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On-Campus Only Alphabetical List of Databases

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ABI/Inform (Business, Finance, Economics: journals, company profiles, Wall Street Journal)

Academic Search Complete (This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,650 journals, including full text for more than 3,900 peer-reviewed titles.)

African American Music Reference (Comprehensive coverage of blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, gospel, and other forms of black American musical expression)

AGRICOLA (Science & Agriculture: citations to agricultural literature)

America: History and Life (Literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present.)

American Chemical Society Journals (Peer-reviewed research in the chemical and related sciences.)

American State Papers, 1789-1838 (Primary source material on many aspects of early American history from 1789 to 1838. Largely Congressional but also containing Executive Department materials, & the American State Paper volumes, issued from 1832-1861.)

Annual Reviews (Synthesizes primary research literature and identifies the principal contributions in your field.)

Art Abstracts (Indexing and abstracts for more than 450 international art publications, including periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins.)

ArticleFirst (Indexes articles on business, science, humanities, social sciences, medicine, technology, and popular culture.)

ARTstor (Image database of museum collections)

ASFA: Aquatic Sciences (ASFA series is the premier reference index in the field of aquatic resources.)


Berkeley Electronic Press (Business, law and economics journals)

Biological Sciences & Medical Sciences (Abstracts and citations to a wide range of research in biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology and ecology, and some aspects of agriculture and veterinary science.)

Biology Digest (Compilation of abstracts and indexes of domestic and international literature in the area of life sciences.)

BioMed Central (Science, Technology and Medicine publisher of open access and peer reviewed journals.)

BioOne (Contains 68 full-text bioscience research journals)

Books In Print (Bibliographic tool on books, audio books, or videos.)

Buckmaster Annual Stockholder Reports (Collection of over 5,300 annual corporate reports and 8,800 SEC 10-Ks from the top corporations in America, dating back as far as 1994.)

Business Insights: Essentials (Periodical articles, news articles, and press releases; detailed information for domestic and international companies and associations; company financials and earning estimates; investment reports; corporate chronologies and company histories; brands and product information; industry and company rankings; market share data; industry overviews; HR law case digests.)

Available only in the library Business Dateline (Regional information vital to businesses)

Available only in the library Business and Industry (Business and industry, facts, figures and key events)

Available only in the library Business and Management Practices (Practical aspects and approaches to business management)

Available only in the library Business Organizations, Agencies, and Publications Directory (Includes international business)

Business Source Premier (Full text coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics.)


Cambridge Scientific Abstracts (CSA Illumina)

CAMIO (OCLC's Catalog of Art Museum Images Online.)

CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online: comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs.)

CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature: authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers.)

Clase/Periodica (Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities.)

Classical Music Library (Multi-label database of Classical music recordings for listening and learning in libraries. Recordings of music written from the earliest times to the present, including many contemporary composers. Repertoire ranges from vocal and choral music, to chamber, orchestral, solo instrumental, and opera.)

Classical Music Reference Library (Essential reference materials spanning the entire history of Western classical music in a unified online database.)

Classical Scores Library (The most important classical scores and manuscripts, allowing for the study and analysis of more than 15,000 scores.)

Clinical Pharmacology (now Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, via Health Source databases. Provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.)

COMAR Online (Code of Maryland Regulations)

College Source Online (College catalogs & course descriptions.)

Com Abstracts (Communication Institute for Online Scholarship: provides scholars and academic departments in the communication/journalism field with metrics for career assessment and national standing.)

Communication & Mass Media Complete (Full text and abstracts for numerous journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields.)

Conference Papers Index (Provides citations to papers and poster sessions presented at major scientific meetings around the world. Subject emphasis since 1995 has been in the life sciences, environmental sciences and the aquatic sciences, while older material also covers physics, engineering and materials science.)

Contemporary Women's Issues

CQ Weekly (Coverage of the U.S. Congress)

CUFTS (Full-text journal locator for journals available in databases)


Digital Historical Sources for Medieval & Early Modern Britain (Tanner-Ritchie Series, access through the NABB Research Center web site)

Available only in the library Dissertation Abstracts Online (FirstSearch: dissertations and theses from institutions in North America and Europe.)

Dissertations & Theses- SU - Proquest (Citations and abstracts of SU student dissertations and theses published with ProQuest, as well as the full text in PDF format, when available.)

Dissertations & Theses- SU – Non-Proquest (Citations and abstracts of all their SU student's dissertations and theses not published with ProQuest, with the full text in PDF. Requires SU Username and password)


Early American Imprints, 1639-1800 (Definitive resource for information about every aspect of life in 17th- and 18th-century America, from agriculture and auctions through foreign affairs, diplomacy, literature, music, religion, the Revolutionary War, temperance, witchcraft, etc.)

Early American Newspapers, 1690-1876 (More than 700 historical American newspapers from 23 states and the District of Columbia printed between 1690 and 1876.)

EBSCO Animals (Basic encyclopedic information about animals)

Ebsco eBooks (Provides access to Ebsco's eBook collection, the digital version of books, journals, and database content.)

EconLit (References to economic literature)

Electronic Books (Electronic Collections Online from OCLC)

Encyclopedia of Social Work (Reference Source, 20th ed. 2008)

Environmental Health Perspectives (Monthly journal of peer-reviewed research and news on the impact of the environment on human health.)

ERIC (EBSCO: Educational Resource Information Center)
Web version at


Available only in the library FARS (Financial Accounting Research System)

Funk and Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia (This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.)


Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online (Devoted to music research of all the world's peoples.)

GEOBASE (Worldwide literature on geography, geology and ecology.)

GOOGLE Uncle Sam (Excellent government information search engine.)

GPO Access (Links to official federal government information.)

GPO Monthly Catalog (U.S. government publications: 1976 to present.)


Health Source: Consumer Edition (Provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines on topics concerning medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.)

Health Source: Nursing / Academic Edition (Scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines.)

Historical Baltimore Sun (1837-1985, Current coverage at Newspapers National)

Historical Documents Series (CQ Press: Primary documents)

Historical New York Times (1851-2006, Current coverage at Newspapers National)

Historical Statistics of the United States (Cambridge, Millennial Edition)

Historical Wall Street Journal (1889-1992, Current coverage at Newspapers National)

Historical Washington Post (1877-1993, Current coverage at Newspapers National)

Hoover's Company & Industry Reports (through LexisNexis Academic)

Humanities International Complete (Full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources.)



JSTOR (Collections for Arts & Sciences I, II, III, IV, VII and Life Sciences)



Lexis-Nexis Academic (Research in the social sciences using primary sources, news, government information, statistics, business, and legal sources.)

Literature Resource Center (Pulls together materials from many different print and online sources, including scholarly journals, literary reviews, reference books, authoritative websites, and more.)


Maryland Manual On-Line (A Guide to Maryland Government.)

Maryland State Archives (Central depository for government records of permanent value. Records date from the founding of the colony in 1634 to the present.)

Maryland State Archives (Government Publications.)

MAS Ultra - School Edition (Popular interest publications for high school students).

MasterFILE Premier (Popular interest publications for public library patrons.)

MEDLINE (EBSCO: Provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, etc.)

MEDLINE (CSA: citations and abstracts only.)

Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print, MMY (Provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,700 contemporary testing instruments. The MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership.)

Mergent Online (U.S. & International Company Data & Annual Reports, with expanded, in-depth, and detailed descriptions of public companies. See for industry reports and ratios.)

Military and Government Collection (Current news of all branches of the military.)

MLA Directory of Periodicals (Editorial contact information, as well as frequency, circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines.)

MLA International Bibliography (Detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations.)

Morningstar (Comprehensive financial information on stocks and mutual funds, & return information on various investment indexes and groups. See for ratios and ratings.)

Music Index (Subject-author guide to music periodical literature.)

Music Online: Reference (Broadest and most comprehensive online music resource that cross-searches all of your library's Alexander Street Press music databases.)


National Atlas of the United States (Maps of America)

Available only in the library National Trade Data Bank (NTDB: international trade information and statistics)

NAXOS (Online classical music library.)

Newspapers (National) <-- Cross search of all five newspapers:

Older coverage of these three national newspapers can be found individually under the Historical newspaper section

NewsBank: Archive of Americana (This family of historical collections contains books, pamphlets, broadsides, newspapers, government documents and ephemera printed in America over three centuries.)

Available only in the library Newspaper Abstracts (Significant items in over 50 national and regional newspapers)

Nursing & Allied Health Source (ProQuest: Find complete, full-text information from leading nursing, allied health, and related publications. Designed to meet the needs of researchers at health-care facilities as well as students enrolled in nursing and allied health programs at academic institutions.)


Oceanic Abstracts (Worldwide technical literature pertaining to the marine and brackish-water environment.)

OAIster (Union catalog of digital resources. Digital resources include items such as digitized books and articles, born-digital texts, audio files, images, movies, & datasets.)

Oxford English Dictionary (The OED online.)


PapersFirst (OCLC index of papers presented at conferences worldwide.)

Philosopher's Index (Current and comprehensive bibliographic database covering scholarly research in all major fields of philosophy.)

Physical Education Index (Abstracts from peer-reviewed journals, report literature, conference proceedings, trade magazines, patents, articles from the popular press, etc. featuring content on physical education curricula, sports medicine, dance, sport law, kinesiology, motor learning, recreation, standardized fitness tests, sports equipment, business and marketing, coaching and training, and sport sociology/psychology, health education and physical therapy.)

Plant Science Abstracts (Bibliographic database containing citations and abstracts of scientific literature on plant science, focusing on all plant scientific aspects, especially on pathology, symbiosis, biochemistry, genetics, biotechnology, techniques and environmental biology.)

Pre-CINAHL (Brand new journal articles, before being added to CINAHL)

Primary Search (Popular, magazines for elementary school research.)

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (Research reports, commentaries, reviews, perspectives, colloquium papers, and actions of the Academy. Coverage in PNAS spans the biological, physical, and social sciences.)

ProceedingsFirst (An OCLC index of worldwide conference proceedings.)

Professional Development Collection (Education journals for professional educators)

PsycARTICLES (Full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology.)

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection (This database provides coverage of nearly 550 full-text journals, including more than 500 peer-reviewed titles. It covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, and mental processes.)

PsycINFO (Abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations. Peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health.)

PubMed (National Center for Biotechnology Information, NCBI)

PubMed Central (PMC: U.S. National Library of Medicine's digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature, providing free access to the full text of articles.)



Regional Business News (Full text coverage for regional business publications.)

Available only in the library Research Insight

Available only in the library RIA / Onpoint(Tax information)


ScienceDirect (Full-text scientific database on physical sciences and engineering, life sciences, health sciences, and social sciences and humanities.) (Science information from the U.S. Government.)

SciFinder Scholar (Chemistry information. First time users: Setup Your Account.
Off campus access through Research Port SciFinder Scholar

Available only in the library SIRSResearcher (FirstSearch: Articles on social, scientific, economic and political issues worldwide.)

Social Sciences Abstracts (Abstracts of publications on addiction studies, anthropology, corrections, economics, gender studies, gerontology, minority studies, political sciences, psychology, sociology, and more.)

Social Work Abstracts (Indexing and abstracts dealing with all aspects of the social work field, including theory and practice, areas of service and social issues and problems.)

SPIN (Funding and grant information.)


Teacher Reference Center (Popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.)

Tests in Print, TIP Tests in Print (TIP) Now with Mental Measurements Yearbook. (Provides vital information to users including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s). TIP serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP is produced by the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements at the University of Nebraska.)

Times Digital Archive (Researchers can search through the complete digital edition of The Times (London), using keyword searching and hit-term highlighting to retrieve full facsimile images of either a specific article or a complete page. The entire newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos divided into categories to facilitate searching.)

TOXLINE (Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, provides bibliographic citations and abstracts from the core journal literature in toxicology.)

U government information; menu and keyword searching.)

Available only in the library USA Trade Online (Access current and cumulative U.S. export and import data for over 18,000 export commodities and 24,000 import commodities. See reference librarian for assistance.)

U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1980 (Collection of primary source material detailing all aspects of American history.)


Value Line Investment Survey Online Reports (A research company that collects data and analyzes performance of approximately 8,000 stocks, 15,000 mutual funds, 80,000 options and other securities. Use for ratings and reports.)

Victorian Research Web (Dedicated to the scholarly study of nineteenth-century Britain, and to aiding researchers, teachers, and students in their investigations of any and all aspects of this fascinating period.)


Web of Science (Citations on science, technology, social sciences and arts & humanities.)

Women and Social Movements (A resource for students and scholars of U.S. history and U.S. women's history. Organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000.)

World Almanac (Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia and four almanacs.)

WorldCat (Provides access to OCLC catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide.)

WorldCat (Dissertations) (A database of all dissertations and theses available in WorldCat.)

Available only in the library Worldscope (FirstSearch: financial reports on companies worldwide.)

WorldCat Local (Search SU's catalog of books, periodicals, and some databases.)