Libraries

Database Trials

The WIU Libraries are currently considering the purchase of new electronic databases. WIU users are encouraged to join librarians in evaluating these databases. Please send any comments or suggestions to Jeff Matlak.


Academic Search Ultimate
Access Note:
Accessible to WIU affiliated users
Description:
Academic Search Ultimate offers access to resources cited in key subject indexes. The combination of academic journals, magazines, periodicals, reports, books and videos meets the needs of scholars in virtually every discipline ranging from astronomy, anthropology, biomedicine, engineering, health, law and literacy to mathematics, pharmacology, women’s studies, zoology and more. Content Includes: 9,283 active full-text journals and magazines 8,453 active, full-text, peer-reviewed journals 6,410 active, full-text, peer-reviewed journals with no embargo 5,307 active full-text journals indexed in Web of Science or Scopus
Duration:
Through June 30, 2020
Annual Reviews
Access Note:
Accessible to WIU affiliated users
Description:
Founded in 1932, Annual Reviews provides researchers, professors, and scientific professionals with a definitive academic resource in more than 45 scientific disciplines. Annual Reviews saves you time by synthesizing the vast amount of primary research literature and identifying the principal contributions in your field. Editorial committees comprised of the most distinguished scholars in the discipline select all topics for review, and the articles are written by authors who are recognized experts in the field. Annual Reviews publications are among the highest cited publications by impact factor according to the Journal Citation Reports® published by Thomson Reuters.
Duration:
Through April 30, 2020
Business Source Ultimate
Access Note:
Accessible to WIU affiliated users
Description:
Business Source Ultimate has a winning formula: Business students learn about accounting, finance, banking, marketing, management and much more with one comprehensive package that also includes full text of journals found in key subject indexes. In addition to accessing essential full-text journals, business students can delve into case studies, country economic reports and company profiles, as well as interviews with executives and analysts – the key players whose roles they are studying to fill. Content Includes: 3,284 active full-text journals and magazines 2,034 active, full-text, peer-reviewed journals 1,479 active, full-text, peer-reviewed journals with no embargo 1,059 active full-text journals indexed in Web of Science or Scopus 27,000+ videos from industry leaders, including Harvard Business Publishing and the Academy of Management
Duration:
Through June 30, 2020
EBSCO eBook Academic Collection
Access Note:
Accessible to WIU affiliated users
Description:
Over 201,500 e-books covering a large selection of academic subjects and features e-books from leading publishers and university presses. For more information on what is available please go to https://more.ebsco.com/eBooks-Upgraded-Access-2020.html
Duration:
Through June 30, 2020
HeinOnline Academic
Access Note:
Accessible to WIU affiliated users
Description:
HeinOnline Academic includes more than 100 million pages of multidisciplinary content in more than 100 subject areas, including history, political science, criminal justice, religious studies, international relations, women’s studies, pre-law, and many more. With more historical content than any other database, HeinOnline provides access to 300+ years of information on political development and the complete history of the creation of government and legal systems around the world. Among the many databases included, HeinOnline’s journal collection features nearly 2,800 periodicals relating to a variety of subject areas, with all coverage dating from inception to the most currently published issues in most cases.
Duration:
Until 12/15/2020