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Communication & Mass Media Complete (CMMC) 
CMMC incorporates the content of CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study to create a research and reference resource of unprecedented scope and depth encompassing the breadth of the communication discipline.

ComAbstracts/ComIndex/CIOS 
ComAbstracts: Article citations and abstracts from over 40 professional Communication journals. About 1985 to present, coverage begins earlier for a few journals. ComIndex: Article citations from about 40 journals in the field of Communication. CIOS: Communication Institute for Online Scholarship, a lot of good information and links.

LexisNexis Academic 
Fulltext coverage of many news, legal, and business resources. Dates of coverage vary, many update daily.




Additional Arts & Humanities Databases

AATA Online: Art & Archaeology Technical Abstracts 
Indexing and abstracts for the international art and archeology conservation literature. Topics include methods of material culture examination; general topics in conservation; archaeological methods; architectural conservation; education and training; production technology; material culture treatment and techniques; and a variety of specialized topics. Coverage ranges from 1932 to the present.

Academic Search Premier 
The world's largest academic multi-disciplinary database, Academic Search Premier provides full text for more than 4,600 scholarly publications, including full text for more than 3,500 peer-reviewed journals. Coverage spans virtually every area of academic study and offers information dating as far back as 1975. This database is updated on a daily basis via EBSCOhost

Achieving Sustainability 
Aimed at readers who are not experts in the field, the material is relevant to courses in natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities. It presents and analyzes the underpinnings of the multi-disciplinary concept of sustainability.

America: History and Life 
Citations and abstracts for scholarly literature on the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Covers 1964 to the present.

American Song (Music Online) 
The database includes songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys. Included in the database are the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests, and more.

Anthropological Index Online 
Index to anthropology periodicals in the collection of The Anthropology Library at the British Museum. 1970 to present, with limited coverage back to the 1950's. This database is available to anyone, anywhere.

AnthroSource 
Provides indexing and abstracts for 39 journals published by the American Anthropological Association. At Weber State, full-text access is limited to articles identified as available through JSTOR. Articles available in PDF format are available for purchase. Coverage varies by individual title.

Art Full Text 
Citations and abstracts from 1984 to present, selected fulltext articles from 1997 to the present, covering Archaeology, Architecture, Art History, Computers in Art, Crafts, Decorative Arts, Fashion Design, Folk Art, Graphic Arts, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Landscape, Motion Pictures, Museology, Non Western Art, Painting, Photography, Pottery, Sculpture, Television, Textiles, and Video.

ARTstor 
ARTstor is a digital library of more than one million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences. Collections comprise contributions from outstanding museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists' estates.

BAESL 
BAESL, the Bibliography of Archaeological Excavations in the Southern Levant, is a comprehensive index to the scholarly literature on archaeological excavations in the Southern Levant, including present-day Israel, the West Bank, the Gaza Strip and Jordan. It includes over 15,000 citations to books, reports and articles from magazines and journals ranging from the early 19th century to the present.

Bartlett's Quotations 
Search for quotations by keyword and author. 1919 and earlier only. This database is available to anyone, anywhere.

Bridgeman Art Library Archive 
Bridgeman Art Library works with museums, art galleries and artists to make the best art available for reproduction. Every subject, concept, style and medium is represented, from the masterpieces of national museums to the hidden treasures of private collections. Fine art is just one of the sources of images; design, antiques, maps, architecture, furniture, glass, ceramics, anthropological artefacts and many others also feature in the collection.

Cambridge Companions Complete Collection 
Includes over 290 volumes in the Cambridge Companion series in Literature, Classics,Philosophy,Religion and Culture.

Cambridge Companions to Literature and Classics 
Over 2000 comprehensive essays on major authors, periods and genres, written by experts.

Cambridge Companions to Music 
Clear and accessible information on composers, instruments or musical topics.

Catalog of U.S. Government Publications 
Online version of the Monthly Catalog. Index and citations to government documents from GPO Access. From 1994. This database is available to anyone, anywhere.

Classical Music Library (Music Online) 
Coverage includes music written from the earliest times (e.g. Gregorian Chant) to the present, including many contemporary composers. Repertoire ranges from vocal and choral music, to chamber, orchestral, solo instrumental, and opera.

ComAbstracts/ComIndex/CIOS 
ComAbstracts: Article citations and abstracts from over 40 professional Communication journals. About 1985 to present, coverage begins earlier for a few journals. ComIndex: Article citations from about 40 journals in the field of Communication. CIOS: Communication Institute for Online Scholarship, a lot of good information and links.

Communication & Mass Media Complete (CMMC) 
CMMC incorporates the content of CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study to create a research and reference resource of unprecedented scope and depth encompassing the breadth of the communication discipline.

Contemporary World Music (Music Online) 
Contains important genres such as reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz, and other genres such as traditional music - Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku, and more.

CQ Global Researcher 
CQ Global Researcher provides a definitive, in-depth coverage of global affairs from a number of international viewpoints.

CQ Researcher 
Fulltext articles on topics of current interest. An excellent place to start researching a paper topic.

CREDO reference 
Formerly Xreferplus. It contains the content of 150+ well-known reference books from major publishers, brought together online and cross referenced.

Dissertations & Theses from the University of Utah 
Doctoral dissertations and master's theses from the University of Utah.

EbscoHost 
A collection of databases on many subjects, many with fulltext.

EbscoHost Deutsch 
A collection of databases on many subjects, with selected fulltext. Directions in German, use English search terms, results in English. Document translation available.

EbscoHost en Espanol 
A collection of databases on many subjects, selected full-text. Directions in Spanish, use English search terms, results in English. Document translation available.

Emerald Fulltext 
Fulltext articles from over 150 journals in many fields including business, marketing, social sciences, education and more.

Encyclopaedia Judaica 
This encyclopedia includes articles on all aspects of the Jewish World. Discusses religion, history, politics, culture, the Holocaust, Jewish arts and literature - more than 21,000 entries on Jewish life, culture, history, and religion, written by Israeli, American and European subject specialists.

Encyclopedia of American Religions 
Covers more than 2,300 North American religious groups in the U.S. and Canada -- from Adventists to Zen Buddhists. Contains essays and directory listings that describe the historical development of religious families and give factual information about each group. Gift of the Friends of the Stewart Library.

Encyclopedia of Ancient History 
The only comprehensive collection of twenty-first century scholarship available on the entire ancient Mediterranean world. Our board of experienced and internationally diverse editors has collected over 5,000 original entries spanning the late Bronze Age through the seventh century CE.

Encyclopedia of Clothing & Fashion 
Tracing the stylistic and functional threads that unite clothing across time and cultures -- as well as delving into the divergent styles and significance of apparel -- this A to Z encyclopedia is the essential resource for exploring the relationship between culture and couture. Gift of the Friends of the Stewart Library.

Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World 
This encyclopedia looks at Islam's role in the modern world, doing so in context of the religion's history and development over the last 13 centuries. Contains thematic articles, biographies of key figures, definitions, illustrations, maps and more. Gift of the Friends of the Stewart Library.

Encyclopedia of Modern Asia 
Articles on Modern Asia from a global perspective. Historical articles emphasize people, places, events, and developments that have had a lasting influence on Asia. Articles also cover Asian relations with Western nations, the relations between nations within Asia, and also the flow of people, goods, and ideas within Asia and globally. Gift of the Friends of the Stewart Library.

Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment 
Covering the long Enlightenment, from the rise of Descartes' disciples in 1670 to the restoration of the Bourbon monarchy in 1815, these 700 articles by leading scholars range from discussions of mercantilism and democracy to the battlefield to the dissemination of ideas in salons and coffeehouses. Breaking conventional geographical boundaries, coverage includes not only Western Europe but also North America, Brazil, and Iberian, Russian, Jewish, and Eastern European cultures

Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages 
The Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages provides 3,000 concise and detailed articles on all aspects of the period from the fifth to the fifteenth century. It explores art, architecture, religion, law, science, language, philosophy, and theology, as well as cultural, religious, intellectual, social and political history. With a focus on focus on Europe and Christendom, the Encyclopedia also covers the rise of Islam and people of other cultures with whom Europeans came into contact.

Ethnic NewsWatch 
Full text Articles from minority and ethnic newspapers, magazines, and journals in English and Spanish. 1960-present.

Fuente Academica 
Fuente Academica is a unique collection of scholarly academic journals from renowned Latin American, South American and Spanish publishers. This database provides full text coverage (including PDF) for more than 200 scholarly Spanish language journals. Content is provided in Spanish from respected publishers worldwide.

Gale Virtual Reference Library 
Encylopedias covering the fields of addiction, biography, education, business, fashion, genetics, geography, law, political science, religion and more.

Gale's Literary Index 
Index to literary reference books

GenderWatch 
Full text Newspaper, magazine, and journal articles addressing the impact of gender in society. 1990-Present (with selected articles from the 1970's and 1980's) Guide

GloPAD - Global Performing Arts Database 
GloPAD (Global Performing Arts Database) records include authoritative, detailed, multilingual descriptions of digital images, texts, video clips, sound recordings, and complex media objects related to the performing arts around the world, plus information about related pieces, productions, performers, and creators.

Google Art Project 
Images from museums around the world available for non-commercial use.

Grove Art Online - Dictionary of Art 
Grove Art encompasses all aspects of visual culture. It features articles about topics as varied as Fauvism and Frida Kahlo, bibliographies for further research, and thousands of searchable images made available through Oxfords partnerships with museums, galleries, and other outstanding arts organizations.

Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts 
This reference covers thousands of years of decorative arts production throughout western and non-western culture. Included are hundreds of entries on artists and craftsmen, the qualities and historic uses of materials, as well as concise definitions on art forms and style.

Humanities Ebooks (HEB) 
ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB) is an online, fully searchable collection of nearly 2,800 books of high quality in the humanities.

IIPA - International Index to the Performing Arts 
International Index to the Performing Arts - Citations, abstracts and some full-text articles on all aspects of the performing arts including plays and playwrights.

Ingenta 
Offers single-point access to 25,000 publications on a wide range of subjects. References are linked to the full-text articles of over 4,500 publications from 150 academic and professional publishers. Coverage from 1988. Formerly CARL Uncover and Uncover Web.

International Encyclopedia of Dance 
With nearly 2,000 articles written by scholars from fifty countries, the Encyclopedia covers the full spectrum of dancetheatrical, ritual, dance-drama, folk, traditional, ethnic, and social dance. Cultural and national overviews are accompanied by entries on dance forms, music and costumes, performances, and biographies of dancers and choreographers.

Jazz Music Library (Music Online) 
Jazz Music Library is the largest and most comprehensive collection of streaming jazz available online with thousands of jazz artists, ensembles, albums, and genres.

JSTOR 
A group of full-text journals in general science, history, economics, ecology, literature, mathematics, political science, and population studies. Dates of coverage vary.

LexisNexis Academic 
Fulltext coverage of many news, legal, and business resources. Dates of coverage vary, many update daily.

Literature Criticism Online 
Find literary criticism and information on authors from several Gale resources. Includes:Children's Literature Review, Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism, Contemporary Literature Criticism, Literature Criticism 1400-1800, Nineteenth Century Literary Criticism, Shakespeare Criticism, Short Story Criticism, Twentieth Century Literary Criticism. Available from 2010 (Beginning dates vary).

Literature Resource Center 
Full text critical analysis, biographies and bibliographies on over 90,000 authors from every age and literary discipline. Includes all of Contemporary Authors, Dictionary of Literary Biography and selected portions of Contemporary Literary Criticism.

Making of America (MoA) 
Digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction with approximately 10,000 books and 50,000 journal articles.

Merriam Webster Dictionary 
word definitions

MLA Bibliography 
MLA International Bibliography has citations of journal articles, books and dissertations. 1963 to the present. Also includes the MLA Directory of Periodicals offers detailed information on over 7,100 journals.

Music Online 
Get streaming music from Music Online - the broadest, most comprehensive resource available for the study of classical, jazz, world, and American music.

New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians 
Now a part of Oxford Music Online.

Newspaper Archive 
Searchable access to more than 300 years of local historical newspapers dating back to the 17th century, some titles up to the present.

Newspaper Archive - Utah - We now have the complete Newspaper Archive Collection. Please click on the link above for Utah 


Newspaper Source 
Provides full-text for 128 regional U.S. newspapers, fifteen international newspapers, six newswires, and nine newspaper columns, The Christian Science Monitor and The Los Angeles Times, for a total of 160 full text newspapers and other sources.

Oxford Art Online - includes Grove Art Online 
The most comprehensive online resource for all aspects of the visual arts worldwide from prehistory to the present day. Oxford Art Online includes the full text of The Grove Dictionary of Art and several Oxford art titles.

Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium 
With more than 5,000 entries by an international group of eminent historians, this is the standard research tool on 1,100 years of Byzantine history. Exhaustive in its coverage, entries on patriarchy and emperors coexist with entries on surgery, musical instruments, and the baking of bread, bringing to life this vastly important culture and empire, from the 4th century to the 15th

Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt 
Featuring 600 original articles written by leading scholars, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt goes far beyond the records of archaeology to make available what we know about the full social, political, religious, cultural and artistic legacy of this 5,000-year civilization.

Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America 
From Apple Pie to Zombie the significant events, inventions, and social movements in American history that have affected the way Americans view, prepare, and consume food and drink. A collaboration of nearly 200 contributors from academia, industry, and the culinary world, the articles treat regions, people, ingredients, companies, advertising, historical eras, holidays and festivals, and political, scientific, and economic currents pertinent to American cuisine.

Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures 
This encyclopedia is the first comprehensive reference source to chronicle Pre-Hispanic, colonial, and modern Mesoamerica, defined as the lands stretching from Mexico to the southern tip of Central America. Encompassing the great civilizations of the pre-Columbian era (including the Olmec, Aztec, and Maya peoples) up through the colonial and postcolonial periods, the encyclopedia covers art, archaeology, religious studies, anthropology, history, and historiography of the region.

Oxford Encyclopedia of Rhetoric 
This encyclopedia provides a comprehensive survey of the latest research, as well as the foundational teachings in this broad field. It synthesizes a vast amount of knowledge from classics, philosophy, literature, literary theory, cultural studies, speech and communications, and discusses basic concepts and themes throughout rhetoric.

Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation 
The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation is the definitive source for information about the entire range of religious and social changes that altered the face of Europe in the sixteenth century, encompassing not only issues of church polity and theology but also developments in politics, economics, demographics, art and literature. This broadly cast, interdisciplinary definition allows for a comprehensive social and intellectual history of early modern Europe.

Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance 
This encyclopedia provides information about theatre and performance from ancient Greek theatre to the latest developments in London, Paris, New York, and around the globe. In addition to performances in playhouses, it covers dance, opera, radio, film, television, and popular performance, including carnivals, circus, and public executions.

Oxford English Dictionary 
standard English dictionary, with word histories.

Oxford Music Online - includes Grove Music Online 
Universally acknowledged as the unsurpassed authority on all aspects of music. Includes the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz and a number of Oxford music titles. Sound examples are available.

Oxford Reference Online 
100 well-known and trusted dictionaries and reference books in all subjects, plus an encyclopedia, in a single cross-searchable web database.

Philosopher's Index 
indexing and abstracts from books and journals of philosophy and related fields. It covers the areas of ethics, aesthetics, social philosophy, political philosophy, epistemology, and metaphysic logic as well as material on the philosophy of law, religion, science, history, education, and language. 1940 - present. Now available on Ebscohost

Play Index 
Search over 30,000 plays written from Antiquity to the present and published from 1949 to the present.

Project Muse 
Full text journals in many fields

Proquest 
A collection of databases, many with fulltext.

Proquest Newsstand 
Full-text of 300+ U.S. and international news sources, including the Wall Street Journal. Guide

Religion & Philosophy Collection 
This database provides extensive coverage of such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. Religion & Philosophy Collection offers more than 300 full text journals, including more than 250 peer-reviewed titles, making it an essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies.

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature 
Abstracts of music literature. 1969 to present. Now available on Ebscohost

Roget's Thesaurus 
full-text Have you used the same word 15 times in one paragraph? A thesaurus will give you alternatives.

SAGE Journals Online 
SAGE Journals Online provides full text access to 450 SAGE journal titles in the social sciences, humanities, medicine, engineering, and physical and life sciences, with backfiles to 1999.

Shakespeare Survey 
Shakespeare Survey is a yearbook of Shakespeare studies and production. Since 1948 Survey has published the best international scholarship in English and many of its essays have become classics of Shakespeare criticism.

Smithsonian Global Sound (Music Online) 
Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries, produced in partnership with Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, is a virtual encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural traditions. The collection provides educators, students, and interested listeners with an unprecedented variety of online resources that support the creation, continuity, and preservation of diverse musical forms.

Something About the Author 
Examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults. Available from 2010.

Vogue Archive 
A complete searchable archive of American Vogue, from the first issue in 1892 to the current month, reproduced in high-resolution color page images. Every page, advertisement, cover and fold-out has been included, with rich indexing enabling you to find images by garment type, designer and brand names. The Vogue Archive preserves the work of the world's greatest fashion designers, stylists and photographers and is a unique record of American and international fashion, culture and society from the dawn of the modern era to the present day.

WorldCat 
This database represents the OCLC Online Union Catalog, containing more than 35 million records describing items owned by libraries around the world; each record contains library holdings. 1000 A.D. to present.

Xreferplus 
Now called CREDO reference. Over 150 reference books covering most fields.

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