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Databases Starting with A

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Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)
A multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. Coverage areas include: archaeology, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, food science & technology, general science, geography, geology, law, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, physics, psychology, religion & theology, women's studies, and other fields.

ACLS Humanities Ebook Project
An online collection of around 5,000 books of high quality in the humanities.

ACM Digital Library
Provides bibliographic information, abstracts, index terms, reviews, and the full-text for ACM conference proceedings. ACM journals, magazines, and newsletters are also available at this site, as well as through the OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center.

African-American Poetry 1760-1900--Now offered as part of the American and English Literature Collection (OhioLINK)

Provides citations to journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audio-visual materials, and technical reports.

AHFS Consumer Medication Information (formerly Lexi-PALS Drug Guide)
A database of Patient Advisory Leaflets from Lexi-Comp that provides vital education on medications for patients. The approach for each pamphlet is to present each medication in an easy to follow and understand question-and-answer format. The leaflets are designed in a manner that supports successful patient education in both the hospital and outpatient setting.

Alt HealthWatch (EBSCO)
Focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

AMA Manual of Style Online
"The 10th edition of the AMA Manual of Style brings this definitive manual into the 21st century with a broadened international perspective and expanded electronic guidelines. Ethical and legal issues receive increased attention, with detailed guidelines on authorship, conflicts of interest, scientific misconduct, intellectual property, and the protection of individuals' rights in scientific research and publication... More than a style manual, this extensively peer-reviewed, 10th edition offers invaluable guidance on how to navigate the dilemmas that authors and researchers and their institutions, medical editors and publishers, and members of the news media who cover scientific research confront in a society that has thrust these issues center stage."

American and English Literature Collection (OhioLINK)
Subcollections in this database include African-American Poetry 1700-1900; 20th Cent. African-American Poetry; American Poetry 1600-1900; 20th Cent. American Poetry; English Poetry; 20th Cent. English Poetry; American Drama; English Prose Drama 1280-1915; English Verse Dramas 13th-19th Centuries; Early American Fiction 1774-1850; 18th Cent. Fiction 1700-1800; Bibliography of American Literature; Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare; and William Butler Yeats Collection.

American Chemical Society (ACS) Publications
Provides abstracts and full text for journals and magazines from the American Chemical Society. This site is the source for 1879-1995 ACS journal articles, known as the ACS Legacy Archives. Current ACS journals are available both through this site and through the OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center.

American Drama--Now offered as part of the American and English Literature Collection (OhioLINK)

America: History & Life (EBSCO)
The index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present.

American Periodicals
Contains page images of more than 1,100 historic American magazines, journals, and newspapers. These resources illuminate the development of American culture, politics, and society across some 150 years. Articles can be searched by author, source, and words in the complete text. The collection is arranged in three series: 1741-1800, the period of transition from British colony to emerging nation; 1800-1850, pre-Civil War and the era of debate over slavery; and 1850-1900, Civil War and Reconstruction. Magazines of these periods cover the literature, science, religion, arts, and history of the time.

American Poetry Database 1600-1900--Now offered as part of the American and English Literature Collection (OhioLINK).

Art & Architecture digital resources (Digital Resource Commons)
Art and architecture digital images from licensed sources, plus contributions from Ohio museums, libraries, and universities.

Arts and Humanities Citation Index (ISI Web of Science)--see Web of Science (ISI) (Citation Databases)

Art Full Text | Art Abstracts (EBSCO)
Indexes over 400 international art publications, including periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins.

Art Index Retrospective [1929-1984] (EBSCO)
Access to over half a century of art literature covering fine, decorative, and commercial art. Content includes high-quality indexing of nearly 600 publications, many of which are peer-reviewed, and citations of over 25,000 book reviews.

Open access to over 750,000 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics.

ATLA Religion Database (EBSCO)
Premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion. Subjects: antiquities and archaeology, Bible, church history, ecumenism, ethics, missions, pastoral ministry, philosophy, religions and religious studies, theology.

Databases Starting with B-C

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Bibliography of Native North Americans (EBSCO)
A bibliographic database covering all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life.

Biography Reference Bank (EBSCO) 
Provides biographical information on approximately half a million people, from antiquity to the present, along with thousands of images.

BIOSIS Previews
Collects abstracts and bibliographic references to worldwide biological and medical literature.

Bird Sounds from the Borror Laboratory of Bioacoustics
Contains digitized recordings of animal sounds from the Borror Laboratory of Bioacoustics at The Ohio State University.

Business Courier
This Cincinnati business publication is restricted to 10 simultaneous users.

Business Source Complete (EBSCO)
A scholarly business database providing bibliographic and full text content.

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers
Provided by the Library of Congress, this "site allows you to search and view newspaper pages from 1860-1922 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present."

CINAHL Complete (Nursing & Allied Health) (EBSCO)
CINAHL® Complete is the world's most comprehensive nursing & allied health research database, providing full text for more than 1,350 journals indexed in CINAHL®. Of those, 953 are not found with full text in any version of Academic Search™, Health Source® or Nursing & Allied Health Collection™. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL® index, with no embargo. With full-text coverage dating back to 1937, CINAHL® Complete is the definitive research tool for all areas of nursing and allied health literature

Cochrane Library 
An electronic publication designed to supply high quality evidence to inform people providing and receiving health care, and those responsible for research, teaching, funding and administration at all levels.

Communication & Mass Media Complete (EBSCO)
Incorporates CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals to create a research and reference resource in the communication and mass media fields.

Computers & Applied Sciences Complete (EBSCO)
Covers the spectrum of the applied sciences, representing knowledge on traditional engineering challenges and providing material for research concerning the business and social implications of new technology.

Conference Proceedings Citation Index- Science (CPCI-S); Social Science & Humanities (CPCI-SSH) --1990-present
--see Web of Knowledge (ISI Citation Databases)

Consumer Health Complete (EBSCO)
A "comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics." This database includes articles and eBooks.

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text (EBSCO)
Includes bibliographic records and full text covering essential areas related to criminal justice and criminology.

Databases D-E

AB-C | D-E | F-G | H-I | J-L | M-O | P-R | S | T-V | W-Z

Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)

Digital Resource Commons (OhioLINK)
The OhioLINK Digital Resource Commons is a network of centrally hosted institutional repositories featuring local branding, remote submission and administration, and federated searching.

Directory of Open Access Journals
This directory presents links to peer-review or editorial quality open access full text journals.

Dissertation Abstracts (Proquest Dissertations & Theses)
Contains more than 2 million entries for doctoral dissertations and master's theses. The database includes citations for materials ranging from the first U.S. dissertation, accepted in 1861, to those accepted as recently as last semester. See also Electronic Theses and Dissertations Center (OhioLINK) for dissertations from local and Ohio universities.

Early American Fiction --see the American and English Literature Collection (OhioLINK).
Contains 440 works of 80 novelists and short-story writers, 1774-1850. This database comprises the full texts of the first editions of American novels and short stories written before 1850 by authors of significance during their lifetimes.

OneSearch (EBSCO Discovery Service) simultaneously searches the Library's local, digital, and OhioLINK holdings, as well as numerous EBSCO databases.

EBSCO eBook Collection
A library of electronic books (ebooks) on many academic subjects.

EBSCO Full Text Finder 
Use this tool to help determine if a journal is available in full text format.

EBSCOhost Research Databases
A limited mnu of some available databases provided through EBSCO Publishing.  See also individual links to databases throughout this AtoZ listing.

EBSCOhost Mobile
This version of the EBSCO Research Databases offers a smartphone-friendly interface. Please note that advanced search capabilities are limited via this version. For the complete, more robust version, refer to the individual EBSCOhost Research Databases.

Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare--see the American and English Literature Collection (OhioLINK).
Includes the complete text of eleven major editions of Shakespeare's works, from the First Folio (1623) to the Cambridge edition of 1863-6.

Education Full Text (EBSCO)
Indexes core international periodicals, monographs, and yearbooks in education.

Education Research Complete (EBSCO) 
A bibliographic and full text database covering scholarly research and information relating to all areas of education.

Educational Films and Documentaries (Digital Resource Commons)
Full-length educational films and documentaries on many subjects.

Eighteenth Century Fiction--see the American and English Literature Collection (OhioLINK).
Contains the complete text of 96 works of English prose from the period 1700-1780, by writers from the British Isles. All of the most widely-studied texts are in the database, alongside others long neglected or unavailable. The complete text of each work is included.

Electronic Book Center (OhioLINK)
Contains the full texts of thousands of scholarly and reference e-books from several publishers, covering many subject areas.

Electronic Journal Center (OhioLINK)
Offers full text of more than 7,000 online journals in many subject areas. Most electronic indexes available to the Ohio academic community link from article citations to the full text in the EJC.

Electronic Thesis & Dissertations Center (OhioLINK)
A free online database of masters' theses and doctoral dissertations from graduate students in participating Ohio colleges and universities.

Encyclopedia of Physics Demonstrations (Digital Resource Commons)
This resource is part of the Science Collections database from OhioLINK's Digital Media Center. It presents a comprehensive series of 600 physics demonstrations on video. Videos are accompanied by a printer-friendly PDF page that may contain graphics, tables, or figures.

English Poetry 600-1900, English Prose Drama, English Verse Drama--see the American and English Literature Collection (OhioLINK).

Environment Complete (EBSCO)
Covers applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more.  

ERIC: Educational Resources Information Center (EBSCO)
This research database indexes education-related literature, beginning in 1966.  The ERIC database is the world's largest source of education information, containing abstracts of documents and journal articles on education research and practice.

ERIC (Public Access Interface)
Indexes education-related literature, beginning in 1966. The public access (.gov) version of ERIC does NOT include OhioLINK's "Find a Copy" feature for full text.  The database covers descriptions and evaluations of programs, research reports and surveys, curriculum and teaching guides, instructional materials, position papers, and resource materials.

Explora for Primary Schools (EBSCO)

Explora for Secondary Schools (EBSCO)

Databases F-G

AB-C | D-E | F-G | H-I | J-L | M-O | P-R | S | T-V | W-Z

Film & Television Literature Index (EBSCO)
The online resource for film and television research. It is a comprehensive bibliographic and full text database covering the entire spectrum of television and film. Subject coverage includes film & television theory, preservation & restoration, writing, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews.

The Mount's online library catalog. Search FOCUS to find out which books, videos, DVD's, journals (both print and electronic), compact discs, LPs, ebooks, web sites, and other materials are available from the Mount Library.

Foreign Language Video Instruction (Digital Resource Commons)
A collection of foreign language video clips in which native speakers elaborate on a wide variety of topics about their culture, family, daily life, and more.

Fuente Academica (EBSCO)
Scholarly journal articles in Spanish, covering many academic areas.

Garden, Landscape, and Horticulture Index (EBSCO)
A resource for access to articles about gardens and plants. Topics include horticulture, botany, garden and landscape design & history, ecology, plant and garden conservation, garden management, and horticultural therapy.

Gender Studies Database (EBSCO)
Covers the full spectrum of gender-engaged scholarship inside and outside academia.

GeoRef (EBSCO)
Indexes geoscience journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports, and theses. The GeoRef database covers the geology of North America from 1785 to the present and the geology of the rest of the world from 1933 to the present.

GPO Access Home Page (US Government Documents)
Contains more than a half-million citations to reports, documents and materials published by the United States Government Printing Office. 

Offers well-researched but accessible information covering all aspects of human impact on the environment.  See also Environment Complete.

Databases H-I

AB-C | D-E | F-G | H-I | J-L | M-O | P-R | S | T-V | W-Z

The electronic version of Harper's Weekly from the Civil War and Reconstruction eras, 1857-1871. HarpWeek includes all the pages of Harper's Weekly as scanned images, together with a series of indexes.

Health Source - Consumer Edition (EBSCO) 
A collection of consumer health information. Health Source: Consumer Edition features searchable full text for nearly 300 consumer health periodicals, plus indexing and abstracts for over 300 periodicals. Also included is searchable full text for nearly 1,100 health-related pamphlets; 136 health reference books, including books published by the People's Medical Society, and more than 4,500 Clinical Reference Systems reports (in English and Spanish).

Health Source - Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO)
Provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals, including nearly 450 peer-reviewed journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 journals.

Historical Abstracts (EBSCO)
Covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present, including world history, military history, women's history, history of education, and more - essential for libraries supporting upper-division and graduate research.

Historical Statistics of the United States
The standard source for the quantitative facts of American history. HSUS provides data on social, behavioral, humanistic, and natural sciences including history, economics, government, finance, sociology, demography, education, law, natural resources, climate, religion, international migration, and trade - quantitative facts of American History.

History & Archives digital resources (Digital Resource Commons)
Pictures, archives, and oral histories about Ohio history, contributed by Ohio museums and libraries.

Humanities International Complete (EBSCO)
Provides indexing, abstracting, and full text of journals, books and other important reference sources in the humanities.

International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance (IBTD) (EBSCO)
Provides full text of journal articles on all aspects of theater and performance, plus indexing for books, book articles and dissertation abstracts.

International Political Science Abstracts (EBSCO)
Includes current indexing and abstracts of the world's leading journals in political science. This database contains over 262,700 records from over 1,000 journals published from 1951 to the present. Approximately 8,000 new records are added to the database each year.

Internet Archive
Produced by a non-profit group that focuses on archiving digital artifacts included Web pages, film, live music, audio, and books.  Use the "Way Back Machine" to browse Browse through 85 billion web pages archived from 1996 to a few months ago.

ISI Web of Knowledge (Citation Databases)--see Web of Science (ISI) (Citation Databases)
Renowned citation database, and other high quality, diversified scholarly information in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities.

Databases J-L

AB-C | D-E | F-G | H-I | J-L | M-O | P-R | S | T-V | W-Z

JSTOR (articles)
Offers several subject specific collections of full text academic journals. The collection the MSJ Library provides focuses specifically on the areas of music, art, religion, and literature.

Open Access Ebooks on JSTOR
"JSTOR offers a growing list of Open Access ebooks from respected presses, such as University of California Press and University of Michigan Press, at no cost to libraries or users. More than 100 titles are now available" with additional titles added in the future.

LANDSAT 7 Satellite Images
Provides digital snapshots of the Earth from space. Several views are provided, including infrared and true color composite. New imagery is available every 16 days.

Legal Collection (EBSCO)
A collection of respected, scholarly peer-reviewed publications including law journals, documents, and case studies.  

Lexis Advance
(For use with a password by paralegal students.)

LexisNexis Academic
Provides access to a wide range of news, business, legal, medical, and reference information from nearly 5,000 sources, most of them available in full text. The service covers newspapers, magazines, wire services, federal and state court opinions, federal and state statutes, federal regulations, and SEC filings.

Provides indexing and abstract coverage of the world's literature regarding Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender issues.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (EBSCO)
Provides full text of journal articles and indexing of books, research reports and conference proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, search engines, printed and electronic information sources, the information industry, scholarly communication, and electronic publishing.

Literary Reference Center
A comprehensive database that provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. LRC combines information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals as well as original content from EBSCO Publishing.

Databases M-O

AB-C | D-E | F-G | H-I | J-L | M-O | P-R | S | T-V | W-Z

MAS Ultra: School Edition (for high school students)
Provides full text from over 515 periodicals covering general reference, health, science, and other areas. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for 581 magazines. Designed for a general (as opposed to academic) audience.

MasterFILE Premier (popular magazines)
Provides full text for more than 1,900 general reference, business, consumer health, general science, and multi-cultural periodicals. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for over 2,510 periodicals. Designed for a general (as opposed to academic) audience.

Provides access to over 60 years of Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications (from 1940 to the present).

Medical research and investigative journal articles in Spanish.

MEDLINE with Full Text (EBSCO)
A comprehensive source of full text for medical journals, providing full text for more than 1,370 journals indexed in MEDLINE.

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary
The public access web edition of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary & Thesaurus.

Middle Search Plus (for middle school students)
Indexes, abstracts, and offers full text for popular middle school magazines. Designed for middle school students as opposed to a collegiate audience.

MLA International Bibliography
Contains all information available on the journals and series on the MLA bibliography's Master List of Periodicals.

Natural & Alternative Treatments
Contains more than 700 evidence-based articles covering medical conditions, alternative therapies, herbs and supplements, functional foods, drug interactions, and homeopathy.

Newspaper Source
Provides full text for 185 national (U.S.) and international newspapers, including Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Times (London), Toronto Star, etc. The database also contains selective full text for 392 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full-text television & radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, etc.

OhioLINK Library Catalog
An online catalog of more 23 million items held in over 80 Ohio college and university libraries. Use OhioLINK to search for and request books and videos not owned by the Mount Library.

OhioLINK Music Center (OMC)

OneSearch (EBSCO Discovery Service) simultaneously searches the Library's local, digital, and OhioLINK holdings, as well as numerous EBSCO databases.

Opposing Viewpoints
A database that is helpful for writing critical essays, researching reports or term papers, or preparing for a debate, or just the latest information on hot topics.  See also EBSCO's Points of View Reference Center.

Online portal offering streamlined access to premium nursing and allied health full-text resources.

Oxford English Dictionary
The accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is a guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past.

Oxford University Press Reference Ebooks
A small collection of 60 encyclopedias, handbooks, and dictionaries available as full text ebooks.

Databases P-R

AB-C | D-E | F-G | H-I | J-L | M-O | P-R | S | T-V | W-Z

Points of View Reference Center (EBSCO)
"A full text database designed to provide students and schools with a series of controversial essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Essays provide questions and materials for further thought and study and are accompanied by thousands of supporting articles from the world’s top political and societal publications."

Primary Search (for elementary school students)
Provides full text from 57 children’s magazines appropriate for elementary schools and children’s reading rooms. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for over 80 magazines. Designed for elementary school students as opposed to a collegiate audience.

ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source
Covers nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine, consumer health, and much more.

PsycINFO (1967-present)
An electronic bibliographic database providing abstracts and citations to the scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
Covers emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.

Regional Business News
A collection of full text newswires that incorporates news information from all over the world. Information provided by these sources covers business, political, economic and other diverse, international news events. In order to maintain the most current collection of news, this database contains the most recent 30 days of information from each of these wire sources.

Religion and Philosophy Collection
Covers such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.

RILM Abstracts of Musical Literature
An international bibliography of scholarly writings on music and related disciplines. RILM provides a broad, international coverage and concise abstracts.

Databases Starting with S

AB-C | D-E | F-G | H-I | J-L | M-O | P-R | S | T-V | W-Z

Safari Books Online
Electronic books in computer science, information technology, business, graphic design, and related fields from O'Reilly, Pearson, and other IT and business publishers.

Sage Stats
SAGE Stats is a data download and visualization tool hosting social science data about U.S. states, counties, cities, and metropolitan statistical areas from more than 150 different government and non-government sources. It spans topics like employment, crime, religion, and education. The data series are standardized allowing you to easily find, compare, visualize, and export. Includes access to "Local Stats," "State Stats," "Business Stats," & "US Political Stats" databases.

Sanborn Historic Maps
Large-scale street plans of Ohio communities, produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance company from 1867-1970.

Science Digital Media (OhioLINK)
Contains digital videos and images related to the sciences: Borror Laboratory of Bioacoustics Digital Animal Sounds, Dolphin Embryo digitized slides, Geology photos, Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station Forestry Image Collection, Reproductive Physiology Animations.

Science Reference Center (EBSCO)
A "comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content. Designed to meet every student's science research needs, Science Reference Centercontains 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. Science Reference Center also satisfies the demand for standards-based content by providing teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards."

Provides full text of journal articles, and indexing and informative abstracts for "core" coverage journals dating back to 1895, plus "priority" coverage journals and "selective" coverage journals.

Sociological Collection (EBSCO)
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 journals in the collection.

SPORTDiscus with Full Text (EBSCO)
Covers sport, physical fitness, exercise, sports medicine, sports science, physical education, kinesiology, coaching, training, sport administration, officiating, sport law & legislation, college & university sport, disabled persons, facility design & management, intramural & school sport, doping, drugs, health, health education, biomechanics, movement science, injury prevention rehabilitation, physical therapy, rehabilitation, nutrition, exercise physiology, sport & exercise psychology, recreation, leisure studies, tourism, allied health, occupational health & therapy, public health and more.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
This online encyclopedia includes articles on people, concepts, books, and other topics in philosophy.  All entries and updates are refereed by the members of a distinguished Editorial Board before they are made public.

Statistical Abstracts of the United States
PDF versions of the print resource provides statistical data related to the United States from the 1870s to present.

Sympton Media

Databases T-V

AB-C | D-E | F-G | H-I | J-L | M-O | P-R | S | T-V | W-Z

A current events database that allows researchers to explore social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms.

20th Century African-American Poetry
--Now offered as part of the American and English Literature Collection (OhioLINK).
Contains 12,000 poems by more than 100 African-American poets, including Audre Lorde, Langston Hughes, Rita Dove, and emerging poets.

20th Century American Poetry--Now offered as part of the American and English Literature Collection (OhioLINK).
Contains 52,000 poems from collected works and individual volumes of poetry covering the works of most major twentieth-century American poets.

20th Century English Poetry--Now offered as part of the American and English Literature Collection (OhioLINK).
Contains over 44,000 poems by 288 poets, incorporating the Modern Poetry Collection and The Faber Poetry Library.

Vocational and Career Collection
Designed for meeting vocational and technical research needs.

US Political Stats (Sage Stats)
U.S. Political Stats contains over 225,000 data series—or data measures over time about people, places, and policies—across 10 distinct political science data categories, aligned with a typical political science curriculum. The data series span as far back as 1982, and are updated on a timely basis in accordance with the collection and publication schedules of original sources. Detailed source information, with links where applicable, is provided for every data series.

Databases W-Z

AB-C | D-E | F-G | H-I | J-L | M-O | P-R | S | T-V | W-Z

Web of Science (ISI Citation Databases)
Includes: Arts & Humanities Citation Index; Science Citation Index Expanded; & Social Sciences Citation Index.

William Butler Yeats Collection--Now offered as part of the American and English Literature Collection (OhioLINK).
A complete electronic edition of Yeats's work, bringing together 22 printed volumes and including critical and fictional prose, poetry, plays, and autobiographical works.

Women's Studies International (EBSCO)
Covers the core disciplines in Women's Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research.

Women Writers Online
A full text database devoted to writings of early modern women's writing with a main focus on texts by pre-Victorian women writers.

World Book Web
Offers a suite of online research tools that delivers encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites.

WorldCat (Public Access)
WordCat Mobile
Access to library catalogs worldwide.



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