Database Descriptions

ABI/INFORM Complete - ABI/INFORM Complete consists of three business databases, ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Dateline, and ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry. In ABI/INFORM Global you can search over 2,495 full-text, premier worldwide business periodicals for information on advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, finance, taxation, computers, and more. ABI/INFORM Dateline covers more than 200 local, city, state, and regional business publications as well as business-oriented newswire services across the U.S. and Canada. ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry covers more than 2,100 publications. It is designed to help researchers study and compare specific trades and industries, including telecommunications, computing, transportation, construction, petrochemicals, and many others.

 

Academic OneFile & General OneFile - Academic OneFile is a collection of more than 8,000 journals with full manual indexing, a robust backfile and coverage of a variety of academic disciplines — from science, technology and medicine to the humanities. The majority of the content is peer-reviewed and available in full-text (both HTML and PDF).

 

Academic Search Premier - Academic Search Premier, designed specifically for academic institutions, is the largest scholarly, multi-disciplinary full text database containing full text for more than 4,600 scholarly publications, including more than 3,900 peer-reviewed publications.

 

Academic World Book - Academic World Book provides online access to all articles in the 22-volume print edition of The World Book Encyclopedia, plus many more, all of which are updated regularly throughout the year. Included in addition are over 270,000 primary source documents and 5,500 e-books , as well as a dictionary, an atlas, a Spanish-language encyclopedia, and a section devoted to “educators’ tools.” There are Web links, links to relevant periodical articles, and thousands of pictures, maps, audio clips, and other media resources, plus a special section devoted to New Jersey. Academic World Book is especially useful to students beginning research on a relatively unfamiliar topic, to future teachers, to English-language learners, and to any library user seeking reliable current information on a wide range of subjects.

 

AccessPharmacy -  AccessPharmacy gives pharmacy students instant access to videos, games, Q&A, and leading pharmacy textbooks that will establish an important foundation for learning; enables pharmacy instructors to create, track, and report their students’ progress through a custom curriculum that eases workflow; and allows practicing pharmacists to get information instantly about drugs, herbs and supplements, and consult features and editorials concerning the vast array of current pharmacy publications.

 

Access World News - This comprehensive news collection is ideal for exploring issues and events at the local, regional, national and international level. Its diverse source types include print and online-only newspapers, blogs, newswires, journals, broadcast transcripts and videos. Use it to explore a specific event or to compare a wide variety of viewpoints on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities and people. Content is easily searched and sorted through an intuitive, map-based interface.

 

ACLS Humanities Ebooks - ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB) is an online collection of approximately 4,300 books of high quality in the humanities.

 

ACM Digital Library - The ACM Digital Library includes, in full text, the numerous journals, transactions, magazines, special-interest-group newsletters, and conference proceedings published by the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery), with over 50 years of archives; publications by affiliated organizations are also present. Additionally, access is provided to the Guide to Computing Literature, a collection of over 1 million bibliographic citations and abstracts of works published by ACM and more than 6,000 other publishers. The Guide covers books, journal articles, conference proceedings, doctoral dissertations, master's theses, and technical reports.

 

African-American History Online - African-American History Online explores more than 500 years of the African-American experience. It includes primary source documents, images and videos, general and topic-specific timelines, biographies, maps and charts, and many additional helpful features.

 

Alexander Street Counseling - Provides a large collection of videos for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. Experience a wide variety of different therapy and counseling methods and approaches as practiced by experts in their field.

 

Ambrose Video - Ambrose Video, offers an extensive library of award-winning educational materials in social studies, literature, fine arts, and the sciences. Examples from the FDU Ambrose collection include classics such as The Long Search, James Burke's Connections, and Legacy: The Origins of Civilization.

 

American Chemical Society (ACS) e-Journals & e-Books - Unlimited full-text access is available for the following 17 ACS journals (Volume 1 to present, with one noted exception): Accounts of Chemical Research, Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Reviews, Environmental Science & Technology, Inorganic Chemistry, Journal of Chemical Education, Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, Journal of Organic Chemistry, Journal of Physical Chemistry A (for Volume 1 through 1995 and 2003-2012), Journal of Physical Chemistry B, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Journal of the American Chemical Society, Langmuir, Macromolecules, Nano Letters, and Organic Letters. For nearly all other ACS journals, unlimited access is available for Volume 1 through 1995. Full-text articles are also accessible, in limited numbers, from these other journals from 1996 to the present (and from Journal of Physical Chemistry A for 1996-2002 and after 2012), as well as from ACS Symposium Series e-books and Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN) Archives.

 

American Decades [1900-1999] - American Decades is a 10-volume encyclopedia devoted to 20th-century American social history, available online through the "Gale Virtual Reference Library" platform. Each volume covers a specific decade.

 

American Decades: 2000-2009 - American Decades: 2000-2009 represents an addition to the original 10-volume American Decades encyclopedia devoted to American social history. Available online through the "Gale Virtual Reference Library" platform.

 

American History Online - Spanning more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history including resource—subject entries, biographies, primary sources, images and videos, maps and charts, and timelines.

 

American Indian History Online - Access to more than 15,000 years of culture and history through event and topic entries, biographies, images and videos, maps and charts, legends, primary sources, and timeline entries, representing more than 600 Native American groups, and a browse-by-culture-area feature.

 

American Women’s History Online - American Women's History Online contains biographies, historical and topical subject entries, primary sources, maps and charts, images and videos, and general and subject-specific timelines encompassing more than 500 years of American women's history.

 

Ancient & Medieval History Online - Ancient and Medieval History Online provides coverage of nine civilizations—ancient Egypt, ancient Mesopotamia, ancient Greece, ancient Rome, ancient and medieval Africa, medieval Europe, the Americas, ancient and medieval Asia, and the Islamic Empire. Users can research each civilization in depth or use the browse feature to conduct comparative studies of events and developments across civilizations.

 

Artemis Literary Sources -  Artemis Literary Sources includes Gale Virtual Reference Center, Literature Resource Center, and other Gale e-book resources. It allows you to search across all these resources at one time making searching easier.

 

Arts and Humanities Through the Eras - Arts and Humanities Through the Eras is a 5-volume encyclopedia published by Gale and available online on the "Gale Virtual Reference Library" platform. Each volume, devoted to a specific historical era (ranging from "Ancient Egypt" to "The Age of the Baroque and Enlightenment"), begins with an overview of its period and a chronology of major world events. Nine chapters follow, covering the disciplines of architecture and design, dance, fashion, literature, music, philosophy, religion, theater, and visual arts. Chapters begin with a chronology of major events within their discipline, followed by articles covering the movements, schools of thought, and masterworks in the discipline, as well as biographical profiles of pioneers, masters, and other prominent figures. Chapters end with a bibliography of primary documents.

 

AtoZ Maps Online - AtoZ Maps Online, from World Trade Press, is a comprehensive database of over 145,000 world, continent, country, and state maps. Included are political maps, physical maps, outline maps, population maps, precipitation maps, climate maps, and other thematic maps. New maps are added to the collection monthly.

 

AtoZ World Business - AtoZ World Business is a comprehensive country-by-country resource for international business and trade. It consists of 100 Country Business Guides of 108 topics each, as well as 76 other world trade resources. Information is provided on business and trade environments, current economic climate, statistical rankings, taxation, business culture, trade compliance for imports and exports, and more. Major contributions from Ernst & Young, The World Bank, World Trade Organization, and GALA (Global Advertising Law Alliance) are included.

 

Banking Information Source - Banking Information Source (with over 680 titles) is made up of essential banking management publications, state association journals, industry newsletters, and professional newsletters. It provides full-text access to nearly 540 active titles, including 75 peer-reviewed titles. Coverage is national as well as international in scope and includes retail and commercial banking, credit unions, mortgage banking, bank technology, bank management and advertising, agricultural lending, and electronic banking.

 

Biography Collection Complete - Biography Collection Complete™ offers a comprehensive collection of full-text biographies supporting history, science, the arts, music, literature, multicultural studies, gender studies, business, government & politics, sports, entertainment and many other areas. This database features more than 177,000 full-text biographies from many different sources.

 

Blooms Literature - This database features content from Facts On File's literature collection; Harold Bloom's essays examining the lives and works of great writers; critical articles published by noted scholars under the Bloom's Literary Criticism imprint; entries on literary topics, themes, movements, genres, and authors; and almost 2,200 video clips.

 

Business Insights: Essentials - Business Insights: Essentials is a fully integrated resource bringing together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Predicast PROMT, Newsletters ASAP and Thomson Financial Investext Plus databases are fully integrated in this database. Search this database to find Itemed company and industry news and information.

 

Business Source Premier - Business Source Premier offers indexing and abstracts for more than 2,000 peer-reviewed scholarly journals back to 1965 or the first published issue. Over 1,150 of these journals are full-text. This database includes searchable cited references for more than 3,450 journals. A superior database for full text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance, econometrics and economics.

 

Cabell's Directories of Publishing Opportunities - Cabell’s directories are intended to help professors, graduate students, and others select those journals most likely to publish their manuscripts. Each directory strives, for journals in its subject area(s), to provide address, phone, e-mail, and website information, topics emphasized, manuscript publication guidelines, details of the manuscript review process, acceptance rate, submission or publication fees, and information on journal style and format. The directories cover Accounting; Economics and Finance; Management; Marketing; Educational Curriculum and Methods; Educational Psychology and Administration; and Psychology.

 

Choice Reviews Online - Choice Reviews Online is the online version of the print magazine Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, which serves as the premier source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education. Each of the more than 7,000 reviews published annually is assigned one of the following recommendation levels: Essential, Highly recommended, Recommended, Optional, or Not recommended.

 

Chronicle of Higher Education-  The Chronicle is published every weekday and is the top destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academe. The Chronicle's website features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; an archive of previously published content; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases, and more.

 

CINAHL Plus with Full Text - CINAHL Plus with Full Text covers nursing, biomedicine, alternative and complementary medicine, consumer health, health sciences librarianship, and 17 allied health disciplines. In addition, it offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals, and book chapters. Full text, dating back to 1937, is provided for over 770 journals; indexing (with records dating back to 1981) is provided for over 4,600 journals.

 

Clinical Pharmacology - Clinical Pharmacology offers peer-reviewed information on all prescription drugs, new and investigational drugs, herbal supplements, and nutritional and over-the-counter products. With instant content updates, the database is able to run drug searches by class, adverse reaction, indication or other feature. Helpful clinical tools include drug-drug interactions, drug identifier, IV compatibility, and patient education reports.

 

Cochrane Library - The Cochrane Library is a collection of databases that contain high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. Chief among them is The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, whose reviews represent the highest level of evidence on which to base clinical treatment decisions. Other included databases are Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (i.e., summaries of other reviews not produced under Cochrane's auspices); The Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (a registry of clinical trials); The Cochrane Methodology Register (methods used in controlled trials); Health Technology Assessment Database (studies of the medical, social, ethical and economic implications of healthcare interventions); NHS [National Health Service, UK] Economic Evaluation Database (economic evaluations); and About The Cochrane Collaboration (information on groups that comprise "The Cochrane Collaboration").

 

Communication and Mass Media Complete - Communication & Mass Media Complete provides research solutions in areas related to communication and mass media. Offers full text for over 500 titles and contains citation coverage for over 620 additional sources. In total, several hundred valuable sources are covered.

 

Conference Board Business & Economics Portfolio - The Conference Board, a global, non-advocacy, not-for-profit association, is the world's most widely-quoted private source of management and economic research. Its Business & Economics Portfolio includes historical economic data for the following top-line indicators: The Conference Board Leading Economic Index, Consumer Confidence Index, The Conference Board Employment Trends Index, and The Conference Board Measure of CEO Confidence. The Portfolio also provides macroeconomic time series on global output and productivity for over 100 countries. Included in addition are over 1,000 proprietary research and knowledge resources in the areas of corporate leadership, human capital, high-performing organizations, and economy, markets, and value creation.

 

Contemporary Authors - Provides complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on approximately 120,000 U.S. and international authors.

 

Contemporary Literary Criticism - Each volume profiles approximately four to eight novelists, poets, playwrights, journalists, philosophers or other creative and nonfiction writers by providing full-text or excerpted criticism reproduced from books, magazines, literary reviews, newspapers and scholarly journals. A full citation and annotation precede each of the approximately 75 essays per volume; many include an author portrait.

 

Contemporary Women's Issues - Provides full text access to articles, “gray” literature and alternative publications on women and women’s issues from over 190 countries. Includes publications in journals and newsletters, research reports from non-profit groups, and government and international agencies.

 

CountryWatch - CountryWatch provides country-specific geopolitical intelligence on each of the 194 independent and sovereign states of the world. Select a country from the Quick Links menu on the left of the CountryWatch page to access up-to-date news and information about the selected country.

 

CQ Researcher Online - CQ Researcher offers original, comprehensive reporting on and unbiased analysis of issues in the news. Areas covered include health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Each single-themed, 12,000-word report includes an introductory overview of the topic; background and chronology; an assessment of the current situation; tables and maps; pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions; and bibliographies of key sources. CQ Researcher Online offers access to CQ Researcher reports dating back to 1991.

 

Credo Reference - Credo Reference is an online reference library providing access to over 615 reference books. It includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri and books of quotations, in addition to a range of subject-specific titles covering everything from art to accountancy and literature to law.

 

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text - Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text includes over 300,000 records representing hundreds of journals from around the world. The database covers criminology; criminal justice; criminal law and procedure; corrections and prisons; police and policing; criminal investigation; forensic sciences and investigation; history of crime; substance abuse and addiction; and probation and parole.

 

Critical Insights (series) - Critical Insights series presents both classic and current literary criticism of the world's most-studied literature. Titles are available according to author (e.g., Flannery O'Connor and F. Scott Fitzgerald), work (e.g., Dracula and Handmaid's Tale), and theme (e.g., "good and evil" and "literature of protest"). 23 titles are now available online and in print at FDU campus libraries.

 

Curriculum Resource Center - Curriculum Resource Center gives teachers fast access to thousands of easily reproduced handouts to supplement text and lesson plans used in middle school, high school, and junior college classrooms. Incudes curriculum-supporting loose-leaf binder reference materials such as collection of maps, full-color diagrams, images, experiments, timelines, and other visual educational resources is conveniently arranged.

 

D & B Hoovers -  This database provides in-depth profiles of international companies (including key executives and detailed financial information), as well as industry analysis, global business news, and RMA Industry Norms.

 

DIDB -  The DIDB has the largest manually curated collection of in vitro and in vivo data related to drug interactions in humans. The DIDB Platform integrates experimental conditions and results of DDI studies from peer-reviewed journal articles referenced in Medline, FDA Prescribing Information, and NDA Reviews. Pharmacokinetic profiles of drugs, QT prolongation data, including results of TQT studies from recent NDAs, as well as Regulatory Guidances and Editorial Summaries/Syntheses are also available.

 

DynaMed - DynaMed is an evidence-based, point-of-care clinical reference tool created by physicians for health care professionals. Updated daily, it is an indispensable resource for answering most clinical questions during practice. Clinically organized summaries of the best and latest available information (based on daily monitoring of over 500 medical journals) are provided for more than 3,200 topics, with special attention to the clinical relevance and scientific validity of newly incorporated content.

 

Economic Literature Database - The Economic Literature Database consists of over 300,000 bibliographic references from some 500 leading journals of accounting, economics and finance. References can be searched by author, keyword in title, journal, year, or combinations thereof.

 

EJS: The Electronic Journal Service (EBSCO) - The subscription agency (EBSCO) through which FDU libraries purchase their print journals also provides on-campus and off-campus online access to the full text of some 445 of these print journals, representing numerous disciplines. Dates of online availability vary with the journal. Articles in the database are searchable.

 

Encyclopaedia Judaica - The Encyclopaedia Judaica, 2nd edition, is a 22-volume encyclopedia is available online on the "Gale Virtual Reference Library" platform. It provides an exhaustive overview of Jewish life and knowledge from the Second Temple period to the contemporary State of Israel, from Rabbinic to modern Yiddish literature, from Kabbalah to "Americana," and from Zionism to the contribution of Jews to world cultures.

 

Encyclopedia of American Immigration - Encyclopedia of American Immigration is a 3-volume encyclopedia available online on the Salem History platform. It comprises 525 alphabetically arranged articles covering the full range of American immigration history. Included are entries on specific ethnic and national immigrant groups; individual persons; every state in the union (as well as 10 cities with particularly large immigrant populations); events, laws and treaties; organizations and institutions; Supreme Court rulings on immigration; and broad issues ranging from accent discrimination to xenophobia.

 

Encyclopedia of Bioethics - Encyclopedia of Bioethics is a 5-volume encyclopedia available online on the "Gale Virtual Reference Library" platform. It covers a wealth of topics on the ethics of health professions, animal research, population control, and the environment.

 

Encyclopedia of Global Studies - A reference work for the emerging field of global studies, it covers both transnational topics and intellectual approaches to the study of global themes, including the globalization of economies and technologies; the diaspora of cultures and dispersion of peoples; the transnational aspects of social and political change; the global impact of environmental, technological, and health changes; and the organizations and issues related to global civil society.

 

Encyclopedia of Global Warming - Encyclopedia of Global Warming is a 3-volume encyclopedia published by Salem Press and made available online on the Salem Science platform. Its 545 essays and other material provide comprehensive coverage of the science, policy, and social issues surrounding global warming and climate change.

 

Encyclopedia of Life Sciences - The Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (ELS) is the largest and most comprehensive reference work ever published in the biological sciences spanning the entire spectrum of research within life sciences.

 

ERIC - ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center, is a national information system supported by the U.S. Department of Education, the National Library of Education, and the Office of Educational Research and Improvement. It provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. ERIC contains more than 1.4 million records and links to more than 337,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.

 

Facts & Comparisons eAnswers - Facts & Comparisons eAnswers, known for its drug comparison tables, is an unbiased resource of drug information for pharmacists and pharmacy students. It allows users to compare drugs, identify potential drugs by disease/symptom, and screen for drug interactions. Drugs can be searched by either brand or generic name.

 

Facts On File - Facts On File is a database with the following subjects: Science, History, Multicultural, Geography, Health, Career Guidance.

 

FDU Doctoral Dissertations - Doctoral dissertations (and a few master's theses) completed at Fairleigh Dickinson University are available to FDU users in full text on the ProQuest platform, without charge.

 

Forensic Science - Forensic Science is a 3-volume encyclopedia is available online on the Salem Science platform. Its 465 alphabetically arranged essays and other material provide comprehensive coverage of the theory, techniques, and applications of the various forensic sciences.

 

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center - Ferguson's Career Guidance Center features exclusive, wide-ranging content that is accessible and intuitively organized. Known for its unprecedented depth of coverage and variety of user-friendly content formats, this comprehensive career research database is broken down into three main sections: Job and Industry Profiles, Job-Hunting and Workplace Skills, and Career and Industry Resources. The material is drawn from a range of authoritative sources and is extensively indexed.

 

Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders - The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders provides clear, complete information on genetic disorders, including conditions, tests, procedures, treatments and therapies, in articles that are both comprehensive and easy to understand in language accessible to laypersons.

 

Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health - The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health is a 5-volume encyclopedia available online on the "Gale Virtual Reference Library" platform. It includes more than 850 entries covering topics in nursing and allied health written for students and professionals in the field. Alphabetically arranged entries cover body systems and functions, conditions and common diseases, issues and theories, techniques and practices, and devices and equipment.

 

Gale Science in Context - Science in Context is an engaging online resource providing contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. Gale's authoritative, curriculum-aligned reference content is merged with full-text magazine, academic journal, and news articles; experiments, images, videos, audio files, and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

 

Gartner - Gartner provides independent research analysis and advice for IT professionals, faculty, and students in the form of reports and briefings organized by market, topic, and industry. Our subscription to Gartner gives the FDU community self-serve access to Gartner Core Research, Gartner blogs, and their legendary Magic Quadrants and Hype Cycles.

 

GreenFILE - GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.

 

Health Reference Center - This database includes more than 550 educational videos on a wide range of health topics, more than 1,100 searchable and browsable color illustrations, and a "Health in the News" section with regularly updated health news articles.

 

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition - Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides nearly 550 scholarly full-text journals (the majority peer-reviewed) in many medical disciplines; indexing and abstracting is provided for approximately 300 additional journals. Included also is the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient-education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.

 

HeinOnline: HeinOnline is a fully searchable, image-based government document and legal research database. It contains comprehensive coverage from inception of both U.S. statutory materials and more than 2,300 scholarly journals, all of the world’s constitutions, all U.S. treaties, collections of classic treatises and presidential documents, and access to the full text of state and federal case law powered by Fastcase.

 

Hoover's Company Profiles - In-depth company information on over 40,000 companies in 600 industries with Hoover's Company Profiles. Each profile provides an overview and history, as well as information on key people, products, subsidiaries and competitors.

 

Hospitality & Tourism Complete - Hospitality & Tourism Complete covers scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism, domestic and international. Its over 933,000 records extend as far back as 1965. There is full text for over 540 publications, including journals and other periodicals, company and country reports, and books. Subjects covered include culinary arts, demographics and statistics, development and investment, food and beverage management, hospitality law, hotel management and administrative practices, leisure and business travel, market trends, and technology.

 

Humanities International Complete - Humanities International Complete covers all aspects of the humanities, with worldwide content pertaining to literary, scholarly and creative thought. In addition to hundreds of full-text books, the database includes over 1,200 full-text journals. Over 1,100 additional journals are indexed.

 

International Encyclopedia of Communication - The International Encyclopedia of Communication, a 12-volume is available online on the “Blackwell Reference Online” platform. It spans the breadth of communication studies, encompassing theories, media and communication phenomena, research methods, problems, concepts, and geographical regions. Subjects covered include communication theory and philosophy; interpersonal communication; journalism; intercultural and intergroup communication; media effects; strategic communication/PR; communication and media law and policy; media systems in the world; and communication and technology.

 

International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family - International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family is a 4-volume encyclopedia available online on the "Gale Virtual Reference Library" platform. It adopts an international, cross-cultural approach to such diverse topics as adolescent parenthood, family planning, cohabitation, widowhood, domestic violence, child abuse and neglect, codependency, and commuter marriages. Included are articles that are specific to countries and religious traditions and that examine the history of family life within these cultures and discuss how families have been affected by political and social change.

 

International Pharmaceutical Abstracts - International Pharmaceutical Abstracts offers worldwide coverage of pharmaceutical science and health-related literature from 1970 to the present. Comprehensive information is included for drug therapy, toxicity, and pharmacy practice as well as legislation, regulation, technology, utilization, biopharmaceutics, information processing, education, economics, and ethics as related to pharmaceutical science and practice. The database is updated monthly.

 

 International Standard Classification of Occupations - The International Standard Classification of Occupations 2008 (ISCO-08) provides a system for classifying and aggregating occupational information obtained by means of statistical censuses and surveys, as well as from administrative records.

 

iPOLL - iPOLL is a comprehensive, up-to-date source for US nationwide public opinion maintained by the Roper Center at the University of Connecticut. iPOLL includes data survey results from academic, commercial and media survey organizations such as Gallup Organization, Harris Interactive, and Pew Research Associates, among others. The iPOLL online database is organized at the question-level, providing the tools to sift through nearly a half million questions asked on national public opinion surveys since 1935. It is updated daily.

 

John Hopkins ABX Guide -  Features up-to-date, authoritative, evidenced-based information on the treatment of infectious diseases to help make decisions at the point of care. The guide breaks down details of diagnosis; drug indications, dosing, pharmacokinetics, side effects and interactions; pathogens; management; and vaccines into easily accessible, frequently-updated, quick-read entries.

 

JSTOR Scholarly Journal Archive - The JSTOR journal archives provide full-text collections of core scholarly journals in the fields of African American Studies, African Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, Ecology, Economics, Education, Finance, Folklore, Geography, History, History of Science & Technology, Language & Literature, Latin American Studies, Mathematics, Middle East Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, Slavic Studies, Sociology, and Statistics.

 

Legal Information Reference Center - Providing exclusive online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, Legal Information Reference Center contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms.

 

Lexicomp Online - Lexicomp Online is a comprehensive clinical database that provides access to current drug and disease information. Features include drug identification, drug dosing calculation, AHFS content, patient education materials, and more. This also includes modules from Facts & Comparisons: Trissel’s IV Check; Drug Comparison Reviews; Comparative Data Tables; and Formulary Monograph Service.

 

LexisNexis Academic - LexisNexis Academic is a database of over 10,000 full-text sources covering news as well as legal, business, medical, and general reference information. Included are foreign and U.S. newspapers; magazines, trade journals, and newsletters; broadcast transcripts; wire services; company financial information; industry and market news; patents; polls and surveys; federal and state case law; federal regulations; SEC filings and reports; law reviews; medical news and abstracts; state and country profiles; and more.

 

Lexis Advance - Lexis Advance gives you access to more than 60,000 legal, news and public records sources, including premium sources you can’t find anywhere else.

 

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts - Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts is a bibliographic database providing coverage of librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, and related areas. It indexes over 725 periodicals as well as books, research reports, and proceedings. Coverage dates back to the mid-1960s.

 

Literary Reference Center - Literary Reference Center is a comprehensive full-text database providing information on authors and their works from antiquity to the present. It includes plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, articles/essays of literary criticism, author biographies and interviews, book reviews, literary journals, classic and contemporary poems and short stories, classic texts, and several major literary reference works.

 

Literature Resource Center - Gale's Literature Resource Center offers a wealth of information for the student of literature, including criticism, biographies, bibliographies, work overviews and explications, Web sites, periodical articles, compare and contrast pages, full-text authors' works, and reading lists.

 

Magill's Literary Annual - Magill's Literary Annual evaluates 200 major examples of serious literature published during the previous calendar year. Covers works of interest to general readers. Backfiles available dating from 1977 to the present, and includes cumulative author and title indices.

 

MarketLine Advantage - MarketLine Advantage tracks company and industry competition, strategy, market share, trends, mergers, acquisitions, and forecasting. Reports are all full-text, with both capsule and full-report access. Reports for large companies often include a SWOT analysis. Many reports are in real time, often generated from primary data gathered from industry-specific associations.

 

MasterFILE Elite - MasterFILE Elite provides full text for more than 1,950 general periodicals covering a broad range of disciplines including general reference, business, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues and much more. In addition to the full text, this database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 2,600 titles. This database features: full text Magill Book Reviews; reference and travel books; biographies; over 75,000 full text primary source documents; and an Image Collection of over 100,000 photos, maps and flags.

 

 Medical Letter - The Medical Letter, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that publishes critical appraisals of new prescription drugs and comparative reviews of drugs for common diseases in its newsletter, The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics

 

MEDLINE with Full Text - MEDLINE with Full Text includes the authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more found in MEDLINE, but additionally provides full text (dating back to 1965) for over 1,470 journals indexed in MEDLINE.

 

MedlinePlus - MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's website for patients and their families and friends. It is also useful for nursing students. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.

 

Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print -Mental Measurements Yearbook is a comprehensive guide to the evaluation of over 2,700 contemporary testing instruments. Entries cover tests within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership, and information on test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s).

 

 Merck Manuals -  Find information on medical topics, symptoms, drugs, procedures, news and more, written for the health care professional.

 

Micromedex - Micromedex is an evidence-based, multi-database drug search engine that provides summary and in-depth information for drugs (both prescription and over-the-counter commercial products), diseases, toxicology, and alternative medicine. It also provides patient counseling tools for medications, procedures, and conditions. Clinical tools include Trissel’s 2 IV Compatibility, Drug Identification, Drug Interactions, and Clinical Calculators.

 

Milestone Documents in African American History - Milestone Documents in African American History is a 4-volume encyclopedia available on the Salem History platform. It offers 135 fundamental primary source documents in African American history—e.g., court cases, presidential and legislative initiatives, and speeches—from the 1600s to the present, arranged chronologically. Each entry includes the document’s full text as well as an in-depth, analytical essay that places the document in historical context.

 

Mintel - Mintel is a consumer research database with an international scope. In over 600 market research reports, it provides data for entrepreneurial studies, sales marketing, and target markets, as well as key current statistical information. Mintel can be used across academic disciplines to retrieve timely cultural, demographic, and environmental trends and statistics that affect international economic conditions.

 

MLA International Bibliography - The MLA International Bibliography consists of bibliographic records pertaining to literature, language, linguistics, and folklore, from 1963 to the present. The database provides access to scholarly research in nearly 4,400 journals and series. It also covers relevant monographs, working papers, proceedings, bibliographies, and other formats.

 

Modern World History Online - Modern World History Online covers the important people and events of world history from the age of exploration in the mid-15th century through the modern era. Topical entries, biographies, maps, primary source documents, and timeline entries provide a detailed and comparative view of the people, places, and events that have defined world history.

 

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database - The Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database is an interactive, evidence-based resource for information on natural products, herbal products, and dietary supplements. It comprises of some 1,100 detailed monographs on individual natural ingredients. Monographs include effectiveness and safety ratings, drug interaction profiles, and more.

 

NetAdvantage (Standard & Poor's) - NetAdvantage is Standard & Poor’s comprehensive database of key business information. It provides Corporation records to over 12,000 publicly held U.S. Companies. It includes the Dividend Record to both domestic and foreign stocks, bonds, and money market funds. The Bond Guide is a comprehensive statistical tool to U.S. and Canadian corporate bonds and many of the most actively traded foreign bonds. The Industry Surveys give a current analysis of over 50 major U.S. industries including forecasts, trends and current data. The Outlook, Register, Stock Guide, Stock Reports and Security Dealers of North America are all individual investment decision making tools that add value to the database. Compustat Excel Analytics is also a part of this database with the exception of data being available only for 5 to 7 years.

 

New Jersey Law Journal - Published since 1878, New Jersey Law Journal is the indispensable legal authority for New Jersey. A complete, official source for all state and federal court notices, it offers digests of all relevant court decisions (published and unpublished), journalistic reports, editorials, and articles on legal developments by contributing experts. The New Jersey Law Journal website includes all content appearing in the weekly print edition for the most recent 6 months.

 

 New York Times - Create your FDU New York Times Access Pass account to access the New York Times starting with the first issue in 1851 through the latest news of today.

 

Newspaper Source Plus - Newspaper Source™ provides cover-to-cover full text for 28 national & international newspapers, includingThe Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Times (London), andToronto Star. The database also contains selected full text for more than 260 regional newspapers, including The Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Detroit Free Press, The Miami Herald, Daily News (New York), and San Jose Mercury News. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are provided from ABC, CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, and NPR.

 

NoveList - NoveList is a database for promoting discovery of popular fiction and readable nonfiction, whether for adults, young adults, or children. It provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for some 180,800 fiction and 80,000 nonfiction titles. Included also is other content of interest to readers, such as Author Read-alikes, What We're Reading, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Annotated Book Lists. The database allows readers to use a favorite author or title as a template to locate other authors and titles of interest.

 

Open Vault - Launched by the WGBH Media Library and Archives (MLA), the Open Vault Web site offers access to select video clips and interview transcripts drawn from WGBH’s programming created between 1968 and 1993. Topics covered range from desegregation and busing, the Cold War, interviews with and performances by leading dancers, writers and poets, and much more. Open Vault includes over 500 streaming video clips and more than 1,000 interviews.

 

Oxford Art Online - Oxford Art Online is a comprehensive reference resource for all aspects of the visual arts worldwide, from prehistory to the present.

 

Oxford English Dictionary Online - The Oxford English Dictionary is the most authoritative and comprehensive dictionary of English in the world. It includes definitions of over 600,000 words, plus over 2.5 million quotations showing how words have been used over the last 1,500 years.

 

Oxford Islamic Studies Online - Islamic Studies Online, from Oxford University Press, offers more than 5,000 reference sources, including scholarly book chapters, encyclopedia entries, timelines, maps, Qu’ranic materials, and primary sources in global Islamic history, politics and culture.

 

Oxford Music Online - Oxford Music is a comprehensive reference resource for all aspects of music, including biography and interpretation.

 

PharmacyLibrary - PharmacyLibrary is a database of online pharmacy resources from the American Pharmacists Association (APhA). It features content from APhA's authoritative textbooks, an interactive NAPLEX exam review, case studies, article abstracts from the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, and a variety of news sources.

 

Plunkett Research Online - Plunkett Research Online provides industry analysis, research, trends and timely industry specific statistics. If you are looking for competitive intelligence information, account plan or sales guide data, market research material, industry marketing data, product strategy data, specific industry trend analysis, industry statistics, job search data, company profiles and executive lists this is the database you should consult.

 

Points of View Reference Center - Points of View Reference Center is a full-text database that provides 200 topics, each with an overview, point, and counterpoint. Points of View Reference Center contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, including 600 main essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books.

 

Popular Culture Universe - More than 300 full-text volumes of material related to popular culture both current and historical.

 

Praeger Security International Online - Praeger Security International Online is an interdisciplinary database covering international security, including defense and foreign policy, strategy, regional security, twentieth century military history, and terrorism. It offers full-text access to over 600 books; weekly expert commentaries on newsworthy events and important historical occurrences; over 1,000 primary documents; a comprehensive terrorism chronology from 1968 to the present (with background information going back over 75 years); and an annotated bibliography.

 

ProQuest AP Science - This database delivers a comprehensive collection of more than 500 magazines and journals designed to support advanced placement and college-prep level science studies.

 

ProQuest Career and Technical Education - A source for vocational information including nearly 600 titles, with more than 500 available in full text for quick access to research on virtually any technical topic.

 

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: Sciences & Engineering - A comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses on sciences and engineering.

 

ProQuest National Newspapers Expanded – ProQuest National Newspapers Expanded includes full-text coverage of several major US newspapers: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, The Christian Science Monitor, Denver Post, Los Angeles Times, New York Times (with New York Times Book Review and New York Times Magazine), USA TODAY, Wall Street Journal (with WSJ : the Magazine from the Wall Street Journal), and The Washington Post. Although starting dates differ, coverage for each newspaper extends to the present.

 

ProQuest Research Library - Search ProQuest for information from over 3,300 newspapers and periodicals on a wide range of topics including the arts, business, humanities, health, social sciences, sciences.

 

PsycARTICLES - PsycARTICLES is a definitive source of full-text, peer-reviewed journal articles in psychology. The database contains over 150,000 articles from nearly 80 journals. Coverage spans 1894 to present.

 

PsycINFO - PsycINFO contains more than three million citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations and technical reports, all in the field of psychology. Journal coverage, which spans from 1887 to present, includes international material selected from more than 2,500 periodicals in over 35 languages. It also includes information about the psychological aspects of related disciplines such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business and law.

 

RDS: Business Reference Suite - Combined access to three different databases: Business & Industry, Business & Management Practices, and TableBase. Together they cover over 14,000 business sources, over 400 of which are published internationally, plus tabular data on companies, industries, products, and demographics. The Business Reference Suite coverage is approximately 70% full text. There is a limit of 4 simultaneous users (if access is denied, please try again later).

 

Referencia Latina - This comprehensive database offers content from a variety of sources, including an inclusive collection of images, health reports, and full text for reference books and general interest magazines in a broad array of subject areas. Additionally, the resource covers a full spectrum of Spanish-language scholarships inside and outside academia.

 

ReferenceUSA - ReferenceUSA databases offer directory information for over 14 million U.S. businesses, 222 million U.S. households, 650,000 U.S. physicians and dentists, 1.3 million Canadian businesses, and 12 million Canadian households. U.S. business records include company name, address, phone number, number of employees, executive names and titles, estimated sales volume, credit rating, headquarter or subsidiary designation, public or private company status (with ticker symbol and stock exchange for public companies), SIC and NAICS codes, and line-of-business description.

 

Regional Business News - Regional Business News provides comprehensive full text for regional business publications (including titles from Crain Communications). Regional Business News has full text from nearly 100 sources.

 

 RKMA - RKMA publishes 12 biennial business reference handbooks focused on marketing and the consumer marketplace. Each handbook includes market assessments and forecasts, sector trends, profiles of market leaders, and statistics. In addition to in-depth analyses, the handbooks include links to hundreds of websites for additional information.

 

SAGE Premier - The SAGE Premier collection consists of over 640 peer-reviewed journals from SAGE Publications in the fields of business, the humanities, the social sciences, science, technology, and medicine. Articles from January 1999 to the present are available in full text.

 

Salem Press - Salem Press provides a collection of ebooks covering topics in literature, history, and science.

 

ScienceDirect College Edition - The ScienceDirect College Edition includes some 1,900 full-text Elsevier journals in three collections: Health & Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, and Social & Behavioral Sciences. Full-text coverage starts in 1995 or later (depending on journal) and continues to the present.

 

Science Online - Offers a comprehensive, curriculum-oriented overview of a broad range of scientific disciplines in a variety of useful formats. The accessible content is organized by subject area and type of resource, as well as by Common Core, state, national, and national STEM standards.

 

SciFinder - SciFinder is used to access information in selected Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) databases: CAPlus, CARegistry, CAREACTS, CHEMCATS, and CHEMLISTS, plus Medline (1946-present). It permits searching in a variety of ways: author name, research topic, substance identifier (CAS Registry Number, chemical name), chemical structure/substructure, or chemical reaction.

SciFinder requires users to create an individual SciFinder account. See the SciFinder User Registration Guide for more information. Once you have registered, go to SciFinder to sign in. SIGN OUT when you conclude your session. If you do not sign out, your seat remains unavailable to other users, even though your session is inactive. Closing your browser does not terminate your session.

 

Simmons National Consumer Survey - This database tabulates marketing information on the demographic and psychographic characteristics of individuals, products, and services. It is an enormous composite of statistical information.

 

Small Business Reference Center - This database offers exclusive full text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as the necessary tools and instructions to address a wide-range of small business topics. In addition, it provides business videos, a help and advice section, and information on how to create business plans.

 

SocINDEX with Full Text - SocINDEX with Full Text is a comprehensive research database covering sociology as well as related areas: It provides full text for some 890 journals dating back to 1908, as well as full text for over 850 books and monographs and over 16,800 conference papers. Indexing is provided for more than 4,000 journals, with abstracts for over 1,300 "core" journals dating back to 1895.

 

Sport Business Research Network - Sport Business Research Network provides detailed information on the business of sports. Topics include college and professional sports, endorsements, marketing, market demographics, licensing, sponsorship, and fan market profiles. Data is provided in the form of statistics, directories, and market research reports.

 

SPORTDiscus with Full Text - SPORTDiscus with Full Text is a comprehensive source of full-text journals in the fields of sports and sports medicine. Over 550 full-text journals are included, with coverage dating back to 1985.

 

SRDS Local Market Audience Analyst - Local Market Audience Analyst is an SRDS (Standard Rates and Data Services) market research tool that tracks consumer behavior. Using the 210 United States Designated Market Areas (DMAs), it gives a demographic and psychosocial snapshot of consumer behavior. This resource provides an understanding of the activities, behaviors, and lifestyles in which a specific geographic population engages. It allows the user to see whether their product or service will be acceptable in a specific market, based on current consumer activities. Such target marketing is especially useful for entrepreneurial feasibility studies.

 

Teacher Reference Center - Teacher Reference Center provides indexing and abstracts for hundreds of periodicals, many of them are peer-reviewed. Topics include: Assessment, Best Practices, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, School Administration, Science & Mathematics, and Teacher Education.

 

ToxEd - ToxEd delivers point-of-care information in toxicology, from clinical presentation to management of patient cases of drug, plant, mushroom or other toxic substance exposure and overdose. It interfaces with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website and, for drug and toxicology-related articles, the Scopus abstracts database.

 

Ulrichsweb - Ulrichsweb is a bibliographic database that provides detailed, comprehensive, and authoritative information on serials (notably, journals, magazines, and newspapers) published throughout the world. Covering all subjects, it includes publications that appear regularly or irregularly, whether circulated free of charge or sold. Reviews are present from Magazines for Libraries and Library Journal. Updates are weekly.

 

UNdata - Undata provides numerous databases, tables, and glossaries contain over 60 million data points covering a wide range of themes, including Agriculture, Crime, Education, Employment, Energy, Environment, Health, HIV/AIDS, Human Development, Industry, Information and Communication Technology, National Accounts, Population, Refugees, Tourism, and Trade, as well as the Millennium Development Goals indicators.

 

UpToDate - UpToDate is an evidence-based, physician-authored clinical decision support resource for point-of-care decisions. More than 5,700 world-renowned physician authors, editors and peer reviewers use a rigorous editorial process to synthesize the most recent medical information into trusted, evidence-based recommendations that are proven to improve patient care and quality.

 

U.S. Government Online - U.S. Government Online is a reference site designed to facilitate study of the structure, function, and history of the U.S. government. The site includes overview essays, articles from encyclopedias and other reference works, primary source documents, current news articles, tables, charts, and maps, images and videos, special features, and a dictionary.

 

Value Line Investment Survey - The Value Line Investment Survey is a comprehensive source of information and advice on approximately 1,700 stocks in 98 industries, the stock market, and the economy.

 

Weather America 2011 - Weather America, 2011 is a comprehensive compilation of weather data available online on the “Gale Virtual Reference Library” platform. With extensive data on over 2,000 weather stations across the nation, it includes information on weather trends, climatological changes, and weather events.

 

WestlawNext - WestlawNext is a comprehensive resource for legal research, business information, and news. It provides access to federal and state case law; statutes; regulations; administrative codes; European Union information; law reviews and journals; American Law Reports, and the American Jurisprudence 2d legal encyclopedia. WestlawNext also provides access to more than 4,900 news and business information publications including newspapers, magazines, newswires, Hoover’s Company information, and foreign language publications.

 

World Almanac for Kids Online - World Almanac for Kids Online provides resources for homework, reports, and projects. Kids can explore grade-appropriate topics in a fun format while developing online research skills with a trusted source.

 

World Geography & Culture Online - World Geography and Culture Online enhances the study of countries, places, peoples, and geography concepts and skills. This comprehensive reference site makes it easy to study all aspects of a country, with facts at a glance and in-depth coverage through.

 

WRDS - Wharton Research Data Services provides access to Compustat and CRSP.

 

Online, The Chronicle is published every weekday and is the top destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academe. The Chronicle's website features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; an archive of previously published content; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases, and more.