David & Lorraine Cheng Library

William Paterson University of New Jersey

Library Databases

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The following databases are available through the Library. Databases with the icon can be used both on- and off-campus, while those with the must be used in the Library. For off-campus access select student or faculty/staff and enter your WPUNJ e-mail username and password.

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  WPU ABI/Inform Complete (Business Periodicals Database) A comprehensive full-text source on business topics, ABI/INFORM features scholarly research from peer-reviewed journals (including over 3,000 full-text publications), trade and industry news, 25,000 Dissertations, 14,000 SSRN working papers, key newspapers such as The Wall Street Journal and The Financial Times, as well as country-and industry-focused reports and data. Specialized subsidiary databases include accounting and tax news, banking and financial services news and research, proprietary information about more than 40,000 public and non-public companies and 225,000 key executives from Hoover's, pharmaceutical and telecommunications industry news, international market and industry research reports, and analytical articles covering world and regional economic and political developments of major significance. [August 1971 - Present]
  WPU Academic Search Complete Large, interdisciplinary full-text database contains over 8,500 full-text publications, including academic journals, magazines, books, and trade publications. Offers broad subject coverage for a variety of disciplines, including anthropology, area studies, biology, chemistry, ethnic and multicultural studies, food science and technology, general science, geography, law, mathematics, music, pharmaceutical sciences, physics, psychology, religion and theology, women's studies, and many other fields. Partially funded by the the New Jersey State Library.
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  WPU ACM Digital Library / Master SIG File / Guide to Computing Literature The Association for Computing Machinery's Digital Library includes the complete text of every article published in ACM journals, newsletters, and conference proceedings. Also included is the master file of the ACM's Special Interest Groups (SIGs), featuring hard-to-find conference proceedings papers and newsletter articles from all of the ACM's 39 SIGs. The site also features the ACM Guide to Computing Literature, a bibliographic database providing citations for over 750,000 journal articles, books, conference proceedings, doctoral dissertations, master's theses, and technical reports from over 3,000 publishers in the field of computing. [1954 - present]
  WPU America: History and Life Bibliographic database contains over 450,000 citations and abstracts for journal and magazine articles, book and media reviews, and dissertations covering the world's scholarly literature about the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Includes material from over 1,820 journals and magazines written in over 40 languages, although the majority of items were published in English. Most of the items in the database were issued after 1954. Many records contain links to full-text articles in other Library databases. [1954 - present]
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  WPU Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts (ASSIA) Bibliographic index to scholarly literature in health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education. Contains over 470,000 records from over 500 journals published in 16 different countries. [1987 - Present]
  WPU Art Abstracts The Art Abstracts database provides high-quality indexing of over 600 periodicals covering all topics in art from 1984 to the present, including 280 peer-reviewed journals, as well as indexing and abstracting of over 13,000 art dissertations, and indexing of almost 200,000 art reproductions. Art Abstracts indexes publications from several countries covering fine, decorative and commercial art as well as photography, folk art, film, architecture, and much more. [1984 - present]
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  WPU ARTstor Full-content digital collection of thousands of art images from several art repositories. Please note that Internet Explorer 6+ or Netscape 7+ are required to use this database. From opening screen, select the link to "Search and Browse FOR IMAGES."
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  WPU Biography Reference Bank (H.W. Wilson) [now provided on the EBSCOhost search platform] Biography Reference Bank is a full-text database covering over 660,000 individuals from antiquity to the present. Biographical information is provided through full-text essays and profiles drawn from high-quality publications including Chambers Biographical Dictionary, Current Biography, the Hutchinson Encyclopedia of Biography, and many more. The database also provides links to over 380,000 related full-text articles and over 35,000 images, as well as abstracts from thousands of periodicals, book review excerpts, and full-text reviews, for the most current coverage of an individual's life and work.
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  WPU Biological Abstracts Citations and abstracts for life science and biomedical research literature published in more than 4,000 journals. Subject areas covered include agriculture, biochemistry, biotechnology, botany, ecology, the environment, microbiology, neurology, pharmacology, public health and toxicology. Biological Abstracts contains approximately five million records, with more than 370,000 citations added each year, and links to full-text articles where available. Provided through VALE. [1997 - present]
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  WPU Books In Print Directory of books currently in print (plus out-of-print and forthcoming titles). Includes reviews.
  WPU Britannica Online , Academic Edition The Encyclopedia Britannica Online, Academic Edition contains the full text of the encyclopedia, enhanced with additional features including a world atlas with country comparison data, a Research Tools section, a video collection, and Britannica Daily, featuring Biography of the Day, This Day in History, and Britannica Blog. The Britannica Online also includes Merriam-Webster's dictionary, containing 225,000 entries, including more than 10,000 new words and definitions.
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  WPU Business Source Premier Full text for nearly 8,350 scholarly business journals and other sources, including full text for more than 1,100 scholarly business publications. Coverage includes virtually all subject areas related to business.
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  WPU Cabell's Directories: Business, Education, Psychology and Psychiatry From the opening screen, select the Directory you wish to access. Directories of journals in the fields of business (accounting, economics and finance, management, and marketing), education (curriculum, methods, psychology, administration, technology and library science), and psychology and psychiatry designed to aid scholars and researchers in the publication of manuscripts. For each journal, the directories provide current contact information (address, telephone number, fax number, e-mail address, web site URL) as well as information on publication guidelines, review information and circulation data.
  WPU Cambridge Journals Online A collection of over 360 high-quality journals published by Cambridge University Press. The collection is especially strong in the following subject areas: Mathematics, History, Law, Politics and International Relations, Language and Linguistics, Area Studies, Ecology and Conservation, Music, Psychology and Psychiatry, Biology and Biomedical Sciences, Classics, Computer Science, Earth and Atmospheric Science, Economics, Medicine, Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Social Studies. For most titles, there is an online backfile extending to 1999. [1999 - Present]
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  WPU Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (Government Printing Office) The Catalog of U.S. Government Publications is the finding tool for electronic and print publications from the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the U.S. government. The Catalog contains over 500,000 descriptive records for historical and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online. [July 1976 - present]
  WPU CCH Internet Tax Research Network From opening screen, choose "Enter" button to access the database. Federal and state tax reporters, journals, manuals, guides, Internal Revenue Service publications, rulings, and more.
  LIB Chemical Abstracts (STN on the Web) Index to the published research literature in chemistry. PLEASE NOTE THAT access to this database is by password only.
  WPU Child Welfare Information Gateway - Library Search The Child Welfare Information Gateway, a service of the Children's Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, maintains an extensive library of materials relating to child welfare, including child abuse prevention, out-of-home care, and adoption. Approximately 200 new items are added each month to its current collection of close to 50,000 items, including peer-reviewed articles, books, evaluation reports, grantee final reports, and program reports. This is a bibliographic database, but many of the items can be found in the Cheng Library's collection or online. [1908 - present]
  WPU Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) Contains over 1 million bibliographic records and more than 155,000 full-text reviews of children's books from a large variety of review sources. [1761 - present]
  LIB Choices 3 (Simmons National Consumer Survey) For use in Library only. Available at the Electronic Resource Center Software Collection Workstation #21 - please see a Reference Librarian or a Student Technology Consultant for assistance.
  WPU Chronicle of Higher Education The Chronicle of Higher Education is a major news publication covering the college and university sector. The online edition of the Chronicle is published every weekday and features news, advice, and jobs for people in academe. The Chronicle's Web site features the complete contents of the latest print format issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; an archive of previously published content; discussion forums; and career-building tools. Free personal accounts are available to members of the WPUNJ community in addition to the campus-wide subscription access. [1989 - Present]
  WPU CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health) with Full Text The Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) is the most comprehensive resource for locating published research in nursing and allied health. The full text version includes content from over 600 journals indexed in the database, with many article backfiles extending to 1981. Frequently updated, CINAHL also provides searchers with current awareness of the newest journal articles through a rotating file of "Pre-CINAHL" records containing citation information and links to full-text (where available). [1981 - present]
  WPU Clinical Evidence Clinical Evidence, produced by the BMJ Publishing Group, is a decision-support resource for health professionals providing evidence on the effects of common clinical interventions and systematic reviews of important clinical conditions. Clinical Evidence systematic reviews summarise the current state of knowledge and uncertainty about the prevention and treatment of clinical conditions, based on thorough searches and appraisal of the literature. It describes the best available evidence from systematic reviews, randomized controlled trials, and observational studies where appropriate, and if there is no good evidence it says so.
  WPU Cochrane Library The Cochrane Library is a collection of six databases containing different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. The Library contains full-text systematic reviews in health care, details of published articles on controlled trails (including the methods used), abstracts of systematic reviews that have been quality-assessed, details of completed and ongoing health technology assessments, and economic evaluations of competing healthcare interventions from around the world.
  WPU Columbia International Affairs Online Full-text resource containing working papers, policy briefs, books and book chapters, journal articles and abstracts, conference proceedings, case studies, and teaching materials for a wide range of topics in international affairs.
  WPU ComDisDome (Communication Sciences and Disorders Dome) Online portal to communication disorders information resources includes a bibliographic database with citations and abstracts for books, journal articles, and dissertations; directories to authors and institutions; a dictionary of speech-language pathology and audiology terms; and a database of web sites useful for research. Includes powerful browsing, searching and save/exporting features. The database currently contains over 280,000 records, and it is updated monthly. Now provided on the ProQuest Search Platform. [1950 - Present]
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  WPU Communication & Mass Media Complete Full-text index to articles from over 200 periodical titles in the field of communications and mass media studies, with citations and abstracts for articles from over 100 additional periodicals.
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  LIB Compustat (Standard & Poor's Research Insight) For use in Library only. Available on all workstations in the Electronic Resource Center. To launch the program from a campus lab workstation, go to the Start button, select All Programs and choose "Research Insight" from the list.
  WPU Conference Board Research Online Collection Full-text research reports and presentations on topical business issues. Includes surveys and case studies of major companies and trends in the areas of strategy, corporate governance, organizational effectiveness, structure, leadership, human resources, ethics, customer relationship management, work force issues, and much more. The database also features working papers in economic research, current news on economic indicators and the monthly publication Straight Talk. [1998 - present]
  WPU Congressional Quarterly Library (CQ) From the opening screen, select the "CQ Researcher," the "CQ Weekly," or the "CQ Voting and Elections Collection." Full-text coverage is available for the Weekly from 1983 to the present and for the Researcher from November 1991 to the present.
  WPU Contemporary Women's Issues [1992 - present]
  WPU Credo Reference's Academic Core The Credo Reference database is a portal to over 630 full-text reference titles from over 80 major publishers. Easy to search and browse, the Credo platform provides access to text, images, maps, statistics, and graphic concept maps to illustrate connections among and between topics. The titles, which range across subjects in art, biography, business, geography, history language, law, literature, medicine, music, philosophy, psychology, religion, science, the social sciences, and technology, are fully integrated through the Credo search platform, and the Credo database also provides numerous points for accessing other Cheng Library resources. Credo is a most useful starting point for general research on almost any topic.
  WPU Criminal Justice Abstracts (via EBSCO) Criminal Justice Abstracts, now provided through EBSCO, contains comprehensive coverage of international journals, books, reports, dissertations and unpublished papers on criminology and related disciplines. Subject areas covered by this database include crime trends, crime prevention and deterrence, juvenile delinquency, juvenile justice, police, courts, punishment and sentencing. Updated quarterly, there are currently over 100,000 citation records in the database. [1968 - Present]
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  WPU Decades in America, 1920s-1990s (via Salem History) Online version of Salem Press' multi-volume reference series contains over 5,000 articles covering events, movements, people, and trends in popular culture, literature, art, sports, science, technology, economics, and politics in the United States and Canada from 1920 through the 1990s. Additional decades will be added as new volumes are purchased.

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  WPU eBooks on EBSCOhost (formerly netLibrary) Large database of full-text electronic books ("e-books"), including over 4,100 titles covering a wide variety of subjects and available for online reading.
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  WPU Ebrary's Academic Complete Full-text access to over 110,000 electronic books from a wide variety of academic publishers, covering every subject.
  WPU EBSCOhost Electronic Journals Service Access to full-text content from approximately 270 subscription journals, plus citations and abstracts for over 7,000 additional journals. Covers a wide variety of subjects.
  WPU Educational Administration Abstracts Index to articles on topics in educational administration from over 150 periodicals, with links to full-text content where available. [1993 - present]
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  WPU Encyclopedia of Life Sciences Over 4,000 articles, 7,500 illustrations, 180,000 index entries and 26,000 links. From the opening page, select "Search Our Database" to use the main search screen.
  WPU ERIC (via EBSCOhost) The ERIC database, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education, provides access to more than 1.3 million bibliographic records of journal articles and other education-related materials. Included in the database are citation records, abstracts, and (where available) full-text links for journal articles, books, research syntheses, conference papers, technical reports, policy papers, and other education-related materials. [1966 - present]
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  WPU ERIC (via ProQuest) The ERIC database, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education, provides access to more than 1.3 million bibliographic records of journal articles and other education-related materials. Included in the database are citation records, abstracts, and (where available) full-text links for journal articles, books, research syntheses, conference papers, technical reports, policy papers, and other education-related materials. [1966 - Present]
  WPU European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 Produced in cooperation with the John Carter Brown Library, this database provides a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750 from European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to the Americas, 1493-1750. The database contains more than 32,000 records, and covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of native American peoples. This authoritative bibliography is well-known and respected by scholars worldwide, and a valuable index for libraries, researchers and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas. It was co-developed by John Alden and the Curator of European Books at The John Carter Brown Library, Dennis Landis. The John Carter Brown Library, founded in 1846, is a foremost repository of rare books and materials and is a center for advanced research in history and the humanities. [1493 - 1750]
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  WPU Film & Television Literature Index Bibliographic database provides indexing and abstracts from over 380 publications related to film and television literature. This database includes extensive content for all applicable areas of film and television research, including film and television theory, preservation and restoration, screenwriting, production, cinematography, technical aspects and reviews. [1976 - present]
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  WPU Forensic Science (via Salem Science) Online version of Salem Press' three-volume reference encyclopedia contains 465 articles ranging in length from 500 to 3,000 words and covering a wide variety of topics in forensic science, including specific types of investigations, techniques, equipment, evidence, the role of forensic science in the legal system, specific historical subjects, depictions of forensics in the media, and much more.

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  WPU Google Scholar (Full Text @ Cheng Library) Access full-text articles from the Library's subscription e-journals using the familiar Google search engine.
  WPU Grant Search Click GrantSearch. Comprehensive funding services and expertise for colleges and universities.
  WPU GreenFILE Environmental studies and ecology database contains citations and abstracts for articles from over 265 academic journals, with additional references to books, essays, industry profiles, magazine and trade publication articles, market research reports, and pamphlets.
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  WPU Grove Dictionary of Art is now part of Oxford Art Online - VALE Database
  WPU Grove Dictionary of Music & Musicians, 2nd Edition is now part of Oxford Music Online - VALE Database

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  WPU Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI) The Health and Psychosocial Instruments database provides access to information on measurement instruments (i.e., questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, index measures, coding schemes and manuals, rating scales, projective techniques, vignettes and scenarios, tests) in the health fields, psychosocial sciences, organizational behavior, and library and information science. [1985 - present]
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  WPU Health and Wellness Resource Center (Infotrac) Health & Wellness Resource Center provides access to medical, statistical, health, and related information from reference sources, full-text articles and other resources. [1997 - present]
  WPU Health Reference Center (Infotrac) Health Reference Center contains millions of scholarly articles from nursing and allied health sources, including more than 1,700 full-text sources, reference titles and video content. [1980 - present]
  WPU Historical Abstracts Bibliographic database contains over 640,000 citations and abstracts for journal and magazine articles, books and book chapters, conference papers, and dissertations covering the world's scholarly literature on modern world history (15th century-present), excluding the United States and Canada. Includes material from over 2,690 journals and magazines written in over 40 languages. Most of the items in the database were issued after 1954. Many records contain links to full-text articles in other Library databases. [1954 - present]
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  WPU Hoover's Academic This database contains detailed proprietary information about more than 40,000 public and non-public companies, 600 industries, and 225,000 key executives, with additional information about 90 million companies worldwide. Hoover's delivers in-depth industry analyses, information on a company's location, history, products and operations, auditors, rankings, summary financials, top competitors, top officers and more. From the opening screen, please select the "Continue" button to access the database.
  WPU Human Relations Area Files: eHRAF World Cultures Full-text cross-cultural database containing ethnographic field studies.

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  WPU IBISWorld - U.S. Industry Reports and iExpert Industry Summaries A specialist in industry information, IBISWorld provides research and analysis of over 700 U.S. industries and almost 4,000 product segments. Its reports are written at the 5-digit level of the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) and they can be searched or browsed within the database according to NAICS code. The reports, updated regularly, provide detailed and comprehensive industry overviews, performance evaluations, an analysis of products and markets, the competitive landscape, an examination of major companies in each industry, operating conditions, and key statistics. The reports, which vary in length between approximately 30 and 50 pages, can be downloaded as complete PDF files, printed by individual section, or searched internally for key terms. The database also provides brief four-page summary reports for each industry covering key statistics, market share and external drivers, industry benchmarks including major markets and cost structure, an industry performance summary, and major industry issue and questions. The summary reports can also be downloaded and printed.
  WPU IngentaConnect IngentaConnect provides access to the article summaries of over 25,000 publications. Full-text content is available for individual titles on subscription.
  WPU International Directory of Company Histories (Volume 139, 2012 - Present) The International Directory of Company Histories offers accurate and detailed information on the development of the world's largest and most influential companies. Each three- to five-page entry is detailed with facts gathered from popular magazines, academic periodicals, books, annual reports and the archives of the companies themselves. Entries provide information on founders, expansions and losses, labor/management actions, NAICS codes, key dates, ticker symbol, principal subsidiaries, divisions, operating units, and competitors, along with relevant statistics, dates and the names of key players. The Directory, which is hosted on the Gale Virtual Reference Library platform, can be browsed or searched by keyword. As new volumes are published, they will be added to the online platform for expanded coverage.
  WPU International Index to Music Periodicals The International Index to Music Periodicals (IIMP) provides access to articles from over 400 scholarly and popular periodicals in the areas of classical music, opera, jazz, popular music and pop culture, music education, musicology, music theory, and many others. There is particularly strong coverage of performance, music education, and jazz. The database currently contains over 600,000 records, offering both current and retrospective coverage, with over 235,000 records from 1874 to 1996. [1874 - Present]
  WPU Iter: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance Bibliographic database covering literature pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700); includes citations for books, book chapters, and journal articles. [1842 - present]

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  WPU Jazz Music Library (Alexnader Street Press) [Trial Access Through May 11, 2014] The Jazz Music Library, from Alexander Street Press, is a large audio database of recorded jazz from the early 1920s to the present, including all major jazz genres (vocal jazz, bebop, acid jazz, big band music, modern jazz, and more). The database currently provides streaming access to more than 130,000 tracks, with new recordings added monthly. The collection includes works licensed from legendary record labels, including Audiophile, Concord Jazz, Contemporary Records, Fantasy, Jazzology, Milestone, Nessa Records, Original Jazz Classics, Pablo, and Prestige. Labels being added include Circle Records, GHB Records, Good Time Jazz, GRP Records, Impulse, Peak, Riverside, Solo Art Records, Stretch Records, Verve, and dozens more.
  WPU JSTOR Arts and Sciences Collections (I through IX) [New! - The Arts and Sciences IV Collection] Archive of over 1,900 major journals in the humanities, social sciences, business, education, area studies, mathematics and statistics, and much more. Funding for the acquisition of the JSTOR Arts and Sciences V, VI, VIII, and IX Collections was provided by a generous gift from the Student Government Association. [18th Century - Present]

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  WPU Kraus Curriculum Development Library Teaching curricula, educational frameworks, instructional strategies, evaluative techniques and standards for all subjects covered in PreK-12 and Adult Basic Education.

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  WPU LEXIS-NEXIS Academic
  WPU Library and Information Science Abstracts (LISA) International in scope, LISA: Library and Information Science Abstracts provides access to the published research and professional literature of library and information science. Updated every two weeks, the database currently offers over 325,000 records for articles from more than 440 periodicals and over 68 countries, with a backfile to 1969, and abstracts provided for all records from 1975 to the present. [1969 - Present]
  WPU Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts [1964 - present]
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  WPU Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences. The database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. The database provides abstracts and - where available - links to the full-text of journal articles, plus citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,500 publications, and it also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, and dissertations. [1973 - Present]
  WPU Literary Reference Center Full-text literary reference database contains over 27,000 plot summaries, synopses and work overviews; nearly 100,000 articles/essays of literary criticism; over 140,000 author biographies; over 569,000 book reviews; the text of 57,000 classic/contemporary poems and 14,500 classic/contemporary short stories; 4,700 author interviews; and over 7,100 classic literary texts. The database also contains full-text reference content from a number of literature encyclopedias.
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  WPU Literature Resource Center Full-text database covering over 135,000 authors, with detailed biographical, bibliographical and contextual information about authors' lives and works. Also includes over 850,000 full-text articles, critical essays and reviews from over 390 scholarly journals and literary magazines, more than 75,000 selected full-text critical essays and reviews from the database publisher's many compilations of literary criticism, plus author interviews, links to web sites, and more. [Date coverage varies]

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  WPU Maney Online Research E-Journal Collections [Trial Access Through April 20, 2014] Over 150 scholarly journals in materials science and engineering, the humanities and social sciences, and health science.
  WPU MathSciNet Signed reviews and bibliographic data from Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications, covering the world's mathematical literature.
  WPU MEDLINE (via EBSCOhost) MEDLINE provides access to the research literature of medicine and the health sciences. It includes bibliographic information for articles from academic journals covering medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and health care, plus links to full-text content where this is available. [1966 - present]
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  WPU MEDLINE (via ProQuest) MEDLINE provides access to the research literature of medicine and the health sciences. It includes bibliographic information for articles from academic journals covering medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and health care, plus links to full-text content where this is available. The database currently includes over 18 million records from approximately 5,000 selected publications covering biomedicine and health from 1950 to the present. [1950 - Present]
  WPU MEDLINE (via PubMed) MEDLINE provides access to the research literature of medicine and the health sciences. It includes bibliographic information for articles from academic journals covering medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and health care, plus links to full-text content where this is available. [1966 - present]
  WPU Mergent Intellect Mergent Intellect provides worldwide business information, including details on over 85 million companies, over 40 million executives, information on direct and indirect subsidiaries of complete global family trees, Dun & Bradstreet research reports and Key Business Ratios. Also contains access to company annual reports (with a three-year backfile), SEC documents (10-K and 10-Q), and end of day securities pricing.
  WPU Mergent Online Mergent Online provides detailed information on active U.S. and non-U.S. public companies, including their history, property, subsidiaries, executives, company financials, EDGAR filings, news, competitors, and more. The database can be searched by company name or industry codes, and numerical data can be downloaded into spreadsheets. The database also features a tool for creating customized reports. [1989 - present]
  WPU Middle Search Plus Full-text database containing content from over 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. The database also features primary source documents in American history, material from popular middle school reference resources, and an image collection of over 290,000 photos, maps and flags.
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  WPU MLA Directory of Periodicals
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  WPU MLA International Bibliography The MLA International Bibliography is a bibliographic database to journal articles, books, and dissertations relating to all forms of human communication. Coverage includes literature from all over the world - Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and North and South America. Folklore is represented by folk literature, music, art, rituals, and belief systems. Linguistics and language materials range from history and theory of linguistics, comparative linguistics, semantics, stylistics, and syntax to translation. Other topics include literary theory and criticism, dramatic arts (film, radio, television, theater), and history of printing and publishing. The database currently contains over 2 million records back to 1926 and covers over 4,400 journals. Links to full-text articles are provided in the database where these are available. [1926 - present]
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  WPU National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Working Papers The National Bureau of Economic Research is the nation's leading nonprofit economic research organization. Founded in 1920, the NBER is a private, nonpartisan organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of how the economy works. The Working Papers collection makes available online several thousand papers produced by NBER researchers from 1973 to the present. The full text of the papers is available in PDF format. [1973 - Present]
  WPU Nature Full-text access to the flagship journal of the Nature Publishing Group. Please note that subscription access to other Nature Publishing Group journals has ceased due to loss of funding from the New Jersey Knowledge Initiative Program.
  WPU New York Times: Archive Search (1851 - 1922) Full text access to articles from the New York Times. [1851 - 1922]
  WPU New York Times: Current File Search (1980 - present) is now part of ProQuest Newsstand Full text access to articles from the New York Times. [1980 - present]
  LIB NewsBank For use in Library only. [January 1, 1986 - August 31, 1998]
  WPU NJVID (New Jersey Digital Video Repository) NJVID provides access to hundreds of educational streaming video titles that can be viewed online, by members of the William Paterson University community (faculty, staff and students). Videos are available from multiple vendors, and include the entire Intelecom collection of video clips from a variety of disciplines (Sociology, Psychology, Health, etc.). Use your WPUNJ username and password to access these videos.
  WPU NoveList K-8 Plus Providing subject access for thousands of fiction and non-fiction titles aimed at the K-8 population, NoveList K-8 Plus also offers full-text reviews for many titles from sources like School Library Journal and Booklist. The database also provides access to teacher resources for promoting reading, including bibliographies and articles on teaching with fiction, scripts of book talks, and tips on using picture books as a springboard to interesting and educational activities.
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  WPU Online Guide to Federal Compliance and Audits Contact WPUNJ Office of Sponsored Programs at 973-720-2852 for username and password. WPUNJ community only.
  WPU Oxford Art Online VALE Database
  WPU Oxford Music Online VALE Database

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  WPU PAIS International (with PAIS Archive) The PAIS International database focuses on the literature of public and social policy, and it contains references to more than 1.7 million journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference reports, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material, and more. Newspapers and newsletters are not indexed. PAIS International covers publications from over 120 countries. In addition to English, some of the indexed materials are published in French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, and other languages. The backfile, which includes the PAIS Archive, extends to 1915. [1915 - Present]
  WPU PBS VIDEOindex Online Web index to over 300 PBS videos in our collection. Select "Search" or "Browse" from the opening screen to use it.
  WPU Philosopher's Index Comprehensive bibliography of scholarly research in philosophy contains more than 450,000 records drawn from over 680 journals, originating from more than 50 countries. The literature coverage dates back to 1940 and includes print and electronic journals, books, anthologies, contributions to anthologies, and book reviews. The Philosopher's Index covers scholarly research in all major areas of philosophy. [1940 - Present]
  WPU Physical Education Index The Physical Education Index database provides access to the scholarly, professional and trade literature in the field of physical education. Included are records from peer-reviewed journals, report literature, conference proceedings, trade magazines, patents, articles from the popular press, and many other publications. Since 2001, most records include abstracts, e-mail addresses, expanded publisher and author information, and other data. Among the topics covered in the database are physical education curricula, sports medicine, dance, sport law, kinesiology, motor learning, recreation, health education, physical therapy, standardized fitness tests, sports equipment, business and marketing, coaching and training, and sport sociology/psychology. Updated monthly, the database currently includes over 350,000 records with a backfile extending to 1970. [1970 - Present]
  WPU Pivot - Funding Opportunities and Research Expertise The Pivot database provides access to grant funding opportunities from a wide variety of sources in the U.S. and abroad, as well as detailed profiles of researchers and their areas of specialization that can be used for identifying potential project collaborators. Provided through the WPUNJ Office of Sponsored Programs.
  WPU Points of View Reference Center Full-text database designed to provide multiple sides of a variety of current issues. The database currently offers materials on 200 topics, and each topic section features an overview along with point and counterpoint essays drawn from a variety of sources, plus supplementary information including primary source documents and guides to critical thinking.
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  WPU Primary Search Full-text database designed specifically for elementary schools contains content from over 60 popular elementary school magazines, plus materials from standard elementary school reference sources and an image collection featuring over 290,000 photos, maps and flags.
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  WPU Project Muse Full-text access to 24 scholarly journals published by the Johns Hopkins University Press in the humanities and social sciences.
  WPU ProQuest Central ProQuest Central is a large multidisciplinary database indexing over 14,000 publications, the majority of them available in full text. Over 160 subjects areas are covered extensively in this product including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology, social sciences, and more. The publications include over 6,500 scholarly journals, over 3,600 trade publications, over 2,000 magazines and newspapers, and over 800 industry reports, plus dissertations and theses, company annual reports, and videos.
  WPU ProQuest Computing Indexing for over 500 periodical titles, including over 250 trade publications, over 180 scholarly journals, and over 50 magazines. Citations and abstracts are available back to 1971 for several titles, and full-text access is available for over 400 titles, with current full-text content provided for over 200 of these. Topics covered in the database include artificial intelligence, games, graphics, networks, programming, security, systems, management, data processing, hardware, information science and information theory, and software. [1971 - Present]
  WPU ProQuest Digital Microfilm (Barron's, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal) ProQuest Digital Microfilm offers high-quality, cover-to-cover page images from Barron's, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal, including all graphics, advertisements and other features from the print editions. Although the database does not support searching of any kind, it can be used in conjunction with other databases that index Barron's, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal so you can obtain the citation information needed to view a specific page image. Our subscription to ProQuest Digital Microfilm currently provides the backfiles of Barron's, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal to January 2008. [2008 - Present]
  WPU ProQuest Education Journals Indexing for over 820 periodical titles in education, including over 630 scholarly journals, 120 trade publications, and over 50 magazines. Citations and abstracts are available back to 1971 for several titles, and full-text access is available for over 650 titles, with current full-text content provided for over 460 of these. ProQuest Education Journals covers not only the literature on primary, secondary, and higher education but also special education, home schooling, adult education, and hundreds of related topics. [1971 - Present]
  WPU ProQuest Newsstand ProQuest Newsstand offers full-text news from over 1,280 sources, including domestic and foreign newspapers, wire services, magazines, trade publications, and blogs. Over 50 of the highest-circulation newspapers in the United States are included in the database, including such key titles as the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the San Jose Mercury News, the Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, the Houston Chronicle, the Philadelphia Inquirer/Daily News, the Denver Post, and many others.
  WPU ProQuest Social Science Journals ProQuest Social Science Journals, a subset of the ProQuest Central database, is a collection of over 630 periodicals covering scholarly research in the social sciences. Subjects covered include anthropology, area studies, criminology, cultural and ethnic studies, demography, economics, gender studies, geography, labor and management studies, politics and policy, and urban studies. Full-text content is available for over 400 titles in the collection. [1971 - Present]
  WPU PsycARTICLES PsycARTICLES offers complete access to the full text of more than 80 landmark journals in behavioral science and related fields ranging from education, to nursing, to business, to neuroscience. The database currently contains over 160,000 articles from many of the most important journals in psychology, including 34 journals published by the American Psychological Association. Most titles feature complete content from the current issue back to volume 1, issue 1, with complete coverage of all subject areas relevant to psychological science including basic/experimental psychology, clinical psychology, developmental psychology, education and school psychology, health psychology, industrial/organizational psychology, social psychology and social processes. Articles in PsycARTICLES are also accessible through links in the (larger) PsycINFO database. [1894 - present]
  WPU PsycINFO PsycINFO is the principal abstracting and indexing database covering peer-reviewed literature in the behavioral sciences and mental health. The database currently contains over 3.3 million records for articles from over 2,500 journals, books, and dissertations. Although the major focus of the database is psychology, it also includes information about the psychological aspects of related fields such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, technology, linguistics, anthropology, business, law, and others. The records in PsycINFO are organized by a rigorous and detailed system of subject classification to support high-precision searching, and links to full-text content are provided where available. [1887 - present]
  WPU Public Administration Abstracts Index to articles on topics in public administration from over 270 periodicals, with links to full-text content where available. [1974 - present]
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  WPU Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress (PILOTS) Index to journal articles, books, book chapters, doctoral dissertations, government reports, and miscellaneous other publications dealing with research on traumatic stress. [1871 - Present]

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  WPU Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature Retrospective, 1890-1982 Access to citations from over 3 million articles from approximately 375 leading magazines spanning the period from 1890 to 1982. Includes articles from the most widely read popular periodicals of the day, journals of news and opinion, and a selection of research publications. [1890 - 1982]
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  NJKI ReferenceUSA Detailed, current directory information on more than 12 million U.S. businesses, 102 million U.S. residents, 683,000 U.S. health care providers, 1 million Canadian businesses, and 11 million Canadian residents. Funded by the the New Jersey State Library and New Jersey Knowledge Initiative.
  WPU RefWorks Web-based bibliographic management software; create a personal account to search and store citations from catalogs and databases. The references can be imported into your research papers and formatted to any style.
  WPU Regional Business News Comprehensive full text for regional business publications (including titles from Crain Communications). [1984 - present]
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  WPU RILM (Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale) Abstracts of Music Literature Produced by Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale, this comprehensive music bibliography features citations, abstracts and subject indexing to the literature of music. Coverage spans 1967 to the present, and the database is updated monthly. RILM covers articles in over 11,000 journals, many of which are not specifically devoted to music. RILM includes over 700,000 records, and over 40,000 new records are added every year. Citations in RILM represent publications in 214 languages, originating in 155 countries. Titles of works are translated into English, and the majority of records have English abstracts. Increasingly, records also feature abstracts in the original language of publication. [1969 - present]
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  WPU Sage Premier E-Journal Collection (Sage Journals Online) Over 450 scholarly journals in a wide variety of academic disciplines published by Sage.
  WPU Salem Literature (Masterplots and Critical Insights to Authors and Works) The online version of the 4th edition of Masterplots contains 2,200 brief summaries, critical analyses, and bibliographies for a wide variety of major literary works, including fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama. The emphasis is on modern works from the nineteenth century forward, and the new edition has added many new works by women authors and non-Western/non-English-language writers. This portal also features the full text of several volumes in Salem's "Critical Insights" series.
  WPU ScienceDirect Approximately 1200 full-text journals in the sciences and social sciences, plus indexing and abstracting for over 500 other journals.
  WPU Scopus Scopus is a comprehensive database providing access to the research literature of the natural and physical sciences and the social sciences. The database currently provides over 45 million citation records and indexes over 18,000 peer-reviewed journals, over 400 trade publications, and over 300 book series. Also included are citations for over 4.6 million conference papers from proceedings and journals, over 24 million patent records from five patent offices, articles in press from over 3,800 journals, and over 350 million scientific web pages indexed through the Scirus search engine. [1823 - Present]
  WPU Searchasaurus An animated search interface designed for elementary and middle school students, Searchasaurus provides access to three elementary and middle school databases (Primary Search, Middle Search Plus and Book Collection: Nonfiction). The interface encourages students to enhance and develop basic search methodologies.
  WPU Small Business Resource Center The Small Business Resource Center offers content covering all major areas of starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, tax and more. The full-text resources available in the database include sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites. Over 340 full-text sources in all. Access to this database is provided through the New Jersey State Library, via JerseyClicks.
  WPU Social Services Abstracts The Social Services Abstracts database provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development, with links to full-text articles where available. The database abstracts and indexes over 1,300 serials publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations, and citations to book reviews. The database is updated monthly, and it currently contained over 155,00 records. [1979 - Present]
  WPU Sociological Abstracts The Sociological Abstracts database abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Pulled from nearly 2,000 serial publications are abstracts from a variety of sources including journal articles, conference papers, books, dissertations, and conference papers, plus citations to important book reviews related to the social sciences. Adding to the scope and breadth of this resource is a backfile that begins in 1952. Many records from key journals in sociology, added to the database since 2002, also include the references cited in the bibliography of the source article. Cited reference linking functionality broadens research and learning by providing related research and contextual material. The database is updated monthly and currently contains over 960,000 records. [1952 - Present]
  WPU Something About the Author Online (Volume 200 - Present) Something About the Author is a biographical reference database providing illustrated biographical profiles of children's authors and artists. Our online access to the series, which begins with Volume 200 (2009), currently covers more than 750 individuals, ranging from established award winners to authors and illustrators who are just beginning their careers. Entries typically cover: personal life, career, writings, works in progress, adaptations, and additional sources. Approximately 750 additional authors are added to the database each year. The database supports both searching and browsing. [2009 - Present]
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  WPU SPIN (Searchable Physics Information Notices) - Abstracts Database Current indexing and abstracting of major American and Russian physics and astronomy journals. Contains abstracts for over 80 journals published by the American Institute of Physics (AIP) and its Member Societies since 1975, plus selected articles from other scientific journals, totaling close to 1 million articles. Full-text access is limited to four AIP journals: Journal of Applied Physics, Journal of Chemical Physics, Review of Scientific Instruments, and Reviews of Modern Physics.
  WPU SpringerLink E-Journals Collection Over 1,900 full-text scholarly journals in a variety of disciplines including behavioral sciences, biomedical and life sciences, business and economics, chemistry and materials science, computer science, earth and environmental science, engineering, humanities, social sciences and law, mathematics, medicine, physics and astronomy.

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  WPU Teacher Reference Center Citations and abstracts from over 270 teacher and administrator trade journals, magazines and books.
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  WPU Theses @ The William Paterson University of New Jersey The product of a collaboration between the Cheng Library and the University's Graduate programs, a collection of over 70 digitized master's theses is now available online through the ProQuest search interface. The majority of titles in the collection are from recent Communication Disorders and Music program graduates, but in 2010 the program is expanding to include other programs and the collection will grow as new theses are submitted for digitization. Please contact Jane Bambrick [bambrickj@wpunj.edu] if you have any questions about digital theses at WPUNJ. [2008 - Present]

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  LIB Ulrichsweb.com (Ulrich's Periodicals Directory) Bibliographic database providing comprehensive information on periodicals published throughout the world.
  WPU Urban Studies Abstracts Index to articles on topics in urban studies from over 190 periodicals, with links to full-text content where available. [1988 - present]
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  WPU Westlaw Campus Research Westlaw Campus Research is a comprehensive database for legal research. It contains federal and state case law, U.S. Supreme Court briefs, federal and state statutes and administrative codes, a collection of legal journals and law reviews, reference materials including American Jurisprudence, American Law Reports, and Black's Law Dictionary, and European Union legal materials. The database also includes a substantial number of foreign and domestic newspapers, magazines, trade journals, newswires, newsletters, broadcast transcripts, and business information, including SEC filings and Hoover's company records.
  WPU Westlaw Paralegal Primary Law Library Full-text database featuring federal and state legislative materials, case law, administrative materials, selected municipal codes and charteres, and the West KeyCite citation research service. PLEASE NOTE THAT access to this database is by password only.
  WPU Women's Studies International Limited user licenses. If you cannot access, please try again later. [1972 - present]
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  WPU World Book Online Online version of the World Book Encyclopedia also includes an atlas, a dictionary, links to New Jersey curriciulum correlations and lesson plans, and a guide to New Jersey resources.
  WPU World Scientific Publishing E-Books [Trial Access Through April 30, 2014] Over 5,000 full-text e-books in physics, mathematics, engineering and acoustics, biology and life sciences, computer science, economics and finance, medicine, and chemistry, along with other subject areas. The e-books are in PDF format.
  WPU World Shakespeare Bibliography [1964 - present]
  WPU WorldCat - The OCLC Online Union Catalog (FirstSearch) WorldCat is the world's largest and most comprehensive union catalog, currently featuring over 271 million bibliographic records that represent more than 1 billion individual items held by participating institutions. WorldCat includes records for books, videos, serial publications, articles, recorded books and music, electronic books, sheet music, genealogical references, cultural artifacts, digital objects, Web sites and much more. The cataloged works span thousands of years and nearly every form of human expression, with materials in over 470 languages from 112 countries and territories.
  WPU Worldwide Political Science Abstracts The Worldwide Political Science Abstracts database provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international research literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration and policy. Links are also provided to full-text content where it is available. Since 2000, development of the database has focused on expanding international coverage, and over half the titles now covered in the database are published outside the United States. Updated monthly, the database currently contains over 800,000 records. [1975 - Present]
Maintained by Richard Kearney, Electronic Resources Librarian
Last Updated: 04/04/2014