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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 icon are accessible only to MU users. Many databases will give you the full text of an article.

DATABASES BY SUBJECT

Resources by Type: Dissertations and Theses

Purchased databases with the stackedlogo-bg-verysmall icon are accessible only to MU users.

African Index MedicusAnyone can use
Focuses on sources not indexed in MEDLINE, including books, theses, and agency reports. From the Association for Health Information and Libraries in Africa (AHILA) with the technical support of the World Health Organization [more]



AGRICOLARestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as agrikola; AGRICultural OnLine Access; agriculture

AGRICOLA is produced by the U.S. National Agricultural Library and provides access to worldwide periodical literature and USDA publications. Subject coverage includes plant and animal sciences, food and nutrition, agriculture, biotechnology, entomology, forestry, and wildlife. [more]



AIDSinfo Drug DatabaseAnyone can use

A dictionary of over 240 chemical and biological agents. Each entry includes pharmacologic action, adverse reactions, chemical and trade names, contraindications, physical/chemical properties, and manufacturers' names. A service of the Dept. of Health and Human Services. [more]



America History and LifeRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as America history & life; America history; AHL; american history and life; american history

America History and Life contains citations and abstracts of books, dissertations, and articles from approximately 2,000 journals published worldwide. Covers all aspects of U.S. and Canadian history, culture, and current affairs from prehistoric times to the present. [more]



CABDirectRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as CAB Abstracts; CABI; cab directCAB Abstracts; CABI; cab

Coverage includes plant and animal sciences, forestry, human health and nutrition, veterinary medicine, agricultural biotechnology economics and engineering, rural sociology, recreation, tourism, and leisure. Includes access to CAB Archives. [more]



Current Research@MURestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as Dissertations@MU; MU dissertationsDissertations@MU; thesisDissertations@MU; thesesDissertations@MU; MU thesisDissertations@MU; MU thesesDissertations@MU; masters thesisDissertations@MU; dissertationsDissertations@MU; dissertationDissertations@MU; MU dissertation

Current Research@MU indexes MU dissertations from 1899 to present. Provides full-text of MU dissertations from 1995 to present. Print copies of pre-1995 MU dissertations are held at the UM Depository and can be requested using MERLIN. [more]



dialnetAnyone can use

Dialnet searches for articles, books, and theses in all subject areas. It provides access to some articles in full text. Default Language may not be English for your computer. To change the language look towards the top right of the screen. There will be an option to change it to any one of multiple languages. *Note* The help menu will still be in spanish. [more]



EconLitRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as econ lit; econolit; eonlit

EconLit provides coverage of the worldwide literature on economics. Subject coverage includes accounting, domestic monetary theory, health economics, labor, quantitative economic methods, urban and regional economics, and welfare programs. [more]



Historical AbstractsRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as history

Secondary sources (journal articles, dissertations, some books) on the history of Europe, Asia, Latin America and Africa, with some links to full text. [more]



Index-Catalogue of the Library of the Surgeon General's OfficeAnyone can use
Also Known as Index Catalogue of the Library of the Surgeon General's Office

Includes more than 3.7 million references to books (250,000 items), dissertations (300,000 items), analytics [e.g., journal articles, newspaper articles, obituaries, and letters] (2.5 million items) and portraits (4,400 items) found in the 61 volume set of the same name. The Library of the Surgeon General's Office was the precursor to today's National Library of Medicine. Even though the series began publication in 1880, older items can be found here as well. [more]



Library Literature and Information Science Full TextRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as library literature; library science; Wilson; Library Lit

Library Literature and Information Science Full Text is an index of library and information science periodicals. [more]



LILACSRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

The Latin American equivalent of MEDLINE, covering 669 journals in Portuguese, Spanish & English. Although the majority of articles indexed are in Portuguese or Spanish, it's possible to search using English keywords. [more]



LLBA: Linguistics and Language Behavior AbstractsRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as LLBA

LLBA indexes over 1,500 journals and additional books, dissertations and other media covering all aspects of linguistics, speech, language and hearing pathology. [more]



Materials Research Database with METADEXRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as Materials Science; CSA Materials Research DatabaseMaterials Science; World Ceramic AbstractsMaterials Science; World Aluminum AbstractsMaterials Science; WELDASEARCHMaterials Science; WAAMaterials Science; Metals Abstracts IndexMaterials Science; Metals AbstractsMaterials Science; METADEXMaterials Science; Materials Business FileMaterials Science; Material ScienceMaterials Science; Engineered Materials AbstractsMaterials Science; EMAMaterials Science; CSA MaterialsMaterials Science; Corrosion AbstractsMaterials Science; Copper Data Center DatabaseMaterials Science; Composites Industry AbstractsMaterials Science; Ceramics SubfileMaterials Science; Ceramic AbstractsMaterials Science; Alloys IndexMaterials Science; AIAMaterials Science; Advanced Polymers Abstracts

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]



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]



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]



Networked Digital Library of Theses and DissertationsAnyone can use
Also Known as NDLTD

The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) is an international organization dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination and preservation of electronic analogues to the traditional paper-based theses and dissertations. [more]



PrimateLitAnyone can use

Search 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]



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 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]



PsycINFORestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as Psychological Abstracts; psychinfoPsychological Abstracts; psychoinfoPsychological Abstracts; psyc infoPsychological Abstracts; psychology

Locate 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; psycharticlespsychological abstracts; psychological abstractspsychological abstracts; psyc articlespsychological abstracts; psyc infopsychological abstracts; psyc inforpsychological abstracts; psycarticlespsychological abstracts; psych articlespsychological abstracts; psych infopsychological abstracts; psychinfopsychological abstracts; pyschpsychological abstracts; pyscho

PsycINFO 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]



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

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



Theses CanadaAnyone can use

This free site provides indexing of Canadian theses from 1965 to date. Full-text is available from 1998-2002. [more]



VetMed ResourceRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

Contains the Veterinary Science Database, a subset of CAB Abstracts covering all aspects of veterinary medicine. Coverage includes companion animals, equines, food animals, aquaculture species, zoo animals, and wild animals. Also contains CAB Reviews; In Brief and In Depth articles; the Animal Health and Production Compendium; and a Calendar focused on veterinary conferences and other events worldwide. Geared toward those working in the field of veterinary medicine and animal health. [more]



WorldCat DissertationsRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

WorldCat Dissertations is a database of all dissertations and theses listed in WorldCat. [more]



DATABASES BY TYPE

Resources grouped by type or format of information that they provide (e.g. primary sources, images)

 

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

  • 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

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



Black Life in America: TrialRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Primary source collection covering African-American history, culture and daily life. Trial ends January 30, 2021. [more]
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SimplyAnalytics - TrialRestricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

Provides over 100,000 data variables for use in creating thematic maps and tables. Data can be viewed by state, congressional district, city, county, ZIP code, census tract or block group. Trial ends: March 5, 2021. Note: You are not required to create an account. Click "Sign in as a guest" to access. Only create an account if you want to save your work in the system for the trial period. [more]
Please give feedback for the trial.



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  • Systematically or programmatically or massively copy any of these resources
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