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Academic Search Complete

Our largest multi-disciplinary database, ASC contains information on a wide array of topics from archaeology to zoology. All articles contain citations and abstracts and many are available in full text. Included journals often represent some of the core scholarly publications in that particular field and many are peer reviewed. The database also includes some full text monographs, reports and conference proceedings. Coverage on some titles goes back to 1865. Some full text.

Academic Universe

This is the Lexis-Nexis database in a version tailored specifically for colleges and universities. It contains mostly full-text information in the areas of federal and state law, legal news and law reviews, finance, politics, government, taxation, medicine, health, company information, business, market news and general news . Among the over 5000 publications included are magazines, journals, newspapers, wire services, federal & state statutes, federal & state court opinions, directories and SEC filings.

Access Pennsylvania

This database contains over 3.3 million unique records contributed by 1,425 school, public, academic and special libraries throughout the commonwealth.

ACLS Humanities E-books

HEB is an online collection of approximately 3,700 books of high quality in the humanities. These titles are offered by the ACLS in collaboration with twenty-seven learned societies, over 100 contributing publishers, and the MPublishing Division of the University of Michigan Library. These are works of major importance that remain vital to both scholars and advanced students, and are frequently cited in the literature. HEB adds hundreds of books annually to the collection. Titles now include monographs, collected essays and primary sources. Fields covered include Area Studies, Women’s Studies, Historical Studies, Law, Medicine, Methods/Theory, Middle East, and Science/Technology. HEB also covers the fields of Archaeology, Art and Architectural History, Biblical Studies, Bibliographic Studies, Film and Media Studies, Folklore, History of the Book, Linguistics, Literature, Literary Criticism, Musicology, Performance Studies (theater, music, dance, performance), Philosophy, Political Science, Religion, and Sociology.

ACM Digital Library

ACM Digital Library: This database contains citations, abstracts, reviews, and full text of ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) published journals, magazines and conference proceedings and publications of the various ACM Special Interest Groups. It also includes access to the ACM Guide to Computing Literature which provides indexing and abstracting of journals, books, conference proceedings, technical reports, and masters and doctoral dissertations published by the ACM and other publishers in the field of computer science. The full text materials go back as far as 1954.


(American Chemical Society) Web Editions and the ACS Journal Archives: With the integration of archival access to the Web Editions you can now search the full text of over 30 ACS journals covering the years 1879 right through to the most current year. Articles may be viewed as either PDF or HTML documents. Searchers may choose to search all the titles at once or you can select individual titles to search and browse. The reference linking feature allows searchers viewing articles in HTML to go from the article references directly to the respective CAS record which provides bibliographic information and an abstract for that reference.


This database contains bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library. Coverage for AGRICOLA dates back to 1970 and includes more than 2.5 million citations. The citations are comprised of journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture. Now a full text database.

Alt Health Watch

This alternative health database provides full text for more than 140 publications in the collection, including full text for many peer-reviewed journals. Alt HealthWatch provides in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine dating back to 1990.

America History and Life

This database provides bibliographic references and abstracts to English-language journal articles on the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Also included are references to dissertations published in this area and citations of book and media reviews. Coverage begins in 1964 but there are entries for journals dating back to 1954.

Art Abstracts

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Biography in Context (formerly Biography Resource Center)

This database is made up of nearly 200,000 narrative biographies and over 100,000 thumbnail biographies gathered from nearly 80 Gale reference sources as well as full-text articles from more than 250 magazines specifically chosen for their biographical content in a broad range of subject areas. Some of the included reference sources are: Dictionary of American Biography, Contemporary Black Biography , Directory of American Scholars.

Biological Abstracts


This database provides full text access to about 40 (soon to be 46) titles in the area of bioscience. All of the titles are peer-reviewed research journals Most of the titles are published by small societies and non-commercial publishers. Articles are available in both HTML and PDF formats. Coverage is current and generally begins in 2000.

Business Source Premier

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Cambridge Histories Online

Cambridge Histories Online brings together the full text of over 300 volumes from the renowned Cambridge Histories series. The volumes are grouped into topics, making it quick and easy to search and browse through an array of historical subject areas. Subject areas include American & British History, General History, Economic History, History of Science, Literature, Language & Linguistics, Theater Studies, Philosophy, Political & Social Theory, Religious Studies, and more.

Catalog for Government Documents

This site is officially known as MarciveWeb DOCS, a product of Marcive, Inc. This service provides a Government Documents Catalog of complete records of U.S. government publications from 1976 to the present. This database contains cataloged records, thousands of hypertext links to full text, and the location of each publication in the Federal Depository Library Program. The Kemp Library is an official depository for U. S. government publications.

Choice Book Reviews Online

Choice Book Reviews Online: This is the internet version of the print magazine Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries. The database provides access to all the book reviews available from Choice for 1988 forward. It is updated monthly. Current reviews are arranged by academic discipline and broad cross-disciplinary topic and may also be searched by discipline and date. is a product of the Association of College & Research Libraries which is a division of the American Library Association.

CINAHL with Full Text

Communication & Mass Media Complete

This database provides access to quality research in areas related to communication and mass media. This database combines information formerly available in CommSearch and Mass Media Articles Index. CommSearch offered bibliographic and keyword references to 26 journals in communication studies, with coverage extending to the inaugural issue of each -- some from as far back as the early decades of the 20th century. It also included cover-to-cover indices of the National Communication Association’s 6 journals (from their first editions to the present). Mass Media Articles Index provided citation coverage of over 40,000 articles related to mass media and published in over 60 research journals, as well as major journalism reviews, recent encyclopedias, and handbooks in the area of communications studies. EBSCO has combined the extensive coverage of these two resources, and has greatly expanded upon them (both in terms of content and scope) to create CMMC. In addition, Communication & Mass Media Complete offers full text for over 200 titles and contains citation coverage for additional sources.

Computers & Applied Sciences Complete

This database covers journals and magazines in the areas of computer science, engineering and the applied sciences. It includes journals in the fields of computing, engineering, mathematics, physics, environmental studies, information science, mineralogy and more. It is also a resource for research concerning the business and social implications of new technology. Some full text.

Congressional Publications - ProQuest

Provides comprehensive access to U.S. legislative information including: legislative histories; congressional publications; bills, laws, and regulations; members and committees; hot topics in congress and other links.

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics Online

The electronic version of this classic handbook of chemical and physical data provides access to all the tables, data and figures in the print version. The Handbook now includes solubility of salts, diffusion of gases in water, Chemical kinetic data on reactions in the stratosphere and more. The online version also provides such electronic features as cross-table searching, hotlinking of tables to chemical structures, and customization of data display and data export.

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text: This database provides coverage of international journals, books, reports, dissertations, and unpublished papers on criminology and related disciplines. Some of the topics covered include crime trends, crime prevention and deterrence, juvenile delinquency, juvenile justice, police, punishment & sentencing, and more. Abstracts are included. Coverage begins in 1968.

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Discovery Search

Discovery Search, powered by EBSCO, allows you to search many of the library's resources using a single search box. The search includes all of our EBSCO databases, our catalog, and many of our other subscription databases like JSTOR, Lexis-Nexis and more. Your search results will include references to journal articles, print books and ebooks, media and government documents, all in one list. Result lists can be long so use the limiters to focus your search. Discovery Search is particularly helpful if you're not sure which specific subject database is most relevant for your search. You will still be able to search any of the individual databases from our A to Z Database List.

Dissertations & Theses: A & I

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: A & I provides abstracting and indexing for a comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses covering graduate research from 1861 to the present. It is the database of record for doctoral dissertations and master's theses and represents the work of authors from over 1,700 graduate schools and universities in North America and from around the globe.

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Early English Books Online

Early English Books Online (EEBO) contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700 - from the first book printed in English by William Caxton, through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare and the tumult of the English Civil War. This collection now contains more than 125,000 titles listed in Pollard & Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640) and Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700) and their revised editions, as well as the Thomason Tracts (1640-1661) collection and the Early English Books Tract Supplement. The collection covers many subject areas, including English literature, history, philosophy, linguistics, theology, music, fine arts, education, mathematics, and science.

Ebooks on EBSCOhost (formerly NetLibrary)

A substantial collection of electronic books covering a broad array of subject areas. This database can be searched simultaneously with other EBSCOhost databases.


A small collection of electronic books from scholarly publishers primarily in the areas of education, finance and psychology.


This link takes you to a complete alphabetical list of EBSCOhost's databases.


Education Research Complete

This database covers the scholarly research and information relating to all areas of education. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. ERC also covers areas of curriculum instruction as well as administration, policy, funding, and related social issues. In addition to the journal full text the database includes the full text for more than 100 books and monographs, and full text for numerous education-related conference papers. Some full text.

Encyclopedia Britannica

Provides online access to the world famous encyclopedia.

ERIC (via Educational Resources Information Center)

The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC), sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education, produces the world’s premier database of journal and non-journal education literature. The ERIC online system provides the public with a centralized ERIC Web site for searching the ERIC bibliographic database of more than 1.1 million citations going back to 1966. More than 107,000 full-text non-journal documents (issued 1993-2004), previously available through fee-based services only, are now available for free. ERIC is moving forward with its modernization program, and has begun adding materials to the database.

ERIC (via EBSCOhost)

Ethnic News Watch

This comprehensive full text database covers the literature of the ethnic, minority and native press. It includes article from newspapers, magazines and journals. The database is comprehensive from 1991 forward with some archival coverage back to 1985. It is searchable in both English and Spanish and includes over 100,000 Spanish language articles.

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Fed Stats

More than 70 agencies in the United States Federal Government produce statistics of interest to the public. The Federal Interagency Council on Statistical Policy maintains this site to provide easy access to the full range of statistics and information produced by these agencies for public use.

First Research from Mergent

Provides industry profiles for over 900 industry segments. Profiles include an overview of the industry segment, competitor landscape, products and operations, sales & marketing, recent developments, business challenges, trends & opportunities. executive perspectives, interview preparation questions, and financial analysis and industry forecasts.

Foundation Center: Foundation Mapping

This database from the Foundation Center provides an interactive mapping tool for grantmakers, policymakers, researchers, and academics. With Google maps users can create maps identifying patterns of giving and funding relationships. Users can overlay grant data with their choice of over 150 demographic, socio-economic, and other data sets to create visual portraits showing where philanthropy has made an impact and where opportunities exist to fill critical needs. This database is available only from computers located in Kemp Library.

Foundation Center: Foundation Directory Online Professional

Provides subscribers with access to an unprecedented wealth of timely, comprehensive information on grantmakers and their grants. Included is a database of the entire universe of over 98,000 foundations, corporate giving programs, and grantmaking public charities in the U.S.; a database of nearly 3,500 sponsoring companies, offering a quick pathway to corporate funders; a database of over 1.7 million recently awarded grants; and a keyword-searchable database of over 584,000 recently filed IRS Forms 990 and 990-P. Foundation Directory Online Professional also provides exclusive funder-specific functionality: the ability to search across a funder's grants with customized search indexes; the ability to map a funder's grants for any given year by recipient type or primary subject and drill down to view disbursements by county, city, ZIP code, or congressional district; the ability to chart a funder's grants for any given year by recipient type or primary subject and drill down to view disbursements by secondary and tertiary category; and the ability to sign up to receive funder-specific e-mail alerts. The database is available only from computers located in Kemp Library.

Foundation Center: Foundation Grants to Individuals Online

Provides information on close to 8,300 foundation and public charity programs that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers. Foundation Grants to Individuals Online provides online access to accurate, up-to-date information on foundations that fund and support the following: educational endeavors in the form of scholarships, fellowships loans and internships; students and graduates at specific schools; art and cultural programs and activities; awards, prizes and grants by nomination; international applicants; employees/families of employees at specific companies; research and professional support; general welfare and special needs. This database is available only from computers located in Kemp Library

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

For students and adults alike, this database indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics. Full text for each record may be easily accessed by double clicking on the topic from the display. The database contains various images, offers brief biographies as well as information in a variety of subject areas. This database is updated annually.

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This full text database focuses on women and women's issues. The articles come from academic and scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, regional publications, books, conference proceedings and reports. GenderWatch contains a significant body of archival material, in some cases as far back as 1974.



This database provides access to information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. This multi-disciplinary file covers this topic as it relates to other disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy recycling, and more. Some full text.


Also known as "Libguides," these valuable resources have been constructed by ESU's librarians to help you navigate the the information on subjects and courses that matter to you.

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Health Source: Consumer Edition

This database is the richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide. This resource provides access to nearly 300 full text, consumer health periodicals, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Harvard Health Letter, HealthFacts, Men's Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, Vegetarian Times, Women's Health Weekly, and many others. In addition to full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for more than 300 periodicals. Also included in this database is searchable full text for nearly 1,100 health-related pamphlets; 146 health reference books, including books published by the People's Medical Society; 4,500 Clinical Reference Systems reports (in English and Spanish); and Stedman's Medical Dictionary, which provides users with access to terminology of genetics, oncology, pediatrics, pulmonology, emergency medicine, bacteriology, and laboratory medicine. In addition, this database includes Clinical Pharmacology, which provides access to up-to-date, concise and clinically relevant drug monographs for all U.S. prescription drugs, hard-to-find herbal and nutritional supplements, over-the-counter products and new drugs. This full text database covers topics such as AIDS, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, aging, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, women's health, etc. Many full text titles are available in native (searchable) PDF, or scanned-in-color. Full text information in this database dates as far back as 1985.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Historical Abstracts Database

This database provides bibliographic references and abstracts to journal articles in over 40 languages and covering world history from 1450 to the present (for history of the United States and Canada see America: History & Life). Coverage of journals goes back to 1955 but some key historical journals are now being indexed back to the late 19th century.

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Since 1971 IBISWorld has provided comprehensive industry research reports on over 700 US industries. Each report consists of 30-40 pages of key statistics & analysis of marketing characteristics, operating conditions, current and future performance forecasts, major industry participants and more.

ICPSR Social & Political Data

This link takes you to the home page for the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research. Here you may search their database and archives to find data on a wide range of political and social issues. Some of the data sets cover topics in the area of crime, health, economics, race relations, leisure activities, social values, consumer behavior and politics. This data is computer readable and can be manipulated using standard statistical packages. It can be used either for teaching data manipulation and interpretation in the class room, or for personal research. There is a wealth of valuable information here for many disciplines. The data comes both from US surveys and research and also surveys/research done in other nations. Some of the data is historical and some is current .For example, two recent additions to the file are an ABC/Washington Post Poll on reactions to the September 11th terrorist attacks and a 1999 National Nursing Home Survey. While ESU does not have immediate web access to the data, it may be obtained by contacting Bob D'Aversa in Academic Computing. In addition, our University has access to a variety of programs provided by the Consortium. Please browse their web page to learn more. The Political Science Dept. has some additional materials and some data CDs and can also provide additional information on the Consortiums' programs.

IEEE Computer Society Digital Library

This database provides access to the full text of 22 society magazines and transactions and over 1200 selected conference proceedings. The available journal content goes back to 1988 and the conference proceedings to 1995.

Info Please

A multipurpose reference search tool which accesses multiple resources with one search including almanacs, encyclopedia, dictionary on a broad range of topics.

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Jazz Discography Online

The Jazz Discography Online: The Jazz Discography is an up-to-date general discography of all categories of recorded jazz, from 1896 to today. It is a complete single-source catalog which updates and replaces previously published individual category and limited time-period general discographies. TJD covers all categories of jazz and other creative improvised music, including Traditional, Swing, Bop, Modern, Avant-Garde, Fusion, Third Stream, etc. The period covered by TJD Online is from 1896 through today inclusive


This database contains the full text of core scholarly journals in a variety of disciplines. The library currently subscribes to the following collections Arts & Sciences I through IV, the Arts & Sciences Complement, Business I and II, and the Life Sciences Collection. The Life Sciences Collection includes all those journals previously in the Biology Collection and also covers nursing and health journals as well as providing full text for the weekly journal Science and for the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. JSTOR is an archiving service so full text is available from the first (earliest) issue forward, but generally does not include the most recent 2-5 years.

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Key Business Ratios from Mergent

Key Business Ratios on the Web (KBR) provides immediate online access to competitive benchmarking data. This tool lets researchers examine industry benchmarks compiled from D&B®'s database of public and private companies, featuring 14 key business ratios (users choose a one-year or three-year set of ratios) for public and private companies in 800 lines of business.

Kinesiology Publications (Oregon Collection)

Organized in 1948 under the name Microform Publications this database provides indexing and some full text for graduate theses and dissertations in human movement studies, recreation, physical education, health, sports medicine and other sport related disciplines. The documents are gathered from schools in English-speaking countries who have graduate programs in these areas. Some of the subjects covered include physical fitness and activity, recreation, athletics, dance, play, education, sports marketing, physiology, biomechanics, and motor control and development. The entire database from 1948 forward is searchable but full text of the documents is available in pdf mainly from 2003 forward. Some earlier full text documents are gradually being added.

Kraus Curriculum Development Library

The KCDL database provides a range of curriculum information on a variety of subjects covered in PreK-12 and Adult Basic Education. Included documents are curricula (including all curricula from state departments of education), standards, instructional strategies, evaluation techniques and more. Most materials are published within the most current 3 years so the database stays current.

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Legal Collection

Centered on the discipline of law and legal topics, Legal Collection is a collection of respected, scholarly peer-reviewed publications including law journals, documents, and case studies. This database is an authoritative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world. Legal Collection offers full text for more than 260 of the world's best law journals. This database provides information centered on the discipline of law and legal topics such as criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, medical, labor & human resource law, ethics, the environment and much more. Full text journals contained in this database include: American Criminal Law Review, American Journal of Criminal Law, California Law Review, and many more. In addition to full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for all journals in the collection. The majority of full text titles are available in native (searchable) PDF, or scanned-in-color. Full text information in this database dates as far back as 1965.

Lexis-Nexis Academic

Lexis Nexis Congressional

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts

Literature Resource Center

This database allows you to locate biographical and bibliographic information for more than 120,000 authors. The full text information comes from a variety of Gale's well-known literary resources such as Contemporary Authors, Dictionary of Literary Biography, Contemporary Literary Criticism and others. In addition to information form these standard reference tools the database also includes the full text of articles from over 130 literary journals. There are also links to a wide range of relevant web sites and special collections. Return to Top


MAS Ultra

School Edition: Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database provides full text for over 500 popular general interest and current events publications with information dating back as far as 1975 for key magazines. It also provides access to a wide range of full text pamphlets, full text reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and an image collection of photos, maps and flags. Reading level indicators (Lexiles) are included for the full text articles. This database may be useful for education majors working on units and lesson plans.


is published by the American Mathematical Society. It covers research in the field of mathematics, including applied and theoretical. It also covers related areas such as computer science, engineering and physics. The print equivalents are Mathematical Reviews (MathSciNet includes the full text of the reviews) and Current Mathematical Publications. Coverage runs from 1940 to the present.

Medline with Full Text

MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree numbers, tree hierarchy and explosion capabilities to search abstracts from over 4,600 current biomedical journals. Included are citations from Index Medicus, International Nursing Index, Index to Dental Literature, PREMEDLINE, AIDSLINE, BIOETHICSLINE, and HealthSTAR. Examples of publications covered in MEDLINE include: Accident and Emergency Nursing, Addiction, Administration and Policy in Mental Health, Behavior Modification, Behavioral Medicine, Cancer Detection and Prevention, Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, Journal of Advanced Nursing, Maternal and Child Health Journal, etc.


The National Library of Medicine's MEDLINEplus information pages are designed to direct you to resources containing information that will help you research your health questions. They are designed for educational use only and are not intended to replace advice from a health professional. These pages provide a carefully selected list of resources.

Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print

Mental Measurements Yearbook, produced by the Buros Institute provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. The MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership. MMY provides coverage from Volume 1 to the present. Also produced by the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements, Tests in Print (TIP) serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP provides vital information to users including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s).

Mergent Archives Industry Report Collection

Since 2003, Mergent, Inc. has been providing you with detailed analysis and forecasts on two dozen major global industry sectors from Textiles to Aviation for the North American, European, Asia Pacific, and Latin American regions. Mergent Archives offers you our entire collection of these semi-annually released Industry Reports.

Mergent Online

Provides business and financial information on domestic & foreign companies. Company profiles include a company description & history, SEC documents, basic data key financial ratios, earning estimates, stock information, etc. Our trial also includes the D&B Private Company Directory. Data can be downloaded into spreadsheets and you can create customized analysis and comparison reports.

Middle Search Plus

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 newsweeklies. Military Library Fulltext provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 300 periodicals and over 245 pamphlets. Full text is provided through pdf and/or html. Also included is indexing and abstracts for over 350 magazines. Full text coverage for some titles goes back to 1975.

MLA Directory of Periodicals

MLA International Bibliography

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National Newspapers Premier

Provides online, current access to the most respected national and regional newspapers from across the U.S. , including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, the Christian Science Monitor, USA Today and more.

Newspaper Source

NLM Gateway

Allows users to search in multiple retrieval systems at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). The current Gateway searches MEDLINE/PubMed, OLDMEDLINE, LOCATORplus, MEDLINEplus, DIRLINE, AIDS Meetings, Health Services Research Meetings, Space Life Sciences Meetings, and HSRProj. See the Overview for details.

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Oregon Collection see Kinesiology Publications (Oregon Collection)

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Philosopher's Index

The Philosopher's Index database provides bibliographic citations for books, journals, magazines and theses in that subject area.

Policy Map

This is a web-based online data and mapping application giving you access to over 10,000 indicators related to demographics, housing, crime, mortgages, health, jobs and more. Data is available at all common geographies (address, block group, census tract, zip code, county, city, state, MSA) as well as unique geographies like school districts and political boundaries. Data comes from both public and proprietary sources. Many of the public files are available for download for free.]

Primary Search

Designed specifically for elementary school libraries and public library children's rooms, this database provides full text for more than 50 popular, magazines for elementary school research. It also includes full text for over 100 student pamphlets, a children's dictionary, and an image collection of over 116,000 photos, maps, and flags. Full text information dates as far back as 1989. Reading level indicators (Lexiles) are included for all full text articles. This database may be useful for education major working on units and lesson plans.

Project Muse

Provides full text access to over 100 scholarly journals in the arts and humanities, the social sciences and mathematics. Some of the areas covered are literary theory and criticism, health policy, political science, higher education, gender studies, history of science, philosophy, medieval studies and Asian culture and history. The included journals are published by well known academic press publishers such as Johns Hopkins University Press, MIT Press, Oxford University Press and many others. New titles and issues are added regularly and covererage generally begins within the past 5 years.


PsycARTICLES is a definitive source of searchable full text articles on current issues in psychology. The PsycARTICLES database covers general psychology and specialized, basic, applied, clinical and theoretical research in psychology. The database contains more than 34,000 searchable full text articles from 43 journals published by the American Psychological Association and 8 from allied organizations. It contains all journal articles, letters to the editor and errata from each of the 51 journals. Examples of titles offered in PsycARTICLES include: American Psychologist, Behavioral Neuroscience, Canadian Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Psychoanalytic Psychology, Psychotherapy: Theory/Research/Practice/Training, etc. Coverage spans from 1987 to the present.


Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection

The Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection is a comprehensive database providing nearly 550 full text publications, including more than 500 peer-reviewed journals. The database covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. In addition to the full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for all journals in the collection. Examples of publications offered in the Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection include: American Journal of Family Therapy, Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, Clinical Neuropsychologist, Current Psychology, European Archives of Psychiatry & Clinical Neuroscience, European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, European Journal of Cognitive Psychology, European Journal of Neuroscience, International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice, International Journal of Psychotherapy, International Journal of Social Psychiatry, International Review of Psychiatry, Journal of Clinical & Experimental Neuropsychology, Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, Journal of Cognitive Neurosciences, Journal of Mental Health, Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience, Nordic Journal of Psychiatry, Psychotherapeut, Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology, and many more. The Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection can be searched independently, but also allows users to conveniently link to full text from citations within PsycINFO. All full text publications included in this database are indexed in PsycINFO. The majority of full text titles in this database are available in native (searchable) PDF, or scanned-in-color. Full text information in this database dates as far back as 1965.


A service of the National Library of Medicine, provides access to over 11 million MEDLINE citations back to the mid-1960's and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources.

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Regional Business News

Religion & Philosophy Collection

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Sage Knowledge

A searchable collection of full text, scholarly reference works in the social sciences. ESU has access to 20 titles at this time. Coverage includes the following subjects: communication, criminology, education law, geography, health, politics, psychology, sociology and sports management and marketing. Note that all titles in the Sage collection, even ones we don't have access to, will display in the "Browse" results. Only titles we own will display in "search" results.


SBRnet (Sports Business Research Network): Covers the sporting goods and sports marketing industry. This database provides statistics for such areas as sports equipment sales, sports participation, sports broadcasting. sports sponsorship and sports marketing. Also included are the full text of articles from trade publications and newsletters, a directory of U.S. and Canadian college sports programs and a links directory to over 10,000 sports organizations. Full Text.


SciFinder: Covers the literature of chemistry, including biochemistry, chemical engineering, biotechnology, pharmacology and more. This database provides online access to CA(Chemical Abstracts)PLUS, the CAS Substance database, the CASReact database, Chemlist, Chemcats and Medline. In order to access SciFinder you must first register and create your own username/password which you will use whenever you want to access the database. Go to SciFinder Web User Registration and follow the instructions to complete the registration process. Due to license restrictions, SciFinder may be used only by ESU faculty, students and staff. No full text.

Serials Directory

SocIndex with Full Text

Sociological Collection

The Sociological Collection is a comprehensive database covering information in all areas of sociology, including social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, culture and social structure. This database provides complete full text for more than 500 important journals, including nearly 500 peer-reviewed titles. In addition to the full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for all 525 journals in the collection. Examples of titles offered in the Sociological Collection include: Addiction, Adolescence, American Journal of Sociology, Applied Psychology, Bioethics, Child & Family Social Work, Classical Philology, Ethnicity & Health, Feminist Studies, Journal of Social Behavior & Personality, Journal of Social Issues, Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare, Sociological Review, Sociological Theory, and many more. The majority of full text titles are available in native (searchable) PDF, or scanned-in-color. Full text information in this database dates as far back as 1965.

SPORTDiscus with Full Text

SPORTDiscus with Full Text: Covers the literature of sports, recreation and physical education. It includes subjects like sport management, physical fitness, kinesiology, leisure studies, tourism, coaching, training, officiating, sports medicine, sport law, doping in sports, disabled persons and more. Material is indexed from journals, magazines, books and book chapters, theses, dissertations, conference proceedings and more. Bibliographic coverage from 1800 to present. Full Text from 1985 to present. Includes some full text.

State Health Facts

Users can either click on a state on the map or choose a state name from the list to get health facts that include non-elderly population, low-income population, uninsured population, Medicaid, Medicaid Managed Care enrollment and total Medicaid spending in 1997. Additionally, there are historic health demographics for each state that is compared with the United States as a whole. This extensive site also includes sections on Medicaid, Medicare, minority health, the uninsured, women' s health, reproductive and sexual health, HIV/AIDS, health issues in South Africa, and health policy in California. From the Kaiser Family Foundation.


This is "A professionally edited, nonpartisan resource." It's aimed at citizens who are looking for information about current events, policies and politics for individual states in the United States.

Lexis-Nexis Statistical Universe

The world's most comprehensive access to statistical information from Congressional Information Service, Inc. The service allows users to search summaries of statistical publications, then link to the full-text of selected publications on Statistical Universe and government Web sites. Links are provided to search an index to over 100,000 statistical publications; the Statistical Abstract; and a jumping off point to other Web sites with useful information about statistics.

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Teacher Reference Center

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Ulrich's Periodicals Directory

Ulrich's Periodicals Directory: a bibliographic database providing detailed, comprehensive, and authoritative information on serials published throughout the world. It covers all subjects, and includes publications that are published regularly or irregularly and are circulated free of charge or by paid subscription. With the database you can identify periodicals in particular subject areas, languages, price range, etc. Information is updated weekly. Many of the titles have more detailed information including links to table of content pages and article abstracts. Some titles also include reviews from Library Journal and Magazines for Libraries.

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Vocational and Career Collection

Vocational & Career Collection is designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and public libraries. The collection provides full text coverage for nearly 400 trade and industry related periodicals including American Machinist, Contemporary Longterm Care, Pediatric Nursing, Wireless Week, Drug Store News, Video Business, Reeves Journal, Hotel and Motel Management, Restaurant Business, Advertising Age, and many more. In addition to the full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for 650 journals. The majority of full text titles are available in native (searchable) PDF, or scanned-in-color. Full text information in this database dates as far back as 1985.

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World Cat

WorldCat: The OCLC union catalog contains millions of records describing books and other items owned by libraries around the world. Each record contains information identifying libraries that own that item. WorldCat covers thousands of subjects and includes records for items as far back as 1000 B.C. Materials covered in the catalog include: books, internet resources, computer data files, computer programs, films, journals, magazines, manuscripts, maps, musical scores, newspapers, slides, sound recordings, and videotapes. WorldCat does not include individual article titles or stories in journals, magazines, newspapers, or book chapters. The database is updated daily.

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