Articles & Databases

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Frequently Used Databases

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Subscriber Databases:

EBSCOhost
Usually the first place to start your research, this multidisciplinary database system provides access to magazines, journal articles, and to a lesser extent, newspapers.

JSTOR
JSTOR provides access to the full text of many scholarly journals in the arts and sciences.

LexisNexis
LexisNexis has news, business and legal content including newspapers, magazines, trade journals, law reviews, company information and more.

ProQuest
ProQuest is similar to EBSCOhost in its coverage of magazines, journals, and newspapers.

SAGE Journals Online
SAGE Journals Online provides full-text access to more than 450 peer-reviewed journals in business, humanities, social sciences and science, technology & medicine.

ScienceDirect
ScienceDirect provides full-text access to more than 1500 peer reviewed journals in social & behavioral sciences, health & life sciences and physical sciences.

SpringerLink
SpringerLink provides access to more than 1,750 journals. While it is an interdisciplinary collection, its strengths are in its science, technology, and math coverage.

Taylor & Francis Online: Social Science and Humanities Collection 
Full-text access to scholarly articles in fourteen subject areas.

Wiley Online Library
Full-text access to scholarly articles in 1300+ journals.

Free Database:

Google Scholar
Search for scholarly literature from one place. Tip: View Niagara University Library's holdings by doing the following:

  1. Go to http://scholar.google.com
  2. Click "Settings" in the top right hand corner
  3. Click "Library Links" on the left
  4. Search for "Niagara University Library"
  5. Click the checkbox
  6. Click Save

Alphabetical List of Databases

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ABI Inform Complete and other ProQuest business databases 

Academic OneFile via InfoTrac
Indexes articles on a wide range of subjects. Largely full-text.

Academic Search Premier via EBSCOhost
Indexes articles on a wide range of subjects. Largely full-text.

America: History & Life and Historical Abstracts via EBSCOhost
Citations and abstracts of articles in American, Canadian and world history. Not full-text.

American Chemical Society Journals
A collection of full-text chemical sciences journals.

American History in Video
Newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries.

Art, Design and Architecture Collection via ProQuest
A comprehensive survey of current publications in the fields of visual and applied arts.

ATLA Religion Database via EBSCOhost
Citations and abstracts of religion research articles. Not full-text.

Business Insights: Essentials
Easily find information on companies, industries and more in the context of timely news, statistical data, and in-depth reports.

Business Source Premier via EBSCOhost
Indexes articles and documents. Features full text for thousands of journals. 

Cabell's Directories (Publishing Opportunities in Business)

Cabell's Directories (Publishing Opportunities in Education)

CBCA Education Database via ProQuest
Canadian information in the field of education.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text via EBSCOhost
Full text for more than 770 nursing and allied health journals. Full text coverage goes back to 1937.  

Communication & Mass Media Complete via EBSCOhost
The full-text for more than 350 communication studies journals.

Counseling and Therapy in Video II
Training videos, reenactments, and footage from actual therapy sessions.

CountryWatch.com
Up-to-date information and news on the countries of the world.

Criminal Justice Abstracts
Abstracts of journals, books, and reports in criminal justice and related disciplines. Not full-text.

DemographicsNow
Detailed geographic breakdowns on population, age & gender, education, and more.

Dissertations & Theses Global via ProQuest
The most comprehensive collection of scholarly research with more than 1 million full-text dissertations.

Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800
Books, pamphlets, broadsides and other imprints listed in the renowned bibliography by Charles Evans.

ebrary
A database of more than 45,000 high-quality books covering many different subjects.

eLibrary Elementary
Magazines, newspapers, reference books and more for elementary school students.

EBSCOhost
A great place to start your research! Indexes journal articles on a wide range of subjects. Largely full-text.

ERIC via EBSCOhost
Indexes education articles and documents.

Films on Demand
An online collection of more than 6,000 complete educational videos and 66,000 segments.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
A selection of online philosophy and religion reference books.

Gannett Newsstand via ProQuest
Contains over 85 Gannett newspapers, 6 of which are New York newspapers.

General OneFile via INFOTRAC 
Indexes magazine articles on a wide range of subjects. Largely full-text.

Google Scholar
Search for scholarly literature from one place. Tip: View Niagara University Library's holdings by doing the following:

  1. Go to http://scholar.google.com
  2. Click "Settings" in the top right hand corner
  3. Click "Library Links" on the left
  4. Search for "Niagara University Library"
  5. Click the checkbox
  6. Click Save

Grolier Online
A small selection of general reference materials for students of all ages.

Health Reference Center Academic
Full-text access to health information in periodicals, pamphlets and reference books.

Historical Statistics of the United States
The standard source for the quantitative facts of American history.

IBISWorld
Database with more than 1,500 industry reports (trial through April 30, 2015). 

InfoTrac Newsstand 
Full-text articles from a collection of 150 newspapers, both national and international.

JSTOR (Selected Collections)
Full-text access to articles in many core arts and sciences journals.

Kids InfoBits
Designed especially for students in kindergarten through grade five. Contains reference content and magazines. 

LexisNexis
LexisNexis has news, business and legal content including newspapers, magazines, trade journals, law reviews, company information and more.

Literature Resource Center
Full-text access to biographies and critical analysis of authors from every age and literary discipline. Our subscription also includes LitFinder and MLA International Bibliography.

Mergent Online
Detailed information and financial data on American and International public companies.

Military & Government Collection
Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites. The Military & Government Collection provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for more than 400 titles.

MLA Bibliography
Indexes books, dissertations and journals in the fields of literature, language and linguistics. Some full-text.

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Working Papers
Full text of current papers plus an archive of papers going back to June 1973.

National Newspaper Index
Indexes articles from America’s top five newspapers since 1977. Not full-text.

NetLibrary
A small collection of online books.

New York State Newspapers
Full-text access to articles from 10 New York newspapers.

New York Times Historical via ProQuest
Full-text and full-image articles beginning with the newspaper's first issue in 1851.

NoodleTools
Integrated tools for note-taking, outlining, citation, document archiving/annotation, and collaborative research and writing.

Nursing Journals @ OVID
Full-text access to 60 nursing journals.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Explores issues in a unique pro/con format.

Philosopher's Index via EBSCOhost
Contains bibliographic citations with abstracts covering scholarly research in philosophy. Not full-text.

ProQuest
Indexes articles on a wide range of subjects from more than 2,000 journals, magazines & newspapers. Largely full-text.

PsycARTICLES & PsycINFO via EBSCOhost
Over 25,000 full-text articles from 42 journals published by American Psychological Association and allied organizations and citations to journal articles, book chapters, books, technical reports and dissertations.

PsycTESTS
Full-text psychological tests and measures. Also a source of information about the tests.  

RIA Checkpoint
A web-based tax and accounting research tool.
Please note: only accounting students who register may access this database from off-campus. Please contact Dr. Oddo for registration information.

Roper Center Public Opinion Data
A comprehensive database of 500,000+ questions and answers asked in the US since 1935. Includes access to datasets.

SAGE Journals Online
Full-text access to more than 450 journals in business, humanities, social sciences, science, technology and medicine.

SBRNet
An online international sport marketing and business database focusing on sport participation, fan profiles, sports facilities, sport finance, sporting goods, sponsorship, marketing, media and directories.

ScienceDirect
Full-text access to more than 1500 journals in the social, behavioral, life, health and physical sciences.

SciFinder Scholar
Indexes citations to biochemistry, biology, chemistry pharmacology and medicine articles.
Please note: Usage of SciFinder is limited to members of the Chemistry and Biology Departments. It is only accessible from on campus, and user registration is required. Please contact David Schoen, Chemistry Library Liaison, at schoen@niagara.edu for access information.

Social Work Abstracts via EBSCOhost
Covers social work and human services from 1977 to present and indexes over 450 journals. Not full-text.

SPIN Funding Opportunities
A web-based database of funding opportunities.

SpringerLink
SpringerLink provides access to more than 1,750 journals. While it is an interdisciplinary collection, its strengths are in its science, technology, and math coverage.

Statista
An electronic statistics database with more than 60,000 topics. 

Taylor & Francis Online: Social Science and Humanities Collection 
Full-text access to scholarly articles in fourteen subject areas.

The Twayne Author Series
Full-text literary criticism for world, US and English authors.

Vietnam War and American Foreign Policy, 1960-1975
Archival collections on the Vietnam War and American Foreign Policy, including U.S. military records and presidential national security files. 

Wiley Online Library
Full-text access to scholarly articles in 1300+ journals.

Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000
Includes archives, full-text documents, and access to Notable American Women and Commissions on the Status of Women. 

WorldCat.org
Millions of references to books, reports, journal names and A/V materials owned by thousands of libraries worldwide. AVAILABLE FOR FREE ON THE INTERNET.