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This is an alphabetical list of subscribed electronic resources and selected free electronic resources acquired by the University Libraries and are available to WMU Faculty, Staff, and Students.
This dictionary of medieval Latin abbreviations contains over 80,000 references to manuscripts held at a wide variety of libraries throughout Europe, including the Vatican Library, the libraries at Oxford and Paris and major U.S. collections. Entries in the database cover the 8th century through the 15th century.
The most comprehensive ABI/INFORM™ database, comprised of ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, ABI/INFORM Dateline and ABI/INFORM Archive, featuring over 3,000 full-text journals, 25,000 Dissertations, 14,000 SSRN working papers, key newspapers such as The Wall Street Journal and The Financial Times, as well as country-and industry-focused reports and data. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.
Provides indexing and abstracts for journal articles and other materials in social gerontology, including the psychology of aging, elder abuse, society and the elderly, and other key areas of relevance to the discipline. Contains more than 35,700 records, from 1966 to date. Formerly Current Literature on Aging. Waldo Library, Reference. Call number Z7164.O4C8x
Acceda Noticias provides convenient access to the complete electronic editions of more than 80 Spanish-language newspapers published in major U.S. cities from Florida to California. It also includes tens of thousands of current and archived full-text articles from other news sources from across Argentina, Brazil, Chile, China, Columbia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru and Spain.
AAD is a useful genealogical tool that searches archival resources for specific persons, geographical areas, organizations, or dates. AAD facilitates the search and retrieval of specific data files from the Internet, permitting display and printing of these records. It does not support statistical analysis of data.
Find full-text of current and archived state, national and international news articles in this collection of over 4500 newspapers and other news sources. It includes the majority of the top circulating U.S. newspapers, along with thousands of local and regional titles.
This full text archive contains several dozen resources, including several African-American Newspapers, Frank Leslie's Weekly, Godey's Lady's Book, The Civil War collection, South Carolina newspapers,, American County Histories, Twelve Years a Slave and much more.
McGraw-Hill provides this set of online medical books that are both searchable and browsable for students and professionals. This subscription is limited to two simultaneous users. Please logout when finished.
Contains reference texts, biographies, chronologies, sheet music, images, lyrics, liner notes, and discographies chronicling the diverse history and culture of the African American experience through music. Covers blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, gospel, and other forms of musical expression. Links to the audio streaming database American Song enable users to listen to music that accompanies the liner notes and album information. Users must create an account to create and access play lists.
Full text images of articles from 281 African American newspapers like the Cleveland Gazette (1883-1945), Plaindealer (1889-1958), and Washington Bee (1882-1922). The African American Newspapers, 1827-1998 package is included as a module for the America's Historical Newspapers database and is cross-searchable with that product.
Eventually this database will contain the full-text of major 19th century African-American newspapers providing first-hand stories by way of biographies as well as statistics, essays, editorials, and advertisements serving as primary source historical documentation. Search individual newspapers or group together
AgEcon Search: Research in Agricultural and Applied Economics collects, indexes, and electronically distributes full text copies of scholarly research in the broadly defined field of agricultural economics including sub disciplines such as agribusiness, food supply, natural resource economics, environmental economics, policy issues, agricultural trade, and economic development.
This African news site posts over 800 stories daily in English and French and offers multi-lingual streaming programming as well as over 900,000 articles in the archive, including the Africa News Service from 1996.
Alt-Press Watch™ showcases unique, independent voices from many respected and cited grassroots newspapers, magazines, and journals. The database features over 670,000 articles from around 200 publications, offering a wide range of critical coverage of the news.
Covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present with full-text coverage of hundreds of journals and books, and selective indexing for journals 1955-present.
Over 800 film scripts, as well as detailed information about the scenes, characters, and people related to the scripts. Searches can be restricted quite precisely--to criminal characters or interior urban settings in the 1950s, for example. You can also sometimes compare different versions of a film script
Multimedia collections from the Library of Congress of digitized documents, photographs, sound recordings, motion pictures, and texts. Over 100 collections, including, for example, African-American pamphlets, Chautauqua flyers, Depression photographs, Coca-Cola advertising, and the papers of Alexander Graham Bell, to name just a few.
More than 100,000 tracks of streaming audio, including songs by and about African Americans, American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys. Includes songs of the Civil Rights movement, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests, and more. Note: Content from the former African American Song database is now in American Song.
Search the Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800; Early American Imprints, Series I: Supplement from the Library Company of Philadelphia, 1670-1800; Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819; and Early American Imprints, Series II: Supplement from the Library Company of Philadelphia, 1801-1819.
Full text images of articles from early American newspapers for over 700 newspapers from 34 Eastern states, including 21 Michigan newspapers like the Kalamazoo Gazette (1837-2005) and Jackson Citizen Patriot (1865-1922).
Several wide-ranging collections of information for conducting genealogical and local history research. Includes: digitized images of the United States Federal Census from 1790 forward, U.S. immigration collection, Birth, marriage and death records (SSDI), U.K. census collection; Military records, and many more.
An additional bibliography to search besides the MLA Bibliography for scholarship about English language and literature. This resource indexes research by broad subject, by chronological period, and by scholars' names. Author search is more effective than subject search.
Annual Reviews critically reviews the most significant primary research literature in 40 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences, including Economics, to guide you to the principal contributions of the field and help you keep up to date in your area of research.
A growing, searchable collection of over 1,300 videos covering the study of human culture and behavior including the work of many of the most influential documentary filmmakers of the 20th century, including interviews, previously unreleased raw footage, field notes, study guides, etc. This integrated website searches Ethnographic Video Volume I and Volume II
AnthroSource is a single database of newsletters, bulletins, and 11 peer-reviewed journals from the American Anthropological Association. 31 publications are represented in this searchable archive. Much of the material is full-text. Coverage varies for the past 100 years up to current journal issues.
Developed in cooperation with international media artists, researchers and institutions, the Archive of Digital Art contains over 6000 exhibits, video documentations, technical data, and more, as well as bibliographical information, exhibitions and events.
This index covers back issues of Art Index and includes citations from over 420 periodicals in English and other languages. Covering fine, decorative and commercial art, it also indexes reproductions of art works appearing in these periodicals
Gale Literary Sources brings together Literature Resource Center, Literature Criticism, Contemporary Authors, Dictionary of Literary Biography, LitFinder, and Something About the Author into a single cross searchable platform.
Gale Primary Sources provides an interactive research environment that allows researchers to cross-search Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO), Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO), the Times Digital Archive, the Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive, Sabin Americana, 1500-1926, Archives of Sexuality and Gender, Womens Studies Archive. Users can also discover and analyze content in new ways.
Contains over one million art images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences, intended for non-profit, scholarly or educational use. Institutions, organizations, and individuals from around the world have contributed collections to this searchable digital library. Tools are also provided to create presentations using ARTStor images combined with images from users personal collections.
Full text of 252 plays by 42 playwrights, with information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. Also included: selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays.
This database provides information pertinent to the study of business and finance topics across Asia and Europe, including academic journals, newspapers, newswires, and magazines Coverage :1971-Current
A vast collection of standards and technical information covering a broad range of engineering disciplines, including aerospace, biomedical, chemical, civil, environmental, geological, industrial, materials science, mechanical, nuclear, petroleum, soil science and solar engineering.
Please note that we do not have online access to the previous or Redline versions. For older ASTM standards, the University Libraries has only the 2010 edition (Request the needed volumes from the Zhang Center - call number TA 401 .A653). Any other older ASTM standards, please request them through Interlibrary Loan
Full text is provided for articles and reviews from more than 300 journals selected by leading religion scholars. Also provides ng 1.7 million citations to journals and edited books as well as book reviews in the field of religious studies. Updated twice a year.