Databases, A-Z

Alphabetical List of Murray Library Online Periodical Databases

Academic Search Ultimate
8,750 full-text periodicals, including more than 7800 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,500 journals.

Academic Video Online (AVON)
A multidisciplinary collection of 22 discipline areas of streaming video.  Academic Video Online (AVON) is growing steadily and includes access to over 50,000 videos.

Academic Writer
A digital library of videos, quizzes, samples, and more which helps students become better acquainted with the research process using APA guidelines and standards.


Accessible Archives
Diverse primary source materials reflecting broad views across American history and culture. Includes the following collections: African American Newspapers, Civil War Newspapers, Colonial...

ACS Guide to Scholarly Communications
The "ACS Guide to Scholarly Communication" provides students, researchers, educators, and librarians with the instruction and advice they need to master the art of scholarly communication.

Adam Matthew Collection
Adam Matthew is a digital publisher of unique primary source collections from archives around the world.

African American Music Reference
50,000 pages of text reference, biographies, chronologies, sheet music, images, lyrics, liner notes, and discographies which chronicle the diverse history and culture of the African American experience.

American Chemical Society Publications
Journal articles in the chemical and related sciences.

AMA Manual of Style
Guide for anyone involved in medical and scientific publishing.

America’s Historical Newspapers, 1690-1876
Early American Newspapers, Series 1, 1690-1876 offers 340,000 fully searchable issues from over 730 invaluable American newspapers and focusing largely on the 18th and early 19th centuries.
Thousands of 3D images of the entire human anatomy.

Ancestry Library Edition
The Library Edition of

Provides access to scholarly research in the field of anthropology.

Archive of Americana
Evans, Shaw-Shoemaker & Early American Newspapers, 1690-1876

Art Abstracts
Art Abstracts is an art research database providing high-quality indexing and abstracts for hundreds of national and international art journals, plus thousands of art dissertations from 1972 - present. The resource covers fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as photography, film and architecture.

ARTstor Charter Collection currently contains nearly 500,000 images across many times and cultures and embraces architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, and design as well as...

ATLA (Religion Index)
Indexes more than 12,000 articles, essays and book reviews from more than 525 international journals in religion and related fields.

BioOne provides a searchable aggregation of over 65 bioscience research journals from more than 50 publishers.

BIOSIS provides abstracts of over 500,000 articles from major biological and biomedical journals.

Book Review Digest
Excerpts from, and citations to, reviews of adult and juvenile fiction and non-fiction. Citations with excerpts of reviews of juvenile and adult fiction and nonfiction in the English language are..

Business Source Premier
Provides full text for nearly 8,350 scholarly business journals and other sources, including full text for more than 1,100 scholarly business publications.

Case File Collection (McGraw-Hill)
Provides content in an interactive format. Updated regularly, this comprehensive case collection helps students learn and apply basic science and clinical medicine concepts in the context of realistic patient cases.

Chicago Manual of Style Online
Full contents of the 16th and 15th editions of CMS.

Choice Reviews
Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries is the premier source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education.

Christian Periodical Index
Provide access to articles and reviews written from an evangelical  Christian perspective or of interest to the evangelical community.

Chronicle of Higher Education
Search archival issues back to 1989, plus daily news articles, daily articles on information technology, summaries of magazine and journal articles, and scholarly book listings.

CINAHL Complete
Provides indexing for over 1,835 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. The database contains more than 1,000,000 records dating back to 1982. Full text material includes 1400...

Classical Music Reference Library
Contains more than 30,000 pages of essential reference materials, spanning the entire history of Western classical music.

Classical Scores Library
Contains 400,000 pages of classical scores from both in-copyright and public domain editions. The major composers output is represented, as well as many lesser known composers and works.

Cochrane Library
Reliable and up-to-date information on the effects of interventions in health care. Published on a quarterly basis, The Cochrane Library is designed to provide information and evidence to support...

Columbia International Affairs Online
(CIAO) is designed to be the most comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. It publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 on that includes working papers from...

Communication & Mass Media Complete
Coverage of hundreds of journals and reports in the fields of communication and mass media.

Communication Institute for Online Scholarship
Coverage of hundreds of journals and reports in the fields of communication and mass media.

Counseling & Guidance Video Collection (FOD)
Over 1000 videos or clips from Films on Demand

Counseling and Therapy in Video
Online collection of video available for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling.

Credo Reference
Credo is an easy-to-use tool for starting research. Gather background information on your topic from hundreds of full-text general and subject-specific reference titles, as well as 500,000+ images and audio files and over 1,000 videos.

Criminal Justice Abstracts w/ Full-Text
Abstracts and full articles of current books, book chapters, journal articles, government reports, and dissertations published worldwide.

Daniels' Orchestral Music Online
Daniels' Orchestral Music Online - orchestral music finder tool and an invaluable resource for orchestral librarians, libraries, planners, musicologists, conductors, and artistic directors. You can browse the classical repertoires and find basic information on composers and instrumentation plus inspiration for advanced programming. You can also search opera arias, duets choruses, and more using the opera excerpts finder.

Digital Theatre Plus
Provides access to quality filmed stage productions, including those from The Royal Shakespeare Company, The Globe Theatre, and The Old Vic Theatre.  Not only Shakespeare productions but also...

Directory of Open Access Books
DOAB is a searchable index to peer-reviewed monographs and edited volumes published under an open-access business model.

Early American Imprints, Series I. (1639-1800)
Based on the renowned American Bibliography by Charles Evans. The definitive resource for every aspect of life in 17th- and 18th-century America, from agriculture and auctions through foreign...

Early American Imprints, Series II. (1801-1819)
Covering every aspect of American life during the early decades of the United States, Early American Imprints, Series II (1801-1819) provides full-text access to the 36,000 American books, pamphlets...

Early American Newspapers, Series I. (1690-1876)
The core of the collection is formed by Isaiah Thomas' own collection of colonial and early national period newspapers and supplemented by nearly two million issues added by Thomas' successors at the...

E-Book Central
An e-book collection of over 100,000 titles.

EBSCO Ebooks
An e-book collection of over 100,000 titles.

Education Source
Full text for over 1,800 journals; indexing and abstracts for thousands of journals; full text for more than 550 books and monographs; full text for numerous education-related...

Electronic Collections Online
OCLC collection of scholarly journals.

ERIC (Education Resources Information Center)
U.S. Dept. of Education's abstracts to over 1,000 journals and thousands of education reports, conference papers, curriculum guides, and more. Covers all aspects of education from early childhood to...

Ethnic NewsWatch
An interdisciplinary, bilingual (English and Spanish) and comprehensive full text database of newspapers, magazines and journals from ethnic, minority and native presses.


F.A. Davis AT Collection
FA Davis Athletic Training Collection is a resource of athletic training content.

F.A. Davis PT Collection
F.A. Davis PT Collection contains Physical Therapy program's texts, references, and resources.

Films on Demand
Guidance & Counseling Video Collection.

Films On Demand: Master Academic Collection
Over 25,000 full-length videos and 205,000 video clips.


Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online
Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online is the first comprehensive online resource devoted to music research of all the world's peoples. More than 9,000 pages of material, combined with entries by...

A full text database of unique and diverse publications that focus on how gender impacts a broad spectrum of subject areas. Publications include scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers,...

Global Newsstream (ProQuest)
Global Newsstream enables users to search the most recent global news content, as well as archives which stretch back into the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in active full- text format.

Well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Multidisciplinary by design GreenFILE contains scholarly, government and general-interest titles including content...

Grove Music Online
Grove Music Online is an integrated music resource on the web, including the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (second edition), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera and The...

Guidance & Counseling Video Collection
Guidance & Counseling Video Collection from Films on Demand.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Provides more than 550 scholarly full text journals, including nearly 450 peer-reviewed journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for nearly 850...

HeinOnline is a premier online database containing more than 190 million pages and 295,000 titles of historical and government documents in a fully searchable, image-based format. 

Historical Statistics of the United States
Published by Cambridge University Press, HSUS is the 'standard source for quantitative indicators of American history.

Humanities & Social Sciences Retrospective Index
Periodical coverage includes some of the best-known scholarly journals and numerous lesser-known but important specialized magazines. Coverage includes a wide range of interdisciplinary fields...

Humanities International Complete
Provides full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world. Includes cover-to-cover indexing and abstracting for over 1,700 journals and contains more than...

Complete back runs of core scholarly journals beginning with the first issues and continuing to within 3-5 years of the present.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
Indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics and online information retrieval.


Market Share Reporter
Presents comparative business statistics. Each entry features a descriptive title; data and market description; a list of producers/products along with their market share; and cites original sources.

MAS Ultra - School Edition
Provides full text from more than 650 popular general interest and current events publications covering general reference, health, science, and other areas.

Mintel - Marketing information

Medline Complete
MEDLINE Complete is the largest companion to the MEDLINE index and provides full text over 2500 medical journals. Many of the most-used medical journals are available with no embargo.

Mental Measurements Yearbook w/ 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.

Military & Government Collection
Current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government. Provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 400 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for more than 500 titles.

MLA International Bibliography
Covers literature, languages, linguistics, and folklore worldwide. Provides citations (no abstracts) to journals, books, essay collections, working papers, proceedings and dissertations.

Music Index w/ Full-Text 
Music Index with Full Text covers every aspect of classical and popular music. In addition to full-text journals, it includes reviews of performances as well as reviews of sound recordings and videos.

National Geographic
coverage: 1888 - present

NAXOS Music Library
Over 1,885,000 classical music tracks.

New York Times
Coverage dates: 1980-present

New York Times (Historical, 1851-2012)

Newspaper Source (EBSCO)
Provides selected full text for nearly 30 national (U.S.) and international newspapers. The database also contains full text television & radio news transcripts.

NLM Gateway
Your Entrance to Resources from the National Library of Medicine.

Nursing e-book collection

OED (Oxford English Dictionary)
The world's premier dictionary of the English language.

Online Newspapers
Thousands of world newspapers.

Opposing Viewpoints
Viewpoints on current events

Oxford Art Online (formerly Grove Art Online)
Access the most authoritative, inclusive, and easily searchable online art resources available today.

Oxford Music Online (formerly Grove Music Online)
Oxford Music Online is the gateway offering users the ability to access and cross-search multiple music reference resources in one location. Oxford Music Online also contains The Oxford Companion to Music (revised 2011), which offers more than 8,000 articles on composers, performers, conductors, instruments and notation, forms and genres, and individual works.

Oxford Scholarship Online
​​​​​​Access to the complete texts for over 16,000 Oxford University Press books.

Philadelphia Inquirer Coverage: 1860-2001.

Philosopher's Index
Abstracts scholarly journals in all areas of philosophy as well as material on the philosophy of various disciplines such as education, history, law, religion and science.

Philosophy Online
Searchable access to hundreds of current, recent, and back issues of a growing number of philosophy journals. Includes full-text of seven of the philosophy journals subscribed to by Murray Library.

Policy Map
PolicyMap is a fully web-based Geographic Information System (GIS) and mapping company. It's fast, efficient and captures data in visually powerful ways through custom demographic maps, tables and more.

Political Science Complete
Contains full text for over 400 journals, and cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 800 journals, (including top-ranked scholarly journals), many of which are unique to the product.

Poole's Index to Periodical Literature
Provides an index to nineteenth-century American and English periodical literature.

Primal Pictures
Thousands of 3D images of the entire human anatomy.

Primary Search
Provides full text for more than 60 popular, magazines for elementary school research.

Professional Development Collection
Provides a collection of more than 550 full-text education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. (Indexing and abstracting is provided for over 900 journals.

ProQuest Newsstand
Full-text for over 1300 U.S. and international newspapers.

Peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. The PsycArticles database covers general psychology and specialized, basic, applied, clinical and theoretical research.

PsycBOOKS, from the American Psychological Association (APA), is a database of more than 62,000 chapters in PDF from over 4160 books published by APA and other distinguished publishers.
Includes more than 150 in-depth training videos from one of the counseling professions’ most respected video providers. All titles are created by and for psychotherapists.

Search PsycArticles for full-text, peer-reviewed journal articles.

(NIH) free access to Medline.

PubMed Central
(NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.

Reader's Guide Retrospective
Comprehensive indexing of the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States reflecting history and culture.

Reference Universe
Index to reference books.

Regional Business News
Provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires.

Religion eBook Collection

Religion Index (ATLAS)
Indexes more than 18,000 articles, essays and book reviews from more than 525 international journals in religion and related fields.

Research Connections: Child Care and Early Education
Research Connections offers a comprehensive, up-to-date, and easy-to-use collection of more than 10,000 resources from the many disciplines related to child care and early education.


SAGE Journals
Access to more than 650 journals spanning the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology, and Medicine, and more than 290 are published on behalf of 290 learned societies and institutions.

SAGE e-Books - A collection of over 5000 e-books.

Science Direct College Edition
Thousands of academic journals covering all areas of physical, health & life sciences, and social & behavioral sciences.

SciFinder Scholar
Access a wide diversity of research from many scientific disciplines, including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, material science and agricultural science. All users must contact Beth Transue for access.

Silent Film Online
Films which represent the basis of modern cinematic technique and film theory. Carefully curated with ASP’s Video Advisory Board, the database covers silent features, serials, and shorts.

SocINDEX with Full Text
Informative abstracts for more than 590 'core' coverage journals dating back to 1895. In addition, this file provides data mined from more than 500 'priority' coverage journals as well over 1,040 related journals.

SPORTDiscus With Full Text
SPORTDiscus with Full Text indexes over 2,000 journals and includes more than 650 full text journals. Also indexes 22,000 books and dissertations.

Sports and Exercise Science in Video
Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video is the most extensive video collection ever assembled in the areas of fitness and health assessment, disease management, injury treatment and nutrition.

Sports Illustrated Magazine Archive
Coverage: 1956-2000.

Full-text access to over 1300 journals from Springer publications.

Portal to over 60,000 diverse topics of data and facts from over 10,000 sources onto a single professional platform. Categorized into over 20 market sectors.

Teaching Books (Children's literature) is an online, multimedia collection of resources about K-12 books and authors.

Tests in Print (Now: Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print)
Produced by the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements at the University of Nebraska, Tests in Print (TIP) serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests.

Time Magazine
Coverage: 1923-2000.

Databases on toxicology and environmental health. Including ChemlDPlus, Hazardous Substances databank, TOXLINE, HazMap, and Household Products database. It is provided free by the NLM.








Wall Street Journal
  • Coverage dates: 1984 -present

WorldCat (FirstSearch)
WorldCat represents over 300 million different items and over 2 billion holdings in libraries from more than 170 countries.