Database A - Z list

The databases listed below are available via the Internet to students, faculty, and staff of Webster University. For a list of databases grouped by subject, see our main database page. For information on how to cite materials from electronic databases in research papers, see our Citation Guides page.

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ABI/Inform Complete (a ProQuest database)
This well known database indexes and provides abstracts for articles from almost 1600 leading business and management publications, including over 350 English-language titles from outside the U.S. The full-text or complete articles are available from more than 800 periodical titles. ABI/Inform Complete combines coverage from three sources: ABI/Inform Global, Dateline, and Trade & Industry.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.proquest.com
Academic OneFile (a Gale database)
A collection of peer-reviewed, full-text articles in HTML and PDF format from the world's leading journals and reference sources, with extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature, and other subject; intended primarily for academic researchers.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.gale.com
Academic Search Complete (an EBSCOhost database)
| Database Journal List |
A comprehensive scholarly, multidisciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,600 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,500 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
Academic Universe; see LEXIS-NEXIS Academic
ACM Digital Library
Produced by the Association for Computing Machinery. This database offers the full-text of ACM journal publications and selected conference proceedings. Topics include networks, computer-human interaction, databases, modeling and simulations, system security, programming languages, and software engineering.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.acm.org
Ad Age Data Center
Ad Age Data Center features premium content, including profiles of top advertisers, agencies, advertising spending data, industry contacts, ad industry job market data, and ranked lists of top media markets and media formats.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.adage.com
AES E-Library
The AES E-Library contains fully searchable PDF files of articles and papers from 1953 to the present day. Includes full text of all articles from the peer-reviewed Journal of the Audio Engineering Society as well as the Society's convention and conference papers.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.aes.org
America: History & Life (an EBSCOhost database)
Focuses on the history of the United States and Canada from early times to present day. Includes related disciplines such as sociology, popular culture, gender issues, anthropology, literature, folklore, history of various disciplines, etc. Lists articles from journals published worldwide as well as book and media reviews and dissertations. Covers literature published from 1964 to present. For world history, see the Historical Abstracts database. (5 simultaneous users)
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
American Film Scripts Online (an Alexander Street Press database)
Contains 1,009 scripts by 1,062 writers that is searchable by title, genre, copyright date and people related to the film. In addition, the database includes images for more than 500 of these screenplays.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.alexanderstreet.com
American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries (a Uniworld database)
Provides contact information for public and private American firms that have headquarters, branches, subsidiaries or affiliates in foreign countries. For foreign companies with U.S. operations see Foreign Firms Operating in the United States. The Library's Premium Global subscription allows searching by country, region, state, keyword, zip/postal code, radius, industry code, revenue and number of employees. Records may be printed but Excel download is unavailable.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.uniworldbp.com
American Hospital Directory
The American Hospital Directory provides detailed information, search tools, and statistics for more than 6,000 hospitals nationwide.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ahd.com
Anatomy.tv
This 3D anatomy database includes detailed multi-layer graphics of all areas of the human body. Also includes animated graphical simulations of common muscle movements and information for patients with explanatory text.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.anatomy.tv
Anesthesia Abstracts
Anesthesia Abstracts is an electronic journal that summarizes and analyzes articles from a wide variety of health science publications. Each month, Anesthesia Abstracts provides the busy anesthetist with a synopsis of key articles important to clinical practice. Abstracts are accompanied by expert analysis and commentary by CRNA contributing editors.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.anesthesiaabstracts.com
AnthroSource
Current issues of American Anthropological Association's journals and bulletins as well as archived issues of all the AAA's journals, newsletters and bulletins. Journal issues generally appear online prior to distribution in print.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.anthrosource.net
AP Images Collection (an AP Images database by EBSCOhost)
AP Images, a division of the Associated Press, is the essential source of editorial and creative photographs, videos, graphics and interactives. AP Images collaborates with content and global image partners, offering immediate access to more than 6 million entertainment, sports, news and lifestyle photographs.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.apimages.com
ArchiveGrid
Helps researchers find historical papers and archival collections available at libraries, museums, historical societies and other repositories worldwide. Users can search by keyword and connect to the repositories holding the documents for more information.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.oclc.org
Art Full Text (a Wilson database by Ebscohost)
Provides broad coverage of art topics including art history, architecture, advertising, archaelogy, crafts, folk art, graphic arts, interior design, video, and film. The database provides citations and abstracts from over 400 leading international art publications from 1984 to present and full text articles from nearly 120 journals from 1997 to present.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
Art Index Retrospective: 1929-1984 (a Wilson database by Ebscohost)
Indexes almost 600 international art publications covering 55 years of art journalism. A good resource to find "contemporary criticism of art at the time of its debut, track a body of work of an artist or movement" as well as artist interviews, commentary, art reproductions and coverage of all art subjects in journals published from 1929 to 1984.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
ARTBibliographies Modern
Covers all aspects of modern and contemporary art including performance art, installation works, video art, computer and electronic art and more, as well as the traditional fine arts. Subject coverage spans artists and movements of the late 19th century to current trends and works of the present. It offers abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, dissertations, and exhibition reviews from volumes covering 1974 to the present.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.csa.com
ArticleFirst; see OCLC ArticleFirst

ARTstor
ARTstor is a nonprofit digital library of over one million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences. It offers a set of software tools to view, present, and manage images for research and teaching purposes. Images in the collection are contributed by outstanding museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists' estates.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.artstor.org
ASM Online Journals
The American Society of Microbiology's 12 journals cover the spectrum of microbiology, from molecular and cellular biology to biomedical research and technology.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.journals.asm.org
ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials (formerly ATLAS) (an EBSCOhost database)
Covers periodicals, multi-author works, and book reviews in all areas of religion, church history, theology, and pastoral counseling. Some journals are indexed as far back as 1924.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
Atomic Learning
Webster IT’s subscription to Atomic Learning includes over 60,000 step-by-step tutorials on common software such as Microsoft® Office, Adobe® CS6 and Blackboard®, and workshops and technology integration projects on emerging topics such as plagiarism and MLA® and APA™ research paper basics. From instant answers on “how to” questions to step-by-step training workshops, Atomic Learning simplifies campus technology integration, training, and support.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.atomiclearning.com

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Bibliography of the History of Art / International Bibliography of Art
The Getty Institute Web site offers free access to their scholarly art history bibliography. The database searches both Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) covering 1990-2007 and International Bibliography of Art (IBA) covering 2008 and part of 2009.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://library.getty.edu
Biography in Context (a Gale database)
A comprehensive biographical reference database that provides more than 300,000 narrative biographies on noteworthy individuals from around the world, throughout history and across all disciplines and subject areas. Information is drawn from nearly 80 Gale biographical sources such as Contemporary Authors, Dictionary of American Biography, Scribner's Encyclopedia of American Lives, Encyclopedia of World Biography, as well as full-text magazine and newspaper articles.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.gale.com
BIZCOMPS (part of BVMarketData)
Reports transactions of small private "Main Street" Businesses.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.bvmarketdata.com
BizJournals
Digital/PDF copies of the current issues for all 40 plus newspapers published by American City Business Journals. Includes the St Louis Business Journal and the current Book of Lists for each city/regional newspaper. The 10-year archive covers article text only (i.e. not full PDF content).
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://bizjournals.com
Bizminer
Provides financial and industry data for over 16,000 lines of business in 300 U.S. markets, including both 3- and 5-year industry financial profiles and ratios.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.bizminer.com
Book Collection Nonfiction: Elementary School Edition (an EBSCOhost database)
This database contains searchable full text for more than 1,300 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on animals, weather, holidays, adventure, sports, Native Americans, United States, Canada, biographies, nature, civics and more.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
Book Collection Nonfiction: High School Edition (an EBSCOhost database)
A research database containing searchable full text for more than 2,450 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on careers, health, life skills, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, sports, technology, biographies, music, science, history, civics and more.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
Book Collection Nonfiction: Middle School Edition (an EBSCOhost database)
This database contains searchable full text for more than 3,100 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on careers, health, life skills, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, sports, technology, biographies, history, science, women, civics and more.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com

 

Business & Company Resource Center (BCRC); see Business Insights: Essentials

Business Insights: Essentials (formerly Business & Company Resource Center) (a Gale database)
Business Insights: Essentials combines all of the content formerly found in Business & Company Resource Center with a new interface designed around the research goals and workflows of your diverse business research community. Easily find information on companies, industries and more in the context of timely news, statistical data, and in-depth reports.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.gale.com
Business Monitor Online
Provides macroeconomic data, financial and company news and analysis on emerging and key global markets. Covers 175 countries with quarterly forecasts and surveys in eleven key industry sectors for each country.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: https://bmo.businessmonitor.com
Business Source Complete (an EBSCOhost database)
This comprehensive index covers over 25,500 business magazines, journals and reports, including 2,360 peer-reviewed journals in management, economics, finance, accounting, international business, and marketing. Provides full-text from the first issue (1930s 1980s) for about 40 classic periodicals (e.g. Harvard Business Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, etc.) and over 7000 full-text titles not included in ABI or Business & Company. Includes company, country and industry reports from Datamonitor, 50+ Harvard Faculty Seminar Series (FSS) videos, articles from TWST (The Wall Street Transcript), and more.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
BVLaw
Full-text of federal and state court decisions and IRS materials on valuation. Accessible via the BVLibrary platform after second log-in (given after Webster ID verification).
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.bvlibrary.com
BVLibrary.com
Features four databases: BVLaw provides access to the legal valuation cases and literature, BVResearch covers research papers and articles, and Deluxe BVUpdate which provides timely, concise, authoritative, access to the business valuation literature presented in books, articles, and court cases allowing you to keep abreast of the current theory and practice in the field. Economic Outlook Update contains the relevant economic data needed to prepare a thorough business valuation report.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.bvlibrary.com
BVMarketData
BVMarketData provides access to 5 unique resources: Pratt's Stats highlights the details of sales of large privately and closely held companies; BIZCOMPS reports transactions of small private "Main Street" businesses; Mergerstat / BVR Control Premium Study quantifies the minority discount and control premium data used in business valuation and appraisals of public companies; and Public Stats reports transaction details of public company sales.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.bvmarketdata.com
BVResearch
Searchable collection of business valuation research papers, articles, industry surveys, etc. Accessible via the BVLibrary platform after second log-in (given after Webster ID verification).
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.bvlibrary.com

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CABI Environmental Impact
A comprehensive resource on climate change, biodiversity, pollution, and other influences of humans on the biosphere. Contains an abstracts database, news articles, e-books, reports, reviews, links to research organizations, and calendar of events.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.cabi.org
Cabell's Directories of Publishing Opportunities
Business College set
Directories in accounting, economics & finance, management, and marketing can help users determine where to submit journal articles for publication. Search features include topical lists, journal name keywords, acceptance rate, review (blind, editorial or peer) type and publisher.
Education set
Cabell's Directory lists dozens of scholarly journals with their publication guidelines in the field of Education.  The directory helps scholars identify journals for publication and guides users in evaluating journal quality.  Entries include contact information, manuscript guidelines, acceptance rates, review process, number of reviewers, and audience.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.cabells.com
CAMIO
CAMIO – Catalog of Art Museum Images Online offers about 95,000 images of art works in museums worldwide. Works include painting, drawing, sculpture, photographs, prints, decorative art, costume, architecture and more. All images are rights-cleared for educational use.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.camio.oclc.org
CCH IntelliConnect Search tips IntelliConnect Quick Reference card - July 2010 (PDF)
CCH publications on current news, practices, guidelines, cases, laws, and regulations regarding human resource management, employment and health law, occupational safety, pension, payroll, benefits, etc.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.intelliconnect.cch.com
Choice Reviews Online
"Reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education" issued in the print magazine Choice.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.cro2.org
CIAO Columbia International Affairs Online
A collection of resources on international affairs with the full-text of over 400 working papers from over 40 institutions worldwide, indexing of several leading journals in the field, conference proceedings and papers, links to selected Web sites, and full-text for selected books from Columbia University Press.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ciaonet.org
CINAHL with Full Text (an EBSCOhost database)
The Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature is the primary index in the fields of nursing, allied health, biomedical, and consumer health. It includes the publications of the American Nurses Association and the National League for Nursing. Allied health fields covered include emergency services, lab technology, occupational and physical therapy.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
ClasePeriodica
Index of Latin American journals in the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Combines CLASE (Citas Latinoamericanas en Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades), which indexes documents published in journals specializing in the social sciences and humanities and PERIODICA, which covers journals specializing in science and technology. Offers access to bibliographic citations from documents published in scholarly journals in 24 different countries of Latin America and the Caribbean.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.oclc.org
Cobblestone Online
This database provides online full text access to the following children's magazines: Appleseeds, California Chronicles, Calliope, Classical Calliope, Cobblestone, Dig, Faces, Footsteps, and Odyssey. Users can search the archives back to 1980.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://cobblestoneonline.net
Cochrane Controlled Trials Register (an EBSCOhost database)
A bibliography of controlled trials compiled as part of an international effort to provide systematic reviews. Information is culled from MEDLINE, conference proceedings, and other sources. Database is updated quarterly.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
Cochrane Database of abstracts of reviews of effectiveness; see Database of abstracts of reviews of effectiveness.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) (an EBSCOhost database)
A full-text database of healthcare articles and protocols analyzed from an evidence-based medicine perspective to provide data with minimal bias. Reviews must meet the Cochrane Group’s quality standards. Database is updated quarterly.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
Columbia Granger's World of Poetry
An index to poetry that has appeared in anthologies through the years. The online version also provides the full-text of thousands of poems as well as commentaries and biographies on leading poems and poets. A glossary of terms is included.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.columbiagrangers.org
Communication & Mass Media Complete (an EBSCOhost database)
Includes the content from two established indexes, CommSearch and Mass Media Articles Index, as well as other major journals in these disciplines. The full-text for over 200 titles is provided.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, Client Narratives, and Reference Works
"...searchable collection containing real transcripts of therapy and counseling sessions and first-person narratives illuminating the experience of mental illness and its treatment, as well as reference works to contextualize the primary material." (publisher's description). Specialized features include the ability to search by symptoms or therapies. Reference works include various handbooks related to counseling and working with specific populations.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.alexanderstreet.com
Counseling and Therapy in Video I & II
Online collection of video from actual counseling sessions, interviews, presentations, and consultations. Users can search by subject, therapy, therapist, etc. You can also create playlists of video clips.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.alexanderstreet.com
Credo Reference
Searchable online collection of over 400 encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, biographies, language dictionaries, and other reference titles from 60 international publishers. Its subjects including art, business, history, language & literature, medicine, social sciences, science & technology, and more. It has over 3 million entries; 200,000 audio pronunciation files; 50,000+ art, science, and medical images; and 90,000 atlas images of places and geographic features throughout the world.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.credoreference.com
The CQ Researcher (online)
Provides brief reports on current issues in the news. Most reports include background information, a chronology, opposing viewpoints, statistics, and a bibliography. (10 simultaneous users)
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.cqpress.com
Current Protocols in Essential Laboratory Techniques
Current and authorative methods of scientific research in basic lab techniques including safety, cell culture techniques, sample preparation, and data analysis.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.currentprotocols.com
Current Protocols in Molecular Biology
Current and authorative methods of scientific research in the area of molecular biology including mammalian cell cuture, nucleic acid arrays, yeast, and dna sequencing.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.currentprotocols.com
Current Protocols in Protein Science
Current and authorative methods of scientific research in working with proteins including electrophoresis, mass spectrometry, peptidases, and conventional chromatographic separations.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.currentprotocols.com
Current Protocols in Toxicology
Current and authorative methods of scientific research in working with toxins including assessment of cell toxicity, the glutathione pathway, neurotoxicology, and gene targeting.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.currentprotocols.com
Current Research@Webster; see Dissertations & Theses @ Webster University

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D & B Key Business Ratios Subscription ended December 2010; use RMA eStatement Studies
Dance in Video
An online video collection of dance productions and documentaries by influential performers and companies of the 20th century with selections covering ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental and improvisations dance as well as forerunners of form and pioneers of modern concert dance. Content can be searched or browsed by composer, choreographer, genre, performer, ensemble, and role. Users can create and share playlists for course or individual use.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://alexanderstreet.com
Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness (an EBSCOhost database)
An international database of abstracts of published systematic reviews on the effects of health care. These reviews have been critically analyzed by the NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination at the University of York, England. DARE’s abstracts include a description of the systematic reviews methodology, results and conclusions. Part of the Cochrane Library.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
Data-Planet Statistical Datasets
This resource provides easy access to an extensive repository of standardized and structured statistical data.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.data-planet.com
Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference
This resource provides simple and refined searching of the extensive repository of standardized and structured statistical data.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.data-planet.com
Deluxe BVUpdate (part of BVlibrary.com)
Provides timely, concise, authoritative, access to the business valuation literature presented in books, articles, and court cases allowing you to keep abreast of the current theory and practice in the field.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.bvlibrary.com
Discovering Collection
Biographies and essays on subject areas such as literature, history, science, government, cultures, and social studies. Users can search by type of source including creative works, reference, statistics, primary sources and multimedia (photographs, video and audio clips, etc.).
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.galegroup.com
Discovery Education streaming
Segments from thousands of educational videos from Discovery School and other producers are provided. Segments cover areas such as science, mathematics, art, health, professional development, careers, language arts, social studies, visual and performing arts, research, and world languages. Corresponding state standards (including Canada and Australia) are given for each video.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://streaming.discoveryeducation.com
Dissertations & Theses @ Webster University
Contains Webster doctoral dissertations and masters level theses submitted summer, 2005 to the present. Webster faculty, staff, and students may view the full text for free (pdf files require the Adobe Acrobat Reader.)
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.umi.com
Dissertations & Theses: Abstract & Index (a Proquest database)
A comprehensive collection of 2.7 million scholarly works spanning over 140 years. Free previews for the first 24 pages are available for most records.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.proquest.com
DoneDeals Online
Provides merger and acquisition details for private and public mid-market companies sold for purchase prices between $1 million and $1 billion. Searchable by: closing date, S.I.C. industry, price, buyer, seller, private or public company, location, keyword.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.donedeals.com
DRAM: the Database of Recorded American Music
A collection of sound recordings documenting American music largely ignored by the commercial recording companies. Works can be browsed by work, album or track titles, as well as by artist roles, and date of recording and composition. Some biographical and role information are provided for artists. (Technical note)
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.dramonline.org
DSM Premium: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

Scheduled maintenance to the site may interrupt access Sept 10-11, 2014.
The DSM Premium collection covers diagnoses and differential diagnoses, case vignettes to bring abstract concepts to life, multidisciplinary treatment guidelines, the latest research – all within a single search and navigation interface that integrates journals and books. Includes the latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM).

To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.PsychiatryOnline.org

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eBook Collection (formerly NetLibrary) (an EBSCOhost database)

This rapidly growing database offers over 300,000 full-text eBooks. Please note that your NetLibrary account preferences, notes, and holds, etc. were not transferred to the new site.

To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
ebrary (a Proquest database)
A growing e-book collection from trusted publishers in all academic subject areas.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebrary.com
ECO; see OCLC FirstSearch Electronic Collections Online

Economic Outlook Update (part of BVlibrary.com)
Each quarterly issue contains the relevant economic data needed to prepare a thorough business valuation report. Includes general economic and investment conditions; consumer prices, spending and confidence; inflation and interest rates; unemployment; stock and bond markets; energy prices; and construction and manufacturing data.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.bvlibrary.com

eHRAF World Cultures
Ethnographic studies from the Human Relations Area Files. Covers all aspects of social and cultural life for over 127 cultures worldwide. Searchable by topic, culture, or region.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following URL: http://www.yale.edu/hraf

EIU ViewsWire
Produced by the Economist Intelligence Unit, this newletter provides expert analysis of the political, economic, business, financial, and regulatory conditions for countries worldwide.
Country data is also available via ABI. Once you access the report list (below), click on the "Location" tab to browse information by country.
To cite this material in a bibliography, use the following URL: http://www.proquest.com

EJS E-journals (an EBSCOhost database)
"E-Journals from EBSCOhost® provides access to electronic journals and full text of articles for journals managed through EBSCOhost® Electronic Journals Service (EJS), as well as usage of SmartLinks in EBSCOhost." (vendor description)
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
Emerald fulltext
Contains articles from over 100 management and library and information science journals, complete with full text archives back to 1994. Covers major disciplines including strategy, leadership, information management, marketing and human resource management.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following URL: http://www.emeraldinsight.com
Encyclopaedia Britannica online
A source for current and historical information on virtually any subject. Users can search the database for encyclopedia articles and selected Web sites, or browse the World Atlas, Year in Review, or Timeline areas. A dictionary and thesaurus are also available.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.eb.com
Entrepreneurial Studies Source (an EBSCOhost database)
This database offers users full text for more than 125 key periodicals, 135 reference books, case studies, thousands of company profiles and over 600 full-length and video clips with transcripts relevant to entrepreneurship and small business.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
Environment Complete (an EBSCOhost database)
This database contains more than 2.4 million records from more than 2,200 domestic and international titles going back to 1888 (including over 1,350 active core titles) as well as more than 190 monographs and 920 journals. Includes "...coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more." (publisher website)
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
ERIC (an EBSCOhost database)
This database from the Educational Resource Information Center combines coverage of Resources in Education (RIE) and Journals in Education (CIJE) to provide access to journal articles and ERIC documents. All aspects of education are covered in this database. Covers 1966 to the present. The Webster University Library has ERIC Documents on microfiche with numbers from ED348466 to ED483046. Some ERIC documents are available full-text from the U.S. Department of Education ERIC Web site. ERIC also connects to another database to provide full-text for selected articles.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
ESA Journals Online
This database from the Ecological Society of America includes the full text of three publications of the Society: Bulletin of the ESA; Ecology; and Ecosphere.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.esajournalsonline.org
Ethnographic Video Online
Classic as well as contemporary film from anthropologists and ethnographers covering human culture and behavior worldwide. Extras include are field notes, raw footage, photographs, interviews, study guides, and indigenous film.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://alexanderstreet.com
Europa World
Presents political and economic information on countries and territories as well as international organizations. Features statistical data and directories. (4 simultaneous users)
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.europaworld.com

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Family & Society Studies Worldwide
A broad range of news sources and other content provides US and global perspectives on most business issues including premier content from 200 countries in 26 languages.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://global.factiva.com
Family & Society Studies Worldwide
A comprehensive index to the literature on marriage and the family, parenting, gender issues, sexuality and reproduction, etc. It includes records from the Inventory of Marriage and Family Literature and the Australian Family and Society Abstracts. Coverage from 1970-present. (10 simultaneous users)
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscocom
Film & Television Literature Index
An index specializing in "film and television theory, preservation and restoration, writing, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews." (vendor description). Covers from 1988 to present with selective coverage of earlier literature.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
Films on Demand
Streaming video databases with over 6,000 clips and full length educational films from Films for the Humanities and Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware. These films are in subjects humanities, social sciences, business, economics, science, mathematics, health, medicine, guidance, and counseling. Also included are archival films and news reels.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://digital.films.com
Foreign Firms Operating in the United States (a Uniworld database)
Provides contact information for foreign companies with U.S. operations. For public and private American firms that have headquarters, branches, subsidiaries or affiliates in foreign countries see American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries) . The Library's Premium Global subscription allows searching by country, region, state, keyword, zip/postal code, radius, industry code, revenue and number of employees. Records may be printed but Excel download is unavailable.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.uniworldbp.com
FirstSearch; see OCLC FirstSearch Electronic Collections Online
Fuente Académica (an EBSCOhost database)
This database offers more than 450 scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain. All major subject areas are covered with particular emphasis on agriculture, biological sciences, economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, psychology, public administration, religion and sociology.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com

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Gale Virtual Reference Library (a Gale database)
Provides a combined search of a number of dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference sources in various subject areas. Users may also choose to search for content in a single source from the collection.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.gale.com
Gender Studies Database
Features extensive coverage of the social sciences literature related to gender issues. The database combines 12 files, including Women's Studies International, Men's Studies, and Sexual Diversity Studies, the latter with an emphasis on gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender communities. Indexes books, dissertations, conference papers, scholarly and popular periodicals, and selected Web sites. Coverage varies but much is from 1972 to the present. (5 simultaneous users)
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebsco.com
GenoPro Software
GenoPro is a downloadable genealogy software for drawing family trees. The software can display a complete graphical representation of your genealogy tree. With GenoPro, you can see both ancestor and descendants at once. Due to downloading privileges, you must use your personal computer to download this software.
GPO (Government Printing Office)
Includes citations and indexing for all types of U.S. government documents including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.oclc.org
Grove Art Online; see Oxford Art Online (formerly Grove Art Online)
Grovemusic; see Oxford Music Online

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HRAF (Human Relations Area Files; see eHRAF
HeritageQuest (a ProQuest database)
A comprehensive database of genealogical resources including U.S. Federal Census data, family & local history books, Periodical Source Index (PERSI), Revolutionary War files,Freedman's Bank Records, and U.S. Serial Set.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.proquest.com
Historical Abstracts (an EBSCOhost database)
Focuses on the history of the world (excluding U.S. and Canada) from 1450 to the present. Includes related disciplines, such as multicultural studies, psychology, religion, political science, etc. Provides worldwide coverage of the journal literature in history, selected book reviews, and references to dissertations. Covers literature published from 1955 to present. For U.S. and Canadian history, see the America: History and Life database.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
Hoover's Company Records (via ABI/Inform Proquest)
Search by company name to link to company factsheet, overview, history, people (officers and employees), products & operations, subsidiaries, competitors, and financials.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.hoovers.com
Humanities International Complete (an EBSCOhost database)
This database includes all data from Humanities International Index (more than 2,300 journals and more than 2.9 million records) plus unique full text content for more than 1,200 journals.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com

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IBISWorld: Business Environment Reports
*Click on Industry Risk Ratings*
This resource offers data and analyses that give context to companies, industries, and the U.S. economy.   IBIS uses an “outside-looking-in” approach to explain how economic, demographic and other changes impact people, enterprises and commerce.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ibisworld.com
IBISWorld: Industry Market Research
*Click on Industry Market Research*
Reports on over 700 US industries providing current trends and 5-year outlook. Can be searched by industry (NAICS) codes or keyword or company name or may be browsed by type of industry. The IBISWorld Business Environment Reports are integrated to give a macroeconomic view of the industry.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ibisworld.com
IBSS: International Bibliography of the Social Sciences  (a ProQuest database)
An index to social science and interdisciplinary research, IBSS covers journal articles, books, reviews and selected chapters dating back to 1951.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://search.proquest.com
IIMP Full Text (International Index to Music Periodicals) (a Chadwyck-Healey database)
An index to periodical literature with abstracts to current articles and selected full-text. Covers scholarly and popular periodicals on all genres of music. Indexes almost 400 international periodicals and includes selected articles from The New York Times and The Washington Post. Indexing coverage from about 1900; selected full-text from 1997 to present.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.chadwyck.com
International Bibliography of Theatre and Dance
This database covers all aspects of theatre and performance with indexing of over 60,000 journals, books, book articles, and dissertations of interest to theatre and dance students and professionals. IBTD offers over 140 full-text journals (such as Canadian Theatre Review, Dance Chronicle, Dance Teacher, Modern Drama, PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art, Research in Dance Education, Research in Drama Education, Studies in Theatre and Performance, TDR: The Drama Review, Theater, and many more); and more than 300 full-text books & monographs (such as Avant Garde Theatre, British Realist Theatre, History of European Drama and Theatre, Learning Through Theatre, Opera, Performance Theory, Shakespeare, Theory and Performance, Theatre and the World, Twentieth-Century Actor Training, Who's Who in Contemporary World Theatre, World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre and many more).
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
IPA Source
IPA Source is the web's largest library of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and art song texts.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ipasource.com/
iPoll (Roper Center)
Comprehensive, up-to-date source for US nationwide public opinion. A full-text retrieval system, the iPoll online database is organized at the question level, providing the tools to sift through nearly a half million questions asked on national public opinion surveys, 1935 to present. Surveys archived in the Roper Catalog were originally gathered by academic, commercial and media survey organizations such as Gallup Organization, Harris Interactive, Pew Research Associates, and many more.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://roperweb.ropercenter.uconn.edu/

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Jewish Studies Source (an EBSCOhost database)
Jewish Studies Source contains over 400 full-text titles. Sources comprising the collection include full-text for leading academic journals within the discipline, monographs, related articles from major periodicals and newspapers, and over 1600 biographies of leading historical and contemporary Jews.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
Journal Citation Reports
Provides researchers, administrators, faculty, and students with access to the bibliographic and citation information to find research data, analyze trends, journals and researchers, and share their findings. Includes data from 3,000 of the world's leading social sciences journals across 50 disciplines.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://webofknowledge.com
JSTOR
JSTOR is a digital archive of scholarly journals. Note that our subscription is for the following collections: Arts & Sciences II and Arts & Sciences III. Subject areas covered by these two collections include: economics, history, Asian studies, archaeology, classics, and African, Latin American, Middle Eastern, and Slavic studies, language and literature, music, film studies, folklore, performing arts, religion, and the history and study of art and architecture.The most recently published issues (past 3-5 years) are generally not available. Within JSTOR users may link to recent content if the article text is available in other library subscription services.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.jstor.org

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KBR - Key Business Ratios Subscription ended December 2010; use RMA eStatement Studies
Kids Search
A middle school/junion high school level search engine that pulls content from the following databases: ERIC, Primary Search, Newspaper Source, Academic Search Premier, EBSCO Animals, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com

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LearningExpress Library
Offers a collection of practice tests and tutorials to prepare for academic and licensing tests. Categories for test preparation include graduate school entrance exams (GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT); Business Writing Skills; Civil Service; Military; Nursing; Resume and Interviewing Success Skills; TOEFL and many more. Note: users will need to create a unique user name and password to view the tests. On June 1, 2014 a new interface will require users to create new accounts and any data saved in the current version will be inaccessible.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.learningexpresslibrary.com
LearningExpress: Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success
Video and online tutorials help you to find a job (e.g. resumes, interviewing) and enhance your business(e.g. writing, math, presentations) and computer (e.g. Microsoft and Adobe) skills. Note: users will need to create a unique user name and password to view content.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.learningexpresslibrary.com
LEXIS-NEXIS Academic
An excellent source for legal, government, political, business, medical, and general information. Includes standard federal and state statutory and case law materials, as well as law reviews and periodicals. Features industry and company financial information and news, statistical profiles of states and countries, and a variety of reference information. Includes many full-text newspapers, such as the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (1989- ) and the New York Times (1980- ).
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.lexis-nexis.com
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text (an EBSCOhost database)
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. This database also contains full text for more than 330 journals covering librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
Library Press Display
Updated daily, this resource provides a full-color and full-page collection of newspapers from around the world. It includes over 2,200 titles from Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, and the United States. (3 simultaneous users)
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://library.pressdisplay.com

Literature Criticism Online (a Gale database)
Contains content from 5 publications in the Gale Literary Criticism series offering modern and historical literary commentary on authors and their works. Complete volume coverage is available online for series titles:Contemporary Literary Criticism, Drama Criticism and Short Story Criticism. Online content begins with the 2007 volumes of the following series titles: Children's Literature Review and Poetry Criticism. For content in volumes published before 2007, consult the print volumes.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://galenet.galegroup.com
Literature Resource Center (a Gale database)
Provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analysis of authors from every age and literary discipline. LRC offers full-text articles from over 70 literary periodicals, plot summaries, critical essays on 2,500 most studied authors, links to Web sites and Merriam Webster's The Encyclopedia of Literature. Searches can be done by author name, title, genre, literary movement or theme or by a combination of these criteria. LRC includes content from recognized Gale print reference sources such as Contemporary Authors, Dictionary of Literary Biography, the Gale Literary Criticism Series, Drama Criticism, Children's Literature Review and many others. An additional component is the Twayne's Authors Series featuring content of nearly 600 books of literary criticism.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.galenet.galegroup.com
Loislaw (access to MO Bar CLE deskbooks)
Access to Missouri Bar Continuing Legal Education deskbooks. Topics include major areas of law, such as family, civil, criminal, elder, employment, environmental, estate, intellectual property, juvenile, school, trusts, etc.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.loislaw.com
LWW Nursing and Health Professions Premier Collection
This full-text collection encompasses over 60 journals published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins in the nursing and healthcare fields. Among the titles are AJN American Journal of Nursing, Nursing Research, Nurse Educator, and JONA Journal of Nursing Administration.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://gateway.ovid.com
Lynda.com
Lynda.com offers students, faculty and staff instructional videos on a broad range of subjects, including business skills, photography, design, music and video, home computing, animation, and web design and development and taught by recognized industry experts. New courses are added every week, and you can watch entire courses or single tutorial videos as you need them.
The library is still offering a technology help guide, which contains tutorials over many topics.

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Mango Languages
An easy to use, interactive tool that teaches practical conversational skills and valuable cultural insight for 60 foreign languages and 17 English as a second language (ESL) courses. Each course includes memory building exercises, grammar notes, cultural notes, critical thinking exercises, and interactive phonetic spellings.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.mangolanguages.com
MAS Ultra: School Edition (an EBSCOhost database)
A general reference database designed for high school and junior college students. It provides articles and reports from hundreds of K-12 magazines, Essential Documents in American History ( a database of over 1,000 original historical documents), CIA World Factbook, Magill's Book Reviews, and full text for many Macmillan reference books.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
MediaMark; see MRI+
MEF Video Collection (a Kanopy database)
A web-based digital video delivery service that allows colleges and universities to stream titles from the Media Education Foundation through Kanopy. MEF videos encourage critical thinking about the social, political, and cultural impact of American mass media with a special focus on representations of gender and race, and the effect these representations have on identity and culture.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.kanopystreaming.com
Medline with Full Text (an EBSCOhost database)
Produced by the National Library of Medicine, this database covers all areas of medicine. The database indexes 3,500+ journals published internationally. Subjects include clinical medicine, dentistry, education, experimental medicine, health services administration, nursing, nutrition, pathology, psychiatry, toxicology, and veterinary medicine. Bibliographic records cover 1965 to present. Most records from 1975 to the present include abstracts.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
Mental Measurements Yearbook & Tests in Print (an EBSCOhost database)
Contains critical reviews and descriptive information for more than 1,000 commercially available instruments. (4 simultaneous users)
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
Mergerstat / BVR Control Premium Study (part of BVMarketData)
Quantifies the minority discount and control premium data used in business valuation and appraisals of public companies.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.bvmarketdata.com
Met Opera on Demand / BVR Control Premium Study (part of BVMarketData)
Met Opera on Demand delivers instant access to Met performances, including Met’s award-winning Live in HD series as well as full-length video and audio performances.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://metopera.org
MICROMEDEX Healthcare Series
A wide range of clinical databases, including unbiased, referenced information about drugs, toxicology, diseases, acute care, and alternative medicine .
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.Thomsonhc.com
Military & Government Collection (an EBSCOhost database)
Current news, magazines, scholarly journals and government documents covering all branches of the military and the government. Titles include GAO Reports, JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly, Army Sustainment, Government Executive, Information Security Journal, Security Studies, Defense & Security Analysis, Technology Review, FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin , and hundreds more.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com

MLA Bibliography (an EBSCOhost database)
Produced by the Modern Language Association of America, this database provides over one million citations for items from over 4,000 journals and series published worldwide on literature, language, linguistics, and folklore. It indexes journals, books, essay collections, working papers, proceedings, dissertations, and bibliographies. Coverage is from 1963 to the present. (5 simultaneous users)
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
MOREnet Databases
A collection of databases purchased by the Missouri State Library primarily to support public and school libraries.
Morningstar Investment Research Center
Reports on more than 8,000 stocks and 12,000 mutual funds, analyst reports and Morningstar ratings, stock and fund screeners, a portfolio X-ray tool to help find strengths and weaknesses, quarterly reports on industry sectors, investment articles and help guides. (5 simultaneous users)
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.morningstar.com
MRI+ / MRI Plus (a Mediamark Research & Intelligence database)
Based on MRI's Survey of the American Consumer, the Mediamark Reporter provides access to adult consumers' media choices, product usage, demographics, lifestyle and attitudes. The survey covers nearly 6,000 product and service brands across 550 categories and media usage including periodicals, Internet, TV, radio and out-of-home exposure. New Users: Mediamark provides a PowerPoint tutorial on How to Use MRI's University Reporter. (5 simultaneous users)
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.mediamark.com
Music Index Online (an EBSCOhost database)
Indexes over 640 international music periodicals. Articles listed cover all types of music, from classical to popular, and include reviews, obituaries, listings of dissertations, etc. Coverage from 1979-present.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
Music Online (Alexander Street Press)
A comprehensive music resource for the study of classical, jazz, world, and American music with streaming audio and video content, full-text reference materials, and musical scores.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://alexanderstreet.com

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Natural Standard
Provides evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies. It contains three sub-databases: Herbs & supplements, condition center, and alternative modalities. Validated rating scales are used to evaluate the quality of available evidence. Information is incorporated into comprehensive monographs which are designed to facilitate clinical decision making.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.naturalstandard.com
Naxos Music Library
Provides over 75,000 tracks of music, mostly classical, with some jazz, folk, and world (especially Chinese). The complete Naxos, Marco Polo and Da Capo catalogues are included. Users can also access biographical information on selected composers or artists and notes on various pieces of music. (10 simultaneous users)
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.naxosmusiclibrary.com
Naxos Music Library Jazz
"Naxos Music Library Jazz is one of the most comprehensive collection of Jazz music available online. It offers close to 20,000 tracks of jazz from over 1,850 albums. Over 500 jazz artists are represented. Naxos Music Library Jazz comprises Naxos Jazz and the 22 labels of Fantasy Jazz. Naxos Jazz, along with Prophone and Proprius, brings you the world of international Jazz, covering Sweden and Scandinavian jazz artist. US-based Fantasy has the world's deepest jazz catalogue and offers the very best in blues and R&B." (vendor description). (10 simultaneous users)
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.naxosmusiclibrary.com
NetFirst; see OCLC WorldCat
NetLibrary
See eBook Collection from EbscoHost.

New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians; see Oxford Music Online (formerly Grovemusic)
New Grove Dictionary of Opera Online; see Oxford Music Online (formerly Grovemusic)
 
 
New York Review of Books Online
Access to the current issue and links to podcasts and the searchable archives of issues back to 1963.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.nybooks.com
New York Times (online)
Offers full-page-images and article images from the New York Times from its first issue in 1851 to three years before the current date (for current New York Times articles, see the Lexis-Nexis Academic database). The collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue, cover to cover, in downloadable PDF files.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.umi.com
NHS Economic Evaluation Database (an EBSCOhost databse)
This database assists decision-makers in the world of professional health care by providing information on the costs and effects of drugs, treatments and procedures. Economic evaluations - the cost-benefit analysis of two or more different medical treatments - from around the world are systematically identified, described and appraised for quality while their relative strengths and weaknesses are explored and highlighted.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://ebscohost.com
North American Theatre Online (Alexander Street Press)
A collection of theatre reference resources and full text plays. Major reference materials cover all aspects of American and Canadian theatre providing information on plays, people, theatres, productions, and production companies. The database includes thousands of full-text plays in 6 individual collections: Black Drama, Asian American Drama, Latino Drama, Twentieth Century North American Drama, North American Indian Drama, and North American Women's Drama.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://alexanderstreet.com

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OAIster
A catalog of text, audio, image, and movie digital resources from sources worldwide. Users can search by keyword and limit to a particular format (e.g. limit to image to find photographs). Links are provided to connect you to the actual image online.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.oclc.org
OCLC ArticleFirst (a FirstSearch database)
A keyword index of articles from more than 13,000 journals in all disciplines. (5 simultaneous users)
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.oclc.org
OCLC FirstSearch Electronic Collections Online
Provides indexing and some full-text of articles from journals published in many different subject areas. (5 simultaneous users)
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.oclc.org
OCLC PapersFirst (a FirstSearch database)
Lists citations to papers presented at worldwide meetings and conferences in all disciplines. The meetings themselves are listed in ProceedingsFirst. (5 simultaneous users)
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.oclc.org
OCLC WorldCat (a FirstSearch database)
Contains records for books and other materials owned by OCLC member libraries worldwide. More than 56 million records dating from about 1000 A.D. to the present. New records are added daily. Each record indicates libraries that hold that item. In addition, this database now includes records from OCLC NetFirst which provide subject headings and descriptions of Internet resources. (5 simultaneous users)
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.oclc.org
On the Boards
OntheBoards.tv produces and presents high-quality videos of full-length performances by some of today’s artists working in dance, theater, music and other forms that are leading the way in the evolution of the performing arts.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ontheboards.tv
Opera in Video
A streaming video database that will, upon completion, contain approximately 250 important opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries. Selections represent the world's leading performers, conductors, and opera houses and are based on a work's importance to the operatic canon. As of August 2009, includes 108 operas, equaling 320 hours of video.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://alexanderstreet.com
Oxford Art Online
Includes Grove Art Online, the foremost art encyclopedia offering scholarly articles and links to over 5,000 images within the encyclopedia and 40,000 image links to selected museums and galleries worldwide. Other Oxford art publications include Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms. Database formerly entitled Grove Art (5 simultaneous users)
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.oxfordartonline.com
Oxford English Dictionary (OED)
A historical dictionary of English which traces words back to their entry into the language. Each entry describes where the word came from and shows how it has been used in various writings through the years. Continuously updated to include language from the present day.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.oed.com
Oxford Music Online
This database is based on the print editions of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Encyclopedia of Popular Music, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. It offers comprehensive coverage of all types of music from earliest times to the present day. Users can browse articles and biographies or search by various criteria. Also provides links to related Internet resources. Database formerly entitled Grovemusic (8 simultaneous users)
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.grovemusic.com

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PAIS International (a CSA database)
Focuses on literature concerned with public policy. It contains more than 400,000 records representing articles, books, conference proceedings, government documents, book chapters, and statistical directories. It is an excellent source for statistical information. Produced by the Public Affairs Information Service, subjects include agriculture, banking, business, demographics, education, environment, finance, government, law and legislation, political science, public administration, and international relations.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.csa.com
PapersFirst; see OCLC PapersFirst

Philosopher's Index (an EBSCOhost database)
Provides citations and abstracts to scholarly research in the fifteen fields of philosophy, published in journals and books since 1940. (4 simultaneous users)
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
Play Index
Indexes more than 30,000 plays written from antiquity to the present and published from 1949 to the present. You can search for plays by title; author; subject (sisters, culture conflict, marriage); style (symbolism, experimental theater); genre (comedy, melodrama, musical); and cast type. It is useful for finding plays that match production resources and cast requirements. It provides full publication details need to locate a play published as a single volume or in anthologies and collections. (1 simultaneous user)
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
PNAS Online; see Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Pratt's Stats (part of BVMarketData)
Highlights the details of sales of large privately and closely held companies.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.bvmarketdata.com
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS Online)
Provides indexing and full-text of papers, research reports, reviews, etc. from the National Academy of Sciences. It also provides the full-text of journal articles from PNAS on the biological, physical, and social sciences from November 1996.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.pnas.org
ProceedingsFirst (a FirstSearch database)
Gives citations to published proceedings of worldwide meetings and conferences in all disciplines. The papers themselves are listed individually in PapersFirst.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.oclc.org
Project Muse
Provides access to over 200 full-text scholarly journals published by Johns Hopkins University Press and other academic publishers. Its coverage of the humanities and social sciences includes the fields of literature and criticism, history, visual and performing arts, cultural studies, political science, gender studies and many others. The database allows searching of the full-text across all journals in the database or by selected journal titles.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://muse.jhu.edu
ProQuest Accounting & Tax
Covers top journals from sources such as the American Accounting Association and reference reports, tax law and publications from AICPA, American Bar Association, CCH and Aspen, and more.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://search.proquest.com
Proquest Asian Business & Reference
Offers detailed information on companies, economies, markets, and overall business conditions throughout the Eastern Hemisphere. Provides insights into international trade via news, country information and statistics, and policy and analysis documents.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://search.proquest.com
Proquest Banking Information Source
Covers journals, industry and professional newsletters and papers to help users stay informed in the financial services market, predict future market trends, and monitor the rise of future competition.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://search.proquest.com
Proquest Entrepreneurship
Designed to provide entrepreneurs with resources to develop and research their ideas while providing valuable insight to help progress and grow their product or service. This collection includes video clips, business plans, market research, blog entries and company profiles from Hoovers.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://search.proquest.com
Protection of Assets (POA) Manual Online
Designed for protection professionals and all business managers with asset protection responsibilities. Includes pertinent studies, doctrine, practices, and industry standards and/or guidelines, as well as security theories, concepts, and solutions. (10 simultaneous users)
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.protectionofassets.com
PsycARTICLES (an EBSCOhost database)
Contains more than 72,000 searchable full-text articles from over 40 journals published by the American Psychological Association and allied organizations. The PsycARTICLES database covers general psychology and specialized basic, applied, clinical, and theoretical research in psychology.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
PsycBOOKS (an EBSCOhost database)
| Database Books List |
"A database of more than 10,000 chapters in PDF from over 800 books published by APA and other distinguished publishers. The database includes most scholarly titles published by APA from copyright years 1953 - present. It also includes 100 out-of-print books, an additional 70+ classic books of landmark historical impact in psychology, and the exclusive electronic release of more than 1,500 authored entries from the APA/Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Psychology" (vendor description).
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
PsycCRITIQUES (an EBSCOhost database)
Full-text book reviews featuring current scholarly and professional books in psychology produced by the American Psychological Association (APA.) It also publishes reviews from a psychological perspective of popular films and trade books, and includes approximately 40,000 reviews dating back to 1956.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
PsycInfo 1887-Current (an EBSCOhost database)
Lists materials on all areas of psychology and related fields. It is produced by the American Psychological Association and covers from 1887 to the present. Indexes over 2100 journals, as well as selected dissertations and books.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
PsycTESTS (an EBSCOhost database)
Produced by the American Psychological Association, this resource serves as a repository for a growing selection of psychological tests and menasures, including thousands of actual test instruments and test items that are available for download and use in research and teaching. While focused on contemporary instances of test use, coverage spans more than a century.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
Public Stats (part of BVMarketData)
Reports transaction details of public company sales.
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ReferenceUSA
The leading provider in business and consumer research. This resource helps users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds, and locate people. It includes real-time access to more than 20 million businesses, 222 million consumers, U.S. new businesses, U.S. new homeowners and movers, which makes research fast and easy.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.referenceusa.com
RefWorks
RefWorks is an online bibliographic software program that allows people doing research to gather, manage, and store information, as well as to generate citations and create bibliographies in a variety of formats.
Religious and Theological Abstracts
Covers over 400 scholarly journals published worldwide. Lists articles on all areas of religion, theology, and world religions. (4 simultaneous users)
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.rtabst.org
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (an EBSCOhost database)
An international bibliography of scholarly writings on music and music-related disciplines. RILM (Repertoire International de Literature Musicale) indexing covers 1967 to the present and offers citations in 140 languages, including original language titles, title translations in English, full bibliographic information, abstracts in English, and in-depth subject indexes. Subject coverage includes all aspects of music, including historical musicology, ethnomusicology, instruments and voice, performance practice and notation, theory and analysis, pedagogy, and music therapy. Other fields covered as they relate to music include librarianship, literature, dramatic arts, dance, visual arts, anthropology, sociology, philosophy and physics. Full text is available for over 340 journals.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
RMA eStatement Studies
Contains composite financial data from over 190,000 anonymous financial statements of manufacturing, wholesaling, retailing, service, and contracting businesses operating in 600 industries. Includes both the financial ratios benchmarks (FRB) and the industry default probability (IDP) ratios from the RMA Annual Statement Studies print volumes. RMA formerly stood for Robert Morris Associates, but is now Risk Management Association.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.statementstudies.org
Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy
This database is an expanded version of the 10-volume print encyclopedia of the same name. It contains signed articles with bibliographies on philosophers and issues in philosophy. It is updated quarterly, extensively cross-referenced, and includes links to critically reviewed Web sites. (4 simultaneous users)
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.rep.routledge.com
Routledge Politics and International Relations Resource
Contains a collection of reference works, mostly handbooks, dictionaries, and encyclopedias, dealing with politics and international relations. They may be browsed individually, and they are searchable as a group.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.reference.routledge.com

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ScienceDirect Health & Life Sciences, College Edition
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Provides full text to over 500,000 articles from more than 900 peer-reviewed, life and health science journals published by Elsevier. Information is also included from more than 30 reference books. Coverage is from 1995 to the present.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.sciencedirect.com
ScienceDirect Social & Behavioral Sciences, College Edition
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Provides full text to more than 350 Elsevier journals in areas such as business, sociology, education, psychology, geography, language and linguistics, and library and information science. Coverage is from 1995 to the present.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.sciencedirect.com
Scopus
Scopus is a major index for scientific, medical, technical, and social science journals - over 16,000 of which are peer reviewed. Scopus also indexes Web sites and patents. Features of the database include journal impact factors and the ability to analyze citations.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.scopus.com
Searchasaurus
A children's elementary level search engine that pulls content from these databases: ERIC, Primary Search, Newspaper Source, Academic Search Premier, EBSCO Animals, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, American Heritage Children's Dictionary.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
SocINDEX with Full Text (an EBSCOhost database)
Replaces Sociological Abstracts as the premier database in the area of sociology. It covers the content from Sociological Abstracts and provides additional full-text of books, conference papers, and articles, as well as backfiles which in some cases extend back to 1895. Subareas include "...subdisciplines of sociology, including abortion, anthropology, criminology, criminal justice, cultural sociology, demography, economic development, ethnic & racial studies, gender studies, marriage & family, politics, religion, rural sociology, social psychology, social structure, social work, sociological theory, sociology of education, substance abuse, urban studies, violence, welfare, and many others" (vendor description).
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com
Sorkins Online (Fast login for MO and IL on-campus users)
Note: Sorkins is available to Webster MO and IL on-campus users only. Want more info?
A directory of companies in Chicago, St. Louis, and Kansas City. You can search by company name as well as locate companies that meet a number of criteria (e.g. business type, geographical location, etc.)
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.sorkins.com
SRDS Media Solutions (Standard Rate & Data Service)
Contains print and broadcast media advertising rates, deadline dates and contact data. Includes Business Publication Advertising Source, Consumer Magazine Advertising Source, Interactive Media, Newspaper Advertising Source, Radio Advertising Source, TV & Cable Source and Local Market Audience Analyst (formerly Lifestyle Market Analyst).
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.srds.com
St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Lexis-Nexis)
Has the full-text of the newspaper from 1989 to present. Delayed one day.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.newsbank.com
Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage Business Intelligence Package
Provides an integrated search platform to a wide breadth of S & P business content including stock, bond, earnings guides, and dividend records; mutual fund reports; corporation records and directories; industry surveys; etc. The Compustat Excel Analytics module provides online access to some data previously available on CD-ROM only.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.standardandpoor.com
Student Research Center
A high school level search engine that pulls content from these databases: ERIC, Newspaper Source, Academic Search Premier, Health Source: Consumer Edition, Columbia Encyclopedia, MAS-Ultra: School Ediction.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebscohost.com

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Teachers Reference Center
Indexing and abstracts for 280 periodicals. Most of the journals indexed in Teachers Reference Center are peer-reviewed. Topics include: assessment, best practices, continuing education, current pedagogical research, curriculum development, elementary education, higher education, instructional media, language arts, literacy standards, school administration, science & mathematics, and teacher education.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://ebsco.com
Television, Radio & Cable Industry Directory
A station data and industry contact directory for the US and Canadian broadcasting marketplace.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://gold.greyhouse.com
Tests in Print; see Mental Measurements Yearbook
Theatre in Video
Online streaming video of performances of over 250 important plays together with more than 100 documentaries. Definitive works by leading actors & directors cover a wide range of 20th century theatre from live television broadcasts of New York productions from the 50s, revivals of classic works & experimental performances from the 60s and 70s to important contemporary performances. The BBC Shakespeare series is also included. (4 simultaneous users)
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://alexanderstreet.com
Theses@Webster University; see Dissertations & Theses @ Webster University (theses/dissertations)
TWST: The Wall Street Transcript Newsletter available via Business Source Complete
TWST provides a unique perspective through interviews with corporate CEOs, round table analysts, money managers and analysts familiar with all major investment sectors. Reports provide insights into management and company direction, exchanges between top research analysts in the sector, inside views of portfolio management professionals, and hundreds of reviews on niche sectors.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ebsco.com

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Ulrich's Periodicals Directory
Provides subscription information for magazines, journals, newspapers, newsletters, electronic periodicals, etc. published worldwide. Covers currently published and forthcoming titles as well as ones that have ceased publication. Includes reviews of selected periodicals from Magazines For Libraries.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.ulrichsweb.com
Uniworld; see American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries or Foreign Firms Operating in the United States

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Value Line Investment Survey Standard ed.
Includes an industry overview, financial statistics on past performance, and projections and commentary on future prospects for several hundred large cap stocks and industries. The online database provides the current edition of each of the current year's 13 issues/sections. (12 simultaneous users)
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.valueline.com

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Wall Street Journal (a Bell & Howell ProQuest database)
Provides the full-text of articles (no financial tables) from the Eastern edition of the newspaper from 1984 to the present. Note: As of 2007 the Wall Street Journal is no longer a separate database. This link provides a publication search of the WSJ via the ABI/Inform Complete database.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.umi.com
WorldCat; see OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Dissertations and Theses (a FirstSearch database)
Covers dissertations and theses listed in the OCLC WorldCat database.
To cite this database in a bibliography, use the following url: http://www.oclc.org

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