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Databases Searched by Quick Search

Quick Search includes all JMU library's physical collections (JMU Library Catalog), and some of its online collections. This page lists which online collections are currently included in Quick Search. This list will be updated regularly throughout the semester as more online collections are added to Quick Search. The library has access to many more online resources that will not be included in Quick Search, so be sure to visit the Subject Guide for your major to learn about the most important resources in your field, or use the Research Databases & Resources page to get a full list of the library’s online resources.

Index and full-text source for scholarly journals and magazines ... [more info]
Find materials related to gerontology and aging from the health sciences, psychology, sociology, social work, economics, and public policy. [more info]
Search through more than 180 full text journals and reports on topics that range from acupuncture to nutrition... [more info]
API and Archive contains bibliographic information on over 300 international periodicals dealing with alternative, radical, and left information. [more info]
An index with abstracts to history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present... [more info]
A biographical resource for notable people in American history with a database offering portraits... [more info]
Indexes journal articles, reports, commentaries, and obituaries from 2,500 journals and selected edited works in the field of anthropology. [more info]
Indexes and abstracts articles and reproductions from art periodicals published throughout the world. [more info]
arXiv is an e-print repository in the fields of physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance and statistics.
Note: arXiv is not a journal, it is a repository of papers that have usually been submitted to, but not yet printed in, a journal. Use and cite articles contained therein appropriately.
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This database contains 1,000 full-text journals and 11 full-text books covering subjects from fashion design to veterinary assisting... [more info]
Citations and some full text to international periodicals, books, and book chapters on religion and theological studies... [more info]
Indexes and abstracts reviews of English language adult and juvenile fiction and non-fiction titles. [more info]
Indexing and full text for periodicals and news sources covering all aspects of business. [more info]
Indexing and abstracts for articles, books and other publications in nursing and allied health... [more info]
Article index with some full text in the fields of communication and mass media studies. [more info]
Indexing and abstracts for 1,800 journals and full text for over 670 periodicals in engineering, computer theory, and new technologies... [more info]
Criminal Justice Abstracts contains indexes and summaries of international journal articles, books, reports, dissertations... [more info]
Collection of open access, quality controlled journals across all scientific and scholarly subject areas. [more info]
Search through more than 1,300 full text journals on educational research...
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Contains full text for over 820 journals on subjects from the ecosystem's ecology to urban planning... [more info]
Index with abstracts to educational periodicals and unpublished documents available since 1966 [more info]
Indexes over 86,000 essays in the humanities and social sciences. [more info]
Search through bibliographic information about environmental concerns... [more info]
Several encyclopedias-in-one with articles and cross references covering music and musicians worldwide. Alternate title: Oxford Music Online. [more info]
Indexing, abstracts, and some full text for consumer health periodicals...
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Indexing, abstracts, and full text for scholarly journals focusing on nursing and allied health. [more info]
An index with abstracts to more than 1,800 journals in 40 languages on world history from 1450 to the present. [more info]
Indexes and abstracts journals covering scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism ... [more info]
Indexes articles in the subjects of gerontology, history, international relations, journalism, law, linguistics, and many more subjects. [more info]
Search through hundreds of full text journals, books, and other published resources pertaining to the humanities from around the world... [more info]
The Index to Printed Music (IPM) is the only online resource for finding individual pieces of music printed in scholarly editions. [more info]
Indexes journal articles, books, book chapters and dissertations covering all aspects of theatre and performance for over 126 countries.  Contains full text from over 170 journals and 360 monographs. [more info]
Full online text and images for back issues of selected scholarly journals in history, economics, political science, anthropology, sociology, literature, etc. [more info]
This database contains over 300 scholarly law journals on topics ranging from criminal justice to organized crime... [more info]
LISTA: Indexing and abstracts for topics in librarianship, including classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more... [more info]
JMU Library Catalog (LEO) is the online catalog of materials in James Madison University Libraries. [more info]
Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database provides full text for more than 500 popular general interest and current events publications.
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Includes information on general reference, business, health, general science, and multicultural issues.  Contains full text magazine articles, periodicals, books, primary source documents, images, maps, and more. [more info]
Indexes and abstracts journal articles in a broad range of medical topics... [more info]
Indexing, abstracts, and full text for periodicals, academic journals and news pertinent to all branches of the military.... [more info]
Classified listing and subject index of scholarly books and articles on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. [more info]
Index with full-text of the Nation magazine... [more info]
Journal articles covering political, economic, social, and cultural issues and trends from 1955 to present. [more info]
The New Republic, the leading journal of opinion, covers topics from a variety of viewpoints on American politics, foreign policy and culture. [more info]
Access the latest science and technology news from around the world, insightful Editorial comment, key developments, interviews... [more info]
Selected full text for U.S. and international newspapers... [more info]
OAIster contains thousands of multidisciplinary resources from more than 1,000 contributors worldwide. [more info]
An index with abstracts and some full text covering all subjects, including humanities and social sciences. [more info]
An encyclopedia covering art and artists worldwide. [more info]
Provides full text for more than 70 popular magazines for elementary school research... [more info]
Searchable full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. [more info]
A database of more than 30,000 chapters from books published by APA. [more info]
Full-text book reviews of current scholarly and professional books in psychology. Includes reviews from a psychological perspective of popular films and trade books. [more info]
Indexing, abstracts, and full text for psychology journals... [more info]
Indexes the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States from 1890 to 1982. [more info]
Regional Business News provides full text for more than 50 regional business journals... [more info]
Search through topics related to world religions, epistemology, and much more... [more info]
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature is a comprehensive guide to publications on music from all over the world... [more info]
Indexes and abstracts with some full text journals from the publisher Elsevier... [more info]
Index with some full text pertaining to sports, recreation, exercise physiology, sports medicine, coaching, physical fitness, etc. [more info]
Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines. [more info]
Vente et Gestion provides full text coverage for French language business journals... [more info]
Women's Studies International (WSI) covers the core disciplines in Women's Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research... [more info]

Quick Search also searches a few large, aggregated collections of journals and proceedings that aren't specific research databases:

EDS Foundation Index:  EDS Foundation Index provides metadata for nearly 50,000 magazines & journals, approximately 825,000 CDs & DVDs, nearly six million books, more than 100 million newspaper articles, more than 20,000 conference proceedings and hundreds of thousands of additional information sources from various source-types.

British Library Document Supply Centre Inside Serials & Conference Proceedings: British Library Document Supply Centre Inside Serials & Conference Proceedings is content licensed from the British Library’s Electronic Table of Contents File that has been added to Quick Search. This content helps to identify journal articles and conference papers available within the British Library’s Document Supply collections. The dataset combines article-level access to the top 20,000 research journals requested from the British Library along with papers from 16,000 annual conference proceedings—totaling nearly 40 million records providing broad subject coverage across all academic disciplines.

Additionally, Quick Search includes a smattering of individual titles & resources:

Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750

Points of View Reference Center

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