Category Archives: Academic Databases

Academic Databases

Education Research Complete (EBSCO)

Covers all levels of education from early childhood to higher education. Indexes almost 2,500 journals, with full-text of articles in over half of those journals. Also indexes and includes full-text of over 550 books, as well as reports, and conference papers.

Chilton Library (Gale)

(Gale) Automotive repair information for do-it-yourself repair people. Includes makes and models from 1940 to the present.

Career Transitions (Gale)

Gale’s Career Transitions provides immediate help for job seekers navigating the new economy. Innovative and accessible, Career Transitions helps library users improve their chances of finding sustainable employment. We’ve worked closely with libraries like yours to improve our ability to help users navigate today’s challenging employment environment. Let Gale and Career Transitions enhance the unique value your library brings to your community.

Access Science (McGraw-Hill)


Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)

Academic Search Premier covers the expansive academic disciplines now being offered in colleges and universities. It provides comprehensive content, including PDF backfiles to 1975 for nearly 140 journals and searchable cited references for more than 1,000 titles.

Academic OneFile (Gale)

A very large, multi-disciplinary database that includes indexing for over 8,000 journals, with full-text of articles in over half of those journal titles.

This database provides full-text for many of the most-used biomedical and health journals indexed in MEDLINE. Many journals are available with no embargo, allowing doctors, nurses, health professionals and researchers to access to the information as soon as it is published.

MLA International Bibliography (EBSCO) 
MLA International Bibliography covers literature, language and linguistics, folklore, film, literary theory and criticism, dramatic arts, as well as the historical aspects of printing and publishing. Listings on rhetoric and composition and the history, theory and practice of teaching language and literature are also included.

LegalTrac provides indexing and selective full-text for all major law reviews, law journals, specialty law and bar association journals and legal newspapers. The database offers coverage of federal and state cases, laws and regulations, legal practice and taxation, as well as international law. Indexing for over 1,800 titles with full-text of almost 300.

Literature Resource Center (Gale) 
Resource for research on literary topics, authors, and their works, across genres and disciplines, time periods, and regions of the world. Includes full-text scholarly articles from more than 360 academic journals and literary magazines, excerpts from scholarly books, book reviews, biographical information, primary sources, overview essays on books and literary topics, links to websites on authors and their works, pictures of authors, audio interviews and reviews, and full text of poems and short stories.

JSTOR Arts & Sciences I, II, III (JSTOR)  
An electronic collection of the complete back runs of about 246 scholarly journals. Coverage for each journal title begins whenever the journal started, with several titles going back to the nineteenth century. A cautionary note: JSTOR is an archival resource, and is not intended as a substitute for current subscriptions to separate journal titles. Articles from the current year are never available. Each journal has a “moving wall” of 1 to 5 years (depending on the journal). So, coverage of some journals will stop a year ago, others will stop 2 years ago, etc. Each January, another year’s content is added.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO)   
Indexing of over 800 journals of interest to nurses and other allied health professionals. Full text of articles in over 300 of those journals.

Health & Wellness Resource Center (Gale)  
Provides access to selected medical reference works (encyclopedias, directories, drug handbooks, etc.) as well as indexing, and some full-text, for articles in medical and consumer health periodicals.

Health & Environmental Research Online (HERO)   
Resources used in human and ecosystem risk assessment. Most sources are peer-reviewed journal articles, but other types of resources are also included. Some search results will be citations only, others are full-text. See bottom of citation to determine if a link to full-text is available.

General Reference Center Gold (Gale)   
Indexing and full-text of magazines, newspapers, trade publications, media and reference books. A general interest database covering current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.

General OneFile (Gale)   
Indexing for articles in over 14,000 scholarly and popular press periodicals (including some children’s magazines). Full-text is available for articles in over 8,000 of those titles. Includes everything indexed in Business Index ASAP, Computer Database, and Expanded Academic Index ASAP, as well as the periodicals in K – 12 Indexes, Health and Wellness Resource Center, and Business and Company Resource Center.

Films on Demand (InfoBase Publishing)   
Streaming video of over 20,000 documentary and educational films. Producers include Films for the Humanities & Sciences, BBC, PBS, Cambridge Educational, National Geographic, History Channel, and more.

Expanded Academic ASAP (Gale)  
Expanded Academic ASAP covers everything from art and literature to economics and the sciences. This resource for academic research integrates the full text of publications from across the disciplines and now includes vocational/technical titles used by community college students, filling a specific need for curriculum-oriented collections. Expanded Academic ASAP provides indexing for more than 5,000 periodicals, more than 2,800 in full text without any embargo. The combination of full text for scholarly journals and selected general interest titles for smaller academic libraries is ideal.

Environment Complete (EBSCO)   
Indexing for approximately 2,500 titles, including full-text of articles in over 1,100 journals and 200 monographs. Offers deep coverage in the areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, and affiliated areas of study.

Credo Reference (Credo) 
Electronic access to the full text of over 750 reference books, from a variety of academic publishers.

Computer Database (Gale)  
Computer Database provides access to leading business and technical publications in the computer, telecommunications, and electronics industries. The database includes more than 600 journals and periodicals, providing information on computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications, and the application of technology.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text (EBSCO)  
CUMULATIVE INDEX TO NURSING AND ALLIED HEALTH LITERATURE. Comprehensive index to professional periodicals and other material for nursing and other allied health professionals. Limited to four simultaneous users.

Business & Company Profiles ASAP (Gale)  
More than 200,000 combined directory listings for business periodicals.

Business Source Premier (EBSCO)   
The industry’s most widely used business research database, this collection features full text and searchable cited references for top journals covering a variety of business disciplines. In addition, it includes market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses.

Business Insights: Essentials (Gale)  
Corporate and industry information. Investment reports, histories, financials, magazine, journal and news articles, and more.

Burlington Free Press Digital Microfilm (ProQuest)   
Page images of the BURLINGTON FREE PRESS, 2010 – approx. 2 months before current date. To be used only if you know the date of the item you seek. (No keyword or subject search capability.)

BioOne (BioOne)   
BioOne is a nonprofit publisher that aims to make scientific research more accessible through a growing portfolio of products including its full-text aggregation, BioOne Complete, and open-access journal, Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene. Established in 1999 by five founding organizations—the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS), the Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC), The University of Kansas, the Greater Western Library Alliance (GWLA), and Allen Press, Inc—BioOne serves a community of over 140 society and institutional publishers, 4,000 accessing institutions, and millions of researchers worldwide.

Biography in Context (Gale)  
Material on over 500,000 individuals, past and present, US and international.

DataCite Metadata Search

DataCite is a leading global non-profit organisation that provides persistent identifiers (DOIs) for research data. Our goal is to help the research community locate, identify, and cite research data with confidence.

Free (DOI) Look up

Crossref currently provides a number of ways for you to locate a DOI. If you have bibliographic data for a item and would like to find the DOI, please use the metadata section of this form. If you only have an article title and author, please use the article title search section of this form. If you have the text of a bibliographic reference, please use our Simple Text Query service. If you are a developer and wish to submit a raw XML query use the XML form section of this page.

International DOI Foundation (IDF)

This is the web site of the International DOI Foundation (IDF), a not-for-profit membership organization that is the governance and management body for the federation of Registration Agencies providing Digital Object Identifier (DOI) services and registration, and is the registration authority for the ISO standard (ISO 26324) for the DOI system. The DOI system provides a technical and social infrastructure for the registration and use of persistent interoperable identifiers, called DOIs, for use on digital networks.

ORCID is an open, non-profit, community-driven effort to create and maintain a registry of unique researcher identifiers and a transparent method of linking research activities and outputs to these identifiers. ORCID is unique in its ability to reach across disciplines, research sectors and national boundaries. It is a hub that connects researchers and research through the embedding of ORCID identifiers in key workflows, such as research profile maintenance, manuscript submissions, grant applications, and patent applications.

EIDR – A universal unique identifier for movie and television assets 
EIDR is a universal unique identifier system for movie and television assets. From top level titles, edits, and DVDs, to encodings, clips and mash-ups, EIDR provides global unique identifiers for the entire range of audiovisual object types that are relevant to entertainment commerce.

The Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH)  
The Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) is a low-barrier mechanism for repository interoperability. Data Providers are repositories that expose structured metadata via OAI-PMH. Service Providers then make OAI-PMH service requests to harvest that metadata. OAI-PMH is a set of six verbs or services that are invoked within HTTP.

DataCite API v2 for datacentres  
The purpose of this document is to explain how to register datasets via our RESTful API. Registration is open for research organisations (datacentres) associated with DataCite members (allocators).

Search mEDRA DOI metadata  
mEDRA is the multilingual European Registration Agency of DOI, the standard persistent identifier for any form of intellectual property on a digital network.

DOI Citation Formatter  
Generate your references automatically with our easy-to-use citation formatting tool.

DataCite Metadata Schema   
The DataCite Metadata Schema is a list of core metadata properties chosen for an accurate and consistent identification of a resource for citation and retrieval purposes, along with recommended use instructions.

Register DOIs 
These forms allow you to enter metadata and register DOIs. Review the help documentation for details.

DOIS For Books   
CrossRef encourages members to assign Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) to books for reference linking. Since CrossRef began accepting book deposits in 2006, the number of books in the system has grown dramatically.

Using DOIs for Books in the Mobile Environment  
There is a great deal of confusion today regarding the use of identifiers for eBooks. The most widely used identifier, the ISBN, is often used incorrectly; the ISTC, an identifier designed to address the need for a “Work” identifier, is seldom used; and other identifiers are used for various types of books, components of books, or for various purposes in editorial, production, manufacturing, and distribution workflows.