HINKLE LIBRARY ONLINE INDEXES & DATABASES
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Academic Search PremierThis EBSCO index provides full-text for serials in all disciplines.

AGRICOLA: Includes more than 3 million citations to material acquired by the National Agricultural Library and other cooperating institutions. Abstract articles, audiovisual materials, books, book chapters, computer software, maps, manuscripts and serials are indexed.

Applied Science and Technology Index:  Citations and abstracts from a wide variety of peer-reviewed journals in engineering and technology fields.

Architectural Index: This is the online edition of the annual print index. 18 periodicals indexed.

BasicBiosis: Provides information on recent developments in all life sciences disciplines.

Biology Digest: Covers all the life sciences, with access to new scientific developments.

Business & Company Resources: Provides information for the fields of finance, economics and marketing, including 500,000 company profiles. Full text.

Business and Management Practices:  Contains information on practical aspects and approaches to business management. Full text.

Business Source Premier:  Provides full-text for more than 8,000 serials and trade publications.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text: World’s most comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals.

CINAHL Select: Resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers.  More than 170 full text journals.

Clase and Periodica: Indexes more than 2,600 Spanish, Portuguese, French and English language Latin American journals.  Covers all fields.

Consumers Index: Index to articles providing consumer information.  

Contemporary Women’s Issues: Indexes topics and meaningful issues for women, including health, human rights, the workplace, legal status, etc. 

Custom Newspapers: A collection of 150 newspapers, both international and national.  Full text.

EconLit: Contains citations, with abstracts to literature in the field of economics, taken from more than 400 economic journals.

Education Research CompleteFull-text journals in all fields of education.

ERIC: Contains references to thousands of educational topics, journal articles, books, theses, curricula, conference papers, standards and guidelines.

FactSearch: This database includes information from over 300 publications.  Each citation includes an abstract, as well as facts and statistics, with a reference to original source.

Gale Virtual Reference Library: A database of encyclopedias, almanacs and specialized reference sources published by Gale Research.  Full text.

General Science Collection: Provides information on all aspects of the scientific world.  Full text coverage for more than 60 of the most popular science publications.

GEOBASE: Citations with abstracts to worldwide literature of geography, geology, ecology, and international development.

GPO: Records of items printed by the federal government.

HarpWeek: A full text, full image version of Harper’s Weekly covering the Civil War era (1857 to 1865).

Health Reference Center Academic: A multi-source database dealing with health, wellness, nursing, allied health and medicine.  Covers about 270 titles, many of which are full text.

Informe: Provides coverage of Spanish language periodicals in many fields.  Full text.

Internet & Personal Computing Abstracts: The largest online database of information about personal computers.

Issues and Controversies:  This database, which is part of the Facts on File FACTS.com suite, provides information on controversial topics covering more than 70 issues each year.  Statistical information is also available, as well as content from other Facts.com databases. Most are full text.

Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe: Consists of more than 40 separate databases; almost all are full text. Covers the following categories:  News Sources, Business Sources, Legal Research, Medical Information, and Reference Sources. 

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts: (LISTA) indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings.  Coverage extends back to the mid-1960s.

Literature Resource Center-LRC: Provides access to biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis of authors. Full text.

MasterFile Premier: Multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 1,700 general reference publications.

MasterFileSelect: Provides access to more than 770 full text periodicals in all fields plus abstracting and/or indexing for more than 2,600 more.

Media Review Digest: Reviews of educational media and entertainment resources.

MEDLINE: Indexes journals published all over the world, which cover all areas of medicine.

Military & Government Collection:  Full-text material from periodicals, academic journals and other content pertinent to all branches of the military and government.

National Newspaper Index: Provides indexing and abstracting of America’s top five newspapers: New York Times (including the Book Review and Magazine sections), Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post and Wall Street Journal.

netLibrary: A collection of more than 4,500 books available online in electronic format.  Books are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

New York State Newspapers: A database of newspapers published in NYS, including those from Binghamton, Buffalo, Elmira, Ithaca, NYC, Rochester, Syracuse and Westchester County.  National newspapers are also included. Full text.

Newsbank: Full text to about 10 regional NYS newspapers, as well as 6 national ones.

Opposing Viewpoints: Includes viewpoint articles, overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites and periodical and newspaper articles on controversial topics. Most are full text

PAIS International: Information on all aspects of public affairs.

PapersFirst: An index of papers included in every conference, exposition, workshop, symposium and meeting received at The British Library.

Pre-CINAHL: Companion to CINAHL; intended to provide current awareness of new journal articles, and includes a rotating file of limited bibliographic information, which are available to searchers only for the time when these articles are being assigned additional indexing.

Proceedings: Provides citations of every congress, symposium, conference, exposition workshop and meeting received at The British Library.

Professional Development Collection: Most comprehensive collection of full text education journals in the world.  Includes nearly 550 education journals, including 350 peer-reviewed titles. 

ProQuest Direct: Consists of four separate databases, some with sub-sets.  Many of the articles are available full text:

  • ABI/INFORM Global: A business and management database providing national and international coverage of all fields relating to business, including profiles of 60,000 companies.  Many full text.
  • American Medical Association: Searches the publications of the American Medical Association.Research Library: Search for coverage of a broad range of subjects in thousands of periodicals. Many full text
  • ProQuest Newspapers:
  • National Newspapers (27). Comprehensive coverage of major newspapers, including  major U.S., international and minority interest newspapers. Full text.
  • Barron’sChicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, New York Times or Wall Street Journal may be search individually. Full text.
  • Historical New York Times: New York Times from 1851 to present.  Offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue.

PsycFirst: Provides indexing to the most recent three years of psychology literature.

Regional Business News: Full text coverage for regional business publications.  Incorporates 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from metropolitan and rural areas within the U.S.  Updated daily.

ScienceDirect: Provides access to over 700 Elsevier journals in the sciences, technology and medicine.  Over one million articles are full text.

SIRS Researcher: Contains thousands of full text articles exploring social, scientific, historic, political and global issues selected from more than 1,200 sources.

TOPICsearch: Current events database explores social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics.  Full text for over 139,000 articles from over 4,800 diverse sources.

Twayne’s Author Series: features the content of almost 600 books on US Authors, English Authors and World Authors.  Includes literary criticism and interpretation. Full text.

UnionLists:  Provides holdings information for journals found in OCLC member libraries.

WilsonSelectPlus: Indexes, abstracts and ASCII text for about 1,300 periodicals. Full text.

WorldCat: Contains more than 54 million records for all types of materials-—manuscripts, books, machine readable files, audiovisual materials, musical scores, etc.

Ellen H. Ehrig/Rachel Armstrong
Hinkle Library - Alfred State College