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Databases index magazine, newspaper and journal articles. 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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OAIsterAnyone can use
OAIsterOAIster is a collection of freely available academically-oriented digital resources. [more]



Occupational Outlook HandbookAnyone can use
Occupational Outlook HandbookOnline version of book on Ready Reference shelf, HF5381.A1O36. Front matter contains general information about jobs in high demand, sources of education, training and financial aid, and applying for jobs. Career information includes the nature of the work, training needed, advancement prospects, specialties, job outlook over the next decade, earnings, related occupations and sources of additional information. [more]



Occupational Therapy DatabasesAnyone can use
Occupational Therapy Databases [more]



OECD Health StatisticsRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: OECD ilibrary; OECD health data; SourceOECD; Source oecd

OECD Health StatisticsThe demand for health-related data is high. One of the main obstacles limiting meaningful analysis of health care systems has always been, and still is, the lack of sufficient coverage and availability of health care statistics. The need for internationally-comparable data is on the rise as national administrations seek to evaluate their health care systems against those of other countries. OECD Health Data 2010 aims to address a sizeable part of these needs for Member countries. The database is designed to further the knowledge of health services inputs and throughputs, highlight differences in common medical practices, help quantify key non-medical health-related factors and, in a world of financial constraints, to describe key features of each system’s financing and delivery mechanisms. [more]



Old Maps OnlineAnyone can use
Old Maps OnlineA site connecting you to tens of thousands of historical maps in collections worldwide, including the British Library, the National Library of Scotland, the David Rumsfield Collection in California & more. When you visit, your location is detected and historical maps of your location are displayed. [more]



Older Americans : a changing marketRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Older Americans : a changing marketProvides the latest statistics on the health, living arrangements, incomes, spending, and wealth of the 55-or-older age group. [more]



OLDMEDLINEAnyone can use
OLDMEDLINECitations from the back volumes of Cumulated Index Medicus prior to 1966; older items are gradually being added. [more]



OMIA: Online Mendelian Inheritance in AnimalsAnyone can use
OMIA: Online Mendelian Inheritance in AnimalsDatabase of genes, inherited disorders, and traits in more than 135 animal species other than human and mourse. Produced by University of Sydney. [more]



Online Dissertations: Veterinary MedicineAnyone can use
Online Dissertations: Veterinary MedicineAccess to international Veterinary dissertations. From University of Hanover, Germany. [more]



Online Medieval Sources BibliographyAnyone can use
Online Medieval Sources BibliographyThis database provides a searchable bibliography of texts that were written in the Middle Ages and are now available in printed or online editions and translations. [more]



Open Access Theses and Dissertations (OATD)Anyone can use
Also Known as: OATD, Open access dissertations, open access theses

Open Access Theses and Dissertations (OATD) [more]



Ornithological Worldwide LiteratureAnyone can use
Also Known as: Recent Ornithological Literature; ROL; Recent Ornithological Literature Online, ROLO, OWL

Ornithological Worldwide LiteratureCitations and abstracts from the worldwide scientific literature that pertain to the science of ornithology. Includes journals, conference proceedings, reports and doctoral dissertations. Excludes domestic and pet birds. [more]



OrphanetAvailable only from within the Health Sciences Library.
OrphanetLists information on orphan drugs in Europe, Japan, Australia, or the United States. Also includes descriptions of rare diseases, including current research projects. A diagnostic tool for 2300 dysmorphic syndromes allows searching by clinical findings. Maintained by a consortium of European partners. [more]



OT CATS: Occupational Therapy Critically Appraised TopicsRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
OT CATS:  Occupational Therapy Critically Appraised TopicsEach CAT represents an attempt to marshal the available research evidence on occupational therapy interventions. CATS, or Critically Appraised Topics, are shorter and less rigorous versions of systematic reviews which have not undergone peer review. From the University of Western Sydney, New South Wales. [more]



OTSearchRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
OTSearchMaintained by the AOTA, this is the premier source for access to the literature of occupational therapy. Formerly known as OTBibSys. [more]



OTSeekerRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
OTSeekerSearch for randomized controlled trials and systematic reviews relevant to occupational therapy. Studies are ranked using the same PEDro scale used in the Physiotherapy Evidence Database. [more]



OVID DatabasesRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
OVID DatabasesGateway to OVID databases such as MEDLINE, CINAHL, PsycInfo, EBM Reviews, ERIC etc. Click on “Start Ovid” if you are coming from on-campus or via the proxy server. Otherwise, enter your OVID account name and password in the boxes provided. [more]



OVID TrainingAnyone can use
OVID TrainingOVID Training is library training access to OVID databases. To be used only for library instruction sessions. [more]



OvidSP Medical SearchRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
OvidSP Medical SearchType in a question or topic to see the most relevant results in MEDLINE, Evidence-Based Medicine Reviews, and Journals@Ovid. [more]



Oxford Art OnlineRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Oxford Art OnlineOxford Art Online includes Grove Art Online, Oxford companion to Western art, Concise Oxford dictionary of art terms, and Encyclopedia of aesthetics. Grove Art Online provides access to over 45,000 signed articles, 21,000 biographies, and 5000 searchable and embedded images. [more]



Oxford Dictionary of IslamRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Oxford Dictionary of Islam [more]



Oxford Dictionary of National BiographyRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: ODNB

Oxford Dictionary of National BiographyThe ODNB provides concise, illustrated biographies of over 57,000 people associated with the British Isles, from the 4th century BC to the 21st century. This is the first place to go for British biographical information and bibliographies of additional biographical sources. It is updated 3 times each year. Our subscription allows one user at a time. The print version is available in the Ellis Library reference section at DA28 .O95 2004. The original 19th century edition is freely available online through the Hathi Trust Digital Library at http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/001598808. [more]



Oxford Dictionary of NursingRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Oxford Dictionary of Nursing [more]



Oxford English Dictionary OnlineRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: OED

Oxford English Dictionary OnlineContains etymologies, definitions and usage of English worldwide, from 1150 to the present. [more]



Oxford Reference Online PremiumRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Oxford Reference Online PremiumOxford Reference Online Premium is a searchable database of over 100 reference works covering history, literature, art, religion, philosophy, law, science and many other areas. [more]



Oxford University Press JournalsRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: OUP

Oxford University Press Journalsover 230 academic and research journals covering a broad range of subject areas, two-thirds of which are published in collaboration with learned societies and other international organizations [more]



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DATABASES BY SUBJECT


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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

Trial Databases


 

TRIAL DATABASES

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

ACLS Humanities E-Book – TrialRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri[please give feedback here]
Also Known as: HEB

ACLS Humanities E-Book - TrialThe HEB is an online, fully searchable collection of approximately 4,000 books of high quality in the humanities. Titles include monographs, critical studies, primary sources, reference works and volumes of essays. Trial ends April 30, 2014. [more]



Communication Source – TrialRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri[please give feedback here]
Communication Source - TrialDeveloped from a merger of EBSCO’s Communication and Mass Media Complete and Communications Abstracts, this resource offers worldwide full-text content pertaining to communication, linguistics, rhetoric and discourse, speech-language pathology, media studies and related fields. Content includes full-text from over 800 titles and indexing for more than 1000 titles, including academic journals, conference papers, conference proceedings, trade publications, magazines and periodicals. Trial ends May 27, 2014. [more]



Gannett Newsstand – TrialRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri[please give feedback here]
Gannett Newsstand - TrialGannett Newsstand offers exclusive access to over 85 local and regional U.S. newspapers from Gannett including the Detroit Free Press, The Indianapolis Star and The Tennessean. The Gannett newspapers are available in full text and include all articles of substance written by staff writers, death notices, birth notices, editorials, reviews, letters to the editor, and selected online content. Trial ends April 25, 2014. [more]



Lecture Notes in Mathematics – TrialRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri[please give feedback here]
Lecture Notes in Mathematics - TrialThis series reports on new developments in all areas of mathematics and their applications. Date coverage is 2005-2014. Trial ends May 6, 2014. [more]



 

 

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