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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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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.

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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.

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Dissertations & Theses

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

 

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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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Electronic Collections Online - FirstSearch

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Indexing for approximately 3000 academic and scholarly journals.  Full text of articles within the back issues of some 80 journals.

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GPO Monthly Catalog - FirstSearch

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


Homeland Security Digital Library

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Office of Grants and Training and the Naval Postgraduate School's Center for Homeland Defense and Security, this is an indexed collection of homeland security policy and strategy related documents.

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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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Marcive

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

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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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Military & Government Collection

Current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of academic journal articles, primary documents (speeches, letters, text of important government documents such as acts and treaties) in U.S. history. Provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 periodicals and indexing and abstracts for nearly 400 titles.

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National Security Archive

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An independent non-governmental research institute and library located at The George Washington University, the Archive collects and publishes declassified documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act. The Archive also serves as a repository of government records on a wide range of topics pertaining to the national security, foreign, intelligence, and economic policies of the United States.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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Papers First - FirstSearch

Descriptions of professional papers presented at conferences.

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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

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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.


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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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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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.
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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.

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