Library Databases A-Z

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AATA Online: Abstracts of International Conservation Literature
Coverage:
    Open Access
Scope: abstracts of literature related to the preservation and conservation of material cultural heritage.
Academic OneFile
Coverage: 1995 - Present
F M
Scope: premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects.
Access Note: Academic OneFile's coverage includes Agriculture, Communication and Mass Media, Computers, Criminal Justice, Diversity Studies, Environmental Studies and Policy, Expanded Academic ASAP, Fine Arts, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues, Health Reference Center Academic, LegalTrac, Information Science and Library Issues, Nursing and Allied Health, Physical Therapy and Sports Medicince, Pop Culture, Psychology, Religion and Philosophy, War and terrorism, U.S. History, and World History.
ACM Digital Library
Coverage: 1954 - Present
  F M
Scope: Searchable full text for articles, newsletters and conference proceedings published by Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and bibliographic citations from other major publishers in computing.
ACM Proceedings
Coverage: 1954 - Present
  F M
Scope: provides browsable access to ACM proceedings by conference acronym and name.
ACM SIGs
Coverage: 1954 - Present
  F M
Scope: provides browsable access to ACM Special Interest Groups by acronym and name
Biography and Genealogy Master Index
Coverage: 2005 - Present
    M
Scope: enables users to locate biographical entries contained in more than 1,000 volumes and editions of important current and retrospective biographical reference sources. This index contains citations that point to over 15 million biographies on nearly 5 million people, living and deceased, from all time periods, geographical locations, and fields of endeavor.
Book Review Digest Plus
Coverage: 1983 - Present
  M
Scope: is a reference database that provides review excerpts and book summaries from 1983 to the present for current English-language fiction and non-fiction books for all ages. Abstracting and indexing is included for more than 163,950 books, with more than 8,000 new records from 120 periodicals added per year.
Books & Authors
Coverage:
    M
Scope: includes over 117,000 recommended titles, more than 63,700 plot summaries, and awards information from 561 awards, all to help users uncover new reading adventures, find long-remembered favorites, and discover award-winning titles.
Business Insights: Global (Gale)
Coverage: 1979 - Present
  F M
Scope: Provides case studies, statistical data sources, news articles, academic & industrial journal articles, global market research reports, charting tools for economic and business analysis, business rankings and topical reference materials organized by country, company, or industry.
BusinessDecision (CIVICTechnologies)
Coverage:
    M
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Scope: Comprehensive business-to-consumer market data. Detailed information about local markets, company profiles, product and brand information combined with census data, investment reports, rankings and market share data. Demographic data is based on the 2010 Census with current year population estimates and five year forecasts.

CHILTON Library
Coverage: 1954 - Present
  F M
Scope: provides exclusive photographs, diagnostics designed by instructors, step-by-step repair procedures, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for automobiles and light trucks in one easy-to-use web site.
Climate Data Online
Coverage: 1981 - Present
  F Open Access
Scope: Contains the National Climatic Data Center's archive of historical weather and climate data in addition to station history information. These data include quality controlled daily, monthly, seasonal, and yearly measurements of temperature, precipitation, wind, and degree days as well as radar data and 30-year Climate Normals. The NCDC is a part of the U.S. Dept. of Commerce's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
COS Conference Papers Index
Coverage:
  M
Scope: Provides citations to papers and poster sessions presented at major scientific meetings around the world. Subject emphasis since 1995 has been in the life sciences, environmental sciences and the aquatic sciences, while older material also covers physics, engineering and materials science.
CQ Electronic Library
Coverage: 1941 - Present
  F M
Scope: definitive reference resource for research in American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs.
Access Note: CQ Electronic Library includes CQ Researcher (1991-present), CQ Weekly (1983-present) and CQ Almanac (1941-present). Please note that access to CQ Researcher is limited to 10 concurrent users.
CRCnetBASE (formerly known as ENGnetBASE)
Coverage:
  F M
Scope: compiles a wide range of information previously published in CRC engineering handbooks. The online database will be updated continually, and its coverage will be expanded. Current coverage includes general, structural, electrical, mechanical, civil, environmental, remediation, and optomechanical engineering.
Demographics Now (Gale)
Coverage:
  F M
Scope: Offers a variety of ready-made and customizable reports based on 2010 census data. Use to identify patterns and trends regarding household expenditures, market penetration and location of goods and services. Provides demographic information including population, income, housing, race, consumer and business information, earnings and expenditures consumer earnings and expenditures, and other statistics for states, counties, census tracts, and other U.S. geographic areas.
Dissertations and Theses @ Michigan Technological University
Coverage: 1968 - Present
  F M
Scope: provides a searchable full text database of dissertations submitted by Michigan Tech to UMI's Dissertation database. Full-text PDF files are available for most dissertations from 1968. Also includes some theses.
Education Abstracts
Coverage: 1983 - Present
  M
Scope: provides indexing and abstracts for more than 680 periodicals and yearbooks, dating as far back as 1983. Books on education published after 1995 are also indexed. Subject coverage includes adult education, multicultural/ethnic education, teaching methods and much more.
Encyclopedia Britannica Online
Coverage:
  F M
Scope: includes the complete encyclopedia, as well as Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, Britannica Student Encyclopedia and the Britannica Book of the Year. You can also search an Internet directory that includes more than 300,000 links to Web sites selected, rated, and reviewed by Britannica editors.
Encyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences
Coverage: 2004 - 2004
  F M
Scope: addresses the core knowledge, theories, and techniques employed by plant scientists, while also concentrating on applications of these in research and in industry. Plants influence all our lives as sources of sustenance, fuel and building materials.
Encyclopedia of Applied Psychology
Coverage: 2004 - 2004
  F M
Scope: encompasses applications of psychological knowledge and procedures in all areas of psychology. This compendium is a major source of information for professional practitioners, researchers in psychology, and for anyone interested in applied psychology. The topics included are, but are not limited to, aging (geropsychology), assessment, clinical, cognitive, community, counseling, educational, environmental, family, industrial/organizational, health, school, sports, and transportation psychology.
Encyclopedia of Archaeology
Coverage: 2008 - 2008
  F M
Scope: encompasses all aspects of archaeology, including the nature and diversity of archaeology as a scientific discipline, the practice of archaeology, archaeology in the everyday world, and the future of the discipline.
Encyclopedia of Biological Chemistry
Coverage: 2004 - 2004
  F M
Scope: addresses the fundamental discipline of biological chemistry underlying virtually all of the life sciences. This compilation of more than 500 different entries encompasses all aspects of biochemistry, as well as the extensions of this subject into the related fields of molecular biology, cell biology, genetics and biophysics.
Encyclopedia of Forest Sciences
Coverage: 2004 - 2004
  F M
Scope: an indispensable addition for anyone interested in forests, forestry and forest sciences. Packed with valuable insights from experts all over the world, this remarkable set not only summarizes recent advances in forest science techniques, but also thoroughly covers the basic information vital to comprehensive understanding of the important elements of forestry.
Encyclopedia of Geology
Coverage: 2005 - 2005
  F M
Scope: covers all aspects of geology including earth history, earth materials, surface processes, regional geology, economic geology, engineering geology, petroleum geology, geochemical and mineral exploration, and the history of geology. The techniques of remote sensing and other tools of investigation that have advanced rapidly over the last few decades are described in detail.
Encyclopedia of Information Systems
Coverage: 2004 - 2004
  F M
Scope: provides essential answers to questions increasingly asked by people in all walks of life. People can no longer claim that information about computer viruses, for example, is unimportant to their work, or that advances in speech recognition and encryption will leave them unaffected. Offering both general and technical information about major elements, issues, opinions, and key studies, as well as cross-references to related subjects, it captures the dynamic growth and complexity unique to our era.
Encyclopedia of International Media and Communications
Coverage: 2004 - 2004
  F M
Scope: exhaustively explores the ways that editorial content--from journalism and scholarship to films and infomercials--is developed, presented, stored, analyzed, and regulated around the world. For readers and researchers of all levels, the Encyclopedia provides perspective and context about content, delivery systems, and their myriad relationships, as well as clearly drawn avenues for further research.
Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Society
Coverage: 2010 - 2010
  F M
Scope: provides a guide to understanding the challenges addressed by nanoscience and nanotechnology. Readers will find accessible descriptions of some of the key technical achievements of nanoscience, as well as its history and prospects. Readers will find overviews of the efforts of governments worldwide to fund nanoscience research and tap its potential for economic development, as well as to grapple with the possibility of regulating a new technology for the environmental, occupation, and consumer health and safety that emerge with it. They will find explorations and analyses of the cultural significance of nanoscience and nanotechnologies, as well as descriptions of some of the firms, and their products, that promise to make nanotechnologies an important part of the global economy.
Encyclopedia of Science and Technology Communication
Coverage: 2010 - 2010
  F M
Scope: provides as much information as possible on this entire range of interrelated issues in one place. While much of this information may have been published elsewhere, it is scattered across many different parts of the library, from science, engineering, and medicine to the social and behavior sciences and humanities to the professional fields of journalism and public relations. It is the goal of this encyclopedia to make as much information as possible available in a single source, with clear pointers suggesting where to begin the search for more.
Encyclopedia of Social Measurement
Coverage: 2005 - 2005
  F M
Scope: a comprehensive summary of observational frameworks and mathematical models, but also offer tools, background information, qualitative methods, and guidelines for structuring the research process. Articles include examples and applications of research strategies and techniques, highlighting multidisciplinary options for observing social phenomena. The alphabetical arrangement of the articles, their glossaries and cross-references, and the volumes' detailed index will encourage exploration across the social sciences. Descriptions of important data sets and case studies will help readers understand resources they can often instantly access.
Encyclopedia of Spectroscopy and Spectrometry
Coverage: 2007 - 2007
  F M
Scope: provides authoritative and comprehensive coverage of the whole topic of spectroscopy, from theory to applications. Short articles, each covering one aspect of spectroscopy, provide the professional spectroscopist working in academia or industry with the essential facts and background on areas of spectroscopy peripheral to their own.
Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine
Coverage: 2011 - 2011
  F M
Scope: describes all aspects of the field with perspectives, concepts, and methods from the medical, behavioral, and social sciences and physical education.
Encyclopedia of Vibration
Coverage: 2004 - 2004
  F M
Scope: areas covered include vibrations in machines, buildings and other structures, vehicles, ships, and aircraft, as well as human response to vibration. Each article provides a concise and authoritative introduction to a topic.
Espacenet
Coverage: 1836 - Present
    Open Access
Scope: Free access through the European Patent Office (EPO) to more than 70 million patent documents worldwide containing information about inventions and technical developments from 1836 to today.
Gale Directory Library
Coverage:
  F M
Scope: Provides access to Ward's Business Directory of Private and Public Companies in Canada and Mexico, and Business Rankings Annual. Ward?s profiles over 51,000 companies (approximately 18,000 in Canada and 33,000 in Mexico) listing the industries in which it operates, names of top executives, number of employees, the type of company it is, and financial performance. The eDirectory version also includes alternative mailing addresses, an expanded list of executives, and historical financial information.

Business Rankings Annual (BRA) provides "top ten" rankings of companies, products, services, and business-related activities compiled from a variety of published sources.
Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Coverage: 1965 - Present
  F M
Scope: Features contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the new solution features continuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Coverage: 1999 - Present
F M
Scope: a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
GlobalEDGE
Coverage:
    Open Access
Scope: Created by the International Business Center at Michigan State University (IBC), globalEDGE is a knowledge web-portal that connects international business professionals worldwide to a wealth of information, insights, and learning resources on global business activities.
Google Scholar
Coverage: 1900 - Present
F M
Scope: web search engine designed specifically to locate scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports across broad areas of research.
Access Note: click here for additional information about Google Scholar.
Also if you are coming from off campus you will be asked for your ISO Login and Password. This will grant you full text access to those full text resources that the JRVP library has secured.
Green Energy: An A to Z Guide
Coverage: 2010 - 2010
  F M
Scope: This volume provides an overview of the social and environmental dimensions of our energy system, and the key organizations, policy tools, and technologies that can help shape a green energy economy. Each entry draws on scholarship from across numerous disciplines in the social sciences, natural and physical sciences, and engineering.
HarpWeek
Coverage: 1857 - 1889     
Check for print issues in Library catalog
  F M
Scope: provides electronic access to Harper's Weekly, the illustrated 19th century "Journal of Civilization," for a 56-year period: 1857-1912. HarpWeek's electronic database makes it possible for you to discover the lively news stories, illustrations, cartoons, editorials, biographies, literature and even advertisements that shaped and reflected public opinion in this era.
IEEE Xplore
Coverage: 1988 - Present
  F M
Scope: provides access to full-text articles from all journals published by IEEE and IEE (the Institution of Electrical Engineers. Full-text for all IEEE and IEE conference proceedings and standards is included as is select legacy content dating back to 1950.
IngentaConnect
Coverage: 1988 - Present
F M
Scope: free indexing with abstracts to over 25,000 periodicals. Articles can be retrieved by keyword searching or by browsing journals' tables of contents. Table of contents delivery free for up to 5 titles.
International Encyclopedia of Communication
Coverage: 2008 - 2008
  F M
Scope: provides access to the most authoritative and up-to-date scholarship in the field communications. This encyclopedia spans the breadth of communication studies, including coverage of theories, media and communication phenomena, research methods, problems, concepts, and geographical areas.
JSTOR
Coverage:
F M
Scope: archive includes the scanned images of over 1128 scholarly journals in a variety of academic disciplines covering African, African-American, Anthropology, Archaeology, Asian Studies, Biology, Botany, Classics, Ecology, Economics, Education, Finance, Health, History, Latin American, Life sciences, Literature, Mathematics, Middle Eastern, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, Slavic studies, Sociology, and Statistics.
Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology
Coverage: 1799 - Present
  F M
Scope: written by prominent scholars from industry, academia, and research institutions, the Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology presents a wide scope of articles on chemical substances including their properties, manufacturing, and uses. It also focuses on industrial processes and unit operations in chemical engineering, as well as covering fundamentals and scientific subjects related to the field. Additionally, environmental and health issues concerning chemical technology are also addressed.
Knovel Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
Coverage:
  F M
Scope: Full-text handbooks and technical information in analytical chemistry, catalysis, dispersions & aggregation, electrochemistry, environmental chemistry, industrial chemistry & chemicals, industrial safety, physical chemistry, plant design, polymer chemistry, separation and transport processes. Specific titles include: Knovel Critical Tables, Yaw's Handbook of Thermodynamic and Physical Properties of Chemical Compounds, Ullmann's Chemical Engineering and Plant Design, and Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary
Lansing State Journal
Coverage: 2002 - Present
F M
Scope: Comprehensive coverage of articles, stories, columns, commentaries, reviews and more for the newspaper from the state capital of Michigan.
LexisNexis Academic
Coverage:
  F M
Scope: provides access to a wide range of news, business, legal, and reference information. List of titles, fact book, how to search (tutorials) and more information available.
Market Research Library
Coverage:
    Open Access
Scope: Market Research Library is a product of the U.S. Commercial Service. The U.S. Commercial Service is the trade promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration. U.S. Commercial Service trade professionals in over 100 U.S. cities and in more than 75 countries help U.S. companies get started in exporting or increase sales to new global markets.
Michigan Legal Forms (Gale Legal Forms Library)
Coverage:
  F M
Scope: Michigan legal forms and documents for business, personal, or litigation purposes. Includes a law digest, legal Q and As and an attorney directory.
Michigana
Coverage:
  F M
Scope: a digital archive that documents state history. Drawn from the Sabin collection and other Gale sources, the archive provides access to a wide variety of documents: personal narratives and memoirs, pamphlets and political speeches, sermons and songs, legal treatises and children's books.
MSDSonline (Materials Safety Data Sheets)
Coverage: 2014 - Present
    M
Scope: The MSDSonline database contains digital copies of the materials safety data sheets for chemicals being used at the University. This database is provided by the Office of Compliance, Integrity, & Safety in the Research division of Michigan Tech. Note that access to the database is secure and will require you to enter your Michigan Tech user ID and ISO password.
Nursing Resource Center
Coverage: 1965 - Present
F M
Scope: Designed for nursing students, the Nursing Resource Center brings together in an easy-to-use interface disease and drug overviews, care plans, relevant journal results and animated anatomy and physiology diagrams to complement the core encyclopedia texts. The information is written in accessible language for students completing class assignments and preparing for clinicals as they learn how to care for and treat patients. Search results are returned in tabs that correspond to steps in the nursing process.
Oxford English Dictionary Online (OED)
Coverage:
  F M
Scope: A guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of more than 600,000 words -- past and present-- from across the English-speaking world.
ProQuest
Coverage:
F M
Scope: provides seamless access to and navigation of more than 125 billion digital pages of the world's scholarship, delivering it to the desktop and into the workflow of serious researchers in multiple fields, from arts, literature, and social science to general reference, business, science, technology, and medicine.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chicago Tribune
Coverage: 1849 - 1987
  F M
Scope: This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.
SAI Global Standards Infobase
Coverage:
    M
Scope: covers 400,000 worldwide standards (ANSI, DIN, ISO, BSI, ASTM, NFPA, API, IEC, ASME, etc.) The search software allows you to search by Standard number, title, text, publisher, document type, equivalency or any combination of these. The information provided includes: number, title, version, summary, international equivalents, table of contents and more.
Small Business Resource Center
Coverage: 1990 - Present
F M
Scope: Search this database to learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites.
SpringerLink - eBooks
Coverage: 2005 - Present
  F M
Scope: offer accurate reproductions of high quality Springer print book publications, together with all the added benefits of an online environment, including exceptional search capabilities and bookmarks. These eBooks include Reference Works, Monographs and Books Series. 23 book series that are part of this Collection have access going back to 1997.
Statistical Abstract of the United States (ProQuest)
Coverage: 2014 - Present
  F M
Scope: Summary of statistics covering social, political, and economic conditions in the United States. Select data by regions, divisions, states, metropolitan areas, cities, or foreign countries from reports and records of government and private agencies. The tables and charts may be used as a guide for locating other statistical reports and sources. This supersedes the U.S. government version, which was issued annually from 1878 to 2012.
ThomasNet
Coverage:
    Open Access
Scope: an industrial search engine that provides one source for finding the exact product, service, or supplier they need - at the exact time they need it. ThomasNet also gives buyers direct access to the detailed information they need to make a purchasing or specifying decision, including line-item product details, CAD drawings, and more.
World News Digest (Facts on File)
Coverage: 1940 - Present     
Check for print issues in Library catalog
  F M
Scope: concise, comprehensive record of world events since 1940. Looking at a series of related events as they have developed over time, you can find comprehensive information to use as a starting point for research.
WorldCat
Coverage: 1000 - Present
  M
Scope: comprehensive database--with over 52 million bibliographic records including holdings information--for all types of material cataloged by OCLC member libraries. This does NOT index periodicals at the article level.

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