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Databases not only index scholarly, professional, newspaper, and magazine articles, but they also cover reports, statistics, case studies, patents, standards and e-books. Purchased databases with the stackedlogo-bg-verysmall icon are accessible only to MU users. Many databases will give you the full text of an article.

 

Databases by Subject

DATABASES BY SUBJECT

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Resources by Type: Directories

Gale Virtual Reference LibraryRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Gale Virtual Reference LibraryGale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. [more]



Ulrich’s Periodicals DirectoryRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Ulrichs Periodicals DirectoryUlrich’s Periodicals Directory provides detailed profiles of over a quarter of a million academic journals, consumer magazines, trade publications, newsletters, newspapers, electronic publications, and other serials. [more]



AbbreviationesCD/DVD based resource available only from within the Ellis Library.
AbbreviationesAbbreviationes is a searchable database of 50,000 medieval Latin paleographic abbreviations. CD-ROM only accessible within Ellis Library in the Reference area. [more]



Animal Health and Production CompendiumRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Animal Health and Production CompendiumAnimal Health and Production Compendium focuses on all aspects of animal health and production, including diseases, nutrition, husbandry and breeding. [more]



Biblioteca Virtual de Ciencias Sociales de América Latina y el CaribeAnyone can use
Biblioteca Virtual de Ciencias Sociales de América Latina y el CaribeThe Latin American and Caribbean social science virtual library provides access to over 7000 full text documents, a databases of publications and research projects, a directory of researchers, and a collection of multimedia resources–video, audio, and images. [more]



Business and Company Profiles ASAPRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Business and Company Profiles ASAPBusiness & Company ProFiles integrates information from Business Index ASAP and the full text of PR Newswire releases with over 200,000 combined directory listings including the Graham & Whiteside international company directories. Access provided by MOREnet. [more]



New Grove Dictionary of Music and MusiciansRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: Oxford Music Online

New Grove Dictionary of Music and MusiciansNew Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians is the premier music encyclopedia. Includes the New Grove Dictionaries of Jazz and Opera and the Oxford Dictionary of Music. [more]



DATABASES BY TYPE

Resources grouped by type or format of information that they provide (e.g. primary sources, images)

Try First: Resources for Research

TRY FIRST: RESOURCES FOR RESEARCH

General and Multidisciplinary Databases

The following databases are good places to start your research. They all search scholarly peer reviewed journals and provide access to the full-text of articles.

ebsco
Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri Icon_External_Link_Video
  • Search over 12,500 journals 1984 to date
  • Can limit search results to scholarly (peer reviewed) journals

 

logo_scopusRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri Icon_External_Link_Video
 
  • Search over 18,000 peer reviewed journals 1996 to date
  • Find out who's citing particular articles

 

jstorRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
  • Search full-text back files of over 300 scholarly journals
  • Does not include the last five years of issues

 

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  • Search for articles in journals, magazines and newspapers
  • Search for books, government documents, DVDs and more

 

Google Scholar  
  • Search for scholarly articles, books and theses

 

Online Encyclopedias and Handbooks


Gale Virtual Reference Library Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

 

1230510Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
 

Current and Controversial Issues

Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri  
  • 1991 to date
  • Weekly reports on controversial topics

Journalist's Resource: Policy Studies

  • Research reports on environment, economics, society and government

Public Agenda

  • Research reports on people's views and values

Pro/Con.org

  • Pros and cons of controversial issues

 

News and Newspapers

Press Display Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

  • 2200 newspapers from 97 countries
  • original format and layout
  • last 60 days only

Factiva Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

  • Over 8000 full-text newspapers and trade journals
  • Includes broadcast transcripts and wire services
  • 1980's to date
  • Company business and financial information

Proquest NewsStand Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

  • Over 500 full-text newspapers including the Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, LA Times, Washington Post and Boston Globe.
  • 1980's to date

LexisNexis Academic Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

  • Full-text newspapers and trade journals
  • Includes broadcast transcripts and wire services
  • 1980's to date

Proquest Historical Newspapers Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

  • Full-page images and article images from the New York Times (1851-2008) and the Chicago Defender (1910-1975)
  • Can search and see images of advertisements in the New York Times

Creating Bibliographies/Citing Sources

  • Create citations in APA and MLA format: Citation Builder
  • Manage your references and automatically create bibliographies and in-text citations.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

 

Trial Databases

TRIAL DATABASES

The MU Libraries are participating in trials of these resources in order to evaluate for possible future subscription.

CAB Abstracts (Ebsco) – TrialRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri[please give feedback here]
CAB Abstracts (Ebsco) - TrialProvides authoritative research information on agriculture, environment and related applied life sciences. Trial ends October 2, 2015. [more]



CAB Abstracts and Global Health (Web of Science) – TrialRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri[please give feedback here]
Also Known as: CABI

CAB Abstracts and Global Health (Web of Science) - TrialProvides authoritative research information on agriculture, environment and related applied life sciences. Trial ends October 2, 2015. [more]



 

 

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