Brandel Library General and Reference Databases

General/Current Events Databases

Academic Search Complete: General (all subjects); many full-text articles.

Chicago Defender (1905-1975): Search Chicago's African American newspaper online in full-text.

JSTOR: Full-text; complete back runs of scholarly journals in 15 different disciplines.

Lexis-Nexis Academic: News, legal, business, medicine, full-text information. Includes New York Times and other major newspapers full-text

New York Times (Historical): Full-text of the New York Times, including cartoons, photos, and ads, from the first edition published until 2003.

Project Muse: Index to articles in humanities, arts, and social sciences; some full-text.

SAGE Premier: Full-text of 485 journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine.

WorldCat: OCLC catalog of books, web resources, and other materials in libraries worldwide.

Online Reference Databases

CQ Researcher: Full-text coverage of current issues.

Gale Virtual Reference Library: search the full-text of thousands of reference works and encyclopedias across a variety of subjects.

Oxford English Dictionary: Historical dictionary that demonstrates how the definitions of words have changed over time.

Sage E-reference books: Full-text of several guides, dictionaries and encyclopedias

World Almanac: Full-text.