Online Databases

Online Databases


 
Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences - Online TestMASTER
TestMASTER is our online practice test program and your key to success on the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Licensure Examination!  Practice with full-length online exams in preparation for the ASWB Exam.  TestMASTER features 4 full-length practice exams (Bachelor’s level), 5 full-length exams (Clinical & Advanced/Generalist levels).  To access the online exam program, contact the Leonard S. Washington Memorial Library for the Login credentials.

   
Cabell's Business Directories
The Cabell’s journal directory assists authors in their publication journey by providing an interactive, searchable database which covers many distinct academic disciplines from more than ten thousand international scholarly journals.
Subjects covered by this database include:
Accounting Health Administration
Computer Science-Business Information Systems Management
Economics and Finance Marketing
Educational Curriculum and Methods Psychology
Educational Psychology and Administration Nursing
Educational Technology and Library Science
 
Chadwyck-Healy Literature Collections
Includes the early history of African American poetry, from the first recorded poem by an African American as well as key texts of modern African literature, including more than 250 volumes of fiction, poetry, drama and non-fictional prose.
Subjects covered by this database include:
African American Poetry Early American Fiction 1789–1875
American Poetry Early English Prose Fiction
Canadian Poetry Eighteenth-Century Fiction
English Poetry Nineteenth-Century Fiction
English Poetry, Second Edition African Writers Series
The Faber Poetry Library Early American Fiction 1789–1850
20th-Century African American Poetry The Bible in English
20th-Century American Poetry, 2nd Edition Bibliography of American Literature
20th-Century American Poetry Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare
Twentieth-Century English Poetry King James Bible
American Drama 1714–1915 Literary Theory
English Drama MLA International Bibliography
Twentieth-Century Drama W.B. Yeats Collection
Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature, 1920– (ABELL)
 
Columbia Granger's World of Poetry
Contains 250,000 poems in full-text and 450,000 citations. Complete coverage of the works of several individual great poets.
Subjects covered by this database include:
Arts and Entertainment Geography and Places
Mythology and Folklore Science and Scientists
History and Historians Mathematics and Mathematicians
Religion Sports
Philosophy and Philosophers Food
Nature Human Condition
 
CQ Researcher
Coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the economy. Reports are published weekly in print and online 44 times a year.
Subjects covered by this database include:
Agriculture Law and Justice
Arts, Culture and Sports Media
Business and Economics Personal and Family Relations
Defense and National Security Religion
Education Science and Technology
Employment and Labor Social Movements
Energy Social Services and Disabilities
Environment, Climate and Natural Resources Transportation
Government Budget and Taxes U.S. Congress
Government Functions U.S. Presidency
Health U.S. Supreme Court and Judicial System
Housing and Development War and Conflict
Human Rights
International Relations
International Trade and Development
 
Credo Reference
A collection of reference books from high-quality publishers.
Subjects covered by this database include:
Agriculture, Aquaculture & Food Sciences Jobs & Careers
Animals & Veterinary Medicine Language & Literature
Arts & Leisure Mathematics & Statistics
Biography Mythology & Folklore
Business, Finance & Economics Philosophy
Education Psychology
Food, Drink & Nutrition Religion & Theology
General Reference Science
Geography Social Sciences
Health & Medicine Technology & Engineering
History
 
Dissertation Abstracts in ProQuest
Citations to all U.S. doctoral dissertations and a few masters theses. Coverage spans from 1861 to present. Abstracts can be found for dissertations since 1980.
Subjects covered by this database include:
The Arts History
Business Literature & Language
Dissertations & Theses Science & Technology
Health & Medicine Social Sciences
 
eBook Collection on EBSCOhost
A collection of online full-text eBooks.
 
EBSCOhost
A collection of databases in many different subject areas with access to thousands of articles from a large number of publishers.
 
English Studies
A journal of English language and literature.
Subjects covered by this database include:
Area Studies Geography
Arts Health and Social Care
Behavioral Sciences Humanities
Bioscience Information Science
Built Environment Language & Literature
Communication Studies Law
Computer Science Mathematics & Statistics
Development Studies Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health
Earth Sciences Museum and Heritage Studies
Economics, Finance, Business & Industry Physical Sciences
Education Politics & International Relations
Engineering & Technology Social Sciences
Environment & Agriculture Sports and Leisure
Environment and Sustainability Tourism, Hospitality and Events
Food Science & Technology Urban Studies
 
Gale Virtual Reference Library
A collection of reference eBooks from Gale and its publishing partners.
Subjects covered by this database include:
Arts Literature
Biography Medicine
Business Multicultural Studies
Education Nation and World
Environment Religion
History Science
Information and Publishing Social Science
Law Technology
 
GaleNet Biography Resource Center & GaleNet Literature Resource Center
Includes a virtual reference library of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research as well as millions of full-text articles including news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics.
Subjects covered by this database include:
Academic ASAP Home Improvement Collection
Academic OneFile Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure
Agriculture Collection InfoTrac Newsstand
Business Collection Information Science and Library Issues
Biography In Context Informe Academico
Business Economics and Theory Insurance and Liability Collection
Business Insights: Essentials Kids InfoBits
Business Insights: Global LegalTrac
Canada In Context LitFinder
Canadian Periodical Index Military and Intelligence Database
Communications and Mass Media Collection Nursing and Allied Health Collection
Computer Database Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Criminal Justice Collection Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine
Culinary Arts Collection Pop Culture Collection
Diversity Studies Collection Popular Magazines
Educator's Reference Complete Professional Collection
Environmental Studies and Policy Psychology Collection
Expanded Academic ASAP Religion and Philosophy Collection
Fine Arts and Music Collection Research in Context
Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture Science In Context
Gale Interactive: Anatomy Small Business Collection
Gale Interactive: Chemistry Small Business Resource Center
Gale Interactive: Science Student Edition
Gender Studies Collection Student Resources In Context
General OneFile U.S. History Collection
General Reference Center U.S. History In Context
General Reference Center Gold Vocations and Careers Collection
General Science Collection War and Terrorism Collection
Global Issues in Context World History Collection
Health Reference Center Academic World History In Context
 
Journal of Nutrition in Gerontology
  Contains papers on a broad array of topics in the nutrition and aging field, including but not limited to studies of: preventive nutrition, nutritional interventions for chronic disease, aging effects on nutritional requirements, nutritional status and dietary intake behaviors, nutritional frailty and functional status, usefulness of supplements, programmatic interventions, transitions in care and long term care, and community nutrition issues.
 
JSTOR
More than 1,000 academic journals and more than 1 million images, letters and other primary sources.
Subjects covered by this database include:
African American Studies Health Sciences
African Studies History
American Indian Studies History of Science & Technology
American Studies Horticulture
Anthropology International Relations
Aquatic Sciences Irish Studies
Archaeology Jewish Studies
Architecture & Architectural History Labor & Employment Relations
Art & Art History Language & Literature
Asian Studies Latin American Studies
Astronomy Law
Bibliography Library Science
Biological Sciences Linguistics
Botany & Plant Sciences Management & Organizational Behavior
British Studies Marketing & Advertising
Business Mathematics
Chemistry Middle East Studies
Classical Studies Music
Communications Studies Paleontology
Criminology & Criminal Justice Peace & Conflict Studies
Development Studies Performing Arts
Developmental & Cell Biology Philosophy
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Physics
Economics Political Science
Education Population Studies
Engineering Psychology
Environmental Science Public Health
Feminist & Women's Studies Public Policy & Administration
Film Slavic Studies
Finance Social Work
Folklore Sociology
Garden & Landscape Statistics
General Science Technology
Geography Transportation Studies
Geology Urban Studies
Health Policy Zoology
 
Learning Express Library
Includes practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses and eBooks.
Subjects covered by this database include:
Adult Learning Center College Center
Career Center Recursos Para Hispanohablantes
School Center High School Equivalency Center
College Preparation Center
 
Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe
A large database that provides access to full-text articles and documents that span a wide range of news, business, legal and reference information.
Subjects covered by this database include:
All News Foreign Language News
Biographical Information International Legal
Broadcast Transcripts Landmark Cases
Canadian Cases Law Reviews
Canadian Legislation Legal
Companies Legal Reference
Company Profiles Market and Industry Reports
Consumer Information Patent Search
Country Information People, Places and Things
Dossier(Company, Executive, & Industry) SEC Filings
EU, Commonwealth, and Other Nations Shepard's® Citations
Federal and State Cases State Statutes and Regulations
Federal Statutes and Regulations Tax Law
 
MathSciNet
An electronic publication offering access to a easily searchable database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature.
 
Mergent Online
Delivers a comprehensive suite of authoritative financial information.
Subjects covered by this database include:
USA Company Database D&B Private Company Database
International Company Database
 
Museum Management & Curatorship
Museum Management and Curatorship (MMC) is a peer-reviewed, international journal for museum professionals, scholars, students, educators and consultants that examines current issues in depth, and provides up-to-date research, analysis and commentary on developments in museum practice.
 
Nursing & Allied Health
This database offers reliable, comprehensive coverage of the fields of nursing and allied health including journals, video, dissertations, reference books and more.
Subjects covered by this database include:
Allied health Nursing
Anatomy Nutrition
Cytology Occupational therapy
Dental hygiene Orthopedics
Diagnostic imaging Physical therapy
Dietetics Physiology
Geriatrics Radiology
Gerontology Rehabilitation
Histology Traumatology
International Company Database USA Company Database
Nuclear medicine
 
Oxford African American Studies Center
The most comprehensive collection of scholarship available online that focus on the lives and events that have shaped African American history and culture.
Subjects covered by this database include:
Africa Horseracing
African Diaspora Outside the U.S. Journalism, Print and Broadcast
Amateur Sports and the Olympics Language and Literature
Antislavery and Abolition Law Enforcement and Crime
Architecture Laws and Legislation
Archives, Collections, and Libraries Leisure and Recreation
Arts and Leisure Military
Baseball Music
Basketball Natural World
Black Nationalism Nonfiction
Boxing Performing Arts
Business and Labor Photography
Civil Rights Poetry
Countries and Places Political Activism and Reform Movements
Dance Proslavery
Demographics Publishing
Drama Radio and Television
Drawing and Painting Reconstruction
Education and Academia Religion and Spirituality
Essays Science and Medicine
Ethnic Groups Science and Technology
Exploration and Settlement Sculpture
Family and Daily Life Segregation and Integration
Fiction Slave Resistance and Rebellions
Fine Arts Slave Trade
Folk Culture Slavery
Football Soccer
Free Blacks and Emancipation Social Work and Philanthropy
Gender and Sexuality Sports
Golf Tennis
Government and Politics Theater and Film
Health and Medicine Track and Field
History Women's History
 
Oxford English Dictionary
This dictionary is regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history and pronunciation of 600,000 words past-and-present form across the English-speaking world.
Subjects covered by this database include:
Arts Military
Consumables Organizations
Crafts and Trades Philosophy
Drug use Politics
Economics and Commerce Religion and Belief
Education Sciences
Heraldry Social Sciences
History Sport and Leisure
Language Technology
Law Transport
Manufacturing and Industry
 
ProQuest
Magazines and scholarly journals on various topics.
Subjects covered by this database include:
The Arts History
Business Literature & Language
Dissertations & Theses Science & Technology
Health & Medicine Social Sciences
 
Sanborn Maps
Access to more than 660,000 large-scale maps of more than 12,000 American towns and cities.
 
Scitation (American Institute of Physics)
More than 2 million articles in fields that include physics, chemistry geosciences, engineering, acoustics and more.
Subjects covered by this database include:
Atomic and Molecular Physics Mathematical Physics
Biological Physics Nanotechnology
Chaos Photonics
Condensed Matter Physics Physical Chemistry
Energy Plasma Physics
Engineering Rheology and Fluid Dynamics
Materials Science
 
The Social Work Encyclopedia
The encyclopedia contains 400 subject entries and 200 brief biographies of key figures in the history of social work. Each article is cross-referenced and includes a select bibliography to guide interested readers to primary sources and the most important scholarly works on a given subject. The work includes a comprehensive index and topical outline.
Subjects covered by this database include:
Addictions and Substance Use Human Behavior
Administration and Management International and Global Issues
Aging and Older Adults Macro Practice
Biographies Mental and Behavioral Health
Children and Adolescents Policy and Advocacy
Couples and Families Populations and Practice Settings
Criminal Justice Poverty
Disabilities Race, Ethnicity, and Culture
Clinical and Direct Practice Religion and Spirituality
Ethics and Values Research and Evidence-Based Practice
Gender and Sexuality Social Justice and Human Rights
Health Care and Illness Social Work Profession
 
WorldCat
WorldCat is the world's largest network of library content and services. WorldCat libraries are dedicated to providing access to their resources on the Web, where most people start their search for information.
   

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