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ABC-CLIO Reference Books – use Electronic Book Center

Academic Search Complete
Index, abstracts, and full text articles from over 5,000 periodicals, including 4,000 scholarly journals covering all academic areas. more information

ACM Digital Library
Full text of journal and conference papers from the Association for Computing Machinery. Not available off-campus. more information

ACS Journals | off-campus access
Full text of journals from the American Chemical Society. more information

African-American Poetry 1760-1900
3000 poems by African-American poets in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. more information

Index and abstracts to articles on agriculture and allied disciplines, including animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, agricultural economics, human nutrition, and environmental sciences. more information

Alt HealthWatch
Index, abstracts, and full text covering complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. more information

America: History and Life
Index to articles on the history and culture of the United States and Canada. more information

American Drama
American dramatic literature from 1714 to the present. more information

American Heritage Dictionary
Online dictionary. more information

American Periodicals Series Online
Digitized images of the pages of over 1,100 historic American magazines, journals, and newspapers. more information

American Poetry 1600-1900
40,000 poems of American writers from the 17th to the early 20th century. more information

Ancestry Library Edition (On Campus Only)
Search census data, vital and military records, immigration records, court documents, directories, photos, and other databases from the U.S., Canada and other countries worldwide.  Available on campus only.

Anthropology Plus | off-campus
Index to articles and reports in anthropology and archaeology. more information

Art Full Text (1984-) (formerly Art Abstracts)
Index, abstracts, and full text of articles in art. more information

Art Index Retrospective (1929-1984)
Index, abstracts, and full text of articles in art. more information

Art and Architecture Digital Resources
Art and architecture digital images from licensed sources, plus contributions from Ohio museums, libraries, and universities. more information

Art and Architecture from the University of Cincinnati
Includes works by Eisenman, Fellheimer & Wagner, Latrobe, Elizabeth Nourse, and Frank Lloyd Wright.

ARTFL (French Literature)
Full text of 2,000 works in French. more information

ArticleFirst (OCLC) | off-campus access
Index to articles from over 12,000 journals. more information

Arts and Humanities Citation Index (ISI Web of Science)
Index and cited references for articles in the arts and humanities. more information

ATLA Religion Database
Index to articles, book reviews, and essays in religion and theology. more information

A to Z Maps Online

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The Bible in English
21 versions of the Bible in full text, from the 10th to the 20th centuries. more information

Bibliography of American Literature
A comprehensive bibliographic guide, providing nearly 40,000 records of the literary works of approximately 300 American writers from the American Revolution to 1930. more information

Bibliography of Native North Americans
Citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents covering native North American culture, history, and life. more information

Biography Reference Bank
Biographical information on approximately half a million people, from antiquity to the present. more information

Biosis Previews (including Biological Abstracts)
Index and abstracts to international journal articles in biological and medical research. more information

Borror Laboratory of Bioacoustics, Digital Animal Sounds
Audio clips of animal sounds. more information

Business and Industry (1994-2006) - this database is no longer available. Business Source Complete is the recommended alternative.

Business Source Complete
Index, abstracts, and full text for 8,350 scholarly business journals on management, economics, finance, accounting, international business. Also provides company profiles for 10,000 largest international companies. more information

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China Online Journals | off-campus
Chinese language full-text online journals. more information

Choice Reviews Online
Over 7,000 reviews of books, databases, and Internet sites covering all academic disciplines.

Chronicle of Higher Education
The primary news source for higher education. more information

CINAHL (Nursing, Allied Health, Consumer Health) Plus
Index, abstracts, and full text to the literature of nursing and allied health. more information

Clase and Periodica | off-campus access
Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities. more information

Communication & Mass Media Complete
Index, abstracts, and full text for journals in communication and mass media. more information

Compendex 1969-
Index and abstracts to engineering literature from international journals, conferences, and reports. more information

Compendex Historical 1884-1968
Index and abstracts to engineering literature published 1884-1968. more information

Computers & Applied Sciences Complete
Index, abstracts and full text of articles in many engineering disciplines, computer theory, and new technologies. more information

Congressional Research Service Reports
Open CRS or University of North Texas or National Council for Science and the Environment
Research conducted by the Library of Congress for the benefit of members of Congress to help them draft public policy. The reports are reviewed for accuracy and objectivity and contain non-technical information. Unfortunately, their isn't a central site for all of the CSR reports. Search for a specific topic or browse the three archives by subjects. There will be some overlap.

Consumer Health Complete
Health information written for the general public. Designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. more information

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text | off-campus
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Digital Video Collection - see Educational Films and Documentaries

Dissertation Abstracts (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses)
Index to doctoral dissertations and master's theses from North America and Europe. more information

Dissertations and Theses (OhioLINK) – use Electronic Theses and Dissertations Center

Dolphin Embryo Digitized Slides
Scanned images of histological sections of dolphin embryos. more information

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Early American Fiction
440 novels and short stories of 80 American writers, 1774-1850. more information

EBSCO Animals (for elementary school students)
Encyclopedia of Animals. more information

Economia y Negocios
Citations in Spanish for articles on business and economics. more information

Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare
Full text of 11 major editions of Shakespeare's works, and related works. more information

Education Full Text (formerly Education Abstracts)
Index, abstracts, and full text covering contemporary education issues. more information

Education Research Complete
Index, abstracts and full text of articles and other publications in education research. more information

Educational Films and Documentaries
Over 1,960 full-length educational videos on many subjects. more information

Eighteenth Century Fiction
Full text of 96 works of prose fiction written in the British Isles, 1700-1780. more information

Electronic Book Center
Full text of 17,000+ scholarly and reference books from ABC-CLIO, Gale, Oxford University Press, and Springer.

Electronic Journal Center (OhioLINK)
Full text of 5000+ research journals. more information

Electronic Theses and Dissertations Center (OhioLINK)
Online theses and dissertations from Ohio graduate students. more information

Encyclopedia of Physics Experiments
600 videos of physics experiments. more information

English Poetry 600-1900
More than 175,000 poems by over 1,400 poets from British Commonwealth and ex-colonial countries, 600-1900. more information

English Prose Drama
Full text of over 1800 plays written in prose for the stage, from the Renaissance to the end of the 19th century. more information

English Verse Drama
Full text of over 2200 works of poetry intended for the stage. more information

Environment Complete
Index, abstracts and full text of articles on environmental studies. more information

Educational Resources Information Center. Index and abstracts of articles, books, and documents covering education research and practice. more information

E.W. Scripp's Papers, 1868-1826
Collection of letters and photos of Edward Willis Scripps (1854-1926), a journalist associated with the founding of the Scripps Howard chain of newspapers and the United Press International.

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Film & Television Literature Index
Index, abstracts, and full text of articles related to film and television. more information

Foreign Language Video Instruction
Brief video clips of native speakers in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Russian, and Swahili. more information

Fuente Academic
Scholarly journal articles in Spanish, covering many academic areas. more information

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
Over 25,000 encyclopedic entries. more information

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Garden, Landscape & Horticulture Index
Index and abstracts for articles about plants and gardens. more information

Gender Studies Database
Index and abstracts for publications covering gender-engaged scholarship. more information

Geology Digital Photographs
Environmental geology images. more information

Index and abstracts to articles, books, maps, reports, and other literature on geology and geosciences. more information | off-campus

Gongwer News Service
This resource is no longer available. Ohio Capitol Connection is the recommended alternative.

GPO Monthly Catalog | off-campus access
Catalog of U.S. government documents. more information

Greek & Latin Inscriptions
Digitized squeezes (paper impressions) of Greek and Latin inscriptions from Greece, Italy, and Macedonia. more information

Article index covering all aspects of human impact on the environment including:global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, and recycling.

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Hand Press Book | off-campus access
Catalog of European printing of the hand-press period. more information

Page images and indexes to Harper's Weekly, covering the Civil War and Reconstruction periods. more information

Health Source: Consumer Edition
Information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. more information

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Index, abstracts, and full text focusing on many medical disciplines. more information

History and Archival Digital Media
Pictures and archives from Ohio history, contributed by Ohio museums and libraries. more information

Historical Abstracts
Index and abstracts to articles covering world history from 1450 to present (excluding U.S. and Canada). more information

Historical Statistics of the United States
Quantitative facts of American history. more information

History of Science, Technology, and Medicine | off-campus access
Index to journal articles, books, proceedings, and other literature in the history of science, technology and medicine, and allied historical fields. more information

Humanities Abstracts - use Humanities International Complete

Humanities E-Book | off-campus access (formerly History E-Book Project)
Over 1,500 scholarly e-books covering history, humanities, and area studies. Records for these books will show up in searches in the Muskingum Library Catalog. more information

Humanities International Complete
Index and abstracts for journals, books and other important reference sources in the humanities. This database provides citations and abstracts for articles, essays and reviews, as well as original creative works including poems, fiction, photographs, paintings and illustrations. more information

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images.MD |
Collection of 55,000+ medical images. more information

Index to 19th-Century American Art Periodicals | off-campus access
Index to articles from 42 art journals published in 19th century U.S. more information

Inspec 1969-
Index and abstracts to articles, proceedings, books, and reports in physics, electrical engineering, electronics, communications, control engineering, computers and computing, information technology, production, and manufacturing and mechanical engineering. more information

Inspec Archive 1898-1968
Index and abstracts from Science Abstracts Journals 1898-1968. more information

Insurance Periodicals Index
Index and abstracts to articles from insurance industry journals and magazines. more information

International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance
Index and abstracts for publications on all aspects of theatre and performance. IBTD is a multicultural and inter-disciplinary research tool for theater students, educators and professionals. more information

International Political Science Abstracts
Index and abstracts of articles from political science journals. more information

Iter Bibliography
Index to books and articles pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700). more information

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JSTOR | off-campus access
Digital archive of scholarly publications in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.

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Kent State Shootings Oral History
A collection of 69 oral histories related to the May 4, 1970 shootings at Kent State University. The oral histories include many eyewitness accounts of the event and its aftermath, contributed by people who were students, faculty members, and City of Kent residents at the time, as well as an account by an Ohio National Guardsman.

Kid's Search (Grades K-5)
Graphical search interface for students in grades K-5. more information

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Lake Erie's Yesterday
Historic photographs of the Erie Islands and Lake Erie's western basin; from the Charles E. Frohman Collection in the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center. more information

LANDSAT 7 Satellite Images
Satellite images of Ohio, taken every 16 days. more information

LearningExpress Library | off-campus access
Online, interactive practice tests, career building tools, and writing aids. You can create an account while on campus to use this database off-campus and to track and save your progress in the tests. more information

Legal Collection
Index, abstracts and full text of articles on law and legal topics. more information

Lexi-PALS Drug Guide
Patient Advisory Leaflets providing vital education on medications for patients. more information

LexisNexis Academic - General search
Full text news, business, legal, medical, and reference information. more information

Index, abstracts and full text of articles on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered issues. more information

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
Index and abstracts to publications in library and information science and technology. more information

Literary Reference Center
Information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. more information

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MAS Ultra: School Edition (for high school students)
Index, abstracts, and full text for popular high school magazines. more information

MasterFILE Premier (popular magazines)
Index, abstracts, and full text covering nearly all subjects including general reference, business, health, and much more. Designed for a general (as opposed to academic) audience. more information

MathSciNet | off-campus access
Index and summaries of articles and books on mathematical research. more information

Mayan Archaeology Digital Photographs
Mayan architecture and scenery from Mexico, Honduras, and Guatemala.

Medical research and investigative journal articles in Spanish. more information

Index and abstracts of journal articles in health sciences/medicine using the National Library of Medicine's PubMed search interface with LinkOut to OhioLINK full-text enabled.

Index and abstracts of journal articles in health sciences/medicine using the EBSCO search interface.

Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print
Comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. Provides descriptive information (e.g., test purpose, publisher, pricing) and reviews. Tests included are commercially available in the English language.

Middle Search Plus (for middle school students)
Index, abstracts, and full text for popular middle school magazines. more information

MLA Directory of Periodicals
List of periodicals in literature, language, linguistics, and folklore that are covered regularly in the MLA International Bibliography. more information

MLA International Bibliography
Index to books and articles on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. more information

Morgan Bibliography of Ohio Imprints, 1796–1850
Bibliography of books, pamphlets, and broadsides printed in Ohio, 1796–1850. more information

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National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts
This database contains summaries of more than 180,000 criminal justice publications. more information

National Underground Freedom Center
Digital documents related to slavery, abolition, and emancipation; includes broadsheets, letters, speeches, and photos. more information

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center E-Books
Electronic books from the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. more information

Natural & Alternative Treatments
Information on the conventional, herbal, and alternative therapies that can be used to treat over 180 conditions. Also includes plus drug-herb and drug-supplement interactions for 75 drug categories. more information

Naxos Music Library
Please remember click on the red Logout button when you are done using this database! Naxos Music Library is a comprehensive collection of online classical music, offering over 85,000 tracks. Music is available for listening at a library computer using headphones or from any computer on campus connected to the network. more information

NetLibrary | off-campus access
Collection of full-text electronic books on many academic subjects. more information

Newspaper Source
Full text for regional U.S. newspapers, international newspapers, newswires, and newspaper columns. more information

New York Times Digital Microfilm | off-campus access
Access digital microfilm of the New York Times. 

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Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station Forestry Image Collection
Historic forestry photographs. more information

Ohio Capitol Connection | off-campus access
Ohio legislative and governmental information service, including bill tracking, the full text of bills, the Ohio Administrative Code and Ohio Revised Code, committee rosters, and legislator information. more information

Open Access Theses and Dissertations
An index of over 1.5 million electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs). To the extent possible, the index is limited to records of graduate-level theses that are freely available online.

Oxford English Dictionary
Historical dictionary of the English language. more information

Oxford Scholarship Online
Full text to 1,350 Oxford books covering economics, philosophy, political science, and religion. These titles are also available in the Electronic Book Center.

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PapersFirst (OCLC) | off-campus access
Index of papers presented at conferences. more information

Philosopher's Index
Index and abstracts covering scholarly research of philosophy.

Primary Search (for elementary school students)
Index, abstracts, and full text for popular elementary school magazines. more information

ProceedingsFirst (OCLC) | off-campus access
Index of conference proceedings. more information

Points of View Reference Center | off-campus access
Designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects. High school and undergraduate students can use Points of View as a guide to debating, developing arguments, writing position papers, and developing critical thinking skills. more information

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
Index, abstracts, and full text covering topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. more information

A searchable database of book reviews in psychology. Reviews are released weekly with approximately 20 reviews per week. more information

Index and abstracts of articles, books, chapters, dissertations, and reports in psychology. more information

PsycINFO Historical 1872-1966
Index and abstracts of historical psychological journals, 1872-1966. more information

Index and abstracts of journal articles in health sciences/medicine using the National Library of Medicine's PubMed search interface with LinkOut to OhioLINK full-text enabled.

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Regional Business News
Full text from 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering major US metropolitan areas. more information

Religion and Philosophy Collection
Index, abstracts, and full text covering such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. more information

Reproductive Physiology Animations
Learning modules on human reproduction.

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
Index and abstracts of articles, books, dissertations, conferences, and other literature on music. more information

Roget's II: The New Thesaurus
Thesaurus of the English Language. more information

Russian Academy of Sciences Bibliographies | off-campus access
Index and abstracts in Slavic studies, covering articles, books, and other literature on social sciences and humanities. more information

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Safari Books Online | off-campus access
Full-text of 4,500+ electronic books in computer science, information technology, and related fields. more information

Sanborn Digital Maps | off-campus access
Large-scale street plans of Ohio communities, produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance company from 1867-1970. more information

Saskia Art History Images
Digital images of works of Western Art. more information

Science Citation Index Expanded (ISI Web of Science)
Index, abstracts, and cited references for articles in the sciences. more information

Science Digital Media
Digital media for the sciences, currently with collections related to agriculture, biology, and geology. more information

Science Online
Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments. more information

Science Reference Center | off-campus access
Full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. more information

SCIPIO: Art and Rare Book Sales Catalogs | off-campus access
Catalog of auction catalogs of art objects and rare books. more information

E. W. Scripps Papers, 1868-1926
Digitized letters and photographs from the Scripps archive at Ohio University.

Searchasaurus (for elementary and middle school students)
Graphical interface for elementary and middle school students. more information

Social Sciences Citation Index (ISI Web of Science)
Index, abstracts, and cited references for articles in the social sciences. more information

Index, abstracts, and full text for publications in sociology with abstracts for more than 590 core sociology journals dating back to 1895. more information

Sociological Abstracts 1963-2005 (Use SocINDEX for current research.)
Index and abstracts to articles in sociology from 1963-2005. more information

Sociological Collection
Index, abstracts, and full text covering sociology, including social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, culture and social structure. more information

Index, abstracts and full text of articles and other publications on sport, fitness and related disciplines. more information

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Online encyclopedia of philosophy. more information

A statistics portal that integrates data on over 60,000 topics from over 18,000 sources. Categorized into 21 market sectors, this resource offers access to quantitative data on media, business, finance, politics, and a wide variety of other areas of interest or markets.

Student Research Center (Grades 6-12)
Graphical search interface for students in grades 6-12. more information

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Theses and Dissertations (OhioLINK) – see Electronic Theses and Dissertations Center

Full text covering social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms. more information

20th Century African-American Poetry
12,000 poems and with biographical profiles by more than 100 African-American poets. more information

20th Century American Poetry
Over 52,000 works from more than 316 poets. more information

20th Century English Poetry
Over 44,000 poems by 288 poets. more information

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Vente et Gestion
French language business journals. more information

Vocational and Career Collection
Index, abstracts, and full text for 350 trade and industry related periodicals. more information

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Web of Science (ISI)
Index, abstracts, and cited references for articles in the arts and humanities, social sciences and sciences. more information

Women's Studies International
Index and abstracts for publications covering Women’s Studies. more information

World Almanac | off-campus access
Full text of several World Almanac publications. more information

World Book
Encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, and other research tools. more information

WorldCat | off-campus access
Catalog of books and other materials held by libraries worldwide. more information

Worldwide Political Science Abstracts (1975-2006) (NOTE: This database is no longer updated.)
Index and abstracts to journal articles in political science, international relations, law, and public administration / policy. more information

WPA Prints by Cleveland Artists
High resolution scans of works of art by Cleveland artists, commissioned under the Works Progress Administration.

Wright Brothers Collection
Photographs documenting the invention of the airplane and the lives of the Wright Family. more information

William Butler Yeats Collection
The complete work of William Butler Yeats. more information

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