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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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PAISRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
PAISPAIS covers the range of the social sciences, with emphasis on national and international economic, political and public policy issues. [more]



Palmer’s Index to the TimesRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Palmers Index to the TimesThis index covers the London Times newspaper from 1790-1905. Part of C19 database. The MU Libraries has the London Times on microfilm in the Special Collections department. [more]



PAN Pesticides DatabaseRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
PAN Pesticides DatabaseSearch by active ingredient, (including CAS Registry Numbers) product name, or product category to discover uses, toxicity, and regulatory status of pesticides. From the Pesticides Action Network of North America. [more]



PapersFirstRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
PapersFirstPapersFirst contains citations to papers presented at congresses worldwide. [more]



Parks, Recreation, & TourismAnyone can use
Parks, Recreation, & Tourism [more]



PDQ Clinical Trial Search FormAnyone can use
PDQ Clinical Trial Search FormProvides a search of the web site for cancer clinical trials by diagnosis, phase, trial type, sponsorship, modality, drug and facility location. [more]



PDR: Physician’s Desk ReferenceRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: Physician’s Desk Reference

PDR: Physicians Desk ReferencePDR is available through Micromedex2. To search: enter drug name followed by PDR in the main search box in Micromedex. [more]



PEDro Physiotherapy Evidence DatabaseRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
PEDro Physiotherapy Evidence DatabaseClinical trials and systematic reviews on the effectiveness of physical therapy interventions published in peer reviewed journals. All items are scored on methodological quality, and search results are ranked by methodological score. From the Centre for Evidence-Based Physiotherapy at the University of Sydney. [more]



Performance Improvement Initiative Inventory (PI-3)Available only from within the Health Sciences Library.
Also Known as: PI-3, PI3

Performance Improvement Initiative Inventory (PI-3)PI-3 is a database for long-term storage and sharing detailed information about specific UMHS improvement projects. The site allows users to enter project data, create reports and posters, and search existing projects for ideas and best practices. [more]



Periodicals Index OnlineRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Periodicals Index OnlineFormerly known as Periodical Contents Index, Periodicals Index Online covers magazines and journals published worldwide from 1790 to 1919. Part of C19 database. [more]



PERSEEAnyone can use
PERSEE [more]



Pharmacology DatabasesAnyone can use
Pharmacology Databases [more]



PharmacyChecker.comAnyone can use
PharmacyChecker.comCompare unit and total (including shipping) costs for drugs in the United States and Canada from pharmacies that sell online, via mail order or fax. [more]



Philosopher’s IndexRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Philosophers IndexThis database is an index to articles on philosophy and related fields from 1940 to the present. [more]



Philosophy DatabasesAnyone can use
Philosophy Databases [more]



PhilPapersRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: Phil Papers

PhilPapersPhilPapers is a comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by philosophers. PhilPapers monitors all sources of research content in philosophy, including journals, books, open access archives, and personal pages maintained by academics. [more]



Physical Education DatabasesAnyone can use
Physical Education Databases [more]



Physical Education IndexRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Physical Education IndexPhysical Education Index includes physical education, sports, dance, recreation, health education, physical therapy, and related subject areas. Coverage includes peer-reviewed journals, report literature, conference proceedings, trade magazines, patents, articles from the popular press, and many other publications. [more]



Physical Therapy DatabasesAnyone can use
Physical Therapy Databases [more]



Physics DatabasesAnyone can use
Physics Databases [more]



PILOTS – Published International Literature on Traumatic StressAnyone can use
PILOTS - Published International Literature on Traumatic StressIndexes world literature on traumatic stress disorder. Although it’s created/maintained by the US Department of Veterans Affairs, it covers all types of traumatic stress, not just post-combat stress syndromes. [more]



PIVOT Funding Opportunities DatabaseRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: Community of Science; COS

PIVOT Funding Opportunities DatabaseFormerly Community of Science Funding Opportunities. Pivot Funding lists currently available grants for researchers in all disciplines. Both public and private funding sources are included. Also includes scholarships and fellowships for students. Provided by the MU Office of Research. [more]



Plant Management NetworkAnyone can use
Plant Management NetworkPlant Management Network provides access to fact sheets, newsletters, product listings, training resources and related information. [more]



Plant Sciences DatabasesAnyone can use
Plant Sciences Databases [more]



Plants Toxic to AnimalsAnyone can use
Plants Toxic to AnimalsInformation on identifying common plants toxic to animals. Search plants by common or scientific names. Produced by University of Illinois. [more]



PMC – PubMed CentralAnyone can use
Also Known as: pub med central ; pmc ; pubmedcentral

PMC - PubMed CentralThe National Library of Medicine’s digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature, providing free access to the full text of articles. Includes a growing number of final, peer-reviewed author manuscripts by scientists who receive research funding from NIH and other funding agencies, in addition to articles from journals that deposit their content in the archive. Frequently confused with PubMed, a much larger database of close to 20 million journal article citations (some of which have full text links). [more]



POISINDEXAvailable only from within the Health Sciences Library.
POISINDEXThe POISINDEX System identifies ingredients for over 1 million household, cosmetic, commercial, harmaceutical and biological products and chemicals. Each substance is linked to one or more management documents providing informationon clinical effects, range of toxicity and treatment protocals for exposures involving the substances. Only accessible at University of Missouri Health Care facilities. [more]



Poisonous Plants Informational DatabaseAnyone can use
Poisonous Plants Informational DatabaseBotany, chemistry, toxicology, diagnosis, and prevention of poisoning of animals by plants and other natural flora. Includes plant images and images of affected animals. From Cornell University. [more]



Political Science DatabasesAnyone can use
Political Science Databases [more]



Poole’s Index to Periodical LiteratureRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Pooles Index to Periodical LiteraturePoole’s Index to Periodical Literature indexes British and American periodicals from 1824-1900. Matches pseudonyms to actual authors. Part of the C19 databases. No full-text. [more]



Population IndexRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Population IndexProvides a searchable index to the entire Population Index database for 1986-2000 (Volumes 52-66), plus annual Geographic Indexes. This bibliography is designed to cover the world’s demographic and population literature. [more]



PORTAL: The British Academy’s Online Directory of Research Resources in the Humanities and Social SciencesAnyone can use
PORTAL: The British Academys Online Directory of Research Resources in the Humanities and Social SciencesPORTAL covers the whole spectrum of the humanities and social sciences from the history of art to geographical information systems, and from labor history to the indigenous languages of Latin America. [more]



Portuguese Language and Literature DatabasesAnyone can use
Also Known as: Language and Literature, Portuguese

Portuguese Language and Literature Databases [more]



PreMEDLINERestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: MEDLINE In-Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations

PreMEDLINEPreMEDLINE provides basic citation information of articles currently being indexed for MEDLINE. [more]



PressDisplayRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
PressDisplayPressDisplay provides the original format, layout and pagination for over 200 newspapers from over 50 countries. [more]



Primary SearchRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Primary SearchPrimary Search provides searchable full-text of nearly 70 of the most popular K-12 magazines. Access provided by MOREnet. [more]



PrimateLitAnyone can use
PrimateLitSearch for information on nonhuman primates in journal articles, books, meeting abstracts, technical reports, dissertations and book chapters. Covers a variety of subject areas, including behavior, colony management, ecology, reproduction, field studies, disease models, veterinary science, psychology, physiology, pharmacology, evolution, taxonomy, developmental and molecular biology, genetics and zoogeography. Part of the University of Wisconsin’s Primate Info Net (PIN). [more]



ProceedingsFirstRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
ProceedingsFirstProceedingsFirst is an index of worldwide conference proceedings, as well as a list of papers presented at various meetings. [more]



Professional Development CollectionRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Professional Development CollectionDesigned for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports. Access provided by MOREnet. [more]



Project MuseRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Project MuseProject Muse provides full-text access to more than 100 scholarly journal titles from the Johns Hopkins University Press and other University presses covering the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Mathematics. [more]



ProQuest CongressionalRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: Lexis Nexis Congressional

ProQuest CongressionalProQuest Congressional indexes congressional publications from 1789 to date and provides full text for much of it. This database also includes biographical, financial and voting information on current members of Congress. [more]



ProQuest Historical NewspapersRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
ProQuest Historical NewspapersSearchable full-image of the New York Times (1851-2010), The Wall Street Journal (1889-1996), The Washington Post (1877-1997), The Chicago Defender (1910-1975) and The Chicago Tribune (1849-1990). [more]



ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chicago DefenderRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chicago DefenderThe Chicago Defender (1910-1975) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue. [more]



ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chicago TribuneRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chicago TribuneSearchable cover-to-cover full image of the Chicago Tribune from 1849-1990. [more]



ProQuest Historical Newspapers: New York TimesRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: New York Times;historical New York Times; NYT

ProQuest Historical Newspapers: New York TimesProQuest Historical Newspapers digitally reproduces every issue of the New York Times (1851-2008) from cover-to-cover. It provides full page-image and full-text searching of the newspaper. [more]



ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Wall Street JournalRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: WSJ

ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Wall Street JournalSearchable cover-to-cover full image of the Wall Street Journal from 1889-1996. [more]



ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Washington PostRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Washington PostSearchable cover-to-cover full image of the Washington Post from 1877-1997. [more]



ProQuest Legislative InsightRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
ProQuest Legislative InsightA legislative history reveals the intent behind a specific law. Legislative histories are helpful to students preparing for careers in public health, education, business, or any other discipline subject to Federal regulation. This database provides searchable full text PDFs for Public Laws and for all versions of bills leading up to those laws. In addition, it presents just the relevant portions of the Congressional Record along with committee hearings, reports, and prints. Also included are Presidential signing statements, Congressional Research Service reports, and other congressional publications related to the law. [more]



ProQuest NewsstandRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
ProQuest NewsstandProQuest Newsstand contains over 850 newspapers with access to 575 full-text titles. With titles like the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and major regionals like the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post and the Boston Globe, users can also find access to international, national, and regional news. Coverage: 1980’s to present. [more]



ProQuest Technology CollectionRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: CSA Materials Research Database with METADEX, CSA High Technology Research Database with Aerospace, and the CSA Engineering Research Database, TRD, Technology Research Database, ProQuest Technology Collection

ProQuest Technology CollectionProQuest Technology Collection indexes over 16 million abstracts, over 7.7 million tables and figures, and includes over 2,700 full text journals. It is comprised of ProQuest Advanced Technologies with Aerospace Collection; ProQuest Materials Science Collection; ProQuest Engineering Collection; ProQuest Computer Science Collection; and ProQuest Illustrata: Technology. Coverage starts from 1962. [more]



ProteinDBSAnyone can use
ProteinDBSSearch more than 50,000 chains of 3-D protein structures by ID or query by example to identify similar structures. [more]



psychiatryonlineRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: Psychiatry Online ; pol

psychiatryonlineBooks, journals, guidelines, patient education materials, and DSM from the American Psychiatric Association. Book content provided with the assistance of the Department of Psychiatry. [more]



Psychology DatabasesAnyone can use
Psychology Databases [more]



PsycINFORestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: Psychological Abstracts

PsycINFOLocate articles in articles in more than 1,300 periodicals as well as technical reports, dissertations, and other materials in psychology and related behavioral and social sciences. From the American Psychological Association. Includes a feature to suggest productive search terms to guide users to relevant results. [more]



PsycINFO with PsycARTICLESRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: psychological abstracts

PsycINFO with PsycARTICLESPsycINFO contains references to articles in more than 1,300 periodicals as well as technical reports, dissertations, and other materials in psychology and related behavioral and social sciences. With the inclusion of PsycARTICLES, over 149,000 full-text articles from more than 70 journals published by the American Psychological Association and participating publishers are provided. [more]



PubChemAnyone can use
PubChemLocate information on structure and biological activity of over 800,000 small organic molecules. Search by substance, bioassay or compound. Information is imported from 14 public sources, including ChemID plus. Structure and similarity searching are also supported. From the National Center for Biotechnology Information, it includes links to other Pubmed Entrez databases. [more]



PubGetRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: pub get

PubGetA search engine for pdfs in the sciences from PubMed, IEEE and arXiv. Search by topic or set up journal title alerts. Supported by advertising. [more]



Public Policy DatabasesAnyone can use
Public Policy Databases [more]



PubMedRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
PubMedThe National Library of Medicine free article search engine, containing article references from MEDLINE, PreMEDLINE, OLDMEDLINE, plus some publisher-supplied and out of scope citations from certain general science and chemistry journals. To run a cited reference search on an article found in PubMed, copy and paste the PMID article Identifier here. [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

 

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]



Bibliotheca Teubneriana Latina – TrialRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri[please give feedback here]
Also Known as: BTL

Bibliotheca Teubneriana Latina - TrialSearchable full-text access to all editions of Latin texts published in the Bibliotheca Teubneriana. Trial ends November 21, 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]



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]



Thesaurus Linguae Latinae – TrialRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri[please give feedback here]
Also Known as: TLL

Thesaurus Linguae Latinae - TrialSearchable full-text of the largest Latin dictionary. TLL covers all Latin texts from the classical period up to about 600 A.D. Trial ends November 21, 2014. [more]



 

 

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