E-Resources A-Z

A quick list of major online resources - but there are even more!

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MH Links

 Most databases now offer MH Links for obtaining the full-text article.

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ABI/Inform (1971- ) Business, Management & Industry publications

ABSEES/ American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies (1939- )

ACM Digital Library

ADS Abstract Service NASA Astrophysics Data System (1975- )

Academic Search Premier (EBSCO) (1975- ) Multidisciplinary Journals

AGRICOLA (1979- ) Agriculture/Rural Development Literature Index

AllAfrica - African News Sources

America: History & Life (1964- ) American History Literature Index

L'Annee Philologique (1949- ) Classical Studies Literature Index

Annual Reviews Index (1950- ) Literature Reviews by Discipline

Anthropology Plus - A compilation of Anthropological Index Online and Anthropological Literature. 1800s to the present.

Anthropological Index Online (1957- ) Now included in Anthropology Plus

AnthroSource (1980's- ) American Anthropological Association Journals

AP Multimedia Archive - News Photos Archive

Archivision (on Luna)

Art Abstracts (1984- )

Art Index Retrospective (1929-1984)

ARTFL - Classic French Literature Database

ARTStor - Digital Image Collection, mostly Art History

Arts & Humanities Index (1975- ) Part of Web of Science -Includes Cited Reference Search

ATLA Religion Database (1949- )

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1930- )


BAS Online/Bibliography of Asian Studies (1971- )

Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) & RILA (1975-2007)

BIOETHICSLINE - Bioethics information sources (A subset of PubMed)

Biography Resource Center 

Biological Abstracts (1983- ) Biological Sciences Literature Index

BioOne (2000- ) Biology Journals

Book Review Digest (1983- )

Books in Print- No longer available. For wide-ranging book search try WorldCat.

Boston Globe (1980- ) Newspaper

Boston Globe Historical (1872-1981) Newspaper

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Cambridge Histories Online (access to Histories published up through 2012)

Chicago Manual of Style Online

Chicago Defender Historical (1910-1975) Newspaper

Chicago Tribune - See National Newspapers

Chicago Tribune Historical (1849-1985) Newspaper

ChinaMaxx - Chinese ebooks

Christian Science Monitor - See National Newspapers

Chronicle of Higher Education -  Also available as part of: National Newspapers

Classical Music Library - A digital music collection

Classics TOCS - IN (1992- ) Classical Studies Literature Index

Columbia Granger's World of Poetry - Poetry and Criticism Collection

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography - material from multiple editions of the DSB.

Comtrade - Trade statistics from the UN (note: access is free, but downloading data is limited)

Congressional Publications (1980- ) U.S. Congress Publications (formerly Congressional Universe)

Contemporary Authors - please use Biography Resource Center, which includes the content of Contemporary Authors along with other biographical sources.

Contemporary Literary Criticism - Essays on Contemporary Authors

Contemporary Women's Issues - no longer available, please try:
  Women's Studies International 

CONTENTdm Mount Holyoke Digital Collections

Current Index to Statistics (1974-1996)


Dance in Video - Dance Productions and Documentaries: Online Streaming Videos

Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete

Dictionary of National Biography - British Biographies

Dictionary of Scientific Biography - see Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography.

"Discover Supersearch" - New!  Search almost any topic for almost everything all in one place!

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EEBO/Early English Books Online (1475-1700)

Early American Imprints (Evans) - "America's Historical Imprints" - early American publications.

Early Encounters in North America - Primary Source Materials

EBL/Ebook LIbrary

ebrary - A collection of academic ebooks

EBSCO's Academic Search Premier (1975- ) Multidisciplinary Journals

EBSCO ebooks  - Ebook collection with a focus on technology

EBSEES - European Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies (1991-2007)

ECCO/Eighteenth Century Collections Online

EconLit (1969- ) Economic Literature Index

The Economist 

Economist Archive (1843-2009)

Education Research Complete

Encyclopedia Britannica Online

Encyclopedia of Earth

Encyclopedia of Islam

Encyclopedia of Life Sciences

Energy Citations Database (1943- )

ERIC (1966- ) Education Literature Index

Essay & General Literature Index (retrospective)

Ethnic NewsWatch (1990- ) Ethnic, Minority and Native American Journals

Europa World Yearbook - Country Specific Information Source

Expanded Academic ASAP (1980- ) Multidisciplinary Journals


Family & Society Studies Worldwide (1970- )

FDSys - U.S. Federal Digital System- official government publications

Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text (1980's - )


Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media

Gale Virtual Reference Library - Collection of Encyclopedias

Garland Encyclopedia of World Music 

Gartner Group Reports 

General BusinessFile ASAP (1980- ) Business Information Sources

General Reference Center (1980- ) Popular Magazines Index

GeoRef (1993- ) Geology and Earth Sciences Literature Index

Gerritsen Collection (women's/feminist history)

GPO/Government Printing Office (1976- ) U.S. Government Publications Index
   or try the new Federal Digital System = FDSys  

Granger's Index to Poetry -- see: Columbia's Granger World Of Poetry

GreenFILE (1960's- ) Environmental Studies Literature Index

Greenwire - News stories on energy and the environment [temporarily unavailable]

Grove Art Online -- see: Oxford Art Online
Grove Music Online -- see: Oxford Music Online

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HAPI/Hispanic American Periodicals Index (1970- )

Health Reference Center (1980- ) Allied Health and Nursing Literature Index

Historical Abstracts (1955- ) History Literature Index. For North American History, use America, History and Life

Historical Statistics of the United States

HLAS Online/Handbook of Latin American Studies (1936- ) Latin American Studies Literature Index


IBSS/International Bibliography of the Social Sciences - (absorbed into ProQuest Central Index)

ICPSR/Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research - Statistical Data Set Archive

Illustrated London News (1842-2003) Newspaper

ImportGenius - Data on companies involved in international trade

Index Islamicus (1906- ) Islamic and Middle East Studies Literature Index

IngentaConnect - Multidisciplinary Journal Table of Contents

Inspec - Science and engineering literature index, including patents 

International Bibliography of Art (IBA) (2007- )

International Bibliography of Anthropology - see IBSS
International Bibliography of Economics - see IBSS
International Bibliography of Political Science - see IBSS
International Bibliography of Sociology - see IBSS

International Financial Statistics - International Monetary Fund Statistics

International Medieval Bibliography (1967- ) Medieval Studies Literature Index

ITER/Gateway to the Middle Ages & Renaissance, 400-1700 (1784- ) Medieval Studies/Renaissance Journals Index


JSTOR - Multidisciplinary journal archive & some current issues



Land Letter - publisher discontinued

LexisNexis - Current Newspapers and Legal Publications

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (1960's- )

Libary of Latin Texts-A (CLCLT from Brepols)

LION/Literature Online - Literature and Literary Criticism

LION/Literature Online New Interface

Los Angeles Times - See National Newspapers

Los Angeles Times Historical (1881-1985) Newspaper

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Making of the Modern World Parts I and II

MHC Digital Collections - Multimedia Collections (Contentdm)

MHC Digital Honors Papers - Student Electronic Thesis Repository

Massachusetts (Western Mass) Newspapers - e.g., Berkshire Eagle, Daily Hampshire Gazette, The Republican, etc.

MathSciNet (1800's- ) Mathematics Literature Index

Medline via PubMed (1948- ) Biomedical Literature Index

MedlinePlus - Consumer Health Information

Middle East and Central Asian Studies (1900- )

Middle English Compendium

MLA International Bibliography/Modern Language Association (1920's- ) Literary Criticism Index

Music Index (1973- ) Music Literature Index


National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections - Manuscript Collections Cataloged Since 1986

National Newspapers (1980's- ) Major U.S. Newspapers, including:  Atlanta Constitution, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and more...

Naxos Music Library - Classical music digital collection of online streaming music

Naxos Video Library  - Classical music video collection for viewing online

NetLibrary  E-Book collection, with a focus on technology
Now called EBSCO ebooks

Newspaper Abstracts (1989- ) no longer available
Please try National Newspapers

New York Review of Books

New York Times (1980- ) Part of  National Newspapers database

New York Times Historical (1851-2001) Newspaper

Nineteenth Century Collections Online

North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries and Oral Histories

North American Women's Diaries and Letters


Oxford Art Online - Art Reference Works

Oxford English Dictionary

Oxford History of Western Music

Oxford Music Online - Music Reference Works

Oxford Reference Online - Collection of Dictionaries

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PAIS International/Public Affairs Information Service (1915- ) Public Policy and Foreign Policy Literature Index

Parliamentary Papers (1801- ) U.K. Government Documents

Periodical Abstracts (1986- ) no longer available -
Please try Academic Search Premier

Philosophers' Index (1940- )

Poole's Plus/19th Century Masterfile (1800-1930) Popular Journals Index

Popline (1970- ) Reproductive Health and Population Literature Index

ProjectMUSE - Humanities and Social Sciences Journals

PROME - Parliament Rolls of Medieval England

ProQuest CENTRAL (combines several smaller PQ databases)

ProQuest Biology Journals (1998- )

ProQuest Black Newspapers (1989- )

ProQuest Computing Journals (1988- )

ProQuest Education Journals (1988- )

ProQuest Newsstand  - U.S. & International newspapers, in English

ProQuest Psychology Journals (1971- )

ProQuest Religion Journals (1986- )

ProQuest Science Journals (1994- )

ProQuest Social Science Journals (1994- )

PsycArticles - Behavioral Sciences/Mental Health Journals

PsycINFO (1887- ) Behavioral Sciences/Mental Health Literature Index

PsycCritiques (1956- ) Book and film reviws in Psychology

PubMed (1948- ) Biomedical Literature Index, includes MEDLINE



Readers' Guide Retrospective (1890-1982) Popular Magazines Index

Religion Index - ATLA (1949- )

RILM/Abstracts of Music Literature (1967- )

Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy

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Safari Books E-Book Collection with a focus on technology

Science Citation Index (1900- ) Part of Web of Science -Includes Cited Reference Search

Science Direct - Science Journals

SciFinder Chemical Abstracts - see Registering to use CAS SciFinder to set up your account, or Ask a Librarian for assistance

Short Story Index (retrospective)

Social Sciences Citation Index (1956- ) Part of Web of Science -Includes Cited Reference Search

Sociological Abstracts (1952- )

Sport Discus (1985- ) Sports/Sports Medicine Literature

Springfield Republican Historical (1844-1946) Newspaper

Springer eBooks - Books in any subject published by Springer between 2005 and 2010 in English.

SpringerLink Journal Collection


TLG -Thesaurus Linguae Graecae

TLL -Thesaurus Linguae Latinae

Times (London) Digital Archive (1785-2007) Newspaper


UNBISnet (1979- ) Index to United Nations Documents

United Nations Official Document System (1993- ) Official Records of the United Nations United Nations Treaty Collection

U.S. Congressional Serial Set (1817-1975) U.S. Government Publications

USA Today  - See National Newspapers



Wall Street Journal Part of  National Newspapers database

Washington Post - See National Newspapers

Web Of Science - Multidisciplinary Index, includes Cited Reference Search

WISERTrade - International Trade Data

Women and Social Movements in the United States - Primary Sources for Women's History

Women Writers Online - collection of digital resources from Brown University project.

Women's Studies International (1972- ) Women's Studies Literature Index

WorldCat (OCLC) - Combined Catalog of U.S. Libraries

WorldCat.org - User-friendly Version of WorldCat

World Development Indicators - World Bank Data

World Shakespeare Bibliography Online




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