CONTENT: A database of biographic information on 320,000 people compiled from many reference works previously published in print.
RESOURCE TYPES: Full-text bios with integrated multi-media including: full-text newspapers, journals and magazines, video and audio selections from archival film clips to NBC and NPR, subject-searchable image galleries, and links to screened, reliable websites.
COVERAGE: Some 50,000 new and/updated biographies are added each year. Daily status updates from the following sources: Contemporary Authors, Encyclopedia of World Biography, Writers Directory, Newsmakers, Historic World Leaders, Contemporary Musicians, Historic World Leaders, Notable Twentieth-Century Scientists, Contemporary Black Biography, Dictionary of American Biography, Religious Leaders of America, International Dictionary of Art & Artists, and many more.
CONTENT: The libraryï¿½s current collection of electronic books, fiction and nonfiction on all topics covering a variety of fields of study. Read them on your computer screen. Each title includes the table of contents for easy navigation.
RESOURCE TYPES: eBooks
COVERAGE: eBooks for all ages and in all genres. Access to eBooks is 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
A digital preservation repository and access platform for public domain and in-copyright content from Google, Internet Archive, Microsoft, and in-house partner institution initiatives. The name comes from the Hindi word for elephant (‘Hah-tee’) and a core value of research libraries (‘Trust’).
Digitized collections of books, journals, pamphlets, and proceedings, many from the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (the academic equivalent of the “Big Ten” universities). Freely available, no password required.
CONTENT: Browse by journal title or discipline including: anthropology, art, art history, architecture, economics, ecology, film studies, folklore, history, mathematics, music, performing arts, philosophy, political science, religion, sociology, statistics, and many more.
RESOURCE TYPES: Scholarly journals and monographs.
COVERAGE: Over 1,000 scholarly journals and other scholarly content, from the earliest issues (many in the late 1800s) to within 3-5 years of current publication. Collections: Arts & Sciences I Collection, Arts & Sciences II Collection, Arts & Sciences III Collection, Arts & Sciences VII Collection, Nineteenth-Century Literature and The William and Mary Quarterly.
Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO) is a vast and rapidly-expanding library, providing easy access to thousands of books across the world-renowned scholarly list of Oxford University Press (OUP). Spanning subjects across the humanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine, and law, OSO is an essential research resource for student, scholar, and academic alike, no matter what your subject specialty.
CONTENT: All of the papers chronicling the life and times of Benjamin Franklin, collected and edited at Yale University beginning in 1954. Originally published in thirty-seven volumes called The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, Yale University Press.
RESOURCE TYPES: Autobiography, correspondence, memoranda, historical news articles, and more.
COVERAGE: 1706 -1792, the equivalent of 47 volumes of print.
CONTENT: Primary resources covering various aspects of Ulysses S. Grant's life and times, including complementary sheet music, and cartoons.
RESOURCE TYPES: Political cartoons, sheet music and some 15,000 linear feet of correspondence, research notes, artifacts, photographs, scrapbooks, and memorabilia. Approximately 4,000 published monographs.
COVERAGE: Digital edition of primary sources, consisting of Grant's childhood from his birth in 1822, his later military career, Civil War triumphs, tenure as commanding general after the war, presidency, and his post-White House years until his death in 1885. The Grant sheet music ranges from songs composed in the 1860s up to the early 20th century. Sponsored by the Ulysses S. Grant Association.
CONTENT: Most comprehensive source of citations to all literature on: post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic stress and mental health sequelae, assessment, prevention, treatment, mental health services, professional ethics, and public policy, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations.
RESOURCE TYPES: Citations and abstracts of books and journal articles.
COVERAGE: Updated monthly, coverage includes 1871-present. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
CONTENT: Citations, abstracts, and full-text articles from thousands of news magazines, professional journals, leading newspapers, and popular publications. Subject specific database portions include: business, education, humanities, interdisciplinary, medical, news, psychology, biology, science, social science, and technology and more.
RESOURCE TYPES: Scholarly and popular articles from newspapers, magazines, and journals. Books are full-text in the fields of health and business.
COVERAGE: Covers over 13,000 periodicals/publications, divided by subject areas/databases to allow focus of searching. Dates differ for every periodical, most cover the current three years.
CONTENT: Provides the ISSN, publisher, language, subject, abstracting & indexing coverage, full-text database coverage, tables of contents, and reviews written by librarians for all periodicals. Useful in the identification of subject area publication requirements, follow the company URL to seek out manuscript submission procedures.
RESOURCE TYPES: Periodical types include: academic and scholarly journals, e-journals, peer-reviewed titles, popular magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and more.
COVERAGE: Covers over 300,000 periodicals, in 900 different subject areas.
CONTENT: Highlighting the role of women in United States economy.
RESOURCE TYPES: Primary source documents and images.
COVERAGE: The collection features approximately 500,000 digitized pages and images including: 7,500 pages of manuscripts, 3,500 books and pamphlets, and over 1,200 photographs from Harvard University's library and museum collection.