Databases by Subject
Peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources, with extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects.
|Academic Search Premier||4,700+ full text scholarly journals covering a wide range of topics.|
|ACS Legacy Editions Archive||
Provides access to the electronic full-text of the titles published (or co-published) by the American Chemical Society up to 1995.
|African-American Periodicals, 1825-1995||Search more than 170 African American Periodicals published between 1825 and 1995. African American Periodicals enables researchers to explore African American culture, thought and opinion ranging over more than 150 years of African American life.|
AlabamaMosaic is a repository of digital materials on Alabama's history, culture, places, and people. Its purpose is to make unique historical treasures from Alabama's archives, libraries, museums, and other repositories electronically accessible to Alabama residents and to students, researchers, and the general public in other states and countries.
|Alt-HealthWatch||In-depth coverage across the spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine.|
|Ambrose Video (BBC Shakespeare Collection and History of Civil Rights in America)||
Streaming video access to 37 BBC Shakesepare Plays and the series “A History of Civil Rights in America”.
|America's Historical Newspapers (formerly Early American Newspapers)||Full-image content from over 1,000 U.S. newspapers published between 1690 and 1876.|
|America: History and Life||Database covering the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present.|
|American Fact Finder||
United States population, housing, economic, and geographic information assembled by and searchable at the U.S. Census Bureau.
|American State Papers, 1789-1838||U.S. congressional materials originating from 1789 and covering through 1838.|
|arXiv||arXiv.org is an electronic archive and distribution server for research articles. Covered areas include physics, mathematics, computer science, nonlinear sciences, quantitative biology and statistics|
This site provides learning tools for K-12 students, parents, and teachers. These resources will teach how our government works, the use of the primary source materials of GPO Access, and how one can use GPO Access to carry out their civic responsibilities. And, just as GPO Access provides locator services to U.S. Government sites, Ben's Guide provides a similar service to U.S. Government Web sites developed for kids.
|Biological Abstracts||Biological Abstracts®, produced by BIOSIS, is a complete collection of bibliographic references covering life science and biomedical research literature published from more than 4,000 journals internationally. This database contains nearly 7.7 million archival records from as far back as 1969, with more than 370,000 citations added each year.|
BioOne is the product of innovative collaboration between scientific societies, libraries, academe and the private sector. BioOne brings to the Web a uniquely valuable aggregation of the full-texts of high-impact bioscience research journals. Most of BioOne's titles are published by small societies and non-commercial publishers, and, until now, have been available only in printed form. BioOne provides integrated, cost-effective access to a thoroughly linked information resource of interrelated journals focused on the biological, ecological and environmental sciences.
|BioOne Abstracts & Indexing||Abstracts and indexing for the BioOne database, searchable through ProQuest.|
|BNA Human Resources Library||Provides coverage of workplace issues, including federal and state compliance requirements; key state laws and regulations; analysis of compensation and benefits, EEO, employee relations, organizational development, safety and health, and staffing issues; and tips on writing and implementing work rules and policies.|
|BNA Labor and Employment Law Library||Cases, guidance, and news in all major areas of employment law.|
|Book Collection: Nonfiction||Informative abstracts and full text for more than 2,000 popular nonfiction books. overage includes social studies, science, careers, health, sports and technology.|
|Britannica School Edition Learning Materials||Find classroom curriculum resources for American History, World Studies, Earth Science, Biology, Chemistry, and all levels of Language Arts and Math under the Learning Materials tab. The resources include interactive games that are interactive whiteboard compatible, web actitities and animated Learning in Action segments.|
|Business Index ASAP||Academic and business journals with full text and images.|
|Business Insights: Essentials (formerly Business & Co. Resource Center)||Company profiles, company brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies, and articles. Formerly Business & Co. Resource Center)|
|Business Plans Handbooks (ebooks)||
A collection of 24 actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses in North America.
|Business Source Premier||2,710 full text scholarly journals and business periodicals.|
|Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities||Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities helps researchers match their manuscripts with the scholarly journals which are most likely to publish those manuscripts. The searchable Directory provides contact information, review process data, manuscript specifications and guidelines, acceptance rates, and publication information for each journal.|
|Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson Online||
Presents Jonson’s complete writings for readers of the twenty-first century, in the light of current editorial thinking and recent scholarly interpretation and discovery. It offers a clear sense, afforded by no other previous edition, of the shape, scale, and variety of the entire Jonsonian canon.
|CAMIO - Catalog of Art Museum Images Online||
High-quality art images from around the world.
|CCH Accounting Research Manager||
Online database of expert-written analytical accounting, auditing, governmental, internal controls and SEC information as well as primary source data. Use limited to one user at a time.
|CCH Master Tax Library via Intelliconnect||Tax and business law information. CCH Master Tax Library via Intelliconnect requires the setup of a free user account; THIS ACCOUNT MUST BE SET UP FROM A COMPUTER LOCATED ON THE AUM CAMPUS. CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE SITE TO SET UP THE REQUIRED ACCOUNT. This account is in addition to the myAUM credentials used for accessing materials from off campus. It is advised that you not use the same password for your CCH user account that you use for your myAUM login. The AUM Library does not maintain these CCH user accounts and cannot recover lost or forgotten credentials.|
|Chronicle of Higher Education||News, information, and job postings for college and university faculty members and administrators.|
|CINAHL Plus with Full Text||The definitive database for nursing and allied health, covering over 3000 leading journals, including Evidence-Based Care Sheets and Quick Lessons for specific disorders and diseases.|
|Cochrane Library||A collection of databases that contain high–quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision–making.|
|Communication & Mass Media Complete||Research in areas related to communication and mass media.|
|Congressional Publications via ProQuest||Formerly U.S. Serial Set|
|Contemporary Authors||Biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors.|
|CQResearcher||Original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy.|
|Criminal Justice Periodicals||Access to approximately 180 publications, including newspapers, periodicals and reference books on criminal justice.|
|Culinary Arts Collection||
150 of the major cooking and nutrition magazines. Coverage includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.
|Current Index to Statistics||
Index to statistical literature from the American Statistical Association/Institute of Mathematical Statistics.
|Dictionary of Literary Biography||Nearly 10,000 biographical and critical essays on the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres.|
|Dissertation Abstracts (through WorldCat Dissertations)||
Dissertations and theses from institutions in North America and Europe.
|Drama for Students||
Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.
|EBSCO Discovery Service||Access to all of the AUM Library's resources through a single search|
|EBSCO eBook Collection||EBSCO eBook Collection provides access to your library’s eContent collection. eContent is the digital version of books, journals, and database content.|
Journals, books, and working papers on economics.
An online resource for research on the latest developments and applications in Educational Technologies and E-Learning.
|Education: A SAGE Full-Text Collection||
Full text of 22 peer-reviewed journals published by SAGE and participating societies encompassing over 7,000 articles.
|Educator's Reference Complete||
A selection of academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many premier reference sources. Included content focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education.
|Eighteenth Century Collection Online||
Based on the English Short Title Catalog, the 18th Century Collection Online contains over 180,000 titles in full text published in the UK in the 18th century.
|Encyclopaedia Britannica Online Academic||
With access to four encyclopedias-Encyclopædia Britannica, Britannica Student Encyclopedia, Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia and Britannica Concise Encyclopedia- Britannica Online is a site for all ages. Users can locate information quickly by using Boolean operators; browsing A-Z; or typing in words, phrases, or questions to receive a list of relevance-ranked articles. In addition to providing answers to a multitude of questions, Britannica Online also leads users to additional information about their topics though related articles, links to outside Web sites, and bibliographies.
|Encyclopedia of Earth||
A free electronic reference about the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society. The EoE is an expert-reviewed collection of content contributed by scholars, professionals, educators, practitioners and other experts.
|English Short Title Catalogue (ESTC)||A catalogue of holdings in more than 2000 libraries world-wide, including the British Library.|
|ERIC (EBSCOHost site)||Citations and abstracts from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index dating back to 1967.|
|Ethnic NewsWatch||Full text of articles, editorials and reviews from newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press.|
|Evans Digital Edition||Resource for information about life in 17th- and 18th-century America, including agriculture, auctions, foreign affairs, diplomacy, literature, music, religion, the Revolutionary War, temperance, witchcraft, and many other topics.|
|Expanded Academic ASAP||Scholarly journals, magazines and newspapers with full text and images.|
FDsys provides free online access to official United States Federal Government publications.
|Feminae (Medieval Women & Gender Index)||
Covers journal articles, book reviews, and essays in books about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages.
|Films On Demand||
Films On Demand is a streaming video platform providing educational video content in a number of subject areas.
|Fine Arts and Music Collection||
Over 100 full-text magazines and journals providing resources to support research in areas such as drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.
This is a set of databases/resources linked from the desktops in Reference and the Lab; it is accessible from in the library only. It does not require a login, but users can only access it at those two points.
|Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia||
For students and adults alike, the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia database indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics. Full text for each record may be easily accessed by double clicking on the topic from the display. The database contains various images, offers brief biographies as well as information in a variety of subject areas. This database is updated annually.
|Gale Virtual Reference Library||
Collection of full-text encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources.
|Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture Collection||
Journals focused specifically on key issues in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture, includes content relating to both the practical aspects as well as the scientific theory of horticulture studies.
Governmental Accounting Research System materials.
|General Business File ASAP||Access to broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings with full text and images available.|
|General Reference Center Gold||A general interest database featuring a variety of sources.|
|General Science Collection||
A collection of over 1,000 peer-reviewed journals, providing researchers with the information needed to stay current on the latest scientific developments.
|GreenFILE||Information covering aspects of human impact on the environment, including content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and efforts to minimize these effects.|
|GREENR (Global Resource on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources)||
Authoritative content on the development of emerging green technologies and issues of the environment, sustainability and more.
|Harpweek||Harper's Weekly, scanned as images together with controlled-vocabulary indexing. HarpWeek provides access to this primary source for learning about 19th century events, people and culture.|
|Health Source: Consumer Edition||Authoritative information on health and medication related questions (information provided in this database should not be viewed as a means for self-diagnosis or a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment).|
|Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition||About 540 scholarly full text journals and abstracts and indexing for over 570 journals focusing on many medical disciplines.|
Database the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada, which are covered in America: History and Life).
|Historical Newspapers: The New York Times with Index via ProQuest||The Historical New York Times with Index (1851-1993) provides search capability using subject terms and topics for focused and targeted results in combination with searchable full text, full page, and article-level images from The New York Times (1851-2007)|
|History Reference Center||Access to historical encyclopedias, non-fiction books, history periodicals, historical documents, biographies, photos, maps, and video.|
|History Vault via ProQuest||A digital archive of U.S. history primary sources|
|Homeland Security Digital Library||
The nation's premier collection of documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management.
|Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection||
Content from over 500 industry journals providing coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field, including cultural aspects of travel, leisure activities, and economic aspects of tourism.
A multidisciplinary collection of Latin American language magazines and newspapers with full text. Includes publications from 14 countries and important regional newspapers.
|Infotrac Agriculture Collection||
Access to current and authoritative content that spans the agricultural industry -- from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture.
|Infotrac Communication and Mass Media Collection||
Current and accurate information in full-text from journals focused on all aspects of the communications field. Key subjects covered include: advertising and public relations, literature and writing, linguistics, and many more.
|InfoTrac General OneFile||A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images.|
|InfoTrac Student Edition||
Designed for high school students, with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books.
|Joanna Briggs Institute||
The Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) is one of the world's leading evidence-based practice (EBP) organizations. JBI's evidence-based practice resources assist healthcare professionals to implement an effective evidence-based practice program to provide the best possible patient care.
|Journal Citation Reports||
JCR helps to measure research influence and impact at the journal and category levels, and shows the relationship between citing and cited journals.Coverage includes the Sciences (2006 - 2008) and the Social Sciences (2007 - 2008).
Note: This is a set of CD-ROMs held at the Reference desk. Please ask for them at the 2nd floor Reference Desk.
|JSTOR||Backfiles of scholarly publications including the full runs of each journal which allows viewing of the articles exactly as they appear in print.|
Features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface designed for elementary school curricula.
A database interface designed to offer elementary school students an easy-to-use and graphically appealing search experience.
|LegalTrac||Articles in major law reviews, law journals, specialty law and bar association journals and legal newspapers|
|Library Literature & Information Science Full Text||
Indexes English and foreign-language periodicals, selected state journals, conference proceedings, pamphlets, books, library school theses, and books pertaining to Library and Information Science.
|Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts||Covers areas including librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.|
|Literature Criticism Online||
This online searchable edition of Gale’s Literary Criticism series presents excerpts from modern and historical criticism of works across region, genre, and period. Included are Contemporary Literary Criticism, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism.
|Literature Online (LION)||A library of English and American poetry, drama and prose, full-text literature journals, and criticism and reference resources.|
|Literature Resource Center||Biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of more than 120,000 authors from every age and literary discipline.|
Access to more than 135,000 full-text poems, stories, plays and more.
|MarketResearch.com Academic||MarketResearch.com Academic provides comprehensive business information from leading market research publishers on a broad range of markets, industries, and companies worldwide. The full-text reports available through this service include the following: Competitive analysis; Market trends; Demographics; Product innovations; Buyer behavior; and Market share|
|MasterFILE Premier||Full text for nearly 1,860 general reference, business, consumer health, general science, and multi-cultural periodicals.|
|MathSciNet||A comprehensive database covering the world's mathematical literature of the past 61 years providing Web access to signed reviews and bibliographic data.|
Authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations.
|Mergent Online||Company, stock trading, and broker information.|
|Military & Government Collection||
Full text from over 320 military and general interest publications.
|MLA via Literature Online (LION)||
Research tool for the humanities indexing international scholarly materials on modern language, literature, linguistics, and folklore.
|MorningStar Investment Research Center||
Morningstar Investment Research Center is an Internet-based research service covering 6,000 stocks, 16,000 mutual funds, and 150 exchange-traded funds. Includes 3,700 Fund and Analyst reports.
Please note that the AUM Library license agreement with Morningstar limits us to allow only ONE user at a time to access this database. We realize that this is an inconvenience.
|National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency GEOnet Names Server||
The official repository of standard spellings of all foreign place names, sanctioned by the United States Board on Geographic Names. The database also contains variant spellings (cross-references), which are useful for finding purposes.
|Newspaper Source||Full text for 139 regional U.S. newspapers, eighteen international newspapers, six newswires, nine newspaper columns, and citations for four national newspapers.|
|Novels for Students||
Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.
|Nursing and Allied Health Source via ProQuest||Provides abstracting and indexing for more than 620 titles dealing with nursing and allied health subjects, with over 560 titles in full-text.|
|Opposing Viewpoints in Context||Information on social issues, including articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary sources, and websites.|
|Ovid Nursing Database||
Coverage of 63 primary nursing and medical journals with coverage as far back as 1946 and coming to the present
|Oxford English Dictionary Online||
Provides the complete text of the OED's twenty-volume Second Edition and three-volume Additions Series, together with the continually updated third edition. New entries are published each quarter, Search by headword, words in definition, parts of speech, or keywords, authors, or works for quotations. New features include the ability to browse by category, such as archaic words, to browse by timeline, and the Historical Thesaurus, a taxonomic classification of the majority of senses and headwords.
|Oxford Journals||Full-text for approximately 147 online journals published by Oxford University Press.|
|Oxford Reference Online Premium||
Oxford Reference Online brings together language and subject reference works from one of the world's biggest and most trusted reference publishers into a single cross-searchable resource. The Premium Collection offers a huge range of fully-indexed, extensively linked, up to date, and cross-searchable dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press, including detailed information across a broad subject range from titles in the world-renowned Oxford Companions series.
This resource covers issues in the public debate through selective coverage of a wide variety of international sources including journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference papers, web content, and more. PAIS International is the current file covering 1972 to present, and PAIS Archive includes the content from printed volumes published 1915-1976.
|Parliament Rolls of Medieval England||
Covers the reigns of Edward I through Henry VII.
|Personal Finance (ebook)||
The 16th edition (2011) of Household Spending: Who Spends How Much on What published by the New Strategist Press.
|Population Index on the Web||
An annotated bibliography of recently published books, journal articles, working papers, and other materials on population topics. This website provides a searchable and browsable database containing 46,035 abstracts of demographic literature published in Population Index in the period 1986-2000.
|Professional Development Collection||Abstracting and indexing for over 330 professional development titles and full-text for nearly 280 journals covering current topics in education.|
|ProQuest Newsstand||Local and regional news coverage from newspapers around the United States|
|PsycARTICLES||A collection of 42 journals from the American Psychological Association.|
|PsycCRITIQUES||Reviews of current books and films dealing with psychology and psychiatry.|
|PsycINFO||Citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, technical reports,and dissertations in the field of psychology and psychological aspects of related disciplines.|
|Public Library of Science||
A non-profit organization providing free access to scientific and medical literature; contains the journals PLoS Biology and PLoS Medicine.
A product of the U.S. National Library of Medicine for medical researchers, practitioners, medical school faculty and students, indexing over 3500 journals (most having abstracts available) in all areas of medicine.
The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.
|Regional Business News||
Comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications incorporating coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from the United States.
RIA Speedlink connects to Checkpoint, which provides information on complex tax and accounting issues.
RIA Speedlink is available at the computers in Reference and in the Computer Lab on the second floor. Log-in information is available at the Reference Desk.
|Scholarships, Fellowships & Loans (ebook)||
30th edition (2013) of Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans: A Guide to Education-Related Financial Aid Programs for Students and Professionals, published by GALE Publishing.
|ScienceDirect||An information service for the interdisciplinary research needs of academic, corporate and educational institutions, offering comprehensive coverage of literature across all fields of science.|
|SciFinderWeb||Information on chemistry including articles and chemical structure diagrams. First time users MUST register with SciFinder from an on-campus computer via the following link: Scifinderweb New User Registration|
|Scribner Writers Series||Essays on more than 1,600 authors and literary genres.|
|Shaw-Shoemaker Digital Edition||Full-text access to 36,000 American books, pamphlets and broadsides published in the first nineteen years of the nineteenth century including state papers and government materials; presidential letters and messages; and congressional, state and territorial resolutions.|
|SocINDEX with Full Text||Over 1,300,000 records with subject headings from a 15,000 term sociology-specific thesaurus including full text for 235 "core" journals dating back to 1895, and 72 "priority" coverage journals as well as full text for 545 books and monographs, and full text for 6,601 conference papers.|
|SPORTDiscus with Full Text||The world's most comprehensive source of full text for sports & sports medicine journals, providing full text for more than 520 journals dating back to 1985.|
|SRDS Nielsen Segmentation & Market Solutions (formerly Local Market Audience Analyst)||
Nielsen Segmentation & Market Solutions is the next generation consumer market research tool that delivers sophisticated demographic, segmentation, and targeting data for media planners and consumer marketers.Provided by the Marketing Department, AUM College of Business. Subscription provides access ONLY to Nielsen Segmentation & Market Solutions.
This resource REQUIRES the use of Internet Explorer 9 or below. Users must add claritas.com to their list of sites run in Compatability View.
|Standard and Poor's NetAdvantage||
Business and investment information from Standard and Poor's.
|Student Research Center||
Provides middle and high school students with appropriate research tools for obtaining the information that they need from the EBSCO databases.
|USGS Board on Geographic Names||
The Federal body created in 1890 and established in its present form by Public Law in 1947 to maintain uniform geographic name usage throughout the Federal Government. Official USGS names are searchable at this site.
|Vocational & Career Collection||Industry specific information from trade related journals, reviews and newspapers. Designed for vocational and technical curricula.|
WestlawNext Campus Research is a premier research service for legal, news, and business-related information and research for students, faculty, and staff.
|World Data Analyst||World Data Analyst offers detailed statistical comparisons of countries around the world, using both the most recent statistics and historical figures. Plus, students can create tables, charts, and even export the information to a spreadsheet for printing and data crunching. Students can also link to country articles from the Britannica Concise Encyclopedia. It all leads to better understanding of our ever-changing world.|
|Worldcat Discovery @ AUM|
|WorldCat Local - AUM Catalog||
OCLC's catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide.
OCLC's catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide.