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19th Century U.S. Newspapers
Contains digital facsimile images of full pages and clipped articles for hundreds of 19th-century U.S. newspapers. For each issue, the newspaper is captured from cover-to-cover, providing access to every article, advertisement and illustration.

 

Academic Search Complete
Full-text scholarly database with broad subject coverage, including biology, chemistry, education, engineering, humanities, physics, psychology, religion & theology, sociology, and more. Collection includes over 9,800 titles, with more than 5,400 in full text.

 

AGRICOLA
Citation database of materials relating to all aspects of agriculture, forestry, and animal science. Describes materials acquired by the National Agriculture Library and cooperating institutions.

 

AltHealthWatch
In-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine, focusing on many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It contains full text articles for more than 180 international and often peer-reviewed journals and reports, hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts. Indexing and abstracts go back to 1984. Full text coverage begins in 1990.

 

American Memory
Digital collection from the Library of Congress relating to the history and culture of the United States. Broad topics covered in the collection include agriculture, art and architecture, business and economics, education, geography, history, languages and literature, performing arts, philosophy and religion, political science and law, recreation and sports, social sciences, and technology and applied sciences.

 

American Periodicals
Searchable full-text database that includes digitized images of pages from American magazines and journals published from colonial days to the dawn of the 20th century (dates of coverage: 1741-1900).

 

America's Historical Newspapers - South Dakota Collection
Fully searchable collection from Newsbank which includes the Aberdeen American (1907-1922), the Aberdeen Daily News (1885-1922), the Dakota Republican (1862-1875), and the Yankton Press and Dakotan (1861-1875).

 

Ancestry Plus (on-campus access only)
Genealogy research database that provides access to more than 1 billion names in more than 3,000 databases. Ancestry Plus also includes Passenger & Immigration Lists Index—a reference guide to published lists of 500,000 passengers who arrived in America in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries.

 

Arts & Humanities Citation Index (ISI Web of Science)
A&HCI focuses on essential data from over 1,160 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals, as well as selected items from over 6,000 scientific and social sciences journals (coverage 1992-present).  A&HCI is part of Web of Science (see below).
 
ARTstor
ARTstor is a nonprofit digital library of more than 1 million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences, with a suite of software tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes.

 

arXiv
An e-print service in the fields of physics, mathematics, non-linear science, computer science, and quantitative biology partially funded by the National Science Foundation.

 

 
BioMed Central
Independent publishing house committed to providing immediate free access to peer-reviewed biomedical research.

 

Biosis Previews (ISI Web of Science)
Contains life sciences and biomedical research from over 5,000 journals as well as non-journal literature such as meetings, patents, and books. Over 500,000 records added annually, with coverage dating back to 1926.

 

Business Source Complete
Full-text database covering nearly every area of business including management, economics, finance, accounting, and international business. Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 4,450 journals. 

 

 
CAMIO
OCLC's Catalog of Art Museum Images Online is a collection documenting works of art from around the world, representing the collections of 24 prominent museums including The Minneapolis Institute of Arts and Walker Art Center. On campus access only.

 

Checkpoint (RIA)
Find Federal rulings, tables and rates, Federal and state tax reports, IRS publications, Federal cases, employment laws, regulations and rules, etc. The database is completely full text and may be browsed or searched.
To create an account access http://ria.thomson.com/cploginids from any on-campus computer. If you are a distance student, please contact the library for assistance.
 
   - Access with personal account
   - Access without personal account

Note: Students in tax classes should create a personal account. 
 
Provides authoritative manuals online with monthly updates. Thousands of domestic and imported car, truck, van and SUV models from 1940-present and includes repair, maintenance and specification tables are covered. 
 
Chronicle of Higher Education
The No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.  The Chronicle online features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; articles published since September 1989; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools.

 

Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO)
Resource for theory and research in international affairs.

 

Congressional Directory
Online resource for Congressional Directories published since 1995. Presents short biographies of each member of the Senate and House; also lists officials of the courts, military establishments, and other Federal departments and agencies.

 

A fulltext online reference shelf. Credo Reference contains dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, atlases, and general and subject specific encyclopedias on topics such as art, business, geography, history, language, law, literature, music, philosophy, psychology, religion, and technology.

 

Current Contents Connect
Current Contents Connect is a multidisciplinary current awareness Web resource providing access to complete bibliographic information of the world's leading scholarly journals. The database also allows you to search a premium collection of evaluated scholarly Web sites and access evaluated, full-text Web documents in three general resource types: preprints, funding information, and research activities.

 

CQ Researcher
Source for single-themed reports that offer in-depth, journalistic coverage of political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy.
 
 
The Dictionary of Old English (DOE) defines the vocabulary of the first six centuries (600 - 1150 A.D.) of the English language, using today's most advanced technology. The DOE complements the Middle English Dictionary (which covers the period 1100 - 1500 A.D.) and the Oxford English Dictionary (which documents the development of the English language to the present), the three together providing a full description of the vocabulary of English.
 
The Dictionary of Old English Web Corpus is an online database consisting of at least one copy of every surviving Old English text. In some cases, more than one copy is included, if it is significant because of dialect or date. As such, the DOE Web Corpus represents over three million words of Old English and fewer than a million words of Latin, or almost five times the collected works of Shakespeare.
 
The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. It strives to contain the full breadth of human expression, from the written word, to works of art and culture, to records of America’s heritage, to the efforts and data of science.
 
Directory of Open Access Journals
Free, full-text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. Broad subject coverage with more than 1,000 titles in the directory.

 

Discovering Collection (k-12)
Encyclopedic database of reference content for the core curriculum areas of literature, history, biographies, science, and social studies.

 

 
The Academic Complete collection comprises over 80,000 E-book titles in 16 academic disciplines (Anthropology, Business and Economics, Computers & IT, Education, Engineering & Technology, Fine Arts, History, Language & Literature, Law, Life Science, Medicine, Physical Sciences, Psychology, Religion, Social Sciences).
 
U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission site where you can access and download for free information contained in registration statements, periodic reports, and other forms submitted by foreign and domestic companies.

 

Education Research Complete
The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,780 journals, as well as full text for more than 870 journals. This database also includes full text for 71 books and monographs, and full text for numerous education-related conference papers. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. Education Research Complete also covers areas of curriculum instruction as well as administration, policy, funding, and related social issues.
Energy, Science, and Technology Information (DOE)
Department of Energy site that provides access to energy, science, and technology research and development information. Links to Information Bridge (full-text DOE research reports), Energy Citations, and E-print Network (e-prints of papers in advance of publication).

 

E-print Network: Research Communications for Scientists and Engineers
Set of powerful tools that facilitate access to and use of scientific and technical e-prints communicating the results of a wide range of research activities of interest to the Department of Energy.

 

ERIC (Education Resource Information Center)
Searches over 1.3 million education related citations. Provides more than 317,000 full-text ERIC documents in PDF format, and includes links to many full text journal articles.

 

Europa World Yearbook
The online version of the Europa World Year Book, the indispensable source of information on world-wide affairs. First published in 1926, the year book is renowned as one of the world's leading reference works, covering political and economic information in over 250 countries and territories, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.

 

 
Factiva (formerly Dow Jones Interactive)
Provides global content, including Dow Jones and Reuters newswires and The Wall Street Journal; multiple language interfaces and multilingual content covering nearly 8,000 sources.

 

Films on Demand Master Academic Collection
Provides educational video content in the areas of education, communication, psychology, sociology, English language & literature, criminal justice, political science, science, geography, history, etc. Video content is fully linkable and searchable, and can be accessed from on or off campus.

 

Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS)
Digital facsimile of Foreign Relations of the United States beginning with the administration of Abraham Lincoln. Provides official documentary history of major foreign policy decisions in an incomplete run from 1863-1958, with missing volumes being added as they can be acquired and processed.

 

FreeMedicalJournals.com
Site provides links to more than 1,300 medical journals available on the Internet in full-text for free. This collection of medical journals includes materials for the scholarly researcher and for the general public.

 

 
Gale Virtual Reference Library
A core collection of virtual reference books available in the library and at home 24/7. Subject areas are: business, education, history/terrorism, medicine, law and government, and science.
 
Geographic Names Information System
Developed by the USGS; contains information about almost 2 million physical and cultural geographic features in the United States, as well as foreign and undersea areas and geographic features.

 

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 Source - Academic Edition
This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.

 

Health Source - Consumer Edition
This database is the richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide, providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Health Source: Consumer Edition provides access to nearly 80 full text consumer health magazines.

 

HeritageQuest
Of interest to those researching local history and family histories, it includes U.S. Federal Census records from 1790 thru 1930; 25,000+ family and local history books (every word searchable); the PERiodical Source Index/PERSIT (a comprehensive subject index covering more than 6,500 genealogy & local history periodicals); and Revolutionary War Pension & Bounty Land Warrant Application Files.

 

HighWire Press
Provides access to hundreds of journals, many in the sciences; some full-text articles are available free, others as pay-per-view.

 

Historical Newspapers
Full-text search of the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. New York Times coverage is from 1851 to 2007. The Wall Street Journal coverage is from 1889 to 1993. Full page and article access are available. Digital reproductions of every page allow access to US business news, editorial & commentary, stock quotes, and classified ads. Searchable by keyword, article type, and date of publication.

 

Historical Statistics of the United States
Find: STATISTICS
Standard source for quantitative data about the United States - population, work & welfare, economic structure and performance, economic sectors, and governance and international relations. Download tables in Excel or CSV, create custom tables, etc.

 

History of Western Music Online
The Oxford History of Western Music online offers an unmatched account of the evolution of Western
classical music by one of the most prominent and provocative musicologists of our time,
Richard Taruskin. Since its original publication in print Taruskin's landmark study has received universal acclaim and numerous awards.

 

 
INFOMINE
Virtual library of Internet resources relevant to faculty, students, and research staff at the university level. It contains useful Internet resources such as databases, electronic journals, electronic books, bulletin boards, mailing lists, online library card catalogs, articles, directories of researchers, and many other types of information.

 

InfoTrac Junior Edition (k-12)
Full-text database designed for students in junior high and middle school, with magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

 

InfoTrac Student Edition (k-12)
Full-text database designed for high school students, with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

 

Ingenta
Commercial database containing more than 12 million articles from more than 28,000 journals. Use Ingenta to view tables of contents from the journals available in the service; full-text articles are available for purchase to those who wish to set up an account.

 

International Financial Statistics (International Monetary Fund/IMF)
A searchable database of financial statistics compiled by the International Monetary Fund, a organization of 186 countries working to foster global monetary cooperation. Published monthly since 1948, the database contains exchange rates, GDP data, prices, production rates, etc.

 

Internet Archive
The Internet Archive is a non-profit that was founded to build an Internet library, with the purpose of offering permanent access for researchers, historians, and scholars to historical collections that exist in digital format. The Internet Archive includes texts, audio, moving images, and software as well as archived web pages in its collections.

 

IoP Select
Special collection of articles chosen from Institute of Physics Publishing's research journals, covering all physics. Articles are accessible via the Select service for 365 days. All articles chosen for IoP Select are published first in the source journals (available in print and electronically).

 

IPA Source
Online since 2003, IPA Source is the web's largest library of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and art song texts. Now with over 3500 texts, including 500 opera-aria texts.

 

 
JSTOR
Full-text database of back issues of selected scholarly journals in history, economics, political science, philosophy, mathematics, and other fields of the humanities and social sciences. NOTE: JSTOR does not contain issues from the most recent 3-5 years.
 
Junior Reference Collection (K-12)
Database covering science, biographies, authors, multicultural topics, and people and places suitable for a K-12 audience.

 

 
Kids InfoBits
Database to meet the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

 

 
Learning Express Library
An online learning platform of over 300 practice tests for grade school through adulthood. Tests include ACT, SAT, GRE, licensing practice exams, 4th grade math diagnostic tests, and more.

 

LexisNexis Academic
Full-text database with documents from over 10,000 news sources including newswires, transcripts, local and international newspapers, as well as in-depth business and company information, legal, medical, and reference publications with a variety of flexible search options.
 
Library, Information Science, and Technology Abstracts
This world-class bibliographic database provides coverage on subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. LISTA indexes more than 600 periodicals plus books, research reports, and proceedings. With coverage dating back to the mid-1960s, it is the oldest continuously produced database covering the field of information science.

 

LII: Legal Information Institute
Produced by the Cornell Law School; resources include recent and historic U.S. Supreme Court decisions, full-text access to every U.S. state statute and constitution, complete text of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and the U.S. Code, and bills pending in state legislatures.

 

 

 

The Making of America Project (University of Michigan)
Digital library of primary sources in American social history from the Antebellum period through Reconstruction; a joint effort of the University of Michigan and Cornell University. According to the site, the Michigan collection focuses on education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology, while Cornell focuses mainly on digitizing general interest periodicals.

 

Mango Languages

Mango Languages offers courses in more than 60 languages to allow users to learn, listen and speak their chosen languages. Courses for English learners begin in the student’s native language and teach English. Basic courses teach simple, practical skills for common conversation, and Complete 2.0 courses dive into in-depth language and grammar skills. The courses focus on four key areas of language learning: vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation and culture. A mobile version lets users learn wherever they have Internet access.

 

MasterFILE Premier
General interest full-text database covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains the full text for reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and an Image Collection of photos, maps & flags.

MathSciNet
Citation database covering the world's mathematical literature since 1940; provides Web access to the bibliographic data and reviews of mathematical research literature contained in the Mathematical Reviews Database.

 

MedlinePlus
Health care information from the world's largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine. Contains information on health topics, drug information, dictionary, encyclopedia, and directories of health care professionals.

 

Mental Measurements Yearbook plus Tests in Print
Provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. Designed for an audience ranging from novice test consumers to experienced professionals, the MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership.

 

MLA Directory of Periodicals
Contains all information available on the journals and series on the bibliography's Master List of Periodicals.

 

MLA International Bibliography
Citation database which indexes scholarly journal articles, books and dissertations; coverage dating back to 1923. Coverage is international and subjects include literature, language and linguistics, folklore, literary theory & criticism, dramatic arts, as well as the historical aspects of printing and publishing.

 

 
Naxos Music Library (Limited to 5 simultaneous users)
This database provides streaming audio access to over 51,000 CDs with 745,803 tracks in the areas of classical, jazz, opera, world, and new age music. Music included in this resource is provided in the streaming audio format, and can be used from on or off campus.  Note:Music files stream exclusively on Adobe Flash Player. (download Adobe Flash Player 10)

 

Naxos Music Library - Jazz (Limited to 3 simultaneous users)
Containing over 3,000 CDs, with more being added monthly, Naxos Music Library-Jazz provides streaming audio access on or off campus, to genres ranging from contemporary jazz to blues, contemporary instrumental, blues & jazz legends, pop & rock, spoken word and world. 
Note: Music files stream exclusively on Adobe Flash Player. (download Adobe Flash Player 10)

 

National Bureau of Economic Research Working Papers

NBER researchers initially report their findings in scientific papers aimed at other professional economists in academic institutions, business, government, and the business media around the world. Nearly 500 NBER Working Papers are published each year, and many subsequently appear in scholarly journals. The NBER Web site offers full-text downloads of most NBER Working Papers. All papers issued since 1994 or numbered 4935 and higher are available in PDF format, and some older papers are also available electronically.

 

NetLibrary/eBooks
Collection of electronic books covering a wide range of disciplines. Search by keyword, author, or subject heading. Over 12,000 full text titles available, along with hundreds of reference resources. The library catalog also includes records for electronic books from the EBSCO eBook collection. Click on the link in the catalog record to access the electronic book.

 

New York Times (Historical File)
Full text access to all sections of the New York Times from 1851 to 2005. Full page and article access are available. Digital reproductions of every page allow access to international news, US news, sports, entertainment, stock quotes, and classified ads. Searchable by keyword, article type, and date of publication.

 

NTIS (National Technical Information Service)
The largest central resource for government-funded scientific, technical, engineering, and business related information available today.

 

 
OAIster
Collection of freely available, difficult-to-access, academically-oriented digital resources from over 200 institutions. Provides access to ebooks, online journals, audio files, images, movies, and reference texts.

 

Opposing Viewpoints

Covers current social issues with more than 14,000 pro/con essays, 5,000+ topic overviews, over 300 primary source documents, as well as court cases, biographies, approximately 5 million periodical articles, 70,000 images, statistics, maps, graphs, charts and tables, and links out to current news coverage, NPR programs, presidential addresses and more.

 

Orchestral Music Online
Find: ORCHESTRAL MUSIC DURATIONS, INSTRUMENTATION, etc.
Use this resource to locate the number of players and instrumentation required for over 6700 works by 900+ composers. Browse by composer, title, or keyword, or search by duration, instrumentation, chorus type, soloist, etc.

 

Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Groups 30 member countries sharing a commitment to democratic government and the market economy. Best known for its publications and its statistics, its work covers economic and social issues from macroeconomics, to trade, education, development and science and innovation.

 

OECD Economic Surveys/OECDiLibrary
OECD Economic Surveys provide in-depth reviews of member countries' economies and selected non-member countries. A minimum 18 surveys are issued during a calendar year. Each issue provides a solid analysis of developments in the subject country, special reports on topics of current interest, and extensive statistical information. All surveys are full text searchable and available in PDF format.

 

Oxford English Dictionary
Online counterpart to the 20-volume print edition. Traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookbooks.

 

Oxford Music Online
Contains the full texts of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd edition (2001), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera (1992), and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition (2002), as well as numerous subsequent updates and emendations. Including more than 50,000 signed articles and 30,000 biographies contributed by over 6,000 scholars from around the world, Oxford Music Online is the unsurpassed authority on all aspects of music.

 

Oxford Reference Online
Resource for facts, figures, definitions, and translations. Find more than 50,000 scholarly articles from titles in the Oxford Companions series, plus all 20,000 quotations from the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations.

 

 
Perseus Digital Library
Digital library of resources for the study of the humanities; includes texts relating to ancient Greece, Latin text and tools, and Renaissance-related materials. Also includes materials on the United States' westward expansion and other materials of early American history including the American Civil War.

 

PLANTS Database
Resource of the National Plant Data Center. From the site: "The PLANTS Database provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories. It includes names, plant symbols, checklists, distributional data, species abstracts, characteristics, images, plant links, references, crop information, and automated tools."

 

Professional Collection
Collection of more than 300 full-text journals for educators. Offers balanced coverage for any professional educator in the following areas: arts and humanities; child and adolescent psychology and development; drug and alcohol abuse; health/nutrition/fitness; learning disabilities; literature; school law; science and technology; social sciences; and sports/athletic training.

 

Project Gutenberg
Provides access to books in the public domain in electronic text format; over 6,000 titles have been posted to the site. Texts available include "light" and "heavy" literature and reference sources such as almanacs, encyclopedias, and dictionaries.

 

Project MUSE
Full-text database of more than 200 scholarly publications in the arts and humanities, social sciences, and mathematics.

 

ProQuest
Suite of databases that cover such topics as education, art, science, health, women’s interests, the military, law, psychology, multiculturalism, and the social sciences.

  

This database gives access to the dissertations and theses produced by students at the University of South Dakota.
 
PsycARTICLES
Full-text database from the American Psychological Association. Includes nearly 50 psychology publications covering the disciplines of Human Physiology, Personality Psychology, Social Psychology, Educational Psychology, and more.
 
PsycINFO
Citation database covering over 1,900 leading psychological, psychiatric, and related publications.

 

Psychology Journals (ProQuest)
ProQuest Psychology Journals provides abstracts and indexing for more than 615 titles, with over 520 titles available in full text. Users get access to charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements essential to psychological research.

 

 

Public Library of Science (PLoS)
Non-profit organization of scientists and physicians "committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource." PLoS publishes its own journals: PLoS Biology and PLoS Medicine.

 

PubMed
Citation database of the National Library of Medicine that includes over 14 million citations for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. Citations are from MEDLINE and additional life science journals; includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources.

 

PubMed Central
Full-text database of biomedical and life sciences journal literature available through the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

 

 
Regional Business News
Incorporates 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
 
SAGE Journals
This database includes over 400 journal titles in the Humanities and Social Sciences areas. The titles cover a wide date range from older materials to the most current issues. Subjects covered include education, psychology, cultural studies and much more. When searching this database, choose the option to search only "Sage Journals available to me."

 

SAGE Knowledge
Will include nearly 60 subject and discipline specific encyclopedias and handbooks including the Encyclopedia of Social Networks, the Encyclopedia of Sports Management and Marketing, the Handbook of Youth Mentoring, (2nd ed.), the SAGE Handbook of Social Gerontology, and much, much more.

 

Sanborn Maps Online - S.D.
Online database of Sanborn fire insurance maps for the state of South Dakota. Included maps date from 1884 to 1960. These maps provide a wealth of information about buildings – size, dimensions, building materials used, function, and location of windows and doors. They were updated yearly, so a review of maps from several years can provide a good idea of when and what changes were made to a building.

 

Science Cinema (DOE)
Search multimedia videos presenting scientific research from the Department of Energy. Videos are audio-indexed using speech recognition technology. Enter a term, and the results displayed will point to the precise spot(s) where the term appears in the presentation.

 

Science Citation Index Expanded (ISI Web of Science)
SCI provides access to current and retrospective bibliographic information, author abstracts, and cited references found in approximately 5,900 of the world's leading scholarly science and technical journals covering more than 150 disciplines.

 

ScienceDirect - Social Sciences and Humanities

Access to full text, scholarly journals in the social sciences and humanities subject areas. This database offers full text access to hundreds of titles in the fields of history, sociology, anthropology, business, economics, and psychology.

 

Science.Gov
Gateway to selected science information provided by U.S. Government agencies, including research and development results.

 

SciFinder Scholar
NSU students now have access to the Chemical Abstracts Service database, which includes references from over 9,500 journals and more than 50 active patent issuing authorities. These journals provide complete coverage in the fields of chemistry, biochemistry, biology, pharmacology, and medicine. In addition to these subject areas, SciFinder Scholar contains the worlds largest collection of organic and inorganic substance information. Access is limited to NSU faculty and student.  **To use SciFinder Scholar you must first create a personal account; you will use your personal username and password to access the database. 
NOTE: personal account must be created on campus.

 

Scirus
Science-specific search engine that searches over 167 million science-specific Web pages to locate scholarly, technical and medical data on the Web, including the latest reports and peer-reviewed articles and journals.

 

Scitation
Scitation indexes articles from 120 scholarly journals on topics in physics and engineering. Topics include mathematics, civil engineering, semiconductors, optics, and nuclear physics. Some full text content is included, but Scitation is made up largely of abstracts.

 

SciTech Connect

SciTech Connect is a portal to 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.

 

SIRS Issues Researcher
A general reference database containing thousands of full-text articles from magazines and newspaper sources exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political and global issues.

 

Social Science Citation Index (ISI Web of Science)
SSCI provides a focus on essential data from over 1,950 of the world's leading social sciences journals across 50 disciplines, as well as 3,500 of the world's leading scientific and technical journals (coverage 1992-present)."  SSCI is part of Web of Science (see below).

 

SocINDEX with Full Text
This resource contains more than 1,300,000 records in all major subsets of Sociology. The content includes abstracts from over 2,000 sociology related journals and full text access to over 300 journals, 550 books, and over 6,500 conference papers.

 

Sourcebook of Criminal Statistics

Sourcebook of Criminal Statistics is a database created by University at Albany School of Criminal Justices and contains information about the characteristics of the criminal justice systems, public attitudes towards crime and justice, nature and distribution of known offenses, characteristics and distribution of persons arrested, judicial processing of defendants and information about persons under correctional supervision.

 

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics

The Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics brings together data from more than 100 published and unpublished sources about many aspects of criminal justice in the United States. Since 1973, the project has been located at theUniversity at Albany, School of Criminal Justice, and compiled and managed by staff at the Hindelang Criminal Justice Research Center in Albany, New York.

 

South Dakota State Library: Digital Collections

The South Dakota State Library's Digital Collections reflect the history and culture of South Dakota.  Primarily of interest to librarians, researchers, and genealogists, these digital collections include newspaper articles, photographs, state documents, and more.

 

SPORTDiscus with Full Text
SPORTDiscus with Full Text offers comprehensive, bibliographic and full text coverage of sport, fitness and related disciplines. This database contains over 230 full text titles. In addition, SPORTDiscus with Full Text also contains over 650,000 records with journal and monograph coverage going back to 1800; over 20,000 dissertations and theses and reference to articles in 60 different languages.

 

SRDS delivers the accurate, up-to-date media information you need to get the job done quickly—including detailed ad rates, dates and contact data. With the majority of SRDS Media Solutions available online, you can search conveniently, create contact reports and obtain additional information with direct links to media kits and audit statements.

 

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Designed as a dynamic reference work with more than 500 entries in 35 subject areas, including philosophy of science, aesthetics, history of ideas, feminism, ethics (theoretical and applied), social and political philosophy, and logic.

 

 
Site of the U.S. Department of Transportation's Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Contains published transportation research.

 

 

 
Wall Street Journal (Historical File)
Full text access to all sections of the Wall Street Journal from 1889 to 1987. Both full page and article access are available. Digital reproductions of every page allow access to US business news, editorial & commentary, stock quotes, and classified ads. Searchable by keyword, article type, and date of publication.

 

WDI Online
Data source on the global economy; contains statistical data for over 550 development indicators and time series data from 1960-2008 for over 200 countries and 18 country groups. Data includes social, economic, financial, natural resources, and environmental indicators.

 

Web of Knowledge is the main interface to Web of Science and three major citation indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Science Citation Index and Arts & Humanities Index.  These databases contain citations for scholarly journals in the hard sciences, social sciences and humanities.  Disciplines covered are chemistry, biology, mathematics, history, anthropology, and sociology along with art, religion, literary reviews and more.  Other databases included in the Web of Knowledge suite are BIOSIS Previews, Current Contents Connect, MEDLINE and Journal Citation Reports.

 

Wildlife & Ecology Worldwide
Wildlife & Ecology Studies Worldwide (1935 & earlier to present), is the world’s largest index to literature on wild mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians. Coverage includes more than 1.6 million bibliographic records, many of which include abstracts. Major topic areas include studies of individual species, habitat types, hunting, economics, wildlife behavior, management techniques, diseases, ecotourism, zoology, taxonomy and much more.

 

Women Writers Online
Resource devoted to early modern women's writing covering a period from 1400 to 1850.

 

World Book Advanced
From the makers of the familiar World Book Encyclopedia.  Powerful reference tool that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases. Features include the ability to create timelines, save research to a personalized homepage, and more.

 

WorldCat
Online catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide offering millions of bibliographic records.