The Reverend Charles Burney (1757-1817) collection represents the largest and most comprehensive collection of early English news media. Collection includes newspapers, pamphlets and books of approximately 1,270 titles.
Portal to newspapers and periodicals c1685-1815 integrates access to esteemed universities' collections. It brings together rare journals illuminating all aspects of eighteenth-century social, political and literary life.
Includes the personal collections of Joseph Cowen (1829-1900) and Joseph Hume (1777-1855) as well as the Earl Grey Pamphlets Collection, the Knowsley Pamphlet Collection, selected pamphlets from the London School of Economics and Political Science and selections from the University of Bristol. All sources relating to political, economic and social developments in 19thc Britain.
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A global digitization and publishing porgram focused on archival collections of primary sources. The collection includes monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, statistics, and more in both Western and non-Western languages.
This database contains 1.2 million pages of periodicals published in Great Britain from 1800-1900. It includes publications on women, children, leisure and sport, and humor.
Access to approximately 1.7 million pages of primary source newspaper content from the 19th century, featuring full-text content and images from numerous newspapers from a range of urban and rural regions throughout the U.S.
A database of music scores containing representative vocal and instrumental compositions from antiquity through the nineteenth century. The database has been designed for customized use in music history classes. Searching criteria include composer, title, genere, language, historical period and language.
Database containing several thousand abstracts covering anthropoligical scholarship and its subfields of cultural anthropology, physical anthropology, archaeology and linguistics.
ABYZ News Links is a portal to online news sources from around the world. It is primarily composed of newspapers but also includes many broadcast stations, internet services, magazines, and press agencies.
Academic (Lexis-Nexis) provides full text and citation access to information in the reference, business, medical, and legal disciplines. The service covers newspapers, magazines, wire services, federal and state court opinions, federal and state statutes, federal regulations, and SEC filings such as 10-K's, 10-Q's, and their exhibits. News information is updated daily and wire services several times daily.
Academic Onefile offers balanced coverage of every academic concentration - from advertising and microbiology to history and women's studies. Combines indexing, abstracts, full text and images. Some specific titles include the Journal of Communication and The New York Times.
This scholarly collection provides journal coverage for most academic areas of study, including biological sciences, economics, communications, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts and literature, medical sciences and women's studies. This is an EBSCOHost database.
Academic Video Online allows users to cross-search all of the video published by Alexander Street Press. Virtually every video in the collection is fully transcribed in addition to being indexed for subjects, people, places, release date, language, publisher, and video type.
Provides access to documents and publications of UN periodicals.
The ACLS Humanities E-Book Collection is an online repository of full-text, digital books. Extensive insight to field of history, women's studies, religion and performance arts.
ACM, the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, delivers resources that advance computing as a science and a profession. ACM provides the computing field's premier Digital Library and serves its members and the computing profession with leading-edge publications, conferences, and career resources.
The ACS Symposium Series contains peer-reviewed books developed from the ACS technical divisions' symposia. The series covers a broad range of topics including agricultural and food chemistry, cellulose and renewable materials, chemical education, organic chemistry, polymer chemistry, materials, and many others.
Combines databases sourced from Africa, Europe and North America to form a multidisciplinary aggregation of unique, extensive coverage of African research and information. This includes content from South African Studies, African Studies, and African HealthLine. Incorporates previous titles South African Studies database link and the Africa Wide NiPad.
Rich with first-hand reports of the major events and issues of the day, including the Mexican War, Presidential and congressional addresses, Congressional abstracts and business and commodity markets this enormous collection of African-American newspapers contains a wealth of information about the cultural life and history during the 1800s. It also contains large numbers of early biographies, vital statistics, essays and editorials, poetry and prose, and advertisements, all of which embody the African-American experience.
Literature Online features an ever-growing collection of over 260,000 works of poetry, drama and prose. LION also provides access to an extensive collection of secondary resources (resources ABOUT these works and their authors).
This collection provides more than 60 searchable African newspapers published in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Featuring English- and foreign-language titles
Heinemann's African Writers Series publishes key texts of modern African literature. This online edition includes over 250 volumes of fiction, poetry, drama and non-fictional prose, including works by Chinua Achebe, Ama Ata Aidoo and Steve Biko.
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AGRICOLA is a bibliographic database of citations to agricultural literature created by the National Agricultural Library and its cooperators. The records describe publications and resources encompassing all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines. AGRICOLA does not contain the books or journals indexed, but it does identify and help locate them.
Includes journal articles, dissertations and theses, conference papers, and e-books from Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, the United States, the UK, etc. in Chinese or in English, published from 1991 on
America: History and Life is a comprehensive bibliography of articles on the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Each volume offers abstracts and citations for some 8,000 articles appearing in over 2,000 journals published worldwide in history, related humanities, and the social sciences.
The American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies (ABSEES) covers North American scholarship on East-Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. It contains bibliographic citations for journal articles, books, book chapters, book reviews, dissertations, and selected government publications since 1990.
Based on the American Antiquarian Society's landmark collection -- the most extensive in existence -- American Broadsides and Ephemera offers fully searchable facsimile images of approximately 15,000 broadsides printed between 1820 and 1900 and 15,000 pieces of ephemera printed between 1760 and 1900. Featuring many rare items, the pieces of ephemera include clipper ship sailing, theater and music programs, stock certificates and more.
The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries knits together more than 1,000 sources of diaries, letters, and memoirs to provide fast access to thousands of views on almost every aspect of the war. The letters and diaries are by the famous and the unknown, giving not only both the Northern and Southern perspectives, but also those of foreign observers. The collection includes approximately 100,000 pages of published memoirs, letters, and diaries from individuals, in addition to 4,000 pages of previously unpublished materials.
Most of these large county history volumes were published between 1870 and 1900 and have long formed the cornerstone of local historical and genealogical research. They are encyclopedic in scope and virtually limitless in their research possibilities.
American Factfinder includes the 2000 and 2010 Census of Population and Housing, the Economic Census, and the American Community Survey. Use American FactFinder to view, print, and download statistics about population, housing, industry, and business.
The American Film Institute Catalog draws its content from six printed volumes that document every American film from 1893 to 1970 (except 1951 to 1960). The catalog provides comprehensive filmographic information on over 45,000 films. Search the compiled records by keywords.
American Film Scripts Online is an ongoing full-text project which currently contains over 100 films by 200 writers. The database is full-text searchable and includes detailed indexing on scenes, characters, and people.
A weekly Jewish newspaper published in New York City.
A collection of commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries. This release now provides 4,848 titles equaling approximately 1,215 hours.
The American Institute of Physics (AIP) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit membership corporation created for the purpose of promoting the advancement and diffusion of the knowledge of physics and its application to human welfare.
A Jewish weekly newspaper published in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Provides biographical information on over 17,000 men and women -- from all eras and walks of life -- whose lives have shaped the nation.
American Periodicals Series Online (APS Online) includes digitized images of the pages of American magazines and journals published from colonial days to the dawn of the 20th century. Some publications include Benjamin Franklin's General Magazine and the popular magazine Vanity Fair.
Literature Online features an ever-growing collection of over 260,000 works of poetry, drama and prose with complementary reference resources. In addition to the full text of the resources above, LION provides access to an extensive collection of secondary resources (resources ABOUT these works and their authors).
American Song is a collection of music that reflects the history of the United States. Includes streaming audio versions of songs about American Indians, slaves, pioneers and more.
The American State Papers is a critical resource for the study of all aspects of American history. Sources include legislative and executive documents as well as speeches from President Washington, Adams, Jefferson and Madison.
Annual Reviews publications are among the most highly cited in the scientific literature, and are available in print and online to individuals, institutions, and consortia throughout the world.
An index to an extensive worldwide coverage in the fields of social, cultural, physical, biological and linguistic anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore, material culture, and related interdisciplinary studies. The database covers all journal articles, reports, commentaries, obituaries, etc. at least two pages long in over 2,500 journals and monographic series.
AnthroSource is the premier online resource serving the research, teaching, and professional needs of anthropologists. Developed by the American Anthropological Association (AAA), AnthroSource brings 100 years of anthropological material online to scholars and the public.
The AnyWho service features over 90 million consumer and over 10 million business listings and includes website URLs, e-mail addresses, FAX numbers, and/or toll-free numbers when available. Users can search the directory with any combination of name, street name, city, state, and ZIP code information.
ASFA provides citations and abstracts of the world’s literature dealing with the science, technology, and management of marine, freshwater, and brackish water environments and organisms
A database for quality reviews of print and electronic reference works
The AEI is an electronic repository and archive for research materials on the topic of European integration and unification. The AEI collects two types of materials: certain types of independently-produced research materials and official European Community/European Union documents.
These guides help libraries learn about current practice in research libraries, implement new practices and technologies, manage change, and improve performance
The Armed Conflict Database is a project produced by the IISS Defence Analysis Department that aims to provide an interactive and user-friendly source of information on armed conflicts worldwide. Users can generate reports and download data as well as browse through year-by-year analyses and fact time sheets online.
Art Full Text, produced by The H.W. Wilson Company, is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from periodicals published throughout the world. In addition to articles, Art Full Text indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals.
Art Index Retrospective is a bibliographic database that cumulates citations to Art Index volumes 1-32 of the printed index published between 1929 and 1984. The database cites articles from around 600 influental art publications throughout the world. In addition to articles, Art Index Retrospective indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals.
The scope of ARTbibliographies Modern extends from artists and movements beginning with Impressionism in the late 19th century, up to the most recent works and trends in the late 20th century. A particular emphasis is placed upon adding new and lesser-known artists and on the coverage of foreign-language literature.
Starting with Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) and Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO), Gale will be incorporating the majority of its primary source collections into Artemis Primary Sources, enabling researchers, teachers and students to cross-search these collections
The database consists of nearly 2000 texts, ranging from classic works of French literature to various kinds of non-fiction prose and technical writing, including works by Voltaire, Moliere, Camus, Balzac and many others. The eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries are about equally represented, with a smaller selection of seventeenth century texts as well as some medieval and Renaissance texts.
Covering the time period from 1992 to the present, the Web of Science offers expanded search options, including the ability to locate all cited authors (not just first authors), track times cited information, and hotlink to first and subsequent generation articles. It includes approximately 15,250 new cited references and 2,250 new articles per week.
ARTstor has collections of over 500,000 digital art images and associated data that can be used for noncommercial and scholarly, non-profit educational use. The images are drawn from different sources, such as museums, archaeological teams, photo archives, slide collections, and art reference publishers.
arXiv s a highly-automated electronic archive and distribution server for research articles. arXiv is an e-print service in the fields of physics, mathematics, non-linear science, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance and statistics.
Kikuzo II Bijuaru is a full text database of Asahi Shinbun, one of the two major newspapers in Japan, from the inaugural issue in 1879 to present. This database also includes Shûkan Asahi (from April 2000 to present), AERA (from May 1988, inaugural issue to present), Chiezo (latest issue) and Asahi Shinbun Jinbutsu (Who’s who) Database.
Asian American Drama contains 70 plays by 17 playwrights, together with detailed, fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. When complete, the collection will include more than 250 plays, of which some 50% have never been published before.
Contains the 13,000 ASTM standards, as well as manuals, monographs, data series, STPs (Special Technical Publications) and 8 journals -- all of which pertain to the development and application of standards. Not only current issues of journals and publications, but also back issues going back ~50yrs
The American Theological Library Association's ATLA Religion Database, is the leading international database indexing citations in all scholarly fields of religion. It is a compilation of three printed indexes namely: Religion Index One: Periodicals, Religion Index Two: Multiple Author Works and Index to Book Reviews in Religion. It covers such topics as Biblical Studies, World Religions, Church History, and religious perspectives on social issues.
The Atlanta Daily World had the first black White House correspondent and was the first black daily newspaper in the nation in the 20th century.
The Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals provides citations to more than 1,000 periodicals published worldwide on archaeology, city planning, interior design, and historic preservation, as well as architecture. Also includes major serial publications on architecture and design of Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Australia.
The most widely circulated black newspaper on the Atlantic coast. It was the first black newspaper to have correspondents reporting on World War II, foreign correspondents, and female sports correspondents.
A comprehensive public reference library containing a searchable database of reference, verse, and classic literature. The site is divided into four sections: Reference, Verse, Fiction, and Nonfiction.
iterature Online features an ever-growing collection of over 260,000 works of poetry, drama and prose with complementary reference resources. LION provides access to an extensive collection of secondary resources (resources ABOUT these works and their authors).
German language index of (primarily) German language periodicals covering all aspects of German language and literature. Includes books, pamphlets, articles, dissertations, reviews, etc. Indexes approximately 300 international (but primarily German) periodicals.
This online version of the Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) contains more than 410,000 records on all subjects (especially humanities and social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide from 1971 to the present. Since 1992, newly published individual monographs are no longer being added to the database, and users seeking monographs are urged to consult other general resources and databases.
The Bibliography of British and Irish History provides bibliographic data on historical writing dealing with the British Isles, and with the British Empire and Commonwealth, during all periods for which written documentation is available - from 55BC to the present.
The Bibliography of the History of Art is the most comprehensive art bibliography available worldwide, covering European and American visual arts from late antiquity to the present. This database indexes and abstracts art-related books, conference proceedings and dissertations, exhibition and dealers' catalogs, and articles from over 4,300 periodicals.
Part of superpages.com, BigYellow, an online Yellow Pages service, provides essential business information including phone, fax, and toll-free numbers, addresses, maps and driving directions, URLs, and much more.
Biography and Genealogy Master Index indexes current, readily available reference sources, as well as the most important retrospective works that cover individuals, both living and deceased, from every field of activity and from all areas of the world. The total number of biographical sketches indexed by BGMI is now more than 12.7 million.
Biography Reference Bank contains Wilson Biographies Plus Illustrated and Biography Index Plus, in one integrated database. Wilson Biographies Plus contains more than 95,000 biographies and obituaries and more than 26,000 photographs of the subjects. Many of the biographies are enhanced with full text, abstracts, and citations from H. W. Wilson databases.
Biography.com offers over 25,000 brief biographical sketches.
BioOne explores economic models and strategic partnerships that balance the needs of all stakeholders, and currently demonstrates this balance by offering financially sustainable information services in the biological sciences. BioOne supports best practices that increase operational effectiveness and technological standards that integrate its content with a global network of scholarly exchange.
BIOSIS Previews combines the content of both Biological Abstracts and Biological Abstracts/RRM (Reports, Reviews, Meetings), thus providing comprehensive coverage of nearly 5,500 life science journals as well as 1,500 items from international meetings, review articles, books, book chapters, patents, and software reviews.
When complete, Black Drama will contain the full text of 1,200 plays written from the mid-1800s to the present by more than 100 playwrights from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African diaspora countries. Database is divided into three sections: Part 1 covers writings of the Harlem Renaissance, Part 2 covers the Black Arts movements of the sixties and seventies while Part 3 brings together plays from the international sphere.
Covering 1,200 non-fiction published works of leading African Americans. The material is fully described and organized so that the user can browse and search by a variety of subjects.
In nearly 600 entries, Black Women in America celebrates the remarkable achievements of black women throughout history, highlights their ongoing contributions in America today, and represents the new research the first edition helped to generate, provided coverage for an underrepresented field in Women’s Studies. The Encylopedia provides an overview of black women’s contributions throughout history and includes entries on contemporary women of note.
Black Women Writers will contain approximately 100,000 pages of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry by women from North America, Africa and the Caribbean. It will also present essays by scholars and feminists about the history of feminism and genre studies in these regions.
Bloomberg BNA is a collection of legal newsletters, reports, and resource centers
Book Index with Reviews (BIR) is a comprehensive database that provides information on over 3.8 million book titles in a wide range of formats, including large print, books on tape, etc. The full-text reviews, combined with the product's subject headings and flexible search engine, connect users to popular titles that are currently available, along with those that will soon be published.
Indexes and abstracts reviews of English language adult and juvenile fiction and non-fiction titles. Reviews are selected from journals in the humanities, sciences, social sciences and library review media.
A comprehensive source for book reviews that electronically indexes reviews from 1965 to the present.
Global Books in Print contains bibliographic information from the top six English language book databases for books currently in print. Includes English language titles in print from the US, the UK, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Africa, Asia and the Oceanic states. It may be searched by author, title, subject, publisher, publication year or ISBN.
Brepolis is a comprehensive index for Medieval Studies. The online database comprises over 300,000 records. All subjects relating to the Middle Ages are included, within the date range 400-1500 AD. Geographical areas covered are Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.
Brill's Encyclopedia of China scholars and students find sound, in-depth information on China from its early beginnings up to today, with a clear focus on the modern period from the mid-nineteenth century to the 21st century. The encyclopedia is the result of an international academic effort, and covers the history, geography, society, economy, politics, science, and culture of China.
The Encyclopaedia Britannica is the world's most comprehensive reference product, a distinction it has held since its first publication in 1768. Through this service, you can find more than 72,000 articles, updated and revised by EB editors and contributors; over 10,000 illustrations, including photographs, drawings, maps, and flags; and more than 75,000 definitions -- including pronunciation guides and word histories -- from Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary.
This collection includes national and regional newspapers including those from the Midlands, as well as Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Special attention is given to newspapers that helped lead paricular political and social movements like Home Rule.
British Literary Manuscripts Online presents facsimile images of literary manuscripts, including letters and diaries, drafts of poems, plays, novels, and other literary works, and similar materials. Searching is based on tags and descriptive text associated with each manuscript.
On completion this unique digital archive will consist of almost 500 periodical runs published from the 1680s to the 1930s.
This series from Microform Academic Publishers includes archival materials such as journals, correspondence, official records and personal papers over a two hundred year period, all related to British nvolvement in the Atlantic region, including both Africa and the Americas.It brings together a wealth of collections about Britain's colonisation, commercial, missionary and even literary relations with Africa and the Americas.
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Use BrowZine to easily find, read, and monitor thousands of scholarly journals available from Pitt libraries, or through Open Access publishers, covering all disciplines
- Browse titles by subject to easily find journals of interest
- Easily view table of contents of current past journals
- Create a personal bookshelf of favorite journals
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Business Insights: Global provides business and industry content such as market share reports, SWOT analyses, corporate chronologies and company histories, etc.
Business Source Complete provides full-text business journals and hundreds of scholarly, peer-reviewed journals covering all aspects of business; marketing, management, economics, finance, accounting, international business and more. This is an EBSCOHost database, and can be search individually or in combination with any other EBSCOHost database.
Cabell's Directories help researchers identify publications most likely to accept their manuscripts by providing information on journals published in select fields. Information on the topic areas emphasized by each journal, the type of review process, acceptance rate, and number of internal and external reviewers are included. Access to business and educational directories.
Includes over 300 volumes published since 1960 covering a range of time periods, topics, and regions. Countries covered include the United State, United Kingdom, China, Egypt, Japan, Iran, Russia, Turkey, South Africa, and India; regions and continents include Scandinavia, Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Pacific Islands
Cambridge University Press dates from 1534 and is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge. Their purpose is to further the University's objective of advancing learning, knowledge and research.
Contains 66 newspaper titles from 22 islands between 1718-1876
The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education is the leading typology of American colleges and universities. It is the framework in which institutional diversity in U.S. higher education is commonly described.
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Catalog of U.S. Government Publications is an index to the publications of the United States Government and includes Government Printing Office records from 1976 to the present. Because the US Government publishes in almost every conceivable field, Catalog of U.S. Government Publications can be used to locate information on Congress, the environment, crime, law, transportation, demography, energy, education, and medicine, among others.
The CCH Internet Tax Research Network provides tax news as well as federal and state tax information. Federal Tax Archives are available for all years since 1978; State Tax Archives are available for all years since 1994. NOTE: You need to create an account to be able to access.
These packages of US Census data allow users to export data files and map population statistics. View historic census data in it's original geographic boundaries.
Note: Use of this resource is restricted to specific devices in the Hillman Library Reference area.
CHANT (Chinese Ancient Texts) database compiled by the Chinese University of Hong Kong. The database contains a large number of texts from earliest times (bone and bronze inscriptions) up to the 6th century AD.
A leading African-American newspaper, with more than two-thirds of its readership outside Chicago.
Fully searchable version of the standard Chicago Manual of Style, including a Quick Guide for sample citations. Chicago Style Q&A as well as examples of style sheets, letters, and forms are also available on the site.
Find reviews and other materials related to the field of children's literature. A large catalog of MARC records for children's books is also featured.
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China Academic Journals (CAJ) is a full-text database covering approximately 6,600 journal titles from the People's Republic of China. It provides over 8 million full-text and full-image periodical articles dealing with the humanities and social sciences published from 1994 to date. Database is updated daily and searchable in both English and Chinese.
The China Data Center at the University of Michigan is a national center designed to advance the study and understanding of China. Included are national, regional, and local, as well as economic, social, and historical statistics, in addition to census data.
A web-based online service on China's news, business, legal and statistical information.
This Chinese language interface provides full text access to Chinese e-books.
Scripts of documentary films and newsreels from the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976), from the collections of Duke University Library.
Choice Reviews Online is the internet version of the monthly print magazine, Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries. Choice is directed toward academic librarians and faculty as a resource for collection development and scholarly research. It covers more than 50 sub-disciplines spanning the humanities, science and technology, and the social and behavioral sciences.
The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.
The CINAHL database covers nearly 1000 English-language nursing and allied health journals. It also includes references to book chapters, pamphlets, audiovisual materials, software, dissertations, standards of professional practice and nurse practice acts.
Cleveland Call and Post (1934-1991) was founded by Garrett Morgan, inventor of the gas mask and traffic light. Contributors included noted journalists Charles H. Loeb and John Fuster. The newspaper is well known for its support of the Scottsboro trial defendants with letters, clothing, stamps, and donations to the defense fund.
ClusterMed is a tool that helps one easily navigate PubMed's extensive inventory of medical research articles by organizing the search results into categories. PubMed is the USA National Library of Medicine's search service that searches MEDLINE and other databases at the National Institutes of Health.
The basic component of the library is a 50- to 100-page electronic book that synthesizes an important research or development topic, authored by a prominent contributor to the field. SYNTHESIS is organized by series, each managed by a prominent consulting editor.
A database of names, descriptions, and characteristics of over 165,000 places in the world. You can search by the name of the place, type of place, or for any word in the database.
A poetry index. To read the full text of the poem in print, check PittCat+ for the title of the book.
Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) is designed to be the most comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. It publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 on.
Communication and Mass Media Complete (CMMC) incorporates CommSearch produced by the National Communication Association and Mass Media Articles Index produced by Penn State.
Community of Science (COS) Expertise is the largest web network of its kind comprised of detailed professional information for nearly 400,000 scientists and scholars worldwide. The profiles in COS Expertise include contact information, positions held, publications, patents, funding received, and a first-person narrative describing current research activities and expertise.
Compact Memory offers actual reproductions of the most important research journals for German-Jewish history and genealogy research, covering the entire German-speaking world. Since some of these journals carried news about Jews in areas outside Germany as well, they are worth consulting for news of other locations, such as the United States and Russia.
Established in 1925, The Company of Biologists sees its journals as a core service provided for the advancement and promotion of biological research.
Established in 1925, The Company of Biologists sees its journals as a core service provided for the advancement and promotion of biological research
The Compendex database provides international coverage of the literature of the engineering field, including civil and structural engineering, computer and electrical engineering, energy technology, materials science and metallurgy, bioengineering, air and water pollution, chemical engineering, and solid waste and hazardous waste management. Citations are drawn from 2,600 journals, technical reports, and conference papers and proceedings.
This work presents a definitive interpretation of the current status of and future trends in natural products-a dynamic field at the intersection of chemistry and biology concerned with isolation, identification, structure elucidation, and chemical characteristics of naturally occurring compounds such as pheromones, carbohydrates, nucleic acids, and enzymes.
Computing Reviews aims to furnish computer oriented persons in mathematics, engineering, the natural and social sciences, the humanities, and other fields with critical information about current publications in any area of the computing sciences. Hardware, software, theory, methodology, systems, and the general computing milieu are among the areas covered.
The Conference Board is a non-profit business research organization. They conduct research, convene conferences, make forecasts, assess trends, and publish information and analysis about topics related to business.
The world's most comprehensive access to U.S. legislative information from Congressional Information Services. Includes access to many full-text Congressional publications, bills, laws, regulations, committee information, information about current members of Congress, and much more.
Full text collection covering the entire French speaking Sub-Saharan Africa, from Benin to Togo, representing about twenty countries and more than a hundred ethnic groups. Includes oral and written literatures from the origins to Independence.
CountryWatch provides up-to-date information and news on the countries of the world.
This is a suite of seven separate databases. Users will find primary and secondary sources for Political Science and History research. Strong in information on US Government.
The CQ Researcher, founded in 1923 as Editorial Research Reports, is your complete source for in-depth, analytical reporting on the most current and controversial issues of the day. The objective, forward-looking reporting that characterizes these articles is designed to encourage discussion, to help readers think critically and to facilitate further research. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology.
Online reference library that provides access to a selection of reference books from a total of 169. CredoReference also includes cross-references to other full text titles containing related information.
This resource includes bibliographic records and full text covering essential areas related to criminal justice and criminology. The increasing globalization of criminology is reflected in Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text’s coverage of hundreds of journals from around the world.
The archive has almost 200 variables and contains data for over 200 country units, with provision for entries from 1815 (excluding the two modern wartime periods, 1914-1918 and 1940-1945)
Each week the Current Digest presents a selection of Russian-language press materials, carefully translated into English. Includes 1949-present.
The Current Index to Statistics is a bibliographic index to publications in statistics and related fields. References are drawn from 111 core journals that are fully indexed, non-core journals from which articles are selected that have statistical content, proceedings and edited books, and other sources.
D-Scholarship@Pitt is an institutional repository for the research output of the University of Pittsburgh.
D-scribe contains over 100 thematic digital collections published by the ULS. With over 100,000 digital objects, D-scribe contains photos, manuscripts, maps, books, journal articles, electronic theses and dissertations, government documents and other grey literature such as working papers, white papers and technical reports.
Full text access to the British newspaper The Daily Mail for 1986-2004
DBpia provides full text databases including more than one million articles from about 2,000 Korean scholarly journals in 12 different fields of society, literature, economics & business, medical science, humanities, theology, law & administration, arts, engineering, natural science, and education. All the back issues of each journal title are available and title, author, keyword, journal title and publisher searchable
Search documents that reveal gender perceptions and realities from 1450-1910. The collection is composed of contemporary essays, biographies, and historical documents.
The Digital National Security Archive contains over 40,000 U.S. government documents declassified under the Freedom of Information Act. These documents derive from the CIA, the FBI, the Defense Department and numerous other government agencies.
This Spanish language database contains thousands of ebooks from the most renowned Spanish and Latinamerican Publishing Houses, as well as relevant journals that cover all topics of interest
The DMPTool is an online tool that includes data management plan templates for many of the large funding agencies that require such plans. Select University of Pittsburgh under "Select your institution" and log in using your Pitt username and password
DRAM is a collection of 9,800 American music recordings in several genres. Informative essays give background information about the music.
The American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is a classification of mental disorders with associated criteria designed to facilitate more reliable diagnoses of these disorders.
Duxiu is a huge knowledge system and it is a platform of in-depth searching, full text retrieval, and document delivery services. It provides access to more than 3 million Chinese bibliographic entries and 2 million scholarly resources (full-text searching, full-text reading or limited views) in all subjects and formats, such as books, journal articles, newspapers, theses, conference papers, videos, and webpage.
Provides full-text and full-page-image access to books, pamphlets, and broadsides published in America from 1801 through 1819. This comprehensive collection also features many state papers and government materials, including published reports; presidential letters and messages; and congressional, state and territorial resolutions
Series 1 is based on the renowned American Bibliography by Charles Evans and the collection has served as the definitive resource for information about every aspect of life in 17th- and 18th-century America. Series 2 is an unique Web-based collection that thoroughly chronicles the people, ideas and events behind the early political, social, cultural and geographic growth of the United States.
Early American Newspapers features cover-to-cover reproductions of hundreds of historic newspapers, providing more than one million pages as fully text-searchable facsimile images. Based largely on Clarence Brigham's "History and Bibliography of American Newspapers,1690-1820"
Early Encounters in North America is a full text collection of primary documents related to early encounters of North American Indian, European, American, and African peoples and cultures in North America, as well as descriptions of the natural features of North America at the time. The collection is centered on present-day Canada and the United States with some limited coverage of Mexico.
Early English Books seeks to be a comprehensive collection of all books, pamphlets and broadsides published in the English language in any country from earliest times through 1700. This includes books on philosophy, religion, science, politics, exploration and poetry, prose and drama. Contains over 96,000 titles -- 230 years of English printing.
These aggregated collections cover academic disciplines including business and economics, computers, technology and engineering, humanities, life and physical science, and social and behavioral sciences. Ebrary provides a unique set of online database collections that combine more than 20,000 authoritative books and other documents from over 150 leading academic, trade, and professional publishers. Note: if you encounter technical issues and are using Internet Explorer, please switch to a different browser.
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Eighteenth Century Collections Online digitally captures this influential period and provides new research opportunities in ways previously unavailable. Eighteenth Century Collections Online includes a variety of materials -- from books and directories, Bibles, sheet music and sermons to advertisements -- and works by many well-known and lesser-known authors.
EconLit is a comprehensive, indexed bibliography with selected abstracts of the world's economic literature produced by the American Economic Association. It includes coverage of over 400 major journals as well as articles in collective volumes (essays, proceedings, etc.), books, book reviews, dissertations, and working papers licensed from the Cambridge University Press Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics.
The Economist is a popular world news magazine. It features a range of articles about current events, politics, culture, and business. The writing often takes an editorial tone and is often witty. The archive begins in 1843.
EIU provides data and forecasts about political, economic, and business climates of various regions and up to 200 countries, as well as related news, analysis, and risk factor assessments. Coverage includes Country Commerce, Financial Services Reports (formerly Country Finance), and ViewsWire Global (Business briefings)
Literature Online features an ever-growing collection of over 260,000 works of poetry, drama and prose with complementary reference resources. In addition to the full text of the resources above, LION provides access to an extensive collection of secondary resources (resources ABOUT these works and their authors).
Education in Video is the first online collection of streaming video developed specifically for training and developing teachers. Upon completion, the collection will contain more than 1,000 video titles totaling 750 hours.
Citations to journal articles, yearbooks, and book series on education.
Search and read abstracts of articles addressing topics in educational administration, including educational leadership, management, and research.
The Educational Testing Service (ETS) Test Collection database contains records on over 9,500 tests and research instruments. The Test Collection database collects a variety of instruments: achievement tests, aptitude tests, personality measures, attitude measures, career/vocational interest measures, occupational tests such as nursing or sales skills inventories. Also included are separate databases of test publishers and test reviews.
HRAF is an acronym for Human Relations Area Files, a non-profit institution founded in 1949 at Yale University. HRAF is a consortium of educational, research, and cultural organizations, and government agencies; its mission is to encourage and facilitate the study of human culture, society, and behavior.
It brings together rare journals printed between c1685 and 1815, illuminating all aspects of eighteenth-century social, political and literary life.
Empire Online includes approximately 60,000 images of original manuscripts and printed materials covering the period 1492-1962. Empire Online also provides biographies of the individuals mentioned in the source material, a detailed chronology of the period covered, and both keyword and controlled vocabulary searching.
The Encyclopedia Judaica online 16 volume edition of the printed Encyclopaedia, the Year Books and the Decennials that followed, and a distinguished series of selected updates. Information in the Encyclopedia covers the entire gamut of the Jewish world.
Presents information on the "state of our knowledge of the Islamic World from religion and history to politics and culture."
The articles cover prominent individuals, events, trends, places, political movements, art forms, business and trade, religions, ethnic groups, organizations, and countries throughout Africa. In-depth articles examine contemporary nations of sub-Saharan Africa, ethnic groups from various regions of Africa, and European colonial powers.
The Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895 documents the full range of the African American experience during that period—from the arrival of the first slave ship to the death of Frederick Douglass—and shows how all aspects of American culture, history, and national identity have been profoundly influenced by the experience of African Americans.
Coverage from the era of segregation to the present.
The Encyclopedia of Associations lets you search for non-profit, membership organizations anywhere in the world in a variety of ways, including name, location, budget, officers, description, and over a dozen more.
The Encyclopedia of Astronomy and Astrophysics explains 30 different subject areas in all their range and complexity. Comprising 3,000 articles, a total of 2.5 million words, The Encyclopedia combines accessibility with unrivalled scope and authority.
Brill's Encyclopedia of China scholars and students find sound, in-depth information on China from its early beginnings up to today, with a clear focus on the modern period from the mid-nineteenth century to the 21st century. The encyclopedia is the result of an international academic effort, and covers the history, geography, society, economy, politics, science, and culture of China.
The Encyclopedia of Earth (EoE) is an electronic reference about the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society.
The Encyclopedia of Evolution surveys essential concepts and theories, present methods, models and findings, and discuss both the history of the field and current controversies. Readers will find brief treatments on discrete concepts and individuals to lengthy essays by researchers in the field.
Encyclopedia of Human Rights, edited by David Forsythe, offers coverage of all aspects of human rights theory, practice, law, and history in over 300 entries signed by leading scholars and human rights experts. The coverage includes major figures, organizations and institutions, human rights events and crises, and human rights norms.
The encyclopedia is not limited to librarianship or information science. In fact, this work is designed to cover a spectrum of related information disciplines like knowledge management and archival science.
The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Literature is the definitive resource for literature and literary studies, available both in print and online. The Encyclopedia comprises individual titles covering key literary genres and periods.
Containing material from hundreds of highly distinguished contributors representing the world's top universities and institutions, the second edition has a truly global perspective. Including but not limited to Buddhist philosphies, bioethics and biomedical ethics and feminist thought.
An interdisciplinary encyclopedia covering the intersection of these two fields.
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Rhetoric contains 150 entries on classical studies, philosophy, literature, literary theory, cultural studies, speech, and communications. The Encyclopedia combines theory, history, and practice, with a special emphasis on public speaking, performance, and communication.
The Encyclopedia of Semiotics is a reference guide to concepts in semiotics, sign theory, and cultural studies. The Encyclopedia contains three hundred entries scholars in a variety of fields—from anthropology and literary theory to linguistics and philosophy and surveys the study of signs and symbols in human culture.
Features signed, cited articles that explore major topics and define key terms. This is a good place to go for an introduction to unfamiliar sociology concepts and as a springboard for further research via the extensive bibliographies.
The Encyclopedia of Spectroscopy and Spectrometry pulls key information into a single source for quick access to answers and/or in-depth examination of topics. "SPEC-2" covers theory, methods, and applications for researchers, students, and professionals-combining proven techniques and new insights for comprehensive coverage of the field.
This database is the largest collection on Taiwan's history in the Chinese language. It is based on the Taiwan Literatures Series, edited by Chou Hsien-Wen, former Dean of the Law School of National Taiwan University, and it is the most frequently used database of this sort since its launch to the market. The Encyclopedia of Taiwan incorporates local histories, official documents of Ming, Qin Dynasties as well as Nan-Ming.
Covering the “long” Enlightenment, from the rise of Descartes' disciples in 1670 to the restoration of the Bourbon monarchy in 1815, these 700 articles scholars range from discussions of mercantilism and democracy to the battlefield to the dissemination of ideas in salons and coffeehouses. Coverage includes not only Western Europe but also North America, Brazil, and Iberian, Russian, Jewish, and Eastern European cultures.
Endnote is the industry standard for citation management tools. Endnote is used by millions of researchers to search online bibliographic databases, organize references and related files, and create bibliographies and figure lists instantly.
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Literature Online features an ever-growing collection of over 260,000 works of poetry, drama and prose with complementary reference resources. In addition to the full text of the resources above, LION provides access to an extensive collection of secondary resources (resources ABOUT these works and their authors).
English Verse Drama contains more than 2,000 works by around 450 named authors and approximately 230 anonymous works, from the Shrewsbury Fragments of the late thirteenth century to the end of the nineteenth century. The database contains works acted on or intended for the stage, which are either wholly or predominantly in verse.
An archival research resource containing the essential primary sources for studying the history of the film and entertainment industries, from the era of vaudeville and silent movies through to 2000. The core US and UK trade magazines covering film, music, broadcasting and theater are all included, together with film fan magazines and music press titles.
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ERIC, sponsored by the US Department of Education, is the premier national bibliographic database of education literature. ERIC consists of two files: Resources in Education and Current Index. The database also includes the full text of ERIC Digest Records. Ebsco is a subscription service that offers a sophisicated interface. The other option is to search the database via the government's web portal.
Using Essential Science Indicators, you can identify the influential individuals, institutions, papers, publications, and countries in your field of study
Ethnic NewsWatch is a full-text collection of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. Ethnic NewsWatch contains nearly 500,000 complete articles dating back to 1990 from 200 publications. English and Spanish language search options are available.
Intended to be a visual encyclopedia of human behavior and culture, online in streaming video. Contains classic and contemporary documentaries; previously unpublished footage from working anthropologists and ethnographers in the field; and select feature films. Includes footage from every continent and hundreds of unique cultures.
The database covers texts published in the Official Journal of the European Union L (Legislation) and C (Information and notices), including legislation, international agreements, preparatory acts and parliamentary questions. An average of 15000 documents are added each year.
EUROCAT brings together over 900,000 records from four databases of the Office for Official Publications of the European Communities: CATEL, the database used by the Office to produce its catalogues and to index the Official Journal; ABEL, tables of contents of the Official Journal L series; CELEX, the official database of European Union law; and SCAD.
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Europa World is the online version of the Europa World Year Book, the indispensable source of information on world-wide affairs. The database includes detailed surveys of over 250 countries and territories, a comprehensive listing of over 1,650 international organizations, access to the very latest statistics, directory information and current analysis.
This collection comprises correspondence, studies and reports, cables, maps, and other kinds of documents related to U.S. consular activities. U.S. Consulates were listening posts reporting on the activities of the German colonial governments and later the Japanese mandate authorities, and the activities of the native peoples.
A collection of resources that provide information about the European Union. There are informative sections on each of the organizations within the EU, the text of official documents, plus analysis and related news articles.
FDsys provides free online access to official United States Federal Government publications.
Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index covers journal articles, book reviews, and essays in books about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages. The time period covered is 450 C.E. to 1500 C.E. with Russia extending to 1613. Subject coverage for gender and sexuality means that articles on masculinity and male homosexuality are included.
The International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF), founded in Paris in 1938, brings together institutions dedicated to rescuing films both as cultural heritage and as historical documents. The titles included in full text range from the scholarly (Film Comment, Framework ) to the popular (Variety, Sight and Sound) and the title and coverage range is expanded with every release of the data -- typically every month -- to ensure currency.
The FLI Online contains approximately 700,000 citations to articles, film reviews and book reviews published between 1976-2001. The periodicals indexed range from the scholarly and critical to the popular.
The historical archive of the Financial Times, which is today distributed on its distinctive pink paper to more than a million readers worldwide, is an essential, comprehensive and unbiased research tool for everyone studying the public affairs and financial history of the last 120 years.
First Research is a leading industry intelligence database. This program provides 900 industry segment profiles, and numerous geographic profiles, with information synthesized from hundreds of sources. Each industry profile is constantly updated with monthly statistics and quarterly trends.
Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) is a collection of English-language transcriptions of media content from around the world collected by the United States' intelligence community. This collection provides an international perspective on world events.
Access to several popular business, library, media, organization, and statistical directories.
Gale's Literary Index is a master index to the major print literature series published by The Gale Group. It combines and cross references more than 130,000 author names, including pseudonyms and variant names, and more than 140,000 titles into one source.
Gale News Vault is a database that covers all the Gale newspaper and journal archives to which the University of Pittsburgh has access
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
Gallup Analytics is an online platform that provides subscribers with access to nearly a century of U.S. data and a decade of global tracking data known as the Gallup World Poll
A set of over 1,200 articles detailing aspects of music from around the world.
GenderWatch is a full text database of publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas. GenderWatch contains archival material, in some cases as far back as the 1970's with additional archival material continually added.
The GeoRef database covers the geology of North America from 1693 to the present and the geology of the rest of the world from 1933 to the present. The database includes references to all publications of the U.S. Geological Survey.
Brings together manuscript, printed and visual primary source materials for the study of global commodities in world history. The commodities featured in this resource have been transported, exchanged and consumed around the world for hundreds of years. They helped transform societies, global trading operations, habits of consumption and social practices
Passport (Global Market Information Database) is a marketing tool provided by Euromonitor which covers countries worldwide. Coverage on topics range from consumer market sizes to business information sources.
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This database consists primarily of the Weimar Edition of Goethes works, originally published between 1887-1919 by Hermann Böhlau (and Nachfolger) under the patronage of Grosshezogin Sophie von Sachsen and hence often referred to as the Sophien-Ausgabe. It is supplemented by material not found in the Weimar Edition, namely Goethes Gespräche, edited by Woldemar Freiherr von Biedermann (Leipzig, 1889-1896) and all the letters discovered since the completion of the Weimar Edition: Goethes Werke, Nachträge zur Weimarer Ausgabe, edited by Paul Raabe (dtv, München, 1990).
Use Google Scholar to find articles from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across the web.
The Grand Tour was a rite-of-passage for many aristocratic and wealthy young men of the eighteenth century: a phenomenon which shaped the creative and intellectual sensibilities of some of the eighteenth century’s greatest artists, writers and thinkers. These accounts of the English abroad, c1550-1850, highlight the influence of continental travel on British art, architecture, urban planning, literature and philosophy.
Comprised of scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports, GreenFILE offers perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology.
Green’s Dictionary of Slang is an unprecedented 10.3 million-word collection of the impertinent, vile, censored, hip, witty, and fascinating slang words of the English language. Covering five centuries of innovation in all English-speaking regions of the world, the Dictionary is the most authoritative, scholarly approach to slang ever attempted.
The Handbook is a bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars. Edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress, the multidisciplinary Handbook alternates annually between the social sciences and the humanities
The HarpWeek database contains all the pages of Harper's Weekly for the Civil War Era and Reconstruction (1857-1912) as scanned images, together with a series of indexes. HarpWeek provides information on domestic and foreign news, editorials, and people during the Civil War era.
Harrison's Online is an online version of one of the world's leading textbook of medicine, Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine.
HathiTrust is a partnership of academic & research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world. Pitt is a Hathi Trust Partner Institution, so you can log in with your Pitt username and password to get the most out of Hathi Trust.
Health and Psychosocial Instruments provides ready access to information on measurement instruments (i.e., questionnaires, etc) in the health fields, psychosocial sciences, organizational behavior, and library and information science.
This resource provides more than 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines and coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong. This database includes the Clinical Pharmacology database, providing 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 database searches four sources of information on antisemitism; Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism, Steven Spielberg, Jewish Film Archives, Oral History Department – Contemporary Jewry, and Demography – Contemporary Jewry.
Hein Online indexes legal and legislative information available for U.S. states and territories. HeinOnline has four major library collections: the Law Journal Library, the Federal Register Library, the Treaties and Agreements Library, and the U.S. Supreme Court Library.
HAPI is the source for authoritative, worldwide information about Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean basin, the United States-Mexico border region, and Hispanics in the United States.
Historic Pittsburgh is a digital collection that provides an opportunity to explore and research the history of Pittsburgh and the surrounding Western Pennsylvania area on the Internet. It is a joint project of the University of Pittsburgh and the Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania. Most of the materials in Historic Pittsburgh's Full-Text Collection were published or produced before the early 1920s and are out of print or not readily accessible.
Historical Abstracts is your complete reference guide to the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada, which are covered in America: History and Life).
Presents mainly US census data for the nation as a whole, such as immigration statistics by country of origin or mortality rates by disease, ranging back to the 1800s.
History Culture Series is a multi-media content database dedicated to Korean history and culture. Developed for school use by professors, researchers, and museum curators, History Culture Series allows users to store and download text and photos easily and quickly for use in the classroom.
This database integrates four bibliographies—the Isis Current Bibliography of the History of Science, the Current Bibliography in the History of Technology, the Bibliografia Italiana di Storia della Scienza and the Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine
The Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) is the nation's premier research collection of open-source resources related to homeland security policy, strategy and organizational management.
Hoover’s Online is a business database that provides basic contact information for twelve million companies and detailed reports on over 44,000 companies. These detailed reports include access to news reports, product and competitor information, financials, biographical profiles of top executives, company histories, and more. Hoover's Online covers public and private companies, some government entities, universities, and non-profits.
The House of Commons Parliamentary Papers are vital to the historical record of Britain, its former Colonies and the wider world. They are among the richest and most detailed primary sources for the history of the past two centuries, and are fundamental to an understanding of current legislation, policy making and the political environment.
Search bibliographic records covering essential areas related to human resources, including human resource management, employee assistance, organizational behavior.
Contains citations to feature articles, interviews, obituaries, bibliographies, fiction, drama, and poetry; and to reviews of plays, operas, ballets, dance, musicals, movies, television and radio programs appearing in periodicals.
Produced by Whitston Publishing (an imprint of EBSCO Publishing), Humanities International Index provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracting for over 1,900 titles with coverage dating as far back as 1925. HII contains more than 1.6 million records and includes all data from American Humanities Index plus bibliographic records from a multitude of international journals, books and reference works.
IBISWorld Industry Reports cover over 700 industries in the United States as categorized by the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS).
Access to technical literature in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics.
Full text and images from The Illustrated London News, the world's first fully illustrated weekly newspaper
The Digital Research Library within the ULS collaborates with library departments, university faculty, and local organizations to create and host image collections.
Independent Voices is a digital collection of alternative press newspapers, magazines and journals, drawn from the special collections of participating libraries
Database version of the Index-Catalogue of the Library of the Surgeon-General's Office, 1880-1961. Includes books, dissertations and journal articles dating as far back as the 16th century.
Index to 19th-Century American Art Periodicals indexes 42 art periodicals published in the United States during the 19th century. Includes articles, art notes, illustrations, stories, poems, and advertisements.
The Index of Christian Art is the largest archive of materials on Early Christian and Medieval Iconography. It documents Christian art from early apostolic times to 1400 AD with no geographic limitations.
Combining the contents of an encyclopedia, a dictionary, and several up-to-the minute almanacs loaded with statistics, facts, and historical records, Information Please places the resources of an entire reference information center at your fingertips.
Information Science & Technology Abstracts is a valuable reference tool for current awareness in information sciences.
InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, as well as leading titles from around the world. It also includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts and transcripts
Publishing Technology is the largest supplier of technology and related services for the publishing industry. Working with eight of the ten largest publishers in the world, we help information providers meet their evolving and wide-ranging publishing needs.
The INSPEC database provides bibliographic access to the worldwide scientific and technical literature in physics, electrical engineering, electronics, control engineering, computers and computing, and information technology. The indexing covers more than 4,000 scholarly journals and conference proceedings, and also includes books, reports, and dissertations.
The inside memoranda, records, government documents, and correspondence that helped shape the course of Jewish emigration in the Nazi era. The date range is 1938-1948, and the content is 30,100 pages.
The International Bibliography of Art (IBA) is the definitive resource for scholarly literature on western art. Coverage from 1975-2007 is provided in the Bibliography of the History of Art database.
The International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text is the major index for international theatre literature published from 1982 to the present. IBTD indexes over 60,000 journal articles, books, dissertations, and ephemeral publications on all aspects of theatre and performance in 126 countries.
The Encyclopedia includes 850 entries on topics in linguistics, including such areas as historical, comparative, formal, mathematical, functional, philosophical, and sociolinguistics. Special attention is given to interrelations within these branches of the field and to relations of linguistics with other disciplines.
Features articles and biographies contributed by scholars from around the world on a wide array of global topics in the social sciences while highlighting the expanding influence of economics in social science research.
The IFS database contains approximately 32,000 time series covering more than 200 countries and areas and includes all series appearing on the IFS Country Pages.
The International Relations and Security Network (ISN) is the world’s foremost open access information service for International Relations and security professionals. Their mission is to promote greater knowledge sharing, learning and collaboration.
Now part of the Bibliography of the History of Art Database. Includes abstracts of articles on all apsects of European and American art and architecture. European art is covered from late Antiquity to the present. American art is covered from European discoveries to the present.
International Trade Reporter provides rapid, reliable notification of the most significant developments affecting U.S. trade and international business policy and the policies of major U.S. trading partners in Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia, and Africa
ICPSR maintains a data archive of more than 500,000 files of research in the social sciences. It hosts 16 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields.
Note: To access the data you need to create an account through the ICPSR website using your Pitt username and password
ISLG is a collection of tools for researching international investment treaty law. The scope of ISLG’s document collection includes all publicly available decisions and awards where the subject of the claim is an investment treaty. Currently, NAFTA and ICSID awards and decisions are the most complete. The collection also includes investment treaties, including bilateral investment treaties, and rules.
Digital Archive of Iskusstvo kino. Leading journal of Russian cinema critics. Publishes reviews of contemporary Russian and foreign movies, articles on history and theory of Russian and world cinema as well as general essays on Russian culture and arts.
The ITER database is comprised of two main components: Journal Citations, and Books. The Journals section is a bibliography of citations indexed from the complete runs of more than 500 scholarly journal titles pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700). The Books section is a bibliography of citations for monographs, material published in monographs, and collected essays pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700).
Among the longest-running Russian newspapers, Izvestiia was founded in March 1917 and during the Soviet period was the official organ of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR. Remarkable for its serious and balanced treatment of subject matter, Izvestiia has traditionally been a popular news source within intellectual and academic circles.
Contains essential and unique documentation on a wide variety of topics relating to Japanese internal affairs during this period
Full text database of Japan Times from inaugural issue in 1897 to current. It is the first English Newspaper published in Japan
The Japanese Text Initiative (JTI) intends to put online on the Web texts of classical Japanese literature in Japanese characters. Where possible, the Japanese texts will be accompanied by English translations.
JapanKnowledge is a portal to Japanese encyclopedias, dictionaries and databases.
The complete contents of the 12-volume Jewish Encyclopedia, which was originally published between 1901-1906. This online version contains the unedited contents of the original encyclopedia. Since the original work was completed almost 100 years ago, it does not cover a significant portion of modern Jewish History (e.g., the creation of Israel, the Holocaust, etc.).
A historical survey of literary theory and criticism. International in scope but emphasis is on Western critical theory.
The aim of the JCR is to provide a systematic and objective means of determining the relative importance of science and social sciences journals within their subject categories. Information for each title includes the "impact factor" (measurement of the frequency with which the average article has been cited in a particular year) and the "immediacy index" (how quickly the average article in a journal is cited).
JoVE Science Education Database consists of General Laboratory Techniques, a video collection dedicated to teaching laboratory fundamentals through simple, easy to understand video demonstrations, and Basic Methods in Cellular and Molecular Biology.
Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video service for educational institutions that provides access to more than 26,000 films each year, including award-winning documentaries, training films and theatrical releases on every topic imaginable
Kdatabase provides full text and image files of scholarship and materials on modern and contemporary Korea (post-1945) dealing with a wide range of topics including history, politics, and economics.
Database of the fulltext of some of the leading engineering reference handbooks, databases, and conference proceedings. Provides tabular and graphical data, including facts, figures, formulas and definitions.
Access to full-text of a subset of the entire KoreaA2Z databases on various subjects, also including many classical works such as annals of the Choson dynasty history, national code and a register of names of civil officers and employees of the Choson dynasty.
Provides access to excavation reports and reports about cultural relics published in Korea since the 1940s.
ISS is a full-text database including over one million articles from about 1,800 scholarly journals on linguistics, humanities, social science, natural science, engineering, agricultural science, marine science, and arts. It also contains 790 papers registered with the National Research Foundation of Korea
Provides access to science/engineering journals and research papers published in North Korea.
KRpia is a searchable database of Korean primary sources, including many reference works such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, historical and archival resources, biographical sources and other reference materials related to Korean history, literature, civilization and medicine. It contains the image files of original texts in classical Chinese with the translated version searchable in Korean
KSI e-books is a full-text database of almost 9,000 e-books on philosophy, religion, social science, natural science, engineering, arts, linguistics, literature, and history
L'Année Philologique is the most comprehensive index for scholarly research in Classical Studies.
The oldest and largest black newspaper in the western United States and the largest African-American owned newspaper in the U.S.
Provides 33 fully searchable Latin American newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries.
ProQuest Latin American Newsstand provides over 40 full text newspapers in Spanish and Portuguese from across Latin America.
The Latin American Periodicals Tables of Contents (LAPTOC) is a searchable Web database that provides access to the tables of contents of more than 950 journals, primarily in the humanities and social sciences, published in Latin America.
Latin American Press is an independent and reliable source of information and analysis about Latin America and the Caribbean
Databases of public opinion information about political viewpoints across Latin America. Includes America's Barometer which currently covers 26 nations including all of North, Central and South America, and the Caribbean
This product provides information about scholarly journals produced in Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal. The interface is in Spanish.
A source of political, strategic, economic, and business intelligence on Latin America
Provides a legal information portal service. Included are cases, laws and regulations, legal articles, lawyers, forms, administrative law, and business law.
LegalTrac offers indexing for all major law reviews, legal newspapers, specialty law publications, bar association journals and thousands of law-related articles from general interest publications.
Academic (Lexis-Nexis) provides full text and citation access to information in the reference, business, medical, and legal disciplines.
Cover to cover access to Liberty Magazine, which featured some of the greatest artists, writers, celebrities, and statesmen of the age including Walt Disney, Dr. Seuss, Agatha Christie, F. Scott Fitzgerald, H.G. Wells, Clark Gable, Mae West, Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and many others
Library and Information Science Abstracts (LISA) is a valuable reference tool for current awareness in information sciences. Comprehensive coverage allows access to past, present, and ongoing developments in librarianship, information science, online retrieval, new information technologies, and publishing.
The Library of Latin Texts – Series A is the world’s leading database for Latin texts. It contains more than 3,200 works from Antiquity, the church fathers, the medieval period and the modern period
Covers librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Database extends back as far as the mid-1960s
Contains a primary bibliography of Borges' works, and a bibliography of articles about his writings including many that appeared in unindexed national and provincial newspapers and journals
The definitive database on the nature and use of language, Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts, from Cambridge Scientific Abstracts, covers three fundamental areas: research in linguistics, research in language, and research in speech, language, and hearing pathology.
Cover to cover access to The Listener, featuring such literary notables as W. H. Auden, T. S. Eliot, E. M. Forster, Philip Larkin, George Orwell, Sylvia Plath, Bertrand Russell, Virginia Woolf and others.
Find literary criticism and information on authors from several Gale resources.
Features a collection of over 350,000 primary works of poetry, drama and prose with complementary reference materials and literary criticism. Also included is The Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature (ABELL) literary index and 20,000 author pages
The Literature Resource Center is a complete literature reference database. Rich in biographical, bibliographical, and critical content, the Literature Resource Center contains information on literary figures from all time periods writing in such genres as fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, history, journalism, and more.
A collection of local histories from the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States.
National Newspapers via ProQuest provides current full text access.
Macmillan Cabinet Papers 1957-1963 Online provides historians and political scientists with direct access to documents from the highest level of Government during the Macmillan Administration, 1957-1963. It will cast new light on Britain's relationship with the EEC, Anglo-American ties, the Cold War, Decolonisation, and issues of Public and Political Morality.
MagillOnLiterature is a source for editorially reviewed critical analyses and brief plot summaries of the most studied works in the history of literature. The information in this database equals the complete contents of 31 sets of reference books. Part of EBSCOHost database.
The Sixth National Population Census of China (NPCC) was carried out in 2010 and the census data has been published in print since May 2012. The China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI) recently released the NPCC electronic database, which includes census data at the national, provincial and county level.
Provides digital images on every page of 22,000 legal treatises on US and British law published from 1800 through 1926. Full-text searching on more than 10 million pages provides researchers access to critical legal history in ways not previously possible.
The Making of the Modern World looks at history through the lens of wealth and trade with a focus on economics in the widest sense, including political science, history, philosophy, sociology, and special collections on banking, finance, transportation and manufacturing
Presents market share data on over four thousand companies, and 2,500 products, facilities, and brands. Several entries are usually available under each industry.
Mass Observation was a study that collected information about everyday life in Britain during the mid-twentieth century, reflecting attitudes, behaviors, and public opinion. Mass Observation's focus changed as it served the government during the Second World War and then emerged as a market research organization until its demise in the early 1950s. The organization was criticized for the self-selecting methodology that was used to collect the data.
MathSciNet covers Mathematical Reviews from 1940 to the present. The full text of all reviews from 1940 to the present is available on MathSciNet. Current Mathematical Publications data and reviews ready for publication are added daily. Mathematical Reviews data is added each month when the printed issue is complete.
This resource provides an extensive collection of manuscript materials for the study of medieval travel writing in fact and in fantasy. The main focus is accounts of journeys to the Holy Land, India and China. The core of the material is a magnificent collection of medieval manuscripts from libraries across Europe and dating from the 13th to the 16th centuries.
Mendeley is a reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research.
Produced by the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements at the University of Nebraska, the Mental Measurements Yearbook™ (MMY) provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,700 contemporary testing instruments.
Formerly Mergent Web Reports, Mergent Archives contains Moody's/Mergent Corporate Manuals and Municipal & Government Manuals from 1909 to the present, Ford Equity Research Reports, Annual Reports from as early as 1925, and detailed Industry Reports.
Use Mergent Bond Viewer to search for data on corporate and municipal bonds.
Mergent Online provides business and financial information for over 23,000 U.S. and international companies.
Mergent's Events Data elivers on-going updated information on stock-splits, mergers, tender offers, partial/full calls, name changes, etc. Events Data message feeds enable users to capture and analyze breaking business developments as they occur.
Key Business Ratios (KBR) provides immediate online access to competitive benchmarking data.
The leading online dictionary, Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary contains more than 75,000 definitions, including pronunciation guides and word histories.
MICROMEDEX publishes clinical decision support databases and tools. The MICROMEDEX® Healthcare Series provides a wide range of databases tailored to meet the needs of healthcare professionals, including information related to drugs, acute care, toxicology, and patient education.
The Middle English Compendium has been designed to offer easy access to and interconnectivity between three major Middle English electronic resources: an electronic version of the Middle English Dictionary, a HyperBibliography of Middle English prose and verse, based on the MED bibliographies, and a Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse, as well as links to an associated network of electronic resources.
Military and Government Collection provides full text from over 320 military and general interest publications. Designed to bring current news to all branches of the military and matters relating to the military and military life.
The MLA Directory of Periodicals offers detailed information on over 7,100 journals, with 4,400 currently indexed in the International Bibliography. The detailed entries include editorial contact information, as well as frequency, circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines.
The MLA International Bibliography consists of bibliographic records pertaining to literature, language, linguistics, and folklore, and includes coverage from 1926 to the present. The MLA International Bibliography provides access to scholarly research in over 3,000 journals and series.
Thirty-six titles (37 volumes) about Modern China published in the first half of the 20th century are available for viewing. The titles cover two categories: Primary sources and Reference tools.
Provides access to the sales catalogs of electronic books that have been converted into electronic format from copyrighted, printed books primarily in the humanities and social sciences, published in Korea.
An index of popular and classical music articles in periodicals going back to 1976 and in some cases 1964.
Music Online is a suite of databases offering full length streaming recordings of music in a variety of genres.
Classical Music Library is a multi-label database centered around over 50,000 Classical music recordings. A reference section yields biographies and images of compsers, themed playlists, a glossary of musical terms, and a historical guide. Users can create playlists and purchase downloads of some materials. Educators have options to create tests and further organize material for use in coursework.
A collection of musical recordings representing many cultures around the world, complete with liner notes.
A collection of jazz music sound files including tracks from some prominent groups and artists.
Popular Music Library contains a wide range of popular music from around the world, including hundreds of thousands of tracks from major genres
Smithsonian Global Sound lets users find and listen to musical recordings in a diverse range of styles from around the world. Users can create playlists and link to an online store of the materials. Educators have options to create tests and further organize material for use in coursework.
ProQuest's Music Periodicals Database draws its current content from more than 375 international music periodicals from over 20 countries, and also indexes feature music articles and obituaries appearing in The New York Times and The Washington Post.
The "NASW Register of Clinical Social Workers," 10th Edition provides a listing of clinical social workers who have met national standards for education and experience established by the NASW Competence Certification Commission on recommendation of the Committee on Clinical Social Work. This edition aims to advance sound professional practice standards by providing a uniform method to identify qualified clinical social work practitioners.
Cover to cover access to National Geographic magazine from 1888-1994
The National Index to Chinese Newspapers & Periodicals (NICNP) is a product of Shanghai Library. The University of Pittsburgh's subscription allows access to full-text articles of Chinese newspapers and periodicals published from 1833 to 1949. The database also provides citation information for those published since 1950
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Natural medicines comprehensive database : consensus of current scientific information of practical and clinical importance to health professionals covering herbal medicines, dietary supplements, and other natural medicines.
Naver News Library is a full-text Korean newspaper article database containing four major newspapers.
Founded in 1920, the National Bureau of Economic Research is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of how the economy works. The NBER is committed to undertaking and disseminating unbiased economic research among public policymakers, business professionals, and the academic community.
The Neighborhood Change Database (NCDB) gives users instant access to US Census data from 1970, 1980, 1990 and 2000 at the census tract level.
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The netLibrary collection consists of thousands of scholarly, reference, and professional full-text books in electronic format from the world's leading university presses and commercial publishers, and includes such popular series as the Idiots and Dummies Guides. NetLibrary was bought be EBSCO.
The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd edition is universally acknowledged as the unsurpassed authority on all aspects of music.
Source created to look up terms and concepts related to economics written by experts with up to date content.
This leading Black newspaper of the 20th century reached its peak in the 1940s. The Amsterdam News was a strong advocate for the desegregation of the U.S. military during World War II, and also covered the historically important Harlem Renaissance.
The New York Review of Books (or NYRB) is a biweekly magazine on literature, culture, and current affairs published in New York which takes as its point of departure that the discussion of important books is itself an indispensable literary activity.
Newspaper Source provides access to both national and international newspapers, and contains abstracts and indexing from the following papers (cover to cover): the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, and USA Today. This is an EBSCOHost database.
Nikkei Telecom 21 is a full text database of Nihon Keizai Shinbun, the largest economic newspaper in Japan, from the inaugural issue in 1876 to present. This database also includes other Nikkei’s business newspapers (1980s-present), major newspapers (mid-1980s-present), local newspapers (2000s-present), business journals, and corporate profiles. It also offers English sources such as Nikkei English News, Nikkei Archives and Japanese Companies Databank.
19th Century Collections Online is a multi-year global digitization and publishing program focusing on archival collections of primary sources providing full-text, fully searchable content. Collection is in both Western and non-Western languages.
The only black newspaper to provide on-the-scene, day-to-day coverage of the Scottsboro trial, and was one of the best researched and well written black newspapers of its time.
North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries, and Oral Histories (IMLD) provides a unique and personal view of what it meant to immigrate to America and Canada. Much of the material is previously unpublished. Several thousand pages of Ellis Island Oral History interviews, indexed and searchable for the first time, are included. The materials begin around 1840 and extend to the present, focusing heavily on the period from 1920 to 1980.
Currently contains 200+ plays by 67 playwrights but, when complete, will contain more than 1,500 plays, of which some 20% have never been published before. Includes some playbills, production information, and a few facts about specific theatres and companies.
When complete this collection will include approximately 150,000 pages of published letters and diaries from individuals writing from Colonial times to 1950, plus 4,000 pages of previously unpublished materials. Drawn from more than 1,000 sources the collection represents all age groups, ethnicities, regions and the famous and the not so famous.
The NTIS (National Technical Information Service) database is the premier source for accessing unclassified reports from influential U.S. and international government agencies.
Oceanic Abstracts is focused exclusively on worldwide technical literature pertaining to the marine and brackish-water environment. This journal is totally comprehensive in its coverage of living and non-living resources, meteorology and geology, plus environmental, technological, and legislative topics.
SourceOECD is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. The OECD consists of 30 member countries sharing a commitment to democratic government and the market economy. With active relationships with some 70 other countries, NGOs and civil society, it has a global reach. Best known for its publications and its statistics, its work covers economic and social issues.
OnePetro is an online library of technical literature for the oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) industry. It contains more than 145,000 documents produced by 18 publishing partners, including the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
Opera in Video contains five hundred hours of opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries
Part of the Orion Center for the Dead Sea Scrolls and Associated Literature, the Complete DSS (Dead Sea Scrolls) On-Line Bibliography Project posts books, articles and reviews related to the Dead Sea Scrolls from 1995 to the present. They update their current and alphabetic bibliography files every Monday.
Downloadable popular fiction and non-fiction e-books and audio books for your reading and listening pleasure.
Database allows you to search within Grove Art Online, the Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encylopedia of Aesthetics, and the Consice Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.
Developed cooperatively with scholars and librarians worldwide, Oxford Bibliographies offers exclusive, authoritative research guides across a range of topics
The Oxford Companion to World Exploration offers information on all topics of exploration worldwide, including advances in navigation, the discovery of the New World, polar expeditions, and the space age.
An illustrated collection of more than 57,000 specially written biographies of the men and women from around the world who shaped all aspects of Britain's past. It contains detailed biographies of people from all walks of life let you explore historical events through the lives of the people involved.
The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature contains350 essays from leading scholars, encompassing the range and depth of American literary history from the 1600s to the present day. The Encyclopedia includes essays on poets, playwrights, essayists, and novelists, as well as major works and essays on literary movements, periods, and themes.
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome contains nearly 11,000 articles on classical mediterannean cultures from the Bronze Age to 5th century B.C. The Encyclopedia contains broad overviews of many topics.
The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature includes 500 entries on literature- from the Abbey Theatre to Israel Zangwill- and covers covers the history of literature in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland in the major literary languages (Anglo-Saxon, English, Welsh, Scots, Irish, and Latin).
International in scope and spanning all time periods of human history, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History includes 900 ranging from 500-word entries on inventors, theoreticians, and industry leaders to overarching, 8,000-word essays on markets, industries, and labor.
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures chronicles Pre-Hispanic, colonial, and modern Mesoamerica, defined as the lands stretching from Mexico to the southern tip of Central America. With more than 600 articles it includes pre-Columbian era civilizations (including the Olmec, Aztec, and Maya peoples) up through the colonial and postcolonial periods.
Books of the Bible provides a single source for authoritative reference overviews of scholarship on some of the most important topics of study in the field of biblical studies.
A six-volume print work now conveniently offered digitally, The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World is a major revision and massive expansion of the 1995 Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World. In addition to covering Islamic societies in the modern world from the eighteenth century to the present, asModern Islamic World did, it adds a depth of historical background going back to the pre- Islamic era.
The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World provides information about major world developments from 1750 to the present, with close attention to social, economic, cultural, and political topics.
This encyclopedia includes over 4,300 entries about theatre and performance from ancient Greek theatre to the latest developments in London, Paris, New York, and around the globe.
Women in World History contains over 650 biographies of influential women and over 600 topical articles covering topics such as geography and history, culture and society, organizations, movements, and gender studies.
The Oxford English Dictionary is the definitive historical dictionary of the English language. This mammoth dictionary includes English language words from 1150 CE to the present day.
The Oxford History of Western Music online offers an unmatched account of the evolution of Western classical music by one of the most prominent and provocative musicologists of our time, Richard Taruskin.
Encompassing over 3,000 encyclopedia-style articles, chapters from scholarly and introductory works, Qur'anic materials, primary sources, images, and timelines, Oxford Islamic Studies Online offers a multi-layered reference experience designed to provide a first stop for anyone needing information on Islam.
Provides information about musicians, specific works, and musical styles
Provides access to over 700 Oxford University Press literature related books
Database publishes well over 230 academic and research journals covering a broad range of subject areas, two-thirds of which are published in collaboration with learned societies and other international organizations.
Web OYA-bunko is a citation index database for magazines held by the Oya Soichi bunko, a private library in Tokyo with a comprehensive collection of popular magazines that reflect popular culture in Japan. The database lets you search titles, keywords and people (as authors or subjects) of magazine articles from 1988 to present. The database is also rapidly and continuously adding contents from magazines published in 1868 to 1987.
Since its establishment in 1914, PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service) has chronicled issues in the public debate through highly selective coverage of a wide variety of sources. The PAIS Archive provides historical perspective on many of the 20th century's public and social policies.
The published reports, known as the Publications of the Allegheny Observatory of the University of Pittsburgh, contain information that is of great value to astronomers. They contain tables of data, reports on methodology of astronomical observations, presentations of new modes of calculation of star positions, and descriptions of observational instrumentation.
Passport (Global Market Information Database) is a marketing tool provided by Euromonitor which covers countries worldwide. Coverage on topics range from consumer market sizes to business information sources.
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Past Masters encompasses the history of political thought and theory, classics, and philosophy in full-text format. It includes such resources as the Works of Charles Darwin, the complete works of Plato and Thomas Aquinas, Kant: Gesammelte Schriften, and political theory from Machiavelli to Mill.
Contains more than 160 volumes of Greek material (with Latin translations) relevant to the study of the history of the Christian Church from its beginnings through the Council of Florence in 1439.
The Patrologia Latina Database contains 221 volumes and represents a complete electronic version of the first edition of Jacques-Paul Migne's Patrologia Latina (1844-1855 and 1862-1865). Patrologia Latina covers philosophical and theological writings from Latin Christianity up to the year 1216.
Search and view abstracts of articles covering essential areas related to peace research, including conflict resolution, international affairs, and peace psychology.
Published in Philadelphia from 1728 through 1800, The Pennsylvania Gazette is considered The New York Times of the 18th century. It provides the reader with a first hand view of colonial America, the American Revolution and the New Republic, and offers important social, political and cultural perspectives of each of the periods.
ProQuest's Performing Arts Periodicals Database draws its current content from more than 130 international performing arts periodicals from 9 countries, and also indexes feature performing arts articles and obituaries appearing in The New York Times and The Washington Post.
Petersons.com brings together, at one central address, consistently organized information about educational opportunities at all levels, and gives individuals the ability to search Peterson's databases as well as to request more information, apply, and interact in other ways with faculty and administrators at educational institutions.
This is an extensive French-language lexical dictionary.
The oldest continuously published black newspaper, it was dedicated to the needs and concerns of the fourth largest black community in the U.S. During the 1930s the paper supported the growth of the United Way, rallied against the riots in Chester, PA, and continuously fought against segregation.
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The Philosopher's Index is a bibliographic database with informative author-written abstracts covering scholarly research in the fifteen fields of philosophy, published in journals and books since 1940. 80% of the records are taken from journal articles, with the remaining 20% taken from books and contributions to anthologies. Over 480 journals are covered, from 38 countries.
The Philosophy Documentation Center's eCollection has over 80 scholarly journals, series, conference proceedings, and other titles in philosophy, religious studies, and related disciplines.
PhilPapers is a comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers. Using advanced trawling techniques and large scale crowdsourcing, we monitor all sources of research content in philosophy, including journals, books, open access archives, and personal pages maintained by academics
Physical Education Index covers a wide variety of content, ranging from physical education curricula, to sports medicine, to dance.
Contains the entire run on the Picture Post from its first issue in 1938 to its last in 1957. The coverage in Picture Post provides the key to our understanding of the pre-television era with a focus on popular entertainment and the rise of youth culture from the humorous and light-hearted snapshots of daily life to the serious and history defining moments of domestic and international affairs.
Includes the latest breaking business news, updated throughout the day, some of this week's top stories from Pittsburgh Business Times and other popular features from the print edition. Access to the Pittsburgh Business Times Book of Lists is included.
The Pittsburgh Courier was one of the most nationally circulated Black newspapers and reached its peak in the 1930s. A conservative voice in the African-American community, the Courier challenged the misrepresentation of African-Americans in the national media and advocated social reforms to advance the cause of civil rights.
A series of essays on controversial topics that present multiple sides of a current issue. The articles provide questions and materials for further thought and study and are accompanied by supporting references from political and societal publications.
PolicyFile covers all public policy issues and it draws its content from public policy think tanks, university research programs, research organizations and publishers.
Polling the Nations is an online database of public opinion polls containing the full text of 500,000 questions and responses from 14,000+ surveys conducted from 1986 through the present in the United States and 100 other countries around the world.
Full text of the famous Soviet newspaper from its roots as an underground publication through its rise to prominence as the main state sanctioned outlet for party propaganda until the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991.
ProceedingsFirst offers tables of contents from worldwide conferences, professional meetings and symposia; lists papers presented at those meetings; and provides an overview of the activities at such meetings.
Access to over 380 humanities and social sciences journals from over 60 scholarly publishers.
With more than 2.3 million entries, PQDT is the database of record for doctoral dissertations and master's theses. The database represents the work of authors from over 1,000 graduate schools and universities in North America and from around the globe. Over 60,000 new dissertations and theses are added to the database each year.
The Statistical Abstract of the United States is a one-volume, comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Use the Abstract as a convenient volume for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web.
PsycARTICLES is a database of full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe & Huber. The database includes all material from the print journals.
PsycBOOKS is a full-text database of books and book chapters in the American Psychological Association’s array of quality electronic databases. Each month, books published by APA and classic books from other publishers are added to the database.
This database is a source for full text reviews of Psychology literature. It also includes reviews of popular films and trade books from a psychological perspective.
PsycINFO provides indexing coverage of all document types, including journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations, and technical reports. The database is international in scope.
This Spanish-language collection presents an extensive grassroots view of Argentina and the significant social and political movements that transformed the nation between 1997 and 2003
The Publishers' Catalogues Web site provides links to the websites of more than 7,500 publishers worldwide.
Publishers Weekly has consistently been the authoritative voice for US publishing industry news and book reviews, with ongoing coverage of the British book trade. The complete archive includes nearly 200,000 book reviews, and bestseller lists from 1895 forward
PubMed comprises more than 22 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
PubMed Central is the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.
RAMBI - The Index of Articles on Jewish Studies is a selective bibliography of articles in the various fields of Jewish studies and in the study of Eretz Israel and the State of Israel. The database is updated daily.
Search the RAND archive of over 17,000 titles dating back to 1948. The RAND Corporation is a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decisionmaking through research and analysis.
The backfile to the popular Readers' Guide Index.
This is an author/subject index to selected general interest periodicals of reference value in libraries.
Search across all Readex historical imprints, newspapers, and government documents databases
Reaxys is a workflow solution for accessing the combined wealth of trustworthy, experimental substance and reaction data and bibliographic data housed in the Beilstein, Gmelin and Patent Chemistry Databases.
Regional Business News provides comprehensive full text for regional business publications (including titles from Crain Communications). This database has full text for more than 50 sources and 67 periodicals indexed and abstracted.
This database provides and allows you to search through article abstracts from hundreds of religion and theology journals.
Database of the People's Daily newspaper, from 1946-present, updated daily
The Bibliotheca Alexandrina (Library of Alexandria) is please to offer the Research Methods Library of Alexandria. This is one of the largest and comprehensive collections of research methods. It represents a one stop Library to answer your research methods question.
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature, published by Rèpertoire International de Littèrature Musicale, New York, contains records in over 100 languages; entries include original-language titles, title translations in English, full bibliographic information, and abstracts in English, as well as author, journal, and in-depth subject indexes. Over 500 scholarly journals are represented.
An archive of international music periodicals published between 1800 and 1950.
RIPM is an index to international music periodicals published between 1800 and 1950.
Full Text is available from the similarly named: RIPM Online Archive of Music Periodicals
An online version of Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases, with which you can find not just mere synonyms, but the very word whose subtle shade of meaning expresses your thought precisely.
The Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy features articles from international experts across the discipline of philosophy. Topics include Anglo-American, ethical and political, cross-cultural, interdisciplinary, continental and contemporary philosophy. Like the print edition, the database features over 2000 original articles from over 1300 leading international experts across the discipline of philosophy.
The Russian Academy of Sciences Bibliographies file describes material on the social sciences and humanities published in the Commonwealth of Independent States and Eastern Europe - books, manuscripts, dissertations, and articles from more than 10,000 periodicals.
Allows browsing of over 2,000,000 Russian bibliographic citations from over 21,000 publishers in all disciplines. Search for citations in books, newspapers, journals, dissertation abstracts, musical scores, and maps.
This database presents Joseph Sabin's bibliography of works related to early American history. The full text of the books is available alongside.
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A database of 47 reference books published by SAGE covering the social sciences and education.
ScienceDirect contains over 25% of the world's science, technology and medicine full text and bibliographic information.
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SciFinder provides access to the CAS (Chemical Abstracts Service) databases covering the chemical literature, chemical substances and reactions, chemical catalogs and regulatory information, as well as the Medline database. Literature sources include journals, patents, conference proceedings, technical reports, dissertations, selected books, and more. Subject coverage includes chemistry and related disciplines, such as biomedicine, chemical engineering, materials science, and agriculture. Users may search by topic, author, chemical name or formula, CAS registry number, structure, and reaction information. More than 33 million references, 60 million substances, and 30 million reactions are searchable.
SciVal offers quick, easy access to the research performance of 5,500 research institutions and 220 nations worldwide. It enables you to visualise research performance, benchmark relative to peers, develop collaborative partnerships and analyze research trends (Note: you need to create an account on the SciVal site to use this tool)
Scopus is a comprehensive database for scientific, technical and medical information, containing approximately 13,000 journal titles from 4,000 publishers, and abstracts going back to 1966.
Scripta Sinica is the largest Chinese full text database to encompass an enormous breadth of historical materials of this scale. It contains almost all of the important Chinese classics, especially those related to Chinese history.
Serials Directory provides bibliographic information and current pricing of popular magazines, journals and other periodicals. This is an EBSCOHost database.
An index to 84,000 short stories and the full text for 1,600 of those.
A digital archive in four parts devoted to the study and understanding of the history of slavery in America and the rest of the world from the late 15th through the early 20th century.
Combines the full archive of Air & Space Magazine and Smithsonian Magazine, from 1970-2010
Social Explorer is mainly an interactive map of demographic information drawn from the US Census. Users can examine geographic areas while selecting the type of data to be shown, such as population density or income level.
The SSRN eLibrary consists of two parts: an Abstract Database containing abstracts on over 213,300 scholarly working papers and an Electronic Paper Collection currently containing over 173,700 downloadable full text documents in Adobe Acrobat pdf format. The Networks encourage readers to communicate directly with authors and other subscribers concerning their own and others' research.
Indexes articles and book reviews in the key English language periodicals in the fields of social sciences.
Social Theory brings together an extensive range of influential writings representing the most important trends of sociological thought from the eighteenth century to the present day.
The Social Work Abstracts database is an index to articles and documents covering all aspects of social work and related fields. The database provides exceptional coverage of more than 450 journals in all areas of the profession, including theory and practice, areas of service, social issues, and social problems.
This is a comprehensive sociology database featuring citations with subject headings from a sociology specific thesaurus. It contains full text for nearly 900 journals, and informative abstracts for more than 1,500 core journals dating as far back as 1895.
Something About the Author Online brings you comprehensive online access to all volumes of Gale's award-wining reference set, Something About the Author, the main series, and Something About the Author: Autobiography Series. You'll find thousands of illustrated biographical profiles of children's authors and illustrators, all in an easy-to-use interface.
A website that offers yearly and monthly statistical data on social and economic situation of China. Data can be downloaded into an Excel sheet.
The archive contains materials providing information on the activities of the Soviet film company Sovkino and its relations with various other companies in the film industry, both in the Soviet Union and abroad, between 1923 and 1935.
The collection includes Soviet film magazines and newspapers from the 1920s and 1930s, reflecting the most interesting and fertile period in the history of Russian Film.
SPARC®, the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition, is an international alliance of academic and research libraries working to correct imbalances in the scholarly publishing system.
The SBRnet database focuses on the sporting goods and sports marketing industry. It's mission is to provide a continuously updated resource featuring market research and industry news covering all facets of the industry.
SpringerLink is an integrated full-text database for journals and books published by Springer
Stat!Ref is an electronic file of reference books. This database includes the full text of 30 books covering general medicine, medical specialties, and drug information.
State Papers Online is a fully searchable online archive of original manuscript documents of British State Papers chronicling domestic and foreign history, from 1509-1714, the period of Henry VIII to Queen Anne
This database is a dictionary of entries on world leaders, cities, and institutions.
ProQuest Statistical Insight provides abstracting, indexing, and full text for publications from hundreds of public domain and licensed sources
SWGA is an international abstracting database covering key areas of women’s and gender studies.
World-famous for its cutting-edge investigative journalism, The Sunday Times of London broke many of the key stories of the twentieth century
U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832-1978 features a fully searchable database of approximately 11 million pages and more than 350,000 separate documents
Sur is a literary journal with writers from around the world. Contents include literature, film, theatre, art, music, history, and politics. The electronic version offers all pages and images of the 364 issues.
SwitchBoard provides both White and Yellow page listings.
SYNTHESIS is an information service for the research, development and educational communities in engineering and computer science.
Synthetic Reaction Updates is a literature updating service keeping you up to date with recent developments in synthetic organic chemistry
Digital Culture Art Course is based on VOD lectures presented by well-known [Korean] scholars and specialists. It contains 70 titles for 923 courses under 7 sub-categories for continuing education (Architecture, cartoon and animation, Literature, Culture, Art, Cinema, Music, Philosophy).
A place to find primary source material and personal narratives from the United States 1960-1974.
Theatre in Video contains definitive performances of the world's leading plays, together with film documentaries, all online in streaming video. There are currently 279 titles available. When complete, Theatre in Video will contain more than 350 full-length plays and documentaries.
The TLG Digital Library contains virtually all ancient Greek texts surviving from the period between Homer (8th century B.C.) and A.D. 600, and a large number of texts deriving from the period between A.D. 600 and 1453.
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Thomas Register is the world's most comprehensive directory of U.S. and Canadian manufacturers, listing over 156,000 industrial product and services companies.
Thomson ONE provides access to real-time and historical SEC EDGAR filings, including as-filed HTML documents, and foreign exchange filings. Includes more than 3.4 million research reports, with an average of 3,000 new reports added each business day.
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Find out the time anywhere in the world with The Time Zone Converter. Create a cutomized, printable time zone map displaying the countries of your choice. Includes links to information the evolution of time measurement, and information about Daylight Savings Time (DST).
The Times Literary Supplement (TLS) is recognized as the most authoritative English-language publication covering the world of literary and cultural activity.
With coverage from 1861 to 2006, the Times of India provides insight into colonial and post-colonial times, class and gender issues, religion, as well as international economics, international relations and culture influence research. Full coverage of such topics as the British Raj, Gandhi, Independence and Partition.
TRACfed allows users to search and browse through data from the federal government, making it possible to identify trends and judge performance. Specific types of information included are enforcement data, case load and performance and more.
Interactive online edition of the Tribune review. Contains current information. Trib Live is an online community dedicated to bringing the best of the region's news, sports, entertainment and directory services to the Internet.
TRID is a newly integrated database that combines the records from TRB's Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS) Database and the OECD's Joint Transport Research Centre’s International Transport Research Documentation (ITRD) Database. TRID provides access to over 900,000 records of transportation research worldwide.
Contains the working documents of the British government for all areas of social, political, economic, and foreign policy. It covers Bills, Reports of Royal Commissions, Reports of Select Committees, Accounts and Papers and other materials.
(formerly the House of Commons Parliamentary Papers)
Given a valid U.S. postal address, this server attempts to rewrite the address in the proper format along with the ZIP+4 code. If it is successful, you can retrieve a Postscript or a GIF file of the address for printing, with a barcode. You can also view a street map of the address from MapBlast and MapQuest.
The US Congressional Serial Set contains all of the US Senate and House of Representatives Reports, Documents, and Journals and constitutes a rich source of primary source material on all aspects of American history. Upon completion, the digital version of the Serial Set will consist of approximately 13,800 volumes and over 12 million pages and will cover the time period 1817 through 1994.
U.S. Declassified Documents Online provides immediate access to a broad range of previously classified federal records spanning the twentieth and twenty first centuries. The collection brings together the most sensitive documents from all the presidential libraries and numerous executive agencies in a single, easily searchable database. Former title: Declassified Documents Reference System (DDRS).
Exports and imports by Standard International Trade Classification (SITC). CenStats permits the viewer to display trade statistics for user-specified commodities, countries, and time periods.
This resource provides a wealth of unique correspondence, reports and analyses, memos of conversations, and personal interviews exploring such themes as U.S.-Vatican relations, Vatican’s role in World War II, Jewish refugees, Italian anti-Jewish laws during the papacy of Pius XII, and the pope’s personal knowledge of the treatment of European Jews.
Online version of Ulrich's Periodicals Directory. Contains a quarter of a million records of serials (journals, newsletters, newspapers, etc.) that are published world-wide.
UNBISnet is the primary index to United Nations documentation published since 1979 (or earlier for selected major documents) and indexed by the Dag Hammarskjold Library or the Library of the UN Office in Geneva. It includes the catalogue of the non-UN collections of both libraries and also provides access to detailed voting records of resolutions adopted by the General Assembly and the Security Council.
Find international statistics collected by the United Nations and related organizations.
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Industrial Statistics Database provides data by country, year and ISIC code for each of the following characteristics: number of establishments, employment, wages and salaries, output, value added, gross fixed capital formation, number of female employees and production indexes
The United Nations Official Document System (ODS) supplies copies of documents published by the United Nations. Full-text of documents dating back to 1993 are available in PDF format.
Full text of treaties and international agreements registered or filed with the UN since 1946. The database also includes other treaty-related data including Status of Multilateral Treaties Deposited with the Secretary-General.
This EastView database includes searchable full text articles from over 30 currently published Russian newspapers.
Since its founding in 1891 as one of the three original divisions of the University of Chicago, the Press has embraced as its mission the obligation to disseminate scholarship of the highest standard and to publish serious works that promote education, foster public understanding, and enrich cultural life.
Community of Science (COS) Expertise is the largest web network of its kind comprised of detailed professional information for nearly 400,000 scientists and scholars worldwide.
The authoritative source of information on multinational firms operating around the world. U.S. companies listed have a substantial investment in overseas operations
UpToDate is a clinical resource designed to assist with diagnosis and treatment. Contains the equivalent of 50,000 pages of original, peer-reviewed text.
ValueLine Research Center provides information about investments for individual investors, portfolio managers, corporate finance professionals, and academic institutions. It includes access to Value Line’s publications covering stocks, mutual funds, options, and convertible securities, as well as special situation stocks.
The database includes Master's theses, Doctoral and Post-Doctoral dissertations in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences from Chinese research institutions from 1980 onward
This database currently contains over 20,000 volumes of Chinese gazetteer books, covering 31 provinces and autonomous regions. The database provides detailed geographic and historical records of provinces, prefectures, cities, and smaller district administration units
Outlines the lives and achievements of some 18,500 distinguished people from around the world.
Wiley-Blackwell is the international scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, with strengths in every major academic and professional field and partnerships with many of the world's leading societies.
Note: ULS has full text access to many, but not all, titles in this collection. Those to which have subscription access will have a small green open lock logo next to it on the publication screen.
The Wiley-Blackwell History of American Film provides a chronological portrait of American film history from its origins to the present day.
WSM brings together books, images, documents, scholarly essays, commentaries, and bibliographies, documenting the multiplicity of women’s reform activities and examines perspectives on women’s social movements from Colonial times to the present.
Women's Resources International is a composite of nine contributing databases covering women's studies, women's issues, and gender-focused scholarship from throughout the world.
WordNet® is an on-line lexical reference system whose design is inspired by current psycholinguistic theories of human lexical memory. English nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs are organized into synonym sets, each representing one underlying lexical concept.
The WDI has become an invaluable source to those in the private sector who analyze business opportunities in developing countries and emerging markets.
The World of Learning Online is an authoritative source of information on the international scholarly and academic world.
World Scholar: Latin America & the Caribbean serves the needs of students and researchers by bringing together in a single place a rich collection of primary source documents about Latin America and the Caribbean.
The World Shakespeare Bibliography Online provides annotated entries for all important books, articles, book reviews, dissertations, theatrical productions, reviews of productions, audiovisual materials, electronic media, and other scholarly and popular materials related to Shakespeare and published or produced between 1969 and mid-2002. Scope is international.
The WorldCat database is the OCLC Online Union Catalog. It contains more than 43 million records describing items owned by our libraries or libraries around the world.
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts is building on the merged backfiles of Political Science Abstracts and ABC POL SCI, published by ABC-CLIO. The database provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration / policy.
Yomidas Rekishikan is a full text database of the Yomiuri Shinbum, the largest newspaper in Japan, from the inaugural issue in 1874 to present. The database also includes the English edition: the Daily Yomiuri (Sept. 1989- to the present).
yourDictionary.com provides the most comprehensive and authoritative portal for language and language-related products and services on the web with more than 1800 dictionaries with more than 250 languages.
Index to periodical articles published in Japanese, including those in former Japanese colonies, and including local periodicals not present in many other indexes. Coverage is from 1868 onwards.
This database includes premodern local gazetteers. University Library System at Pitt purchased the chuji 初集, which includes 2,000 titles of all kinds of traditional local gazetteers. After log in please select 愛如生古籍數據庫，then 中國方志庫 and click on 初集。
The ZIP Code Look-Up and City/State/ZIP Code Association are free services provided by the USPS to assist the public with their addressing needs. These services are being updated and reviewed daily for more accurate retrieval data.