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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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ArtStor

ARTstor is a nonprofit digital library of more than one million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences. Registered users can save and organize ARTstor images into groups, export image groups as a PowerPoint file for classroom presentations, or share with other users at CWU through a stable URL link. See ArtStor's Training webpage for more options.

To view / unlock a password protected folder: 

  1. Log in to your ARTstor account.
  2. In the ARTstor navigation bar, click Find > Unlock password-protected folder.
  3. A new window will appear. Enter your first name, last name, and the password provided by the folder creator.
  4. Click Submit.
  5. A confirmation message will display the name of the folder you have unlocked as well as what type of access you have been granted (Read or Write Access).
  6. Now that you are registered to the folder, you will be able to open and view its contents the same you would any other folder.
NOTE:  If you are not able to view the thumbnail images, please first check your computer for ARTStor's system requirements or contact Brooks Library.
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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.


Classical Music Library

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A comprehensive database of distinguished classical recordings with streaming audio.


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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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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eHRAF World Cultures

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Cross-cultural database containing more than 350,000 pages of descriptive information on cultures, diversity and ethnic groups of the world.

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Essay & General Literature Index

Indexes contents in collected works, such as anthologies, focusing on humanities and social sciences.


GPO Monthly Catalog - FirstSearch

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


Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI)

HAPI is your source for authoritative, worldwide information about Central and South America, Mexico, Brazil, the Caribbean basin, the United States-Mexico border region, and Hispanics/Latinos in the United States. From analyses of current political, economic, and social issues to unique coverage of Latin American arts and letters, HAPI Online contains complete bibliographic citations to articles, book reviews (through 2001), documents, original literary works, and other materials appearing in more than 500 key social science and humanities journals published since 1970. Citations are in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, and other languages. 

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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.


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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Music Index

Index to articles about classical, popular, and non-western music in music periodicals.

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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.


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 Music Online

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Oxford Music Online is a new gateway that offers users the ability to access and cross-search the vast resources of Oxford's music reference in one location. The cornerstone of Oxford Music Online, Grove Music Online, has been completely redesigned with a number of functional enhancements and new content.


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.


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.


Project Muse

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Provides searchable full text of over 200 scholarly journals from scholarly publishers and covers literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and other subject areas.

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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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RILM Abstracts of Music Literature

International index of scholarly writings on music as well as music-related disciplines.

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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.

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.