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CQ Researcher

(CQ) - is a collection of reports on controversial issues of current significance. The reports offer topic overviews and background information, opposing viewpoint essays, and much more. The database contains reports dating back to 1991. NOTE: Beginning on June 21, 2013 access to reports previously only available in CQ Global Researcher have been added to this CQ Researcher database.

Criminal Justice Abstracts

(EBSCO) - contains comprehensive coverage of international journals, books, reports, dissertations and unpublished papers on criminal justice and criminology and related disciplines.

Criminal Justice Database

(ProQuest) - A comprehensive collection of U.S. and international criminal justice journals including information for professionals in law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security.

Design & Applied Arts Index (DAAI)

(ProQuest) - The Design and Applied Arts Index contains over 130,000 annotated references from more than 500 design and craft journals and newspapers published from 1973 onwards, and data on over 50,000 designers, craftspeople, studios, workshops, firms etc. Research articles are covered, along with topical news items, conference and seminar reports, and book, video and exhibition reviews. DAAI also includes two supplementary databases: Education Directory, an international directory of universities and colleges that offer courses in design and craft subjects, and Periodicals Directory, an international directory of design and craft journals.

Design Abstracts Retrospective (DAR)

(DesignInForm) - a retrospective complement to Design and Applied Arts Index (DAAI), covering design journals and yearbooks published between 1900 and 1987 AND a unique resource consisting of more than 11,000 profiles of designers, architects, craftspeople, photographers, studios and other institutions.

Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online

(Gale) - Search biographical essays on the lives, works and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres.

Digital Archives Collections - UMass Dartmouth Library Archives and Special Collections

The UMass Dartmouth Library Archives and Special Collections digital archives database features materials drawn from a variety of sources, including the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives, the Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey Archives, the Archives of the Center for Jewish Culture, the UMass Dartmouth Historical Archives, the Howard T. Glasser Archives of Folk Music and Letter Arts, the Papers of Congressman Barney Frank, and the Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Archives. Archives staff are contiually adding new materials to these digital collections so be sure to check back frequently.

Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Database

(ProQuest) - "Is published in association with a growing international network of information centers monitoring over 5,000 serial publications, books, reports, conference proceedings, translations and limited distributions literature."

EconLit

(EBSCO) - from the American Economic Association, is the world's foremost source of references to economic literature with citations and abstracts to economic research dating back to 1969. It provides comprehensive information on accounting, capital markets, econometrics, economic forecasting, government regulations, labor economics, monetary theory, urban economics and much more. Full text of many economics journals can be accessed in ABI/INFORM Global and J-STOR.

Education Database

(ProQuest) - seaches full-text journals in education and related fields.

Educator's Reference Complete

(Gale/InfoTRAC) - is a selection of more than 450 full-text academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many premier reference sources. Included content focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education.

Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

(Oxford DRS) - Documents the full range of the African American experience during that period from the arrival of the first slave ship to the death of Frederick Douglass and shows how all aspects of American culture, history, and national identity have been profoundly influenced by the experience of African Americans.

Engineering Village

For all areas of engineering research and development--provides access to Compendex (Engineering Index online) beginning in 1884.

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection

(Gale) - A collection of periodicals and reference content supporting environmental studies. 

ERIC

(EBSCO) - offers access to many full-text journal articles as well as full-text ERIC documents available on Department of Education web site. Students and faculty wishing to conduct advanced searches will likely find this version easier to use than the open access version. Users also have access to some full-text journal articles not available through the Department of Education.

ERIC (Open Access)

(Open Access) - is a "free" web-based version of ERIC sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. It contains nearly 1.1 million citations to ERIC documents (ED references) and journal articles (EJ references). ERIC also provides users with access to an increasing number of full-text documents. ERIC includes material from 1966 to the present.

Ethnographic Video Online [EVO]

(Alexander Street) - brings together over 1,100 anthropological streaming videos. Create clips and playlists that can be used by UMassD classes or study groups. 

Everyday Life & Women in America, c.1800-1920

Offers a wealth of primary source material related to women's lives in the US between 1800 and 1920. Searchable images, rare books, pamphlets, periodicals, and broadsides are included. Topics covered include politics, society, race, religion, health, cookery, family life, fashion and beauty, education, work, and farming. Fiction and children's prescriptive literature round out the selections.

Expanded Academic ASAP

(Gale/InfoTRAC) - This database provides citations and full-text access to journals in fields such as astronomy, religion, law, history, psychology, literature, art, sociology, general science, and communications, as well as covering current events.

Fastcase

provides access to federal and state case law, statutes, regulations, court rules, constitutions, and law review articles. Fastcase also integrates citation analysis and interactive timelines into its search results of case law.

 

 

FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Database

(ProQuest) Search the foremost academic and popular film journals up to the present day. Many of these key titles are available in full text.

Film Index International

(ProQuest) -- "is a major information resource for entertainment films and personalities produced in collaboration with the British Film Institute. With a scholarly, inclusive approach to all areas of film studies - from the very first silent movies, to art house classics or the latest blockbusters - Film Index International provides truly international coverage, indexing films from over 170 countries."

General Science Full Text

(EBSCO/Wilson) - General Science provides full text for 100 periodicals from 1994-present, and indexing and abstracts for 300 periodicals back to 1984. Content formats: graphs, charts, diagrams, photos and illustrations. Subjects include biology, botany, chemistry, genetics, physics, environment, zoology.

Global Issues in Context

(GALE) - offers international viewpoints on global issues, topics, and current events. Issue and country portals provide analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and culture issues. Each of these gateway pages include an overview, unique "perspectives" articles written by local experts, reference, periodical, primary source and statistical information. Portals include podcasts, video, and interactive graphs.

GovEngine.com

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

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