Library Databases A-Z

Found: 172 database(s) HuskyFetch Enabled
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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.
ABI/Inform Complete
Coverage: 1971 - Present
F M
Scope: Most scholarly and comprehensive way to explore and understand business research topics. Search nearly 1800 worldwide business periodicals for in-depth coverage of business and economic conditions, management techniques, theory, and practice of business, advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, finance, taxation, computers, and more.
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.
Accounting & Tax
Coverage: 1971 - Present
F M
Scope: the quintessential accountant's database. It brings together highly ranked global and scholarly journals with key resources for locating quick and precise results covering current news and topics, as well as the trends and history influencing important accounting and tax issues of the day.
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
ACS Publications
Coverage: 1879 - Present
  F M
Scope provides full-text searching and instant access to all titles published by ACS from 1879 to present with seamless integration of searches between the Archives and the Web Editions. Articles will be delivered in convenient PDF format with the same high level of readability as the original document.
AGRICOLA
Coverage: 1970 - Present
  F Open Access
Scope: prvides access to citations on agricultural literature created by the National Agricultural Library (NAL) and its cooperators. Production of these records in electronic form began in 1970, but the database covers materials in all formats, including printed works from the 15th century. The records describe publications and resources encompassing all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines, including animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming and farming systems, agricultural economics, extension and education, food and human nutrition, and earth and environmental sciences.
American Wind Energy Association (AWEA)
Coverage: 2009 - Present
  F M
Register to use.

Scope: Site provides access to resources and data produced by the AWEA, an association promoting wind power energy. Publications include fact sheets, market reports, standards, industry statistics and basic information. Content is browse-able by publication type. Michigan Tech membership is at the Academic level which may limit some benefits and access.

Annual Reviews
Coverage: 1932 - Present
  F M
Scope: Critical reviews written by discipline specialists for 34 focused disciplines within Biomedical/Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, and Social Sciences.
Applied Science & Technology Abstracts
Coverage: 1983 - Present
  M
Scope: contains indexing and abstracts for nearly 800 core English-language, scientific and technical publications back to 1983. Content includes coverage of a wide variety of applied science specialties - acoustics to aeronautics, neural networks to nuclear and civil engineering, computers and informatics and much more.
Art Abstracts
Coverage: 1984 - Present
  M
Scope: is a comprehensive resource for art information featuring high-quality indexing and abstracting of over 600 periodicals dating back to 1984, including 280 peer-reviewed journals, as well as indexing and abstracting of over 13,000 art dissertations, and indexing of almost 200,000 art reproductions, which provide examples of styles and art movements, including works by emerging artists. The database covers fine, decorative and commercial art, folk art, photography, film, and architecture, and also includes a database-specific thesaurus.
ArXiv
Coverage: 1991 - Present
    Open Access
Scope: Provides e-prints submitted by registered authors in sub-disciplines within Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics
ASCE Online Research Library
Coverage: 1983 - Present
  F M
Scope: a comprehensive online tool for locating articles of interest across all disciplines of civil engineering. The Research Library provides you with unprecedented access to more than 33,000 full-text papers from ASCE Journals (1983 - )and Proceedings (2000 - ) published.
ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings
Coverage: 1996 - Present
  F Open Access
Scope: The American Society for Engineering Education is committed to furthering education in engineering and engineering technology. This mission is accomplished by promoting excellence in instruction, research, public service, and practice; exercising worldwide leadership; and fostering the technological education of society.
ASM Alloy Phase Diagrams Database
Coverage:
  F M
Scope: allows subscribers to explore, search and view more than 28,000 binary and ternary phase diagrams and associated phase data for more than 6200 systems from their Web browsers.
ASM Materials Information (MIO)
Coverage: 2006 - 2006
  F M
Scope: ASM Materials Information Online enables you to search for information on engineered materials. Michigan Tech licenses access to: ASM Handbooks Online, ASM Alloy Center Online, ASM Alloy Phase Diagrams Center, ASM Micrographs Center and ASM Failure Analysis Center.
ASME Digital Library
Coverage: 2000 - Present
  F M
Scope: is ASME's primary repository of current and archival literature featuring: ASME's Transaction Journals from 1970 to the present; ASME's Conference Proceedings from 2002 to the present; ASME Press eBooks selected from 1998 to the present.
Access Note: MTU access is provided only to the ASME's Transaction Journals 2000 to present and does not include full-text access to conference proceedings.
Banking Information Source
Coverage: 1971 - Present
F M
Scope: combines the currency of the Internet and the perspective of industry journals to provide the ultimate financial services research tool. With over 500 of the most authoritative sources of information, there is simply no better way to keep informed.
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.
Biography Index Past and Present
Coverage: 1946 - Present
  M
Scope: trusted, biographical resource. Featuring retrospective coverage from Biography Index back to its first publication in 1946, it combines retrospective coverage with current indexing to produce a comprehensive biographical resource for students, scholars, media professionals, book clubs, and all researchers seeking biographical information. Content Includes: Over a million article and book citations Retrospective coverage from Biography Index back to its first publication in 1946 Coverage of present-day news-makers Entries on individuals that reflect the perspective of the time when they were written.
Biological & Agricultural Index Plus
Coverage: 1997 - Present
  M
Scope: provides full text of articles from over 100 journals dating back to 1997, as well as indexing and abstracts of more than 380 publications. Subject coverage includes agriculture & agricultural research, atmospheric science, biochemistry, biology, biotechnology, botany, chemistry, environmental science, geology, marine biology microbiology, physics and much more.
BioMed Central
Coverage: 2000 - Present
  F Open Access
Scope: an independent publishing house committed to providing immediate open access to peer-reviewed biomedical research. All original research articles published by BioMed Central are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication. BioMed Central views open access to research as essential in order to ensure the rapid and efficient communication of research findings.
Access Note: MTU is not a member of BioMed Central, which limits our access to Open Access journals. You will need to register to search BioMed Central.
BioOne
Coverage: 2000 - Present
  F M
Scope: Collection of bioscience research journals covering topics in biological, ecological and environmental sciences
BioOne (ProQuest)
Coverage: 1998 - Present
  M
Scope: Search and link to the BioOne collection of research journals covering topics in biological, ecological and environmental sciences from the ProQuest search interface.
Birds of North America, The
Coverage:
  F M
Scope: provides detailed scientific information for each of the 716 species of birds nesting in the USA and Canada. contents will be updated frequently, with online-coordinated contributions from researchers, citizen scientists, and designated reviewers and editors. In addition, BNA Online contains image and video galleries showing behaviors, habitat, nests, eggs and nestlings, and more. Each online species account contains recordings of that bird's songs and calls, selected from the extensive collection in Cornell's Macaulay Library of Natural Sounds.
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 Abstracts with Full Text
Coverage: 1995 - Present
F M
Scope: offers a multitude of business magazines and scholarly journals: this comprehensive database contains the full text of articles from more than 510 key publications dating back to 1995, and provides access to product evaluations, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, obituaries, surveys, statistical rankings, book reviews and reports from associations, societies, trade shows, conferences and more.
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
Register to use.

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.

Cambridge Crystallographic Data Center (CCDC)
Coverage:
    L
Scope: offical depository for crystal structure data. Includes the following programs. ConQuest: contains x-ray and neutron diffraction analyses of carbon-contaning molecules having up to 1000 atoms. Mercury: a program for visualing crystal structures in three deminsons. Mogul: is a knowledge base of molecular geometry from the Cambridge Structure Database System and provides rapid access to information on the perfferred values of Bond lengths, Valence angles and Acyclic torsion angles.
Access Note: Available on a workstation in the Library. For assistance please contact a librarian Monday-Friday 9am to 5pm (906) 487-2507 or reflib@mtu.edu.
CCH IntelliConnect (formerly CCH Tax Research Network)
Coverage:
  F M
Scope: Offers three categories of documents: official government publications related to tax, CCH interpretive materials including tax reporters, and a current awareness service for daily and weekly developments in various areas of tax law.
Access Note: For access you will be required to create your own User ID. Limited to 4 concurrent users.
CERN Document Server
Coverage:
    Open Access
Scope: over 630,000 bibliographic records, including 250,000 fulltext documents, of interest to people working in particle physics and related areas.
CERT Vulnerability Notes Database
Coverage: 2000 - Present
  F Open Access
Scope: Provides timely information about software vulnerabilities. Vulnerability notes include summaries, technical details, remediation information, and lists of affected vendors. Many vulnerability notes are the result of private coordination and disclosure efforts.
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.
CiteSeerX
Coverage: 1990 - Present
  F Open Access
Scope: an automated scientific literature digital library and search engine that focuses primarily on the literature in computer and information science. It aims to improve the dissemination of scientific literature and to provide research and improvements in functionality, usability, availability, cost, comprehensiveness, efficiency, and timeliness in the access of scientific and scholarly knowledge.
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)
Cold Regions Bibliography
Coverage: 1800 - Present
    Open Access
Scope: covers all disciplines related to the region including biological and geological sciences, medical sciences, meteorology, oceanography, atmospheric and terrestrial physics, expeditions, logistics equipment and supplies, and tourism. The Antarctic Bibliography is produced with support from the National Science Foundation with contributions from the Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge.
Common Chemistry
Coverage:
    Open Access
Scope: a web resource that contains CAS Registry Numbers for approximately 7,900 chemicals of widespread general public interest. Common Chemistry is helpful to non-chemists who know either a name or CAS Registry Number® of a common chemical and want to pair both pieces of information. The CAS Registry Number is the universally recognized unique identifier of chemical substances and is often found on packaging and on articles of commerce. While not a comprehensive CAS Registry Number lookup service, Common Chemistry does provide a way to quickly and easily find names or CAS Registry Numbers for chemicals of general interest.
Compendex
Coverage: 1884 - Present     
Check for print issues in Library catalog
  M
Scope: Scope: provides comprehensive access to the latest engineering research covering engineering and applied science, containing over seven million references and abstracts taken from over 5,000 engineering journals, conferences and technical reports. Compendex includes Engineering Index (1884-1969).
Access Note: Compendex is sometimes referred to as Engineering Village.
Core Historical Literature of Agriculture (CHLA)
Coverage: 1800 - 1970
  F Open Access
Scope: is a core electronic collection of agricultural texts published between the early nineteenth century and the middle to late twentieth century. Full-text materials cover agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, animal science, crops and their protection, food science,forestry, human nutrition, rural sociology, and soil science.
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 Press 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 Press 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.
Directory of Published Papers [DoPP Database]
Coverage: 1995 - Present
    Open Access
Scope: locate literature from thousands of conferences, meetings and symposia.
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.
Dryden Flight Research Center: Technical Reports
Coverage: 1947 - Present
  F Open Access
Scope: covering reports ranging from validation of advanced aeronautical and control systems concepts and atmospheric flight testing of future space-access technology demonstrators to Earth science experiments.
EBook Collection
Coverage:
  F M
Scope: Digital full-text versions of books such as reference works, scholarly monographs, literature and fiction. The J. Robert Van Pelt and Opie Library provides access to over 12,600 individual titles.
Access Note: eBook Collection was formally known as NetLibrary. To be able to download individual titles users need to create individual accounts. For assistance please contact a librarian Monday-Friday 9am to 5pm (906) 487-2507 or reflib@mtu.edu.
EDGAR: SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission)
Coverage: 1994 - Present
  F Open Access
Scope: an automated collection, validation, indexing, acceptance, and forwarding of submissions by companies and others who are required by law to file forms with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Its primary purpose is to increase the efficiency and fairness of the securities market for the benefit of investors, corporations, and the economy by accelerating the receipt, acceptance, dissemination, and analysis of time-sensitive corporate information filed with the agency.
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.
Encyclopedia of Virtual Communities and Technologies
Coverage:
  F M
Scope: provides the most inclusive coverage of the concepts and realities in the field of virtual communities and technologies. The hundreds of entries included in this encyclopedia have been authored by 142 leading international researchers, presenting an in-depth analysis of conceptual, technical, and the impacts of virtual environments in our global village. In addition, over 100 entries provide coverage of different types of virtual communities, their social status and impact, and individual and group behavior in these communities. This encyclopedia also offers coverage of upcoming and emerging technologies for virtual communities human-computer interfaces, new networking, mobile computing, web services, and synchronous and asynchronous environments.
ERIC
Coverage: 1966 - Present
  F M
Scope: provides free access to more than 1.2 million bibliographic records of journal articles and other education-related materials and, if available, includes links to full text.
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.
Essay and General Literature Index
Coverage: 1985 - Present
  M
Scope: is a unique reference database that cites records contained in collections of essays and miscellaneous works published in the United States, Great Britain, and Canada. More than 320 single and multi-authored volumes are indexed annually with more than 20 selected annuals and serial publications.
Essential Science Indicators
Coverage:
  F M
Scope: Categorizes journals into broad categories and identifies the most highly and rapidly cited journal publications in each category. Such counts, attributed to researchers, institutions and countries indicate volume and influence of research activity. No registration is required; click through as guest. To be evaluated for continued subscription in March, 2015.
Forest Science
Coverage: 1939 - Present
  M
Scope: provides bibliographic citations and abstracts published in Forestry Abstracts from the first volume in 1939 to the current and ongoing issues. TreeCD also covers all of the Forest Product Abstracts and Agroforestry Abstracts from their respective beginnings. With over 490,000 abstracts, TreeCD is a comprehensive guide to international forestry literature available for individuals concerned with development, production, utilization, improvement, ecology and management of the earth's forests.
Access Note: Previsouly known as Forest Science Database.
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.
General Business File ASAP
Coverage: 1980 - Present
F M
Scope: Analyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends as well as the latest in management, economics and politics. Access to a combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings with full text and images available.
General OneFile
Coverage: 1980 - Present
F M
Scope: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.
Access Note: General OneFile's coverage includes Business and Company ASAP, Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture, General business File ASAP, General Reference Center Gold, General Science, Home Improvement, Insurance and Liability, Military and Intelligence, Small Business and Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure.
General Science Abstracts
Coverage: 1984 - Present
  M
Scope: provides indexing and abstracts for nearly 300 periodicals dating as far back as 1984. Subject coverage includes astronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, conservation, health & medicine, oceanography, physics, zoology and much more.
GeoRef
Coverage: 1785 - Present
  M
Scope: 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. Master's theses and doctoral dissertations from US and Canadian universities are also covered.
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.
Health and Wellness Resource Center
Coverage: 1980 - Present
  F M
Scope: use this Resource Center to find magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories, and information on: Fitness, Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Alcohol and Drug abuse, Prescription Drugs, etc. Included are links to diet, cancer, and health assessment sites as well as government databases. The material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only.
HeritageQuest
Coverage: 1790 - Present
  F M
Scope: combines digital, searchable images of U.S. Federal Census records with 22,000 titles from the digitized version of the UMI® Genealogy & Local History collection and other valuable content including Freedman's Bank records, PERSI, the Revolutionary War Era Pension & Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, and the LexisNexis® U.S. Serial Set.  It is mostly full text.
Homeland Security Digital Library
Coverage: 2000 - Present
  F M
Scope: provides quick access to important U.S. policy documents, presidential directives, and national strategy documents as well as specialized resources such as theses and reports from various universities, organizations and local and state agencies. The resources are reviewed and selected by a team of homeland security researchers and organized in a unique homeland security taxonomy.
Humanities Abstracts
Coverage: 1984 - Present
  M
Scope: provides detailed indexing for almost 700 periodicals covering the humanities - of which 470 are peer-reviewed - dating as far back as 1984, including feature articles, interviews, bibliographies, obituaries, and original works of fiction, drama, poetry and book reviews, as well as reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, radio and television programs, plays, operas, and more.
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.
Index to Legal Periodicals and Books
Coverage: 1982 - Present
  M
Scope: is an excellent resource for attorneys, educators, business people, law librarians, students, paralegals and others involved with the law, providing complete coverage of the most important English language legal information, with international coverage of scholarly articles, symposia, jurisdictional surveys, court decisions, legislation, books, book reviews and more.
InfoTrac Newsstand
Coverage:
F M
Scope: collection of newspapers from around the Country and the World.
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 Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS)
Coverage: 1951 - Present
  M
Scope: includes over two million bibliographic references to journal articles and to books, reviews and selected chapters dating back to 1951. It is unique in its broad coverage of international material and incorporates over 100 languages and countries. Over 2,800 journals are regularly indexed and some 7,000 books are included each year.
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.
IUPAC-NIST Solubility Database
Coverage:
  F Open Access
Scope mutual solubilities and liquid-liquid equilibria of binary, ternary and quaternary systems are presented. Typical solvents and solutes include water, sea water, heavy water, inorganic compounds, and a variety of organic compounds such as hydrocarbons, halogenated hydrocarbons, alcohols, acids, esters and nitrogen compounds. For many systems, sufficient data were available to allow critical evaluation. Data are expressed as mass and mole fractions as well as the originally reported units.
Journal Citation Reports
Coverage:
  F M
Scope: Critically evaluates a selective set of journals in the sciences and social sciences using citation data. Provides measures of research influence and impact at the journal and subject category level. May aid in selecting appropriate journals in which to publish. No registration is required; click through as guest. To be evaluated for continued subscription in March, 2015.
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.
LearningExpress Library 3.0
Coverage:
  F M
Scope: Test preparation and review for college (e.g., TOEFL IBS) and graduate school (e.g., GRE, LSAt, MAT) and occupations such as nursing, civil service, trades; also includes a variety of e-books for exam review. Adult learning for math, writing and speaking skills is offered as well as citizenship/green card learning and practice. Your registration will provide interactive tests, scoring, analysis and answer explanation.
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.
Library Literature and Information Science Index
Coverage: 1980 - Present
  M
Scope: provides cover-to-cover indexing of over 400 journals, including key library and information science periodicals. Subjects include automation, cataloging, censorship, circulation procedures, classification, copyright legislation, government aid, library associations and conferences, library equipment and supplies, personnel administration, preservation of materials, and more. Coverage reaches as far back as 1980.
Making of Modern Michigan
Coverage: 1800 - Present
  F Open Access
Scope: Collections include extensive photograph and postcard collections, personal papers such as diaries and scrapbooks, oral history interviews, sound and video files, and documentation on local organizations. The subjects covered are even more diverse: the Dutch and Polish immigrant communities, the mining and lumbering industries, rural and small-town life, and much more.
Manual of Concrete Practice
Coverage:
  F M
Scope: ACI Manual of Concrete Practice (MCP) contains all of the American Concrete Institute documents you need to answer your questions about code requirements, specifications, tolerances, concrete proportions, construction methods, evaluations of test results, and many more topics. In fact, the Online MCP includes over 4600 pages and 180 of the most used documents on concrete technology. Topics Include: Materials and Properties Construction Practices, Inspection, and Pavements Use of Concrete Buildings, Bridges and Special Structures Precast Concrete, Masonry, and Special Processes
Access Note: User name and password required for access. For assistance please contact a librarian Monday-Friday 9am to 5pm (906) 487-2507 or reflib@mtu.edu.
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.
MathSciNet
Coverage: 1940 - Present
  F M
Scope: a searchable Web database produced by the American Mathematical Society. It provides access to over 59 years of Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications (from 1940 to the present.) The full text of all reviews is available.
MatWeb Material Property Data
Coverage: 2003 - Present
  F Open Access
Scope: database of material properties includes hermoplastic and thermoset polymers such as ABS, nylon, polycarbonate, polyester, and polyolefins; metals such as aluminum, cobalt, copper, lead, magnesium, nickel, steel, superalloys, titanium and zinc alloys; ceramics; plus a growing list of semiconductors, fibers, and other engineering materials.
MEDLINE (ProQuest)
Coverage: 2002 - Present
F M
Scope: Comprehensive collection of journals covering clinical and biomedical literature.
Michigan Legal Help
Coverage:
  F Open Access
Scope: The Michigan Legal Help website was created to help people who have to handle simple civil legal problems without a lawyer. There are articles you can read to learn about a specific area of the law and toolkits to help you prepare to represent yourself in court. Some forms are completed automatically once you answer simple questions. The Michigan Legal Help website does not provide legal advice, and it is not a substitute for having a lawyer.
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.
MLA International Bibliography
Coverage: 1926 - Present
  M
Scope: classified listing and subject index of scholarly books and articles on modern languages, literatures, folklore and linguistics which has been compiled by the Modern Language Association of America since 1926. The electronic version includes the Bibliography's entire print run and currently contains more than 2 million records.
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.
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Coverage:
    Open Access
Scope: to provide students, educators, and the public access to NASA's technical literature. NTRS also collects scientific and technical information from sites external to NASA to broaden the scope of information available to users.
New York Times
Coverage: 1985 - Present
F M
Scope: Search for articles in the New Yorks Times newspaper.
NGWA Archives
Coverage:
    Open Access
Scope: contains more than 90,000 ground water literature citations with key words, abstracts, chemical compounds, biological factors, geographic locations, authors, titles, publication source names, and more. Previously known as Ground Water On-line.
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.
Optics Infobase
Coverage: 1962 - Present
  F M
Scope: Search engine providing a single unified search of all issues of Applied Optics from 1962 to the present.
Organic Syntheses
Coverage:
  F Open Access
Scope: presents to the organic chemistry community detailed experimental methods in a standard format for the synthesis of organic compounds. In some 80 annual volumes and 9 collective volumes published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc, OS compiles independently checked selected procedures and new reactions which, if carefully followed, permit the advanced research student or professional chemist skilled in the field to prepare compounds of research utility.
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.
Patents database from US Patent and Trademark Office
Coverage: 1790 - Present
  F Open Access
Scope: US patents are primarly covered. Provides both bibliographic and full-text searching.
Access Note: Viewing full-page images requires a TIFF image browser plug-in. Links to plug-ins are at http://www.uspto.gov/web/menu/plugins/index.html
PGM Database
Coverage: 2014 - Present
  F Open Access
Scope: assists you to find materials based on their properties, enabling you to find the right material for the job. The PGM Database is a collection of published data and internal Johnson Matthey data defining the physical properties and characteristics of platinum group metals and their alloys.
Philosopher's Index
Coverage: 1940 - Present
F M
Scope: a bibliographic database with informative, author-written abstracts covering scholarly research in all areas of philosophy. The literature covered goes back to 1940 and includes journal articles, books, book chapters such as contributions to an anthology, and book reviews.
Project Muse
Coverage: 1996 - Present
F M
Scope: An online collection to a comprehensive selection of prestigious humanities and social sciences journals.
Access Note: Coverage for individual titles various from journal to journal.
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 Asian Business & Reference
Coverage: 1971 - Present
F M
Scope: offers detailed information on companies, economies, markets, and overall business conditions throughout the Eastern Hemisphere. A great deal of information on international trade is available as well.
ProQuest Biological Science Collection
Coverage: 1971 - Present
F M
Scope: benefits any researcher working with algae, fungi, protozoa, or lichens, separating out all the relevant studies in the literature and organizing them in one source for easy reference. The scope of coverage includes reproduction, growth, life cycles, biochemistry, genetics and infection and immunity in man, other animals and plants. This database is a convenient and time- saving resource for microbiologists as well as research professionals in immunology, pathology, environmental research, toxicology and other related fields.

This collection includes the following sub collections: Algology Mycology & Protozoology Abstracts, Animal Behavior Abstracts, Aquatic Science & Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA), Bacteriology Abstracts, Biochemistry Abstracts, Biotechnology Research Abstracts, Calcium & Calcified Tissue Abstracts, Chemoreception Abstracts, COS Conference Papers Index, Ecology Abstracts, Endocrinology Abstracts, Entomology Abstracts, Genetics Abstracts, Health & Safety Science Abstracts, Human Genome Abstracts, Immunology Abstracts, Industrial & Applied Microbiology Abstracts, MEDLINE, Neuroscience Abstracts, Nucleic Acids Abstracts, Oncogenes and Growth Factors Abstracts, Plant Science, Toxicology Abstracts, TOXLINE, and Virology & AIDS abstracts.

ProQuest Engineering Collection
Coverage: 1966 - Present
F M
Scope: contains engineering related full-text articles, granular access to millions of figures and tables within articles, and the entire range of bibliographic records from the Engineering Research Database. Engineering Research Database contains a comprehensive index to world literature on technological and engineering innovations going back to 1966.

This collection includes the following sub collections: Abstracts in New Technology & Engineering, Biotechnology & BioEngineering Abstracts, Biotechnology Research Abstracts, Civil Engineering Abstracts, Earthquake Engineering Abstracts, Environmental Engineering Abstracts, and Mechanical & Transportation Engineering Abstracts.

ProQuest Entrepreneurship
Coverage:
F M
Scope: bridges theory with practice, covering a wide spectrum of resources useful to educators, researchers, students and practitioners. Content ranges from the scholarly - including journals, dissertations, working papers and conference proceedings - to a full toolkit of practical guides, templates, forms, sample business plans and tips from successful entrepreneur in a wide range of formats - from video to downloadable Word and Excel files, as well as traditional text and PDFs.
ProQuest Environmental Science Collection
Coverage: 1967 - Present
F M
Scope: contains environmental science related full-text articles, granular access to figures and tables within articles, environmental impact statements, and the entire range of bibliographic records from Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management (ESPM). ESPM provides unparalleled and comprehensive coverage of the environmental sciences drawn from over 10,000 serials including scientific journals, conference proceedings, reports, monographs, books and government publications.

This collection includes the following sub collections: Aquatic Sciences & Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA): Aquatic Pollution & Environmental Quality, Bacteriology Abstracts (Microbiology B), COS Conference Papers Index, Ecology Abstracts, Environment Abstracts, Environmental Engineering Abstracts, Environmental Impact Statements: Digests, Environmental Impact Statements: Full Text, Health & Safety Science Abstracts, Industrial and Applied Microbiology Abstracts (Microbiology A), Pollution Abstracts, Risk Abstracts, Sustainability Science Abstracts, Toxicology Abstracts, TOXLINE, Water Resources Abstracts

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.
ProQuest Materials Science Collection
Coverage: 1965 - Present
F M
Scope: contains materials science related full-text articles, granular access to millions of figures and tables within articles, and the entire range of bibliographic records from the Materials Research Database, the leading global database in Materials Science.

This collection includes the following sub collections: Aluminium Industry Abstracts, Ceramic Abstracts, Copper Technical Reference Library, Corrosion Abstracts, Engineered Materials Abstracts, Materials Business File, and METADEX.

ProQuest Psychology Journals
Coverage:
F M
Scope: provides abstracts and indexing for more than 640 titles, with over 540 titles available in full text. Many titles are indexed in PsycINFO. Coverage ranges from behavioral, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial and social psychology, along with personality, psychobiology and psychometrics.
ProQuest SciTech Collection
Coverage:
  F M
Scope: This database combines full text journals with detailed indexing of global literature on natural sciences, engineering and technology. Areas covered include materials science, aerospace engineering, civil engineering, biology, aquatic sciences, environmental science, computer science and earth sciences in addition to many more. It fully incorporates ProQuest Natural Science Collection and ProQuest Technology Collection.
PsycARTICLES
Coverage: 1894 - Present
F M
Scope: 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 with the exception of advertisements and editorial board lists.
PsycINFO
Coverage: 1890 - Present
  M
Scope: an electronic bibliographic database providing abstracts and citations to the scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences. The database includes material of relevance to psychologists and professionals in related fields such as psychiatry, management, business, education, social science, neuroscience, law, medicine, and social work. Updated weekly, PsycINFO® provides access to journal articles, books, chapters, and dissertations.
PubChem
Coverage:
  F M
Scope: provides information on the biological activities of small molecules. It is a component of NIH's Molecular Libraries Roadmap Initiative. PubChem includes substance information, compound structures, and BioActivity data in three primary databases, Pcsubstance, Pccompound, and PCBioAssay, respectively.
The Substance/Compound database, where possible, provides links to BioAssay description, literature, references, and assay data points. The BioAssay database also includes links back to the Substance/Compound database. PubChem is integrated with Entrez, NCBI's primary search engine, and also provides compound neighboring, sub/superstructure, similarity structure, BioActivity data, and other searching features.
PubMed (MEDLINE/National Library of Medicine)
Coverage: 1966 - Present
  M
Scope: a service of the National Library of Medicine, includes over 14 million citations for biomedical articles back to the 1950's. These citations are from MEDLINE and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources.
Readers' Guide Abstracts
Coverage: 1983 - Present
  M
Scope: includes abstracts and indexing of over 450 periodicals as far back as 1983. Subject coverage includes antiques, arts, business, computers, education, entertainment, film & television, gardening, health & medicine, history, home improvement, literature, news & current events, photography, popular & classical music, politics, popular culture, religion, science, sports & fitness, transportation, travel and much more.
SAE Digital Library
Coverage: 1998 - Present
  F M
Scope: references thousands of SAE Technical Papers covering the latest advances and research in all areas of mobility engineering including ground vehicle, aerospace, off-highway, and manufacturing technology. Sample coverage includes fuels and lubricants, emissions, electronics, brakes, restraint systems, noise, engines, materials, lighting, and more.
SAGE full-text collections
Coverage:
    M
Scope: provides online access to the full text of individual SAGE journals. The SAGE Full-Text Collections.
SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System
Coverage: 1975 - Present
    Open Access
Scope: Searches 3 bibliographic databases: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Physics, and arXive e-prints. Results include bibliographic citations, abstracts and some full-text scans as well as pointers to external resources. Maintained by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) under a NASA grant.
Science.gov
Coverage:
  F Open Access
Scope: contains reliable information resources selected by respective government agencies as their best science information. Two major types of information are included: selected authoritative science Web sites; and databases of technical reports, journal articles, conference proceedings and other published materials.
ScienceDirect
Coverage: 2003 - Present
F M
Scope: extensive and unique full-text collection covers authoritative titles from the core scientific literature. ScienceDirect is designed as a basic electronic version of Elsevier Science print allowing you to access full-text articles published since 2003.
SciFinder
Coverage: 1967 - Present
  M
Must register to use. To do so click Here.

Scope: retrieves information from databases produced by Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS). The database contains over 16 million documents from more than 8000 chemical and chemistry-related journals covering literature from 1907 to the present. Partically indexed from 1907-1966. Search terms include research topic, author name, document identifier and chemical substance (including reactions and substructures)
Access Notes:
Complete abstracts available from 1967 to present. Abstracts from 1907 to 1966 accessible when available.
SciFinder is licensed for noncommercial use only by current Michigan Tech faculty, staff and students who are enrolled or employed on the Houghton campus.

Scitation Database
Coverage: 1975 - Present
    M
Scope: SPIN Web is Scitation's own easy-to-use physics research environment and home to the online version of the SPIN (Searchable Physics Information Notices) database. SPIN provides the most current indexing and abstracting of more than 100 major physics, astronomy, and engineering journals and conference proceedings.
Access Note: Scitation covers journals from the these societies: American Institute of Physics (AIP), The American Physical Society (APS), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), American Society of Mechanical Engineers International (ASME), American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM), The Electrochemical Society, and Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).
SciTech Connect
Coverage: 1948 - Present
  F Open Access
Scope: U.S. Dept of Energy sponsored technical reports, journal articles, conference papers, books, multimedia and data information covering the science, technology and engineering of energy. Combines the Energy Citations and the Information Bridge databases produced by DOE and its predecessors.
Scopus
Coverage:
  F M
Scope: The largest abstract and citation database with broad content coverage of the sciences, social sciences, medicine, arts, and humanities through 21,000 journals and other content. Find citations to known authors or works. Search by keyword, title, author affiliation and view analyses of researcher or research group impact. Includes patents from five international patent offices, a substantial number of conference proceedings and an increasing number of books. Alternative metrics tracking reputation through Mendeley, CiteULike, social media and the popular press. Disambiguate your identity with Scopus Author Identifier. To be evaluated for continued subscription in March, 2015.
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.
Social Sciences Abstracts
Coverage: 1983 - Present
  M
Scope: provides access to a wide assortment of the most important English-language journals published in the U.S. and elsewhere, with abstracting and indexing of over 625 periodicals as far back as 1983, nearly 400 of which are peer-reviewed. Social Sciences Abstracts - covers the latest concepts, trends, opinions, theories and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences.
SPRILIB Antarctica
Coverage: 1602 - 2001
    Open Access
Scope: provides comprehensive coverage of works on Antarctica and the southern oceans up to 1962. There is selective coverage after that because it is intended to complement rather than duplicate items included in the Cold Regions Bibliography which is at: http://www.loc.gov/rr/frd/coldregions/
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.
TOXNET
Coverage: 1973 - Present
    Open Access
Scope TOXNET (TOXicology Data NETwork) is a cluster of databases covering toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health and related areas. It includes Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB), Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS), International Toxicity Estimates for Risk (ITER), Chemical Carcinogenesis Research Information System (CCRIS), Genetic Toxicology (Gene-Tox), Tox Town, Household Product Database, Haz-Map, and TOXMAP. In addition it includes TOXLINE, DART/ETIC, Toxics Release Inventory. Finaly, TOXNET also includes ChemIDplus.
TranStats: The Intermodal Transportation Database
Coverage: 1990 - Present
  F Open Access
Scope: for transportation researchers and analysts, aimed at providing "one stop shopping" for transportation data.
Treesearch
Coverage: 2004 - Present
  F Open Access
Scope: online system for locating and delivering publications by Research and Development scientists in the USDA Forest Service. Publications in the collection include research monographs published by the agency as well as papers written by our scientists but published by other organizations in their journals, conference proceedings, or books. Research results behind these publications have been peer reviewed to ensure the best quality science.
TRID : the TRIS and ITRD database
Coverage: 1960 - Present
    Open Access
Scope: Covers all modes and disciplines of transportation. Contains bibliographic citations for books, technical reports, conference proceedings and journal articles in the field of transportation research. Coverage is both United States and international. Resources are from the Transportation Research Board (U.S. National Academies) and OECD.
USGS Surface-Water Data for the Nation
Coverage:
    Open Access
Scope: Nationally, USGS surface-water data includes more than 850,000 station years of time-series data that describe stream levels, streamflow (discharge), reservoir and lake levels, surface-water quality, and rainfall. The data are collected by automatic recorders and manual measurements at field installations across the Nation..
Access Note: Tutorial Link
Web of Science Core Collection
Coverage: 1973 - Present
  M
Scope: Abstract and citation database with selective, multidisciplinary content from 12,000 journals. Find citations to known authors or works. Search by keyword, title, author affiliation and view analyses of research group or researcher impact. Constituent databases are: Science Citation Index Expanded (1973 - ); Social Science Citation Index (1973 -); Arts and Humanities Citation Index (1975 - ); SciELO (gold open access journals from Latin America, South Africa, Spain, Portugal); and MEDLINE (1950 - ). Disambiguate your identity with ResearcherID.
Wildlife and Ecology Studies Worldwide
Coverage: 1935 - Present
F M
Scope: Indexes literature on wild mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians. Covers more than 1.6 million bibliographic records many of which include abstracts. Major topics include studies of individual species, habitat types, hunting, economics, wildlife behavior, management techniques, diseases, ecotourism, zoology, taxonomy and related areas. Approximately 18,000 records are added per year.
Wiley Online Library
Coverage: 1997 - Present
  F M
Scope: search across over 250 electronic journals covering many subject areas.
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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