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Biography in Context

(GALE) - an online biographical reference database in the fields of literature, science, business, entertainment, politics, sports, history, current events and the arts. Biographical information on over one million people throughout history, around the world. Search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.

Biosis Previews

(Thomson Reuters) - the world's most comprehensive reference database in the life sciences. It covers original research reports and reviews in biological and biomedical areas.

Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, The

(Blackwell Reference Online) - is a leading sociological reference source featuring 1800+ entries written from an international perspective. The encyclopedia includes introductions to sociological theories and research, definitions, explanations of key concepts, and major topics covering both classical and contemporary developments in sociology.

BooksinPrint.com

Contains over 3.5 million title records with 165,000 records on publishers, distributors, wholesalers and book agents. It also includes information on award winners, bestsellers, over 500,000 full-text reviews and inventory data from 19 well-known wholesalers.

Boston Globe

(ProQuest) - 1980+

Britannica Library Reference Center

(Britannica) - The electronic version of the encyclopedia, Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and more!

BrowZine

is an easy-to-use tool for browsing academic journals. You can use the web version and/or download the app on your iPhone or Android device. More details on the library website

Business Collection

(Gale) - A collection of business journals, and trade and international publications.

Business Market Research Collection

(Proquest) - "Conduct company, industry, economic and geopolitical market research with information from these sources: Hoover's Company Profiles - covering 40,000 global public and non-public companies including financials, competitors, officers, and more; OxResearch - succinct articles covering regional economic and political developments of significance; US and Worldwide Industry & Market Reports from Barnes Reports - covering global industries in depth; and Snapshots - market research overviews on 40+ industries and 40 countries."

Business Source Complete

(EBSCO) - a comprehensive business database that contains full text peer-reviewed academic journals covering all aspects of business and management, accounting and finance and economics. It includes scholarly journals and more than 1600 full text trade journals and general business magazines. Find financial data, industry reports, SWOT analyses, company profiles, market research reports, and more.

Cabells Directories Online

(Cabells) - directories of publishing opportunities in business related areas. Each Directory helps you select those journals that are most likely to publish your manuscript. The index in each Directory helps you match the characteristics of your manuscript to the topic areas the journal emphasizes, the type of review process, acceptance rate and number of external reviewers. Information on Guidelines, Style, format, etc.

Cambridge Structural Database (CSD)

Cambridge Structural Database (CSD) is a repository of small-molecule organic and metal-organic crystal structures. Containing the results of over half-a-million x-ray and neutron diffraction analyses this is a unique database of accurate 3D structures.  CSD provides a comprehensive and retrospective coverage of the published literature. The CSD is continually updated with new structures and with improvements to existing entries. The CSD System also comprises software for database access, structure visualisation and data analysis, and structural knowledge bases derived from the CSD. Use the CSDS Information for Access page to request more information about the full PC-based CSD Software system (database, software and additional components). To use the web-based version use the UMassD WebCSD link.

Camio: A Catalog of Art Museum Images Online

(OCLC) - a growing online collection documenting works of art from around the world, representing the collections of prominent museums. CAMIO highlights the creative output of cultures around the world, from prehistoric to contemporary times, and covering the complete range of expressive forms.

Canadian Newsstand Complete

(ProQuest) - Complete Canadian newspaper coverage from Prince Edward Island to Yukon Territory.

Career and Technical Education

(ProQuest) - Search vocational and technical periodicals covering all aspects of the Vo/Tech curriculum.

CBCA Complete (Canadian Business & Current Affairs)

(ProQuest) - Comprehesive coverage of entire Canadian Business & Current Affairs databases. Information is present from all areas including: current events, business, education, science and medicine, arts, law, academia, and lifestyles, all with a Canadian focus. Full text is available within these areas.

CCH® Internet Tax Research NetWork

(CCH Inc.) - Leading accounting, federal, state, international and financial content. Also includes the full-text Aspen-Miller GAAP Guide, the GAAP Practice Manual, GAAP Financial Statement DIsclosures and GAAP Update Service. You must register as a new user via the right hand menu the first time you use CCH.

Chemical Abstracts

Search Chemical Abstracts via SciFinder Scholar®.

(CAS) - As of June 30, 2011, the UMass Dartmouth Library access to SciFinder Scholar will be via the web version only, the client version has been discontinued; SciFinder Scholar web access is limited to current UMassD students, faculty, and staff. UMassD users are required to register via our Science Librarian, Liz Winiarz. Questions? Contact Liz Winiarz, email, x8696. 



SciFinder Scholar® from American Chemical Society, is the search interface to the Chemical Abstracts and MEDLINE databases. It provides subject coverage that includes the chemical aspects of astronomy, biology, education, engineering, economics, geology, history, mathematics, medicine, and physics.

Chicago Tribune

(ProQuest) Chicago Tribune (Jan 1, 1989 -Present); Chicago Tribune Pre-1997 Fulltext (Jan 1, 1985 - Dec 3, 1996)

Choice Reviews Online
(ACRL/ALA) - An valuable source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education.
 
CINAHL Plus with Full Text

(EBSCO) - Provides indexing and abstracting for nursing and allied health journals, providing full text for more than 560 journals indexed in CINAHL. The database contains 600,000 full-text articles dating back to 1937, as well as searchable cited references, legal cases, clinical innovations. critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials. Areas covered by the database include nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines.

Cochrane Collection, The

(EBSCO) - provides access to high quality evidence-based research that support clinical and health management decisions. The database collection consists of multiple databases that can be searched separately:

  • Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR)- Contains full text, peer reviewed systematic reviews, as well as protocols, focusing on the effects of healthcare. Reviews are prepared according to strict protocols and utilize existing evidence-based data. Systematic reviews are updated as new information becomes available.
  • Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) - Gathers records of publications based on randomized or quasi-randomized controlled trials. CENTRAL records offer bibliographic information and sometimes abstracts of the publications, but not the full-text. Also includes reports of controlled trials themselves.
  • Cochrane Methodology Register (CMR) – A bibliography of publications that report on methods used in the conduct of controlled trials, including bibliographic data and sometimes a summary of the article itself. Useful for those preparing systematic reviews.
  • Cochrane Clinical Answers – Clinician-focused resource providing answers to clinical questions based on the evidence found in Cochrane Systematic Reviews.
ComCat (Commonwealth Catalog)

(Auto-Graphics) Request books, dvds, and music from hundreds of libraries statewide. The catalog is a  great place to search for popular books, dvds, and music. Make a request and it will be delivered right to UMass Dartmouth for quick pickup.

Communication Source

(EBSCO) - includes coverage of more than 1,000 core titles and features full text for more than 600 active periodicals. The database offers abstracts, indexing and full-text content from publications worldwide pertaining to communication, linguistics, rhetoric and discourse, speech-language pathology, media studies and related fields.  It includes a subject-specific thesaurus and searchable cited references. 

Conference Board Research Collection, The

(Conference Board) - research is a searchable Collection of full-text research reports on the latest issues in business management and US and global economics. Proprietary, nonbiased research includes studies of F500 companies on business trends, leadership decisions, performance excellence, corporate governance, HR, productivity, CRM and more. Full-text coverage from 1998 to date.Economics material includes topline US and global economic indicators and analysis and forecasts of regional, national, and international economic conditions.

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