Subscription Resources

Robson library has subscribed to a number of online resources that allow you to access materials that aren't in the library's physical collection. Use the links below to access these resources. Note that you must access these from a University IP Address or using your Ozarks network logon ID and password.

Research Wizard of OZarks

Ebsco Discovery: Not sure what you're looking for? Unclear where to find it? Try this on for size.

e-Books

Ebsco eBooks: (Including Former NetLibrary Books) A collection of over 150,000 books in full text.

ACLS Humanities E-books A collection of nearly 4,000 classic, but mostly out-of-print, books by reputable scholars in the humanities, recommended and reviewed by area specialists and sponsored by the American Council of Learned Societies (hence the name).

Springer e-Books Access to over ten million documents from journals, books, and reference works.

Early English Books Online 125,000 English language titles originally published between 1473 and 1700.

General Research

EBSCOhost Gateway to a collection of citations and full-text articles for general academic research, including business, education, psychology and sociology, literature and film, history, religion and philosophy, health and medicine.

Arkansas Traveler Free databases for all Arkansas citizens.

Gale Infotrac Academic OneFile (over 30,000,000 articles), Gale Research Library (a full-text collection of multi-volume reference works, and many subject-specific collections in business, science, history, religion, etc.

ProQuest A collection of databases providing citations and full-text articles in business, academic and news publications.

Springer Journals Access to over ten million documents from journals, books, and reference works.

Periodicals Archive Online Full text access to millions of articles in over 5,000 periodicals (going back to 1665) in 37 subject areas in the humanities and social sciences.

Credo Reference Credo is an encyclopedic, user-friendly tool for researching people, quotations, definitions, concepts, historical events, and more. Credo offers access to over 400 full-text reference resources, and is fully integrated with both the library catalog and other databases. It's rather like Wikipedia, except that you can actually use this in a research paper.

Oxford Reference Online A collection of over 200 reference works published by Oxford University Press.

Oxford English Dictionary - Online Next time you're playing scrabble, prove the veracity of your triple word score usage of "exequy" by calling on this easily searchable online version of the venerable multi-volume English language resource.

Statista View your world statistically from over 18,000 reliable international sources.

The Reference Shelf 

FirstSearch Gateway to twelve databases provided by the Arkansas State Library. The databases provide access to citations and full-text publications on a variety of research topics. Source types include articles, conference papers, and dissertations.

Multimedia

Docuseek2 Films in this profound and diverse gathering of 800 carefully-chosen and skillfully-crafted documentaries on social issues facing us all have power to fuel awareness and transform our options for fullness of life. 

Films for the Humanities and Sciences Offers streaming access to over 5500 films in a broad range of academic disciplines.

Alexander Street - Academic Video Online Choose from over 50,000 videos. 

ARTstor A growing collection of over 300,000 high-quality images especially relevant to the fields of art, architecture, archeology, design and history.

Alexander Street - Music Online For multi-genre streaming audio files, Music Online is hard to rival. Music files, images, and background material for American Song, Classical Music Library, Contemporary World Music

Global Citizenship

Westlaw News and business information in full text from hundreds of sources (newspapers, magazines, newsletters, newswires, broadcast transcripts, trade journals, and international publications). Law-related information in over 800 law journals and reviews; the U.S.Code; Federal Register; Code of Federal Regulations; state and federal (including Supreme Court) cases; European Union laws and regulations; American Law Reports; and American Jurisprudence 2d.

Lexis-Nexis Collection of full-text articles and documents from over 6,000 news, business, legal, medical, and reference sources.

Access World News Find current and archived state, regional, national, and international articles on issues, events, people, government and more with over 2,500 news sources including the Chicago Tribune (1985-Current),New York Times (1985-Current),Southwest Times Record (3/1/2000-Current), theWashington Post (1977-Current), Acceda Noticias, Access Business News, and Access Military Government & Defense.

Congressional Quarterly Online versions of Congressional Quarterly's CQ Weekly and CQ Researcher.

Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) Ciao, bella! Columbia University's online collection of teaching materials and background readings, updated monthly, is a great first stop for current country-level research.

The Forum Commentary on issues affecting contemporary American politics (e.g., the news media, interest groups, Congress, the Presidency, the Courts, trends in public finance, presidential popularity, and congressional productivity).

World Trade Press Country Database (Global Road Warrior) 

Mango Languages Learn to speak another language - or 40 other languages. No vocabulary lists or verb conjugation tables, just listening and talking. 

Science

Science This weekly magazine is perhaps the most important U.S. forum for the presentation and discussion of research and issues related to science and technology. The database offers full text for the past ten years and indexing for the past 130. (Robson Library has paper backfiles of Science from 1932 to 2015.)

Nature An authoritative international weekly examination of scientific research and issues. The database offers full text of the current and previous ten years, and indexing for articles back to the mid-nineteenth century.

BioOne Bioscience research journals. (This database also offers access to BAID "BioOne Abstracts and Indexes Database" through CSA "Cambridge Scientific Abstracts". With BAID, you can employ CSA's thesaurus searching with descriptors, identifiers and other controlled vocabulary qualifiers and filters.)

SciFinder Chemical Abstracts Service's registry and index to peer-reviewed science journals. First time users must register.

Springer e-Books & Journals Access to over ten million documents from journals, books, and reference works.

Business

MarketLine Profiles of all major companies, industries, and geographies.

Mergent Online Statistical information and government filings for US companies; industry analysis for North American companies; and basic economic information for all countries.

Westlaw News and business information in full text from hundreds of sources (newspapers, magazines, newsletters, newswires, broadcast transcripts, trade journals, and international publications). Law-related information in over 800 law journals and reviews; the U.S.Code; Federal Register; Code of Federal Regulations; state and federal (including Supreme Court) cases; European Union laws and regulations; American Law Reports; and American Jurisprudence 2d.

World Trade Press Country Database (Global Road Warrior) 

Education

Education Research Complete Indexing and abstracts for 2,100 journals; full text for more than 1,200 journals; and full text for nearly 500 books.

eBook Education Collection 

Professional Development Collection 520 education journals for professional educators.

Education Source  Indexing and abstracts for more than 2,850 academic periodicals; full text for more than 1,800 journals and 550 books; and citations for over 4 million articles, including over 100,000 controlled and cross-referenced names of educational tests. 

ERIC Education Resource Information Center provides 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.

Teacher Reference Center Indexing and abstracts for 280 teacher and administrator journals.

Children's Literature Comprehensive Database  

The Chronicle of Higher Education Authorized users can set up a free account, using their university email address. Go to www.chronicle.com and click on the "create" link at the top, right-hand side of the webpage.

History

Sabin Americana, 1500-1926 Six million pages from 29,000 works published in and about the Western hemisphere.

Archive of Americana Early (1639-1876) American publications in facsimile.

ACLS Humanities E-books Five thousand classic, scholarly books in the humanities.

Periodicals Archive Online Millions of articles in over 5,000 periodicals (going back to 1665) in 37 subject areas in the humanities and social sciences.

Early English Books Online 

18th Century Collections 

The Making of the Modern World Primary sources on the development of the modern, western world through the lens of trade and wealth.

19th Century Collections 

The Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive Full-text facsimiles of the TLS from 1902 to 2011.

Artemis Primary sources in Early English Books Online (EEBO), 18th Century Collections Online (ECCO), 19th Century Collections Online (NCCO), The Making of the Modern World, Sabin Americana (1500-1926), and Times Literary Supplement (TLS).

Slavery in America and the World Access to legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world.

Literature

LION - English and American Literature Online 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, plus biographies, bibliographies,  and key criticism. 

Columbia Granger's World of Poetry 250,000 poems in full text and 450,000 poem citations, searchable by 6,000 subject headings and by era or school, nationality, language, cultural identity, gender, and form, with links to audio recordings, commentaries, biographies, glossary terms, history, and criticism.

Children's Literature Comprehensive Database 

18th Century Collections 

19th Century Collections 

Survival Skills

Arkansas State Library Online services and resources available to Arkansas citizens.

Career Preparation Websites 

Mango Languages Learn to speak another language - or 40 other languages. No vocabulary lists or verb conjugation tables, just listening and talking. 


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