Highly Recommended Databases
(1940-present; reviews updated monthly, other content daily; some full-text for articles; all
full-text for Mathematical Reviews
; RefWorks help
) provides access
to over 59 years of Mathematical Reviews
of 1,800 journals, conference proceedings and mathematical books. It
is produced by and the user interface is provided by the American Mathematical Society.
Citation Index (SCI) (alternative link; 1980-present; updated weekly; some full-text; RefWorks
help; tutorial; citation alerts; saving searches & creating alerts; journal titles) is one of the citation databases included in Web of Knowledge. Click Web of Science and then change Current Limits to search this database separately. It provides bibliographic information and cited references for over 5,700
scientific research journals. It covers agriculture, astronomy, biology, chemistry,
computer science, dentistry, ecology, engineering, environmental sciences, geography,
mathematics, medicine, physics, plant sciences, psychiatry, veterinary sciences,
and zoology. Click Sign In to save searches and receive search history and citation alerts. It is produced by and the user interface is provided by Thomson Reuters. Evidence-Based Practice Tip: To limit search results to articles with some level of evidence: Type your topic in the text boxes provided. Type your academic discipline (e.g., occupational therapy, social work, nursing) in the next available text box. Type research in the next available text box. Click the down arrow adjacent to the last two text boxes and select Topic.
Academic Search Complete
(1985-present; updated daily; more full-text;
) is a multidisciplinary database that covers nearly all academic
areas of study. It indexes and abstracts over 9,300 journals, many of them
peer-reviewed (4,400), and provides full-text for over 5,300 journals. It also includes indexing and abstracts for books, reports,
conference proceedings, etc. Searchable cited references are provided for 1,000 journals. It is produced by and the user interface
is provided by EBSCO Publishing.
(1969-present; updated monthly; some full-text; tutorials
) provides abstracts of journals, books, dissertations, and working papers
about economics. It is produced by the American Economic Association and the user
interface is provided by EBSCO Publishing.
History of Science, Technology and Medicine cancelled.
(Using this resource
; all full-text; XLinks
) is a cross-searchable database of more than
125 quick reference dictionaries and 189 in-depth encyclopedias. It covers general reference
as well as specific subject categories: archaeology, art and architecture, bilingual dictionaries, classical studies, encyclopedias, English dictionaries and thesauri, history, language reference, law, linguistics, literature, media studies, medicine and health, music, names studies, performing arts, philosophy, quotations,
religion, science and technology, social sciences, and society and culture. All subject categories can be searched separately. Reference types include overview pages, subject reference, timelines, quotations, English dictionaries, and bilingual dictionaries. It is published by and the user interface
is provided by Oxford University Press. This subscription is limited to 5 simultaneous users.
No reader is required to use these electronic books. The best way to find ebooks is in the XPLORE Library Catalog
. Just look for the ebook icon:
(all full-text; XLinks
) is an online encyclopedia and NOT the journal, Science
. It offers a comprehensive, curriculum-oriented overview of a broad range of scientific disciplines including biology and life sciences, chemistry, computer science, earth science, environmental science, forensic science, mathematics, physics, space and astronomy, and weather and climate. Content is organized by subject area and type of resource, as well as by national and state science education standards. It contains over 6,800 printable diagrams, illustrations and images; hundreds of videos and flash animations; over 1,000 science experiments and activities indexed by grade and time required; thousands of biographies of key scientists; thousands of definitions; a searchable timeline of science history; and national and state science education standards. Special features include Editor's Selection of the Month
and Focus On
. It is produced by and the user interface is provided by Facts on File.