Contains full text encyclopedias and reference books in the social sciences and humanities. Search by keyword or browse by topic.
Comprised of full text, scholarly journals in the social sciences, business, humanities, science, technology, and medicine from 1999 to the present.
Contains full text, Sage research methods books, handbooks, and encyclopedias. Includes videos and interactive mapping tools.
Collects the latest national data on alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, and other drug abuse including data on drug related emergency department episodes, medical examiner cases, and about the nation's substance abuse treatment system.
Provides coverage of market segmentation for sporting goods, sports e-commerce, sports marketing, sports sponsorship, and sports facilities as well as articles on sports broadcasting and social media.
Provides access to abstracts and references for scholarly science and technical journals.
Features selected, authoritative science information provided by U.S. Government agencies including research and development results.
Includes full text of articles published in Elsevier journals covering agriculture, humanities, genetics, biology, business, accounting, chemistry, engineering, computer sciences, earth and planetary sciences, economics, materials science, medicine, neuroscience, physics, psychology, and other social sciences. The database was formerly known as Science Direct Journals.
Maintains citations and abstracts of chemistry and chemical engineering literature. Access limited to current PSU students, faculty, and staff. Sign up with a PSU email address and receive a confirmation email before accessing SciFinder. Internet Explorer, version 7 or higher required.
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Offers free, publicly-available,Department of Energy (DOE) sponsored R&D results including technical reports, bibliographic citations, journal articles, conference papers, books, multimedia, and data information.
Provides a thesaurus of subject headings used in school and public library catalogs.
Indexes stories written in or translated into English from collections and anthologies as well as stories from periodicals.
Contains streaming online titles in an expanding collection of silent films tha represent the foundation of modern cinematic technique and film theory. Curated by Alexander Street’s editors and Video Advisory Board, the collection covers silent feature films, serials, and shorts from the 1890s to the 1930s.
Features demographic and psychographic data on U.S. adult consumer trends with consumer profile reports regarding product and brand usage, spending behaviors, lifestyles and attitudes as well as media use. Allows 5 simultaneous users. Please click on the "Sign Out" button on the upper right-hand side of the page after you are done to free up the seats for others.
Archives primary source documents for the study of slavery and abolition with materials from Africa, the Caribbean, the U.S., Latin America, and Europe from 1490 to 2007.
Includes business plans, guides, articles, and websites about how to start a small business.
Social Explorer is an online research tool designed to access current and historical U.S. Census data and demographic information. It contains maps, profile reports, data elements, and variables.
Indexes the citations of articles in high impact social science journals. Includes cited reference searching, (papers that have cited a paper of interest after it was originally published). Covers journals published from 1992 to the present.
Features academic networks for many disciplines in the social sciences. Includes a database with abstracts of scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers. Also includes a paper collection of full-text documents.
Includes citations of journal articles, dissertations, and conference proceedings focused on social work, human services, social welfare, social policy, and community development.
Indexes citations to journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, and conference proceedings in the field of sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.
Maintains full text proceedings, journals, and books published by SPIE on optics and photonics from 1990 to present.
Covers citations to articles and books on recreation, exercise physiology, sports medicine, coaching, and physical fitness as well as the psychology, history and sociology of sport.
Provides full text access to Springer journals subscribed to by Orbis Cascade Alliance academic libraries as well as full text access to Springer ebooks owned by PSU Library or offered on a complimentary and temporary basis by Springer.
Contains state-level historical data for the areas of agriculture, crime and law enforcement, defense, economy, education, employment and labor, energy and environment, geography, government finances, health, households and housing, population, social welfare as well as transportation.
Maintains the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.
SUMSearch is used to find original studies, systematic reviews, and practice guidelines in health and medicine. It searches MEDLINE, DARE, and the National Guidelines Clearinghouse simultaneously.
Contains full text articles and books as welll as trade publications covering all aspects of sustainability and corporate social responsibility.
Collects articles, case studies, and book chapters covering the key areas of governance, sustainability, social responsibility, environmental management, and related fields.