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Britannica Online - CQ Researcher Plus Archive - EbscoHost - Films for the Humanities & Sciences on Demand - JSTOR Arts & Sciences Collections I, II and VI - LexisNexis Academic - Points of View Reference Center - Project Muse - Proquest

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Citation Linker

If you have a journal or book citation and would like to see if the full-text for it is available online, select Citation Linker and enter the information you have.  If it is available, you will be presented with a menu of full-text options.  If it is not available online, you will be given options to either find it in the UW Colleges library catalog or request it on interlibrary loan via ILLiad.


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Early Encounters in North America: Peoples, Cultures, and the Environment via Alexander Street Press Description: Contains approximately 100,000 pages by 1,482 authors of letters, diaries, memoirs and accounts of early encounters.
Coverage: N/A
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
Early English Books Online (EEBO) via ProQuest Description: From the first book printed in English by William Caxton, through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare and the tumult of the English Civil War, EEBO contains over 100,000 of the 125,000 titles listed in Pollard & Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640), Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700), and the Thomason Tracts (1640-1661). EEBO has a digital version of almost every book printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America from 1473 to 1700.
Coverage: 1473-1700
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
East Asian Collection via UWDC Description:
Coverage:
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EbscoHost via Description: A collection of full-text databases in various subject areas, ranging from general reference collections to subject specific periodical indexes.
Coverage: Varies by database. Title lists are available for each database.
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: Online tutorial and search tips are available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server or through BadgerLink. (Additional databases are available via UW System and UW Colleges licenses which are not available via BadgerLink.)
EbscoHost Ebooks via Ebsco Description: Full-text electronic book collections in the areas of American contemporary issues, contemporary social issues, criminal justice and science and society.
Coverage: N/A
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
ECB VideoLink via BadgerLink Description: ECB VideoLink offers high-quality video programs for Wisconsin's K-12 students and teachers, available right now via streaming or download to your computer. Additional programs are available via broadcast on Wisconsin's public television stations. Visit the ECB Web site for more information. (Subject-based titles list.)
See also Science Images and Animations and Soundzabound.
Coverage: N/A
Full-text: N/A
Online guide or tutorial: A video tutorial is available.
Remote access: Yes,via proxy server or through BadgerLink
Ecology and Natural Resources Collection via UWDC Description: The Ecology and Natural Resources Collection brings together in digital form two categories of primary and secondary publications: writings about research in ecology and natural resources conducted by University of Wisconsin faculty and staff; and unique or valuable titles in these fields held by the University of Wisconsin Libraries.
Coverage: N/A
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: Forms to request assistance are available.
Remote access: Yes, via link to left.
Economic Report of the President via Description: Search-able copies of the annual Economic Report of the President.
Coverage: 1996-present
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: No
Remote access: Yes, via link to left.
Education Research Complete via EbscoHost Description: Education Research Complete is the definitive online resource for education research. 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.
Coverage: Indexing and abstracts for more than 3,000 journals back to 1881; full text for more than 2,000 journals back to 1936; full text for numerous education-related conference papers and more than 500 books and monographs back to 1972.
Full-text: Yes.
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server or through BadgerLink.
Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) via U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Description: ERIC provides free access to more than 1.2 million bibliographic records of journal articles and other education-related materials and, if available, includes links to full text. ERIC is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences (IES).
Coverage: 1966-present
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via link to left.
Educational Administration Abstracts via EbscoHost Description: Educational Administration Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering areas related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains more than 66,000 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline.
Coverage: 1966-present
Full-text: Yes.
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server or through BadgerLink.
Educator's Reference Desk Description: The Educator's Reference Desk builds on over a quarter century of experience providing high-quality resources and services to the education community. From the Information Institute of Syracuse, the people who created AskERIC, the Gateway to Educational Materials, and the Virtual Reference Desk, the Educator's Reference Desk brings you the resources you have come to depend on. 2,000+ lesson plans, 3,000+ links to online education information, and 200+ question archive responses.
Coverage: N/A
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: No
Remote access: Yes, via link to left.
EDUCAUSE Description: EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology. Membership includes access to EDUCAUSE Quarterly and EDUCAUSE Review.
Coverage: N/A
Full-text: N/A
Online guide or tutorial: No
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
Eighteenth Century Collections Online via Gale Description: Digital images of every page of over 180,000 titles published primarily in the UK during the 18th century, including books, pamphlets, essays, broadsides, and more based on the English Short Title Catalogue. Full-text searching of approximately 33 million pages in the fields of history and geography, social sciences, literature and language, religion and philosophy, law, fine arts, and medicine, science and technology.
Coverage: 1701-1800
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
Eighties in America (80s) -- See Salem History 
Encyclopaedia Britannica Online -- See Britannica Online 
Encyclopedia of Political Science via CQ Press Description: The Encylopedia of Political Science (TEPS) assesses the core issues that have long concerned students of politics. This comprehensive work traces the evolution of political theories, concepts, research frameworks, and political practices from across the world. As it examines the interplay of political ideas and processes, the encyclopedia also conveys the vitality and excitement of politics in practice. Cognizant of the global nature of political ideas and movements, TEPS reflects a wide range of concepts and frameworks, both Western and non-Western, national and international. An authoritative survey of the state of politics and political science, this work consists of more than 1,500 A to Z signed entries by contributors from over 30 countries, including 300 overview articles or interpretive essays.
Coverage: N/A
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
Encyclopedia of Religion in America via CQ Press Description: Encyclopedia of Religion in America examines how religious history and practices are woven into the political, social, cultural, and historical landscape of North America. This authoritative reference work explains the origins, development, adaptation, influence, and interrelations of the many faiths practiced, including major world religions, new religious sects, cults, and religious movements that originated or had an influence in the United States. Edited by well-known experts in the field, the Encyclopedia covers all the significant religious denominations and movements that have originated or flourished in North America, from the beginning of European settlement to the present day. The broad multidisciplinary coverage includes the religious life of indigenous peoples, specific aspects of religious life, and the relationship of political, social, economic, and cultural spheres.
Coverage: N/A
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History via CQ Press Description: Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History explores the events, policies, activities, institutions, groups, people, and movements that have created and shaped political life in the United States. With contributions from scholars in the fields of history and political science, this seven-volume set provides students, researchers, and scholars the opportunity to examine the political evolution of the United States from the 1500s to the present day.
Coverage: 1500-present
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
EndNote Web via Thomson Description: EndNote Web is online citation tool. It is designed for both novice and advanced researchers who need to manage their bibliographic references. EndNote Web allows you to create an online library to store your references.
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Environment Complete via EbscoHost Description: Environment Complete offers deep coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more. It contains more than 1,772,000 records from more than 1,680 domestic and international titles going back to the 1940s (including 1,108 active core titles) as well as more than 100 monographs. The database also contains full text for more than 650 journals.
Coverage: 1940s-present
Full-text: Varies by title.
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
ERIC via EbscoHost Description: ERIC, the Educational Information Resource Center, indexes and abstracts nearly 1,000 education-related journals and documents with full text of 2,200 reports, and bibliographic information (citations, abstracts) for books, research syntheses, conference papers, technical reports, policy papers and other education-related items.
Coverage: 1966-present
Full-text: Some
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server or through BadgerLink.
ERIC via U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences -- See Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) 
eScholarship: University of California via University of California Description: eScholarship provides a suite of open access, scholarly publishing services and research tools that enable scholars associated with the University of California to have direct control over the creation and dissemination of the full range of their scholarship. These resources include journals, books, working papers, conference proceedings, and seminar/paper series.
Coverage: N/A
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via link to left.
Ethnic NewsWatch via ProQuest Description: Ethnic NewsWatch (ENW) features newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press, providing researchers access to essential, often overlooked perspectives. With titles dating from 1990, ENW presents a comprehensive, full-text collection of more than 1.8 million articles from more than 315 publications offering both national and regional coverage. While the content may mirror mainstream media coverage, the viewpoints are decidedly unique.
Coverage: Varies by title, but generally 1990-present.
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available along with Search Tips at http://training.proquest.com/trc/splash/enw/en/tips.htm.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
Europa Sacra via UW Madison Description: Provides information on medieval Church prelates including information on all 1300 medieval bishoprics, archdioceses and patriarchates under obedience to Rome, as well as prosographical information on 18,507 bishops, archbishops and patriarchs. Gradually more recent prosographical works on members of religious orders and data on secular clergy supplied by nationally-based prosographical projects will be added. Europa Sacra Online 2004 draws its initial information from: C. Eubel, Hierarchia catholica medii aevi… ab anno 1198 [1st and 2nd edns. Munster, 1898ff], P.B. Gams, Series episcoporum ecclesiae catholicae [Regensburg, 1873-86].
Coverage: N/A
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: N/A
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 via EbscoHost Description: This bibliographic database is a valuable index to European works that relate to the Americas. EBSCO Publishing, in cooperation with the John Carter Brown Library, has created this resource from European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed in Europe Relating to the Americas, 1493-1750, the authoritative bibliography that is well-known and respected by scholars worldwide. The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. It covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of Native American peoples. A wide range of subject areas are covered; from natural disasters to disease outbreaks and slavery.
Coverage: 1493-1750
Full-text: No
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.

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