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Journal Article Databases

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

Academic Onefile (Gale): Another 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.

Business Insights (Gale): Full text coverage for business publications, company financial information, SWOT analysis, and industry information.

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.

Criminal Justice Abstracts plus Fulltext (Ebsco) - Full text access to hundreds of Criminal Justice-related journals.

Education Source (Ebsco) - Full text access to hundreds of Education journals spanning all levels of education from early childhood to higher education and also includes educational specialties such as multilingual education, health education, and testing.

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.

JSTOR: Scholarly articles from a variety of open access journals.

Lexis Nexis - Nexis UNI: 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 and Government Collection (EBSCO): Military and government resources

New York Times: WSC provides students and faculty with access to the New York Times, New York Times International, and New York Times Archives. Visit our library website for instructions on signing up through WSC.

Omnifile (Ebsco): Journal articles for all subjects.

Opposing Viewpoints (Gale): For those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Great for speech classes!

OregonPDF in Health and 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 U.S.

Science (Gale): Gale's authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites

Science and Technology Collection: Covers relevant aspects of the scientific and technical community including aeronautics, astrophysics, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology, and materials science.

Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture, and Law: Legal materials and articles on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world.

SPORTDiscus with Full Text (Ebsco): Full-text access to hundreds of journals related to sport, human performance, and sports medicine. 

SocIndex with Full Text (EBSCO): Sociology and criminal justice articles.

Strength and Conditioning Journal: Online access to this professional journal for strength coaches, personal trainers, physical therapists, athletic trainers, and other health professionals working in the strength and conditioning field.

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

Artstor -The Artstor Digital Library is the most extensive image resource available for educational and scholarly use.  The public collections are freely searchable.

AtoZ databases - Useful for job searches, business directory information, marketing information, and people searches.

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.

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

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

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: Provides exclusive online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books. Includes thousands of legal forms.

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.

ReferenceUSA: Our subcription to ReferenceUSA has ended. Try using AtoZ databases for your directory and job searches.

Small Business Reference Center: Provides up to date information on relevant topics from starting a company, operations management, and sales to growing or rescuing a business.

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.

The Wayne Stater: Wayne Stater - WSC campus newspaper.

The Wayne Stater Archives: Online archives of the Wayne Stater - WSC campus newspaper.