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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.

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



Marketing DatabasesAnyone can use
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 DatabasesAnyone can use
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
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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. [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]



metaRegister of Controlled TrialsAnyone can use
Summaries from over 10,000 randomized trials (both ongoing and completed) worldwide from 20 clinical trial registers. Each trial is assigned a International Standard Randomized Controlled Trial Number to faciliate tracking. [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
This database is an index of research, policy and scholarly discourse on the countries and peoples of the Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa. Coverage is from 1900- present. [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]



Model Grant Funding Proposals – MU Office of ResearchAvailable only from within the Health Sciences Library.
View funded internal and external grant proposals by MU researchers as models to assist in preparing successful grant applications. Search/browse by type of funding, investigator, department, title, and more. Restricted to MU affiliates. PawPrint required for access. [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. [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

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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
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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
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

 

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.

Brill’s Medieval Reference Library Online – TrialRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri[please give feedback here]
Brill’s Medieval Reference Library Online consists of four reference resources. Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages covers European medieval history from c.500-c.1500 over a broad range of topics. The Encyclopedia of Medieval Dress and Textiles provides articles on medieval dress and textiles of the British Isles c. 450-1450. The Encyclopedia of Medieval Pilgrimage deals with the role of travel in medieval religious life and covers the period from c.300-c.1500. Finally, The Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle presents the latest research into the chronicles written and studied in the Middle Ages. Trial ends April 6, 2017. [more]



Europa Sacra – TrialRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri[please give feedback here]
The most comprehensive tool for researching ecclesiastical figures in the Middle Ages. Entries provide basic biographical information on the individual person. Publication is in Latin. Trial ends and includes April 5th, 2017. [more]



Lexikon des Mittelalters & International Encyclopaedia for the Middle Ages – TrialRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri[please give feedback here]
This database combines the contents of two prominent research tools covering the Middle Ages. The Lexikon des Mittelalters is a German publication from 1977-1999. Its geographical scope covers the whole of Europe, part of the Middle East, and parts of North Africa to document the roots of Western culture and those of its neighbours in the Byzantine, Arab and Jewish worlds. The International Encyclopedia for the Middle Ages is a new supplement that covers gaps in the Lexikon des Mittelalters. Trial ends and includes April 5th, 2017. [more]



 

 

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Electronic resources are available to University of Missouri (MU) students, faculty, staff, and library users in accordance with the publisher’s license terms and conditions. Users have an obligation to read, be aware of, and observe the terms and conditions of use for all electronic resources.

You MUST

  • Use the resources for personal, educational, or research purposes ONLY
  • Check the license terms on this website for permitted uses and prohibited uses
  • Comply with restrictions on use, copying, reproduction, distributions, and alteration
  • Comply with all applicable laws concerning copyright and intellectual property

You MUST NOT

  • Systematically or programmatically or massively copy any of these resources
  • Sell or otherwise make commercial use of these resources
Research databases