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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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Safari Tech Books OnlineRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Safari Tech Books OnlineProvides full-text access to over 9,000 books online covering technology, digital media and business. [more]



Sage Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research MethodsRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: encyclopedia of qualitative research methods

Sage Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research MethodsAn interdisciplinary approach to the field of qualitative research, providing background information on concepts that inform qualitative research practices. [more]



Sage Journals OnlineRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Sage Journals OnlineSage Journals Online provides full-text access to over 485 journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, Science, Technology, and Medicine from Sage. [more]



SAO/NASA Astrophysical Data SystemAnyone can use
SAO/NASA Astrophysical Data SystemSAO/NASA Astrophysical Data System consists of three bibliographic databases: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Physics and ArXiv e-prints that are maintained by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and funded by NASA. [more]



Science (General) DatabasesAnyone can use
Science (General) Databases [more]



Science AcceleratorAnyone can use
Science AcceleratorThe Science Accelerator searches simultaneously across key Department of Energy resources, including the OSTI full-text DOE Information Bridge (1991), the E-Print Network, the EnergyFiles, and DOE Patents. Provided by the Office of Scientific and Technical Information. [more]



Science Magazine OnlineRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Science Magazine OnlineScience Magazine Online provides searchable full-text articles from Science Magazine from 1995 to present. [more]



Science of SynthesisRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Science of SynthesisScience of Synthesis provides comprehensive information on synthetic methods for all classes of organic compounds. It includes the complete backfiles of Houben Weyl Methods of Organic Chemistry with references dating back to 1835. [more]



Science Reference CenterRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Science Reference CenterScience Reference Center contains full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. Access provided by MOREnet. [more]



ScienceDirectRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
ScienceDirectA search engine for journals published by Elsevier. Select Images to search over 15 million photos, tables, figures, graphs and videos in Elsevier journals. [more]



ScienceDirect Freedom CollectionRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
ScienceDirect Freedom CollectionScienceDirect Freedom Collection provides access to all live journals published by Elsevier; online book series and discontinued journals are not included. The publisher specializes in life science, physical science, and engineering. There are over 1,600 journals included in the trial, of which more than 1,100 are new to this campus. More than 200 of these new journals have impact factors equal to or greater than 2. [more]



SciFinder Scholar – RegistrationRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
SciFinder Scholar - RegistrationIn order to use SciFinder Scholar, you must first register for an account using your MU email address. [more]



SciFinder Scholar (Chemical Abstracts)Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: Chemical Abstracts

SciFinder Scholar (Chemical Abstracts)SciFinder Scholar contains a comprehensive database of chemical and chemical engineering literature including patents (1907 – date, with selected coverage back to 1878) and the CAS Registry with information on 18 million substances. Also useful for biotechnology, toxicology, environmental science, medicine, food science and nuclear science. Available via the web which requires registration using your MU e-mail address. [more]



SciTech ConnectAnyone can use
Also Known as: Information Bridge; Energy Citations Database

SciTech ConnectDatabase of free, publicly-available DOE-sponsored R&D results including technical reports, bibliographic citations, journal articles, conference papers, books, multimedia and data information. SciTech Connect is a consolidation of two core DOE search engines, the Information Bridge and the Energy Citations Database. [more]



SciVerse HubAnyone can use
Also Known as: SciVerse

SciVerse HubSearch engine for over 18 journal publishers including Elsevier, Sage and Springer. Also searches the full-text of both U.S. and international patents, the contents of repositories from around the world and academic and government websites. [more]



ScopusRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
ScopusScopus is an abstract and citation database of research literature and quality web sources, including open access journals, conference proceedings, trade publications, abstracts, and patent records. [more]



Search & Find: SummonAnyone can use
Also Known as: Summon ; Summons

Search & Find: SummonSummon is a simple and fast search engine that helps you discover relevant information on any topic from the University of Missouri Library collections. It is the place to start your research in scholarly journals, books, videos, maps, manuscript collections, music scores and more. From your search results, it’s one step to the full text of articles or you can see if a book is on the shelf. Summon is still growing. Features continue to improve, and more content is being added regularly. [more]



Search & Find: Summon – Book ReviewsRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Search & Find: Summon - Book ReviewsSearch for book reviews through Summon@MU. [more]



SearchasaurusRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
SearchasaurusDesigned for users in elementary or middle schools. It is an animated interface with a dinosaur theme that encourages students to enhance and develop basic search methodologies. Searchasaurus offers Lexile limiters (reading level), making it easy for students to read and research only appropriately challenging materials. [more]



Smithsonian Physical Tables (9th Rev. Ed.)Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Smithsonian Physical Tables (9th Rev. Ed.)Smithsonian Physical Tables (9th Rev. Ed.) comprises 901 tables of common physical and chemical data. The information provided is broad in scope. It is of general interest to scientists and engineers, and of particular interest to those involved with physics in its larger sense. [more]



Smoking and Health DatabasesAvailable only from within the Health Sciences Library.
Smoking and Health DatabasesLiterature on the scientific, medical, technical, policy, behavioral, legal, and historical aspects of smoking and tobacco use and its health effects. Includes abstracts of hard to find conference proceedings and government documents, many with historical significance. Although most items have been published since 1965, several records date back to the 1800s. From the Office of Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control. [more]



Social Services AbstractsRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Social Services AbstractsCSA Social Services Abstracts provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. [more]



Social trends & indicators USARestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Social trends & indicators USAProvides in-depth statistics on social issues with expert analyses. Data is drawn from Federal agencies, newspapers and stock exchanges. Individual volumes are titled: 1. Work & Leisure; 2. Community & Education; 3. Health & Illness; and 4. Crime & Justice. 2003 edition. [more]



Social Trends and IndicatorsRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Social Trends and IndicatorsProvides in-depth statistics on social issues with expert analyses. Data is drawn from Federal agencies, newspapers and stock exchanges. Individual volumes are titled: 1. Work & Leisure; 2. Community & Education; 3. Health & Illness; and 4. Crime & Justice. [more]



Social Work AbstractsRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Social Work AbstractsSocial Work Abstracts contains more than 45,000 records from approximately 300 social work and other related journals, and social work dissertations. [more]



Social Work DatabasesAnyone can use
Social Work Databases [more]



Sociological AbstractsRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: sociology

Sociological AbstractsCSA Sociological Abstracts abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. [more]



Sociology DatabasesAnyone can use
Sociology Databases [more]



Soil Science DatabasesAnyone can use
Soil Science Databases [more]



SORA–Searchable Ornithological Research ArchiveAnyone can use
SORA--Searchable Ornithological Research ArchiveSORA,an open access electronic journal archive, is the product of a collaboration between the American Ornithologists Union, the Cooper Ornithological Society, the Association of Field Ornithologists, the Wilson Ornithological Society and the University of New Mexico libraries and IT department. This archive provides access to an extensive Ornithological literature of international scope, and detailed material documenting the history of Ornithology in North America over the last 120 years. [more]



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

Spanish Language and Literature Databases [more]



SPIN WebRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: AIP Journals; Scitation

SPIN WebSPIN indexes AIP (physics) journals. SPIN database includes bibliographic records and abstracts for more than 1.5 million articles from major physical science journals, magazines, and conference proceedings published by the American Institute of Physics, its member societies, and other affiliated organizations. [more]



SPORTDiscus with Full TextRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: sport ; sport discus ; sport database

SPORTDiscus with Full TextSPORTDiscus is a full-text database covering sports and sports medicine journals. Subjects covered include biomechanics, drugs, exercise, kinesiology, movement science, nutrition, occupational health and therapy, physical fitness, physical therapy, rehabilitation, sports and exercise psychology, coaching and education and sports medicine. [more]



SpringerLink JournalsRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
SpringerLink JournalsSpringer provides its electronic book and journal content on its SpringerLink site, which launched in 1996. SpringerLink is operated by MetaPress, a division of Ebsco. [more]



Standard & Poor’s NetAdvantageRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Standard & Poors NetAdvantageNetAdvantage provides information on companies, industries, stocks, mutual funds and the economy. Sources include Industry Surveys, Stock Reports, Bond Reports and Corporation Records. The type of information includes, but is not limited to, financial statistics, commentary, and directory listings, e.g., security dealers. The Industry Surveys is an excellent resource to locate information on 53 industries. The Mutual Funds section provides a quote, name of fund manager, rate of return, and sector allocations. [more]



Statistical Abstract of the United States 1878-2012Anyone can use
Also Known as: Statistical Abstracts of the United States

Statistical Abstract of the United States 1878-2012As the National Data Book it contains a collection of statistics on social and economic conditions in the United States. Free access provided by the United States Census Bureau ended in 2012; subsequent editions have been issued by Proquest. [more]



Statistical Abstract of the United States 2013Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: Stat Abstract; statistical abstracts; statistical abstract of the US

Statistical Abstract of the United States 2013The Statistical Abstract of the United States is a one-volume, comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. [more]



Statistical Data SetsRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: ProQuest Statistical Datasets; Pro quest; ProQuest Statistical Data Sets

Statistical Data SetsProvides data visualization for more than 500 datasets from government and private industry, both domestic and international. Emphasis is in 20th century U.S. economic data and includes diverse subjects such as health, politics, demographics, social services and environmental data. Time spans vary by topic. Charting, plotting and mapping options available. Export data into MS Excel, XML, PDF, or into shape files for GIS. [more]



Statistical Ready ReferenceRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Statistical Ready ReferenceBased on the data in Statistical Data Sets, Statistical Ready Reference searches across the massive repository of time-series data. Statistics can be found in broad subject areas including: agriculture, banking and finance, criminal justice, education, government and politics, health, housing, business, labor, military and defense, population, trade and transportation. [more]



Statistics DatabasesAnyone can use
Statistics Databases [more]



Stoelting’s Anesthesia and Co-Existing DiseaseRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: Anesthesia and Co-Existing Disease

Stoeltings Anesthesia and Co-Existing Disease [more]



Student Research CenterRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Student Research CenterA search interface designed specifically for secondary school students, according to their needs and search abilities. [more]



Subject Compilations of State Laws (Hein Online)Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Subject Compilations of State Laws (Hein Online) [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]



ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times (1851-2010) with Index (1851-1993) – TrialRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri[please give feedback here]
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times (1851-2010) with Index (1851-1993) - TrialSearchable full-text of the New York Times from 1851-2010, with additional search capability (covering 1851-1993) using subject terms and topics for more focused and targeted results. Trial ends December 4, 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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