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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 Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri 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 1800-1926Making 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 1600-1926Making 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
Making of Modern Law: Foreign, Comparative and International Law, 1600-1926This 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
Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources 1600-1926Based 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
Management Databases [more]



Marketing DatabasesAnyone can use
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MAS Ultra – School EditionRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
MAS Ultra - School EditionMAS Ultra – School Edition is a searchable full-text index of over 500 K-12 magazines. Access provided by MOREnet. [more]



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

Materials Research Database with METADEXBrings 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
Materials Safety Data SheetsProduct 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
Materials Science Databases [more]



Mathematics DatabasesAnyone can use
Mathematics Databases [more]



MathSciNetRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
MathSciNetMathSciNet 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 - Manufacturer and User Facility Device Experience DatabaseMAUDE 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

MDConsultMDConsult 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
MDR Medical Device Reporting DatabaseThis 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
Medicine Databases [more]



Medieval Literature DatabasesAnyone can use
Also Known as: Literature, Medieval

Medieval Literature Databases [more]



MEDLINE (Ovid)Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
MEDLINE (Ovid)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 Top 5 SearchRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
MEDLINE Top 5 SearchA google-like search box to pull only the 5 most relevant results from MEDLINE. [more]



MedlinePlusAnyone can use
MedlinePlusThe 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
Mental Measurements YearbookThe 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]



Merck IndexRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Merck IndexThe Merck Index provides authoritative information on chemicals, drugs and biologicals, including scientific significance, physical and toxicity data, therapeutic and commercial uses, caution and hazard information and key references in the literature. [more]



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

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



MERLIN Dissertation and Theses SearchAnyone can use
MERLIN Dissertation and Theses SearchTheses 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
metaRegister of Controlled TrialsSummaries 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
MICROMEDEXA 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
Middle Eastern and Central Asian StudiesThis 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

Middle English CompendiumThe 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 PlusMiddle 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
MintelIncludes 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. After you agree, you will then be asked to sign in with your Mintel Reports Personal Profile before you can use the database. New users can create a profile using an online form that provides Mintel with your name, email address and a password of your own choosing; however, the email address must include either the “missouri.edu or mizzou.edu” domain [e.g. Addresses from other domains [e.g., @yahoo.com, @gmail.com, @mac.co [more]



MLA Directory of PeriodicalsRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
MLA Directory of PeriodicalsMLA 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 International BibliographyMLA 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
MOBIUS - Missouri Bibliographic Information User SystemSearch 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.
Model Grant Funding Proposals  - MU Office of ResearchView 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]



Modern and Contemporary Literature DatabasesAnyone can use
Also Known as: Literature, Modern and Contemporary

Modern and Contemporary Literature Databases [more]



Molecular Imaging and Contrast Agent DatabaseRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Molecular Imaging and Contrast Agent DatabaseInformation 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
Monumenta Germaniae Historica Digital (MGH)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]



Movie Review Query EngineAnyone can use
Also Known as: MRQE

Movie Review Query Engine [more]



MRI+ Mediamark Internet ReporterAnyone can use
Also Known as: MediaMark, MRI, Mediamark Reporter, media mark

MRI+ Mediamark Internet ReporterContains detailed consumer product usage and media information collected from a national sample of U.S. consumers. You must create an account at MRI+ to use it. Click on the “Register for Free” link to create a new account. Input “University of Missouri-Columbia” in the company field. The email address must include either the “missouri.edu” or “mizzou.edu” domain. Addresses from other domains [e.g., @yahoo.com, @gmail.com, @mac.com] will not be accepted. [more]



MU Academic Support Center Media CatalogAnyone can use
MU Academic Support Center Media CatalogDescribes 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
Music Databases [more]



Music IndexRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Music IndexMusic Index covers more than 40 international music periodicals, listing articles dealing with every aspect of classical and popular music. [more]



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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

 

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

Trial Databases


 

TRIAL DATABASES

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

American Bibliography of Slavic and Eastern European Studies (ABSEES) – TrialRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri[please give feedback here]
Also Known as: ABSEES

American Bibliography of Slavic and Eastern European Studies (ABSEES) - TrialABSEES provides information on East-Central Europe and the former Soviet Union. It indexes books, dissertations, journals, select government publications and online resources covering anthropology, culture, economics, education and geography. Trial ends December 15, 2014. [more]



Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection Seminar Talks – TrialRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri[please give feedback here]
Also Known as: henry stewart talks

Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection Seminar Talks - TrialThis collection provides access to over 1,500 online seminar style talks containing the latest research developments as well as the fundamentals presented by leading world experts, including Nobel Laureates. Trial ends December 31, 2014. [more]



CRCnetBASE – TrialRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri[please give feedback here]
CRCnetBASE - TrialCRCnetBASE includes searchable access to more than 12,000 eBook titles, covering scientific, technical, business, engineering, medical and veterinary medical references. Trial ends Oct. 23, 2014. [more]



Digital Loeb Classical Library – TrialRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri[please give feedback here]
Digital Loeb Classical Library - TrialThe Digital Loeb Classical Library is a searchable collection of more than 520 volumes of Latin, Greek and English texts. Epic and lyric poetry, tragedy and comedy, history, travel, philosophy and oratory and others are included. Trial ends November 14, 2014. [more]



Digital Theatre Plus – TrialRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri[please give feedback here]
Digital Theatre Plus - TrialDigital Theatre Plus includes filmed theatre productions of classic texts from across the UK, the Broadway Digital Archive, filmed workshops with drama techniques and exercises, interviews with production teams and study guides. Trial ends November 15, 2014. [more]



Garland Encyclopedia of World Music – TrialRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri[please give feedback here]
Garland Encyclopedia of World Music - TrialThe Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online is an online reference resource devoted to music research about all of the world’s peoples. More than 9,000 pages of text material and 300 audio recordings come from 700 contributors worldwide. It providess an overview of the region, a survey of its musical heritage, traditions and themes; and a description of specific musical genres, practices, and performances. Articles include detailed photographs that show musicians, musical instrument, and the cultural context of dances, rituals, and ceremonies. Other images include drawings, maps, and musical examples for further study. Trial ends Nov. 7, 2014. [more]



Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals (RIPM) with Online Archive – TrialRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri[please give feedback here]
Also Known as: RIPM

Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals (RIPM) with Online Archive - TrialIndexes over 200 music periodicals, including articles, reviews, illustrations, music examples, advertisements, press releases and more. The Archive includes full-text for over 118 primary source journals indexed in RIPM. Trial ends June 30, 2015. [more]



 

 

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