Eastern Michigan University
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Eastern Michigan University Library

Databases

Alphabetical list with description

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A to Z World Culture
Social and cultural information by country
Info type: reference source

ABI/INFORM - now Business Scholarly & Trade (ProQuest)
Key source for business articles.
Subjects: Business, Communications, Economics, Health Admin, Public Admin
Info type: scholarly articles, professional articles, magazine articles, news, dissertations
Search Instruction: Using ProQuest PowerSearch

Abstracts in Anthropology
Subjects: Anthropology Archaeology, Linguistics
Info type: scholarly articles
Access Tips: No Findtext+, use Journals by Title to find articles
Search Instruction: Help using Abstracts in Anthropology (pdf)

Academic OneFile & General OneFile (Gale PowerSearch)
Find articles on a wide range of subjects.
Subjects: Covers most subjects
Info type: scholarly articles, professional articles, magazine articles, news articles
Access Tips: Also available via http://mel.org/

Academic Video Online (Alexander Street Press)
Cross-search or browse about 10,000 streaming videos, in 21 individual subject collections, distributed by Alexander Street Press.
Subjects: Multidisciplinary - American History, Area Studies, Art and Architecture, Business and Economics, Counseling and Therapy, Criminal Justice and Public Safety, Dance, Education, Ethnic Studies, Ethnography, Gay and Lesbian Studies, Health and Healthcare, Humanities, Opera, Philosophy and Religion, Politics and Current Affairs, Psychology, Science, Theatre, Women's and Gender Studies, World Languages and Literature, World History
Infotype: Streaming Video

AccessMedicine (McGraw-Hill)
McGraw-Hill's AccessMedicine is an electronic collection of current medical books. Subjects: Health, Diseases, Drugs, Medicine
Info type: Medical texts, thousands of images and illustrations, interactive self-assessments, case files, diagnostic and point-of-care tools

Accounting & Tax
Subjects: Accounting, Auditing, Finance
Info type: scholarly articles, professional articles

ACM Digital Library
Publications from the Association for Computing Machinery
Subjects: Computer Science
Info type: scholarly articles, conference papers
Access Tips: EMU does not subscribe to Online Computing Reviews Service

Advertising Red Books
Subjects: advertising agencies, advertisers, advertising expenditures
Info type: directory info, ad expenditures, ad expenditures by media, brands, competitors
Access Tips: Licensed for only one user at a time. If you don’t get in, try again later. Please hit Sign Off when finished using directory


AGRICOLA
Subjects: Agriculture, Nutrition, Rural Development
Info type: scholarly articles, research reports, book & video info

Alt-Press Watch
Full-text articles reflecting independent voices from non-mainstream newspapers, magazines and journals

America: History and Life
Subjects: American History
Info type: scholarly articles, magazine articles, book & video info, dissertation info

Anthropological Index Online
Subjects: Anthropology
Info type: scholarly articles
Access Tips: No Findtext+, use Journals by Title to find articles

ArchiveGrid (Beta version)
ArchiveGrid, currently in Beta development, connects you to collection descriptions and finding aids for primary source material held in archives, special collections, and manuscript collections around the world. ArchiveGrid also helps researchers contact archives to request information, arrange a visit, and order copies.

NOTE: While a direct link to EMU's collection is not yet available on the site, you can enter the following search, with the quotes, to retrieve numerous items in our collection:
"eastern michigan university"

ArticleFirst
Subscription not renewed by MeL (Michigan eLibrary)

Arts & Humanities Citation Index
Subjects: Covers most Arts and Humanities topics
Info type: scholarly articles, professional articles

ARTstor
View art images and create presentations
Subjects: Art, Architecture, Humanities
Info type: images, display engine

arXiv.org
Subjects: Physics, Mathematics, Non-linear Science, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance, Statistics
Info type: reports, preprints
Access Tips: Also free at http://arxiv.org/

Associations Unlimited
Search for nonprofits by topic, geography, or name
Subjects: Nonprofit Organizations, Professional Associations
Info type: reference source, directory, organization descriptions

Berg Fashion Library
Text and image content on world dress and fashion throughout history
Info type: Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, an E-Book collection, and an image bank
Access Tip: 1 user at a time. If you do not get in, try again later.

Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA)
Subjects: European and American Visual Arts
Info type: scholarly articles, professional articles, book info, conference papers

Biography and Genealogy Master Index
Use this tool to find biographical entries in reference books
Info type: reference source
Access Tips: After identifying book with bio, use Library Catalog to locate book. Also available via http://mel.org/

Biological Abstracts
Very large database for scholarly articles on biology and medical topics
Subjects: Biology, Botany, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Ecology, Neurology, Toxicology
Info type: scholarly articles, conference papers

Biology Digest
No longer available from vendor. Try Biological Abstracts and Web of Science.

BioOne
Bioscience research journals from societies and other small publishers
NOTE: Library only subscribes to BioOne.1. We do not subscribe to BioOne.2
Subjects: Biology, Botany, Ecology, Life Sciences, Natural Science, Zoology
Info type: scholarly journals

Books & Authors
Search for adult, teen, and children’s books by genre, subject, setting, time period, etc.
Subjects: Fiction, Nonfiction, Reader’s Advisory
Info type: book info, book summaries, book series info, book awards
Access Tips: Also available via http://mel.org/

Books 24x7
Subjects: Business, Computing, Health Admin
Info type: full text e-books
Access Tips: Login requires My.Emich username and password. Links to Books24x7 e-books can be also found in the EMU Library Catalog.

Business - Scholarly & Trade (ProQuest)
Key source for business articles.
Subjects: Business, Communications, Economics, Health Admin, Public Admin
Info type: scholarly articles, professional articles, magazine articles, news, dissertations

Business & Company Resource Center
Renamed Business Insights.
New interface, but most of the same content.

Business - More News & Trade
Use Business - Scholarly & Trade first, as it has higher quality sources.
Use this next if you want more articles.
Subjects: Business
Info type: news, newswires, trade articles, dissertations

Business Expert Press
Overviews written by Business professors. Small collection.
Info type: eBooks
Search Instruction: Video on using ebrary eBooks

Business Insights: Global
Subjects: Business, Company Information, Industry Information, Country Statistics
Info type: company histories, industry overviews, SWOT analysis, market share info, case studies, statistical charts, reference sources, professional articles
Access Tips: Also available via http://mel.org/

Cabell's Directories of Publishing Opportunities
Search for scholarly journals by topic, acceptance rate, review type, etc.
Subjects: Accounting, Computer Science, Economics, Education, Finance, Management, Marketing, Psychology
Info type: reference source

Cambridge Journals
Journals from the publisher Cambridge
Subjects: many subjects
Info type: scholarly journals

CAMIO - Catalog of Art Museum Images Online
Subscription not renewed by MeL (Michigan eLibrary)

Checkpoint Accounting, Auditing, & Finance (with GASB & IASB)
GASB & IASB standards. Online manuals for accounting, auditing, and finance.
Subjects: GAAP, Government Accounting, Intl Accounting, Budgeting, Controllership, Cost Management, Internal Auditing, SEC Compliance, Finance
Info type: standards, reference books, checklists, newsletters
Access Tips: GASB and IASB can be used by only 2 users at a time. If you don’t get in, try again later.
Search instructions: 1. Login 2. Change PRACTICE AREA: to Accting, Audit, & Corp Finance 3. Use boxes to choose sources for search.
Browse instructions: 1. Login 2. Choose TABLE OF CONTENTS tab (ignore submenu & wait for page to load) 3. Click or expand on items under Accounting, Audit & Corporate Finance Library

Checkpoint Tax Law
Extensive database of tax law info--federal, state, and international
Info type: tax codes, regulations, cases, rulings, tax treaties, government documents, legal citator, analytical materials, tax journals, newsletters, tax alerts, financial calculators.
Search Instruction: Online Training Modules
(Training shows some content not in our subscription--EMU has Tax Law content only. Also login & customization features are not relevant to university subscriptions.)

Chemistry Journals (ACS Journals)
Search the full text of 28 American Chemical Society journals
Subjects: Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering
Info type: scholarly journals

Children's Literature Comprehensive Database
Find reviews of children’s books. Search by subject, grade level, reading level, etc.
Info type: book review articles

ChiltonLibrary.com
Automotive repair manuals
Subjects: Practical automotive repair and maintenance
Info type: instructions, diagrams, recall notices
Access Tips: Also available via http://mel.org/

CIAO - Columbia International Affairs Online
Subjects: International Politics, International Economics, Global Issues, Country Info
Info type: research reports, scholarly articles, case studies, policy briefs, statistics

CINAHL
Key database for health sciences articles
Subjects: Health Sciences, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Orthotics, Prosthetics, Health Admin, Nutrition, Clinical Laboratory Science, Physical Therapy
Info type: scholarly articles, professional articles
Access Tips: Also available via http://mel.org/
Search Instruction: Using CINAHL/PubMed tutorial

CiteSeer
Subjects: Computer Science
Info type: scholarly articles, book info, conference papers
Access Tips: Also free on the web at http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/

Cochrane Library
Evidence-based reviews for healthcare decision-making
Subjects: Diseases and Treatments, Health Topics, Medical Procedures, Health Admin
Info type: systematic reviews, clinical trials, methods studies, technology assessments, economic evaluations Search Instruction: Searching the Cochrane Library pdf

ComAbstracts - CIOS
Subjects: Communication, Journalism
Info type: scholarly articles, book info

Communication Studies Multisearch
Search at the same time: ERIC, PsycINFO, and ABI/INFORM Global
Subjects: Communication, Journalism
Info type: scholarly articles, professional articles, book info, book chapters, dissertations

Communication Studies Related Journals (SAGE)
Search at the same time journals from the following SAGE Full-Text Collections: Communications, Education, Psychology
Subjects: Communication, Journalism
Info type: scholarly articles, professional articles

Computer Database
Subjects: Computing, Information Technology, Telecommunications
Info type: magazines, professional articles, scholarly articles
Access Tips: Also available via http://mel.org/

Computer Society Digital Library (IEEE)
IEEE Computer Society publications
Subjects: Computing, Information Technology
Info type: professional articles, scholarly articles

Conference Board - Business Knowledge Research
Overviews of current business topics and the economic outlook
Subjects: Business, Consumer Confidence Index, Economic Indicators
Info type: research reports, webcasts, statistics
Access Tips: Browsing topics usually works best

Congress.gov
Contains legislation from the 103rd Congress (1993) to the present, member profiles from the 93rd Congress (1973) to the present, and some member profiles from the 80th through the 92nd Congresses (1947 to 1972.
Subjects: U.S. Government, Politics, Law, Legislation
Access Tips: Also free at http://beta.congress.gov/

Contemporary Women's Issues
Subjects: Women’s Health and Social Issues
Info type: magazines, professional articles, scholarly articles

CQ Global Researcher
Final report published November 20, 2012
Access ends June 30, 2013

Examines global issues from international viewpoints
Subjects: Global Affairs (Political, Social, Economic, and Environmental)
Info type: reports

CQ Researcher
Examines controversial topics reported in the media
Subjects: Current, Newsworthy Issues (Political, Social, Economic, Environmental)
Info type: reports

CQ Weekly
U.S. Congressional legislative news and analysis
Info type: brief articles, roll call votes, reports on committee and floor activity

Criminal Justice Periodicals
Subjects: Criminology, Corrections
Info type: scholarly articles

Criminology: SAGE Full-Text Collection
Journals from the publisher SAGE
Subjects: Criminology, Corrections
Info type: scholarly journals

CultureGrams
Concise, up-to-date, cultural information about countries around the globe
Includes the World Edition (for junior high school and up) and the Kids, States, and Canadian Provinces editions (for upper elementary school students)
Info Type: photos, downloadable slideshows and streaming videos, build-your-own sortable data tables and graphs, interviews with native children and adults, printable maps and flags, sounds files for the national anthems and country names
Access Tips: Also available via http://mel.org/

Dance in Video
Streaming video dance productions & documentaries by influential performers/companies of 20th century
Info type: video
Access Tip: Up to 5 users at a time. If you don’t get in, try again later.

Data.gov
Searchable, machine readable datasets generated by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government.
Subjects: Government, Public Policy, Statistics
Info Type: datasets and tools

DemographicsNow
Create demographic or consumer expenditure reports, graphs, and maps. Look-up individuals & businesses, or create lists.
Subjects: U.S. demographics & projections, consumer expenditure, market segmentation, retail sales potential, companies, consumer lifestyles & attitudes
Info type: census & consumer expenditure statistics, directory info, Mosaic market segmentation, Simmons consumer data
Notes: Most company sales figures are computer-modelled estimates (not actual).
Search Instruction: Tutorials necessary - tutorial center

Dept of Energy Information Bridge
Research and technical reports by the U.S. Department of Energy
Subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Materials, Biology, Environmental Sciences, Energy Technologies, Engineering, Computer and Information Science, Renewable Energy
Info type: research reports, technical reports

Digital Commons @ EMU
Digital showcase of scholarly and creative works by EMU students, faculty, and staff
Subjects: Covers most subjects
Info type: scholarly articles, theses, dissertations

Directory of Open Access Journals
Scholarly journals that are free on the web
Subjects: Many subjects
Info type: scholarly journals


Dissertations & Theses Full Text
Info type: full text dissertations and theses (1997- ), descriptions of dissertations and theses (1861- ).

Dun & Bradstreet Million Dollar Database
Search for companies by numerous criteria. Esp useful for private company sales info.
Subjects: Private Companies, Public Companies, U.S. Companies
Info Type: directory info, executives, sales, credit scores

E-Books in the library catalog
To find E-books in the library catalog, use the Limit to: options below the search box, and select Electronic Books.

Eastern Michigan University Theses and Dissertations
Info type: full text theses and dissertations

EBSCOhost eBook Collection (formerly NetLibrary)
Subjects: Most Subjects
Info type: Full text e-books
Access Tips: Links to e-books in the EBSCOhost eBook Collection can be also found in the EMU Library Catalog. Most books also available via http://mel.org/ in the Books and Reading Gateway under eBooks

EconLit
Subjects: Economics
Info type: scholarly articles, book info

Educator's Reference Complete
Subscription not renewed by MeL (Michigan eLibrary)

Electronic Collections Online - ECO
Subscription not renewed by MeL (Michigan eLibrary)

eLibrary
A database designed for children grades K-12
Subjects: Includes most subjects
Info type: magazine articles, news articles, books, transcripts, audio and video, maps, educator-approved web sites
Access Tips: Also available via http://mel.org/

eLibrary Elementary
A database designed for children grades K-6
Subjects: Includes most subjects
Info type: magazine articles, news articles, encyclopedia entries, images
Access Tips: Also available via http://mel.org/

Emerald
Journals from the publisher Emerald
Subjects: Various, including Business, Economics, Education, Engineering
Info type: scholarly journals

Encyclopedia of Social Work
A good place to start social work research.
Subjects: Social Work
Info type: encyclopedia articles with overviews and introductions for social work topics

Entrepreneurship
Subjects: entrepreneurship, small business, start ups, business plans
Info type: articles, sample business plans, market research, e-book chapters, business forms


ERIC
Key source for Education articles and reports
Subjects: Education, Communication
Info type: scholarly articles, professional articles, ERIC documents
Access Tips: Also available via http://mel.org/

Esearch
Search the library’s collection of books, articles, e-books, dissertations, videos, music, and more, all from a single interface.
Search Instructions: Finding Articles using Esearch

Evidence Analysis Library (Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics)
Systematic reviews of dietetics & nutrition topics.
Subjects: Dietetics, Nutrition, Healthcare
Info type: systematic reviews, guidelines, articles
Access Tips: Up to 2 users at a time. Please use Log Out link at upper right when finished. If you don’t get in, try again later.
Search Instruction: Orientation Tutorial Modules

Factiva
Large global news database covers all countries
Subjects: news, business, company information
Info type: news articles, news wires, television and radio transcripts, magazines, trade journals, company financials, investment information, articles in many languages
Access Tips: Up to 6 users at a time. If you don’t get in, try again later.
Won't work with older browsers such as IE6.
Use Companies/Markets tab then Companies link for international company info.
Search Instruction: Top 10 Reasons to Love Factiva

FDsys (U.S. Government Federal Digital System)
Free online access to official publications from all three branches of the United States Federal Government
Info type: U.S. government publications

Fire Administration (US) Library Catalog
The U.S. Fire Administration's Library provides information and resources on fire, emergency management and other all-hazards subjects.
Info type:More than 208,000 books, reports, audiovisual materials and indexed articles

Gale PowerSearch
Find articles on a wide range of subjects
Subjects: Covers most subjects
Info type: scholarly articles, professional articles, magazine articles, news articles, encyclopedia and reference book entries
Search Instruction: Gale PowerSearch Video - takes a minute to load

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Search and display the full-text of reference sets.
Subjects: Many subjects, including History, Education, Film, Health, Science, Social Science
Info type: encyclopedia and reference book entries

GenderWatch
NEW INTERFACE
Subjects: Gender issues, Women, Gay/Lesbian/Transgender Issues, Men’s Studies
Info type: scholarly articles, professional articles, news articles, reports

General BusinessFile
Subjects: Business
Info type: news articles, professional articles, scholarly articles, investment reports
Access Tips: Also available via http://mel.org/

General OneFile & Academic OneFile
Find articles on a wide range of subjects
Subjects: Covers most subjects
Info type: scholarly articles, professional articles, magazine articles, news articles
Access Tips: Also available via http://mel.org/

GeoRef
Subjects: geology, geochemistry, geophysics, paleontology, geosciences
Info type: journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses

Google Books
Search the full text of millions of books. Some books can be read online for free, some others include free previews of sections of the books.

Google Scholar
Search for scholarly materials
Subjects: Covers most subjects
Info type: scholarly articles, books, research reports, theses, working papers, cited sources
Access Tips: Use link above to get Findtext+ links.
Search Instruction: Google Scholar Video

GreenFILE
Subjects: Alternative Energy, Climate Change, Conservation, Ecology, Environmental Protection, Organic Agriculture
Info type: scholarly articles, professional articles

Grove Art Online (via Oxford Art Online)
Subjects: Visual Arts, Artists, Aesthetics
Info type: scholarly encyclopedia articles, biographies, images, book info, definitions
Access Tips: Up to 3 users at a time. If you don’t get in, try again later.

Grove Music Online (via Oxford Music Online)
Subjects: Music, Musicians, Composers, Jazz, Opera, Popular Music, Dance
Info type: scholarly encyclopedia articles, biographies, definitions, book info
Access Tips: Up to 3 users at a time. If you don’t get in, try again later.

HarpWeek (Harper's Weekly 1857-1912)
Search or browse old issues of the magazine Harper’s Weekly.
Subjects: History, Women’s Studies, Literature
Info type: magazine articles, primary sources, fiction

HathiTrust Digital Library
Search the HathiTrust Digital Library to find full-text public domain books and other works. It also includes information about works that are still in copyright. Content comes from library partners, Google, the Internet Archive, and Microsoft.

Health & Wellness Resource Center
Subjects: Health, Diseases, Drugs, Medicine, Alternative Medicine
Info type: professional articles, scholarly articles, magazine articles, reference book entries, medical dictionary, web videos
Access Tips: Also available via http://mel.org/
Search Instruction: Searching Health & Wellness Center pdf; Health & Wellness Center video

Health Reference Center Academic
Subjects: Health, Diseases, Drugs, Medicine, Alternative Medicine
Info type: professional articles, scholarly articles, magazine articles, newspaper articles, reference book entries
Access Tips: Also available via http://mel.org/

Heritage of the Printed Book
Subscription not renewed by MeL (Michigan eLibrary)

HeritageQuest Online
Subjects: Genealogy, Local History
Info type: census records, county histories, published genealogies, government records, old directories, historical society newsletters

Highwire Press
Journals from the publisher Highwire
Subjects: Various, especially Life Sciences, Medicine, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Info type: scholarly journals

Historic Documents
Documents on significant events of each year 1972 – current
Subjects: History, Politics, International Affairs
Info type: primary sources, speeches, government reports, treaties, court decisions, presidential statements, studies

Historical Abstracts
Subjects: World History (excludes U.S. and Canada)
Info type: scholarly articles, book info

Historical Statistics of the United States
Search for and download historical statistics on the U.S.
Subjects: History, Population, Economy, Government
Info type: statistics, data series

History and Humanities E-Books
Subjects: History, African American Studies, Art, Architecture, Literature
Info type: full text e-books

History of Science, Technology, and Medicine
Subscription not renewed by MeL (Michigan eLibrary)

History Resource Center: US (now called U.S. History in Context)
Subjects: United States History
Info type: primary sources, encyclopedia articles, scholarly articles, magazine articles, chronologies

Hoover's Company Records via ProQuest Entrepreneurship
Subjects: Private & Public Companies, U.S. Companies, Intl Companies, Nonprofits
Info type: company descriptions, sales, competitors, company history, directory info

Hospitality & Tourism Complete
Subjects: Hotel and Restaurant Management, Travel Industry
Info type: Indexing of professional and scholarly articles and reports as well as full text of more than 480 publications, including periodicals, company & country reports, and books.

ICPSR - Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research
Archive of social science data that can be downloaded and used for original research
Subjects: Political Science, Economics, Education, Geography, Health Care, Criminology, Social Issues
Info type: data sets, survey data, U.S. Census data

Informaworld
The new web site is Taylor & Francis Online

Informe
Search for articles in Spanish-language and bilingual journals
Subjects: Many subjects, especially Arts, Humanities, Spanish Language
Info type: scholarly articles, professional articles, news articles
Access Tips: Also available via http://mel.org/

InformeDesign
NOTE: InformeDesign will be placed in idle mode on August 15, 2011. No new information will be added. Existing content remains available.
Subjects: architecture, graphic design, interior design, urban planning
Info type: scholarly article summaries
Access Tips: Free. First time users must click "Register Here" to set up login and password.

IngentaConnect
Collection of journals from many publishers
Subjects: Covers most subjects
Info type: scholarly articles, professional articles
Access Tips: Only some of the journals are owned by EMU. Before purchasing articles: check Findtext+ or Journals by Title, consider interlibrary loan, and/or consult with a librarian.

Institute of Physics Journals
Collection of physics journals from the Institute of Physics
Subjects: Physics
Info type: scholarly journals
Access Tips: Excessive or systematic downloading of table of contents, articles, etc. may result in an individual’s and/or the university's loss of online access to AIP/IOP physics content.

International Bibliography of the Social Sciences: IBSS
Subjects: Anthropology, economics, finance, political science, sociology, area studies, gender and sexuality, media and communication, psychology
Info Types: journal articles, books, chapters in books

Job and Career Accelerator
Job hunting system enables users to explore over 1,000 different occupations and match interests and skills with the career that’s best. It allows searches for over five million recent local and national job postings while organizing and tracking the users' job search progress. In addition, job seekers can create professional resumes and cover letters as well as practice and master interviewing skills.
Access Tips: Also available via http://mel.org/

JSTOR
Archive of back issues for many journals
Subjects: Covers most subjects
Info type: scholarly journals, professional periodicals
Access Tips: Usually the most recent 3-5 years are not available in JSTOR. However, EMU may have a current subscription to the journal. Check Journals by Title.

Junior Edition
A database designed for junior high and middle school students
Subjects: Many subjects
Info type: magazine articles, news articles, encyclopedia entries, news transcripts
Access Tips: Also available via http://mel.org/

Kids InfoBits
A database designed for children grades K-5.
Subjects: Many subjects
Info type: encyclopedia entries, magazine articles, news articles, images, maps, charts, graphs.
Access Tips: Also available via http://mel.org/

Lansing State Journal
NEW INTERFACE
Search the Lansing State Journal (2002- )
Info type: news articles
Access Tips: Also available via http://mel.org/

LearningExpress Library (formerly LearnATest)
Prepare for tests and improve basic skills with this interactive tool.
Subjects: GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, TOEFL, Math Skills, Reading Skills, Vocabulary, Spelling, Grammar, Jobhunting Skills
Info type: online practice tests, online mini-courses
Access Tips: Also available via http://mel.org/

Legal Forms Library - Michigan and U.S.
Find, download, and adapt Michigan and federal legal forms.
Subjects: Law, Business, Contracts, HR forms, Incorporation, Waivers, Wills
Info type: legal form templates, sample legal forms, sample letters, legal definitions, attorney directory, law digest
Access Tips: Also available via http://mel.org/

LegalTrac
Subjects: Law, U.S. and International
Info type: law review articles, scholarly articles, professional articles
Access Tips: Also available via http://mel.org/

LexisNexis Academic
The library no longer subscribes to LexisNexis Academic. For legal research use Westlaw Campus Research.

LexisNexis Congressional
LexisNexis Congressional is now ProQuest Congressional.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
Subjects: Libraries, Information Science
Info type: scholarly articles, professional articles

Literature Criticism Online & Something About the Author Online
Includes Children's Literature Review, Contemporary Literary Criticism, Drama Criticism, Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism, Something About the Author, Something About the Author Autobiography Series, Twentieth Century Literary Criticism
Subjects: Literature, Children's Literature, Literary Criticism
Info type: biographical essays, encyclopedia articles

Literature Online
Search the text of literary works and find literary criticism.
Subjects: Literature, Literary Criticism
Info type: e-books, novels, poems, plays, scholarly articles, professional articles, reference book entries

Literature Resource Center
Find author biographies, literary criticism, short literary works, articles on literary topics.
Subjects: Authors, Literary Criticism, Literature, Children’s Literature
Info type: biographical essays, encyclopedia articles, scholarly articles, book reviews, poems, short stories, essays, web links, images, audio-file interviews

LUNA
View EMU artists collection and other visual collections
Subjects: Art, Architecture, Humanities
Info type: art images, photographs, maps
Search Instruction: How to use LUNA (pdf)
Using LUNA (videos)

MEDLINE (via FirstSearch)
Subscription not renewed by MeL (Michigan eLibrary)

MEDLINE (via ISI)
Subjects: Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, Health Admin, Psychiatry, Public Health
Info type: scholarly articles, professional articles

MelCat
Search for and request items in many Michigan libraries
Info type: book info, library holdings
Access Tips: Also available via http://mel.org/

Mental Measurements Yearbook
Reviews of educational and psychological tests.
Subjects: Personality Tests, Educational Tests, Aptitude Tests, Neuropsychological Tests, Achievement Tests, Intelligence Tests, Speech & Hearing Tests
Info type: descriptions of tests, reviews of tests
Access Tips: Up to 4 users at a time. If you don’t get in, try again later.

Michigan Authors and Illustrators
Searchable directory of authors who are from or who write about Michigan.
Access Tips: Also available via http://mel.org/

Michigana: Sources in U.S. History Online
Subjects: Michigan history
Info type: Primary source documents, including state and regional histories, travel guides, biographies, speeches and more.

Microbiology Journals (American Society for Microbiology, ASM)
NOTE: There will be a 1 year embargo on 2013 issues of these journals.
Subjects: Biology, Microbiology
Info type: scholarly articles

Mintel Market Research Reports
Subject: Market research for consumer products in U.S. and Europe
Info type: market research reports, customer demographics, competitive analysis, market-share analysis, articles on market trends
Access Tips: Academic use only. First time users must click "Create Profile" to set up an account using my.emich email address.

MLA Bibliography
Subjects: Literature, Folklore, Film, Theater, Languages, Linguistics
Info type: scholarly articles, book info

MLA Directory of Periodicals
Information on the journals indexed in the MLA Bibliography
Info type: publication information, submission information

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
Subjects: Corrections, Courts, Crime, Crime Prevention, Juvenile Justice, Law Enforcement, Substance Abuse, Victim Services
Info type: research reports, professional articles, scholarly articles, statistics, book info, training materials
Access Tips: Gov reports are often on the web. When privately published articles or books are described, locate via Journals by Title or Library Catalog. NCJRS database is also free at http://www.ncjrs.gov

National Library of Medicine Gateway
Search many NLM databases at once: Medline/PubMed, MedlinePlus, ClinicalTrials.gov, etc.
Subjects: Health, Medicine, Clinical Trials, Drugs, Genetics, Hazardous Substances, Health Organizations
Info type: scholarly articles, research reports, consumer health info, e-books, book info, directory info, definitions
Access Tips: Gov reports are often on the web. When privately published articles or books are described, locate via Journals by Title or Library Catalog. NLM Gateway is also free at http://gateway.nlm.nih.gov

Naxos Music Library
Classical, jazz and world music.
Info type: Streaming audio, class play lists

NetLibrary (eBooks) see EBSCOhost eBook Collection
Subjects: Most Subjects
Info type: full text e-books


New York Times
Full text articles 1995 to current.
Info type: news articles
Access Tips: Also available via http://mel.org/

New York Times Backfile (1851 – 2010)
NEW INTERFACE
Cover to cover in pdf. Includes news, editorials, photos, graphics, ads.
Info type: news articles

NewsBank Access World News: Research Collection
6,800+ local, in-state, national and international news sources, including newspapers, broadcast transcripts, newswires, news blogs, news web-only content and video
NOTE: Limited-time trial (until April 30, 2014)

Newsstand
Search over 1000 newspapers, both U.S. and international
Info type: news articles
Access Tips: Also available via http://mel.org/

Nineteenth (19th) Century Masterfile
Includes pre-1930 subject indexes to: Periodicals; Newspapers; Books; US Congressional Record; US and UK Government Documents; US Patents. When possible, includes links to full text.
Subjects: humanities, law, literature, physical sciences, social sciences, technology

NoveList
Subscription not renewed by MeL (Michigan eLibrary)

Nursing Journals Full-Text (via LWW/Ovid)
Collection of 60+ Nursing related journals.
Subjects: Nursing, Case Management, Health Admin, Nutrition, Public Health
Info type: scholarly journals
Access Tips: Click Your Journals@Ovid to search only journals owned by EMU.

Nursing Journals Full-Text (via Pro-Quest)
Subjects: Nursing, Case Management, Health Admin, Nutrition, Public Health
Info type: scholarly articles, professional articles, magazine articles, evidence based reviews, government reports, dissertations, video training

Nursing Resource Center
Subjects: Nursing
Info type: journal articles, encyclopedia & reference book articles, medical illustrations, sample care plans
Access Tips: Also available via http://mel.org/

Nutrition Care Manual
Nutrition information and clinical tools for dietitians, dietetic technicians, and other health care professionals.
Info type: reference source
Access tips: Up to 5 users at a time. Please use Logout link at top of the screen when finished. If you don’t get in, try again later.

OAIster
Find free digital resources for scholars, often in university research repositories.
Subjects: Covers most subjects.
Info type: scholarly articles, e-books, research reports, working papers, conference papers, theses, primary sources, sheet music, audio files, web videos, data sets

OmniFile Full Text Select
Find articles on a wide range of subjects
Subjects: Covers most subjects
Info type: scholarly articles, professional articles, magazine articles

Open Access Theses and Dissertations - OATD
Full text theses and dissertations from 600+ universities.

Opposing ViewPoints In Context
Easy way to research controversial issues--Abortion, Civil Rights, Climate Change, etc.
Subjects: Many Social and Scientific Topics
Info type: viewpoint articles, book chapters, encyclopedia articles, magazine articles, scholarly articles, news articles, statistics, images, audio files, web links, legal & legislative documents
Search Instruction: Opposing Viewpoints Video

Ornithological Research Archive [SORA] (1884 - 2000)
Search or browse back issues of 12+ ornithology journals.
Subjects: Birds, Ornithology
Info type: scholarly journals
Access Tips: Does not include recent journal issues.

Ornithological Worldwide Literature (OWL)
Subjects: Birds, Ornithology
Info type: scholarly articles

OT Search
Subjects: Occupational Therapy
Info type: scholarly articles, book info, conference papers, dissertations, theses

OTDBASE
Search for articles in 20+ Occupational Therapy journals.
Subjects: Occupational Therapy
Info type: scholarly articles
Access Tips: No Findtext+, use Journals by Title to find articles.

Oxford English Dictionary and Historical Thesaurus- OED Online
Subjects: English Language, Word Origins
Info type: reference source, definitions, etymologies, quotations

Oxford Journals
Journals from Oxford University Press
Subjects: many subjects
Info type: scholarly journals

Pediatric Nutrition Care Manual
Pediatric nutrition information and clinical tools for dietitians, dietetic technicians, and other health care professionals.
Info type: reference source
Access tips: Up to 2 users at a time. Please use Logout link at top of the screen when finished. If you don’t get in, try again later.

Philosopher's Index
Subjects: Philosophy
Info type: scholarly articles, book info, essays, book chapters, book reviews

Philosophy Online (Poiesis)
Collection of 75+ Philosophy journals
Subjects: Philosophy, Business Ethics
Info type: scholarly journals, conference papers

Physics Journals
Collection of Physics journals from American Institute of Physics and other societies.
Subjects: Physics
Info type: scholarly journals
Access Tips: Excessive or systematic downloading of table of contents, articles, etc. may result in an individual’s and/or the university's loss of online access to AIP/IOP physics content.

PILOTS Database
Citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events

PrivCo
Sorry, the EMU Library no longer has a subscription to PrivCo. For private company information, try the resources listed on the Company Research guide.

Project Muse
Large collection of 400+ journals published by universities and scholarly societies.
Subjects: Humanities & Social Studies--especially History, Literature, Political Science, Women’s Studies, some Science and Mathematics
Info type: scholarly journals, literary magazines

ProQuest Congressional (Formerly LexisNexis Congressional)
Find legislative materials, regulations, and info on U.S. Congressional activity.
Subjects: U.S. Congress, U.S. Government, Legislation, Regulations, Politics
Info type: congressional hearings, committee reports, bills, selected committee prints, public laws, legislative histories, Congressional Record, Federal Register, U.S. Code, congressional voting records, congressional documents, campaign finance info, political news

ProQuest PowerSearch
Find articles on a wide range of subjects
Subjects: Covers many subjects
Info type: scholarly articles, professional articles, magazine articles, news articles, dissertations and theses
Search Instruction: Using ProQuest PowerSearch

ProQuest Psychology & Sociology Journals
Subjects: Psychology, Sociology, Social Work
Info type: scholarly articles, professional articles

PsycARTICLES
Searchable collection of 60+ journals from American Psychological Association and others.
Subjects: Psychology
Info Type: scholarly articles

PsycINFO
Key database for Psychology articles
Subjects: Psychology, Education, Business, Communication, Linguistics, Social Work
Info type: scholarly articles, book info, conference papers, dissertations, book reviews
Search Instruction: PsycINFO Basics
Locating Quantitative and Qualitative Articles in PsycINFO
PsycINFO Quick Reference Guide

PubMed
Subjects: Health Sciences, Life Sciences, Medicine, Health Admin, Public Health, Nursing
Info type: scholarly articles, professional articles
Search Instruction from EMU librarians: Using CINAHL/PubMed Tutorials from EMU Search Instruction from PubMed: PubMed Quick Start


PubMed Central
Searchable archive of Biomedicine and Life Science journals.
Subjects: Health Sciences, Life Sciences, Medicine, Health Admin, Public Health
Info type: scholarly articles, professional articles
Access Tips: Most recent issues not available for some journals. EMU may have a current subscription—-check Journals by Title. PubMed Central is also free at http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov

R2 Digital Library
The R2 Digital Library is an electronic collection of current health and medical books. Info type: Medical, nursing, and allied health e-books

Readers Guide Retrospective (1890 - 1982)
Index to the contents of popular periodicals from 1890 - 1982
Subjects: History, Popular Culture
Info type: magazine articles
Access Tips: Often these will only be available at the library in paper or microform

RECAL Legacy
Subjects: Prosthetics, Orthotics, Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation
Info type: scholarly articles, conference papers, book info
Access Tips: No content added after 2007. No Findtext+, use Journals by Title to find articles.

Reference Resources (Electronic) via EMU Library
Librarian categorized links to reference sources.
Subjects: Covers most subjects.
Info type: encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, reference books

Religious and Theological Abstracts
Subjects: Religion, Theology
Info type: scholarly articles

RIA Checkpoint .... See Checkpoint Tax Law
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RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
NEW INTERFACE
Subjects: Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, Music Therapy, Music Education
Info type: scholarly articles, magazine articles, conference papers, book info, essays, book chapters, dissertations

RMA eStatement Studies
Financial ratio benchmark data from RMA Annual Statement Studies (was Robert Morris)
Subjects: Industry Ratios, Benchmark Statistics, Industry Default Probabilities, Cash Flow Measures, Balance Sheet Analysis, Risk Measures
Info type: statistics
Access Info: If your industry isn't covered by RMA, try these sources of industry ratios.
Instruction: RMA Webseminar

SAGE eReference Books
Search and display the full-text of reference books from the publisher Sage.
Subjects: Many subjects, including African American Studies, Anthropology, Business Ethics, Communication, Criminology, Economics, Education, Gender Studies, History, Politics, Psychology, Social Issues, Social Work, Sociology.
Info type: encyclopedia articles

SAGE Journals Online
Journals from the publisher Sage
Subjects: Various, including Communications & Media, Social Sciences, Life Sciences, Medicine, Engineering, Info Technology, Business
Info type: scholarly journals

Sanborn Insurance Maps - Michigan
Detailed historical town and city maps from 1880s to 1950s
Subjects: Historic Preservation, Local History, Geography, Genealogy
Info type: maps

Science Citation Index
Search for articles in Science journals and see which articles cite an article
Subjects: Sciences, Computer Science, Engineering, Medicine
Info type: scholarly articles, conference papers

ScienceDirect - Elsevier
Journals from the publisher Elsevier
Subjects: Various, including Physical Sciences, Engineering, Life Sciences, Health Sciences, Info Technology, Social Sciences, Business, Linguistics
Info type: scholarly articles

SciFinder Scholar
Search Chemical Abstracts. Also access CAS Registry of >20M substances and Medline.
Subjects: Chemistry, Materials Science, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Medicine
Info Type: scholarly articles, patents, conference proceedings, dissertations, chemical substances, biosequences, reactions, suppliers, regulatory lists
Access Tips: You must register for SciFinder Scholar before you can use it.
Register


SCIPIO: Art and Rare Book Sales Catalogs
Subscription not renewed by MeL (Michigan eLibrary)

Scirus (Science web sites and journal articles)
Search science-specific web pages including journal web sites
Subjects: Sciences, Mathematics, Medicine, Engineering, Computer Science, Psychology
Info type: web sites, scholarly journals, technical reports, patents, dissertations, course materials
Access Tips: No Findtext+, use Journals by Title to find articles. Articles for sale on the web may be free to you through EMU Library.

Scitation (American Institute of Physics)
Subjects: Engineering, Physics, Physical Sciences
Info type: scholarly journals, professional periodicals, conference papers, web sites
Access Tips: Also available free on the web at http://scitation.aip.org. Link from EMU Library site to get Findtext+ links.

SciTech Connect
Research and technical reports, article citations, datasets, multimedia (collected by the U.S. Department of Energy)
Subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Materials, Biology and Medicine, Geosciences, Environmental Sciences, Energy Technologies, Engineering, Mathematics, Computer and Information Science, Renewable Energy
Info type: research reports, technical reports, article citations, datasets, multimedia

SIRS Discoverer
A database designed for students grades K - 9
Subjects: Many subjects
Info type: magazine articles, news articles, encyclopedia entries, images, web sites
Access Tips: Also available via http://mel.org/

SIRS Renaissance
A database designed for high school and college students
Subjects: Arts, Humanities
Info type: magazine articles, news articles, images
Access Tips: Also available via http://mel.org/

Small Business Resource Center
Subjects: Small businesses, entrepreneurship
Info type: journal articles, reference book articles, books
Access Tips: Also available via http://mel.org/

Social Sciences Citation Index
Search for articles in Social Science journals and see which articles cite an article
Subjects: Social Sciences, Psychology, Business
Info type: scholarly articles, conference papers
Search Instruction: Cited Reference Searching

Social Services Abstracts
Subjects: Social Work, Social Problems, Poverty, Disabilities, Gerontology
Info type: scholarly articles, book reviews, dissertations

Social Work Abstracts
Subjects: Social Work, Social Problems
Info type: scholarly articles
Access Tips: Up to 4 users at a time. If you don’t get in, try again later.

Sociological Abstracts
Subjects: Sociology
Info type: scholarly articles, book info, book chapters, book reviews, conference papers, dissertations

Sports Business Research Network (SBRnet)
Subject: Sports Industry, Sporting Goods, Recreation, Pro Teams, Collegiate Sports
Info type: market research reports, participation statistics, customer expenditure statistics, directory info, articles on market trends.
Access Tips: If tables don't display properly, try using Internet Explorer browser.

Sports Nutrition Care Manual
Sports nutrition information and clinical tools for dietitians, dietetic technicians, and other health care professionals.
Info type: reference source
Access tips: Up to 2 users at a time. Please use Logout link at top of the screen when finished. If you don’t get in, try again later.

SpringerLink Journals (1997- ) and E-Books (2005- )
Journals and e-books from the publisher Springer
Subjects: Various, including Life Sciences, Medicine, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Geosciences, Environment, Engineering, Psychology, Economics, Business, Social Sciences
Info type: scholarly journals and e-books

SRDS - Standard Rate and Data Service
Business Publication, Magazine, and Newspaper Advertising Source
Subject: Advertising, Media
Info type: ad rates, publication profiles, circulation statistics, directory info
Access Tips: EMU has a subscription to only the first 3 publications

Standard & Poors NetAdvantage
Subjects: Companies traded on U.S. exchanges, Industries, Investment
Info types: company info and financials, bond ratings, industry overviews and trends, stock reports, mutual fund reports
Access Tips: In Company Profiles, note numerous links to the left leading to detailed info.

Standard & Poors Research Insight (Compustat)
NOTE: Subscription cancelled as of Monday, October 31, 2011. All Compustat data must be purged from any storage devices and research utilizing Compustat data must cease effective 10/31/2011.
20 years of adjusted time series data for over 11,000 North American public companies
Access Tips: Full data available only on site in EMU computer labs. Some data available via S&P NetAdvantage.
Instruction: See Research Guide for detailed access info and instruction.

Stat!Ref
STAT!Ref is an electronic collection of current health and medical books covering all aspects of medicine and allied health.
Subjects: health sciences, medicine, nursing, nutrition and dietetics, allied health, orthopedics, basic science
Info type: ebooks, exam prep resources for boards and licensing exams, an evidence-based point of care database (ACP PIER), and Joint Commission resources

Student Edition
A database designed for high school students
Subjects: Many subjects
Info type: magazine articles, news articles, encyclopedia entries, reports, news transcripts
Access Tips: Also available via http://mel.org/

Taylor & Francis Online
Journals from publishers: Taylor & Francis, Routledge, Psychology Press
Subjects: Various, including Business, Economics, Education, Engineering Info type: scholarly journals

Technical Report Archive & Image Library
U.S. government technical reports issued primarily prior to 1975

THOMAS - U.S. Congress on the Internet
Legislative documents from the U.S. House and Senate
Subjects: U.S. Government, Politics, Law, Legislation
Info type: bills, public laws, committee reports, vote records, treaties, congressional debate transcripts
Access Tips: Also free at http://thomas.loc.gov

Times Literary Supplement Centenary Archive
Find articles and reviews in the Times Literary Supplement from 1902-2007
Subjects: Literature, Children’s Books, Art, Theater, Film
Info type: book reviews, art reviews, theater reviews, movie reviews, poems
Access Tips: Click “view facsimile” to see full text

TOXNET - Toxicology Data Network
Databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases
Subjects: Toxicology, Hazardous Substances, Carcinogens, Environmental Mutagens, Pollution
Info type: government reports, maps, chemical structures, directory info
Access Tips: Also free on the web at http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov

Turfgrass Information File
Subjects:Turfgrass research
Info type: articles from peer reviewed publications, technical reports and conference proceedings, trade and professional publications, local professional newsletters, and popular magazines as well as monographs, theses and dissertations, fact sheets and brochures, software, and web documents
Access Tips: Also available via http://mel.org/

U.S. History in Context
Subjects: United States History
Info type: primary sources, encyclopedia articles, scholarly articles, magazine articles, chronologies

Ulrich's Global Serials Directory (UlrichsWeb)
Information on journals, magazines, newsletters, and newspapers
Info type: reference source
Search instruction: Determining peer-reviewed status using Ulrich's (pdf)

Wall Street Journal via Factiva
Read today’s Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, etc.
Subjects: Business, News, Politics
Info type: newspaper articles
Access Tips: Use News Pages tab. Up to 6 users at a time. If you don’t get in, try again later. You can also use ABI/INFORM to search the WSJ.

Warc
Subjects: advertising, IMC, marketing
Info Type: articles, case studies, reports, How-To guides, company profiles, advertising statistics.

Web of Science
Search for articles in Science & Social Science & Arts/Humanities journals and see which articles cite an article
Subjects: Many subjects, especially Sciences and Social Sciences
Info type: scholarly articles, conference papers
Search Instruction: Web of Science Quick Tour - Video
Cited Reference Searching

Westlaw Campus Research
Perform legal research and/or search for news articles
Subjects: U.S. Law, State Law, European Union Law, News
Info type: court cases, laws, regulations, law review articles, legal encyclopedias, legal guides, law dictionary, news articles
Access Tips: Use Law tab to access legal research materials
NOTE: Many functions of Westlaw will only function properly if you disable any pop-up blocker. For example, printing may not work if a pop-up blocker is active.

Wiley Online Library
Journals from the publishers Wiley and Blackwell
Subjects: Most subject areas, especially in Sciences, Medicine, and Social Sciences
Info type: scholarly journals
Access Tips: Only some of the journals are owned by EMU. Before purchasing articles: check Journals by Title, consider interlibrary loan, and/or consult with a librarian.

Wilson Select Plus [now called OmniFile Full Text Select]
Find articles on a wide range of subjects
Subjects: Covers most subjects
Info type: scholarly articles, professional articles, magazine articles

World Almanacs
Subscription not renewed by MeL (Michigan eLibrary)

WorldCat - via FirstSearch
Search for materials in libraries worldwide
Info type: book info, library holdings
Access Tips: Also available via http://mel.org/

WorldCat.org
Search for materials in libraries worldwide. Also tools for creating lists & bibliographies.
Info type: book info, library holdings
Access Tips: Also free on the web at http://www.worldcat.org