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NOTE: The library frequently has access to databases on a free trial basis. If you have feedback about any of these resources, please contact a librarian at the Research Help desk by visiting the desk, calling (309) 794-7206, or e-mailing libraryinfo@augustana.edu.

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Academic Search Premier

This database offers full text of articles from a wide range of academic areas including business, social sciences, humanities, general academic, general science, and education. It features full text for over 4,500 journals with many dating back to 1990, abstracts and indexing for over 8,000 periodicals and scholarly journals, over 3,600 of them peer-reviewed journals.
Subject areas: All

ACS Journals

American Chemical Society journals and journal archives provide immediate access to all titles published by ACS from 1879 to the current issues. Use this database to find the highest quality articles in chemistry and related fields.
Subject area: Chemistry

ADFLIP

This database allows you to search and print print advertisements from 1940 to the present. Search by category, decade, or year. Images on this site are protected by copyright. See http://www.copyright.gov/fls/fl102.html for explanation of "fair use" for educational purposes.
Note: You must log-in if you are off-campus; please contact the Reference Desk for log-in information.
Subject areas:
Business & Economics, Communication Studies

Agricola

Over 2200 sources with detailed abstracts relating to all aspects of agriculture, forestry, environmental pollution and animal science. Dates covered are 1970 to the present.
Subject areas: Biology, Environmental Sciences

America: History & Life

This is an index to the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Published since 1964, the database comprises almost 400,000 bibliographic entries. Limited to six simultaneous users.
Subject area: History

American History in Video

With 2,000 hours and more than 5,000 titles on completion, this video collection allows students and researchers to analyze historical events and their presentation over time, through commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries.
Subject area: History

American Periodical Series Online

Over 1,100 periodicals that first began publishing between 1740 and 1900, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines, and many other historically-significant periodicals.
Subject areas: History, English

L'Année Philologique

Guide to articles, essays, and conference papers on subjects from the Classical time period. Includes references to articles in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. Searches may be limited to one or more of these languages.
Subject areas: English, Philosophy, Religion

Anthropology Plus

Anthropology Plus is the world’s most comprehensive index covering the fields of anthropology, archaeology, and related interdisciplinary research. This database offers worldwide indexing of journals from the early 19th century to today.
Subject area: Anthropology

AnthroSource

Developed by the American Anthropological Association (AAA), AnthroSource brings 100 years of anthropological material online, including current issues for 15 of the AAA's most critical peer-reviewed publications (including American Anthropologist, American Ethnologist, Anthropology and Education Quarterly, and Medical Anthropology Quarterly) and an electronic archive of all AAA journals.
Subject area: Anthropology

ARBA Online

A tool for librarians, ARBA reviews reference books and helps libraries choose what to purchase.

ArchiveGrid

Online access to nearly a million descriptions of archival collections owned by thousands of libraries, museums, historical societies and archives worldwide. ArchiveGrid is an important destination for searching for historical documents, personal papers and family histories held in archives.
Subject area: All

Art and Architecture Complete

Including an image collection of over 64,000 images, this database has been designed for use by a diverse audience that includes art scholars, artists, designers, college students, and general viewers.
Subject area: Art

ARTstor

ARTstor is a non-profit digital library with a collection of approximately 500,000 images covering art, architecture and archeology. ARTstor's software tools enable viewing and analyzing images through zooming and panning, saving groups of images online for personal or shared uses, and creating and delivering presentations both online and offline.
Subject area: Art

ATLA Religion Index

A database containing citations and full text to more than 1100 international journals, essays, and publications in religion and related fields. Also annually indexes more than 14,500 book reviews from over 450 international journals (including New York Review of Books and Times Literary Supplement) in religion and related fields.
Subject area: Religion

Augustana Observer

The Augustana Observer, Augustana's student newspaper, covers the years 1902-present and is an invaluable resource on the history of Augustana College.

Augustana Yearbook

The Rockety-I is Augustana's yearbook. It spans the years 1900 to 2004, the last year Augustana produced a yearbook.

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BAS (Biblical Archaeology Society) Online Archive

A full text database covering publications of the Biblical Archaeology Society, including the Biblical Archaeology Review (1975-present), and numerous conference proceedings.
Subject area: Religion

Bibliography of Asian Studies

References western-language articles and book chapters published since 1971 about all parts of Asia.
Subject areas: History, Political Science, Religion, Sociology & WGS

BioOne 

A scholarly resource primarily for bioscience fields, this is a full text, pdf database of 86 scientific society journals from 1999 to the present.
Subject area: Biology

Birds of North America (BNA) 

BNA provides comprehensive life histories for over 716 species of birds breeding in the USA including Hawaii and Canada. This resource includes audio, video, scholarly material and up-to-date bird counts.
Subject area: Biology

Black Studies in Video 

This collection features award-winning documentaries, newsreels, interviews and archival footage surveying the evolution of black culture in the United States.
Subject areas: Communication Studies, History

Business Source Elite

This database provides full text from nearly 930 journals covering business, management, economics, banking, finance, accounting and much more. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 1,570 journals. This database contains popular business publications and scholarly, peer reviewed journals. Also included is Wall Street Words, a dictionary of financial terms, linked directly to words within the citations and full text and a Company Directory from Dun & Bradstreet. DataMonitor provides company profiles, including business locations, key products, biographies of notable employees, and an outlook profile for the future.
Subject area: Business & Economics

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Census.gov

An internet resource that acts as a gateway to statistical information collected by the Census bureau and other government agencies. Includes national, state, county and metropolitan information on housing, employment, and social demographics.

Chicago Manual of Style.

Online access to the Chicago Manual of Style.

Children's Literature Comprehensive Database

The Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) provides access to records for over 1,200,000 children's books (from baby board books to nonfiction and novels for young adults), more than 300,000 reviews, and information on prizes and awards that the books have won.
Subject areas: Education, English

Choice Reviews Online

Choice provides book reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education.

CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature)

Provides access to over 2900 journals in nursing, allied health, biomedical and consumer health. Index includes citations for more than 1,000,000 records dating back to 1981.
Subject areas: CSD, Pre-Health

Clase & Periodica

A database of 2,600 scholarly journals from 24 different countries of Latin America and the Caribbean and published in Spanish, Portuguese, French, and English. These journals specialize in science, technology, the social sciences, and the humanities.
Subject areas: Foreign Languages, History, Political Science

ComAbstracts

A comprehensive database of articles and books in human communication studies, this database offers indexing to over 125 journals. Search by keyword, phrase, or author. Citations and abstracts, not full text, are provided. We may have the journal in full text in another database or in hard copy.
Subject area: Communication Studies

Communication & Mass Media Complete

This database provides an invaluable resource for students, researchers, and educators interested in any and all aspects of communication and mass media. The database offers full text for over 200 titles and contains citation coverage for additional sources.
Subject area: Communication Studies, CSD

Community Resources On-Line

The "Iowa 2-1-1 Information and Referral Database" allows you to select a state (Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, or Wisconsin), county, even city to search for particular social service agencies and organizations.

Computers & Applied Sciences Complete

CASC covers the research and development spectrum of the computing and applied sciences disciplines. CASC provides indexing and abstracts for nearly 2,200 academic journals, professional publications, and other reference sources from a diverse collection. Full text is also available for more than 1,000 periodicals.
Subject area: Computer Science

Credo Reference

This is an online reference library that provides unlimited and remote simultaneous access to current, integrated, full-text content from a selection of over 200 reference books from 55 publishers with over 2 million entries. Credo includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri and books of quotations, a range of subject-specific titles covering everything from health to technology and science to law, not to mention the Bridgeman Art Library with over 16,000 art images. Credo also recently imported an interactive world atlas and a critically acclaimed Concept Map.
Subject areas: All

CQ Researcher

Provides original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news. CQ Researcher offers in-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy.
Subject areas: All

CQ Weekly

CQ Weekly is known as the pre-eminent resource for Congress-watchers who need non-partisan information on Capitol Hill. CQ Weekly includes access to the full text of all articles published since 1983.
Subject area: Political Science

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Design and Applied Arts Index

DAAI covers both new designers and the development of design and the applied arts since the mid-19th century, surveying disciplines including ceramics, glass, jewellery, wood, metalsmithing, graphic design, fashion and clothing, textiles, furniture, interior design, architecture, computer aided design, Web design, computer-generated graphics, animation, product design, industrial design, garden design, and landscape architecture.
Subject area: Art

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EconLit

EconLit covers virtually every area related to economics, with over 1 million records from 1969 -present.
Subject area: Business & Economics

Education in Video

Education in Video is an online collection of streaming video developed specifically for training and developing teachers. It includes teaching demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and primary-source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms.
Subject area: Education

Encyclopaedia of Islam

The most important and comprehensive reference resource on Islam, in an electronic edition. NOTE: If your computer does not display all of the characters correctly, you may need to download a special font. Click "Fonts" on the encyclopedia's main page for downloading instructions. Limited to three simultaneous users.
Subject area: Religion

Encyclopedia Britannica

EB Online includes the complete encyclopedia, as well as Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and the Britannica Book of the Year. Through this service, you can find more than 72,000 articles, updated and revised by EB editors and contributors; over 10,000 illustrations, including photographs, drawings, maps, and flags; and more than 75,000 definitions--including pronunciation guides and word histories--from Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary.
Subject areas: All

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. Environment Complete contains more than 1,500 domestic and international titles going back to the 1940s as well as more than 100 monographs. The database also contains full text for more than 600 journals.
Subject area: Environmental Sciences

ERIC

This database contains more than 850,000 annotated references to non-journal material issued in the monthly RIE and to journal articles issued in the monthly Current Index to Journals in Education.
Subject areas: CSD, Education

Essay & General Literature Index

Provides access to over 65,000 essays found in over 5,300 printed anthologies and collections published in the United States, Great Britain and Canada from 1985 to present. Focuses on humanities and social sciences literature.
Subject areas: Art, Music, Theatre, English

Ethnographic Video Online

Ethnographic Video Online brings together a wide range of streaming video, written ethnographies, field notes, seminal texts, memoirs, and contemporary studies, covering human behavior the world over.
Subject area: Anthropology

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Family and Society Studies Worldwide

A comprehensive source of valuable research literature in the fields of anthropology, sociology, psychology, demography, health sciences, education, economics, law, history, and social work. This resource currently provides access to over 630,000 citations and abstracts from over 2,000 professional journals, books, popular literature resources, and other sources. Limited to one user at a time.
Subject areas: Anthropology, CSD, Sociology & WGS, Communication Studies

Filmakers Library Online

Award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum: race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more.
Subject areas: All

FirstGov.gov

A web portal for the United States Federal Government. FirstGov is intended to be the first resource to find any government information on the Internet, with topics ranging from business and economy to money and benefits to science and technology.

FRANCIS

FRANCIS is a multilingual, multidisciplinary database covering the humanities and social sciences, including archaeology, geography, linguistics, philosophy, religion, and sociology.
Subject areas: Anthropology, Sociology & WGS, English, Foreign Languages, Geography, History, Religion, Philosophy, Math

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Gender Studies

Gender Studies Database combines the popular Women's Studies International and Men's Studies databases with the coverage of sexual diversity issues. GSD covers the full spectrum of gender-engaged scholarship inside and outside academia. This database includes more than 745,000 records with coverage spanning from 1972 and earlier to present.
Subject area: Sociology & WGS

General Science Abstracts

Designed for students and non-specialists, GenSciAbs offers indexing and abstracts for 265 of the leading science journals and magazines from the US and Great Britain. Topics covered include: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Health & Medicine, and Zoology. General Science Abstracts database contains indexing from the present back to 1984.
Subject areas: Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Geology, Environmental Sciences, Physics

GeoRef 

Produced by the American Geological Institute, this database is the comprehensive geoscience database containing over 2.8 million bibliographic records from more than 3000 journals. GeoRef provides coverage for North America from 1785 to the present and geology from the rest of the world from 1993 to the present.
Subject areas: Geography, Geology

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.
Subject area: Environmental Sciences

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Handbook of Latin American Studies

A bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars. Edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress, the multidisciplinary Handbook alternates annually between the social sciences and the humanities. Each year, more than 130 academics from around the world choose over 5,000 works for inclusion in the Handbook.
Subject areas: Foreign Languages, History, Political Science

HarpWeek

This database enables you to directly experience the richness and historical significance of Harper's Weekly, America's leading 19th century illustrated newspaper. Coverage extends from 1857-1912. Full text of the magazine from the Civil War era, Reconstruction, and the Gilded Age is available.
Subject area: History

HAPI (Hispanic American Periodicals Index)

A source for over 275,000 journal article citations about Central America, South America, the Caribbean, Mexico, Brazil, and Hispanics/Latinos in the United States. HAPI currently provides over 60,000 links to the full text of articles appearing in more than 600 key social science and humanities journals published throughout the world.
Subject areas: Foreign Languages, History, Political Science, Sociology & WGS

Health Source: Consumer Edition

This database is the richest collection of consumer health information including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.
Subject area: Pre-Health

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition offers searchable full text in over 550 scholarly journals focusing on the medical sciences, psychology, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine, health care law and general health. Full text articles date back to 1975.
Subject areas: CSD, Pre-Health

Historical Abstracts

An index to the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada which are covered in America: History and Life). Published since 1954 this database comprises over half a million entries. (For information on subjects from the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700), try ITER.) Limited to six simultaneous users.
Subject areas: Anthropology, History

Historical New York Times

The Historical New York Times offers full text and image coverage of the newspaper from 1851 to 2004. For access to more recent NYT articles, use LexisNexis (covers 1980-present).
Subject area: All

Historical Statistics

The standard source for quantitative facts on American history, Historical Statistics contains topics ranging from migration and health to crime and the Confederate States of America. Each topics is placed in its historical context by a recognized expert in the field. The fully searchable and downloadable electronic edition permits users to graph individual tables and create customized tables and spreadsheets reflecting their own particular areas of interest.
Subject area: History

Humanities Abstracts

Includes articles, book reviews, interviews, obituaries, bibliographies, original works of fiction, reviews of plays, operas, ballets, dance, musicals, movies, and television and radio programs from more than 570 periodicals. Indexing dates back to 1984, and abstracts start in 1994.
Subject areas: Art, Music, Theatre, English, History, Religion, Philosophy

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IPA Source

Offers the largest collection on the web of literal translations and International Phonetic Alphabet transcriptions of opera arias and art song texts. Latin, Italian, German, French, Spanish, and English works are included. You can browse by composer, arias, poets, or Latin texts.
Subject area: Music

ITER

Meaning 'a journey' or 'a path' in Latin, ITER is a non-profit research project with partners in Toronto, Canada (the headquarters), New York City, and Tempe, Arizona. The goal of ITER is to increase access to all published materials pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700), through the creation of online bibliographic databases.
Subject areas: English, Foreign Languages, History

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JSTOR Journal Archive

Stores over one thousand scholarly journals in full-text format from the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Journals can be searched by title or subject, individually or in groups. For each journal, articles from the first volume through to two to five years before today's date are available. Here's why.
Subject areas: All

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LexisNexis Academic Universe

Provides access to current information in law and business, and to the full text of major newspapers from around the world. Search for book reviews and articles on writers and trends in the literary world. LexisNexis also includes publications in other languages.
Subject areas: All

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

LISTA indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.
Subject area: Education

Literature Resource Center

Literature Resource Center provides access to more than 38,000 full text critical literary analyses, 122,000 biographies of authors from every age and literary discipline, and in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors.
Subject areas: English, Foreign Languages

LyndaCampus

LyndaCampus is an online instructional video library with thousands of professional videos covering a wide variety of software applications as well as topical tutorials.

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Making of America

This digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction covers subjects in education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. The collection currently contains approximately 50,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints. Making of America is a collaborative effort between Cornell University and the University of Michigan and houses primary source material from both institutions.

Mango Languages

Mango Languages is an interactive, engaging online language learning system with over 40 languages to explore. Mango teaches actual conversation skills using real-life situations and practical dialogs.
Subject areas: English, Foreign Languages

MathSciNet

MathSciNet, a database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature, contains over 2 million items and over 700,000 direct links to original articles.
Subject area: Math

MEDLINE

Medline indexes over 19,000 journals published internationally and includes over 15 million records covering all aspects of medicine, dentistry and nursing. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, Medline includes citations from 1950 to the present.
Subject areas: CSD, Pre-Health

MLA Bibliography 

Produced by the Modern Language Association, this bibliography dates back to the 1920s and contains over 2.2 million citations. 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.
Subject areas: English, Foreign Languages, Theatre

MLA Directory of Periodicals

The MLA Directory of Periodicals offers detailed information on over 7,100 journals, with 4,400 currently indexed in the MLA Bibliography. The detailed entries include editorial contact information, as well as frequency, circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines.

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Naxos Music Library

Naxos Music Library is the world's largest online classical music library. It currently offers streaming access to over 45,000 CDs; 500 new CDs are added monthly. In addition to classical music, NML includes jazz, world music, and more. You can access NML anytime, anywhere, but be sure to access it through Tredway Library's website.
Subject area: Music

Newspaper Source

This database provides selected full text for 143 U.S. and international newspapers. This collection offers full text from major U.S. newspapers including: The Christian Science Monitor, The New York Daily News, The Miami Herald, and The San Jose Mercury News. International coverage includes The News (Mexico), and The Hong Kong Standard, and much more. This database is updated daily.
Subject areas: All

New Testament Abstracts

New Testament Abstracts Online is a product of a partnership between ATLA and the Weston Jesuit School of Theology. The database has become an indispensable research and bibliographic aid for scholars, librarians, clergy and students of the New Testament and its historical milieu. The database contains more than 38,000 article abstracts, 1,200 review abstracts, 13,500 book abstracts, and 50 software abstracts.
Subject area: Religion

New York Times

The Historical New York Times offers full text and image coverage of the newspaper from 1851 to 2004. For access to more recent NYT articles, use LexisNexis (covers 1980-present).
Subject areas: All

North American Women's Letters and Diaries, Colonial Period -- 1950

North American Women's Letters and Diaries includes the immediate experiences of 1,325 women and 150,000 pages of diaries and letters. The collection includes biographies and an extensive annotated bibliography of the sources in the database. 
Subject area: History

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Old Testament Abstracts

This database features indexing and abstracts for journal articles, monographs, multi-author works, and software related to Old Testament studies. Content from over 450 journals is covered. All abstracts are in English, regardless of the language of the original work. Topics covered include antiquities, archaeology, biblical theology, philology and much more. Coverage in the database dates back to 1978.
Subject area: Religion

Opera in Video

Opera in Video contains five hundred hours of the most important opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries. Selections represent the world’s best performers, conductors, and opera houses and are based on a work’s importance to the operatic canon.
Subject area: Music

Oxford Art Online

Oxford Art Online presents the entire text of The Dictionary of Art (published in 1996), updated and fully-indexed, searchable and browsable, with over 45,000 articles and more than 40,000 links to important art images in galleries and museums around the world.
Subject area: Art

Oxford Music Online (2nd Edition)

The standard and most comprehensive music encyclopedia in an electronic form. Covered subjects include music history, theory and practice, terminology, and biography among others. Non-Western and popular music are covered as well.
Subject area: Music

Oxford English Dictionary

The electronic version of the print dictionary. It 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 cookery books.
Subject area: English

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PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service) International

Contains references to more than 553,300 journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, conference reports, publications of international agencies, and more, dating from 1972 to the present. Materials from over 150 countries are included, on subjects such as campaign funding, disaster relief, free speech, political persecution, and many other topics of public interest.
Subject area: Political Science

Passport Euromonitor International

This online market research tool monitors industry trends and provides strategic analysis and a market size and market share database for products across key countries. Passport is Euromonitor International's global market analysis software platform, which analyzes the industry in countries around the world. For more information about using Passport, see the User's Guide.
Subject area: Business & Economics

Perseus 

The Perseus Project is an evolving digital library of resources for the study of the ancient world and beyond. It consists of a large, heterogeneous collection of materials, textual and visual, on the Archaic and Classical Greek world.
Subject area: Classics, History

Philosopher's Index

Philosopher's Index is a current and comprehensive bibliographic database covering scholarly research in all major fields of philosophy. It is considered the most thorough index of journal literature on the subject and contains research published since 1940 including nearly 570 journals from 43 countries with content representing a variety of languages.
Subject area: Philosophy

Plant Science

Plant Science provides access to plant type specimens, taxonomic structures, scientific literature, and related materials. It is useful for thosestudying botany, biology, ecology, environmental and conservation studies.
Subject areas: Biology, Environmental Sciences

Political Science Complete

Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,900 titles and full text for more than 500 publications, including top-ranked scholarly journals, recent reference works, and professional conference papers. Its coverage consists of a wide range of topics such as law and legislation, comparative politics, political theory, international relations, humanitarian issues and non-governmental organizations. PSC's focus is worldwide, reflecting the globalization of contemporary political discourse.
Subject area: Political Science

PRISMA

PRISMA (Publicaciones y Revistas Sociales y Humanísticas) is a comprehensive reference resource providing full-text scholarly journals in the social sciences and humanities for the interdisciplinary academic study of Hispanic and Latin America, and the Caribbean Basin. PRISMA features Spanish, Portuguese and English language content. Articles examine all aspects of Hispanic Studies, from research on indigenous cultures past and present to current economic indicators, politics and society, and Hispanic theatre. Coverage includes Anthropology, Business and Economics, History, Literature, Political Science and Sociology.
Subject areas: Anthropology, Foreign Languages, History, Political Science, Sociology & WGS

Professional Development Collection

The Professional Development Collection provides a highly specialized collection of electronic information for professional educators. It includes abstract and index coverage for over 595 professional development titles and searchable full text for 516 journals covering the most current topics in the field of education.
Subject area: Education

Project MUSE

Project MUSE is a unique collaboration between libraries and publishers, providing 100% full-text, online access to over 400 prestigious humanities and social sciences journals.
Subject areas: Art, Music, Theatre, English, History, Religion, Philosophy

PROLA

Physical Review Online Archive (PROLA) from the American Physical Society provides full text, fully searchable archive for physics. It includes Physical Review Letters from 1958-2004, Physical Review Series I-III A-E from 1893-2004, Review of Modern Physics from 1929-2004, and Physical Review Special Topics. Current subscriptions to Review of Modern Physics can be reached by selecting title in PROLA.
Subject area: Physics

PsycINFO

Contains over two million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, all in psychology and related disciplines. Journal coverage, which dates back to the 1887, includes international material selected from more than 2,100 periodicals in over 25 languages.
Subject areas: CSD, Psychology

PubMed

Managed by the National Library of Medicine(NLM), PubMed web page provides MedLine database information, plus out-of-scope citations on general science and chemistry topics. Two searchable subsets of PubMed are particularly useful. PubMedCentral, or PMC, is the fulltext subset to the PubMed site. The second is the Books option, which allows you to search by keyword in 62 current biomedical textbooks covering all major fields of medicine.
Subject area: Pre-Health

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Regional Business News

This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is updated on a daily basis.
Subject area: Business & Economics

Religion Index -- see ATLA Religion Index above

RILM Abstracts

An international bibliography of scholarly writings on music as well as music-related disciplines. Dating from 1967 through the present, this database offers indexing of sources published in over 140 languages.
Subject area: Music

Rockety-I

The Rockety-I is Augustana's yearbook. It spans the years 1900 to 2004, the last year Augustana produced a yearbook.

Rock Island Public Library

Search for materials, find library information, or log in to your account with this online portal to the Rock Island Public Library.

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Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970

This resource provides access to large-scale maps of Illinois towns and cities. Users can manipulate the maps, magnify and zoom in on specific sections, and layer maps from different years. Other features shown include pipelines, railroads, wells, dumps, and heavy machinery.
Subject area: Geography

Saskia Digital Art Images

This collection contains 30,000 digital images of paintings, sculpture and architecture, including images from many important collections: the Prado, the Kunsthistorisches Museum, the Uffizi, and the Louvre as well as archaeological sites in Greece, Italy, Turkey and Egypt. The images are displayed in both high resolution and thumbnail format. Additionally, the descriptive data about the images includes references to the occurrences of these images in 19 major art history texts. Access to Saskia is provided by the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI). More information about the Saskia collection may be found at http://www.saskia.com/
Subject area: Art

ScienceDirect COLLEGE EDITION

There are two Science Direct College Edition databases. The Physical Sciences and Health and Life Sciences sets are comprised of 1500 journals with full text access beginning in 1995 through the current edition. Both databases are searched simultaneously. To see only the full text articles, change All Journals to Subscribed Journals in the Source search box.
Subject areas: Biology, Chemistry, CSD, Geology, Physics, Pre-Health

ScienceDirect Secrets Series

To access this collection of scientific handbooks, limit your results to Source, Subscribed books. The 32 Secrets titles are designed for health and veterinary students and residents use as a study aid for exams and preparation for rotations. All topics are approached as questions and the answers are succinct, but also provide links to the sources for the information. Click here for a list of the titles included in this series.
Subject areas: Biology, Chemistry, Pre-Health

SciFinder Scholar

SciFinder provides researchers unlimited access to the world’s largest and most reliable collection of chemistry and related science information. If you are a first time user, use the link above to register and set up an account.

If you already have a SciFinder username and password, go directly to the Scifinder site at https://scifinder.cas.org. It will ask for your username and password. If you run into trouble with a Scifinder account set up with a different institution's email account, it may be necessary to create a new account with your Augustana email so this IP address is recognized. Contact Connie Ghinazzi if you are having problems.
Subject areas: Chemistry, Physics

Social and Cultural History: Letters and Diaries Online

This collection of primary sources includes the following databases: Oral History Online, North American Women's Letters and Diaries, North American Immigrant Letters and Diaries, Black Thought and Culture, Manuscript Women's Letters and Diaries from the Antiquarian Society, American Civil War Letters and Diaries, and British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries.
Subject area: History

Social Explorer

Social Explorer provides quick and easy access to current and historical census data from 1790 to 2010 and a wide variety of demographic information. The easy-to-use web interface lets users create maps and reports to illustrate, analyze, and understand demography and social change. To get started, click on the "Take a Tour" link and read through all the options for data retrieval and manipulation possible. At the end of the tour is the link to getting into the database. It will ask you to create an account, but this only takes a minute.
Subject areas: Biology, Environmental Science, Geography, Math, Political Science

Sociological Abstracts

Abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800 serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers. Many records from key journals in sociology also include the references cited in the bibliography of the source article.
Subject area: Sociology & WGS

Springer Medicine eBook Collection

Access to e-book chapters on numerous medical topics published since 2005. To see ONLY free full text results, do not have the Preview Only box checked. You may have to unclick it if you begin a new search.
Subject area: Pre-Health

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Theatre in Video

Theatre In Video contains definitive performances of the world's leading plays and film documentaries, representing hundreds of leading playwrights, actors and directors.
Subject area: Theatre

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Ulrich's International Periodical Directory

Contains records of 240,000 magazines and journals, many with reviews. Use this database to decide whether a particular journal title is appropriate for your research. Limited to two simultaneous users.

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VetMed Resource

VetMed Resource contains over 1.4 million records in animal and veterinary science going back to 1973, full text of journal articles, bulletins and conference papers, the Animal Health and Production Compendium (an encyclopedic resource on food animals) and a new section on Animal Welfare and Behavior.
Subject area: Biology

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Wall Street Journal Online

The financial newspaper of record offering in-depth coverage of national and international finance as well as first rate coverage of hard news.
Subject area: Business & Economics

Wilson Omnifile Full Text Select

Wilson provides a wide variety of subjects in the humanities, science, education and business.
Subject areas: All

Women and Social Movements

Contains over 30,000 pages of documents from 1769 - present pertaining to women and social movements, with an additional 5,000 pages added annually. The database is organized into "document projects" which pose a question (i.e., "How Did Women Participate in the Underground Railroad?") and present a collection of documents to answer that question.
Subject areas: History, Sociology & WGS

WorldCat

Contains over 52 million records of various types of materials (books, videos, archival materials, etc.) cataloged by OCLC member libraries. This includes nearly every academic library in the United States and Canada, as well as many public libraries and several independent research libraries. 

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