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General - American Indian Studies - Anthropology/Ethnic Studies - Art - Astronomy - Biography - Biological Sciences - Business/Management - Chemistry - Communication & Theatre Arts - Computer Science - Digital Collections - Economics - Education - Electronic Books - Engineering - English/Literature/Writing - Geography/Geology - Health Sciences - History - Law/Government - Mathematics - Music - Newspapers/Current Events - Philosophy - Physical Education & Athletics - Physics - Political Science - Psychology - Sociology - Sound Recordings - Wisconsin - Women's Studies

Academic Search Complete via EbscoHost Description: Academic Search™ Complete is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multidisciplinary full-text database, covering subject areas such as animal science, anthropology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, food science & technology, general science, geography, geology, law, materials science, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, pharmaceutical sciences, physics, psychology, religion & theology, veterinary science, women's studies, zoology and many other fields. With more than 8,600 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,500 peer-reviewed journals, this database also offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.
Coverage: 1887-present
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
Associations Unlimited International via Gale Description: Contains information for approximately 160,000 international and U.S. national, regional, state, and local nonprofit membership organizations in all fields.
Coverage: N/A
Full-text: N/A
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
Auto Repair Reference Center via EbscoHost Description: Full text repair manuals covering domestic and foreign automobiles from 1945 to the present.
Coverage: 1945-
Full-text: Yes.
Online guide or tutorial: No.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server or through BadgerLink.
Brill E-Books via Brill Online
New Database Listing
Description: Full-text humanities and social science academic e-books in the subject areas of Asian studies; Biblical studies (ancient Near East and early Christianity); classical studies; European history and culture; Middle East and Islamic studies; religious studies, theology and philosophy; and social sciences. We do not currently have access to the biology, language & linguistics and materials & surface science collections listed on the main page.
Coverage: N/A
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
Britannica Online via BadgerLink Description: Encyclopædia Britannica Online High School Edition brings together the world-renowned content of the encyclopedia, with the speed and convenience of the Internet.
Coverage: The first issue of Britannica was published in 1768, continuously revised.
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
Choice Reviews Online Description: Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries is the premier source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education. More than 35,000 librarians, faculty, and key decision makers rely on Choice magazine and ChoiceReviews.online for collection development and scholarly research.
Coverage: 1987-present
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
CQ Researcher Plus Archive via Description: In-depth coverage and analysis regarding controversial topics, including health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, environment, technology and the economy.
Coverage: 1991-present
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
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.
Films for the Humanities & Sciences on Demand via Films for the Humanities & Sciences / Films Media Group Description: Films for the Humanities and Sciences on Demand provides access to over 7000 educational online videos. Videos are provided online via streaming video. Many videos are available with closed captioning. They cover subjects in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Science, Health, Medicine, Mathematics, and Technology.
Coverage:
Full-text:
Online guide or tutorial: How to Stream Videos from D2L
Remote access: Yes
Foundations in Wisconsin via Marquette University Description: Published annually by Marquette University's Raynor Library, Foundations in Wisconsin: A Directory provides searchable profiles of active grant making foundations in the state of Wisconsin.
Coverage: Most recent year.
Full-text: N/A
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via link to left with username and password.
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia via EbscoHost Description: Indexes over 25,000 articles from the encyclopedia.
Coverage: Updated annually
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server or through BadgerLink.
JSTOR Arts & Sciences Collections I, II and VI via JSTOR Description: JSTOR is a digitized archive of major research journals in a variety of academic disciplines, many of which date back to the 1800's. JSTOR contains the backfiles of journals; the most recent volumes are two to five years behind the latest issues, depending upon agreements with the journal publishers. UW System has a subscription to the Arts & Sciences I, Arts & Sciences II and Arts & Sciences VI collections.
Coverage: Varies from title to title, but approximately from the 1800s to five years ago.
Full-text: Yes, including full image.
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
LexisNexis Academic via LexisNexis Description: LexisNexis Academic offers access to more than 5,800 full-text sources, including foreign and U.S. newspapers (among them The New York Times), magazines and trade journals, broadcast transcripts, company financial information, industry and market news, federal and state case law, law reviews, medical news and abstracts, and state and country profiles.
Coverage: Varies by title.
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
MasterFILE Premier via EbscoHost Description: MasterFILE Premier provides full text from over 1,730 general reference, business, consumer health, general science, and multi-cultural periodicals. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 2,600 periodicals.
Coverage: 1984-present
Full-text: 1990-present
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server or through BadgerLink.
Oxford English Dictionary via Oxford University Press Description: The online version of the Oxford English Dictionary, the world's leading authority on the history and development of the English language since 1150. Please note that this database only one concurrent user.
Coverage: N/A
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available. Tutorial available from http://www.oed.com/public/whatis.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
Points of View Reference Center via EbscoHost Description: Points of View Reference Center is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides 255 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument),counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. It contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, including 1,143 main essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books. The database also offers guides to debate, developing arguments and writing position papers. Additionally, this database contains the Video Encyclopedia of the 20th Century, providing students with a searchable collection of some of the most important social, political, and cultural moments of the 20th century.
Coverage: Varies by title, but some are as far back as 1980.
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
Project Muse via Description: Project Muse offers full text of over 100 scholarly journals in the areas of arts and humanities, social sciences, and mathemetics from ten major university presses: Carnegie Mellon, Duke, Johns Hopkins, Indiana, MIT, Oxford, Penn State, Hawaii, Texas, and Wisconsin.
Coverage: 1990-present
Full-text: Yes, from 1995-present
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available. Instructional vodcasts available from http://muse.jhu.edu/about/resources/vodcasts.html.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
Proquest via Proquest Description: A collection of full-text databases in various subject areas.
Coverage: Varies by Database
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
Resources for College Libraries via UWC
New Database Listing
Description: RCL covers the entire two-year and four-year college curriculum and provides a list of core titles that are essential for undergraduate study. Developed by an editorial team of more than 400 subject editors, bibliographers, and referees the RCL database content is continuously updated and now features improved functionality and a new improved user-friendly interface.
Coverage:
Full-text:
Online guide or tutorial:
Remote access: Yes
Web of Science via Thomson Reuters Description: ISI Citation Databases are multidisciplinary databases of bibliographic information indexed so that you can search for specific articles by subject, author, journal, and/or author address. Because the information stored about each article includes the article's bibliography, you can also search the databases for articles that cite a known author or work. Includes Science Citation Index, Social Science Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citations Index.
Coverage: 1987-present
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available. Tutorial available at http://scientific.thomson.com/tutorials/wos7/.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
WorldCat Description: WorldCat is a mega-library catalog containing more than 1 billion records contributed by 10,000 libraries around the world. It contains full bibliographic descriptions and cataloging information for the following types of materials: books, serials, manuscripts, sound recordings, audiovisual materials, maps, music scores, and computer-readable files.
Coverage: 1100-present
Full-text: No
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
Alphabetical List Subject List Quick Links Trials Journal List Off-Campus Access

Quick Links

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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