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ABC-CLIO eBook Collection
Offers encyclopedias, handbooks and specialized reference sources for research.
Consists of ABI/INFORM Global, Trade & Industry, and Dateline and features over 4,975 journals.
Academic Leader is an informative newsletter that provides ideas and insight to educators. Published 12 times per year Academic Leader can help educators lead and manage change, promote faculty development, set academic priorities and much more.
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 contains millions of searchable newspaper pages from around the world, dating as far back as the 1700s. From BadgerLink
Accessible Archives contains primary source material from 18th & 19th century publications. The databases contain comprehensive material found in leading historic periodicals and books including eyewitness accounts of historical events, descriptions of everyday life, editorial observations, commerce as seen through advertisements and genealogical records.
ACLS Humanities E-Book
ACLS Humanities E-Book is a digital collection of nearly 2,800 full-text titles offered by the ACLS in collaboration with twenty learned societies, nearly 100 contributing publishers, and librarians at the University of Michigan's Scholarly Publishing Office.
Ad Age (Advertising Age) is the leading global source of news, intelligence and conversation for marketing and media.
Ad Age Data Center
Ad Age Data Center provides financial and performance information as well as employment data, Industry Annuals, Fact Packs and Timelines.
AdForum.com is the leading information provider focused on the global advertising industry. AdForum.com gathers information on 20,000 agencies and 120,000 campaigns (TV, print, interactive, etc.).
Restricted to 1 user at a time
Comprehensive information on the advertising industry including directories of 20,000 U.S. and 10,000 international corporate advertisers, 9,700 U.S. and 3,700 international advertising agencies and detailed information on each advertising firm, including annual billings, clients and specialties.
African American Music Reference
American Music Reference provides access to text reference, biographies, chronologies, sheet music, images, lyrics, liner notes, and discographies which chronicle the diverse history and culture of the African American experience through music.
African American Newspapers
African American Newspapers,1827-1998,enables users to search more than 270 African American newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries. Created in partnership with the Wisconsin Historical Society, the Kansas State Historical Society and the Library of Congress, African American Newspapers chronicles a century and a half of the African American experience.
African American Periodicals
African American Periodicals, 1825-1995, features more than 170 wide-ranging periodicals by and about African Americans. Published in 26 states, the publications include academic and poltical journals,commercial magazines, institutional newsletters, organizations' bulletins, annual reports and other genres.
Produced by the National Agricultural Library, indexes journal articles and other literature covering every major agricultural subject beginning in 1970. (Alternate address if you can't access Agricola through the above site http://agricola.cos.com/)
Alt HealthWatch (EBSCOhost)
Alt HealthWatch focuses on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers full text articles for more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed journals and reports.
America: History and Life with Full Text (EBSCOhost)
America: History and Life is a complete bibliographic reference to the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Published since 1964, the database comprises almost 400,000 bibliographic entries. This extensive database covers over 2,000 journals published worldwide and provides full-text coverage of more than 196 journals and more than 92 books. In addition to covering all key English-language historical journals, America: History and Life coverage includes selected historical journals from major countries, state and local history journals, and a targeted selection of hundreds of journals in the social sciences and humanities.
American Chemical Society Journals
Partial/Full Text and images of the 35 journals published by the American Chemical Society.
America's Historical Newspapers (including Early American Newspapers Series 1 - 7, 1690-1922)
America's Historical Newspapers contains historical books, pamphlets, broadsides, newspapers, government documents and ephemera printed in America over 3 centuries.
Anthropological Index Online
The Anthropological Index is a regionally arranged subject and author index to periodical articles in all areas of anthropology. It is produced by the Museum of Mankind Library.
American Anthropological Society's portal to its peer-reviewed journals, newsletters, and bulletins.
Applied Science & Technology Source (EBSCOhost)
Covers research and development within the applied sciences and computing disciplines by combining quality databases from Ebsco Publishing and H.W. Wilson. It offers full text for almost 1,200 journals and citations to millions of articles derived from leading trade journals, professional and technical society journals and conference proceedings.
Art Source (EBSCOhost)
Provides over 600 full-text journals, more than 220 full-text books, and a collection of over 63,0000 images designed for art scholars, artists, designers, students and researchers.
Arts & Humanities Citation Index (Web of Science: 1987- )
Multidisciplinary database covering the journal literature of the arts and humanities. It indexes 1144 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals as well as covering individually selected, relevant items from over 6800 major science and social science journals.
ARTstor Digital Library
ARTstor is a nonprofit resource that provides over 1.5 million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research.
This full-text database describes more than 80,000 national, international, regional, state, and local associations. In addition to basic address listings, information is supplied on membership, publications, and conference dates. Formerly Encyclopedia of Associations.
Astrophysical Data System (ADS)
ADS is a bibliographic database maintained by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) and NASA and contains over 6.7 million records in the areas of astronomy, astrophysics and physics.
ATLA Religion Database (EBSCOhost)
The ATLA Religion Database provides information on topics such as bibilical studies, world religions, church history, and religion in social issues. It contains more than 1.6 million bibliographic records covering the research literature in more than 60 languages.Coverage spans from 1949 to the present.
Auto Repair Reference Center (EBSCOhost)
The Auto Repair Reference Center provides automotive repair information for approximately 25,000 domestic and imported vehicles from 1945 to the present. The contents includes factory drawings, step-by-step photographs, technical service bulletins & recalls, wiring diagrams and more.
Full text resources restricted to Wisconsin residents only.
BadgerLink is a program supported and funded through the Department of Public Instruction - Division of Libraries, Technology and Community Learning. Its goal is to provide increased access to information for Wisconsin residents in cooperation with the state's library community. Access to EBSCOHost periodical databases are provided to all Wisconsin's citizens within the state.
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.
Biological Abstracts (Institute for Scientific Information)
Indexing and abstracts of journals in the biological sciences.
Aggregation of high impact bioscience research journals focused on the biological, ecological and environmental sciences.
BizJournals (American City Business Journals , Inc.)
Comprehensive coverage of local business news and information from 40 major cities including the Business Journal-Milwaukee. Includes digital replicas of the weekly business journals and all the lists and special publications. Also, includes access to the Digital Book of Lists.
Black Drama - 1850 to Present
Black Drama integrates approximately 1,200 rare and hard-to-find plays written from the 1850s to the present by playwrights from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African Diaspora countries. Nearly a quarter of the collection will consist of previously unpublished plays by writers such as Langston Hughes, Ed Bullins, Willis Richardson, Zora Neale Hurston, Femi Euba, Randolph Edmonds, and others.
Book Collection: Nonfiction-Elementary School Edition (EBSCOhost)
A cross-curricular database which provides abstracts and searchable text for 1,290 popular nonfiction books. Book Collection: Nonfiction-Elementary School Edition includes high interest titles on animals, weather, holidays, adventure, sports, Native Americans, United States, Canada, biographies, nature, civics and more.
Book Collection: Nonfiction-High School Edition (EBSCOhost)
A cross-curricular database which provides abstracts and searchable text for 2.448 popular nonfiction books. Book Collection: Nonfiction-High School Edition includes high interest titles on careers, health, life skills, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, sports, technology, biographies, music, science, history, civics and more.
Book Collection: Nonfiction-Middle School Edition (EBSCOhost)
A cross-curricular database which provides abstracts and searchable text for 3,089 popular nonfiction books. Book Collection: Nonfiction-Middle School Edition includes high interest titles on careers, health, life skills, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, sports, technology, biographies,history, science, women, civics and more.
Brill E-book Collections
Browse E-books in a variety of subjects including Asian Studies, Biblical Studies, Ancient Near East and Early Christianity, Classical Studies, European History and Culture, Language and Linquistics,Middle East and Islamic Studies, Religious Studies, Theology and Philosophy and Social Sciences.
British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries
The largest collection of British and Irish women's diaries and correspondence ever assembled. Spanning more than 300 years, it offers the personal experiences of more than 1,000 women and will eventually include approximately 100,000 pages of published letters and diaries from individuals writing from the 1500 to 1900. The collection represents all age groups and life stages, all ethnicities, many geographical regions, the famous and the not so famous.
Business Source Complete (EBSCOhost)
Offers premium content, peer-reviewed sources and business related journals and provides full-text coverage plus indexing and abstracts for important scholarly business journals, dating back as far as 1886. Business Source Complete can also be searched using Enhanced Interface Searching.
Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities
Online version of Cabell’s Print Directory of Publishing Opportunities (includes Accounting, Computer Science, Economics & Finance, Management and Marketing, Educational Curriculum & Methods, Educational Psychology & Administration, Educational Technology & Library Science and Psychology & Psychiatry directories) which provides updated current information on the addresses, phone, e-mail and websites for a large number of journals. The company aims to provide information on publication guidelines and review information.
Campus Research (Westlaw)
Campus Research is an online legal research tool designed and built especially for undergraduates and other non-law students. It is an abridged version of Westlaw and allows retrieval of cases and legal documents from both federal and state sources. Campus Research also includes law review and legal journal articles.
Catalog of United States Government Publications
The Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP) is the finding tool for electronic and print publications from the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the U.S. government. This is also known as the National Bibliography of U.S. Government. The CGP contains descriptive records for historical and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online. The CGP is the online counterpart of the Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications.
Chicago Tribune Historical Newspapers (1849-1988) (Proquest)
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chicago Tribune offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue.
Children's Core Collection
Covers fiction and nonfiction works, story collections, picture books and magazines for readers in preschool through sixth grade. Children's Core Collection encompasses a wide variety of topics, including social sciences, science, math and reading.
Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD)
CLCD is a complete source of information about children's books and a tool for leading you to the best books. There are more than 150,000 reviews of children's books--all full text searchable from 27 sources of reviews including The Cooperative Children's Book Center [CCBC] which originates in Madison.
ChoiceReviews.Online provides Web access to the entire database of CHOICE reviews published since September 1988. CHOICE reviews significant current books and electronic resources of interest to those in higher education. Each year CHOICE publishes more than 6,500 reviews by subject experts. The database is updated monthly, generally at mid-month, with reviews that will be printed in the next monthly issue of CHOICE.
Chronicle of Higher Education Online
The Chronicle of Higher Education is a source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty and administration in the United States, Canada, and abroad.
CINAHL PLUS with Full Text (EBSCOhost)
CINAHL Plus with Full Text provides indexing for 3,001 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health, with indexing back to 1937. Offering complete coverage of English-language nursing journals and publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses' Association, CINAHL Plus with Full Text covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. CINAHL Plus with Full Text provides full text for 336 journals, plus legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials. PDF backfiles to 1937 are also included.
ClinicalKey is a clinical search engine that delivers answers from the largest collection of published medical resources including over 500 journals in every medical and surgical specialty.
ComDisDOME (1997- )
ComDisDOME is a continuously updated information service developed by Communication Sciences and Disorders educators and professionals for educators, clinicians, researchers and students in the fields of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology. It contains over 130,000 citations from over 125 journals in the field and searches multiple content sources, including books and dissertations.
Communication & Mass Media Complete (CMMC) (EBSCOhost)
This database was created by combining the extensive coverage of two popular databases in the fields of communication and mass media studies -- CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association (NCA)), and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Pennsylvania State University). Both of these two resources have been greatly expanded upon (both in terms of content and scope) to create CMMC. In addition, Communication & Mass Media Complete offers full text for over 200 titles and contains citation coverage for additional sources. In total, several hundred valuable sources are covered.
Consumer Health Complete (EBSCOhost)
Consumer Health Complete provides access to full text for more than 200 health reference books and encyclopedias, health reports, health pamphlets and leaflets, full text from nearly 570 consumer health related periodicals and physician-generated videos.
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.
COS Expertise offers detailed professional information for more than 480,000 scientists and scholars worldwide. The profiles include contact information, positions held, publications, patents, funding received, and a first person narrative describing current research activities and expertise.
COS Funding Opportunities
COS Funding Opportunities is a comprehensive database of available funding containing more that 25,000 records representing over $33 billion in funding. Please contact the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (262-472-5212) with questions or assistance with Grant preparation.
COS Scholar Universe
Find scholarly experts on any topic in COS Scholar Universe. With 2 million profiles, researchers and academics can connect with colleagues with shared interests.
Counseling and Therapy in Video, Volume I (Alexander Street Press)
Counseling and Therapy in Video, Volume I provides the largest online collection of video available for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling..
CQ Electronic Library
Created and hosted by CQ Press, the CQ Electronic Library (CQEL) is the definitive reference resource for research in American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs. A wealth of CQ Press resources and years of journalistic and editorial expertise are combined in CQEL (pronounced SEE´quell). It also offers a range of tools for discovering, understanding, and making use of its authoritative content.
Full text CQ Researcher (1991 - ). Contains in-depth research on current topics with complete summaries, insight into all sides of the issues and bibliographies for further information.
CQ Weekly covers the U.S. Congress: status of bills, votes and amendments, floor and committee activity, and backroom maneuvering.
CRC Handbook of Chemistry & Physics Online
Restricted to 2 users at a time
Provides the content of the 94th Edition, 2013-2014, of the CRC Handbook of Chemistry & Physics. Use the Table of Contents to explore the sections of the handbook.
Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE)
Online version of the multi-volume reference work that documents words, phrases, and pronunciations that vary by regions in the United States. DARE is based on face-to-face interviews and other written materials such as diaries, letters, newspapers.
Direction of Trade Statistics (DOTS)
Find import and export data for advanced, emerging, and developing economies around the world through the International Monetary Fund's eLibrary.
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
The Directory of Open Access Journals covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. The goal is to cover all subjects and languages. There are currently 9,745 journals in the directory from 145 countries.
Offers a comprehensive database of bibliographic citations without abstracts. Citations can be viewed without payment.
DRAM is a not-for-profit resource providing educational communities with on-demand streaming access to CD-quality audio, complete original liner notes and essays from independent record labels and sound archives.
Online access to the fourth edition of the DSM-IV-TR Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders available on the PsychiatryOnline web site. DSM-IV-TR is the standard diagnostic tool used by mental health professionals worldwide to promote reliable research, accurate diagnosis and appropiate treatment and patient care.
Online access to the fifth edition of the DSM-V Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders available on the PsychiatryOnline web site. DSM-V is the standard diagnostic tool used by mental health professionals worldwide to promote reliable research, accurate diagnosis and appropiate treatment and patient care.
Early Canadiana Online
A full text online collection of more than 3,000 books and pamphlets documenting Canadian history from the first European contact to the late 19th century. The collection is particularly strong in literature, women's history, native studies, travel and exploration, and the history of French Canada.
Early Encounters in North America: Peoples, Cultures and the Environment
A collection assembled from hundreds of sources, Early Encounters in North America: Peoples, Cultures, and the Environment documents the relationships among peoples and the environment in North America from 1534 to 1850. The collection focuses on personal accounts and provides unique perspectives from all of the protagonists, including traders, slaves, missionaries, explorers, soldiers, native peoples, and officials, both men and women.
Early English Books Online (Chadwyck-Healy)
Contains over 96,000 titles listed in Pollard & Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475 - 1640) and Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700) and their revised edition. This collection can fulfill the most exhaustive research requirements of scholars in the areas of English literature, history, philosophy, linguistics, and the fine arts.
eBook Academic Collection
Offers books in electronic format covering Social Sciences, Humanities and Sciences. Search for specific titles, or subject areas, and browse or "check out" an e-text .
eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)
Hundreds of books in electronic format covering Social Sciences, Humanities and Sciences. Search for specific titles, or subject areas, and browse or "check out" an e-text.
Provides access to a variety of databases including Academic Search Complete, ERIC, Business Source Premier, Consumer Health Complete, MasterFILE Premier, Newspaper Source Plus and others.
ECB VideoLink provides streaming and downloadable video programs featuring educational video programs from art to zoology and include series designed for use in pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade classrooms. From Badgerlink.
ECB VideoLink Science Images and Animations
ECB VideoLink Science Images and Animations provides streaming and downloadable video programs featuring educational video programs featuring topics in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, physical science and environmental science and include series designed for use in pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade classrooms. From Badgerlink.
Ecology and Natural Resources Collection (UW Digital Collections)
The Ecology and Natural Resources Collection brings together in digital form two categories of primary and secondary publications: writings about research in ecology and natural resources conducted by University of Wisconsin faculty and staff; and unique or valuable titles in these fields held by the University of Wisconsin Libraries. The collection contains materials in a variety of formats including electronic facsimiles of books, manuscripts, and serial titles.
Restricted to 4 users at a time
Subject indexing and abstracts of journals and over 500 collective volumes per year, plus books, dissertations, and working papers. Produced by the Journal of Economic Literature.
Educational Administration Abstracts (EBSCOhost)
Educational Administration Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering areas related to educational administration, including educational leadership, management, research and other key areas. The index contains more than 66,000 records.
Education Source (EBSCOhost)
Offers full text for more than 1,700 journals, 550 books and monographs, education-related conference papers, citations for over 4 million articles including book reviews. Coverage spans all levels of education from early childhood to higher education and includes specialties such as multilingual education, health education and testing.
Education Research Complete (EBSCOhost)
Education Research Complete is the definitive online resource for education research. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. Education Research Complete provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,500 journals, as well as full text for more than 750 journals, and includes full text for more than 100 books and monographs, and for numerous education-related conference papers.
Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)
The Eighteenth Century Collections Online has access to the digital images of over 180,000 titles including books, pamphlets, essays, broadsides and more. With full-text searching of approximately 33 million pages, the product allows researchers new methods of access to critical information in the fields of history, literature, religion, law, fine arts, science and more.
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 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.
Environment Complete (EBSCOhost)
Environment Complete offers content in the applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, urban planning, and more. The database contains full text for more than 680 journals and provides full text for 120 monographs.
The ERIC database is the world's largest source of education information. The database contains more than 950,000 abstracts of documents and journal articles on education research and practice. They are starting to be available partial/full text on the Internet.
The ERIC database is the world's largest source of education information. The database contains more than 950,000 abstracts of documents and journal articles on education research and practice. They are starting to be available Partial/Full Text on the Internet.
Ethnic NewsWatch (Proquest)
Ethnic NewsWatch is a full-text collection of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press.
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.
European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 (EBSCOhost)
European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 is a valuable bibliographic database created from "European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750. It contains more than 32,000 entries.
The joint venture between the National Technical Information Service and Public.Resource.Org features the best movies from the United States Government.
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.
FirstSearch is a collection of online databases on various disciplines assembled by OCLC. LIMITED SEARCHING: The Library is charged per search for this database. Please contact B. Bren (firstname.lastname@example.org or 262-472-5521) before beginning large research projects requiring many searches.
FirstSearch (Librarian Mediated)
This link requires an id and password to log on. Please inquire at Reference Desk.
FirstSearch is a collection of online databases on various disciplines assembled by OCLC.
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 Directory Library
Gale Directory Library provides access to Gale's authoritative directories.The Market Share Reporter is available online on this platform.
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.
Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online
Alexander's Street Press provides Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online. This resource contains more than 9,000 pages of material and 3,000 audio recordings,combined with entries by more than 700 expert contributors from all over the world.
GenderWatch is a full-text collection of international journals, magazines, newsletters, regional publications, special reports and conference proceedings devoted to women's and gender issues.
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The database of the American Geological Institute (AGI). Covers worldwide technical literature on geology and geophysics. Organizes and indexes papers from over 4,500 serials and other publications representative of the interests of the 20 professional geological and earth science societies that are members of the AGI. Covers North America since 1785 and other areas since 1933.
Gerritsen Collection - Women's History Online, 1543-1945
The Gerritsen Collection delivers two million page images of original printed works, spanning 4 centuries and 15 languages. The collection includes periodicals, books and pamphlets.
Immigration and migration, racism and civil rights, labor and industry, women and universal suffrage, American Indians, and the environment are just a few of the issues that came to the fore during the Gilded Age. This collection from Alexander Street Press brings together 40,000 pages of full text, photographs, and songs for listening online, and other primary materials, along with video interviews and twenty-five critical documentary essays. Each documentary essay poses an interpretive question and then illuminates it with dozens of annotated primary documents, introductions, and essays.
Global Road Warrior-The Ultimate Guide to the World
Provides in-depth coverage on 175 countries including country facts, climate, society & culture, demographics, money and banking, points of interest, transportation, maps and communications.
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. You can search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations. More information about Google Scholar is available at How to Customize Google Scholar.
GPO (FirstSearch 1976 - )
Covers all types of U.S. government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments (Defense, State, Labor, Office of the President, etc.). LIMITED SEARCHING: The Library is charged per search for this database. Please contact B. Bren (email@example.com or 262-472-5521) before beginning large research projects requiring many searches.
GreenFILE offers information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment and includes scholarly, government and general-interest titles.
Grove Music Online
Universally acknowledged as the unsurpassed authority on all aspects of music. This great work is widely used throughout the academic and professional community, and revered by music-lovers worldwide. Includes the full texts of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians,2nd Edition (2001), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera(1992),and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd Edition (2001,as well as all subsequent updates.
Handbook of Latin American Studies
The Handbook is a selective annotated bibliography of scholarly works on Latin America. It is edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress and has been continuously published since 1935. Works reviewed include books, journal articles, book chapters, and conference papers in a variety of disciplines in the social sciences and the humanities.
Health Sciences Collection (ScienceDirect College Edition)
Includes Full Text access to peer reviewed journals in Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing and Health Professions, Pharmacology, Toxicology, Pharmaceutical Science, Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine.
Health Source: Consumer Edition (EBSCOhost)
With Health Source: Consumer Edition you can search for information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Health Source: Consumer Edition features searchable full text for nearly 160 journals including the British Medical Journal and The Lancet, as well as abstracts and indexing for over 170 general health, nutrition and professional health care publications.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCOhost)
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides nearly 520 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for over 550 journals.
HeritageQuest Online is a comprehensive database of American genealogical sources including unique primary sources, local and family histories and finding aids. From BadgerLink
Historical Abstracts (EBSCOhost)
Historical Abstracts covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present, including world history, military history, women's history and history of education.
History Reference Center (EBSCOhost)
Comprehensive full text history reference database featuring full text for more than 2,500 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers. The database also includes full text articles from nearly 170 history periodicals.
Hoover's Company Records (ProQuest)
Hoover's Company Records provides information about companies, industries, and the people who lead them. Content in Hoover's Company Records covers more than 40,000 companies, 225,000 key executives, and more than 600 industries, delivering up-to-date business information.
Humanities Source (EBSCOhost)
Includes full text for more than 1,400 journals, with citations to over 3.5 million articles, including book reviews.
Humanities International Complete (EBSCOhost)
Humanities International Complete provides full text of hundreds of journals, books, and other published sources from around the world. Produced by Whitston Publishing, Humanities International Complete includes all data from Humanities International Index (over 2,100 titles and 2.47 million records) plus unique full text content.
IBISWorld provides a comprehensive collection of Industry Market Research and Industry Risk Ratings and offers valuable insight into America's 700+ industries. Access is available to US Industry Reports, US Specialized Industry Reports, Global Industry Reports, US Risk Ratings Reports, US Risk iExpert Summaries, US Risk Scores Listing and US Business Enviironment Profiles.
IEEE Xplore is a digital library providing full text access to technical literature in electrical engineering, computer science and electronics. It contains full text documents from IEEE journals, transactions, magazines, letters, conference proceedings, standards and IET publications.
ImportGenius makes public shipping records available in order to track import and export activity in the United States and Latin America. The resource can be used for the purposes of identifying suppliers of goods, the links in the supply chain, as well as relationships between trading partners. Access provided by ImportGenius.com.
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.
Institute of Physics Electronic Journals
Full text of all 33 of the Institute of Physics journals. off campus users can use the site but do not have access to the full text of articles. Searching across the contents of the journals is possible. References with each article include links to available IOP articles as well as to INSPEC abstracts.
International Financial Statistics
The International Monetary Fund's IFS database contains data on exchange rates, commodity prices, consumer prices, interest rates, and other economic indicators.
International Index to Music Periodicals (Proquest 1996- )
Restricted to 1 user at a time
IIMP covers nearly all aspects of the world of music, from the most scholarly studies to the latest crazes. More than 370 international music periodicals from over 20 countries, and also indexes feature music articles and obituaries appearing in The New York Times and The Washington Post.
International Index to the Performing Arts (Proquest)
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IIPA Full Text draws its current content from more than 200 international performing arts periodicals and also indexes performing arts related articles and obituaries appearing in The New York Times and The Washington Post. IIPA Full Text covers nearly all aspects of performing arts, from scholarly studies to snapshots of popular culture.
International Medieval Bibliography (IMB)
The International Medieval Bibliography is the major index to medieval studies (c. 400-1500). It includes citations to articles in approximately 4500 journals and "miscellany" volumes (conference proceedings, essay collections and Festschriften).
In the First Person
In the First Person (Alexander Street Press) is a free, high quality, professionally published, in-depth index of more than 3,350 collections of personal narratives in English from around the world including citations to interviews, letters, diaries, oral histories, links to full text, audio, and/or video files.
JAMA:Journal of the American Medical Association Online
Online full-text access to JAMA from 1998 to present.
Jazz Music Library (Music Online - Alexander Street Press)
Jazz Music Library is the largest and most comprehensive collection of streaming jazz available online. The library includes thousands of jazz artists, ensembles, albums and genres from renowned jazz artists, performances and record labels.
Journal Citation Reports (ISI)
Journal Citation Reports offers a means to critically evaluate the world's leading journals with statistical information based on citation data. Published annually it provides information about academic journals in the sciences and social sciences.
JSTOR Arts & Sciences I, II, III & IV Collection
JSTOR is an electronic journal archival project which provides full-text access to complete runs of back issues of scholarly journal titles in 10-15 fields. The Arts & Sciences I Collection currently offers access to about 117 journals in these disciplines: Anthropology, Asian Studies, Ecology, Economics, Education, Finance, History, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, and Sociology. The Arts & Sciences II Collection is a multi-disciplinary collection containing journals and disciplines that complement those in the Arts & Sciences I Collection. It includes 122 journals, in disciplines such as History, Economics, Asian Studies, Classics, Archaeology, and African, Latin American, Slavic and Middle Eastern Studies. The Arts & Sciences III Collection focuses on the arts and humanities and contains 150 titles. The collection makes available additional journals in language and literature, as well as important titles in the fields of music, film studies, folklore, performing arts, religion, and the history and study of art and architecture. JSTOR Arts & Sciences IV Collection has a strong focus on business, education, and law and also includes titles in psychology and public policy and administration.
Kraus Curriculum Development Library
A searchable database of curricula, frameworks, and standards that brings together educational objectives, content, instructional strategies, and evaluative techniques for all subjects covered in PreK-12 and Adult Basic Education.
LearningExpress Library provides online practice tests, courses and eBooks to improve test preparation and test taking skills. From Badgerlink
Legal Source (EBSCOhost)
Collection includes over 1,2000 full-text journals and over 2.5 million records, including book reviews and case citations..
Access to a wide range of full-text news, company information, business news, legal research and reference information.
LGBT Life with Full Text (EBSCOhost)
LGBT Life with Full Text offers full text for more than 120 important and significant LGBT journals, magazines and regional newspapers and more than 140 full-text monographs/books.
Library & Information Science Source (EBSCOhost)
Includes full text for more than 460 publications and indexing for hundreds of high-quality journals, books, research reports and proceedings covering information on librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more..
Life Sciences Collection (ScienceDirect College Edition)
Includes Full Text access to peer reviewed journals in Agricultural and Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Environmental Science, Immunology, Microbiology and Neuroscience.
Literary Index is a master index to the printed editions of the 43 literary series published by Gale. These series contain complete biographies on authors and critical essays on their writings.
Literary Reference Center (EBSCOhost)
Literary Reference Center (LRC) is a comprehensive literary reference database which includes the content of MagillOnLiterature Plus and offers information from over 1,000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference works, and hundreds of literary journals. LRC contains detailed information on the most studied authors and their works.
Literature Criticism Online (Gale - includes all Literature Criticism sets in the description below)
Literature Criticism Online (Gale - this version allows searching by Named Work & Named Author, but omits Dictionary of Literary Biography and Something About the Author. )
The electronic subscription to the Gale series of literary criticism that includes Children's Literature Review, Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism, Contemporary Literary Criticism, Dictionary of Literary Biography, Dictionary of Literary Biography Documentary Series, Drama Criticism, Literary Criticism from 1400 to 1800, Nineteen-Century Literary Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Shakespearean Criticism, Short Story Criticism, Something About the Author and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism. All sets begin with volume 1 and continue to the present except for Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism, which ends with volume 101 (2008).
Full text plays, poems, short stories, essays and speeches. Can search by genre, subject, title, author and timeline. There is also a section focusing on children's material. From Badgerlink.
Lynda.com is an extensive knowledge base of video tutorials for different kinds of technology and software.Topics include 3D and Animation, Audio and Music, CAD, Design, Photography, Video, Web and other software programs. To access, log in with our UW-W Net-ID and password.
Marquis Who's Who - Web Edition
Restricted to 1 user at a time
A searchable database featuring over 1 million of the most accomplished individuals from all fields of endeavor including: government, business, science and technology, the arts, entertainment and sports. The database may be searched by name, gender, occupation, geography, hobbies and interests, religion and offers comprehensive biographical coverage.
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.
MathSciNet (American Mathematical Society: 1940- )
Searchable Web database providing access to over 59 years of Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical publications.
MD Consult Core Service
Available via UW-Madison
MD Consult is a clinically-based tool that provides online access to books, journals, drug information, MEDLINE, clinical practice guidelines, clinical updates, and patient education handouts.
Mediamark Reporter (MRI)
Restricted to academic use only and 5 users at a time (if user limit is exceeded, you may get message that your login is incorrect)
This resource provides access to data about consumers and their purchasing decisions. Find demographic information about people and the products that they buy, as well as their media (magazine, television, radio and internet) habits. You must sign up for a free account using your UWW e-mail address in order to utilize our subscription to Mediamark Reporter. This database is not compatible with the Google Chrome and Safari browsers. Please contact Amanda Hatland (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any questions.
Medline with Full Text (EBSCOhost)
Produced by the National Library of Medicine, Medline with Full Text covers all aspects of biomedicine including nursing, dentistry and veterinary medicine. It provides full text for more than 1,470 journals that are indexed in MEDLINE.
Produced by the National Library of Medicine, Medline covers all aspects of biomedicine including nursing, dentistry and veterinary medicine. It contains citations and abstracts, beginning in 1966, from over 3,800 journals published in the United States and 70 other countries.
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print (EBSCOhost)
Mental Measurements Yearbook provides test users with descriptive information, references, and critical reviews of tests. Tests in Print (TIP) is produced by the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements at the University of Nebraska and is a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP provides vital information to users including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s).
Middle and Junior High Core collection (EBSCOhost)
Middle & Junior High Core Collection is a selective list of fiction and non-fiction books recommended for children and young adolescents (grades 5 through 9). It includes review sources and other professional aids for librarians and school media specialists.
Middle Search Plus (EBSCOhost)
Middle Search Plus provides abstracts and indexing for over 170 magazines, and searchable partial/full text for over 52 of the most frequently used magazines in middle school libraries, including 115 pamphlets, and also offers Essential Documents of American History. This database is specially designed for middle schools, K-8 and large elementary schools, and covers the majority of a middle school library's periodical collection.
Military & Government Collection (EBSCOhost)
Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government and provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 300 journals and periodicals. The database also includes full text for 245 pamphlets and offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 450 titles. Some publications covered in this database include are Air Force Controller, Army Reserve Magazine, Defence Studies, Global Security Review, Joint Force Quarterly, Military Technology, National Review, Defense, Combat Edge, FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, Foreign Affairs, Naval Forces, and many more. Military Library FullTEXT provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 350 periodicals. The database also includes full text for 245 pamphlets and offers indexing and abstracts for over 380 magazines.
MINDS@UW is designed to store, index, distribute, and preserve the digital materials of the University of Wisconsin. Content, which is deposited directly by UW faculty and staff, may include research papers, pre-prints, datasets, photographs, videos, learning objects, theses, student projects, conference papers, or other intellectual property in digital form. The content is then distributed through a searchable Web interface.
MLA International Bibliography (EBSCOhost)
MLA bibliography is the largest and most comprehensive database covering scholarship in the modern languages, linguistics, literature, folklore, and drama, including film, opera, radio, television and theater. Literary criticism and literary theory are covered extensively. Approximately 4,000 journals and series are screened, and entries for books are included. Entries appear both for collections of essays and for their contents.
Mosby's Nursing Consult
Mosby's Nursing Consult is a comprehensive online resource designed to help nurses provide better patient care. It consolidates the profession's leading books and journals, drug information, patient handouts, news and evidence-based articles into a single service.
MSDS and Other Chemical Safety Resources (UW-System)
Access to MSDS; Chemical Substance Fact Sheets, IPCS INTOX, NAOSH Week and CIS Center Network.