General, Multidisciplinary & Reference Databases
A collection of electronic books from ABC-CLIO.
Academic OneFile is a source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles 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 subjects. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1985.
The world's largest scholarly, multi-disciplinary full text database. This scholarly collection offers information in nearly every area of academic study including computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies.
Academic Video Online brings together on a single cross-searchable platform a completely integrated online repository of Alexander Street Press video titles that the FAU Libraries subscribe to: American History in Video, Counseling and Therapy in Video, Dance in Video, Ethnographic Video Online, Filmakers Library Online, LGBT Studies in Video and Theatre in Video.
Brings together in one resource the biographies of thousands of African Americans, many not to be found in any other reference source. These biographical sketches have been carefully assembled from biographical dictionaries and other sources.
Over 1,100 periodicals that first began publishing between 1740 and 1900, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines, and many other historically-significant periodicals.
Contains bibliographic citations from more than 13,000 journals in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities, and popular culture.
The Biography and Genealogy Master Index is a comprehensive index to more than 12.7 million biographical sketches in over 3400 volumes and editions of current and retrospective reference books, covering both contemporary and historical figures throughout the world.
Biography in Context delivers outstanding research support with nearly a million biographical entries spanning history and geography.
Content includes: Over a million article and book citations; retrospective coverage from Biography Index back to its first publication in 1946; coverage of present-day news-makers; entries on individuals that reflect the perspective of the time when they were written.
Contains biographical information on approximately half a million people, from antiquity to the present, along with thousands of images.
This resource indexes reviews of current fiction and non-fiction, and provides review excerpts and over 100,000 full text reviews. The database includes children’s books as well as books for adults and young adults.
Books & Authors offers new ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics. Combining over 140,000 titles, 50,000 authors, and thousands of read-alike, award winner and librarian's favorites lists, Books & Authors helps bring readers and literature together.
Includes the complete encyclopedia, as well as Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary.
Career Transitions is an online career guidance center that walks users through the job-search process from beginning to end. It brings together all the tools needed to explore and take the leap to a new career. Career Transitions employs a step-by-step approach to help people: 1) explore new career possibilities; 2) assess their interests and experience; 3) identify ways to improve their prospects, including networking and education; 4) prepare for a job search; and 5) search and apply for jobs.
CLASE indexes documents published in Latin American journals specializing in the social sciences and humanities. PERIÓDICA covers journals specializing in science and technology. Offers access to more than 400,000 bibliographic citations from documents published in 2,600 scholarly journals published in the Spanish, Portuguese, French and English languages. Contains information from articles, essays, book reviews, monographs, conference proceedings, technical reports, interviews and brief notes published in journals edited in 24 different countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as from publications that focus on Pan-American issues.
Includes Graphic Novels Core Collection, Children's Core Collection, Middle and Junior High Core Collection, Senior High Core Collection, Non-Book Materials Core Collection, Fiction Core Collection, and Public Library Core Collection: Nonfiction. Entries provide complete bibliographic data, price, a descriptive annotation, notes about related works, and evaluative quotations from a review when available.
Digital Collections @ FAU Libraries is a project that highlights university scholarship of various types (working papers, journal articles, dissertations and theses, etc.).
Directories in Print describes approximately 16,000 active rosters, guides and other print and non-print address lists published in the United States and worldwide.
A digital library of dissertations and theses from Florida Atlantic University.
An all-inclusive list of databases available to FAU from this vendor.
Research in the field of electronics and communications from over 600 different sources.
Includes the complete encyclopedia, as well as Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary.
Comprehensive coverage of more than 2,300 North American religious groups in the U.S. and Canada.
The Gale Directory Library includes : Encyclopedia of Associations: International Organizations, Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S., and Encyclopedia of Associations: Regional, State and Local Organizations. Every entry offers a wealth of valuable data, typically including the organization's complete name, contact information, the primary official's name and title, and more.
The Encyclopedia of Governmental Advisory Organizations contains entries which describe the activities and personnel of groups and committees that function to advise the President of the United States and various departments and bureaus of the federal government, as well as detailed information about historically significant committees.
A collection of electronic versions of theses and dissertations by FAU faculty members and students.
Ethnic NewsWatch is an interdisciplinary, bilingual (English and Spanish) and comprehensive full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. Designed to provide the "other side of the story," ENW full text titles offer additional viewpoints from those proffered by the mainstream
Includes scholarly journals, news magazines and newspaper articles regarding arts and humanities, social sciences and science and technology disciplines.
This multidisciplinary collection provides award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum—race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. It presents points of view and historical and current experiences from diverse cultures and traditions world-wide.
A web-based digital delivery service that allows you to view streaming educational videos purchased by FAU Libraries from Films Media Group. Users can organize and bookmark clips, share playlists, and personalize folders.
This repository provides access to finding aids which include extensive descriptions and inventories of collections and resources held by the Special Collections Department of the FAU Libraries. Use these Finding Aids to search the university archives, rare books & historical collections, print music collections, selected faculty archives, and university photograph collections.
A collection of databases provided by OCLC.
The Florida Electronic Library is a gateway to select Internet resources that offers access to comprehensive, accurate, and reliable information, including magazines, newspapers, almanacs, encyclopedias, and books. FEL offers information for all age groups, including homework help for students (primary & secondary) and resources for teachers. Access is available to all Florida residents.
Florida On Florida is a catalog of digital materials related to Florida. It includes all sorts of items including maps,photographs, postcards, books, and manuscripts. The materials in Florida On Florida come from digital collections held by libraries, archives, museums and historical societies throughout Florida.
OCLC catalog of books and other materials in Florida libraries.
An all-inclusive list of databases available to FAU from this vendor.
An online collection of premier directories, expanding your power to search for directory entries in a variety of ways, as well as giving you quick and easy digital ways to view and store the data you find. You can search a single eDirectory or across an entire collection of eDirectories.
This media directory contains thousands of listings for radio and television stations and cable companies. Print media entries provide address; phone, fax numbers, and e-mail address; key personnel, including feature editors. Broadcast media entries provide address; phone, fax, and e-mail addresses; key personnel; owner information; hours of operation; networks carried and more.
A database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. Because each library creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different libraries (your school, your public library, or your office).
A general interest database that integrates a variety of sources in one easy-to-use interface. Use General Reference Center Gold to find articles from newspapers, reference books, and periodicals, many with full-text and images. Find the latest current events, popular culture, business and industry coverage, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.
A full text database of unique and diverse publications that focus on how gender impacts a broad spectrum of subject areas. With its archival material, dating back to 1970 in some cases, GenderWatch is a repository of important historical perspective on the evolution of the women's movement and the changes in gender roles. Publications include scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, regional publications, books, and NGO, government and special reports.
A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics.
The Global Road Warrior database provides access to country information in various categories such as business culture, communications, demographics, money and banking, points of interest, security, society and culture, tips for businesswomen, transportation, and travel essentials. It also includes maps and photographs.
A directory of research facilities and programs of the U.S. and Canadian federal governments. Listings include e-mail addresses, information on patents available for licensing and expanded coverage of key personal contact.
The standard source for the quantitative facts of American history. This resource provides access to data on social, behavioral, humanistic, and natural sciences including history, economics, government, finance, sociology, demography, education, law, natural resources, climate, religion, international migration, and trade .
"Parliamentary Papers" are the most detailed primary source for 19th-century Britain, its colonies and the wider world. They are the working documents of government for all areas of social, political, economic and foreign policy. They influenced public opinion and social and political philosophy, and provided a forum for the ideas of hundreds of thinkers, among them Jenner, Arnold, Trollope, Mill, Faraday, Babbage, Telford and Brunel.
A collection of Spanish language journals in full text. (Una coleccion de revistas hispanas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnologia, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias.)
International Historical Statistics is collection of statistical data from around the world. It covers a wide range of socio-economic topics and provides key economic and social indicators for the last 260 years.
Provides access to government, university, independent, nonprofit and commercial research and development activities in countries worldwide. Entries include English and foreign name of center, full mail and electronic address, personal contact, organizational affiliates, staff, description of research program, publications, and services.
More than 2000 scholarly journals in education, humanities, mathematics, science and social science disciplines. Most full text access is archival, some current full text.
Thai database offers easy access to award-winning content from the acclaimed Gale U*X*L product line. Covering the core curriculum areas, including history, literature, science, social studies, and more, JRC provides a premium selection of reference, primary sources, and multimedia content, including audio and video clips and more than 7,400 photographs. New to the database are popular topic pick lists and an integrated national and state curriculum standards search with content correlated to the standards. For Middle Schools only.
Key Business Ratios (KBR) provides immediate online access to competitive benchmarking data. This powerful tool lets researchers examine industry benchmarks compiled from D&B®’s database of public and private companies, featuring 14 key business ratios (users choose a one-year or three-year set of ratios) for public and private companies in 800 lines of business.
Accesses over a billion full text news, magazine, legal, and business articles and reports, including newspapers, magazines, state and federal laws and regulations, case law, newsletters, company and industry information.
Mango Languages is an online self-paced language learning system covering over 40 languages and including 16 ESL classes taught in the native language. Each lesson combines real life situations and audio from native speakers with simple, clear instructions.
College level English language dictionary.
Search across multiple publication archives: Archive of Americana, Foreign Broadcast Information Service Daily Reports, America’s Historical Newspapers and Latin American Newspapers.
NYPL Digital Gallery is the New York Public Library's image database, developed to provide free and open online access to thousands of images from the original and rare holdings of the Research Libraries. Spanning a wide range of visual media, NYPL Digital Gallery offers digital images of drawings, illuminated manuscripts, maps, photographs, posters, prints, rare illustrated books, and more. Encompassing the subject strengths of the vast collections of the Research Libraries, these materials represent the applied sciences, fine and decorative arts, history, performing arts, and social sciences.
Union catalog of digital resources from open archive collections.
Contains a wealth of essential material for learning and detailed research in a single, easily-searched database. With the full text of articles from over 2,500 publications, and indexing and abstracts from nearly 3,600 publications, this database provides invaluable support for research in all core undergraduate subjects and for cross-disciplinary work.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context covers today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. This database includes pro/con viewpoint essays, topic overviews, primary documents, biographies, periodical articles and more. This is a good source for students to start research or analysis of an issue, to complete writing assignments, prepare for a debate, or create a presentation.
The Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past.
Provides access to individual papers presented at conferences, congresses, symposia, expositions, workshops and meetings added to The British Library Document Supply Centre's proceedings collection since October 1993.
An archive of hundreds of digitised journals published in the arts, humanities and social sciences.
Popular Magazines includes 1000 of the most searched magazines across the Gale InfoTrac products. Included are titles like Consumer Reports, Time, National Geographic, The New Yorker, Newsweek, Vanity Fair, US News and World Report, Vogue, Fortune, Business Week, National Review, Cosmopolitan, NPR and Oprah.
Indexes the contents of papers presented at conferences worldwide.
A collection of scholarly journals and books in humanities, mathematics and social science disciplines.
Covers every doctoral dissertation completed in the U.S. at accredited institutions for the last 150 years. Includes some master's theses and foreign language dissertations.
Search international, national and regional newspapers including current access to the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, Sun-Sentinel and the Palm Beach Post.
The Publishers Directory is your one-stop resource for exhaustive coverage of approximately 30,000 U.S. and Canadian publishers, distributors and wholesalers.
Subject coverage includes antiques, arts, business, computers, education, entertainment, film & television, gardening, health & medicine, history, home improvement, literature, news & current events, photography, popular & classical music, politics, popular culture, religion, science, sports & fitness, transportation, travel and much more. Full-text coverage begins in 1994.
This resources provides indexing of over three million articles from more than 550 leading magazines, including full coverage of the original print volumes of Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature. This important resource offers a wide range of researchers access to information about history, culture and seminal developments across nearly a century.
Also available through the Library of Congress's American Memory. ]
Research Centers Directory reports on the programs, facilities, publications, educational efforts and services of North America's leading nonprofit research institutes.
A selection of SAGE's authoritative and award-winning encyclopedias within the social sciences, psychology and education.
A reference source which includes access to SIRS Issues Researcher, SIRS Government Reporter, SIRS Renaissance, and SIRS WebSelect
The Statistical Abstract of the United States is a comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
Provides information on prices, frequency of publication, addresses, publishers' phone and fax numbers, e-mail and Web site addresses for over 270,000 journals, magazines, annuals, series, newspapers, and other periodicals published worldwide. Identifies special features, such as: the presence of reviews or indexes; whether a journal is refereed; and which indexing/abstracting services cover the periodical. (Includes reviews)
Finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career are all topics covered by this collection. Offering content from nearly 400 journals, this collection provides content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.
Provides access to the Web of Science databases and MEDLINE.
Three unique citation databases which allow searching cited references as well as traditional searches independently or in combination: the Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts and Humanities Citation Index.
The world's most comprehensive bibliography, with over 179 million bibliographic records representing over 400 languages and covering information from 4,000 years of knowledge.
Provides access to to over 8 million records of dissertations and theses available in OCLC member libraries catalogs in the WorldCat database. Many theses are available electronically, at no charge, directly from the publishing institution.