Renewal for a new year

Renewal for a new year

A new year typically includes a myriad of “best” lists. Databases that are useful enough to be renewed for another year seem deserving of inclusion on a list, so here is a selection. All these resources and more can be accessed via the A-Z list ( using your IU East credentials. Anytime you need help using any of the library resources, we’re here for you!

Academic Search Premier is a multi-disciplinary database that provides full text for more than 4,500 journals, including more than 3,700 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for 1,000 titles

Alexander Street Literature is a cross-searchable package of collections covering literatures of place, race, and gender. Alexander Street Literature features 8 collections, containing more than 623,000 pages. This number is growing regularly with new content being added monthly.

America: History and Life is an index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. It includes indexing for 1,700 journals from 1964 to present.

Biography and Genealogy Master Index enables users to locate biographical entries contained in more than 1,000 volumes and editions of important current and retrospective biographical reference sources. This index contains citations that point to over 15 million biographies on nearly 5 million people, living and deceased, from all time periods, geographical locations, and fields of endeavor.

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.

Communication & Mass Media Complete now includes the content of CommSearch and Mass Media Articles Index, along with numerous other journals in the fields of communication and mass media.

Credo Reference is a reference collection representing more than 50 publishers, with cross-references across topics, titles and publishers that provide answers – and connections – in context.

Naxos Music Library is a large online classical music library. It offers streaming access to more than 86,030 CDs with more than 1,253,900 tracks, standard and rare repertoire. Approximately 800 new CDs are added to the library every month.


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