Complete List of Databases



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19th Century British Library Newspapers    
Full runs (where possible) of 48 newspapers selected by the British Library to best represent nineteenth century Britain. Includes national and regional newspapers from both established country or university towns and the new industrial powerhouses of the manufacturing Midlands, as well as Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Special attention was paid to include newspapers that helped lead particular political or social movements such as Reform, Chartism, and Home Rule. The penny papers aimed at the working and clerical classes are also present in the collection. Cross-searchable with other collections via NewsVault.
  • Coverage Range: 1800-1900
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: GALE Cengage Learning

 
19th Century U.S. Newspapers    
Historical primary source newspapers, featuring full-text content including images. Covers newspapers that published in the 1800s from a range of urban and rural regions throughout the U.S.
  • Coverage Range: 1800s
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: GALE Cengage Learning

 

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ABSEES Online (The American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies)    
Covers resources on East-Central Europe and the former Soviet Union published in the United States and Canada.
  • Coverage Range: 1990 to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Academic Complete E-Book Collection    
Collection of over 80,000 e-books from over 700 scholarly publishers and university presses. Multiple people can use each book at the same time. E-books may be downloaded to Android or iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. NOTE: each e-book is also listed in the Library Catalog and JumpStart.
  • Coverage Range: Varies
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: ebrary (ProQuest)
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Academic Search Complete    
A scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database for the humanities, sciences and social sciences. Includes scholarly journals, magazines, conference proceedings and books. For newspaper coverage, use Newspaper Source Plus.
  • Coverage Range: 1887-present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Access to Archival Databases    
Contains selected full-text records from the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) of the Federal government of the United States. Topics addressed include: politics, diplomacy, economics, labor, genealogy, social issues, and the military. These records date from 1800 to the present. Feel free to seek a librarian’s assistance for advanced searches.
  • Coverage Range: Varied
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), The

 
Accessible Archives    
Full-text access to a number of American 19th-century journals and newspapers. Special African-American, Civil War and Pennsylvania coverage.
  • Coverage Range: 19th century
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Accessible Archives Inc.
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
ACS Publications (American Chemical Society)    
Provides access to journals published by ACS.
  • Coverage Range: Varied: 1896 to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: American Chemical Society
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
ACS Style Guide (American Chemical Society)    
The full-text of the citation style manual from the American Chemical Society.
  • Coverage Range: 3rd ed. (2006)
  • Full-Text

 
ADAM Medical Encyclopedia    
English & Spanish versions available. A.D.A.M is written at a level for the general reader, and includes very basic information on diseases and conditions, symptoms, tests, surgeries, etc. It includes many illustrations.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: U.S. National Library of Medicine - National Institutes of Health

 
AfricaBib    
The site consists of two bibliographic databases covering Africana periodical literature (Bibliography of Africana Periodical Literature Database) and African Women's literature (African Women's Database).
  • Coverage Range: Varied
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: AfricaBib.org

 
African American Archives    
Original historical documents pertaining to the history of African Americans, mostly in the United States, but also from the Colonial era and the West Indies. Gift of Robert J. Weinstein, Dickinson College class of 1941. *Note: If the database is taking a long time to load, clear your browser's cache, and try again.
  • Coverage Range: 1670s to 1900s
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
African American Historical Newspapers    
A cross-searchable collection of historical content from leading African-American newspapers. Titles included are: Atlanta Daily World (1931-2003), Chicago Defender (1910-1975), New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993), Philadelphia Tribune (1912-2001), Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002), and Baltimore Afro-American (1893-1988). From ProQuest Historical Newspapers. Purchase made possible in part through a bequest of Eleanor Cogan (Honorary Doctor of Liberal Arts, 2003), library volunteer and longtime friend of the college.
  • Coverage Range: 1910-2003, but varies by title
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Proquest

 
African American Historical Serials Collection    
Includes newspapers and magazines, and reports and annuals from various African American organizations, including churches and educational and service institutions. Gift of Robert J. Weinstein, Dickinson College class of 1941.
  • Coverage Range: 1816-1922
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
African American Studies Center (AASC)    
The Oxford African American Studies Center provides students, scholars and librarians with articles from Africana; the Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895; the Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present; Black Women in America, Second Edition; and the African American National Biography. Also contains resources from Oxford's reference program, including the Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature, the Oxford Companion to Black British History, and selected articles from other major reference titles.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Oxford University Press
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African Journals OnLine (AJOL)    
Indexing to over 200 African journals.
  • Coverage Range: From the late 1990s to current
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: AJOL

 
Africa-Wide Information    
A multidisciplinary collection with extensive coverage of Africa and African studies, and information on a wide variety of topics from Africa-based publications and organizations. Includes citations for wide variety of scholarly sources, including dissertations, research reports, and monographs.
  • Coverage Range: 1500s to present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: ebsco
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
AgeLine    
Focuses on aging and other issues regarding the population aged 50+. Includes the literature of social gerontology and aging-related content from the health sciences, psychology, sociology, social work, economics, and public policy. Also includes information for professionals working in aging-related fields and for consumers.
  • Coverage Range: 1970s to present
  • Mostly Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
AGRICOLA    
Covers the worldwide literature of agriculture, including journal articles, monographs, government documents, technical reports and proceedings. Important for life-sciences and research related to plants and animals of economic importance.
  • Coverage Range: 1970 to present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Alternative Press Index    
Contains citations and some full-text articles from alternative, radical and left periodicals, newspapers, and magazines. It is international in scope with its central focus on socialism, national liberation, labor, indigenous peoples, gays, lesbians, feminism, ecology, democracy, and anarchism. Covers material from 1991 to the present. Click on the "Get It" button to access full-text when available.
  • Coverage Range: 1991 to present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Alternative Press Index Archive    
Journal, newspaper, and magazine articles from over 700 international alternative, radical, and left periodicals. Covering theories and practices of socialism and revolution alongside ecology, democracy and anarchism, feminism and organized labor, indigenous peoples and gays/lesbians, the coverage is both international and interdisciplinary
  • Coverage Range: 1969-1990
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Aluka    
A digital library of scholarly resources from and about Africa, containing archival documents, periodicals, books, reports, manuscripts, and reference works, three-dimensional models, maps, oral histories, plant specimens, photographs, and slides.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: ITHAKA (JSTOR)
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
America: History & Life    
History and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. Includes secondary source articles, books, and book reviews published between 1964 to present. Some full-text links included. Use the Library's "Get It!" button to obtain materials with no direct full-text link. NOT A GOOD SOURCE FOR ANCIENT OR MEDIEVAL HISTORY, OR FOR TOPICS NOT DEALING WITH NORTH AMERICA
  • Coverage Range: 1964-present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection, Series 1-5    
Large collection covering all aspects of American society from the Colonial period through the Civil War and Reconstruction. Individual series can be searched together or separately. Gift of Robert J. Weinstein, Dickinson College class of 1941.
  • Coverage Range: 1691-1877
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBCSO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
American Civil War Research Database    
A resource for researching the individuals, regiments, and battles of the American Civil War, with indexed, searchable information on 4.3 million soldiers and thousands of battles, with 16,000+ photographs.
  • Coverage Range: U.S. Civil War Era, mid-nineteenth century
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Alexander Street Press, LLC.

 
American Civil War: Letters and Diaries    
The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries contains more than 400 sources of diaries, letters, and memoirs, to provide fast access to thousands of views on almost every aspect of the war. This electronic collection includes 100,000 pages of re-keyed and indexed text, including 4,000 facsimile pages of previously unpublished manuscript material.
  • Coverage Range: 1855 -1875
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Alexander Street Press, LLC.

 
American History in Video    
Streaming online newsreels, archival films, and documentaries covering all periods of U.S. history.
  • Coverage Range: 1700s to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Alexander Street Press, LLC.

 
American Indian Histories and Cultures    
Primary documents such as diaries, travel journals and other manuscripts, treaties, speeches, artwork and rare books dating from the earliest contact with European settlers, to photographs and newspapers from the mid-twentieth century.
  • Coverage Range: 1500s to 1960s
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Adam Matthew

 
American Memory Project    
Primary materials from the Library of Congress, covering various periods of American history. Includes photographs, manuscripts, rare books, maps, recorded sound, and moving pictures. Special online collections of Native American history, African-American history, United States presidents, immigration, literature, and cultural history.
  • Coverage Range: American history - time periods vary.
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Library of Congress
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
American National Biography (ANB)    
Biographies of non-living people who were influential in the United States. Biographies cover all professions. Includes bibliographic lists for further research.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Oxford University Press
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
American Periodicals Series Online 1740-1900    
Over 1,100 periodicals that first began publishing between 1740 and 1900, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines, and many other historically-significant periodicals.
  • Coverage Range: 1740 to 1900
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: ProQuest

 
American Politics and Society from Kennedy to Watergate    
Part of History Vault primary sources. Includes collections on topics such as the space program, civil rights, oral histories of administration officials, the American Indian Movement, and Watergate. Many other topics are covered as well.
  • Coverage Range: 1960-1975
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: ProQuest

 
American Theological Library Association (ATLA) Historical Monographs Collection, Series 1-2    
More than 30,000 titles reflecting doctrinal, social, and organizational change in world religions, focusing especially on religion in the US and the 19th century. Includes some volumes in biblical languages such as Aramaic, Arabic, Greek, and Hebrew. Gift of Robert J. Weinstein, Dickinson College class of 1941.
  • Coverage Range: 1200s to 1923
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: ebsco
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Ancestry Library Edition    
Important database for genealogy and advanced biographical research. Includes census data, military records, birth/death/marriage records, immigration records, slave narratives, historic maps, photographs, and biographical dictionaries and directories.
  • Coverage Range: 1790-present
  • Mostly Full-Text
  • Vendor: ProQuest

 
Annual Reviews    
Contains review articles that summarize the progress in some particular area or topic. Includes coverage of the biomedical sciences, life sciences, physical sciences and social sciences. You can search across the entire database or limit your search by subject area.
  • Coverage Range: 1932-Present (varies by series)
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: Annual Reviews Inc.
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Anthropology Plus    
This is the online version of "Anthropological Literature" from Harvard University and "Anthropological Index" from the UK's Royal Anthropological Institute. It covers international journals from the early 19th century to the present. In addition to journal articles, it includes citations for reports, commentaries, edited works and obituaries in the fields of social, cultural, physical, biological and linguistic anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore, material culture and interdisciplinary studies.
  • Coverage Range: Late 19th century to present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Ebsco
  • 5 Simultaneous Users

 
AnthroSource    
Full-text database of the 20 journals, newsletters, and bulletins published by the American Anthropological Association. Links are provided for full-text access to major AAA journals published in 1996 and prior. On PCs it works best with the Internet Explorer browser; on MACs it works best with Firefox.
  • Coverage Range: Varied
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: Wiley

 
Applied Science & Technology Full Text    
Provides information on trends in the scientific and technological fields. Topics include engineering, acoustics, chemistry, computers, metallurgy, physics, plastics, telecommunications, transportation, and waste management. Citations from 1983 to present. Selected full-text from 1997 and later only.
  • Coverage Range: 1983-present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO (WilsonWeb)
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Applied Science & Technology Source    
Applied Science & Technology Source offers extensive coverage of research and development within the applied sciences and computing disciplines by combining high-quality databases from both EBSCO Publishing and H.W. Wilson. This premier resource offers full text for almost 1,200 journals, citations to millions of articles. The content within Applied Science & Technology Source derives from numerous sources, including leading trade journals, professional and technical society journals, and conference proceedings.
  • Coverage Range: 1913 to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Ebsco
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Archive Finder    
A current directory of 5,500 repositories and 141,178 collections of primary source material housed across the United States.
  • Coverage Range: Current
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: ProQuest

 
Archives of American Art    
Primary resources, such as original letters, photographs, transcripts and audio materials are digitally available on people and institutions that helped found American Art. The Archives hold approximately two hundred years’ worth of materials and are located in New York and Washington DC.
  • Coverage Range: Approximately 200 years
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: Smithsonian Institution

 
Art Full Text    
Coverage of international journals in all genres of visual art. Includes journals published between 1984 to the present, with selected full text available from 1997 to the present.
  • Coverage Range: 1984- present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO (WilsonWeb)
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Art Index Retrospective    
International journals in all genres of visual art. Includes journals published between 1929 to 1984.
  • Coverage Range: 1929 to 1984
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: EBSCO (WilsonWeb)
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Art Source    
Art Source covers a broad range of related subjects, from fine, decorative and commercial art, to various areas of architecture and architectural design. Providing over 600 full-text journals, more than 220 full-text books, and a collection of over 63,0000 images, it is designed for use by a diverse audience, including art scholars, artists, designers, students and general researchers.
  • Coverage Range: 1929 to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Ebsco
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Artbibliographies Modern    
Provides full abstracts of resources on all forms of modern and contemporary art from the late 19th century onwards.
  • Coverage Range: Late 1960s to present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: ProQuest

 
Arte Público Hispanic Historical Collection, Series 1    
A collection of articles, pamphlets, and other texts pertaining to US Hispanic history, literature and culture. The content is 80% Spanish, 20% English, but is indexed in both languages. Gift of Robert J. Weinstein, Dickinson College class of 1941.
  • Coverage Range: Colonial era to 1960
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Artemis Primary Sources    
A combined search platform for three primary source collections: Eighteenth Century Collections Online, Nineteenth Century Collections Online, and the Making of the Modern World. Includes tools to analyze term clusters and frequency. Most of the material is from the US and UK.
  • Coverage Range: 1400s-1920s, mostly 1700-1900.
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Gale Cengage Learning

 
ARTFL    
An implementation of the FRANTEXT database, it consists of nearly 2000 texts, ranging from classic works of French literature to various kinds of non-fiction prose and technical writing.
  • Coverage Range: 1600 to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: University of Chicago

 
ArticleFirst    
A multidisciplinary database covering a wide variety of topics and fields.
  • Coverage Range: 1990 to present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: OCLC

 
ARTstor    
A massive collection of images covering art, architecture, and archeology, made up of several distinct image collections. Collections can be searched as a whole or individually. ***It is necessary to turn off your browser's pop-up blocker for ARTstor to work properly.***
  • Coverage Range: all eras of art
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: ARTstor Inc.

 
arXiv.org e-Print archive    
Open access to 552,095 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics. These articles have NOT necessarily been formally published yet, and may not be in their final form.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Cornell University

 
Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange    
Primary documents related to the experiences of Westerners in Asia. Principally US and British diplomatic documents, but also documents from missionary organizations and journals on socio-economic topics. Part of Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO).
  • Coverage Range: 1818-1923
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Gale Cengage Learning

 
ATLA Religion (American Theological Library Association)    
Covers articles, essays in books, and book reviews in the field of religion. Covers all religious traditions, with the strongest coverage in the Judeo-Christian tradition.
  • Coverage Range: 1949 to present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Atreus: Treasury of Mycenaean Bibliography    
An on-line search engine/database of books and articles in Mycenaean archaeology, classified by author, subject, and region, with a full index on the site of Mycenae.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Dickinson College

 
Audio Drama: L.A. Theatre Works    
More than 300 dramatic works in streaming audio from the archive of the nation’s premiere radio theatre company. The plays include significant dramatic literature of the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first centuries.
  • Coverage Range: performances recorded 1991 to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: alexander Street Press, LLC.

 

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BDSL (Bibliographie der Deutschen Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft)    
The most important and comprehensive international bibliography of published works on German language, literature, and cultural studies. The database itself is in German, but it indexes journal articles, books and reviews in numerous languages. This source has citations only, not full-text; you will need to use the Get-It! button and often interlibrary loan (Illiad) to obtain the full-text of the materials listed.
  • Coverage Range: 1985 to present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Semantics

 
Benezit Dictionary of Artists    
Nearly 170,000 entries on artists from antiquity to the present day with regular updates. In addition to concise biographical essays, it includes thousands of auction records, museum holdings, and bibliographies. Provides entries on famous and lesser known artists, and includes images of artists’ signatures, monograms, and stamps.
  • Coverage Range: Antiquity to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Oxford University Press

 
Berg Fashion Library    
Offers access to resources in fashion and related fields. Includes the full-text of the Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, and an extensive color image bank. Useful for research in fashion, theatre & dance, anthropology, art history, history, american studies, and cultural studies.
  • Coverage Range: Varied
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Oxford University Press

 
Bibliography of Asian Studies Online    
A major database for Asian Studies, with comprehensive index coverage of mostly western-language articles and book chapters on all parts of Asia.
  • Coverage Range: 1971 to present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Bibliography of Asian Studies, The

 
Bibliography of Native North Americans    
Covers all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life. Topics include archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, governance, legend, and literacy.
  • Coverage Range: Sixteenth century to present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA)    
A citation-only index of articles, art-related books, conference proceedings, dissertations, and art exhibition and dealer's catalogs. Covers European and American art from late antiquity to the present. Items in the index have been published between 1975 to 2007.
  • Coverage Range: 1975-2007
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: J. Paul Getty Trust

 
Biography and Genealogy Master Index    
Indexes biographical sources that cover individuals, both living and deceased, from every field of activity and from all areas of the world. IMPORTANT NOTE: This database allows only 2 simultaneous users. Please remember to log out of this database when you are finished using it.
  • Coverage Range: Current and retrospective works
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: GALE Cengage Learning
  • 2 Simultaneous Users

 
Biography Reference Center    
A collection of more than 450,000 full text biographies, including the complete full text run of Biography Today and Biography Magazine, as well as thousands of narrative biographies that are not available in other databases.
  • Coverage Range: Current and retrospective works
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Ebsco

 
Biological & Agricultural Index    
Articles and other scholarly material published in agriculture, biology, forestry, and ecology. Includes a wide range of popular and professional articles.
  • Coverage Range: 1983-present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO (WilsonWeb)
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
BioOne    
Focus on biological, ecological and environmental sciences. Primarily consists of journals published by small societies and non-commercial publishers. Includes access to additional BioOne.2 titles.
  • Coverage Range: 1999 to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: BioOne
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
BioOne (ProQuest)    
Focus on biological, ecological and environmental sciences. Primarily consists of journals published by small societies and non-commercial publishers.
  • Coverage Range: 1998 – present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Proquest
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
BIOSIS Citation Index    
Covers life sciences journal literature. The drop down menus provide some unusual options for limiting a search, including limiting by taxonomic classification and by concept codes. Includes Biological Abstracts and BIOSIS Previews. Funded in part by the Mary Moser Memorial Library Fund.
  • Coverage Range: 1926-present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: THOMSON REUTERS

 
Black Abolitionist Papers    
This database details the extensive work of African Americans to abolish slavery in the United States prior to the Civil War. Presents the massive, international impact of African American activism against slavery, in the writings and publications of the activists themselves. The approximately 15,000 articles, documents, correspondence, proceedings, manuscripts, and literary works of almost 300 Black abolitionists show the full range of their activities in the United States, Canada, England, Scotland, Ireland, France and Germany. Gift of the Mary Moser Memorial Library Fund.
  • Coverage Range: 1830-1865
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: ProQuest

 
Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century    
Part of History Vault primary sources. Includes collections Federal Government Records, and Organizational and Personal Papers, Part 1. Has documents such as FBI and White House files, and the papers of activists such as Bayard Rustin and Mary McLeod Bethune. History Vault also includes collections of NAACP Papers.
  • Coverage Range: 20th century
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: ProQuest

 
Black Studies in Video    
Features award-winning documentaries, newsreels, interviews and archival footage surveying the evolution of black culture in the United States. Includes films covering history, politics, art and culture, family structure, social and economic pressures, and gender relations.
  • Coverage Range: Scope – 20th century to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Alexander Street Press, LLC.

 
Book Review Digest Plus (H.W. Wilson)    
Book Review Digest Plus is an essential library tool that brings together book reviews on a wide range of topics, from a variety of sources. Unlike reviews on book-sale sites and the open Internet, many of the reviews are serious, academic works. This invaluable resource for literary and biographical research is essential for readers’ advisory and collection development.
  • Coverage Range: 1983 to present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Ebsco
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Book Review Digest Retrospective (H.W. Wilson)    
Book Review Digest Retrospective is an essential library tool that brings together book reviews on a wide range of topics, from a variety of sources. Unlike reviews on book-sale sites and the open Internet, many of the reviews are serious, academic works. This invaluable resource for literary and biographical research is essential for readers’ advisory and collection development. Gift of Robert J. Weinstein, Dickinson College class of 1941.
  • Coverage Range: 1903-1982
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Ebsco
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Book Review Index Plus Full Text (trial through April 21)    
A comprehensive source for finding book reviews in academic journals, nationally-known magazines, and newspapers. Many reviews are available full text.
  • Coverage Range: 1965-present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: GALE Cengage Learning

 
Brill's New Pauly    
Authoritative encyclopedic work on the ancient world. Fifteen volumes are devoted to Greco-Roman antiquity, covering more than two thousand years of history from the second millennium BC to early medieval Europe. Special emphasis is given to the interaction between Greco-Roman culture on the one hand, and Semitic, Celtic, Germanic, and Slavonic culture, and ancient Judaism, Christianity, and Islam on the other hand. Fifteen volumes plus 4 supplement volumes cover the long and influential aftermath of antiquity and the process of continuous reinterpretation and revaluation of the ancient heritage, including the history of classical scholarship. Many entries include maps and illustrations.
  • Coverage Range: 2000 B.C. to early medieval times
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Brill

 
British Politics and Society    
Primary sources related to the social and political climate in Great Britain. Covers topics such as labor history, religious movements, political reforms, and education. Documents range from government reports, to periodicals, autobiographies, pamphlets, and letters. Part of Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO).
  • Coverage Range: 1790-1914
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Gale Cengage Learning

 
British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture    
Primary sources such as playbills, scripts to operas and complete scores. Also archival documents such as personal letters, annotated programs, meeting minutes, and financial records. Part of Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO).
  • Coverage Range: 1733-1914
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Gale Cengage Learning

 
Burger's Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Discovery    
Detailed summaries on topics relating to medicinal chemistry and drug discovery. Search or browse five upper level headings: Autocoids, Diagnostics, and Drugs from New Biology; Cardiovascular Agents and Endocrines; Chemotherapeutic Agents; Drug Discovery/Development; and Nervous System Agents.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (Wiley-Blackwell)
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Business Full Text    
Covers all aspects of business from both scholarly and non-scholarly sources (news, trade publications).
  • Coverage Range:  Indexing 1982+, Abstracting 1984+, “select” Full Text 1995+
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO (WilsonWeb)
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Business Source Complete    
A comprehensive scholarly business database including case studies, country reports, company profiles, financial data, market research reports, and SWOT analyses in addition to books, journal articles, and trade magazines.
  • Coverage Range: 1886-present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
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Caribbean Search    
A multi-disciplinary database of English-language articles pertinent to the countries and people of the Caribbean region.
  • Coverage Range: Mid 1990s-present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
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Carlisle Indian Industrial School Resource Center    
Hosted by Dickinson College, this database regarding the Carlisle Indian School includes contents of the files of individual students, publications produced by the school, photographs, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and other information. This is a work in progress, and new material is added on a regular basis.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Dickinson College

 
Central and Eastern European Academic Source (CEEAS)    
A multidisciplinary, multilingual database providing full-text coverage pertaining to all facets of central and eastern European countries. Areas covered include business & economics, medical sciences, political science, law, library & information sciences, literature, linguistics, history and sociology.
  • Coverage Range: 2000-present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
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Child Development and Adolescent Studies    
Current and historical literature related to growth and development of children through the age of 21.
  • Coverage Range: 1927-present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
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Choice Reviews Online    
Contains reviews of books and electronic products from all disciplines.
  • Coverage Range: 1988 to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: American Library Association
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Churchill Archive Full-Text    
The Churchill Archive is a digital library of modern international history available online for the first time. It includes more than 800,000 pages of original documents, produced between 1874 and 1965, ranging from Winston S. Churchill’s personal correspondence to his official exchanges with kings, presidents, politicians, and military leaders. This is more than a fantastic collection of primary source material; it is a unique online resource offering new insight into a fascinating period of our past.
  • Coverage Range: 1874-1965
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Bloomsbury Publishing

 
CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online)    
Access to theory and research in international affairs from 1996 to present. Also includes economic information, and map and country data.
  • Coverage Range: 1996 to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Columbia University Press
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CINAHL Plus with Full-Text    
Research literature relevant to nursing, biomedicine, health sciences, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. Includes citations and some full-text for journal articles, monographs, book chapters, standards of practice.
  • Coverage Range: 1937-present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 

CiNii (Scholarly and Academic Information Navigator)    
Search for books and articles from Japan's National Diet Library. Japanese and English interfaces available. No full text, but contact a librarian about accessing articles you need.
  • Coverage Range: varied
  • Citations Only

 

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Civil War Era    
Full-text runs of regional U.S. newspapers from the 1850s, as well as pamphlets covering a wide range of topics. Contains primary source documents that encompass the buildup to and evolution of the American Civil War that shaped the Nation's identity.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: ProQuest

 
ClasePeriodica    
Indexes documents published in Latin American journals in the social sciences, humanities, science and technology, in the languages of Spanish, Portuguese, French, and English.
  • Coverage Range: 1975 to present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: OCLC

 
Communication and Mass Media Complete    
Material produced by the National Communication Association along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study.
  • Coverage Range: 1915-present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
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Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography    
Provides information on the history of science through articles on the professional lives of scientists. All periods of science from classical antiquity to modern times are represented.
  • Coverage Range: All time periods
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: GALE Cengage Learning

 
Computers and Applied Sciences Complete    
Covers the research and development spectrum of the computing and applied sciences disciplines. It contains collected knowledge on traditional engineering challenges & research, and is a resource for research concerning the business and social implications of new technology.
  • Coverage Range: Mid-1970s - present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
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Congress A to Z    
Offers a complete picture of the organization, history, processes, and personalities of the U.S. Congress. Entries explain the origins and development of Congress, the power division between Republicans and Democrats, the role of Congress in the federal system, how Congress passes legislation, and include topics such as the line-item veto, incumbency, C-SPAN, and congressional leaders.
  • Coverage Range: Varied
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: SAGE Publications, Inc. (CQ Press)
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Congressional Universe    
Contains congressional publications, committee prints, Congressional hearings, House and Senate documents and reports, legislative histories, bill tracking, and full-text public law.
  • Coverage Range: Historical and current
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: ProQuest

 
Constitutions, Treaties, and Official Declarations    
An index providing full-text access to international treaties, constitutions, and other political documents from around the world.
  • Coverage Range: Historic and current
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Richard Kimber

 
Contemporary Authors    
A database that includes full-text biographic details on approximately 100,000 modern novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists and scriptwriters. Featured are current writers, the most-studied literary figures of the early 20th century and authors from around the world whose works have been translated into English or published in the United States. Included are the author's writings, media adaptations, works in progress sidelights, interviews, excerpts from secondary source articles, and bibliographies.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: GALE Cengage Learning

 
Contemporary Middle East    
A documentary history of the Middle East, including key events that have shaped the region since World War I. Gift of the Mary Moser Memorial Library Fund.
  • Coverage Range: 1915-present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: SAGE Publications, Inc. (CQ Press)
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Contemporary Theatre, Film, and Television    
Biographical reference providing information on individuals active in the theatre, film, and television industries. Covers not only performers, directors, writers, and producers, but also behind-the-scenes specialists such as designers, managers, choreographers, technicians, composers, executives, dancers, and critics from the United States, Canada, Great Britain, and the world.
  • Coverage Range: Varies
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Gale

 
Country Studies / Area Handbooks    
On-line versions of books previously published in hard copy by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress as part of the Country Studies/Area Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army.
  • Coverage Range: Current
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Library of Congress
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CQ Press Electronic Library    
Searches across all of the CQ Press electronic resources, including CQ Research and CQ Weekly.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: SAGE Publications, Inc. (CQ Press)
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CQ Researcher    
Presents a weekly analysis on one of many broad-ranging topics from the news. Each report focuses on a single issue and is written by a seasoned journalist.
  • Coverage Range: 1991 -- Present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: SAGE Publications, Inc. (CQ Press)
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CQ Weekly    
Provides a weekly report on issues in Congress, as well as the status of proposed legislation, committee and floor activity, debates and roll-call votes.
  • Coverage Range: 1983 -- present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: SAGE Publications, Inc. (CQ Press)
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Credo Reference    
Includes more than 800 encyclopedic titles from respected publishers in all disciplines taught at Dickinson, including various language dictionaries, the Marquis Who’s Who series and numerous other biographical sources, economics and business encyclopedias, food and agriculture sources, publishing sources, atlases, and many encyclopedias covering the arts, history, literature, science, technology, religion, philosophy, politics, psychology, geography and country studies, and more.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Credo Reference
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Criminal Justice    
A database of U.S. and international criminal justice journals. Fields covered include criminal justice, law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security.
  • Coverage Range: 1981-current
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: Proquest

 
Criminal Justice Abstracts    
Covers essential topics related to criminal justice and criminology, including international journals.
  • Coverage Range: Early 1900s - present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
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Current Contents Connect    
Complete tables of contents and bibliographic information from leading scholarly journals and books in the sciences, engineering and technology, business, and arts and humanities.
  • Coverage Range: 1998-present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: THOMSON REUTERS

 
CWI (Contemporary Women's Issues)    
A global resource addressing women's issues, including health, human rights, law, the workplace, gender equity, family, education, sexual concerns, feminism, arts, culture, and reproductive rights. Includes English-language titles from North and South America, East and West Africa, South and Central American, Asia, the Caribbean, and Europe.
  • Coverage Range: 1992-current
  • Mostly Full-Text
  • Vendor: GALE Cengage Learning

 

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DaSinD (Datenbank Schriftstellerinnen in Deutschland)    
A bio-bibliographic database of German language women authors and translators publishing since 1945. Most useful for seeing the authors' publishing histories. In German only.
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  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Universität Bremen

 
Data Citation Index    
Database of research data from repositories around the world, with links to works that cite the data. Data is mostly from the life sciences, but includes a significant number of social science and physical science data sets, and a smaller number of sets from the humanities.
  • Coverage Range: 1900 to present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: ThOMSON REUTERS

 
Data-Planet Statistical Datasets    
Mostly US, but some international statistics on economic and social indicators, with built-in tools for creating charts and maps. Access was formerly through Statistical Insight.
  • Coverage Range: Varies; mostly 1970s to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Data-Planet

 
Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference    
An alternative search interface to Data-Planet's Statistical Datasets. Mostly US, but some international statistics on economic and social indicators.
  • Coverage Range: 1970s to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Data-Planet

 
Derwent Patents Index    
Patent information from Derwent World Patent Index and patent citation information from Patents Citation Index. Includes Chemical, Electronic and Electrical, and Engineering sections.
  • Coverage Range: 1963-present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: THOMSON REUTERS

 
Dickinson College Archives on Flickr    
View selected photographs from Dickinson’s special collections. Includes images of 1920s Alaska, the Carlisle Indian School, the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, and late 19th-century Europe. Visit the Dickinson Archives to access the original photographs.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Dickinson College

 
Dickinson College Chronicles    
Resource dedicated to the history of Dickinson College. Includes general articles on people, places, and events; lists of frequently requested facts; full-text histories of the college; and extended essays on various special topics from Dickinson’s past. A good starting point for any research dealing with College history. Visit the Dickinson Archives for more information or to access original documents.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Dickinson College

 
Dickinson College Photos    
View selected images of Dickinson people, places, organizations, and events from the 19th and 20th centuries. Visit the Dickinson Archives to access original photographs.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Dickinson College

 
Dictionary of Literary Biography (DLB)    
Career biographies and criticism of writers from all eras and all genres of literature. Includes photos of many authors.
  • Coverage Range: All eras of literary history.
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: GALE Cengage Learning

 
Dictionary of National Biography (ODNB)    
Biographies of non-living people who shaped the British Isles, including bibliographic lists for further research.
  • Coverage Range: 4th century B.C. to 2000
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Oxford University Press
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  • 3 Simultaneous Users

 
Digital Innovation South Africa (DISA)    
Southern African material that mostly covers the struggle for freedom during the period from 1950 to the first democratic elections in 1994. Note: This database can be very slow and intermittently unavailable.
  • Coverage Range: 1950 to 1994
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Digital Innovation South Africa (DISA)

 
Directory of Open Access Journals    
Full-text access to free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals.
  • Coverage Range: Coverage: Varied
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Lund University

 
Dissertation Express    
Source for information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses. Use "Borrow from other Libraries" service to obtain fulltext of dissertations
  • Coverage Range: 1972 to present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: ProQuest

 
Dissertations and Theses    
A comprehensive source of doctoral dissertations and master's theses representing academic research from around the world.
  • Coverage Range: Varied
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: ProQuest

 
Documenting the American South    
An extensive collection of full-text sources on Southern history, literature, culture, and religion, covering from 1624 to 1920.
  • Coverage Range: 1624 to 1920
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 
Drama Online    
Searchable database of play scripts and scholarly works on theory, criticism, and practice. Can search by cast size (including monologues for auditions) or play length. Includes eras from Ancient Greece to the present.
  • Coverage Range: 600 BC to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Drama Online

 

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Early American Newspapers, 1690-1811, 1890-1928    
Fully searchable newspapers from all 48 states. Searches can be limited by date range, article type, language, place of publication, and newspaper title.
  • Coverage Range: 1690-1811, 1890-1928
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Readex

 
Early English Books Online    
From the first book published in English through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare, this collection contains about 100,000 of over 125,000 titles listed in Pollard & Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640) and Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700) and their revised editions, as well as the Thomason Tracts (1640-1661) collection and the Early English Books Tract Supplement. Libraries possessing this collection find they are able to fulfill the most exhaustive research requirements in many subject areas, including: English literature, history, philosophy, linguistics, theology, music, fine arts, education, mathematics, and science.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: ProQuest

 
EBSEES (European Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies)    
Contains citations to scholarly articles, books, etc, relating to Eastern Europe. The cited materials were published in the following West European countries: Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, the Netherlands, and Switzerland.
  • Coverage Range: 1991 to 2007
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: EBSEES

 
ECO (Electronic Collections Online)    
Provides citations to a number of scholarly journals in a variety of fields.
  • Coverage Range: 1995 to present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: OCLC

 
EconLit (Economic Literature)    
A major database for economics. It covers all major peer-reviewed journals in the field, ranging from 1969 to present.
  • Coverage Range: 1969 to present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
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Economist Historical Archive    
Weekly news magazine presenting the world's political, business, scientific, technological and cultural developments and the connections between them with a global editorial perspective. Also useful for research on company and industry trends and history. Includes supplements, special reports, surveys, full-color images, exportable financial tables, and a gallery of front covers. Cross-searchable with other collections via NewsVault.
  • Coverage Range: 1843 – 2010
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: GALE Cengage Learning

 
Education Full Text    
A comprehensive index to journal articles and books on education from preschool through college and beyond. Full text from 1996 to the present; indexing (citations only) going back to 1983. See also the ERIC database for more education sources.
  • Coverage Range: 1983 to present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO (WilsonWeb)
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Education Journals    
Provides access to hundreds of educational publications, most available in full text. Covers all levels of education, and also topics such as home schooling, adult education, and special education.
  • Coverage Range: 1988-current
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Proquest

 
Education Research Complete    
Includes all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. Also covers areas of curriculum instruction as well as administration, policy, funding, and related social issues.
  • Coverage Range: 1970s to present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Education Source    
Education Source is designed to meet the needs of education students, professionals and policy makers. The extensive collection includes full text for more than 1,700 journals, 550 books and monographs, education-related conference papers, citations for over 4 million articles including book reviews. Coverage in Education Source spans all levels of education from early childhood to higher education and also includes educational specialties such as multilingual education, health education and testing.
  • Coverage Range: 1929 to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Ebsco
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
eHRAF Archaeology    
eHRAF Archaeology is an online cross-cultural database containing information on world prehistory. This unique, annually-growing eHRAF database is organized by archaeological traditions and the full-text sources are subject-indexed at the paragraph level. eHRAF Archaeology is a unique resource designed to facilitate comparative archaeological studies. Gift of the Mary Moser Memorial Library Fund.
  • Coverage Range: Prehistory
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Human Relations Area Files, Inc.

 
eHRAF World Cultures    
eHRAF World Cultures is an online cross-cultural database that contains information on all aspects of cultural and social life. The annually-growing eHRAF database is unique in that the information is organized by cultures and ethnic groups and the full-text sources are subject-indexed at the paragraph level. Gift of the Mary Moser Memorial Library Fund.
  • Coverage Range: Current
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Human Relations Area Files, Inc.

 
Eighteenth-Century Collection Online (ECCO)    
Full-text scans of nearly all English-language imprints and other materials from the eighteenth century. The collection contains a wide variety of materials from books and directories, Bibles, sheet music and sermons to advertisements and works by many well-known and lesser-known authors.
  • Coverage Range: Eighteenth century
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: GALE Cengage Learning

 
Elections A - Z    
Explains how campaigns and elections are conducted in the United States.
  • Coverage Range: Current
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: SAGE Publications, Inc. (CQ Press)
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Emily Dickinson's Correspondences    
Brings together seventy-four poems and letters from Emily’s correspondence with her sister-in-law and primary confidante, Susan Dickinson. Each text is presented with a digitized scan of the holograph manuscript. These images have zoom functionality as well as a special light-box feature that allows users to view and compare constellations of related documents. Users may search by date, genre, manuscript features, and full text. Dating from the 1850s to the end of Dickinson’s life, the work collected here shows all the characteristics of the poet’s mature art.
  • Coverage Range: 1850s to 1880s
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: University of Virginia Press

 
Encyclopaedia Judaica    
Features more than 21,000 entries on Jewish life, culture, history, and religion, written by Israeli, American, and European subject specialists.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: GALE Cengage Learning

 
Encyclopaedia of Islam (2nd and 3rd editions)    
Sets out the present state of our knowledge of the Islamic World. Contains over 10,000 entries from hundreds of scholars with full color illustrations. Updated 4 times per year. Includes maps from the Historical Atlas of Islam.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Brill

 
Encyclopaedia of the Qur'an    
Encyclopedic dictionary of qur'anic terms, concepts, personalities, place names, cultural history and exegesis extended with essays on the most important themes and subjects within Islam and qur'anic studies.
  • Coverage Range: 6 volumes
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: GALE Cengage Learning

 
Encyclopedia Britannica Online    
One of the broadest single sources for beginning research on any topic. Includes full text multimedia encyclopedia articles, country statistics and comparisons, timelines, bibliographies, and links to journal articles and web sites. Interactive features allow you to create your own workspace to save and share your research. An ideal starting point, especially for topics unfamiliar to you. ***Also includes Merriam-Webster Dictionary & Thesaurus***
  • Coverage Range: Historical and current
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc.

 
Encyclopedia of American Studies    
A reference resource containing general articles on American history and culture. An ideal starting point, especially for topics unfamiliar to you. The Encyclopedia addresses issues such as literature, art, photography, film, popular culture, architecture, consumer culture, urban studies, ethnicity, gender, race, economics, labor, social movements, politics, and global America. Part of Credo Reference package.
  • Coverage Range: All Volumes
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: SAGE Publications, Inc. (CQ Press)
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Encyclopedia of Geography    
Reflects how the growth of geography has propelled a demand for intermediaries between the abstract language of academia and the ordinary language of everyday life. Covers physical geography, human geography, nature and society, GIS, and the history of geography,
  • Coverage Range: Varied
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: SAGE Publications, Inc. (CQ Press)
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Encyclopedia of Life    
This is still a work in progress, but it has the goal of providing an entry for every one of the 1.8 million known species. While the coverage is somewhat spotty, there is some wonderful content here.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Encylopedia of Life (EOL)

 
Encyclopedia of Philosophy (E-Book)    
A new and updated edition of this multivolume set -- the first comprehensive new edition in almost 40 years. Containing material from hundreds of highly distinguished contributors representing the world's top universities and institutions, the second edition has a truly global perspective. It contains more than 2,100 entries Donald Borchert, Ed. 2nd ed. 10 vols.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: GALE Cengage Learning

 
Encyclopedia of Political Science    
A survey of the world of politics at the beginning of the twenty-first century.
  • Coverage Range: 2000-present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: SAGE Publications, Inc. (CQ Press)
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Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion    
Helps researchers examine the interconnections of politics and religion and understand how these two elemental institutions of society have combined to shape public discourse, affect social attitudes, spark and sustain collective action, and influence policy, especially during the past two centuries.
  • Coverage Range: Varied
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: SAGE Publications, Inc. (CQ Press)
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Encyclopedia of Popular Music    
Part of Oxford Music Online, this source covers popular music of all genres and periods from 1900 to the present day, including jazz, country, folk, rap, reggae, techno, musicals, and world music. Also includes popular music genres, trends, styles, record labels, venues, and music festivals. Key dates, biographies, and further reading are provided for artists covered, along with complete discographies. An excellent first stop for scholarly research on popular music.
  • Coverage Range: Varied
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Oxford University Press
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  • 3 Simultaneous Users

 
Encyclopedia of Religion in America    
This work examines how religious history and practices are woven into the political, social, cultural, and historical landscape of North America. It covers all the significant religious denominations and movements that have originated or flourished in North America, from the beginning of European settlement to the present day. The broad multidisciplinary coverage includes the religious life of indigenous peoples, specific aspects of religious life, and the relationship of political, social, economic, and cultural spheres.
  • Coverage Range: Varied
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: SAGE Publications, Inc. (CQ Press)

 
Encyclopedia of Scientific Principles, Laws, and Theories    
Provides short explanations of different scientific principles, laws and theories.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: ABC-CLIO
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Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History    
Explores the events, policies, people, ideas, institutions, groups, and movements that have created and shaped political life in the United States. Includes images.
  • Coverage Range: 1500 - present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: SAGE Publications, Inc. (CQ Press)
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Energy Citations Database    
Developed by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to improve access to scientific and technical information (STI). It contains over 2.6 million bibliographic citations for energy and energy related STI.
  • Coverage Range: Coverage: 1943 – Present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: U.S. Department of Energy

 
Environment Complete    
Covers agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more.
  • Coverage Range: 1975-present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
ERIC (Education Resource Information Center)    
The largest index for topics in education and many related fields (child development, psychology, libraries, etc.) Includes articles, reports, government documents, and unpublished sources not indexed elsewhere. See also the database Education Abstracts.
  • Coverage Range: 1966 to present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO (WilsonWeb)
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Essay and General Literature Index    
Index to chapters and essays contained in books of collected works. Focuses on humanities and social sciences, including works published in the United States, Great Britain and Canada. Covers archaeology, folklore, architecture, history, art, linguistics, literature, music, classical studies, poetry, drama, political science, economics, religion women's studies, and film.
  • Coverage Range: 1985 to present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: EBSCO (WilsonWeb)
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Essay and General Literature Retrospective    
Index to chapters and essays contained in books of collected works. Focuses on humanities and social sciences, including works published in the United States, Great Britain and Canada. Covers archaeology, folklore, architecture, history, art, linguistics, literature, music, classical studies, poetry, drama, political science, economics, religion women's studies, and film.
  • Coverage Range: 1900-1984
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: EBSCO (WilsonWeb)
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Ethnic News Watch    
Covers news, culture and history from publications of the ethnic, minority, and native press.
  • Coverage Range: 1990 to present
  • Mostly Full-Text
  • Vendor: ProQuest

 
ETHXWeb (Bioethics)    
Journal articles, book chapters, bills, laws, court decisions, reports, books, audiovisuals, and news articles relating to bioethics and professional ethics. To obtain full-text, search the Library catalog or Journal locator once you have identified a specific citation; ask a librarian for help if you have difficulty.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Georgetown University

 
EuroDocs    
Western European primary historical documents that are transcribed, reproduced in facsimile, or translated.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Brigham Young University

 
Europe and Africa: Commerce, Christianity, Civilization, and Conquest    
Documents some of the motivations, activities, and results of the European conquest of Africa in the nineteenth century. Primary documents including monographs, manuscripts, and newspaper accounts covering key issues of economics, world politics and strategy during the European powers' "Scramble for Africa." Part of Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO).
  • Coverage Range: 19th century
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Gale Cengage Learning

 
European History Primary Sources (EHPS)    
A searchable index of scholarly digital repositories of primary sources. Collections are also browsable by country, language, period, subject, and type of source.
  • Coverage Range: Medieval to present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: EUI

 
European Literature, 1790-1840: The Corvey Collection    
Full text of more than 9,500 English, French and German titles including fiction, short prose, dramatic works, poetry and more, with a focus on difficult-to-find works by historically neglected writers. Part of Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO).
  • Coverage Range: 1790-1840
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Gale Cengage Learning

 

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Family & Society Studies WorldWide    
Includes coverage of research, policy, and practice literature in the fields of Family Science, Human Ecology, Human Development, and Social Welfare. Publications cover a wide range of social science disciplines including anthropology, sociology, psychology, demography, health sciences, education, economics, law, history and social work.
  • Coverage Range: 1970-present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Family Studies Abstracts    
Covers essential areas related to family studies, including marriage, divorce, family therapy, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
  • Coverage Range: 1979-present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Felix Posen Bibliographic Project on Antisemitism    
Two separate databases containing information on antisemitism and the Jewish Question in German-Speaking Countries, 1848-1914.
  • Coverage Range: 1933 to present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 
Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index    
Contains citations for journal articles, book reviews, and essays in books about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages.
  • Coverage Range: 1991 to 2003
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: University of Iowa

 
Film and Television Literature Index    
A citation-only database covering the entire spectrum of television and film writing. Subject coverage includes articles published 1930 to the present on film & television theory, preservation & restoration, writing, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews. Use the "Get It!" button or .pdf links to access full-text copies of the articles indexed.
  • Coverage Range: 1930 to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Film Literature Index    
Indexes film and television articles, including film reviews, published between 1976-2001. Journals and magazines originate from 30 countries.
  • Coverage Range: 1976-2001
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Indiana University

 
Films on Demand    
Thousands of streaming films in the humanities and social sciences. You can use Films On Demand to search for specific video segments, organize videos into folders, and create personal playlists. Closed captioning is available for many films. Subject areas include anthropology, art, communications, education, literature, geography, history, music, philosophy, religion, sociology and world languages. Titles include historical documentaries, biography, author interviews, performances, and world affairs.
  • Coverage Range: 1950s - present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Films Media Group

 
Financial Times Historical Archive    
The complete run of the London edition of the authoritative daily business newspaper, from its first issue to the end of 2008. with additional annual updates. A resource for studying history, business, management, finance and politics. Every individual article, advertisement and market listing is included and shown individually and in the context of the full page and issue of the day. Cross-searchable with other collections via NewsVault.
  • Coverage Range: 1888 – 2010, updated annually
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: GALE Cengage Learning

 
First World War: Personal Experiences    
Digital images of a wide range of original documents, including diaries, letters, personal narratives, trench journals, scrapbooks, objects, and a wealth of visual sources, this resource provides a rich seam of information on personal experiences of war. Supplementing the primary sources is a wealth of secondary resources including interactive maps, 360 degree panoramas and walk-throughs of the Sanctuary Wood Trench System, the Memory Wall, In Their Own Words feature, scholarly essays, a slideshow gallery, chronology and glossaries.
  • Coverage Range: World War I era
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Adam Matthew

 
FRANCIS    
This database provides multidisciplinary and multilingual coverage of humanities and social sciences. It is strong in areas such as archaeology, geography, linguistics, philosophy, religion, and sociology. Records are mainly English, French, and German, with some Italian, Spanish, and other languages.
  • Coverage Range: 1972 to present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Ebsco
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Fuente Academica Premier    
A collection of scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain. Topics include biological sciences, economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, psychology, public administration, religion and sociology. Most sources are in Spanish.
  • Coverage Range: 1922-present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 

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Gallica (French Language)    
One of the largest digital libraries, Gallica offers free access to digitized books (including pamphlets), images, and sound resources in the original French. The collection, digitized by the Bibliothèque nationale de France, continues to grow and includes prestigious publications, dictionaries, and periodicals.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Bibliotheque nationale de France (BnF)

 
Gateway to North America: People, Places, and Organizations of 19th-Century New York    
Over 1500 residential and business directories, organization records, urban guidebooks, and other sources tracing New York's inhabitants over time and place, where they lived, where they worked, and what they did. Gift of Robert J. Weinstein, Dickinson College class of 1941.
  • Coverage Range: late 1700s to early 1900s
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
GenderWatch    
Resource addressing the evolution of the women's movement, men's studies, the transgendered community, and the changes in gender roles over the years. Publications are mostly full-text and date from 1970 to the present. They include scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, regional publications, books, and reports from government agencies and non-governmental organizations.
  • Coverage Range: 1970 to present
  • Mostly Full-Text
  • Vendor: ProQuest

 
General Science Full Text    
Covers everything from supernovas to marine pollution. A good starting point for researchers seeking information on a variety of scientific topics.
  • Coverage Range: 1984-present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO (WilsonWeb)
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
GenETHX (Genetics Ethics)    
Citations, some with abstracts or tables of contents, to ethics and literature on the ethical, legal, and social implications of genetic and genomic research and its applications from many disciplines and publication types including journals, newspapers, books, bills, laws, court decisions, reports, and audiovisuals. To obtain full-text, search the Library catalog or Journal locator once you have identified a specific citation; ask a librarian for help if you have difficulty.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Georgetown University

 
GeoRef    
Guide to materials in geology and earth sciences.
  • Coverage Range: 1785 to present for N. America
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
GeoScienceWorld    
An aggregation of peer-reviewed journals indexed, linked, and inter-operable with GeoRef.
  • Coverage Range: currently, mostly 2000 to present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: GeoScienceWorld

 
Google Books    
Very useful for searching within books. To see if Dickinson has a one of these books, click "Find in a Library" on the left-hand side. If you are on campus, look under "Get this item" to find or request the book. If you are off campus, enter 17013 as your zip code and look for "Dickinson College" in the list of libraries.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Google

 
Google Scholar (with Dickinson links)    
Locates scholarly articles in a variety of fields. If the full text of the article is not available, click on the "Full-Text @ Dickinson" link to find or request it. If the result is in a book, click "Library Search" (if available) or search for the book in the Dickinson Library catalog.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Google

 
GPO (Government Printing Office) Monthly Catalog    
Covers all types of U.S. government documents published since 1976, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, records, judiciary materials, statistics, and documents issued by executive departments (Defense, State, Labor, Office of the President, etc.). Addresses many topics, including political science, foreign policy, law, census, environment, agriculture, and education. Includes citations with some links to full text. Print documents are available in our library, the State Library in Harrisburg, and via interlibrary loan (ILLiad).
  • Coverage Range: 1976 to present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: OCLC

 
Green FILE    
Indexes scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports. Includes articles on the connection between the environment and agriculture, education, law, health and technology.
  • Coverage Range: Varied
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Grove Art Online    
The definitive encyclopedia for art and art history. Grove Art includes thumbnail art images and line drawings, image links, and bibliographies.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Oxford University Press
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Grove Music Online    
The online version of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. (For the 29 print volumes, see Reference ML100 .N48 2000.) The major part of Oxford Music Online, and the most comprehensive encyclopedia of music, including classical, popular, jazz and world music. This is the definitive starting point for research on composers and their works, musical periods and styles, music history and related performing arts. Allows 3 simultaneous users.
  • Coverage Range: Updated at least 3 times a year.
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Oxford University Press
  • Jumpstart Searchable
  • 3 Simultaneous Users

 

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Handbook of International Rivalries    
Examines the roughly 200 strategic rivalries—two states that view each other as threatening competitors to the point that they categorize their antagonists as enemies—that have been responsible for nearly 80 percent of the warfare of the past two hundred years. Delves into standardized narratives of the rivalries that include discussions of their origins, the levels of conflict achieved and the resolutions. Also includes a comprehensive bibliography and a chronological listing of rivalries by region, time and type. Gift of the Mary Moser Memorial Library Fund.
  • Coverage Range: N/A
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: SAGE Publications, Inc. (CQ Press)
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Handbook of Latin American Studies    
An essential guide to English and non-English materials on Latin America, covering topics in both the social sciences and humanities ranging from 1935 to present.
  • Coverage Range: 1935 to present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Library of Congress

 
HAPI Online    
Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI) covers journals published in Mexico, Central and South America and the Caribbean, also journals published in other countries if the topic includes Latin America or Hispanics in the US. The coverage ranges from 1970 to present. Mostly index only, with occasional full text.
  • Coverage Range: 1970 to present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: University of California Regents

 
Health & Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI)    
A comprehensive bibliographic database providing information about behavioral measurement instruments. 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. Records provide citation information for questionnaires, interview schedules, vignettes/scenarios, coding schemes, rating and other scales, checklists, indexes, tests, projective techniques, and more. Use the citation to identify the source document which may contain the full-text of an instrument. Some instruments will only be available for a fee from the developer.
  • Coverage Range: 19th century to present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Ebsco
  • 1 Simultaneous User

 
Historical Abstracts    
Covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present, including military history, women's history, history of education, history of science, and more. Includes secondary source articles, books, and book reviews published between 1955 to present. Some full-text links included. Use the library's "Get It!" button to obtain materials with no direct full-text link. NOT A GOOD SOURCE FOR ANCIENT OR MEDIEVAL HISTORY, OR FOR NORTH AMERICAN HISTORY
  • Coverage Range: 1955-present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Historical Chinese Newspapers    
A collection of 22 English-language newspapers published in China between 1832 and 1953. Part of the Historical Newspapers database. Purchase made possible through a bequest of Eleanor Cogan (Honorary Doctor of Liberal Arts, 2003), library volunteer and longtime friend of the college.
  • Coverage Range: 1832-1953
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: proquest

 
Historical Digital Archives    
A set of 11 separate databases of archival and primary source material, covering topics related to American history, including collections focusing on Hispanic- and African-American history. The individual databases are: African American Historical Serials Collection; American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection, Series 1-4; American Theological Library Association (ATLA) Historical Monographs Collection, Series 1-2; Arte Público Hispanic Historical Collection, Series 1; Gateway to North America--People, Places, and Organizations of 19th-Century New York; Revolutionary War Era Orderly Books from the New York Historical Society; The Latino-Hispanic American Experience--Leaders, Writers, and Thinkers. Funded in part by a gift from Robert J. Weinstein, Dickinson College class of 1941.
  • Coverage Range: Varies; 1700s to 1960, many collection focus on 19th century.
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Ebsco
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Historical Newspapers    
Fully searchable, full-text copies of articles and images from the Atlanta Constitution; Atlanta Daily World; Baltimore Afro-American; Boston Globe; Chicago Defender; Chicago Tribune; Los Angeles Sentinel; New York Amsterdam News; New York Times; Pittsburgh Courier; Washington Post. Coverage varies by paper but goes back as far as 1851.
  • Coverage Range: 1851-2005
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: ProQuest

 
History Vault    
A set of 11 collections of primary source documents covering aspects of US history. Collections include: Black Freedom, Immigration, NAACP, Plantations, Politics and Society 1960-75, Slavery and the Law, Vietnam War, and Women's Rights.
  • Coverage Range: varies; 1770s to 1975
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: ProQuest

 
House Divided    
Stories of the U.S. Civil War era (1840-1880) through the window of Dickinson College. Includes images, documents, timelines, maps, blogs, and online exhibits.
  • Coverage Range: 1840-1880
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Dickinson College

 
Humanities and Social Sciences Retrospective    
A citation-only database that includes articles from English-language periodicals on such subjects as Anthropology, Archaeology, Area Studies, Art, Classical Studies, Community Health & Medical Care, Criminal Justice, Dance, Economics, Environmental Studies, Ethics, Family Studies, Film, Gender Studies, Geography, History, International Relations, Journalism, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychiatry, Psychology, Religion, and Sociology. Articles in this database were published between 1907 and 1984. Use the library's "Get It!" button to obtain materials with no direct full-text link.
  • Coverage Range: 1907 to 1984
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: EBSCO (WilsonWeb)
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Humanities Full Text    
A full-text database that covers journal articles in Archaeology, Area Studies, Art, Classical Studies, Communications, Dance, Film, Gender Studies, History, Journalism, Linguistics, Literature, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy, and Religion.
  • Coverage Range: Indexing 1984+, Abstracting 1984+, “select” Full Text 1994+
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO (WilsonWeb)
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Humanities International Complete (HIC)    
Full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world in all aspects of the humanities. FOR CITATION SEARCHING: Click the "More" button at the top of the search screen, then click "Cited References."
  • Coverage Range: Mid-1970s - present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Humanities Source    
Humanities Source is designed to meet the needs of students, researchers and educators interested in all aspects of the humanities. The collection includes full text for more than 1,400 journals, with citations to over 3.5 million articles, including book reviews. Coverage in Humanities Source includes worldwide content pertaining to literary, scholarly and creative thought.
  • Coverage Range: 1907 to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Ebsco
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 

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ICON: Archaeology    
The ICON Archaeology collection consists of over 10,000 digital images related to the ancient history of the Mediterranean region. Images include dig sites, artifacts, and architecture. This collection is available for all Dickinson faculty and students to use in their teaching and research.
  • Coverage Range: image collection
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: Dickinson College

 
ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research)    
Maintains and provides access to a vast archive of social science data from around the world for research and instruction, and offers training in quantitative methods to facilitate effective data use. You must create a My Data account, or log in with a Google or Facebook ID to download data.
  • Coverage Range: 1850 to present
  • Mostly Full-Text
  • Vendor: University of Michigan

 
Illustrated Civil War Newspapers and Magazines    
Important and rare periodicals from Confederate, Union, abolitionist, and British presses. Includes illustrations from issues published from 1860 to 1865.
  • Coverage Range: 1860-1865
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Harper's Weekly

 
Immigration: Records of the INS, 1880-1930    
Part of History Vault primary document collections. Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service cover topics such as Asian exclusion, Ellis Island, Mexican immigration, medical inspections of immigrants, and white slavery and prostitution.
  • Coverage Range: 1880-1930
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: ProQuest

 
Index Islamicus    
Indexes literature on Islam, the Middle East and the Muslim world, including Muslim areas of Asia and Africa, plus Muslim minorities elsewhere.
  • Coverage Range: 1906 to present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Index of Christian Art (Princeton)    
Images of Medieval, Christianity-oriented art in color and black and white images with metadata.
  • Coverage Range: Apostolic Period to A.D. 1400
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Princeton University
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Institute of Physics    
Access to premium peer-reviewed journals in physics and related fields.
  • Coverage Range: Coverage: Varied
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: IOP Science
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
International Bibliography of Art    
This database is the successor to the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA). Provides coverage of European art from late antiquity to the present, American art from the colonial era to the present, and global art since 1945.
  • Coverage Range: Varied
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: ProQuest

 
International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS)    
Bibliographic references to journal articles and books, reviews and selected chapters dating back to 1951. Offers broad international coverage. Many journal articles indexed have abstracts; some have full text.
  • Coverage Range: 1951-current
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: Proquest

 
International Bibliography of Theater & Dance    
Information regarding theater and the performing arts, including ballet, cinema, comedy, dance, drama, mime, opera, and puppetry.
  • Coverage Range: 1984-present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
International Encyclopedia of Political Science    
Provides a definitive, comprehensive picture of all aspects of political life, recognizing the theoretical and cultural pluralism of our approaches and including findings from the far corners of the world. The eight volumes cover every field of politics, from political theory and methodology to political sociology, comparative politics, public policies, and international relations.
  • Coverage Range: copyright 2011
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: SAGE Publications, Inc. (CQ Press)
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences    
This digital version of the nine-volume set provides an overview of a variety of social science topics, as well as a bibliography and cross-linking to related topics. It also provides biographical information on scholars in social science fields.
  • Coverage Range: Regularly updated
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: GALE Cengage Learning

 
International Historical Statistics    
Key economic and social indicators for the last 260 years. Users can view content as e-book or download as PDF or Excel tables.
  • Coverage Range: 1750-2012
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Palgrave

 
International Newsstand (trial through May 17)    
Database of over 800 international news sources, mostly in English.
  • Coverage Range: Varies, mostly early 2000s-present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Proquest

 
Isaac Norris Collection    
Database of books donated to the College by John and Mary Dickinson in 1784. Contains bibliographic information along with images of title pages. Visit the Dickinson Archives for access to the original books.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Dickinson College

 
ITER: Gateway to the Middle Ages & Renaissance    
Citation-only database covering book, articles, and essays about the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700 C.E.). Includes citations for books, journal articles, and essays in books. Includes sources published between 1842 to present. Use the library's "Get It!" button to obtain materials with no direct full-text link.
  • Coverage Range: 1842 to present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: University of Toronto

 

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James Buchanan Resource Center    
Contains full-text resources regarding the life and times of James Buchanan, Dickinson class of 1809, including Buchanan’s memoirs and unpublished correspondence, several biographies, cartoons, and engravings. Also includes an extensive bibliography of writings by and about Buchanan and a comprehensive timeline of this figure’s life. Contains information relevant to research on 19th-century politics, diplomacy, economics, and military activity, as well as slavery and the Civil War. Visit the Archives for access to original materials.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Dickinson College

 
Jane’s Security News Module    
A leading source of international news and analysis related to military and security issues.
  • Coverage Range: 2000-present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: IHS
  • 5 Simultaneous Users

 
Japan at War and Peace, 1930-1949: U.S. State Department Records on the Internal Affairs of Japan    
Essential and unique documentation on a variety of topics relating to Japanese internal affairs between the World Wars, including: politics, the rise of Bolshevism and radicalism, militarism, Sino-Japanese war, trade and tariffs, social control, labor development and unrest, emigration, war, military, armament, economics, industry, trade, and the afects of the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima. Gift of the Mary Moser Memorial Library Fund.
  • Coverage Range: 1930-1949
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: GALE Cengage Learning

 
Jewish Studies Source    
Multidisciplinary information on the study of Jewish civilization from its historical origins to the present.
  • Coverage Range: 1922-present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE)    
Peer reviewed journal that publishes biological, medical, chemical and physical research in video format.
  • Coverage Range: 2006 to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: JoVE

 
JSTOR    
An interdisciplinary archive of over 600 journals in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.
  • Coverage Range: Historical & current publications up to 1 - 5 years from current date
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: ITHAKA (JSTOR)
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
JumpStart advanced search    
JumpStart combines the library's catalog and about half of our online databases into a single search. With one interface you can search our library catalog and many (but not all) of our databases simultaneously, or in any number of combinations that you select.
  • Coverage Range: Varied
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
JumpStart basic search    
Combines the library's catalog and about half of our online databases into a single search. With one interface you can search our library catalog and many (but not all) of our databases simultaneously, or in any number of combinations that you select.
  • Coverage Range: varied
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 

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KLG - Kritisches Lexikon zur deutschsprachigen Gegenwartsliteratur    
A German literature database covering about 600 authors writing in German who began publishing after 1945. Each entry contains a biographical sketch, a detailed critical essay, and a bibliography of primary and secondary sources. All the information is in German only.
  • Coverage Range: 1945-present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Richard Boorberg Veriag GmbH & CoKG

 
Koseisha Japanese Magazine Index Database    
Entirely in the Japanese language, the Koseisha database indexes magazines and periodical articles from the Meiji era 1868 to the present. It includes periodicals locally published in Japan as well as those published in neighboring countries during the colonial times. The database is linked with the National Diet Library’s Zasshi Kiji Sakuin (Japanese Periodical Index of 19,514 journals held by the National Diet Library of Japan), the National Institute of Informatics’ CiNii (a research article index) and Webcat (a union catalog of the academic libraries in Japan).
  • Coverage Range: 1868 to present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Koseisha, Co.
  • 1 Simultaneous User

 

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L'Année Philologique    
An index to research on all aspects of greco-roman antiquity. Covers a broad range of subjects, from language and literature to history to archaeology and more. Click "Full Text" to search or "Subjects and disciplines" to browse.
  • Coverage Range: 1959 to present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: SIBC
  • 10 Simultaneous Users

 
Latino-Hispanic American Experience: Leaders, Writers, and Thinkers    
Primary sources such as manuscripts, books, and newspapers relating to Hispanic American civil rights, religion, and women’s rights. Gift of Robert J. Weinstein, Dickinson College class of 1941.
  • Coverage Range: 1700s to 1900s
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: eBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Left index    
A complete guide to the diverse literature of the left, with an emphasis on political, economic, social and culturally engaged scholarship inside and outside academia. Other topics covered include the labor movement, ecology & environment, race & ethnicity, social & cultural theory, sociology, art & aesthetics, philosophy, history, education, law and globalization. Also included are classic texts by Marx, Lenin, Trotsky, Engels and others,
  • Coverage Range: 1891-present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Legal Information Institute (LII)    
A resource provided by Cornell University School of Law offering public legal information. It includes: the U.S. Constitution; the full-text of U.S. code; congressional material; supreme court opinions; states constitutions, statues and related legislative material. Earliest coverage begins in 1990 going to the present.
  • Coverage Range: 1992 to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Cornell University

 
Lexis-Nexis - Academic Universe    
Access to hundreds of newspapers from around the world, plus a wealth of legal, business, medical, and reference information.
  • Coverage Range: Coverage varies but generally 1980s to current.
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Reed Elseviar Inc.
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
LGBT Life    
Index to the world's literature regarding lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues. Disciplines covered include civil liberties, culture, employment, family, history, politics, psychology, religion, and sociology.
  • Coverage Range: 1953-present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
LGBT Studies in Video    
Streaming video of documentaries, interviews, archival footage and select feature films exploring LGBT history, gay culture, civil rights, and other issues. Part of LGBT Studies, which includes LGBT Thought and Culture, though the collections can be searched or browsed separately.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Alexander Street Press, LLC.

 
LGBT Thought and Culture    
A collection of texts, letters, speeches, interviews and ephemera covering the political evolution of gay rights, and memoirs, biographies, poetry, and works of fiction non-fiction that illuminate the lives of LGBT individuals and community. Part of LGBT Studies, which includes LGBT Studies in Video, though the collections can be searched or browsed separately.
  • Coverage Range: 20th century to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Alexander Street Press, LLC.

 
Library & Information Science Source    
Library & Information Science Source was developed to meet the needs of librarians, information professional and students. Content includes full text for more than 460 publications and indexing for hundreds of high-quality journals, as well as books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage encompasses librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. In addition, Library & Information Science Source provides comprehensive coverage of the history of library studies.
  • Coverage Range: 1905 to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Ebsco
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Library Literature & Information Science Full Text    
Indexes selected library and information science journals, books, conference proceedings, theses, and pamphlets. Also a good source for book reviews in all fields.
  • Coverage Range: Indexing 1984+, Abstracting 1984+, “select” Full Text 1994+
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO (WilsonWeb)
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Library of Latin Texts Online    
Includes LLT Series A and B. Click “Enter Databases” button and scroll down to search separately or via “Cross Database Search Tool”. LLT-A is a database of more than 3,200 latin texts from Antiquity to the twentieth century which benefits from the additional intensive research work undertaken by the Centre ‘Traditio Litterarum Occidentalium’ (CTLO). LLT-B is a complementary database with about 300 texts already available. LLT-B grows at a faster pace than the LLT-A with texts taken directly from existing scholarly editions.
  • Coverage Range: Antiquity to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Brepols Publishers
  • 3 Simultaneous Users

 
Library Science (ProQuest)    
Access to around 150 top publications in library and information science.
  • Coverage Range: 1970 to present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: ProQuest
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full-Text (LISTA)    
Covers topics such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, and information management. Indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports, and proceedings.
  • Coverage Range: Varied, 1960 to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)    
Index with abstracts of international literature in linguistics and related disciplines, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Most complete coverage of descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics. Includes abstracts of journal articles, books, book chapters, and dissertations, and citations to book reviews.
  • Coverage Range: 1973-current
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Proquest

 
Listener Historical Archive    
The Listener was a weekly publication of the BBC for reproducing radio - and later, television - programmes in print. It is our only record and means of accessing the content of many early broadcasts. As well as expanding on the intellectual broadcasts of the week, The Listener also discussed major literary works, musical programmes, and regularly reviewed new books. Cross-searchable with other collections via NewsVault.
  • Coverage Range: 1929-1991
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: GALE Cengage Learning

 
Literary Encyclopedia    
A global literary reference work providing authoritative profiles of authors and their literature, as well as literary theory.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Literary Dictionary Company Limited

 
Literary Index (Gale Literary Sets)    
Gale's Literary Index is a master index to the major literature products published by Gale, including Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism, and Poetry Criticism.
  • Coverage Range: Gale products published through June 2006
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: GALE Cengage Learning

 
Literary Reference Center    
Provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. Content includes full-text plot summaries, synopses and work overviews; articles/essays of literary criticism; author biographies; literary journals; book reviews; classic and contemporary poems; classic and contemporary short stories; and author interviews.
  • Coverage Range: Varied
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Ebsco
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Literary Research Guide (MLA)    
An annotated listing of reference sources in English literary studies.
  • Coverage Range: Varied
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Modern Language Association

 
Literature Criticism Online    
Authoritative source of literary criticism, summarizing authors' lives and works. Includes excerpts from scholarly articles. IMPORTANT NOTE: Because this source is an encyclopedic work, it should NEVER be directly cited. Always look up the original source of the excerpted and reprinted articles.
  • Coverage Range: Varied
  • Mostly Full-Text
  • Vendor: GALE Cengage Learning

 
London Times - Palmer's Full Text    
Palmer's includes citation coverage of the London Times from 1790 to 1905. Full text coverage is available from 1800 – 1870.
  • Coverage Range: 1790-1905
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: ProQuest

 

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Making of America (Cornell University)    
Making of America (MOA), a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. This site provides access to 267 monograph volumes and over 100,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints.
  • Coverage Range: 1850 to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Cornell University

 
Making of America (U. of Michigan)    
Making of America (MoA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology.
  • Coverage Range: see description
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: University of Michigan

 
Making of the Modern World    
More than 61,000 titles from books, journals, pamphlets, essays, reports, correspondence, speeches, surveys. Content is in English and other languages. Provides historical access to the theories, practices, and consequences of economic and business activity in the West. Combines the strengths of two pre-eminent collections — the Goldsmiths' Library of Economic Literature at the University of London Library and the Kress Collection of Business and Economics at the Harvard Business School — along with supplementary materials from the Seligman Collection in the Butler Library at Columbia University and from the libraries of Yale University.
  • Coverage Range: 1450 - 1914
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: GALE Cengage Learning

 
Manuscript Women's Letters and Diaries    
High-quality images of original manuscripts from the American Antiquarian Society, covering 200 years, extensively indexed by name, date, place, personal event (e.g., "childbirth," or "death of parent"), and other topics. Purchase made possible through a bequest of Eleanor Cogan (Honorary Doctor of Liberal Arts, 2003), library volunteer and longtime friend of the college.
  • Coverage Range: 1750-1950, esp. strong for 1800s
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Alexander Street Press, LLC.

 
MarketLine Advantage    
A major database for business research. Includes up to date information on businesses, industries, and countries.
  • Coverage Range: current
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Market Line
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Marquis Biographies Online    
Who’s Who features comprehensive profiles on more than1.4 million of the most accomplished individuals from all fields of endeavor including: government, business, science and technology, the arts, entertainment, and sports. Subjects are identified for potential inclusion in Marquis Who’s Who by their in-house staff, by nomination from prominent people in the relevant field, and from nominations by professional associations & organizations. Unlike vanity look-alikes, Marquis Who’s Who has long been considered a respectable and credible source for basic factual biographical information.
  • Coverage Range: 1985-present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Marquis Who's Who LLC

 
MathSciNet    
Covers the world's mathematical literature and literature in computer science, statistics, econometrics, and applications in areas such as physics, engineering, biology, and information systems.
  • Coverage Range: 1940 to present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: American Mathematical Society

 
Medieval Travel Writing    
Manuscripts of some of the most important works of European travel writing from the later medieval period. The chief focus is on journeys to central Asia and the Far East, including accounts of travel to Mongolia, Persia, India, China and South-East Asia. The collection also includes a number of important accounts of travels to or through the Holy Land. It features a number of medieval maps such as the famous ‘Beatus’ and ‘Psalter’ maps, individual manuscript illuminations, and some modern translations of key travel texts.
  • Coverage Range: 13th to the 16th centuries
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Adam Matthew

 
MEDLINE (via PubMed with Dickinson links)    
PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine, includes over 15 million citations for biomedical articles back to the 1950's. These citations are from MEDLINE and additional life science journals.
  • Coverage Range: Coverage Range: 1950's to present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: U.S. National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
MedlinePlus    
Portal for finding reliable, up-to-date health information on the internet. Produced by the National Institutes of Health. A Spanish language version is available. Includes a drug information, medical encyclopedia and dictionary, medical news, and interactive health tutorials, and videos.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: U.S. National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health

 
Mental Measurements Yearbook & Tests in Print    
A comprehensive guide to over 3,000 contemporary testing instruments, and a bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English languages.
  • Coverage Range: 1938 to present
  • Mostly Full-Text
  • Vendor: Ebsco
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Merriam-Webster Online    
Online dictionary and thesaurus
  • Coverage Range: Historical and current
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Merriam-Webster, Incorporated

 
Middle Eastern & Central Asian Studies    
An index of research, policy and scholarly discourse on the countries and peoples of the Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa. Subject coverage includes: political affairs & law, international relations, economic affairs - business & industry, cultural heritage, arts & humanities, society & social welfare, ethnic diversity & anthropology, significant religious events & movements and recent history (1900 - present) & archaeology.
  • Coverage Range: 1900-present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
MLA Directory of Periodicals    
Information about the more than 6000 journals covered by the MLA Bibliography database, including editorial addresses, phone numbers, fax numbers, e-mail addresses, frequency of publication, descriptions of scope, circulation figures, subscription prices and addresses, advertising information, links to online content, peer review, and submission guidelines.
  • Coverage Range: Varied
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
MLA International Bibliography (Modern Language Association)    
The premier scholarly index for literature, language, linguistics, and folklore, covering secondary source articles 1963 to present. Includes some direct full-text links; use the library's "Get It!" button for access to articles with no direct full-text link.
  • Coverage Range: 1963 to present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Modernist Journals Project    
A freely available resource for the study of modernism in the English-speaking world. Full-text scans of early 20th century publications, including Crisis, The Little Review, and Scribners.
  • Coverage Range: early 1900s
  • Full-Text

 
Music Index    
Guide to music periodicals and literature, containing articles about music, musicians, and the music industry. Includes classical and popular music.
  • Coverage Range: 1970-present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 

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NAACP Papers    
Four collections included in the History Vault database of primary sources that document the organization and major campaigns of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Covers topics such as education, voting, court cases, lynching, segregation and discrimination complaints.
  • Coverage Range: 1910s-1970s
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Proquest

 
National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts    
Covers the fields of law enforcement and criminal justice. Topics covered within the database include corrections, courts, crime statistics, domestic preparedness, drugs, juvenile justice, law enforcement, and victims.
  • Coverage Range: 1970-present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
National Geographic Magazine Archive    
The official journal of the National Geographic Society, one of the world’s largest nonprofit educational and scientific organizations. Recognized for some of the highest-quality photojournalism and cartography in the world, this award-winning, iconic magazine is famous for providing unparalleled, in-depth coverage of cultures, nature, science, technology and the environment. Featuring the complete archive of the magazine to the mid-1990s, this database includes every page and every photograph, all fully searchable.
  • Coverage Range: 1888-1994 (Archive), 1995-present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Gale

 
Naxos Music Library    
Classical music recordings (audio files) searchable by composer, title, performer, genre, or keyword. Access to more than 80,000 CDs (more than one million tracks). An average of 500 new CDs are added every month. This database greatly augments our library's physical CD collection of 5,500 titles. ***For streaming only, not downloading.*** Allows 15 simultaneous users.
  • Coverage Range: Varied
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Naxos Digital Services Ltd

 
Naxos Music Library Jazz    
Jazz music recordings (audio files). Contains more than 3,000 CDs representing more than 500 musicians. ***For streaming only, not downloading.*** Allows 3 simultaneous users.
  • Coverage Range: Varied
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Naxos Digital Services Ltd
  • 3 Simultaneous Users

 
New York Times -- Historical Newspapers    
Fully searchable, full-text copies of articles and images from 1851 to 2008.
  • Coverage Range: 1851-2008
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: ProQuest

 
Newspaper Source Plus    
More than 850 national and international newspapers, plus 870,000+ television and radio news transcripts, including: ABC News (American Broadcasting Company), ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation), CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation), CBS News, CNBC, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, MSNBC, National Public Radio, and PBS.
  • Coverage Range: Mid 1990s-present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
NewspaperDirect PressDisplay    
Full-color, full-page access to current newspapers from around the world, in their native language, with back issues for up to 90 days. Searchable by keyword, browsable by region, country and topic. Free PressReader app allows downloading to mobile device for offline reading.
  • Coverage Range: 90 days ago to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: ProQuest
  • 3 Simultaneous Users

 
NewsVault    
Allow for cross-searching of 19th Century British Library Newspapers, 19th Century U.S. Newspapers, Economist Historical Archive, Financial Times Historical Archive, Listener Historical Archive, Sunday Times (London) Digital Archive, Times (London) Digital Archive, and Times (London) Literary Supplement Historical Archive.
  • Coverage Range: 19th and 20th centuries
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: GALE Cengage Learning

 
Nineteenth Century Collections Online Archive (NCCO)    
Primary source material from rare collections around the globe. Includes eight individual collections: (1) British Politics and Society: sources related to the political climate in Great Britain; (2) European Literature, 1790-1840: The Corvey Collection: full-text of more than 9,500 English, French and German titles including fiction, short prose, dramatic works, poetry and more, with a focus on difficult-to-find works by historically neglected writers; (3) Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange, which includes government reports, diplomatic correspondence, periodicals, newspapers, treaties, trade agreements, NGO papers, and more; (4) British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture, featuring primary sources such as playbills, scripts to operas and complete scores; (5) Photography: The World through the Lens, has photos and publications about photography from the period; (6) Science, Technology & Medicine: 1780-1925, parts 1-2, has journals, books and other documents; (7) Women: Transnational Networks has journals, books, manuscripts, and other materials, mostly from the US and UK, but with some other countries as well; (8) Europe and Africa: Commerce, Christianity, Civilization, and Conquest has monographs, periodicals, and other materials documenting European policies and their effects in Africa.
  • Coverage Range: 19th Century
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Gale

 
North American Women's Letters and Diaries    
American and Canadian women's diaries and correspondence, extensively indexed by name, date, place, historical or personal event (e.g., "childbirth," or "death of parent"), and more. Includes biographical information on the authors when it is available. Colonial Times to 1950. Funded by the Mary Moser Memorial Library Fund.
  • Coverage Range: Colonial era to 1950
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: alexander Street Press, LLC.

 

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OED (Oxford English Dictionary)    
The accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. Under each term, definitions are listed in chronological order according to quotation evidence (earliest known usage). An unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million English words, past and present.
  • Coverage Range: Historical and current
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Oxford University Press
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
OmniFile Full Text Mega (Wilson)    
Full text of articles from nearly 3,000 publications (many of them peer-reviewed). Over 500 podcasts and video podcasts on a range of art, humanities and science subjects. Graphical content in ASCII or PDF format.
  • Coverage Range: 1982 to present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO (WilsonWeb)
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Oxford Art Online    
Access to both Grove Art Online and the Benezit Dictionary of Artists, and other Oxford art reference resources. Excellent reference source for art and art history, including biographical information, thumbnail art images, and bibliographies.
  • Coverage Range: Antiquity to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Oxford University Press
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome    
Overview of the major cultures of the classical Mediterranean world--Greek, Hellenistic, and Roman--from the Bronze Age to the fifth century CE, and scholarly interpretation of their influence in subsequent centuries.
  • Coverage Range: Bronze Age to 400s CE
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Oxford University Press

 
Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History    
This online encyclopedia contains biographies of influential women and articles covering topics such as geography and history, culture and society, organizations, movements, and gender studies.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Oxford University Press
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Oxford German-English Dictionary Online    
Authoritative bilingual dictionary to translate between English and German. Includes contextual clues and examples for choosing the correct word or phrase, and audio to hear how words sound.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Oxford University Press

 
Oxford Islamic Studies Online    
Brings together the best current scholarship in the field and promotes accurate and informed understanding of Islam and the Islamic world. This resource features reference content and commentary by renowned scholars in areas such as global Islamic history, concepts, people, practices, politics, and culture.
  • Coverage Range: Varied
  • Mostly Full-Text
  • Vendor: Oxford University Press
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Oxford Music Online    
Cross-searchable access to four of the most comprehensive reference sources on music: Grove Music Online, The Encyclopedia of Popular Music, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, and The Oxford Companion to Music. Includes classical, popular, jazz and world music. This is the definitive starting point for research on composers and their works, musical periods and styles, music history and related performing arts. Allows 3 simultaneous users.
  • Coverage Range: Varies
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Oxford University Press
  • Jumpstart Searchable
  • 3 Simultaneous Users

 

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PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records )    
As a service of the Administrative Offices of U.S. Courts, PACER rovides full-text access to court records. Contact a reference librarian for account and password information.
  • Coverage Range: Extensive
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Administrative Office of United States Courts

 
PAIS International (Public Affairs Information Service)    
Index access to journal articles, book chapters, reports, and government publications from 120 countries.
  • Coverage Range: 1972 to present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: ProQuest

 
PapersFirst    
Covers published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting papers.
  • Coverage Range: 1993 to present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: OCLC

 
Peace Research Abstracts    
Covers essential areas related to peace research, including conflict resolution, international affairs, and peace psychology.
  • Coverage Range: 1964-present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
People's Daily of China    
In the Chinese language. Full text archive of China's most important newspaper, covering from 1946 to present.
  • Coverage Range: 1946-present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: ORIPROBE
  • 1 Simultaneous User

 
Periodicals Index Online    
Index of more than 4,000 magazines and journals in the humanities and social sciences. Interlibrary loan (ILLiad) often required for access to full text. Formerly Periodicals Contents Online.
  • Coverage Range: 18th century to late 20th century
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: ProQuest
  • 1 Simultaneous User

 
Philosopher's Index    
Provides citations from books and journals of philosophy and related fields for articles published between 1940 to the present. Covers the areas of ethics, aesthetics, social philosophy, political philosophy, epistemology, and metaphysic logic as well as material on the philosophy of law, religion, science, history, education, and language.
  • Coverage Range: 1940 to current
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Photography: The World Through the Lens    
Private, government, and published photos and publications about photography from the 1840s to 1910s. Mostly from the UK, but some material from other countries. Part of Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO).
  • Coverage Range: 1840s to 1910s
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Gale Cengage Learning

 
PILOTS: Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress    
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, PILOTS includes citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health issues associated with traumatic events.
  • Coverage Range: 1871-current
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: Proquest

 
Points of View Reference Center    
Designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects. Useful as a guide to debate, developing arguments, writing position papers, and for development of critical thinking skills. Each Points of View Essay includes a series of questions and additional material to generate further thought. Also included are thousands of supporting articles from the world’s top political and societal publications.
  • Coverage Range: Varied
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Ebsco
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Political Handbook of the World    
Over 200 entries on countries and territories throughout the world that provide complete facts and analysis on each country’s governmental and political makeup. Offers extensive coverage of major, minor, and anti-systemic political parties in each political system around the world. It also provides names of key ambassadors and international memberships of each country, and profiles over 120 intergovernmental organizations.
  • Coverage Range: Varied
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: SAGE Publications, Inc. (CQ Press)
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Political Science    
Provides full text access to leading political science and international relations journals, including many titles indexed in Worldwide Political Science Abstracts. Offers some coverage of related topics such as international development and environmental policy.
  • Coverage Range: 1985-current
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Proquest

 
Political Science Complete    
Subject coverage includes comparative politics, humanitarian issues, international relations, law and legislation, and political theory.
  • Coverage Range: 1960s-present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Politics in America    
A definitive source for information on members of the U.S. Congress and their districts. Designed for use by political professionals, government officials, students, scholars, and interested citizens, it contains in-depth profiles of every member as well as data on their constituencies, apportionment, and redistricting. Offers comprehensive, nonpartisan commentary and data about members of Congress. Detailed member profiles provide concise insight and candid analysis of personalities, political styles, legislative agendas, political ambitions, and reputations at home and on the Hill.
  • Coverage Range: 1999-present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: SAGE Publications, Inc. (CQ Press)
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Polling the Nations    
Provides access to over 14,000 surveys conducted in the United States, as well as countries around the world. It includes surveys from a variety of pollsters and detailed information on the questions.
  • Coverage Range: 1986 - present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: ORS Publishing

 
POPLINE® (POPulation information onLINE)    
POPLINE® (POPulation information onLINE) provides more than 350,000 citations with abstracts to scientific articles, reports, books, and unpublished reports in the field of population studies, family planning, women’s studies, and related environmental and health issues. Primarily English, but also includes many abstracts in French and Spanish. A limit to peer-reviewed articles feature is available. Maintained by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health/Center for Communication Programs and funded primarily by the United States Agency for International Development.
  • Coverage Range: 1970 to present (some of the materials indexed date back to 1886)
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: Johns Hopkins University

 
Population Index    
An annotated bibliography of published books, journal articles, working papers, and other materials on population topics including migration, demographics, fertility, spatial distribution. Browse or Search.
  • Coverage Range: 1986 to 2000
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Princeton University

 
Praeger Security International Online (PSIO)    
The world's largest full-text electronic resource on international security, containing books, expert commentary, reports and primary documents from foreign policy, military, and security professionals. Covers security-related topics such as terrorism, economic development, diplomacy, and international crisis response.
  • Coverage Range: 1968 to current
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: ABC-CLIO/Greenwood

 
Presidency A - Z, Fourth Edition    
Information and background material on the nation's highest office and its occupants. With over three hundred entries, this reference serves as an invaluable tool to understand the presidency both historically and today and to analyze how it and the executive branch have responded to the challenges facing the nation.
  • Coverage Range: 1789-present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: SAGE Publications, Inc. (CQ Press)
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
PrivCo Private Company Data    
A source for business and financial data on major, non-publicly traded corporations, including family owned, private equity owned, venture backed, and international unlisted companies.
  • Coverage Range: Not applicable
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: PrivCo

 
Proceedings    
Covers every published conference, congress, symposium, exposition, workshop, and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre (the most comprehensive collection of conference publications in the world). Contains sources difficult to find elsewhere. Interlibrary loan (ILLiad) will often be required.
  • Coverage Range: 1993 to present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: OCLC

 
Project Gutenberg    
The first and largest collection of free electronic books. Most older literary works that are in the public domain in the United
  • Coverage Range: Varies
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Project Gutenberg Library Archive Foundation
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Project Muse    
A multi-disciplinary database of full text scholarly journals and e-books in both humanities and social sciences. Most journals covered are up to date. Can be used as complementary to JStor as the latter covers mostly archival issues. E-books include titles in Global Cultural Studies, Poetry, Fiction & Creative Non-Fiction.
  • Coverage Range: Historical and current
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Johns Hopkins University Press

 
PsycARTICLES    
Database of full-text articles from journals published by the APA, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe Publishing Group.
  • Coverage Range: 1985-Present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
PsycINFO    
A comprehensive index to international psychology literature in journals, books, and book chapters, dissertations, and conference proceedings.
  • Coverage Range: 1887 to present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Public Administration Abstracts    
Covers material related to public administration and public economics.
  • Coverage Range: 1974-present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Public Affairs Index    
Covers aspects of national and global contemporary public policy issues ranging from public health, the environment, housing, human and civil rights, to international commerce and conflict. Topics include banking & public finance, criminal justice, economic policy & taxation, education & education policy, emigration & immigration, energy & energy policy, ethics, government, humanitarian issues, industry & labor, law & legislation, natural disasters & poverty, politics & elections, social policy, and transportation .
  • Coverage Range: 1970-present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: EBSCO
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PubMed (with Dickinson links)    
PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine, includes over 15 million citations for biomedical articles back to the 1950's. These citations are from MEDLINE and additional life science journals. This special version includes Dickinson library's "Get It" links to additional full-text.
  • Coverage Range: 1950's to present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: U.S. National Library of Medicine
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QuickFacts (U.S. Census Bureau)    
Statistical tables (summary profiles) showing downloadable data on U.S. population, business, and geography for the nation, and for individual states, counties, and large cities (pop. >25,000).
  • Coverage Range: Last U.S. census.
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: U.S. Census Bureau

 

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Race Relations Abstracts    
Includes ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas of key relevance to racial relations.
  • Coverage Range: 1975-present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
RAMBI: Index of Articles on Jewish Studies    
A bibliography of articles in the various fields of Jewish studies and in the study of Eretz Israel. Material is compiled from thousands of periodicals and from collections of articles - in Hebrew, Yiddish, and European languages - mainly from the holdings of the Jewish National and University Library.
  • Coverage Range: Approximately 1966 - present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Jewish National and University Library, The

 
Reader's Guide Full Text    
Index of articles published in approximately 175 popular magazines, news magazines, and other general interest periodicals.
  • Coverage Range: 1983-present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO (WilsonWeb)
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Reader's Guide Retrospective    
Index of subjects in the popular press, including art, business, computers, dance, drama, education, entertainment, fashion, film & television, food, health & medicine, history, literature, news & current events, photography, popular & classical music, politics, popular culture, religion, science, sports & fitness, transportation, and travel.
  • Coverage Range: 1890-1982
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO (WilsonWeb)
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Regional Business News    
Provides full text for more than 80 regional US and Canadian business publications.
  • Coverage Range: 1990-present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Resort to War    
A reference for understanding the phenomenon of war. Analyzes more than 600 wars using the authoritative, highly standardized, and systematic coding methods developed by the Correlates of War Project, which aims to reveal the underlying patterns and causes of war. Gift of the Mary Moser Memorial Library Fund.
  • Coverage Range: 1816-2007
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: SAGE Publications, Inc. (CQ Press)
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Resources for College Libraries (RCL)    
A book selection tool to help librarians with collection development.
  • Coverage Range: Varied
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: American Library Association
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Revolutionary War Era Orderly Books from the New York Historical Society    
More than 200 orderly books (a form of journal kept by military units containing their orders and other information) dating from 1748 to 1817. Most are from American units during the Revolutionary War, though some from the French & Indian War, the War of 1812, and from British units are also included. Gift of Robert J. Weinstein, Dickinson College class of 1941.
  • Coverage Range: 1748-1817
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
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RILM Abstracts of Music Literature    
The most comprehensive international index to writings about music and other performing arts. RILM indexes journal articles, books, conference proceedings, dissertations, and reviews of books and performances. Includes abstracts and some full-text. Interlibrary loan (ILLiad) will often be required. See also The Music Index print volumes (Reference ML118 .M84 1949-2008) for sources not in RILM.
  • Coverage Range: 1967 to present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
RIPM (Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals)    
RIPM (Retrospective Index & Online Archive to Music Periodicals) is the historical counterpart to RILM, indexing and abstracting international writings on music, music history, and musical culture published between 1800 and 1950. RIPM currently indexes the contents of 120 music periodicals including articles, reviews, illustrations, music examples, advertisements, press reviews, and more. RIPM includes full text with the complete runs of more than 100 rare music periodicals from the 19th and early 20th century. New titles are added every six months.
  • Coverage Range: 1800-1950
  • Mostly Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
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SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System    
Portal for researchers in Astronomy and Physics, operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) under a NASA grant. The ADS maintains three bibliographic databases containing more than 7.8 million records: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Physics, and arXiv e-prints. No "Get It!" button option but provides interesting options for tailoring your search (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/ads_abstracts.html).
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Harvard University
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Science, Technology and Medicine: 1780-1925, Parts 1-2    
Journals, books, reports, and personal documents for exploring a period of rapid acceleration of scientific, technical, and medical knowledge. Part of Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO).
  • Coverage Range: 1780-1925
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Gale Cengage Learning

 
ScienceDirect    
A collection of articles focusing on science, technology and medicine.
  • Coverage Range: Varied some 1850 to present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: Elsevier
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Scientific Electronic Library Online (SciELO)    
SciELO provides cooperative electronic publishing of science, social sciences, and arts & humanities journals to meet the scholarly communication needs of developing countries, particularly Latin America and the Caribbean countries. It provides an efficient way to assure universal visibility and accessibility to their scholarly literature. English, Spanish, and Portuguese search interfaces are available. Full-text will be in the language of the original publication.
  • Coverage Range: current and back issues of journals
  • Mostly Full-Text
  • Vendor: Scielo (Open access)

 
SciFinder Scholar    
NOTE: Available to current Dickinson affiliates only. FIRST TIME USERS must register to search this database. Contact the Sciences Liaison Librarian for information on how to register. SciFinder publishes the latest scientific breakthroughs. It is the world's largest collection of organic and inorganic substance information with references from more than 10,000 currently published journals and patents from more than 61 patent authorities. Includes important scientific discoveries from the mid-1800s to the present. Allows searching on more than 56 million organic and inorganic substances by chemical structures, biological sequences, substructures or reactions.
  • Coverage Range: Mid-1800s to present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: American Chemical Society
  • Jumpstart Searchable
  • 2 Simultaneous Users

 
Separatist Movements    
An online handbook that provides in-depth profiles on ongoing separatist movements from around the world, with attention given not only to prominent movements, but to little-known factions as well. Includes biograpies of separatist leaders and maps. Gift of the Mary Moser Memorial Library Fund.
  • Coverage Range: Current events
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: SAGE Publications, Inc. (CQ Press)
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Short Story Index    
Index of American short stories published in collections and anthologies. Searchable by author, title, subject, keyword, date, literary technique and source. Some results link to full text in other databases.
  • Coverage Range: 1915-present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Slavery & Abolition Resource Center    
Contains full-text searchable books and pamphlets reflecting both sides of the American slavery debate. Includes first person narratives, legal proceedings and decisions, anti-slavery tracts, religious sermons, and early secondary works.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Dickinson College / Millerville University

 
Slavery and the Law    
Part of History Vault primary document collections. Includes petitions to county courts and legislatures in Southern states, state slavery statutes, and period overviews of slavery in the courts.
  • Coverage Range: 1770s to 1865
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: ProQuest

 
Social Science Journals    
Includes a variety of scientific journals covering social science topics, including addiction studies, urban studies, family studies, and international relations.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Mostly Full-Text
  • Vendor: Proquest

 
Social Sciences Full Text    
Covers English-language periodicals, published in the Unites States or internationally, in sociology, anthropology, psychology, geography, economics, political science, and law. Indexes material from 1983-present, includes abstracts for material 1984-present and contains some full-text for 1994 to present.
  • Coverage Range: Indexing 1983+, Abstracting 1984+ and “select” Full Text 1994+
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO (WilsonWeb)
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Social Sciences Premium Collection    
A combination of 14 databases with international coverage of the social sciences, sociology, linguistics, education, criminal justice, political science and related topics. Databases in the collection are: Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts (ASSIA), 1987-current; ERIC, 1966-current; International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS), 1951-current; Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA), 1973-current; PAIS International, 1914-current; PILOTS: Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress, 1871-current; Criminal Justice, 1981-current; Education Journals, 1988-current; Political Science, 1985-current; Social Science Journals; Sociology, 1985-current; Social Services Abstracts, 1979-current; Sociological Abstracts, 1952-current; Worldwide Political Science Abstracts, 1975-current.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: Proquest

 
Social Services Abstracts    
Bibliographic coverage of research social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. Contains abstracts of journal articles and dissertations, and citations to book reviews. See also the Sociology database, which provides full text to some titles indexed here.
  • Coverage Range: 1979-current
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Proquest

 
SocIndex with Full-Text    
Comprehensive coverage of sociology, encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study. These include abortion, criminology & criminal justice, demography, ethnic & racial studies, gender studies, marriage & family, political sociology, religion, rural & urban sociology, social development, social psychology, social structure, social work, socio-cultural anthropology, sociological history, sociological research, sociological theory, substance abuse & other addictions, violence and many others.
  • Coverage Range: 1895-present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Sociological Abstracts    
Indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Includes abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers Advanced search tools include Thesaurus of Sociological Indexing Terms, an aid for picking search terms.
  • Coverage Range: 1963 to present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: ProQuest

 
Sociology    
Covers journals in sociology and social work and has full text of some titles indexed in Sociological Abstracts and Social Services Abstracts.
  • Coverage Range: 1985-current
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Proquest

 
Sociology Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts (ASSIA)    
Covers health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education. Contains records from over 500 journals published in 16 different countries, including the UK and US.
  • Coverage Range: 1987-current
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Proquest

 
Southern Life & African American History, 1775-1915, Plantations Records    
Part of History Vault primary document collections, plantation records document the business and culture of plantations in various parts of the South. They include lists of slaves, records of bills and receipts, wills and other financial and personal documents.
  • Coverage Range: 1770s to 1910s.
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: ProQuest

 
SportDiscus with Full-Text    
Covers sport, physical fitness, exercise, sports medicine, sports science, physical education, kinesiology, coaching, training, sport administration, officiating, sport law & legislation, college & university sport, disabled persons, facility design & management, intramural & school sport, doping, health, health education, biomechanics, movement science, injury prevention rehabilitation, physical therapy, nutrition, exercise physiology, sport & exercise psychology, recreation, leisure studies, tourism, allied health, occupational health & therapy, public health and more.
  • Coverage Range: 1800-present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture    
Focusing on popular culture in the United States. Major topics include: television, movies, theater, art, books, magazines, radio, music, sports, fashion, health, politics, trends, community life and advertising. Entries include bibliographies.
  • Coverage Range: 20th century to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: GALE Cengage Learning

 
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy    
Definitive, peer-reviewed encyclopedia of philosophical concepts and biographies of philosophers.
  • Coverage Range: 1995 to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Stanford University

 
Statistical Insight (ProQuest)    
Searches statistical data and publications summarizing statistical findings. Includes data collected from U.S. federal and state government sources, private organizations, and intergovernmental organizations. Features descriptive abstracts, detailed indexing, full-text PDFs of source documents and tables, and down-loadable spreadsheets containing table data.
  • Coverage Range: 1970-present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: ProQuest

 
Struggle for Women's Rights, Organizational Records, 1880-1990    
Part of History Vault primary document collections. Papers of important organizations in the struggle for women's rights, including the National Women's Party, the League of Women Voters, and the National Organization for Women (NOW).
  • Coverage Range: 1880-1990s
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: ProQuest

 
Sunday Times Digital Archive (London)    
Despite the similarity of names, The Sunday Times was an entirely separate paper from The Times until 1966, when both papers came under common ownership. To this day, The Sunday Times remains editorially independent from The Times, with its own remit and perspective on the news.
  • Coverage Range: 1822-2006
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Gale

 
Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum Online (trial through March 26th)    
Searchable index of newly published Greek inscriptions as well as publications on previously known documents. It presents complete Greek texts of all new inscriptions with a critical apparatus, summarizes new readings, interpretations, and studies of known inscriptions, and occasionally presents the Greek text of these documents.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: Brill

 
Supreme Court A - Z    
Information on the Court, its justices, and its impact on American democracy. Written in understandable language for general audiences, The Supreme Court A to Z provides biographies of past and present justices, the history of important cases, and explanations of constitutional principles and legal concepts.
  • Coverage Range: 1789-present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: SAGE Publications, Inc. (CQ Press)
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Their Own Words    
Read and search the full text of select books, pamphlets, diaries, and letters from Dickinson’s Special Collections. Most of these items were authored by Dickinson alumni and faculty. Materials date from 1764 to 1918 and address colonial American politics; U.S. politics, government, and foreign relations; historical biography and autobiography; the American Civil War; the temperance movement; foreign travel; economics; medicine; philosophy; and theology. Visit the Dickinson Archives for access to original materials.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Dickinson College

 
Thesaurus Linguae Graecae    
Contains digitized versions of most texts written in Greek from Homer (8 c. B.C.) to the fall of Byzantium in AD 1453 and beyond. TLG's goal is to create a comprehensive digital library of Greek literature from antiquity to the present era. Includes over 10,000 works associated with 4,000 authors.
  • Coverage Range: 8th century BC to AD 1453
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: University of California, Irvine

 
Thesaurus Linguae Latinae Online    
TLL provides access to the contents of all lexicon articles published up to 2008 (that is the letters A–M, O, P–pomifer, porta–pulso), the articles in the Onomasticon volumes (letters C and D), the Index librorum and the Praemonenda de rationibus et usu operis, a multilingual introduction to the printed version of the Thesaurus. Each year the contents of the newly printed fascicles will be added to the database.
  • Coverage Range: Antiquity to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Walter de Gruyter, Berlin - New York

 
Tiananmen Square and U.S.-China Relations, 1989-1993    
This digital collection reviews U.S.-China relations in the post-Cold War Era, and analyzes the significance of the 1989 Tiananmen Square demonstrations, China’s human rights issues, and resumption of World Bank loans to China in July 1990. Gift of the Mary Moser Memorial Library Fund.
  • Coverage Range: 1989-1993
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: GALE Cengage Learning

 
Times (London) Digital Archive    
The oldest daily newspaper in continuous publication, providing in-depth, award-winning and objective coverage of world events. The archive supports research across multiple disciplines and areas of interest: in business, humanities, political science, philosophy and numerous other subjects with coverage of all major international historical events. Cross-searchable with other collections via NewsVault.
  • Coverage Range: 1785 – 2006
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: GALE Cengage Learning

 
Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive    
Full-text version of one of the world's great literary journals, which scrutinized, dissected, applauded, and occasionally disparaged, the work of the twentieth century's leading writers and thinkers. IMPORTANT NOTE: This database allows only one user at a time. Please be sure to log off when you are finished.
  • Coverage Range: 1902 to 2008
  • Mostly Full-Text
  • Vendor: GALE Cengage Learning
  • 1 Simultaneous User

 
TOCS-IN (Tables of Contents of Journals of Interest to Classicists)    
TOCS-IN provides the tables of contents of a selection of Classics, Near Eastern Studies, and Religion journals, both in text format and through a Web search program. Where possible, links are given with articles for which the full text or an abstract is available online.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: TOCS-IN (open)

 
TOXNET    
Databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: U.S. National Library of Medicine

 

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U.S. Census Bureau    
The official U.S. government web page for census information. Covers demographic, social, economic, and housing characteristics of the United States population, as well as business, industry and trade data.
  • Coverage Range: 2002 - present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: U.S. Census Bureau

 
U.S. Constitution A to Z    
Quick and authoritative information about the nation's most important document. Shows that although the U.S. Constitution was written more than two centuries ago it has remained a malleable document that speaks to modern issues including abortion, affirmative action, capital punishment, gun control, homeland security, and civil liberties. Legal concepts, influential constitutional law cases, and individuals who have indelibly affected the interpretation of the Constitution are covered with students in mind. T
  • Coverage Range: 1789-present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: SAGE Publications, Inc. (CQ Press)
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Ulrich's International Periodical Directory    
Publication information ABOUT serials, periodicals, journals. Indicates if a journal is peer-reviewed (refereed). NOT for finding specific articles. Tells where a journal is indexed. Includes evaluative reviews for most journals. Includes full-text links to some Open Access journals.
  • Coverage Range: 1932 to present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: ProQuest
  • 4 Simultaneous Users

 
Urban Studies Abstracts    
Covers essential areas related to urban studies, including urban affairs, community development, and urban history.
  • Coverage Range: 1973-present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 

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Victorian Women Writers Project    
Transcriptions of works by British women writers of the 19th century.
  • Coverage Range: Nineteenth century.
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Indiana University

 
Vietnam War and American Foreign Policy, 1960-1975    
Part of History Vault primary document collections. Covers U.S. involvement in Vietnam and Southeast Asia from the Kennedy administration to the final resolution of the war at the Paris Peace Talks and the evacuation of U.S. troops. Includes reports, memos, and a few oral histories documenting policy decisions at the highest levels of the U.S. government, as well as events on the ground in Vietnam, from the perspective of State Department officials, reporters, and members of the U.S. Armed forces.
  • Coverage Range: 1960-1975
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: ProQuest

 
Violence and Abuse Abstracts    
Covers essential areas related to violence and abuse, including family violence, sexual assault, emotional abuse, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
  • Coverage Range: 1995-present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Vital Statistics on American Politics 2013-2014    
A resource of data offering more than 230 tables and charts covering the full spectrum of American politics dating back to 1788. Introductory material helps readers understand and interpret statistical material, and the annotated reference guide directs users to other valuable sources on political statistics.
  • Coverage Range: 1788-present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: SAGE Publications, Inc. (CQ Press)
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Vital Statistics on the Presidency, Third Edition    
Offers more than 175 tables and charts covering the office of the president from George Washington to George W. Bush, including data on the 2008 presidential primaries. The volume includes statistical coverage of public approval of the president, elections, vetoes, executive orders, foreign affairs, the executive branch, congressional and judicial relations, public appearances, and much more. Introductory material helps readers understand and interpret statistical material, and the reference guide directs users to other valuable sources on political statistics.
  • Coverage Range: 1789-present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: SAGE Publications, Inc. (CQ Press)
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Voter Turnout in the United States 1788-2009    
Based on meticulous research on participation in U.S. elections dating back to the late 1780s, Voter Turnout in the United States, 1788-2009 presents comprehensive turnout statistics for primary and general elections for presidential, congressional, and gubernatorial races.
  • Coverage Range: 1788-2011
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: SAGE Publications, Inc. (CQ Press)
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 

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Web of Knowledge    
Simultaneously search Web of Science (Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, Book Citation Index, Current Chemical Reactions and Index Chemicus), BIOSIS Citation Index, Current Contents Connect, Data Citation Index, Derwent Patents Index, Zoological Record, and MEDLINE.
  • Coverage Range: varies; mostly 1965 to present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: THOMSON REUTERS

 
Web of Science    
Searches both social science and science materials, and allows the user to see what other articles have cited a chosen paper. Provides access to Science and Social Sciences Citation Indexes (1900-present), Conference Proceedings Citation Index (1990-present) Book Citation Index (2005-present), Current Chemical Reactions (1985-present), and Index Chemicus (1993-present).
  • Coverage Range: 1900-present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: THOMSON REUTERS
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Wildlife & Ecology Studies Worldwide    
Literature on wild mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians. Offers a global perspective and is the most comprehensive resource on wildlife information. Major topic areas include studies of individual species, habitat types, hunting, economics, wildlife behavior, management techniques, diseases, ecotourism, zoology, taxonomy and much more.
  • Coverage Range: 1935-present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Women and Social Movements in the United States    
Organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000, this collection advances scholarly debates and understanding about U.S. history generally at the same time that it makes the insights of women's history accessible. The collection currently includes 94 document projects and archives with more than 3,750 documents and 150,000 pages of additional full-text documents, and almost 2,100 primary authors. It also includes book, film, and website reviews, notes from the archives, and teaching tools. Includes access to the online version of Notable American Women and the database on Commissions on the Status of Women.
  • Coverage Range: 1600-2000
  • Mostly Full-Text
  • Vendor: Alexander Street Press, LLC.

 
Women and Social Movements, International    
Primary documents including letters and diaries of activists, and proceedings of historic conferences. For coverage of the US, see Women and Social Movements in the United States.
  • Coverage Range: 1840 to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Alexander Street Press, LLC.

 
Women: Transnational Networks    
Primary documents such as journals, books, manuscripts, and other materials, on topic such as the suffrage, birth control, and broader issues gender and class. Mostly from the US and UK, but with some other countries represented as well. Part of Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO).
  • Coverage Range: 1790s-1910s
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Gale Cengage Learning

 
Women's Experiences at Dickinson Blog    
This blog contains stories about all aspects of female students’ experiences at Dickinson from the 19th century to the present. Includes digital images of original documents and select soundclips from oral history interviews with alumnae. Visit the Dickinson Archives for access to original materials.
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  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Dickinson College

 
Women's Studies International    
Core database for feminist research from 1972 to the present. Contains citations and some full-text of journals, newspapers, newsletters, bulletins, books, book chapters, proceedings, reports, theses, dissertations, non-governmental organization studies, Web sites & Web documents, and grey literature.
  • Coverage Range: 1972-Present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
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Women's Studies Manuscript Collections from the Schlesinger Library: Voting Rights, National Politics, and Reproductive Rights    
Part of History Vault primary document collections. This collection covers the fight for women's rights at the national, regional, and local levels. The papers of key national leaders like Julia Ward Howe, Anna Howard Shaw, and Matilda Gage are included, as well as papers of lesser known state and local leaders. The Reproductive Rights collection includes oral histories and records of Mary Ware Dennett and the Voluntary Parenthood League.
  • Coverage Range: 1880-1990
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: ProQuest

 
World Almanac    
Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia and four almanacs. Provides basic information on a variety of topics.
  • Coverage Range: 1998-present
  • Mostly Full-Text
  • Vendor: OCLC

 
World at Risk    
Thirty-two essays, written by experts in their fields, that provide in-depth analysis on such key topics as demographics and settlement; economics; the environment; education, health, and welfare; politics and governance; and security. Essays within these sections discuss such controversial and vexing issues as immigration, international finance, climate change, transnational governance, human trafficking, war crimes, biodiversity, and global health. Gift of the Mary Moser Memorial Library Fund.
  • Coverage Range: Current events, ca. 2010
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: SAGE Publications, Inc. (CQ Press)
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World Digital Library    
A UNESCO project, this database contains multi-lingual primary source materials from countries and cultures around the world.
  • Coverage Range: 8000 BCE to present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: World Digital Library

 
World News Connection (East View; trial through May 10)    
Access to a historical archive of news from all over the world, translated into English. An important resource for those who do not know the foreign language yet needs a different perspective other than US.
  • Coverage Range: 1994-2013
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: East View

 
World Politics Review (direct access)    
A daily online publication focusing on foreign affairs and international politics. Use direct access to view content from the current issue. For searching back issues, use the EBSCO database.
  • Coverage Range: current issue
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: World Politics Review

 
World Politics Review (EBSCO database)    
A database and daily online publication focusing on foreign affairs and international politics, with original articles by subject experts from journalism, research organizations, academia, government and elsewhere. For the current issue, use direct access.
  • Coverage Range: 2006 to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
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World Scholar: Latin America and the Caribbean    
Historical primary and secondary sources, and contemporary scholarship on the region. Includes monographs, peer-reviewed journals, news sources, multimedia, and maps.
  • Coverage Range: Varied; 1700s to present
  • Mostly Full-Text
  • Vendor: Gale Cengage Learning

 
World Shakespeare Bibliography    
Provides annotated entries for published international scholarly and popular materials related to Shakespeare. Materials published between 1971 to the present. This is a citation-only database; use the library's "Journal Locator" to obtain full-text copies of the articles.
  • Coverage Range: 1971 to present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Johns Hopkins University Press

 
World War II: U.S. Documents on Planning, Operations, Intelligence, Axis War Crimes, and Refugees    
This module of History Vault presents several major collections of records on World War II, including Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Map Room Files, Records of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Records of the War Department Operations Division, U.S. Navy Action and Operational Reports, Records of the Office of War Information, Papers of the War Refugee Board, and Top Secret Studies on U.S. Communications Intelligence During World War II. These records are supplemented with smaller collections documenting U.S. planning and participation in World War II.
  • Coverage Range: varies, at most 1938-1949
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: proquest

 
WorldCat    
A huge catalog of more than 140 million books and other materials in 71,000 member libraries worldwide. Very useful for discovering books that our library does not own that you can borrow via interlibrary loan (EZ-Borrow or ILLiad). * Coverage Range: From before 1000 BC to the present * Citations only, except for links to freely available e-books, government documents, and web sites. See also www.worldcat.org and dickinson.worldcat.org for alternative interfaces to WorldCat. (alternate search term: World Cat)
  • Coverage Range: Before 1000 BC to present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: OCLC

 
WorldCat.org (Open WorldCat)    
This is a free version of WorldCat available as an alternative to our FirstSearch version.
  • Coverage Range: Before 1000 BC to present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: OCLC

 
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts    
CSA Worldwide Political Science Abstracts provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration / policy.
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  • Mostly Full-Text
  • Vendor: ProQuest

 

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Yomidas Rekishikan (Yomiuri Shimbun)    
Over 11 million articles from every issue of Japan’s major newspaper, The Yomiuri Shimbun. In four parts: 1) The Meiji, Taisho and Showa Eras section (1874-1989), 2) The Heisei Era section (September 1986 onwards),  3) The Daily Yomiuri section (September 1989 onwards), and 4) The Contemporary Who’s Who, with searchable biographical data and articles on over 26,000 prominent individuals. Includes photos, images, advertisements. Search in Japanese or English. English versions of modern articles are available.
  • Coverage Range: 1874 to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Yomiuri Shimbun
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Zoological Record    
The world’s leading taxonomic reference and oldest continuing database of animal biology.
  • Coverage Range: 1864-present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: THOMSON REUTERS