliography
The Africa Bibliography is an authoritative guide to works in African studies published under the auspices of the International African Institute annually since 1984. This online consolidated version brings together every record collected since the bibliography’s foundation, producing a rich and interactive resource for all scholars interested in the study of Africa.
African Studies Centre Catalogue
Online catalog of the library collection at the African Studies Centre in Leiden, Netherlands. It includes annotated citations to journal articles and listing of books chapters from works acquired since 1988.
Agricola has over 4.7 million bibliographic records from the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Library. Citations are comprised of journal articles, book chapters, monographs, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture. Updated monthly, covers 1970–present.
Full text database of selected newspapers, magazines, and journals of the alternative and independent press.
Alternative Energy eTrack
Alternative Energy eTrack is a resource on alternative and renewable energy industries. The database covers detailed information on all renewables and other clean technologies. Subscribers receive access to 20 unique alternative energy databases, news and deals, company profiles, opinions and research reports. Updated daily.
Alternative Press Index
Alternative Press Index indexes journals covering cultural, economic, political & social change. It includes alternative, radical and left periodicals, newspapers and magazines and includes abstracts from research journals. It contains more than 330,000 records and indexes over 250 sources. Updated quarterly, covers 1991–present.
America: History and Life with Full-Text
America: History and Life is the primary bibliographic reference to the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. With selective indexing for 1,700 journals, it also provides full-text access to more than 195 journals and over 90 books. Updated weekly, covers 1964–present. Note: 6 simultaneous users.
America’s Historical Imprints
America’s Historical Imprints includes the databases Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639–1800 and Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, with supplements from the Library Company of Philadelphia, and American Broadsides and Ephemera, Series I, 1760–1900. Collectively, these databases contain searchable monographs, pamphlets, broadsides, government documents and ephemera that enable researchers to explore America’s distant and not so distant past.
America’s Historical Newspapers
Searchable American newspapers enable users to discover America’s past. This resource includes: Early American Newspapers from 1690–1980; African American Newspapers, 1827–1998; and Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808–1980, that contains titles from 22 states.
American Periodical Series Online, 1740–1900
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.
Analytical Abstracts
Items in Analytical Abstracts fall into three main categories: Journal articles, technical reports, and books. More than 250 key international journals are scanned regularly by the Analytical Abstracts editorial team. Over 75% of the original material is published in English, with other major languages being French and German, Russian and other eastern European languages, Chinese, and Japanese. Updated monthly. Covers 1980–present.
Annotated Bibliography on Antisemitism
The Felix Posen Bibliographic Project on Antisemitism is an online database accessible through Israel’s university library network and printed bibliographies. The bibliography includes works published throughout the world about antisemitism—books, dissertations, master’s theses, and articles from periodicals and collections.
Annual Reviews
Annual Reviews publishes authoritative, analytic reviews in 40 focused disciplines within the biomedical, physical, and social sciences. Annual Reviews publications are among the most highly cited in scientific literature. Updated continuously, covers 1932–present.
AnthropologyPlus brings together into one resource Anthropological Literature from Harvard University and the Anthropological Index, Royal Anthropological Institute from the UK. AnthropologyPlus offers worldwide indexing of all core periodicals, plus lesser known journals. Coverage: Anthropological Index: 1957 to date. Anthropological Literature: Mid-19th century to date. Updated: Anthropological Index: 8–12 times per year. Anthropological Literature: quarterly.
Current issues of Association journals and bulletins, plus archived issues of all the Association’s journals, newsletters and bulletins. Recent issues available from AnthroSource server in PDF; older issues available as images via JSTOR. Features include: searchable OCR-derived full text, email notifications of new content and article citations, dynamically cross-linked article references, personal profiles/saved searches/citation management. Journal issues generally appear online prior to distribution in print.
AP Images
AP Images is one of the world’s largest collections of historical and contemporary imagery, with a 50 million-image print and negative archive. As an essential source of photographs and graphics for professional image buyers, AP Images strives to meet the needs of today’s global customer through superior image quality, selection and service. Covers the major news events photographed from the 1840s to today.
APS Journals
American Physical Society publishes leading international physics research journals. APS journals embody the mission of the Society “to advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics.”
ArchiveGrid provides access to detailed archival collection descriptions. It is an important destination for searching for historical documents, personal papers and family histories held in archives throughout the world. Researchers can learn about collections, contact archives to arrange a visit to examine materials, or order copies. Updated daily.
Arctic and Antarctic Regions
Arctic and Antarctic Regions is the world’s largest collection of international polar databases. With over 1 million records, it covers a variety of sources from multiple disciplines. It is the best resource for research on cold regions, from temperate regions with cold winters to the Himalayas of Tibet. Covers 1800–present.
Art Full Text/Art Retrospective
Art Full Text is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from periodicals published throughout the world. There is full-text coverage for selected titles. Reproductions of works of art that appeared in indexed periodicals are also included. Updated daily, covers 1984–present (Abstracts 1994– and Full-Text 1997–). Art Retrospective is a bibliographic database of periodical citations to Art Index vols. 1–32, 1929–1984. Coverage includes English-language periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins, plus periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Dutch. It also indexes reproductions of works of art from indexed titles.
ARTbibliographies Modern
ARTbibliographies Modern is the premier source of information on modern and contemporary arts dating from the late 19th century onwards, including photography since its invention. ABM covers journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, PhD dissertations, and exhibition reviews. Updated monthly, covers 1974–present.
Searchable database of more than 300,000 images applicable to different times, cultures, and disciplines. Combination of images, data, and texts provides comprehensive art-related teaching, learning, and researching capabilities. Can view and analyze images through features such as zooming and panning.
arXiv is an e-print service in the fields of physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance and statistics. Submissions to arXiv must conform to Cornell University academic standards. arXiv is owned and operated by Cornell University, a private not-for-profit educational institution. arXiv is funded by Cornell University Library, the Simons Foundation and by the member institutions.
ASCE Research Library
A comprehensive online tool for locating articles of interest across all disciplines of civil engineering. The Research Library includes ASCE conference proceedings beginning in 1998, and all 30 ASCE journal and periodical volumes published since 1995.
ASFA: Aquatic Sciences & Fisheries Abstracts
ASFA is the premier reference in the field of aquatic resources. Input to ASFA is provided by a growing international network of information centers monitoring more than 5,000 serial publications, books, reports, conference proceedings, translations, and limited distribution literature. Updated monthly, covers 1971–present.
ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials
This resource 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. Full text access is available for over 260,000 articles from more than 130 journals. Updated semi-annually, covers 1949–present.
Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals
Offers a comprehensive listing of journal articles published worldwide on architecture and design, archaeology, city planning, interior design, and historic preservation. Avery indexes not only the international scholarly and popular periodical literature, but also the publications of professional associations, US state and regional periodicals, and the major serial publications on architecture and design of Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Australia. Expanded coverage includes obituary citations. Coverage is from 1934 to the present.
Berg Fashion Library
Provides integrated text and image content on world dress and fashion throughout history. Offers fully cross-searchable access to an expanding range of Berg content collections, including the Berg encyclopedia of world dress and fashion online, e-books, reference works, images, and more.
Bibliography of Asian Studies
This on-line version of the Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) contains over 760,000 records on all subjects (especially in the humanities and the social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide. Monographs published since 1992 have not been added to the database (use WorldCat to find recent books). Covers 1971–present.
Biography Resource Center
Biography Resource Center covers more than 380,000 individuals spanning history and geography. It contains more than 450,000 biographies, from reference titles (e.g. Marquis Who’s Who), journals, periodicals, and newspapers. It includes nearly 27,000 downloadable images and over 19,000 web sites tied to the lives and works of the subjects. Updated continuously.
BioOne is a full-text aggregation of bioscience research journals. Most are published by small societies and other not-for-profit organizations. Subjects covered by BioOne journals include ecology, evolution, environmental science, natural history, taxonomy, and systematics. Updated daily.
Biosis Citation Index
Biosis is a comprehensive source for life sciences and biomedical research from nearly 6,000 life sciences journals plus abstracts from meetings, books and patents. Search options include using taxonomy, MeSH, CAS registry numbers, Sequence Databank Numbers, and Major Concepts. Updated weekly, covers 1926–present. Cited reference searching finds more recent works that cite an earlier document of interest.
Blackwell Reference Online
Blackwell Reference Online includes full-text access to over 425 reference works, making it the largest online collection of social science and humanities reference content available online. The Wiley-Blackwell Companions and Handbooks included in Blackwell Reference Online bring together the world’s leading scholars to cover the latest research in their fields. Updated: annually.
Brill Reference Online
A collection of reference texts relating to religion, classical studies, and area studies.
Britannica Online
Britannica Online delivers high-quality, comprehensive information. This site includes Encyclopædia Britannica’s latest article database, Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, plus thousands of links to other web sites selected by Britannica editors.
British Periodicals
British Periodicals provides full-text access to hundreds of periodicals from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth. Topics covered include literature, philosophy, history, science, art, music, drama, archaeology and architecture, and the social sciences. Size: 587 titles, more than 5 million pages. Covers 1681–1920.
Business Monitor Online
Business Monitor Online is a market research service offering in-depth market research reports on 175 global markets and major industry sectors, contains multinational companies’ profiles, and includes a database of macroeconomic data across global markets along with the country risk analysis and forecasts.
Business Source Complete
Business Source Complete provides full text for over 10,000 scholarly business journals and other sources, including full text for more than 1,150 peer-reviewed business publications, searchable cited references from more than 1,300 journals, and detailed author profiles for the 40,000 most-cited authors. Coverage includes virtually all subject areas related to business. Includes Harvard Business Review full-text from 1922–present. Updated daily, covers 1886–present.
C19, the Nineteenth Century Index
C19 is the most comprehensive source for discovering 19th books, periodicals, official documents, newspapers and archives. Containing more than 22 million records, C19 Index provides integrated access to 12 bibliographic indexes, over 1.5 million books, 71,000 archival collections, and 18.9 million articles. Covers 1790–1919.
CAB Abstracts
CAB Abstracts is the most comprehensive source of international research information in agriculture and all related applied life sciences. Global coverage of journal articles, academic books, abstracts, published theses, conference proceedings, bulletins, monographs and technical reports. Updated monthly, covers 1910–present.
CAB eBooks (Full-Text)
CAB eBooks provides a unique opportunity to access CABI’s prestigious titles in an easy-to use format. Books are indexed and retrievable as chapters. The full front file collection is divided into six core subject collections, constantly updated with the latest titles. The six subject collections comprise: 1. Agriculture; 2. Animal & veterinary sciences; 3. Environmental sciences; 4. Human health, food & nutrition; 5. Leisure & tourism; 6. Plant sciences. As of September 2013, there were over 640 titles.
CAIRN is a full-text aggregator for over 250 social sciences and humanities journals published primarily in French from over 60 European publishers. Some books are also available from CAIRN. Stanford’s subscription for full-text access includes 47 journals and a few books. Bibliographic access is available to all content. Updated daily, covers 2001–present.
Cambridge Books Online
Cambridge Books Online offers access to eBooks (Full-Text) from its world-renowned publishing program, covering subjects from all disciplines across science, technology and medicine, as well as humanities and social sciences.
Cambridge Histories Online
Cambridge Histories Online provides full text online access to more than 270 volumes of Cambridge Histories reference series. Broad areas covered include: American history, British history, economic history, general history, history of science, history of the book, language and linguistics, literary studies, music, philosophy, political and social theory, regional history, religious studies, and theatre studies and performing arts.
Chicano Database
The Chicano Database is the most comprehensive bibliographic resource for information about Mexican-American topics and the only specialized database for Chicano reference. It includes over 2,470 journals and the Spanish Speaking Mental Health Database. Updated quarterly, covers 1960s–present.
China: Trade, Politics, and Culture
This collection contains a wide range of materials documenting western interaction with China from the first embassy by Lord Macartney to trade negotiations for military aircraft in the 1970s. Also includes maps, drawings, photographs, and personal accounts of life and work in China throughout the period. Covers 1793–1980.
Indexes journal articles in nursing, allied health, biomedicine, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and health sciences librarianship. Over 2,500 journals are indexed, and the database covers literature published from 1982 to the present. Full text is included for selected state nursing journals and some newsletters, standards of practice, practice acts, government publications, research instruments and patient education material. Premier database for nursing and allied health literature. Includes references to journals, American Nurses’ Association and National League for Nursing publications, nursing standards of practice, and critical paths.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) is the leading resource for systematic reviews in health care. The CDSR includes all Cochrane Reviews (and protocols) prepared by Cochrane Review Groups in The Cochrane Collaboration. Each Cochrane Review is a peer-reviewed systematic review that has been prepared and supervised by a Cochrane Review Group (editorial team).
MIT Press’ CogNet is an online location for the brain and cognitive science community’s scientific research and interchange. Launched in 2000, MIT CogNet has become an essential resource for those interested in cutting-edge primary research across the range of fields concerned with understanding the nature of the human mind.
Colonial State Papers
ProQuest worked with the National Archives in London to create Colonial State Papers. Up until now, researchers were only able to view these documents by visiting the National Archives. This online collection provides insight into British trade, history and overseas expansion between the 16th–18th centuries. Covers 1574–1757.
Communication and Mass Media Complete
Communication & Mass Media Complete (CMMC) provides the most robust, quality research solution in areas related to communication and mass media. CMMC offers cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 620 journals, selected coverage of nearly 200 journals, full text access for over 500 journals, and over 5,400 Author Profiles. Coverage varies, extending as far back as 1915.
COS Funding Opportunities
This database contains a compilation of available opportunities for grants, fellowships, prizes and other type of funding for all disciplines. Sponsors come from the public and private sectors, including local, state and national governments, foundations and societies, and corporations. Updated daily, covers present day–unlimited.
CQ Electronic Library
CQ Press Electronic Library is the definitive reference resource for research in American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs. A wealth of CQ Press resources and years of journalistic and editorial expertise are combined in this indispensable reference collection.
With over 5,000 complete volumes, this e-book collection offers authoritative scientific and technical information across multiple fields. It contains introductory as well as cutting-edge information. All books are fully searchable; each includes a hyperlinked table of contents. Updated daily, dates of resources vary.
Current Index to Statistics
The Current Index to Statistics is a bibliographic index to publications in statistics, probability, and related fields. It includes the entire contents of over 160 core journals, selected articles with statistical content, and about 11,000 books in statistics. Updated annually, covers 1975–present.
Data Citation Index
The Data Citation Index captures all available metadata for the data repositories indexed by Web of Knowledge.
Data Observation Network for Earth (DataONE)
Data Observation Network for Earth (DataONE) is the foundation of new innovative environmental science through a distributed framework and sustainable cyberinfrastructure that meets the needs of science and society for open, persistent, robust, and secure access to well-described and easily discovered Earth observational data.
The purpose of is to increase public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government. provides descriptions of the Federal datasets (metadata), information about how to access the datasets, and tools that leverage government datasets. The data catalogs will continue to grow as datasets are added. Federal, Executive Branch data are included in the first version of
DataCite is a not-for-profit organization whose aim is to establish easier access to research data on the Internet, increase acceptance of research data as legitimate, citable contributions to the scholarly record, and support data archiving that will permit results to be verified and re-purposed for future study. Just as research is global, DataCite is global, with member institutions offering services and advice directly where they are needed by the researchers.
Declassified Documents Reference System (U.S.)
The Declassified Documents Reference System provides online access to over 600,000 pages of previously classified government documents. Nearly every major foreign and domestic event of these years is covered. The DDRS includes documents issued 1905–2002 and declassified 1948–2005.
Defining Gender
The study and analysis of gender has now become one of the most vibrant areas of social, cultural and intellectual research, transcending traditional disciplinary boundaries. This collection of original source material from British and European archives includes content from both masculine and feminine perspectives. Covers 1450–1910.
Derwent Innovations Index
Using information from 41 patent-issuing authorities, DII facilitates rapid, precise patent searching, letting you conduct patent and citation searches of inventions in chemical, electrical, electronic, and mechanical engineering. Updated weekly, covers 1963–present.
Design and Applied Arts Index
International index to over 130,000 annotated references from more than 500 design and craft journals and newspapers published from 1973 onwards, and data on over 50,000 designers, craftspeople, studios, workshops and firms. DAAI also includes two supplementary databases: Education Directory, an international directory of universities and colleges that offer courses in design and craft subjects and the Periodical Directory, an international directory of design and craft journals. Research articles are covered, along with topical news items, conference and seminar reports, and book, video and exhibition reviews.
Digital National Security Archive
The Digital National Security Archive contains the most comprehensive set of declassified government documents available. The resource now includes 40 collections consisting of over 94,000 meticulously indexed documents, with more than 650,000 total pages. Each of these collections, compiled by top scholars and experts, exhaustively covers the most critical world events, countries, and U.S. policy decisions from post World War II through the 21st century. Together, these collections offer unparalleled access to the defining international strategies of our time. Glossaries, chronologies, bibliographies, overviews, and photographs are included.
Dissertations and Theses
Dissertations and Theses is the world’s most comprehensive collection of citations to dissertations and theses. The full-text of all Stanford theses is available 1989–2009. Updated monthly, covers U.S. doctoral dissertations 1861–present, U.S. master’s theses 1962–present, and theses from foreign countries 1988–present.
DOE Information Bridge
Site provides free, convenient, and quick access to full-text DOE research and development in physics, chemistry, materials, biology, environmental cleanup, energy technologies, and other topics; includes the full-text and bibliographic records of DOE-sponsored report literature produced by the DOE and DOE contractor research and development community.
Early English Books Online
Early English Books Online 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 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. Size: More than 100,000 titles.
Early English Newspapers
The newspapers, pamphlets, and books gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757–1817) represent the largest and most comprehensive collection of early English news media. This digital collection helps chart the development of the concept of “news” and “newspapers” and the “free press.” Covers 17th–18th centuries.
Early European Books: Printed Sources to 1700
Diverse array of printed sources from the fifteenth, sixteenth, and seventeenth centuries. Opens the door to some of the world’s most significant collections of early printed books. All works printed in Europe before 1701, regardless of language, fall within the scope of the project, together with all pre-1701 works in European languages printed further afield. Builds upon and complements Early English Books Online (EEBO) and is largely concerned with non-Anglophone materials; however, books in English or printed in the English-speaking world that are already represented in EEBO are not omitted from Early European Books where they form an integral element of the predominantly non-Anglophone collections that have been made available for digital capture. Full-color, high-resolution (400 ppi) facsimile images scanned directly from the original printed sources. Each item in the collection is captured in its entirety, complete with its binding, edges, endpapers, blank pages, and any loose inserts.
Earthquake Engineering Abstracts
Covers topics in structural dynamics, seismology, geology, architecture, political science, economics, planning, public policy, and hazards mitigation as they relate to earthquake studies. Coverage 1971 to present.
East View Universal Databases
Content on this full-text site is primarily in Russian with some in English and Ukrainian. Search terms may be entered in English or Cyrillic according to what one expects to retrieve. Databases contain newspapers, newswires, news, scholarly and literary periodicals, government publications, and military and security periodicals. Updated daily, covers late 1990s–present.
eBrary has the full-text of more than 30,000 books, sheet-music titles, maps, reports, and other documents on a wide array of topics. Our access also includes access to special collections digitized by the Stanford University Libraries and SUL Books in the Public Domain.
EconLit is the world’s foremost source of references to economic literature. It provides links to full text articles in all fields of economics, including capital markets, country studies, econometrics, economic forecasting, environmental economics, government regulations, labor economics, monetary theory, urban economics and much more. Updated monthly, covers 1969–present. provides analysis of world business and current affairs, as well as international news, world politics, science and technology, and country special reports. Includes articles from The Economist print edition plus a searchable archive back to June 1997.
Economist Historical Archive
The Economist Historical Archive is the fully searchable complete facsimile edition of The Economist, the weekly paper which is essential reading for anyone engaged in politics, current affairs and all aspects of business and trade worldwide. EHA has full-color images and a selection of exportable financial tables. Covers 1843–2006.
Education Full-text
Education Full Text provides full text of articles from over 350 journals as far back as 1996, in addition to indexing of over 770 periodicals dating back to 1983. Content includes in-depth coverage of special education, with over 50 journals dedicated to this important topic, and more than 100,000 controlled and cross-referenced names of educational tests. Subject coverage includes adult education, continuing education, literacy standards, multicultural/ethnic education, teaching methods and much more.
Eighteenth Century Collections Online
Use Eighteenth Century Collections Online to access the digital images of every page in books published during the 18th Century. With full-text searching for 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.
EIS. Digests of Environmental Impact Statements
Indexes the hundreds of environmental impact statements issued by United States government agencies each year. For each environmental impact statement indexed in the database, an abstract includes a concise description of the project, sections on positive impact and negative consequences, and a list of legal mandates. The database indexes statements published from 1985 to the present.
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) — Technical Reports
An independent, nonprofit organization, EPRI conducts research and development relating to the generation, delivery and use of electricity. They address challenges in electricity, including reliability, efficiency, health, safety and the environment. They also provide technology, policy and economic analyses to drive long-range research and development planning, and support research in emerging technologies.
Electronic Enlightenment
Electronic Enlightenment offers access to correspondence between the greatest thinkers and writers of the 18th century and their families and friends, bankers and booksellers, patrons and publishers. It includes online access to more than 55,000 letters from 6,500 correspondents, 230,000 scholarly annotations, and 87,000 document sources. Updated monthly, covers 18th century.
eMarketer is a comprehensive database on the analysis, statistics, trends, and forecasts of Internet-related businesses, online marketing, and emerging technologies with data presented in reports, articles, and charts formats. Updated daily, covers 2001–present.
Encyclopaedia of Islam
Encyclopaedia of Islam Online consists of both the 2nd and 3rd editions. The 2nd Edition sets out the present state of our knowledge of the Islamic World. It is a unique and invaluable reference tool, an essential key to understanding the world of Islam, and the authoritative source not only for the religion, but also for the believers and the countries in which they live. Text in the 2nd edition 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. The 3rd edition is an entirely new work with new articles reflecting the great diversity of current scholarship. The new scope includes comprehensive coverage of Islam in the twentieth century, attention to Muslim minorities all over the world, full attention to social science as well as humanistic perspectives.
Encyclopedia of Earth
Supported by the Environmental Information Coalition and the National Council for Science and the Environment, the Encyclopedia of Earth is a free, fully searchable online resource on the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society. A global community of over 1,400 scholars, educators and professionals from 60 countries collaborate to produce quality and reliable environmental information for the web. Scope of content includes all of the environmental sciences, including earth sciences, climate, biology, and the allied aspects of history, archaeology, environmental policy as well as engineering applications.
Encyclopedia of Life Sciences
Spanning the entire spectrum of the life sciences, ELS is a monthly-updating reference work containing over 5,000 specially commissioned and peer-reviewed articles written by leaders in the field. ELS has articles on these subject areas: Biochemistry, Bioethics and Philosophy, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Ecology, Evolution and Diversity of Life, Genetics and Disease, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, Plant Science, Science and Society, Structural Biology, and Virology.
Energy Citations Database
The Energy Citations Database (ECD) contains bibliographic records for energy and energy-related STI from the Department of Energy (DOE) and its predecessor agencies, the Energy Research & Development Administration (ERDA) and the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC). The database provides access to DOE publicly available citations from 1948 through the present.
Engineering Village
The most important resource in EV is Compendex, the online version of Engineering Index. Compendex is the most comprehensive bibliographic database of engineering research and includes over 5,600 scholarly journals, trade magazines, conference proceedings and technical reports. Updated weekly, covers 1884–present.
Environment Index
Environment Index offers deep coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy resources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, and urban planning. Updated monthly, covers 1940s–present.
Environmental Sciences & Pollution Management
This multidisciplinary database provides unparalleled and comprehensive coverage of the environmental sciences. Abstracts and citations are drawn from over 6000 serials including scientific journals, conference proceedings, reports, monographs, and government publications. Updated monthly, covers 1967–present.
EOLSS (Encyclopedia of Life Systems Support)
An integrated compendium of sixteen encyclopedias. It attempts to forge pathways between disciplines in order to show their interdependence and helps foster the transdisciplinary aspects of the relationship between nature and human society. It deals in detail with interdisciplinary subjects, but it is also disciplinary as each major core subject is covered in great depth, by world experts.
The ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) database provides extensive access to educational-related literature. ERIC provides coverage of journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, and books. Updated monthly, covers 1966–present.
Espacenet’s worldwide database enables you to search for information about published patent applications from over 90 different countries and regions. Espacenet offers free access to more than 70 million patent documents worldwide — most of them patent applications rather than granted patents — from 1836 today. Patent applications normally represent the first publication of a new idea, appearing ahead of journal articles and before new products reach the market. It is possible to print and download documents.
ETDE World Energy Base
The ETDE World Energy Base is the largest collection of energy research and technology literature in the world, containing over 4.5 million records. In addition to the energy research and technology information from ETDE member countries, the database contains citations published worldwide on nuclear, coal, and global climate change from international partners. The database also contains information collected by the U.S. Dept. of Energy since 1974.
Ethnic Newswatch
Ethnic NewsWatch features newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press, providing researchers access to essential, often overlooked perspectives. While the content may mirror mainstream media coverage, the viewpoints are decidedly unique. Nearly a quarter are presented in Spanish. Covers 1990–present.
Ethnographic Video Online
Intended to be a visual encyclopedia of human behavior and culture, online in streaming video. Contains classic and contemporary documentaries; previously unpublished footage from working anthropologists and ethnographers in the field; and select feature films. Includes footage from every continent and hundreds of unique cultures. Thematic areas include: language and culture, kinesthetics, body language, food and foraging, cooking, economic systems, social stratification and status, caste systems and slavery, male and female roles, kinship and families, political organization, conflict and conflict resolution, religion and magic, music and the arts, culture and personality, and sex, gender, and family roles.
Europa World Yearbook
Europa World Year Book provides detailed country surveys containing the latest analytical, statistical and directory data available for over 250 countries and territories. It also contains a comprehensive listing for nearly 1,900 International Organizations.
Factiva is a full-text database of over 28,000 business and news sources from 157 countries in 23 languages, including news publications, trade journals, newswires, media programs, and company and stock reports. Find information on over 22,000 public and private companies including description, history, current stock quote, financial data, competitors, and the latest news on business activities. Updated continuously, covers 1969–present.
Facts on File — World News Digest
World News Digest brings together and enhances nearly seven decades of news from the renowned Facts on File World News Digest in print. This archival record of domestic and international news is updated weekly. It covers all major political, social, and economic events since November 1940.
Faculty of 1000
F1000 is a post-publication peer review service that comprehensively and systematically highlights and evaluates the most interesting articles published in the biomedical sciences, based on the recommendations of a faculty of over 10,000 of the world’s leading scientists and clinicians. F1000 also includes an open access repository of conference posters and The Scientist, a magazine of the life sciences.
Family & Society Studies Worldwide
Family & Society Studies Worldwide™ is a core resource providing the most comprehensive coverage of research, policy, and practice literature in the fields of Family Science, Human Ecology, Human Development, and Social Welfare. FSSW is an anthology of 4 database files providing access to more than 1.3 million records. Coverage spans from 1970 to the present.
FBIS Daily Reports, 1959–1996
An index to the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports issued by the U.S. Government covering political, economic, scientific, and cultural issues and events throughout the world. Translations of broadcasts, news agency transmissions, newspapers, periodicals, and government statements from nations around the world are the sources of this information. Updated monthly to expand coverage back to September 1941.
FDsys / U.S. Government Printing Office
GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys) provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. There are 42+ collections in FDsys. Coverage is generally early to mid-1990s to present, but there are also some historic collections (history of bills back to 1983, Statutes at large back to 1951. Updated irregularly.
Federal Research in Progress
The Federal Research in Progress database provides access to information about ongoing federally funded projects in the fields of the physical sciences, engineering, and life sciences. It can be used to avoid research duplication, complement searches of completed research, identify gaps in areas of investigation, discover leads in literature, identify individuals with expertise, locate sources of support, and stimulate ideas for planning. Updated monthly.
Film & Television Literature Index with Full-Text
Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text is the definitive online tool for film and television research. It is a comprehensive bibliographic and full-text database covering the entire spectrum of television and film. It also includes Variety movie reviews (1914–present) and over 36,300 images from the MPTV Image Archive. Updated quarterly, coverage is from 1914–present with the majority of materials dating from 1980–present.
Foundation Directory Online
Updated weekly, Foundation Directory Online provides the most comprehensive and accurate information on U.S. grantmakers and their funding activities. The Stanford Libraries have licensed the Professional version of this directory which includes over 100,000 foundations, corporate donors, and grantmaking public charities.
FRANCIS indexes multilingual, multidisciplinary information published in over 4,300 journals covering the humanities and social sciences. Its breadth of subject areas and international scope complement more narrowly focused databases, making FRANCIS an invaluable resource for researchers. Updated monthly, covers 1984–present.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias, handbooks, and directories. Stanford users have full-text access to a number of multi-volume encyclopedias as well as biographical resources that include the American Men and Women of Science.
With archival material dating back to 1970, GenderWatch™ provides authoritative historical and current perspectives on the evolution of gender roles as they affect both men and women. GenderWatch supports gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) studies; family studies; gender studies, and women’s studies with a unique interdisciplinary approach. Combining more than 200 academic, gray, and popular literature titles, GenderWatch provides researchers with more than 100,000 articles on wide-ranging topics like sexuality, religion, societal roles, feminism, masculinity, eating disorders, day care, and the workplace.
GEOBASE is a unique multidisciplinary database supplying bibliographic information and abstracts for development studies, the Earth sciences, ecology, geomechanics, human geography, and oceanography. The database provides current coverage of almost 2,000 international journals, including both peer-reviewed titles and trade publications, and provides archival coverage of several thousand additional journal titles and books. GEOBASE contains over 1.4 million records from 1980 to present, with more than 100,000 citations and abstracts added annually.
GeoRef provides access to the geoscience literature of the world. This index includes all USGS publications, more than 3,500 journals, plus books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses. Updated biweekly, covers the geology of North America from 1669–present and the geology of the rest of the world from 1933–present.
GeoScience World
Geoscience World is a comprehensive Internet resource for research and communications in the geosciences, built on a core database aggregation of peer-reviewed journals indexed, linked, and inter-operable with GeoRef. A literature archive of pre-2000 articles enhances the collection. Updated daily, covers 2000–present.
Global Change Master Directory (GDMD)
Global Health
Global Health covers public health, human nutrition, parasitic, communicable and tropical diseases and medicinal plants. Publications from over 158 countries in 50 languages are abstracted, and all relevant non-English language papers are translated to give access to research not available through other databases. Includes proceedings, patents, theses, electronic only publications and other difficult-to-obtain sources are included. 1973–present; archive 1910–present.
Grand Tour
The Grand Tour was a rite-of-passage for many aristocratic young men of the eighteenth century. This collection of manuscript, visual and printed works allows scholars to compare a range of sources on the history of travel for the first time and is a wonderful source of information about daily life in the 18th century. Covers 1550–1850.
GreenFILE offers information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects. Updated twice a month, coverage depends on journal with some going back as far as the early 1900s.
Health and Environmental Research Online
The Health and Environmental Research Online (HERO) database provides an easy way to view the scientific literature behind EPA science assessments. The database includes more than 300,000 scientific articles from the peer-reviewed literature used by EPA to develop its Integrated Science Assessments (ISA) that feed into the NAAQS review. It also includes references and data from the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS), a database that supports critical agency policymaking for chemical regulation. Risk assessments characterize the nature and magnitude of health risks to humans and the ecosystem from pollutants and chemicals in the environment. New studies are continuously added so scientists can keep abreast of new research. References are then sorted, classified and made available through HERO.
Health & Safety Sciences Abstracts
Provides a survey of recent work relating to public health, safety, and industrial hygiene. Cited studies are geared to help individuals identify, evaluate, and eliminate or control risks and hazards across the spectrum of environmental and occupational situations. The database provides perspectives on topics of widespread concern such as aviation and aerospace safety, environmental safety, nuclear safety, medical safety occupational safety, and ergonomics. Health and safety related aspects of pollution, waste disposal, radiation, pesticides, epidemics, and other phenomena having the potential to threaten the public, the environment, or the workplace itself are indexed here. The database indexes government reports as well as journal articles, conference proceedings, books, and other publications.
The Modern Link to Legal History…Hein-On-Line contains full text of many law journals dating back to the 1800s. Numerous other valuable products are also available (such as Bar Journals, the Code of Federal Regulations, English Reports (Full Reprint, 1220–1867), Federal Register Library, Foreign Relations of the United States, Israel Law Reports, Manual of Patent Examining Procedure, Pentagon Papers, Subject Compilations of State Laws (1960–2010), Treaties and Agreements Library, United States Code, U.S. Federal Legislative History Library, U.S. Statutes at Large, U.S. Supreme Court Library).
HighWire Press
A division of the Stanford University Libraries, HighWire Press hosts the largest repository of high impact, peer-reviewed content, with over 1,200 journals and 6 million full text articles from over 140 scholarly publishers (approximately 2 million articles are free). With their partner publishers HW produces 71 of the 200 most-frequently-cited journals. Updated daily, coverage depends on journal, some go back as far as the late 1800s.
Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI)
HAPI has authoritative, worldwide information about Central and South America, Mexico, Brazil, the Caribbean basin, the United States-Mexico border region, and Hispanics/Latinos in the United States. It contains citations to articles in more than 600 key social science and humanities journals. Updated monthly, covers 1970–present.
Historical Abstracts with Full-Text
Historical Abstracts with Full Text is an exceptional resource that covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) — world history, military history, women’s history, history of education, and more. No other history research tool matches its comprehensive coverage. Covers 1450–present. Note: 6 simultaneous users.
Historical Newspapers Online
Historical Newspapers contains four major historical indexes which are used to study history, politics, economics, business, the arts, and entertainment, even sport, and by journalists, politicians, biographers, and genealogists. Together they constitute an index, not just to the newspapers, but to events of the last 200 years. Covers 1785–1980.
History of Science, Technology, and Medicine
This database integrates four premier tools to create the definitive international bibliography for the history of science, technology, and medicine, reflecting their influence on society and culture from prehistory to the present. Its value for interdisciplinary research is outstanding. Updated annually and monthly, covers 1975–present.
House of Commons Parliamentary Papers
The House of Commons Parliamentary Papers are vital to the historical record of Britain, its former Colonies and the wider world. They are among the richest and most detailed primary sources for the history of the past two centuries, and are fundamental to an understanding of current legislation, policy making and the political environment. HCPP online, with searchable full text, and detailed subject indexing, makes it possible to fully exploit the enormous potential of this resource for the first time. Covers 1688–2003/2004.
The Inter-University Consortium of Political and Social Research (ICPSR) Data offers more than 500,000 data files containing social science research data. Disciplines represented include political science, sociology, demography, economics, history, gerontology, criminal justice, public health, foreign policy, terrorism, health and medical care, early education, education, racial and ethnic minorities, psychology, law, substance abuse and mental health, and more.
ICSU World Data System
Building on the 50-year legacy of the International Council for Science World Data Centres and the ICSU Federation of Astronomical and Geophysical data-analysis Services, the World Data System aims at transitioning from existing stand-alone data centres and data services to a common, globally interoperable, distributed data system that incorporates emerging technologies and new scientific data activities. The new system builds on the potential offered by advanced interconnections between data management components to foster disciplinary and multidisciplinary applications for the benefit of the international scientific community and other stakeholders.
IEEE Xplore
IEEE Xplore is a digital library providing full text access to the world’s highest quality technical literature in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics. Content includes IEEE journals, transactions, magazines, letters, conference proceedings, approved and draft standards, IEEE/Wiley e-books, IEEE e-learning courses and IET journals. Updated weekly, covers 1988–present with select content dating back to 1893.
IGI Global: Database Search
IGI Global’s portal to eBooks (Full-Text) in the field of educational technology allows Stanford patrons to download chapters and/or entire books to read on a variety of computers and mobile devices.
Index Islamicus
The Index Islamicus database indexes literature on Islam, the Middle East and the Muslim world. Material cited in Index Islamicus includes not only work written about the Middle East, but also about the other main Muslim areas of Asia and Africa, plus Muslim minorities elsewhere. Updated annually, covers 1906–present.
Index to Jewish Periodicals
Index to Jewish Periodicals is the definitive index on Jewish history, activity and thought. This database provides a comprehensive guide to English-language articles, book reviews, and feature stories in over 220 journals devoted to Jewish affairs. Most references are not found in standard periodical literature guides. Updated annually, covers 1988–present.
Index to Legal Periodicals and Books
Citations to articles (including book reviews) from 620 legal journals, yearbooks, institutes, bar association organs, law reviews, and government publications originating in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand. Coverage: 1981–present.
INSPEC is the leading bibliographic information service to scientific and technical literature in physics, electrical / electronic technology, computing, control engineering and information technology, indexing over 3,850 journals plus conference proceedings, books, reports, and dissertations. Updated weekly, covers 1898–present.
CERN, DESY, Fermilab and SLAC have built the next-generation High Energy Physics (HEP) information system, INSPIRE. It combines the successful SPIRES database content, curated at DESY, Fermilab and SLAC, with the Invenio digital library technology developed at CERN. INSPIRE is run by a collaboration of the four labs, and interacts closely with HEP publishers,, NASA-ADS, PDG, HEPDATA and other information resources.
International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS)
This database includes over two million bibliographic references to journal articles and to books, reviews and selected chapters dating back to 1951. It is unique in its broad coverage of international material and incorporates over 100 languages and countries. Over 2,800 journals are regularly indexed and some 7,000 books are included each year.
International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full-text
International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text contains all of the content available in International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance as well as full text for 100 titles, including Canadian Theatre Review, Dance Chronicle, Dance Teacher, Modern Drama, PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art, Research in Dance Education, Research in Drama Education, Studies in Theatre and Performance, TDR: The Drama Review, Theater, and many more. Additional full text available includes more than 50 books and monographs.
International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences
This Encyclopedia is the first attempt in a generation to map the social and behavioral sciences on a grand scale. It contains 4,000 articles, commissioned by 52 Section Editors, and includes 90,000 bibliographic references as well as comprehensive name and subject indexes.
International Index to Music Periodicals
The International Index to Music Periodicals is the leading specialized indexing service to more than 440 music periodicals. Indexed titles cover periodicals in the areas of classical music, opera, jazz, popular music and pop culture, music education, musicology, music theory, and many others. There is particularly strong coverage of performance, music education, and jazz. Covers 1874–present.
IoP Journals
IOPscience is an online service for journal content published by Institute of Physics Publishing. Content is available from these publishers: American Astronomical Society; Astro Ltd; Bureau International des Poids et Mesures; Chinese Astronomical Society and National Astronomical Observatories; Chinese Institute of Electronics and the Institute of Semiconductors; Chinese Physical Society; Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft; European Optical Society; European Physical Society; Hefei Institutes of Physical Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CASHIPS); IOP Publishing; Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine; Institute of Theoretical Physics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences; International Atomic Energy Agency; International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA); London Mathematical Society; National Institute for Materials Science; National Natural Science Foundation of China; Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences; Sinopec Geophysical Research Institute; Society for Radiological Protection; the Japan Soiety of Applied Physics; the Japan Society of Fluid Mechanics; Turpion; and the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology.
In order to maintain and develop Japan’s science and technology research at an international level, it is important to disseminate outstanding research and development results to the world instantaneously. To support this goal, Japan Science and Technology Information Aggregator, Electronic (J-STAGE), was set up and over 1 million articles published by Japan’s academic societies are available. Updated daily.
JSTOR includes over 1,000 of the leading academic journals in humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Most journals in the archive start with volume one and have moving walls of between 3 and 5 years for recent content, but publishers may elect walls anywhere from zero to 10 years and beginning in 2011, current issues for more than 150 journals will be available on JSTOR.
Knovel provides full-text access to over 2,000 leading reference works and databases from over 40 publishers. Knovel’s collection includes material properties, process and design information, best practices, equations, and formulations. Knovel indexes all content — including tables, graphs and equations. Updated weekly.
Lexis-Nexis Academic: Company
Find information about a company by entering a Company Name or a Ticker Symbol. Company Profiles include Hoover’s Company Records, LexisNexis Corporate Affiliations, Standard & Poors Corporate Descriptions, and Nelson’s Analyst Company Coverage to name a few.
Lexis-Nexis Academic: News
LexisNexis Academic provides access to over 6,000 full-text news, business, and legal publications. Search deep backfiles of newspapers from around the world, research business and companies in major periodicals and specialized resources, and search citations for court cases back to 1789. Updates and dates of coverage vary.
Lexis-Nexis Congressional
Perform in-depth research in public policy, historical, and legal areas of interest. It contains abstracts and indexing for congressional publications, and legislative histories. It also includes member biographies, committee assignments, voting records, and financial data; and the full text of key regulatory and statutory resources.
Lexis-Nexis Statistical Insight
LexisNexis Statistical provides access to statistical information. Sources include statistical output from more than 200 federal agencies, 50 state governments, 100 international intergovernmental organizations, and 500 private and academic sources.
LGBT Life with Full Text
A resource for literature regarding gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender issues. Contains indexing and abstracts for more than 80 GLBT-specific core periodicals. Also contains data mined from over 70 priority periodicals as well as data mined from over 5,000 select titles.
LILACS: Latin American and Caribbean Health Sciences
Produced by the Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information, LILACS covers literature related to the health sciences that has been published in Latin American countries. Contains citations from journals, theses, chapters of theses, books, chapters of books, congress and conference proceedings, technical and scientific reports and governmental publications. This site also provides access to other databases of the Virtual Health Library, such as Sanitary Engineering and Environmental Sciences, Literature on Adolescence Health, Latin American and Caribbean Basic Health Legislation, and more. Covers 1982–present.
Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts
Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts provides comprehensive coverage in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences. Information from journal articles is drawn from over 1,500 serials titles. This resource also provides abstracts for book chapters and dissertations. Updated monthly, covers 1973–present.
Literature Online (LION)
LION is a premier collection of literature resources that allows users access to a wealth of current scholarship, authoritative reference material, and bibliographic information. It is fully cross-searchable can be used to find definitions of critical terms, encyclopedia entries on individual works, up-to-date critical biographies of authors, author bibliographies, and full-text articles from leading literary journals. Updated monthly, covers 1920–present.
Making of Modern Law: Foreign, Comparative and International Law, 1600–1926
International and foreign law, including monographs on the laws of foreign jurisdictions. Primarily 19th and early 20th century; also several hundred classics in European international law since the 17th century. “International Law” constitutes the largest category in the archive. It corresponds mainly to the period of MoML: Legal Treatises, 1800–1926, with classics since the seventeenth century, including Gentili, Grotius, Selden, Zouche, Pufendorf, Bijnkershoek, Wolff, Vattel, Martens, Mackintosh, Wheaton, among many others. “Foreign Law” encompasses foreign legal treatises of a variety of countries. Because the term “treatise” is more of a common-law category, the equivalent works in civil-law systems may have other names such as commentaries, encyclopedias, textbooks, monographs, or festschriften. “Comparative Law” compares more than one legal system and includes Ancient, Roman, Jewish Law, and Islamic Law. It recognizes that the roots of English common law will be found in the deep recesses of European history.
Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises 1800–1926
The Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises represents a revolution in historical law research, opening up a wealth of hidden or previously inaccessible sources. This unique digital collection covers the watershed period of legal development during the 19th and early 20th centuries and is the world’s most comprehensive full-text collection of Anglo-American legal treatises of the period. Includes over 10 million pages. Covers 1800–1926.
Making of Modern Law: Trials 1600–1926
The Making of Modern Law: Trials is a collection of content describing the courtroom dramas that scandalized society in America, the British Empire and the world. This resource also contains material offering constitutional value from precedent-setting cases. Includes over 2 million pages from more than 10,000 titles. Covers 1600–1926.
Making of the Modern World
The Making of the Modern World provides digitized facsimile images of 61,000 works of literature on economic and business. Full-text searching on more than 12 million pages provides unparalleled access to a vast collection of material on commerce, finance, social conditions, politics, trade and transport. Covers 1450–1850. Academic
Full-text service of market research reports on many topics. It includes more than 40,000 market intelligence publications from 350 publishers worldwide: Market Research reports by Packaged Facts (consumer goods), Kalorama Information (health science), Specialists in Business Information, Simba Information (media industry), Executive Summaries, and MarketLook Reports.
MathSciNet offers access to a carefully maintained database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature. More than 1500 journals are indexed; over 60,000 reviews written by experts are added annually; and authors are uniquely identified. Updated monthly, covers 1940–present.
Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law
Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law is a comprehensive analytical resource covering the whole of public international law. It includes material from the hard-copy Encyclopedia of Public International Law published between 1991 and 2001, plus online-only articles authored since 2001. Approximately 1,700 article topics have been selected by the editorial advisory board and allocated to expert authors, who are legal scholars and practitioners from all over the world and who speak in their personal capacity only.
Since its official launch in May 2008, has gained international recognition, bringing together a community of music and arts lovers. Building on the success of webcasts from the Verbier Festival in 2007, has since offered high-definition webcasts from many other leading festivals, including Aix-en-Provence, Saint-Denis, Aspen, Glyndebourne, and Lucerne, as well as from such music venues as the Opéra National de Paris, Auditorium du Louvre, Cité de la Musique, and Salle Pleyel in Paris, and Milan’s famed La Scala. Many operas and concerts performed by the world’s top-flight artists and orchestras have been webcast both as live events and later as video-on-demand (VOD).
Mergent Corporate Manuals
Mergent WebReports allows you to access a vast archive of corporate and industry-related documents. Search by Company name or Ticker Symbol (Ticker Symbols are used for US companies only). Includes Industrial Manual 1920–, OTC Industrial Manual 1970–, OTC Unlisted Manual 1986–, Bank & Finance Manual 1928–, Public Utility Manual 1914–, Transportation Manual 1909–, International Manual, 1981–.
Meteorological & Geoastrophysical Abstracts
This database includes records drawn from the world’s literature on meteorology, climatology, atmospheric chemistry and physics, astrophysics, hydrology, glaciology, physical oceanography and environmental sciences. MGA is produced by the American Meteorological Society. ProQuest Deep Indexing: Atmospheric Sciences supplements the database with access to indexed charts, figures, graphs, maps, photographs, and tables from the scholarly research and technical literature for selected records.
MLA International Bibliography
MLA International Bibliography offers a detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations. Produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA), this international bibliography contains over 2.2 million citations from more than 4,400 journals & series, and 1,000 book publishers. Covers 1920s–present.
Music Index
Music Index is a comprehensive guide to music periodicals and literature. It contains cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts of articles about music, musicians, and the music industry for more than 475 periodicals, as well as book reviews, obituaries, news, and selective coverage for more than 230 periodicals. Updated quarterly, covers 1949–present.
MyiLibrary is an aggregator that offers library users access to e-books. Stanford users have access to over 24,000 e-books from notable publishers such as Springer, Oxford University Press, and Cambridge University Press. This site works best in IE (Windows) and Safari (Macintosh).
National Academy Press
The National Academies Press was created by the National Academies to publish the reports issued by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council. NAP books capture authoritative views on important issues in science and health policy.
National Technical Reports Library (NTRL)
The National Technical Information Service acquires, indexes, abstracts, and archives the largest collection of U.S. government-sponsored technical reports in existence. NTRL contains information about more than 2 million technical reports with links to over 600,000 in full-text. Updated every government business day, covers 1890s–present but most reports date from 1970s to present.
Nature Publishing Group
Nature Publishing Group (NPG) is a publisher of high impact scientific and medical information in print and online. NPG publishes journals, online databases and services across the life, physical, chemical and applied sciences and clinical medicine. Nature (founded in 1869) is the leading weekly, international scientific journal.
Nineteenth Century Collections Online
A multi-year global digitization and publishing program focusing on primary source collections of the nineteenth century; will be comprised of numerous collections to be released over many years, including a variety of material types—monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, statistics, and more—in one cross-searchable location.
OECD iLibrary
OECD iLibrary is OECD’s online library for books, papers and statistics and the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data. It hosts all content so users can find and cite tables and databases as easily as articles or chapters. It includes working papers, multi-lingual summaries, e-books, tables and graphs, chapters and articles, and databases.
OnePetro is a multi-society library that provides a simple way to search for and access a broad range of technical literature related to the oil and gas exploration and production industry. From one place, you can search and buy documents from many different professional societies, or similar organizations, that serve the oil and gas industry.
Online Archives of California
This Archive provides free access to detailed descriptions of primary resource collections maintained by more than 150 contributing institutions including libraries, special collections, archives, historical societies, and museums throughout California and collections maintained by the 10 University of California campuses. “Finding aids” in OAC help users locate digital images or learn how to gain access to the physical objects.
Open Access Theses and Dissertations (OATD)
This is an index of over 1.5 million electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs). To the extent possible, the index is limited to records of graduate-level theses that are freely available online.
Optics InfoBase
Optical Society of America’s Optics InfoBase is a repository that contains OSA Publishing’s content, including 15 flagship, partnered and co-published peer-reviewed journals. With more than 200,000 articles including papers from over 360 conferences, Optics InfoBase is the largest peer-reviewed collection of optics and photonics.
Orbis profiles over 65 million public and private companies worldwide, providing detailed financial, descriptive, ownership information, executives and board members, SEC filings, subsidiaries, and competitor analysis. Also includes Datamonitor industry reports. Orbis offers an advanced search interface. For a user-friendly alternative search interface, use Mint Global. Orbis includes the same data as Mint Global.
Oxford African American Studies Center
The Oxford African American Studies Center combines the authority of carefully edited reference works with sophisticated technology to create the most comprehensive collection of scholarship available online that focuses on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture. It features over 10,000 articles, about 300 primary sources, plus images, maps, charts, tables, timelines, and biographies.
Oxford Art Online
Oxford Art Online enables access and cross-search functionality to Grove and Oxford reference content in one location (Grove Art Online, The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms). It also includes images made available via partnerships.
Oxford Bibliographies Online
Developed cooperatively with scholars and librarians worldwide, Oxford Bibliographies offers exclusive, authoritative research guides.
Oxford English Dictionary
The Oxford English Dictionary is widely acknowledged to be the most authoritative and comprehensive dictionary of English in the world. It is also the definitive record of English language development, tracing the evolution of more than 600,000 words over the last 1,500 years through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of sources.
Oxford Handbooks Online
Oxford Handbooks series are available online as a collection in modules. Stanford has subscriptions to the online modules covering Philosophy; Political Science, and Religion. The module covering Business and Management is available in print at Stanford’s Business Library. Each handbook takes an aspect of its discipline, explaining the key issues, the debates on those issues, and setting the agenda for how those debates might evolve.
Oxford Islamic Studies Online
It contains an unprecedented online collection of English-language reference resources on the Islamic world including a wealth of primary source documents, timelines and maps, full-color images and a glossary. It has over 4,500 articles, 300 maps and illustrations, more than 150 primary source documents, timelines, a glossary, and editorially-selected set of links to web sites.
Oxford Music Online
Oxford Music Online is the innovative new gateway through which users can access an expanding range of Oxford’s premier music resources, including the relaunched Grove Music Online. Individual resources are available separately, but they are fully cross-searchable within Oxford Music Online.
Oxford Reference Online
Oxford dictionaries and reference works across the full subject spectrum are now available in a single cross-searchable database. Explore 1.5 million entries that include Oxford Companions and the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations. This site includes access to over 185 subject dictionaries; English dictionaries, and bilingual dictionaries of French, German, Spanish, and Italian; 15,000 images; and over 30 timelines.
Oxford Scholarship Online
The very best scholarly books are available online in biology, business and management, classical studies, economics and finance, history, law, linguistics, literature, math, music, neuroscience, philosophy, political science, physics, psychology, public health and epidemiology, religion, and social work.
PAIS Archive
Since its establishment in 1914, PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service) has chronicled issues in the public debate through highly selective coverage of a wide variety of sources. The PAIS Archive provides historical perspective on many of the 20th century’s public and social policies. The PAIS Archive contains over 1.23 million records to monographs, periodical articles, notes and announcements, and analytics. Covers 1915–1976.
PAIS International
The PAIS International database contains citations to journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference reports, publications of international agencies, microfiche, and Internet material. Newspapers and newsletters are not indexed. Updated monthly, covers 1972–present.
Past Masters
The Past Masters series contains full-text works by major philosophical figures, in original language and in English translation. Areas covered include the history of political thought and theory, education, religious studies, economics, classics, history and German studies.
Periodicals Archive Online
An online archive of digitized, full-image journal articles, Periodicals Archive Online (PAO) offers access to international, scholarly literature in the humanities and social sciences disciplines. PAO contains over 14 million pages and 2.8 million articles. About 20 percent of the journals are in non-English languages. Covers 1802–2000.
Periodicals Index Online
Periodicals Index Online is the leading multidisciplinary index to the arts, humanities, and the social sciences. Over 6,000 journals are included, with around one million records from new journals added yearly. Complete runs of these titles are indexed, from first issue to 1995 or ceased date. Covers 1665–1995.
Persée is a national digitization project of French academic journals in the humanities and social sciences, providing full-text access to some of the most prestigious titles. The web site is available in both French and English. Covers 1881–2002.
Philosopher’s Index
The Philosopher’s Index is a bibliographic database with informative, author-written abstracts covering scholarly research in all areas of philosophy. The literature covered includes articles from over 550 journals, books, book chapters such as contributions to an anthology, and book reviews. Updated quarterly, covers 1940–present.
Philosophy Online
Provides full-text online access to a growing number of philosophy journals, including articles, book reviews, footnotes, announcements, and notices. More than 60 journals have been licensed for the project and the database will ultimately contain 100 philosophy journals and UMI’s collection of philosophy dissertation abstracts.
Project MUSE
Project MUSE is a unique collaboration between libraries and publishers to provide full-text access to 400 prestigious humanities and social sciences journals. MUSE is also the sole source of complete, full-text versions of titles from many of the world’s leading university presses and scholarly societies.
Provides full text access to articles from journals published by APA and allied organizations since 1988. Covers general psychology and specialized basic, applied, clinical, and theoretical research in psychology.
PsycINFO provides access to the international literature in psychology and related disciplines. Unrivaled in its depth of psychological coverage and respected worldwide for its high quality, PsycINFO includes over 1,800 journals, chapters, books, reports, theses and dissertations. Updated weekly, covers 1890–present.
PubMed is an index to over 5,000 journals in medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the preclinical sciences, including both basic biomedical sciences and clinical practice. Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) provide a powerful tool for searching topics. Updated daily, covers 1946–present, with some older material.
Reference Universe
Reference Universe provides a single search across more than 47,000 English-language subject encyclopedias and scholarly compendia from 1980–present. The database contains more than 30 million citations to both e-versions and print from all major and minor reference publishing houses.
Reference USA: Business
This site was designed for use as reference and research tool to help users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds, and locate people. Reference USA’s database includes real-time access to more than 20 million businesses, 222 million consumers, U.S. new businesses, and U.S. new homeowners, and movers. Note: Maximum download per search — 100 records on campus, 25 records remotely.
Reference USA: Residential
This site was designed for use as reference and research tool to help users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds, and locate people. Reference USA’s database includes real-time access to more than 20 million businesses, 222 million consumers, U.S. new businesses, and U.S. new homeowners, and movers. Note: Maximum download per search — 100 records on campus, 25 records remotely.
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
RILM has over 500,000 records and is a comprehensive, ongoing guide to publications on music from all over the world, with abstracts written in English. All scholarly works are included: articles, books, bibliographies, catalogues, dissertations, Festschriften, films and videos, iconographies, critical commentaries to complete works, ethnographic recordings, conference proceedings, electronic resources, and reviews. Updated monthly, covers 1835–present.
RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals
RIPM, Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals, is an international, highly annotated database with detailed content analysis of writings on musical history and culture found in music periodicals published in seventeen countries. Updated every six months, covers 1800–1950.
Roper Center Catalog of Holdings
Roper Center for Public Opinion Research maintains “the most comprehensive and up-to-date source of national public opinion in the United States.” Its online catalog provides descriptive and methodological information for over 10,000 US and 8,000 International public opinion studies from 1935 to the present. Much of the data in the Roper archive can be downloaded directly from their web site.
Royal Society Publishing
The Royal Society publishes nine journals covering the broad spectrum of the life sciences, physical sciences and cross-disciplinary sciences.
RSC eBooks
The Royal Society of Chemistry’s eBook collection, containing more than 1000 books, equating to over 25,000 chapters spanning more than 40 years, has been brought together and digitized as fully-searchable pdf files. Updated continuously.
RSC Publications
The Royal Society of Chemistry is one of the world’s leading scientific publishers, offering a range of peer-reviewed journals, magazines, books, databases and publishing services to the chemical science community. Our access includes The RSC Journals Archive plus RSC’s eBook Collection. Updated daily, covers 1841–present.
Russian Academy of Sciences Bibliographies
The Russian Academy of Sciences Bibliographies is the online version of the scholarly INION bibliographies. Covering materials published primarily in Russia, the nations formerly part of the Soviet Union, and countries in Eastern Europe, it abstracts books, manuscripts, dissertations, and articles in all fields. Updated 2–3 times per year, covers 1980–present.
Russian National Bibliography
The Russian National Bibliography contains over 2 million Russian bibliographic citations from over 21,000 publishers in all disciplines. Search for citations from books, newspapers, journals, dissertation abstracts, musical scores, and maps. Search in Cyrillic. Updated daily, covers 1998–present.
Sage Journals Online
SAGE Publications publishes more than 560 journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology, and Medicine. SAGE Journals Online is the online delivery platform that provides online access to the full-text content of individual SAGE journals.
Science Magazine
Published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Science is one of the world’s leading journals of original scientific research, global news, and commentary. Updated weekly, covers 1880–present. > Multimedia is a gateway to government science information and research results. enables you to search multiple resources with one query. Multimedia resources available include: Library of Congress Glass Negatives from the Papers of Wilbur and Orville Wright; Library of Congress Historic Buildings Survey, Historic Engineering Record, Historic Landscapes Survey; MedlinePLUS Videos and Cool Tools; NASA Video Gallery; NIX NASA Image Exchange; NOAA Photo Library; NSF Multimedia; ScienceCinema; USDA Plant Image Gallery; and the USGS Multimedia Gallery.
Coverage is strong for the life and physical sciences, medicine, and technical fields, but also includes some social sciences and humanities ScienceDirect provides access to more than 2,500 journals plus over 11,000 eBooks (Stanford subscribes to selected journals). All of the content is published by Elsevier and its subsidiary publishers.
Hosted by the American Institute of Physics, Scitation is a portal containing full-text ejournals from the following publishers: Acoustical Society of America; American Association of Physicists in Medicine; American Association of Physics Teachers; American Institute of Physics; AVS: Science & Technology of Materials, Interfaces, and Processing; Chinese Physical Society; IEEE Computer Society; MAIK Nauka/Interperiodica/Russian Academy of Sciences; National Institute of Standards and Technology; and the Society of Rheology.
SciTech Connect
SciTech Connect is a new portal to free, publicly available DOE research and development (R&D) results. SciTech Connect incorporates the contents of two of the most popular core DOE collections and employs an innovative semantic search tool enabling scientists, researchers and the scientifically- attentive public to retrieve more relevant information.
Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database containing both peer-reviewed research literature and quality web sources. With over 18,000 titles, Scopus supports research needs in the scientific, technical, medical and social sciences fields and, more recently, also in the arts and humanities. Scopus includes “Articles-in-Press” information for over 3,000 journals. Updated daily, covers 1996–present plus selected coverage that goes back as far as 1823.
SIAM eBooks (Full-Text)
Access to approximately 400 books published by SIAM over the past five decades.
Smithsonian Collections Search Center
This Smithsonian meta-search engine provides access to 7.98 million catalog records with 816,516 images, video and sound files, electronic journals, and other resources from the Smithsonian’s museums, archives & libraries.
Sociological Abstracts
CSA Sociological Abstracts abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800+ serials, and provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers. Updated monthly, covers 1952–present.
SPIE Digital Library
The SPIE Digital Library is the most extensive resource available on optics and photonics, providing unprecedented access to 300,000 technical papers from SPIE Journals and Conference Proceedings from 1990 to the present. As new books are published, they will be available in SPIE eBooks first. eBooks cover 1989–present.
SpringerLink is an integrated full-text database for over 2,400 fully peer-reviewed journals, over 40,000 ebooks, over 1,100 book series, over 170 eReference books, and over 21,000 protocols that are published by Springer. Subject collections cover humanities, social sciences, sciences, engineering, and medicine. There are also two featured “library” collections: Chinese Library of Science and the Russian Library of Science. Updated: Daily.
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (SEP). From its inception, the SEP was designed so that each entry is maintained and kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in the field. All entries and substantive updates are refereed by the members of a distinguished Editorial Board before they are made public. Consequently, our dynamic reference work maintains academic standards while evolving and adapting in response to new research.
Stanford Energy Resources Engineering Department Theses
Contains full text for most MS, Engineer and PhD reports from 1970 to the present for which permissions by the authors have been obtained. Some older reports are also available.
Stanford University Image Gallery
This site provides access to browse and search digital collections owned by the Stanford University Libraries. It includes these collections: Beautiful Books, David Rumsey Collection, Douglas Menuez Photography Collection, Herbert Matter Photograph Collection, Leon Kolb Collection of Portraits, Maps of Africa, Medieval Manuscripts and Fragments, Stanford Historical Photograph Collection, the American Enlightenment, the Barry Lawrence Ruderman Collection, the Eliasaf Robinson Tel Aviv collection, ca. 1909–1960, and the Reid W. Dennis Collection of California Lithographs. Check back frequently for the addition of new collections.
Sustainable Science Abstracts
The Sustainability database explores the management of human use and conservation of the natural resource base, ensuring the attainment and continued satisfaction of human needs in the present as well as maintaining the potential to meet the needs and aspirations of future generations. This involves the maintenance of species diversity and genetic diversity within the species and protection of the habitat/ecosystem they rely upon. The economy is an important aspect of Sustainability and should be seen as “a means to an end” not an end in itself. Coverage includes relevant papers, reports, books and reviews from standard peer-reviewed scientific journals. To ensure comprehensive coverage, material from conference proceedings and hard-to-find gray literature has also been summarized.
Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering and Computer Science
SYNTHESIS is an information service for the research, development and educational communities in engineering and computer science. Called “Lectures,” the basic component of the library is a 50- to 100-page electronic book that synthesizes an important research or development topic, authored by a prominent contributor to the field.
TED Talks
TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. TED Talks began as a simple attempt to share what happens at TED with the world by releasing talks online. The reaction was so enthusiastic that the entire TED website has been reengineered around TED Talks, with the goal of giving everyone on-demand access to the world’s most inspiring voices.
Theatre in Videos
Contains performances of the world’s leading plays and film documentaries on the subject of theater in streaming video. Some plays presented in multiple productions exemplifying various interpretations of the text, and technical and cultural differences among the presentations. Stage work of directors and actors are cross-searchable and available for side-by-side comparison. Interviews with directors, designers, writers, and actors, along with excerpts of live performances, provide illustration of the development of texts and the productions.
Thieme Atlases
Thieme Atlases and Flexibooks provides users access to an online collection of lavishly illustrated full-color textbooks from Thieme. Individuals now have the ability to download any book in the Thieme E-Book Library directly to their personal computer, to view offline when no Internet connection is available.
Times (London) Digital Archive, 1785–1985
The complete digital edition of The Times (London) can be searched using keywords to retrieve full facsimile images of either a specific article or a complete page. The entire newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos divided into categories to facilitate searching. Covers 1785–1985.
TRAIL Technical Report Archive & Image Library
The Technical Report Archive & Image Library (TRAIL) is an initiative of the Center for Research Libraries (CRL) — in which Stanford Libraries is participating — to identify, digitize, archive, and provide access to federal technical reports issued prior to 1975.
UDB Statistics
The Universal Database of Russian and CIS Statistics has official reports, yearbooks and related publications of central statistical bodies of Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States. UDB-Stat includes material on a wide range of subjects. Searchable in English or Russian, content in UDB-Stat is primarily in Russian.
UN Commodity Trade Statistics
The United Nations Commodity/Trade Statistics Database contains detailed imports and exports and also re-import and re-export statistics reported by statistical authorities of close to 200 countries or areas. Annual trade data is available from 1962 to the most recent year and includes over 1.7 billion data records. Covers 1962–present.
United Nations Bibliographic Information System or UNBISnet, is the catalogue of United Nations (UN) documents and publications indexed by the UN Dag Hammarskjöld Library and the Library of the UN Office at Geneva. Also included are commercial publications and other non-UN sources held in the collection of the Dag Hammarskjöld Library. Covers 1979–present.
Statistical time series for countries from around the world covering a wide range of economic and socio-demographic topics. Descriptions of the international sources and definitions used in compiling the data are included. Includes Indicator databases (Key Global Indicators, Millennium Development Goals, Gender Info, Indicators on Women and Men, The State of the World’s Children 2008, ECE Database), UNESCO UIS Data, ILO Data, Energy Statistics, Greenhouse Gas Inventory, FAO Data, WHO Data, Human Development Report, Industrial Commodity Statistics, ITU Data, Official Country Data, Estimates of Main Aggregates, Demographic Statistics, World Population Prospects, UNHCR Statistical Yearbook, Commodity Trade Statistics, UNWTO Data, with more databases to be added.
Urban Studies Abstracts
Urban Studies Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to urban studies, including urban affairs, community development, urban history, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains more than 45,000 records. Updated monthly, covers 1973–present.
U.S. Hispanic Newsstand
This database’s detailed indexing helps users quickly find the news information they need. Each issue of each newspaper is indexed thoroughly, so researchers have access to not only top news stories but also the information contained on the various sections of the papers. The indexing covers not only complete bibliographic information but also companies, people, products, etc. Content is available both in English and in Spanish.
U.S. Serial Set
The U.S. Serial Set is a collection of U.S. Government publications compiled under directive of the Congress. It includes House and Senate documents and reports, Senate executive reports, and Senate treaty documents. It also contains comprehensive and often detailed information on a wide range of subjects. There has rarely been a published series of its depth and breadth of coverage, and none in this country as long-lived. Updated continually, covers 1789–present.
U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832–1978
This database contains nearly 11 million pages of records and briefs brought before the U.S. Supreme Court in the period 1832–1978. The collection is derived from two essential reference sources. For the period 1832 (when printed Court records began) through 1915, the documents are based primarily on the holdings of the Jenkins Memorial Law Library, America’s first law library, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. For 1915–1978 the source is the Library of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, a nationally recognized research facility and the single largest member supported law library in the United States.
VRC Imagebase
Stanford’s Visual Resources Center Imagebase contains over 90,000 primarily art historical images.
Wall Street Journal
The first issue of The Wall Street Journal was four pages long and sold for two cents. Today, the paper is considered the preeminent publication for business news and information on financial markets worldwide. Each issue is indexed thoroughly. Covers 1984–present.
Wall Street Journal Archive
The Wall Street Journal Archive offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue. Covers 1889–1993.
Water Resources Abstracts
Water Resources Abstracts provides summaries of the world’s technical and scientific literature on water-related topics covering the characteristics, conservation, control, pollution, treatment, use and management of water resources. This database, which concentrates on water supply and water treatment, complements ASFA. Updated monthly, covers 1967–present.
Web of Science
Search over 9,200 core journals across the sciences, social sciences, and arts & humanities to find the high quality research. Move backward/forward in time using cited/citing reference identified by researchers. Updated weekly; covers Sciences 1899–present, Social Sciences 1898–present, and Arts & Humanities 1975–present.
Wiley Online Library
One of the world’s extensive multidisciplinary collections of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities, the Wiley Online Library delivers integrated access to over 4 million articles from 1,500 journals, 9,000 books, and hundreds of multi-volume reference works, laboratory protocols and databases. This site provides access to content published by John Wiley and its subsidiaries. Updated daily.
Women and Social Movements, International: 1840–Present
Online archive of published and manuscript primary sources focusing on women’s international activism since the mid-nineteenth century. The archive includes proceedings of women’s international conferences, books, pamphlets, articles from newspapers and journals, as well as correspondence, diary entries, and memoirs. It is also rich in online publications of contemporary Non-Governmental Organizations.
Women’s Studies International
Women’s Studies International, produced by NISC, covers the core disciplines in Women’s Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research. Coverage includes more than 871,000 records and spans from 1972 and earlier to present. This database supports curriculum development in the areas of sociology, history, political science & economy, public policy, international relations, arts & humanities, business and education. Over 2,000 periodical sources are represented.
World Bank > Data
Statistics and data are a key part of that knowledge and are easily accessible on the web for all users. The World Bank provides free and open access to a comprehensive set of data about development in countries around the globe, together with other datasets cited in the data catalog.
World Bank eLibrary
The World Bank eLibrary provides access to a growing collection of nearly 6,000 ebooks, journal articles, and working papers from the world’s most authoritative source on international development as they are published.
World Biographical Information System
The World Biographical Information System Online is the most comprehensive and extensive biographical database with information on persons, families and groups from all classes and professions, from all countries and regions of the earth, from the 4th millennium BC to the present.
World Scientific
World Scientific is one of the leading scientific publishers in the world, and the largest international scientific publisher in the Asia-Pacific region. Annually, World Scientific publishes about 500 books and 120 journals. Stanford has subscriptions to selected journals and has purchased selected eBooks from World Scientific.
World Scientific eBooks
With a diverse array of titles spanning 16 subject areas, World Scientific eBooks seeks to satisfy a demand for high quality academic content on an electronic platform.
Worldwide Political Sciences Abstracts
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration/policy. Over 1,700 titles are being monitored for coverage; of these, 67% are published outside the United States. Updated monthly, covers 1975–present. > Multimedia is a global science gateway comprised of national and international scientific databases and portals. accelerates scientific discovery and progress by providing one-stop searching of databases from around the world. Multimedia resources available in WorldWideScience include: Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Podcasts, CERN Multimedia, Medline Plus, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), National Science Foundation, and ScienceCinema.
Zoological Record
Zoological Record covers all aspects of zoology, including biodiversity, veterinary sciences and wildlife management, and is the world’s leading taxonomic reference. This comprehensive resource includes articles indexed from over 5,000 serials plus non-journal coverage. Updated monthly, covers 1864–present.
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