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Academic Search Premier
A multi-disciplinary database containing full text for more than 4,600 journals, in addition to indexing and abstracts for more than 8,500 journals. This scholarly collection offers information in nearly every area of academic study including: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more.
Updated daily

Access World News
Full-text coverage of local, regional, national and international news from more than 5000 newspapers, newswires, blogs, journals, transcripts and video files.
1985-present; varies by title; updated daily

ACS Journal Search
Citations, abstracts and full text articles of 47 American Chemical Society journals and other publications. Full text extends to the first issue of publication.
1879-present; varies by title

American National Biography Online 
The landmark American National Biography offers portraits of more than 17,400 men and women -- from all eras and walks of life -- whose lives have shaped the nation. The ANB Online features thousands of illustrations, more than 80,000 hyperlinked cross-references and links to select web sites.
Updated semi-annually

American Song
American Song is a history database that allows people to hear and feel the music from America's past. The database includes songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers and cowboys. Included in the database are the songs of civil rights, political campaigns, prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests, and more. This release includes 4,058 albums, equaling 69,026 tracks, growing regularly, and includes the former African American Song.

ArticleFirst
Multidisciplinary index of articles from the contents pages of over 16,000 journals. Describes one article, news story, letter or other item from a journal in each record.
1990-present; updated daily

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Biblical Archaeology Society Archive
Search and browse the full text of 8 religion books and journals published by the Biblical Archaeology Society, including the Biblical Archaeology Review and the Bible Review.
1975-present; updated monthly

Biography Reference Bank
With links to every article focused on any individual in nearly every WilsonWeb database, Biography Reference Bank offers a breadth and depth of information you’ll find in no other biography database. It covers over 500,000 people and includes over 36,000 images!

BioOne.1
Provides a unique aggregation of 87 high-impact bioscience research journals from independent society and organizational publishers in the biological sciences, featuring timely content on a wide-array of today’s most pressing topics, including global warming, stem cell research, ecological and biodiversity conservation.  

Books in Print
Contains over five million records of in-print, out-of-print, and forthcoming book, audio book, and video titles from over 44,000 North American publishers. Also includes many book reviews.

Business Source Complete
Full-text coverage to more than 2,800 scholarly journals and trade publications in business, economics, political science and public administration. Selected Datamonitor company reports and EIU country documents are also available. 
1965-present

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Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Search one or more databases from Cambridge Scientific Abstracts. Databases include Biological Sciences, Physical Education Index, Sociological Abstracts, and others.

CAMIO
The 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.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text
Provides full text for many of the most used nursing and allied health journals (more than 760) in the CINAHL index, with no embargo and dating back to 1937. In addition, it provides indexing for more than 5,000 journals in these fields. It offers complete coverage of English-language nursing journals and publications from the National League of Nursing and the American Nurses' Association, as well as health care books, nursing dissertations, standards of practice and much more.

Clase and Periodica
Citations from 2,600 scholarly Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities published in the Spanish, Portuguese, French and English languages.
1975-present; varies by title; updated quarterly

Classical Music Library
Database of Classical music recordings for listening and learning in libraries. The growing collection of 60,000-plus tracks includes music written from the earliest times (e.g. Gregorian Chant) to the present, including many contemporary composers. Repertoire ranges from vocal and choral music, to chamber, orchestral, solo instrumental, and opera.

ComAbstracts
Database of article abstracts, books, bibliographic records, and other sources of relevance to researchers, scholars, and students interested in fields related to human communication studies (mass communication, human interaction, rhetoric, health communication, communication and new media, journalism, communication history, etc.).
1937-present; varies by title; updated several times a year

Communication & Mass Media Complete
Communication & Mass Media Complete (CMMC) incorporates the content of CommSearch and Mass Media Articles Index along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study; indexing around 700 journals and containing full text for over 380 titles.
1915-present; varies by title

Contemporary World Music
Delivers the sounds of all regions from every continent. The database will contain important genres such as reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz, and other genres such as traditional music - Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku, and more. Includes over 2,000 albums, equaling almost 28,000 tracks.

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Electronic books
Catalog of online electronic books available through libraries worldwide. Contains descriptions of all the online electronic books cataloged by OCLC member libraries. The Doane College community has access to the full text of a limited number of these ebooks.
Updated daily

Electronic Collections Online (ECO)
Collection of scholarly journals that includes all of the original content and images of articles and bibliographic information for all journals. Only allows you to view abstracts and full-text articles from journals to which your library subscribes.
1995-present; varies by titles; updated daily

EconLit
The EconLit database, produced by the American Economic Association, includes subject indexing and abstracts to 685 journals, books, dissertations, and working papers in the field of economics and allied disciplines.
1969-present; updated monthly

eLibrary
An aggregated data, online research tool, eLibrary provides general reference material consisting of more than 2,500 newspapers, magazines, books, websites and transcripts -- plus thousands of maps, pictures, educator-approved websites from Homework Central®, and top-quality multimedia (audio/video) files. Includes Lexile or reading levels and content that's directly linked to state and national teaching standards.
Updated daily

Encyclopaedia Britannica Online
Search the content of encyclopedias, a dictionary and thesaurus, a multimedia database with images, videos, and sound files, the Web's Best Sites, selected magazines and journals, country statistics from World Data Analyst, notable quotations, and Gateway to the Classics (a collection of works of Western history, literature, philosophy, and science). 

ERIC
ERIC is the major index to literature in education. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, it provides full citations and abstracts for journal articles, books, curricula, government documents, dissertations, and research reports selected by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES). Full text is available for many research reports, and you may limit your search to show only results with free full text. Also available through Cambridge Scientific Abstracts and FirstSearch.
1966-present; updated monthly

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Faulkner Advisory for IT Studies (FAITS)
Search several different report types including technology tutorials, marketplace overviews, product and service selection guides, product and company profiles, and directories covering such key technology areas as IT infrastructure, telecom, data networking, wireless communications, security, enterprise systems, the Internet and World Wide Web, as well as technology vendors.

FirstSearch
Choose to search by subject area or in one of thirteen databases provided by FirstSearch. Includes ArticleFirst and WorldCat.

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Global Issues in Context
Provides comprehensive and balanced research on crucial international issues and news headlines in a single search through more than 250 media-rich issue pages, 200 country pages, 400 international newspapers and magazines, and a multimedia library.
Updated daily

Government Publications Office Monthly Catalog
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.).
1976-present; updated monthly

GreenFile
A freely accessible research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond. Comprised of scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports.

Grove Art Online
Part of Oxford Art Online, users have access to the more than 23,000 subject entries, 21,000 biographies, 500,000 bibliographic citations, 40,000 image links, and 5,500 images contained within Grove Art Online, as well as the more than 5,000 entries and 500 images from the Oxford Companion to Western Art, the Concise Dictionary of Art Terms, and Oxford’s Encyclopedia of Aesthetics.

Grove Music Online
The online counterpart to the New Grove Dictionary of Music, this reference source contains articles on composers, performers, styles, genres, world music, instruments, and much more. This title is available through Oxford Music Online and can be cross-searched with The Oxford Dictionary of Music and The Oxford Companion to Music. 

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Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines and indexing and abstracts for another approximately 850 journals. It also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.

HeritageQuest Online
Combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular UMI Genealogy & Local History collection and other valuable content.
1700s-present

Hoover's Online
Provides comprehensive information about the top 42,000 companies that drive the economy, executive listings and biographies, and insight about more than 600 industries.

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JSTOR
Full-text backfiles to almost 850 scholarly journals from more than 25 academic disciplines published between the 19th and 21st centuries in the JSTOR Arts & Sciences I - IV, Arts & Sciences VII, and Biological Sciences collections. JSTOR provides complete journal backruns from the date of initial publication up to a "moving wall" of 3 to 5 years before the present year.
1831-present; varies by title

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Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
LISTA indexes journal articles, books, research reports, and conference proceedings in librarianship, information management, search engines, the information industry, scholarly communication, and electronic publishing. 
1960s-present

Literary Reference Center
Comprehensive database that combines information from over 1,000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference works, hundreds of literary journals, and unique sources not available anywhere else. LRC contains detailed information on the most studied authors and their works, from antiquity to the present day.

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MEDLINE
The National Library of Medicine's index to scholarly literature in medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine and the health care system, from 1994-present. MEDLINE links to the FirstSearch interface; this database can also be searched through the CSA interface and the NLM's free PubMed web interface.

Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print
Produced by the Buros Institute at the University of Nebraska, the MMY provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership.
Volume 9-present

Military & Government Collection
Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military, this database cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals. The database also offers indexing and abstracts for more than 400 titles.

MLA International Bibliography
The major research resource for information on English literature, foreign languages and linguistics. Includes references to scholarly articles, books, book chapters, book reviews, and dissertations from 1963 to the present. 
1923-present; updated 9 times yearly

Music Online
Music Online allows users cross search all of the music databases published by Alexander Street Press to which we subscribe: African American Music, American Song, Classical Music Library, Contemporary Music, and Smithsonian Global Sound. 

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OAIster
Catalog of digital resources such as digital books and articles, audio files, movies, and data sets from open archive collections. Provides direct links to items within the collections from over 1,000 providers.
Updated quarterly

OmniFile Full Text Select (H.W. Wilson)
Multi-disciplinary database for full-text articles from over 2,700 publications, and abstracts and citations for many more in subjects that include education, general science, social sciences, business, art, etc.
1994-present

Oxford Reference Online
Over 100 full text language and subject dictionaries and reference works. Topics covered include general reference, language, science and medicine, humanities, social sciences, and business.

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PapersFirst
Index of papers presented at conferences, symposia, workshops, etc., worldwide on a variety of subjects. From the British Library Document Supply Centre.
1993-present; updated twice a month

ProceedingsFirst
Index of proceedings from workshops, conferences, meetings, etc., worldwide received by the British Library Document Supply Centre. Each record contains a list of the papers presented at the conference.
1993-present; updated twice a month

PsycARTICLES
Full text access to the 43 journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe & Huber, some going back to 1988. PsycARTICLES journals are indexed in the PsycINFO database.

PsycINFO
Citations and abstracts to articles from more than 1300 international journals in psychology and related fields, going back to 1840. This database covers all areas of psychology, including experimental, developmental, communications, social processes and issues, personality, physical and psychological disorders, professional issues, applied psychology, educational psychology, and behavioral literature in such related fields as law, business and medicine. Also includes citations for books and book chapters. 

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RCLweb (Resources for College Libraries)
Core list of over 65,000 titles of books and Web pages in 58 curriculum-specific subjects for academic libraries. Titles have been selected by more than 300 subject specialist librarians. Book reviews from Choice magazine included where available.
Updated quarterly

Readers' Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982 (H.W. Wilson)
The online version of the Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature indexes 375 leading magazines published in the United States and reflects the history of 20th century America.  

Regional Business News
A supplemental database for customers of Business Source Complete. With daily updates, Regional Business News provides comprehensive full text for regional business publications (including titles from Crain Communications). It incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. 

Religious and Theological Abstracts
Provides objective summaries of articles appearing in scholarly journals in the fields of religion and theology from a variety of religions including Christian, Jewish, and other World religions.

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ScienceDirect
Indexes content of more than 2,500 core journals and 10,500 books in the scientific fields, and provides to Doane students full-text articles for five journals: The Lancet, The Lancet Infectious DiseasesAnimal Behaviour, Cell, and Molecular Cell.

SciFinder Registration / SciFinder Login (available to CURRENT students & faculty only)
SciFinder Scholar retrieves information contained in databases produced by Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS): CAplus (more than 8,000 journals), CAS REGISTRY (32 million specific chemical substances), and CASREACT (reaction information for more than 5 million single- and multiple-step reactions). Chemical source and regulatory information from the CHEMCATS and CHEMLIST databases provided for many substances. Also includes citations from MEDLINE.
1907-present

Smithsonian Global Sound
A virtual encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural traditions includes the published recordings owned by Smithsonian Folkways Recordings and other labels, music recorded around the African continent by Dr. Hugh Tracey for the International Library of African Music, as well as material collected on the South Asian subcontinent from the Archive Research Centre for Ethnomusicology.

STN Easy
Access from Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) to more than 200 databases of published research, journal literature, patents, structures, sequences, properties, and other data. Since the library is charged per search and record(s) displayed, access is limited by username and password; contact Jayne Germer

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Valueline Investment Survey
A comprehensive source of information and advice on approximately 1,700 stocks in 98 industries, the stock market, and the economy. The online site includes market updates, newsletter articles, educational videos and a glossary of investment terms.

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WestLaw
Provides access to a comprehensive collection of news and business information and law-related resources including SEC filings, Hoover's company profiles and records, major newspapers, trade journals, broadcast transcripts, law reviews and journals, federal and state court cases, state statutes and regulations, U.S. Code Annotated, and the Federal Register. Pop-up blocker must be disabled to use this database.

WorldCat
Includes over 40 million bibliographic records representing cataloged resources in 400 languages owned by libraries around the world. Materials date back to the 11th century. Owning libraries can be identified for books, journals, archival resources and electronic resources. The database can also be searched through its free web interface, at worldcat.org.
1000 CE-present; updated daily

WorldCat Dissertations and Theses
Index of over 8 million dissertations, theses and published material based on theses cataloged by member libraries, including all subjects.
Updated daily

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