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Based on Joseph Sabin's landmark bibliography, this collection contains full-text works about the Americas, including Latin America and Canada, published throughout the world from 1500 to the early 1900's. Included are books, pamphlets, serials and other documents that provide original accounts of exploration, trade, colonialism, slavery and abolition, the western movement, Native Americans, military actions and more.
Collection of 5,000 new electronic books in computer science, engineering, and related subjects including management and economics. Safari Tech Books provides timely access to materials published by Java, Addison-Wesley, O'Reilly, Que, Peachpit Press, Prentice Hall, Sams, Macromedia, Microsoft, CISCO, and Adobe and others.  How to Search This Database
SAGE Research Methods OnlineSage Research Methods Online (SRMO) - a comprehensive source for gathering information and assistance on research methodology, from basic terminology to complex interactive maps depicting the relationships among different types of research methods. Access hundreds of online handbooks, dictionaries and encyclopedias; the entire "Little Green Book" and "Little Blue Book" series; journal articles; and instructional videos. Includes links to free statistical software, directories of research organizations, information on research ethics, and social networking sites for academics.  
Video Tutorials and Guides for Students and Faculty to help with research projects.
Salud en Espanol Salud en Español is EBSCO's interface designed for the everyday consumer of Spanish-language health care information. Salud provides convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information. Salud en Español es la interfase de EBSCO diseñada para el usuario cotidiano de información sobre el cuidado de la salud en Español. Salud provee un acceso conveniente a información médica y de salud de fácil comprensión.  How to Search This Database
SciELO (Scientific Electronic Library Online) Citation IndexPart of the Web of Science family of databases, SciELO (Scientific Electronic Library Online) Citation Index provides access to scholarly literature in sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities published in leading open-access journals from Latin America, Portugal, Spain and South Africa. Coverage is from 1997 to the present.
Science and Technology CollectionContains over 800 leading full-text journals covering relevant aspects of the scientific and technical community. Topics include aeronautics, astrophysics, biology, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology, marine sciences and materials science. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 1,700 publication.  How to Search This Database
Science Citation Index Expanded (1899-present)ISI’s Science Citation Index Expanded provides access to approximately 8,300 journals in the natural, life, physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences going back as far as 1899. Each article contains full indexing with abstracts as well as complete bibliographies, allowing for cited reference searching. Full-Text links are provided for articles which are part of the library’s collection.
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SciFinder is the world’s premier database for chemical literature, containing millions of searchable records derived from thousands of international journals published from 1907 to the present. In addition to journal articles, SciFinder also indexes chemical patents, dissertations, conference proceedings, and technical reports. Learn search techniques through SciFinder Tutorials and How To Guides.

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SCOPUSSCOPUS covers topics in health, life sciences, agricultural and biological sciences, chemistry, physics, mathematics, engineering, earth and environmental sciences, social science, psychology, and economics, business, and management.  How to Search This Database
The Scribner Writers series includes approximately 1,600 full-text articles on writers and literary genres drawn from 13 acclaimed Scribner print series. Each signed article was written by a noted scholar and concludes with a bibliography of primary and secondary sources for further study.  How to Search This Database
SEDARCanadian Public Company Filings - the official website that provides access to most public securities documents and information filed by public companies and investment funds with the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) in the SEDAR filing system.
Provides access to the most up-to-date and accurate bibliographic information as well as current pricing structures for popular serials. It contains over 200,000 U.S. and international titles, including newspapers; historical data for an additional 20,000 titles; data from over 100,000 publishers worldwide, including e-mail and Internet addresses; and Library of Congress and Dewey Decimal Classifications for every entry.  How to Search This Database
The Shoah Visual History ArchiveThe Shoah Visual History Archive allows users to search and view over 50,000 audiovisual testimonies of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides. These testimonies were conducted in 58 countries and in 34 languages. UTD affiliates must create a free login to use this database. See the May 2015 VHA Brochure for more information about The Shoah Visual History Archive.
Short Story IndexDetailed index of more than 76,500 stories from more than 4,025 collections, either written in English or translated into English. It is searchable by subject, author, date, title, keyword, and source alone or by any combination. Subjects include narrative technique or device, locale, theme, and genre. This reference database grows by 4,000 records each year, and includes coverage dating back to 1984. Although primarily an index, it links to full text if available.  How to Search This Database
SIAM Journals (electronic journals from SIAM)
SIAM Journals (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) covers research in applied and computational mathematics. Included are modeling of physical, chemical and biomedical phenomena; designing engineered parts and structures for optimized performance; planning and managing financial and marketing strategies; and understanding and optimizing manufacturing processes. Full-text coverage of 13 peer-reviewed journals from 1997 onward is available, including SIAM Review, Theory of Probability and Its Applications, and SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing.
Social Issues POWERSEARCHSearches the following databases simultaneously: Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts,   Sociological Abstracts,   Worldwide Political Science Abstracts,   Social Services Abstracts,  and   PAIS International.  How to Search This Database
Social Sciences Abstracts indexes and abstracts over 620 publications on a wide range of interdisciplinary fields such as addiction studies, anthropology, corrections, economics, gender studies, gerontology, minority studies, political sciences, psychology, sociology, and more. Coverage runs from 1983 to present, and entries link to full text when available. For articles published between 1907-1983, use the Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective.  How to Search This Database
Social Sciences Citation Index is a multidisciplinary index with searchable author abstracts, covering thousands of journals in 50 social science disciplines (anthropology, economics, geography, law, political science, psychology, sociology, etc.) Coverage begins in 1900 and continues to the present.
Sociological AbstractsDraws information from an international selection of over 1,800 journals, serials, conference papers, books and dissertations published from 1952 to the present. Subjects include community development, family and social work, group interactions, human biology, religion and science, welfare services, women's studies, social psychology, health, medicine and law, environmental interactions and demography. It includes a thesaurus and links to many full-text articles.  How to Search This Database
SPIE (Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers) Digital LibrarySPIE Digital Library provides the world’s largest collection of optics and photonics research, with papers spanning biomedicine, communications, sensors, defense and security, manufacturing, electronics, energy, and imaging. The library subscription includes access to all SPIE proceedings back to 1962, all journals, and hundreds of ebooks, including selected conference video presentations. See the HELP page for more information on using this database, including instructions on creating a personal account for custom features such as e-mail alerts and mobile access.
Springer LINK (electronic journals from Springer) 
SpringerLink, by Springer-Verlag publishers, is one of the world's leading online information services for scientific, technical, and medical books and journals. SpringerLink contains full-text of over 500 fully peer reviewed journals and a growing roster of series publications and online books. Coverage varies from journal to journal, but most titles go back as far as the mid 1990s.
Standard and Poor's NetAdvantageComprehensive source of business and investment information, offering on-line access to popular Standard & Poor's research products such as Industry Surveys, Stock Reports, Corporation Records, The Register of Corporations, Directors and Executives, The Outlook, and Mutual Fund Reports. This resource also provides hard-to-find data on over 85,000 private companies that are not publicly traded. How to Search This Database
Statesman's Year BookThe Statesman's Yearbook online contains the full-text of the current print edition, including Fact Sheets on topics including world population development, largest urban agglomerations, news media, crime and health, and economic overviews for every country in the world.
The Statistical Abstract of the United States is a one-volume, comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic condition of the United States, containing over 1,400 searchable and browsable individually indexed statistical tables. 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.
Statistical InsightStatistical Insight is a full-text database containing thousands of statistical charts and tables derived from federal and state government agencies, international bodies, and private organizations. ProQuest Statistical Insight's content is quite broad and includes demographic data as well as data about crime, economics, health, education, labor, and the environment. Older paper copies of these indexes (American Statistical Index, the Index to International Statistics, and the Statistical Reference Index) are available on microfiche for 1974-2000 in the Microform Index Area.
The Sunday Times
Digital Archive 1822-2006
Enables users to easily search, retrieve and share articles from The Sunday Times electronic archive. Containing close to 600,000 pages, the Sunday Times archive is a gateway to analysis and commentary on news and society, including murder, theatre, sport and politics. World famous for its cutting-edge investigative journalism, the newspaper broke many of the key stories of the twentieth century, including the thalidomide scandal in the 1960s, the exposure of Kim Philby as a Soviet double-agent, and the revelations about the Israeli nuclear program in 1986.
SwankSwank is the world’s largest non-theatrical distributor of motion pictures for public performance. The Digital Campus platform provides 24/7 access via online streaming and covers a wide variety of documentary films.
SYNTHESIS is an innovative information service for the research, development and educational communities in engineering and computer science. The basic component of the library is a 50- to 100-page electronic book that synthesizes an important research or development topic, authored by a prominent contributor to the field. We call these Lectures and believe that they offer unique value to the reader by providing more synthesis, analysis, and depth than typical research journal articles.

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