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  • ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry
    ABI/Trade and Industry contains business and in depth company and industry articles from over 2,000 scholarly, trade and news publications. It also includes reports from major and smaller, niche industries that contain information for entrepreneurs and financial data perfect for marketing and business plans. Users can set up alerts, establish RSS feeds, and share articles. Users who establish a free account can save and organize research and tag articles which can be shared with other users.
  • Academic Search Premier  Icon
    A good place to start your research, Academic Search Premier provides full text for scholarly publications and peer-reviewed journals as well as general interest sources.
  • ACM Digital Library
    The Association of Computing Machinery is the premier society in computing and the ACM Digital Library provides abstracts and full text articles published in all ACM journals, transactions and conference proceedings since its founding in 1947. Topics cover all aspects of computing, including cloud computing, mobile technologies and security issues.
  • Advertising Red Books  
      
    This directory provides information on advertising agencies and companies in the United States and Canada that spend at least $200,000 on advertising. Company entries contain company address, products, advertising expenditures, key personnel and advertising agency. Information on advertising agencies includes clients, specialization, personnel and approximate annual billings. For current UST students, staff, and faculty only. Limited to 10 simultaneous users.
  • African American Studies Center
    The African American Studies Center contains brief articles on all aspects of the African-American experience along with images, primary sources, time lines, maps, tables, and reference resources. Limited to 3 simultaneous users.
  • Alt-HealthWatch  Icon
    Alt HealthWatch is a database focusing on articles from the perspectives of alternative, holistic, complementary and integrated approaches to medical treatment and general health. The database offers full-text articles from more than 180 sources; pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts. 1990-.
  • Ambrose Video  Icon
    The Ambrose collection provides 400 titles in streaming video format (electronic videos). It covers the subject areas of American history, America literature, world history, ancient history, geology, biology, theology, art, sciences, and all the Shakespeare plays by the BBC. Links of full length videos or chapters can be added to blackboard.
  • America in Protest: Records of Anti-Vietnam War Organizations, The Vietnam Veterans Against the War
    This Archives Unbound publication consists of FBI reports dealing with every aspect of antiwar work carried out by the Vietnam Veterans Against the War. The collection also includes surveillance on a variety of other antiwar groups and individuals, with an emphasis on student groups and Communist organizations.
  • America: History & Life (EBSCO)  Icon
    America History and Life is comprehensive index of journals articles, book reviews, and dissertations related to the history and culture of the United States and Canada from 1450 - present. Limited to 6 simultaneous users.
  • American Chemical Society (ACS) Legacy Archives  Icon
    ACS Publications provides full-text access to all journals and other information (including news and announcements) published by the American Chemical Society.
  • American Chemical Society (ACS) Web Editions  Icon
    ACS Publications provides full-text access to over 40 journals and other information published by the American Chemical Society.
  • American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries Online
    This directory contains U.S. domiciled (based) companies that have a substantial investment in overseas operations of wholly or partially owned subsidiaries, affiliates, or branches. This database allows users to create and download custom reports into Excel!
  • American National Biography Online
    American National Biography provides biographical information relating to significant men and women from all periods of United States history. Limited to 5 simultaneous users.
  • American Periodicals Series
    With this database you have access to 1,500 magazines, newspapers and popular journal titles published in the United States dating 1741 through the 1930s.
  • American Society for Microbiology Journals
    The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) is the oldest and largest life science membership organization in the world. UST’s collection consists of14 full-text titles that are the most prominent publications in the field, delivering up-to-date and authoritative coverage of both basic and clinical microbiology.
  • anatomy.tv
    A collection of 3D interactive models of human anatomy. Intuitive controls allow the user to zoom, rotate and peel away layers to educate and communicate with an ease and directness that was never possible with print. A wealth of supporting media, MRIs, X-rays, live-action movies and animations are also included to supplement Anatomy.tv's high resolution, computer-generated models.
  • L'Année philologique
    L'Année philologique, a database published by the Société Internationale de Bibliographie Classique, in collaboration with the French Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) and the American Philological Association (APA). It collects scholarly works relating to every aspect of Greek and Roman civilization including, authors and texts ; literature ; linguistics ; political, economic, and social history ; attitudes and daily life ; religion; and cultural and artistic. Limited to 5 simultaneous users.
  • Annual Reviews Complete A-Z List  Icon
    Access to the full-text of critical and authoritative review articles spanning the biomedical, life, physical, and social sciences dating back to the very first volume of the Annual Review of Biochemistry in 1932, as well as all published content through 2006. Content from 2007 forward is also available for eighteen titles chosen for their relevance to the UST curriculum.
  • Applied Science & Technology Full Text
    Science, engineering & technology, including trade & industrial publications; some full text. 1983- .
  • Aquin
    The Aquin is a full-text, full image database of the St. Thomas student newspaper from 1933-2009.
  • Art Full Text  Icon
    This database offers full text plus abstracts and indexing of an international array of peer-selected publications - now with expanded coverage of Latin American, Canadian, Asian and other non-Western art, new artists, contemporary art, exhibition reviews, and feminist criticism. Includes Art Index Retrospective. Limited to 30 simultaneous users.
  • Art Index Retrospective: 1929-1984  Icon
    An international database, Art Index Retrospective provides 55 years of indexing to nearly 600 art journals, plus references to important yearbooks and museum catalogs. The fields of decorative, commercial and fine arts are included.
  • Artemis
    Gale Artemis enables searching across multiple Gale’s literary resources; it allows finding a starting point, searching across an array of materials, and discovering new ways to analyze information. The interface offers search and data visualization options that results in a comprehensive research experience. Includes literary criticism, biography, topic and literary work overviews, and multimedia.
  • ARTFL-FRANTEXT
    ARTFL-FRANTEXT covers over 2900 texts ranging from classic works of French literature to various kinds of non-fiction prose and technical writing from the 12th to the 20th century. Included with this subscription: French Women Writers, over 100 works by French women authors from the 16th to the 19th century. Provenal Poetry, 38 collections of texts from the 12th and 13th centuries.
  • ArticleFirst
    ArticleFirst contains lists of articles from the table of contents pages of over 12,000 publications. By searching with keywords or an author name, users can identify articles from scholarly to popular journal titles in a wide range of topic areas such as business, humanities, popular culture, technology and more. However it does not provide access to full text articles, but instead shows which libraries subscribe to specific journal titles.
  • ARTstor  Icon  Icon
    A searchable database of more than 1 million images, covering many time periods, cultures and disciplines. Users can search, view and download images.
  • ASM Handbooks
    The ASM Handbook provides comprehensive and practical information on the properties and performance of materials—with a particular emphasis on industrially important metals and alloys—and the processes used in the manufacture and fabrication of components. The series includes properties and selection, phase diagrams, heat treating, surface engineering, welding, powder metallurgy, mechanical testing, metallography and microstructures, materials characterization and more.
  • ASTM Standards and Engineering Digital Library
    The ASTM Standards and Engineering Digital Library (SEDL) is a collection of industry-leading standards and technical engineering information. The Library covers a broad range of engineering disciplines, including aerospace, biomedical, chemical, civil, environmental, geological, health and safety, industrial, materials science, mechanical, nuclear, petroleum, soil science, and solar engineering. SEDL also contains book and research paper content.
  • ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials  Icon
    Our primary theology and religion index, with 50 plus titles in full-text out of over 400 total indexed, primarily academic journal articles, books, reviews, and essays in collection; international scope. Scriptures search: find articles about passages by citation; browse by Book title, carefully look for applicable verse ranges.
  • St. Paul Pioneer Press
    This database from Newsbank contains the full-text archives of the Pioneer Press from 1988 to the present. It is easily searchable by keywords and is a great source for regional news, and local company information. It does not include the current week's articles.

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  • Biography In Context
    Biography in Context includes over 600,000 biographies on more than 500,000 people. Biographical information on people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas.
  • BioOne  Icon
    BioOne provides full-text access to both current and archival "bioscience research journals, featuring timely content on a wide-array of today’s most pressing topics, including global warming, stem cell research, ecological and biodiversity conservation."
  • BizLink
    BizLink, formerly Bizjournals, contains full text articles from the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal which provides in depth news about Minnesota companies and business environment along with 39 additional business journals from other cities. It also contains the annual Book of Lists which provides local company rankings going back to 1996. Limited to 50 simultaneous users.
  • Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology Online
    The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology is the reference for students, researchers, librarians, and academics in the field. Articles are written by an international array of experts in the area. It includes over 1800 entries including key concepts, introductions to sociological theories and research, and extensive bibliographies for each article. It is regularly updated.
  • Blackwell Reference Online
    Blackwell Reference Online is a vast online library giving instant access to the most authoritative and up-to-date scholarship across the humanities and social sciences.
  • Book Review Digest Retrospective
    This resource will help you find book reviews for works published between 1905 and 1982.
  • Books in Print
    Books in Print provides publishing information for over 20 million global titles that are in-print, out-of-print, or forthcoming; including books, e-books, audio, and multimedia titles. It includes reviews from over 45 sources and is searchable by book award, audience, and lexile level, among others. Social media features allow users to tag items, create lists, rate titles, and share information. To search a book in CLICnet, click the "search catalog" link.
  • Britannica Academic Edition  Icon
    Britannica Academic Edition contains the Encyclopaedia Britannica, one of the largest, most authoritative encyclopedias in the world. Besides articles it includes ebooks, links to major news stories from the New York Times and the BBC, maps, photos, and other multi-media tools such as interactive timelines and videos. It also has Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, and the Britannica Student Encyclopedia.
  • Encyclopedia Britannica School Edition - Mobile
    Mobile web version
  • British Periodicals Collection I & II
    With this database you have access to magazines, popular journals and other periodicals published in Great Britain dating from the from the late 1600s through the early 1900s.
  • Business Cycle Indicators (from the Conference Board)
    The Global Business Cycle Indicators database includes data, charts, and commentaries for standard U.S. economic indicators useful for determining current conditions and predicting the future direction of the economy, including the leading, coincident, and lagging index indicators. Data can be downloaded in Excel spreadsheets.(Ignore any messages listing subscription/purchase prices).
  • Business Insights: Essentials
    Research and analyze companies and industries around the world. Features company fundamentals, SWOT analysis, company financials, company histories, plus industry rankings, profiles, market share data, and more. Formerly Business and Company Resource Center.
  • Business Source Premier  Icon
    Business Source Premier provides full text of more than 2,000 business publications, including full text for more than 1,000 peer reviewed business journals. It is a comprehensive business database that covers all disciplines of business including management, finance, marketing and international trade. This database also contains company, industry and country reports, SWOTs and market research reports.

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  • C19: Nineteenth Century Index
    C19: The Nineteenth Century Index is an index to primary source books, newspapers , government documents, periodicals, and archival collections relating to the 19th century.
  • Cabell's Directory - Psychology
    Directory of thousands of journals in Psychology. Individual journal records (in PDF format) include contact information for each journal; information on the journal's topical scope, peer review processes, circulation data, and acceptance rate; and manuscript submission guidelines.
  • Cabell's Directory - Business Set
    Directory of thousands of journals in business (accounting, economics & finance, management, and marketing). Individual journal records (in PDF format) include contact information for each journal; information on the journal's topical scope, peer review processes, circulation data, and acceptance rate; and manuscript submission guidelines.
  • Cabell's Directory - Educational Set
    Directory of thousands of journals in education (curriculum & methods, psychology & administration, and technology & library science). Individual journal records (in PDF format) include contact information for each journal; information on the journal's topical scope, peer review processes, circulation data, and acceptance rate; and manuscript submission guidelines.
  • Cambridge Histories Online
    Cambridge Histories Online is a collection of more than 250 full text ebooks. Subjects range widely across the humanities. It includes works in ancient history, American history, British history, economic history, general history, history of science, history of the book, language and linguistics, literary studies, music, philosophy, political and social theory, regional history, religious studies, and more.
  • CAMIO: Catalog for Art Images Online  Icon
    CAMIO is an online collection of art images, prints, drawings, paintings, photographs, textiles, costumes, sculpture, and more from leading museums. The 95,000+ images represent the output of cultures from across the globe and from prehistoric times to the present. All images are rights-cleared for educational use.
  • Catholic Periodical and Literature Index  Icon
    Index to about 150 Catholic interest publications, including journals, newspapers, books, reviews, and church documents (Vatican pronouncements and bishops' official statements). This online index begins in 1981. The print version (Ireland Library Reference) began back in 1930.
  • Chicago Defender (Historical)
    This database provides you with access to the complete content the African-American newspaper, The Chicago Defender (1910-1975) including all articles, editorials, advertisements and photographs.
  • Chicago Manual of Style Online
    This resource is the online version of the 16th edition and the 15th edition of the print manual. It also includes a "Quick Guide" for basics in citing sources, and a Q&A section. The main "Chicago Manual of Style" link provides access to the sections of the book through the table of contents. The index provides links to the specific pages in the online resource.
  • Child Development and Adolescent Studies  Icon
    Includes references to the current and historical literature related to growth and development of children through the age of 21. Book reviews and abstracts from hundreds of journals and a bibliography of thousands of resources covering biomedical and social sciences worldwide are indexed.
  • ChoiceReviews.online
    CHOICE reviews significant current books and electronic resources of interest to those in higher education. ChoiceReviews.online provides Web access to the entire database of CHOICE reviews published since September 1988. The database is updated monthly. Limited to 1 simultaneous user.
  • Chronicle of Higher Education
    The No. 1 news source for college and university faculty and administrators. In print it is a weekly newspaper; online version is updated twice daily. This is higher education's answer to the New York Times and includes facts, opinions, job offers, book reviews and up to the minute news from college campuses everywhere.
  • CIAO: Columbia International Affairs Online
    Source for materials on theory and research in international affairs. Includes working papers, conference proceedings, case studies, policy briefs, economic indicators. White paper topics covered include foreign policy, ecology, nuclear arms, higher education, economics, war and peace. Political science, journalism and economics students will use this source for documents not easily found in most libraries.
  • Cision
    CisionPoint helps PR professionals plan campaigns, find media outlets, monitor coverage and analyze results. It’s the online equivalent of Bacon’s media directories. Access is limited to students and faculty, for educational use only. Limited to 1 simultaneous user. Restricted to UST students, faculty, and staff. Due to license restrictions, all Cision searches must be mediated by a librarian. Please call Marianne Hageman to make an appointment - 651-962-5404.
  • Civil War Era
    This database of Civil War materials provides you access to nearly 2,000 pamphlets and all articles from eight newspaper titles (3 from the North, 3 from the South and 2 from border states) dating from 1840 to 1865.
  • Clase and Periodica
    It indexes documents published in Latin America in Spanish, Portuguese and English. It covers science and technology, social sciences, and humanities. Offers access to more than 300,000 bibliographic citations from articles, essays, book reviews, monographs, conference proceedings, technical reports and other.
  • CLICnet
  • Columbia Gazetteer of the World
    The Columbia Gazetteer of the World is a comprehensive encyclopedia of geographical places and features. CGW contains 170,000 articles about 1) the political world?(named geographic places), 2) The physical world (major features) and 3) special places?(national parks, historic places, etc.).
  • Communication & Mass Media Complete  Icon
    Communication and Mass Media Complete is an essential research tool in areas related to communications and mass media. It is also useful for literacy or ESL research in the field of education.
  • Computer Database
    The Computer Database contains abstracts and full text articles from more than 800 computing and technology journals which includes new product information, reviews, and trends from a wide variety of computer related topics.
  • Consumer Confidence Index (from the Conference Board)
    The Conference Board conducts a monthly survey of 5000 households to ascertain the level of consumer confidence. Survey data is compiled into a monthly index indicator measuring changes in how consumers view economic conditions. Includes questions on general business conditions, income, employment, and intention to purchase automobiles, homes, major appliances, or to take a vacation.
  • Consumer Health Complete  Icon
    Consumer Health Complete contains easily understandable health and medical information from medical encyclopedias, popular reference books and magazines.
  • Contemporary Authors
    This resource provides complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on approximately 100,000 U.S. and international authors.
  • Counseling and Therapy in Video  Icon
    Want to watch therapists at work? Like to watch Irvin Yalom supervising and consulting with new therapists? Wondering how to interact with people from different backgrounds than you? How are psychologists thinking about autism? Counseling and Therapy in Video has over 350 videos you can stream that demonstrate various therapies, lecture on different psychological disorders, and interview expert psychologists. All videos include transcripts. Make clips from the videos to save and share.
  • CQ Almanac
    Political science and journalism researchers will find an annual cumulation of original narrative accounts of every major piece of U.S. legislation that lawmakers considered during a congressional session going back 60 years. It includes charts, graphs and voting tables that allow the researcher to track the trends in policy debates and legislative outcomes.
  • CQ Electronic Library
    This resource allows the political science, journalism and economics researcher to search all CQ resources at once. Includes CQ Researcher + Archive, CQ Weekly, CQ Almanac, and Political Handbook of the World.
  • CQ Researcher
    Political scientists, journalists & economics researchers are going to find original information on health care, criminal justice, political and social trends, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the economy. Each report includes an overview; background and chronology on the topic; an assessment of the current situation; tables and maps; pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions; and bibliographies of key sources.
  • CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
    Contains the most frequently used data in science, including the periodic table of the elements, basic constants and units, thermodynamic and spectroscopic data; electric, magnetic, thermal and structural properties of solids, key data from nuclear science, astronomy and geophysics; and up-to-date health and safety information. Limited to 10 simultaneous users.
  • Credo Reference
    Provides access to hundreds of online reference books including encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri and books of quotations from a variety of publishers. Covers both general reference and subject-specific reference titles for a variety of disciplines. Topic Pages give great background overviews on subjects.
  • Criminal Justice Abstracts Full-text  Icon
    Criminal Justice Abstracts provides comprehensive coverage of international journals, books, reports, dissertations and unpublished papers on criminology and related disciplines. This version provides full-text for approximately 200 criminal justice journals.

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  • D&B’s Key Business Ratios (KBR)
    This tool contains industry benchmark data featuring 14 key financial ratios that cover 800 lines of business. The ratios are organized by Solvency, Efficiency, and Profitability and can be exported as CVS files which means you can use them to create custom worksheets.
  • Data-Planet Statistical Datasets  
      
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    Data-Planet allows users to retrieve statistics & data, and create tables, charts, & maps from a variety of sources. Holdings for the United States are significant, with some data available at state, county, or local geographies, including daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual time series varying by metric. International data are at the country level, and include the enhanced China Data Center. Data are organized by subject and source; users can browse by folders or keyword search.
  • Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference  
      
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    A simpler (but less powerful) interface for accessing Data-Planet statistics & data, creating tables, charts, and maps. Provides nice overviews by subject, country, or U.S. state. Data may be available at state, county, or local geographies, including daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual time series, varying by metric. International data are by country, and include the enhanced China Data Center. Users can keyword search, browse by category, source, or subject term.
  • Dictionary of Irish Biography
    The Dictionary of Irish Biography provides biographical information on the lives of deceased Irish men and women who made a significant contribution in Ireland and abroad, as well as those born overseas who had noteworthy careers in Ireland.
  • Digital Library of the Catholic Reformation
    Digital Library of the Catholic Reformation: A searchable database of primarily sixteenth and seventeenth century Latin texts it is a collection of original language writings from the 14th to the 19th century by Catholic authors on a wide variety of topics relating to the Reformation of the Catholic Church in the early modern era, the Counter-Reformation and the Council of Trent specifically.
  • Digitalia Hispanica
    DIGITALIA Hispánica, is a database of e-books and e-journals in Spanish and English with access to some of the most renowned publishers in Spain and Latin America. The collection includes e-books and e-journals in the areas of Art, Film Study, History, Language & Linguistics, Literature, Architecture, Political Affairs, Religion, Philosophy, and Social sciences.
  • Discovering Collection
    K-12 Resource Covering the core curriculum areas, this database has a selection of reference and primary sources, creative works, and multimedia including video/audio clips. Users can search by national or state curriculum standards for content correlated to the standards. Target audience: grades 8-12.
  • Dissertations and Theses
    This database provides citations for over 2.7 million dissertations and theses from colleges and universities around the world. Close to half are available in PDF form that researchers can download. All St. Thomas dissertations that have been submitted to the database are available in PDF also. If you should come across a document that does not have a PDF, you may purchase a copy or request it through interlibrary loan (ILLiad).
  • Docuseek2  Icon
    Docuseek2 is an electronic video database covering the films by the distributors Bullfrog Films and Icarus Films. It contains documentaries in the areas of: Environmental Studies, Political Science, Peace & Justice, Criminal Justice, Latin American, History, Art, Media Studies, and more.
  • DRAM  Icon
    DRAM (Database of Recorded American Music) streaming audio database is a scholarly resource that focuses on hard-to-find yet culturally and academically important recordings of American classical, modern, and avant-garde music and ensembles. DRAM contains over 4,000 albums from independent labels including New World, Composers Recordings Inc., Albany, Innova, and Cedille. Genres represented include folk music, opera, Native American, jazz, 19th century classical, early rock, musical theater, contemporary, electronic, and more. For optimal playback, use Quicktime (6.5 or higher) with Firefox, Chrome, or Internet Explorer (10 or higher).
  • PsychiatryOnline (including DSM)  Icon
    Finally, the DSM online! Including all editions, supplements and revisions of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, from the DSM to the DSM5. Includes comparisons to the ICD. Two of the textbooks – the Casebook and the Handbook of Differential Diagnosis – are still based on the DSM-IV-TR, but should be updated Fall 2013. Also includes Practice Guidelines, 6 journals, and fun assessment tools for self-study.

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  • Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800
    The Evans, Early American Imprint collection is a searchable full-image primary source collection which features books, pamphlets, and ephemera documenting life in 17th- and 18th-century America. It includes materials relating to agriculture, foreign affairs, diplomacy, literature, music, religion, the Revolutionary War, slavery, temperance, and witchcraft.
  • Early English Books Online
    Early English Books Online is searchable full-image primary source collection which features books, pamphlets, tracts and ephemera printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales in British North America as well as works published in English printed elsewhere between 1473 – 1700.
  • eBooks Collection
    Large collection of ebooks on all subjects. Please note that if someone else is using the book, you'll not have access until it is checked back in. All Ebsco eBooks are single user only.
  • Ebrary
    Large collection of ebooks on all subjects. Some books are downloadable.
  • EconLit  Icon  Icon
    EconLit is the primary index of scholarly publications in Economics. It includes peer-reviewed journal articles, books, book reviews, collective volume articles, working papers, and dissertations. Published by the American Economic Association, covers more than thirty years of global economic literature. Good source for theoretical and methodological questions in economics & business.
  • Economist Historical Archive
    The Economist Historical Archive delivers a complete searchable copy of every issue of this key political-business news magazine from 1843 until 5 years ago.
  • Education Full Text
    Education Full Text indexes over 770 education journals, as well as some monographs and yearbooks. Over 400 of the journals are peer-reviewed and almost half are available in full text. It also includes several peer-reviewed open access journals. The indexing starts in 1983, and the full text starts in 1996. Approximately 75-100 of the titles are not indexed in ERIC and it is a complementary resource to use with ERIC.
  • Eighteenth Century Collections Online
    Eighteenth Century Collections Online captures the essence of the Enlightenment in Great Britain between 1701 and 1800 through digital access to materials ranging from books and directories to Bibles, sheet music, sermons and advertisements. It delivers every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in Great Britain during the eighteenth century, along with thousands of important works from the Americas.
  • Emerald
    Emerald contains peer-reviewed articles from 175 management journals, and it is especially strong in management topics such as human resource management, operations management, and library and information management.Emerald also contains articles that focus on marketing,finance, information technology, and international company and industry information.
  • Encyclopedia of Social Work
    This encyclopedia defines and analyzes the major topics in the field of social work. The current edition is available online and updated monthly. Earlier editions are located on the OSF Reference shelves under the call number REF HV 35 .S6. The Social Work Year Book, the predecessor to the Encyclopedia, going back to the early 20th century, is nearby on the OSF Reference shelves.
  • Engineering Research Database
    Engineering Research Database covers the international serial and non-serial literature pertaining to civil, earthquake, environmental, mechanical, and transportation engineering. Sources covered include over 3,500 periodicals, conference proceedings, technical reports, trade journal/newsletter items, patents, books, and press releases.
  • ERIC
    The ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) database provides information about 1.3 million items related to education, including journal articles, books, conference papers, statistical or research reports and other items. It is THE essential tool for research in education.
  • eStatement Studies
    RMA's e-Statement Studies provides financial ratio benchmarks, industry default probabilities, and cash flow measures. The industry information in this database is organized by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code. Note to Internet Explorer 10 users: Please set your browser to Compatibility Mode by pressing the F12 key on your keyboard, and, where it says Browser Mode, please choose "Internet Explorer 10 Compatibility Mode". Otherwise, use another browser.
  • Ethnic NewsWatch
    Comprehensive collection of newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic, minority, and native press. All articles are full-text. Updated quarterly. 1990- .
  • Expanded Academic ASAP
    Scholarly, peer-reviewed, and general interest periodicals (many in full-text), with core titles in every major academic concentration.
  • Encyclopedia Britannica School Edition - Mobile  
      
    Britannica School Edition is a resource for students and teachers at the K-12 level (three levels: elementary, middle school, and high school). It includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, magazine articles, website links, and multimedia. For teachers, there are lesson plans, interactive resources, educational games, and video materials. These resources are aligned with state and national curriculum standards.

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  • Factiva
    Factiva is a great source for finding up-to-the-minute news articles from publications around the world including the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and the Financial Times. It also contains many smaller market news sources, trade magazines, and journals. Use the Companies and Markets option to access company profiles and industry data. Limited to 6 simultaneous users.
  • Facts On File World News Digest
    Researchers in political science and journalism and those just interested in politics will find daily news stories of current events from around the world. Facts on File covers all major political, social, and economic events since November 1940. Search by story in the title index; browse by decade, country or issue. Also includes an Encyclopedia, Almanac and curriculum tools. Watch for Historic Documents link in special features to find older materials.
  • Family Studies Abstracts
    Family Studies Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to family studies, including marriage, divorce, family therapy, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
  • Federal Surveillance of African Americans, 1920-1984
    Between the early 1920s and early 1980s, the Justice Department and its Federal Bureau of Investigation engaged in widespread investigation of those deemed politically suspect. Black Americans of all political persuasions were subject to federal scrutiny, harassment, and prosecution. The FBI enlisted black "confidential special informants" to infiltrate a variety of organizations. Hundreds of documents in this collection were originated by such operatives.
  • Films on Demand  Icon
    Films on Demand is a multi disciplinary database that provides streaming videos (electronic videos) from Films Media Group. More than 5000 full-length videos are available and they cover the subject areas of psychology, history, literature, languages, engineering, business, art, sociology, sciences and more.
  • Financial Times Historical Archive
    The Financial Times Historical Archive offers the complete run of the London edition of the paper, from 1888 until 5 years ago.
  • Foreign Firms Operating in the United States Online
    Foreign companies listed in this database have a substantial investment in the operations of wholly or partially owned subsidiaries, affiliates, or branches located in the U.S. This database allows users to create and download custom reports into Excel!
  • Fuente Academica
    Fuente Acadmica provides full text (including PDF) for a rapidly growing collection of scholarly Spanish language journals. This multi-disciplinary database offers full text content to many academic areas including business & economics, medical sciences, political science, law, computer science, library & information sciences, literature, linguistics, history, philosophy and theology.

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  • Gale Directory Library
    Includes Encyclopedia of Associations: International Organizations and National Organizations of the U.S., Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media, Market Share Reporter and Ward's Business Directory of U.S. Private and Public Companies.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library  Icon
    Full-text encyclopedias and dictionaries.
  • Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online
    Over 1,000 articles covering the music of all the world’s peoples, with over 200 audio tracks. Includes overviews of geographic regions, their musical heritages, and descriptions of genres, practices, and performances. Illustrated with photographs, drawings, maps, and musical examples.
  • Gartner  
      
    Gartner is an independent consulting company that provides research and analysis about global technology issues and their impact on organizations. Written by specialists in many fields of emerging technologies, the data from Gartner includes market research, product information, evaluations, vendor reviews and industry overviews. Restricted to UST students, faculty, and staff.
  • General Business File ASAP
    General BusinessFile ASAP provides a combination of indexing, abstracts, and full text from business and trade publications.
  • General OneFile
    General OneFile includes mainstream and specialized periodicals. Subjects include business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social sciences, sports, technology, and many general interest topics.
  • General Reference Center Gold
    General Reference Center is a general-interest database that lets you search newspapers, reference books, and periodicals, many with full-text and images. This database can be used to find the latest on current events, popular culture, business and industry coverage, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies and more.
  • General Science Collection
    Composed of over 200 journals from highly specialized academic journals to general science-focused magazines, the General Science Collection provides coverage of all scientific endeavor, including such topics as particle physics and quantum theory, advanced mathematics, biotechnology, and many more. Updated daily, it includes more than 1.6 million articles. Coverage varies by title.
  • GeoRef
    The GeoRef database, from the American Geological Institute, provides access to the geoscience literature of the world. GeoRef is the most comprehensive database in the geosciences - it contains over 3.2 million abstracts for geoscience journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses.
  • Google Book Search
  • Google Scholar
    Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations. Access to full-text available through UST subscription resources. Click "Get it@UST Libraries." to get free full-text.
  • GPO Monthly Catalog
    An index to U. S. government documents printed or available online. (The U.S. Government is the world's largest publisher.) Includes 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 well-researched information covering all aspects of 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.
  • Guardian and The Observer (Historical)
    This database provides you access to the complete content of the British newspapers, The Guardian (1821 - 2003) and The Observer (1791- 2003) including all articles, editorials, advertisements and photographs.
  • Passport GMID
    (Formerly known as Euromonitor Passport) Passport GMID provides market research on countries, markets and companies. It includes country demographics and economic conditions; consumer lifestyle profiles; sales volume, value and forecasts for 350 retail products; information on major brands and companies. Data can be downloaded into Excel spreadsheets. Restricted to UST students, faculty, and staff. Even on campus you must log in with your UST username/password.
  • Student Resources In Context
    K-12 Resource. Designed for secondary students (middle and high school), this media-rich resource provides information on topics across the curriculum. It includes reference articles, periodical and newspaper articles, information from primary sources, multimedia including charts, graphs, maps, tables, and video and audio content. Resources have been selected to align with curriculum standards, which can be reviewed under the “resources” tab.

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  • Health Reference Center Academic
    Health Reference Center includes articles nursing and allied health journals, newspapers, magazines, newsletters, and consumer health information sources.
  • Health Source: Consumer Edition
    Health Source Consumer Edition provides full-text access to consumer health magazines, current health-related pamphlets and health reference books. Clinical Reference Systems reports and the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide with generic and brand name drug patient education sheets are also accessible here.
  • HeinOnline Law Journal Library
    HeinOnline is a collection of resources ranging from law review articles to a wide range of foreign and domestic legal documents. Highlights include the Law Journals Library (American law review articles from the inception of the journal), Federal Register Library (vol. 1, 1936 - current), U.S. Supreme Court Library, full-text Restatements, treaty collections, and legislative history documents.
  • Historical Abstracts (EBSCO)
    Index to journal articles and bibliographic citations to books and dissertations on the history of the world (except for) the U.S. and Canada from 1450 to the present. Limited to 6 simultaneous users.
  • Historical Statistics of the United States
    The standard source for the quantitative facts of American history including statistics. Topics covered include: population, work and welfare, economics, international relations and governance.

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  • IBISWorld Industry Market Research
    IBISWorld Industry Market Research Reports provide in-depth industry analysis for several hundred U.S. industries. Searchable by keyword, company name, and NAICS or SIC codes. Reports average 25-30 pages, are updated regularly, and contain key statistics, market characteristics, segmentation, industry conditions, industry performance, key competitors, key factors, and industry outlook. Restricted to UST students, faculty, and staff.
  • IEEE Computer Society Digital Library
    The IEEE Computer Society Digital library gives access to 14 full text CSDL magazine titles, IEEE transactions and selected conference proceedings. The IEEE Computer Society is the world's leading organization of computer professionals and this collection provides information on the history of computing, security issues, wireless technology, artificial intelligence and software development.
  • Index Islamicus
    The Index Islamicus database indexes literature on Islam, the Middle East and the Muslim world. It is produced by the Islamic Bibliography Unit at Cambridge University Library. Material cited in the Index Islamicus includes not only work written about the Middle East, but also about the other main Muslim areas of Asia and Africa, plus Muslim minorities elsewhere.
  • Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals (SilverPlatter)
    Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals is a multilingual index that provides in-depth coverage of public and private international law, comparative and foreign law, and the law of all jurisdictions other than the United States, the U.K., Canada, and Australia. Content includes journal articles, congressional reports, essay collections, and book reviews from 1985 to the present.
  • Index to Legal Periodicals & Books
    Index to Legal Periodicals and Books is a bibliographic database consisting of citations from legal periodicals (law reviews, bar association journals, university publications, yearbooks, institutes and government publications) and law books that cover all areas of jurisprudence, including recent court decisions, new legislation, and original scholarship. 1982-present.
  • Informe Academico
    A collection of indexed and full-text content from a variety of Spanish-language and bilingual periodicals. Contains more than 50 full text titles. It covers humanities, education, business, science, current issues, politics, economics, social science, health care, environmental issues and more.
  • INFORMS PubOnLine

    Published by the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science,(INFORMS) this is a searchable database of 15 full text management journals which focuses on decision sciences, information systems, supply chain management and operations research. The full text extends back to November 1952 and the articles include tables, graphs and references with some links to other full text articles.
  • Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
    ICPSR provides access to the world's largest archive of computer-based research and instructional data for the social sciences. Includes data for criminal justice, demography, economics, education, foreign policy, gerontology, history, law, political science, public health, and sociology. A separate username/password is required for ICPSR. You must register using your UST email address in order for this resource to recognize you as an authorized user.
  • International Encyclopedia of Communication Online
    A definitive reference source in an interdisciplinary and dynamic field, this authoritative work is jointly published with the International Communication Association (ICA). Coverage includes theories, media and communication, research methods, concepts, and much more. The encyclopedia features sophisticated cross-referencing as well as a lexicon by subject area.
  • International Financial Statistics Online
    Sponsored by the International Monetary Fund, IFS is a standard source of economic and financial data for most countries of the world. Includes many macroeconomic indicators including measures of money supply, exchange rates, trade/balance of payments, prices/inflation, interest rates, employment, and national income & product accounts. Useful for international economics and business statistical data needs. Can search for indicators & countries and download to Excel.
  • International Historical Statistics
    IHS contains a vast array of statistical data for the countries of the world from 1750-2010.Data series include population, economic, infrastructure, media, education, etc. Frequency and coverage of data vary by series and country. View or download in PDF or MS Excel formats.
  • International Medieval Bibliography
    The International Medieval Bibliography (IMB) is the world's leading interdisciplinary bibliography of journal articles, book chapters and books relating to the European Middle Ages, covering Europe, the Middle East and North Africa in the period 400-1500. Limited to 3 simultaneous users.
  • IOP Science
    IOP Science provides access to online journals published by the Institute of Physics.
  • Irish Times (Historical)
    This database provides you access to the complete content of the Irish Times newspaper (1859-2012) including all articles, editorials, advertisements and photographs.
  • Issues & Controversies
    Issues & Controversies explore more than 800 timely, in-depth, and objective articles on topics such as politics, government, business, education, and popular culture. It is updated weekly and provides links to a 13-year backfile. Also included are links to news coverage, pros and cons statements, timelines, statistics, etc.
  • Iter: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance
    ITER is an electronic bibliography of articles, essays, books, dissertation abstracts, encyclopedia entries and reviews relating to the study of the Middle Ages and Renaissance period (400-1700).
  • Student Edition
    K-12 Resource. This database is designed for high school students, with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more. Target audience: high school.

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  • Jewish Studies Source
    Jewish Studies Source contains over 400 full-text titles that covers all facets of Judaism; multidisciplinary view of Jewish civilization from its origins to the present; full-texts articles from leading journals, related articles from major periodicals and newspapers, monographs, and over 1600 biographies.
  • Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory & Criticism
    An indispensable resource for scholars and students of literary theory and discourse, this guide presents a comprehensive historical survey of the field's most important figures, schools, and movements. It includes hundreds of alphabetically arranged entries and subentries on critics and theorists, critical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods.
  • JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) – General
    Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) is a peer reviewed, PubMed-indexed journal that publishes biological, medical, chemical and physical research in video and text format. The video captures include everything from basic to complex experimental techniques. The UST Libraries subscribe to the JoVE General Section only.
  • JSTOR
    JSTOR provides access to digitized versions of complete runs of key scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, and the social sciences. The Arts & Sciences collections represent the building blocks of an interdisciplinary scholarly journal archive.
  • Junior Edition - K12
    K-12 Resource. This database is designed for junior high and middle schools, and includes a variety of indexed and fulltext magazines, newspapers, and reference books for information on current events, arts, science, popular culture, health, history, sports, etc. Coverage limited to approximately last three years.
  • Junior Reference Collection
    K-12 Resource. Covering the core curriculum areas, this database has a selection of reference and primary sources, creative works, multimedia including video/audio clips, and several thousand photographs. Users can search by national or state curriculum standards for content correlated to the standards. Target audience: grades 6-8.

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  • Kids InfoBits
    K-12 Resource. Kids InfoBits meets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features 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.

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  • LegalTrac
    LegalTrac indexes major legal titles including law reviews, legal newspapers, law specialty publications, bar association journals and international legal journals. It also contains law-related articles from other business and general-interest titles.
  • LexisNexis Academic  Icon
    Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe provides full text access to over 5,600 news, business, and legal publications. News sources include international, U.S., state, and local newspapers, magazines and wire services. Business sources include company and industry financial data, SEC filings and news from business publications. Legal coverage comes from primary sources such as laws, statutes, regulations and secondary news sources from legal journals. Biographical information is available as well.
  • Library of Latin Texts Online (CLCLT)  
      
    Search original texts in Latin. Includes texts of the classical period, Patristic works, a corpus of Medieval Latin writing, and works of later Latin. Includes the complete works of Cicero, Virgil, Augustine, Jerome, Gregory the Great, Anselm of Canterbury, Bernard of Clairvaux, and Thomas a Kempis. Includes medieval saints' lives and travel narratives, legal texts, and theological, philosophical, and scientific treatises from the early-modern period. Limited to 3 simultaneous users.
  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)  Icon
    Library staff and those interested in librarianship, bibliometrics, online information retrieval and information management will find this resource helpful. It is predominantly an index of selected journals, some books, research reports and proceedings.
  • Literature Criticism Online
    Centuries of analysis - scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals - delivered in an easy-to-use 24/7 online format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals.
  • Literature Online
    Literature Online contains a full library of up-to-date, fully searchable criticism and reference resources in addition to full text of poetry, drama, and prose fiction from the eighth century to the present day. LION provides materials for the historical study of almost every period and genre of literature in English and features increasing numbers of works by major authors of the twentieth century. It also includes audio and video content through its Poets on Screen recordings of poets reading their own and others' works, and the Shakespeare Audio Plays collection.
  • Literature Resource Center
    A one-stop-shop resource providing access to biographies, critical analyses and reviews of authors from every age and literary discipline. It covers more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors.
  • ProQuest Congressional
    Proquest Congressional will be of interest to political scientists, journalists and policy wonks. House and Senate reports from 1830-; House and senate documents and CRS reports from 1817-2003; Serial Set Maps 1916-; Hearings from 1817 to 2003. Researchers can search by subject, title, witness, witness affiliation, author, map area, petitioner, etc. or the number of the document.

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  • Making of Modern Law
    MOML Legal Treatises database provides digital images on every page of 22,000 legal treatises on U.S. and British law published from 1800 through 1926. Browse feature (by author or title) and full-text search engine provided.
  • MasterFILE Premier  Icon
    MasterFILE Premier provides full text access to many general interest and news periodicals covering a broad range of disciplines, plus indexing and abstracts for many others. A good basic source for current events topics, this database also includes: almanac entries, book reviews, reference and travel books, biographies, primary source documents, the American Heritage Dictionary, an image collection, maps, and flags.
  • MathSciNet
    MathSciNet which is produced by the American Mathematical Society, provides access to Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications. MathSciNet includes citations and review texts from 1940 to the present; it is updated daily. Current Mathematical Publications provides subject, author and title access to recent and forthcoming books, articles, conference proceedings, etc. ; a citation moves from Current Mathematical Publications to Mathematical Reviews once it is reviewed.
  • Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law
  • Media Education Foundation Films  Icon
    Includes all films from the Media Education Foundation in streaming video. MEF produces and distributes documentary films and other educational resources to inspire critical thinking about the social, political, and cultural impact of American mass media. Include titles such as: Killing us Softly, Dreamworlds, Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes, and more.
  • MEDLINE
    MedLine, a service of the National Library of Medicine, provides access to over 11 million MEDLINE citations back to the mid-1960's and additional life science journals. Includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources.
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook & Tests in Print
    Mental Measurements Yearbook describes and critically analyzes of more than 2000 commercially available standardized English-language tests: educational, personality, aptitude, neuropsychological, achievement, and intelligence. Evaluates tests for validity, reliability, and ease of testing. No full-text tests are included. Tests in Print (TIP) is a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests currently in print in the English language. Limited to 4 simultaneous users.
  • Mergent Online  
      
    UST's best database for U.S. and international public company information (active and inactive companies), including SEC/EDGAR filings for over 10,000 U.S. public companies, including all financials, competitor and market ratios, and company comparisons. Limited to 8 simultaneous users, and users are logged off after 15 minutes of inactivity.
  • Minneapolis Tribune (Historical)
    This database provides you access to the complete content of the Minneapolis Morning Tribune and Minneapolis Tribune newspapers (1867 - 1922) including all articles, editorials, advertisements and photographs.
  • MLA Bibliography
    Gives researchers in literature, languages and linguistics access to more than 1.4 million bibliographic citations from 1963 to the present alongside tens of thousands of author biographies, critical essays and journal articles in every literary genre.
  • MRI+ Mediamark Reporter  
      
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    MRI+ Mediamark Reporter contains demographic and lifestyle data along with media preferences for consumers of products and brands. Its detailed consumer product usage and media information is collected from a national sample of U.S. consumers. Does NOT work using Chrome or Safari. You must create an account using your UST email address. Restricted to UST students, faculty, and staff.
  • Music Index
    Covering all styles and genres of popular and classical music, Music Index indexes nearly 800 music periodicals from around the world from 1972 to the present; some titles are indexed starting in 1970. Includes citations to book reviews, obituaries, dissertations, and articles about music, musicians, and the music industry. Includes links to full text articles in JSTOR and EBSCO Host. For access to citations from 1949-1972, consult the print version (OSF REF ML 118 .M973).
  • MyiLibrary
    Full-text e-books.

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  • National Bureau of Economic Research Publications
    This database provides access to scholarly economic research papers. Includes a handy list of economic data sources. Useful for economics, business, and public policy questions. The NBER is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of how the economy works. The group works to create and distribute unbiased economic research among public policymakers, business professionals, and the academic community.
  • National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts
    The National Criminal Justice Reference Service Database contains summaries of the more than 200,000 criminal justice, juvenile justice, and substance abuse resources housed in the NCJRS Library collection. This database is sponsored by several departments within the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, and the Office of National Drug Control Policy and includes information on resources published by these agencies.
  • National Geographic Magazine Archive
    The National Geographic Virtual Library Magazine Archive brings together every page of the National Geographic magazine—including advertisements—along with a cross-searchable collection of articles and images. The Virtual Library Magazine includes: National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1888-1994 and National Geographic Archive, 1995-Current.
  • Naxos Music Library  Icon  Icon
    Naxos Music Library streaming audio database offers over a million tracks of classical, film, world, and folk music. Users can search for music by composer, artist, period, year of composition, instrument, label, duration, mood, or genre. Added features include composer biographies, musical terms glossaries, work analyses, and K-12 curriculum resources. Playlists can be created for personal or classroom use.
  • Naxos Music Library Jazz  Icon
    Naxos Music Library Jazz streaming audio database offers tens of thousands of tracks of classic and contemporary jazz, blues, and R&B performed by international jazz artists. Users can select music by composer, artist, ensemble, instrument, label, or genre. Playlists can be created for personal or classroom use. Limited to 5 simultaneous users.
  • New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics Online
    Palgraves is the premier subject encyclopedia for the field. You will find it useful for getting definitive explanations of economic concepts, browsing for research paper topic selection, and locating additional sources for further reading from the article bibliographies. Covers all aspects of the field, including micro and macroeconomics, economic history, econometrics, international, urban, financial, monetary, public, and theoretical economics.
  • New Testament Abstracts  Icon
    Advanced tool. Abstracts (short summaries) from over 500 academic journals about field of New Testament studies; international scope. Also abstracts books on related topics. Limited subject and/or citation searching.
  • New York Times (Historical)
    This database provides you access to the complete content of The New York Times newspaper (1851 - 2008) including all articles, editorials, advertisements and photographs.
  • Newsbank
    Access World News from Newsbank contains the full-text of thousands of national and international newspapers and other news sources. Users can conduct a global search of all newspapers, or choose newspapers within a region, or even within an individual country. When searching for newspapers in North America, users can drill down to sources within a state, and in some cases down to smaller town newspapers. Includes foreign language newspapers, campus news, tv news transcripts and business news.
  • 19th Century British Library Newspapers
    In this database you will find full-text content and images of 70 national, regional and local 19th century British newspapers including both liberal and conservative perspectives on the social and political developments of the times in which they were published.
  • 19th Century U.S. Newspapers
    In this database, you will find full-text content and images from numerous newspapers from a range of urban and rural regions throughout the U.S. The collection encompasses the entire 19th century, with an emphasis on such topics as the American Civil War, African-American culture and history, Western migration and Antebellum-era life.
  • Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage
    Formerly Standard & Poor's Industry Survey / Standard & Poor's Stock Reports. This resource contains developments, performance, outlook, trends, forecasts, competitors, market share, and financial and ratio analysis for industries and individual companies. Reports are available in both .pdf and .html.
  • St. Paul Pioneer Press
    This database from Newsbank contains the full-text archives of the Pioneer Press from 1988 to the present. It is easily searchable by keywords and is a great source for regional news, and local company information. It does not include the current week's articles.

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  • OECD iLibrary
    OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Contains analytical reports and statistical data. Also contains content from other international agencies. Includes the OECD Economic Outlook, OECD Economic Surveys, and their Factbook.
  • Old Testament Abstracts  Icon
    Advanced tool. Abstracts (short summaries) from over 500 academic journals about field of Old Testament studies; international scope. Also abstracts books on related topics. Limited subject and/or citation searching.
  • OneSource Global Business Browser
    OneSource Global Business Browser, previously known as ReferenceUSA Onesource, provides company profiles, SWOTs, analyst reports and market research reports for North American and international companies. Exporting of data is limited to 100 items on-campus and 50 items off-campus.
  • Opera in Video  Icon
    Streaming video database that contains 290 performances of operas from the Baroque to the twentieth century and documentaries on specific operas, composers, performers, and companies.
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context
    A one-stop source for information on a variety of social issues. Access viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, as well as full-text magazine and newspaper articles.
  • Oxford Art Online
    Oxford Art Online is an innovative new gateway that offers users the ability to access and search the vast content of Grove Art Online and Oxford art reference in one location. Includes extensive image archives from several major North American museums. Limited to 5 simultaneous users.
  • Oxford Biblical Studies Online
    Oxford Biblical Studies Online provides a comprehensive resource for the study of the Bible and biblical history. It contains six essential OUP Bible texts, including the latest edition of the New Oxford Annotated Bible, as well as deuterocanonical collections, Concordances, and the Oxford Bible Commentary. Search across multiple versions of the Bible, and compare different texts and commentaries in an innovative side-by-side view.
  • Oxford Bibliographies
    This resource is a combination of "an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia". Articles are written by renowned scholars in the fields and resources are reviewed for "scholarly accuracy, authority, and objectivity. UST currently subscribes to 15 subject collections.
  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
    55,000 biographies of people who shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond, from the earliest times to the year 2003. Limited to 3 simultaneous users.
  • Oxford English Dictionary
    The Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. The OED covers words from across the English-speaking world, from North America to South Africa, from Australia and New Zealand to the Caribbean. It also offers the best in etymological analysis and in listing of variant spellings, and it shows pronunciation using the International Phonetic Alphabet.
  • Oxford Handbooks Online
    Oxford Handbooks features review essays, written by leading experts, that evaluate the current thinking on a field or topic, and make an original argument about the future direction of the debate. UST currently subscribes to 7 subject collections.
  • Oxford Index
    Oxford Index is a unified search on Oxford journals, reference, handbooks and scholarship. UST does not have all content.
  • Oxford Islamic Studies Online
    Oxford Islamic Studies Online offers a multi-layered reference experience designed to provide a first stop for anyone needing information on Islam. Limited to 3 simultaneous users.
  • Oxford Language Dictionaries Online
    Language dictionary, currently offers 6 languages French, German, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, and Italian. Covers over 1.2 million words and phrases, and over 2 million translations. It includes usage examples and illustrative phrases, grammar guidance, click-through verb tables and pronunciation charts, explanations of grammatical terms, help with spelling and punctuation, templates including sample letters, emails, and CVs and rsums to provide practical help with writing in each language.
  • Oxford Music Online
    Includes 4 music reference resources: "Grove Music"--full texts of New Grove Music, New Grove Opera, and New Grove Jazz; "Oxford Companion to Music" and "Oxford Dictionary of Music"--concise articles on musicians, individual works, instruments, notation, forms, & genres; and "Encyclopedia of Popular Music"--covers all genres and periods of popular music from 1900 to the present including jazz, country, folk, rap, reggae, techno, musicals, and world music. Limited to 5 simultaneous users.
  • Oxford Reference
    Oxford Reference contains full text dictionaries and encyclopedias from the Oxford University Press. It is easy to search and contains entries on a wide array of topics from business, computing and environmental science to art, biology, literature, religion, and political science. Limited to 5 simultaneous users.

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  • PapersFirst
    PapersFirst identifies over 580,000 papers presented at conferences, expositions, workshops and symposiums worldwide on a wide range of topics from the arts and humanities to business and the latest technology trends. The documents are received by the British Library and coverage begins from 1993 to the present.
  • Passport GMID
    (Formerly known as Euromonitor Passport) Passport GMID provides market research on countries, markets and companies. It includes country demographics and economic conditions; consumer lifestyle profiles; sales volume, value and forecasts for 350 retail products; information on major brands and companies. Data can be downloaded into Excel spreadsheets. Restricted to UST students, faculty, and staff. Even on campus you must log in with your UST username/password.
  • Philosopher's Index  Icon
    Philosopher's Index is a bibliographic database with informative, author-written abstracts covering scholarly research in all areas of philosophy.
  • Philosophy Documentation Center (Formerly POIESIS: Philosophy Online Serials)
    Searchable access to the full text of St Thomas-subscribed philosophy journals, plus indexing to dozens more. Formerly called POIESIS: Philosophy Online Serials
  • PILOTS (Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress)
    PILOTS is a bibliographic database produced at the headquarters of the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in White River Junction, Vermont, and is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Its goal is to include citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations, while offering both current and retrospective coverage.
  • Pittsburgh Courier (Historical)
    This database provides you with access to the complete content of the African-American newspaper, the Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002) including all articles, editorials, advertisements and photographs.
  • Points of View Reference Center
    A full-text database providing essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides 250 topics, each with an overview, point,counterpoint,and a Critical Thinking Guide. It contains materials from all viewpoints, including main essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books.
  • Political Handbook of the World Online Edition
    Political science and journalism researchers will find this resource useful for comprehensive country profiles, chronicles of national history, government, and political parties, as well as information on intergovernmental organizations, development banks, and the agencies and specialized bodies of the United Nations.
  • Political Risk Yearbook
    Provides 45-65 page overviews of the history, economy, politics, and risk forecasts for 100 countries. It provides 10 years of economic data, with description and analysis of the political players and situation written by experts.
  • PrivCo
    PrivCo database is an excellent source for finding information on large privately-held companies ($50 million and greater). Company profiles include an overview of the firm, its leadership team/owners, and company financials. The profiles also contain, when available, detailed information on VC and private equity funding, private M&A deals, patent and copyright litigation, and IPO activities.
  • ProceedingsFirst
    ProceedingsFirst is a companion database to Papersfirst. Whereas Papersfirst indexes papers presented at conferences and expositions from around the world, ProceedingsFirst contains more information about the conferences and meetings themselves such as the other papers presented and the people who spoke. Proceedingsfirst contains over 192,000 records received by the British Library that date back from 1993 to the present.
  • Professional Development Collection
    The Professional Development Collection is a resource for researchers in education. It includes resources across a broad range of educational topics and research levels. It indexes over 700 journals, and over 500 of those are peer reviewed. About 350 of the peer reviewed titles are available in full text. Use this to supplement your research in ERIC.
  • Project MUSE
    Project MUSE provides online access to a large selection of prestigious humanities and social sciences journals. This online journal collections support a diverse array of research needs at academic, public, special and school libraries worldwide. MUSE is also the sole source of complete, full-text versions of titles from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies.
  • PROLA - Physical Review Online Archive
    PROLA allows searching or browsing of the full text of all Physical Review titles with complete archive.
  • ProQuest Congressional
    Proquest Congressional will be of interest to political scientists, journalists and policy wonks. House and Senate reports from 1830-; House and senate documents and CRS reports from 1817-2003; Serial Set Maps 1916-; Hearings from 1817 to 2003. Researchers can search by subject, title, witness, witness affiliation, author, map area, petitioner, etc. or the number of the document.
  • ProQuest Digital Microfilm
    ProQuest Digital Microfilm hosts 4 microfilmed newspapers for online viewing and retrieval. View full image microfilm editions of The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Saint Paul Pioneer Press, and Minneapolis Star Tribune from 2008 forward. These digital editions replace classic microfilm starting in 2012.
  • Proquest Historical Newspapers
    Combined search of historical newspapers including: New York Times, Washington Post, Irish Times, The Guardian and Observer and the Minneapolis Tribune.
  • ProQuest Newsstand
    Full text of The New York Times, Star Tribune, Pioneer Press, Wall Street Journal, and 300+ other U.S. and international newspapers, plus hundreds of other news sources and news wires, including several Minnesota resources.
  • PsychiatryOnline (including DSM)  Icon
    Finally, the DSM online! Including all editions, supplements and revisions of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, from the DSM to the DSM5. Includes comparisons to the ICD. Two of the textbooks – the Casebook and the Handbook of Differential Diagnosis – are still based on the DSM-IV-TR, but should be updated Fall 2013. Also includes Practice Guidelines, 6 journals, and fun assessment tools for self-study.
  • Psychotherapy.net
    Psychotherapy.net is a psychotherapy and counseling video streaming collection. The majority of the videos show therapists conducting therapy and demonstrating clinical skills, along with
    pre and post discussions. Includes most major theoretical orientations, including cognitive-behavioral, psychoanalytic/psychodynamic, family systems, existential-humanistic, motivational interviewing, and many others.
  • PsycINFO (PsycNet)
    Start here when you need to find research in psychology. Which areas of psychology? Just about all of them. PsycINFO covers mental health, counseling, cognitive science, neuroscience, education, learning, family studies and language. Provides full-text access (back to the first issue) of the journals published by the American Psychological Association, as well as other association journals and many books and book chapters.
  • PsycTESTS
    Need to find psychological or social tests, instruments or inventories? PsycTESTS has full text of non-commercial tests, along with research on the use, validity, reliability, application to diverse populations, and history of both commercial and non-commercial tests.
  • PubMed  Icon
    Indexes articles on all aspects of medicine, published all over the world. Use for human biology, anatomy, and physiology, psychiatry, pharmacology, and health care management, administration, and policy. The MeSH (Medical Subject Heads) search is extremely helpful in finding terms. After you find an especially appropriate article, click on Related Records to find other articles of interest.
  • Dissertations and Theses
    This database provides citations for over 2.7 million dissertations and theses from colleges and universities around the world. Close to half are available in PDF form that researchers can download. All St. Thomas dissertations that have been submitted to the database are available in PDF also. If you should come across a document that does not have a PDF, you may purchase a copy or request it through interlibrary loan (ILLiad).

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  • RCL web
    Resources for College Libraries (RCLweb) is a core list of print and electronic titles in many subject areas, chosen by subject-experts. RCLweb allows librarians, faculty, and students to find research materials, enhance course curriculum, and augment collections. Search by a variety of criteria including: Audience, Format, Awards, and date added to the database. Entries include a full-text review from Choice and a link to CLICnet. Titles or lists can be printed, e-mailed, and downloaded.
  • Readers Guide Retrospective
    Use the Reader's Guide Retrospective index to locate articles published in popular press magazines and journals dating from 1890 to 1982.
  • ReferenceUSA  Icon
    Contains information for 14 million U.S. businesses nationwide and over 200 million U.S. households. Search by company name, size, revenue or business costs (often these figures are estimated), location, industry, or many other characteristics. Choose US Business or US Residential databases, then Custom Search. Exporting of data is limited to 100 items on-campus or 50 off-campus.
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  • Regional Business News
    This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
  • RIA Checkpoint
    Accounting standards research materials, including primary source documents from FASB Codification and AICPA Standards, and secondary source handbooks and manuals. Please note that this resource has a limit on the number of simultaneous users.
  • RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
    RILM abstracts international publications and media on music: books, journals, online resources, research-based films and recordings, dissertations, and more. In addition to covering Western classical music, ethnomusicology, popular music, and jazz, music-related content is abstracted from related disciplines: anthropology, archaeology, architecture, art history, dance, drama, librarianship, literature, pedagogy, philosophy, physics, psychology, religion, sociology, and therapy.
  • Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy
    Based on the 1998 authoritative print edition, this encyclopedia features over 2,000 signed articles across the breadth of the discipline by international experts. Each year new or revised entries are added. The 10 volume print edition is available in Reference at both Ireland and OSF Libraries. Limited to 4 simultaneous users.
  • Routledge Religion Online
    Religion subject collection of thirty background reference books published by Routledge Taylor & Francis Group. A wide range of topics is represented, including world religions, ethics, early Christianity, the papacy, the Reformation, etc.
  • Royal Society of Chemistry  Icon
    Current full-text coverage for five RSC journals: Chemical Communications, Chemical Society Review, Dalton Transactions, Organ Biomolecular Chemistry and Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. Also includes selected full-text articles from another small group of RSC publications.
  • Advertising Red Books  
      
    This directory provides information on advertising agencies and companies in the United States and Canada that spend at least $200,000 on advertising. Company entries contain company address, products, advertising expenditures, key personnel and advertising agency. Information on advertising agencies includes clients, specialization, personnel and approximate annual billings. For current UST students, staff, and faculty only. Limited to 10 simultaneous users.

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  • Sabin Americana
    Sabin Americana, 1500–1926 is digital archive of books, pamphlets, serials and other works about North, Central and South America, and the Caribbean the from the time of their discovery to the early 1900s.
  • Science Reference Center
    Science Reference Center provides easy access to full-text science content including encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, web sites, pictures, illustrations, audio clips and video clips. Includes ability to limit by lexile reading levels.
  • ScienceDirect
    ScienceDirect offers access to the Elsevier Science journal collection which contains abstracts and full text articles from 1995 to the present. While the collection focuses on science, technology and medicine, it also contains many journal titles from other social science disciplines.
  • SciFinder  
      
    SciFinder provides easy access to information in Chemical Abstracts Services resources: journal citations and abstracts, substance data, chemical reactions, regulatory data, chemical suppliers, and biomedical literature. Before logging in for the first time, you register for an individual account.
  • Serials Directory  Icon
    The Serials Directory provides access to current bibliographic information for popular serials. It contains over 240,000 U.S. and international titles, including newspapers, and data from over 100,000 publishers worldwide, including e-mail and Internet addresses, Library of Congress and Dewey Decimal Classifications for every entry.
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    Use SimplyMap to create detailed thematic GIS maps for presentations, reports, grant applications, business plans, and research projects. Access thousands of demographic, business, and marketing data variables - consumer expenditure, lifestyles, market segments, real estate and more. Create a free personal account to save your work. Limited to 5 simultaneous users.
  • Smithsonian Global Sound  Icon  Icon
    Smithsonian Global Sound streaming audio database has more than 40,000 individual tracks of music, spoken word, and natural and human-made sounds from Smithsonian/Folkways and other record labels. Included are readings of literary and dramatic works, historic speeches, language instruction, natural sounds, environmental and mechanical sounds, sound effects, children's music, and traditional music from virtually everywhere in the world. Playlists can be created for personal or classroom use.
  • Social Work Abstracts
    Produced by the National Association of Social Workers, Inc., it contains records from journals on topics such as homelessness, child and family welfare, aging, substance abuse, legislation, and community organization. Updated every six months. 1977- . Limited to 8 simultaneous users.
  • SocINDEX with Full Text
    SocINDEX with Full Text identifies resources in the field of sociology and related subject areas. It indexes over 3000 journals and provides full text for 890 journals, several dating back to 1908. It also includes full text for over 850 books and monographs, as well as over 16,800 conference reports. It also includes a thesaurus of sociological terms.
  • Something About The Author Online
    This resource includes biographical profiles of the lives and work of authors and illustrators for children and young adults. Entries include personal information, list of awards and honors, list of writings or illustrated works, adaptations, background information about major works, critical resources, and if the person is deseased, references for obituaries.
  • SPORTDiscus with Full Text  Icon
    SPORTDiscus covers sport, fitness, exercise and related disciplines. Included are journal and magazine articles, books, book chapters, and conference proceedings. Limited to 1 simultaneous user.
  • SRDS Media Solutions
    SRDS Media Solutions provides advertising rates, circulation data, and contact information for media, including business publications, consumer magazines, digital media (websites), direct marketing, newspapers, radio, TV & cable, and out-of-home (airports, college campuses, malls, etc.) The Local Market Audience Analyst (LMAA) provides demographic and targeting data for consumer marketing and media planning, featuring PRIZM reports. LMAA only works in Internet Explorer; it does NOT work in Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Macintosh OS.
  • St. Paul Pioneer Press
    This database from Newsbank contains the full-text archives of the Pioneer Press from 1988 to the present. It is easily searchable by keywords and is a great source for regional news, and local company information. It does not include the current week's articles.
  • Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage
    Formerly Standard & Poor's Industry Survey / Standard & Poor's Stock Reports. This resource contains developments, performance, outlook, trends, forecasts, competitors, market share, and financial and ratio analysis for industries and individual companies. Reports are available in both .pdf and .html.
  • Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
    Contains many extended articles on a range of topics in philosophy from classical times to the modern day. Links to relevant sites are included in the articles.
  • Statesman's Yearbook Online
    Authoritative information essential for diplomats, politicians and all those involved with international affairs. It includes economics, trade and infrastructure for each country, all thoroughly researched and verified."Spotlight," focusing on major anniversaries in modern history, is a timeline of natural disasters that have afflicted the world in recent years; a detailed account of the key events that constituted the credit crunch chronology; and critical essays.
  • Statistical Abstract of the United States
    This resource is the first place to go when trying to locate statistical information. It provides tables with statistics in many different areas, and includes links to original source data to help locate related data. Updated annually.
  • Student Edition
    K-12 Resource. This database is designed for high school students, with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more. Target audience: high school.
  • Student Resources In Context
    K-12 Resource. Designed for secondary students (middle and high school), this media-rich resource provides information on topics across the curriculum. It includes reference articles, periodical and newspaper articles, information from primary sources, multimedia including charts, graphs, maps, tables, and video and audio content. Resources have been selected to align with curriculum standards, which can be reviewed under the “resources” tab.

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  • TeachingBooks
    This resources is a diverse online collection of multimedia K-12 book and author/illustrator resources to help teachers integrate books and literacy throughout their curriculum. It is a very useful collection of resources for the new teacher or teachers changing subjects/grades.
  • Thesaurus Linguae Graecae  
      
    FOR USE THROUGH UST COMPUTERS ONLY. TLG (Thesaurus Linguae Graecae) is a comprehensive, full text database in Greek of most surviving texts from Homer to the fall of Byzantium (1453) and beyond. All texts are in Greek using ancient Greek fonts or standard transliteration for search queries. Knowledge of ancient Greek is needed to make use of this resource. YOU MUST CLICK INSTITUTIONS TO BEGIN SEARCHING.

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  • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory
    Ulrich's Periodicals Directory is a bibliographic database providing detailed, comprehensive, and authoritative information on serials published throughout the world. It covers all subjects, and includes publications that are published regularly or irregularly and are circulated free of charge or by paid subscription.
  • UST Research Online
    A digital repository intended to collect, organize, disseminate, preserve and increase the impact of and highlight the scholarly and creative works created or sponsored by faculty, students or staff of UST. This includes dissertations and theses of our graduating students, honors theses and special essays and submissions of undergraduate students and faculty and staff peer reviewed or ‘work in progress.’ UST Research Online also hosts journals like UST Law Journal and conferences. Members of the academic community are invited to contribute their completed scholarship for long-term preservation and worldwide electronic accessibility.

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  • ValueLine Investment Survey - Plus
    Value Line Research Center provides quarterly-updated reports on over 3,500 stocks, 90 industries, and 2,000 mutual funds; news & analysis; options; convertibles; special situations; and exchange traded funds.
  • VAST  Icon
    VAST is a collection of streaming videos covering the areas of art, architecture, business, counseling and therapy, dance, economics, education, ethnic studies, ethnography, gay and lesbian studies, health, history, humanities, law and public safety, literature, opera, philosophy, political science, psychology, religion, science, theater, and women's studies.

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  • Washington Post (Historical)
    This database provides you access to the complete content of Washington Post newspaper (1877 - 1997) including access to all articles, editorials, advertisements and photographs.
  • World Religions Online
    World Religions Online is an easy to use, inclusive guide to the world?s major religions and spiritual traditions. Includes core essays and information on the beliefs, practices, and history of major religions, topic centers, and videos.
  • WorldCat (OCLC FirstSearch)
    WorldCat, the OCLC Online Union Catalog, contains millions of records describing items owned by libraries around the world.
  • WorldCat.org
    WorldCat, the OCLC Online Union Catalog, contains more than 140 million records describing items owned by libraries around the world.

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  • 19th Century British Library Newspapers
    In this database you will find full-text content and images of 70 national, regional and local 19th century British newspapers including both liberal and conservative perspectives on the social and political developments of the times in which they were published.
  • 19th Century U.S. Newspapers
    In this database, you will find full-text content and images from numerous newspapers from a range of urban and rural regions throughout the U.S. The collection encompasses the entire 19th century, with an emphasis on such topics as the American Civil War, African-American culture and history, Western migration and Antebellum-era life.
 

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