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New Databases for Fall 2006 Resources
Academic OneFile (Gale) (Cancelled)
This resource was canceled by VIVA. Please begin using Academic Search Complete (EBSCO). Indexes, abstracts and provides selected fulltext for scholarly journals and popular magazines in all subjects.
Coverage: 1964 - present
Provides full-text for over 600 U.S. and over 700 international news sources.
Coverage: 1977 - present
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Provides both full-text accounting standards, and interpretation / guidance.
Coverage: Varies - present
African American Song (Alexander Street Press) (Cancelled)
African American Song has merged with American Song. Please begin accessing this information through American Song or Music Online.  16,000 tracks of historical blues, gospel, ragtime, folk songs, and narrative recordings from the first half of the 20th century.
Coverage: 1900's - present
Full text of every book about the Americas published anywhere between 1500 and 1926...
Coverage: 1500 - 1926
Fully searchable facsimile editions of nearly 30,000 broadsides and ephemera printed in colonial America.
Coverage: 1760 - 1900
Cover-to-cover digital facsimiles of 1,000 historic newspapers from every state.
Coverage: 1690 - 1922
Indexes and abstracts articles about information technology and computing, electronics, biotechnology, medical technology, as well as engineering (including construction, electrical and chemical engineering) and allied subjects.
Coverage: 1981 - present
Full-text and statistics for international and internal conflicts as well as terrorism.
Coverage: 1997 - present
ASSIA: Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts (ProQuest) (Cancelled)
Please use SocIndex for similar information. Indexes and abstracts articles covering health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education.
Coverage: 1987 - present
Provides the complete text of nearly 2,000 French works including classic works of French literature, non-fiction prose, and technical writing.
Coverage: 13th century - Twentieth Century
Use this to find journal articles, news items, and reviews in art & design periodicals.  Bibliography of the History of Art is no longer part of Art & Design Databases; see BHA (Bibliography of the History of Art).
Coverage: 1934 - present
Bibliographic Index Plus Full Text (HW Wilson) (Cancelled)
Print versions of the index are available in Carrier Library; date range is 1937-2008.  Click here to view the JMU Library Catalog record. Full text bibliographies on almost every topic help guide you in your search.
Coverage: 1982 - present
Indexes and abstracts journals, patents, conference reports and books in the Life Sciences.
Coverage: 1926 - present
A full-text collection of short stories from Africa and the African Diaspora.
Coverage: 1843 - Present
Full text reports on current and controversial issues in U.S. politics, health care, education, economics...
Coverage: 1923 - present
A collection of 36,000 fully searchable digital books...
Coverage: 1801 - 1819
Provides digital editions of nearly all books published in Great Britain in the 18th century...
Coverage: 1701 - 1800
This is the online counterpart of the Handbook of Reagents for Organic Synthesis (HROS).
Full text primary source documents, including original manuscripts and printed material.
Coverage: 1492 - 1962
Online interactive 3-d human anatomy.
Provides data that helps with evaluation and comparison of scholarly journals.
Coverage: 2005 - present
A collection of poetry, prose, essays, and drama written by women writers from Mexico, Central America, and South America.
Coverage: 1859 - Present
Congressional Research (ProQuest) (Cancelled)
Please use FDSys and for similar information.
Searchable full text congressional publications and legislative research.
Coverage: 1969 - present
A collection of plays, prose, and poetry written Chicano, Cuban, Puerto Rican, and other Latino writers.
Coverage: 1872 - present
Journal articles covering political, economic, social, and cultural issues and trends from 1955 to present.
Coverage: 1955 - present
The New Republic, the leading journal of opinion, covers topics from a variety of viewpoints on American politics, foreign policy and culture.
Coverage: 1914 - present
Biographies of 55,000 men and women who shaped all aspects of the British past from the earliest times. No living person is included in the dictionary.
Coverage: 820 B.C. - 2002
Searchable full-text collections, in English and/or Latin, of the writings of philosophers and theologians from antiquity into the 20th century.
Full text for journals published in the arts, humanities and social sciences.
Coverage: 1802 - 2000
Indexes and abstracts articles about physical education and more.
Coverage: 1970 - present
Polling the Nations (Cancelled)
Please see Roper iPoll. More than 14,000 surveys conducted by over 1000 polling organizations in the United States and 100 other countries from 1986 to the present time...
Coverage: Varies - Present
The world's musical and aural traditions, in streaming audio...
Coverage: 1890 - present