Scopus is a core multidisciplinary database, the largest abstracts database of peer-reviewed literature including journals, books and conference proceedings. It also offers citation analysis/bibliometrics for authors and articles. Coverage mostly from 1960.
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Archives Unbound presents topically-focused digital collections of historical documents that support the research and study needs of scholars and students at the college and university level. Collections in Archives Unbound cover a broad range of topics from the Middle Ages forward-from Witchcraft to World War II to twentieth-century political history. Collections are chosen for Archives Unbound based on requests from scholars, archivists, and students
Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online provides comprehensive access to the series dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood. The series provides reliable information on authors and their works in an easy to understand, engaging format, while placing writers in the larger perspective of literary history. Dictionary of Literary Complete Online includes the main series, documentary, and yearbook volumes.
Contains information on sources of foreign law including citations to legislation, the existence of English translations and selected references to secondary sources. An excellent source for comparative law research for over 190 jurisdictions.
General OneFile provides periodical and news information, subjects covered: Arts and Humanities; Business and Industry; Economics; Engineering; Health & Medicine;
Languages and Linguistics; Literature and Writing; Mathematics, Political Science
Regional History, Science & Technology, Social Sciences.
Literature Criticism Online is the largest, most extensive compilation of literary commentary available. It represent a range of modern and historical views on authors and their works in all areas of literature, it provides the scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals in online format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals.
Literature Resource Center is Gale’s most current, comprehensive and reliable online literature database. It offers the broadest and most representative range of authors and their works, including a large collection of full-text critical and literary analysis. The database provides up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism, and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods, and from around the world, as well as news, primary sources, literary works, images, links to audio, interviews and reviews,
LitFinder provides access to literary works and authors throughout history and includes more than 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. The database also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more.
MIMS Online provides a wide range of Australian medicines information – full product information, abbreviated product information, drug/drug interaction module and pill identification module to name a few!
This collection of films from the communist world reveals war, history, current affairs, culture and society as seen through the socialist lens. It spans most of the twentieth century and covers countries such as the USSR, Vietnam, China, Korea, much of Eastern Europe, the GDR, Britain and Cuba"--Publisher's website. Users can focus their research through advanced search functionality, and by filtering all footage by country of production, genre or subject area.
Sourced from the British Film Institute (BFI), this collection of documentary, newsreel and feature films reveals the world as seen by Soviet, Chinese, Vietnamese, East European, and Latin American filmmakers. Ranging from the early 20th century to the 1980s, material encapsulates the themes of war, revolution, news, current affairs, culture and society. This project makes available the superb ETV-Plato Films collection put together by the British communist Stanley Forman in the years after the Second World War - produced almost exclusively in the communist world and then versioned into English for distribution in the West. The majority of the footage is previously unseen and provides an essential repository of research material for the study of key political and social events of the 20th century. A crucial resource for anyone studying twentieth-century history, propaganda, communism, the Cold War era and its conflicts, the Soviet Union, film and documentary, military history, media studies, cultural and social history. The films are fully transcribed and available to stream through a specially-developed video player.
Something About the Author Online provides comprehensive online access to all volumes ever printed in Gale's long-standing Something About the Author and Something About the Author Autobiography Series. This critically acclaimed series examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults. Ranging from established award winners to authors and illustrators just starting a career in the industry, it covers more than 12,000 individuals across over 217 volumes.
This database provides indexing and abstracts for nearly 300 peer-reviewed journals. Topics covered include Best Practices, Curriculum Development, Literacy Standards, Pedagogical Research, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Science & Mathematics, School Administration, and more.