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  • ABI/Inform Complete
    Provides citations, abstracts, and selected full text to articles about all aspects of business, including advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, and finance taxation.
  • About Minnesota
    "Provides you with a vast amount of reference information on Minnesota. Whether you are interested in geography or writing a history report for school, this site gives you the facts."
  • Abstracts in Anthropology
    The only comprehensive abstracting journal in the field, Abstracts in Anthropology has established itself as an indispensable reference and research tool for the international community of anthropologists. Abstracts in Anthropology covers a broad spectrum of significant, current anthropological topics from a vast number of periodicals. Available only in print. First Floor Index Tables GN1.A15
  • Academic Search Premier
    Provides citations and abstracts to articles, as well as full text of articles from over 4,600 publications, covering almost every academic subject.
  • AccessScience
    Provides "access to all the articles, fully illustrated, from the latest edition of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, Research Updates from the McGraw-Hill Yearbooks, thousands of illustrations, and the latest Science News® headlines, biographies, and more."
  • ACM Digital Library
    Provides citations, abstracts, and full text to articles in the Association for Computing Machinery journals, magazines, newsletter, and proceedings. Also provides access to the Guide to Computing Literature that provides citations and abstracts to articles, books, proceedings, and other materials about all aspects of computer science.
  • ACS Publications
    Provides citations, abstracts, and full text articles from the American Chemical Society publications. Full text extends to first issue of publication.
  • Ad*Access
    Presents images and database information for over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955. Ad*Access concentrates on five main subject areas: Radio, Television, Transportation, Beauty and Hygiene, and World War II, providing a coherent view of a number of major campaigns and companies through images preserved in one particular advertising collection available at Duke University.
  • Aerospace & High Technology Database
    Provides citations and abstracts to journal articles and technical reports about "basic and applied research in aeronautics, astronautics, and space sciences...including technology development and applications in complementary and supporting fields such as chemistry, geosciences, physics, communications, and electronics."
  • AgeLine
    Provides citations & abstracts to articles, books, & other materials about all aspects of gerontology.
    Comprises the NAL Catalog (citations to books, audiovisual materials and other publications) and Article Citation Database (citations and some abstracts to journal articles, book chapters, and other materials). Covers "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. Although the AGRICOLA database does not contain the materials, thousands of AGRICOLA records are linked to full-text documents online."
  • Alt HealthWatch
    This database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers full-text articles for more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed, journals and reports.
  • Alt-Press Watch
    Provides full text articles from alternative and independent press.
  • American Fisheries Society
    The AFS publishes a suite of journals for aquatic resource professionals. These journals—Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, featuring papers on basic fisheries science; North American Journal of Fisheries Management, covering management research and recommendations; North American Journal of Aquaculture, providing guidance for those who breed and raise aquatic animals; and Journal of Aquatic Animal Health, concentrating on health maintenance and disease treatment.
  • American Government
    Supplemental lessons and educational activities organized by curricular strands and aligned with national and state standards for student learning outcomes. This resource was developed to be used with a number of different American government secondary education textbooks.
  • American Journeys
    "Contains more than 18,000 pages of eyewitness accounts of North American exploration, from the sagas of Vikings in Canada in AD1000 to the diaries of mountain men in the Rockies 800 years later. Read the words of explorers, Indians, missionaries, traders and settlers as they lived through the founding moments of American history. View, search, print, or download more than 150 rare books, original manuscripts, and classic travel narratives from the library and archives of the Wisconsin Historical Society."
  • American Memory
    Provides "a gateway to rich primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States. The site offers more than 7 million digital items from more than 100 historical collections."
  • American Rhetoric: Online Speech Bank
    Includes "5000+ full text, audio and video (streaming) versions of public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, lectures, debates, interviews, other recorded media events, and a declaration or two."
  • ANTE: Abstracts in New Technologies and Engineering
    Provides citations and abstracts to articles about "new technologies such as information technology and computing, electronics, biotechnology, medical technology, as well as engineering (including construction, electrical and chemical engineering) and allied subject areas."
  • AnthroSource
    Provides a complete archive of full-text articles for all American Anthropological Association journals, covering the first issue of publication through 2003. Eleven journals include a full archive through the current issue.
  • Applied Science & Technology Abstracts Full Text
    No longer available as a separate database. Can search the same information within the Wilson Mega OmniFile.
    Provides citations, abstracts, and full text to articles published in American Physical Society journals.
  • ARBA Online
    ARBAonline (the online equivalent of American Reference Books Annual) is a comprehensive, authoritative database for quality reviews of print and electronic reference works written by librarians for librarians.
  • ArchiveGrid
    ArchiveGrid is an important destination for searching through historical documents, personal papers, and family histories held in archives around the world. Thousands of libraries, museums, and archives have contributed nearly a million collection descriptions to ArchiveGrid. Researchers searching ArchiveGrid can learn about the many items in each of these collections, contact archives to arrange a visit to examine materials, and order copies.
  • Argus Leader
    The Argus Leader is the daily newspaper of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. It is South Dakota's largest newspaper by circulation.
  • Art Full Text
    Provides citations, abstracts, and selected full text to articles about all aspects of art, including "advertising art, antiques, archaeology, architecture and architectural history, art history, computers in art, crafts, decorative arts, fashion design, folk art, graphic arts, industrial design, interior design, landscape architecture, motion pictures, museology, non-Western art, painting, photography, pottery, sculpture, television, textiles, and video."
  • Art Index Retrospective
    An in-depth record of contemporary art history with access to over half a century of art literature. It covers a host of art journals and other publications in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Dutch, as well as important yearbooks and select museum bulletins. It helps users find contemporary criticism of art at the time of its debut, track the body of work of an artist or movement, find artists’ interviews and other commentary.
  • e-Print archive
    "arXiv is an e-print service in the fields of physics, mathematics, non-linear science, computer science, and quantitative biology."
  • ASCE Journals
    searchable and browsable collection of full image articles published in American Society of Civil Engineers journals, covering all aspects of civil engineering, including planning, construction management, environment, transportation, and waterways.
  • ASME Transactions Journals
    Resource Temporarily Unavailable We subscribe to a portion of this resource. Please see notes below for details.
    Our subscription to the publications of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers is partial. We subscribe to 24 of their current publications from 2000-present. In your results list, please ignore the "Buy This" icon and try the PDF or HTML link. However, if after clicking either of these, you are prompted to LOGIN, this means that we do NOT currently have access and you should request this article through interlibrary loan.
  • Atlas of Minnesota
    This resource provides access to social and economic characteristics of the North Star State.

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  • Barron's
    Barron's is an American weekly newspaper covering U.S. financial information, market developments, and relevant statistics. Each issue provides a wrap-up of the previous week's market activity, news reports, and an informative outlook on the week to come.
  • BHI: British Humanities Index
    Provides citations and abstracts to articles in "internationally respected humanities journals and weekly magazines published in the UK and other English speaking countries, as well as quality newspapers published in the UK."
  • Biography Reference Bank
    Provides full text articles and reference book entries about more than 500,000 people from ancient times to the present. Also includes images, color photos, and citations to articles and books.
  • Biological Sciences
    Provides citations and abstracts to articles and other materials covering all areas of biological sciences, including biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology and ecology, and some aspects of agriculture and veterinary science. Can select from 23 subfiles to search narrower aspects of biological sciences. Includes the following indexes: ANTE: Abstracts in New Technologies and Engineering; Biological Sciences; Biology Digest; BioOne Abstracts and Indexes; Conference Papers Index; MEDLINE; Physical Education Index; Plant Science; TOXLINE
  • BioMedCentral
    Provides full image articles from biological and medical journals.
  • BioOne Abstracts and Indexes
    Search and access full text and full image articles from over 60 scholarly journals about biological, ecological, and environmental sciences. To browse the collection of journals, go to the BioOne website.
  • Blue Earth County Historical Society
    Provides information about the history of Blue Earth County and historical images. Also provides online access to surname clipping file, cemetery index, an index of articles published in the Blue Earth County Historian (1972-1999), and other indexes.
  • Books In Print
    Provides citations and selected reviews to "more than 5 million in-print, out-of-print, forthcoming, book, audio book, and video titles." Includes Children's Room, Fiction Room, and Forthcoming Book Room.
  • Britannica Online Academic Edition
    Britannica Online Academic has been thoroughly updated with new content that specifically addresses the needs of college and university libraries. New content includes World Data Analyst, Gateway to the Classics, and a collection of Notable Quotations as well as new functionality including advanced search capabilities and the Britannica Workspace, a research organizer.
  • Britannica Online Library Kids Edition
    Designed for children 8-15 years old. Age-appropriate encyclopedia articles, online dictionary, thesaurus and world atlas. Grade-specific interactive learning activities for English & Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Sciences ?? all in an advertising-free environment . Step-by-step research and study guides. Thousands of images, videos, and statistics.
  • Britannica Online Public Library Edition
    Britannica Online Public Library Edition contains 4 full encyclopedias, the Encyclopædia Britannica, Compton’s by Britannica, Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia, and Britannica Concise Encyclopedia, each covering the research needs of a different age group. Along with this encyclopedia content, Public Library Edition contains full-text magazine articles, Web sites that have been reviewed and verified by Britannica editors, a homework help section for students, a world atlas, Merriam-Webster dictionaries and thesauri for children and adults, a Spanish-English dictionary, video and audio content, daily content updates, and more.
  • Britannica Online School Edition
    Britannica Online School Edition gives teachers and students instant access to four complete encyclopedias that ensure consistency with classroom topics and age-appropriate language. This resource includes integrated searching of over 98,000 Articles, over 27,000 Graphics and 3,300 Animations.
  • Business Full Text
    Provides access to a multitude of outstanding sources—from The New York Times Business Section and The Wall Street Journal to magazines and scholarly journals. Contains feature articles, product reviews, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, obituaries, surveys, book reviews, reports from associations, societies, trade shows and conferences, and more.
  • Business Source Premier
    Provides citations, abstracts, and selected full text to articles, company reports, industry reports, market research reports, and country reports about all aspects of business, "including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance, econometrics and economics."
  • Business Week
    BusinessWeek’s digital format mirrors the content in the print edition while creating an interactive tool that enables students to hyperlink to articles from the table of contents, search text, add sticky notes and highlight important passages from their own computers.

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    CAMIO — OCLC's Catalog of Art Museum Images Online — is a growing online collection documenting works of art from around the world, representing the collections of prominent museums. CAMIO highlights the creative output of cultures around the world, from prehistoric to contemporary times, and covering the complete range of expressive forms.
  • Camline
    Provides excellent summaries of evidence-based research on complementary and alternative substances and therapies.
  • CERN Document Server
    Over 900,000 bibliographic records, including 360,000 fulltext documents, of interest to people working in particle physics and related areas. Covers preprints, articles, books, journals, photographs, and much more. The documents originate from a variety of institutes all over the world. The collection, currently available, starts in 1979 and it has a full coverage of the e-Print archive since its beginning in 1991."
  • Children's Catalog
    Provides a "selective annotated list of fiction and nonfiction books and magazines for children from preschool through sixth grade, along with review sources and other professional aids for children's librarians and school media specialists. Nonfiction works are classified by subject according to the Dewey Decimal Classification. Works of fiction, story collections, and picture books are designated Fic, S C, and E."
  • Chronicle of Higher Education
    The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.
  • Chronicle of Philanthropy
    The Chronicle of Philanthropy is the newspaper of the nonprofit world. It is the No. 1 news source, in print and online, for charity leaders, fund raisers, grant makers, and other people involved in the philanthropic enterprise.
  • CIAO - Columbia Intl Affairs Online
    "Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) is the most comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. It publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 onward that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs."
  • CINAHL Plus
    Provides citations and abstracts to articles, books, dissertations, proceedings, and other materials about all aspects of nursing and allied health, including cardiopulmonary technology, emergency service, health education, medical/laboratory, medical assistant, medical records, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant, radiologic technology, social service/health care, surgical technology, and technology therapy. Selected coverage in consumer health, biomedicine, and health sciences librarianship.
  • CiteSeerX
    CiteSeerx is a scientific literature digital library and search engine that focuses primarily on the literature in computer and information science. CiteSeerx also provides resources such as algorithms, data, metadata, services, techniques, and software that can be used to promote other digital libraries.
  • Civil Engineering Abstracts
    Provides citations and abstracts to articles about "civil engineering and its complementary fields, including forensic engineering, management and marketing of engineering services, engineering education, theoretical mechanics and dynamics, and mathematics and computation."
  • Cochrane Plus Collection
    Cochrane Collection Plus is the most comprehensive collection of databases from the Cochrane Library. Cochrane Collection Plus is an essential source of high quality health care data for both providers, patients and those responsible for researching, teaching, funding and administrating at all levels of the medical profession.
  • Combined LCO and SATA Search
    This search interface provides the option to search in any or all of the Literature Criticism Online packages as well as Something About the Author simultaneously.
  • ComDisDome
    Provides citations and abstracts to materials about all aspects of communication disorders and science. Can browse broad subject categories or search specific topics.
  • Communication and Mass Media Complete
    Provides citations, abstracts, and selected full text to articles about all aspects of communication and mass media. Comprises CommSearch and Mass Media Articles Index.
  • CompuStat
    Contains three products: ExecuComp, providing executive compensation data, Xpressfeed, providing market data in a single data feed, and Research Insight for Universities, an analytical software tool for Compustat data.
  • Computer & Information Systems Abstracts
    Provides citations and abstracts to materials covering theoretical research and practical applications for all aspects of computer technologies, including artificial intelligence, computer applications, computer programming, computer systems organization, computing milieux, hardware, information systems, mathematics of computing, and software engineering.
  • Conference Papers Index
    "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. Information is derived from final programs, abstracts booklets and published proceedings, as well as from questionnaire responses. Records include complete ordering information to obtain preprints, abstracts, proceedings and other publications derived from the conference, together with title and author information needed to track the specific papers."
  • Congressional Universe
    Provides full text of congressional reports, documents, bills, testimonies, laws, codes, and biographies of Congressional members.
  • Consumer Health Complete
    Consumer Health Complete (CHC) provides full text content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. It is designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics.
  • Contemporary Authors
    Current biographical and bibliographical data on more than 120,000 modern authors.
  • Contemporary Women's Issues
    Provides citations, abstracts, and full text to articles to "global information on women in over 150 countries." Covers subjects such as education, family, gender equity, health, human rights, legal issues, lesbian concerns, pay equity, politics, sociology, violence and exploitation, and the workplace.
  • Counseling and Therapy in Video
    Counseling and Therapy in Video provides the largest online collection of video available for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling.
  • CountryWatch
    Includes the CountryReviewsTM, an up-to-date series of publications for each country including demographic, political, economic, business, cultural and environmental information; the CountryWireTM, which provides daily news coverage for every country in the world and a significant news archive made up of the compendium of regional news carriers; CountryWatch Data, the CountryWatch Map Gallery, CountryWatch at School, the Global Guide, the weekly Political Intelligence Briefing and the associated Intelligence Wire.
  • CQ Congress Collection
    An encyclopedic and research-oriented Congressional reference tool that provides legislative policy histories, statistics, biographies, and electoral data. Search all available CQ Collections via CQ Electronic Library.
  • CQ Historic Documents
    "CQ Historic Documents collects more than 2,500 primary sources covering current events around the world and provides a clear, logical organization and tools for exploring these rich resources." Search all available CQ Collections via CQ Electronic Library.
  • CQ Researcher
    Provides full text to CQ Researcher reports that comprise "in-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy. Each CQ Researcher report is a unique work, investigated and written by a seasoned journalist...sections include a background and chronology; an assessment of the current situation; tables and maps; pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions; and bibliographies of key sources." Search all available CQ Collections via CQ Electronic Library.
  • CQ Voting & Elections
    Integrates historical and modern data, analyses of elections and voting behavior, explanations of electoral process and reforms, census and district demographics, key events and issues, and much more. Thousands of election returns tables can be browsed and searched by office, year, and state. And hyperlinks within those tables lead to district profiles, census data, more refined data from that election cycle, and other information to enhance understanding. All data tables are fully downloadable with the optional dataset function.
  • CQ Weekly
    CQ Weekly covers every act of Congress with nonpartisan news and analyses every week. Search all available CQ Collections via CQ Electronic Library.
  • CreditWeek
    Standard & Poor’s CreditWeek® is a weekly publication that highlights activity in the global credit markets via breaking news stories, industry analyses, market commentaries and ratings trends. To access this resource, select the desired year and issue from the S&P Publication Search box via NetAdvantage.
  • Criminal Justice Periodicals
    Provides citations, abstracts, and selected full text to articles about all aspects of criminal justice, "including corrections administration, law enforcement, social work, industrial security, drug rehabilitation, and criminal and family law."

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  • Dance in Video
    Dance in Video will contain 500 hours of dance productions and documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance, as well as forerunners of the forms and the pioneers of modern concert dance.
  • DemographicsNow
    This resource can be used for business & marketing plans, determining where you should locate your business, understanding your customers better, analyzing new markets, targeting direct mail and advertising programs, and identifying where your competitors are located.
  • Dictionary of Literary Biography
    Provides more than 16,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres.
  • Dictionary of Wisconsin History
    Part of "Turning Points in Wisconsin History," a digital project of the Wisconsin Historical Society. Includes place names, tribal names, personal names, and other terms in Wisconsin's history.
  • Digital Corporate Manuals
    Mergent WebReports is an online database that allows you to access a vast archive of corporate and industry related documents. WebReports contains more than 180,000 documents covering over 100 countries and industries using an easy to navigate and reliable system.
  • Discovering Collection
    Provides citations, abstracts, and full text to reference materials, timelines, illustrations, videos and audio clips for K-12 students, covering topics in history, literature, biography, science, and social sciences.

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  • E-Print Network
    Includes abstracts that often link to the full-text. Sponsored by the Department of Energy. Network includes access to DOE's Information Bridge, a searchable collection of full-text gray literature documents.
  • Earthquake Engineering Abstracts
    Provides citations and abstracts to articles, proceedings, and reports about earthquake engineering and earthquake hazard mitigation, including "disaster planning, earthquake resistant design and analysis, engineering seismology, geotechnical earthquake engineering, performance-based seismic engineering, risk and reliability seismic engineering, soil dynamics, and structural dynamics."
  • ECO
    Provides full image articles from an archive of 475 journals as well as abstracts to articles from thousands of journals.
    EBSCO MegaFILE is comprised of the complete content and functionality of the following databases, all of which are updated on a daily basis: Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, MasterFILE Premier, and Regional Business News.
  • EconLit
    Resource Temporarily Unavailable We have access for one user at a time. If you get a message saying that we are over our limit, please try again later.
    Provides citations to articles and dissertations about all aspects of economics.
  • Education Full Text
    Comprehensive coverage of an international range of English-language periodicals, monographs and yearbooks. Full text of articles cover to cover, from hundreds of journals.
  • Educator's Reference Complete
    This comprehensive database covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college and includes virtually every educational specialty, such as bilingual studies, health, technology and testing. The database also includes resources on issues related to administration, funding and policy in education.
  • Educator's Reference Desk
    Provides links to "over 3000 resources on a variety of educational issues" as well as the full text to "more than 2000 unique lesson plans which were written and submitted by teachers from all over the United States." Additional resources available include a question archive and the ERIC database.
  • eHRAF Collection of Ethnography
    Provides full text ethnographic information on all aspects of cultural and social life (e.g., religious beliefs, raising children, causes and cures of diseases, economics, politics) for numerous cultures. Note: a print collection, which includes unique information, is available on the first floor.
  • Electronics & Communication Abstracts
    Provides citations and abstracts to journal articles and other materials about all aspects of electronics and communications, including circuits, components and materials, photonics, control and systems, telecommunications, telecommunications equipment and instrumentation, and power systems.
  • Emerald Fulltext
    Provides citations, abstracts, and full text to articles in 132 journals that cover topics such as management, library science, and engineering.
  • emusicquest
    Provide The Music-In-Print Series databases for subscribers to search online. Sacred and Secular Choral, Classical Vocal, Organ, Orchestral, String, Classical Guitar, Woodwind, Piano, Chamber, Band, Brass, Handbell, Harp, Percussion, Recorder, Jazz, and Popular Music In Print!
  • Encyclopedia of Cross Cultural School Psychology
    With contributions from leading researchers, educators, and practitioners in school psychology, this one-of-a-kind encyclopedia provides a comprehensive, easy-to-use guide to cross-cultural school psychology. Some 400 entries explore the concepts, themes, and latest research findings that are critical to understanding the field. Moreover, the encyclopedia examines issues that arise from pre-K to 12th grade, offering support at all levels of primary and secondary education. In addition to benefiting school psychologists, this comprehensive volume addresses the questions of teachers, allied education professionals, researchers, policymakers, graduate students, healthcare and mental health professionals, child advocates. It is certain to become the reference of choice for coursework, research, practice, consultation, and policy in cross-cultural school psychology.
  • Encyclopedia of Social Work
    The Encyclopedia of Social Work is widely considered the cornerstone of reference in its field. This new edition includes coverage of areas that have come to the fore since the 1995 publication of the 19th edition, including demographic changes from immigration, technology, the implications of managed care, faith-based assistance, evidence-based practice, gerontology, and trauma and disaster.
  • Engineering Research Database
    Comprises five other engineering databases (all of which can also be searched separately): ANTE, Civil Engineering Abstracts, Earthquake Engineering Abstracts, Environmental Engineering Abstracts, and Mechanical and Transportation Engineering Abstracts.
  • Environmental Engineering Abstracts
    Provides citations and abstracts to articles, books, and proceedings about "technological and engineering aspects of air and water quality, environmental safety, and energy production."
  • Environment Index
    Provides citations, abstracts, and selected full text to articles about all aspects of the environment and environmental policy, including "applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, environmental law, geography, marine & freshwater resources, public policy, social impacts, and urban planning." Coverage is International.
    Eric is the most complete indexing database for education and related topics. It indexes more than 1,000 journals, as well as research and technical reports, curriculum and teaching guides, conference papers, dissertations, and books.
  • ERIC on ProQuest
    1966 - present
    Provides citations and abstracts to Education related articles and documents.
    If your search returns ERIC documents (those with an ED number), and there is not a full-text link in the ProQuest ERIC database, look for full-text at Education Resources Information Center or the Library’s microfiche collection. “Get Article” will not identify individual ERIC Documents (ED) held by Memorial Library. Library has microfiche numbers:
    • ED001999 through ED465500
    • ED476551 through ED480857
    • ED480863 through ED482903
    • ES000001 through ES002554
    • MP000001 through MP000934
  • Ethnic NewsWatch
    Provides citations, abstracts, and full text to articles from over 240 "newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press....With an unequaled collection of articles, editorials and reviews from a broad diversity of perspectives, Ethnic NewsWatch is a valuable interdisciplinary resource. It provides information and opinions, often on topics never covered in mainstream publications, sometimes mirroring mainstream coverage, but with different and unique viewpoints."
  • Ethnographic Video Online
    Ethnographic Video Online provides the largest, most comprehensive resource for the study of human culture and behavior – more than 750 hours and 1,000 films at completion. The collection covers every region of the world and features the work of many of the most influential documentary filmmakers of the 20th century, including interviews, previously unreleased raw footage, field notes, study guides, and more.
  • Eurodocs
    Includes primary historical documents, transcriptions, facsimiles, and translations from Western Europe. Browse documents by country. Can also brose documents by selecting "Medieval and Renaissance Europe" or "Europe as a Supranational Region."
  • European Views of the Americas
    The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. It covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of Native American peoples. A wide range of subject areas are covered; from natural disasters to disease outbreaks and slavery.
  • ExecuComp
    ExecuComp offers executive compensation data including current, historical, total compensation, executive options and compensation of industry peers.
  • Expanded Academic ASAP
    Expanded Academic ASAP is comprised of more than 3,500 indexed and full-text titles — of which 2,100 are peer-reviewed — in all disciplines with more than 20 years of backfile coverage. It offers balanced coverage on a wide-range of topics including social sciences, humanities, education, science and technology.

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  • GAC Library Catalog
    Find books and other materials available at Gustavus Adolphus College library.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    Electronic reference books on a variety of subject. Includes: History in Dispute, World Eras, Grzimek's Animal Life, History of American Cinema, Science and Its Times, Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion and many more!
  • General Reference Center
    Provides citations, abstracts, and some full text to magazine articles on all topics, including personal experiences and survivor stories.
  • General Science Collection
    This database provides information on all aspects of the scientific world and offers full text coverage for more than 60 of the most popular science publications. Subject areas covered include the observation, description, identification, and experimental investigation of phenomena, and the application of science to industrial or commercial objectives.
  • General Science Full Text
    This database is designed specifically for students and non-specialists and features full text, plus the graphs, charts, diagrams, photos, and illustrations that convey an abundance of scientific information. Over 300 periodicals indexed, many of them peer-reviewed.
  • GeoRef
    Provides citations and abstracts to journal articles, books, maps, reports, and theses that cover the geology of North America from 1785 to the present and the geology of the rest of the world from 1933 to the present.
  • GeoScienceWorld
    "Includes peer-reviewed articles from 30 high impact journals covering a broad range of geoscience areas."
  • Google Scholar
    "Google Scholar enables you to search specifically for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research. Use Google Scholar to find articles from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across the web."
  • GPO
    "Provides free electronic access to a wealth of important information products produced by the Federal Government. The information provided on this site is the official, published version and the information retrieved from GPO Access can be used without restriction, unless specifically noted. This free service is funded by the Federal Depository Library Program and has grown out of Public Law 103-40, known as the Government Printing Office Electronic Information Enhancement Act of 1993."
  • GPO Monthly Catalog
    This database covers all types of U.S. government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments (Defense, State, Labor, Office of the President, etc.).
  • GreenFILE
    GreenFILE offers information covering the human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.

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  • HarpWeek: The Civil War Era
    Provides full image articles from Harper's Weekly during Civil War years. See also websites documenting historical controversies compiled from 50 years of Harper's Weekly editorials, articles, news briefs, cartoons, illustrations, poetry, and advertisements.
  • Health and Wellness Resource Center
    Provides citations, abstracts, and selected full text to articles about all aspects of health. Includes articles from newspapers, magazines, journals, and pamphlets as well as the following encyclopedias:
    • Clinical Reference Systems
    • Gale Encyclopedia of Childhood and Adolescence
    • Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine
    • PDR Family Guide to Nutrition and Health
  • Health Source: Consumer edition
    This resource provides access to nearly 80 full-text, consumer health magazines, and also includes searchable full text for current, health-related pamphlets and more than 130 health reference books. Additionally, it also contains more than 5,100 Clinical Reference Systems reports (in English and Spanish); Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names; and Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary.
  • Health Source: Nursing /Academic edition
    This resource provides nearly 550 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines, particularly nursing and allied health. In addition, this database includes the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.
  • Henriette's Herbal Medicine
    Provides electronic versions of several full text classic herbal texts. Also archives an herbalists discussion list.
  • Historical Abstracts
    Provides citations & abstracts to journal articles about world history, excluding North America.
  • History Channel Speech Archive
    Browse over 500 audio speeches by subject area or alphabetically by author. Includes speeches by film directors, political candidates, presidents, sports figures, and explorers.
  • Humanities Full Text
    Features full text plus abstracts and bibliographic indexing of the most noted scholarly sources in the humanities, as well as numerous lesser-known but important specialized magazines. The database indexes, abstracts and delivers the full text of feature articles, interviews, obituaries, bibliographies, original works of fiction, drama, and poetry, book reviews, and reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, operas, plays, radio and television programs, and more.

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    Comprises a "vast archive of social science data." Please contact Scott Grandberg-Rademacker ( or 507-389-6939) for ICPSR assistance.
  • IEEE All-Society Periodicals Package (ASPP)
    The IEEE All-Society Periodicals Package (ASPP) contains full-text PDF images of over 143,000 articles from IEEE journals, magazines, and transactions. This subscription also allows the patron to search and view abstracts for more than 2 million documents available through the IEEE Xplore® digital library.
  • Index to Current Urban Documents
    Provides citations of and sometimes links to local government and local government-related publications. State documents that deal specifically with an eligible city or county may be included.
  • Informe: English version
    Provides citations, abstracts, and full text to articles in hispanic magazines, covering topics in business, culture, current topics, health, and technology.
  • Informe: Spanish version
    Created exclusively for Spanish-speaking users, this full-text electronic reference tool is the first system to provide indexing, images and full text of popular Hispanic magazines -- not just translations. Also included is a thesaurus and interface that are uniquely designed for Spanish-speaking users. To use the Spanish language interface, click on the link, select "Preferences", and choose "Spanish" under the language options.
  • Inspec
    Provides citations and abstracts to articles and proceedings in physics, electronics, computing, control engineering and information technology.
  • Institute of Physics
    Search articles citations and abstracts in IOP journals. Articles from current month available online with free registration.
  • International Medieval Bibliography
    Has over 300,000 records, "deriving from articles published in journals, and in miscellany volumes (conference proceedings, collected essays, Festschriften and exhibition catalogues). All subjects relating to the Middle Ages are included, within the date range 400-1500". Covers Europe, North Africa, Armenia, and the Muslim World."
  • Internet Scout Report
    "Find quality free websites using the Internet Scout Project. All websites in the Project's extensive archive are individually chosen for their educational value and each entry contains a descriptive summary."

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    Provides citations, abstracts, and full text to articles from the back issues of core journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. The issues include full page images for all articles. Working with publishers, JSTOR creates a "moving wall" of coverage for each journal. "The moving wall is a fixed period of time ranging, in most cases, from 2 to 5 years, that defines the gap between the most recently published issue and the date of the most recent issues available in JSTOR." Therefore, the most current article available through JSTOR is usually 2-5 years old.
  • Junior Edition
    Provides citations, abstracts, and full text to magazine, newspaper, and reference book articles as well as historical images and maps for junior high and middle school students.

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  • Kid's Edition
    Provides citations, abstracts, and full text to articles in magazines, newspapers, and reference books as well as maps for students in grades K-6.
  • Kids Infobits
    "Meets the research needs of students in grades K-5, featuring a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more."
  • Kraus Curriculum Development Library
    Comprises a "searchable database of curricula, frameworks, and standards brings together educational objectives, content, instructional strategies, and evaluative techniques for all subjects covered in PreK-12 and Adult Basic Education."

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  • LexisNexis Academic Universe
    Provides full text newspaper articles from many states and countries as well as news transcripts, which are mostly from major American news sources. Also provides citations and selected full text to legal materials, including federal code and regulations, state codes, tax law, and state and federal case law.
  • IPL2
    "Search or browse LII's 16,000 high-quality websites. Each site has been chosen by a librarian for its educational content and websites are removed when the information is no longer valid."
  • LibraryLit
    No longer available as a separate database. Can search the same information within the Wilson Mega OmniFile.
  • Literary Reference Center
    Includes plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, author interviews, articles of literary criticism, author biographies, book reviews, classic and contemporary poems, classic and contemporary short stories, full text of over 300 literary journals, full text of over 7,500 classic novels, and over 1,000 images of key literary figures.
  • Literature Criticism Online
    Brings together 10 of the most acclaimed literary series from Gale, Contemporary Literary Criticism, Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Literature Criticism from 1400-1800, Shakespearean Criticism, Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Short Story Criticism, Drama Criticism, Children’s Literature Review.
  • LitFinder
    Provides citations and excerpts to over 850,000 poems as well as the full text of over 125,000 poems. Coverage is International and spans centuries of poetry. Also includes Kids' Korner, which "provides access to poetry by appealing categories for children such as Fun and Games, Animals and Family," poem explanations of over 2,500 poems, and biographies, critical essays, and pictures of selected poets.
  • LLBA: Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts
    Provides citations and abstracts to articles about "all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Complete coverage is also given to various fields of linguistics including descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics.

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  • Making of America
    Comprises "digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. The collection currently contains approximately 8,500 books and 50,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints."
  • Mango Languages
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    Mango is a language learning program teaching practical conversation and cultural awareness for the world’s most popular languages including English.
  • Academic Academic provides thousands of full-text market research reports, many with global coverage. Reports may take some time to download, as they are large PDF documents.
  • MAS Ultra: School edition
    This comprehensive database, designed specifically for high school libraries, contains full text for more than 500 popular, high school magazines. Full text is also available for 85,670 biographies and 105,786 primary source documents. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). This database also contains more than 360 reference books (including the Columbia Encyclopedia, the CIA World Fact Book and World Almanac & Book of Facts), an Image Collection of over 440,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full-text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.
  • MasterFILE Premier
    Provides citations, abstracts, and full text to articles "covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, and multicultural issues. Also provides the full text for 362 reference books, 84,606 biographies, 88,463 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 107,135 photos, maps & flags." "PDF backfiles (as far back as 1975) are available for key publications including American Libraries, Foreign Affairs, History Today, Judaism, Library Journal, National Review, and Saturday Evening Post. Also, Science News is available in HTML back to 1975."
  • Materials Research Database with METADEX
    Provides citations and abstracts to journal articles, trade magazine articles, patents, newspaper articles, proceedings, books and reports. Covers materials research topics such as raw materials, refining, processing, welding, fabrication, corrosion, performance, and recycling for all metals, alloys, polymers, ceramics, and composites.
  • MathSciNet
    Provides citations to books, articles and proceedings about all aspects of the mathematical sciences. Comprises the online equivalent of Mathematical Reviews.
  • Mechanical and Transportation Engineering Abstracts
    Provides citations and abstracts to articles about "mechanical and transportation engineering and their complementary fields, including forensic engineering, management and marketing of engineering services, engineering education, theoretical mechanics and dynamics, and mathematics and computation."
    Provides citations and abstracts to articles covering all medical topics, including "research, clinical practice, administration, policy issues, and health care services. Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE contains all records published in Index Medicus and since 2002, most citations previously included in separate NLM specialty databases such as SPACELINE and HISTLINE."
  • MEDLINE (PubMed)
    Provides citations, abstracts, and selected full text to articles about "medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the preclinical sciences."
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print
    Provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. Designed for an audience ranging from novice test consumers to experienced professionals, the MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership.
  • Mergent Online
    Provides full text company data on 10,000 U.S. public companies, including SEC filings. Includes similar information on International companies. Also provides PDFs of current and historical annual reports for U.S. and International public companies.
  • Mergent WebReports
    Mergent WebReports is an online database that allows you to access a vast archive of corporate and industry related documents. WebReports contains more than 180,000 documents covering over 100 countries and industries using an easy to navigate and reliable system.
  • MHS Library Catalog
    Find books and other materials available at the Minnesota Historical Society library.
  • Middle and Junior High School Library Catalog
    Provides a "selective annotated list of fiction and nonfiction books for young people in grades five through nine, along with review sources and other professional aids for children's librarians and school media specialists. Nonfiction works are classified by subject according to the Dewey Decimal Classification. Works of fiction and story collections are designated Fic and S C."
  • Middle Search Plus
    Middle Search Plus contains full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Additionally, Middle Search Plus contains primary source documents including Essential Documents in American History, reference books including the Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia and American Heritage® Dictionary, the Encyclopedia of Animals™, and an Image Collection of over 400,000 photos, maps and flags.
  • Minnesota Digital Collections
    Collections of digital images, databases, and digitized documents, biographies, speeches, and letters from Minnesota libraries, archives, museums, and historical societies.
  • Minnesota Grants
    This website provides a single entry point to State of Minnesota competitive grant opportunities. Grant seekers can search for grant opportunities by state agency or by subject area by following the appropriate link. Site visitors are encouraged to read grant announcements carefully as some state grant opportunities are only open to certain types of organizations, such as local units of government.
  • Minnesota Historical Organizations
    Provides information about county historical societies and their chapters, local and regional historical preservation and genealogical organizations, and museum organizations.
  • Minnesota Historical Society
    Provides information about all aspects of Minnesota's history. Includes a death certificate index, "This Day in Minnesota History," and information about historical places, people, and events.
  • Minnesota History Index
    Indexes articles in Minnesota History, a quarterly publication that covers the history of Minnesota and the Upper Midwest. Published by the Minnesota Historical Society Press, Minnesota History includes images of historical photos, art, and posters, as well as book reviews and book notes.
  • Minnesota History Topics
    List of Minnesota-related topics, brief background information on the topics, and selected resources for further research.
  • Minnesota Issues
    "These guides to information resources are compiled by staff at the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library on topics of interest to Minnesota legislators. They are designed to provide an introduction to a topic, directing the user to a variety of sources, and are not intended to be exhaustive."
  • Minnesota Legislative Reference Library Catalog
    A public policy collection of over 40,000 books and reports, including a comprehensive collection of Minnesota state documents (many of which are mandated by the Legislature) and consultants' reports. Links to electronic documents are included in the catalog.
  • Minnesota Legislative Reference Library Home Page
    The Legislative Reference Library has links to useful Minnesota-specific research. Please make use of the Links to the World and the Minnesota Issues especially. The first is a subject list of Internet resources selected for the legislative audience, so you can find many state, federal, and non-governmental websites with excellent, practitioner-oriented research documents. The Minnesota Issues have bibliographies, including many links to websites about issues of special interest to Minnesota residents, such as crime in Minnesota, immigrants in Minnesota, and a new one on the Governor’s unallotment process.
  • Minnesota NorthStar
    North Star is the official website for the state of Minnesota. It serves as a portal to state government information and services.
  • Minnesota Place Names: A Geographical Encyclopedia
    Provides "the stories behind the names, thousands of miniature histories that capture the lost lore of familiar places...Minnesota Place Names is both a book, published in a revised and expanded third edition, and this searchable, expanded web site, which includes the text of the book and a wealth of further links to information about Minnesota places."
  • Minnesota Session Laws
    Minnesota session laws, all the way back to the territorial days of 1849, are available online. This searchable site provides unique access to Minnesota laws.
  • MLA International Bibliography
    Provides citations to articles, books, and dissertations about dramatic arts, folklore, language, linguistics, literary theory and criticism, and literature.
  • MLA Directory of Periodicals
    "The MLA Directory of Periodicals produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA) contains information available on the journals and series that are covered in the MLA International Bibliography database."
  • MnLINK
    Search books and other materials held by libraries across Minnesota. Can search by geographical area or type of library. Sign in to search for newspaper, journal, and magazine articles and for ebooks in the ELM resources.
  • MnMAG - Minnesota Magazine Index at the Minneapolis Public Library
    "MNMag was an index of articles on local and statewide politics, news, current events, history and the arts that appeared in nine Minnesota magazines from 1991 to 2005. It includes over 25,000 citations. Due to budgetary constraints, no new citations have been added after 2005 but may be again at some time in the future." Produced by the History Department at the Minneapolis Public Library, magazines indexed include:
    • City Pages
    • Hennepin History
    • Skyway News
    • Mpls. St. Paul Magazine
    • Minnesota History
    • Minnesota Monthly
    • Minnesota Law and Politics
    • Ramsey County History
    • Twin Cities Reader

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  • NASA Astrophysics Data System
    Provides citations, abstracts, and selected full text to journal articles, "colloquia, symposia, proceedings, and internal NASA reports. These sources cover diverse loosely astronomy-related subjects, ranging from Electrical Engineering through Optics to Particle Physics. They include the larger American astronomical well as many Non-American well as more general interest journals such as Science, New Scientist, Nature, Mercury, Sky and Telescope. Complete coverage is only guaranteed for those journals we have scanned and placed online."
  • National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
    Provides access to the NCJRS Abstracts Database, which comprises citations and abstracts to criminal justice publications (articles, books, and reports). Also provides searchable access to over 7,000 full-text publications.
  • NBER Working Papers
    Collection of National Bureau of Economic Research working papers made available to other economists in preliminary form to encourage discussion and suggestions for revision before final publication.
  • NED: NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database
    NED "is built around a master list of extragalactic objects for which cross-identifications of names have been established, accurate positions and redshifts entered to the extent possible, and some basic data collected. Bibliographic references relevant to individual objects have been compiled, and abstracts of extragalactic interest are kept on line. Detailed and referenced photometry, position, and redshift data, have been taken from large compilations and from the literature. NED also includes images from 2MASS, from the literature, and from the Digitized Sky Survey. NED's data and references are being continually updated, with revised versions being put on-line every 2-3 months."
  • NetAdvantage (Standard & Poor's)
    Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage gives detailed descriptions of companies, industries, and mutual funds. Company information includes a description of the company, stocks & bond issues, earnings estimates, dividend and split history and more. The Industry Surveys cover industry trends, forecasts, major players and market share data, key ratios, and statistics. Select the Industries tab to get a selection of the international industry surveys. Screening tools for companies, stocks and bonds are available.
  • netTrekker
    "Supports differentiated instruction standards-based online resources, organized by readability level. Provides access to more than 180,000 educator-selected online resources aligned with your state standards."
    netTrekker d.i. recommends that each user create an account for themselves through the online registration process. Click on Register to do so.
  • Newspapers (ProQuest)
    Provides citations and selected full text to newspaper articles. Includes full text for over 300 U.S. and International newspapers, including Star Tribune, Christian Science Monitor, LA Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post. Updated daily.
  • NTIS (National Technical Information Service)
    Provides access to federal government sponsored scientific, technical, engineering, and related business info. Small amount of full text available. There is a small charge for most documents.

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  • OAISter
    OAIster is a union catalog of digital resources.
  • Official State of Minnesota Highway Map
    "The 2005-2006 Minnesota State Highway Map is now available online. This newly updated map features a city index, regional maps, historic sites, state parks, and mileage chart."
  • One More Story
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    The One More Story library features the highest quality children's books (including Caldecott Medal winners) from ten different publishers. Books will be continually added to the One More Story library until we reach one hundred and eight books.
  • OregonPDF in Health & Performance
    This collection provides access to graduate dissertations and theses in areas related to health and performance. The intellectual focus of the collection is physical activity. Academic areas of interest include biochemistry, biomechanics, dance, exercise physiology, history or philosophy of physical education, kinesiology, motor control, obesity, recreation, sports marketing, sports medicine, sports pedagogy, sports psychology, and tests and measurements. The collection has developed continuously since 1948. There are over 10,000 dissertations and theses, with over 200 added each year.
  • OurDocuments
    Comprised of "100 Milestone Documents," this collection chronicles American history from 1776 - 1965. Includes scanned copies of the actual documents, document transcrips, and downloadable PDF copies.
  • Oxford English Dictionary
    Provides full text dictionary definitions from all 20 volumes of the print edition plus the 3-volume Additions Series.
  • Oxford Music Online
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    Provides full text articles from The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. Covers all aspects of music and musicians and includes illustrations, sounds, and links to Internet sites.
  • Oxford Reference Online
    Provides full text definitions and entries from over 100 of Oxford's renowned dictionary and reference titles across more than 20 subject areas. Can search individual titles, subject groups, or the entire collection.

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  • PAISInternational
    Provides citations to articles, books, reports, government publications, and other materials from 120 countries about global public policy and social issues, including policy information about agriculte, banking, business, economics, education, energy resources, environment, health conditions, human rights, information policy, international relations, labor conditions, law and ethics, manufacturing, military and defense, population, religion, science and technology, trade, and transportation.
  • Passport GMID
    Provides "macroeconomic statistics, market size data and lifestyle trends on a global basis." Includes "one million statistics for 205 countries, volume and value market size data for more than 330 consumer products in 52 countries, and 205 Euromonitor country profiles." Available only to faculty, staff, and currently enrolled students.
  • Philosopher's Index
    Provides citations and abstracts to articles and books about all aspects of philosophy, including "ethics, aesthetics, social philosophy, political philosophy, epistemology, and metaphysic logic as well as material on the philosophy of law, religion, science, history, education, and language."
  • Philosophy Compass
    An online-only journal publishing peer-reviewed survey articles from across the Philosophy discipline.
  • Physical Education Index
    Provides citations and abstracts to articles and other materials about all aspects of physical education, including business and marketing, coaching and training, dance, health education, kinesiology, motor learning, physical education curricula, physical therapy, recreation, sport law, sport sociology/psychology, sports equipment, sports medicine, and standardized fitness tests.
  • Plant Science
    Provides citations and abstracts to articles about the "scientific literature on plant science, focussing on all plant scientific aspects, especially on pathology, symbiosis, biochemistry, genetics, biotechnology, techniques and environmental biology."
  • Play Index
    Provides citations to "plays published individually or in collections" as well as monographs. Includes descriptions, annotations, and information about production requirements.
  • Points of View Reference Center
    Points of View Reference Center is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides 250 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point(argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. The database also offers guides to debate, developing arguments, and writing position papers.
  • Population Reference Bureau
    The Population Reference Bureau (PRB) informs people around the world about population, health, and the environment using data taken from studies done by such entities as the Council of State Governments, the Annie E. Casey Foundation (Kids Count), David and Lucile Packard Foundation, and more, the PRB gives you data at your fingertips, whether you’re looking for domestic or international statistics.
  • Primary Search
    Primary Search contains full text for more than 70 popular, elementary school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Primary Search also includes the Encyclopedia of Animals™, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, the American Heritage® Children's Dictionary, and an Image Collection of over 440,000 photos, maps and flags.
  • Professional Collection
    Provides citations, abstracts, and selected full text to articles for educators in the following areas: "arts and humanities; child and adolescent psychology and development; drug and alcohol abuse; health/nutrition/fitness; learning disabilities; literature; school law; science and technology; social sciences; and sports and athletic training."
  • Professional Development Collection
    Professional Development Collection provides a highly specialized collection of electronic information especially for professional educators, professional librarians and education researchers. This collection offers information on everything from children's health and development to cutting-edge pedagogical theory and practice. Professional Development Collection includes full text for Chronicle of Higher Education, Educational Leadership, Journal of Education, Journal of Higher Education, Journal of Learning Disabilities, Theory Into Practice, and nearly 520 high quality education journals. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports.
  • Project Euclid Complete
    Provides citations, abstracts, and full text to articles in most of the journals available on the Euclid platform. Euclid hosts journals covering theoretical and applied mathematics and statistics.
  • Project MUSE
    Provides citations, abstracts, and full text to articles from journals that cover the "fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and many others" (see full list of journals available).
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses
    A comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from 1861 to the present, some available fulltext. It is the database of record for graduate research, with over 2.3 million dissertations and theses included from around the world.
  • ProQuest Newspapers
    Provides citations and selected full text to newspaper articles. Includes full text for over 300 U.S. and International newspapers, including Star Tribune, Christian Science Monitor, LA Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post. Updated daily.
  • ProQuest Psychology Journals
    Provides citations, abstracts, and selected full text to articles about all aspects of psychology and related disciplines.
    Provides "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
    Provides citations and abstracts to articles and books about psychology and "disciplines related to psychology such as psychiatry, education, business, medicine, nursing, pharmacology, law, linguistics, and social work."
  • PubChem
    PubChem contains the chemical structures of small organic molecules and information on their biological activities. PubChem includes substance information, compound structures, and bioactivity data in three primary databases, PCSubstance, PCCompound, and PCBioAssay, respectively. 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.
  • Public Documents Masterfile
    A comprehensive electronic guide to federal, state, local and international public documents, spanning over 200 years of publication, in a single searchable database.
  • PubMed (Medline)
    Provides citations, abstracts, and selected full text to articles about "medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the preclinical sciences."

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  • Rand Reports
    The Rand Corporation is a public policy research institution. Their research focuses on a wide range of policy issues including national security, transportation and infrastructure, international affairs, workforce and labor issues, education, public safety, environmental issues, and health care. Many of Rand's research reports and issue briefs are available full text in this database. Information on older research reports is included and can be ordered through interlibrary loan.
  • Readers' Guide Full Text
    Offers current events coverage, curriculum support, and quality periodicals research for students, educators, and library patrons.
  • Reference Universe
    Find citations to 28,000 specialized encyclopedias. Simultaneous search the table of contents and back-of-the-book indexes for over 6,500 specialized encyclopedias.
  • RefWorks
    RefWorks is a unique tool that allows you to create a database of citations to help manage multiple research projects.
  • Regional Business News
    "Provides comprehensive full text for regional business publications (including titles from Crain Communications). Regional Business News has full text for more than 50 sources."
  • Research Insight for Universities
    Research Insight provides financial data and insightful reports, performance graphs and textual documents, allowing the user to determine a company's true value.
  • RIA Checkpoint
    Provides access to federal, state, and local tax codes, regulations, cases, rulings, and other materials. "Checkpoint® brings together the most trusted information...providing unparalleled expert guidance, a powerful system to optimize research efficiency, practice development tools to help build revenue and the flexibility and integration that has revolutionized tax and accounting research. "
  • RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
    Provides citations and abstracts to articles, books, dissertations, proceedings, and reviews about all types of music and all aspects of music.
  • Risk Abstracts
    Provides citations and abstracts to articles about "risk arising from industrial, technological, environmental, and other sources, with an emphasis on assessment and management of risk." Coverage is for 2005-2010.
  • Roper iPOLL
    iPOLL is a comprehensive database of 500,000 questions and answers asked in the US since 1935. We must post the following information: A. Users may not re-disseminate Roper Center documentation or data outside of Minnesota State University, Mankato. Researchers who are actively collaborating with individuals at non-member institutions may provide a copy of relevant data sets to their collaborators for the duration of the project. Roper Center data may be placed on web sites only if access is restricted to Authorized Users of Minnesota State University, Mankato. If Minnesota State University, Mankato ceases to be a member of the Roper Center, individual users may keep copies of data obtained during the membership period, but the datasets must be removed from web sites or data libraries and cannot be further redistributed within Minnesota State University, Mankato. B. Authorized Users of Minnesota State University, Mankato may present information from iPOLL and results of analysis of Roper Center data in reports and publications. However, they may not resell direct access to iPOLL or Roper Center data; for example, they may not charge for conducting iPOLL searches. Users may not make a copy of the iPOLL database or create a database by regularly or systematically downloading and storing pages from the Roper Center web site. No part of the web site may be reproduced, transmitted to, or stored in any other web site, nor may any of its pages or part thereof be disseminated in any electronic retrieval system or service without prior written permission.

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  • Safari Books Online
    Safari Books Online is an on-demand digital library providing over 12,400 technology, digital media and business books and videos online. You are accessing a Custom Safari Books Online Library that contains a specially-tailored subset of 100 titles from the Safari Basic Premium Library.
  • SAGE eReference
    Contains Sage e-Reference titles from the 2007, 2008 and 2009 collections. Users can search and browse the full-text equivalent of 47 reference titles.
  • SAGE Premier
    This database includes all of the databases that we formerly had under the “Sage Full-Text” moniker. It includes: Communication Studies, Criminology, Education, Health Sciences & Nursing, Management & Organization Studies, Materials Science, Non-Profit Leadership, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Urban Studies & Planning, plus a few more journals.
  • Sanborn Maps of Minnesota
    "Sanborn maps are large-scale plans of a city or town, drawn at a scale of 50 feet to an inch. They were created to assist fire insurance companies as they assessed the risk associated with insuring a particular property. The maps list street blocks and building numbers including numbers in use at the time the map was made and previous numbers."
  • Science and ScienceNOW
    Provides full text articles from Science. Each issue becomes available same day it is published. Browse or search for articles. Also provides access to ScienceNOW, a daily news service comprised of 3-5 "stories covering new developments in research, policy, funding, exploration, and technology." Archives for ScienceNOW date back to January 1996.
    Comprises selected resources from "17 U.S. government science organizations within 12 Federal agencies. These agencies form the voluntary Alliance. Visitors to the site can search across Alliance agency resources via one query...Two major types of information are included — selected authoritative science Web sites and often hard-to-access scientific databases."
  • Science Reference Center
    Science Reference Center is a comprehensive research database that provides full text access to hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
  • ScienceDirect
    Provides citations, abstracts, and selected full text to articles covering a broad range of disciplines, including agriculture, biology and genetics, arts and humanities, biochemistry, business, chemical engineering, chemistry, computer science, earth and planetary sciences, economics, environmental science, mathematics, medicine and dentistry, physics and astronomy, social sciences, and veterinary science and medicine.

  • SciFinder Scholar (Chemical Abstracts)
    Resource Temporarily Unavailable Limited number of users may use this resource at one time.
    This is the new web-based version of the old downloadable product, which has been discontinued and will no longer function as of April 10, 2009. Please contact Casey Duevel at 507-389-5150 if you have any questions. All new users MUST register at the New User Registration Link. Users MUST use their MSU email address to register. Provides citations and abstracts to patents and journal articles about all aspects of chemistry as well as information about substances, regulated chemicals, chemical reactions, and chemical supplier information.
  • Scirus
    Filters web content to return results specific to science, technology, and medicine.
  • Senior High Core Collection
    Provides a "selective annotated list of fiction and nonfiction books for young adults in grades nine through twelve, along with review sources and other professional aids for librarians and school media specialists. It consists of fiction titles, nonfiction titles, and short story collections. Nonfiction works are classified by subject according to the Dewey Decimal Classification. Works of fiction and story collections are designated Fic and S C."
  • Social Sciences Full Text
    Features a wide assortment of the most important English-language journals published in the U.S. and elsewhere with full text and page images from scores of key publications, plus abstracting and indexing of hundreds of others. This database covers the latest concepts, trends, opinions, theories, and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences.
  • Social Services Abstracts
    Provides citations and abstracts to articles and proceedings about "social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development."
  • Sociological Abstracts
    Provides citations and abstracts to articles about sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.
  • Solid State & Superconductivity Abstracts
    Provides citations and abstracts to journal articles about all aspects of solid state and superconductivity technology, including applied physics, atomic and molecular physics, condensed matter physics, plasma physics, nuclear and high-energy physics, mathematics of physics, superconductors, and semiconductors.
  • Somalia Bibliography
    Provides an annotated list of English-language books published since 2000 about Somalia and the Somali people.
  • Something About the Author
    Something About the Author Online is a complete archive that preserves the full integrity of the print reference series. It provides a backfile of searchable pages digitized directly from the print volumes. Search on an author’s name and the screen will display the writer’s biographical profile in Something About the Author’s familiar format: personal data, addresses, career, awards and honors, writings, sidelights (essay on the author’s life and works), adaptations, additional sources and more.
    Provides links to High-Energy Physics as well as a pre-print server.
  • SPORTDiscus with Full Text
    Featuring more than 400 full text titles, SPORTDiscus™ with Full Text is the most comprehensive, bibliographic and full-text database covering sport, physical fitness, exercise, sports medicine, coaching, training, physical therapy, nutrition, and more. With full bibliographic coverage, this database includes more than 750,000 records with journal and monograph coverage going back to 1800; over 20,000 dissertations and theses and reference to articles in 60 different languages.
  • Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
    Provides full text articles from the dynamic encyclopedia. "Designed from its inception (September 1995) as a dynamic reference work...each entry is maintained and kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in the field. All entries and updates are refereed by the members of a distinguished Editorial Board before they are made public. Consequently, our dynamic reference work is responsive to new research. You can, however, cite fixed editions which are made on a quarterly basis and stored in our Archives."
  • Student Edition
    Provides citations, abstracts, and full text to articles from magazines, newpapers, and reference books as well as historical images and maps for secondary school students.
  • Student Resources In Context
    Student Resource Center covers the major subject areas, including history, literature, science, social studies. It provides a premium selection of reference tools, thousands of full-text periodicals and newspapers, primary documents, creative works, and multimedia, including hours of video and audio clips and podcasts.

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  • Technology Research Database
    Provides citations and abstracts to journal articles, proceedings, technical reports, trade literature, patents, and books. Searches multiple databases simultaneously, including Aerospace & High Technology Database, ANTE, Civil Engineering Abstracts, Computer & Information Systems Abstracts, Earthquake Engineering Abstracts, Electronics & Communication Abstracts, Environmental Engineering Abstracts, Materials Research Database, Mechanical & Transportation Engineering Abstracts, Mechanical Engineering Abstracts, and Solid State & Transportation Abstracts.
  • Testing & Education Reference Center
    Provides information about colleges, graduate programs, careers, scholarships, and financial aid. Prepare for civil service and military entrance exams; licensing tests for law enforcement, real estate and the postal service; and college and graduate school admission exams (e.g. SAT, GRE). Includes some ebooks on test preparation as well as online tests.
  • Theatre in Video
    Theatre In Video contains more than 250 definitive performances of the world's leading plays, together with more than 100 film documentaries, online in streaming video - more than 500 hours in all, representing hundreds of leading playwrights, actors and directors.
  • Thomas
    This free Library Congress site for Federal legislative information tracks bills, finds roll call votes and searches the Congressional Record
  • Time & Life Pictures
    Provides a "rich pictorial history of both the obscure and iconic moments of the 20th century...The online collection comprises over 425,000 digital files, representing millions of original prints and negatives archived by the Time Inc. Picture Collection."
  • Times Digital Archive
    The Times Digital Archive, 1785-1985, delivers every page as published from 200 years of The Times (London) to your library. The Times is the "world's newspaper of record" and covers all major international historical events from the French Revolution to the Falkland War. Users may search the full-text of the entire newspaper, including articles, editorials, and advertising.
    Provides citations and abstracts to articles about "all areas of toxicology, including chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pesticides, environmental pollutants, and mutagens and teratogens."
  • Trials
    Access the Fall 2011 trials here!
  • Twentieth Century North American Drama
    Contains 1,530 plays by 223 playwrights, together with detailed, fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. The database also includes selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays. More than 150 of the plays are published here for the first time, including a number by major authors.

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  • Ulrich's Periodical Directory
    Search or browse for records about magazines, journals, and newspapers to find information about the publisher, subject coverage and description of the item, status, start date of publication, ISSN, price for subscription, frequency and language of publication, circulation, indexing/abstracting information, other formats (including electronic), and when available, full text reviews from Library Journal or Magazines for Libraries.
  • UM Library Catalog
    Find books and other materials available at the University of Minnesota libraries.
  • University Archives and Southern Minnesota Historical Center
    Provides information about the University Archives and Southern Minnesota Historical Center at Minnesota State University, Mankato Memorial Library. Includes indexes to finding aids, or guides to manuscript collections, and information about the South-Central Genealogy Expo, South Central Minnesota Veterans History Project, and History Day Research at MSU.
  • Value Line Investment Survey
    Covers 1,700 equity issues with weekly updates of about 135 stocks in seven or eight industries. Produce graphs using 25 different variables and up to 5 years history. Compare up to five securities in the same chart. Includes portfolio alerts and news updates.
  • Wall Street Journal
    The site includes all the content and features of The Wall Street Journal—and more. includes: • Complete coverage of global financial markets • Extensive market research and charting capabilities • Current and historical stock quotes • Two-year archived news • Personalization features • Email newsletter and alert services
  • Wilson Mega Omnifile
    Includes articles from over 1750 publications. Coverage is multidisciplinary. Provides complete content from Education Full Text, General Science Full Text, Humanities Full Text, Reader's Guide Full Text, Social Sciences Full Text, and Wilson Business Full Text databases. Includes full text articles (no additional citations or abstracts) from Applied Science & Technology Full Text, Art Full Text, Biological & Agricultural Full Text, Index to Legal Periodicals & Books, and Library Literature & Information Science Full Text databases.
  • Women's Studies International
    Provides citations and abstracts to materials about the feminist perspective towards such topics as law, health, culture, and family planning.
  • World Almanac/ Book of Facts
    This database searches Funk & Wagnall's New Encyclopedia and four different almanacs and includes biographies, encyclopedia entries, facts, and statistics.
  • WorldCat
    Provides citations to books and other materials (including those that are out of print) held by libraries worldwide.
  • Worldcat Dissertations and Theses
    This database provides access to the dissertations and theses available in OCLC member libraries. Many of these are available electronically, at no charge, directly from the publishing institution.
  • Worldwide Political Science Abstracts
    Provides citations and abstracts to articles about all aspects of political science, including comparative politics, developing nations, disarmament, economic policy, electoral systems, environmental policy, history and theory of political science, International relations/trade, labor relations, military policy, methodology and research technology, public administration, security and defense, and welfare systems.
  • Xpressfeed
    Xpressfeed is Standard & Poor's fundamental datafeed. The Xpressfeed platform provides timely, comparable, objective company-level fundamental and market data on over 98% of the world's total market cap.