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Subject: Multidisciplinary databases

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Multidisciplinary research guide

Multidisciplinary titles

  • ABC-CLIO eBook Collection   

    Ebook collection includes reference sources from ABC-CLIO, Greenwood Press, Libraries Unlimited and Praeger. On an ABC-CLIO platform.

  • Academic OneFile (Gale)   

    Full-text database including articles from journals, reference sources, and the New York Times. On a Gale platform.

  • Academic Search Premier   

    Multidisciplinary indexing/full-text database that covers scholarly journal articles back to 1975. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • Academic Video Online: Premium   

    Streaming video collection spanning a wide range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more. On the Alexander Street platform.

  • Adam Matthew Digital Collections   

    Database platform of thematic archival collections with digitized primary source materials; sometimes done in coordination with the National Archives (UK).

  • AM Explorer: Americana   

    Covers American history, literature and culture. Resources include manuscript and typescript letters, diaries, notebooks, journals, newspapers, plus incredible art works, illustrations, photographs, video and 360-degree objects.

  • American Business: Mercantile Newspapers   

    Historical newspapers covering business, industry, and international trade. Supports research of early American history, environmental studies, quantitative historical analysis, labor history, ethnic studies, and economics. Includes newspapers from more than 40 states published between 1783 and 1900.

  • American Pamphlets, Series 1, 1820-1922   

    Key to the study of race, ethnicity, and gender in the 19th and early 20th centuries, these pamphlets span 100 years of American life, from the Jacksonian Era through the dawn of the Jazz Age. Researchers will find outstanding coverage of contentious topics related to politics and government, religion and religious movements, art and entertainment, business and economics, health and medicine, education, immigrants and ethnic groups, American Indians, slavery and the Civil War, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, women, and science and technology. Content includes speeches, orations, debates, sermons, treatises, tracts, narratives, poems, songs, memoirs, announcements, legal notices, and more.

  • Anthropology Online   

    Anthropology Online brings together a wide range of written ethnographies, field notes, seminal texts, memoirs, and contemporary studies, covering human behavior the world over. Essential for study in the areas of politics, economics, history, psychology, environmental studies, religion, area studies, linguistics, and geography, the database will contain more than over 100,000 pages of full-text material at completion, including tens of thousands of pages of previously unpublished material from major archives.

  • Arts & Humanities Database   

    The contents reflect the full interdisciplinarity of contemporary study in the arts and humanities, covering art, design, crafts, and photography; archaeology, anthropology, and classical studies; architecture, interior design, and urban planning; history, philosophy, geography, and religion; modern languages and literatures; and music, theatre, film, and cultural studies.

  • Australia & New Zealand Database   

    This database includes ongoing full-text academic journals published in Australia and New Zealand. The subjects cover major areas of study, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.

  • BBC Landmark Video Collection   

    Collection of BBC-produced high-definition documentary films about the natural world, including the following series: Blue Planet, Planet Earth, Life, Frozen Planet, Life Story, and Spy in the Wild. On the Alexander Street platform.

  • BBC Video Collection   

    BBC Video Collection provides streaming access to 700 BBC films. Viewers can explore relevant, timely documentaries on topics that span multiple subjects, such as history, anthropology, science, religion, health sciences, art, and more.

  • BCcampus OpenEd Resources    UW login not required

    Collection of OER (Open Educational Resources) textbooks on a variety of subjects.

  • Book Citation Index   

    Index to scholarly books with citation information in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. Part of the Web of Science Core Collection on the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Book Review Index Plus   

    Book Review Index Plus includes more than 6 million reviews of books, periodicals, books on tape, and electronic media representing a wide range of popular, academic and professional interests. Many of the reviews are in full-text, allowing users to conduct research in numerous disciplines, including literature, history, education, psychology, and more. This unique product is OpenURL compliant, which allows subscribers to link to full-text reviews from other sources.

  • Border and Migration Studies Online   

    Border and Migration Studies Online is a collection that explores and provides historical background on more than thirty key worldwide border areas, including: U.S. and Mexico; the European Union; Afghanistan; Israel; Turkey; The Congo; Argentina; China; Thailand; and others. Featuring at completion 100,000 pages of text, 175 hours of video, and 1,000 images, the collection is organized around fundamental themes associated with border and migration issues.

  • BrowZine  

    Web interface for browsing electronic journals at UW Libraries.

  • BrowZine App for iOS and Android  

    BrowZine is an app that is available for iPads and Android devices that allows you to browse electronic journals at UW Libraries. In order to use BrowZine, you need to download the app on your iPad or Android device.

  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index   

    Index to conference proceedings in the sciences and social sciences. Part of the Web of Science Core Collection on the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Continental Europe Database   

    This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in many European countries, including France, Italy, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, Spain, and Portugal. Major subject areas of study are represented, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.

  • Current Contents Connect   

    Database providing complete tables of contents, abstracts, and bibliographic information from the most recently published issues of leading scholarly journals. On the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Data Citation Index   

    Index of data studies and data sets in international repositories, covering social sciences, physical sciences, life sciences, and arts & humanities, with citation information. On the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Digital Dissertations and Theses   

    Multidisciplinary indexing/full-text database that includes North American theses back to 1637 and full-text back to 1997. On the ProQuest platform.

  • Dimensions (for UW users)   

    Multidisciplinary indexing database with research analytics capabilities, providing data on publications, funding, patents, clinical trials, and policy documents. Off-campus access to these components requires registration with a Wyoweb account: click Login at the top right of the Dimensions screen to sign in.

  • Dimensions (free version)    UW login not required

    Multidisciplinary indexing database with research analytics capabilities. Free version provides access to publications data, with links to full-text of Open Access articles. Use the Open Access facet at the bottom left to limit results to Open Access content. NOTE: UW users also have access to the funding, patent, clinical trials, and policy documents data; off-campus access to these components requires registration with a Wyoweb account: click Login at the top right of the Dimensions screen to sign in.

  • Dissertations & Theses   

    Multidisciplinary indexing/full-text database that indexes world-wide dissertations and theses back to 1861; full-text back to 1997. Includes UW theses. On the ProQuest platform.

  • Dissertations & Theses Global   

    As the official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress and as the database of record for graduate research, Theses and Dissertations Global includes millions of searchable citations to dissertations and theses from 1861 to the present day together with over a million full-text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format.

  • Docuseek2 Complete Collection   

    The Docuseek2 Complete Collection provides exclusive educational streaming access to important films from renowned leaders in documentary distribution, including Bullfrog Films, Icarus Films (including The Fanlight Collection and dGenerate Films), Kartemquin Films, KimStim, the National Film Board of Canada, and Terra Nova Films.

  • Ebook Central  

    Multidisciplinary collection of ebooks that can be read online or downloaded. Includes the Academic Complete and Public Library Complete collections.

  • EBSCO eBooks   

    Major multidisciplinary full-text database that includes thousands of books. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • EBSCOhost   

    Major database platform that include databases from EBSCO and other database suppliers.

  • EBSCOhost E-Journals Database   

    The E-Journals database provides article-level access for e-journals and provides direct links to publishers' content. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • Essential Science Indicators   

    Science research analysis database showing publication performance statistics and trends data based on journal article publication counts and citation data from Thomson Reuters databases. On the InCites platform.

  • Gale Ebooks   

    Multidisciplinary collection of reference books licensed by University of Wyoming Libraries. On the Gale platform.

  • Gale General OneFile   

    This multidisciplinary database includes more than 8,000 full-text titles, more than 3,600 journals, more than 25 years of backfile, and five newspaper indexes. General OneFile also features more than 500 travel guides; a full collection of National Public Radio programs from 1990 to the present, including searchable transcripts; links to over 5,000 video files including shows like the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, NRO TV, and Meet the Press; more than 3,000 full-text titles recommended by Bowker’s Magazines for Libraries.

  • Glassdoor    UW login not required

    A career resource with information on thousands of companies. Glassdoor includes salary and bonuses and details for specific jobs at specific companies, as well as actual interview questions and hiring process details. Also included are reviews written by employees that highlight the pro's and con's of working for a particular employer.

  • Global Stat    UW login not required

    GlobalStat adopts a ‘beyond GDP’ approach and presents statistical data on economic, environmental, political, social, societal, and cultural performance of nations. It enables the user to develop interlinked views on diverse phenomena, to assess the performance of nation states over time, to gain insight into the many dimensions of policy challenges related to globalisation, to interconnect processes of globalisation and human development, and to be informed about human well-being and the quality of life around the world. Country level data is presented for the 193 UN countries and for the longest period available, starting from 1960. The website allows for multiple visualisations of data. Tables, rankings, bar and line charts offer different graphical representations of the indicators chosen. Filters by period (selection of years) and by groups (selecting countries, continents and/or other entities) are available for targeted in-depth analysis. GlobalStat also includes export functionalities that allow for data, metadata and graphics download.

  • Google Scholar   

    Multidisciplinary indexing/full-text database that covers articles, theses, books, court opinions and abstracts from scholarly publisher, professional society, online repository and university websites. On a Google platform.

  • Greenwood eBook Collection   

    ABC-CLIO/Greenwood platform that publishes reference materials on a wide variety of subjects: Anthropology, the Arts, Health/Medicine, History, Interdisciplinary Studies, Literature, Multicultural Studies, Political Science, Popular Culture, Religious Studies, Science, Sociology, and Women’s Studies.

  • Hathi Trust Digital Library    UW login not required

    Collection of millions of digitized works from libraries around the world. Requires login with University of Wyoming (Wyoweb) user name and password.

  • HighWire Press   

    Multidisciplinary eResource platform that provides open access and subscription access to eJournals, eBooks and reference works from scholarly, societies and university presses.

  • InCites   

    Multidisciplinary research analysis database that uses citation indexing to provide individual, institutional, and global comparisons. Access requires creation of an individual account.

  • IngentaConnect   

    Multidisciplinary eJournal platform that contains library-licensed resources from participating publishers. On the Ingenta platform.

  • Journal Citation Reports   

    Multidisciplinary journal ranking service based on citation activity in the sciences and social sciences. On the InCites platform.

  • JSTOR Sustainability Collection   

    Collection includes journals, ebooks, and research reports in the field of sustainability. The subjects of resilience and sustainability are explored broadly, covering research on environmental stresses and their impact on society.

  • Kanopy   

    Collection of streaming videos licensed by UW Libraries, including documentaries, indie and foreign films, classics and blockbuster movies.

  • Latest Thinking    UW login not required

    Collection of videos providing summaries (abstracts) of research findings in all academic fields, narrated by the original authors.

  • MasterFile Complete   

    Multidisciplinary indexing/full-text database that covers journals, magazines and references sources of interest to public library patrons. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • MERLOT II    UW login not required

    Collection of OER (Open Educational Resources) textbooks on a variety of subjects.

  • Mountain Scholar - University of Wyoming Community    UW login not required

    Open Access repository of scholarly and creative works authored by UW faculty, students, and staff. Part of the regional Mountain Scholar repository serving institutions in the Front Range region of Colorado and Wyoming.

  • OER Commons    UW login not required

    Collection of OER (Open Educational Resources) textbooks on a variety of subjects.

  • Open Textbook Library    UW login not required

    Collection of OER (Open Educational Resources) textbooks that have been funded, published, and licensed to be freely used, adapted, and distributed. These books have been reviewed by faculty from a variety of colleges and universities to assess their quality. These books can be downloaded for no cost, or printed at low cost.

  • OpenStax    UW login not required

    Collection of peer-reviewed OER (Open Educational Resources) textbooks on a variety of subjects.

  • Oxford Journals   

    Multidisciplinary collection of library-licensed journals published by Oxford University Press.

  • Project Muse   

    Multidisciplinary ejournal and ebook platform that provides full-text of library-licensed journals and ebooks. On its own platform.

  • ProQuest Research Companion   

    Supports information literacy, writing, and research skills instruction occurring in libraries, classrooms, and online learning environments.

  • RAND Reports    UW login not required

    RAND reports offer research and analysis on issues at the top of the national and international policy agendas. The RAND Corporation is a research organization that develops solutions to public policy challenges to help make communities throughout the world safer and more secure, healthier and more prosperous. RAND is nonprofit, nonpartisan, and committed to the public interest.

  • Research Library   

    From business and political science to literature and psychology, ProQuest Research Library™ provides one-stop access to a wide range of the most utilized subjects and topics. The database includes thousands of full-text titles, with a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, professional and trade publications, important and general interest magazines. Covers 150 core academic subject reference areas, as well as provide access to hundreds of general interest periodicals from around the world.

  • ROAD - Directory of Open Access Scholarly Resources    UW login not required

    Directory of Open Access scholarly resources identified by an ISSN : journals, monographic series, conference proceedings and academic repositories. A subset of the ISSN Register.

  • Sage Research Methods   

    Collection of books, reference works, journal articles, and instructional videos covering the full range of research methods used in the social and behavioral sciences, plus a wide range of methods commonly used in science, technology, medicine, and the humanities. Also includes interactive tools to assist in the planning of research projects and the exploration of methods.

  • ScienceDirect Topic Pages   

    Concept definitions and subject overviews for a variety of topics, using excerpts from books published by Elsevier.

  • Scopus   

    Large abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature. On an Elsevier platform.

  • Sixty Minutes: 1997-2014   

    Collection of video segments from the 60 Minutes television news program, covering 18 years of broadcasts. Also includes segments from the CBS News program Sunday Morning. On the Alexander Street platform.

  • Smithsonian Open Access    UW login not required

    Collection of public domain images and data from across the Smithsonian’s 19 museums, nine research centers, libraries, archives, and the National Zoo, freely available for downloading, sharing, transformation, and reuse.

  • Taylor & Francis Ebooks   

    Collection of ebooks on a wide variety of topics, including titles in the scientific, technical, and medical fields formerly hosted on the CRC NetBASE platform.

  • Theses and Dissertations   

    Multidisciplinary indexing/full-text database that covers world-wide dissertations and theses back to 1861; full-text back to 1997. Includes UW theses. On the ProQuest platform.

  • Theses and Dissertations Global   

    As the official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress and as the database of record for graduate research, Theses and Dissertations Global includes millions of searchable citations to dissertations and theses from 1861 to the present day together with over a million full-text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format.

  • University Press Scholarship Online   

    Multidisciplinary collection of library-licensed ebooks published by a variety of university presses, including: Columbia, Cornell, MIT, NYU, Princeton, University of California, University of Chicago, Stanford, and Yale. On an Oxford University Press platform.

  • Web of Science (core collection)   

    Multidisciplinary indexing database that combines journal citation index databases in arts & humanities, social sciences and sciences, as well as conference proceedings and book citation indexes. The Current Chemical Reactions and Index Chemicus databases are also included in the Core Collection. All component databases can be searched separately as well.

  • Wikimedia Commons    UW login not required

    Multimedia repository of images, audio and video that is freely usable. On its own platform.

  • Wiley Online Library   

    Multidisciplinary collection of library-licensed journals and ebooks published by Wiley and associated publishers.

  • WorldCat Discovery   

    Search bibliographic data about holdings at University of Wyoming and libraries worldwide

  • WorldCat FirstSearch   

    Major multidisciplinary indexing database that covers the world's book and other monographic literature. On OCLC's FirstSearch platform.


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