Electronic Databases by Title
ABC-CLIO eBook Collection
Over 6,000 EBook titles covering many topics including American History, Current Events and Issues, Literature, Military History and Studies, Multicultural and Gender Studies, Popular Culture, Science, Technology and Environment, and World History.
A unique resource focusing on hard-to-find local and regional business news coverage of large corporations, privately held companies, local start-ups, executive profiles, marketing, finance, and industry news. Provides access to business information not typically found in national news sources. Contains news and analysis, information on local markets, and more gathered from major business tabloids, magazines, daily newspapers, wire services, and city, state, and regional business publications.
The most scholarly and comprehensive way to explore and understand business research topics. Search nearly 1800 worldwide business periodicals for in-depth coverage of business and economic conditions, management techniques, theory, and practice of business, advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, finance, taxation, computers, and more. Expanded international coverage. Fast access to information on 60,000 + companies with business and executive profiles. Now includes The Wall Street Journal.
ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry
Search more than 750 business periodicals and newsletters with a trade or industry focus. Provides users with the latest industry news, product and competitive information, marketing trends, and a wide variety of other topics. Contains publications on every major industry, including finance, insurance, transportation, construction, and many more.
Academic Search Complete
This scholarly collection offers information in nearly every area of academic study including: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more. Academic Search Premier offers peer-reviewed full text journals and critical information from many sources unique to this database. It is a multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,400 journals.
The American Chemical Society is the leading publisher of peer-reviewed research journals in the chemical and related sciences, serving scientific communities worldwide through an unparalleled commitment to quality, reliability, and innovation.
This database provides indexing and abstracts from more than 4,000 current serial and non-serial titles, including content from AIAA and NASA. The database currently includes over 3.6M records from periodicals, conference papers, trade journals, magazines, books, patents and technical reports, with indexing back to the early 1960's. Covers all aspects of applied research in the aerospace and space sciences.
African American Experience
The African American Experience is the definitive electronic research tool for African American history and culture from one of the most respected publishers in the field. The two primary goals: to provide rock-solid information from authorities in the field, and to allow African Americans to speak for themselves through a wealth of primary sources. Drawing on over 400 volumes, and designed under the guidance of leading librarians, this database gives voice to the black experience from its African origins to the present day.
Nearly 3,000 poems written by African-American poets in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Over 40,000 poems by more than 200 American poets from the Colonial Period to the early twentieth century.
Access World News/Newsbank
Find current and archived state, national and international articles on issues, events, people, government and more with the world's largest collection of full-text newspapers and other sources including the Charlotte Observer (1985-Current), Daily Advance (4/27/02-Current), New York Times (2000-Current), Washington Post (1977-Current), Access Business News, Access International News, Access Military, Government, and Defense, Access Newswires & Transcripts, and Acceda Noticias.
America's Newspapers: North Carolina
An assortment of North Carolina newspapers with unique coverage of local and regional news, including companies, politics, sports, industries, cultural activities, and people in the community. Paid ads are excluded.
American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography
A collection of the life histories of former slaves in the United States compiled through nearly 4,000 interviews with ex-slaves.
American Song is a history database that allows people to hear and feel the music from America's past. The database includes songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys. Included in the database are the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests, and more.
ArchiveGrid is an important destination for searching through historical documents, personal papers, and family histories held in archives around the world. Thousands of libraries, museums, and archives have contributed nearly a million collection descriptions to ArchiveGrid. Researchers searching ArchiveGrid can learn about the many items in each of these collections, contact archives to arrange a visit to examine materials, and order copies.
Art & Architecture Complete Â
Magazines, journals, trade publications and books covering a variety of art and architecture subjects including antiques, art and art history, interior and landscape design, and more. Includes image collection of over 63,000 images. Â Provides full-text coverage of 380 periodicals and more than 220 books. In addition, this database offers cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 780 academic journals, magazines and trade publications, as well as for over 230 books.
Bills from the NC General Assembly
Links for Bill Look-Up and Full Text Search of bills from 1997 to present; Session Law/Chaptered Bill Search; Tips for Finding Bills; Simple Bill Inquiry; and much more legislation information.
Biography in Context
Gale Biography in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content (including Lives & Perspectives) with periodicals and multimedia organized into a user-friendly portal experience while also allowing users to search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.
Biography Reference Center
Biography Reference Center offers a comprehensive collection of more than 450,000 full text biographies, including the complete full text run of Biography Today and Biography Magazine, as well as thousands of narrative biographies that are not available in other databases.
Bio Med Central
BioMed Central is an STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) publisher which has pioneered the open access publishing model. All original research articles published by BioMed Central are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication. BioMed Central's portfolio of 199 journals includes general titles such as Journal of Biology alongside specialist journals (e.g. BMC Bioinformatics, Malaria Journal) that focus on particular disciplines . All the research published by BioMed Central's journals is open access, but BioMed Central also provides access to various additional products and services that require a subscription.
BioOne is the product of collaboration among scientific societies, libraries, academe and the private sector. It brings to the Web an aggregation of the full-texts of high-impact bioscience research journals. BioOne provides a unique aggregation of high-impact bioscience research journals, featuring timely content on a wide-array of today's most pressing topics, including global warming, stem cell research, ecological and biodiversity conservation BioOne provides integrated access to interrelated journals focused on the biological, ecological and environmental sciences.
Books In Print
Books In Print is an essential bibliographic if you're looking for information on books, audio books, or videos. Books In Print helps you search the marketplace and find just the right title, including ebooks.
Britannica's Global Reference Center
Britannica's Global Reference Center is an extensive collection of Encyclopedia Britannica's foreign language content, offering trustworthy information in Spanish, Japanese, Korean, simplified Chinese, and French. Users will find comprehensive global content on subjects such as art, geography, history, politics, science, sports, technology and more!
Britannica Online Academic Edition
Britannica Over 120,000 articles, an updated world atlas, thousands of images and videos, an online dictionary and thesaurus, over 300,000 articles from respected magazines and journals, news headlines, a guide to the Web's best sites, and much more.
Business Full Text
PlanetaSaber features the Gran Enciclopedia Planeta, the most comprehensive encyclopedia in the Spanish language, including over 145,000 encyclopedia articles, more than 10,000 maps, photos, and media pieces, and 8,000 Internet links! Special features include a visual navigator, interactive atlas, and multi-language dictionary.
Provides fast, convenient access to a multitude of outstanding sources-from The New York Times Business Section and The Wall Street Journal to magazines and scholarly journals. Users will find feature articles, product reviews, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, obituaries, surveys, book reviews, reports from associations, societies, trade shows and conferences, and more. Full Text articles far back as 1982.
Business Source Complete
Journals, peer-reviewed publications, magazines on a wide range of topics including: marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics.A definitive scholarly business database, providing the leading collection of bibliographic and full text content. Â Indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back as far as 1886 are included. In addition, searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,300 journals.
Provides rights-cleared, high-quality art images for class projects, art history and studio art programs, course Web sites, lectures, presentations, and research resources.
Cabell's Directories is an easy point of reference when preparing to publish a manuscript. The directory helps scholars identify journals for publication and guides users in evaluating journal quality. Entries include contact information, manuscript guidelines, acceptance rates, review process, number of reviewers and audience. They also provide links directing you to guidelines and submission information.
Chadwyck Literature Collections
Chadwyck-Healey literature collections makes available the works of a wide spectrum of canonical writers, as well as their lesser-known contemporaries, in electronic form to support sophisticated analysis, critical debate, scholarly dialogue, and linguistic research in the humanities.
CIA World Factbook
An annual publication of the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States with almanac-style information about the countries of the world. The Factbook provides a two- to three-page summary of the demographics, geography, communications, government, economy, and military of 266 U.S.-recognized countries, dependencies, and other areas in the world.
CINAHL w/Full Text(Current Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature)
Covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. Offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals and book chapters. Indexing for 2,717 journals and full text for 320 journals, plus legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments, and clinical trials.
Classical Music Library
Includes 17,000 tracks of classical music recordings for listening, browsing, and searching, benchmarked against the Music Library Association's listing of essential sound recordings. Also includes program notes, composer biographies, and images cross-referenced to the recordings. Recommended play lists are presented by themes and categories. Years of Coverage: Medieval to current
Contemporary World Music
Contemporary World Music delivers the sounds of all regions from every continent. The database will contain important genres such as reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz, and other genres such as traditional music - Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku, and more.
CQ Researcher Online
The CQ Researcher provides original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues shaping our world. Each 12,000-word report is a unique work, investigated and written by a seasoned journalist. Published 44 times a year, CQ Researcher reports offer in-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy.
Complete source for expert coverage of the U.S. Congress: status of bills, votes and amendments, floor and committee activity, and back room maneuvering. Produced by the largest news team on Capitol Hill.
Crime in North Carolina (Uniform Crime Report)
Law enforcement agencies report the number of offenses and associated crime data for many Part 1 crimes and offences, calculate the Crime Index and Crime Rate. Arrest data are reported for Part 2 offenses. The UCR Program collects data on the age, race and sex of persons arrested for all crimes except traffic violations. Statistics are broken down by county and the report is accessible in several sections using Adobe Acrobat.
The North Carolina Digital Heritage Center is a statewide digitization and digital publishing program housed in the North Carolina Collection at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Digital Heritage Center works with cultural heritage institutions across North Carolina to digitize and publish historic materials online. Through its free or low-cost digitization and online hosting services, the Digital Heritage Center provides libraries, archives, museums, historic sites, and other cultural heritage institutions with the opportunity to publicize and share their rare and unique collections online.
24,467 titles in Literature, Technology, Career & Self Help, How-to books and more! Brought to you by NCLive.
Education Full Text
Brings you comprehensive coverage of an international range of English-language periodicals, monographs and yearbooks. Full text of articles cover to cover, from hundreds of journals Full text coverage begins in January 1996.
Essentially the complete English poetic canon from 600 to 1900. Over 165,000 poems by more than 1,250 poets drawn from nearly 4,500 printed sources.
Environment Complete contains records from more than 2,200 domestic and international titles going back to 1888 as well as more than 190 monographs from journals on topics including agriculture, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, urban planning, and more. The database also contains full text for more than 920 journals.
Entrepreneurial Studies Source
Entrepreneurial Studies Source provides the latest insight into topics relevant to entrepreneurship and small business. This database offers users full text for more than 125 key periodicals, 135 reference books, case studies, thousands of company profiles and over 600 videos with transcripts and related articles from the Harvard Faculty Series and Vator.TV.
This popular free drug reference program provides regularly updated information on commonly prescribed medications including adult and pediatric dosing, drug interactions, adverse reactions, cost/packaging, regimens and tables, and formularies. Supplementary products are available for purchase. (Health Sciences Library, UNC - Chapel Hill)
Indexes over 750 journals in the field of education from 1966 to present.
Faber Poetry Library
A collection of some of the most influential poets of the twentieth century. The Faber list includes Ted Hughes, Seamus Heaney, T. S. Eliot and Sylvia Plath covering the seventy year history of this major publishing house.
Films on Demand
Films on Demand is a web-based video delivery service that allows users the ability to view thousands of steaming Â educational videos and Film Clips. Special features allow users the ability to organize and bookmark clips, create and share playlists, and create personalize folders.
Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
Updated annually, this database includes over 25,000 full text records, covering an array of subject areas.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference books on the subjects of arts, biography, education, environment, history, medicine, multicultural studies, nation and world, religion, science, and social science.
General Science Full Text
The first place to look for answers to science-related questions. This database features full text, plus the graphs, charts, diagrams, photos, and illustrations that convey an abundance of scientific information. Full text coverage begins in January 1995.
Health Source: Consumer Edition
Provides consumer oriented information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine, and general health. Includes searchable full text for over 150 consumer health journals, abstracts and indexing for nearly 175 general health, nutrition and professional health care publications, and thousands of essays covering eight major health related subjects, including adult health, behavioral health, cardiology, drug and medication information, pediatric health, senior health, women's health and sports medicine. Includes results from Clinical Pharmacology, which replaces information previously obtained from USP DI: Volume II, Advice for the Patient. (Available via NCLive)
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Provides more than 400 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines, and provides abstracts and indexing for over 500 journals. Also includes integrated results from Clinical Pharmacology (which replaces USP DI: Volume II, Advice for the Patient) and access to Stedman's Medical Dictionary.
Provides libraries with a unique, growing collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture. Contains original page images for all documents, over 25,000 books, the entire U.S. Federal Census, PERSIT, and other expanding collections.
HighWire Press Journals
HighWire Press hosts the largest repository of high impact, peer-reviewed content, with 1184 journals and 4,881,656 full text articles from over 140 scholarly publishers. HighWire-hosted publishers have collectively made 1,947,458 articles free.
Hoover's Company Records
Profiles of more than 40,000 companies, 600 industries, and 225,000 key executives. Hoover's Company Records provides easy access to the most thorough and up-to-date business information available, including company overview, company history, officers and board members, competitors, products and operations, auditors, rankings, related industry information, and historical financials.
Hoover's Online business research platform allows you to search U.S. and international company listings by industry, size, & geography to create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, and raise funds.
Humanities Full Text
Humanities Full Text brings you full-text plus abstracts and bibliographic indexing of the most noted scholarly sources in the humanities, as well as numerous lesser-known but important specialized magazines. The database indexes, abstracts, and delivers the full text of feature articles, interviews, obituaries, bibliographies, original works of fiction, drama and poetry, book reviews, and reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, operas, plays, radio and television programs, and more.
IEEE Computer Society Digital Library
Provides online access to 22 society magazines and transactions, and more than 1,700 selected conference proceedings.
International Music Score Library Project (IMSLP)
IMSLP provides music scores free of charge to anyone with internet access, with several other projects in planning. IMSLP is also entirely collaborative, and all contributions are greatly welcome.
Intelliconnect/CCH (Password required. Please contact the G. R. Little Reference Department)
Combines federal, state and international tax information with research functionality. It includes full-text primary source documents, analysis and current tax news. CCH@HandTM, allows searching multiple publications simultaneously and gives one-click access to Tax Research NetWork documents from Microsoft® Office 2003 programs.
IOP (Institute of Physics) Electronic Journals
Provides full-text access to journals published by the Institute of Physics (IOP) for those journals to which the G. R. Little Library subscribe to online. Access to the table of contents is available for those IOP journals to which Marquette Libraries do not subscribe.
IPA Source is the web's largest library of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and art song texts. IPA Source offers access to over 7075 texts including 1246 aria texts.
Jazz Music Library
Jazz Music Library is the largest and most comprehensive collection of streaming jazz available online -- with thousands of jazz artists, ensembles, albums, and genres.
LearningExpress provides an interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help patrons, students, and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results.
Provides access to full-text news, business, and legal publications. Access over 6,000 news, business, and legal sources. The news coverage includes deep backfiles and up-to-the-minute stories in national and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources. The Company Dossier module retrieves detailed company information and financial performance measures and can identify and compare companies matching specific criteria. This product also provides access to the renowned Shepard's CitationsÂ® service for all federal and states court cases back to 1789.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. This database also contains full text for more than 330 journals. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.
Literary Reference Center PlusÂ
Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on nearly 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. The optional MLA International Bibliography module adds citations for hundreds of thousands of books, articles and dissertations from 1926 to the present, linked to full text where available. Recently added are over 1,200 Additional Full-Text Literary Reference Books/Works, Over 200 Additional Full-Text Literary Journals & Magazines, 35 Volumes of New Contemporary Literature Titles from Salem Press, and 40 Full-Text Literary Study Guides.
Literature Resource Center
Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on nearly 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. The optional MLA International Bibliography module adds citations for hundreds of thousands of books, articles and dissertations from 1926 to the present, linked to full text where available.
Mary Ann Liebert
A searchable database of peer reviewed journals in the fields of biomedical research and life sciences, biotechnology, clinical medicine and surgery, complementary and alternative medicine, engineering and informatics, law, psychology, and public health and policy.
MAS Complete is designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for more than 540 popular, high school magazines. MAS Complete also provides more than 440 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.
Covers a wide variety of topics from about 3,100 magazines and journals from 1984 to present.
MedlinePlus: Drugs, Supplements, & Herbal Information
This database contains information for common supplements and herbs from Natural Standard. Information includes dosing, evidence-based uses, and cautions. It is geared towards use by the general public. The Mayo Clinic Drugs & Supplements page also includes listings from the Natural Standard Drug Guide. (Health Sciences Library, UNC - Chapel Hill)
Military & Government Collection
Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military, this database offers a thorough collection of military titles, trade publications, and news weeklies. Military & Government Collection includes abstracts and indexing for nearly 400 titles providing cover to cover full text for nearly 350. The database also includes full text for 245 pamphlets.
Morningstar Investment Research Center
Morningstar Combines in one timely database all the fund and stock information necessary for in-depth research. In one database, you have comprehensive information on both mutual funds and stocks. And each fund and stock report is loaded with critical data and decisive analysis.
The Music Index Online (Use Internet Explorer to access)
he Music Index Online edition features over 1.4 million records. The searchable database is updated quarterly with about 100,000 new records added annually. In 2008, The Music Index Online coverage will span from 1973 to the present. Some backfile data from the period 1962-1972 is also included. Topics concerned with every aspect of the classical and popular world of music are thoroughly categorized and organized according to the framework of an internal Subject List which includes both Geographical and Subject Headings.
Music Online is the broadest and most comprehensive online music resource that cross-searches all of your library's Alexander Street Press music databases. Individual products can be accessed via the go to menu at the footer of the page.
The description is: Over 379 titles in History, the Social Sciences, Criminal Justice, and more. Brought to you by NCLive.
Naxos Music Library
Naxos Music Library: Naxos Music Library an online music library which includes the complete Naxos, Marco Polo and Dacapo catalogues of over 85,000 tracks, including Classical music, Jazz, Blues, World, Folk and Chinese music. While listening you can read notes on the works being played as well as biographical information on composers or artists in Naxos's extensive database. All these can be accessible from computers in academic libraries, home or office. Naxos Music Library and all of its contents are owned by Naxos Digital Services Ltd., part of the Hong Kong-based Naxos Group of Companies. Users can Search by composer, artist, period, year of composition, instrument or genre. Playlists can also be easily created for educational use.
Provides cover-to-cover full text for 25 national (U.S.) & international newspapers, including The Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Times (London), Toronto Star, and others. Also contains selected full text for more than 260 regional (U.S.) newspapers, including The News & Observer, The Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Detroit Free Press, The Miami Herald, Daily News (New York), San Jose Mercury News, and others. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, and more.
New York Times
Provides full text access to New York Times (1980-current), New York Times Magazine (1997-current), and New York Times Book Review (1997-current).
North American Women's Letters and Diaries
Alexander Street Press Over 150,000 pages of published letters and diaries plus 4,000 pages of previously unpublished materials depicting the personal experiences of hundreds of women.
North Carolina Community Newspapers
A gateway to over 100 North Carolina community newspapers containing current or latest issue coverage, sometimes limited to stories of local interest. Archival access varies greatly and coverage may change without notice.
North Carolina Curriculum
Find Department of Public Instruction goals and objectives for classroom subjects and grade levels for North Carolina. The look-up service provides a convenient way for teachers, administrators, and parents to verify the instructional objectives of the Standard Course of Study at a given grade by subject area.
North Carolina Education Directory
This directory contains addresses and phone numbers of every North Carolina public, federal or charter school and public school system, all employees of the Department of Public Instruction, contact information for education organizations, associations, North Carolina commissions, and educational material suppliers.
North Carolina Maps
North Carolina Maps is a comprehensive, online collection of historic maps of the Tar Heel State. Featuring maps from three of the state's largest map collections -- the North Carolina State Archives, the North Carolina Collection at UNC-Chapel Hill, and the Outer Banks History Center -- North Carolina Maps provides an unprecedented level of access to these materials. North Carolina Maps contains more than 3,000 maps, ranging in date from the late 1500s to 2000, and including detailed maps for each of North Carolina's one hundred counties.
North Carolina Public Schools Statistical Profile
Find selected statistical data from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction on students, personnel and finances. Provides breakdowns by school system and in some appropriate cases by age (grade), race, and gender.
North Carolina Teacher Academy
Find Internet based resources for K-12 classroom teachers and educational sites recommended for students and parents.
A readers' advisory service that is searchable by author, title, series name, and plot (including character, topic, time period, and setting) to retrieve descriptions, reviews, discussion guides, and feature articles related to books of interest. Readers may select from information provided to find similar books that appeal to them. Updated and expanded monthly, the service also includes author read-alikes, lists of award-winning fiction, and book lists arranged by genre and subgenre, feature articles, school content and more
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Opposing Viewpoints in Context is the premier online resource covering today's hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.
Oxford Music Online
Oxford Music Online is a gateway that offers users the ability to access and cross-search the vast resources of Oxford's music reference in one location. It includes The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Grove Music Online and the Oxford Companion to Music.
Passport is an award-winning market research database used to understand the global business environment in a time of rapid change and increased globalization. Passport features millions of statistics and in-depth reports on industries with demographic, macro and socioeconomic data and analysis on consumers and economies in countries worldwide.
Points of View
Points of View is designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects. Students can use Points of View as a guide to debate, developing arguments, writing position papers, and for development of critical thinking skills. Each Points of View Essay includes a series of questions and additional material to generate further thought. Also included are thousands of supporting articles from the world's top political and societal publications.
Primary Search (Children's Magazines)
Indexing and abstracting of 116 children's magazines from 1984 to present.
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses (PQD&T)
With more than 2 million entries, PQD&T is the single, central, authoritative resource for information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses. Dissertations published from 1980 forward include 350-word abstracts written by the author. Master's theses published from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts. Titles published since 1997 are available in PDF format and have 24 page previews.
Proquest Digital Microfilm
Contains Barron's, New York Times Late Edition (East Coast), News and Observer (Raleigh), and Wall Street Journal Eastern Addition.
Contains many full text articles from the Wall Street Journal, and the Financial Times (London).
From the American Psychological Association (APA), contains more than 2 million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, all in psychology and related disciplines, dating as far back as the 1800s. The database also includes information about the psychological aspects of related fields such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business, law and others.
A service of the National Library of Medicine, PubMed provides access to over 11 million citations from MEDLINE and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources.
Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature
A database containing comprehensive indexing and abstracting of the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States and Canada, plus the full text of selected periodicals. Full text begins in January 1994 for most titles. the ultimate index of subjects in the popular press.
Searchable database with detailed information, including addresses and phone numbers, on more than 12 million U.S. businesses, 102 million U.S. residents, 683,000 U.S. health care providers, and 95,000 Technology Companies and 280,000 Executives Database.
RefWorks provides solutions for research management, writing, and collaboration. Managing information, writing research papers, and creating bibliographies has always been a time-consuming, complex task, often involving the use of different systems and applications. RefWorks makes this a problem of the past with a simple-to-use online tool, to capture, organize, store, share, and manipulate data generated by multiple information resources. The continued introduction of new features - such as a RSS feed reader and RefShare, a tool for web dissemination and publication of databases - expands upon integration of the newest technologies. As a result, researchers are supported with effective tools not readily available from other research management programs.
Regional Business News
Contains 75 business journals, newspapers, and newswires (full text for many of these resources) covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Included are Arizona Business, Business North Carolina, Crain's New York Business (and other Crain Communications editions), Des Moines Business Record, Enterprise Salt Lake City, Fort Worth Business Press, Orange County Business Journal, Westchester County Business Journal, and more.
Resources for College Libraries
RCL covers the entire two-year and four-year college curriculum and provides a list of core titles that are essential for undergraduate study. The core list features over 65,000 titles in 61 curriculum-specific subjects.
The SAGE Full-Text Collections are award-winning, discipline-specific research databases of the most popular peer-reviewed journals in Communication Studies, Criminology, Education, Health Sciences, Management & Organization Studies, Materials Science, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Urban Studies & Planning published by Publications and participating societies. These comprehensive databases include more than 256 journals, 360,000 articles, book reviews, and editorials, with all the original graphics, tables, and page numbers. The Collections provide researchers and students with a research environment that is easy to use and complete with the most up-to-date content and backfiles back to volume 1, issue 1.
Sanborn Maps North Carolina
Sanborn Maps North Carolina Sanborn Maps for the state of North Carolina provides digital access to 11,173 large-scale maps of 158 North Carolina towns and cities. Users have the ability to easily manipulate the maps, magnify and zoom in on specific sections, and compare maps from different years.
Science Direct provides over 1,000 journals covering all areas of science, medicine, and the social sciences.
Science Reference Center
A comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content. Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
SciFinder is a research discovery tool that allows college students and faculty to access a wide diversity of research from many scientific disciplines, including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and more! Register for a SciFinder Scholar Account
A Search Engine for Today's Industrial Physicist. It covers hundreds of thousands of articles from a multitude of physical science and engineering publishers, many with an explicit focus on the industrial applications of physics. Scitation includes links to many rich sources of information, including ISI's Web of Science, MEDLINE, Chemport/Chemical Abstracts Service, SPIN database, INSPEC, EDP Sciences, X-ArkiV, SLAC-SPIRES, and other Scitation journals, among others.
Provides up-to-date information and pricing for popular magazines and other serials. Contains listings for over 150,000 U.S. and international titles, including 8,000 newspapers. Also includes data on over 87,000 publishers worldwide.
SimplyMap is a web-based mapping application that lets users quickly create professional-quality thematic maps and reports using powerful demographic, business, and marketing data. Available via NCLive.
Small Business Reference Center
Small Business Reference Center provides up to date information on relevant topics from starting a company, operations management and sales to growing or rescuing a business. Advice is given on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding. Business videos provide critical information for business owners: interviews, 'lessons learned' features, lectures and 'how to' videos help foster success in all aspects of managing a business. State-specific resources support the researcher with demographic data and other local information.
Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries
Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries, produced in partnership with Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, is a virtual encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural traditions. The collection provides educators, students, and interested listeners with an unprecedented variety of online resources that support the creation, continuity, and preservation of diverse musical forms.
Social Sciences Full Text
Covers the latest concepts, trends, opinions, theories, and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences. Full text articles as far back as 1995.
A searchable database of peer reviewed journals in the disciplines of behavioral science, biomedical and life sciences, business and economics, chemistry and materials science, computer science, earth and environmental science, engineering, humanities, social sciences, law, mathematics, medicine, and physics and astronomy.
State Data Center
The North Carolina State Data Center (SDC) is a consortium of state and local agencies that provides information and data about the State and its component geographic areas. The site includes population, economic, and income data as well as county profiles and rankings. Recently a public health section was added which includes a link to the North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics. There is also a link to the North Carolina Statistical Register.
The State Demographics unit provides state, county, and municipal population estimates and projections by year, age, race, and sex. The annual estimates of the population of North Carolina counties and municipalities are used in the distribution of state shared revenues to local governments. County and state population projections, available by age, race (white/other) and sex, are used for long range planning.
Statistical Abstract of the United States
The online edition of the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.
Offers statistical data stored in a relational database. Allows for reports that contain many data elements, in several subject categories, for many years, in many locations. The query tool allows users to formulate specific questions, and to retrieve specific answers.
Teaching Positions in North Carolina
This page contains links to all the information needed to apply for a job in North Carolina's improving public schools, including information about licensure, national board certification, application forms, and local job fairs.
TCM HerbLibrary Registration Required
This site, hosted by the Rocky Mountain Herbal Institute, contains a database of herbs organized by botanical name, taste, clinical functions, contraindications, dosages, recommended preparation, physiological and pharmacological notes. The herb records are structured by primary function category, according to the traditional Chinese classification system, as well as by alphabetical indices by Mandarin and by Latin pharmaceutical name. Also included on this site is an electronic textbook of Traditional Chinese Herbal Sciences. Registration is required in order to obtain a user name and password to access the database. (Health Sciences Library, UNC - Chapel Hill)
Therapeutics Initiative: Evidence Based Drug Therapy
The Therapeutics Initiative was established in 1994 by the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics in cooperation with the Department of Family Practice at the University of British Columbia to provide physicians and pharmacists with up to date, evidence based, practical information on rational drug therapy. (Health Sciences Library, UNC - Chapel Hill)
Twentieth Century African-American Poetry
A collection of poetry written by the most important and influential African American poets of the twentieth century. Presently includes over 6,000 poems from over 100 complete editions by 46 poets.
Twentieth Century American Poetry
A database of modern and contemporary American poetry from the early twentieth century to the present. Presently includes 36,000 poems drawn from 460 volumes by 217 poets.
Twentieth-Century English Poetry
Containing tens of thousands of works by 288 poets, Twentieth-Century English Poetry provides an overview of poetry written in the 20th century by both established and emerging writers.
US History in Context
Gale U.S. History in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
Wiley Online Library
A searchable database of peer reviewed journals in the fields of business, chemistry, computer science, earth and environmental science, education, engineering, law, life sciences, mathematics and statistics, medicine and healthcare, physics and astronomy, polymers and material science, psychology, and other social sciences.
Wilson OmniFile Full Text, Mega Edition
Dramatically expands your periodical resources with electronic access to full text articles, page images, article abstracts, and citations from over 4,000 journals. Coverage back as early as 1982 ensures that every search is as deep as it is broad. Users have access to information on virtually any subject.
World Data Analyst
A collection of current and past statistics on the countries of the world that makes historical and cross-national comparisons easy.
World History in Context
Gale World History in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.