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Articles (Online Databases) - North Dakota State University Libraries have invested in databases designed to end your searches with high quality, relevant content.
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If you don’t know where to start, try one of these:

Library databases (also called indexes) are like search engines (but search journal, magazine, newspapers and other sources), usually dealing with a broad subject.

  • Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)
    This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,500 journals, including full text from 1975-present for more than 3,700 peer-reviewed titles.
  • JSTOR - Journal Storage (ITHAKA)
    JSTOR includes scholarship published in over one thousand of the highest-quality academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as monographs and other materials valuable for academic work.
  • ProQuest Databases (ProQuest)
    ProQuest offers a large number of full-text and bibliographic databases. Subject coverage includes general reference, business, health, arts, children's, computing, education, humanities, international, law, military, medicine multicultural, newspapers, nursing, psychology, sciences, social sciences, telecommunications, women's interests, genealogy, and many more.
  • ScienceDirect (Elsevier)
    ScienceDirect is one of the world's largest electronic collections of science, technology and medicine full text and bibliographic information. It offers journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books.
  • SciFinder Registration
    In order to use SciFinder, please visit the SciFinder Registration page first to create an account for yourself.
  • SciFinder (CAS)  
    SciFinder is a research discovery tool that allows you to explore the CAS databases containing literature from many scientific disciplines including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and more!
  • Web of Knowledge (Thomson Reuters)  Icon  Icon
    It covers the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities. Web of Knowledge provides bibliographic content and tools to access, analyze, and manage research information.
  • Find Newspaper Articles
    Databases for searching newspapers, online newspaper indexes, and directories of regional newspapers.

Database Trials

NDSU Libraries is currently evaluating the following databases. The NDSU community is invited to participate in the free trial access. Please provide any feedback you may have to your subject librarian.

  • CQ (Congressional Quarterly) Researcher (CQ Press) (Trial access until April 24, 2014)
    In addition to our ongoing online subscriptions to CQ global researcher, CQ weekly, and Congressional quarterly's editorial research reports, we will have access to following for a one month trial,

    CQ Almanac 2012
    Historic Documents of 2013
    Political Handbook of the World 2014
    Politics in America 2014
    Supreme Court Yearbook 2013-2014
    Vital Statistics on American Politics 2013-2014
    Washington Information Directory
  • Minitex RFP Trials (Trial access until April 10, 2014)
    The electronic resources listed below were submitted in response to the Request for Proposals (RFP) issued by University of Minnesota Purchasing Services on behalf of Minitex for licensing statewide access to eresources for Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota.
  • PBS Video (Trial until April 27, 2014)
    The PBS Video 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.
  • Royal Society Journals (Trial access from February 12 - August 12, 2014)
    In addition to our ongoing online subscriptions to Proceedings of the Royal Society series A and Proceedings of the Royal Society series B, get six month trial access to the following Royal Society Journals:

    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society series A
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society series B
    Biology Letters
    Journal of the Royal Society Interface
    Interface Focus
    Notes & Records
    Open Biology

  • Social Explorer (Trial access until May 2, 2014)
    Social Explorer is an online research tool designed to provide quick and easy access to historical census data and demographic information. It creates maps and reports to help users visually analyze and understand demography and social change. The site currently includes the entire US Census history from 1790 to 2000, all annual updates from the American Community Survey, and the Religious Congregations and Membership Study from 1980 to 2000.
  • Cochrane Library (Trial ends May 3, 2014)
    The Cochrane Library is a collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, and a seventh database that provides information about groups in The Cochrane Collaboration.
    Cochrane Library includes,
    Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
    Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials
    Cochrane Methodology Register
    Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects
    Health Technology Assessment Database
    NHS Economic Evaluation Database
    About The Cochrane Collaboration
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