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Databases added in 2021:

The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
The Medical Letter, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that publishes critical appraisals of new prescription drugs and comparative reviews of drugs for common diseases in its newsletter, The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics. Providing:Evidence-based, peer-reviewed evaluations of new FDA-approved drugs with conclusions reached by a consensus of expertsNew information on previously approved drugs including pivotal clinical trials, new indications, and safety warningsConsensus recommendations for the preferred and alternative treatments for common disorders
Comparative reviews of drugs for a given indication with particular attention to clinical efficacy, adverse effects, drug interactions, and cost.

American Archive of Public Broadcasting
A multidisciplinary database covering many subjects. The Library of Congress and GBH in Boston have embarked on a project to preserve for posterity the most significant public television and radio programs of the past 60 years: The American Archive of Public Broadcasting. The American people have made a huge investment in public radio and television over many decades, calculated at more than $10 billion. The American Archive will ensure that this rich source for American political, social, and cultural history and creativity will be saved and made available once again to future generations.

Approximately 30% of the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) collection is accessible anywhere in the United States through the Online Reading Room on the AAPB website.

Anatomy of Protest in America, Part II: Books
This collection offers both a historical overview and a framework for understanding protest and its movements in American history. Woven into the fabric of local and regional history, Part II provides an engaging narrative history on social, political, and economic movements and their actions.

Quarantine and Infectious Disease Control in America, Part II: Books
Part II: Books, 1823-1928 allows users access to monographs and county histories and the wealth of details these resources can provide on many aspects of public health and contagious diseases. Searches will retrieve results from books published in the 19th century through World War I.

Quarantine and Infectious Disease Control in America, Part 1 : Newspapers
The rich newspaper assemblage found in Part I will give researchers an unparalleled look at administrative and community responses to diseases devastating to public health as found in the press from colonial America through World War I. This database provides a vivid picture ripe for essential historic exploration to compare past outbreaks, civilian and governmental reactions, and disease control practices to what is happening today.

Anatomy of Protest in America, Part I: Newspapers
This collection provides in-real-time reporting of an event, place, or person. These articles take the reader from the Boston Tea Party to Turner’s Rebellion to the New York City Draft Riots to Haymarket Strike to the anti-Communist demonstrations of the early 1920s.

Databases added in 2019-2020:

HeinOnline: Social Justice Suite
In HeinOnline's effort to help foster knowledge, facilitate civil discourse, and encourage action for the betterment of our nation, complimentary access to HeinOnline's Social Justice Suite, containing the following 3 databases, has been provided to TWU Libraries.
Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture and Law - brings together a multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery. Gun Regulation and Legislation in America - brings together more than 680 titles dealing with this difficult and important topic. Included are periodicals, key compiled federal legislative histories, relevant congressional hearings, CRS Reports, Supreme Court briefs, and more.Civil Rights and Social Justice - brings together a diverse offering of publications covering civil rights in the United States as their legal protections and definitions are expanded to cover more and more Americans.

Access note: HeinOnline requires an additional subscription in order to view content in the Scholarly Articles, Catalog, or Case Law sections of the database. If you receive a "not subscribed" message, please return to accessible content. To do this easily, utilize the quick links at the bottom of the page, under the heading "This account, Texas Woman's University, is subscribed to"

Gale Literary Index
A master index to the major literature products published by Gale. It combines and cross-references over 165,000 author names, including pseudonyms and variant names, and listings for over 215,000 titles into one source.

Biblioboard (E-Read Texas Unlimited Collection)
A collection of e-books from the E-Read Texas Unlimited Collection, including popular non-fiction such as travel, nutrition and health, and gardening, along with adult and young adult fiction.
Download the Biblioboard app for an even better mobile experience.

Music Online: Listening
Note: This comprehensive database combines the content from, and replaces the Contemporary World Music, and the Classical Music Library databases.
Music Online: Listening is the most comprehensive and highest quality streaming audio collection to support the teaching and research of music. It currently provides academic libraries with streaming access to over 10 million tracks, and is growing monthly as new recordings are added.

Bergey's Manual of Systematics of Archea and Bacteria (BMSAB)
Bergey's Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB) is a reference work. About a hundred new genera and 600+ new species have been described per year for each of the last 5 years. To remain abreast of this explosion in knowledge of the microbial world, an electronic manual with frequent updates is necessary. The BMSAB is an essential tool for anyone at the forefront of research in microbiology.

Bergey's is the most complete and authoritative description of bacterial and archaeal diversity. Now available online for the first time, this edition provides descriptions of the taxonomy, systematics, ecology, physiology and other biological properties of all described prokaryotic taxa.

This is a new, unique, single point of online reference for microbiology with over 1,750 articles – equivalent to over 8 volumes in print.

CQ Researcher
Explores a single 'hot' issue in the news in depth each week. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology. Every report is written by an experienced journalist and features comments from experts, lawmakers and citizens on all sides of every issue with numerous charts, graphs and sidebar articles.
A custom subscription collection comprised of 50 videos pertaining to topics such as psychotherapy, family therapy, and counseling. The videos cover a wide range of modalities, theoretical approaches, and populations. Video selection was based on historical data and Subject Librarians input. also publish articles, interviews, blogs, and cartoons as free, additional educational resources; featuring many of the experts from the videos discussing their thoughts behind their interventions.

ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States
Published annually by the federal government since 1878, The Statistical Abstract of the United States is the best known statistical reference publication in the country, and perhaps the world.

The Online Statistical Abstract of the United States is 1400+ individually indexed tables (with attached spreadsheets), both searchable and browsable. 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.
Content Type: Figures, Reports, Tables

Ovid Emcare
Ovid Emcare, a partnership with Elsevier, sets a new standard in nursing and allied health research, offering an unparalleled nursing research combination: the world’s most comprehensive and trusted scholarly, peer-reviewed literature in nursing and allied health PLUS the advanced search and discovery technology of the Ovid® platform.

Content highlights: Over 3,700 international journals indexed and with no embargoes. Access to over 1,800 journals not available on other leading nursing databases. Up to 250,000 record citations added each yearComprehensive scope of international content: 50% of journals from North America, 40% from Europe; 10% from other regions; 9% of all records reference non-English articles, though most have English-language abstracts. 70% of records contain online abstracts.

5-minute Clinical Consult
The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2020 is a reliable, go-to resource for clinicians in primary care, family medicine, emergency medicine, nursing, and pediatrics. This title provides rapid access to guidance on diagnosis, treatment, medications, follow-up, and associated factors for more than 540 diseases and conditions.

TDS Health (formerly STAT!Ref)
Most titles are 25 concurrent users, some titles are limited to 2 concurrent users. If you receive a Turnaway error, please try again later.

Clinical information resource that provides full text access to key medical reference books and textbooks. Includes MedCalc3000 (now EBMcalc), Stedman’s, Nursing Podcasts, Online Review Quizzes, APhA,  DrugInfoLine, and more. 

STAT!Ref's mobile app access must be set up via the full website from a desktop computer. Additionally, access must be renewed from the full website every 6 months. Visit the STAT!Ref Mobile page for more information.

Collect, organize, and cite references. Collaborate with colleagues.

Read, organize and cite your references.

EndNote Basic
Save, organize, and cite references. Use "Cite While You Write" tool in Microsoft Word to properly format your paper.

RefWorks 3.0
RefWorks is a tool to help you:Store and organize citationsCreate bibliographies instantlyYou will continue to have access to your RefWorks account even after you have left TWU.
For more information, view the RefWorks LibGuide

Taylor & Francis Journals
Taylor & Francis Journals is a package offering full-text access to over 200 journals and index access to over 1,600 titles spanning all areas of humanities, social sciences, science, engineering and technology.

Note: A green check mark indicates available access. TWU Libraries may not subscribe to all titles on this platform: full access is not guaranteed. If you wish to obtain a copy of something the library does not have access to, please submit an Interlibrary Loan request. Visit this page for more information on how to submit an ILL request.

Oxford Journals (OUP)
Academic and research journals covering a broad range of subject areas, two-thirds of which are published in collaboration with learned societies and other international organizations. Includes medicine, life science, math, humanities and social science journals. Oxford Journals is a division of Oxford University Press, the world's oldest and largest university press.

Note: TWU Libraries may not subscribe to all titles on this platform: full access is not guaranteed. If you wish to obtain a copy of something the library does not have access to, please submit an Interlibrary Loan request. Visit this page for more information on how to submit an ILL request.

Drawing on the richness of JSTOR’s digital library of more than 2,000 academic journals, thousands of monographs, and other materials, JSTOR Daily stories provide background—historical, scientific, literary, political, and otherwise—for understanding today’s often-confusing world.

ARTSTOR Open Access (OA)
Artstor now offers free access to all public collections!

Public collections are created, cataloged and shared on the Artstor platform using our JSTOR Forum tool. These collections range from library special collections, to faculty research, and institutional history and marketing materials. They represent a broad and unique range of content and contributors.

JSTOR Understanding Series

JSTOR Text Analyzer
Text Analyzer is a beta tool built by JSTOR Labs. The tool analyzes text within an uploaded document to find key topics and terms used, and then uses the ones it deems most important — the "prioritized terms" — to find similar content in JSTOR.

Nursing- Royal College of
Royal College of Nursing (RCNi) journals provide health professionals with the latest developments impacting nursing, including changes in policy, practice and research.

Cancer Nursing Practice - 2015 - 2018Emergency Nurse - 2015 - current Evidence Based Nursing - no access Learning Disability Practice - 2015 - 2018Mental Health Nursing – 2015 – 2018 Nursing Children & Young People 2015 – current Nursing Management – 2015 – current Nursing Older People – 2015 – current Nurse Researcher – 2015 – current Nursing Standard - 2015 - currentPrimary Health Care – 2015 – current

American Journal of Occupational Therapy (AJOT) (Ovid)
AJOT represents the professional interests and concerns of more than 140,000 occupational therapists, assistants, and students nationwide. The American Journal of Occupational Therapy (AJOT) is an official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).

The primary mission of AJOT is to publish peer-reviewed research examining the effectiveness and efficiency of occupational therapy practice so that occupational therapy professionals can make informed, evidence-based decisions about best practice. In addition, the journal aims to publish research documenting the reliability and validity of occupational therapy instrumentsstudies demonstrating a relationship between occupational engagement and the facilitation of community participation and healtharticles that provide a forum for scholars to debate professional issues that affect education, practice, and research.

Choice and The Charleston Company have collaborated to deliver a searchable, authoritative, peer-reviewed guide to academic databases, websites, and tools.

How is ccAdvisor different from Choice Reviews?
Although both works are published by Choice, ccAdvisor is editorially separate from Choice Reviews. ccAdvisor reviews are commissioned and edited by the staff of The Charleston Company and range in length from 1,500-3,000 words. Reviews in Choice Reviews are commissioned and edited by the staff of Choice and average about 200 words in length. The decisions as to which resources are reviewed in each product are made independently. ccAdvisor reviews online databases and tools in much greater depth than does Choice.

Databases added in 2018:

AAS Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 1 (1684-1820)
American Antiquarian Society (AAS), 500+ titles from 1684 to 1820 documenting the life of America's people from the Colonial Era through the Industrial Revolution.

AAS Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 2 (1821-1837)
American Antiquarian Society (AAS), 1,100+ titles from 1821 to 1837 representing the Jacksonian Democracy era in history and is broad in scope including agriculture, entertainment, history, literary criticism, and politics.

AAS Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 3 (1838-1852)
American Antiquarian Society (AAS), 1,900+ titles from 1838 to 1852 documenting the life of America's people from the Industrial Era to the seeds of the Civil War.

AAS Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 4 (1853-1865)
American Antiquarian Society (AAS), 1,600+ titles from 1853 to 1865 focusing on the Civil War and a diverse record of the continuance of daily life for many Americans—both leading up to and during the war.

AAS Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 5
American Antiquarian Society (AAS), 2,600+ titles from 1866 to 1912 reflecting a nation that persevered through a difficult set of circumstances and provides overage of broad subject areas that reach into every facet of American life.

AMA Manual of Style
Recommendations on medical and scientific editorial style and publishing practices.

Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination
A comprehensive collection of 18 volumes of clinical assessment videos—7 hours of clips!—plus 5 supplemental learning modules—that span a diverse set of patient types—to help prepare for MD, DO, Physician Assistant and Nurse Practitioner certification exams and Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCE).

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Reference Center
240+ Full-text and 260+ indexed publications.Covers all aspects of business continuity and disaster recovery. Risk evaluation, emergency preparedness and crisis communications.

Chilton Library
Automotive maintenance, repair, and technical service bulletins for years, makes, and models. Troubleshooting guides and diagnostic trouble codes. Videos and animations.

MAS Complete
Upgraded from MAS Ultra: School Edition. 550+ Popular high school magazines, 430+ reference books, 120,000+ biographies, 73,000+ primary source documents, 1.6 million+ photos, maps, flags, color pdfs. Full-text available.

MasterFILE Complete
Upgraded from MasterFILE Premier. 2,300+ full-text magazine and journals, 870+ reference books, 73,000+ primary source documents, 1.6 million+ photos, maps, flags, 70,000+ videos from the Associated Press(AP).

Nexis Uni
"800+ full text publications with 15,000+ sources from American colonial to present. Legal cases, statutes, regulations, citations, tax materials, newspaper, scholarly and professional peer reviewed articles, patents, European law, law school directories, company financial data and analysis, company profiles including contact information for company executives, SEC filings and reports, news, wire services, transcripts, briefings, blogs videos, and other information.
This service will be replacing LexisNexis on 1/1/19

Referencia Latina
Full-text Spanish language database. 150+ Multidisciplinary reference books, 50+ general interest magazines, 2,500+ health reports, 1 million+ images.

Databases added in 2017:

Access Medicine
A collection of over 80 leading medical textbooks plus an extensive multimedia library, Diagnosaurus differential diagnosis tool, patient education materials, practice guidelines, diagnostic tests and an integrated drug database. AccessMedicine also features self-assessment tools, Lange Case Files series, and online learning tools for medical education and board exams review. Featured textbooks include: Harrison’s Online, Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine, Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment, Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, and Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery.

14,000 journals (in 30 different languages), up to 53,000 e-books, up to 105 other information resources.

InCites Benchmarking & Analytics
InCites Benchmarking & Analytics is a customized, web-based research evaluation tool that can help you develop your research strategy. InCites B&A allows you to analyze institutional productivity, monitor collaboration activity, identify influential researchers, showcase strengths, and discover areas of opportunity.

InCites Journal and Highly Cited Data
1997 - present.  Systematic critical evaluation of 11,000 scholarly journals from 3,300 publishers with quantifiable statistical information from data.

Physician's Desk Reference (PDR)
Prescribers' Digital Reference.

Web of Science
Web of Science searches thousands of journals in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities. Search articles that have cited a given article.

Older Database Additions

Databases added in 2016:

Explora for High School
Articles, essays and primary source documents. Topic overviews, Lexile Measures, Curriculum Standards. [added July 2016]

American Geosciences Institute. 3.1 million articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses on the geology of North America from 1669 to present and the world from 1993. All publications of the U. S. Geological Survey. [added July 2016]

Legal Information Reference Center
Tools and detailed how-to instructions covering a wide-range of legal issues. Full-text Reference books through Nolo. State specific legal forms. [added July 2016]

Natural Science Collection
[added July 2016]

SciTech Collection Premium
Natural Science Collection, Technology Collection, comprehensive literature reviews, scholarly research and technical literature. Best viewed with Chrome. [added July 2016]

Technology Collection
[added July 2016]

Legal Forms
Comprehensive resource of various types of legal documents, continuously updated to reflect the latest state laws. [added June 2016]

Science in Context
Science in Context is an online resource providing contextual information on hundreds of science topics. [added June 2016]

US South Central Newsstream
US South Central Newsstream enables users to search the most recent regional news content, as well as archives which stretch back to the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, and news sites in active full-text format. [added May 2016]

MathSciNet via Ebsco
MathSciNet® is an electronic publication of the American Mathematical Society (AMS). It offers access to a carefully maintained and easily searchable database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature. Over 100,000 new items are added each year, most of them classified according to the Mathematics Subject Classification. Continuing in the tradition of the paper publication Mathematical Reviews (MR) which was first published in 1940, expert reviewers are selected by a staff of professional mathematicians to write reviews of the current published literature. Over 40,000 reviews are added to the database each year. [added April 2016]

Includes items listed on the table of contents pages of journals. Describes one article, news story, letter, or other item from a journal in each record. Provides a list of libraries that have the journal title for most items. [added March 2016]

Ebooks Collection (OCLC)
Contains all the online electronic books cataloged by OCLC members. [added March 2016]

Covers all types of U.S. government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments (Defense, State, Labor, Office of the President, etc.). Includes a bibliographic citation in each record. [added March 2016]

Contains digital resources from open archive collections. Represents multidisciplinary resources from more than 1,100 contributors worldwide. Records contain a digital object link allowing users access to the object in a single click. [added March 2016]

Covers every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre. [added March 2016]

Covers every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre. Contains in each record a list of the papers presented at each conference. [added March 2016]

Newswires provides near real-time access to top world-wide news from Associated Press, United Press International, PR Newswire, Xinhua, CNN Wire, and Business Wire on a continuous basis. This content is monitored by EBSCO and relevant results are provided when users enter searches in EBSCOhost. This collection includes AP Financial News, AP Top News, AP WorldStream, AP U.S. Politics & Government, AP 50 State Reports, UPI Security Industry, UPI Emerging Threats, UPI Business, UPI Entertainment, UPI Sports, UPI Top News, Arabia 2000, and more. End users can immediately access the full text of the web content, by following the link in the record. The index to the full text content in EBSCO Newswires is held for a rolling 30-day archive by EBSCO, so users can enjoy the previous 30 days of news relating to their search interests. [added February 2016]

Web News
Web News provides near real-time access to thousands of top news feeds from around the globe. This collection includes over 14,000 feeds covering a range of business and general news topics. End users can immediately access the full text of the web content, by following the link in the record. [added February 2016]

MedPix® is a fully web-enabled cross-platform database, integrating images and textual information. The primary target audience includes physicians and nurses, allied health professionals, medical students, nursing students and others. [added February 2016]

Databases added in 2015:

JoVE Essentials of Neuroscience 
This JoVE collection provides an introduction to the field of neuroscience. These videos offer a glimpse of neuroscience at the professional level, through an exploration of five major branches of study: neurophysiology, neuroanatomy, cell and molecular neuroscience, behavioral neuroscience, and developmental neuroscience. [added September 2015]

Statista is one of the world’s largest statistics portals. Providing you with access to relevant data from over 18,000 sources, our focus is firmly based on professional, clear, quick and consistent results. Our customized search query form provides you with a list of statistics, studies and reports relating to your search request within a matter of seconds – kick-starting your research. [added September 2015]

Trip Database
Trip is a clinical search engine designed to allow users to quickly and easily find and use high-quality research evidence to support their practice and/or care. [added August 2015]

The Chronicle of Higher Education
The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. [added August 2015]

Ovid Medline
Updated daily, MEDLINE on OvidSP offers you seamless and up-to-the-minute access to the latest bibliographic citations and author abstracts from more than 5,500 biomedicine and life sciences journals in nearly 40 languages (60 languages for older journals). English abstracts are included in more than 80% of the records. [added August 2015]

SciFinder® is a research discovery application that provides unlimited access to the world's most comprehensive and authoritative source of references, substances and reactions in chemistry and related sciences. SciFinder offers a one-stop shop experience with flexible search and discover options based on user input and workflow. You can search for substances, reactions, and patent and journal references anytime, anywhere. [added June 2015]

Mergent Archives
Mergent Archives is an online database providing you with access to a vast, indexed collection of corporate and industry related documents. Containing more than 180,000 documents covering over 100 countries and industries, Mergent Archives uses a reliable and easy to navigate system designed to meet your historical research needs. [added May 2015]

Databases added in 2014:

Accessible Archives
Developed by dedicated instructors and students of American history, these databases contain the rich, comprehensive material found in leading historic periodicals and books. Eyewitness accounts of historical events, vivid descriptions of daily life, editorial observations, commerce as seen through advertisements, and genealogical records are available in a user-friendly online environment. [added October 2014]

JoVE Basic Methods in Cellular and Molecular Biology 
This Science Education video collection demonstrates how to execute basic techniques commonly used in cellular and molecular biology. To enhance your understanding of the methods each video is paired with additional video resources to show practical applications of the techniques and other complementary skills. [added October 2014]

JoVE Biology 
The Biology video collection contains over 1400 videos applicable to many disciplines. [added October 2014]

JoVE General Laboratory Techniques
This premier collection exhibits how to use standard pieces of laboratory equipment essential in many experiments, as well as how to perform basic laboratory functions. Each video is paired with additional video resources for you to view practical applications of the technique and other complementary skills. [added October 2014]

Joanna Briggs Institute EBP Database
This comprehensive database covers a wide range of medical, nursing, and health science specialties. Includes a unique suite of information that’s been analyzed, appraised, and prepared by expert reviewers at JBI so you can integrate the world’s best evidence into your practice. [added August 2014]

Educational Administration Abstracts
This research database includes bibliographic records covering areas related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. [added July 2014]

Family Studies Abstracts
This database includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to family studies, including marriage, divorce, family therapy and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. [added July 2014]

Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations
The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations Union Catalog serves as a repository of rich graduate educational material contributed by a number of member institutions worldwide. [added July 2014]

Race Relations Abstracts
This resource provides a sole focus on content relating specifically to the relationship between races. It is a rich sourc