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AgEcon - contains indexing covering agricultural economics. It includes bibliographic citations plus full text of staff/working papers from several universities and institutions. 

AGRICOLA - contains bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library, AGRICOLA provides millions of citations relating to the field of agriculture. Citations are comprised of journal articles, book chapters, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials and technical reports to support agricultral research.

Agriculture Journals - includes the renowned AGRICOLA, TOXLINE, ESPM (Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management) and Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) databases and provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications.

BioOne - contains a full-text online aggregation of many high-impact, peer-reviewed bioscience research journals, covering the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences. The titles are published by scientific societies and other nonprofit organizations, and most have, until now, been available only in print. 

Biosis Previews and Biological Abstracts - contains abstracts and indexes in every available field and covers articles from many serials. This interdisciplinary and in-depth approach to life sciences connects researchers with critical journal coverage on topics from agriculture and botany to microbiology to pharmacology.

Birds of North America (BNA) - contains a comprehensive reference of the life histories of North America’s breeding birds, and contents are updated frequently. The references tab contains an extensive bibliography. In addition, BNA Online contains image and video galleries showing plumages, behaviors, habitat, nests and eggs, and more. Most online BNA accounts now feature recordings of the songs and calls of their species.

Dissertation Abstracts@CIC Institutions - includes full text master and doctoral dissertations of all Big Ten Academic Alliance (former CIC) university from 1997 to present.

Dissertations and Theses - provides access to records of the dissertations and theses available in OCLC member libraries.

Ebsco Mega File - contains full text, indexes, and abstracts spanning every area of academic study and general interest subject area dating as far back as the 1800s. This database includes many biographies, primary source documents, company profiles, photos, maps, and flags. EBSCO MegaFILE is a combined search of Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, MasterFILE, and Regional Business News databases. Electronic Library of Minnesota

Google Scholar - indexes peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts, and other scholarly literature from a variety of academic publishers and professional societies, as well as scholarly articles available across the web. UMC Library has enabled linking to the full text of articles located in Google Scholar using FindIt, the UMC Library Linking service.

GreenFILE™ - contains information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. This database provides indexing and abstracts for a large number of records, as well as Open Access full text for many records.

JSTOR - includes archives of core journals in botany, developmental & cell biology, ecology, and zoology as well as in other key fields in the humanities, economics, history, political science, sociology, and social sciences. Notable titles include: Ecology, Ethics, Journal of Higher Education, Journal of Negro History, Journal of Mammalogy, Journal of Range Management, The Auk, and Bioscience.

MEDLINE - contains an index of thousands of records covering all areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing. Electronic Library of Minnesota

OECD iLibrary - contains books, papers, and statistics from the online library of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and is the gateway to OECD's analysis and data.

Plant Information Online - offers a collection of databases of interest to plant and gardening enthusiasts and students, as well as professional botanists, horticulturists, and researchers. It offers cross-referencing of plant names, easy navigation between different areas of the site, and powerful search functionality.

Plant Management Network - contains indexes for many web-based resources, including Plant Health Progress, Forage and Grazinglands, and Crop Management. This database provides quick and easy access to fact sheets, newsletters, product listings, training resources, and related information.

PLANTS National Database - contains standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories. It includes names, plant symbols, checklists, distributional data, species abstracts, characteristics, images, plant links, references, crop information, and automated tools.

PubMed - contains a very large number of citations in Medline and related databases. The PubMed URL (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?otool=mnumclib) found on this page is unique to the UMC Library. Using this URL enables FindIt, the UMC Library Linking service and connects the PubMed citation to the text of the article.

ScienceDirect - contains full text, citations and abstracts from many journals. The Elsevier Science journal collection covers a wide spectrum of scientific disciplines including materials science, environmental science, biological sciences, earth sciences, social sciences, and engineering & technology.

S-pac - contains proceedings from major animal production conferences held in the U.S. and Canada. 

Science.gov - provides a search of over 60 scientific databases and 200 million pages of science information with just one query, and is a gateway to over 2200 scientific websites.

Scopus - contains abstracts and citations for both peer-reviewed research literature and quality web sources. This database offers researchers a quick, easy and comprehensive resource to support their research needs in the scientific, technical, medical and social sciences fields and, more recently, also in the arts and humanities.

SpringerLink - contains millions of scientific documents from journals, books, series, protocols and reference works from some of the world's leading scientific, technical, and medical journals. A simple search interface is available with a link to an advanced search.

Turfgrass Information Center - contains all types of works related to turf grass culture including journals, monographs, fact sheets and pamphlets, images, and web documents. Most records in TGIF contain informative abstracts; some contain full text or are linked to web-accessible full text.

Web of Science - contains indexes for multidisciplinary content covering a large number of the highest impact journals worldwide, including Open Access journals and many conference proceedings. There are FindIt links to the text of articles to which UMC Library has online access.

Wiley Online Library - contains scientific, technical, medical, and professional journals, plus major reference works. Subjects covered include: Chemistry, Medicine, Business, Finance, and Management, Computer Science, Earth Science, Education, Engineering, Law, Life and Medical Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics, and Psychology. (Full Text)

Communication, English, and Humanities

Adam Matthew - publishes unique primary source collections from archives around the world. Access includes 25 collections.

American Poetry Database - contains the works of many American poets, along with six landmark anthologies of American poetry. The database gathers the works of the most influential American poets, from the Colonial Period to the early twentieth century.

American West - includes documents from 1718-1968. Tales of frontier life, Native Americans and vigilantes and outlaws can be found, as well as evidence of the growth of urban centres, the environmental impact of westward expansion and life in the borderlands.

Anthropological Index Online - incorporates the former RAI library and holds some 4,000 periodical titles (1,500 current) covering all branches and areas of anthropology. Nearly 800 journals, published in more than 40 languages, are indexed on a continuing basis. Records cover 1957 to the present.

ArchiveGrid - provides access to over four million detailed descriptions of archival collections held by thousands of libraries, museums, historical societies, and archives worldwide.

Archives Direct - contains diplomatic correspondence, letters, reports, surveys, material from newspapers, statistical analyses, published pamphlets, ephemera, military papers, profiles of prominent individuals, maps and many other types of document. As a suite of collections sourced from The National Archives, Kew, the official archive of the United Kingdom, Archives Direct presents the history of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries from the British state's point of view.

Brill eBooks and Journals Online - contains scholarly sources with the full text of a large number of book chapters and journal articles, covering the Humanities, International Law and Biology.

Communication & Mass Media Complete - contains the most robust, quality research solution in areas related to communication and mass media. This database provides an invaluable resource for students, researchers, and educators interested in any and all aspects of communication and mass media.

Database of African-American Poetry - contains the works of many African-American poets writing in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and, through their writings, provides a unique portrait of early America.

Defining Gender - contains five centuries of advice literature from the mid-15th to early 20th century. Research the ideals of social conduct, power distribution within the family, consumption and leisure, education of men and women and gendered perceptions of the body to analyse and challenge the changing views and ideas surrounding traditional gender roles.

Dictionary of Old English: A to G Online - defines the vocabulary of the first six centuries (600 - 1150 A.D.) of the English language.

Dictionary of Old English Web Corpus - consists of at least one copy of every surviving Old English text. In some cases, more than one copy is included, if it is significant because of dialect or date. As such, the DOE Web Corpus represents over three million words of Old English and fewer than a million words of Latin, or not quite five times the collected works of Shakespeare.

Dissertation Abstracts@CIC Institutions (with text) - includes full text master and doctoral dissertations of all Big Ten Academic Alliance (former CIC) university from 1997 to present.

Dissertations and Theses - provides access to records of the dissertations and theses available in OCLC member libraries.

Early English Books Online (EEBO) - contains a large number of titles listed in Pollard and Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640), Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700), the Thomason Tracts (1640-1661), and the Early English Tract Supplement - all in full digital facsimile from the Early English Books microfilm collection.

East India Company - allows students and researchers to access a vast and remarkable collection of primary source documents from the India Office Records held by the British Library, the single most important archive for the study of the East India Company.

Ebsco Mega File - contains full text, indexes, and abstracts spanning every area of academic study and general interest subject area dating as far back as the 1800s. This database includes many biographies, primary source documents, company profiles, photos, maps, and flags. EBSCO MegaFILE is a combined search of Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, MasterFILE, and Regional Business News databases. Electronic Library of Minnesota

Economist Historical Archive - contains the fully searchable complete facsimile edition of The Economist, covering politics, current affairs, and all aspects of business and trade worldwide. This database is a multidisciplinary primary source for researching and teaching global affairs.

English Poetry Database - contains the works of a large number of poets from 600-1900.

English Verse Drama Database - contains a large number of works by many named authors and anonymous works, from the Shrewsbury Fragments of the late thirteenth century to the end of the nineteenth century.

Google Scholar - indexes peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts, and other scholarly literature from a variety of academic publishers and professional societies, as well as scholarly articles available across the web. UMC Library has enabled linking to the full text of articles located in Google Scholar using FindIt, the UMC Library Linking service.

Grand Tour - contains a digital collection of manuscript, visual and printed works, which allows students and researchers to explore and compare a range of sources on the history of travel for the first time, including many from private or neglected collections.

India, Raj & Empire -  includes collections from the National Library of Scotland that document this history from the foundation of the East India Company in 1615 to the granting of independence for India and Pakistan in 1947.

InfoTrac Student Edition - provides access to magazines, newspapers, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, etc. This database is designed for high school students. Electronic Library of Minnesota

JSTOR - includes archives of core journals in botany, developmental & cell biology, ecology, and zoology as well as in other key fields in the humanities, economics, history, political science, sociology, and social sciences. Notable titles include: Ecology, Ethics, Journal of Higher Education, Journal of Negro History, Journal of Mammalogy, Journal of Range Management, The Auk, and Bioscience.

Literary Manuscripts Berg - The Berg Collection is recognised as one of the finest literary research collections in the world, and the Victorian holdings are the undisputed jewel in its crown. This outstanding collection will prove an invaluable source for textual analysis of Victorian literature. Unpublished poems, working notebooks, holograph manuscripts and drawings trace the inspiration and genesis behind the period’s greatest works.

Literary Print Culture - contains content from the Stationers' Company Archives, London. Explore the history of printing, publishing and bookselling dating from 1554 to the 20th century.

Literature Criticism Online -  contains a compilation of literary commentary publications from many Gale print publications including Contemporary Literary Criticism, Shakespearean Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Drama Criticism, and much more. These collections provide indexes and access to a large number of essays.

London Low Life - brings to life the teeming streets of Victorian London, inviting students and scholars to explore the gin palaces, brothels and East End slums of the nineteenth century’s greatest city. From salacious ‘swell’s guides’ to scandalous broadsides and subversive posters, the material sold and exchanged on London’s bustling thoroughfares offers an unparalleled insight into the dark underworld of the city.

Mass Observation Online - contains the Archive of Mass-Observation, a pioneering social research organisation, which has been described as a "treasure trove", "an invaluable resource for sociologists and cultural historians" and "a fascinating source of precious data for researchers across the widest range of disciplines". Mass Observation Online makes the Mass Observation Archive available to researchers in its entirety.

Medical Services and Warfare - includes documents from the Crimean War, the second Boer War, the American Civil War, the First World War and inter- and post-war periods and focuses on medical advances across conflicts.

Migration to New Worlds - charts the emigration experience of millions across 200 years of turbulent history. This captivating, multi-archive collection provides a wide-ranging and in depth look at the emigration of peoples from Great Britain, mainland Europe and Asia during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

MLA International Bibliography - contains indexes for material that relates to all forms of human communication including literary criticism and theory, dramatic arts, and the history of printing and publishing. Linguistics and language materials range from the history of linguistics to semantics and syntax to translation.

Nineteeth Century British Library Newspaperscontains a comprehensive range of national, regional, and local newspapers from 17th to 20th century Britain. This database covers well-known historic events, cultural icons, sporting events, culture, the arts, and other national pastimes.

Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspaperscontains primary sources newspaper content from the 19th century, featuring full-text content and images from numerous newspapers from around the United States. This database covers the entire 19th-century with emphasis on The Civil War, African-American culture, and much more.

Oxford English Dictionary (OED) - includes authoritative definitions of more than 500,000 words. In addition to current definitions, it traces the development of words - thus readers of earlier texts turn to the OED to find out what words meant at different periods. Entries include etymologies and quotations - drawn from literary, historical, and scientific sources - illustrating a word's meaning and use.

Perdita Manuscripts - This resource is produced in association with the Perdita Project based at the University of Warwick and Nottingham Trent University. Their goal was to identify and describe all manner of writing by early modern women from diaries to works of drama.

Professional Collection - contains a custom selection of many full text journals for educators and provides 24-hour access from school or home. This database covers the arts, child and adolescent psychology, drug and alcohol abuse, health, learning disabilities, literature, school law, the sciences, and athletic training. Electronic Library of Minnesota

Project Muse - contains networked, subscription access to the full text of the Johns Hopkins University Press's many scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and mathematics.

Psychology Database - contains complete full-text coverage from top psychology and related publications, and meets the needs of both students and mental-health professionals.

Scopus - contains abstracts and citations for both peer-reviewed research literature and quality web sources. This database offers researchers a quick, easy and comprehensive resource to support their research needs in the scientific, technical, medical and social sciences fields and, more recently, also in the arts and humanities.

Seventeenth-Eighteenth Century Burney Collection Newspaperscontains the largest single collection of English news media from the 17th and 18th centuries. This database provides rare and unique content for scholarly research into a wide range of political, educational, economic, and journalistic study.

Slavery, Abolition & Social Justice - allows students and researchers to explore and compare unique material relating to the complex subjects of slavery, abolition and social justice, bringing together primary source documents from archives and libraries across the Atlantic world.

Socialism on Film - reveals war, history, current affairs, culture and society as seen through the socialist lens. It spans most of the twentieth century and covers countries such as the USSR, Vietnam, China, Korea, much of Eastern Europe, the GDR, Britain and Cuba.

Times Digital Archivecontains more than 200 years of the The Times (of London), covering all major international events from the French Revolution to the conflicts, crises, and changes of the 21st century.

Business and Sport Management

AgEcon - contains indexing covering agricultural economics. It includes bibliographic citations plus full text of staff/working papers from several universities and institutions. 

Business Collection - provides coverage of all business disciplines, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and strategy, as well as business theory and practice. Users will understand the activities of companies and industries worldwide through business and trade publications, complemented by a selection of international, U.S., and regional news publications.

Business Insights: Essentials - contains all of the content formerly found in Business & Company Resource Center with a new interface designed around the research goals and workflows of your diverse business research community. Easily find information on companies, industries and more in the context of timely news, statistical data, and in-depth reports.

Business Source Premier - contains many full text scholarly journals and business periodicals covering management, marketing, economics, finance, accounting, international business, etc. Use the Business Searching Interface to search for Company Profiles, Industry Profiles and Market Research Reports. Electronic Library of Minnesota

Data-Planet Statistical Datasets - contains a vast collection of US and international statistics. With this dynamic tool, you can scan and search the contents of billions of datasets, compare and contrast variables of interest, and create customized views in tables, maps, rankings, and charts. Views also include descriptive summaries of the datasets and data sources. Datasets cover a wide range of subjects – including business, finance, banking, economics, sociology, political science, demography, agriculture, education, international studies, criminal justice, housing and construction, labor and employment, energy resources and industries, and more. Sources include public, private/commercial, and nongovernmental organizations. 

Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference - navigate the vast collection of US and international statistics available in the Data-Planet repository using the simple search interface of Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference. Search results are viewed as DataSheets, which include a trend, chart, map, or ranking, complete with descriptions of the dataset and data source. From the DataSheet, users can link directly into the Data-Planet Statistical Datasets platform to fully explore the dataset, create customized charts, and compare and contrast multiple variables of interest. The datasets cover a wide range of subjects - including business, finance, banking, economics, sociology, political science, demography, agriculture, education, international studies, criminal justice, housing and construction, labor and employment, and more. Sources include public, private/commercial, and nongovernmental organizations.

Dissertation Abstracts@CIC Institutions (with text) - includes full text master and doctoral dissertations of all Big Ten Academic Alliance (former CIC) university from 1997 to present.

Dissertations and Theses - provides access to records of the dissertations and theses available in OCLC member libraries.

Ebsco MegaFile - contains full text, indexes, and abstracts spanning every area of academic study and general interest subject area dating as far back as the 1800s. This database includes many biographies, primary source documents, company profiles, photos, maps, and flags. EBSCO MegaFILE is a combined search of Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, MasterFILE, and Regional Business News databases. Electronic Library of Minnesota

Emerald Insight - provides full text access to 175 management and engineering scholarly journals as well as abstracts in a variety of other subjects.

Gallup Brain - contains a searchable, living record of more than 70 years of public opinion. Inside, you'll find answers to hundreds of thousands of questions, and responses from millions of people interviewed by The Gallup Poll since 1935.

Google Scholar - indexes peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts, and other scholarly literature from a variety of academic publishers and professional societies, as well as scholarly articles available across the web. UMC Library has enabled linking to the full text of articles located in Google Scholar using FindIt, the UMC Library Linking service.

Historical Statistics of the United States - contains the single most comprehensive compendium of historical U.S. statistics available. It covers the social, economic, political and geographic data collected by the Census Bureau and other agencies of the United States government, with extensive documentation for the sources of the statistics.

Market Research and American Business provides a unique insight into the American consumer boom of the mid-20th century through access to the complete market research reports of Ernest Dichter, the era’s foremost consumer analyst and market research pioneer. The collection is a treasure trove of information on some of America’s best known brands.

Nexis Uni - (formerly LexisNexis) contains full-text documents from many news, business, and legal publications, with a variety of flexible search options.

Regional Business News - contains full text coverage for regional business publications. This comprehensive database incorporates coverage of many business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Electronic Library of Minnesota

ScienceDirect - contains full text, citations and abstracts from many journals. The Elsevier Science journal collection covers a wide spectrum of scientific disciplines including materials science, environmental science, biological sciences, earth sciences, social sciences, and engineering & technology.

Small Business Resource Center - contains information on how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites from print version of the Small Business Sourcebook, Encyclopedia of Business Information Sources, numerous Dummies books, and articles from many trade publications.

SPORTDiscus - contains comprehensive, bibliographic coverage of sport, fitness and related disciplines. Provided by the Sport Information Resource Centre, this database contains a large number of records with journal and monograph coverage going back to 1800.

S & P Capital IQ - contains comprehensive business and investment information, offering on-line access to Standard & Poor’s independent research, data and commentary on stocks, bonds, funds, and industries.

Wiley Online Library - contains scientific, technical, medical, and professional journals, plus major reference works. Subjects covered include: Chemistry, Medicine, Business, Finance, and Management, Computer Science, Earth Science, Education, Engineering, Law, Life and Medical Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics, and Psychology. 

Computing and Technology 

Business Source Premier - contains many full text scholarly journals and business periodicals covering management, marketing, economics, finance, accounting, international business, etc. Use the Business Searching Interface to search for Company Profiles, Industry Profiles and Market Research Reports. Electronic Library of Minnesota

Computer Database - contains computer-related product introductions, news, and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications, and the application of technology.

Data-Planet Statistical Datasets - contains a vast collection of US and international statistics. With this dynamic tool, you can scan and search the contents of billions of datasets, compare and contrast variables of interest, and create customized views in tables, maps, rankings, and charts. Views also include descriptive summaries of the datasets and data sources. Datasets cover a wide range of subjects – including business, finance, banking, economics, sociology, political science, demography, agriculture, education, international studies, criminal justice, housing and construction, labor and employment, energy resources and industries, and more. Sources include public, private/commercial, and nongovernmental organizations. 

Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference - navigate the vast collection of US and international statistics available in the Data-Planet repository using the simple search interface of Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference. Search results are viewed as DataSheets, which include a trend, chart, map, or ranking, complete with descriptions of the dataset and data source. From the DataSheet, users can link directly into the Data-Planet Statistical Datasets platform to fully explore the dataset, create customized charts, and compare and contrast multiple variables of interest. The datasets cover a wide range of subjects - including business, finance, banking, economics, sociology, political science, demography, agriculture, education, international studies, criminal justice, housing and construction, labor and employment, and more. Sources include public, private/commercial, and nongovernmental organizations.

Dissertation Abstracts@CIC Institutions (with text) - includes full text master and doctoral dissertations of all Big Ten Academic Alliance (former CIC) university from 1997 to present.

Dissertations and Theses - provides access to records of the dissertations and theses available in OCLC member libraries.

Ebsco Mega File - contains full text, indexes, and abstracts spanning every area of academic study and general interest subject area dating as far back as the 1800s. This database includes many biographies, primary source documents, company profiles, photos, maps, and flags. EBSCO MegaFILE is a combined search of Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, MasterFILE, and Regional Business News databases. Electronic Library of Minnesota

Emerald Insight - provides full text access to 175 management and engineering scholarly journals as well as abstracts in a variety of other subjects.

General Science Collection - contains a collection of many journals, providing researchers with the information needed to stay current on the latest scientific developments, including such topics as particle physics, advanced mathematics, and nanotechnology. Electronic Library of Minnesota

Google Scholar - indexes peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts, and other scholarly literature from a variety of academic publishers and professional societies, as well as scholarly articles available across the web. UMC Library has enabled linking to the full text of articles located in Google Scholar using FindIt, the UMC Library Linking service.

IEEE Xplore - provides web access to more than four-million full-text documents from some of the world's most highly-cited publications in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics. The content in IEEE Xplore is comprised of over 195 journals, 1,800 conferences, 6,200 technical standards, around 2,400 books, and over 425 educational courses.

Lynda.com - provides access to more than 1,700 courses for all skill levels in more than 140 specialities in computer software applications, programming, photography, animation, and Web design.

Market Research and American Business provides a unique insight into the American consumer boom of the mid-20th century through access to the complete market research reports of Ernest Dichter, the era’s foremost consumer analyst and market research pioneer. The collection is a treasure trove of information on some of America’s best known brands.

Nexis Uni(formerly LexisNexis) contains full-text documents from many news, business, and legal publications, with a variety of flexible search options.

ScienceDirect - contains full text, citations and abstracts from many journals. The Elsevier Science journal collection covers a wide spectrum of scientific disciplines including materials science, environmental science, biological sciences, earth sciences, social sciences, and engineering & technology.

Scopus - contains abstracts and citations for both peer-reviewed research literature and quality web sources. This database offers researchers a quick, easy and comprehensive resource to support their research needs in the scientific, technical, medical and social sciences fields and, more recently, also in the arts and humanities.

SPIE Digital Library - contains the most extensive resource available on optics and photonics, providing unprecedented access to more than 480,000 technical papers from SPIE Journals and Conference Proceedings and more than 330 eBooks from SPIE Press from 1962 to the present. More than 18,000 new technical papers and 25 eBooks are added annually.

SpringerLink - contains millions of scientific documents from journals, books, series, protocols and reference works from some of the world's leading scientific, technical, and medical journals.

Wiley Online Library - contains scientific, technical, medical, and professional journals, plus major reference works. Subjects covered include: Chemistry, Medicine, Business, Finance, and Management, Computer Science, Earth Science, Education, Engineering, Law, Life and Medical Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics, and Psychology. (Full Text)

Education and Psychology 

Children's Core Collection (H.W. Wilson) - contains fiction and nonfiction works, story collections, picture books and magazines recommended for readers in preschool through sixth grade. Professional literature for the children's librarian—both periodicals and books—is also covered. Selected and recommended by collection development specialists, books within Children’s Core Collection encompass a wide variety of topics, including social sciences, science, math and reading. 

Dissertation Abstracts@CIC Institutions (with text) - includes full text master and doctoral dissertations of all Big Ten Academic Alliance (former CIC) university from 1997 to present.

Dissertations and Theses - provides access to records of the dissertations and theses available in OCLC member libraries.

Ebsco Mega File - contains full text, indexes, and abstracts spanning every area of academic study and general interest subject area dating as far back as the 1800s. This database includes many biographies, primary source documents, company profiles, photos, maps, and flags. EBSCO MegaFILE is a combined search of Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, MasterFILE, and Regional Business News databases. Electronic Library of Minnesota

Education Research Complete - contains indexing and abstracts for a large number journals, as well as full text for many journals. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties. This database also includes full text for many books, monographs, and education-related conference papers.

Educator's Reference Complete - provides access to academic journals, reports, and many premier reference sources in the field of education. The database includes content in key subject areas including administration, bilingual education, child development and psychology, funding, health education, technology, and testing. Electronic Library of Minnesota

ERIC - consists of journal articles and documents relating to education. The document collection includes curriculum guides, lesson plans, research reports, conference papers, publications of educational associations, and other research and instructional materials. Documents added to the database after 1993 are available online; older documents are being digitized and may also be available online. Electronic Library of Minnesota

Expanded Academic ASAP - provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers across disciplines. The database meets research needs in subject areas including the arts and humanities, social sciences, and science and technology. Electronic Library of Minnesota

Google Scholar -indexes peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts, and other scholarly literature from a variety of academic publishers and professional societies, as well as scholarly articles available across the web. UMC Library has enabled linking to the full text of articles located in Google Scholar using FindIt, the UMC Library Linking service.

InfoTrac Student Edition - provides access to magazines, newspapers, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, etc. This database is designed for high school students. Electronic Library of Minnesota

JSTOR - includes archives of core journals in botany, developmental & cell biology, ecology, and zoology as well as in other key fields in the humanities, economics, history, political science, sociology, and social sciences. Notable titles include: Ecology, Ethics, Journal of Higher Education, Journal of Negro History, Journal of Mammalogy, Journal of Range Management, The Auk, and Bioscience.

Kids InfoBits - features an engaging, developmentally appropriate graphic interface, premier reference content, and the best magazines for elementary students. Designed especially for students in kindergarten through grade five, Kids InfoBits addresses the way kids learn and conduct research—and makes it fun! Content includes reference, magazines, newspapers, maps, flags and seals, charts and graphs, and images. Electronic Library of Minnesota

LearningExpress Librarycontains an interactive collection of tests, tutorials, and eBooks categorized in Learning Centers including School Center, College Preparation Center, College Center, High School Equivalency Center, Adult Learning Center, Career Center, and Recursos para Hispanohablantes (Spanish Center). Electronic Library of Minnesota

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts - contains subject coverage including librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, and information management, the information industry. LISTA indexes many periodicals plus books, research reports, and proceedings.

MasterFILE Premier - contains full text for many periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text for many reference books, a large number of biographies and primary source documents, and an Image Collection of a very large number of photos, maps and flags.

Middle Search Plus - contains full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays, primary source documents, and reference books. An image collection of over 400,000 photos, maps, and flags is also included. Electronic Library of Minnesota

Primary Search - contains full-text for many popular elementary school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexile). In addition to the full-text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for many magazines. This database is designed specifically for elementary school libraries and public library children's rooms. Electronic Library of Minnesota

Professional Collection - contains a custom selection of many full text journals for educators and provides 24-hour access from school or home. This database covers the arts, child and adolescent psychology, drug and alcohol abuse, health, learning disabilities, literature, school law, the sciences, and athletic training. Electronic Library of Minnesota

Professional Development Collection - contains a focused collection of electronic information especially for professional educators, professional librarians and education researchers. Electronic Library of Minnesota

Psychology Database - contains complete full-text coverage from top psychology and related publications, and meets the needs of both students and mental-health professionals.

PubMed - contacontains a very large number of citations in Medline and related databases. The PubMed URL (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?otool=mnumclib) found on this page is unique to the UMC Library. Using this URL enables FindIt, the UMC Library Linking service and connects the PubMed citation to the text of the article.

Springer Link - contains millions of scientific documents from journals, books, series, protocols and reference works from some of the world's leading scientific, technical, and medical journals.

Student Resources In Context - contains many full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, video, and audio on a broad range of topics, people, places, and events. Electronic Library of Minnesota

Teacher Reference Center - contains indexes of many titles from the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals, periodicals, and books. This database provides coverage on key education topics such as Assessment, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, Science & Mathematics, and more.

Testing & Education Reference Center - contains many practice tests and courses, including college entrance exams, the GRE and other graduate school exams. It also contains tests for many professional and civil service exams. The Center also includes online versions of the Peterson's preparation guides for many of these tests. It has in-depth information on colleges and universities, graduate and professional programs, distance learning, corporate training, available scholarships and awards.

Wiley Online Library - contains scientific, technical, medical, and professional journals, plus major reference works. Subjects covered include: Chemistry, Medicine, Business, Finance, and Management, Computer Science, Earth Science, Education, Engineering, Law, Life and Medical Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics, and Psychology. 

General and Newspapers 

17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers - contains the single largest collection of English news media from the 17th and 18th centuries. This database provides rare and unique content for scholarly research into a wide range of political, educational, economic, and journalistic study.

19th Century British Library Newspapers - contains a comprehensive range of national, regional, and local newspapers from 17th to 20th century Britain. This database covers well-known historic events, cultural icons, sporting events, culture, the arts, and other national pastimes.

19th Century U.S. Newspapers - contains primary sources newspaper content from the 19th century, featuring full-text content and images from numerous newspapers from around the United States. This database covers the entire19th-century with emphasis on The Civil War, African-American culture, and much more.

Academic OneFile - contains a large number of indexed titles, including many in full-text. It has extensive coverage of the sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, literature and other subjects.

Academic Search Premier - contains indexing for a large number of publications, with full text for many of those titles. Academic Search Premier contains full text coverage in biology, chemistry, education, engineering, humanities, physics, psychology, sociology, and other subjects. (Partial Full Text)

American Periodicals - contains over 1,100 periodicals that first began publishing between 1740 and 1900, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines, and many other historically-significant periodicals.

British Newspapers 1600-1950 - contains the most significant digital collection of British historic newspapers. New conservation and imaging techniques and a new cross-searchable platform adopted by the British Library offers unparalleled access and discoverability to this valuable historical and cultural archive. In addition one will find specially commissioned essays and contextual materials written by expert scholars intended to help non-specialist users with perspective and analysis.

Children's Core Collection - contains fiction and nonfictions works, story collections, picture books and magazines recommended for readers in preschool through sixth grade. Professional literature for the children's librarian is also covered. Selected and recommended by collection development specialists, books within this database encompass a wide variety of topics, including the sciences, math and reading.

Dissertation Abstracts@CIC Institutions (with text) - This is a subset of the Dissertation Abstracts database above which contains links to the complete text of recent theses from the University of Minnesota and other large research universities that belong to the CIC cooperative (University of Michigan, Ohio State University, Indiana University, University of Chicago, University of Wisconsin, University of Iowa, Pennsylvania State University, Michigan State University and others).

Ebsco Mega File - contains full text, indexes, and abstracts spanning every area of academic study and general interest subject area dating as far back as the 1800s. This database includes many biographies, primary sources documents, company profiles, photos, maps, and flags.

Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier's Multimedia Encyclopedia, La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre (Spanish language), and Grolier Online Kids are part of Grolier Online. These resources from Grolier are easy to use colorful online versions of well known print encyclopedias. La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre is a Spanish-language encyclopedia which provides extensive coverage of curriculum- aligned topics.

Encyclopedia Britannica - contains high-quality, comprehensive information with articles written by Nobel laureates, historians, curators, professors, and other experts. The Encyclopedia Britannica articles are trusted resources with balanced, global perspectives and unique insights.

Expanded Academic ASAP - contains scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers with topics from arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Many have full text and images.

Gale NewsVault - contains: 17th - 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers, 19th Century British Literature Part 1, 19th century U.S. Newspapers, Economist Historical Archive, and the Times Digital Archive.

Global Newsstream – Global Newsstream enables users to search the most recent global news content, as well as archives which stretch back into the 1980s featuring content from newspapers, newswires, and news sites in active full-text format. This product provides one of the largest collections of news from the US, Canada, Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Australia. Major newspapers include the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, Boston Globe, The Guardian and many other national and regional titles.

InfoTrac Student Edition - contains search magazines, newspapers, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, etc. This database is designed for schools.

Informe - English Version - contains indexes, images, and full text of popular Hispanic magazines – not just translations – created exclusively for Spanish-speaking users. Also included is a thesaurus and interface that are uniquely designed for Spanish-speaking users. (Partial Full Text)

Nexis Uni - contains full-text documents from many news, business, and legal publications, with a variety of flexible search options.

MasterFILE Premier - contains full text for many periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text for many reference books, a large number of biographies and primary source documents, and an Image Collection of a very large number of photos, maps and flags.

New York Times Historical Database - contains full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue from 1851 to 2001.

New York Times Recent DatabaseThe full-page images of this digitized newspaper provide genealogists, researchers and scholars with cover-to-cover access to recent newspaper content. Every page is full-text searchable.  Coverage: 2008 - recent (3-month embargo).

Oxford English Dictionary (OED) - The Oxford English Dictionary is the pre-eminent dictionary of the English language, with authoritative definitions of more than 500,000 words. In addition to current definitions, it traces the development of words - thus readers of earlier texts turn to the OED to find out what words meant at different periods. Entries include etymologies and quotations - drawn from literary, historical, and scientific sources - illustrating a word's meaning and use.

Professional Collection - contains a custom selection of many full text journals for educators and provides 24-hour access from school or home. This database covers the arts, child and adolescent psychology, drug and alcohol abuse, health, learning disabilities, literature, school law, the sciences, and athletic training.

Regional Business News (EBSCO) - contains full text coverage for regional business publications. This comprehensive database incorporates coverage of many business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Student Resources In Context - contains many full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, video, and audio on a broad range of topics, people, places, and events.

Times Digital Archive - contains more than 200 years of the Times (of London), covering all major international events from the French Revolution to the conflicts, crises, and changes of the 21st century.

The Wall Street Journal - contains comprehensive coverage going back to 1984. Every issue is thoroughly indexed, providing easy access to top news stories as well as information on the arts, sports, business, and popular culture. This database also includes editorials, cartoons, and letters to the editor.

The Washington Post - contains thoroughly indexed issues that provide easy access to top news stories, arts information, sports information, business information, and popular culture. Going back to 1987, this database also includes editorials, cartoons, and letters to the editor.

USA Today - contains coverage of both local and regional news. This database contains thoroughly indexed issues that provide access to top news stories and other various sections of USA Today. The indexing covers complete bibliographic information, as well as companies, people, and much more.

History 

American Periodicals - contains many periodicals that first began publishing between 1740 and 1900, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines, and many other historically-significant periodicals. (Full Text)

ArchiveGrid - provides access to nearly a million descriptions of detailed archival collections held by thousands of libraries, museums, historical societies, and archives worldwide

Chadwyck-Healey Collection

  • American Poetry - contains the works of many American poets, along with six landmark anthologies of American poetry. The database gathers the works of the most influential American poets, from the Colonial period to the early twentieth century.
  • Database of African-American Poetry - contains the works of many African-American poets writing in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and, through their writings, provides a unique portrait of early America.
  • English Poetry Database - contains the works of many poets from 600-1900.
  • English Verse Drama Database - contains more than a large number of works by many named authors and many anonymous works, from the Shrewsbury Fragments of the late thirteenth century to the end of the nineteenth century.

Early English Books Online (EEBO) - contains a large number of titles listed in Pollard and Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640), Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700), the Thomason Tracts (1640-1661), and the Early English Tract Supplement - all in full digital facsimile from the Early English Books microfilm collection.

Historical Statistics of the United States - contains the single most comprehensive compendium of historical U.S. statistics available. It covers the social, economic, political and geographic data collected by the Census Bureau and other agencies of the United States government, with extensive documentation for the sources of the statistics.

New York Times Historical Database - contains full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue from 1851 to 2001.

Law and Criminal Justice

Academic Search Premier - contains indexing for a large number of publications, with full text for many of those titles. Academic Search Premier contains full text coverage in biology, chemistry, education, engineering, humanities, physics, psychology, sociology, and other subjects. (Partial Full Text)

AccessUN (1945-) - contains indexes for United Nations documents including Official Records, documents, draft resolutions, meeting records, and the UN Treaty Series citations.

Business Source Premier - EBSCOhost - contains many full text scholarly journals and business periodicals covering management, marketing, economics, finance, accounting, international business, etc. Use the Enhanced Business Searching Interface - EBSCOhost to search for Company Profiles, Industry Profiles and Market Research Reports. (Full Text)

Criminal Justice Periodicals - contains a comprehensive collection of U.S. and international criminal justice journals including information for professionals in law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security. (Partial Full Text)

Dissertation Abstracts@CIC Institutions (with text) - This is a subset of the Dissertation Abstracts database above which has links the complete text of recent theses from the University of Minnesota and other large research universities that belong to the CIC cooperative.

Ebsco Mega File - contains full text, indexes, and abstracts spanning every area of academic study and general interest subject area dating as far back as the 1800s. This database includes many biographies, primary sources documents, company profiles, photos, maps, and flags.

Expanded Academic ASAP - contains scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers with topics from arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Many have full text and images.

FindLaw - Law, Lawyer, Lawyers, Attorney, Attorneys and Legal Resources - contains searchable full text of codes, laws, cases, and legal news for the federal and state governments.

Lawguru.com - Legal Research Page - search 160 legal search engines and tools from one Web page

Nexis Uni - contains full-text documents from many news, business, and legal publications, with a variety of flexible search options.

National Criminal Justice Abstracts Database - contains summaries of a large number of criminal justice publications, including Federal, State, and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, and unpublished research. (Partial Full Text)

National Institute of Corrections - contains a catalog of digital resources that offer flexible searching of thousands of online accessible items that have been produced by the National Institute of Corrections or other sources.

Professional Collection - contains a custom selection of many full text journals for educators and provides 24-hour access from school or home. This database covers the arts, child and adolescent psychology, drug and alcohol abuse, health, learning disabilities, literature, school law, the sciences, and athletic training.

Psychology Journals - contains complete full-text coverage from top psychology and related publications, and meets the needs of both students and mental-health professionals.

Wiley Online Library - contains scientific, technical, medical, and professional journals, plus major reference works. Subjects covered include: Chemistry, Medicine, Business, Finance, and Management, Computer Science, Earth Science, Education, Engineering, Law, Life and Medical Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics, and Psychology. (Full Text)

Medicine, Nutrition and Health 

Academic Search Premier - contains indexes for a large number of publications, with full text for many of those titles. Academic Search Premier contains full text coverage in biology, chemistry, education, engineering, humanities, physics, psychology, sociology, and other subjects. (Partial Full Text)

Alt HealthWatch - contains full text articles for many international, and often peer-reviewed, journals and reports on complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. In addition, it contains hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research, and book excerpts. (Full Text)

Biosis Previews - and Biological Abstracts - contains abstracts and indexes in every available field and covers articles from a large number serials each year. Both are part of ISI's Web of Knowledge which also includes the Web of Science.

Consumer Health Complete - contains comprehensive resources for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics.

Dissertation Abstracts@CIC Institutions (with text) - This is a subset of the Dissertation Abstracts database above which contains links to the complete text of recent theses from the University of Minnesota and other large research universities that belong to the CIC cooperative.

Ebsco Mega File - contains full text, indexes, and abstracts spanning every area of academic study and general interest subject area dating as far back as the 1800s. This database includes many biographies, primary source documents, company profiles, photos, maps, and flags.

Expanded Academic ASAP - contains scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers with topics from arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Many have full text and images.

Health Source: Consumer Edition - contains a collection of consumer health information produced by Ebsco. This resource provides access to many full text, consumer health magazines, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Fit Pregnancy, Harvard Health Letter, HealthFacts, Men's Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, Vegetarian Times, and many others. This database also includes searchable full text for current, health-related pamphlets and many health reference books, including books published by the People's Medical Society.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition - contains many scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong.

HighWire - hosts the largest repository of free full-text life science (including the health sciences) articles in the world. (Partial Full Text)

IBIDS - International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements - contains bibliographic records, including abstracts, published in international scientific journals on the topic of dietary supplements, including vitamins, minerals, herbal and botanical supplements from the Office of Dietary Supplements at the NIH. (Citations and Abstracts Only)

InfoTrac Student Edition - contains search magazines, newspapers, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, etc. This database is designed for schools.

MasterFILE Premier - contains full text for many periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text for many reference books, a large number of biographies and primary source documents, and an Image Collection of a very large number of photos, maps and flags.

Medline - contains an index to journal articles in all areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing.

Professional Collection - contains a custom selection of many full text journals for educators and provides 24-hour access from school or home. This database covers the arts, child and adolescent psychology, drug and alcohol abuse, health, learning disabilities, literature, school law, the sciences, and athletic training.

PubMed - contains a very large number of citations in Medline and related databases. The PubMed URL found on this page is unique to the UMC Library. Using this URL enables FindIt, the UMC Library Linking service and connects the PubMed citation to the text of the article.

Psychology Journals - contains complete full-text coverage from top psychology and related publications, and meets the needs of both students and mental-health professionals.

ScienceDirect - contains full text, citations and abstracts from many journals. The Elsevier Science journal collection covers a wide spectrum of scientific disciplines including materials science, environmental science, biological sciences, earth sciences, social sciences, and engineering & technology. (Full Text)

SpringerLink - contains millions of scientific documents from journals, books, series, protocols and reference works from some of the world's leading scientific, technical, and medical journals. 

Sports Discus - contains comprehensive, bibliographic coverage of sport, fitness and related disciplines. Provided by the Sport Information Resource Centre, this database contains a large number of records with journal and monograph coverage going back to 1800.

Wiley Online Library - contains scientific, technical, medical, and professional journals, plus major reference works. Subjects covered include: Chemistry, Medicine, Business, Finance, and Management, Computer Science, Earth Science, Education, Engineering, Law, Life and Medical Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics, and Psychology. (Full Text)

Reference

Dictionary of Old English: A to G Online - The Dictionary of Old English (DOE) defines the vocabulary of the first six centuries (600 - 1150 A.D.) of the English language. The DOE draws on as wide a range of texts -- in date, dialect and genre -- as possible. It differs from previous dictionaries in several important features: a listing in a simplified paradigmatic order of every spelling which is attested for a word in the Electronic Corpus; frequency counts for each word in the corpus so that readers can know what proportion of the evidence has been cited; usage labels where they are statistically significant, noting restrictions to a class of texts, to an author, or to a particular period or dialect; exhaustive citation for all words of twelve or fewer occurrences.

Dictionary of Old English Web Corpus - The Dictionary of Old English Web Corpus is an online database consisting of at least one copy of every surviving Old English text. In some cases, more than one copy is included, if it is significant because of dialect or date. As such, the DOE Web Corpus represents over three million words of Old English and fewer than a million words of Latin, or not quite five times the collected works of Shakespeare.

Encyclopedia Americana - contains the complete text of the latest edition of America's oldest general encyclopedia, containing thousands of articles written by many contributors and a huge repository of text and images maintained by the encyclopedia's editorial staff.

Encyclopedia Britannica - contains high-quality, comprehensive information with articles written by Nobel laureates, historians, curators, professors, and other experts, The Encyclopedia Britannica articles are trusted resources with balanced, global perspectives and unique insights. Britannica Online School Edition Homepage includes links to High School Edition, Middle School, Elementary School, and Preschool versions. 

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia - contains thousands of encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

Gale Virtual Reference Library - The Gale Virtual Reference library is a collection of electronic reference books from Gale and its publishing partners. Easy to search it provides access to many popular reference titles.

Gallup Brain - The Gallup Brain is a searchable, living record of more than 70 years of public opinion. Inside, you'll find answers to hundreds of thousands of questions, and responses from millions of people interviewed by The Gallup Poll since 1935.

Grolier Atlas - is an interactive atlas with maps featuring geopolitical, historical, thematic maps and detailed maps of exploration of the world and North America. Interactive atlas contains 830 maps

Grolier Online Dictionaries - contains searchable versions of The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition, The American Heritage® Student Dictionary, The American Heritage® Children’s Dictionary, The American Heritage® Spanish to English Dictionary, The American Heritage® English to Spanish Dictionary, Roget's II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition, Roget's II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition

Historical Statistics of the United States - The online version of the Millennial Edition of Historical Statistics of the United States is the single most comprehensive compendium of historical U.S. statistics available. It covers the social, economic, political and geographic data collected by the Census Bureau and other agencies of the United States government. Each chapter provides extensive documentation for the sources of the statistics. Data can be downloaded in Excel or CSV. Custom tables can be created which can also be downloaded, printed, or graphed.

Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology - presents a wide scope of articles on chemical substances—including their properties, manufacturing, and uses. It also focuses on industrial processes and unit operations in chemical engineering, as well as covering fundamentals and scientific subjects related to the field. Additionally, environmental and health issues concerning chemical technology are also addressed.

Literature Criticism Online - This is a searchable compilation of literary commentary publications from following Gale print publications: Contemporary Literary Criticism, Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Shakespearean Criticism, Literature Criticism from 1400–1800, Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Short Story Criticism, Drama Criticism, and Children's Literature Review. The collections provides indexing and access to tens of thousands of essays.

Oxford English Dictionary (OED) - The Oxford English Dictionary is the pre-eminent dictionary of the English language, with authoritative definitions of more than 500,000 words. In addition to current definitions, it traces the development of words - thus readers of earlier texts turn to the OED to find out what words meant at different periods. Entries include etymologies and quotations - drawn from literary, historical, and scientific sources - illustrating a word's meaning and use.

Points of View Reference Center - contains full-text essays designed to present students with multiple sides of a current issue. This database contains many topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide.

Testing & Education Reference Center - contains over 100 practice tests and courses including practice tests for the usual college entrance exams, as well as for the GRE and other graduate school exams. It also contains tests for many professional and civil service exams including Accountant/Auditor Exams, American Foreign Service Officer Exam, Correction Officer Exam, Court Officer Exam, Parole Officer Exam, and the Police Officer Exam. The Center also includes online versions of the Peterson's preparation guides for many of these tests. It has in-depth information on colleges and universities, graduate and professional programs, distance learning, corporate training, available scholarships and awards.

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry - is the world's largest reference in applied chemistry, industrial chemistry, and chemical engineering in the broadest sense. With some 1000 articles written by more than 3000 experts from the top chemical companies and research institutes Ullmann's Encyclopedia is the first-stop source for any query or question concerning chemicals, processes, physical and chemical data, and much more.

Sciences 

Academic Search Premier - contains indexing for a large number of publications, with full text for many of those titles. Academic Search Premier contains full text coverage in biology, chemistry, education, engineering, humanities, physics, psychology, sociology, and other subjects. (Partial Full Text)

Agriculture Journals - contains many of the leading agricultural journals published in North America. The database includes indexing and abstracts from AGRICOLA and full text from ProQuest Agriculture Journals.

BioOne - contains a full-text online aggregation of many high-impact, peer-reviewed bioscience research journals, covering the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences. The titles are published by scientific societies and other nonprofit organizations, and most have, until now, been available only in print.

Biosis Previews - and Biological Abstracts - contains abstracts and indexes in every available field and covers articles from a large number serials each year. Biosis Previews is updated weekly and is more current than Biological Abstracts. Biological Abstracts coverage begins in 1980, Biosis Previews begins in 1996.

Birds of North America (BNA) - contains a comprehensive reference of the life histories of North America's breeding birds. This database also contains image and video galleries showing plumage, behavior, habitats, and more. Most accounts also feature recordings of the calls of bird species.

Dissertation Abstracts@CIC Institutions (with text) - This is a subset of the Dissertation Abstracts database above which contains links to the complete text of recent theses from the University of Minnesota and other large research universities that belong to the CIC cooperative.

Ebsco Mega File - contains full text, indexes, and abstracts spanning every area of academic study and general interest subject area dating as far back as the 1800s. This database includes many biographies, primary sources documents, company profiles, photos, maps, and flags.

Expanded Academic ASAP - contains scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers with topics from arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Many have full text and images.

General Science Collection - contains many journals, providing researchers with the information needed to stay current on the latest scientific developments. Topics include particle physics, advanced mathematics, and nanotechnology.

IEEExplor - contains the following publication categories: IEEE magazines, IEEE Computer Society magazines since about 1997, IEEE Computer Society conference proceedings since about 1998, IEEE Communications Society journals and magazines since about 1997 and IEEE Standards. (Full Text)

GreenFILE™ - contains information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. This database provides indexing and abstracts for a large number of records, as well as Open Access full text for many records.

InfoTrac Student Edition - contains search magazines, newspapers, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, etc. This database is designed for schools.

JSTOR - includes archives of core journals in botany, developmental & cell biology, ecology, and zoology as well as in other key fields in the humanities, economics, history, political science, sociology, and social sciences. Notable titles include: Ecology, Ethics, Journal of Higher Education, Journal of Negro History, Journal of Mammalogy, Journal of Range Management, The Auk, and Bioscience.

MasterFILE Premier - contains full text for many periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text for many reference books, a large number of biographies and primary source documents, and an Image Collection of a very large number of photos, maps and flags.

Plant Management Network - contains indexes for many web-based resources, including Plant Health Progress, Forage and Grazinglands, and Crop Management. This database provides quick and easy access to fact sheets, newsletters, product listings, training resources, and related information.

PubMed - contains a very large number of citations in Medline and related databases. The PubMed URL found on this page is unique to the UMC Library. Using this URL enables FindIt, the UMC Library Linking service and connects the PubMed citation to the text of the article.

Psychology Journals - contains complete full-text coverage from top psychology and related publications, and meets the needs of both students and mental-health professionals.

Science.gov - contains a gateway to a very large number of pages of authoritative selected science information provided by U.S. government agencies, including research and development results.

ScienceDirect - contains full text, citations and abstracts from many journals. The Elsevier Science journal collection covers a wide spectrum of scientific disciplines including materials science, environmental science, biological sciences, earth sciences, social sciences, and engineering & technology.

Science Reference Center - contains a multitude of full text science-oriented content. It contains full text for many science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. This database also satisfies the demand for standards-based content by providing teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards.

Scopus - contains abstracts and citations for both peer-reviewed research literature and quality web sources. This database offers researchers a quick, easy and comprehensive resource to support their research needs in the scientific, technical, medical and social sciences fields and, more recently, also in the arts and humanities.

SpringerLink - contains millions of scientific documents from journals, books, series, protocols and reference works from some of the world's leading scientific, technical, and medical journals. 

Web of Science - contains indexes for multidisciplinary content covering a large number of the highest impact journals worldwide, including Open Access journals and many conference proceedings. There are FindIt links to the text of articles to which UMC Library has online access.

Wiley Online Library - contains scientific, technical, medical, and professional journals, plus major reference works. Subjects covered include: Chemistry, Medicine, Business, Finance, and Management, Computer Science, Earth Science, Education, Engineering, Law, Life and Medical Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics, and Psychology. (Full Text)

Social Sciences and Multicultural

Academic Search Premier - contains indexing for a large number of publications, with full text for many of those titles. Academic Search Premier contains full text coverage in biology, chemistry, education, engineering, humanities, physics, psychology, sociology, and other subjects. (Partial Full Text)

Anthropological Index Online - The Anthropological Index to Current Periodicals in the Anthropology Library at the British Museum. (Full Text)

American Periodicals - Over 1,100 periodicals that first began publishing between 1740 and 1900, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines, and many other historically-significant periodicals.

Criminal Justice Periodicals - contains a comprehensive collection of U.S. and international criminal justice journals including information for professionals in law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security. (Partial Full Text)

Dissertation Abstracts@CIC Institutions (with text) - This is a subset of the Dissertation Abstracts database above which contains links to the complete text of recent theses from the University of Minnesota and other large research universities that belong to the CIC cooperative.

Ebsco Mega File - contains full text, indexes, and abstracts spanning every area of academic study and general interest subject area dating as far back as the 1800s. This database includes many biographies, primary sources documents, company profiles, photos, maps, and flags.

Expanded Academic ASAP - contains scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers with topics from arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Many have full text and images

Informe - English Version - contains indexes, images, and full text of popular Hispanic magazines – not just translations – created exclusively for Spanish-speaking users. Also included is a thesaurus and interface that are uniquely designed for Spanish-speaking users. (Partial Full Text)

Nexis Unicontains full-text documents from many news, business, and legal publications, with a variety of flexible search options.

MasterFILE Premier - contains full text for many periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text for many reference books, a large number of biographies and primary source documents, and an Image Collection of a very large number of photos, maps and flags.

Professional Collection - contains a custom selection of many full text journals for educators and provides 24-hour access from school or home. This database covers the arts, child and adolescent psychology, drug and alcohol abuse, health, learning disabilities, literature, school law, the sciences, and athletic training.

Psychology Journals - contains complete full-text coverage from top psychology and related publications, and meets the needs of both students and mental-health professionals.

ScienceDirect - contains full text, citations and abstracts from many journals. The Elsevier Science journal collection covers a wide spectrum of scientific disciplines including materials science, environmental science, biological sciences, earth sciences, social sciences, and engineering & technology.

SpringerLink - contains millions of scientific documents from journals, books, series, protocols and reference works from some of the world's leading scientific, technical, and medical journals.

Wiley Online Library - contains scientific, technical, medical, and professional journals, plus major reference works. Subjects covered include: Chemistry, Medicine, Business, Finance, and Management, Computer Science, Earth Science, Education, Engineering, Law, Life and Medical Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics, and Psychology. (Full Text)