Article Databases and Research Tools

  • Manage Your Data (faculty/grads)

  • Management & Organization Studies: A Sage Full-Text Collection

    Full-text database of 42+ electronic journals focusing on work, employment, human resources, and organization studies.
    Coverage varies, some titles back to 1947.
  • MasterFILE Premier

    Full text articles from general reference, business, consumer health, general science, and multi-cultural periodicals. PDF backfiles (as far back as 1975) for key publications. Also has an Image Collection containing photos, maps & flags.
  • Materials Science: A Sage Full-Text Collection

    Database of 15+ electronic journals focusing on materials science, polymers, and plastics.
    Coverage varies, some titles are searchable back to 1965.
  • Math Archives: Software

  • Mathematics Software (links from PennState)

  • MathNet.preprints

    The Mathematics Preprint Search System provides access to preprints from a number of European sources.
  • MATHnetBASE: Mathematics Online

    Full text of handbooks in mathematics and mathematical analysis.
  • MathSciNet

    Searchable database of citations for articles in 'Mathematical Reviews' from the American Mathematical Society. Covers mathematics, statistics, engineering, and the physical sciences. Full-text links to many original articles from the American Mathematical Society.  Tutorials are available at
    Covers: 1940 - present
  • MathSciNet Tutorials

    Help getting the most out of the MathSciNet database (
  • McGraw-Hill dictionary of earth science

    Ebrary electronic version by Sybil P. Parker 2003. McGraw-Hill publisher. 

    Books, periodical titles, media, and other publications from all of the UC campus libraries.
    Covers: 1,000 A.D. - present
  • Merck Index

    An encyclopedia of chemicals and drugs. Good place to look for chemical and property information. Note: this resource needs the ChemDraw plugin in order to work.  You will be asked to create a free account in order to download this free plugin the first time you use the resource. *NOTE: The Merck Index Online will be transitioning from the 14th (current) edition to the 15th edition. Access to the 14th edition will end on December 31, 2013. There will be an overlap period beginning immediately and continuing through December 31, 2013. As of January 1, 2014, the 15th edition will be the only version of this resource available.
  • Methods in Enzymology

    Online collection of detailed protocols and descriptions of biochemical and biophysical techniques contained in over 400 volumes. You can search across the collection by title, author, abstract and keyword, or browse by individual volume.
  • MLA Directory of Periodicals

    Included in the MLA International Bibliography (1926-current) database.
  • MLA International Bibliography (1926-current)

    Database contains citations for articles, books, and book chapters in literature, languages, linguistics, and folklore. Compiled by the Modern Language Association. Includes the MLA Directory of Periodicals. 
    Covers: 1926 - present
  • MRQE - Movie Review Query Engine

    Movie reviews published at the time the film was released.
  • Multicultural Children's Literature Curriculum Collection

    A searchable bibliographic database for the MCLCC is available. The collection focuses on literature for grades k-8. Fiction, poetry, music, folk literature, history and picture are included.
  • Multidata Online

    A searchable index to 250 Arabic newspapers.
  • Music Index

    Citations from 640+ international music periodicals. Includes classical and popular music topics, book reviews, record reviews, first performances, and obituaries.
    Covers articles published 1979 - 2000.
  • Music Online

    Unified site for four online audio streaming products from Alexander Street Press: Classical Music Library, Smithsonian Global Sound, American Song, and Contemporary World Music and an online score collection: Classical Scores Library.  Each of the resources can be accessed separately as well.
    Alexander Street Press
  • NASA Extragalactic Data Center (NED)

    NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) is a database of extragalactic objects. It includes detailed photometry, position, redshift, and other data, as well as bibliographic references, abstracts of the literature, calculation tools, and images.
  • NASA Image eXchange (NIX)

    NASA database includes images from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the Johnson Space Center, the Ames Research Center, and more.
  • National Anthropological Archives

    The NAA collect and preserve historical and contemporary anthropological materials that document the world's cultures and the history of anthropology. Their collections represent the four fields of anthropology – ethnology, linguistics, archaeology, and physical anthropology – and include fieldnotes, journals, manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, maps, sound recordings, film and video created by Smithsonian anthropologists and other preeminent scholars.
  • National Cancer Institute

    Information about research, clinical trials, funding opportunities, and the "Cancer Library".
  • National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)

    The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) is the Federal Government's lead agency for scientific research on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine.
  • National Index Chinese Newspaper & Periodicals (NICNP)

    Index only; no full-text. Index to titles from China, Taiwan,and Hong Kong, 1833 to present.
  • National Research Council of Canada Online Journals

    Full-text database of journals from the National Research Council of Canada with primary focus on sciences.
  • National Toxicology program (HHS)

    The NTP is an interagency program whose mission is to evaluate agents of public health concern by developing and applying tools of modern toxicology and molecular biology.
  • Natural standard : the authority on integrative medicine

    Provides evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies. It contains various databases: Foods, herbs & supplements; Healtyh & wellness; Comparative effectiveness; Medical conditions; Genomics & proteomics; Environment & global health; Brand names. 
  • Nature Methods

    Nature Methods is a laboratory techniques journal for researchers working in the fields of biotechnology, drug discovery or chemistry with crossover in the life sciences. It also has a section devoted to application notes.
  • Nature Protocols

    Interactive online resource for experimental and laboratory protocols for bench researchers primarily in biology and chemistry.
  • Nature Publishing Group Journals

    Full-text database of journals from Nature.
  • Naxos Music Library

    Online streaming music from Naxos, Marco Polo and Dacapo collections including Classical, Jazz, World, Folk and Chinese music. Includes liner notes and other textual information, and options to create playlists.
  • NCBI's Entrez Global Query

    Simultaneously search multiple life sciences databases at the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), including PubMed and GenBank.  The results list the number of records in each database that match your query, and provides links to those records. The Global Query search page also acts as a short Entrez database directory since each database is briefly described (select the question mark icon next to each database).
  • NEUROSCIENCEnetBASE: Neuro Sciences Online

    Full text of reference books in the areas of neurology and psychiatry. Note: Mac users should use the Safari Web browser for best results.
  • New York Times (1980 - current)

    Database of full-text New York Times articles. From Proquest.
    Covers: 1999 - current.
  • Newsbank US Newspapers

    Part of Newsbank's "Access World News" site. Searchable text of over 800 news sources in the United States.  Includes newspapers, blogs, and some video feeds.
  • Newspaper Source (EBSCOhost)

    Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 U.S. & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 389 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided.
  • NIH / National Institutes of Health

    As the nation's medical research agency, the NIH promotes research and communication on aspects of biomedicine, health and environmental toxicology. Both academic research and consumer health topics are available, as well as research grant information.
  • NIST Digital Library of Mathematical Function

    " an authoritative replacement for the highly successful Handbook of Mathematical Functions with Formulas, Graphs, and Mathematical Tables, published in 1964 by the National Bureau of Standards (M. Abramowitz and I. A. Stegun, editors);"
  • North American Indian Drama

    Full-text of plays by Native American playwrights.
    Alexander Street Press
  • North American Theatre Online

    North American Theatre Online is a comprehensive reference work covering all aspects of the Canadian and American Theatre. It includes some 40,000 pages of major reference materials, together with records to approximately 30,000 plays, 57,000 people, 5,400 theatres, 22,000 productions, and 2,500 production companies. Each year we'll add more than 20,000 new records. The collection also includes approximately 10,500 images, playbills, postcards, scrapbooks and other resources.
  • North American Women's Drama

    Full-text of plays by women playwrights.
    Alexander Street Press
  • North American Women's Letters and Diaries

    Database of full-text of women's diaries and correspondence.
    Alexander Street Press
    Covers documents written in colonial times to 1950.
  • OAC Online Archive of California

    Provides access to materials such as manuscripts, photographs, and works of art held in libraries, museums, archives, and other institutions across California. Primary sources include letters, diaries, manuscripts, legal and financial records, photographs and other pictorial items, maps, architectural and engineering records, artwork, scientific logbooks, electronic records, sound recordings, oral histories artifacts and ephemera. 
  • OAIster from the University of Michigan Digital Library Production Services

    Searchable catalog of digital resources: working papers, preprints, eprints, 'hard-to-find' documents from academic organizations around the world.
  • OBO (Oxford Bibliographies Online): International Relations

    OBO: International Relations offers an introduction to the field and peer-reviewed annotated bibliographies.  The bibliographies are browseable/keyword searchable and include books, journals, primary documents, multimedia and web resources.
  • Oceanic Abstracts

    Citations and abstracts of technical literature pertaining to the marine and brackish water environment.
    Covers: 1981 - present
  • OCLC Union Lists of Periodicals

    Database contains bibliographic information for journals and periodicals owned by OCLC member libraries.
  • OECD iLibrary

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) online library of books, reports and robust data. Topics include social services, migration, economic outlook, taxes, health, education, environment, and many subjects for both OECD and non-OECD countries (formerly known as SourceOECD Statistics).
  • Official Index to the Times

    Historical coverage of the London Times newspaper. Provides citations to the text available on microfilm in McHenry Library. This resource is part of the "Historical Newspapers Online" site.
    Covers 1906-1980.

    OLD MEDLINE contains journal articles on all aspects of medicine and preclinical sciences.
    Covers: 1957-1965.
  • Online Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics

  • Online Field Guides

    The UCSC Library has purchased several field guides in online formats, some for use on computers, and some for use on the library's iPads, that UCSC students, faculty and staff can borrow from the McHenry Library.
  • Online Journals List (UCSC)

    A searchable or browsable list of online journals licensed by UCSC and the California Digital Library. The database links to the website and full-text of each journal.
  • Optics InfoBase

    Searchable full-text of 10 full-text optics research journals.
    Coverage: Varies depending on journal title.
  • Oxford African American Studies Center

    Over 10,000 full-text articles from key reference resources on African American and African history and culture. Includes over 2500 images, more than 450 primary sources with specially written commentaries, nearly 200 maps, and more than 150 charts and tables offering information on everything from demographics, government, and politics, to business and labor, education, and the arts.
  • Oxford Art Online

    Full-text of Grove Art Online, Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.
  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (DNB)

    Biographies of the men and women who shaped Britain's history, from the fourth century BC to the year 2001.
  • Oxford English Dictionary (OED)

    Searchable full-text contains the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past.  Also searchable on the library site as oed.
  • Oxford Handbooks Online

    Oxford Handbooks series are available online as a collection in four subject modules -- Business & Management, Philosophy, Political Science, and Religion.
  • Oxford Music Online

    Read the full encyclopedia entries for the following resources: Encyclopedia of Popular Music, The Oxford History of Western Music (Taruskin), The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Grove Music Online, and The Oxford Companion to Music.  
  • Oxford Reference Online Premium

    Full-text database of over 200+ dictionaries, language reference works (including thesauruses), and encyclopedias in all subject areas published by Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Scholarship Online

    Offers electronic access to selected books in biology, business and management, classical studies, economics and finance, history, law, linguistics, literature, mathematics, music, neuroscience, philosophy, physics, political science, psychology, public health and epidemiology, religion and social work. For titles accessible through the UCSC Library, browse these collections by subject, then click on the 'Availability: Full Text' limit.
  • Oxford University Press Journals

    Full-text database of articles in over 100 journals from Oxford University Press.
  • PAIS Archive

    See PAIS International
    Covers: 1937-1976.
  • PAIS International (1914-current)

    The Public Affairs Information Service (PAIS) contains citations and short abstracts for journal articles, books, conference proceedings, government documents, and statistical directories. Subjects include government, international relations, legislation, political science, statistics, and related areas. There are two databases created from the files: PAIS International and PAIS Archive. PAIS International includes records from the print PAIS Bulletin 1977 and forward; it also includes PAIS print Foreign Language Index published 1972-1990, at which time it merged with the PAIS Bulletin.  
    Covers: 1972 - present, abstracts start at 1985.
  • Palmer's Index to the London Times, with Palmer's Full-text

    Index to articles from historical London Times newspaper published 1790-1905 (available on microfilm in McHenry Library). Full text images are available for the years 1790 to 1870.  This resource is part of the 'Historical Newspapers Online' site.
    Covers 1790-1905, full text available for 1824-1870.
  • Papers First

    Contains citations of papers presented worldwide at meetings, conferences workshops, congresses, expositions, and symposia.  From the British Library Document Supply Center.
    Covers: 1993 - present
  • Patrologia Latina Database

    An electronic version of the first edition of Jacques-Paul Migne's Patrologia Latina, published between 1844 and 1855, and the four volumes of indexes published between 1862 and 1865. Comprises the works of the Church Fathers from Tertullian in 200 AD to the death of Pope Innocent III in 1216.
    200 AD - 1216
  • Pennsylvania Gazette

    Database from Accessible Archives that contains the full text of the newspaper, 1728 - 1800. The Pennsylvania Gazette is considered newspaper of record for the 18th century.
    Covers 1728-1800.
  • People's Daily (Ren Min Ri Bao)

    Access to full text of People's Daily newspaper archives, in Chinese.
  • Periodicals Archive Online (PAO)

    Formerly titled PCI Full Text.  Full-text database for articles from 230+ periodicals in the arts, humanities and social sciences.  Note: Internet Explorer not supported on Mac computer.  Use Safari or another browser.
    Covers: 1770 - 1995
  • Periodicals Index Online (PIO)

    Formerly Periodicals Contents Index (PCI). Database of citations for articles published in arts, humanities and social sciences.
    Covers: 1770-1995.
  • Philosopher's Index (1940-current)

    Contains citations and abstracts from books and journals on philosophy and related interdisciplinary fields.
    Covers: 1940 - present
  • Play Index

    Database of plays, no full text. Provides  full publication details needed to locate the play in the Cruzcat and Melvyl catalogs.  Searchable by title, author, subject, style, genre, and cast type.
    Coverage dates: Plays written from Antiquity to present and published from 1949 to present
  • Play Index

    Works of contemporary playwrights, including new editions or translations.  Citations to some 31,000 plays published individually or in collections from 1949 to the present. Over 600 monologues for auditions or course assignments  
  • Political Science: A Sage Full-Text Collection

    Full-text of 29 journals covering General Political Science, American Government & Politics, Political Sociology, Comparative Politics, Policy Studies, Political Communication, Peace / Conflict Studies, Presidential Studies, Political Theory / Philosophy, International Relations, and Area Studies.
    Coverage varies, some titles back to 1912.
  • Polling the Nations

    (Note: online version of American Public Opinion Index).  Compilation of 14,000+ surveys and polls conducted in the U.S. and 80+ other countries from 1986 to the present. Each record includes question, responses given, and sources.
    Covers: 1986-present.
  • Pravda Digital Archive 1912-2009

    Pravda (or “Truth”) was the official voice of Soviet communism and the Central Committee of the Communist Party between 1918 and 1991, when Boris Yeltsin signed a decree closing Pravda down.  Founded in 1912 in St. Petersburg, Russia, Pravda originated as an underground, daily workers’ newspaper, and soon became the main newspaper of the revolutionary wing of the Russian socialist movement.
  • Presenting Science: A Practical Guide to Giving a Good Talk

    An electronic book with suggestions for how to make a good presentation, including some PowerPoint tips and tips for presenting complicated equations.
  • PrimateLit: a bibliographic database for primatology

    Scientific literature on nonhuman primates for the research and educational communities. Subject areas: behavior, colony management, ecology, reproduction, field studies, disease models, veterinary science, genetics and zoogeography and more.
  • Princeton's Index of Christian Art (PICA)

    The index records works of art produced from early apostolic times up to A.D. 1400 with particular emphasis on art of the western world. Seventeen different media are represented in the archive, including manuscripts, metalwork, sculpture, painting, and glass. The database includes textual descriptions of all works and digitized photographs of works from the Morgan Library.
  • Probe: Reagents for Functional Genomics

    The NCBI Probe Database is a public registry of nucleic acid reagents designed for use in a wide variety of biomedical research applications, together with information on reagent distributors, probe effectiveness, and computed sequence similarities.
  • Proceedings First

    Contains the searchable tables of contents pages from worldwide conferences, symposia, meetings, expositions, and congresses.
    Covers: 1993 - present
  • Project MUSE

    Full text articles of 400+ peer-reviewed journals from Johns Hopkins University Press.
    Coverage varies, mid 1990s to the present.
  • ProQuest Congressional (formerly Lexis Nexis Congressional)

    Contains bill tracking services, congressional publications, congressional committee reports and testimony, Code of Federal Regulations, Federal Register, Congressional Record, National Journal.
    Covers: 1789 - present
  • ProQuest Databases (formerly CSA Illumina)

    Citations and abstracts for peer-reviewed journal articles, books, chapters and essays, dissertations, and more. Select a subject area or search across all subjects. Formerly on the CSA Illumina platform.
  • Proquest Newspapers: Los Angeles Times; New York Times; Wall Street Journal

    Includes: Newspaper articles in Los Angeles Times, New York Times (includes book review and magazine sections), and the Wall Street Journal. Access to text: Complete full-text in PDF.
  • PsycARTICLES (1894-current)

    Full-text articles from 66 journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe & Huber.
    1894 - present
  • Psychology: A SAGE Full-Text Collection

    Database of full text of 40 electronic journals focusing on the topic of psychology.
    Coverage varies depending on journal title.
  • PsycINFO (1806-current)

    Citations, abstracts, books and book chapters with information on psychology and related disciplines. KNOWN ISSUE: Occasional delays between html & final pdf version of articles. If you notice articles with significant delays (9 months+), please report at:
    Covers: 1872 - present
  • PsycINFO Tutorial

    This interactive tutorial guides the user through search strategies and databases features. The tutorial also includes a final quiz and the ability to print a Certificate of Completion. The tutorial takes approximately 30 minutes to complete.    
  • PubMed

    For medical articles - this is the place to go. For the most up-to-date access to peer-reviewed articles on an incredible variety of biomedical topics, including medical research, genetics, bioinformatics, physiology, oncology, nursing and more. If you don't see the UC E-Links button in the Abstract display, you are not in the customized UC version!
    Covers articles written in mid-1960's - present.
  • RAMBI: Index of Articles on Jewish Studies

    Selective bibliography of articles in Jewish studies and Israel, based largely on the collections of the Jewish National and University Library, Jerusalem, and from collections of articles.
  • Rand California

    Online source for California and U.S. public policy issues with an emphasis on statistics. RAND California's statistics include the following main categories: Business and Economics, Health and Socioeconomic, Population and Demographics, Government Finance, Education, Census, Community, Politics and Public Opinion.
  • Readers' Guide Retrospective

    Database with citations from 512 leading U.S. magazines in the traditional Readers' Guide green indexes.
    Covers: 1890 - 1982.
  • Reaxys

    Reaxys is the web-based successor to the Crossfire Beilstein/Gmelin system, and provides access to organic, inorganic and organometallic chemical structures, reactions, and properties contained in the Beilstein and Gmelin databases plus selective journal and patent literature. Reaxys is a key tool for researchers who are investigating synthesis methods for chemical compounds, characterizing synthesized compounds, or searching for critically evaluated data on physical, chemical, spectral, bioactivity, or toxicological properties.
  • REDALYC (Red de Revistas Científicas de América Latina y el Caribe)

    Free access to an online collection of over 750 Spanish language ejournals maintained by the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México. They cover all aspects of the humanities, social sciences and sciences specialising in a focus upon materials published in and about the nations of the Spanish speaking world in Latin America, Portugal, Spain and the Caribbean.  
    ~2000 - present
  • Regional Business News

    Searchable database of articles from 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
    Covers: 1990 - current.
  • Rhizome ArtBase

    Founded in 1999, the Rhizome ArtBase is an online archive of new media art containing some 2532 art works, and growing. The ArtBase encompasses a vast range of project by artists all over the world that employ materials such as software, code, websites, moving images, games and browsers to aesthetics and critical ends.
  • RILM Abstracts of Music Literature

    Citations and abstracts of articles on historical musicology, ethnomusicology, instruments, voice, dance, music therapy.
    Covers: 1969 - present
  • RIPM : Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals

    Database contains citations to articles written in the 19th century. Subjects include music history and musicology.
  • RISM: International Inventory of Musical Sources

    The Repertoire International des Sources Musicales (RISM) indexes over 700,000 primary-source music manuscripts, treatises, and libretti, by over 30,000 composers, housed in hundreds of libraries and archives around the world. The online catalogue includes RISM's publication Series A/II (Music Manuscripts after 1600).
  • RLIN Bibliographic File / RLG Union Catalog

    Searchable union catalog from the Research Libraries Group (RLG) with records for books, periodical titles, and media in research libraries around the world. (Formerly known as RCAT).  Does not contain journal articles.
    Covers: 1,000 A.D. - present
  • Rock's Backpages

    Primary-source material for the study of popular music, featuring full text of 20,000+ articles from nearly 50 years of American and British popular-music journalism, spanning popular, niche, and industry publications; includes audio section of over 300 interviews with music personalities
    1962 to present
  • Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women: global women's issues and knowledge

    Focus on women concerns of women and theory and practice of feminism around the world.  Currently has Volume 1, "Ability to Education: globalization "
  • RTK NET (Right-to-Know Network)

    Provides access to information and databases about environmental effects of specific factories and related communities. Also contains links to TRI (Toxic Release Inventory) data.
  • Sacred Text Archive

    "largest freely available archive of online books about religion, mythology, folklore and the esoteric on the Internet"
  • Safari Books Online

    Searchable and browsable collection of online books on technology, digital media and professional development topics.
  • Sage Reference Online

    Searchable online encyclopedias and handbooks in the social sciences from SAGE Publications  -- Encyclopedia of African American Education, Encyclopedia of Perception, Encyclopedia of Case Study Research, Encyclopedia of Drug Policy, 21st Century Political Science: A Reference Handbook ...
  • San Francisco Chronicle (1865-1922)

    Full-text searchable database of the San Francisco Chronicle from Proquest.
  • SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

    SciELO is an electronic virtual library covering over 850 open access journals. There are eight country sites: Argentina, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Spain, Portugal and Venezuela as well as sites for Public Health and Social Sciences. There are other development initiatives in five countries: Costa Rica, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay.
    ~2000 - present
  • Science Direct from Elsevier

    ScienceDirect is a searchable database including the full text of peer reviewed academic journals. Now includes journals from the IDEAL site.
  • Science Information Tutorial (UC Irvine)

  • Science of Synthesis: Houben−Weyl Methods of Molecular Transformations

    This is a reference work of "the most reliable and effective synthetic methods from the chemical literature": 26,000 methods with more than 250,000 reactions for 2,700 different types of organic compounds. Accompanied by reaction schemes, examples and experimental procedures. The Electronic Backfile, also included, provides access to product specific experimental procedures, structures, and references dating back to the early 1800s.
    Access to this subscription is available during 2011 only.

    A gateway to over 200 million pages of authoritative selected science information provided by U.S. government agencies.
  • SciFinder Scholar

    Database of articles and patents in chemistry and chemistry-related fields such as biochemical genetics. Also includes chemical information such as molecular formulas, structure diagrams, reactions, and experimental and predicted property data. UCSC students and researchers need to register for a password to use this database at the link above.
    Covers: 1907 to present; some from 1840 to present.
  • SCIPIO: Art and Rare Book Sales Catalogs

    Describes art auction and rare book catalogs for sales from the late sixteenth century to the present. Records include the dates and places of sales, the auction houses, sellers, institutional holdings, and titles of works. Vendor is RLG/Eureka.
  • Scopus

    An abstract and citation database, including peer-reviewed titles from international publishers, Open Access journals, conference proceedings, trade publications, quality web sources. Subject coverage : Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Engineering ; Life and Health Sciences ; Social Sciences, Psychology and Economics ; Biological, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
  • Scorecard

    Service of the Environmental Defense Fund that uses data from the EPA's Toxic Release Inventory plus other governmental and scientific agencies.
  • Scottish Women Poets of the Romantic Period

    Full text database of poems, critical essays, and biographical information for 47women poets of Scotland.
    Alexander Street Press
  • SIAM - Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

    Searchable full-text database of journals from SIAM.
  • Siku Quanshu (SKQS) Wenyuange Edition

    Chinese database in the study of Chinese cultural history. Note: Requires Internet Explore 5+ and Windows XP.
  • Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries

    Digital recordings of over 35,000 tracks of world music and sound recordings from the archives of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. To play, Mac and Windows computers need Macromedia Flash Player. In addition, Windows users need Microsoft Windows Media Player.
    Alexander Street Press
  • Social Explorer

    Select Maps or Tables to get started.  Provides interactive access to current and historical census data and demographic information with and ability to create custom reports and maps. Create an account with your UCSC email to save maps and projects. Includes entire US census history from 1790 to 2010, the American Community Survey (ACS) from 2005 to 2011, the Religious Congregations and Membership Study (RCMS) from 1980 to 2010 (the most complete census available on religion in the US), InfoGroup data on religious congregations in the US for 2009 and 2010, and carbon emissions data for 2002 from the Vulcan Project.
  • Social Science Citation Index via Web of Science

    Social Sciences Citation Index®, accessed via Web of Science®, provides access to the bibliographic and citation information data from 2,474 of the world's leading social sciences journals across 50 disciplines.  Use Cited Reference Search to find articles that cite or are cited by an author. With the addition of Century of Social Sciences,  SSCI® delivers comprehensive backfile and cited reference data from 1900.
    Covers: 1900-present
  • Social Services Abstracts (1979-current)

    Social Services Abstracts provides citations (with abstracts) on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development.
    Covers: 1980 - present.
  • Sociological Abstracts (1952-current)

    Index to articles in sociology and social psychology.
    Covers: 1980 - present.
  • Sociology: A SAGE Full-Text Collection

    Searchable database of 37+ electronic journals focusing on the topic of sociology.
    Coverage varies depending on journal title.
  • Software for Mathematics (from AMS)

  • Spectral Database for Organic Compounds (SDBS)

    About 10,000 compounds' spectra, searchable by name, CAS RN, molecular formula, etc.
  • SPIE Digital Library

    Includes approx. 90,000 full-text papers from SPIE Journals and Proceedings published since 1998. It also includes citations and abstracts for most SPIE papers published since 1995.
  • SPIN - Searchable Physics Information Notices

    Searchable, full-text database of journals published by the American Institute of Physics (AIP).
  • Springer LINK

    Searchable full-text database of articles in over 400 journals, mostly in the sciences. Now includes over 20,000 ebooks.
  • Springer Protocols

    SpringerProtocols provides access to over 15,000 protocols in the Life and Biomedical Sciences. It compiles protocols from Humana’s series Methods in Molecular Biology, Methods in Molecular Medicine, Methods in Biotechnology, Methods in Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Neuromethods, as well as from a number of Laboratory Handbooks.
  • Statista

    A statistics portal that integrates data on over 60,000 topics from over 18,000 sources into charts and graphs that can be reused without licensing restrictions. Categorized into 21 market sectors, provides quantitative data on media, business, finance, politics, and a wide variety of other markets.  Additionally, Statista includes 60 industry reports (from mechanical engineering and healthcare to telecommunications) presenting not only numerical data on areas such as trends in turnover or revenue, but also on identified strengths and weaknesses. Statista’s industry reports are updated annually.
  • Statistical Abstract of the United States

    The ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. The Statistical Abstract of the United States is a one-volume, comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Use the Abstract as a convenient volume for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web. Coverage: 1790 to present

    Web pages that perform statistical calculations
  • STATSnetBASE: Statistical Sciences Handbooks

    Full text of reference books on statistics and probability. Organized into categories including biostatistics, statistics for psychology, social science and law, statistical theories and methods, and statistics for biological sciences.
  • Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering and Computer Science

    The library consists of a 50- to 100-page "Lecture"; a self-contained electronic book that synthesizes an important research or development topic, authored by an expert contributor to the field. The library and its lectures are organized by series. New series and lectures will be added continuously and existing lectures will be revised as needed. Published by Morgan & Claypool.
  • Tebtunis Papyri Collection

    Consists of the papyrus documents that were found in the winter of 1899/1900 at the site of ancient Tebtunis, Egypt. Searchable using Luna Imaging's Insight software.
  • Technical Writing Books From the S&E Library

  • Thanhouser Silent Films

    Fifty-six silent films issued by Thanhouser Company between 1910 and 1917, viewable online.
  • The Arabidopsis Information Resource TAIR

    A database of genetic and molecular biology data for the model higher plant Arabidopsis thaliana. Includes the complete genome sequence along with gene structure, gene product information, gene expression, DNA and seed stocks, genome maps, genetic and physical markers, publications, and information about the Arabidopsis research community. Also provides extensive linkouts from our data pages to other Arabidopsis resources.
  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Statistics

  • The Movie Times

    Provides box office information for films.
    1997 to present
  • The Multimedia Encyclopedia of Women in Today's World

    Covers women's status starting approximately in the year 2000 and going forward. Includes information relevant to: arts and media; business and economics; criminal justice; education; family studies; health; media; military; politics; science and technology; sports; religion; and women in different cultures and countries
  • The New York Times (1851 - 2008)

    Database of full-text New York Times articles.  Full text covers New York Daily Times (1851-1857) and the New York Times (1857-2001). From Proquest.
    Covers: 1851-2001.