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Databases by Subject

General Databases

Academic Search Complete (EBSCOhost)
Multi-disciplinary database which provides more than 7,000 full-text periodicals, including nearly 6,000 peer-reviewed journals.

Access NewspaperARCHIVE
Access NewspaperARCHIVE contains millions of searchable newspaper pages from around the world, dating as far back as the 1700s. From BadgerLink

Dissertation Express
Offers a comprehensive database of bibliographic citations without abstracts. Citations can be viewed without payment.

ebrary Academic Complete Collection
The ebrary Academic Complete Collection offers ebooks from trusted publishers in all academic subject areas as well as powerful research tools.

Europa World Plus
Europa World Plus is the online version of the Europa World Year Book. It covers reference information in politics and economics in more than 250 countries and territories.

IngentaConnect provides access to full text aricles from many publishers in many disciplines. More than 90 of our electronic journal subscriptions at UW-Whitewater are provided through IngentaConnect. Students, faculty and staff have access to email alerting service and RSS feeds.

LexisNexis Academic
Access to a wide range of full-text news, company information, business news, legal research and reference information.

MAS Ultra-School Edition (EBSCOhost)
Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database provides full text for nearly 550 popular general interest and current events publications with information dating back as far as 1975 for key magazines. MAS Ultra - School Edition also provides nearly 550 full text pamphlets, 237 full text reference books, 91,600 biographies, 75,000 primary source documents, and an image collection of 107,135 photos, maps and flags. It is updated daily.

MasterFILE Premier (EBSCOhost)
Provides abstracts and indexing for more than 3,100 periodicals, plus searchable Partial/Full Text for more than 1,500 active periodicals. Subjects covered include general reference, business, health, multi-cultural and more. Total coverage includes over 4 million articles.

Newspaper Source Plus (EBSCOhost)
Newspaper Source Plus provides selected full text for over 1520 regional U.S. newspapers, international newspapers, newswires, newspaper columns and other sources, providing more than 28 million full-text articles. In addition, the database features more than 601,300 television and radio news transcripts, videos & podcasts.. This database is updated daily.

ProQuest Newsstand 
ProQuest Newsstand offers access to the full text of over 1300 newspapers, news websites and blogs from leading publishers throughout the world. It includes backfile for most newspapers, providing access to articles, columns, editorials, obituaries and features published in each paper.

Readers' Guide Retrospective (EBSCOhost)
Contains comprehensive indexing and abstracting of the most popular general interest periodicals published in the United States and reflects the history of 20th century America. The database covers the years from 1890-1982.

Reference Universe
Reference Universe searches the complete indexes of reference titles. Use Reference Universe to find articles to begin your research and build a bibliography.

SAGE eReference
A small authoritative collection of SAGE's encyclopedias online accessed through SAGE eReference. SAGE eReference supports simple searches for any word or phrase in the encyclopedia as well as Fielded Boolean searches.

Sage Premier Journals Online
SAGE Premier provides electronic access to 408 peer-reviewed, full-text journals Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine. (94,000+ articles).

Comprehensive and authoritative information on 250,000 serials published worldwide. Provides purchasing and contact information on regularly published and irregularly issued serials, journals and magazines.

Wiley Online Library
Fulltext access to multidisciplinary journal articles via the Wiley Online Library interface.

Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site
Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site is a service of the Wisconsin Newspaper Association and provides access to the daily and weekly newspapers in Wisconsin, starting in 2005 to the present, with an embargo delay of 60 days. Note: At present it is not available through IP address authentication (using Net-ID from Off Campus). Off Campus access is possible by entry of a Wisconsin public library card number. From BadgerLink.

General Reference Sources

Biography Reference Bank (EBSCOhost)
Restricted to 12 users at a time
Contains almost 40,000 full text biographies of authors, artists, film directors, Nobel Prize winners, American reformers, musicians and composers.

Biography & Genealogy Master Index
Indexes current, readily available reference sources, as well as the most important retrospective works that cover individuals, both living and deceased, from every field of activity and from all areas of the world.

Contemporary Authors
Offers biographical and bibliographical information on nearly 100,000 modern authors, including novelists, poets, screenwriters, journalists and other nonfiction writers. The database contains the full-text of the following series: Contemporary Authors Vol. 1-140, Contemporary Authors New Revision Series Vol. 1-41, and Contemporary Authors Permanent Series Vol. 1-2.

Encyclopedia Britannica
The complete encyclopedia, with related Internet sites and more.

Encyclopedia Britannica School Edition PreK-12
Encyclopedia Britannica School Edition offers encyclopedias and related materials for students of all levels. Users can also take advantage of the Learning Materials collection which includes educational exercises, activities and study guides. From BadgerLink.

EndNote Web
EndNote Web is a web-based citation management service that comes to us through our Web of Science subscription. A user will need to create an account in EndNote Web or Web of Science to be able to use EndNote to import citations from many article databases and the library catalog.

Films on Demand - Digital Educational Video
Films on Demand is a state-of-the-art streaming video platform offering access to over 6,000 videos from Films for the Humanities & Sciences.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EBSCOhost)
Provides over 25,000 informative segments of the encyclopedia. Offers student and adult users abstract information for each topic. In addition, Partial/Full Text for each topic may be accessed by double clicking on the topic from the display.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library delivers great reference resources in a database format.Subject areas include History, Literature, Multicultural Studies, Social Science and Technology. Click on "Show All" in database to view expanded list of titles in each subject area.

HeritageQuest Online
HeritageQuest Online is a comprehensive database of American genealogical sources including unique primary sources, local and family histories and finding aids. From BadgerLink

Oxford English Dictionary
Contains the complete text of the OED's twenty-volume Second Edition and three-volume Additions Series draft material from the current OED project, representing the latest progress towards a completely revised and updated Third Edition.

Oxford Reference
Restricted to 1 user at a time
The Premium Collection enhances the coverage of the Oxford Reference Online Core Collection. It contains over100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press. The collection also includes over 50,000 in-depth scholarly articles from titles in the acclaimed Oxford Companions series and all 20,000 quotations from the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations. It is a fully-indexed, cross-searchable database of these books, giving wide access to a comprehensive information resource.


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