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GovEngine.com

(GovEngine, Inc. a non-profit organization) - provides organized links to federal, state and local government sites.

GPO Federal Digital System (FDsys)

(US GPO) - covers all types of U.S. government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments (Defense, State, Labor, Office of the President, etc.). Subjects covered include finance, business, demographics, agriculture, medicine, public health, and more.

GreenFile

(EBSCO) - a freely accessible research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with well-researched but accessible information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond. Comprised of scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports, GreenFILE offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology. Drawing on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology, GreenFILE will serve as an informative resource for anyone concerned about the issues facing our planet.

Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art

(Oxford DRS) - a comprehensive, up-to-date information on all aspects of this fundamental area of the visual arts. This reference work provides historical and current uses of materials and techniques in a wide range of areas from painting and sculpture to non-traditional media such as digital and video art. Coverage includes materials in art practice (e.g. ink, enamel, digital materials); materials in conservation (e.g. adhesives); classes of artifacts (e.g. wallpaper, mosaic, ceramic); techniques and methods (e.g. book binding, gilding, printing, weaving), terms (e.g. rustication), tools (e.g. easel, laser), theory (e.g. technical examination, conservation controversies), fakes & forgeries, and conservation theorists and practitioners.

Health and Psychosocial Instruments - HaPI -

(EBSCO) Provides access to information on approximately 15,000 measurement instruments in the fields of health and psychosocial sciences: questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, coding schemes, rating scales, etc. 

Full-text of the instruments is not included in the database. Information in the database is abstracted from hundreds of leading journals covering health sciences and psychosocial sciences. Additionally, instruments from Industrial/Organizational Behavior and Education are included. 

Health and Wellness Resource Center

(GALE) - provides access to medical reference materials including nearly 400 health/medical journals, numerous reference volumes, pamplets, articles and over 700 health videos from Gale's partner Healthology, Inc., Material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only.

Health Reference Center-Academic

(Gale/InfoTRAC) - Provides searchable access to popular medical and consumer health information, much of it full-text, including a dictionary, a home medical guide, medical tests, drug information, directories, and pamphlets and articles on health subjects.

Healthy People 2010

Healthy People 2010 provides a framework for prevention for the Nation. It is a statement of national health objectives designed to identify the most significant preventable threats to health and to establish national goals to reduce these threats.

Hispanic American Periodicals Index - HAPI

(UCLA Latin American Center) - The Hispanic American Periodicals Index includes articles on subjects relating to Hispanics in the United States and Latin American subjects. Coverage begins in 1970. Also consider using the Handbook of Latin American Studies from the Library of Congress.

Historical Abstracts

(EBSCO) - Historical Abstracts provides in depth coverage to a large number of journal articles in modern history, which it defines as since 1450. It covers all area of the world except the United States and Canada, which are covered by America History and Life. Coverage begins in 1954. Abstracts are provided for most citations.

Hoover's Company Profiles

(ProQuest) - Find up to date proprietary editorial content covering more than 40,000 public and non-public companies and 225,000 key executives. Hoover's, widely recognized as a leading provider of corporate data, delivers in depth industry analyses, information on a company's location, summary financials, top competitors, top officers, and more.

Humanities Abstracts

(EBSCO/Wilson) - Humanities Index is the basic periodical index in the humanities, including literature, history, archaeology, gender studies, and philosophy. It indexes the content of about 300 journals, mostly in English. The electronic version begins in 1984; older articles must be searched in the paper index in the library.

ICPSR (The Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research)

ICPSR is the world’s largest online archive of social science data, supplying data files for use with statistical software such as SAS, SPSS and Stata. If you have questions about ICPSR, please contact our ICPSR Official Representative, Dr. Heidi Berggren, athberggren@umassd.edu.

IEEE Xplore Digital Library

(IEEE) - Electrical and computer engineering- research and development. Search and retrieve full text of IEEE and IEE/IET publications including transactions and proceedings from more than 120 IEEE journals, 900 active IEEE standards, and the proceedings of 400 annual conferences. The majority of the content dates back to 1988; content from select publications back as far as 1950.

InfoTrac Searchbank databases

(Gale/InfoTRAC) - Health, business, reference, academic and general interest indexes and FULL-TEXT articles.

INSPEC

(EBSCO) - INSPEC created by the IET (The Institution of Engineering and Technology), is the leading bibliographic database providing abstracts and indexing to the world's scientific and technical papers in physics, electrical engineering, electronics, communications, control engineering, computing and information technology. Containing over 7 million records, INSPEC provides coverage from over 3,500 journals, 1,500 conference proceedings as well as numerous books, dissertations and reports.

Inspec Archive – Science Abstracts 1898-1968

(EBSCO) - Inspec Archive – Science Abstracts 1898-1968 created by the Institution of Engineering and Technology, is the leading bibliographic database providing abstracts and indexing to the world's scientific and technical papers in physics, electrical engineering, electronics, and computing and control engineering.

International Bibliography of Art - IBA

(ProQuest) is the definitive resource for scholarly literature on western art and successor to the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA). Includes detailed abstracts for all new content, in-depth abstracts for scholarly articles, and authority files of controlled terms. Ideal for academic and specialist art libraries, museums, and design firms. Focus on European art from late antiquity to the present, American art from the colonial era to the present, and global art since 1945 Visual arts in all media are covered: painting, sculpture, drawing, video, installations, new media, decorative and applied arts, museum studies and conservation, archaeology, folk art and material culture, classical studies, antiques, architectural history. 

International Index to Music Periodicals Full Text

(ProQuest) provides indexing and abstracts for several hundred international music periodicals from over 20 countries, plus full text for more than 140 of the indexed journals. The database currently includes over 770,000 records, the majority from the most recent ten years of publication. Some complete journal runs are included, with indexing back to 1874. Covers the full spectrum of subjects and all aspects of music, including music education, performance, ethnomusicology, musical theatre, theory, popular music forms and composition.

International Index to Performing Arts Full Text

(ProQuest) provides indexing and abstracts for more than 260 international periodicals, plus full text for more than 100 of the indexed journals. The database currently includes half a million records, the majority from the most recent ten years of each journal. IIPA covers a broad spectrum of the arts and entertainment industry - including dance, drama, theater, stagecraft, musical theater, circus performance, opera, pantomime, puppetry, magic, performance art, film, television and more.

ISI Emerging Markets

(ISI) - Internet Securities, Inc. 's Emerging Markets Information Service aggregates and produces unique content including financial, economic and political news and information . It includes full-text news articles, financial statements, industry analyses, equity quotes, macroeconomic statistics, and market-specific information, which are derived directly from thousands of local and leading international information providers, in both English and the local language. Emerging markets covered by Internet Securities include Latin America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil , Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela, Central America; Central & Eastern Europe: Belarus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Ukraine; Southeast Europe: Albania, Armenia , Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, Moldova, Romania, Serbia - Kosovo, Montenegro, Slovenia, Turkey; Asia:Cambodia, China - Hong Kong, Taiwan; India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka , Thailand, Vietnam, Australia ; Central Asia - Caucasus: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan; North Africa & Middle East: Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait , Lebanon, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, UAE. MENA Other Countries covers Algeria, Cyprus, Iraq, Libya, Oman, Qatar, Yemen, Sudan and Syria. Sub-Saharan Africa: Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Sub-Saharan Other.

Iter Gateway

(Iter) - is a database of more than 945,000 records for articles, essays, books, dissertation abstracts, encyclopedia entries and reviews. This material has been collected from 7,218 publications, including 1,617 journals. Updated daily, with thousands of new records added annually, this powerful research tool is of essential use to scholars of the Middle Ages and / or the Renaissance (400-1700).

Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition ~ 2009 ONLY ~

(Thomson Reuters) - EXCEL File for 2009 only of the JCR Science Edition contains data from over 7,300 journals in science and technology for the year 2009 ONLY. All of the data that you see for journals and subject categories come from journal data published in 2009. If you search for a particular journal, you will see the 2009 data for that journal, including -- The number of articles published in the journal in 2009, the number of citations to that journal from articles published in 2009, and the Impact Factor calculated from 2009 data, and so on.

JSTOR

A full-text online collection of core scholarly journals from their first issues (some date back to the 1800's) to between two and five years prior to the present. Subject coverage includes arts & sciences, education, history, literature, mathematics, philosophy, anthropology, Asian studies, economics, population studies, sociology and botany and ecology. The journals can be browsed by journal issue or searchedby keywords, topics, titles, authors and dates. The journals included in JSTOR are also listed in and linked from the Journals, Magazines & Newspapers in Our Library.

LISTA

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

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