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AccessUN
  • Indexes United Nations publications, all subjects
  • 1966-present
  • When Readex Year: (specific year) appears, then full-text available in Holl Microfiche JX 1977 A2
  • When Readex Year: Not filmed appears, consult a librarian
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American National Biography
  • Portraits of more than 17,400 men and women -- from all eras and walks of life -- whose lives have shaped the nation.
  • Contains thousands of illustrations, more than 80,000 hyperlinked cross-references, and links to select web sites
  • Updated quarterly
  • Full text
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Annual Reviews
  • All Annual Review journals from the Annual Reviews publisher
  • Disciplines covered are Biomedicine, Physical Sciences and Social Sciences
  • 1984-present
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ArticleFirst
  • Index to articles from nearly 12,500 journals
  • 1990-present
  • Updated daily
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ASAE Gateway to Associations
  • Directory of associations made available by the American Society of Association Executives
  • Entries include address and phone numbers
  • Current
Everyone

Awesome Stories
  • Stories about historic events, famous people, heroic exploits, legends, disasters, movies, plus topics of current and general interest
  • Contain links from story content to hundreds of thousands of the world's best on-line primary sources
  • Relevant maps, puctures, artifacts, manuscripts and documents are a click away
WSU Pullman in-library use only
Biography Reference Bank
  • Contains biographical information on approximately half a million people, from antiquity to the present, along with thousands of images.
  • Contains the full text of the articles from more than 100 volumes of biographical reference books
  • Contains millions of magazine citations to biographical information
  • Searchable by name, profession, title, place of origin, gender, race/ethnicity, titles of works, date of birth, date of death, keyword, and presence of images.
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Book Review Digest
  • Index to articles in periodicals published in the U.S., Canada, and Great Britain
  • Covers over 7,000 English-language fiction and nonfiction adult and children's books each year
  • 1983-
  • Updated monthly
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Book Review Digest Retrospective
  • Index to articles in periodicals published in the U.S., Canada, and Great Britain
  • Covers over 7,000 English-language fiction and nonfiction adult and children's books each year
  • 1905-1982
WSU Pullman and WSU TriCities
BooksInPrint
  • Books in Print in the U.S.
  • Forthcoming Books in the U.S.
  • Updated annually
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Career Search
  • Access to a powerful networking database of over 2 million companies nationwide
  • Search for information on a particular company, person, industry or location using a variety of search options
  • Search by Industry, SIC code, NAICS Code, Product/Service, Metropolitan Area, Zip code radius, county, etc.
  • Enhance on-campus recruiting and career fair participation by national and local companies
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Children's Catalog

Archive

  • Selective annotated list of fiction and nonfiction books and magazines for children from preschool through sixth grade
  • Includes review sources and other professional aids for children's librarians and school media specialists.
  • The archive is a searchable database made up of items formerly included in the main catalog, but no longer current
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CollegeSource ONLINE
  • Features over 10,600 college catalogs in complete cover-to-cover original page format
  • Includes 2-year, 4-year, graduate, and professional schools
  • Full text
WSU-Pullman
In-library use only
Current Contents discontinued use Web of Science for science topics

Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Provides links to free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals
  • Contains over 1000 links
Everyone
Digital Dissertations
  • Citations for U.S. dissertation 1861- present
  • Citations with abstracts for U.S dissertations 1980 - present
  • Citations with abstracts for master's theses from 1988 - present
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Electronic Collections Online (ECO)
  • Over 500 full-text journals from a variety of publishers
  • Coverage varies depending on journal
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Fiction Catalog

Archive

  • Selective annotated list of fiction for adults
  • Includes both established and contemporary works either written in or translated into English
  • Out-of-print titles are included
  • The archive is a searchable database made up of items formerly included in the main catalog, but no longer current
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FirstSearch A service offering access to a variety of databases for which we pay an annual subscription fee: Agricola, Article1st, Ebooks, Electronic Collections Online, ERIC, GPO, Medline, Papers1st, Proceedings, WorldCat, WorldCat Dissertations and Theses WSU all
FirstSearch More A service offering access to a variety of databases for which we pay for each search conducted: Arts & Humanities Search, Alternative Press Index, Alternative Press Index Archive, GEOBASE, SIRS Researcher. WSU-Pullman only
Index Translationum
  • International bibliography of translations
  • Contains bibliographical information on books translated and published in about a hundred of UNESCO's Member States
  • Covers literature, social and human sciences, natural and exact sciences, art, history and so forth.
  • 1979-present
  • Updated quarterly
Everyone

JSTOR
  • Full text of over 100 journals on a variety of topics
  • Back issues only, not current
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Lexis-Nexis Academic
  • Provides access to a wide range of sources, including full-text legal information and full-text and abstracted information from newspapers, magazines, company annual reports, news and business magazines, and more.
  • Dates of coverage vary
  • Full text
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Middle and Junior High School Catalog

Archive

  • Selective annotated list of fiction and nonfiction books for young people in grades five through nine
  • Includes review sources and other professional aids for children's librarians and school media specialists
  • The archive is a searchable database made up of items formerly included in the main catalog, but no longer current
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MInd Meetings Index
  • Locate information on future conferences, congresses, meetings and symposia
  • Information includes dates, location, sponsor, contact, conference URL.
  • Covers all subject areas
  • Includes an archive of all conferences indexed in MInd
  • Full text
Everyone

NetLibrary
  • Full text of over 4000 books on a variety of topics
  • Requires that you set up an account from a computer on campus
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New York Times Search
  • Index to the New York Times
  • Archive of orver 15 million articles
  • 1851-present
Everyone

Newspapers via ProQuest Direct
  • Index to many national and regional newspapers
  • Full text of many articles available
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OCLC Electronic Books
  • Bibliographic and descriptive information for all electronic books cataloged by OCLC member libraries
  • Over 149,000 records in the database.
  • Updated daily
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Oregon Index
  • Selective index to Oregon newspapers, and to Oregon items in selected other publications.
  • Newspaper indexing coverage:
    • The Portland Oregonian, Jan 1985-Dec 1992.
    • The Salem Statesman Journal, Jan 1987 - current.
    • The Eugene Register-Guard, Jan1988 - current.
    • Coos Bay World, Jan 1996 - May 1996 (working on backfile)
    • Corvallis Gazette Times, 1995 - Feb 1997 (working on backfile)
    • Daily Astorian (incomplete coverage)
    • Klamath Falls Herald & News, Jan - May 1996
    • LaGrande Observer, 1995 - current (a little behind)
    • Lake Oswego Review, 1996 - current (a little behind)
    • Tigard Times, 1996 - current (a little behind) /ul
Everyone

Oxford English Dictionary
  • THE authority on word origins
  • Provides definition, pronunciation, word origins, quotes using the word, and date chart showing when the word came into use
  • Provides capability to link directly to specific information in the dictionary from another web site
  • Full text
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Oxford Reference Online
  • Over 160 encyclopedias, dictionaries, almanacs and handbooks on all subject areas
  • Search at the entry screen or click on Subjects and Books to see titles included
  • Full text
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PapersFirst
  • Index to over 580,000 papers included in every congress, conference, exposition, workshop, symposium, and meeting received at The British Library
  • October 1993 - present
  • Updated monthly
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Philanthropy NW Member Directory
  • Lists over 135 grantmaking organizations, including community foundations, corporate foundations, corporate giving programs, private foundation and public foundations.
  • Allows grantmakers to publish information (in their own words) about their foundations or giving programs
  • Serves as a comprehensive resource for grantseekers to use in identifying funding options
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Press Display
  • Access to 225 newspapers from 55 countries in original format, layout and pagination.
  • Online before available in print
  • 45-day rolling file
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ProceedingsFirst
  • Index of over 19,000 citations of every congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received at The British Library
  • October 1993 - present
  • Updated monthly
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ProQuest Direct
  • Index to magazine and journal articles, often with full text
  • Index to major national newspapers, with some full text
  • Index and full text of some Washington newspapers
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Public Library Catalog

Archive

  • Selective annotated list of fiction and nonfiction books for young people in grades five through nine
  • Includes review sources and other professional aids for children's librarians and school media specialists.
  • The archive is a searchable database made up of items formerly included in the main catalog, but no longer current
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Reader's Guide Retrospective
  • Comprehensive indexing of the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States
  • Reflects the history of 20th century America
  • 1890-1982
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Senior High School Catalog

Archive

  • Selective annotated list of fiction and nonfiction books for young adults in grades nine through twelve
  • Includes review sources and other professional aids for librarians and school media specialists
  • Includes fiction titles, nonfiction titles, and short story collections
  • The archive is a searchable database made up of items formerly included in the main catalog, but no longer current
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Ulrich's Periodicals Directory
  • Includes in each record: ISSN, title, publisher, country of publication, status (Active, ceased, etc.), start year, frequency, refereed (Yes/No), media, language, price, subject, Dewey #, circulation, editor(s), email, URL, brief description
  • Peer-reviewed journals noted in Refereed field as Yes
  • Weekly
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University of California electronic books
  • includes more than 1,400 books from academic presses on a range of topics, including art, science, history, music, religion, and fiction
  • NOTE: Some are available free
Unrestricted
WilsonWeb
  • A service offering access to a variety of databases for which we pay an annual subscription fee: Art Index, Biography Reference Bank, Biological and Agricultural Index, Book Review Digest, Children's Catalog and Archive, Education Full Text, Education Index Retrospective, Fiction Catalog, General Science Index, Humanities and Social Sciences Retrospective, Humanities Index, Library Literature and Information Science, Middle and Junior High School Library Catalog, Public Library Catalog and Archive, Readers' Guide Retrospective, Social Sciences Index, Senior High School Library Catalog and Archive.
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World Biographical Information System
  • Provides biographical articles from printed reference works published from the 16th to the 20th century
  • Includes people from all centuries as well as all countries and regions worldwide.
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WorldCat
  • Books and other materials in libraries worldwide
  • Over 30 million records
  • Updated daily
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WorldCat Dissertations and Theses
  • Dissertations and theses available in libraries worldwide
  • Over 5 million records
  • Updated daily
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WorldCat Dissertations and Theses
  • Records for dissertations and theses held by OCLC member libraries
  • Over 5 million records
  • Updated daily
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