A-Z Databases - General reference and directories
Global BooksInPrint is a bibliographical database which contains more than 11 million book titles in-print or forthcoming, in all format options, including ebooks, published around the world, from the English American marketplace.
(On-campus and remote access)
(On-campus and remote access)
Use DOAJ to search or browse through open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the content.
An open access journal is a journal that uses a funding model that does not charge readers or their institutions for access.
Eigenfactor measures how many people read a journal, by counting the total number of citations a journal receive over a five year period.
Encyclopedia.com is a free online encyclopedia that allows you to search more than 57,000 articles from the Columbia Encyclopedia. Each article contains links to images, as well as magazine and newspaper pieces. Encyclopedia.com also includes other reference works, such as the Oxford Dictionaries and the Britannica Concise Encyclopedia.
InCites JCR (inside the Web of Science database) is a key tool for determining journal impact. It cover approximately 12,000 scholarly and technical journals and conference proceedings in the sciences and social sciences. They are produced annually and generated from Web of Science Core Collection citation data.
Pearson Education's Infoplease provides free access to more than 57,000 articles from the Columbia Encyclopedia (Sixth Edition.) Other references, such as an almanac, dictionaries and a thesaurus make this site a good all-around tool for research papers.
Highly Cited Researchers from Thomson Reuters is an annual list recognizing leading researchers in the sciences and social sciences from around the world.
Service makes it easy for academics, researchers, students and anyone else to keep up-to-date with newly published scholarly material by enabling them to find, display, store, combine and reuse thousands of journal tables of contents from multiple publishers.
JURN is a search tool which helps you to find free academic articles and books. JURN harnesses all the power of Google, but focusses your search through a hand-crafted index that has been highly curated. JURN provides comprehensive coverage of e-journals in the arts and humanities.
The NASA Thesaurus contains the authorized NASA subject terms used to index and retrieve materials in the NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS). The scope of this controlled vocabulary includes not only aerospace engineering, but all supporting areas of engineering and physics, the natural space sciences (astronomy, astrophysics, and planetary science), Earth sciences, and the biological sciences. The NASA Thesaurus contains over 18,400 subject terms, 4,300 definitions.
re3data.org has reached a milestone of identifying and listing 1,500 research data repositories, making it the largest and most comprehensive registry of data repositories available on the web. It has grown steadily since its launch four years ago to cover a wide range of disciplines from around the world.