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 Starting Spring 2015, Off campus access to subscription databases will be validated through a campus server. Use the small box after each database entry for login. Use the same name (everything before the @) and password you do for "mystate" and "campus email" as you login.On campus access is STILL through the large title for each database.

 

(Gale) Multidisciplinary database containing full-text articles and citations to academic journals and popular publications. Includes New York Times from 1985. (powered by InfoTrac ®)                                                                                          
 
             

 

(Ebsco) Multidisciplinary database provides full-text for more than 5,600 journals, including full-text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. 
 

 

Contains the Catalog and index to the collections at the National Agricultural Library and primary public source agricultural information. Encompasses materials as far back as the 15th century.  
 

 

(Ebsco) Full-text articles with focus on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Indexing and abstracts as far back as 1984, full-text back to 1990.
 

 

(NewsBank) "Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more with the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers. Includes staff-written articles, obituaries, editorials, announcements, real estate and other sections." Includes Charleston Daily Mail and Charleston Gazette from 1990's to current, as well as a number of other West Virginia Newspapers. 
 
 

 

Full-text articles from American Chemical Society journals, many from the start of publication to current. ACS is searchable from off-campus, but access to the full text of the article is only available from on-campus.
 

 

 

The AMNH DSpace Digital Repository is a digital archive maintained by the Research Library for AMNH Scientific Publications and materials digitized by the Library. Open access. 
 

 

Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture Reference with over 400,000 works in public and private collections nationwide, and includes records from Save Outdoor Sculpture. Open access. 
 
 

 

Open access research journals published by BioMed Central. Some are not available full text.
 

 

(Ebsco) Full-text for over 1,000 business publications dating back to 1985. Includes over 10,000 company profiles.
 

 

Site by the National Cancer Institute, proving information on numerous types of cancer. Open access. 
 

 

EPA has developed information summaries on selected chemicals to describe how you might be exposed to these chemicals, how exposure to them might affect you and the environment, what happens to them in the environment, who regulates them, and whom to contact for additional information. Open access. 
 
 

 

Online open access chemistry journals.
 

 

 

(Ebsco) This database combines CommSearch and Mass Media Articles Index with other journals to index and abstract over 570 journals to selective coverage of almost 200 more, and full-text for over 450 journals in the communication and mass media field.
 

 

(Ebsco) Resource for consumer-oriented health content, it is designed to support the needs of patients, and to provide an overall understanding of health-related topics. 
 

 

Also available off campus. Reports and analysis on issues in the news, provides brief legislative histories. Provides coverage for topics on health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy.  
 

 

(ProQuest) Also available off campus. Database which includes over 50 full text sources, and indexes and abstracts over 200 titles. 
 
 

 

The Datapages database provides (archives and catalogs) full-text access to geological publications.

 

Multidisciplinary collection of open access academic journals. Can search for journal titles or keyword search for articles. 
 

 

Open access peer-reviewed and published international journal articles and conference papers on the latest research developments and applications related to all aspects of educational technology and e-learning.
 

 

National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) primary text search, which includes 40 literature and molecular databases. Open access.
 

 

(Ebsco) , contains over 1.3 million records and links to over 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966. Also available at http:/www.eric.ed.gov 
 

 

Free access to European Union law and other public documents. Collections include: Treaties, International Agreements, Legislation in Force, Preparatory Acts, Case-Law, Parliamentary Questions.
 

 

(Ebsco) Database contains over 32,000 entries and an index to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.
 

 

(Ebsco) Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries.
 

 

(Ebsco) Collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Provides indexing and abstracts for over 384,000 records, as well as open access full text for more than 4,700 records. 
 
 

 

(Ebsco) Provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines. 
 

 

(Ebsco) Full-text and abstracts for journals focusing on a variety of medical disciplines. Also includes Clinical Pharmacology, which provides access to clinically relevant drug monographs for US prescription drugs and supplements. 
 

 

"Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836 - 1922 or use the U.S. newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690 - present." 
 
 

 

(FDLP) "..documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational material from a wide variety of sources including federal, state and local governments; international governments and institutions; nonprofit organizations and private entities." ON CAMPUS ONLY

 

(WVLC) Database for job searching, will need to create a free username and password (same username and password used for ), access provided by the West Virginia Library Commission.
 

 

Articles covering various subject areas, full-text available prior to 1923 for US publications, and prior to 1879 worldwide. To ensure a full-text only result keep "Include only content I can access" selected.
 

 

(WVLC) Practice tests for standardized tests, for occupations, college entrance, and lessons for basic computer skills. Will need to create a free username and password (use same one as for ). Access provided by the West Virginia Library Commission.
 

 

 

(Ebsco) Abstracts for journals, books, research reports and proceedings for subjects including librarianship, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.
 

 

(Ebsco) Multidisciplinary database including full-text periodicals covering general interest subject areas. Contains an image collection with photos, maps and flags.
 

 

(Ebsco) Provides citations to current biomedical journals in the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and others.
 

 

(Gale) Detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations. Subjects include literature, language, linguistics, folklore, literary theory and criticism. MLA Directory of Periodicals  
  
available under this database's advanced search screen.

 

 

(Ebsco) Cover to cover and selective full-text for US and international papers. 
 

 

(Smithsonian American Art Museum) Contains over half a million photographs, negative and slides documenting American art from colonial to contemporary times (about 20% of collection is digitized). Notable collections: Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Walter Rosenblum Collection, American Sculpture Photograph Study Collection, Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection. Open access. 
 
 

 

(Ebsco) Designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects.
 

 

(Smithsonian American Art Museum) Contains 136,494 records describing fine art works exhibited in the United States and Canada up through 1876, includes artists of all nationalities who exhibited works from 1773 to 1877 including Old Masters. Open access.
 

 

(Ebsco) Full-text for over 70 popular magazines for elementary school research.
 

 

American Physical Society's online archives for Physical Review Letters, Reviews of Modern Physics, and Physical Review A-E. Dates range from 1893-2007. Reviews of Modern Physics is a current subscription. Can search citations anywhere, full text available.
 

 

(ProQuest) From the American Psychological Association, a source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology.
 

 

Citations for biomedical literature , life science journals, and online books. May include links to full-text from  and publisher web sites. Open access.
 

 

Full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the US National Institute of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM). Open access.
 

 

(Ebsco) More than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
 

 

On Campus only; RESTRICTED to chemistry majors and faculty. Searches patents and Chemical literature. Contact reference librarian for access.

 

Full-text of biochemistry, genetics, and molecular biology journals. Change "source" to "subscribed journals" to search full-text only. Citations can be searched off-campus, full-text available ON CAMPUS ONLY. 

 

 

(Proquest) "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." Includes some data back to 1790's. Online version of the print Statistical Abstracts. Print annuals of prior years are located in Reference and on the First Tier (HA202 .A36).  
 
 

 

 

 

(Ebsco) Current events database, contains articles and citations on social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics.
 

 

Periodicals' directory, provides bibliographic and publisher information on over 300,000 periodicals.
 

 

 

image-up-arrowimage-down-arrowJournals by Title

  (the icon/link at left) is a new database listing periodicals titles available at the library:

  • through the library's subscribed list of databases,
  • available publicly online and
  • titles physically available in the building (paper and microform).

 


The library's paper version of the Periodical Holdings List only contains titles physically held in the library (print and microform); it does not include titles from the databases. It is located on tables in the library Periodical Room.

If you have problems or need help please ask at the Reference Desk or contact one of the librarians.

image-up-arrowimage-down-arrowE-Book Sets
SUBSCRIPTION and PURCHASED TITLES, accessed through Vendors:
 
                                                                                                                                                                       Available on campus. Off campus use, restricted to current students, faculty and staff. Use the "library" barcode on the back of your Campus ID as the password for subscription and purchased ebooks and electronic resources. If you need additional help - MAIN library phone number: 304-766-3116; reference desk: 304-766-3135.
 
  • EbscoHost EBooks (formerly NetLIBRARY)
    EbscoHost's NetLibrary Collections VIII and IX consist of around 7,000 ebooks covering a variety of subjects.

 

PUBLICLY AVAILABLE TITLES:

 

E-book FAQ

The Drain-Jordan Library offers many ebooks (electronic books) that are available 24/7/365 days a year on or off-campus. the ebooks provide complete books in electronic format making them always available.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

 

  1. What is an ebook?
    An ebook is a complete electronic version of a print book.
  2. When can I use an ebook?
    The ebook collection is available 24/7/365 days a year.
  3. How do I access ebooks off-campus?
    When it asks for an ID or login password, you will need to input the library barcode number located on the back of your student ID that starts with a "2".
  4. Are the ebooks downloadable?
    No, at this time ebooks cannot be downloaded. You connect and read them online. If you close the book or stop using it for about twenty minutes the ebook is checked back in. It is only checked out while you are using it. You can reopen the book any time it is not in use.
  5. How do a find an ebook on my subject?
    The largest collection of ebooks in the library is the  (formerly NetLibrary). There are several ways to access them, but the easiest way to focus on a particular subject is through the . In the first field enter the term: netlib*, you can enter other terms in the following fields to narrow the search to your subject.
    You can also keyword search and display/sort the results with the most recent published titles first; most of this collection was published within the last decade+.
  6. Why didn't the ebook link in the catalog work?
    If you are off-campus the catalog url may not work due to vendor security. Recheck the catalog for the book's title and vendor, then access them through the ebook vendor's link using your library barcode number. Some ebook links are Federal Government Depository Library purls (permanent urls) that may display the book or just a description of the book.
  7. What if I need additional help?
    You may contact the library at 304-766-3116 or through the chat, text, or email services listed/linked on the Ask-A-Librarian page.

 
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General

  •  and 
  • was maintained by University of Michigan School of Information, no longer updated some links may be broken.
  • and
  •  e.g. food, education, jobs, energy, environment, population, trade, and more from the world's nations and regions, including forecasts.

Agriculture

  •  index/database of publications on all aspects of agriculture, plant and animal sciences, forestry, etc. developed by the  (NAL).
  •  includes links to WV and federal data on agriculture, profiles breaks out by county, other census links.

Allied Health

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Art

  •  with over 400 links provided by the University of Michigan School of Art & Design.

Biology

  •  - biology and chemistry links and dictionary.
  •  National Agricultura Library's database of citations to agricultural literature.
  •  Over "200,00 full-text documents and bibliographic citations of [US] Department of Energy (DOE) research report literature. Documents are primarily from 1991 forward and were produced by DOE, the DOE contractor community, and/or DOE grantees."
  •  by Carolyn Csongrad, provided by Access Excellence@ the National Health Museum Resource Center.
  •  collection of short reports on recent biological discoveries provided by the National Center for Biotechnology Informaton.

Business

    • Gale Virtual Reference Titles (if off campus use library barcode as password)
  •  | 
  •  provides solutions to businesses based on their development stage
  •  information for the second-stage entrepreneur and small businesses
  •  |  | 
  •  College of Business, WVU maintains a number of publications including West Virginia Business and Economic Review
  •  links to business sites sorted by topic, most info free, but some sources require subscription.
  •  created by Sharon Stoerger. Some links require registration.
  •  and 
  •  maintained by Irving Leveson, selected from various sources. Registration allows access to discussion forums and more material.

Chemistry

  •  Over "200,00 full-text documents and bibliographic citations of [US] Department of Energy (DOE) research report literature. Documents are primarily from 1991 forward and were produced by DOE, the DOE contractor community, and/or DOE grantees."
  •  from Lenntech, includes chemical properties, health effects and environmental effects.
  •  provided by Mark Winter, University of Sheffield, England.

Communication

  •  compiled by Karla Tonella, University of Iowa. Extensive list of journalism linkks, including citation guides for electroinic/internet sources.
  •  by Rich Meislin, provided by the New York Times about a page down is a section called:  followed by a Reference Desk section, etc.
  •  An Ebsco index
  •  (Gale Virtual Reference Library)

Criminal Justice

  •  | 
  • , the Community Policing Consortium's monograph on the Evolution of Community Policing.
  •  Oral arguments in the Court since 1995; selective arguments on key constitutional cases earlier (increasing). QTVR tour of the Supreme Court building.
  •  and 
  •  from the U.S. House of Representative.
  •  from Washburn University School of Law

Economics

Education

  • , sites examined by practicing teachers for primary, intermediate, and secondary teachers and selected as the best.
  •  from Tufts University, has sections on Family/Parenting, Health/Mental Health, Education/Learning, Typical Development, Childcare/Daycare.
  •  provided by Library of Congress
  •  provides a free search version of the ERIC Database. Full text of ERIC documents (ED) are available on the site. WVSU library also has a subscription to the database as one of the Ebsco databases.
  •  annotated directory of educational software/technology resources, includes links to education organizations, publications and reviews.

English

  •  (Ebsco index)
  •  from Capital Community College Foundation
  •  from Online Schools
  •  and  (Gale Reference Book)
  •  and  (Gale Reference Book)
  •  (campus only-checks for campus IP addresses) For "the qualitative narrative bibliographical review of scholarly work on English language and literatures written in English."
  •  (campus only-checks for campus IP addresses) "a companion volume to YWES....a narrative bibliography of work in the field of critical and cultural theory, recording significant debates and issues of interest in a broad field of research in the humanities and social sciences."

Environmental Safety

Health & Human Performance

  •  (Ebsco Database)

History

  •  provided by the University of Evansville, Indiana. Essays on ancient cultures: Near East, India, Egypt, China, Greece, Roman, Islam, Europe and translations of ancient texts.
  •  from the Center for History and New Media (CHNM) at George Mason University. A search line is available.
  •  - African-American experience of segregation from the 1870s through the 1950s, teachers's resources included. The library has the four videos listed under television (circ desk videos, E185.61 .R57 2002)
  •  from Library of Congress (check listing of the 101 countries covered on the bottom of their page.)
  • West Virginia: Big Coal River Valley - Library of Congress'  Folklife and Landscape in Southern W.V. includes sound recording, photographs, etc.

Law

  •  (Gale Virtual Reference Library)

Mathematics

  •  Open access to over 500,000 e-prints in physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitiative biology and statistics.
  •  from Harvey Mudd College Mathematics Dept.;  site check their free resources/explanations; Intro page for On-Line Tutorials by Stefan Waner & Steven R. Costenoble
  • , web site for the book The Algorithm Design Manual

Medicine

  •  (Gale Virtual Reference Library)
  •  under Salem

Military Science

Modern Foreign Languages

  • French
  • Spanish

Multicultural Studies

  •  (Gale Virtual Reference Library)

Music

  •  from AMG, a commercial site for media (music and movie) purchases. Site allows searching by artist, albums, songs, style, label. Results produce review, song/track list, album release dates, discography, format
  •  Streaming audio of interviews with eight world-famous musicians: British composer Malcohm Arnold, conductor-performer Daniel Barenboim, Reggae legend Bob Marley, conductor-performer André Previn, violin virtuoso Yehudi Menuhin, British conductor Simon Rattle, and Indian sitar master Ravi Shankar. The interviews average about eight minutes and will take a few moments to start.
  •  a history of Jazz before 1930 includes profiles of important jazz singers and musicians.

Physics

  •  Open access to over 500,000 e-prints in physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitiative biology and statistics.
  •  Over "200,00 full-text documents and bibliographic citations of [US] Department of Energy (DOE) research report literature. Documents are primarily from 1991 forward and were produced by DOE, the DOE contractor community, and/or DOE grantees."

Political Science

  •  metasite by Robert Duval (Political Science, W.VA. University) includes "If you are new..." details of the site, information on the Profession, teaching, research, service and publications.
  •  with Demographic and Economic Data on World Nations
  •  includes research about counties on a national level, links to US Census for county demographic data, links to county homepages. Site is regularly updated.
  •  maintained by TeleDiplomacy, Inc.
  •  online versions maintained by the Library of Congress.
  •  current;  US Department of State (current: ),  , , selections from the .
  • , a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization seeking to foster popular debate on international issues
  • , the full report (585 pages)

Psychology

  •  from Tufts University, has sections on Family/Parents, Health/Mental Health, Education/Learning, Typical Development, Childcare/Daycare
  •  (Ebsco database)

ROTC

  • See  above

Science

    • Gale Virtual Reference Titles (if off campus use library barcode as password)
  •  A search engine covering over 415,000,000 science-specific web pages to yield "scientific, scholarly, technical and medical data" in the form of "the latest reports, peer-reviewed articles, patents, pre prints and journals that other search engines miss."

Social Work

    • Gale Virtual Reference Titles (if off campus use library barcode as password)

Sociology

  •  (Gale Virtual Reference Library)
  •  e.g. food, education, jobs, energy, environment, population, trade, and more from the world's nations and regions, including forecasts.

Technology

  •  (Gale Virtual Reference Library)
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"Database Journal Articles" lists database/indexes available with a brief description to aid your search for journal/newspaper/magazine articles. Full-text and abstract articles only.
   Off campus access - choose the small box at the right end of each database to login with your campus mail name and password (remember not to enter the @wvstate.edu after your name).
   On campus select the database's title (big font) and you will go right into the database.

"Journals By Title" is used to locate specific journal/newspaper/magazine titles. Results will indicate if the library provides access and which years and formats are available.  After you select "Journals By Title", click on the "Journal Finder" icon, which takes you into Journal Finder.


"E-book Sets" links to electronic books purchased by the library or freely available.

"Research by Subject" links to web resources/databases listed by subject.

"Research Guides & Tutorials" provides information on how to use the databases, book catalog and other library resources.

 

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