A scholarly, multi-disciplinary database providing indexing and abstracts for thousands of journals and other publications. Academic Search Complete includes full-text access to peer-reviewed journals, as well as indexing and abstracts for magazines, monographs, reports, and conference proceedings. The database features some PDF content going back as far as 1867, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for 1,000 journals.
Date Coverage: 1984 to present
Materials Indexed: Book Chapters; Book Reviews; Books; Journal Articles; Magazine Articles; Newspaper Articles
Art & Architecture Source covers a broad range of arts related subjects from advertising art to video art. This database includes full-text articles and books along with indexing and abstracts from a variety of book, journals, and more in a range of languages.
Date Coverage: indexing 1929 - present; full text 1984 - present
Materials Indexed: Artworks; Journal Articles; Magazine Articles
ARTbibliographies Modern indexes publications about modern and contemporary arts dating from the late 19th century onwards. Photography is covered from its invention in 1839 to the present. A particular emphasis is placed upon adding new and lesser-known artists and on the coverage of foreign-language literature. It covers all aspects of modern and contemporary art, including performance art and installation works, video art, computer and electronic art, body art, graffiti, artists' books, theater arts, crafts, jewelry, illustration, and more, as well as the traditional fine arts of painting, printmaking, sculpture, and drawing.
The Ethnic NewsWatch database contains news, culture and history from 200 publications of the ethnic, minority and native press. Nearly 500,000 complete articles dating back to 1990 are available, along with archival material dating back to the mid 1980's. More than 7,500 new articles are added each month. Ethnic NewsWatch is searchable in both English and Spanish, with titles in both languages; more than 100,000 articles are in Spanish.
Materials Indexed: Newspaper Articles, Book Reviews
JSTOR allows searching of articles from its archival collection of journals in a wide range of subject areas by author and/or keywords taken from the titles, abstracts and/or full-text. Searches may be limited to a specific subject category of journals.
Project MUSE is a searchable collection of hundreds of university press and other journals. Searching is available by author, year, journal title and keywords from titles, subjects or full-text. Older issues of many (but not all) of the journals are available in JSTOR. The Project MUSE advanced search allows you to search and link through to the corresponding JSTOR archives as well.
The ProQuest Social Sciences Database cluster allows users to simultaneously perform a search in any or all of the following databases:
American Periodicals (1740 - 1940)
COS Funding Opportunities
EconLit (1969 - current)
ERIC (1966 - current)
Index Islamicus (1906 - current)
International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) (1951 - current)
Linguistics and Language Behavior
Abstracts (LLBA) (1973 - current)
Philosopher's Index (1940 - current)
PILOTS: Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress (1871 - current)
PsycARTICLES (1894 - current)
PsycINFO (1806 - current)
Social Services Abstracts (1979 - current)
Sociological Abstracts (1952 - current)
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts (1975 - current)
For more information on the individual databases, see their respective entries in the Databases list.
The Washington Post is well known for not only in-depth news and analysis of American politics but also insightful coverage of national and international trends and events. The paper's popularity is evinced by the fact that it is read by more than a million people worldwide.
Date Coverage: 1987 - present
Materials Indexed: Newspaper Articles