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SubjectTitleDatesCoverageFull
AccountingABI/INFORM 1971-indexes 3,700+ periodicals (2,650+ with full-text)
AccountingBusiness Source Elite dates vary full text from over 900 journals; indexing and abstracts for over 1,500 journals
AccountingCCH Accounting Research Manager currentaccounting statements, standards, interpretation and analysis
AccountingCCH Tax Network 1913-federal and state tax codes, cases, citations, analyses, interpretation and rulings
AccountingRIA Checkpoint currenttax guides, handbooks, alerts, codes, cases, legislation
African American StudiesAmerica: History & Life 1964-over 2,000 journals
African American StudiesBlack Thought and Culture dates varyprimary source documents, articles, letters, speeches, and interviews
African American StudiesHistorical Abstracts 1954-2,300+ journals
African American StudiesSlavery in America and the World 1450-full text of articles, pamphlets, law reviews, histories, state and federal statutes, Congressional debates, etc.
African American StudiesSociological Abstracts 1952-indexes/abstracts 1,800+ periodicals; also books, chapters, dissertations, papers; indexes book reviews
AgricultureAGRICOLA 1970-3,328,000 articles, manuscripts, reports, etc.
AgricultureASABE Technical Library 1998-journal citiations and technical reports
AgricultureBiological Abstracts 1996-indexes over 4,000 journals
AgricultureMEDLINE 1950-3,500 periodicals
ArtArchitectural IndexPrint Source (Reference Area, Main Library)
ArtArt Abstracts 1984-475 periodicals
ArtBibliography of the History of Art 1975-2007over 3,000 periodicals; includes RILA citations
ArtCAMIO varieshigh-quality images (all rights cleared, per educational use)
ArtSaskia Digital Archive Antiquity - Present30,000 digital images of paintings, sculpture, architecture
Biological ScienceASABE Technical Library 1998-journal citiations and technical reports
Biological ScienceBiological Abstracts 1996-indexes over 4,000 journals
Biological ScienceMEDLINE 1950-3,500 periodicals
Biological ScienceScience Citation Index Expanded 2002-indexes 6,650+ journals across 150 scientific disciplines
Broadcasting/JournalismAccess World News dates varyselected full-text from over 6,000 newspapers (4,000 U.S.)
Broadcasting/JournalismCommunication & Mass Media Complete dates varyindexes over 300 communication and mass media journals; full text for over 200 titles
BusinessABI/INFORM 1971-indexes 3,700+ periodicals (2,650+ with full-text)
BusinessBusiness Source Elite dates vary full text from over 900 journals; indexing and abstracts for over 1,500 journals
BusinessCCH Tax Network 1913-federal and state tax codes, cases, citations, analyses, interpretation and rulings
BusinessIntl. Financial Statistics 1945- (latest available)IMF data for more than 200 countries
BusinessMergent Archives 1909-full-text company histories, business descriptions, financial statements
BusinessMRI currentmarketing data
BusinessOxford Handbooks Online View e-Book Collections (by vendor)
BusinessRegional Business News dates varyincorporates 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all U.S. metro and rural areas
BusinessValue Line Investment Survey recent issuesweekly equity reports/ratings
ChemistryACS 1996-indexing and full-text access to over 25 American Chemical Society journals
ChemistrySciFinder: Chemical Abstracts 1907- (citations)citations, full-text articles, patents, and more...
CommunicationCommunication & Mass Media Complete dates varyindexes over 300 communication and mass media journals; full text for over 200 titles
CommunicationLinguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts 1973-over 2,600 periodicals
CommunicationRehabilitation Therapy in Video
Computer ScienceACM Digital Library dates varycitations and full text from ACM journals, newsletters & proceedings
Computer ScienceLibrary, Information Science & Technology Abstracts 1966-indexes over 600 periodicals plus books, reports and proceedings
Counselor EducationCounseling and Therapy in Video
Counselor EducationERIC 1966-1.3+ million citations to articles, documents, and reports
Counselor EducationO*NET currentOver 1100 occupations
Counselor EducationPsycINFO 1800s-indexes 2,500 periodicals, books, book chapters, and dissertations
DieteticsBiological Abstracts 1996-indexes over 4,000 journals
DieteticsCINAHL w/ Full Text 1983-full-text of 770+ periodicals
DieteticsConsumer Health Complete currentconsumer-oriented, full-text articles, books, videos
DieteticsHealth Source: Consumer Edition 1985-provides full-text access to 280 health periodicals, nearly 1,200 health pamphlets, and 20 health reference books
DieteticsHealth Source: Nursing/Academic 1975-full text of nearly 480 scholarly health periodicals. Indexing and abstracts to over 510 journals.
DieteticsMEDLINE 1950-3,500 periodicals
EconomicsABI/INFORM 1971-indexes 3,700+ periodicals (2,650+ with full-text)
EconomicsBusiness Source Elite dates vary full text from over 900 journals; indexing and abstracts for over 1,500 journals
EconomicsEconLit 1886-indexes intl. economic periodicals, books and other sources
EconomicsIntl. Financial Statistics 1945- (latest available)IMF data for more than 200 countries
EconomicsWorld Bank: Data Catalog currentbriefs, forecasts, statistics
EconomicsWorld Bank: World Development Indicators varies800 indicators in over 90 tables
EducationERIC 1966-1.3+ million citations to articles, documents, and reports
EducationPhilosopher's Index 1940-indexes over 560 journals
EducationPrimary Search dates varyfull text from over 50 children's magazines and over 100 children's pamphlets
EducationProfessional Development Collection dates varyfull text for 515+ journals (nearly 350 peer-reviewed); full text of 165+ education pamphlets
EducationTeacher Reference Center dates varyindexing and abstracts for 270+ periodicals for teachers & administrators
Engineering TechnologyACM Digital Library dates varycitations and full text from ACM journals, newsletters & proceedings
Engineering TechnologyArchitectural IndexPrint Source (Reference Area, Main Library)
EnglishLinguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts 1973-over 2,600 periodicals
EnglishMLA 1926-over 3,700 periodicals; monographs and proceedings
FashionABI/INFORM 1971-indexes 3,700+ periodicals (2,650+ with full-text)
FashionBusiness Source Elite dates vary full text from over 900 journals; indexing and abstracts for over 1,500 journals
Foreign Languages/LiteratureHandbook of Latin American Studies 1936-bibliography of books, articles, chapters and papers
Foreign Languages/LiteratureMLA 1926-over 3,700 periodicals; monographs and proceedings
GeneralAcademic OneFile Select dates vart2,800+ full text periodicals; 5,000+ indexed/abstracted
GeneralArticleFirst 1990-12,500 periodicals
GeneralBiography & Genealogy Master Index Antiquity to presentbiography index covering individuals of all times and in all fields.
GeneralCongressional Research Service Reports dates varya collection of select (released) CRS reports
GeneralFunk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia updated annually25,000+ entries (full-text; images)
GeneralInfoTrac (Expanded Acad. Index) dates vary2,800+ full text periodicals; 5,000+ indexed/abstracted
GeneralOpposing Viewpoints dates vary6,600+ viewpoint articles; statistics; biographies; court cases; primary docs
GeneralOxford English Dictionary 1150-an historical dictionary of English, covering the language from the earliest times to the present day.
GeneralPapersFirst 1993-1,900,000 papers
GeneralPeriodicals Holdings List varies by titleperiodical titles (print/microform formats) available on the shelves of the WIU Libraries, and e-titles available in full-text databases purchased by the WIU Libraries. Approximately 50,000 unique titles
GeneralProceedingsFirst 1993-61,000 proceedings
GeneralReaders' Guide Abstracts 1890- (includes R.G. Retrospective 1890-1982)300 periodicals
GeneralWorldCat Before 1000 BCE to presentmore than 1 billion items
GeneralWorldCat Dissertations & Theses dates varymore than 8 million dissertations and theses in libraries worldwide
GeographyDigital Sanborn Maps 1867-1970Illinois towns and cities
GeographyGeoRef 1669- (N. America); 1933- (International)2.0+ million references to articles, books, maps, reports, & theses
GeographyNational Historical Geographic Information System 1790-population, housing, agricultural, and economic data; GIS-compatible boundary files for US units
GeographySociological Abstracts 1952-indexes/abstracts 1,800+ periodicals; also books, chapters, dissertations, papers; indexes book reviews
GeographyU.S. Congressional Serial Set Maps 1817-1980city, county, state, national maps (U.S.)
GeologyGeoRef 1669- (N. America); 1933- (International)2.0+ million references to articles, books, maps, reports, & theses
GeologyGeoScienceWorld varies (full-text generally 2000 to present)indexing, selected full-text and linked references to 30+ geoscience journals
GovernmentAmerican FactFinder U.S. Census data1790-demographic, economic and social data about the U.S., Puerto Rico and territories
GovernmentAmerican State Papers, 1789-1838 1789-1838Legislative and executive documents
GovernmentCatalog of U.S. Gov. Publications (via FirstSearch)1976-500,000+ government publications in all formats
GovernmentCatalog of U.S. Gov. Publications (via GPO)1976-500,000+ government publications in all formats
GovernmentCCH Tax Network 1913-federal and state tax codes, cases, citations, analyses, interpretation and rulings
GovernmentCongressional Research Service Reports dates varya collection of select (released) CRS reports
GovernmentCQ Researcher Online 1923-single-themed, 12,000-word reports (background, stats, assessment, biblio.)
Governmentgovinfo varies, but primarily 1995-official federal government information from the legislative, executive and judicial branches
GovernmentHistorical Statistics of the United States (Cambridge Univ Press)pre-Colonial Period - Presentstatistical tables; more than 37,000 data series
GovernmentIntl. Financial Statistics 1945- (latest available)IMF data for more than 200 countries
GovernmentMonthy Bulletin of Statistics Online currentmonthly tables; quarterly/annual tables illustrating trends
GovernmentNational Historical Geographic Information System 1790-population, housing, agricultural, and economic data; GIS-compatible boundary files for US units
GovernmentSerial Set IndexPrint Source (Gov't./Legal Info Area, Main Library)
GovernmentSlavery in America and the World 1450-full text of articles, pamphlets, law reviews, histories, state and federal statutes, Congressional debates, etc.
GovernmentU.S. Congressional Serial Set 1817-1980reports, documents and journals of the U.S. House & Senate
GovernmentU.S. Congressional Serial Set Maps 1817-1980city, county, state, national maps (U.S.)
GovernmentWorld Bank: Data Catalog currentbriefs, forecasts, statistics
GovernmentWorld Bank: World Development Indicators varies800 indicators in over 90 tables
HealthCINAHL w/ Full Text 1983-full-text of 770+ periodicals
HealthConsumer Health Complete currentconsumer-oriented, full-text articles, books, videos
HealthHealth and Society in Video
HealthHealth Source: Consumer Edition 1985-provides full-text access to 280 health periodicals, nearly 1,200 health pamphlets, and 20 health reference books
HealthHealth Source: Nursing/Academic 1975-full text of nearly 480 scholarly health periodicals. Indexing and abstracts to over 510 journals.
HealthLiebert Health Science varies by title53 full-text periodicals (e.g., Human Gene Therapy, DNA and Cell Biology, Cloning and Stem Cells)
HealthMEDLINE 1950-3,500 periodicals
HealthNursing Education in Video
HealthRehabilitation Therapy in Video
HealthSalem PressView e-Reference Collections (by vendor)
HealthSPORTDiscus 1949-international serial and monographic literature
HistoryAmerica: History & Life 1964-over 2,000 journals
HistoryBlack Thought and Culture dates varyprimary source documents, articles, letters, speeches, and interviews
HistoryChicago Tribune (Historical) 1849-1994full page images back to the 1st issue
HistoryDigital Sanborn Maps 1867-1970Illinois towns and cities
HistoryGerritsen Collection 1543-1945full text (digitized images) of 4,700 books, pamphlets and periodicals about women
HistoryHandbook of Latin American Studies 1936-bibliography of books, articles, chapters and papers
HistoryHarpWeek 1857-1912a primary resource for examining 19th and early 20th century America (searchable; original page images)
HistoryHistorical Abstracts 1954-2,300+ journals
HistoryHistorical Statistics of the United States (Cambridge Univ Press)pre-Colonial Period - Presentstatistical tables; more than 37,000 data series
HistoryNational Historical Geographic Information System 1790-population, housing, agricultural, and economic data; GIS-compatible boundary files for US units
HistoryPhilosopher's Index 1940-indexes over 560 journals
HistorySerial Set IndexPrint Source (Gov't./Legal Info Area, Main Library)
HistorySlavery in America and the World 1450-full text of articles, pamphlets, law reviews, histories, state and federal statutes, Congressional debates, etc.
HistorySociological Abstracts 1952-indexes/abstracts 1,800+ periodicals; also books, chapters, dissertations, papers; indexes book reviews
HistoryU.S. Congressional Serial Set 1817-1980reports, documents and journals of the U.S. House & Senate
HistoryU.S. Congressional Serial Set Maps 1817-1980city, county, state, national maps (U.S.)
HistoryWomen and Social Movements 1600-2000primary source documents; articles
HospitalityABI/INFORM 1971-indexes 3,700+ periodicals (2,650+ with full-text)
HospitalityBusiness Source Elite dates vary full text from over 900 journals; indexing and abstracts for over 1,500 journals
HospitalityHospitality & Tourism Index 1960-500 periodicals
HospitalitySPORTDiscus 1949-international serial and monographic literature
Information ManagementABI/INFORM 1971-indexes 3,700+ periodicals (2,650+ with full-text)
Information ManagementACM Digital Library dates varycitations and full text from ACM journals, newsletters & proceedings
Information ManagementBusiness Source Elite dates vary full text from over 900 journals; indexing and abstracts for over 1,500 journals
Information ManagementLibrary, Information Science & Technology Abstracts 1966-indexes over 600 periodicals plus books, reports and proceedings
Kinesiology/Physical EducationCINAHL w/ Full Text 1983-full-text of 770+ periodicals
Kinesiology/Physical EducationERIC 1966-1.3+ million citations to articles, documents, and reports
Kinesiology/Physical EducationMEDLINE 1950-3,500 periodicals
Kinesiology/Physical EducationOregonPDF in Health & Performance 1950-indexing/abstracting of theses & dissertations; selected full-text on local microfiche
Kinesiology/Physical EducationProfessional Development Collection dates varyfull text for 515+ journals (nearly 350 peer-reviewed); full text of 165+ education pamphlets
Kinesiology/Physical EducationSPORTDiscus 1949-international serial and monographic literature
Law EnforcementCriminal Justice 1981-full-text of 100+ periodicals; abstracts for 250+ other periodicals
Law EnforcementCriminal Justice Abstracts 1968-270 periodicals
Law EnforcementHomeland Security Digital Library dates vary59,000 U.S. policy documents, presidential directives, and national strategy documents
Law EnforcementNCJRS 1970-140,000 publications.
Law/LegalCatalog of U.S. Gov. Publications (via GPO)1976-500,000+ government publications in all formats
Law/LegalCatalog of U.S. Gov. Publications (via FirstSearch)1976-500,000+ government publications in all formats
Law/LegalCCH Tax Network 1913-federal and state tax codes, cases, citations, analyses, interpretation and rulings
Law/LegalCode of Federal Regulations
Law/LegalCongressional Research Service Reports dates varya collection of select (released) CRS reports
Law/LegalCriminal Justice 1981-full-text of 100+ periodicals; abstracts for 250+ other periodicals
Law/LegalCriminal Justice Abstracts 1968-270 periodicals
Law/LegalIllinois Administrative Code (IAC)
Law/LegalIllinois Compiled Statutes (ILCS)
Law/LegalPhilosopher's Index 1940-indexes over 560 journals
Law/LegalRIA Checkpoint currenttax guides, handbooks, alerts, codes, cases, legislation
Law/LegalShepard's Citations
Law/LegalSlavery in America and the World 1450-full text of articles, pamphlets, law reviews, histories, state and federal statutes, Congressional debates, etc.
Law/LegalU.S. Code (USC)
ManagementABI/INFORM 1971-indexes 3,700+ periodicals (2,650+ with full-text)
ManagementBusiness Source Elite dates vary full text from over 900 journals; indexing and abstracts for over 1,500 journals
ManagementMergent Archives 1909-full-text company histories, business descriptions, financial statements
ManagementOxford Handbooks Online View e-Book Collections (by vendor)
Marketing & FinanceABI/INFORM 1971-indexes 3,700+ periodicals (2,650+ with full-text)
Marketing & FinanceBusiness Source Elite dates vary full text from over 900 journals; indexing and abstracts for over 1,500 journals
Marketing & FinanceCommunication & Mass Media Complete dates varyindexes over 300 communication and mass media journals; full text for over 200 titles
Marketing & FinanceIntl. Financial Statistics 1945- (latest available)IMF data for more than 200 countries
Marketing & FinanceMergent Archives 1909-full-text company histories, business descriptions, financial statements
Marketing & FinanceMRI currentmarketing data
Marketing & FinanceValue Line Investment Survey recent issuesweekly equity reports/ratings
MathematicsMathSciNet 1940-Mathematical Reviews and current mathematical publications
MathematicsSIAM dates varyindexing and abstracting of SIAM journals, books & proceedings
Military ScienceMilitary & Government Collection dates varyabstracting/indexing for nearly 400 titles; full text from over 300 journals and periodicals.
MusicIPA Source dates varytranscriptions & literal translations of opera arias and art song texts (11,000+ titles)
MusicMusic Periodicals Database 1874-indexes/abstracts 430+ international music periodicals; full text for 110 journals
MusicNaxos Music Library dates varystreaming music; 75,000+ CDs
MusicOxford Music Online dates varyindex to articles, images and audio; selected full-text
NewspaperAccess World News dates varyselected full-text from over 6,000 newspapers (4,000 U.S.)
NewspaperChicago Tribune (Historical) 1849-1994full page images back to the 1st issue
NewspaperChicago Tribune (Recent) 2008-Recent (3-mo. embargo)full page images
NewspaperNew York Times (Recent) 2008-Recent (3-mo. embargo)full page images from The New York Times
NewspaperNewspaper Source dates varyselected full text for 143 U.S. and international newspapers
NewspaperNexis Uni dates varyfull-text access to major domestic and foreign newpapers, transcripts, legal periodicals, and other sources
NewspaperProQuest Digitized Newspapers 2008-Recent (3-mo. embargo)full page images from Chicago Tribune and New York Times
NursingCINAHL w/ Full Text 1983-full-text of 770+ periodicals
NursingConsumer Health Complete currentconsumer-oriented, full-text articles, books, videos
NursingHealth Source: Consumer Edition 1985-provides full-text access to 280 health periodicals, nearly 1,200 health pamphlets, and 20 health reference books
NursingHealth Source: Nursing/Academic 1975-full text of nearly 480 scholarly health periodicals. Indexing and abstracts to over 510 journals.
NursingMEDLINE 1950-3,500 periodicals
NursingNursing Education in Video
NursingPubMed Central variesvaries
NursingSPORTDiscus 1949-international serial and monographic literature
Philosophy/Religious StudiesATLA Religion Database 1949-over one million citations; 1,523 journal titles indexed
Philosophy/Religious StudiesPhilosopher's Index 1940-indexes over 560 journals
Philosophy/Religious StudiesSociological Abstracts 1952-indexes/abstracts 1,800+ periodicals; also books, chapters, dissertations, papers; indexes book reviews
PhysicsAIP dates varyselected American Institute of Physics titles (PDF)
PhysicsAPS dates varyselected American Physical Society titles (PDF)
PhysicsIOP varies by title70+ Institute of Physics titles (PDF)
PhysicsScience Citation Index Expanded 2002-indexes 6,650+ journals across 150 scientific disciplines
Political ScienceBlack Thought and Culture dates varyprimary source documents, articles, letters, speeches, and interviews
Political ScienceCatalog of U.S. Gov. Publications (via GPO)1976-500,000+ government publications in all formats
Political ScienceCatalog of U.S. Gov. Publications (via FirstSearch)1976-500,000+ government publications in all formats
Political ScienceCongressional Research Service Reports dates varya collection of select (released) CRS reports
Political ScienceCQ Researcher Online 1923-single-themed, 12,000-word reports (background, stats, assessment, biblio.)
Political ScienceIntl. Financial Statistics 1945- (latest available)IMF data for more than 200 countries
Political ScienceIntl. Political Science Abstracts 1951-over 260,000 records
Political SciencePhilosopher's Index 1940-indexes over 560 journals
Political ScienceSociological Abstracts 1952-indexes/abstracts 1,800+ periodicals; also books, chapters, dissertations, papers; indexes book reviews
Political ScienceU.S. Congressional Serial Set 1817-1980reports, documents and journals of the U.S. House & Senate
Political ScienceWorld Bank: Data Catalog currentbriefs, forecasts, statistics
Political ScienceWorld Bank: World Development Indicators varies800 indicators in over 90 tables
PsychologyCINAHL w/ Full Text 1983-full-text of 770+ periodicals
PsychologyCounseling and Therapy in Video
PsychologyMEDLINE 1950-3,500 periodicals
PsychologyPsycARTICLES variesfull-text articles
PsychologyPsycINFO 1800s-indexes 2,500 periodicals, books, book chapters, and dissertations
PsychologySociological Abstracts 1952-indexes/abstracts 1,800+ periodicals; also books, chapters, dissertations, papers; indexes book reviews
Recreation, Parks & TourismHospitality & Tourism Index 1960-500 periodicals
Recreation, Parks & TourismOregonPDF in Health & Performance 1950-indexing/abstracting of theses & dissertations; selected full-text on local microfiche
Recreation, Parks & TourismSPORTDiscus 1949-international serial and monographic literature
Social WorkCounseling and Therapy in Video
Social WorkPsycINFO 1800s-indexes 2,500 periodicals, books, book chapters, and dissertations
Social WorkSocial Services Abstracts 1980-indexes/abstracts 1,400+ periodicals; also dissertation and book review citations
Social WorkSociological Abstracts 1952-indexes/abstracts 1,800+ periodicals; also books, chapters, dissertations, papers; indexes book reviews
Sociology/AnthropologyAnthropological Literature 19th century - indexes articles and essays
Sociology/AnthropologyATLA Religion Database 1949-over one million citations; 1,523 journal titles indexed
Sociology/AnthropologyGerritsen Collection 1543-1945full text (digitized images) of 4,700 books, pamphlets and periodicals about women
Sociology/AnthropologySociological Abstracts 1952-indexes/abstracts 1,800+ periodicals; also books, chapters, dissertations, papers; indexes book reviews
Sociology/AnthropologyWomen and Social Movements 1600-2000primary source documents; articles
Special EducationERIC 1966-1.3+ million citations to articles, documents, and reports
Special EducationLinguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts 1973-over 2,600 periodicals
Special EducationProfessional Development Collection dates varyfull text for 515+ journals (nearly 350 peer-reviewed); full text of 165+ education pamphlets
Special EducationPsycINFO 1800s-indexes 2,500 periodicals, books, book chapters, and dissertations
Special EducationRehabilitation Therapy in Video
TheatreIntl. Bibliography of Theatre & Dance 1958-general indexing; full text: 100 periodicals & 50 books
TheatreMLA 1926-over 3,700 periodicals; monographs and proceedings
TheatreMusic Periodicals Database 1874-indexes/abstracts 430+ international music periodicals; full text for 110 journals
TheatreOxford Music Online dates varyindex to articles, images and audio; selected full-text
Women's StudiesGerritsen Collection 1543-1945full text (digitized images) of 4,700 books, pamphlets and periodicals about women
Women's StudiesSociological Abstracts 1952-indexes/abstracts 1,800+ periodicals; also books, chapters, dissertations, papers; indexes book reviews
Women's StudiesWomen and Social Movements 1600-2000primary source documents; articles