Brandel Library General and Reference Databases
General/Current Events Databases
Academic Search Premier: General (all subjects); some 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
Credo: Searchable full-text of several reference books and encyclopedias. Good for intro-level summaries.
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.