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Databases - Highly recommended

  • EconLit  
    Index to economic literature selected from 600 journals, conference proceedings, books, dissertations, and working papers from 1969 to the present.
  • ABI/INFORM Complete  
    HSU's ABI/INFORM link now combines the following databases for unified searching:
    *ABI/Inform Dateline
    *ABI/Inform Global
    *ABI/Inform Trade & Industry
    Some full text is included for about 2500 journals.
    Peer review: Partial
  • OmniFile Full Text Mega  Icon
    Indexes over 270 popular magazines in all disciplines and over 2,500 scholarly journals in business, the humanities, general science, education, and the social sciences from 1982 to the present. Includes fulltext to over 1,300 of them from 1994 to the present. Also includes some indexing and fulltext coverage in technology and engineering, art, biology, natural resources, law, and library science.
  • ScienceDirect  
    Provides online fulltext access to 1.5 million articles from 1,200 Elsevier Science and Academic Press journals from 1996 to the present. The ScienceDirect database also indexes Elsevier journals prior to 1998 and articles in the Medline database. Set up a personal account to obtain special services such as table of contents mailings.
    Peer review: Most

Databases - Also Recommended

  • JSTOR  Icon
    Browseable and searchable fulltext archive containing all articles from 117 scholarly journals from their first volume to a point five years before the present.
    Peer Reviewed
    Database Guides When printing in the Library and campus computer labs choose "Option 2" since the Adobe Acrobat Reader is already installed and available.
    Relationship to Print Edition The HSU Library has many of these journals available in a print edition
  • Factiva  Icon
    A successor to Reuters Business Briefing and Dow Jones Interactive, Factiva offers 8,000 fulltext newspaper, magazine and business titles, updated daily. In addition, it offers photo and web search capabilities.
  • LexisNexis Academic  Icon
    Fulltext database containing over 12,000 news, business, legal, and other sources including newspapers, magazines, radio and television transcripts, newswires, newsletters, opinion polls, and legal materials. For additional description see LexisNexis Academic. To search for a particular title, use the HSU Library Journal and Newspaper Finder.

Other Databases to Consider

  • ProQuest Statistical Insight  
    Comprehensive index to statistical tables found within publications produced by U.S. government agencies and a more selective index to statistical tables from intergovernmental organizations, commercial publishers, independent research organizations, state government agencies, and universities. Selectively includes table images, excel spreadsheets and publication fulltext.
    Peer review: Some
  • Statistical Abstract of the United States
    U.S. statistics on population, health, education, employment, public aid, and more. This is the U.S. Census data in the most compact, easy to use format available.

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