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AATA Online: Abstracts of International Conservation Literature
Getty Conservation Institute
Technical aspects of art and archaeology; conservation & preservation of cultural sites and artifacts.
  • Citations
  • Abstracts
More than 100,000 abstracts of journal articles, books, reports, conference proceedings, dissertations, audiovisual and digital resources.
  • Varies

  • Quarterly
African-American Newspapers:
The 19th Century

Accessible Archives
African-American history in the antebellum and Civil War eras
  • Citations
  • Abstracts
  • Text
  • Images
Electronic version of Freedom's Journal, The Colored American, The North Star, The National Era, Provincial Freeman, Frederick Douglass Paper, and the Christian Recorder
  • Varies by title

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Air University Library Index to Military Periodicals (AULIMP)
Defense Technical Information Center
All areas of military and aeronautical studies
  • Citations
Indexes selected military and aeronautical magazines and journals
  • 1988-present
  • Daily
America: History and Life
EBSCO
History and culture of U.S. and Canada prehistory to present
  • Citations
  • Abstracts
1,700+ journals in 40+ languages
  • 1964+

  • 3 times / year
AMS Journals Online
American Meteorological Society
Meteorology
  • Citations
  • Abstracts
  • Text
8 journals
  • Backfiles through 1996

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AnthroSource
American Anthropological Association (AAA)
Anthropology
  • Citations
  • Abstracts
  • Text

Archive of 30+ AAA journals through 2003; current issues for 11 AAA peer-reviewed journals

  • Varies by title
Ciao: Columbia International Affairs Online
CIAO
International affairs
  • Citations
  • Abstracts
  • Text
Papers, proceedings, books, journals and policy briefs
  • 1991+

  • Monthly
Clase and Periodica
OCLC
Humanities, social sciences, science, and technology
  • Citations
Articles, essays, book reviews, monographs, proceedings, and reports from 2600+ journals from Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Clase: 1975+
  • Periodica: 1978+

  • Quarterly
CQ Weekly
Congressional Quarterly
Government, politics, public policy
  • Text
Weekly report on the status of federal legislation and appropriations; current and background information on issues being debated in Congress
  • 1983

  • Weekly
Criminal Justice Periodicals
ProQuest
Criminal justice, including administration, corrections, law enforcement, social work, security, drug rehabilitation, criminal and family law
  • Citations
  • Abstracts
  • Text
  • Images
197 journals, 58 in full text
  • Citations: 1981+
  • Text: 1994+
  • Images: 1988+

  • Weekly
Geobase
Elsevier's Engineering Village
Human and physical geography, geology, environmental sciences, GIS, and remote sensing
  • Citations
  • Abstracts
2,000 titles including peer-reviewed journals, trade publications, book series, and conference proceedings
  • 1980 to present

  • Weekly
GreenFILE
EBSCO
All aspects of human impact to the environment
  • Index
  • Abstract
384,000+ records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 items
  • Varies
  • Varies
HarpWeek
HarpWeek
America during the Civil War and Reconstruction
  • Text
  • Images
Electronic version of the periodical, Harper's Weekly
  • 1857-1877

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Historical Abstracts
EBSCO
World history (excluding U.S. and Canada) 1450 to present
  • Citations
  • Abstracts
1,700+ journals in 40+ languages
  • 1955+

  • 3 times / year
Historical New York Times
ProQuest
News on all subjects
  • Text
  • Images
Full images of articles in the New York Times (called the New York Daily Times prior to 1858), including illustrations and advertisements.
  • 1851-2003

  • Annually
Military & Government Collection
EBSCO
Military and general interest
  • Citations
  • Abstracts
  • Text
  • Images
400+ journals, 320+ in full text
  • Varies

  • Weekly
PAIS International
CSA
Global coverage of public and social policy, politics, and foreign affairs
  • Citations
Printed literature of all kinds
  • 1972+

  • Quarterly
Pennsylvania Gazette 1728-1800
Accessible Archives
Social, political and cultural perspective on Colonial America, the American Revolution and the New Republic
  • Citations
  • Abstracts
  • Text
  • Images
Newspaper considered the New York Times of the 18th century
  • 1728-1800

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PsycINFO
Ovid
Academic research and practice literature in psychology
  • Citations
  • Abstracts
Journals, dissertations, books, and reports
  • 1872+

  • Quarterly
Social Work Abstracts
EBSCO
Social work and related disciplines
  • Citations
  • Abstracts
More than 450 social work and human services journals
  • 1965 to present

  • Quarterly
SocINDEX with Full Text
SocIndex/EBSCO
Sociology, Social Work, Criminal Justice, Anthropology
  • Citations
  • Abstracts
  • Text
2,200+ journal citations/abstracts, 300+ core & priority journals in full text, Searchable cited references for 241 core journals, 500+ books in full text, 6,700+ conference papers in full text
  • 1895 to present (varies by title)

  • Weekly
SpringerLink
Springer-Kluwer
Sciences, medicine, social sciences and education
  • Citations
  • Abstracts
  • Text
  • Links
380+ journals in full text
  • Varies by title
Wiley InterScience
Wiley
Business, education, engineering, science and social science
  • Citations
  • Abstracts
  • Text
670 journals in full text
  • Most titles from 1997-

  • Daily