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Journal Article Databases

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO): Multiple subject article database suitable for research in all disciplines.

American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals: Primary source materials from a variety of 17th-, 18th-, and 19th-century periodicals.

American Chemical Society Publications: Chemistry Database, full text for Journal of Chemical Education.

Biosis: Provides abstracts to peer-reviewed journals in biology and associated life sciences.

Business Source Elite (EBSCO): Provides full text coverage for business publications, including economics, management, Marketline Company Profiles (Datamonitor), SWOT analysis (click on company profiles), and marketing journals.

Communication and Mass Media Complete (EBSCO): Provides quality research resources in areas related to communication and mass media.

Consumer Health Complete: Consumer Health Complete provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

Edweek: Features daily news, commentary and analysis on policy, legislative and overall shifts and trends in the U.S. K-12 space

ERIC (Department of Education): An internet-based digital library of education research and information.

FirstSearch (OCLC): A multiple database search platform, including WorldCat, ERIC, MEDLINE, and other article indexes.

Greenfile (EBSCO): Articles focused on environmental issues.

Lexis Nexis: Full-text documents from more than 5,600 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (EBSCO): Articles related to information science and librarianship

MasterFILE Complete (EBSCO): MasterFILE Complete offers the largest collection of the most popular full-text magazines, journals, and other highly-regarded sources from the world's leading publishers, covering virtually every subject area of general interest.

Military & Government Collection (EBSCO): Military and government resources

New York Times: WSC Provides students & faculty with access to the New York Times, New York Times International, and New York Times Archives.  For instructions on signing up through WSC, see http://libguides.wsc.edu/nyt

Omnifile (Ebsco): Journal articles for all subjects.

OregonPDF in Health & Performance: Physical Education, coaching, and athletic training articles

PsycARTICLES: Psychology and Counseling articles

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection: Providing extensive full-text coverage for a broad range of subjects in the fields of psychology, behavioral sciences and related disciplines. This database provides access to more than 530 full-text journals.

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).

Regional Business News (EBSCO): Business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the US

Science & Technology Collection

SocIndex with Full Text (EBSCO): Sociology and Criminal Justice articles

Strength & Conditioning Journal

Teacher Reference Center (EBSCO): Education articles and resources


Other Online Research Tools

These databases may contain online books, transcriptions, citations, audio/video, financial data, or other types of information. For a list of non-article databases organized by type and content, see our guide at http://libguides.wsc.edu/dbcontent

Biography Reference Bank (EBSCO): Includes in-depth, full-text biographical profiles of persons plus links to articles, books, and criticism.

19th Century British Pamphlet Series (JSTOR): 26,000 pamphlets from collections in seven universities in the UK spanning more than 1 million pages brings together a corpus of primary sources for the study of sociopolitical and economic factors impacting 19th century Britain. Browse titles in the collection by clicking on different letters.

CAMIO from FirstSearch: Collection documenting works of art from around the world, representing the collections of prominent museums.

Computer Science Bibliographies: A collection of bibliographies of scientific literature in computer science from various sources, covering most aspects of computer science.

Credo Reference: An online ready-reference solution. Peer reviewed sources. Use instead of Wikipedia

EBSCO Ebook Collection (Formerly NetLibrary): A collection of ebooks from EBSCO

Ebrary - Electronic Books: 100,000+ ebooks

FindLaw (Thomson): Legal resources

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EBSCO): Online Encyclopedia

International Music Score Library Project (IMSLP): Online music scores

IPA Source: International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions - useful for music majors

LearningExpress/PrepStep: Practice tests for the Praxis, GRE, MCAT, LSAT, and a variety of other standardized tests.

Legal Information Reference Center

Mometrix: Mometrix provides study materials for various exams.  This includes the Praxis II teaching exams, GRE, NASM, DAT, LSAT, MCAT, OAT, PCAT, NCE, CLEP, and PMP.

NoveList Plus: Reading recommendations, available through libraries around the world. It is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.

OAIster from FirstSearch: Catalog of digital resources - video, images, and other media.

Primary Search: Containing full-text for nearly 100 of the most popular children's magazines, Primary Search is designed specifically to help elementary school libraries.

Project Gutenberg: Free ebooks

Pubmed (MEDLINE): Medical citations - use in conjunction with Highwire database.

Reference USA: Statistical information on US Businesses and Consumer Profiles.

Small Business Reference Center

Statista: Market reports, statistics on more than 80,000 topics from more than 18,000 sources

USA.gov (Formerly FirstGov): U.S. government information and services on the web

Value Line Online: Financial information for publicly traded US companies.

Wayne Stater: Wayne Stater - WSC Campus newspaper

Wayne Stater Archives: Online archives of the Wayne Stater - WSC Campus newspaper