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H-Net Online Reviews
Vendor: H-Net Online

Years: n/a

Updated: n/a

full text; subjects: reviews of humanities and social sciences resources.

Online scholarly review resource for the humanities and social sciences. A number of titles in our library catalog contain a link to an H-Net Review. Users may also search for reviews on the H-Net site.

Health Source: Consumer Edition
Vendor: EBSCO

Years: 1990-

Updated: daily

partial full text, citations, abstracts; subjects:  AIDS, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, aging, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, women's health and more.

Searchable full text of over 80 consumer health journals, as well as searchable full text of more than 1,000 health-related pamphlets and more than 130 health reference books.  Also contains more than 4,500 Clinical Reference Systems reports; Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names; and the Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary.

Health Source: Nursing/ Academic Edition
Vendor: EBSCO

Years: 1990-

Updated: daily

partial full text, citations, abstracts; subjects: nursing and allied health.

Provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on various medical disciplines. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for over 850 journals and Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary.  In addition, this database includes Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.

Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI)
Vendor: UCLA

Years: 1970 -

Updated: varies

citations, abstracts; subjects: Central and South America, Mexico, Brazil, the Caribbean basin, the United States-Mexico border region, and Hispanics/Latinos in the United States.
HAPI Online contains analyses of current political, economic, and social issues as well as coverage of Latin American arts and letters, it includes complete bibliographic citations to articles, book reviews (through 2001), documents, original literary works, and other materials appearing in more than 600 key social science and humanities journals published throughout the world.  For a listing of journal coverage, see Journals Indexed.

Historical Abstracts
Vendor: EBSCO

Years: 1955-

Updated: monthly

partial full text, citations, abstracts; subjects: history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada, which are covered in America: History and Life).

This database provides indexing of more than 1,800 academic historical journals in over 40 languages dating back to 1955.  Coverage includes the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present, including world history, military history, women's history, history of education and more.

History of Science, Technology and Medicine
Vendor: EBSCO

Years: 1975 -

Updated: monthly/annually

citations, abstracts; subjects: history of science, technology & medicine.

Under the auspices of the International Union of the History and Philosophy of Science, this database is the definitive international bibliography for the history of science, technology, and medicine and their influence on culture, from pre-history to the present.  Includes records of journal articles, conference proceedings, books, dissertations, serials, maps and other materials.

History Study Center
Vendor: ProQuest

Years: 1986-

Updated: varies

full text; subjects:  global history from ancient times to the present day.

History Study Center provides a collection of digitised primary and secondary sources for the study of history. Contents include reference books, essays, journal articles, historical newspaper and magazine articles, maps, rare books, government documents, transcripts of historical speeches, images and video clips. Study Units offer editorially selected material on over 500 historical topics.  The Center contains over 40,000 documents and articles, with over 50 reference works, 3000 images and links to 2,000 web sites.

Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective
Vendor: EBSCO
(H.W. Wilson)

Years: 1907 - 1984

Updated: complete

citations; subjects: humanities and social sciences.

Bibliographic information from over 1200 journals covering all aspects of the humanities and social sciences from as far back as 1907, includes book reviews. The database also covers many important scientific journals through the 1950's.  Contains scholarly journals published in North America and Europe.

 

Humanities International Complete
Vendor: EBSCO

Years: 1984-

Updated: monthly

full text, citations, abstracts; subjects: humanities. 

Humanities International Complete provides full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world. Contains the Humanities International Index plus unique full text content including author profiles. The database includes full text for more than 890 journals  covering all aspects of the humanities, with worldwide content pertaining to literary, scholarly and creative thought.

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ICPSR
Vendor: ICPSR

Years: 1962-

Updated: varies

data; subjects: social sciences, economics, education, politics and government.

ICPSR maintains and provides access to a vast data archive containing over 500,000 files of social science data. In addition, ICPSR hosts 16 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields, including the Health and Medical Care Archive (HMCA), the International Archive of Education Data (IAED), the National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging (NACDA), the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD), the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Data Archive (SAMHDA), and the Child Care and Early Education Research Connections (CCEERC).

In The First Person
Vendor: Alexander Street Press

Years: n/a

Updated: n/a

citations, partial full text, audio, video; subjects: history.

In the First Person is an index to letters, diaries, oral histories, and other personal narratives. It indexes close to 4,000 collections of personal narratives in English from around the world.

IngentaConnect
Vendor: Publishing Technology

Years: 1990-

Updated: daily

citations, abstracts; subjects: all academic subjects.

Contains a comprehensive collection of citation data from over 4 million articles contained in over 11,000 publications.  Allows users to browse scholarly journal titles and table of contents in selected academic journals, and link to open access and subscribed content.

Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research
Vendor: ICPSR

Years: 1962-

Updated: varies

data; subjects: social sciences, economics, education, politics and government.

ICPSR maintains and provides access to a vast data archive containing over 500,000 files of social science data. In addition, ICPSR hosts 16 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields, including the Health and Medical Care Archive (HMCA), the International Archive of Education Data (IAED), the National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging (NACDA), the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD), the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Data Archive (SAMHDA), and the Child Care and Early Education Research Connections (CCEERC).

International Bibliography of Art
Vendor: ProQuest

Years: 2008-

Updated: monthly

 

 

 

citations; subjects:  European and American art from late antiquity to the present.

IBA is the successor to the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA), and includes the most recent index records that were created by the Getty Research Institute as part of BHA.

Coverage spans European art from late antiquity to the present, American art from the colonial era to the present, and global art since 1945. Topics include visual arts in all media, plus decorative and applied arts, museum studies and conservation, archaeology and classical studies, antiques and architectural history, and related fields.  IBA indexes over 500 core journals, plus monographs, essay collections, conference proceedings and exhibition catalogues.  Coverage is international, with at least 60% of records from non-English-language publications (principally German, French, Italian and Spanish).

Iter: Gateway to the Middle Ages & Renaissance
Vendor: Iter

Years: 1784-

Updated: daily

citations; subjects: Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700).

An Open URL-enabled bibliography comprised of secondary source material pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700). Citations for books and journal material (articles, reviews, review articles, bibliographies, catalogues, abstracts and discographies) are included, as are citations for dissertation abstracts and essays in books (including entries in conference proceedings, festschriften, encyclopedias and exhibition catalogues).  The bibliography contains over 1720 scholarly journal titles published since 1784, and an essay collection of 8,650, published since 1931.

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