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Database of proprietary, royalty-free world, continent, and country. Included in the 145,000+ maps are: political, physical, population, precipitation, and other thematic maps. In addition, there are bathymetric and fishing maps, climate change, earthquake, environmental, GIS data, NASA, and weather maps, among others.
Multi-disciplinary database providing full text for more than 4,700 journals, of which 4,000 are peer-reviewed titles. In addition, indexing and abstracts are provided for 13,500+ titles. This scholarly collection offers information in nearly every area of academic study.
Provides access to authoritative articles in all major areas of science and technology. Includes definitions, biographies, 18,000+ downloadable images and animations illustrating key topics, 8,500 articles and research reviews. Click “get off-campus access” to download a “roaming passport” for your mobile device. Read more
Catalog and index to the collections of the National Agricultural Library. Database covers materials in all formats. Subject coverage includes agriculture and allied disciplines: animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming and farming systems, agricultural economics, extension and education, food and human nutrition.
Provides full text for more than 190 international, often peer-reviewed, journals and reports. Focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness, covering acupuncture, aromatherapy, Chinese medicine, chiropractic, cross-cultural therapies, homeopathy, nutrition, and more.
Since 1932 Annual Reviews has been surveying the major works published in a particular academic area during a single calendar year. Read more
The Wisconsin Newspaper Association provides full-text access to 242 daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers from 2005 to 90 days ago.
Auto Repair Reference Center (ARRC) is the most comprehensive collection of automobile repair reference information; contains repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles from 1952 to present. All of the content in ARRC has been created by ASE certified technicians.
A state-supported site through which a number of different types of databases can be accessed. In addition to providing access to full-text magazines and journals, the site includes links to other resources including WISCAT (statewide library catalog), Wisconsin Heritage Online (a collection of online resources about Wisconsin’s history, heritage, culture and people), reference resources, and education resources.
LOGIN NOTE: If you are accessing any of the BadgerLink databases from off campus, click the database link, choose “login” from the top right menu bar on the BadgerLink homepage, and follow the instructions.
Provides full text for more than 2,200 journals, including more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles. Provides coverage in all disciplines of business, including accounting, economics, finance, management, marketing, management information systems, and operations management.
A publication of the American Chemical Society that keeps readers up-to-date with the chemistry news from around the world. It tracks important research advances, business and policy trends, chemical safety practices, career guidance, and more to provide the world’s most comprehensive and authoritative news on chemistry and its related fields. Access to C&EN covers its entire run, 1923 to the present.
Designed for the everyday consumer of health care information. CHC provides access to understandable health and medical information. Full text of 560+ journals and magazines, 500 images and diagrams, 250 full-text reference books, and 2600+ full-text evidence-based health reports.
Presents articles on health, public safety, marketplace economics and the judicial & regulatory actions that affect consumers. In addition to product ratings and reviews, includes in-depth advice, tips, and trend information.
Docuseek’s Essential Collection provides streaming access to 800 video documentaries on social and environmental issues. The platform provides exclusive access to content from Bullfrog Films, Collective Eye Films, Icarus Films (including The Fanlight Collection and dGenerate Films), Kartemquin Films, National Film Board of Canada, Scorpion TV Sincerely Films, and Terra Nova Films.
Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 2,400 journals, as well as full text for more than 1,300 journals, and includes full text for more than 500 books as well as for numerous education-related conference papers. Topics covered include all levels of education.
Covers a variety of subject areas of key relevance to the discipline, including educational leadership, educational management, and educational research. Includes more than 94,000 records dating from 1966.
More than 3 million records provide deep coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, and urban planning. Includes full text for more than 1150 journals and 200 monographs.
ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center, contains more than 1 million records with links to more than 250,000 full-text documents covering education and education-related documents from 1966 to present.
A bibliographic database providing a comprehensive guide to printed records about America written in Europe before 1750. Database contains more than 32,000 records covering the history of European exploration.
A streaming video platform providing access to educational programs from Films Media Group including American Experience, BBC, Bill Moyers, California Newsreel, Cambridge Educational, Canadian Broadcasting, Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Meridian Educational, National Geographic, Nova, and PBS. (Login required)
A collection of scholarly, governmental, and popular titles covering all aspects of human impact to the environment including content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, and recycling. Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 800,000 records and for open access full text for 12,000 records.
Provides access to scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Search more than 350 full-text journals (280 of them peer reviewed), with abstracts for more than 830 additional journals.
More than 600,000 full text records from peer reviewed journals, reference books, encyclopedias, non-fiction books, and other sources, more than 56,000 historical documents, 81,000biographies of historical figures, 40,000historical photos, maps, and images, and more than 80 hours of historical video.
Provides full text of more than 1200 journals, books and other published sources from around the world covering all aspects of the humanities. Includes data from Humanities International Index: more than 3 million records from 3,000 journals.
JSTOR (Journal STORage) provides full-image access to and archival coverage of a core group of scholarly journal titles in selected fields, some titles with access from 1665 to the 21st century. Complete runs of more than 200 journals are available in 17 selected disciplines. Each title in the database has a moving wall between 2-5 years; this defines the gap between the most recently published issue and the date of the most recent issue available in JSTOR. The database is image-based, not text-based, which ensures the integrity of the materials in the database while also retaining the “appearance” of the journal in its original presentation. Read more
Indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and 125 selective journals as well as books, research reports, and proceedings. Subjects include librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage from the mid-1960s.
Contains full text for more than 35,000 plot summaries, synopses, and work overviews; 100,000 articles and essays of literary criticisms; 254,000 author biographies; 855,000 book reviews; 98,000 poems; 25,000 short stories; 9,000 author interviews, and more than 8,000 classic novels.
Full text for 1600 general reference magazines and publications. More than 55,000 primary source documents, 450 full-text reference books, and 1+ million photos, maps, and flags.
The mission of Media Education Foundation is to produce and distribute documentary films and other educational resources to inspire critical thinking about the social, political, and cultural impact of American mass media. Films cover areas of debt & consumerism, gender, media studies & communication, politics & current events, and race studies. More than 400 MEF films are available to stream.
Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE indexes citations from over 5,600 scholarly biomedical journals in 60 languages covering medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and pre-clinical sciences. Coverage from 1946 to present. Indexed using MeSH.
Designed to provide current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this collection provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 periodicals and academic journals plus indexing and abstracts for more than 400 titles.
Provides access to full-text articles from 1200+ newspapers and 130 newswires. In addition, the database features television and radio news transcripts, videos and podcasts.
Provides near real-time access to world-wide news from the Associated Press. This collection includes a rolling 30-day archive of AP Top News, WorldStream, Financial News, AP Online, U.S. Politics and Government, and 50 State Reports.
Provides access to full-text news (national and international), business (SEC filings, company profiles, market and industry reports), and legal (state and federal cases, landmark cases, law reviews, state and federal statutes and regulations) information and publications, as well as accounting, country information, and tax law. Read more
Readers’ advisory service with titles in a series, read-alikes, discussion guides, reading lists, awards, reader reviews from Goodreads, and more.
Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of 500 full-text, high-quality education journals, including nearly 350 peer-reviewed titles, with an additional 250 abstracted and indexed. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports.
PubMed comprises more than 25 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
Provides comprehensive, full-text coverage for 110 regional U.S. and Canadian business publications including coverage of more than 80 regional business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Content from 1990.
Provides access to Science journal 1997-current issue (excluding Science Express PDF articles), ScienceNOW, Science of Aging Knowledge Environment Archive, and a variety of other science-related resources. Read more
Contains full text for 750 science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals; 280,000 images; and 2900 full-length biographies. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, mathematics, technology and wildlife.
Updated daily, SciFinder covers the primary literature of all areas of chemistry, as well as medicine, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and other disciplines. New to SciFinder web version? Click here to create your individual user name and password. Read more
A portal to thousands of multimedia for K-12 fiction and non-fiction books. Includes meet-the-author videos, written interviews, blogs, book guides, and lesson plans.
Contains current and archival U.S. news coverage back to the 1980s.
Web of Science, a citation database, provides multidisciplinary coverage of over 8500+ high-impact science journals, as well as international proceedings coverage for over 160,000 conferences. Trace the impact of articles forward and backward in time from 1900-present. Read More
WorldCat is the world’s largest network of library content and services. It lets you search the collections of libraries in your community and thousands more around the world.
Access Science» provides easy and accurate access to authoritative articles in all major areas of science and technology. It includes more than 8,500 online articles in the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, research updates from the McGraw-Hill Yearbooks of Science & Technology, 110,000+ definitions from the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 15,000 illustrations and graphics, and bibliographies containing more than 28,000 literature citations. Also includes content contributed by more than 5,000 researchers including 36 Nobel Prize winners, biographies of more than 2,000 well-known scientists from the Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography, and the latest news in science and technology from Science News® and ScienCentral® videos.
Annual Reviews» are publications which survey the major works published in a particular academic area during a single calendar year. This a great way to survey the current issues in a particular subject area. Because we have current print subscriptions to a number of the Annual Review publications, we are also able to access the same titles online. We have access to full text, abstracts, or table of contents (date dependent) for the following titles: Earth & Planetary Sciences, Ecology & Systematics, Energy & the Environment, Genetics, Microbiology, Physical Chemistry, Plant Physiology & Plant Molecular Biology, Psychology, and Sociology. Abstracts, but not full text are available for other titles at this site.
There are three major groupings of Annual Reviews:
JSTOR» (Journal STORage) provides full-image access to and archival coverage of a core group of scholarly journal titles in selected fields. Complete runs of more than 200 journals are available in 17 selected disciplines. Each title in the database has a moving wall between 2-5 years; this defines the gap between the most recently published issue and the date of the most recent issue available in JSTOR. The database is image-based, not text-based, which ensures the integrity of the materials in the database while also retaining the “appearance” of the journal in its original presentation.
The database can be searched either by browsing a specified journal(s) or by browsing a group of journals in a specified discipline(s). The system allows for limited Boolean (“and”, “or”) and proximity (“near”) searching. Drop down menus in the search form allow you to search for your term in one of four defined fields (author, abstract, title, full-text). If you find an article of interest, you can print, download, or email it; because this is an image-based database, to be able to print articles requires that your computer have JPRINT or Adobe Acrobat Reader loaded. You can download either of these from JSTOR when you select the print function.
Nexis Uni» provides access to full-text news, business, and legal publications. Product highlights include:
Full text of hundreds of newspapers, magazines, and newswires from the U.S. and around the world; hard-to-find broadcast transcripts from the major television and radio networks including ABC, CBS, CNN, FOX, NBC, and NPR; campus news, including the Chronicle of Higher Education and nearly 300 individual college/university papers; and Spanish, French, German, Italian, Dutch and other foreign-language newspapers and magazines
Comprehensive coverage of U.S. federal and state case law and statutory law; law review articles from more than 500 publications; legal news from more than 300 legal newspapers, magazines, and newsletters; Shepard’s Citation service for all federal and state cases; patents from 1971 forward; and European Union law from the CELEX database and international case law from a number of other countries.
Company Dossier service, including detailed financial and operating data on over 43 million U.S. and international companies; business and trade publications; company information, including Hoover’s Company Reports, Disclosure reports, and Standard & Poor’s Corporate Descriptions; SEC filings.
Scifinder» is web-based software that allows direct end-user access to Chemical Abstracts (from 1907 to the present) and Medline (from 1950 to the present). Database coverage includes: journal articles, patents, substance data (for more than 33 million substances and their physical, chemical, biological, and spectral property values), chemical reactions (about 14 million reactions with their conditions, yields, and catalysts), chemical regulatory data, chemical suppliers, as well as access to the biomedical literature (more than 25 million abstracts for journal articles, dissertations, reports, and other literature).
With SciFinder you can choose to search by research topic, author name, CA abstract number, patent number, chemical structure, molecular formula, chemical name, CAS registry number, functional groups in reactions, or bibliographic information.
The CASREACT portion contains information from 1840. Chemical Abstracts Service has been adding selected records to the database for the pre-1907 period. References to articles in two journals from the American Chemical Society, the Journal of the American Chemical Society (volumes 1-21; 1989-1899) and the Journal of Physical Chemistry (volumes 1-3; 1897-1899), have been added to the database as have records from the Journal of the Chemical Society, Tranactions (1878-1906). Approximately 19,000 records for 1900-1906 US patents were added in 2006, and in 2009 all citations from the Royal Society of Chemistry journal archives back to 1941 were added.
SciFinder provides a number of resources to help users learn how to use the database depending on previous experience with the database.
Interactive tutorials give a 15-minute overview of how to find the scientific information you need with SciFinder. They will help you become familiar with the SciFinder interface, functionality and the order in which tasks are typically performed. The Introduction to Reference Searching, Introduction to Substance Searching, and Introduction to Reaction Searching are available at www.cas.org.
SciFinder Virtual Classes
Learn the fundamentals of reference, substance, and reaction searching with SciFinder Virtual Classes. SciFinder experts guide you through fundamental search concepts and hands-on exercises using CAS’ virtual PCs. To register for these one-hour sessions, go to casevents.webex.com and click the Training Center tab.
e-Learning curricula are sets of interactive tutorials that give step-by-step instruction on performing various search-related tasks. Taking them in order will help you build your understanding of how to search and work with your search results.
SciFinder in-product Help messages give step-by-step instructions and related information on SciFinder features. Click the “i” next to the feature to display the Help message, or use the link in the upper right of the main SciFinder window.
Attend live online sessions when new features are introduced or view recordings of past events in which search experts discuss various SciFinder topics. For the list of recorded sessions or to register for upcoming events, go to casevents.webex.com and click the Event Center tab.
JAVA plug-in issues
SciFinder supports certain operating systems, browsers, and requires Java plug-in and a certain version of Java. If the structure editor does not function normally, check your computer to see if meets requirements on this page. There is also a non-Java structure editor with limited features available for you to choose.
If you experience difficulties with the Java-based structure editor
SciFinder now also provides a non-java structure editor. You may select your preferred editor on the interface. For trouble shooting, please check your Java version on this site and check this page from CalTech for some validated configurations.
If you have the latest version of Java, you may try to open the Java Control Panel then click on the Security tab to click the Edit Site list. And add https://scifinder.cas.org to the list.
Science Online» provides access to the following content:
Science (1997-current issue, except Science Express PDF articles); Science Advances; Science Signaling; Science Translational Medicine
Science’s Career Magazine, find-a-job site, graduate program information, career tools & tips, career forum
Science podcasts, images and slide shows, video portal, interactives, webinar series
In this section, one can browse by subject to find Science articles published in specific fields since 1996; view special content collections; browse the archive of articles from the Science of Aging Knowledge Environment; and find additional web-only content and supplements to Science’s special issues.
Web of Science» is the largest and only true citation index. Citation indexes enable researchers (faculty and students) to track developments in science, in this case, backward and forward in time. When–after searching by author or topic–you find the citation of a desired article, the “Citation Network” on the right side of the screen will provide information and links to “Cited References” (bibliographic list of earlier sources this article cited) and “Times Cited” (list of more recent articles that have cited this article–of course a very recent article may not have been cited yet).
Web of Science provides access to: 100+ years of abstracts; over 90 million records covering 5,300 social science publications in 55 disciplines; over 800 million cited references; and 8.2 million records across 160,000 conference proceedings. It provides unmatched coverage of the sciences, social sciences, and arts & humanities. Journals, books, data and conference proceedings are indexed cover-to-cover.