The premier business database. Covers: management, economics, finance, accounting, international business, etc. Provides full-text articles and ebooks. (EBSCO) Alternate Access: Instead of using the Enhanced Business Searching Interface, you can also search Business Source Complete using the Standard EBSCOhost Interface.
Search ALL of our CQ Press resources to find legislative and public policy. Useful for: social work, political science, journalism, communications, and current issues research. HINT: Although you can search each CQ resource separately, using this link to search all of them at once is usually better.
CQ Press Library includes these databases:
CQ Researcher plus Archive, CQ Magazine, and CQ Almanac.
Search the full-text of millions of books. Use as a "discovery" tool to find books on your topic. Books in the public domain (generally, pre-1923) are available full-text. Newer books offer limited viewing--from many pages to nothing.Note: This is just for books (and some magazines). To find scholarly articles, use Google Scholar.
Google Scholar finds scholarly articles, books, papers, etc. Note: This link identifies you as a Cal U person to Google Scholar. This give you access to items that are full-text through the Library. Look for the "Full-Text @ Cal U" links.
A full-text archive of over 1,700 of the best scholarly journals in the social sciences, humanities, mathematics, life sciences, etc. Full-text is available from the first issue, but usually does not include the most recent 2-5 years. Note: A very small number of journals now include current content.
OneSearch combines most of the library's resources into a single database. Rather than search databases separately, you can do just "one search." OneSearch includes articles, books, ebooks, and more. (EBSCO)
Find biographical information on people throughout history, from around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. Information comes from a number of reference resources and journals. (Gale)
ERIC is one of the standard databases for education research (and useful for communication studies and psychology research). ERIC covers two types of materials: documents [reports, papers, book chapters, etc.] and journal articles. (EBSCO)
Alternate Access from the Dept. of Education site: ERIC: Institute of Education Sciences Note: Anyone can use the Dept. of Education site--which provides free access to many ERIC documents and articles. Cal U patrons: Using EBSCOhost gives you access to more full-text articles.
Looking for health, nursing, or physical exercise information? This link searches four EBSCO databases at once: 1) CINAHL Complete, 2) Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition, 3) MEDLINE Complete, and 4) SPORTDiscus with Full-Text.
Provides biographical, bibliographical, and critical content on authors from all time periods, in the genres of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, history, journalism, and more. For literary research, this is the place to begin! (Gale)
Literature Resource Center includes most, but not all, of: Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism, the Dictionary of Literary Biography, and other selected Gale literary resources. Gale Literary Index is a master index to every literary series published by Gale in print--including some series not included in LRC. This index is helpful if you have access to the print versions of the Gale resources.
This premier medical research database includes very high end journal content, with significant full-text availability. Note: This EBSCO version of MEDLINE provides many more full-text articles than PubMed. (EBSCO)
The premier research tool for psychology, behavioral, and social science disciplines. Provides access to journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, and technical reports. (EBSCO)
Covers more than 2,500 journals (99% are peer-reviewed). Provides extensive coverage since the 1800s, with some coverage back into the 17th and 18th centuries.
For advanced searching, you can use the Classification Categories and Codes as a search limiter to narrow your results. More info from EBSCO.
PubMed is a free resource for researching biomedical and life sciences literature. It does not include full-text journal articles itself. However, links to the full text are often present when it is available from other sources. It includes the citations from the MEDLINE database, full-text from PubMed Central, and citations for books. Cal U patrons: using the Library's version of MEDLINE Complete will provide you with much more full-text.