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Making of Modern Law – Legal Treatises 1800-1926Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Making of Modern Law – Legal Treatises 1800-1926 provides digital images on every page of 22,000 legal treatises on US and British law published from 1800 through 1926. Access provided to the campus by the MU Law Library. [more]



Making of Modern Law – Trials 1600-1926Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

Making of Modern Law – Trials 1600-1926 contains over 7,000 trial transcripts from Harvard, Yale, and the Library of the Bar of the City of New York give scholars insight on class structure and the making of modern law. Access provided to the campus by the MU Law Library. [more]



Making of Modern Law: Foreign, Comparative and International Law, 1600-1926Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

This database includes pre-1926 treatises and similar monographs in the following areas: International, Comparative, Foreign, Roman, Islamic, Jewish, and Ancient Law. 50% of the texts are in English; 50% in the following Western European languages:French, Spanish, German, Latin, and Italian. Access provided to the campus by the MU Law Library. [more]



Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources 1600-1926Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

Based primarily on holdings of the Lillian Goldman Law Library at Yale University, including early state codes, city charters, and documents relating to constitutional conventions. Missouri resources include state constitutional conventions, adopted Constitutions, and historical Revised Statutes, among other resources. Access provided by the MU Law Library. [more]



Management DatabasesRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

This is a link to a subject guide listing all the Management Subject Databases offered by Ellis library at University of Missouri. [more]



Marketing DatabasesRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

This is a link to a subject guide listing all the Marketing databases provided by Ellis Library at the University of Missouri. [more]



MAS Ultra – School EditionRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

MAS Ultra – School Edition is a searchable full-text index K-12 magazines, biographies, primary source documents, reference books and an image collection containing photos and maps. Access provided by MOREnet. [more]



MasterFile PremierRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

MasterFile Premier provides searchable full-text for nearly 1,750 general interest, business, health, and multi-cultural magazines and journals. Access provided by MOREnet. [more]



MasterPlots CompleteCD/DVD based resource available only from within the Ellis Library.

MasterPlots Complete contains plot summaries, brief critical essays, author biographies for fiction, non-fiction, poetry, drama worldwide. CD-ROM only accessible within Ellis Library. [more]



Materials Research Database with METADEXRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: Materials Science

Brings together materials science databases, covering materials science, metallurgy, ceramics, polymers, and composites used in engineering applications, including the use of materials in orthopedics and dentistry. Everything from raw materials and refining through processing, welding, and fabrication to end use, corrosion, performance, and recycling is covered in for all metals, polymers, ceramics, and composites. The collection comprises several databases which may be searched individually or all together. The databases included in the collection are: Aluminum Industry Abstracts, Ceramic Abstracts/World Ceramics Abstracts, Copper Data Center Database, Corrosion Abstracts, Engineered Materials Abstracts, Materials Business File, Mechanical Engineering Abstracts, METADEX, MicroPatent Materials Patents, and WELDASEARCH. [more]



Materials Safety Data SheetsRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

Product identification, manufacturer, emergency and safety information for over 180,000 products manufactured in the U.S. and Canada. Search by product name, company, CAS registry number, or NSN. [more]



Materials Science DatabasesRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

This is a link to a subject guide listing all the Material Science databases offered by Ellis Library at the University of Missouri. [more]



Mathematics DatabasesAnyone can use

This is a link to a subject guide listing all the Mathematics databases that are offered by Ellis Library at the University of Missouri. [more]



MathSciNetRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

MathSciNet is an index of articles related to pure and applied mathematics. It is based on the data in the Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications. [more]



MAUDE – Manufacturer and User Facility Device Experience DatabaseRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

MAUDE data represents reports of adverse events involving medical devices. The data consists of all voluntary reports since June, 1993, user facility reports since 1991, distributor reports since 1993, and manufacturer reports since August, 1996. From the FDA Center for Devices & Radiological Health. [more]



MDConsultRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: MD Consult ; md-consult

MDConsult has been replaced by a new product called ClinicalKey. ClinicalKey contains all of the MDConsult content plus much more: over 1,000 additional clinical e-books and over 20,000 videos. In addition, FirstConsult and Vitals, point-of-care information for medicine and surgery, are included. [more]



MDR Medical Device Reporting DatabaseRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

This database allows you to search the CDRH’s database information on medical devices which may have malfunctioned or caused a death or serious injury during the years 1992 through 1996. From the FDA Center for Devices & Radiological Health. [more]



Medicine DatabasesAnyone can use

This is a link to a subject guide listing several databases provided by the J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library at the University of Missouri. [more]



MEDLINE (Ovid)Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

Citations and abstracts to worldwide biomedical literature including research, clinical practice, administration, policy issues, and healthcare services. MEDLINE references articles from about 4000 journals published in 70 countries. Evidence-based search filters are available to assist in narrowing results to methodologically rigorous articles. To run a cited reference search on an article found in MEDLINE,copy and paste the PMID article Identifier here. [more]



Medline (Web of Science)Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

Premier life sciences database from the National Library of Medicine, covering biomedicine and life sciences, bioengineering, public health, clinical care, and plant and animal science. Search by topic, MeSH terms, and CAS registry numbers; link to NCBI databases and PubMed Related Articles. Includes times cited information from the Web of Science Core Collection. [more]



MEDLINE Top 5 SearchRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

A google-like search box to pull only the 5 most relevant results from MEDLINE, plus background information on diseases and drugs from DynaMed. [more]



MedlinePlusAnyone can use

The premier consumer health gateway from the National Library Medicine. Contents include a medical encyclopedia, drug information and links to evaluated health information. [more]



Mental Measurements YearbookRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

The Mental Measurements Yearbook series, produced since 1938 by the Buros Institute, provides critical evaluations for over 2,000 commercial tests within a wide variety of areas that include education, psychology, business, aptitude, achievement, and intelligence. [more]



Mergent OnlineRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

Updated weekly. Provides immediate access to data on more than 10,000 NYSE, AMEX, Nasdaq and other select regional exchange companies. Coverage includes: history, business description, properties, subsidiaries, officers, directors, long-term debt, Moody’s rating, capital stock, income statement, balance sheet, statements of cash flow, auditors, exchange and ticker symbol, number of employees, number of shareholders, address, telephone number, annual stock price ranges, trustee, registrar, transfer agent, stock splits, annual meeting date, Moody’s news reports, and direct, real-time access to the EDGAR, the SEC website which includes are annual, quarterly, and special corporation records. [more]



Mergent Web Reports/Digitized Archive ManualsRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

Mergent WebReports/Digitized Archive Manuals: provides electronic access to all Moody’s/Mergent manuals ever published dating back to 1909. (Municipal and Govt manual currently not available.) WebReports contain more than 180,000 documents covering over 100 countries and industries using an easy-to-navigate and reliable system. [more]



MERLINAnyone can use
Also Known as: Library Catalog

Locate books, journals, magazines, newspapers, sound recordings, videos, etc. owned by the MU Libraries [more]



MERLIN Dissertation and Theses SearchAnyone can use

Theses and dissertations completed at MU are listed in the MERLIN Catalog. Browse the list of departments or search by author or title. Most MU dissertations written before 1995 will be in the UM Library Depository. Use the Request button to have it delivered to the library to check out. Many dissertations written since 1995 are available online. Click on the link in the MERLIN record to access it. [more]



MICROMEDEXRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

A variety of databases covering topics such as medicine, drugs, alternative and complementary medicine, patient education and occupational health. Search multiple Micromedex databases via the Integrated Index (http://micromedex.umh.edu ) feature or search individual databases. Brought to you by University of Missouri Health Care. [more]



Middle Eastern and Central Asian StudiesRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

The Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies database is no longer accessible. This link will provide information on similar resources. [more]



Middle English CompendiumRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: MED

The Middle English Compendium provides interlinked access to several resources: the online Middle English Dictionary, a HyperBibliography of Middle English prose and verse, and a Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse, with links to associated online resources. [more]



Middle Search PlusRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

Middle Search Plus provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. It also contains 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps and flags. Access provided by MOREnet. [more]



MintelRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

Includes market research reports for Europe, the UK, and the US. Reports cover a variety of sectors including consumer goods, travel and tourism, financial industry, internet industry, retail, and food & drink. Reports discuss market drivers, market size & trends, market segmentation, supply structure, advertising and promotion, retail distribution, consumer characteristics, and market forecasts. Also included are management and company reports for companies mentioned in the reports. In order to use Mintel, you must first agree to the terms of Mintel Academic Access. [more]



MLA Directory of PeriodicalsRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

MLA Directory of Periodicals is a directory of over 3,700 periodicals in literature, language, linguistics, folklore. [more]



MLA International BibliographyRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

MLA indexes critical scholarship in the modern languages, literatures, linguistics and folklore. [more]



MOBIUS – Missouri Bibliographic Information User SystemRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

Search the collections of over 70 college and university libraries throughout Missouri. Books can be ordered at no cost using your employee or student ID, and can picked up at a nearby MOBIUS library of your choice. [more]



Molecular Imaging and Contrast Agent DatabaseRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

Information on structure, synthesis and uses of in vivo molecular agents developed for positron emission tomography (PET), single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound (US), computed tomography (CT), optical imaging, and planar radiography, gamma imaging and other methods. Includes links to MEDLINE and other NIH and NCBI resources. [more]



Monumenta Germaniae Historica Digital (MGH)Anyone can use

MGH is a comprehensive collection of medieval sources for the study of German history from the end of the Roman Empire to 1500. The digital version includes volumes in print for more than five years. Print volumes are available in the MU Libraries. The default language of this website is German. [more]



MOspace: Institutional RepositoryAnyone can use
Also Known as: mo space; mu digital institutional repository

MOspace is the digital institutional repository of the University of Missouri System, and is a joint initiative of the University Libraries, the Office of Library Systems, and the Division of Information Technology. It is a permanent digital storehouse of research and knowledge, focusing on works created by those connected with the University of Missouri. MOspace is place where faculty, staff and students can store their intellectual output, and depend upon a permanent URL. Authors can submit works directly to mospace@missouri.edu; most electronic formats are accepted for submission. [more]



Movie Review Query EngineAnyone can use
Also Known as: MRQE

This website primarily functions as a review aggregate similar to Rotten Tomatoes. It assigns a grade based on the average of the critical reviews it receives with A=100 B=75 C=50 D=25 F=0 . The website also collects information based on interviews, blogs, news and other material. The website partners with Gowatchit.com and thus can help users find either where a movie can be seen, or notify them when it becomes available. [more]



MU Academic Support Center Media CatalogAnyone can use

Describes over 5000 videos and films available for rental from the University of Missouri- Columiba’s Academic Support Center. Formerly published in print under the title Educational Video Catalog. [more]



Music DatabasesAnyone can use

A collection of databases relevant to the study of music. This guide contains a mixture of resources available to the general public and those only available to MU affiliates. [more]



Music IndexRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

Music Index covers more than 40 international music periodicals, listing articles dealing with every aspect of classical and popular music. [more]



Databases by Subject

DATABASES BY SUBJECT

Databases by Type

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
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  • Search over 12,500 journals 1984 to date
  • Can limit search results to scholarly (peer reviewed) journals

 

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  • 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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Research databases

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • 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

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
  • 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

 

Trial Databases

TRIAL DATABASES

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

PolicyMap – TrialRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri[please give feedback here]
Also Known as: Policy Map

A resource designed to synthesize data sets from various authoritative sources for the purposes of illustrating data based on demographics and the geographic location. This service will automatically create a data graphical map based on the specified data, which can include multiple data sets or “layers” on the same map. Trial ends December 31, 2018. [more]



The Literary Encyclopedia – TrialRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri[please give feedback here]

The Literary Encyclopedia publishes biographies of major and minor writers; scholarly descriptions of all interesting texts written by these authors, including those often neglected; and a variety of descriptive and critical essays on literary, cultural and historical matters, which provide a finer understanding of the social contexts in which this writing was produced. Trial ends December 31, 2018. [more]



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  • Check the license terms on this website for permitted uses and prohibited uses
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Research databases