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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

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

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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

American Factfinder 
Search the U.S. Census Bureau for general housing, economic, population and geographic data. This database is available to anyone anywhere.

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.

Auto Repair Reference Center 
From the publishers of the Chilton manuals; drawings, photographs, technical service bulletins, recalls, wiring diagrams, specifications & maintenance schedules, labor time guide and estimator for about 25,000 domestic and imported vehicles from 1954 to the present.

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

Biographical Directory of Congress 
Biographies of Senate and House members from 1774 to present. This database is available to anyone, anywhere.

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.

Access detailed data from the Census Bureau including Manufactures (ASM), international trade, US counties, business permits, county business patterns, and occupation data. This database is available to anyone, anywhere.

Christian Science Monitor 
Current fulltext articles from a leading international daily newspaper based in the U.S. This database is available to anyone, anywhere.

Computer Source 
Computer Source provides researchers with the latest information and current trends in high technology. This database offers full text for more than 300 publications and indexing and abstracts for nearly 450 publications.

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.

Deseret News 
Fulltext articles from the Deseret News. Archives to 1988.

Dictionary of American Family Names 
This dictionary documents 70,314 surnames giving their meaning, nationality, alternate spellings, common forenames associated with them, and the frequency of each surname and forename. For students studying family genealogy, or others interested in finding out more about their own lineage

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

Drugs, Alcohol & Tobacco: Learning about Addictive Behavior 
Approximately 200 articles cover everything from binge drinking to the role of genetics in addictive behaviors. Also included are additional articles on media representation, drug use in schools, herbal supplements, and more.

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 EJS 
Full-text electronic version of many of the journals that WSU Stewart Library subscribes to. Tables of contents and abstracts for many more.

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.

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 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 Evolution 
A comprehensive guide to the essentials of evolutionary biology, these entries by leading experts survey essential concepts and theories, present methods, models and findings, and discuss both the history of the field and current controversies. Readers will find brief treatments on discrete concepts and individuals to illuminating lengthy essays by towering figures in the field.

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture 
Presents 600 articles on food and its place in human culture and society, covering everything from agronomy to zucchini. Students, academics, and general researchers will find entries on everything from food preparation, distribution and storage to holidays and festivals, nutrition and health, and cultures and cuisines. Gift of the Friends of the Stewart Library

Encyclopedia of Global Change 
Encompassing tsunamis, elephant conservation, ocean pollution, mining regulation, and permafrost melt, the 300 authoritative articles in this unique and wide-ranging encyclopedia investigate all types of phenomena that change life on Earth. The entries cover a range of general research categories: altered ecosystems, climate change, food and water supply, population, politics and global change, institutions and policies, biographies, and case studies.

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 Small Business 
Designed to provide entrepreneurs with how-to information that they can apply to their own business. Contains 600 detailed articles and overviews of all the key information needs of small business owners, including financing, financial planning, business plan creation, market analysis, sales strategy, tax planning, and human resource issues.

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.

Encyclopedia of World Biography 
Approximately 2,000 more entries than the first, with more women, multicultural and international coverage, bringing the total to approximately 7,000 biographies on notables from every part of the world and from all time periods. Includes thousands of photos, a consolidated index, and more.

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

FDsys - Federal Digital System 
research a variety of government databases and access publications, many full-text.

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.

Funk & Wagnalls 
Provides over 25,000 full-text encyclopedic entries.

Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders 
Provides clear, complete information on genetic disorders, including conditions, tests, procedures, treatments and therapies, in articles that are both comprehensive and easy to understand in language accessible to laypersons. Gift of the Friends of the Stewart Library.

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

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

Historical Statistics of the United States - Millennial Edition 
This definitive reference work contains more than 37,000 annual time series of quantitative historical information covering virtually every quantifiable dimension of American history: population, work and welfare, economic structure and performance, governance, and international relations, all from the earliest times to the present.

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.

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.

MAS FullTEXT Ultra 
Provides full text for nearly 460 general interest and current events magazines.

MasterFILE Premier 
Selected full-text, provides full text for 1,820 periodicals covering nearly all subjects including general reference, business, health, and much more.

Merriam Webster Dictionary 
word definitions

Middle Search Plus 
Provides full text from 80 general reference, health and science magazines. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for over 130 magazines. Selected full text. 1984-present. Updated weekly.

Military and Government Collection 
Provides fulltext for over 330 military related periodicals and general interest magazines.

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

Primary Search 
Provides full text to over 50 children's magazines appropriate for elementary schools and children's reading rooms. In addition, this database offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 80 magazines. Selected full text. 1985-present. Updated weekly.

Project Muse 
Full text journals in many fields

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

Over 100 fulltext articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association and Hogrefe & Huber. The database includes all material from the print journals. Many titles go back to volume 1, issue 1.

Reader's Guide Retrospective 
Citations to articles in general magazines from 1890 to 1982. Search using current or original subject headings.

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.

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

Sage eReference 
An online collection of over 45 reference titles from Sage Publications. Users may search across all titles, or browse by subject. Sage reference works are especially strong in areas of the social sciences.

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.

Salt Lake Tribune 
This link goes to the public website and does not include archival content.

Springer Online Journals 
Access over 1700 Springer journals from 1997 to the present.


Statistical Abstract of the United States. - Proquest 
Comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political and economic conditions of the U.S.

Thomas Register of Manufacturers - Now ThomasNet 
Search for Products & Services, Companies, and Trademark & Brand Names for over 156,000 companies. Free registration required

A current events database that allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in todays classrooms. TOPICsearch contains full text for over 64,000 articles from more than 3,000 diverse sources, including nearly 1,600 full text periodicals.

UMI Proquest Newspapers 
See Proquest Newspapers

Vocational & Career Collection 
Vocational & Career Collection is designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public. This collection provides full text coverage for nearly 400 trade and industry-related periodicals.

Wall Street Journal 
Full-text access to the premier financial newspaper

West's Encyclopedia of American Law 
See Gale Encyclopedia of American Law for the newest edition of the American Encyclopedia of American Law.

World Education Encyclopedia 
This country-by-country survey of educational systems provides detailed essays on the histories, legal foundations, and primary and secondary educational systems of 233 countries.

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.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations 
Information on 200 countries and dependencies from around the world. Entries discuss a variety of topics in detail, from banking and securities to climate, from government data to demographic statistics. Also includes biographical essays on national leaders.

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

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