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ABELL (Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature) [ProQuest]  

Detailed citations identifying monographs, periodical articles, critical editions of literary works, book reviews and collections of essays published anywhere in the world from 1920 onwards (approx. 860,00 records).

ABI/Inform Complete  

The comprehensive ABI/INFORM™ database,includes ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline. The database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as the Economist, country-and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data.

Academic OneFile  

Extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subject, with full text from 14,000 journals, media podcasts, and medical videos.

Academic Search Premier   

Multi-disciplinary resource with full-text articles from nearly 4,500 journals including 3,600 peer-reviewed titles, many from 1975. Searchable cited references for 1,000 titles.


More than 85 references from McGraw-Hill. It is a comprehensive online medical resource that provides a complete spectrum of knowledge, including the latest editions of the world’s most respected medical texts such as, Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine and CURRENT Medical Diagnosis & Treatment.


is devoted exclusively to the study, instruction, and practice of physical therapy – with groundbreaking content for today’s PT. Updated regularly, this comprehensive online physiotherapy resource integrates 20 leading physical therapy textbooks, more than 500 procedure and exercise videos, image galleries, self-assessment tools, and a unique cadaver dissection tool –optimized for viewing on any device.

ACM Digital Library [Asso. for Computing Machinery]  

Full-text and abstracts on computer science, plus video and audio files (Sample titles: Communications of the ACM, XRDS: Crossroads, The ACM Magazine for Students, Computers in Entertainment) including from over 60 journals and all publications of the Association for Computing Machinery.


The Artstor Digital Library features an unparalleled range of images from some of the world’s leading museums, photo archives, scholars, and artists in one easily-navigated repository.

ATLA Religion   

Index of articles, books reviews, and other works on Biblical studies, world religions, church history, and religion in social issues from over 1,500 journals and other works from 1949. Some sources date from 1818. 

Biography in Context  

Full-text biographies of contemporary and historical people from the United States and the world.

Biography Reference Bank  

Biography database combining the original profiles of Wilson Biographies Plus Illustrated, plus the periodicals coverage of Biography Index, full-text articles, page images, and abstracts from a range of Wilson databases.

Biography Reference Center  

Biographical database with more than 461,000 full-text biographies, including those contained within Biography Today and Biography.  Browse by genre or search by keyword. 


Full-text and abstracts on biology, ecology and environmental sciences from over 50 journals


Industry analyses: financial ratios, industry ratios, market research reports, and competitive market analyses. 

BMJ Best Practices  

BMJ Best Practice: combines the latest medical research, evidence, guidelines, and expert opinion – presented in a step-by-step approach, covering prevention, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis.

BMJ Clinical Evidence  

Summarizes evidence on medical interventions from high quality systematic reviews and large well-designed randomized controlled trials – with over 3000 interventions and answers more than 570 clinical questions

Book Collection: Nonfiction - Elementary School Edition  

Research database containing informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 1,290 popular nonfiction books, including titles on animals, weather, holidays, Native Americans, United States, Canada, biographies, civics and more. 

Book Collection: Nonfiction - High School Edition  

Research database containing informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 2,440 popular nonfiction books, including titles on careers, health, ethnicity, disabilities, technology, biographies, music, science, history, civics and more.

Book Collection: Nonfiction - Middle School Edition  

Research database containing informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 3,100 popular nonfiction books, including titles on careers, health, ethnicity, disabilities, technology, biographies, history, science, women, civics and more.

Business Insights: Essentials   

Business collection including company fundamentals, investment reports, industry rankings, profiles, market share data & company histories. Formerly Business and Company Resource Center. 

Business Source Premier   

Full text coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics.  Covers more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles. 

CINAHL Complete 

Full-text articles on nursing and allied health topics from over 1,300 journals from 1937.


Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities.

Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials  

Bibliography of controlled trials from international journals on systematic reviews.

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews  

Full text articles on the effects of healthcare, focusing on evidence-based medicine and studies, from 4800 records.


Abstracts, with some links to full text articles, covering communication disorders, with focus on speech-language pathology and audiology. 

Connecticut State Library Digital Collections  

Featuring materials from the Connecticut State Library, the Museum of Connecticut History, and the State Archives.

Credo Reference - see Literati by Credo  

Credo is still available, but please see Literati by Credo to access the powerful, new platform for help with beginning your research.

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text  

Full-text articles on criminal justice and related issues from journals, books, and government reports. 

DARE (Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects)  

Abstracts of systematic reviews on the effects of health care from around the world.

Directory of Open Access Journals   

DOAJ includes thousands of open access, full-text scientific and scholarly journals.  Full-text journal articles can be searched across all journals.  Journals are also browsable by title and subject.

Dissertations (WorldCat)  

Index of dissertations and theses available from institutions worldwide. 

Dissertations and Theses (ProQuest)  

Large collection of dissertations and theses - abstracts & citations only - from around the world, spanning from 1861 to the present day.

DTIC Online   

Defense Technical Information Center. Central resource for government-funded scientific, technical, engineering, and business-related information 

eBook Academic Collection (EBSCOhost)   

A collection of over 125,000 fulltext multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter.

ECO (Electronic Collections Online)   

Multi-disciplinary resource with abstracts from over 5,400 journals from 1980.


Economics – Finance   Full-text articles and abstracts from economic  journals from 1969, ebooks, dissertations, and full-text book reviews


Full-text articles and conference papers on the latest research, developments, and applications related to Educational Technology and E-Learning; from AACE (Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education)

Education Research Complete  

Full-text articles and abstracts on all education topics and levels from over 2,700 journals, 100 books, and conference papers.

Educator's Reference Complete  

Full-text articles on educational principles, best practices, and child development from over 450 journals, reports, and reference sources from 1980.

ERIC (Education Resources Information Center)  

Full-text articles on educational literature and resources with links to more than 100,000 full-text documents from ERIC.

Global Issues in Context  

Offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events, with rich multimedia - including podcasts, video, and interactive graphs.

GPO (Government Printing Office)  

Index of U.S. government documents including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and executive department materials.


Full-text of over 5500 records and indexes and abs tracts of over 468,000 records on environment issues including climate change, green building, agriculture, and pollution.

GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources)  

Environmental and sustainability database with full text from journals and news, multimedia and refereed case studies.  

Hartford Courant Historical Newspapers  

Newspaper articles covering historical Connecticut news from 1764 to 1922.

Health & Wellness Resource Center  

Full-text articles and abstracts on health and medical topics for health care professionals and consumers from 3100 journals, reference works, and pamphlets.

Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI)   

 A comprehensive bibliographic database providing information about behavioral measurement instruments. Information is abstracted from journals covering health sciences and psychosocial sciences.

Health Reference Center Academic  

Full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources.

History Abstracts with Full Text  

Full-text articles and abstracts on world history from 1450 to the present (excluding the U.S. and Canada) from over 1800 journals and 130 books.

History Reference Center  

History database with full text from more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, full text from more than 150 leading history periodicals, plus biographies and historical documents, photos, maps, & videos. 

Hoover’s Company Profiles  

Contains proprietary information about more than 40,000 public and non-public companies and 225,000 key executives.  Also offers industry analyses, information on a company locations, summary financials, top competitors, top officers and more. 

Informe Academico  

Full-text articles and images from popular Hispanic magazines, over 200,000 entries. 


Multidisciplinary resource with full-text articles from thousands of scholarly & peer-reviewed journals. 

Legal Information Reference Center  

Online full text for many consumer legal reference books, plus contains more than 225 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms.


Legal database with indexing for more than 1,400 titles including major law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals and international legal journals.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts  

Index of librarianship topics from over 600 periodicals, books, research reports, and proceedings from the mid-1960's.

Literati by Credo  

Literati is an online platform that combines reliable, citable reference content with your library's resources and helps you to do faster, more effective research.

Literature Criticism  

Full-text criticisms of 20th century and contemporary literary works (fiction and non-fiction) and poetry from all eras, and author biographical information. 


Multi-disciplinary database providing full text and indexing & abstracting for more than 12,000 total publications, plus 440,000 photos, maps & flags and more than 17,500 company profiles.

MasterFILE Premier  

Multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975, includes access to Consumer Reports from 1985-present and Consumer Reports Buying Guides from 1999-present.


Full-text articles and abstracts on all aspects of medicine and health-related fields from over 4800 journals. Created by the National Library of Medicine; use of Medical Subject Headings is available.

Mergent Online   

Detailed, accurate and comprehensive global company database, includes full-text company profiles, industry information, country analysis, annual reports, equity reports, competitor analyses, and fact sheets.

MLA Directory of Periodicals   

Detailed information on over 7,100 journals including editorial contact information, circulation, frequency, subscription prices, and submission guidelines.

MLA International Bibliography  

Detailed bibliography of journal articles, books, and dissertations with over 1.8 million citations from the 1920’s. Produced by the Modern Language Association. 

National Newspapers Core (1985-Current)  

News coverage from a variety of major U.S. newspapers, including the Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post.

Newspaper Source Plus  

News database which includes more than 860 full-text newspapers, providing more than 35 million full-text articles, plus television and radio transcripts. 

Nursing and Allied Health Source  
Nursing - Physical Therapy - Occupational Therapy - Athletic Training - Sports Medicine - Social Work
Covers nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine from 1986 to present (sample titles: Journal of Nursing Scholarship, Journal of Athletic Training, Physical Therapy). 
OpenDOAR (Directory of Open Access Repositories)  

A directory of open-access digital repositories, including SHU's Digital Commons.  Go to 'Search Repository Contents,' or use OpenDOAR to find repositories or groups of repositories that fit particular needs using the 'Find' search.

OT Search  

Index of articles on Occupational Therapy.


A-Z List description: Index of Occupation Therapy articles from 20 journals from 1970.


Full-text articles and books on medicine and health topics from over 1200 sources. 


 Index of papers presented at conferences worldwide, over 5 million documents from 1993.

Passport GMID  

From Euromonitor International, a global market information database and analysis tool containing data and reports across all industries, countries and consumers.

Philosopher's Index  

 Abstracts of over 485,000 articles from 1400+ journals covering scholarly research in all major areas of philosophy. Some articles are available in full text.

PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Science)  

Full-text articles, research reports, and commentaries on biological, physical, and social sciences from 1990 to 6 months ago.


Index of worldwide conference proceedings, over 169,000 documents from 1993.

Professional Development Collection  

Database for professional educators, with a specialized collection of nearly 520 top education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles.


Full-text articles on psychology from 60 journals, including 48 published by the APA, from 1894.


Full-text articles and abstracts on all aspects of psychology and related disciplines from over 2,200 journals, some dating from 1887.


Free database including more than 22 million citations for biomedical literature from the MEDLINE database, life science journals, and online books.  You can access many of the full text articles from PubMed in MEDLINE. 

Referencia Latina  

Spanish-language database offering content from a variety of sources including thousands of encyclopedia entries, an inclusive collection of images, an atlas, health reports, a Spanish-English dictionary and full text for reference books and general interest magazines in a broad array of subject areas.

Regional Business News  

Full-text articles on regional business news from 50 local publications. 

Science Direct/SciVerse   

Full-text articles and abstracts on neurophysiology, life sciences, and health from over 300 journals, books, and reference works from the first volume of each title.

Science In Context  

Full- text articles on the natural and life sciences from 640 periodicals, science encyclopedias, and reference works.

Science Reference Center  

Research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content from encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc


Provides unlimited access to the world’s largest and most reliable collection of chemistry and related science information. One can search for substances, reactions, and patent and journal references.

Small Business Resource Center  

Business database covering all aspects of small business entrepreneurship, with full text from ebooks and business plans.

Social Work Abstracts  

Abstracts on all aspects of social work from over 450 social work and human services journals from 1977.

SPORTDiscus with Full Text   

Full-text articles on allied health and sport management from over 530 journals with online books from 1985.

Sports Business Research Network  

Full- text articles and links on sports market research, industry news, broadcasting, sponsorship, sports equipment sales, and marketing. 

Teacher Reference Center  

Database with indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.


Current events database with full text for over 150,961 articles from 475 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers. 

U.S. History in Context  

Full-text articles on U.S. history from 120 journals and over 2,000 reference works. Also contains over 59,600 primary documents; and biographies, photos, maps, and videos. 

Web of Science

Index covering the journal literature of science, technology, and the social sciences. Allows you to search for a topic, an author, or for articles that cite a known author or work. Coverage: 2000-2013.  Note: This database is very sensitive to cookies already in your browser.  If you have trouble, we suggest that you clear all your browser history and your cookies cache.  Recommended browsers: Firefox, Chrome, but not: Safari, Internet Explorer.

WestlawNext Campus Research  

In depth coverage of law materials, including law reviews, cases, statutes, codes, & regulations.

World History in Context  

Full-text articles on U.S. history from 120 journals and over 2,000 reference works. Also contains over 59,600 primary documents; and biographies, photos, maps, and videos.


Funk & Wagnall's New Encyclopedia, World Almanac & Book of Facts, World Almanac of the U.S.A., World Almanac of U.S. Politics, and World Almanac for Kids.


Comprehensive catalog of books, audio and visual materials, web resources, and other materials available worldwide; contains  millions of citations in over 400 languages.

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