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Databases Coverage Vendor
AACE Digital Library Index/Abstracts, 1995 - Present AACE
Academic OneFile Some Full Text, 1980 - Present InfoTrac (Gale)
Academic Search Complete Some Full Text, 1975 - Present EBSCO
Academic Universe
(Lexis Nexis)
Coverage Varies Lexis-Nexis
Access Newspaper Archive Full Text Newspaper Archive
Access World News   Full Text News Bank
ACM Digital Library TOC, 1954 - Present; Full text, 1947 - Present ACM
AGRICOLA 1970 - Present EBSCO
African-American Poetry, 1760-1900  1760-1900 ProQuest
AltHealthWatch Full Text, 1990 - Present EBSCO
America: History and Life Index, 1954 - Present EBSCO
American City Business Journals Business News,  Issue Archives, 40 Other Cities Available American City Business Journals
American History in Video  Nearly 1,500 Historical Videos Alexander Street Press
American National Biography Full Text Oxford
American Periodicals Full Text, 1740-1900 ProQuest
Art Abstracts Index, 1984 - Present; Abstracts, 1994 - Present EBSCO
Arts & Humanities Citation Index 2002 - Present Thomson
ARTstor Over 300,000 Digital Images ARTStor


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Biological Abstracts Index/Abstracts; 1929 - present EBSCO
Biological & Agricultural Index Index/Abstracts, 1983 - Selective; Full-Text, 1993 - Present EBSCO
Biography In Context Full Text Gale
BioOne.1 Full Text, 2000 - Present (Title List) BioOne
Business Source Premier Index, 1984 - Present; Some Full Text EBSCO


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Cabell Directories Current Cabell Publishing
Checkpoint   Thomson Reuters/RIA
Choice Reviews Online 1987 - Present Choice
CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online) 1991 - Present Columbia University
CINAHL  1981 - Present EBSCO
CINAHL with Full Text 
Now with Full Text!
Index, 1982 - Present; Some Full Text EBSCO
Classical Music Library (see Music Online)    

Cochrane Library 
Cochrane Controlled Trials Register
- Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR)
- Database of Abstractsof Reviews of Effectiveness
- Cochrane Methodology Register 

Abstracts & Full Text, Current EBSCO
Communication & Mass Media Complete Index 1915 - Present; Some Full Text EBSCO
Computers & Applied Sciences Complete  1965-Present EBSCO
CQResearcher Full Text, 1991 - Present CQ Library
Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text 1968 - Present EBSCO
Current Biography Illustrated Full Text, 1940 - Present EBSCO


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Dissertations & Theses Index, 1861 - Present
Abstracts, 1980 - Present
24 page previews, 1997 - present


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Early English Books Online (EEBO)   ProQuest
Ebrary Current Ebrary
EconLit Index/Abstracts, 1969 - Present; Some Full Text EBSCO
Education Abstracts Use Education Full Text    
Education Full Text 1983-present 1983-Present EBSCO
Education Research Complete    EBSCO  (Eisenhower Clearinghouse) Index/Abstracts/Internet Links
Some Full Text - Current
ENC Learning
E*Subscribe (Use ERIC to access ERIC documents.)    
Environment Complete Index/Abstracts, 1940s - Present; Some Full Text EBSCO
ERIC Some Full Text, 1967 - Present EBSCO
Essay and General Literature  1985 - Present EBSCO
Essay and General Literature Retrospective 1900 - 1984 EBSCO
Ethnic NewsWatch Full Text, 1985 - Present ProQuest
Expanded Academic ASAP (see General OneFile) 1980 - Present InfoTrac (Gale)


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Films on Demand      Films Media Group
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia Updated Annually EBSCO


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Gale's Literary Index Online  Coverage Varies Gale
Gale's Virtual Reference Library     Gale
Gazetteer of the World  Full Text, Encyclopedic entries Columbia University
GenderWatch Full Text, 1970 - Present ProQuest
General OneFile Some Full Text, 1980 - Present InfoTrac (Gale)
GeoRef Index/Abstracts, 1985 - Present; Some Full Text ProQuest
Glassdoor  New  Salaries, Reviews, and Interview Questions of Over 30,000 Jobs Glassdoor
Government CDs (see Reference Librarian)    
Granger's World of Poetry   Columbia University
GrantSelect Current Grant Opportunities Oryx Press
GreenFILE Index/Abstracts Only EBSCO
Guide to Computing Literature Index/Abstracts Only ACM


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HAPI 1988 - Present EBSCO
Health Technology Assessments     EBSCO
Health Source: Consumer Edition (Title List) Index/Abstracts, 1984 - Present
Some Full Text, 1989 - Present
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (Title List) Index/Abstracts, 1975 - Present
Some Full Text, 1990 - Present
Historical Abstracts  Index, 1955  - Present EBSCO
Humanities International Index     Index/Abstracts, 1925 - Present EBSCO


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IBIS World   Current IBISWorld
ICE Learning Center Video Library International Clinical Educators
InfoTrac Onefile (see Academic OneFile)    
 Ingenta  Index/Some Abstracts, 1988 - Present  Ingenta


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Arts & Sciences I Collection
- Arts & Sciences II Collection
- Arts & Sciences III Collection
- Arts & Sciences IV Collection
- Arts & Sciences V Collection
- Arts & Sciences VII Collection
- Life Sciences Collection



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Key Business Ratios     D&B
Kinesiology Abstracts (see OregonPDF in Health & Performance)    
KLN (Keystone Library Network) Digital Collections    


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Legal Collection Full Text, 1965 - Present EBSCO
Lexis Nexis Academic Coverage Varies Lexis-Nexis
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)  Index, 1960s - present EBSCO
Literature Resource Center (Journal Title List) Journals Full Text, 1992 - Present InfoTrac (Gale)


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Making of America 1860 - 1901 Cornell University
Maps On File (see Curriculum Resource Center)    
MarciveWeb DOCS 1967 - Present Marcive
MAS Ultra: School Edition Full Text EBSCO
MathSciNet 1940 - Present AMS
MEDLINE Some Full Text, 1966 - Present EBSCO
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print  Full Text, 1989 - Present EBSCO
Mergent Online 1993 - Present Mergent
Mergent Archives   Mergent
Mergent First Research   Mergent
Military & Government Collection Index/Abstracts; Full Text EBSCO
MLA International Bibliography
MLA Directory of
Index, 1922 - Present EBSCO
Music Index Index, 1975 - Present Ebsco
Music Online  120,000+ Classical and Jazz Musical Recordings Alexander Street Press


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The Nation Archive Premium Edition 1865 - 2005 EBSCO
NetLibrary  (Titles also included in Library Catalog) Variable NetLibrary
NewsBank (see Access World News)    
Newspaper Source Full Text, 1988 - Present EBSCO
NHS Economic Evaluation Database   EBSCO
No longer available. Accessible through POWER Library at
local Pennsylvania public libraries or with a state library card.
Nursing Resource Center Index/Abstracts; Some Full Text Gale


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OregonPDF in Health & Performance (University of Oregon Microfiche)  1948 - present Oregon PDF
Ovid Nursing Full Text Plus  Full Text Ovid
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Full Text, Updated Triannually Oxford University Press
Oxford English Dictionary  Full Text, Updated Quarterly Oxford University Press
Oxford Reference Online  Full Text, Updated Quarterly Oxford University Press


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Pennsylvania Digital Library  
Philosopher's Index 1940 - Present EBSCO
Physical Education Index 1940 - Present ProQuest
Pittsburgh Business Journal New  Business News,  Issue Archives, 40 Other Cities Available American City Business Journals
Play Index   Index, 1949 - Present EBSCO
Primary Search Full Text EBSCO
PsycARTICLES 1987 - Present EBSCO
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection Some Full Text, 1965 - Present EBSCO
Psychology Journal Collection (see PsycArticles) Full Text, 1987 - Present EBSCO
PsycINFO Index/Abstracts, 1887 - Present EBSCO


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Readers' Guide Abstracts 1983 - Present EBSCO
Readers' Guide Retrospective Index, 1890 - 1982 EBSCO
RefWorks      RefWorks
Regional Business News Full Text, Current 30 Days EBSCO
Religion & Philosophy Collection   EBSCO
Resources for College Libraries (RCLweb) 2006 Bowker


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Safari Tech Books Online Full Text, Current Editions ProQuest
Sage Premier Full Text, 1999 - Present Sage
Science Citation Index Expanded 2002 - Present Thomson 
SciFinder Scholar  (First time users must register: details here) Indexes, Abstracts, Some Full Text, 1840 - Present CAS
Serials Directory Updated Quarterly EBSCO
Social Sciences Citation Index 2002 - Present Thomson
Social Services Abstracts (see SocINDEX with Full Text) Index/Abstracts, 1980 - Present CSA
Social Work Abstracts  1965-present EBSCO
SocINDEX with Full Text  Full Text, 1895 - Present EBSCO
Sociological Abstracts (see SocINDEX with Full Text) Some Full Text, 1963 - Present CSA
Sociological Collection   EBSCO
SPORT Discus with Full Text 1975 - Present EBSCO
STAT!Ref Full Text, Current Editions STAT!Ref


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Tests in Print (see Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print)       


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Ulrich's Periodicals Directory   Current Serials Solutions


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Vocational & Career Collection    EBSCO


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Web of Knowledge 2002-present Thomson
WorldAlmanac Full Text 1998 - Present FirstSearch
WorldCat   FirstSearch


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