Provides definitions of a wide variety of acronyms, initialisms, abbreviations and similar contractions, translating them into their full names or meanings.
Full-text/full-image resource of 1,000 periodical titles published between 1741 and 1940.
ABELL contains over 850,000 records, covering monographs, periodical articles, critical editions of literary works, book reviews and collections of essays published anywhere in the world from 1920 onwards.
Provides the complete works of the key practitioners and theorists throughout the discipline. Relevant to study in the areas of politics, economics, history, psychology, environmental studies, religion, area studies, linguistics, and geography, this database contains more than 1800 documentary films and 100,000 pages of full-text material, including tens of thousands of pages of previously unpublished material from major archives. This database is cross-searchable with Ethnographic Video Online.
Provides bibliographic data on historical writing dealing with the British Isles, and with the British empire and commonwealth, during all periods for which written documentation is available - from 55 BC to the present. Limited to 3 concurrent users.
Black Studies in Video is a signature Alexander Street Press collection featuring documentaries, newsreels, interviews and archival footage surveying the evolution of black culture in the United States. In partnership with California Newsreel, the database provides access to their African American Classics collection, and includes films covering history, politics, art and culture, family structure, social and economic pressures, and gender relations.
Booklist is a book-review magazine that has been published by the American Library Association for more than 100 years, and offers reviews to help libraries decide what to buy and to help library patrons and students decide what to read, view, or listen to. It comprises two print magazines, an extensive website and database, e-newsletters, webinars, and other resources that support librarians in collection development and readers' advisory.
The newspapers and news pamphlets gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757 - 1817) represent the largest single collection of 17th and 18th century English news media.
The Cambridge Structural Database (CSD) is a repository of small molecule crystal structures. The CSD System also comprises software for database access, structure visualisation and data analysis, and structural knowledge bases derived from the CSD. This link will direct you to the Chemistry Research Guide for full directions on accessing CSD.
The Current Digest of the Chinese Press presents a collection of articles from key Chinese newspapers on such topics as politics, international relations, security, economics, business, public health, environment, education, culture and more. Articles are selected from a wide variety of sources in China, all of which are explicitly targeted on a domestic – not foreign – audience. Each article is translated into English, with great attention to conveying "the sense and spirit" of the Chinese text. The Current Digest of the Chinese Press provides a comprehensive, broad-survey understanding of current events as reported by mass media in the People’s Republic of China, offering readers, regardless of Chinese language ability, insight on the current Chinese reality.
The Dictionnaire d’histoire et de géographie ecclésiastiques comprises extensive articles on 20 centuries of Church history. It contains 70,000 entries and is enriched with over 2200 biographical notes drawn from Die Bischöfe des Heiligen Römischen Reiches. It is the online version of the reference work published by Letouzey et Ané. Limited to 3 concurrent users.
EBL is now ProQuest Ebook Central a web-based e-book library containing thousands of online academic books which can be read on or offline. You can access ProQuest Ebook Central via this link or through our online catalog. Note: You will be asked to log into the Flagship proxy first.
Includes 11 major editions from the First Folio to the Cambridge edition of 1863-66, twenty-four contemporary printings of individual plays, selected apocrypha, related works, 100 adaptations sequels and burlesques from the 17th, 18th & 19th centuries.
Digital images of every page of books published during the 18th Century, this database provides full-text searching in the fields of history, literature, religion, law, fine arts, science and more.
Consists of a fully searchable and browse-able, authoritative references, including Britannica's latest article database, and articles not found in the print Britannica.
Documents the full range of the African American experience between 1619 and 1895. Covers a wide range of topics, offers brief biographies, selective bibliographies and cross-references, and a chronology of major events.
Traces the transition from the Reconstruction Era to the age of Jim Crow, the Harlem Renaissance, the Civil Rights Movement, and the ascendant influence of African Americans on the American cultural landscape.
Identifies live, print and electronic sources of information listed under alphabetically arranged subjects--industries and business concepts and practices. (Click on 'Libraries & Info Sources on the right hand side to access the encyclopedia.)
A comprehensive, multidisciplinary view of Latin American history and culture from prehistoric times to the present.
The Encyclopedia of Social Work is the first continuously updated online collaboration between the National Association of Social Workers (NASW Press) and Oxford University Press (OUP). This resource contains 400 overview articles, on key topics ranging from international issues to ethical standards, and adds new articles and revisions to existing articles regularly.
Factiva provides national and international content, including the Dow Jones and Reuters newswires, as well as The Wall Street Journal. It provides timely information from financial quotes, market data, newspapers, companies and industry news. Users can conduct in-depth research on companies, industries and regional affairs. There are 22 language interfaces and over 100 countries with multilingual content from more than 8,000 sources.
Filmakers Library Online provides award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum—race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. It presents points of view and historical and current experiences from diverse cultures and traditions world-wide. This release now provides 956 titles, equaling approximately 752 hours.
GenderWatch is a full text database of publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas. Subjects covered include: business, education, literature and the arts, health sciences, history, political science, public policy, sociology, gender and women's studies and more. The database provides in-depth coverage of the subjects that are uniquely central to women's lives. It includes content on the impact of gender and gender roles on areas such as: the arts, popular culture and media, business and work, crime and criminology, education, research and scholarship, family, health care and medicine, politics, policy and legislation, pornography, religion, sexuality and sexology, sports and leisure.Publications include academic and scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, regional publications, books, booklets and pamphlets, conference proceedings, and government, n-g-o and special reports.
Google Book Search allows you to search the full text of millions of titles in all subject areas. If the book is out of copyright, or the publisher has given permission, a preview of the book is viewable, and in some cases the entire text. If the work is in the public domain, a PDF copy can be downloaded.
HathiTrust is a not-for-profit collaborative project of over 150 academic and research libraries, and preserves over 17 million items including books and government documents. Reading access is available to the fullest extent available under US copyright law, with additional access available to members. Computational access to the entire collection is also available. Log in to ensure you have complete access to available items. During periods when the library is closed to patrons, Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS) will allow temporary access to digitized versions of items in the Loyola print collection.
Indexes worldwide information on Central & South America, Mexico, the Caribbean basin, the U.S.- Mexico border region, & Hispanics in the United States. Covers analyses of current political, economic & social issues, & Latin American arts & letters.
The Illustrated London News is the world’s first illustrated weekly newspaper. This Historical Archive covers from the initial launching of the newspaper in 1842 to its last issue in 2003. It serves a crucial primary source database for British history and significant world events. The database has more than one and half million color facsimile images. Searches can be limited to sections such as advertising, news and business, arts and leisure, people, and commentary or illustrations. A feature called Research Tools gives access to a collection of essays that highlight primary source content in this database.
Intended to provide new scholarly articles in the field of Religion and Science. These articles were written primarily by European authors and are available here in translation. Supported by the Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences.
This onlilne directory is the continuation of the printed editions. It contains the names and addresses of specialists from over 70 different countries with (for the majority) their fields of study. You can search by name or browse by last name. Limited to 3 simultaneous users.
Covers historical, comparative, formal, mathematical, functional, philosophical, and sociolinguistics. Special attention is given to interrelations within these branches of the field and to relations of linguistics with other disciplines.
Highlights the expanding influence of economics in social science research and features new articles and biographies contributed by scholars from around the world on a wide array of global topics in the social sciences.
Bibliography of the European middle ages c.400-1500. Entries are drawn from the regular coverage of over 4,000 periodicals and from 5,000 miscellaneous volumes, conference proceedings, essay collections and Festschriften. Limited to 3 simultaneous users.
A bibliography of 250,000+ articles and reviews drawn from 400+ medieval and renaissance journals. Plus a growing bibliography of monographs pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700).
Provides a comprehensive historical survey of ideas and scholars from Plato to modern times, examining developments in other disciplines which have shaped literary theory and criticism.
Key Business Ratios on the Web (KBR) provides online access to competitive benchmarking data. This tool lets researchers examine industry benchmarks compiled from D&B®’s database of public and private companies, featuring 14 key business ratios for public and private companies in 800 lines of business.
Provides more than 35 fully searchable newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela and elsewhere.
Provides indexing and full text content to the Los Angeles Times from 1881 through 1984. All sections and articles within the Times are fully viewable including, commentaries, letters to the editor, editorials, entertainment news, radio and television schedules, classified ads, advertisements, photographs, and comics.
The Making of Modern Law covers the watershed period of legal development during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. This archive is the world's most comprehensive full-text collection of Anglo-American legal treatises of the period.
The Making of Modern Law: Trials:1600-1926 covers a range of legal history from the beginnings of the modern period to the early twentieth century. This archive is the result of a partnership between Gale and the Harvard, Yale and British libraries as well as the collection of the Library of the Association of Bar of the City of New York.
Contains over 10 million pages of documents submitted to the Supreme Court, including briefs and petitions, oral transcripts, memoranda, and more. Covers 75,000 cases, including cases for which the Court did not issue a full opinion.
Digital facsimile images on every page of 61,000 works of literature on economic and business published from 1450 through 1850. Provides full-text searching on more than 12 million pages.
A comprehensive analytical resource covering the whole of public international law that represents a new edition of the print version published between 1991 and 2001. New and updated content will be added on a rolling basis.
Contains information about and reviews of all English-language standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, & related areas. TIP is a bibliography to all current commercially available tests in English.
Please CLICK HERE to register for an account before attempting to access this resource
Registration will need to be updated every 6 months.
MRI consolidates many of the databases used to evaluate magazines or seeking directory and editorial information.
Please note:This resource is limited to ten concurrent users. You may wish to consider working during off-peak hours. If you are unable to log in, first update your registration and then contact a librarian for help.
Funded by the National Human Genome Research Institute and NIH this resource supports numerous information services including links to genetics organizations, digital collections, DNA patents, bibliographies,syllabi and print publications.
Naxos Music Library Jazz is one of the most comprehensive collection of Jazz music available online. It offers close to 22,600 tracks of jazz from over 2,300 albums. Over 500 jazz artists are represented. Naxos Jazz Library comprises Naxos Jazz and the 22 labels of Fantasy Jazz. Users may browse by featured artist(s) or search for name(s), disc / song title and catalogue number. Playlists can also be created. New jazz releases are continually added.
This Naxos Music Library offers over 45,000 sheet music titles, powered by FreeHandMusic.com. The library delivers digital sheet music in all classical genres, spanning music from Medieval to the 21st century and composers from Bach to Arvo Part. In addition, the new interface provides a "Print-In-Browser" functionality so users no longer need to utilize special software to enjoy the library. For those that do prefer the viewer, fear not, it's still available (but has been updated, so a new download is required).
Addresses the entire history of African cultures from the pharaohs and the ancient civilizations of the south through the colonial era to the emergence of 53 independent countries, some of them newly emergent in world commerce and others deep in conflict.
Loyola students, faculty, and staff have unlimited access to NYTimes.com, including archives from 1851 to the present (articles from 1923 to 1980 are limited to five per day per user; unlimited access is available through ProQuest Newstream). First time users need to create an account from this link Create a New Account to gain access. Returning users can log in from the New York Times' website from this link. Users will have to "renew" their account once a year with their same login information.
A group of digital primary source collections from the “long” nineteenth century, NCCO content includes monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, statistics and more. The NCCO platform allows for searches across different content types and offers annotation and tagging tools. Materials for this program are sourced through partnerships with major world libraries as well as specialist libraries, and will be added over several years. Loyola Libraries currently subscribes to the following Archives: British Politics and Society, Asia & West Diplomacy & Cultural Exchange, and the Corvey Collection of European Literature.
Oxford Constitutions of the World (OCW) contains translated English versions of all the world's constitutions (both national and sub-national), accompanied by individual jurisdictional commentaries, and supplementary materials, including foundation documents, historical versions of constitutions, and amendment Acts/Laws.
NOTE: We are phasing out this resource. HEINonline offers comparable content. The link below will now refer you to HEINonline.
PhilPapers is an index of the research literature in philosophy. It monitors sources of research content in philosophy, including journals, books, personal pages, and open access archives. This index currently includes 1,096,212 research books and articles. Over 5,000 individuals have contributed content to our index.
Reaxys is a unique web-based chemistry database consisting of deeply excerpted compounds and related factual properties, reaction and synthesis information as well as bibliographic data, navigated and displayed via an actionable interface. Reaxys offers an unsurpassed depth of quality information – deeply excerpted compounds and related factual properties, reaction and synthesis information, as well as bibliographic data – in inorganic, organometallic and organic chemistry research.
In order to create a SFS web account, you must complete a one time registration at the link above using your luc.edu email address. After submitting the registration form you will receive an email with a link and instructions to complete the registration process.
The newspapers and news pamphlets gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757 - 1817) represent the largest single collection of 17th and 18th century English news media.
SIAM books are a source of knowledge for the world’s applied mathematics and computational science communities. Almost 400 books are available for institutions to offer to their users electronically. Note: Scitation has turned into SIAM.
Social Work Reference Center (SWRC), a resource designed specifically for clinical practice, education and research. Designed as a point-of-care reference, it provides recent evidence-based information to social workers and other mental health professionals through a variety of content types including evidence-based care sheets, quick lessons and skill competency checklists. The resource also includes clinical assessment tools, practice guidelines, drug information, continuing education modules and patient education information.
Special Ed Connection emphasizes school and childhood disability law. It includes information on legal and policy updates and news, advocacy information, working with autism spectrum disorders, IDEA (Individuals with Disability Education Act), FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) and ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act).
The Sports Market Place Directory provides organization's contact information with detailed descriptions including: Key Contacts, physical, mailing, email and web addresses plus phone and fax numbers. Plus, nine indexes that provide the following: Entry Index, Single Sport Index, Media Index, Sponsor Index, Agency Index, Manufacturers Index, Brand Name Index, Facilities Index and Executive/Geographic Index.
Swank is a database of popular Hollywood titles that you can stream to your students - think Netflix but for education! Titles are limited and do NOT come with Public Performance Rights (cannot be screened to groups outside of the classroom). Swank's titles are on an a la carte basis- contact the Media Services Librarian, James Conley, to request a title to be added to this database. Please note that not all films can be added and due to studio copyrights sometimes titles once available are pulled for re-release in theaters. You can browse the full selection of titles to add here.
Produced by the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements at the University of Nebraska, Tests in Print (TIP) serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. Includes MMY.
The Making of Modern Law covers the period of legal development during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, providing access to an archive of comprehensive, full-text, Anglo-American legal treatises of the period.
Please CLICK HERE to register for an account before attempting to access this resource The Wall Street Journal is the world's leading business publication with coverage of the last 90 days and search abilities back 4 years. See Factiva for archives to 1997. Every 180 days users must refresh (or click through the Libraries’ link again).
Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) is a web-based tool for research for business data from over 290 institutions around the world. This resource provides researchers with access to financial, economic, and marketing data though a uniform, web-based interface. WRDS provides access to COMPUSTAT, CRSP, IBES, NYSE-TAQ, Bureau van Dijk, Global Insight, OptionMetrics and other business research databases.
The eLibrary contains the final, peer-reviewed versions of the Bank’s formal publications. The World Bank conducts and publishes research from all around the world on a range of global issues including development policy, finance, health, education, climate change, aid effectiveness, and poverty. The eLibrary contains all books, working papers, and journal articles since the 1990s in multiple formats.
This database is a daily online publication and resource for foreign policy professionals and readers with a serious interest in international politics and foreign affairs. Its original articles are written by a network of more than 400 contributors from around the world, including subject-matter experts from journalism, research organizations, academia, government and elsewhere. This database covers topics of key relevance to foreign policy, international politics and foreign affairs.
World Religions Online explores religion and spirituality from the ceremonies of the first practitioners to the elaborate rituals of today. Topic Centers focus on the world's major religions and traditional spiritual practices, such as Judaism and Native American religions, quickly guiding users to important topics, spiritual leaders, sacred texts, holy days, and festivals.