The most frequently used databases.
Alternatives Names & Keywords: Academic Search Elite, Academic Search Premier, anthropology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, engineering, ethnic studies, food science, geography, law, math, music, physics, psychology, religion, science, technology, veterinary, zoology
Academic Search Complete is the world’s most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multidisciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals.
This scholarly collection offers unmatched full-text coverage of information in many areas of academic study including animal science, anthropology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, food science & technology, general science, geography, geology, law, materials science, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, pharmaceutical sciences, physics, psychology, religion & theology, veterinary science, women’s studies, zoology, and many other fields.
A solid go-to source, Academic Search Complete should be a staple of most research projects. Although much of its content is duplicated in subject-specific databases, its comprehensiveness makes it a mainstay, especially of cross-disciplinary research.
Alternatives Names & Keywords: American Psychological Association, APA, Canadian Psychological Association, Educational Publishing Foundation, EPF, Hogrefe Publishing Group, psychology
APA PsycArticles from the American Psychological Association (APA) is a definitive source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology.
It contains content from journals published by the American Psychological Association (APA), its imprint the Educational Publishing Foundation (EPF), and from allied organizations including the Canadian Psychological Association and the Hogrefe Publishing Group. It includes all journal articles, book reviews, letters to the editor, and errata from each journal. Coverage spans to the present; nearly all APA journals go back to volume 1, issue 1. APA PsycArticles is indexed with controlled vocabulary from APA’s Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms.
Alternatives Names & Keywords: accounting, business, Business Source, Business Source Elite, case studies, economics, finance, industry reports, investment research reports, marketing, management, management information systems, MIS, POM, production and operations management
Business Source Complete is the world’s definitive scholarly business database, providing the leading collection of bibliographic and full-text content. As part of the comprehensive coverage offered by this database, indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back as far as are included.
In addition to the searchable cited references provided for more than 1,200 journals, Business Source Complete contains detailed author profiles for the 25,000 most-cited authors in the database. Journal ranking studies reveal that Business Source Complete is the overwhelmingly superior database for full-text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Additional full-text, non-journal content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses, and more.
Alternatives Names & Keywords: allied health, alternative medicine, biomedicine, consumer health, Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health, Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature, health sciences librarianship, National League for Nursing
CINAHL with Full Text is one of the world’s most comprehensive sources of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 603 journals indexed in CINAHL.
This database also provides indexing for more than 3,000 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. The database contains more than 2.9 million records dating back to . Offering complete coverage of English-language nursing journals and publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses’ Association, CINAHL with Full Text covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health, and 17 allied health disciplines. In addition, this database offers access to health-care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals, and book chapters. Searchable cited references for more than 1,300 journals are also included.
This is one of the most important databases for the Nursing Program. Best use will require mastery of the CINAHL Headings, a system of technical subject terms. Although intimidating at first, with practice, the subject-heading interface becomes intuitive.
Alternatives Names & Keywords: adult education, continuing education, distance learning, education, ethnic education, government funding, learning, multicultural education, student counseling, testing, vocational education
Education Source is designed to meet the needs of education students, professionals, and policymakers.
The collection provides indexing and abstracts for more than 2,850 academic periodicals and includes full text for more than 1,800 journals, 550 books and monographs, education-related conference papers, citations for over 4 million articles including book reviews, and over 100,000 controlled and cross-referenced names of educational tests.
Coverage in Education Source spans all levels of education from early childhood to higher education and also includes educational specialties such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. Subject matter includes adult education, continuing education, distance learning, government funding, multicultural/ethnic education, social issues, student counseling, and vocational education as well as many others.