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Advertising Redbooks (Lexis Nexis) (Cancelled)
Find detailed information about domestic and international advertising agencies and advertisers...
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.
Alternative Press Index . (OCLC / Firstsearch) (Cancelled)
  Indexes alternative, radical, and left periodicals, newspapers and magazines...
Alternative Press Index Archive (OCLC / Firstsearch) (Cancelled)
  Indexes alternative, radical and left periodicals, newspapers and magazines from 1969-1990...
American Film Scripts Online (Alexander Street Press) (Cancelled)
Full text database of over 1,000 film scripts digitized and thoroughly indexed...
AP Images (Accuweather/AP) (Cancelled)
Image database containing the Associated Press' current year's photo report and a selection of images dating from the 1500s. Also includes charts, graphs, tables, and maps.
Arts & Humanities Search (OCLC / Firstsearch) (Cancelled)
Indexes articles from arts and humanities journals plus relevant articles from social science...
Asian American Drama (Alexander Street Press) (Cancelled)
Collection of Asian American plays with biographical, production and theatrical information.
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.
Associations Unlimited (Gale) (Cancelled)
Information about associations and professional societies, listings for nonprofit membership organizations.  Before using this resource, be certain of your SIC industry classification code.  For a tutorial, click here.
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.
Biography and Genealogy Master Index (Gale) (Cancelled)
Indexes more than 15 million biographical sketches from reference books. Find a citation and then look in the JMU Library Catalog to see if JMU Libraries has the reference book it is in.
Biology Digest (ProQuest) (Cancelled)
Please see Biological Sciences from ProQuest for similar information. Indexes and abstracts domestic and international literature in the area of life sciences...
Black Drama (Alexander Street Press) (Cancelled)
Full text of plays from the mid-1800s to the present by more than 100 playwrights...
Books in Print Global Edition (Bowker) (Cancelled)
An index of English-language books, e-books, audiocassettes, and videos currently available world-wide ...
This resource was canceled by VIVA. Try other Business Resources. Gateway to business information including an index to periodical articles, directory of business profiles...
This resource's name changed to Business Source Complete. Please note the subtle name change and begin using it here. Indexing and full text for periodicals and news sources covering all aspects of business ...
Children's Room (Bowker) (Cancelled)
Index to thousands of books, audiocassettes, and videos for children and young adults. Search options include age, grade, Lexile level, subject, setting, etc.
Choices 3 (Cancelled)
  Provides data on ownership and use of products together with demographic and economic variables. Including methodology,
ComAbstracts (CIOS) (Cancelled)
An index with abstracts for articles published in the primary professional literature of the communications...
ComIndex (CIOS) (Cancelled)
Indexes journals in Communication Studies.
Conference Board Research Collection (Cancelled)
The Conference Board's Research Collection is a searchable database of full-text research reports on the latest issues in business management and US and global economics....
Congressional Research (ProQuest) (Cancelled)
Please use FDSys and for similar information.
Searchable full text congressional publications and legislative research.
Contemporary Women's Issues (Gale) (Cancelled)
Contemporary Women's Issues contains information relevent to women's lives.  Content is gathered from English-language periodicals, newsletters, gray literature, and alternative press articles published in North, Central, and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean.
Corporate Affiliations (Lexis Nexis) (Cancelled)
To find similar information, see LexisNexis Company Dossier. Search through thousands of companies worldwide to find out about the latest mergers, top executives...
COS Funding Opportunities (ProQuest) (Cancelled)
Please see the Grants Resource Center provided by the JMU Office of Sponsored Programs for similar information. A comprehensive source of available opportunities for grants, fellowships, prizes and other type of funding.
Credo Reference (Credo Reference) (Cancelled)
Search over 500 reference titles using Credo.
Directory of Psychological Tests in the Sport and Exercise Sciences (Cancelled)
The online version of the directory is no longer updated. Latest information is from 2013. 
Summary information on psychological scales, questionnaires, and inventories, specific to sport and exercise settings, from refereed, international scientific literature.
Dissertation Abstracts Online with Digital Dissertations (ProQuest) (Cancelled)
Replaced by Dissertations & Theses: Full Text. Indexing, abstracts, and full text for doctoral dissertations and master's theses...
eHRAF World Cultures: Collection of Ethnography (Yale University) (Cancelled)
A cross-cultural database that contains over 350,000 pages of information on all aspects of cultural and social life.  Check out these online tutorials for a quick introduction to eHRAF.
eMarketer (Cancelled)
eMarketer reports contain data from market research firms, government, nonprofit and academic organizations along with analysis.
Expanded Academic ASAP (Cancelled) (Gale) (Cancelled)
This resource has been cancelled by VIVA. Please begin using Academic Search Complete. Note: this database is superceded by Academic OneFile, which has over 10,000 academic journals.  Index with abstracts and some full-text articles for scholarly journals and popular magazines in all subject areas ...
Fiction Connection (Bowker) (Cancelled)
Index of recent fiction books by topic, genre, setting, character, location, timeframe, as well as by author and title...
Film Indexes Online (Chadwyck-Healey) (Cancelled)
Contains both Film Index International and the AFI Catalog...
Findex (ProQuest) (Cancelled)
Indexes market and business research reports, including consumer and industrial studies...
GLOBUS and NTDB (National Trade Data Bank) (STAT-USA) (Cancelled)
The Federal government's most comprehensive collection of international business sources ...
Government Periodicals Index (Lexis Nexis) (Cancelled)
Provides access to the federal government's numerous magazines and newsletters with substantial research value. Subjects covered include business, agriculture, national security, the environment, nutrition, transportation and a wide range of other topics.
Great Speeches Online EVG On Demand (Cancelled)
Note: When you click the link above to access this resource, click on Member Login to access the resource.
Click 'more info' to find out what Great Speeches are available...Watch Malcolm X, JFK, Bill Clinton, and many more!
This resource's name changed to Hospitality & Tourism Complete. Please note the subtle name change and begin using it here. Indexes and abstracts journals covering scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism ...
images.MD (Current Medicine, Inc) (Cancelled)
  images.MD compiles over 48,000 high-quality images spanning all of internal medicine...
iPoll (Roper Center) (Cancelled)
US public opinon poll data from the past 70 years.
ISI Web of Science (Cancelled)
Please begin using other resources, such as Scopus. Citation index for science and social sciences...
Leadership Library (Leadership Directories) (Cancelled)
Please see LegiStorm for similar information. Find government, business, legal, media, and nonprofit organizations and professionals. Includes a network mapping tool, profile cards, and list building features.
Leadership Networks (Leadership Directories) (Cancelled)
Please see LegiStorm for similar information. Use this network mapping tool to learn more about government, business, media, and nonprofit leaders and their professional connections.  Includes biographical and contact information.
Children's Literature Review will be updated with new content; the other 9 collections in Literature Criticism Online will be archival content only as of June 30, 2014. Literature Criticism Online (LCO) provides access to 10 individual titles that represent a range of modern and historical views on authors, poets, dramatists.
Market Research Repository (STAT-USA) (Cancelled)
Market Research Repository contains various reports relating to country and industry... Academic (Cancelled)
Please use IBIS World or Mintel Oxygen. Academic provides thousands of full-text market research reports...
This resource's name changed to Newspaper Source Plus. Please note the subtle name change and begin using it here. Selected full text for U.S. and international newspapers...
North American Indian Drama (Alexander Street Press) (Cancelled)
North American Indian Drama contains 172 plays by 33 playwrights written...
North American Theatre Online (Alexander Street Press) (Cancelled)
NATO provides detailed reference information for many theatrical figures, plays, theatres, major productions, and production companies, from Colonial times to the present...
North American Women's Drama (Alexander Street Press) (Cancelled)
North American Women's Drama contains 1,517 plays by 330 playwrights...
PAIS International (ProQuest) (Cancelled)
Please use Political Science Complete for similar information.
Indexes publications on all subjects that relate to contemporary public issues.  Includes PAIS Archive.
Now available in PAIS International. Indexes articles about global public policy and social issues from 1915 to 1976 ...
PILOTS (Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress) (ProQuest) (Cancelled)
PILOTS is accessible through the Department of Veterans Affairs website. Please use Check for Full Text to find full text articles.
Citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events.
Professional Development Collection (EBSCO) (Cancelled)
See Academic Search Complete for similar resources. Indexing, abstracts, and full text for education journals...
ProQuest Illustrata: Natural Sciences (Cancelled)
Please use ProQuest Natural Sciences for similar information. Search through thousands of illustrations from the natural science areas such as: Biology, Earth Science, Agriculture...
Science Citation Index (ISI) (Cancelled)
Please begin using other resources, such as Scopus.  If you are trying to find impact factors, use Journal Citation Reports. Use: Web of Science...
Selected Social Science Databases for Test / Survey Searching (ProQuest) (Cancelled)
Please use Selected Social Science Databases for Test/Survey Searching - EBSCO for similar information. Combination search of several ProQuest Social Science databases
Social Sciences Citation Index (ISI) (Cancelled)
Please begin using other resources, such as Scopus.  If you are trying to find impact factors, use Journal Citation Reports. Use: Web of Science...
Social Services Abstracts (ProQuest) (Cancelled)
Please use SocIndex for similar information. Indexes and abstracts journal articles, dissertations, and book reviews on social work, human services...
Sociological Abstracts (ProQuest) (Cancelled)
Please use SocIndex w/Full Text for similar information.
Indexes and abstracts journal articles, book reviews, abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations.
Standard and Poor's NetAdvantage (Cancelled)
See Morningstar Research Investment Center for similar information.
NetAdvantage is a comprehensive source of business and investment information that offers online access to Standard & Poor's research-related products such as industry surveys, stock reports, corporation records, The Outlook, mutual fund reports and more.
STAT-USA (US Dept. of Commerce) (Cancelled)
Click here for a list of data sources found in STAT-USA.  Please bookmark the ones you find helpful before 9/30/10. Note:  Login required.  For username and password, contact library staff.  Library staff: refer to ERM or email  An online service of recent international trade information...
Twentieth Century North American Drama (Alexander Street Press) (Cancelled)
Twentieth Century North American Drama contains 1,530 plays by 223 playwrights...
United Nations Common Database (Cancelled) (Cancelled)
The UN Common Database has been replaced by a new system, UNdata. Provides statistical information for every country in the world on numerous topics...
Uniworld Online (Cancelled)
Directory containing information on American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries and Foreign Firms Operating in the United States...
USA Trade Online (Cancelled)
Note:  Login required.  For username and password, contact library staff.  Library staff: refer to ERM (STAT-USA entry) or email 
Access US trade data on more than 18,000 export commodities and 24,000 import commodities.
WebCSD (CCDC) (Cancelled)
It contains the crystal structure and related information of nearly every compound with a C - H bond...
Web of Science (ISI) (Cancelled)
Please begin using other resources, such as Scopus.  If you are trying to find impact factors use Journal Citation Reports. Citation index for science and social sciences...
WELDASEARCH (ProQuest) (Cancelled)
Please see Materials Research Databases for similar information. Indexes and abstracts journal articles, research reports, books, standards, patents, and special publications...
Women Writers Online (Brown University) (Cancelled)
Full text collection of essays, fiction, and poetry written by women from 1400-1850. This collection includes...
World Almanacs (OCLC / Firstsearch) (Cancelled)
Includes the contents of the World Almanac and Book of Facts, the World Almanac of the U.S.A...
World History In Context (Gale) (Cancelled)
A comprehensive collection of reference, full-text articles from leading scholarly publications, primary sources, and images, maps and charts...
Worldscope Global (OCLC / Firstsearch) (Cancelled)
Find basic financial information on public companies worldwide.