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Academic Search Complete

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A scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals, and indexing and abstracting for more than 9,300 journals.

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Agricola

Bibliographic database of citations to the agricultural literature created by the National Agricultural Library and its cooperators.

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Article First - FirstSearch

Indexing and some abstracts for over 16,000 journals in all subject areas from 1990 - Present.

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Book Index with Reviews

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Index of over 3.8 million book titles in a wide range of formats in all genres. Contains over 800,000 full-text searchable reviews from sources including Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, and CHOICE.


COS PIVOT (Formerly COS Funding Opportunities)

This database provides access to funding opportunities and scholar profiles, with the ability to add your own scholar profile. PIVOT also allows you to save your searches and receive weekly alerts as new funding opportunities become available.

You must create an account and log in thereafter in order to use PIVOT. Registration and log in are in the upper right hand corner of screen. Your username must be your university email address. Previous CWU users of COS Funding Opportunities may log in with their existing COS username and password, as the accounts have been transferred over into PIVOT.

NOTE: Please inform the  Research and Sponsored Programs office before applying for external funding to ensure you are following the current procedures.

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CQ Researcher

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Explores a single "hot" issue in the news in depth each week.

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CQ Weekly

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Comprehensive, non-partisan news and information on Congress, politics and public policy from 1983 to the present.


Dissertations & Theses

Citations and abstracts for thousands of doctoral dissertations and master's theses from 1861 to the present. 

 


Ebsco eBook Collection

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Electronic full text of books in the areas of Library Reference, Choice Outstanding Academic Books, Computer Science & Technology,  Pacific Northwest History, Management & Leadership, Sports Administration, Art & Architecture, Anthropology & Archaeology, Criminal Justice, Emergency Medicine, Law Enforcement & Forensic Science, and Social Work. 

NOTE:  Ebsco eBook Collection was formerly known as NetLibrary

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Education Full Text

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Coverage for a wide range of topics, including adult education, continuing education, literacy standards, multicultural/ethnic education, secondary education, teaching methods and in-depth coverage of special education, with over 50 journals dedicated to this important topic.

Full text of articles from over 350 journals as far back as 1996, indexing of over 770 periodicals dating back to 1983, and more than 100,000 controlled and cross-referenced names of educational tests.

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Entrez Search and Retrieval System

Entrez is a free search and retrieval system that integrates information from databases at NCBI, including PubMed Central and MEDLINE.


Films on Demand Video Collection

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Access to individual streaming video titles.  

Technical Requirements for PC users

  • OS:  Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, or later versions.
  • Browser: IE 6.0+ or Mozilla Firefox 2.0 or higher.
  • Media Player: Adobe Flash Player 9.0+; Windows Media Player 9.0+; QuickTime Player 6.0+. 

Technical Requirements for Mac users

  • OS: Mac OS version 8.1 or later versions.
  • Browser: Mozilla Firefox 2.0+ or Apple Safari 3.0+.
  • Media Player: Adobe Flash Player 9.0+; Windows Media Player 9.0+; QuickTime Player 6.0+.

Mac OS 8.6 (or later): QuickTime Player Version 7.1 for OS 8.1 and QuickTime Player Version 5.0.9 or higher is recommended.  Mac OS X v10.1.3 (or later): QuickTime Version 9 for OS X is recommended.


GPO Monthly Catalog - FirstSearch

Descriptions of materials in U.S. federal depository libraries (such as CWU).


Health Source [Consumer Edition]

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Provides information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health; access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines.

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Health Source [Nursing/Academic Edition]

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Provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.

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JSTOR

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Contains the complete back issues of over 600 core scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, the social sciences, as well as the natural and applied sciences.  List of JSTOR Collections to which CWU subscribes

NOTE:  The JSTOR platform does include ebooks.  CWU currently has access to only those which JSTOR has made freely available.

NOTE:  "Register & Read" permits users to read online for free some content not available through the library subscription.  You will need to create a myJSTOR account to read free articles online.  Should you need to download or print a copy of an unsubscribed article, please keep in mind that current CWU students, staff and faculty can request unsubscribed content usually free of charge through Brooks Library's Interlibrary Loan department.

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Legal Collection

[Full Text]  Legal Collection contains full text for more than 250 of the world's most respected, scholarly law journals. Legal Collection is an authoritative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world.

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LexisNexis Academic

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Extensive array of full-text news (newspapers, wire services, transcripts and newsletters), business literature, industry and company information, legal, biographical, and reference resources.  Includes a "Subject Area" search for Accounting, Environmental Studies, Health & Medical Care, and Government & Politics.

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Marcive

Citations to U.S. Government documents from 1976 - present. When available, includes links to the Web version of documents.


MAS Ultra School Edition

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This comprehensive database contains full text for nearly 500 magazines popular in high schools. MAS Ultra is recommended for use by student teachers for lesson planning; all full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Includes biographies, primary source documents, more than 360 reference books (including the Columbia Encyclopedia, the CIA World Fact Book and World Almanac & Book of Facts), images and expanded full-text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.

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MasterFILE Premier

Multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 1,750 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also includes nearly 500 full text reference books, full text from 86,019 biographies, 105,787 full text primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 293,480 photos, maps and flags.

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MEDLINE - FirstSearch

Indexing and abstracts for journal literature in medicine and biology from 1965 - present.


Newspaper Source Plus

Newspaper Source Plus includes more than 860 full-text newspapers, providing more than 35 million full-text articles. In addition, the database features more than 857,000 television and radio news transcripts.

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Newsstand [ProQuest]

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Coverage of over 1200 newspapers, including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post, plus other important U.S., international and minority interest papers.


Nutrition Abstracts: Series A

Topics and journal articles indexed include food composition and nutritive value, Human health and nutrition, disease and therapeutic nutrition, and physiology and biochemistry of nutrients.

NOTE: Click on Human Nutrition link located to the left of the search box to search the Nutrition Abstracts: Series A

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OAIster

OAIster is a database of over 20 million items held digitally at nearly 1100 libraries, museums, and organizations. Types of files include digitized (i.e., scanned) books and articles; born-digital texts; audio files (e.g., wav, mp3); images (e.g., jpg, gif); movies (e.g., mp4, quicktime); and datasets (e.g., downloadable statistics files).


Oxford Reference Online

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Brings together over 100 of Oxford University Press's premier language and subject dictionaries and reference works - containing well over 60,000 pages - into a single cross-searchable resource. Now includes the Western Civilization collection.


Papers First - FirstSearch

Descriptions of professional papers presented at conferences.


PBS Streaming Video Collection

This collection assembles hundreds of the greatest documentary films and series from the history of the Public Broadcasting Service into one convenient online interface. A core of 245 titles, selected for their high quality and relevance to academic curricula, covers many educational disciplines, including history, science and technology, diversity studies, business, and current events. This collection provides access to the films and series users already know and trust, including Frontline, NOVA, American Experience, Odyssey, and films by Ken Burns and Michael Wood.


Physical Education Index

Provides citation information and abstracts to journal articles about physical education and related disciplines.


PILOTS

PILOTS: Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress.  It is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. It provides citations and abstracts to the international literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health complications of traumatic events. Coverage: 1871-Current


PIVOT (Formerly COS Funding Opportunities)

COS Funding Opportunities has been replaced by COS PIVOT. 

This database provides access to funding opportunities as well as scholar profiles, with the ability to add your own scholar profile and to view the profiles of various research organizations.  PIVOT allows you to also prioritize and save your searches to receive weekly alerts.

You must register your own account and log in thereafter in order to use PIVOT.   Registration and log in is in the upper righthand corner of screen.

Previous CWU users of COS Funding Opportunities may log in with their existing username and password, as the accounts have been transferred over into PIVOT. 

NOTE:  For some opportunities, sponsors accept only a limited number of proposals or applications from an institution, or require an institution to rank or prioritize applications before submission. Please contact the Office of Graduate Studies and Research before applying if an opportunity is marked "Internal Coordination Required".

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Proceedings First - FirstSearch

Index of conference publications.


PsycARTICLES

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Peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific full text articles within 80 landmark journals in behavioral science and related fields, ranging from education, to nursing, to business, to neurosciencepublished by the American Psychological Association (APA) and allied organizations (the Canadian Psychological Association and the english language publications of the Hogrefe Publishing Group).

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PubMed

PubMed is a free resource that is developed and maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), located at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

PubMed lets you search millions of journal citations and abstracts in the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and preclinical sciences. It includes access to MEDLINE® and to citations for selected articles in life science journals not included in MEDLINE. PubMed also provides access to additional relevant Web sites and links to the other NCBI molecular biology resources.


Regional Business News

Comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

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Sage Journals Online

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Full text of journal articles back to 1999 from over 400 journals in business, humanities, social sciences, theoretical and applied sciences, technology and medicine.  Not all content in this database is available full text.  For a list of the journals that are available full text to CWU please click here.


Science Online

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Full text content from the publications of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.


ScienceDirect

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Full text of journal articles back to 1995 from over 100 journals published by Elsevier in business, humanities, and the sciences. (Full-text titles available to CWU)

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SciFinder Scholar

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SciFinder is a research discovery tool that allows you to explore the Chemical Abstract Service databases containing journal and patent literature from many scientific disciplines, including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, and agricultural science. Not only does it have CAplus (online version of Chemical Abstracts) it also includes CAS Registry, used for research chemical substance information.   Complete list of databases within SciFinder and the content available

PLEASE NOTE:  This database is password protected.  You will need to register with SciFinder and create a username / password.  Please contact the library for information on accessing the registration website. 

SportDiscus with Full Text

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With full-text coverage dating back to 1985, SPORTDiscus with Full Text is the definitive research tool for all areas of sports & sports medicine literature, providing full text for 550 of the journals indexed in SPORTDiscus. Of those, 393 are not found with full text in any version of Academic Search Complete or Health Source Complete.

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SpringerLink

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Full text of journal articles back to 1999 from over 800 journals in business, humanities, social sciences, theoretical and applied sciences, technology and medicine.  Not all content in this database is available full text.  Please click here for a list of full text titles.

NOTE: CWU also owns full text access to 145 titles within Springer's Humanities, Social Sciences & Law Online Journal Archives.  These backfiles are searchable within Springerlink. Click here for a list of titles and the span of years for each.

Web of Knowledge - Science Citation Index Expanded

Index, abstracts, bibliographies, and cited references to articles from the world's leading scholarly science and technical journals covering more than 150 disciplines.

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Wiley Online Library

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Full text of journal articles back to 1997 from journals in business, science, technology, and law, education, psychology and medicine.


WorldCat - FirstSearch

An international online catalog of over 61 million items. Records exist for everything from print books to stone tablets, electronic books, wax recordings to MP3s, DVDs and Web sites.