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What is the purpose of this guide?

For research: Primarily intended for students, faculty, and staff doing research. Find recommended research databases specific to your area of study. Having trouble sifting through all the results from OneSearch? Narrowing down your search to a database that specializes in your subject area can help you find more relevant results.

Note: an asterisk (*) at the end of a research database name means that results from that database are included in OneSearch.

Visit the Databases Page to see all of our databases.

For course materials: Primarily intended for faculty looking for content to develop their course curricula. This guide will present you with reliable and trustworthy repositories where you can find open and affordable content that is relevant to your subject area. If you are struggling to find relevant teaching materials for your courses, these resources may be able to help.

The resources listed here represent only a fraction of what is available. For more information about open access and OER, as well as links to places where you can find more resources, check out the OA and OER Research Guide.

We strive to keep this page updated frequently. If you have any questions, are looking for additional resources not listed here, or find broken links, please contact a member of the library staff.

For research

 

 

JSTOR

JSTOR provides access to more than 12 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines. Contains full-text articles from core scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, many of which date from the 1800s.

Getty Research Portal

The Getty Research Portal™ is a free online search platform providing worldwide access to an extensive collection of digitized art history texts from a range of institutions. This multilingual and multicultural union catalog affords art historians and other researchers the ability to search and download complete digital copies of publications devoted to art, architecture, material culture, and related fields.

    International Encyclopedia of Dance

    Nearly 2,000 articles cover the full spectrum of dance-theatrical, ritual, dance-drama, folk, traditional, ethnic, and social dance. Cultural and national overviews are accompanied by entries on dance forms, music and costumes, performances, and biographies of dancers and choreographers.

     

    For course materials

    Boundless courses, hosted by Lumen Learning, course in Art History

    Open Textbook Library Humanities

    Includes many books covering different aspects of the humanities, including religion, English, ancient art, philosophy, international relations, mythology, literature, Western civilization, the environment, and social justice.

    MIT OpenCourseWare for the Fine Arts

    Includes art history, architecture, game design, media studies, performance arts, and visual arts.

    Google Arts & Culture

    Google Arts & Culture features content from over 2000 leading museums and archives.

    Smithsonian Digital Library of Art and Design

    Includes files on artists, art collectives, galleries, and museums, as well as artist interviews, reading lists, and online exhibitions

    National Gallery of Art

    Includes resources for teachers, both downloadable online materials and a way to request physical DVDs and print resources to bring art to the classroom.

    Art Resources Transfer: Reading Resources

    An annual series of online teaching guides provided by A.R.T.'s Distribution to Underserved Communities Library Program (D.U.C.). Focuses on information, conecpts, and tools that readers need to meaningfully engage with sources of contemporary art.

    Artsalive.ca Dance

    The Canadian National Arts Centre education portal for dance topics. Includes basic dance facts and lingo, resources for how to understand and make dance, information about specific artists, etc.

    American Variety Stage

    The American Variety Stage is a multimedia anthology selected from various Library of Congress holdings. This collection illustrates the vibrant and diverse forms of popular entertainment, especially vaudeville.

    Jacob’s Pillow Dance Interactive

    An ever-growing collection of dance videos filmed at Jacob’s Pillow from the 1930s to today, also includes illustrated essays. Jacob’s Pillow is home to America’s longest running dance festival.

    Numeridanse

    Numeridanse is a multimedia dance platform. It offers free access to a unique video base: filmed performances, documentaries, interviews, fictions, dance videos. Every single genre, style and form is showcased here: butoh, classical ballet, neo-classical ballet, baroque, Indian, African, flamenco, contemporary, traditional dances, hip-hop, tango, jazz, circus arts, performance, etc. Website available in English or French.

    For research

    Note: an asterisk (*) at the end of a research database name means that results from that database are included in OneSearch.

    Business Source Complete*

    Business Source Complete is the world's definitive scholarly business database, providing the leading collection of bibliographic and full text content. Current company, region and industry reports as well as articles from trade publications, journals and magazines. Full-text of Harvard Business Review business Monitor International and Marketline.

    Regional Business News*

    This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is a subset of Business Source Complete.

    Edgar Databases

    Provides full-text reports [10-K, 10-Q, and more] from U.S. public companies 1993-present as reported to the Securities and Exchange Commission. Note: Free access to this database is provided by the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

    Investing.com

    Investing.com is a global financial portal and internet brand composed of 28 editions in 21 languages and mobile apps for Android and iOS that provide news, analysis, streaming quotes and charts, technical data and financial tools about the global financial markets. Each edition covers a broad variety of local and global financial vehicles including Stocks, Bonds, Commodities, Currencies, Interest Rates, Futures and Options.

    RKMA Market Research Reports

    Richard K. Miller & Associates (RKMA) publishes handbooks focused on marketing and the consumer marketplace. Here you can access the latest ebook versions of their titles, including resources on

    Business-to-Business Marketing 2023

    Consumer Behavior 2023

    Consumer Marketing & Advertising 2023

    Consumer Use Of The Internet & Mobile 2023

    Entertainment & Leisure Market Research 2023

    Restaurant, Food & Beverage Market Research 2023

    Retail & E-Commerce Market Research 2023

    Sports Marketing 2023

    Travel & Tourism Market Research 2023

    U.S. Cities & Communities 2023

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    Nexis Uni*

    Full-text articles from a wide range of news, business, legal, medical, and reference sources.

    arXiv

    arXiv is an open access database founded in 1991 that provides free access to journal articles in a wide range of scientific and quantitative disciplines, including Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance, Statistics, Electrical Engineering and Systems Science, and Economics.

    IMF eLibrary

    The International Monetary Fund's (IMF) eLibrary provides free access to periodicals, books, working papers and studies, and data and statistical tools. Here you will find information on macroeconomics, globalization, development, trade and aid, technical assistance, demographics, emerging markets, policy advice, poverty reduction, and more. See the IMF eLibrary Startup Guide to learn more about this resource.

    Black Life in America*

    Gain multiple perspectives on the people, issues and events that shaped and continue to influence America’s conversations about diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice.

    NewsBank

    Research diverse perspectives, topics and trends that align with curricular areas such as Political Science, English, Sociology, Humanities, Business, International Studies and more. Features reliable, credible information from a wide variety of international, national and local news sources. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.

    Corporate Register 

    Company social responsibility reports (free registration)

    Apache Open Office Draw-General Business Software

    Makes drawing business processes and diagrams a snap! Tools to communicate with grahics and diagrams with a miximum page size of 300 cm by 300 cm

    World Bank Open Knowledge Repository - Economics

    This repository is the largest single source of knowledge on economic development around the world.

    MIT Management Sloan School: LearningEdge  - Management

    These business case studies fall under the headings of entrepreneurship, leadership/ethics, operations management, strategy, sustainability, and system dynamics. They are narratives that facilitate class discussion about a particular business or management issue.

    Venture Capital and Private Equity

    Bain & Co. Global Private Equity Report

    Annual report on the state of the global private equity market.

    Ernst & Young Private Equity

    Annual Global Private Equity Watch and Global IPO Trends reports.

    McKinsey & Co. Private Equity Insights

    Frequent topical reports on the state of PE around the world.

    Small Business Investor Alliance (SBIA)

    A trade association for lower middle market private equity funds and investors. Includes forums, legislation, regulation, legal issues, and resources the small business investment company industry.

    National Venture Capital Association (NVCA)

    National Venture Capital Association provides list of venture capital resources, news and statistics.

    Venture Capital & Private Equity Club

    HBS Venture Capital & Principal Investment Club
    Find out about what skills, knowledge, and experience you need to work in venture capital.

    PwC MoneyTree Report

    A quarterly survey with overviews of venture capital and private equity in the U.S., and statistics by industry, state, and firm.

    New York Times DealBook

    News on mergers and aquisitions, investment banking, private equity, venture capital, IPOs, and hedge funds. Email notification is available.

    Retail

    United States Census Bureau: Retail Trade

    Provides the industry monthly sales and inventory data, annual survey data from the past ten-plus years, and detailed county-by-county data for every state in the U.S.

    Business of Fashion

     Business intelligence and news on emerging designers, disruptive technologies and global brands in the fashion and luxury goods industries.  Use your Harvard email to sign up for an account entitling you to three free articles per month.

    Digital Commerce 360

    Freely available news covering e-retailing, B2B e-commerce, and digital healthcare.

    American Apparel and Footwear Association

    Publications and statistics on the industry, manufacturing, trends, regulations, and ShoeStats reports.

    Convenience Distribution Association (CDA)

    Lists the organization contacts, activities, and publications such as state of the industry reports (free for members).

    National Retail Federation

    Represents state and national associations as well as large and small corporate members. Its site offers industry news, trends and statistics, directories, event listings, information on hot topics and government affairs.

    Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA)

    Gives position papers and research in the areas of asset protection, finance, human resources, supply chain, sustainability and government affairs.

    Real Estate

    CRE Finance Council (CREFC)

    Site includes industry statistics, research and news. Much of the site requires membership to view, but some research reports and industry statistics are available.

    European Mortgage Federation

    EMF Hypostate has statistical data for housing and mortgage markets in Europe and beyond. Includes house transactions, house prices, total dwelling stock, and housing completions.

    Mortgage Bankers Association

    Includes research, reports and insight on the real estate finance industry. Although some information is for members only, most of their Research and Economics section is available to the public.

    National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

    Produces the global and domestic indices for publicly-owned real estate, the national trade association for REITs, and publicly-traded real estate companies.

    National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries

    Produces the NCREIF Property Index (NPI), used as an industry benchmark to compare an investor's own returns against the industry average. Includes indexes of returns by region and property type.

    National Real Estate Investor

    Covers office, industrial, retail, multi-family, hotel, mixed-use and senior sectors as well as brokerage, property management, the environment and international. The website has full text of articles and current news.

    PwC Real Estate Investor Survey

    Quarterly analysis of various sectors of the real estate market (e.g., retail, warehouse, apartment) and markets in major U.S. cities based on investor surveys.

    Buildings.com

    Online magazine of trends, transactions, and people in the construction industry.

    Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

    The tools section has data on land and property values, property taxation, and university development. Also includes information on land trusts, and visual tools for planning population density.

    Urban Land Institute (ULI)

    Publishes reports on emerging land use trends and issues.

    US Census Bureau - New Residential Construction

    Data on construction spending, new home sales, housing starts, vacancy rates, and home-ownership.

    Market conditions of Real Estate

    Cushman & Wakefield Reports

    Reports on sub-sector market conditions, often at the city level. Strong international coverage

    JLL - Worldwide Research

    Brief reports on market conditions around the globe.

    Knight Frank Research

    Reports on specific residential and commercial markets as well as some global reports

    AEW Capital Management

    Real estate investment management reports covering North America, Europe, and Asia.

    Colliers International

    Housing market reports, office market reports, retail market reports, industrial market report

    NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Development Association

    For developers and owners of industrial, office, and related commercial real estate throughout North America. The Research and Publications section features reports on topics such as economic impacts of commercial real estate, space demand forecasts, and compensation reports.

    Savills

    Commercial and residential real estate reports by country or region, and office real estate reports for US cities.

    Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)

    National organization of realtors specializing in industrial and office real estate. Includes a Commercial Real Estate Index with quarterly trends in the commercial real estate market.

    Residential Real Estate

    HUD User

    Extensive data and reports including local U.S. residential real estate market conditions.

    Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University

    Studies and data on domestic housing.

    Careers

    American Real Estate Society (ARES)

    For real estate professionals, researchers, and academics. Includes a jobs page geared to academics.

    BOMA International Career Center

    From the Building Owners and Managers Association. Search for jobs by keyword and/or location.

    CRE Finance Council Events

    Hosts events in the U.S. and abroad.

    Dodge Data and Analytics: Careers

    A place where job seekers can post resumes and search for jobs.

    National Association of Realtors

    Topical sections include government affairs, research, law and policy, technology, and education. The Research and Statistics section has data and reports on commercial, residential, international sectors as well as on the business and technology of realtors.

    REALTORS Conference & Expo

    Annual meeting of the National Association of Realtors

     

     

    For course materials

    OER by Discipline Directory by BCcampus

    OpenStax

    Includes textbooks and ancillary materials for Introduction to Business, Business Ethics, Accounting (Financial Accounting and Managerial Accounting), Business Statistics, Principles of Management, Enterpreneurship, Organizational Behavior, and Business Law.

    Boundless Courses

    Hosted on the Lumen Learning platform, Boundless has online course materials in Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, Marketing, and Management.

    Open Textbook Library

    Includes links to over 30 business textbooks, including the OpenStax textbooks and many more.

    MIT OpenCourseWare

    Includes course materials (handouts, videos, modules, syllabi) from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

    LearningEdge

    Case studies and simulations from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

    InTechOpen

    Open books in business, management, and economics

    Open Learn Money and Business - General Business

    Open courses and resources about business and money

     

     

    For research

    Note: the library has developed some resources specifically for Education students to help you find journal articles for your research. There's a video to watch: Finding Journal Articles for Education Students Video and/or a PDF you can download: PDF iconFinding Journal Articles for Education Students.pdf.

    Educational Administration Abstracts*

    Educational Administration Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering areas related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains more than 190,000 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline.

    ERIC*

    Database of education citations, abstracts and full-text documents for journal and non-journal education literature.

    Professional Development Collection*

    Professional Development Collection, designed for professional educators, provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 600 full text journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This is the most comprehensive and most valuable collection of full text education journals in the world.

    Black Life in America*

    Gain multiple perspectives on the people, issues and events that shaped and continue to influence America’s conversations about diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice

    NewsBank

    Research diverse perspectives, topics and trends that align with curricular areas such as Political Science, English, Sociology, Humanities, Business, International Studies and more. Features reliable, credible information from a wide variety of international, national and local news sources. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.

     

    For course materials

    Annenberg Learner

    Classroom resources as well as professional development, has best practices and research-based example workshops and teaching methods for all subjects, at all levels.

    Edutopia

    Includes a mix of articles and videos – a current and frequently updated resource for teachers today.

    Open Textbook Library Education textbooks

    MIT OpenCourseWare Teaching and Education

    National Academies Press books in education

    InTechOpen

    Multiple open textbooks covering various topics in education and educational psychology

    For research

    MLA International Bibliography*

    A bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations produced by the Modern Language Association. Dates back to the 1920s.

    The John Stewart Memorial Library would like to thank the Susan Smith Dimattia '64 Endowment for contributing to this subscription.

    Literary Reference Center*

    Combining information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals and original content from EBSCO, Literary Reference Center features an expansive collection of author biographies, plot summaries and full-text essays from leading publishers. It also includes literary reference books and monographs, cover-to-cover full text for literary magazines and book reviews from the most prestigious publications. It offers poems from hundreds of sources, short stories, classic texts, author interviews and much more.

    The John Stewart Memorial Library would like to thank the Katharine Montgomery Cook '21 Endowment for contributing to this subscription.

    JSTOR*

    JSTOR provides access to more than 12 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines. Contains full-text articles from core scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, many of which date from the 1800s.

    The John Stewart Memorial Library would like to thank the Margaret E. Ward '65 Endowment for contributing to this subscription.

    Excelsior Online Writing Lab

    Explains how to cite sources in multiple formats; also includes information on how to write essays, how to find and evaluate research sources, how to avoid plagiarism, and more.

    Chaucer Bibliography

    Includes materials from the Annotated Chaucer Bibliography published annually in Studies in the Age of Chaucer. Note: Free access to this database is provided by The University of Texas at San Antonio Library and The New Chaucer Society.

    Media History Digital Library

    The Media History Digital Library is a non-profit initiative, led by Eric Hoyt at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, dedicated to digitizing historic books and magazines about film, broadcasting, and recorded sound for broad public access.

    Black Life in America*

    Gain multiple perspectives on the people, issues and events that shaped and continue to influence America’s conversations about diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice

    NewsBank

    Research diverse perspectives, topics and trends that align with curricular areas such as Political Science, English, Sociology, Humanities, Business, International Studies and more. Features reliable, credible information from a wide variety of international, national and local news sources. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.

     

    For course materials

    Boundless courses in both Writing, Communications, and Creative Writing.

    Open Textbook Library for the Humanities

    Includes many books covering different aspects of the humanities, including religion, English, ancient art, philosophy, international relations, mythology, literature, Western civilization, the environment, and social justice.

    Open Textbook Library for Journalism, Media Studies, and Communication

    Project Gutenberg

    A library of over 60,000 ebooks that are in the public domain. If your course includes literature published before 1924, that text is in the public domain in the U.S. – consider directing your students to a free version of the text instead of a commercial one. For audiobook versions of public domain texts, see LibriVox

    MIT OpenCourseWare for the Humanities

    Includes language, linguistics, literature, philosophy, and religion.

    MIT OpenCourseWare for Media and Communication

    Internet Archive film repository

    Includes films that are either in the public domain or openly licensed, including a subset of feature films.

    CornellOpen Literary Criticism & Theory

    A collection of open access book titles from Cornell University Press.

    Library of Congress Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature and the Poetry Archive

    Both of these resources produce, acquire, and preserve recordings of poets reading their own work out loud.

    Poets.org

    A wealth of information including specific poems, information about thousands of poets, National Poetry Month resources, and poetry prize and award information, from the Academy of American Poets.

    Luminarium: Anthology of English Literature

    Includes texts as well as discussion guides and other ancillary materials for thousands of English literary texts from the Medieval period through the Restoration. Also includes metaphysical and religious works.

    For research
    Academic Search Complete

    Full-Text: science, anthropology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, food science & technology, general science, geography, geology, law, materials science, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, pharmaceutical sciences, physics, psychology, religion & theology, veterinary science, women's studies, zoology and many other fields.

    Agricola

    Search for citations and abstracts on agricultural topics as well as a variety of related fields, including veterinary, plant, and environmental sciences. Note: Free access to this database is provided by the National Agricultural Library.

    Annual Reviews

    Annual Reviews publications are among the most highly cited in the scientific literature. Topics include Psychology, Biology, Biochemistry and Sociology.

    bioRxiv

    Open Access Logo

    bioRxiv (pronounced "bio-archive") is a free online archive and distribution service for unpublished preprints in the life sciences.
    Articles are not peer-reviewed, edited, or typeset before being posted online. However, all articles undergo a basic screening process for offensive and/or non-scientific content and for material that might pose a health or biosecurity risk and are checked for plagiarism.

    Book of the States

    Open Access Logo

    This website provides downloadable comparative statistics to help you study US states and territories. You can find information about laws, election practices, education spending, etc.

    CAB Abstracts (formerly VetMed)

    CAB Abstracts includes everything from VetMed Resource plus a LOT more: subjects include agriculture, environment, veterinary sciences, plant sciences, mycology and parasitology, food science, human health, and nutrition. Over 449,000 full-text journal articles, reports, and conference proceedings.

    Climate.gov

    Open Access Logo

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s website provides information for the understanding of climate-related events. Information includes news, maps & data, teaching resources, etc.

    Directory of Open Access Journals

    Open Access Logo

    The DOAJ is a large database of freely available scientific and scholarly journals from all over the world. All journals included in this database are required to have a strict peer-review or editorial board process.

    EBSCO eBook Collection

    Search for and read an eBook from a core academic collection of over 100,000 titles that covers a range of disciplines, including (but not limited to) literature, science, computer science, international studies, history, and education.

    Encyclopedia of Life

    Open Access Logo

    Global access to knowledge about life on Earth

    Environment Complete

    Environment Complete contains more than 2.4 million records from more than 2,200 domestic and international titles going back to 1888 (including over 1,350 active core titles) as well as more than 190 monographs. The database also contains full text for more than 920 journals

    The John Stewart Memorial Library would like to thank the Clark Sciences Collection Endowment for contributing to this subscription.

    GreenFILE

    Offers information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Includes scholarly, government, and general-interest titles. This multidisciplinary database draw on connections between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health, and technology. Topics include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. Contains abstracts as well as full-text for select articles.

    Internet Archive Open Libraries

    Thanks to a partnership with the Internet Archive, you can access digitized copies of many of the works housed in the JSM Library's physical on-campus collection. In order to use this resource, you will need to create a separate Internet Archive account (this is not your Wilson account). Once you have an account, you can select an item from our collection and borrow it for one hour at a time, which will give you access to view and read an electronic version of the item. You can continue to renew the item so long as no one else is using it. If you have questions about how this program works or the availability of certain material, please Ask a Librarian.

    JSTOR

    JSTOR provides access to more than 12 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines. Contains full-text articles from core scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, many of which date from the 1800s.

    The John Stewart Memorial Library would like to thank the Margaret E. Ward '65 Endowment for contributing to this subscription.

    MasterFILE Premier

    This multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily.

    Oxford English Dictionary

    Online version of the print dictionary.

    Points of View Reference Center

    Points of View Reference Center contains 400 topics, each with an overview (objective background / description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument). Each topic features a Guide to Critical Analysis which helps the reader evaluate the controversy and enhances students’ ability to read critically, develop their own perspective on the issues, and write or debate an effective argument on the topic.

    PubMed

    Open Access Logo

    PubMed comprises more than 26 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

    PubMed Central

    Open Access Logo

    PubMed Central® (PMC) is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).

    Science.gov

    Science.gov searches over 42 databases and over 2000 selected websites from 14 federal agencies, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information including research and development results.

    Science Reference Center

    Designed to meet every student researcher's needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a vast collection of images. 

    The John Stewart Memorial Library would like to thank the Clark Sciences Collection Endowment for contributing to this subscription.

    For Course materials

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    For research

    CAB Abstracts (replacing VetMed)*

    CAB Abstracts includes everything from VetMed Resource plus a LOT more: subjects include agriculture, environment, veterinary sciences, plant sciences, mycology and parasitology, food science, human health, and nutrition. Over 449,000 full-text journal articles, reports, and conference proceedings.

    American Veterinary Medical Association

    This is the website for the archives of the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (JAVMA). Here you can access full-text articles from from 2000 through the present. Published twice monthly, this peer-reviewed, general scientific journal provides reports of clinical research, feature articles, and regular columns of interest to veterinarians in private and public practice.

    Merck Veterinary Manual

    Provides veterinarians and other animal health professionals with concise and authoritative information on diseases and management of food-producing, companion, laboratory, and exotic animals.

    Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences

    Includes articles on epidemiology, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions covering all domestic, wild, avian, and aquatic species. The journal covers all disciplines of life sciences engaged in the field of Animal and Veterinary sciences.

      Veterinary Medicine and Science

      Veterinary Medicine and Science is an international open access journal which publishes original, high quality, peer-reviewed articles on all aspects of veterinary medicine and science relating to companion, production and zoo animals.

        Veterinary Sciences

        Veterinary Sciences (ISSN 2306-7381) is an international, scientific, open access journal on veterinary sciences published quarterly online by MDPI. 

        BMC Veterinary Research

        BMC Veterinary Research is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of veterinary science and medicine, including the epidemiology, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of medical conditions of domestic, companion, farm and wild animals, as well as the biomedical processes that underlie their health.

        For course materials

        InTechOpen

        Multiple open books in the topic of veterinary medicine and science

        Open Textbook Library

        Includes books in the veterinary sciences, such as Anatomy and Physiology of Animals

        WikiVet

        One of the largest collections of online veterinary education resources

        The Normal Canine (Video Series)

        A series of four videos intended for first-year veterinary medicine students; developed at Virginia Tech

        Online Veterinary Anatomy Museum

        Consultant

        A diagnostic support system for veterinary medicine, developed by the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine

        BestBETs for Vets

        Developed by the University of Nottingham, this website provides reviews of the current evidence available for common and specific clinical veterinary questions

        WiscOnline

        A series of interactive learning modules for veterinary technicians

        Cat Friendly Handling Videos

        A playlist of videos for veterinarians and veterinary technicians about proper cat handling techniques, from International Cat Care

        Small Animal Handling Videos

        A high quality series of animal handling videos from the University of Edinburgh; focused primarily on canines

        VetMedAcademy

        A non-profit organization dedicated to curating and developing veterinary curricular content; includes videos, learning modules, and tips for using content

        For research

        JSTOR*

        JSTOR provides access to more than 12 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines. Contains full-text articles from core scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, many of which date from the 1800s.

        The John Stewart Memorial Library would like to thank the Margaret E. Ward '65 Endowment for contributing to this subscription.

         

        Gender Studies Database*

        Gender Studies Database provides indexing and abstracts covering the full spectrum of gender-related scholarship. It offers over a million records from scholarly and popular publications, including journals, books, conference papers and theses. Subjects include gender inequality, masculinity, post-feminism and gender identity. Includes all of the content from the former Women's Studies International database plus more.

        HeinOnline*

        HeinOnline is the premier database for historical and government documents. Here you can access resources about the law, civil rights and social justice, foreign relations, the U.S. Legal Code and Congressional documents, U.S. Presidential libraries, U.S. Supreme Court library, the history/culture/law of slavery around the world, the JFK assassination collection, the Pentagon Papers, research about gun regulation and legislation in America, and more.

        History Reference Center*

        Covering both U.S. and world history topics, History Reference Center is a full-text database featuring historical reference books, magazines, journals and thousands of primary source documents.

        The John Stewart Memorial Library would like to thank the Helen Barsy '44 and Louise Colgan '80 Library Endowment for contributing to this subscription.

        Points of View Reference Center*

        Points of View Reference Center contains 400 topics, each with an overview (objective background / description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument). Each topic features a Guide to Critical Analysis which helps the reader evaluate the controversy and enhances students’ ability to read critically, develop their own perspective on the issues, and write or debate an effective argument on the topic.

        Points of View Reference Center provides a balance of materials from all viewpoints with main essays, leading political magazines from all sides of the political spectrum, newspapers, radio and television news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books. The database also offers related images and supplementary research guides for writing position papers, developing arguments and debating.

        Nexis Uni*

        Formerly known as LexisNexis Academic, Nexis Uni provides full-text articles from a wide range of news, business, legal, medical, and reference sources.

        American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collections*

        Partnering with the American Antiquarian Society (AAS), the premier library documenting the life of America's people from the Colonial Era through the Civil War and Reconstruction, EBSCO provides digital access to the most comprehensive collection of American periodicals published between 1684 and 1912.

        The fifty thematic subsets from AAS Historical Periodicals include digitized images of the pages of American magazines and journals not available from any other source and provide rich content detailing American history and culture from the mid-18th century through the late-19th century. These specialized collections cover advertising, health, women's issues, science, the history of slavery, industry and professions, religious issues, culture and the arts, and more.

        American National Biography Online

        Includes biographical portraits of over 17,400 men and women whose lives shaped the United States.

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

        Nearly seven hundred entries document the range of the African American experience from the arrival of the first slave ship to the death of Frederick Douglass and show how all aspects of American culture, history, and national identity have been profoundly influenced by the experience of African Americans.

        Library of Congress Digital Collections

        Includes a large number of resources across American history, government, law, politics, the military, and local history and folklore.

        Govinfo

        Provides free electronic access to important information products produced by all three branches of the Federal Government. Note: Free access to this database is provided by the U. S. Government Printing Office. Includes free full-text access to the Public Papers of the Presidents.

        Black Life in America*

        Gain multiple perspectives on the people, issues and events that shaped and continue to influence America’s conversations about diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice

        Black Women in America

        Nearly 600 entries on the history and achievements of American black women.

        Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

        Provides citations to women's studies articles, books, and essays (focus is on the Middle Ages - subject matter covers material from 400-1500). Note: Free access to this database is provided by Haverford College.

        Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History

        Includes over 650 biographies of influential women and over 600 articles covering women's studies topics in geography and history, culture and society, organizations, movements, and gender studies.

        Women Working 1800-1930

        This collection includes documents related to women's roles in the U.S. economy between the Civil War and the Great Depression. Working conditions, conditions in the home, costs of living, recreation, health and hygiene, conduct of life, policies and regulations governing the workplace, and social issues are all well documented by original source material. The collection contains books, photographic images, and material from several manuscript collections.

        SocINDEX*

        SocINDEX with Full Text offers 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.

        The John Stewart Memorial Library would like to thank the Clark Social Sciences Collection Endowment for contributing to this subscription.

        Psychology & Behavioral Sciences*

        Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection is a comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods. This is the world's largest full text psychology database offering full text coverage for nearly 400 journals.

        The John Stewart Memorial Library would like to thank the James W. and Charlotte J. Liddell '47 Library Endowment for contributing to this subscription

        SocArXiv

        SocArXiv, open archive of the social sciences, provides a free, non-profit, open access platform for social scientists to upload working papers, preprints, and published papers, with the option to link data and code. SocArXiv is dedicated to opening up social science, to reach more people more effectively, to improve research, and build the future of scholarly communication.

        SocArXiv includes work in the following fields: Arts/Humanities, Education, Law, and Social and Behavioral Sciences.

        NewsBank

        Research diverse perspectives, topics and trends that align with curricular areas such as Political Science, English, Sociology, Humanities, Business, International Studies and more. Features reliable, credible information from a wide variety of international, national and local news sources. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.

         

        For course materials

        Boundless courses, hosted by Lumen Learning, courses in both history and political science

        Open Textbook Library books in History and Political Science

        OpenStax U.S. History textbook

        OpenStax Economics and American Government texts

        MIT OpenCourseWare History

        Includes ancient history, American history, world history, comparative history, and historical methods

        MIT OpenCourseWare Political Science

        Includes American politics and international relations

        The American Yawp

        “A massively collaborative open U.S. History textbook”, published by Stanford University Press

        CornellOpen Political Science

        A collection of open access book titles from Cornell University Press

        Films for Action

        Over 4500 films available for free or for a small donation, focused primarily on social issues

        InTechOpen

        Multiple open books covering topics including gender studies and social issues

        CornellOpen Women’s Studies

        A collection of open access book titles from Cornell University Press

        Open Textbook Library books in Gender and Sexuality Studies

        MIT OpenCourseWare for Women’s Studies and Gender Studies

        Equality Archive

        A source for the history of sex and gender in the United States

        Everyday Social Justice

        Includes complete online courses and resources for Intro to Women’s Studies, Intercultural Women’s Studies, Queer Studies, and Social Change and Activism

        Gender Spectrum Collection

        A stock photo library featuring images of trans and non-binary models

        FemTechNet

        Includes videos, reading lists, projects, and syllabi for learning more about feminism, cyberfeminism, and feminist theories of technology

        Lesbian Herstory Archives

        Dedicated to collecting and preserving history pertaining to the lesbian community

        Boundless Courses, hosted by Lumen Learning

        There are course texts available here for Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, and Sociology.

        Open Textbook Library Social Sciences collection

        OpenStax Social Sciences textbooks include Psychology and Sociology

        MIT OpenCourseWare in the Social Sciences

        National Academies Press books in Behavioral and Social Sciences

        Noba

        Psychology textbooks and course materials developed by faculty across multiple higher ed institutions; must create a (free) account in order to view and use content.

        IntechOpen

        Multiple open books in psychology and other social sciences.

        The Sociological Cinema

        A resource for using video and pop culture to teach and learn sociology.

        For research

        See the Research Steps Guide for help with APA citations and formatting.

         

        PICO research

        PDF iconWhat-is-the-PICO-Process-Handout.pdf

        PDF icon7-Steps-to-the-Perfect-PICO-Search-White-Paper_0.pdf

        CINAHL*

        CINAHL Complete is the definitive research tool for nursing and allied health professionals, providing full text for more than 1200 journals indexed in CINAHL. Full-text coverage dates back to 1937.

        MEDLINE*

        Provides citations to articles in areas of biomedicine including areas of allied health, biological sciences and physical sciences.

        SPORTDiscus with Full Text*

        SPORTDiscus with Full Text is the definitive database for sports and sports medicine research. Providing hundreds of full-text sports medicine journals, it is an essential tool for health professionals and researchers studying fitness, health, and sports.

        Psychology & Behavioral Sciences*

        Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection is a comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods. This is the world's largest full text psychology database offering full text coverage for nearly 400 journals.

        The John Stewart Memorial Library would like to thank the James W. and Charlotte J. Liddell '47 Library Endowment for contributing to this subscription.

        PsycINFO*

        The PsycINFO database, American Psychological Association’s (APA) renowned resource for abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, is the largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health. It contains over 3 million records and summaries dating as far back as the 1600s with one of the highest DOI matching rates in the publishing industry. Journal coverage, which spans from the 1800s to the present, includes international material selected from around 2,500 periodicals in dozens of languages.

        The John Stewart Memorial Library would like to thank the Clark Sciences Collection Endowment for contributing to this subscription.

        PsyArXiv

        A repository for psychologists to upload working papers, preprints, and published papers in the psychological sciences.

        PubMed

        PubMed comprises more than 26 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

          PubMed Central

          PubMed Central® (PMC) is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).

          Merck Manual

          The Merck Manual is a medical reference published by the American pharmaceutical company Merck & Co. that covers a wide range of medical topics, including disorders, tests, diagnoses, and drugs. It is the oldest continuously published English language medical textbook and is now completely available online. Also includes a link to the Consumer Version, which is directed towards members of the general public and contains useful information, handouts, and videos to help explain medical concepts to patients and their caregivers.

          HSRIC: Health Services and Research Information Portal

          Provides data tools and statistics on a number of health information topics

          MedlinePlus

          The NIH and the National Library of Medicine provide this online health information resource for patients and their families and friends

          Black Life in America*

          Gain multiple perspectives on the people, issues and events that shaped and continue to influence America’s conversations about diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice

          SocINDEX*

          SocINDEX with Full Text offers 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.

          The John Stewart Memorial Library would like to thank the Clark Social Sciences Collection Endowment for contributing to this subscription.

          SocArXiv

          SocArXiv, open archive of the social sciences, provides a free, non-profit, open access platform for social scientists to upload working papers, preprints, and published papers, with the option to link data and code. SocArXiv is dedicated to opening up social science, to reach more people more effectively, to improve research, and build the future of scholarly communication.

          SocArXiv includes work in the following fields: Arts/Humanities, Education, Law, and Social and Behavioral Sciences.

          NewsBank

          Research diverse perspectives, topics and trends that align with curricular areas such as Political Science, English, Sociology, Humanities, Business, International Studies and more. Features reliable, credible information from a wide variety of international, national and local news sources. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.

           

          For course materials

          OpenStax Anatomy & Physiology textbook

          Developed as a two-semester course for life science and allied health majors

          Nursing Pharmacology textbook

          This open access textbook is designed for entry-level undergraduate nursing students. Explains basic concepts of pharmacology and describes common medication classes. Developed by Chippewa Valley Technical College and aligned with the Wisconsin Technical College System statewide nursing curriculum.

          MIT OpenCourseWare Health & Medicine

          GW Nursing

          The George Washington University School of Nursing has put together a collection of open educational resources for use by nurse educators worldwide, covering topics such as medical terminology, administration, clinical simulation, emergency and disaster preparedness, clinical compliance, communication, and pediatrics.

          Open Textbook Library

          Some health care texts available, including an entire book of Health Case Studies

          InTechOpen

          Multiple open books covering topics in medicine, pharmacology, toxicology, and pharmaceutical science

          National Academies Press

          Open books in the topic of health and medicine

          National Library of Medicine

          A division of the NIH, the NLM provides a wealth of resources for researchers and educators.

          Medical terminology jukebox-listen to the pronunciation of terms

          Skills commons

          Open resources for medical professions

           

           

          For research

          Science Reference Center*

          Designed to meet every student researcher's needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a vast collection of images.

          The John Stewart Memorial Library would like to thank the Clark Sciences Collection Endowment for contributing to this subscription.

          Environment Complete*

          Environment Complete contains more than 2.4 million records from more than 2,200 domestic and international titles going back to 1888 (including over 1,350 active core titles) as well as more than 190 monographs. The database also contains full text for more than 920 journals

          The John Stewart Memorial Library would like to thank the Clark Sciences Collection Endowment for contributing to this subscription.

          GreenFILE*

          Offers information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Includes scholarly, government, and general-interest titles. This multidisciplinary database draw on connections between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health, and technology. Topics include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. Contains abstracts as well as full-text for select articles.

          Science.gov

          Science.gov searches over 42 databases and over 2000 selected websites from 14 federal agencies, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information including research and development results.

          ScienceDirect

          Science Direct contains over 2,500 journals in a wide range of Science disciplines. Access to articles is restricted to abstract only for most journals. Please contact a librarian for more information on obtaining full articles.

          PLOS

          PLOS is an open access publisher supporting research across multiple scientific and medical disciplines in top-rated, peer-reviewed journals

          PubMed

          PubMed comprises more than 26 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites. (Open Access)

          PubMed Central

          PubMed Central® (PMC) is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).(open Access)

          arXiv

          arXiv is an open access database founded in 1991 that provides free access to journal articles in a wide range of scientific and quantitative disciplines, including Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance, Statistics, Electrical Engineering and Systems Science, and Economics.

            bioRxiv

            bioRxiv (pronounced "bio-archive") is a free online archive and distribution service for unpublished preprints in the life sciences.
            Articles are not peer-reviewed, edited, or typeset before being posted online. However, all articles undergo a basic screening process for offensive and/or non-scientific content and for material that might pose a health or biosecurity risk and are checked for plagiarism.

              ChemRxiv

              ChemRxiv (pronounced 'chem-archive') is a free submission, distribution and archive service for unpublished preprints in chemistry and related areas.

              It gives researchers across a broad range of chemistry fields the opportunity to share early results with colleagues and respond to comments and recommendations for improvement, ahead of formal peer review and publication.

              Our preprints come from the author's original files, and are not prepared for publication. ChemRxiv conducts a basic screen for plagiarism, offensive language, and non-scientific content, and will exclude materials that may pose a health or security risk if identified. Beyond this, the files are unedited, and are not peer-reviewed.

              Psychology & Behavioral Sciences*

              Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection is a comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods. This is the world's largest full text psychology database offering full text coverage for nearly 400 journals.

              The John Stewart Memorial Library would like to thank the James W. and Charlotte J. Liddell '47 Library Endowment for contributing to this subscription.

              PsycINFO*

              The PsycINFO database, American Psychological Association’s (APA) renowned resource for abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, is the largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health. It contains over 3 million records and summaries dating as far back as the 1600s with one of the highest DOI matching rates in the publishing industry. Journal coverage, which spans from the 1800s to the present, includes international material selected from around 2,500 periodicals in dozens of languages.

              The John Stewart Memorial Library would like to thank the Clark Sciences Collection Endowment for contributing to this subscription.

              PsyArXiv

              A repository for psychologists to upload working papers, preprints, and published papers in the psychological sciences.

              For course materials

              InTechOpen Physical Sciences and Mathematics and Life Sciences

              Multiple open books covering topics in the physical sciences, life sciences, and mathematics

              CornellOpen Science

              A collection of open access book titles from Cornell University Press.

              Boundless Courses, hosted by Lumen Learning

              Covers multiple topics in mathematics, physics, chemistry, and biology

              Open Textbook Library Mathematics and Natural Sciences textbooks

              OpenStax Mathematics and Sciences textbooks

              MIT OpenCourseWare for Mathematics and Science

              National Academies Press open texts in mathematics, chemistry, and physics and biology and life sciences

              PhET Interactive Simulations

              Interactive simulations from the University of Colorado Boulder and other teaching resources applicable to all levels, including higher education, in all areas of science and mathematics.

              OpenPhys

              An entire undergraduate physics curriculum with interactive components and a concept map, all in a mobile-friendly environment. Developed by the University of Alberta in Canada.

              American Institute of Mathematics

              Curates a list of approved textbooks for courses ranging from pre-calculus to upper division analysis and algebra.

              Royal Society of Biology OER

              Collection of open educational resources for the bioscience community

              BioInteractive

              Classroom resources, planning tools, and professional development from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute

              Wolfram Demonstrations Project

              Thousands of interactive demonstrations and simulations for mathematics and science.

              ChemCollective

              Organized by a group of faculty and staff at Carnegie Mellon University, this site includes a number of resources in various aspects of chemistry, including virtual labs and scenarios.

              Chemical Education Digital Library

              Includes textbooks, modeling software, simulations, video resources, and links to many other educational resources for chemistry.

              MyOpenMath

              A free and open MyMathLab alternative

              ScienceCinema

              From the Department of Energy Office of Scientific and Technical Information, includes video and audio files produced across multiple science research facilities.

              LabWrite

              An interactive tutorial to help students learn how to run labs and write lab reports.

              Boundless Courses, hosted by Lumen Learning

              There are course texts available here for Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, and Sociology.

              Open Textbook Library Social Sciences collection

              OpenStax Social Sciences textbooks include Psychology and Sociology

              MIT OpenCourseWare in the Social Sciences

              National Academies Press books in Behavioral and Social Sciences

              Noba

              Psychology textbooks and course materials developed by faculty across multiple higher ed institutions; must create a (free) account in order to view and use content.

              IntechOpen

              Multiple open books in psychology and other social sciences.