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IABI/INFORM Complete
ABI/INFORM is a collection of scholarly and trade publications in the field of business. This database includes dissertations, market and industry reports, business cases, and global and trade news, as well as scholarly and trade journal articles. ABI/INFORM features about 5,000 journals, and close to 4,000 of them are available in full text. This database is a useful resource for students of business, finance, economics, accounting, and management.
IAGRICOLA
AGRICOLA provides primary information sources in agriculture and related fields. It contains citations for journal articles, monographs, proceedings, theses, technical reports, and other sources. It is primarily an index but also includes some full-text. It covers topics including agriculture, animal sciences, botany, human nutrition, natural history, and wildlife. Sources are largely in English, but this database also contains non-English sources (from around the world).
IAmerica: History and Life
America: History and Life is one of the most important databases for students of United States and Canadian history. This database is an index of literature concerning the history and culture of the U.S. and Canada from prehistory to the present. It primarily consists of indexing for 1,700 journals as far back as 1910, but also includes citations for books and media reviews. Indexed sources are predominantly written in English, but America: History and Life also contains English-language abstracts of content written in other languages.
IAmerican Chemical Society Publications
The American Chemical Society (ACS) Publications include over 40 full-text, peer-reviewed journals published by the American Chemical Society, covering the chemical and related sciences. Journal titles include ACS Nano, Biochemistry, and Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. The ACS also publishes Chemical & Engineering News, ACS Legacy Archives, and the ACS Symposium Series.
IAmerican Physiological Society Publications
The American Physiological Society (APS) Publications contains access to the periodical publications of the APS, 13 highly-regarded, peer-reviewed journals. Full text access is available from 1997 to 1 year ago. Content includes all 7 American Journal of Physiology titles, Physiological Genomics, Journal of Applied Physiology, Journal of Neurophysiology, Physiological Reviews, Physiology, and Advances in Physiology Education.
IATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials
ATLA (American Theological Library Association) Religion Database with ATLASerials is an important resource to students of religion and theology. It indexes journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays. Of the articles, reviews and essays it indexes, close to half of them (over 280,000) are available in full text.
IBiography and Genealogy Master Index
Biography and Genealogy Master Index is a useful citation-only database which indexes both current and retrospective biographical sources. This database helps users find which sources contain biographical information on nearly 5 million individuals, both living and dead, from around the world.
IBiological Abstracts
Biological Abstracts is an expansive index of journal literature in the life sciences. It covers a wide range of topics from botany to microbiology to pharmacology. In addition to keyword searching, this index is also searchable using BIOSIS indexing, MESH terms, and CAS registry numbers. Sources are primarily English-language, but a number of non-English sources are indexed and include English-language abstracts.
IBooks & Authors
Books & Authors helps readers create and save reading lists. In addition, this resource also connects readers with "read-a-likes" (books with similar writing styles or themes), plot and character breakdowns, book reviews, author biographies and bibliographies, etc. Users can search by title or author, as well as browsing genres or searching lists of the winners of a multitude of writing awards.
IBusiness and Company Resource Center
Business and Company Resource Center is a useful tool for students of business and economics. In addition to periodical and news articles, this resource also contains press releases. Users can also search by company to find information on corporate hierarchical structure, company financials and earnings estimates, investment reports, corporate chronologies and company histories, brands and product information, industry and company rankings, market share data, and (for some companies) SWOT analysis reports.
ICheckpoint Tax Research Platform
RIA's Checkpoint Tax Research Platform is an online database of tax and accounting information. The Checkpoint research system offers fast, effective ways to find answers to research questions concerning local, state, federal and international tax; accounting, auditing and corporate finance; estate planning; payroll; pension and benefits. Content is updated frequently to reflect changes in tax law, best practices, etc.
IChina Data Online
China Data Online contains economic data compiled by the China Data Center of the University of Michigan and authorized by the Chinese National Bureau of Statistics. Users have access to city and county statistics, monthly and yearly industrial breakdowns, macroeconomic data, and national, provincial, and city statistical yearbooks. Available data included employment and wage information, population, foreign investment, and education statistics, and more. Statistics are available as far back as the 1940's, but all data is not available for all locations and years.
IComAbstracts
From the Communication Institute for Online Scholarship (CIOS), ComAbstracts provides searchable abstracts from scholarly books and articles published in the field of communication. This extensive collection includes select coverage as far back as 1915 and more extensive coverage since the 1970s. Content is updated regularly and covers fields related to human communication, from mass communication, human interaction, rhetoric and health communication, to communication and new media, journalism, and communication history.
IContemporary Women's Issues
Contemporary Women's Issues (CWI) is a multidisciplinary, full-text database that brings together relevant content from mainstream periodicals, "gray" literature, and the alternative press -- with a focus on the critical issues and events that influence women's lives in more than 190 countries. Contemporary Women's Issues includes English-language titles from East and West Africa, Asia, South and Central America, the Caribbean, North America and Europe. Contemporary Women's Issues compiles into a single collection often overlooked and hard-to-find newsletters and NGO research reports to which most libraries do not subscribe, plus ephemeral literature from leading research institutes and grass roots organizations that is rarely indexed or cataloged.
ICredo Reference
Credo Reference is a full-text online reference service. The collection includes over three million entries from hundreds of well-regarded titles. Credo's collection is integrated with millions of cross-references and contains dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopedias, quotations and atlases, plus a wide range of subject-specific titles covering everything from art to accountacy, science to Shakespeare and law to literature.
IDictionary of Literary Biography (DLB)
The Dictionary of Literary Biography (DLB) systematically presents career biographies and criticism of writers from all eras and all genres through volumes dedicated to specific types of literature and time periods. Here, it is searchable electronically through the Literature Resource Center.
IeBooks
With other libraries in the Midwest Library Consortium, Alma College Library subscribes to the eBooks service. This is a new concept in providing books in electronic form. The Library also owns some of these electronic books in print form. As part of our membership, eBooks offers an extensive collection of public domain eBooks (the Public Collection). The Midwest Library Consortium has also purchased eBooks from the Private Collection. The Private Collection includes thousands of eBooks from the world's leading authors and publishers. eBooks in the Private Collection come complete with illustrations and photos.
Iebrary (electronic books)
ebrary offers a rapidly growing selection of hundreds of thousands of authoritative e-books from over 500 trusted publishers. The provided ebooks cover a wide range of subjects. Users can both save books (and associated notes and highlighting) to their bookshelf account or download ebooks to their computer or digital device for a limited "check-out" period.
IeHRAF World Cultures
Human Relations Area Files, Inc. (HRAF) is an internationally recognized organization in the field of cultural anthropology. Founded in 1949 at Yale University, HRAF is a not-for-profit membership consortium of universities, colleges, and research institutions. Its mission is to provide information that facilitates the cross-cultural study of human behavior, society and culture. In the 1930s, behavioral scientists at Yale's Institute of Human Relations started to develop a classification of cultural information by subject, providing quick access to research materials. HRAF grew out of these efforts. Today, HRAF is committed to developing dynamic, fully-indexed electronic collections on the World Wide Web.
IEncyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica is the world's most comprehensive reference product, a distinction it has held since its first publication in 1768. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online includes the complete encyclopedia, as well as Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, Britannica Student Encyclopedia and the Britannica Book of the Year. Also included is an Internet directory that includes links to over 100,000 external Web sites selected, rated, and reviewed by Britannica editors. Available through this service are more than 118,000 articles, updated and revised by Encyclopaedia Britannica editors and contributors; over 14,000 illustrations, including photographs, drawings, maps, and flags; and more than 215,000 entries--including definitions, pronunciation guides, and word histories--from Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus. Britannica also contains links to related ebooks, primary sources, and news, magazine, and journal articles.
IERIC (Education Resources Information Center)
ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center), the premier database for educational research, is sponsored by The U.S. Department of Education. ERIC provides coverage of journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs related to all aspects of education, from early childhood through higher education. Coverage extends from 1966 to the present, and content is updated monthly. ERIC provides indexing and abstracting for all sources and links to full-text for a lesser portion.
IGale Directory Library
Provides access to Ward's Business Directory of Private and Public Companies in Canada and Mexico, and Business Rankings Annual. Ward’s profiles over 100,000 U.S. companies, listing the industries in which it operates, names of top executives, number of employees, the type of company it is, and financial performance. The eDirectory version of Ward's includes additional information, such as alternative mailing addresses, an expanded list of executives, and historical financial information. Business Rankings Annual (BRA) provides "top ten" rankings of companies, products, services, and business-related activities compiled from a variety of published sources.
IGale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of full-text reference books published by Gale. These reference resources contain information relevant to students interested in biography, education, the environment, history, law, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, religion, the sciences and the social sciences.
IGannett Newsstand
Gannett Newsstand indexes over 80 newspapers from around the country. Full-text coverage is available for more recent years.
IGrove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture
The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art is a comprehensive resource on Islamic Art, written by experts. It contains over 1,600 up-to-date entries covering thousands of years of Islamic art and architecture, from the Middle East, South and Central Asia, Africa, and Europe. Entries provide in-depth art historical and cultural information about dynasties, art forms, artists, architecture, rulers, monuments, archaeological sites and stylistic developments. In addition, over 500 illustrations of sculpture, mosaic, painting, ceramics, architecture, metalwork and calligraphy illuminate the rich artistic tradition of the Islamic world.
IHathi Trust
HathiTrust Digital Library is a digital preservation repository and highly functional access platform. It provides long-term preservation and access services for public domain and in copyright content from a variety of sources, including Google, the Internet Archive, Microsoft, and in-house partner institution initiatives. The full text is available for many of the books (called "full view"). Others are marked "Limited(search-only)." For these, the full text is not available, but they do have keyword searchable indexes.
IHeritage Quest
HeritageQuest is a resource for those interested in local history and genealogy. It contains 5 different sets of data: U.S. Federal Census records from 1790 to 1930, including name indexes; Genealogy and Local History Books (a collection of 28,000 family histories, local histories, and other books); PERSI, an index of genealogy and local history periodicals; Revolutionary War records, including pension and bounty land warrant application files; and Freedman's Bank Records (1865-1874), which contain over 480,000 names of bank applicants, their dependents, and their heirs.
IHistorical Abstracts
Historical Abstracts is an excellent resource for students of history. This database focuses on the history of the world (excluding the U.S. and Canada) from 1450 to the present. Historical Abstracts provides indexing of more than 3,100 academic historical journals in over 40 languages back to 1955 and covers world history, military history, women's history, history of education, and more
IICPSR (The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research)
An international consortium of more than 700 academic institutions and research organizations, ICPSR provides leadership and training in data access, curation, and methods of analysis for the social science research community. ICPSR maintains a data archive of more than 500,000 files of research in the social sciences. It hosts 16 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields.
InfoTrac
IAcademic OneFile
Academic OneFile is a database that contains indexing for over 9,000 peer-reviewed journals, as well as magazines, newspapers, and audio, video and image files. This database covers many different fields from the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Coverage stretches from 1980 to the present, and content is updated daily.
IBusiness & Company Resource Center
Business & Company Resource Center is a useful resource for students in the field of business. It provides access to over 4,000 business periodicals (including full-text and refereed titles), consumer marketing data, corporate histories and chronologies, investment reports, press releases, stock quotes, company listings, product and brand information, suit and claim information, industry rankings, financial ratios, all organized in tabular navigation and all cross-indexed. Users can search for companies by name, ticker symbol, or industry code, and industries can be searched by SIC or NAICS code or by industry description.
IBusiness and Company ASAP
Business and Company ASAP is a database containing company data and business periodicals. As such, it is a great resource to those in the field of business. It gives users access to business and management journals, trade journals, newspapers and directories, as well as full-text U.S. and international private and public company directory listings, and full-text PR Newswire releases on those corporations. Coverage extends from 1980 to the present.
IComputer Database
Computer Database contains computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology. This database includes indexing, abstracts and full-text articles from more than 800 journals and periodicals, including Computer Weekly, Computerworld, eWeek, PC Magazine, PC World, and Wired.
IExpanded Academic ASAP
Expanded Academic ASAP provides indexing of over 5,200 periodicals (including 3,500 peer-reviewed journals), many of which are available in full-text. Coverage extends from 1980 to present and covers a wide variety of disciplines, including the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Content is updated daily.
IGeneral BusinessFile ASAP
General BusinessFile ASAP is a useful resource for those in the field of business. It is a collection of full-text journals, investment reports, directory listings and newswire releases, as well as an index of three national newspapers. Content extends from 1980 to present and is updated daily.
IGeneral OneFile
General OneFile is a large database covering a wide range of subjects. It contains indexing for over 13,000 titles, over 8,000 of which are full-text, from 1980 to present. In addition to journals, magazines, and newspapers, General OneFile also provides access to over 500 travel guides, a collection of audio files of NPR program broadcasts (including transcripts) from 1990 to present, and links to thousands of video files from programs like the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, NRO TV and Meet the Press. Content is updated daily.
IGeneral Reference Center Gold
General Reference Center Gold is a general interest database containing information on a wide variety of topics. General Reference Center Gold contains indexing of articles from newspapers, reference books, and periodicals, many with full-text and images. Content is updated daily.
IHealth and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module
Health and Wellness Resource Center with Alternative Health Module is a useful resource for those in the health sciences. It indexes 1,000 top medical journals and periodicals as well as articles from more than 2,200 general-interest publications. Over 75% of these are available in full-text. In addition, this resource provides access to full-text reference works, streaming videos, resources discussing treatment methods in alternative medicine, and information on drugs and herbal remedies.
IHealth Reference Center Academic
Health Reference Center Academic is a useful resource for those interested in all aspects of the health sciences. It contains more than 1,700 full-text sources and hundreds of videos demonstrating medical procedures and live surgeries. Content is updated daily, and coverage extends from 1980 to present.
IInforme!
Informe! is a database of full-text articles from hundreds of popular Spanish-language and bilingual periodicals. Titles include Latin American Research Review, NACLA Report on the Americas, La Opinión, National Geographic en Español, Epoca and many others, including more than 15 key Latin American newspapers. Articles cover topics including news, politics, current events, culture, entertainment, health, literature, and science.
IInfotrac Newsstand
InfoTrac Newsstand is a database of full-text newspapers. 1,100 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers make up the majority of the content, but InfoTrac Newsstand also provides access to hundreds of top newspapers from 25 other countries around the world. Content is updated daily.
ILegalTrac
LegalTrac provides indexing for more than 1,400 titles including major law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals and international legal journals. LegalTrac also contains law-related articles from over 1,000 additional business and general interest titles. All articles have been published between 1980 and 2012.
IIngenta
Ingenta is an index of over 13,000 periodical publications from more than 250 publishers in a wide range of disciplines. Only a very limited number are available in full-text.
IIOPscience (Institute of Physics)
IOPscience is a useful resource for students in the sciences. This site provides full-text access to all journals published by the Institute of Physics. In addition, users have access to a range of community websites, magazines, conference proceedings and a multitude of electronic services.
IJSTOR
JSTOR is a database of thousands of academic journals, letters, and primary sources, covering the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Journals are indexed from Volume 1, Issue 1 to present. Articles are full-text searchable and include high-quality images. JSTOR is a great resource for students of anthropology, French, German, history, mathematics, and more. THIS SUBSCRIPTION BASED PRODUCT IS AVAILABLE ONLY TO MEMBERS OF THE ALMA COLLEGE COMMUNITY, OTHER USERS SHOULD CONTACT THEIR LOCAL LIBRARY FOR INFORMATION.
ILansing State Journal
This database indexes the Lansing State Journal from 1999 - present. Many articles are available in full text.
ILexisNexis Academic
LexisNexis Academic is a great source of full-text legal and news information. LexisNexis Search the News option provides access to over 13,000 news sources, including major world publications, newspapers, magazines, wire services, broadcast transcripts, and blogs. The Look up a Legal Case option allows users to find a legal case by citation number or party name. Cases can also be searched by legal topic, attorney, judge, etc. LexisNexis Academic also provides access to a Company Information search, a Research Countries search, and a Research People search. THIS SUBSCRIPTION BASED PRODUCT IS AVAILABLE ONLY TO MEMBERS OF THE ALMA COLLEGE COMMUNITY, OTHER USERS SHOULD CONTACT THEIR LOCAL LIBRARY FOR INFORMATION.
ILiterature Resource Center
Literature Resource Center provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline. It covers more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors. Literature Resource Center provides access to over 850,000 full-text articles, critical essays and reviews from over 390 scholarly journals and literary magazines, more than 75,000 selected full-text critical essays and reviews, over 11,000 overviews of frequently studied works, more than 30,000 full-text poems, short stories and plays, and over 8,500 interviews.
ILynda
Lynda.com provides a vast online library of instructional videos covering the latest software, creative, and business skills. Taught by accomplished teachers and recognized industry experts, lynda.com is a high-quality resource for students, faculty, and staff looking to develop skills in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, project management, social media, and a wide range of other topics. The videos are organized into smaller subsections within larger courses making it very easy to choose between learning one specific function of an application in 5 minutes - or spending 8 hours to learn an application inside and out.
IMasterplots
Masterplots provides electronic access to the 12-volume 4th edition of this classic literature reference resource. It contains over 2,200 essays, which provide fundamental reference data (main characters, year of publication, etc.), plot synopses where applicable, and critical evaluations of a comprehensive selection of English-language and world literature that has been translated into English. Additionally, Masterplots provides a list of "Further Readings" recommendations for critical books and articles relevant to a more complete understanding of the work.
IMedline
MEDLINE is an excellent resource for students studying biology and medicine. It is large database providing indexing of over 19,000 journals covering all aspects of medicine, including dentistry, nursing, nutrition, psychiatry, and toxicology. Indexing is available from the 1950s to present, and content is updated daily.
IMichigana
Michigana is an archive documenting Michigan's state history. Resources include personal narratives and memoirs, pamphlets and political speeches, sermons and songs, legal treatises and children's books.
IMLA (Modern Language Association) International Bibliography
MLA Bibliography is published by the Modern Languages Association and is a subject index for books, articles and websites. Indexing dates back to 1923 and contains over 2 million citations from more than 4,400 periodicals (including peer-reviewed e-journals) and 1,000 book publishers. While the majority of records are from English-language publications, at least sixty other languages are represented including French, Spanish, German, Russian, Portuguese, Norwegian, and Swedish. MLA Bibliography covers topics including the history and theory of linguistics, comparative linguistics, semantics, syntax, teaching of language, literary theory and criticism, the dramatic arts (film, radio, television, theater), the history of printing and publishing, and rhetoric and composition.
INew York Times (1980-present)
New York Times (1980-present) provides full text access to the newspaper, as well as PDF versions of the The New York Times Book Review and Sunday Magazine, from 1980 to the present. Click ProQuest Historical Newspapers for full text access to the 1851-2008 archives.
INew York Times Historical (1851-2009)
New York Times Historical provides full text access to the newspaper from 1851 to 2009. In addition to PDF images of the articles, the clickable "Page View" feature allows users to view the page in its entirety (even advertisements).
INewspapers (1400+ national & international fulltext newspapers)
ProQuest Newsstand is a collection of international, national and regional newspapers, news websites and blogs, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, The Guardian, El Norte, Jerusalem Post, and South China Morning Post. Many news sources are available in English, but a large number are available in French, German, Spanish, and other languages. Abstracting and indexing are available for the more than 1,400 newspapers in ProQuest Newsstand; of these, over 1,270 are full text.
INursing Resource Center
Nursing Resource Center is a useful resource for students in the field of medicine. It indexes over 1600 sources, many of which are available in full text. This resource also provides access to easy-to-read disease and drug overviews.
IOpposing Viewpoints
Opposing Viewpoints provides students access to information on controversial topics drawn from a wide variety of sources. Topics include "Viewpoints," essays written on one side or the other of a controversial topic, in addition to news, magazine, and journal articles; video and audio clips and links to relevant external websites.
IOxford English Dictionary Online
This is the online version of The Oxford English Dictionary, the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. The OED is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past.
IPhilosopher's Index
Philosopher's Index is a useful resource for students of philosophy. It is an index of journal articles (over 550 journals from more than 40 countries), books, book chapters such as contributions to an anthology, and book reviews in all areas of philosophy. Coverage extends back to 1940, and the included abstracts are written by the authors of each selection. Philosopher's Index covers the areas of ethics, aesthetics, social philosophy, political philosophy, epistemology, and metaphysic logic as well as material on the philosophy of law, religion, science, history, education and language.
IProject Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg offers over 38,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.
IProject Muse
Project Muse is a useful resource for students in the Humanities and Social Sciences. It is a collection of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies, with over 120 publishers currently participating.
This subscription-based resource is available to members of the Alma College Community. Other users should contact their local library for information
IProQuest
The ProQuest multisearch allows you to simultaneously search all of the ProQuest databases. These databases cover subjects from the Arts, Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences. Databases can be searched individually as well.
IProQuest Accounting & Tax
ProQuest Accounting and Tax is a useful resource for students of business and accounting. This resource provides indexing of journals, reference reports, proceedings, dissertations and more, from over 2,300 publications with hundreds in full-text. The provided journals include all journals from the American Accounting Association; accounting, tax management, and auditing trade publications; tax law and financial law publications from the American Bar Association and American Law Institute; over 1,500 accounting dissertations; and more than 7,800 Working Papers from SSRN (Social Science Research Network).
IProQuest Asian Business & Reference
ProQuest Asian Business and Reference offers detailed information on companies, economies, markets, and overall business conditions throughout the Eastern Hemisphere. A great deal of information on international trade is available as well. Resources include full-text coverage of political, social, economic, cultural, financial, and business news stories at national and regional levels from key newspapers, magazines, and journals; political, economic, social, and business profiles; guides and outlooks; core national and regional statistics; frequently updated economic, financial, and demographic series and analysis; organizational, directory, and biographical information for national government, the civil service, and business and cultural organizations; and national and regional level full-text archive of white papers, government documents, journals, and legislation, complete with selected topic analysis.
IProQuest Banking Information Source
ProQuest Banking Information Source is a useful resource for students in Business and Economics. It contains over 350 full-text sources, including industry and professional newsletters, School of Bank Marketing papers, and Stonier theses. Subjects include banks, the banking industry, banking law, finance, financial institutions, the financial service industry, and investments.
IProQuest Biological Science Collection
ProQuest Biological Science Collection is a great resource for students in the life sciences. It includes indexing of journals, conference proceedings, technical reports, monographs and selected books and patents from 1982-present. Over 600 of the journals are available in full text.
IProQuest Computing
ProQuest Computing is a great resource for anyone interested in a wide range of computer topics. The database includes around 450 titles, with over 350 available in full text. Articles from scholarly journals, trade publications, and consumer titles cover product reviews, database design and management, software, hardware, e-commerce, Web site development, intranets and extranets, and technology management.
IProQuest Congressional Publications
ProQuest Congressional Publications provides access to both historic and current information about the United States Congress. Users can find the full-text of congressional publications (Congressional Record, the U.S. Code, Code of Federal Regulations, Federal Register, Rules of Congress). They can access congressional testimony by experts, administration witnesses, and affected parties, track legislative histories for public laws, find information about members and committees, and access statistics on a wide range of topics.
IProQuest Education Journals
ProQuest Education Journals is a useful resource for students in the field of education. It includes indexing for around 900 top educational publications, more than 600 of which are available in full text. Topics include primary, secondary, and higher education, special education, home schooling, adult education, and teacher education.
IProQuest Entrepreneurship
ProQuest Entrepreneurship is an access point to a variety of discovery and advisory tools specific to the needs of entrepreneurs and those studying entrepreneurship. It features over 11,000 video clips of entrepreneurs as they give firsthand accounts of their business experiences, many of which contain transcripts. It also contains market research (market and company reports, key financial ratios, demographics, insights, benchmarks, statistics and more); start-up plans, templates and forms; business cases; conference proceedings and full text dissertations, as well as content from a number of business and entrepreneurship journals.
IProQuest Health Management
ProQuest Health Management is a useful resource for students interested in healthcare administration. The resources provided include over 840 scholarly and trade journals and more than 4,500 doctoral dissertations and theses. Coverage extends from 1986 to present. Topics covered include hospitals, insurance, law, statistics, business management, personnel management, ethics, health economics and public health administration.
IProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times
New York Times Historical provides full text access to the newspaper from 1851 to 2009. In addition to PDF images of the articles, the clickable "Page View" feature allows users to view the page in its entirety (even advertisements).
IProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Wall Street Journal
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Wall Street Journal (1889-1995) provides full text access to the newspaper back to its first issue. In addition to PDF images of the articles, the clickable "Page view" feature allows you to see the page in its entirety (even advertisements).
IProQuest International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS)
ProQuest International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) is a useful resource for students in the social sciences. It is an index of over 2 million journal articles, books, reviews, and selected chapters. Coverage extends from 1951 to present, and is updated biweekly. The coverage is international, incorporating over 100 languages and countries.
IProQuest Medline
MEDLINE on this service contains over 6 million citations and abstracts, providing unparalleled access to worldwide biomedical literature. The database contains a broad range of medical topics relating to research, clinical practice, administration, policy issues, and health care services. Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE contains all records published in Index Medicus and since 2002, most citations previously included in separate NLM specialty databases such as SPACELINE and HISTLINE.
IProQuest Military Collection
ProQuest Military Collection includes over 550 titles, with more than 400 available in full-text. This resource provides coverage of topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, and civil engineering. Coverage extends from 1991 to present for the majority of titles, but a deep backfile is available for a few select titles: Marine Corps Gazette dating back to 1916, Leatherneck dating back to 1921, and Foreign Affairs dating back to 1923.
IProQuest Newspapers (1400+ national & international fulltext newspapers)
ProQuest Newsstand is a collection of international, national and regional newspapers, news websites and blogs, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, The Guardian, El Norte, Jerusalem Post, and South China Morning Post. Many news sources are available in English, but a large number are available in French, German, Spanish, and other languages. Abstracting and indexing are available for the more than 1,400 newspapers in ProQuest Newsstand; of these, over 1,270 are full text. This includes full-text access to the New York Times from 1980-present and the Wall Street Journal 1984-present.
IProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source
ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Source is a useful resource for students in the medical sciences, including nursing, allied health, alternative, and complementary medicine. Coverage extends from 1986 to present and consists of abstracting and indexing for more than 850 titles, with over 715 titles in full-text, plus more than 12,000 full text dissertations. This database also includes Systematic Reviews, Evidence Summaries, and Best Practice Information Sheets from the renowned Joanna Briggs Institute.
IProQuest PILOTS (Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress)
ProQuest PILOTS is a resource sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Its goal is to include citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations, and to offer both current and retrospective coverage. Topics covered include traumatic stress and mental health, assessment, prevention, treatment, mental health services, professional ethics, public policy, traumatized populations.
IProQuest Psychology Journals
ProQuest Psychology Journals is a collection relevant to students of psychology. This resource consists of indexing and abstracts for over 650 titles, more than 540 of which are available in full text. Additionally, it provides access to more than 4,000 full text dissertations representing a range of psychology disciplines.
IProQuest Religion
ProQuest Religion is a useful resource to anyone in the field of religion or religious studies. It contains indexing for over 250 publications, with most of them available with full-text. Coverage extends from 1986 to present. This is a comprehensive collection of journals covering religious issues and perspectives, religious news and information, informative details on doctrines and philosophies, and scholarly reports on religious history. The belief systems discussed include Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Islam, Hinduism, Mormonism, Baha'ism, and Catholicism.
IProQuest Research Library
ProQuest Research Library is a large, diverse database that is useful to students in a wide range of subject areas. Content consists of indexing for over 5,000 titles, over 3,500 of which are available in full text. Coverage extends from 1971 to present.
IArts Module
The Arts Module is a subset of the ProQuest Research Library. It contains resources related to the fine arts, dance, theater, cinema, and more.
IBusiness Module
The Business Module, a subset of the ProQuest Research Library, contains periodicals relevant specifically to students of business and economics. Topics covered include economics, personal finance, marketing, and more.
IHealth & Medicine Module
The Health & Medicine Module is a subset of the ProQuest Research Library. It contains those titles that are relevant to students in the health sciences. Areas of medicine covered include medical science, nursing, allied health, public health, and pharmacology.
IHistory Module
The History Module is a subset of the ProQuest Research Library. It contains a selection of titles relevant to students of history. Topics include U.S. and world history, military history, world civilizations, and more.
ILiterature & Language Module
The Literature & Language Module is a subset of the ProQuest Research Library and contains materials relevant to the study of American and world literature, language, and linguistics.
IScience & Technology Module
The Science & Technology Module is a subset of the ProQuest Research Library. Subject areas include agriculture, biology, chemistry, environmental science, materials science, physics, computing, and engineering.
ISocial Sciences Module
The Social Sciences Module is a subset of the ProQuest Research Library. It contains materials relevant to the fields of anthropology, sociology, psychology, communication, political science, linguistics, criminology, education, and more.
IProQuest Science Journals
ProQuest Science Journals is a valuable resource for students in the sciences. With coverage dating back to 1986, ProQuest Science Journals features over 1,145 titleswith more than 965 available in full text. This resource provides access to content relevant to studies of aerospace, astronomy, biology, chemistry, computers, engineering, earth science, physics, telecommunications, transportation, the military, and more. Titles include Journal of Climate, The Journal of Nutrition, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, and many others.
IProQuest Social Science Journals
ProQuest Social Science Journals is a useful resource for students in the social sciences, including anthropology, communication, economics, political science, psychology, and sociology. This resource provides indexing for over 570 journal titles, over 340 of which are available in full text. Titles include the Journal of Family Issues, American Demographics, The Public Interest, and Spectrum.
IProQuest Sociology
ProQuest Sociology is a useful resource for students researching topics in the social services. This database provides full-text access to over 275 journals covering topics in sociology and social work including community and mental health services, crisis intervention, family and social welfare, gerontology, poverty and homelessness, professional issues in social work, social services in addiction, social work education, social work practice, violence, abuse, and neglect. Journal titles include Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology, Sociological Theory, International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, and Child Welfare.
IProQuest World War II
ProQuest History Vault unlocks the wealth of archival materials with a single search. Researchers can access letters, papers, photographs, scrapbooks, financial records, diaries, and much more from a single interface.
IPsycARTICLES
PsycARTICLES is a collection of full text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe & Huber. Most of the 63 APA journals included in PsycARTICLES now go back to volume 1, issue 1. The earliest journal is Psychological Review, which was started in 1894. The database also contains journals that are no longer published. Topics covered include applied psychology, communication systems, developmental psychology, educational psychology, experimental human and animal psychology, personality, psychological and physical disorders, physiological psychology and neuroscience, professional personnel and issues, psychometrics and statistics. Content is updated weekly.
IPsycINFO
PsycINFO is an important resource for students of psychology. It contains indexing for over 1,800 professional journals, chapters, books, reports, theses and dissertations, published internationally. Indexing coverage extends from 1806 to present for select titles, with most content from 1890 to present. Topics covered include applied psychology, communication systems, developmental psychology, educational psychology, experimental human and animal psychology, personality, psychological and physical disorders, physiological psychology and neuroscience, professional personnel and issues, psychometrics and statistics. Content is updated weekly.
IScienceDirect
Science Direct, one of the worlds largest providers of scientific, technical and medical (STM) literature, is a useful resource for students in the sciences. It offers indexing and abstracting of journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books. Alma College Library subscribes to approximately 200 of these journals in full-text. Subjects covered include the physical sciences and engineering, life sciences, health sciences, social sciences and humanities.
ISciFinder Scholar
SciFinder Scholar is the online interface to the references indexed by Chemical Abstracts Services since 1907. SciFinder includes coverage of the following databases:CAplus, MedLine, REGISTRY, CASREACT, CHEMCATS, & CHEMLIST. It includes information about substances, authors, companies, and topics. Users can search using a chemical structure, chemical reaction, research topic, or author information.

In order to access the Alma College subscription to SciFinder Scholar, you will need to set up a username and password . Please ask at the Reference Desk in the Library for assistance in setting up your password or for further information.
ISIRS Renaissance
SIRS Renaissance provides information on the following topics: architecture and design, culture, literature, multimedia, music, performing arts, philosophy and religion, and visual arts. Full-text articles are selected from more than 1,200 domestic and international publications. Many articles are accompanied by full-color images, including art reproductions, photographs, and illustrations.
ISmithsonian Institution Contributions and Studies Series
Smithsonian Institution Contributions and Studies Series are reports on the scientific, technical, and historical research conducted by Smithsonian staff and their professional colleagues, as well as on the collections of the various Smithsonian museums. Topics covered include flight, anthropology, astrophysics, botany, history and technology, museum conservation, paleobiology, earth sciences, marine sciences, zoology, folklife, and studies in air and space.
ISmithsonian Contributions to Anthropology (1965-present)
Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology is a series of reports on the anthropological research conducted by Smithsonian staff and their professional colleagues.
ISmithsonian Contributions to Botany (1969-present)
Smithsonian Contributions to Botany is a series of reports on the botanical research conducted by Smithsonian staff and their professional colleagues.
ISmithsonian Contributions to History & Technology (1969-present)
Smithsonian Contributions to History & Technology (formerly Smithsonian Studies in History and Technology) is a series of reports based on the history of technology research conducted by Smithsonian staff and their professional colleagues.
ISmithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology (1969-present)
Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology is a series of reports on the paleobiology research conducted by Smithsonian staff and their professional colleagues.
ISmithsonian Contributions to the Marine Sciences (1977-present)
Smithsonian Contributions to the Marine Sciences is a series of reports on the marine science research conducted by Smithsonian staff and their professional colleagues.
ISmithsonian Contributions to Zoology (1969-present)
Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology is a series of reports on the zoological research conducted by Smithsonian staff and their professional colleagues.
ISocial Services Abstracts
Social Services Abstracts is a useful resource for students researching topics in the social services, including community and mental health services, crisis intervention, family and social welfare, gerontology, poverty and homelessness, professional issues in social work, social services in addiction, social work education, social work practice, violence, abuse, and neglect. This database abstracts and indexes over 1,300 periodical publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations, and citations to book reviews. Content is updated monthly.
ISociological Abstracts
Sociological Abstracts is a useful resource for students of sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. This resource indexes and abstracts journal articles and book reviews from over 1800 periodicals, as well as providing abstracts for books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers. Indexing coverage extends back to the 1950s. Topics include culture and social structure, family and marriage, history and theory of sociology, organizational sociology, political sociology, poverty and homelessness, race and ethnicity, social change and economic development, social control, sociology of health and medicine, and more.
ISpringerLINK
Providing researchers with access to scientific documents from journals, books, series, protocols and reference works.
IStandard and Poor's NetAdvantage
Standard and Poor's NetAdvantage is a useful resource for students in the field of business, as well as those interested in personal finance. This resource provides access to Industry Surveys, Sub-Industry Reviews, Company Profiles, Stock Reports, information on company executives and directors, and other business and investment data. Additionally, NetAdvantage has a variety of tools for individual financial literacy, including information on personal budgeting, credit, taxes, analyzing stocks, and more.
IStatistical Insight
Statistical Insight is a resource that provides statistics concerning population, economic conditions, labor, health, education, natural resources, pollution, and many other topics. Statistics are drawn from tables found in hundreds of US government and business reports, from 1999 to the present.
ISTNeasy
STNEasy is a primary index to chemistry resources.
As an academic institution, Alma College users can only access STNEasy during limited hours. STNEasy is available weeknights after 5:00 p.m. and over the weekend. Please see a librarian for an ID and password.
IWall Street Journal (1984-present)
Wall Street Journal (1984-present) provides full text access to the newspaper. Choose Wall Street Journal Historical for full text access to the 1889-1994 archives.
IWall Street Journal Historical (1889-1995)
The Wall Street Journal Historical (1889-1995) provides full text access to the newspaper back to its first issue. In addition to PDF images of the articles, the clickable "Page view" feature allows you to see the page in its entirety (even advertisements)
IWiley Online Library
Wiley Online Library hosts the world's broadest and deepest multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. It delivers seamless integrated access to over 4 million articles from 1500 journals, over 14,000 online books, and hundreds of reference works, laboratory protocols and databases.
IWomen and Social Movements Scholar's Edition
Women and Social Movements in the United States is a resource for students and scholars of U.S. history and U.S. women's history. Organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000, this collection currently includes 102 document projects and archives with more than 4,050 documents and 145,000 pages of additional full-text documents, written by some 2,200 primary authors. It also includes book, film, and website reviews, notes from the archives, and teaching tools. Those subscribing to the Scholar's Edition can access the online version of Notable American Women or the database on Commissions on the Status of Women.
IWomen Writers Online
This resource, Women Writers Online, is useful for students of English, History, and Women's Studies. The included texts are collected by the Women Writers Project at Brown University, which is dedicated to making the texts of pre-Victorian women writers accessible electronically online. This resource provides access to the text of writings by women authors from 1400 to 1850, including Elizabeth I, Aphra Behn, Hannah Cowley, Margaret Cavendish, Eleanor Davies, and Eliza Haywood. In addition to the full text, each entry also provides access to information on the original text, via the "Metadata for this text" option.
IWorldCat
WorldCat is a catalog of books and other media held by libraries and archives both in the U.S. and around the world. It contains millions of bibliographic records in hundreds of languages. Alma College students, faculty and staff can place Interlibrary Loan Requests directly within WorldCat by clicking the "Request Item" button.

This is a subject list of our Databases. Switch to the Alphabetical Listing.

Anthropology
IAGRICOLA
AGRICOLA provides primary information sources in agriculture and related fields. It contains citations for journal articles, monographs, proceedings, theses, technical reports, and other sources. It is primarily an index but also includes some full-text. It covers topics including agriculture, animal sciences, botany, human nutrition, natural history, and wildlife. Sources are largely in English, but this database also contains non-English sources (from around the world).
IContemporary Women's Issues
Contemporary Women's Issues (CWI) is a multidisciplinary, full-text database that brings together relevant content from mainstream periodicals, "gray" literature, and the alternative press -- with a focus on the critical issues and events that influence women's lives in more than 190 countries. Contemporary Women's Issues includes English-language titles from East and West Africa, Asia, South and Central America, the Caribbean, North America and Europe. Contemporary Women's Issues compiles into a single collection often overlooked and hard-to-find newsletters and NGO research reports to which most libraries do not subscribe, plus ephemeral literature from leading research institutes and grass roots organizations that is rarely indexed or cataloged.
Iebrary (electronic books)
ebrary offers a rapidly growing selection of hundreds of thousands of authoritative e-books from over 500 trusted publishers. The provided ebooks cover a wide range of subjects. Users can both save books (and associated notes and highlighting) to their bookshelf account or download ebooks to their computer or digital device for a limited "check-out" period.
IExpanded Academic ASAP
Expanded Academic ASAP provides indexing of over 5,200 periodicals (including 3,500 peer-reviewed journals), many of which are available in full-text. Coverage extends from 1980 to present and covers a wide variety of disciplines, including the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Content is updated daily.
IGale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of full-text reference books published by Gale. These reference resources contain information relevant to students interested in biography, education, the environment, history, law, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, religion, the sciences and the social sciences.
IGeneral OneFile
General OneFile is a large database covering a wide range of subjects. It contains indexing for over 13,000 titles, over 8,000 of which are full-text, from 1980 to present. In addition to journals, magazines, and newspapers, General OneFile also provides access to over 500 travel guides, a collection of audio files of NPR program broadcasts (including transcripts) from 1990 to present, and links to thousands of video files from programs like the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, NRO TV and Meet the Press. Content is updated daily.
IICPSR (The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research)
An international consortium of more than 700 academic institutions and research organizations, ICPSR provides leadership and training in data access, curation, and methods of analysis for the social science research community. ICPSR maintains a data archive of more than 500,000 files of research in the social sciences. It hosts 16 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields.
IJSTOR
JSTOR is a database of thousands of academic journals, letters, and primary sources, covering the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Journals are indexed from Volume 1, Issue 1 to present. Articles are full-text searchable and include high-quality images. JSTOR is a great resource for students of anthropology, French, German, history, mathematics, and more. THIS SUBSCRIPTION BASED PRODUCT IS AVAILABLE ONLY TO MEMBERS OF THE ALMA COLLEGE COMMUNITY, OTHER USERS SHOULD CONTACT THEIR LOCAL LIBRARY FOR INFORMATION.
INewspapers (1400+ national & international fulltext newspapers)
ProQuest Newsstand is a collection of international, national and regional newspapers, news websites and blogs, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, The Guardian, El Norte, Jerusalem Post, and South China Morning Post. Many news sources are available in English, but a large number are available in French, German, Spanish, and other languages. Abstracting and indexing are available for the more than 1,400 newspapers in ProQuest Newsstand; of these, over 1,270 are full text.
IProject Muse
Project Muse is a useful resource for students in the Humanities and Social Sciences. It is a collection of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies, with over 120 publishers currently participating.
This subscription-based resource is available to members of the Alma College Community. Other users should contact their local library for information
IProQuest
The ProQuest multisearch allows you to simultaneously search all of the ProQuest databases. These databases cover subjects from the Arts, Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences. Databases can be searched individually as well.
IProQuest International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS)
ProQuest International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) is a useful resource for students in the social sciences. It is an index of over 2 million journal articles, books, reviews, and selected chapters. Coverage extends from 1951 to present, and is updated biweekly. The coverage is international, incorporating over 100 languages and countries.
IProQuest Research Library
ProQuest Research Library is a large, diverse database that is useful to students in a wide range of subject areas. Content consists of indexing for over 5,000 titles, over 3,500 of which are available in full text. Coverage extends from 1971 to present.
IProQuest Social Science Journals
ProQuest Social Science Journals is a useful resource for students in the social sciences, including anthropology, communication, economics, political science, psychology, and sociology. This resource provides indexing for over 570 journal titles, over 340 of which are available in full text. Titles include the Journal of Family Issues, American Demographics, The Public Interest, and Spectrum.
ISIRS Renaissance
SIRS Renaissance provides information on the following topics: architecture and design, culture, literature, multimedia, music, performing arts, philosophy and religion, and visual arts. Full-text articles are selected from more than 1,200 domestic and international publications. Many articles are accompanied by full-color images, including art reproductions, photographs, and illustrations.
ISmithsonian Contributions to Anthropology (1965-present)
Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology is a series of reports on the anthropological research conducted by Smithsonian staff and their professional colleagues.
ISocial Sciences Module
The Social Sciences Module is a subset of the ProQuest Research Library. It contains materials relevant to the fields of anthropology, sociology, psychology, communication, political science, linguistics, criminology, education, and more.
Art
IArts Module
The Arts Module is a subset of the ProQuest Research Library. It contains resources related to the fine arts, dance, theater, cinema, and more.
Iebrary (electronic books)
ebrary offers a rapidly growing selection of hundreds of thousands of authoritative e-books from over 500 trusted publishers. The provided ebooks cover a wide range of subjects. Users can both save books (and associated notes and highlighting) to their bookshelf account or download ebooks to their computer or digital device for a limited "check-out" period.
IExpanded Academic ASAP
Expanded Academic ASAP provides indexing of over 5,200 periodicals (including 3,500 peer-reviewed journals), many of which are available in full-text. Coverage extends from 1980 to present and covers a wide variety of disciplines, including the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Content is updated daily.
IGeneral OneFile
General OneFile is a large database covering a wide range of subjects. It contains indexing for over 13,000 titles, over 8,000 of which are full-text, from 1980 to present. In addition to journals, magazines, and newspapers, General OneFile also provides access to over 500 travel guides, a collection of audio files of NPR program broadcasts (including transcripts) from 1990 to present, and links to thousands of video files from programs like the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, NRO TV and Meet the Press. Content is updated daily.
IGrove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture
The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art is a comprehensive resource on Islamic Art, written by experts. It contains over 1,600 up-to-date entries covering thousands of years of Islamic art and architecture, from the Middle East, South and Central Asia, Africa, and Europe. Entries provide in-depth art historical and cultural information about dynasties, art forms, artists, architecture, rulers, monuments, archaeological sites and stylistic developments. In addition, over 500 illustrations of sculpture, mosaic, painting, ceramics, architecture, metalwork and calligraphy illuminate the rich artistic tradition of the Islamic world.
IJSTOR
JSTOR is a database of thousands of academic journals, letters, and primary sources, covering the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Journals are indexed from Volume 1, Issue 1 to present. Articles are full-text searchable and include high-quality images. JSTOR is a great resource for students of anthropology, French, German, history, mathematics, and more. THIS SUBSCRIPTION BASED PRODUCT IS AVAILABLE ONLY TO MEMBERS OF THE ALMA COLLEGE COMMUNITY, OTHER USERS SHOULD CONTACT THEIR LOCAL LIBRARY FOR INFORMATION.
INewspapers (1400+ national & international fulltext newspapers)
ProQuest Newsstand is a collection of international, national and regional newspapers, news websites and blogs, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, The Guardian, El Norte, Jerusalem Post, and South China Morning Post. Many news sources are available in English, but a large number are available in French, German, Spanish, and other languages. Abstracting and indexing are available for the more than 1,400 newspapers in ProQuest Newsstand; of these, over 1,270 are full text.
IProQuest
The ProQuest multisearch allows you to simultaneously search all of the ProQuest databases. These databases cover subjects from the Arts, Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences. Databases can be searched individually as well.
ISIRS Renaissance
SIRS Renaissance provides information on the following topics: architecture and design, culture, literature, multimedia, music, performing arts, philosophy and religion, and visual arts. Full-text articles are selected from more than 1,200 domestic and international publications. Many articles are accompanied by full-color images, including art reproductions, photographs, and illustrations.
Astronomy
Iebrary (electronic books)
ebrary offers a rapidly growing selection of hundreds of thousands of authoritative e-books from over 500 trusted publishers. The provided ebooks cover a wide range of subjects. Users can both save books (and associated notes and highlighting) to their bookshelf account or download ebooks to their computer or digital device for a limited "check-out" period.
IExpanded Academic ASAP
Expanded Academic ASAP provides indexing of over 5,200 periodicals (including 3,500 peer-reviewed journals), many of which are available in full-text. Coverage extends from 1980 to present and covers a wide variety of disciplines, including the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Content is updated daily.
IGeneral OneFile
General OneFile is a large database covering a wide range of subjects. It contains indexing for over 13,000 titles, over 8,000 of which are full-text, from 1980 to present. In addition to journals, magazines, and newspapers, General OneFile also provides access to over 500 travel guides, a collection of audio files of NPR program broadcasts (including transcripts) from 1990 to present, and links to thousands of video files from programs like the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, NRO TV and Meet the Press. Content is updated daily.
IIOPscience (Institute of Physics)
IOPscience is a useful resource for students in the sciences. This site provides full-text access to all journals published by the Institute of Physics. In addition, users have access to a range of community websites, magazines, conference proceedings and a multitude of electronic services.
INewspapers (1400+ national & international fulltext newspapers)
ProQuest Newsstand is a collection of international, national and regional newspapers, news websites and blogs, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, The Guardian, El Norte, Jerusalem Post, and South China Morning Post. Many news sources are available in English, but a large number are available in French, German, Spanish, and other languages. Abstracting and indexing are available for the more than 1,400 newspapers in ProQuest Newsstand; of these, over 1,270 are full text.
IProQuest
The ProQuest multisearch allows you to simultaneously search all of the ProQuest databases. These databases cover subjects from the Arts, Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences. Databases can be searched individually as well.
IProQuest Science Journals
ProQuest Science Journals is a valuable resource for students in the sciences. With coverage dating back to 1986, ProQuest Science Journals features over 1,145 titleswith more than 965 available in full text. This resource provides access to content relevant to studies of aerospace, astronomy, biology, chemistry, computers, engineering, earth science, physics, telecommunications, transportation, the military, and more. Titles include Journal of Climate, The Journal of Nutrition, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, and many others.
IScience & Technology Module
The Science & Technology Module is a subset of the ProQuest Research Library. Subject areas include agriculture, biology, chemistry, environmental science, materials science, physics, computing, and engineering.
IScienceDirect
Science Direct, one of the worlds largest providers of scientific, technical and medical (STM) literature, is a useful resource for students in the sciences. It offers indexing and abstracting of journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books. Alma College Library subscribes to approximately 200 of these journals in full-text. Subjects covered include the physical sciences and engineering, life sciences, health sciences, social sciences and humanities.
IWiley Online Library
Wiley Online Library hosts the world's broadest and deepest multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. It delivers seamless integrated access to over 4 million articles from 1500 journals, over 14,000 online books, and hundreds of reference works, laboratory protocols and databases.
Biochemistry
IAmerican Physiological Society Publications
The American Physiological Society (APS) Publications contains access to the periodical publications of the APS, 13 highly-regarded, peer-reviewed journals. Full text access is available from 1997 to 1 year ago. Content includes all 7 American Journal of Physiology titles, Physiological Genomics, Journal of Applied Physiology, Journal of Neurophysiology, Physiological Reviews, Physiology, and Advances in Physiology Education.
IBiological Abstracts
Biological Abstracts is an expansive index of journal literature in the life sciences. It covers a wide range of topics from botany to microbiology to pharmacology. In addition to keyword searching, this index is also searchable using BIOSIS indexing, MESH terms, and CAS registry numbers. Sources are primarily English-language, but a number of non-English sources are indexed and include English-language abstracts.
Iebrary (electronic books)
ebrary offers a rapidly growing selection of hundreds of thousands of authoritative e-books from over 500 trusted publishers. The provided ebooks cover a wide range of subjects. Users can both save books (and associated notes and highlighting) to their bookshelf account or download ebooks to their computer or digital device for a limited "check-out" period.
IExpanded Academic ASAP
Expanded Academic ASAP provides indexing of over 5,200 periodicals (including 3,500 peer-reviewed journals), many of which are available in full-text. Coverage extends from 1980 to present and covers a wide variety of disciplines, including the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Content is updated daily.
IGale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of full-text reference books published by Gale. These reference resources contain information relevant to students interested in biography, education, the environment, history, law, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, religion, the sciences and the social sciences.
IGeneral OneFile
General OneFile is a large database covering a wide range of subjects. It contains indexing for over 13,000 titles, over 8,000 of which are full-text, from 1980 to present. In addition to journals, magazines, and newspapers, General OneFile also provides access to over 500 travel guides, a collection of audio files of NPR program broadcasts (including transcripts) from 1990 to present, and links to thousands of video files from programs like the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, NRO TV and Meet the Press. Content is updated daily.
IHealth Reference Center Academic
Health Reference Center Academic is a useful resource for those interested in all aspects of the health sciences. It contains more than 1,700 full-text sources and hundreds of videos demonstrating medical procedures and live surgeries. Content is updated daily, and coverage extends from 1980 to present.
IMedline
MEDLINE is an excellent resource for students studying biology and medicine. It is large database providing indexing of over 19,000 journals covering all aspects of medicine, including dentistry, nursing, nutrition, psychiatry, and toxicology. Indexing is available from the 1950s to present, and content is updated daily.
INewspapers (1400+ national & international fulltext newspapers)
ProQuest Newsstand is a collection of international, national and regional newspapers, news websites and blogs, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, The Guardian, El Norte, Jerusalem Post, and South China Morning Post. Many news sources are available in English, but a large number are available in French, German, Spanish, and other languages. Abstracting and indexing are available for the more than 1,400 newspapers in ProQuest Newsstand; of these, over 1,270 are full text.
IProQuest
The ProQuest multisearch allows you to simultaneously search all of the ProQuest databases. These databases cover subjects from the Arts, Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences. Databases can be searched individually as well.
IProQuest Medline
MEDLINE on this service contains over 6 million citations and abstracts, providing unparalleled access to worldwide biomedical literature. The database contains a broad range of medical topics relating to research, clinical practice, administration, policy issues, and health care services. Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE contains all records published in Index Medicus and since 2002, most citations previously included in separate NLM specialty databases such as SPACELINE and HISTLINE.
IProQuest Science Journals
ProQuest Science Journals is a valuable resource for students in the sciences. With coverage dating back to 1986, ProQuest Science Journals features over 1,145 titleswith more than 965 available in full text. This resource provides access to content relevant to studies of aerospace, astronomy, biology, chemistry, computers, engineering, earth science, physics, telecommunications, transportation, the military, and more. Titles include Journal of Climate, The Journal of Nutrition, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, and many others.
IScience & Technology Module
The Science & Technology Module is a subset of the ProQuest Research Library. Subject areas include agriculture, biology, chemistry, environmental science, materials science, physics, computing, and engineering.
IScienceDirect
Science Direct, one of the worlds largest providers of scientific, technical and medical (STM) literature, is a useful resource for students in the sciences. It offers indexing and abstracting of journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books. Alma College Library subscribes to approximately 200 of these journals in full-text. Subjects covered include the physical sciences and engineering, life sciences, health sciences, social sciences and humanities.
IWiley Online Library
Wiley Online Library hosts the world's broadest and deepest multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. It delivers seamless integrated access to over 4 million articles from 1500 journals, over 14,000 online books, and hundreds of reference works, laboratory protocols and databases.
Biology
IAGRICOLA
AGRICOLA provides primary information sources in agriculture and related fields. It contains citations for journal articles, monographs, proceedings, theses, technical reports, and other sources. It is primarily an index but also includes some full-text. It covers topics including agriculture, animal sciences, botany, human nutrition, natural history, and wildlife. Sources are largely in English, but this database also contains non-English sources (from around the world).
IAmerican Physiological Society Publications
The American Physiological Society (APS) Publications contains access to the periodical publications of the APS, 13 highly-regarded, peer-reviewed journals. Full text access is available from 1997 to 1 year ago. Content includes all 7 American Journal of Physiology titles, Physiological Genomics, Journal of Applied Physiology, Journal of Neurophysiology, Physiological Reviews, Physiology, and Advances in Physiology Education.
IBiological Abstracts
Biological Abstracts is an expansive index of journal literature in the life sciences. It covers a wide range of topics from botany to microbiology to pharmacology. In addition to keyword searching, this index is also searchable using BIOSIS indexing, MESH terms, and CAS registry numbers. Sources are primarily English-language, but a number of non-English sources are indexed and include English-language abstracts.
Iebrary (electronic books)
ebrary offers a rapidly growing selection of hundreds of thousands of authoritative e-books from over 500 trusted publishers. The provided ebooks cover a wide range of subjects. Users can both save books (and associated notes and highlighting) to their bookshelf account or download ebooks to their computer or digital device for a limited "check-out" period.
IExpanded Academic ASAP
Expanded Academic ASAP provides indexing of over 5,200 periodicals (including 3,500 peer-reviewed journals), many of which are available in full-text. Coverage extends from 1980 to present and covers a wide variety of disciplines, including the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Content is updated daily.
IGale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of full-text reference books published by Gale. These reference resources contain information relevant to students interested in biography, education, the environment, history, law, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, religion, the sciences and the social sciences.
IGeneral OneFile
General OneFile is a large database covering a wide range of subjects. It contains indexing for over 13,000 titles, over 8,000 of which are full-text, from 1980 to present. In addition to journals, magazines, and newspapers, General OneFile also provides access to over 500 travel guides, a collection of audio files of NPR program broadcasts (including transcripts) from 1990 to present, and links to thousands of video files from programs like the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, NRO TV and Meet the Press. Content is updated daily.
IHealth & Medicine Module
The Health & Medicine Module is a subset of the ProQuest Research Library. It contains those titles that are relevant to students in the health sciences. Areas of medicine covered include medical science, nursing, allied health, public health, and pharmacology.
IHealth and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module
Health and Wellness Resource Center with Alternative Health Module is a useful resource for those in the health sciences. It indexes 1,000 top medical journals and periodicals as well as articles from more than 2,200 general-interest publications. Over 75% of these are available in full-text. In addition, this resource provides access to full-text reference works, streaming videos, resources discussing treatment methods in alternative medicine, and information on drugs and herbal remedies.
IHealth Reference Center Academic
Health Reference Center Academic is a useful resource for those interested in all aspects of the health sciences. It contains more than 1,700 full-text sources and hundreds of videos demonstrating medical procedures and live surgeries. Content is updated daily, and coverage extends from 1980 to present.
IIOPscience (Institute of Physics)
IOPscience is a useful resource for students in the sciences. This site provides full-text access to all journals published by the Institute of Physics. In addition, users have access to a range of community websites, magazines, conference proceedings and a multitude of electronic services.
IMedline
MEDLINE is an excellent resource for students studying biology and medicine. It is large database providing indexing of over 19,000 journals covering all aspects of medicine, including dentistry, nursing, nutrition, psychiatry, and toxicology. Indexing is available from the 1950s to present, and content is updated daily.
INewspapers (1400+ national & international fulltext newspapers)
ProQuest Newsstand is a collection of international, national and regional newspapers, news websites and blogs, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, The Guardian, El Norte, Jerusalem Post, and South China Morning Post. Many news sources are available in English, but a large number are available in French, German, Spanish, and other languages. Abstracting and indexing are available for the more than 1,400 newspapers in ProQuest Newsstand; of these, over 1,270 are full text.
INursing Resource Center
Nursing Resource Center is a useful resource for students in the field of medicine. It indexes over 1600 sources, many of which are available in full text. This resource also provides access to easy-to-read disease and drug overviews.
IProQuest
The ProQuest multisearch allows you to simultaneously search all of the ProQuest databases. These databases cover subjects from the Arts, Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences. Databases can be searched individually as well.
IProQuest Biological Science Collection
ProQuest Biological Science Collection is a great resource for students in the life sciences. It includes indexing of journals, conference proceedings, technical reports, monographs and selected books and patents from 1982-present. Over 600 of the journals are available in full text.
IProQuest Medline
MEDLINE on this service contains over 6 million citations and abstracts, providing unparalleled access to worldwide biomedical literature. The database contains a broad range of medical topics relating to research, clinical practice, administration, policy issues, and health care services. Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE contains all records published in Index Medicus and since 2002, most citations previously included in separate NLM specialty databases such as SPACELINE and HISTLINE.
IProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source
ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Source is a useful resource for students in the medical sciences, including nursing, allied health, alternative, and complementary medicine. Coverage extends from 1986 to present and consists of abstracting and indexing for more than 850 titles, with over 715 titles in full-text, plus more than 12,000 full text dissertations. This database also includes Systematic Reviews, Evidence Summaries, and Best Practice Information Sheets from the renowned Joanna Briggs Institute.
IProQuest Science Journals
ProQuest Science Journals is a valuable resource for students in the sciences. With coverage dating back to 1986, ProQuest Science Journals features over 1,145 titleswith more than 965 available in full text. This resource provides access to content relevant to studies of aerospace, astronomy, biology, chemistry, computers, engineering, earth science, physics, telecommunications, transportation, the military, and more. Titles include Journal of Climate, The Journal of Nutrition, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, and many others.
IScience & Technology Module
The Science & Technology Module is a subset of the ProQuest Research Library. Subject areas include agriculture, biology, chemistry, environmental science, materials science, physics, computing, and engineering.
IScienceDirect
Science Direct, one of the worlds largest providers of scientific, technical and medical (STM) literature, is a useful resource for students in the sciences. It offers indexing and abstracting of journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books. Alma College Library subscribes to approximately 200 of these journals in full-text. Subjects covered include the physical sciences and engineering, life sciences, health sciences, social sciences and humanities.
ISmithsonian Contributions to Botany (1969-present)
Smithsonian Contributions to Botany is a series of reports on the botanical research conducted by Smithsonian staff and their professional colleagues.
ISmithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology (1969-present)
Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology is a series of reports on the paleobiology research conducted by Smithsonian staff and their professional colleagues.
ISmithsonian Contributions to the Marine Sciences (1977-present)
Smithsonian Contributions to the Marine Sciences is a series of reports on the marine science research conducted by Smithsonian staff and their professional colleagues.
ISmithsonian Contributions to Zoology (1969-present)
Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology is a series of reports on the zoological research conducted by Smithsonian staff and their professional colleagues.
IWiley Online Library
Wiley Online Library hosts the world's broadest and deepest multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. It delivers seamless integrated access to over 4 million articles from 1500 journals, over 14,000 online books, and hundreds of reference works, laboratory protocols and databases.
Business Administration
IABI/INFORM Complete
ABI/INFORM is a collection of scholarly and trade publications in the field of business. This database includes dissertations, market and industry reports, business cases, and global and trade news, as well as scholarly and trade journal articles. ABI/INFORM features about 5,000 journals, and close to 4,000 of them are available in full text. This database is a useful resource for students of business, finance, economics, accounting, and management.
IBusiness & Company Resource Center
Business & Company Resource Center is a useful resource for students in the field of business. It provides access to over 4,000 business periodicals (including full-text and refereed titles), consumer marketing data, corporate histories and chronologies, investment reports, press releases, stock quotes, company listings, product and brand information, suit and claim information, industry rankings, financial ratios, all organized in tabular navigation and all cross-indexed. Users can search for companies by name, ticker symbol, or industry code, and industries can be searched by SIC or NAICS code or by industry description.
IBusiness and Company ASAP
Business and Company ASAP is a database containing company data and business periodicals. As such, it is a great resource to those in the field of business. It gives users access to business and management journals, trade journals, newspapers and directories, as well as full-text U.S. and international private and public company directory listings, and full-text PR Newswire releases on those corporations. Coverage extends from 1980 to the present.
IBusiness and Company Resource Center
Business and Company Resource Center is a useful tool for students of business and economics. In addition to periodical and news articles, this resource also contains press releases. Users can also search by company to find information on corporate hierarchical structure, company financials and earnings estimates, investment reports, corporate chronologies and company histories, brands and product information, industry and company rankings, market share data, and (for some companies) SWOT analysis reports.
IBusiness Module
The Business Module, a subset of the ProQuest Research Library, contains periodicals relevant specifically to students of business and economics. Topics covered include economics, personal finance, marketing, and more.
ICheckpoint Tax Research Platform
RIA's Checkpoint Tax Research Platform is an online database of tax and accounting information. The Checkpoint research system offers fast, effective ways to find answers to research questions concerning local, state, federal and international tax; accounting, auditing and corporate finance; estate planning; payroll; pension and benefits. Content is updated frequently to reflect changes in tax law, best practices, etc.
IChina Data Online
China Data Online contains economic data compiled by the China Data Center of the University of Michigan and authorized by the Chinese National Bureau of Statistics. Users have access to city and county statistics, monthly and yearly industrial breakdowns, macroeconomic data, and national, provincial, and city statistical yearbooks. Available data included employment and wage information, population, foreign investment, and education statistics, and more. Statistics are available as far back as the 1940's, but all data is not available for all locations and years.
Iebrary (electronic books)
ebrary offers a rapidly growing selection of hundreds of thousands of authoritative e-books from over 500 trusted publishers. The provided ebooks cover a wide range of subjects. Users can both save books (and associated notes and highlighting) to their bookshelf account or download ebooks to their computer or digital device for a limited "check-out" period.
IExpanded Academic ASAP
Expanded Academic ASAP provides indexing of over 5,200 periodicals (including 3,500 peer-reviewed journals), many of which are available in full-text. Coverage extends from 1980 to present and covers a wide variety of disciplines, including the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Content is updated daily.
IGeneral BusinessFile ASAP
General BusinessFile ASAP is a useful resource for those in the field of business. It is a collection of full-text journals, investment reports, directory listings and newswire releases, as well as an index of three national newspapers. Content extends from 1980 to present and is updated daily.
IGeneral OneFile
General OneFile is a large database covering a wide range of subjects. It contains indexing for over 13,000 titles, over 8,000 of which are full-text, from 1980 to present. In addition to journals, magazines, and newspapers, General OneFile also provides access to over 500 travel guides, a collection of audio files of NPR program broadcasts (including transcripts) from 1990 to present, and links to thousands of video files from programs like the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, NRO TV and Meet the Press. Content is updated daily.
IInfotrac Newsstand
InfoTrac Newsstand is a database of full-text newspapers. 1,100 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers make up the majority of the content, but InfoTrac Newsstand also provides access to hundreds of top newspapers from 25 other countries around the world. Content is updated daily.
IJSTOR
JSTOR is a database of thousands of academic journals, letters, and primary sources, covering the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Journals are indexed from Volume 1, Issue 1 to present. Articles are full-text searchable and include high-quality images. JSTOR is a great resource for students of anthropology, French, German, history, mathematics, and more. THIS SUBSCRIPTION BASED PRODUCT IS AVAILABLE ONLY TO MEMBERS OF THE ALMA COLLEGE COMMUNITY, OTHER USERS SHOULD CONTACT THEIR LOCAL LIBRARY FOR INFORMATION.
ILexisNexis Academic
LexisNexis Academic is a great source of full-text legal and news information. LexisNexis Search the News option provides access to over 13,000 news sources, including major world publications, newspapers, magazines, wire services, broadcast transcripts, and blogs. The Look up a Legal Case option allows users to find a legal case by citation number or party name. Cases can also be searched by legal topic, attorney, judge, etc. LexisNexis Academic also provides access to a Company Information search, a Research Countries search, and a Research People search. THIS SUBSCRIPTION BASED PRODUCT IS AVAILABLE ONLY TO MEMBERS OF THE ALMA COLLEGE COMMUNITY, OTHER USERS SHOULD CONTACT THEIR LOCAL LIBRARY FOR INFORMATION.
INew York Times (1980-present)
New York Times (1980-present) provides full text access to the newspaper, as well as PDF versions of the The New York Times Book Review and Sunday Magazine, from 1980 to the present. Click ProQuest Historical Newspapers for full text access to the 1851-2008 archives.
INew York Times Historical (1851-2009)
New York Times Historical provides full text access to the newspaper from 1851 to 2009. In addition to PDF images of the articles, the clickable "Page View" feature allows users to view the page in its entirety (even advertisements).
INewspapers (1400+ national & international fulltext newspapers)
ProQuest Newsstand is a collection of international, national and regional newspapers, news websites and blogs, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, The Guardian, El Norte, Jerusalem Post, and South China Morning Post. Many news sources are available in English, but a large number are available in French, German, Spanish, and other languages. Abstracting and indexing are available for the more than 1,400 newspapers in ProQuest Newsstand; of these, over 1,270 are full text.
IProQuest
The ProQuest multisearch allows you to simultaneously search all of the ProQuest databases. These databases cover subjects from the Arts, Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences. Databases can be searched individually as well.
IProQuest Accounting & Tax
ProQuest Accounting and Tax is a useful resource for students of business and accounting. This resource provides indexing of journals, reference reports, proceedings, dissertations and more, from over 2,300 publications with hundreds in full-text. The provided journals include all journals from the American Accounting Association; accounting, tax management, and auditing trade publications; tax law and financial law publications from the American Bar Association and American Law Institute; over 1,500 accounting dissertations; and more than 7,800 Working Papers from SSRN (Social Science Research Network).
IProQuest Asian Business & Reference
ProQuest Asian Business and Reference offers detailed information on companies, economies, markets, and overall business conditions throughout the Eastern Hemisphere. A great deal of information on international trade is available as well. Resources include full-text coverage of political, social, economic, cultural, financial, and business news stories at national and regional levels from key newspapers, magazines, and journals; political, economic, social, and business profiles; guides and outlooks; core national and regional statistics; frequently updated economic, financial, and demographic series and analysis; organizational, directory, and biographical information for national government, the civil service, and business and cultural organizations; and national and regional level full-text archive of white papers, government documents, journals, and legislation, complete with selected topic analysis.
IProQuest Banking Information Source
ProQuest Banking Information Source is a useful resource for students in Business and Economics. It contains over 350 full-text sources, including industry and professional newsletters, School of Bank Marketing papers, and Stonier theses. Subjects include banks, the banking industry, banking law, finance, financial institutions, the financial service industry, and investments.
IProQuest Computing
ProQuest Computing is a great resource for anyone interested in a wide range of computer topics. The database includes around 450 titles, with over 350 available in full text. Articles from scholarly journals, trade publications, and consumer titles cover product reviews, database design and management, software, hardware, e-commerce, Web site development, intranets and extranets, and technology management.
IProQuest Entrepreneurship
ProQuest Entrepreneurship is an access point to a variety of discovery and advisory tools specific to the needs of entrepreneurs and those studying entrepreneurship. It features over 11,000 video clips of entrepreneurs as they give firsthand accounts of their business experiences, many of which contain transcripts. It also contains market research (market and company reports, key financial ratios, demographics, insights, benchmarks, statistics and more); start-up plans, templates and forms; business cases; conference proceedings and full text dissertations, as well as content from a number of business and entrepreneurship journals.
IProQuest Health Management
ProQuest Health Management is a useful resource for students interested in healthcare administration. The resources provided include over 840 scholarly and trade journals and more than 4,500 doctoral dissertations and theses. Coverage extends from 1986 to present. Topics covered include hospitals, insurance, law, statistics, business management, personnel management, ethics, health economics and public health administration.
IStandard and Poor's NetAdvantage
Standard and Poor's NetAdvantage is a useful resource for students in the field of business, as well as those interested in personal finance. This resource provides access to Industry Surveys, Sub-Industry Reviews, Company Profiles, Stock Reports, information on company executives and directors, and other business and investment data. Additionally, NetAdvantage has a variety of tools for individual financial literacy, including information on personal budgeting, credit, taxes, analyzing stocks, and more.
IStatistical Insight
Statistical Insight is a resource that provides statistics concerning population, economic conditions, labor, health, education, natural resources, pollution, and many other topics. Statistics are drawn from tables found in hundreds of US government and business reports, from 1999 to the present.
Chemistry
IAmerican Chemical Society Publications
The American Chemical Society (ACS) Publications include over 40 full-text, peer-reviewed journals published by the American Chemical Society, covering the chemical and related sciences. Journal titles include ACS Nano, Biochemistry, and Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. The ACS also publishes Chemical & Engineering News, ACS Legacy Archives, and the ACS Symposium Series.
IAmerican Physiological Society Publications
The American Physiological Society (APS) Publications contains access to the periodical publications of the APS, 13 highly-regarded, peer-reviewed journals. Full text access is available from 1997 to 1 year ago. Content includes all 7 American Journal of Physiology titles, Physiological Genomics, Journal of Applied Physiology, Journal of Neurophysiology, Physiological Reviews, Physiology, and Advances in Physiology Education.
IBiological Abstracts
Biological Abstracts is an expansive index of journal literature in the life sciences. It covers a wide range of topics from botany to microbiology to pharmacology. In addition to keyword searching, this index is also searchable using BIOSIS indexing, MESH terms, and CAS registry numbers. Sources are primarily English-language, but a number of non-English sources are indexed and include English-language abstracts.
Iebrary (electronic books)
ebrary offers a rapidly growing selection of hundreds of thousands of authoritative e-books from over 500 trusted publishers. The provided ebooks cover a wide range of subjects. Users can both save books (and associated notes and highlighting) to their bookshelf account or download ebooks to their computer or digital device for a limited "check-out" period.
IExpanded Academic ASAP
Expanded Academic ASAP provides indexing of over 5,200 periodicals (including 3,500 peer-reviewed journals), many of which are available in full-text. Coverage extends from 1980 to present and covers a wide variety of disciplines, including the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Content is updated daily.
IGale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of full-text reference books published by Gale. These reference resources contain information relevant to students interested in biography, education, the environment, history, law, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, religion, the sciences and the social sciences.
IGeneral OneFile
General OneFile is a large database covering a wide range of subjects. It contains indexing for over 13,000 titles, over 8,000 of which are full-text, from 1980 to present. In addition to journals, magazines, and newspapers, General OneFile also provides access to over 500 travel guides, a collection of audio files of NPR program broadcasts (including transcripts) from 1990 to present, and links to thousands of video files from programs like the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, NRO TV and Meet the Press. Content is updated daily.
IHealth Reference Center Academic
Health Reference Center Academic is a useful resource for those interested in all aspects of the health sciences. It contains more than 1,700 full-text sources and hundreds of videos demonstrating medical procedures and live surgeries. Content is updated daily, and coverage extends from 1980 to present.
IMedline
MEDLINE is an excellent resource for students studying biology and medicine. It is large database providing indexing of over 19,000 journals covering all aspects of medicine, including dentistry, nursing, nutrition, psychiatry, and toxicology. Indexing is available from the 1950s to present, and content is updated daily.
INewspapers (1400+ national & international fulltext newspapers)
ProQuest Newsstand is a collection of international, national and regional newspapers, news websites and blogs, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, The Guardian, El Norte, Jerusalem Post, and South China Morning Post. Many news sources are available in English, but a large number are available in French, German, Spanish, and other languages. Abstracting and indexing are available for the more than 1,400 newspapers in ProQuest Newsstand; of these, over 1,270 are full text.
IProQuest
The ProQuest multisearch allows you to simultaneously search all of the ProQuest databases. These databases cover subjects from the Arts, Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences. Databases can be searched individually as well.
IProQuest Medline
MEDLINE on this service contains over 6 million citations and abstracts, providing unparalleled access to worldwide biomedical literature. The database contains a broad range of medical topics relating to research, clinical practice, administration, policy issues, and health care services. Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE contains all records published in Index Medicus and since 2002, most citations previously included in separate NLM specialty databases such as SPACELINE and HISTLINE.
IProQuest Science Journals
ProQuest Science Journals is a valuable resource for students in the sciences. With coverage dating back to 1986, ProQuest Science Journals features over 1,145 titleswith more than 965 available in full text. This resource provides access to content relevant to studies of aerospace, astronomy, biology, chemistry, computers, engineering, earth science, physics, telecommunications, transportation, the military, and more. Titles include Journal of Climate, The Journal of Nutrition, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, and many others.
IScience & Technology Module
The Science & Technology Module is a subset of the ProQuest Research Library. Subject areas include agriculture, biology, chemistry, environmental science, materials science, physics, computing, and engineering.
IScienceDirect
Science Direct, one of the worlds largest providers of scientific, technical and medical (STM) literature, is a useful resource for students in the sciences. It offers indexing and abstracting of journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books. Alma College Library subscribes to approximately 200 of these journals in full-text. Subjects covered include the physical sciences and engineering, life sciences, health sciences, social sciences and humanities.
ISciFinder Scholar
SciFinder Scholar is the online interface to the references indexed by Chemical Abstracts Services since 1907. SciFinder includes coverage of the following databases:CAplus, MedLine, REGISTRY, CASREACT, CHEMCATS, & CHEMLIST. It includes information about substances, authors, companies, and topics. Users can search using a chemical structure, chemical reaction, research topic, or author information.

In order to access the Alma College subscription to SciFinder Scholar, you will need to set up a username and password . Please ask at the Reference Desk in the Library for assistance in setting up your password or for further information.
ISTNeasy
STNEasy is a primary index to chemistry resources.
As an academic institution, Alma College users can only access STNEasy during limited hours. STNEasy is available weeknights after 5:00 p.m. and over the weekend. Please see a librarian for an ID and password.
IWiley Online Library
Wiley Online Library hosts the world's broadest and deepest multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. It delivers seamless integrated access to over 4 million articles from 1500 journals, over 14,000 online books, and hundreds of reference works, laboratory protocols and databases.
Communication
IComAbstracts
From the Communication Institute for Online Scholarship (CIOS), ComAbstracts provides searchable abstracts from scholarly books and articles published in the field of communication. This extensive collection includes select coverage as far back as 1915 and more extensive coverage since the 1970s. Content is updated regularly and covers fields related to human communication, from mass communication, human interaction, rhetoric and health communication, to communication and new media, journalism, and communication history.
IContemporary Women's Issues
Contemporary Women's Issues (CWI) is a multidisciplinary, full-text database that brings together relevant content from mainstream periodicals, "gray" literature, and the alternative press -- with a focus on the critical issues and events that influence women's lives in more than 190 countries. Contemporary Women's Issues includes English-language titles from East and West Africa, Asia, South and Central America, the Caribbean, North America and Europe. Contemporary Women's Issues compiles into a single collection often overlooked and hard-to-find newsletters and NGO research reports to which most libraries do not subscribe, plus ephemeral literature from leading research institutes and grass roots organizations that is rarely indexed or cataloged.
Iebrary (electronic books)
ebrary offers a rapidly growing selection of hundreds of thousands of authoritative e-books from over 500 trusted publishers. The provided ebooks cover a wide range of subjects. Users can both save books (and associated notes and highlighting) to their bookshelf account or download ebooks to their computer or digital device for a limited "check-out" period.
IExpanded Academic ASAP
Expanded Academic ASAP provides indexing of over 5,200 periodicals (including 3,500 peer-reviewed journals), many of which are available in full-text. Coverage extends from 1980 to present and covers a wide variety of disciplines, including the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Content is updated daily.
IGeneral OneFile
General OneFile is a large database covering a wide range of subjects. It contains indexing for over 13,000 titles, over 8,000 of which are full-text, from 1980 to present. In addition to journals, magazines, and newspapers, General OneFile also provides access to over 500 travel guides, a collection of audio files of NPR program broadcasts (including transcripts) from 1990 to present, and links to thousands of video files from programs like the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, NRO TV and Meet the Press. Content is updated daily.
IJSTOR
JSTOR is a database of thousands of academic journals, letters, and primary sources, covering the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Journals are indexed from Volume 1, Issue 1 to present. Articles are full-text searchable and include high-quality images. JSTOR is a great resource for students of anthropology, French, German, history, mathematics, and more. THIS SUBSCRIPTION BASED PRODUCT IS AVAILABLE ONLY TO MEMBERS OF THE ALMA COLLEGE COMMUNITY, OTHER USERS SHOULD CONTACT THEIR LOCAL LIBRARY FOR INFORMATION.
ILexisNexis Academic
LexisNexis Academic is a great source of full-text legal and news information. LexisNexis Search the News option provides access to over 13,000 news sources, including major world publications, newspapers, magazines, wire services, broadcast transcripts, and blogs. The Look up a Legal Case option allows users to find a legal case by citation number or party name. Cases can also be searched by legal topic, attorney, judge, etc. LexisNexis Academic also provides access to a Company Information search, a Research Countries search, and a Research People search. THIS SUBSCRIPTION BASED PRODUCT IS AVAILABLE ONLY TO MEMBERS OF THE ALMA COLLEGE COMMUNITY, OTHER USERS SHOULD CONTACT THEIR LOCAL LIBRARY FOR INFORMATION.
INewspapers (1400+ national & international fulltext newspapers)
ProQuest Newsstand is a collection of international, national and regional newspapers, news websites and blogs, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, The Guardian, El Norte, Jerusalem Post, and South China Morning Post. Many news sources are available in English, but a large number are available in French, German, Spanish, and other languages. Abstracting and indexing are available for the more than 1,400 newspapers in ProQuest Newsstand; of these, over 1,270 are full text.
IProQuest
The ProQuest multisearch allows you to simultaneously search all of the ProQuest databases. These databases cover subjects from the Arts, Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences. Databases can be searched individually as well.
IProQuest Social Science Journals
ProQuest Social Science Journals is a useful resource for students in the social sciences, including anthropology, communication, economics, political science, psychology, and sociology. This resource provides indexing for over 570 journal titles, over 340 of which are available in full text. Titles include the Journal of Family Issues, American Demographics, The Public Interest, and Spectrum.
ISIRS Renaissance
SIRS Renaissance provides information on the following topics: architecture and design, culture, literature, multimedia, music, performing arts, philosophy and religion, and visual arts. Full-text articles are selected from more than 1,200 domestic and international publications. Many articles are accompanied by full-color images, including art reproductions, photographs, and illustrations.
ISocial Sciences Module
The Social Sciences Module is a subset of the ProQuest Research Library. It contains materials relevant to the fields of anthropology, sociology, psychology, communication, political science, linguistics, criminology, education, and more.
IStatistical Insight
Statistical Insight is a resource that provides statistics concerning population, economic conditions, labor, health, education, natural resources, pollution, and many other topics. Statistics are drawn from tables found in hundreds of US government and business reports, from 1999 to the present.
Computer Science
IComputer Database
Computer Database contains computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology. This database includes indexing, abstracts and full-text articles from more than 800 journals and periodicals, including Computer Weekly, Computerworld, eWeek, PC Magazine, PC World, and Wired.
Iebrary (electronic books)
ebrary offers a rapidly growing selection of hundreds of thousands of authoritative e-books from over 500 trusted publishers. The provided ebooks cover a wide range of subjects. Users can both save books (and associated notes and highlighting) to their bookshelf account or download ebooks to their computer or digital device for a limited "check-out" period.
IExpanded Academic ASAP
Expanded Academic ASAP provides indexing of over 5,200 periodicals (including 3,500 peer-reviewed journals), many of which are available in full-text. Coverage extends from 1980 to present and covers a wide variety of disciplines, including the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Content is updated daily.
IGeneral OneFile
General OneFile is a large database covering a wide range of subjects. It contains indexing for over 13,000 titles, over 8,000 of which are full-text, from 1980 to present. In addition to journals, magazines, and newspapers, General OneFile also provides access to over 500 travel guides, a collection of audio files of NPR program broadcasts (including transcripts) from 1990 to present, and links to thousands of video files from programs like the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, NRO TV and Meet the Press. Content is updated daily.
INewspapers (1400+ national & international fulltext newspapers)
ProQuest Newsstand is a collection of international, national and regional newspapers, news websites and blogs, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, The Guardian, El Norte, Jerusalem Post, and South China Morning Post. Many news sources are available in English, but a large number are available in French, German, Spanish, and other languages. Abstracting and indexing are available for the more than 1,400 newspapers in ProQuest Newsstand; of these, over 1,270 are full text.
IProQuest
The ProQuest multisearch allows you to simultaneously search all of the ProQuest databases. These databases cover subjects from the Arts, Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences. Databases can be searched individually as well.
IProQuest Computing
ProQuest Computing is a great resource for anyone interested in a wide range of computer topics. The database includes around 450 titles, with over 350 available in full text. Articles from scholarly journals, trade publications, and consumer titles cover product reviews, database design and management, software, hardware, e-commerce, Web site development, intranets and extranets, and technology management.
IProQuest Research Library
ProQuest Research Library is a large, diverse database that is useful to students in a wide range of subject areas. Content consists of indexing for over 5,000 titles, over 3,500 of which are available in full text. Coverage extends from 1971 to present.
IProQuest Science Journals
ProQuest Science Journals is a valuable resource for students in the sciences. With coverage dating back to 1986, ProQuest Science Journals features over 1,145 titleswith more than 965 available in full text. This resource provides access to content relevant to studies of aerospace, astronomy, biology, chemistry, computers, engineering, earth science, physics, telecommunications, transportation, the military, and more. Titles include Journal of Climate, The Journal of Nutrition, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, and many others.
IScience & Technology Module
The Science & Technology Module is a subset of the ProQuest Research Library. Subject areas include agriculture, biology, chemistry, environmental science, materials science, physics, computing, and engineering.
Dance
IArts Module
The Arts Module is a subset of the ProQuest Research Library. It contains resources related to the fine arts, dance, theater, cinema, and more.
Iebrary (electronic books)
ebrary offers a rapidly growing selection of hundreds of thousands of authoritative e-books from over 500 trusted publishers. The provided ebooks cover a wide range of subjects. Users can both save books (and associated notes and highlighting) to their bookshelf account or download ebooks to their computer or digital device for a limited "check-out" period.
IExpanded Academic ASAP
Expanded Academic ASAP provides indexing of over 5,200 periodicals (including 3,500 peer-reviewed journals), many of which are available in full-text. Coverage extends from 1980 to present and covers a wide variety of disciplines, including the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Content is updated daily.
IGeneral OneFile
General OneFile is a large database covering a wide range of subjects. It contains indexing for over 13,000 titles, over 8,000 of which are full-text, from 1980 to present. In addition to journals, magazines, and newspapers, General OneFile also provides access to over 500 travel guides, a collection of audio files of NPR program broadcasts (including transcripts) from 1990 to present, and links to thousands of video files from programs like the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, NRO TV and Meet the Press. Content is updated daily.
INewspapers (1400+ national & international fulltext newspapers)
ProQuest Newsstand is a collection of international, national and regional newspapers, news websites and blogs, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, The Guardian, El Norte, Jerusalem Post, and South China Morning Post. Many news sources are available in English, but a large number are available in French, German, Spanish, and other languages. Abstracting and indexing are available for the more than 1,400 newspapers in ProQuest Newsstand; of these, over 1,270 are full text.
IProQuest
The ProQuest multisearch allows you to simultaneously search all of the ProQuest databases. These databases cover subjects from the Arts, Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences. Databases can be searched individually as well.
ISIRS Renaissance
SIRS Renaissance provides information on the following topics: architecture and design, culture, literature, multimedia, music, performing arts, philosophy and religion, and visual arts. Full-text articles are selected from more than 1,200 domestic and international publications. Many articles are accompanied by full-color images, including art reproductions, photographs, and illustrations.
Economics
IABI/INFORM Complete
ABI/INFORM is a collection of scholarly and trade publications in the field of business. This database includes dissertations, market and industry reports, business cases, and global and trade news, as well as scholarly and trade journal articles. ABI/INFORM features about 5,000 journals, and close to 4,000 of them are available in full text. This database is a useful resource for students of business, finance, economics, accounting, and management.
IAcademic OneFile
Academic OneFile is a database that contains indexing for over 9,000 peer-reviewed journals, as well as magazines, newspapers, and audio, video and image files. This database covers many different fields from the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Coverage stretches from 1980 to the present, and content is updated daily.
IBusiness and Company Resource Center
Business and Company Resource Center is a useful tool for students of business and economics. In addition to periodical and news articles, this resource also contains press releases. Users can also search by company to find information on corporate hierarchical structure, company financials and earnings estimates, investment reports, corporate chronologies and company histories, brands and product information, industry and company rankings, market share data, and (for some companies) SWOT analysis reports.
IBusiness Module
The Business Module, a subset of the ProQuest Research Library, contains periodicals relevant specifically to students of business and economics. Topics covered include economics, personal finance, marketing, and more.
IChina Data Online
China Data Online contains economic data compiled by the China Data Center of the University of Michigan and authorized by the Chinese National Bureau of Statistics. Users have access to city and county statistics, monthly and yearly industrial breakdowns, macroeconomic data, and national, provincial, and city statistical yearbooks. Available data included employment and wage information, population, foreign investment, and education statistics, and more. Statistics are available as far back as the 1940's, but all data is not available for all locations and years.
IContemporary Women's Issues
Contemporary Women's Issues (CWI) is a multidisciplinary, full-text database that brings together relevant content from mainstream periodicals, "gray" literature, and the alternative press -- with a focus on the critical issues and events that influence women's lives in more than 190 countries. Contemporary Women's Issues includes English-language titles from East and West Africa, Asia, South and Central America, the Caribbean, North America and Europe. Contemporary Women's Issues compiles into a single collection often overlooked and hard-to-find newsletters and NGO research reports to which most libraries do not subscribe, plus ephemeral literature from leading research institutes and grass roots organizations that is rarely indexed or cataloged.
Iebrary (electronic books)
ebrary offers a rapidly growing selection of hundreds of thousands of authoritative e-books from over 500 trusted publishers. The provided ebooks cover a wide range of subjects. Users can both save books (and associated notes and highlighting) to their bookshelf account or download ebooks to their computer or digital device for a limited "check-out" period.
IExpanded Academic ASAP
Expanded Academic ASAP provides indexing of over 5,200 periodicals (including 3,500 peer-reviewed journals), many of which are available in full-text. Coverage extends from 1980 to present and covers a wide variety of disciplines, including the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Content is updated daily.
IGannett Newsstand
Gannett Newsstand indexes over 80 newspapers from around the country. Full-text coverage is available for more recent years.
IGeneral OneFile
General OneFile is a large database covering a wide range of subjects. It contains indexing for over 13,000 titles, over 8,000 of which are full-text, from 1980 to present. In addition to journals, magazines, and newspapers, General OneFile also provides access to over 500 travel guides, a collection of audio files of NPR program broadcasts (including transcripts) from 1990 to present, and links to thousands of video files from programs like the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, NRO TV and Meet the Press. Content is updated daily.
IInfotrac Newsstand
InfoTrac Newsstand is a database of full-text newspapers. 1,100 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers make up the majority of the content, but InfoTrac Newsstand also provides access to hundreds of top newspapers from 25 other countries around the world. Content is updated daily.
ILansing State Journal
This database indexes the Lansing State Journal from 1999 - present. Many articles are available in full text.
ILexisNexis Academic
LexisNexis Academic is a great source of full-text legal and news information. LexisNexis Search the News option provides access to over 13,000 news sources, including major world publications, newspapers, magazines, wire services, broadcast transcripts, and blogs. The Look up a Legal Case option allows users to find a legal case by citation number or party name. Cases can also be searched by legal topic, attorney, judge, etc. LexisNexis Academic also provides access to a Company Information search, a Research Countries search, and a Research People search. THIS SUBSCRIPTION BASED PRODUCT IS AVAILABLE ONLY TO MEMBERS OF THE ALMA COLLEGE COMMUNITY, OTHER USERS SHOULD CONTACT THEIR LOCAL LIBRARY FOR INFORMATION.
INewspapers (1400+ national & international fulltext newspapers)
ProQuest Newsstand is a collection of international, national and regional newspapers, news websites and blogs, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, The Guardian, El Norte, Jerusalem Post, and South China Morning Post. Many news sources are available in English, but a large number are available in French, German, Spanish, and other languages. Abstracting and indexing are available for the more than 1,400 newspapers in ProQuest Newsstand; of these, over 1,270 are full text.
IOpposing Viewpoints
Opposing Viewpoints provides students access to information on controversial topics drawn from a wide variety of sources. Topics include "Viewpoints," essays written on one side or the other of a controversial topic, in addition to news, magazine, and journal articles; video and audio clips and links to relevant external websites.
IProQuest
The ProQuest multisearch allows you to simultaneously search all of the ProQuest databases. These databases cover subjects from the Arts, Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences. Databases can be searched individually as well.
IProQuest Accounting & Tax
ProQuest Accounting and Tax is a useful resource for students of business and accounting. This resource provides indexing of journals, reference reports, proceedings, dissertations and more, from over 2,300 publications with hundreds in full-text. The provided journals include all journals from the American Accounting Association; accounting, tax management, and auditing trade publications; tax law and financial law publications from the American Bar Association and American Law Institute; over 1,500 accounting dissertations; and more than 7,800 Working Papers from SSRN (Social Science Research Network).
IProQuest Asian Business & Reference
ProQuest Asian Business and Reference offers detailed information on companies, economies, markets, and overall business conditions throughout the Eastern Hemisphere. A great deal of information on international trade is available as well. Resources include full-text coverage of political, social, economic, cultural, financial, and business news stories at national and regional levels from key newspapers, magazines, and journals; political, economic, social, and business profiles; guides and outlooks; core national and regional statistics; frequently updated economic, financial, and demographic series and analysis; organizational, directory, and biographical information for national government, the civil service, and business and cultural organizations; and national and regional level full-text archive of white papers, government documents, journals, and legislation, complete with selected topic analysis.
IProQuest Banking Information Source
ProQuest Banking Information Source is a useful resource for students in Business and Economics. It contains over 350 full-text sources, including industry and professional newsletters, School of Bank Marketing papers, and Stonier theses. Subjects include banks, the banking industry, banking law, finance, financial institutions, the financial service industry, and investments.
IProQuest Entrepreneurship
ProQuest Entrepreneurship is an access point to a variety of discovery and advisory tools specific to the needs of entrepreneurs and those studying entrepreneurship. It features over 11,000 video clips of entrepreneurs as they give firsthand accounts of their business experiences, many of which contain transcripts. It also contains market research (market and company reports, key financial ratios, demographics, insights, benchmarks, statistics and more); start-up plans, templates and forms; business cases; conference proceedings and full text dissertations, as well as content from a number of business and entrepreneurship journals.
IProQuest International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS)
ProQuest International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) is a useful resource for students in the social sciences. It is an index of over 2 million journal articles, books, reviews, and selected chapters. Coverage extends from 1951 to present, and is updated biweekly. The coverage is international, incorporating over 100 languages and countries.
IProQuest Newspapers (1400+ national & international fulltext newspapers)
ProQuest Newsstand is a collection of international, national and regional newspapers, news websites and blogs, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, The Guardian, El Norte, Jerusalem Post, and South China Morning Post. Many news sources are available in English, but a large number are available in French, German, Spanish, and other languages. Abstracting and indexing are available for the more than 1,400 newspapers in ProQuest Newsstand; of these, over 1,270 are full text. This includes full-text access to the New York Times from 1980-present and the Wall Street Journal 1984-present.
IProQuest Research Library
ProQuest Research Library is a large, diverse database that is useful to students in a wide range of subject areas. Content consists of indexing for over 5,000 titles, over 3,500 of which are available in full text. Coverage extends from 1971 to present.
IProQuest Social Science Journals
ProQuest Social Science Journals is a useful resource for students in the social sciences, including anthropology, communication, economics, political science, psychology, and sociology. This resource provides indexing for over 570 journal titles, over 340 of which are available in full text. Titles include the Journal of Family Issues, American Demographics, The Public Interest, and Spectrum.
IStatistical Insight
Statistical Insight is a resource that provides statistics concerning population, economic conditions, labor, health, education, natural resources, pollution, and many other topics. Statistics are drawn from tables found in hundreds of US government and business reports, from 1999 to the present.
Education
IAcademic OneFile
Academic OneFile is a database that contains indexing for over 9,000 peer-reviewed journals, as well as magazines, newspapers, and audio, video and image files. This database covers many different fields from the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Coverage stretches from 1980 to the present, and content is updated daily.
IContemporary Women's Issues
Contemporary Women's Issues (CWI) is a multidisciplinary, full-text database that brings together relevant content from mainstream periodicals, "gray" literature, and the alternative press -- with a focus on the critical issues and events that influence women's lives in more than 190 countries. Contemporary Women's Issues includes English-language titles from East and West Africa, Asia, South and Central America, the Caribbean, North America and Europe. Contemporary Women's Issues compiles into a single collection often overlooked and hard-to-find newsletters and NGO research reports to which most libraries do not subscribe, plus ephemeral literature from leading research institutes and grass roots organizations that is rarely indexed or cataloged.
Iebrary (electronic books)
ebrary offers a rapidly growing selection of hundreds of thousands of authoritative e-books from over 500 trusted publishers. The provided ebooks cover a wide range of subjects. Users can both save books (and associated notes and highlighting) to their bookshelf account or download ebooks to their computer or digital device for a limited "check-out" period.
IERIC (Education Resources Information Center)
ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center), the premier database for educational research, is sponsored by The U.S. Department of Education. ERIC provides coverage of journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs related to all aspects of education, from early childhood through higher education. Coverage extends from 1966 to the present, and content is updated monthly. ERIC provides indexing and abstracting for all sources and links to full-text for a lesser portion.
IExpanded Academic ASAP
Expanded Academic ASAP provides indexing of over 5,200 periodicals (including 3,500 peer-reviewed journals), many of which are available in full-text. Coverage extends from 1980 to present and covers a wide variety of disciplines, including the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Content is updated daily.
IGale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of full-text reference books published by Gale. These reference resources contain information relevant to students interested in biography, education, the environment, history, law, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, religion, the sciences and the social sciences.
IGeneral OneFile
General OneFile is a large database covering a wide range of subjects. It contains indexing for over 13,000 titles, over 8,000 of which are full-text, from 1980 to present. In addition to journals, magazines, and newspapers, General OneFile also provides access to over 500 travel guides, a collection of audio files of NPR program broadcasts (including transcripts) from 1990 to present, and links to thousands of video files from programs like the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, NRO TV and Meet the Press. Content is updated daily.
INewspapers (1400+ national & international fulltext newspapers)
ProQuest Newsstand is a collection of international, national and regional newspapers, news websites and blogs, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, The Guardian, El Norte, Jerusalem Post, and South China Morning Post. Many news sources are available in English, but a large number are available in French, German, Spanish, and other languages. Abstracting and indexing are available for the more than 1,400 newspapers in ProQuest Newsstand; of these, over 1,270 are full text.
IOpposing Viewpoints
Opposing Viewpoints provides students access to information on controversial topics drawn from a wide variety of sources. Topics include "Viewpoints," essays written on one side or the other of a controversial topic, in addition to news, magazine, and journal articles; video and audio clips and links to relevant external websites.
IProQuest
The ProQuest multisearch allows you to simultaneously search all of the ProQuest databases. These databases cover subjects from the Arts, Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences. Databases can be searched individually as well.
IProQuest Education Journals
ProQuest Education Journals is a useful resource for students in the field of education. It includes indexing for around 900 top educational publications, more than 600 of which are available in full text. Topics include primary, secondary, and higher education, special education, home schooling, adult education, and teacher education.
IProQuest International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS)
ProQuest International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) is a useful resource for students in the social sciences. It is an index of over 2 million journal articles, books, reviews, and selected chapters. Coverage extends from 1951 to present, and is updated biweekly. The coverage is international, incorporating over 100 languages and countries.
ISocial Sciences Module
The Social Sciences Module is a subset of the ProQuest Research Library. It contains materials relevant to the fields of anthropology, sociology, psychology, communication, political science, linguistics, criminology, education, and more.
IStatistical Insight
Statistical Insight is a resource that provides statistics concerning population, economic conditions, labor, health, education, natural resources, pollution, and many other topics. Statistics are drawn from tables found in hundreds of US government and business reports, from 1999 to the present.
English
IAcademic OneFile
Academic OneFile is a database that contains indexing for over 9,000 peer-reviewed journals, as well as magazines, newspapers, and audio, video and image files. This database covers many different fields from the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Coverage stretches from 1980 to the present, and content is updated daily.
IDictionary of Literary Biography (DLB)
The Dictionary of Literary Biography (DLB) systematically presents career biographies and criticism of writers from all eras and all genres through volumes dedicated to specific types of literature and time periods. Here, it is searchable electronically through the Literature Resource Center.
Iebrary (electronic books)
ebrary offers a rapidly growing selection of hundreds of thousands of authoritative e-books from over 500 trusted publishers. The provided ebooks cover a wide range of subjects. Users can both save books (and associated notes and highlighting) to their bookshelf account or download ebooks to their computer or digital device for a limited "check-out" period.
IExpanded Academic ASAP
Expanded Academic ASAP provides indexing of over 5,200 periodicals (including 3,500 peer-reviewed journals), many of which are available in full-text. Coverage extends from 1980 to present and covers a wide variety of disciplines, including the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Content is updated daily.
IGale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of full-text reference books published by Gale. These reference resources contain information relevant to students interested in biography, education, the environment, history, law, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, religion, the sciences and the social sciences.
IGeneral OneFile
General OneFile is a large database covering a wide range of subjects. It contains indexing for over 13,000 titles, over 8,000 of which are full-text, from 1980 to present. In addition to journals, magazines, and newspapers, General OneFile also provides access to over 500 travel guides, a collection of audio files of NPR program broadcasts (including transcripts) from 1990 to present, and links to thousands of video files from programs like the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, NRO TV and Meet the Press. Content is updated daily.
IJSTOR
JSTOR is a database of thousands of academic journals, letters, and primary sources, covering the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Journals are indexed from Volume 1, Issue 1 to present. Articles are full-text searchable and include high-quality images. JSTOR is a great resource for students of anthropology, French, German, history, mathematics, and more. THIS SUBSCRIPTION BASED PRODUCT IS AVAILABLE ONLY TO MEMBERS OF THE ALMA COLLEGE COMMUNITY, OTHER USERS SHOULD CONTACT THEIR LOCAL LIBRARY FOR INFORMATION.
ILiterature & Language Module
The Literature & Language Module is a subset of the ProQuest Research Library and contains materials relevant to the study of American and world literature, language, and linguistics.
ILiterature Resource Center
Literature Resource Center provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline. It covers more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors. Literature Resource Center provides access to over 850,000 full-text articles, critical essays and reviews from over 390 scholarly journals and literary magazines, more than 75,000 selected full-text critical essays and reviews, over 11,000 overviews of frequently studied works, more than 30,000 full-text poems, short stories and plays, and over 8,500 interviews.
IMasterplots
Masterplots provides electronic access to the 12-volume 4th edition of this classic literature reference resource. It contains over 2,200 essays, which provide fundamental reference data (main characters, year of publication, etc.), plot synopses where applicable, and critical evaluations of a comprehensive selection of English-language and world literature that has been translated into English. Additionally, Masterplots provides a list of "Further Readings" recommendations for critical books and articles relevant to a more complete understanding of the work.
IMLA (Modern Language Association) International Bibliography
MLA Bibliography is published by the Modern Languages Association and is a subject index for books, articles and websites. Indexing dates back to 1923 and contains over 2 million citations from more than 4,400 periodicals (including peer-reviewed e-journals) and 1,000 book publishers. While the majority of records are from English-language publications, at least sixty other languages are represented including French, Spanish, German, Russian, Portuguese, Norwegian, and Swedish. MLA Bibliography covers topics including the history and theory of linguistics, comparative linguistics, semantics, syntax, teaching of language, literary theory and criticism, the dramatic arts (film, radio, television, theater), the history of printing and publishing, and rhetoric and composition.
INewspapers (1400+ national & international fulltext newspapers)
ProQuest Newsstand is a collection of international, national and regional newspapers, news websites and blogs, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, The Guardian, El Norte, Jerusalem Post, and South China Morning Post. Many news sources are available in English, but a large number are available in French, German, Spanish, and other languages. Abstracting and indexing are available for the more than 1,400 newspapers in ProQuest Newsstand; of these, over 1,270 are full text.
IOpposing Viewpoints
Opposing Viewpoints provides students access to information on controversial topics drawn from a wide variety of sources. Topics include "Viewpoints," essays written on one side or the other of a controversial topic, in addition to news, magazine, and journal articles; video and audio clips and links to relevant external websites.
IOxford English Dictionary Online
This is the online version of The Oxford English Dictionary, the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. The OED is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past.
IProject Muse
Project Muse is a useful resource for students in the Humanities and Social Sciences. It is a collection of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies, with over 120 publishers currently participating.
This subscription-based resource is available to members of the Alma College Community. Other users should contact their local library for information
IProQuest
The ProQuest multisearch allows you to simultaneously search all of the ProQuest databases. These databases cover subjects from the Arts, Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences. Databases can be searched individually as well.
ISIRS Renaissance
SIRS Renaissance provides information on the following topics: architecture and design, culture, literature, multimedia, music, performing arts, philosophy and religion, and visual arts. Full-text articles are selected from more than 1,200 domestic and international publications. Many articles are accompanied by full-color images, including art reproductions, photographs, and illustrations.
ISocial Sciences Module
The Social Sciences Module is a subset of the ProQuest Research Library. It contains materials relevant to the fields of anthropology, sociology, psychology, communication, political science, linguistics, criminology, education, and more.
IWomen Writers Online
This resource, Women Writers Online, is useful for students of English, History, and Women's Studies. The included texts are collected by the Women Writers Project at Brown University, which is dedicated to making the texts of pre-Victorian women writers accessible electronically online. This resource provides access to the text of writings by women authors from 1400 to 1850, including Elizabeth I, Aphra Behn, Hannah Cowley, Margaret Cavendish, Eleanor Davies, and Eliza Haywood. In addition to the full text, each entry also provides access to information on the original text, via the "Metadata for this text" option.
Environmental Studies
IAcademic OneFile
Academic OneFile is a database that contains indexing for over 9,000 peer-reviewed journals, as well as magazines, newspapers, and audio, video and image files. This database covers many different fields from the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Coverage stretches from 1980 to the present, and content is updated daily.
IAGRICOLA
AGRICOLA provides primary information sources in agriculture and related fields. It contains citations for journal articles, monographs, proceedings, theses, technical reports, and other sources. It is primarily an index but also includes some full-text. It covers topics including agriculture, animal sciences, botany, human nutrition, natural history, and wildlife. Sources are largely in English, but this database also contains non-English sources (from around the world).
IBiological Abstracts
Biological Abstracts is an expansive index of journal literature in the life sciences. It covers a wide range of topics from botany to microbiology to pharmacology. In addition to keyword searching, this index is also searchable using BIOSIS indexing, MESH terms, and CAS registry numbers. Sources are primarily English-language, but a number of non-English sources are indexed and include English-language abstracts.
Iebrary (electronic books)
ebrary offers a rapidly growing selection of hundreds of thousands of authoritative e-books from over 500 trusted publishers. The provided ebooks cover a wide range of subjects. Users can both save books (and associated notes and highlighting) to their bookshelf account or download ebooks to their computer or digital device for a limited "check-out" period.
IExpanded Academic ASAP
Expanded Academic ASAP provides indexing of over 5,200 periodicals (including 3,500 peer-reviewed journals), many of which are available in full-text. Coverage extends from 1980 to present and covers a wide variety of disciplines, including the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Content is updated daily.
IGale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of full-text reference books published by Gale. These reference resources contain information relevant to students interested in biography, education, the environment, history, law, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, religion, the sciences and the social sciences.
IGeneral OneFile
General OneFile is a large database covering a wide range of subjects. It contains indexing for over 13,000 titles, over 8,000 of which are full-text, from 1980 to present. In addition to journals, magazines, and newspapers, General OneFile also provides access to over 500 travel guides, a collection of audio files of NPR program broadcasts (including transcripts) from 1990 to present, and links to thousands of video files from programs like the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, NRO TV and Meet the Press. Content is updated daily.
INewspapers (1400+ national & international fulltext newspapers)
ProQuest Newsstand is a collection of international, national and regional newspapers, news websites and blogs, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, The Guardian, El Norte, Jerusalem Post, and South China Morning Post. Many news sources are available in English, but a large number are available in French, German, Spanish, and other languages. Abstracting and indexing are available for the more than 1,400 newspapers in ProQuest Newsstand; of these, over 1,270 are full text.
IOpposing Viewpoints
Opposing Viewpoints provides students access to information on controversial topics drawn from a wide variety of sources. Topics include "Viewpoints," essays written on one side or the other of a controversial topic, in addition to news, magazine, and journal articles; video and audio clips and links to relevant external websites.
IProQuest
The ProQuest multisearch allows you to simultaneously search all of the ProQuest databases. These databases cover subjects from the Arts, Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences. Databases can be searched individually as well.
IProQuest Science Journals
ProQuest Science Journals is a valuable resource for students in the sciences. With coverage dating back to 1986, ProQuest Science Journals features over 1,145 titleswith more than 965 available in full text. This resource provides access to content relevant to studies of aerospace, astronomy, biology, chemistry, computers, engineering, earth science, physics, telecommunications, transportation, the military, and more. Titles include Journal of Climate, The Journal of Nutrition, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, and many others.
IScience & Technology Module
The Science & Technology Module is a subset of the ProQuest Research Library. Subject areas include agriculture, biology, chemistry, environmental science, materials science, physics, computing, and engineering.
IScienceDirect
Science Direct, one of the worlds largest providers of scientific, technical and medical (STM) literature, is a useful resource for students in the sciences. It offers indexing and abstracting of journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books. Alma College Library subscribes to approximately 200 of these journals in full-text. Subjects covered include the physical sciences and engineering, life sciences, health sciences, social sciences and humanities.
IWiley Online Library
Wiley Online Library hosts the world's broadest and deepest multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. It delivers seamless integrated access to over 4 million articles from 1500 journals, over 14,000 online books, and hundreds of reference works, laboratory protocols and databases.
Exercise and Health Sciences
IAmerican Physiological Society Publications
The American Physiological Society (APS) Publications contains access to the periodical publications of the APS, 13 highly-regarded, peer-reviewed journals. Full text access is available from 1997 to 1 year ago. Content includes all 7 American Journal of Physiology titles, Physiological Genomics, Journal of Applied Physiology, Journal of Neurophysiology, Physiological Reviews, Physiology, and Advances in Physiology Education.
IBiological Abstracts
Biological Abstracts is an expansive index of journal literature in the life sciences. It covers a wide range of topics from botany to microbiology to pharmacology. In addition to keyword searching, this index is also searchable using BIOSIS indexing, MESH terms, and CAS registry numbers. Sources are primarily English-language, but a number of non-English sources are indexed and include English-language abstracts.
IContemporary Women's Issues
Contemporary Women's Issues (CWI) is a multidisciplinary, full-text database that brings together relevant content from mainstream periodicals, "gray" literature, and the alternative press -- with a focus on the critical issues and events that influence women's lives in more than 190 countries. Contemporary Women's Issues includes English-language titles from East and West Africa, Asia, South and Central America, the Caribbean, North America and Europe. Contemporary Women's Issues compiles into a single collection often overlooked and hard-to-find newsletters and NGO research reports to which most libraries do not subscribe, plus ephemeral literature from leading research institutes and grass roots organizations that is rarely indexed or cataloged.
Iebrary (electronic books)
ebrary offers a rapidly growing selection of hundreds of thousands of authoritative e-books from over 500 trusted publishers. The provided ebooks cover a wide range of subjects. Users can both save books (and associated notes and highlighting) to their bookshelf account or download ebooks to their computer or digital device for a limited "check-out" period.
IExpanded Academic ASAP
Expanded Academic ASAP provides indexing of over 5,200 periodicals (including 3,500 peer-reviewed journals), many of which are available in full-text. Coverage extends from 1980 to present and covers a wide variety of disciplines, including the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Content is updated daily.
IGale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of full-text reference books published by Gale. These reference resources contain information relevant to students interested in biography, education, the environment, history, law, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, religion, the sciences and the social sciences.
IGeneral OneFile
General OneFile is a large database covering a wide range of subjects. It contains indexing for over 13,000 titles, over 8,000 of which are full-text, from 1980 to present. In addition to journals, magazines, and newspapers, General OneFile also provides access to over 500 travel guides, a collection of audio files of NPR program broadcasts (including transcripts) from 1990 to present, and links to thousands of video files from programs like the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, NRO TV and Meet the Press. Content is updated daily.
IHealth & Medicine Module
The Health & Medicine Module is a subset of the ProQuest Research Library. It contains those titles that are relevant to students in the health sciences. Areas of medicine covered include medical science, nursing, allied health, public health, and pharmacology.
IHealth and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module
Health and Wellness Resource Center with Alternative Health Module is a useful resource for those in the health sciences. It indexes 1,000 top medical journals and periodicals as well as articles from more than 2,200 general-interest publications. Over 75% of these are available in full-text. In addition, this resource provides access to full-text reference works, streaming videos, resources discussing treatment methods in alternative medicine, and information on drugs and herbal remedies.
IHealth Reference Center Academic
Health Reference Center Academic is a useful resource for those interested in all aspects of the health sciences. It contains more than 1,700 full-text sources and hundreds of videos demonstrating medical procedures and live surgeries. Content is updated daily, and coverage extends from 1980 to present.
IMedline
MEDLINE is an excellent resource for students studying biology and medicine. It is large database providing indexing of over 19,000 journals covering all aspects of medicine, including dentistry, nursing, nutrition, psychiatry, and toxicology. Indexing is available from the 1950s to present, and content is updated daily.
INewspapers (1400+ national & international fulltext newspapers)
ProQuest Newsstand is a collection of international, national and regional newspapers, news websites and blogs, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, The Guardian, El Norte, Jerusalem Post, and South China Morning Post. Many news sources are available in English, but a large number are available in French, German, Spanish, and other languages. Abstracting and indexing are available for the more than 1,400 newspapers in ProQuest Newsstand; of these, over 1,270 are full text.
INursing Resource Center
Nursing Resource Center is a useful resource for students in the field of medicine. It indexes over 1600 sources, many of which are available in full text. This resource also provides access to easy-to-read disease and drug overviews.
IOpposing Viewpoints
Opposing Viewpoints provides students access to information on controversial topics drawn from a wide variety of sources. Topics include "Viewpoints," essays written on one side or the other of a controversial topic, in addition to news, magazine, and journal articles; video and audio clips and links to relevant external websites.
IProQuest
The ProQuest multisearch allows you to simultaneously search all of the ProQuest databases. These databases cover subjects from the Arts, Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences. Databases can be searched individually as well.
IProQuest Health Management
ProQuest Health Management is a useful resource for students interested in healthcare administration. The resources provided include over 840 scholarly and trade journals and more than 4,500 doctoral dissertations and theses. Coverage extends from 1986 to present. Topics covered include hospitals, insurance, law, statistics, business management, personnel management, ethics, health economics and public health administration.
IProQuest Medline
MEDLINE on this service contains over 6 million citations and abstracts, providing unparalleled access to worldwide biomedical literature. The database contains a broad range of medical topics relating to research, clinical practice, administration, policy issues, and health care services. Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE contains all records published in Index Medicus and since 2002, most citations previously included in separate NLM specialty databases such as SPACELINE and HISTLINE.
IProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source
ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Source is a useful resource for students in the medical sciences, including nursing, allied health, alternative, and complementary medicine. Coverage extends from 1986 to present and consists of abstracting and indexing for more than 850 titles, with over 715 titles in full-text, plus more than 12,000 full text dissertations. This database also includes Systematic Reviews, Evidence Summaries, and Best Practice Information Sheets from the renowned Joanna Briggs Institute.
IProQuest Science Journals
ProQuest Science Journals is a valuable resource for students in the sciences. With coverage dating back to 1986, ProQuest Science Journals features over 1,145 titleswith more than 965 available in full text. This resource provides access to content relevant to studies of aerospace, astronomy, biology, chemistry, computers, engineering, earth science, physics, telecommunications, transportation, the military, and more. Titles include Journal of Climate, The Journal of Nutrition, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, and many others.
IProQuest Sociology
ProQuest Sociology is a useful resource for students researching topics in the social services. This database provides full-text access to over 275 journals covering topics in sociology and social work including community and mental health services, crisis intervention, family and social welfare, gerontology, poverty and homelessness, professional issues in social work, social services in addiction, social work education, social work practice, violence, abuse, and neglect. Journal titles include Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology, Sociological Theory, International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, and Child Welfare.
IScienceDirect
Science Direct, one of the worlds largest providers of scientific, technical and medical (STM) literature, is a useful resource for students in the sciences. It offers indexing and abstracting of journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books. Alma College Library subscribes to approximately 200 of these journals in full-text. Subjects covered include the physical sciences and engineering, life sciences, health sciences, social sciences and humanities.
ISocial Services Abstracts
Social Services Abstracts is a useful resource for students researching topics in the social services, including community and mental health services, crisis intervention, family and social welfare, gerontology, poverty and homelessness, professional issues in social work, social services in addiction, social work education, social work practice, violence, abuse, and neglect. This database abstracts and indexes over 1,300 periodical publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations, and citations to book reviews. Content is updated monthly.
French
Iebrary (electronic books)
ebrary offers a rapidly growing selection of hundreds of thousands of authoritative e-books from over 500 trusted publishers. The provided ebooks cover a wide range of subjects. Users can both save books (and associated notes and highlighting) to their bookshelf account or download ebooks to their computer or digital device for a limited "check-out" period.
IExpanded Academic ASAP
Expanded Academic ASAP provides indexing of over 5,200 periodicals (including 3,500 peer-reviewed journals), many of which are available in full-text. Coverage extends from 1980 to present and covers a wide variety of disciplines, including the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Content is updated daily.
IGeneral OneFile
General OneFile is a large database covering a wide range of subjects. It contains indexing for over 13,000 titles, over 8,000 of which are full-text, from 1980 to present. In addition to journals, magazines, and newspapers, General OneFile also provides access to over 500 travel guides, a collection of audio files of NPR program broadcasts (including transcripts) from 1990 to present, and links to thousands of video files from programs like the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, NRO TV and Meet the Press. Content is updated daily.
IInfotrac Newsstand
InfoTrac Newsstand is a database of full-text newspapers. 1,100 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers make up the majority of the content, but InfoTrac Newsstand also provides access to hundreds of top newspapers from 25 other countries around the world. Content is updated daily.
IJSTOR
JSTOR is a database of thousands of academic journals, letters, and primary sources, covering the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Journals are indexed from Volume 1, Issue 1 to present. Articles are full-text searchable and include high-quality images. JSTOR is a great resource for students of anthropology, French, German, history, mathematics, and more. THIS SUBSCRIPTION BASED PRODUCT IS AVAILABLE ONLY TO MEMBERS OF THE ALMA COLLEGE COMMUNITY, OTHER USERS SHOULD CONTACT THEIR LOCAL LIBRARY FOR INFORMATION.
ILiterature & Language Module
The Literature & Language Module is a subset of the ProQuest Research Library and contains materials relevant to the study of American and world literature, language, and linguistics.
ILiterature Resource Center
Literature Resource Center provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline. It covers more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors. Literature Resource Center provides access to over 850,000 full-text articles, critical essays and reviews from over 390 scholarly journals and literary magazines, more than 75,000 selected full-text critical essays and reviews, over 11,000 overviews of frequently studied works, more than 30,000 full-text poems, short stories and plays, and over 8,500 interviews.
IMLA (Modern Language Association) International Bibliography
MLA Bibliography is published by the Modern Languages Association and is a subject index for books, articles and websites. Indexing dates back to 1923 and contains over 2 million citations from more than 4,400 periodicals (including peer-reviewed e-journals) and 1,000 book publishers. While the majority of records are from English-language publications, at least sixty other languages are represented including French, Spanish, German, Russian, Portuguese, Norwegian, and Swedish. MLA Bibliography covers topics including the history and theory of linguistics, comparative linguistics, semantics, syntax, teaching of language, literary theory and criticism, the dramatic arts (film, radio, television, theater), the history of printing and publishing, and rhetoric and composition.
INewspapers (1400+ national & international fulltext newspapers)
ProQuest Newsstand is a collection of international, national and regional newspapers, news websites and blogs, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, The Guardian, El Norte, Jerusalem Post, and South China Morning Post. Many news sources are available in English, but a large number are available in French, German, Spanish, and other languages. Abstracting and indexing are available for the more than 1,400 newspapers in ProQuest Newsstand; of these, over 1,270 are full text.
IProject Muse
Project Muse is a useful resource for students in the Humanities and Social Sciences. It is a collection of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies, with over 120 publishers currently participating.
This subscription-based resource is available to members of the Alma College Community. Other users should contact their local library for information
IProQuest
The ProQuest multisearch allows you to simultaneously search all of the ProQuest databases. These databases cover subjects from the Arts, Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences. Databases can be searched individually as well.
General
IContemporary Women's Issues
Contemporary Women's Issues (CWI) is a multidisciplinary, full-text database that brings together relevant content from mainstream periodicals, "gray" literature, and the alternative press -- with a focus on the critical issues and events that influence women's lives in more than 190 countries. Contemporary Women's Issues includes English-language titles from East and West Africa, Asia, South and Central America, the Caribbean, North America and Europe. Contemporary Women's Issues compiles into a single collection often overlooked and hard-to-find newsletters and NGO research reports to which most libraries do not subscribe, plus ephemeral literature from leading research institutes and grass roots organizations that is rarely indexed or cataloged.
ICredo Reference
Credo Reference is a full-text online reference service. The collection includes over three million entries from hundreds of well-regarded titles. Credo's collection is integrated with millions of cross-references and contains dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopedias, quotations and atlases, plus a wide range of subject-specific titles covering everything from art to accountacy, science to Shakespeare and law to literature.
Iebrary (electronic books)
ebrary offers a rapidly growing selection of hundreds of thousands of authoritative e-books from over 500 trusted publishers. The provided ebooks cover a wide range of subjects. Users can both save books (and associated notes and highlighting) to their bookshelf account or download ebooks to their computer or digital device for a limited "check-out" period.
IEncyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica is the world's most comprehensive reference product, a distinction it has held since its first publication in 1768. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online includes the complete encyclopedia, as well as Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, Britannica Student Encyclopedia and the Britannica Book of the Year. Also included is an Internet directory that includes links to over 100,000 external Web sites selected, rated, and reviewed by Britannica editors. Available through this service are more than 118,000 articles, updated and revised by Encyclopaedia Britannica editors and contributors; over 14,000 illustrations, including photographs, drawings, maps, and flags; and more than 215,000 entries--including definitions, pronunciation guides, and word histories--from Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus. Britannica also contains links to related ebooks, primary sources, and news, magazine, and journal articles.
IExpanded Academic ASAP
Expanded Academic ASAP provides indexing of over 5,200 periodicals (including 3,500 peer-reviewed journals), many of which are available in full-text. Coverage extends from 1980 to present and covers a wide variety of disciplines, including the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Content is updated daily.
IGale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of full-text reference books published by Gale. These reference resources contain information relevant to students interested in biography, education, the environment, history, law, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, religion, the sciences and the social sciences.
IGannett Newsstand
Gannett Newsstand indexes over 80 newspapers from around the country. Full-text coverage is available for more recent years.
IGeneral OneFile
General OneFile is a large database covering a wide range of subjects. It contains indexing for over 13,000 titles, over 8,000 of which are full-text, from 1980 to present. In addition to journals, magazines, and newspapers, General OneFile also provides access to over 500 travel guides, a collection of audio files of NPR program broadcasts (including transcripts) from 1990 to present, and links to thousands of video files from programs like the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, NRO TV and Meet the Press. Content is updated daily.
IGeneral Reference Center Gold
General Reference Center Gold is a general interest database containing information on a wide variety of topics. General Reference Center Gold contains indexing of articles from newspapers, reference books, and periodicals, many with full-text and images. Content is updated daily.
IHealth and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module
Health and Wellness Resource Center with Alternative Health Module is a useful resource for those in the health sciences. It indexes 1,000 top medical journals and periodicals as well as articles from more than 2,200 general-interest publications. Over 75% of these are available in full-text. In addition, this resource provides access to full-text reference works, streaming videos, resources discussing treatment methods in alternative medicine, and information on drugs and herbal remedies.
IInfotrac Newsstand
InfoTrac Newsstand is a database of full-text newspapers. 1,100 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers make up the majority of the content, but InfoTrac Newsstand also provides access to hundreds of top newspapers from 25 other countries around the world. Content is updated daily.
ILansing State Journal
This database indexes the Lansing State Journal from 1999 - present. Many articles are available in full text.
INewspapers (1400+ national & international fulltext newspapers)
ProQuest Newsstand is a collection of international, national and regional newspapers, news websites and blogs, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, The Guardian, El Norte, Jerusalem Post, and South China Morning Post. Many news sources are available in English, but a large number are available in French, German, Spanish, and other languages. Abstracting and indexing are available for the more than 1,400 newspapers in ProQuest Newsstand; of these, over 1,270 are full text.
IOpposing Viewpoints
Opposing Viewpoints provides students access to information on controversial topics drawn from a wide variety of sources. Topics include "Viewpoints," essays written on one side or the other of a controversial topic, in addition to news, magazine, and journal articles; video and audio clips and links to relevant external websites.
IProQuest
The ProQuest multisearch allows you to simultaneously search all of the ProQuest databases. These databases cover subjects from the Arts, Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences. Databases can be searched individually as well.
IProQuest Sociology
ProQuest Sociology is a useful resource for students researching topics in the social services. This database provides full-text access to over 275 journals covering topics in sociology and social work including community and mental health services, crisis intervention, family and social welfare, gerontology, poverty and homelessness, professional issues in social work, social services in addiction, social work education, social work practice, violence, abuse, and neglect. Journal titles include Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology, Sociological Theory, International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, and Child Welfare.
ISocial Sciences Module
The Social Sciences Module is a subset of the ProQuest Research Library. It contains materials relevant to the fields of anthropology, sociology, psychology, communication, political science, linguistics, criminology, education, and more.
ISocial Services Abstracts
Social Services Abstracts is a useful resource for students researching topics in the social services, including community and mental health services, crisis intervention, family and social welfare, gerontology, poverty and homelessness, professional issues in social work, social services in addiction, social work education, social work practice, violence, abuse, and neglect. This database abstracts and indexes over 1,300 periodical publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations, and citations to book reviews. Content is updated monthly.
Geology
IAcademic OneFile
Academic OneFile is a database that contains indexing for over 9,000 peer-reviewed journals, as well as magazines, newspapers, and audio, video and image files. This database covers many different fields from the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Coverage stretches from 1980 to the present, and content is updated daily.
IBiological Abstracts
Biological Abstracts is an expansive index of journal literature in the life sciences. It covers a wide range of topics from botany to microbiology to pharmacology. In addition to keyword searching, this index is also searchable using BIOSIS indexing, MESH terms, and CAS registry numbers. Sources are primarily English-language, but a number of non-English sources are indexed and include English-language abstracts.
Iebrary (electronic books)
ebrary offers a rapidly growing selection of hundreds of thousands of authoritative e-books from over 500 trusted publishers. The provided ebooks cover a wide range of subjects. Users can both save books (and associated notes and highlighting) to their bookshelf account or download ebooks to their computer or digital device for a limited "check-out" period.
IExpanded Academic ASAP
Expanded Academic ASAP provides indexing of over 5,200 periodicals (including 3,500 peer-reviewed journals), many of which are available in full-text. Coverage extends from 1980 to present and covers a wide variety of disciplines, including the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Content is updated daily.
IGeneral OneFile
General OneFile is a large database covering a wide range of subjects. It contains indexing for over 13,000 titles, over 8,000 of which are full-text, from 1980 to present. In addition to journals, magazines, and newspapers, General OneFile also provides access to over 500 travel guides, a collection of audio files of NPR program broadcasts (including transcripts) from 1990 to present, and links to thousands of video files from programs like the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, NRO TV and Meet the Press. Content is updated daily.
INewspapers (1400+ national & international fulltext newspapers)
ProQuest Newsstand is a collection of international, national and regional newspapers, news websites and blogs, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, The Guardian, El Norte, Jerusalem Post, and South China Morning Post. Many news sources are available in English, but a large number are available in French, German, Spanish, and other languages. Abstracting and indexing are available for the more than 1,400 newspapers in ProQuest Newsstand; of these, over 1,270 are full text.
IProQuest
The ProQuest multisearch allows you to simultaneously search all of the ProQuest databases. These databases cover subjects from the Arts, Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences. Databases can be searched individually as well.
IProQuest Science Journals
ProQuest Science Journals is a valuable resource for students in the sciences. With coverage dating back to 1986, ProQuest Science Journals features over 1,145 titleswith more than 965 available in full text. This resource provides access to content relevant to studies of aerospace, astronomy, biology, chemistry, computers, engineering, earth science, physics, telecommunications, transportation, the military, and more. Titles include Journal of Climate, The Journal of Nutrition, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, and many others.
IScience & Technology Module
The Science & Technology Module is a subset of the ProQuest Research Library. Subject areas include agriculture, biology, chemistry, environmental science, materials science, physics, computing, and engineering.
IScienceDirect
Science Direct, one of the worlds largest providers of scientific, technical and medical (STM) literature, is a useful resource for students in the sciences. It offers indexing and abstracting of journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books. Alma College Library subscribes to approximately 200 of these journals in full-text. Subjects covered include the physical sciences and engineering, life sciences, health sciences, social sciences and humanities.
German
Iebrary (electronic books)
ebrary offers a rapidly growing selection of hundreds of thousands of authoritative e-books from over 500 trusted publishers. The provided ebooks cover a wide range of subjects. Users can both save books (and associated notes and highlighting) to their bookshelf account or download ebooks to their computer or digital device for a limited "check-out" period.
IExpanded Academic ASAP
Expanded Academic ASAP provides indexing of over 5,200 periodicals (including 3,500 peer-reviewed journals), many of which are available in full-text. Coverage extends from 1980 to present and covers a wide variety of disciplines, including the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Content is updated daily.
IGeneral OneFile
General OneFile is a large database covering a wide range of subjects. It contains indexing for over 13,000 titles, over 8,000 of which are full-text, from 1980 to present. In addition to journals, magazines, and newspapers, General OneFile also provides access to over 500 travel guides, a collection of audio files of NPR program broadcasts (including transcripts) from 1990 to present, and links to thousands of video files from programs like the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, NRO TV and Meet the Press. Content is updated daily.
IInfotrac Newsstand
InfoTrac Newsstand is a database of full-text newspapers. 1,100 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers make up the majority of the content, but InfoTrac Newsstand also provides access to hundreds of top newspapers from 25 other countries around the world. Content is updated daily.
IJSTOR
JSTOR is a database of thousands of academic journals, letters, and primary sources, covering the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Journals are indexed from Volume 1, Issue 1 to present. Articles are full-text searchable and include high-quality images. JSTOR is a great resource for students of anthropology, French, German, history, mathematics, and more. THIS SUBSCRIPTION BASED PRODUCT IS AVAILABLE ONLY TO MEMBERS OF THE ALMA COLLEGE COMMUNITY, OTHER USERS SHOULD CONTACT THEIR LOCAL LIBRARY FOR INFORMATION.
ILiterature & Language Module
The Literature & Language Module is a subset of the ProQuest Research Library and contains materials relevant to the study of American and world literature, language, and linguistics.
ILiterature Resource Center
Literature Resource Center provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline. It covers more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors. Literature Resource Center provides access to over 850,000 full-text articles, critical essays and reviews from over 390 scholarly journals and literary magazines, more than 75,000 selected full-text critical essays and reviews, over 11,000 overviews of frequently studied works, more than 30,000 full-text poems, short stories and plays, and over 8,500 interviews.
IMLA (Modern Language Association) International Bibliography
MLA Bibliography is published by the Modern Languages Association and is a subject index for books, articles and websites. Indexing dates back to 1923 and contains over 2 million citations from more than 4,400 periodicals (including peer-reviewed e-journals) and 1,000 book publishers. While the majority of records are from English-language publications, at least sixty other languages are represented including French, Spanish, German, Russian, Portuguese, Norwegian, and Swedish. MLA Bibliography covers topics including the history and theory of linguistics, comparative linguistics, semantics, syntax, teaching of language, literary theory and criticism, the dramatic arts (film, radio, television, theater), the history of printing and publishing, and rhetoric and composition.
INewspapers (1400+ national & international fulltext newspapers)
ProQuest Newsstand is a collection of international, national and regional newspapers, news websites and blogs, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, The Guardian, El Norte, Jerusalem Post, and South China Morning Post. Many news sources are available in English, but a large number are available in French, German, Spanish, and other languages. Abstracting and indexing are available for the more than 1,400 newspapers in ProQuest Newsstand; of these, over 1,270 are full text.
IProject Muse
Project Muse is a useful resource for students in the Humanities and Social Sciences. It is a collection of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies, with over 120 publishers currently participating.
This subscription-based resource is available to members of the Alma College Community. Other users should contact their local library for information
IProQuest
The ProQuest multisearch allows you to simultaneously search all of the ProQuest databases. These databases cover subjects from the Arts, Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences. Databases can be searched individually as well.
History
IAmerica: History and Life
America: History and Life is one of the most important databases for students of United States and Canadian history. This database is an index of literature concerning the history and culture of the U.S. and Canada from prehistory to the present. It primarily consists of indexing for 1,700 journals as far back as 1910, but also includes citations for books and media reviews. Indexed sources are predominantly written in English, but America: History and Life also contains English-language abstracts of content written in other languages.
Iebrary (electronic books)
ebrary offers a rapidly growing selection of hundreds of thousands of authoritative e-books from over 500 trusted publishers. The provided ebooks cover a wide range of subjects. Users can both save books (and associated notes and highlighting) to their bookshelf account or download ebooks to their computer or digital device for a limited "check-out" period.
IExpanded Academic ASAP
Expanded Academic ASAP provides indexing of over 5,200 periodicals (including 3,500 peer-reviewed journals), many of which are available in full-text. Coverage extends from 1980 to present and covers a wide variety of disciplines, including the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Content is updated daily.
IGale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of full-text reference books published by Gale. These reference resources contain information relevant to students interested in biography, education, the environment, history, law, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, religion, the sciences and the social sciences.
IGannett Newsstand
Gannett Newsstand indexes over 80 newspapers from around the country. Full-text coverage is available for more recent years.
IGeneral OneFile
General OneFile is a large database covering a wide range of subjects. It contains indexing for over 13,000 titles, over 8,000 of which are full-text, from 1980 to present. In addition to journals, magazines, and newspapers, General OneFile also provides access to over 500 travel guides, a collection of audio files of NPR program broadcasts (including transcripts) from 1990 to present, and links to thousands of video files from programs like the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, NRO TV and Meet the Press. Content is updated daily.
IHistorical Abstracts
Historical Abstracts is an excellent resource for students of history. This database focuses on the history of the world (excluding the U.S. and Canada) from 1450 to the present. Historical Abstracts provides indexing of more than 3,100 academic historical journals in over 40 languages back to 1955 and covers world history, military history, women's history, history of education, and more
IHistory Module
The History Module is a subset of the ProQuest Research Library. It contains a selection of titles relevant to students of history. Topics include U.S. and world history, military history, world civilizations, and more.
IIOPscience (Institute of Physics)
IOPscience is a useful resource for students in the sciences. This site provides full-text access to all journals published by the Institute of Physics. In addition, users have access to a range of community websites, magazines, conference proceedings and a multitude of electronic services.
IJSTOR
JSTOR is a database of thousands of academic journals, letters, and primary sources, covering the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Journals are indexed from Volume 1, Issue 1 to present. Articles are full-text searchable and include high-quality images. JSTOR is a great resource for students of anthropology, French, German, history, mathematics, and more. THIS SUBSCRIPTION BASED PRODUCT IS AVAILABLE ONLY TO MEMBERS OF THE ALMA COLLEGE COMMUNITY, OTHER USERS SHOULD CONTACT THEIR LOCAL LIBRARY FOR INFORMATION.
ILansing State Journal
This database indexes the Lansing State Journal from 1999 - present. Many articles are available in full text.
IMichigana
Michigana is an archive documenting Michigan's state history. Resources include personal narratives and memoirs, pamphlets and political speeches, sermons and songs, legal treatises and children's books.
INew York Times Historical (1851-2009)
New York Times Historical provides full text access to the newspaper from 1851 to 2009. In addition to PDF images of the articles, the clickable "Page View" feature allows users to view the page in its entirety (even advertisements).
INewspapers (1400+ national & international fulltext newspapers)
ProQuest Newsstand is a collection of international, national and regional newspapers, news websites and blogs, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, The Guardian, El Norte, Jerusalem Post, and South China Morning Post. Many news sources are available in English, but a large number are available in French, German, Spanish, and other languages. Abstracting and indexing are available for the more than 1,400 newspapers in ProQuest Newsstand; of these, over 1,270 are full text.
IProject Muse
Project Muse is a useful resource for students in the Humanities and Social Sciences. It is a collection of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies, with over 120 publishers currently participating.
This subscription-based resource is available to members of the Alma College Community. Other users should contact their local library for information
IProQuest
The ProQuest multisearch allows you to simultaneously search all of the ProQuest databases. These databases cover subjects from the Arts, Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences. Databases can be searched individually as well.
IProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times
New York Times Historical provides full text access to the newspaper from 1851 to 2009. In addition to PDF images of the articles, the clickable "Page View" feature allows users to view the page in its entirety (even advertisements).
IProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Wall Street Journal
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Wall Street Journal (1889-1995) provides full text access to the newspaper back to its first issue. In addition to PDF images of the articles, the clickable "Page view" feature allows you to see the page in its entirety (even advertisements).
IProQuest International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS)
ProQuest International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) is a useful resource for students in the social sciences. It is an index of over 2 million journal articles, books, reviews, and selected chapters. Coverage extends from 1951 to present, and is updated biweekly. The coverage is international, incorporating over 100 languages and countries.
IProQuest Military Collection
ProQuest Military Collection includes over 550 titles, with more than 400 available in full-text. This resource provides coverage of topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, and civil engineering. Coverage extends from 1991 to present for the majority of titles, but a deep backfile is available for a few select titles: Marine Corps Gazette dating back to 1916, Leatherneck dating back to 1921, and Foreign Affairs dating back to 1923.
IProQuest World War II
ProQuest History Vault unlocks the wealth of archival materials with a single search. Researchers can access letters, papers, photographs, scrapbooks, financial records, diaries, and much more from a single interface.
ISmithsonian Contributions to History & Technology (1969-present)
Smithsonian Contributions to History & Technology (formerly Smithsonian Studies in History and Technology) is a series of reports based on the history of technology research conducted by Smithsonian staff and their professional colleagues.
IWomen and Social Movements Scholar's Edition
Women and Social Movements in the United States is a resource for students and scholars of U.S. history and U.S. women's history. Organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000, this collection currently includes 102 document projects and archives with more than 4,050 documents and 145,000 pages of additional full-text documents, written by some 2,200 primary authors. It also includes book, film, and website reviews, notes from the archives, and teaching tools. Those subscribing to the Scholar's Edition can access the online version of Notable American Women or the database on Commissions on the Status of Women.
IWomen Writers Online
This resource, Women Writers Online, is useful for students of English, History, and Women's Studies. The included texts are collected by the Women Writers Project at Brown University, which is dedicated to making the texts of pre-Victorian women writers accessible electronically online. This resource provides access to the text of writings by women authors from 1400 to 1850, including Elizabeth I, Aphra Behn, Hannah Cowley, Margaret Cavendish, Eleanor Davies, and Eliza Haywood. In addition to the full text, each entry also provides access to information on the original text, via the "Metadata for this text" option.
Law
Iebrary (electronic books)
ebrary offers a rapidly growing selection of hundreds of thousands of authoritative e-books from over 500 trusted publishers. The provided ebooks cover a wide range of subjects. Users can both save books (and associated notes and highlighting) to their bookshelf account or download ebooks to their computer or digital device for a limited "check-out" period.
IExpanded Academic ASAP
Expanded Academic ASAP provides indexing of over 5,200 periodicals (including 3,500 peer-reviewed journals), many of which are available in full-text. Coverage extends from 1980 to present and covers a wide variety of disciplines, including the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Content is updated daily.
IGale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of full-text reference books published by Gale. These reference resources contain information relevant to students interested in biography, education, the environment, history, law, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, religion, the sciences and the social sciences.
IGeneral OneFile
General OneFile is a large database covering a wide range of subjects. It contains indexing for over 13,000 titles, over 8,000 of which are full-text, from 1980 to present. In addition to journals, magazines, and newspapers, General OneFile also provides access to over 500 travel guides, a collection of audio files of NPR program broadcasts (including transcripts) from 1990 to present, and links to thousands of video files from programs like the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, NRO TV and Meet the Press. Content is updated daily.
IJSTOR
JSTOR is a database of thousands of academic journals, letters, and primary sources, covering the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Journals are indexed from Volume 1, Issue 1 to present. Articles are full-text searchable and include high-quality images. JSTOR is a great resource for students of anthropology, French, German, history, mathematics, and more. THIS SUBSCRIPTION BASED PRODUCT IS AVAILABLE ONLY TO MEMBERS OF THE ALMA COLLEGE COMMUNITY, OTHER USERS SHOULD CONTACT THEIR LOCAL LIBRARY FOR INFORMATION.
ILegalTrac
LegalTrac provides indexing for more than 1,400 titles including major law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals and international legal journals. LegalTrac also contains law-related articles from over 1,000 additional business and general interest titles. All articles have been published between 1980 and 2012.
ILexisNexis Academic
LexisNexis Academic is a great source of full-text legal and news information. LexisNexis Search the News option provides access to over 13,000 news sources, including major world publications, newspapers, magazines, wire services, broadcast transcripts, and blogs. The Look up a Legal Case option allows users to find a legal case by citation number or party name. Cases can also be searched by legal topic, attorney, judge, etc. LexisNexis Academic also provides access to a Company Information search, a Research Countries search, and a Research People search. THIS SUBSCRIPTION BASED PRODUCT IS AVAILABLE ONLY TO MEMBERS OF THE ALMA COLLEGE COMMUNITY, OTHER USERS SHOULD CONTACT THEIR LOCAL LIBRARY FOR INFORMATION.
INewspapers (1400+ national & international fulltext newspapers)
ProQuest Newsstand is a collection of international, national and regional newspapers, news websites and blogs, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, The Guardian, El Norte, Jerusalem Post, and South China Morning Post. Many news sources are available in English, but a large number are available in French, German, Spanish, and other languages. Abstracting and indexing are available for the more than 1,400 newspapers in ProQuest Newsstand; of these, over 1,270 are full text.
IProQuest
The ProQuest multisearch allows you to simultaneously search all of the ProQuest databases. These databases cover subjects from the Arts, Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences. Databases can be searched individually as well.
Mathematics
Iebrary (electronic books)
ebrary offers a rapidly growing selection of hundreds of thousands of authoritative e-books from over 500 trusted publishers. The provided ebooks cover a wide range of subjects. Users can both save books (and associated notes and highlighting) to their bookshelf account or download ebooks to their computer or digital device for a limited "check-out" period.
IExpanded Academic ASAP
Expanded Academic ASAP provides indexing of over 5,200 periodicals (including 3,500 peer-reviewed journals), many of which are available in full-text. Coverage extends from 1980 to present and covers a wide variety of disciplines, including the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Content is updated daily.
IGale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of full-text reference books published by Gale. These reference resources contain information relevant to students interested in biography, education, the environment, history, law, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, religion, the sciences and the social sciences.
IGeneral OneFile
General OneFile is a large database covering a wide range of subjects. It contains indexing for over 13,000 titles, over 8,000 of which are full-text, from 1980 to present. In addition to journals, magazines, and newspapers, General OneFile also provides access to over 500 travel guides, a collection of audio files of NPR program broadcasts (including transcripts) from 1990 to present, and links to thousands of video files from programs like the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, NRO TV and Meet the Press. Content is updated daily.
IIOPscience (Institute of Physics)
IOPscience is a useful resource for students in the sciences. This site provides full-text access to all journals published by the Institute of Physics. In addition, users have access to a range of community websites, magazines, conference proceedings and a multitude of electronic services.
IJSTOR
JSTOR is a database of thousands of academic journals, letters, and primary sources, covering the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Journals are indexed from Volume 1, Issue 1 to present. Articles are full-text searchable and include high-quality images. JSTOR is a great resource for students of anthropology, French, German, history, mathematics, and more. THIS SUBSCRIPTION BASED PRODUCT IS AVAILABLE ONLY TO MEMBERS OF THE ALMA COLLEGE COMMUNITY, OTHER USERS SHOULD CONTACT THEIR LOCAL LIBRARY FOR INFORMATION.
INewspapers (1400+ national & international fulltext newspapers)
ProQuest Newsstand is a collection of international, national and regional newspapers, news websites and blogs, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, The Guardian, El Norte, Jerusalem Post, and South China Morning Post. Many news sources are available in English, but a large number are available in French, German, Spanish, and other languages. Abstracting and indexing are available for the more than 1,400 newspapers in ProQuest Newsstand; of these, over 1,270 are full text.
IProQuest
The ProQuest multisearch allows you to simultaneously search all of the ProQuest databases. These databases cover subjects from the Arts, Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences. Databases can be searched individually as well.
IProQuest Research Library
ProQuest Research Library is a large, diverse database that is useful to students in a wide range of subject areas. Content consists of indexing for over 5,000 titles, over 3,500 of which are available in full text. Coverage extends from 1971 to present.
IScienceDirect
Science Direct, one of the worlds largest providers of scientific, technical and medical (STM) literature, is a useful resource for students in the sciences. It offers indexing and abstracting of journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books. Alma College Library subscribes to approximately 200 of these journals in full-text. Subjects covered include the physical sciences and engineering, life sciences, health sciences, social sciences and humanities.
Music
IAcademic OneFile
Academic OneFile is a database that contains indexing for over 9,000 peer-reviewed journals, as well as magazines, newspapers, and audio, video and image files. This database covers many different fields from the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Coverage stretches from 1980 to the present, and content is updated daily.
IArts Module
The Arts Module is a subset of the ProQuest Research Library. It contains resources related to the fine arts, dance, theater, cinema, and more.
IGale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of full-text reference books published by Gale. These reference resources contain information relevant to students interested in biography, education, the environment, history, law, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, religion, the sciences and the social sciences.
IJSTOR
JSTOR is a database of thousands of academic journals, letters, and primary sources, covering the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Journals are indexed from Volume 1, Issue 1 to present. Articles are full-text searchable and include high-quality images. JSTOR is a great resource for students of anthropology, French, German, history, mathematics, and more. THIS SUBSCRIPTION BASED PRODUCT IS AVAILABLE ONLY TO MEMBERS OF THE ALMA COLLEGE COMMUNITY, OTHER USERS SHOULD CONTACT THEIR LOCAL LIBRARY FOR INFORMATION.
ISIRS Renaissance
SIRS Renaissance provides information on the following topics: architecture and design, culture, literature, multimedia, music, performing arts, philosophy and religion, and visual arts. Full-text articles are selected from more than 1,200 domestic and international publications. Many articles are accompanied by full-color images, including art reproductions, photographs, and illustrations.
Philosophy
IAcademic OneFile
Academic OneFile is a database that contains indexing for over 9,000 peer-reviewed journals, as well as magazines, newspapers, and audio, video and image files. This database covers many different fields from the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Coverage stretches from 1980 to the present, and content is updated daily.
IGale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of full-text reference books published by Gale. These reference resources contain information relevant to students interested in biography, education, the environment, history, law, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, religion, the sciences and the social sciences.
IOpposing Viewpoints
Opposing Viewpoints provides students access to information on controversial topics drawn from a wide variety of sources. Topics include "Viewpoints," essays written on one side or the other of a controversial topic, in addition to news, magazine, and journal articles; video and audio clips and links to relevant external websites.
IPhilosopher's Index
Philosopher's Index is a useful resource for students of philosophy. It is an index of journal articles (over 550 journals from more than 40 countries), books, book chapters such as contributions to an anthology, and book reviews in all areas of philosophy. Coverage extends back to 1940, and the included abstracts are written by the authors of each selection. Philosopher's Index covers the areas of ethics, aesthetics, social philosophy, political philosophy, epistemology, and metaphysic logic as well as material on the philosophy of law, religion, science, history, education and language.
IProject Muse
Project Muse is a useful resource for students in the Humanities and Social Sciences. It is a collection of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies, with over 120 publishers currently participating.
This subscription-based resource is available to members of the Alma College Community. Other users should contact their local library for information
ISIRS Renaissance
SIRS Renaissance provides information on the following topics: architecture and design, culture, literature, multimedia, music, performing arts, philosophy and religion, and visual arts. Full-text articles are selected from more than 1,200 domestic and international publications. Many articles are accompanied by full-color images, including art reproductions, photographs, and illustrations.
Physics
IIOPscience (Institute of Physics)
IOPscience is a useful resource for students in the sciences. This site provides full-text access to all journals published by the Institute of Physics. In addition, users have access to a range of community websites, magazines, conference proceedings and a multitude of electronic services.
IProQuest Science Journals
ProQuest Science Journals is a valuable resource for students in the sciences. With coverage dating back to 1986, ProQuest Science Journals features over 1,145 titleswith more than 965 available in full text. This resource provides access to content relevant to studies of aerospace, astronomy, biology, chemistry, computers, engineering, earth science, physics, telecommunications, transportation, the military, and more. Titles include Journal of Climate, The Journal of Nutrition, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, and many others.
IScience & Technology Module
The Science & Technology Module is a subset of the ProQuest Research Library. Subject areas include agriculture, biology, chemistry, environmental science, materials science, physics, computing, and engineering.
IScienceDirect
Science Direct, one of the worlds largest providers of scientific, technical and medical (STM) literature, is a useful resource for students in the sciences. It offers indexing and abstracting of journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books. Alma College Library subscribes to approximately 200 of these journals in full-text. Subjects covered include the physical sciences and engineering, life sciences, health sciences, social sciences and humanities.
Political Science
IContemporary Women's Issues
Contemporary Women's Issues (CWI) is a multidisciplinary, full-text database that brings together relevant content from mainstream periodicals, "gray" literature, and the alternative press -- with a focus on the critical issues and events that influence women's lives in more than 190 countries. Contemporary Women's Issues includes English-language titles from East and West Africa, Asia, South and Central America, the Caribbean, North America and Europe. Contemporary Women's Issues compiles into a single collection often overlooked and hard-to-find newsletters and NGO research reports to which most libraries do not subscribe, plus ephemeral literature from leading research institutes and grass roots organizations that is rarely indexed or cataloged.
IGannett Newsstand
Gannett Newsstand indexes over 80 newspapers from around the country. Full-text coverage is available for more recent years.
IICPSR (The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research)
An international consortium of more than 700 academic institutions and research organizations, ICPSR provides leadership and training in data access, curation, and methods of analysis for the social science research community. ICPSR maintains a data archive of more than 500,000 files of research in the social sciences. It hosts 16 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields.
IInfotrac Newsstand
InfoTrac Newsstand is a database of full-text newspapers. 1,100 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers make up the majority of the content, but InfoTrac Newsstand also provides access to hundreds of top newspapers from 25 other countries around the world. Content is updated daily.
IJSTOR
JSTOR is a database of thousands of academic journals, letters, and primary sources, covering the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Journals are indexed from Volume 1, Issue 1 to present. Articles are full-text searchable and include high-quality images. JSTOR is a great resource for students of anthropology, French, German, history, mathematics, and more. THIS SUBSCRIPTION BASED PRODUCT IS AVAILABLE ONLY TO MEMBERS OF THE ALMA COLLEGE COMMUNITY, OTHER USERS SHOULD CONTACT THEIR LOCAL LIBRARY FOR INFORMATION.
ILansing State Journal
This database indexes the Lansing State Journal from 1999 - present. Many articles are available in full text.
ILexisNexis Academic
LexisNexis Academic is a great source of full-text legal and news information. LexisNexis Search the News option provides access to over 13,000 news sources, including major world publications, newspapers, magazines, wire services, broadcast transcripts, and blogs. The Look up a Legal Case option allows users to find a legal case by citation number or party name. Cases can also be searched by legal topic, attorney, judge, etc. LexisNexis Academic also provides access to a Company Information search, a Research Countries search, and a Research People search. THIS SUBSCRIPTION BASED PRODUCT IS AVAILABLE ONLY TO MEMBERS OF THE ALMA COLLEGE COMMUNITY, OTHER USERS SHOULD CONTACT THEIR LOCAL LIBRARY FOR INFORMATION.
IOpposing Viewpoints
Opposing Viewpoints provides students access to information on controversial topics drawn from a wide variety of sources. Topics include "Viewpoints," essays written on one side or the other of a controversial topic, in addition to news, magazine, and journal articles; video and audio clips and links to relevant external websites.
IProQuest Congressional Publications
ProQuest Congressional Publications provides access to both historic and current information about the United States Congress. Users can find the full-text of congressional publications (Congressional Record, the U.S. Code, Code of Federal Regulations, Federal Register, Rules of Congress). They can access congressional testimony by experts, administration witnesses, and affected parties, track legislative histories for public laws, find information about members and committees, and access statistics on a wide range of topics.
IProQuest International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS)
ProQuest International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) is a useful resource for students in the social sciences. It is an index of over 2 million journal articles, books, reviews, and selected chapters. Coverage extends from 1951 to present, and is updated biweekly. The coverage is international, incorporating over 100 languages and countries.
IProQuest Military Collection
ProQuest Military Collection includes over 550 titles, with more than 400 available in full-text. This resource provides coverage of topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, and civil engineering. Coverage extends from 1991 to present for the majority of titles, but a deep backfile is available for a few select titles: Marine Corps Gazette dating back to 1916, Leatherneck dating back to 1921, and Foreign Affairs dating back to 1923.
IProQuest Social Science Journals
ProQuest Social Science Journals is a useful resource for students in the social sciences, including anthropology, communication, economics, political science, psychology, and sociology. This resource provides indexing for over 570 journal titles, over 340 of which are available in full text. Titles include the Journal of Family Issues, American Demographics, The Public Interest, and Spectrum.
ISocial Sciences Module
The Social Sciences Module is a subset of the ProQuest Research Library. It contains materials relevant to the fields of anthropology, sociology, psychology, communication, political science, linguistics, criminology, education, and more.
Psychology
IAcademic OneFile
Academic OneFile is a database that contains indexing for over 9,000 peer-reviewed journals, as well as magazines, newspapers, and audio, video and image files. This database covers many different fields from the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Coverage stretches from 1980 to the present, and content is updated daily.
IGale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of full-text reference books published by Gale. These reference resources contain information relevant to students interested in biography, education, the environment, history, law, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, religion, the sciences and the social sciences.
IICPSR (The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research)
An international consortium of more than 700 academic institutions and research organizations, ICPSR provides leadership and training in data access, curation, and methods of analysis for the social science research community. ICPSR maintains a data archive of more than 500,000 files of research in the social sciences. It hosts 16 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields.
IJSTOR
JSTOR is a database of thousands of academic journals, letters, and primary sources, covering the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Journals are indexed from Volume 1, Issue 1 to present. Articles are full-text searchable and include high-quality images. JSTOR is a great resource for students of anthropology, French, German, history, mathematics, and more. THIS SUBSCRIPTION BASED PRODUCT IS AVAILABLE ONLY TO MEMBERS OF THE ALMA COLLEGE COMMUNITY, OTHER USERS SHOULD CONTACT THEIR LOCAL LIBRARY FOR INFORMATION.
IProQuest PILOTS (Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress)
ProQuest PILOTS is a resource sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Its goal is to include citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations, and to offer both current and retrospective coverage. Topics covered include traumatic stress and mental health, assessment, prevention, treatment, mental health services, professional ethics, public policy, traumatized populations.
IProQuest Psychology Journals
ProQuest Psychology Journals is a collection relevant to students of psychology. This resource consists of indexing and abstracts for over 650 titles, more than 540 of which are available in full text. Additionally, it provides access to more than 4,000 full text dissertations representing a range of psychology disciplines.
IProQuest Social Science Journals
ProQuest Social Science Journals is a useful resource for students in the social sciences, including anthropology, communication, economics, political science, psychology, and sociology. This resource provides indexing for over 570 journal titles, over 340 of which are available in full text. Titles include the Journal of Family Issues, American Demographics, The Public Interest, and Spectrum.
IProQuest Sociology
ProQuest Sociology is a useful resource for students researching topics in the social services. This database provides full-text access to over 275 journals covering topics in sociology and social work including community and mental health services, crisis intervention, family and social welfare, gerontology, poverty and homelessness, professional issues in social work, social services in addiction, social work education, social work practice, violence, abuse, and neglect. Journal titles include Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology, Sociological Theory, International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, and Child Welfare.
IPsycARTICLES
PsycARTICLES is a collection of full text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe & Huber. Most of the 63 APA journals included in PsycARTICLES now go back to volume 1, issue 1. The earliest journal is Psychological Review, which was started in 1894. The database also contains journals that are no longer published. Topics covered include applied psychology, communication systems, developmental psychology, educational psychology, experimental human and animal psychology, personality, psychological and physical disorders, physiological psychology and neuroscience, professional personnel and issues, psychometrics and statistics. Content is updated weekly.
IPsycINFO
PsycINFO is an important resource for students of psychology. It contains indexing for over 1,800 professional journals, chapters, books, reports, theses and dissertations, published internationally. Indexing coverage extends from 1806 to present for select titles, with most content from 1890 to present. Topics covered include applied psychology, communication systems, developmental psychology, educational psychology, experimental human and animal psychology, personality, psychological and physical disorders, physiological psychology and neuroscience, professional personnel and issues, psychometrics and statistics. Content is updated weekly.
ISocial Sciences Module
The Social Sciences Module is a subset of the ProQuest Research Library. It contains materials relevant to the fields of anthropology, sociology, psychology, communication, political science, linguistics, criminology, education, and more.
ISocial Services Abstracts
Social Services Abstracts is a useful resource for students researching topics in the social services, including community and mental health services, crisis intervention, family and social welfare, gerontology, poverty and homelessness, professional issues in social work, social services in addiction, social work education, social work practice, violence, abuse, and neglect. This database abstracts and indexes over 1,300 periodical publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations, and citations to book reviews. Content is updated monthly.
ISociological Abstracts
Sociological Abstracts is a useful resource for students of sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. This resource indexes and abstracts journal articles and book reviews from over 1800 periodicals, as well as providing abstracts for books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers. Indexing coverage extends back to the 1950s. Topics include culture and social structure, family and marriage, history and theory of sociology, organizational sociology, political sociology, poverty and homelessness, race and ethnicity, social change and economic development, social control, sociology of health and medicine, and more.
Religious Studies
IATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials
ATLA (American Theological Library Association) Religion Database with ATLASerials is an important resource to students of religion and theology. It indexes journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays. Of the articles, reviews and essays it indexes, close to half of them (over 280,000) are available in full text.
IGale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of full-text reference books published by Gale. These reference resources contain information relevant to students interested in biography, education, the environment, history, law, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, religion, the sciences and the social sciences.
IJSTOR
JSTOR is a database of thousands of academic journals, letters, and primary sources, covering the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Journals are indexed from Volume 1, Issue 1 to present. Articles are full-text searchable and include high-quality images. JSTOR is a great resource for students of anthropology, French, German, history, mathematics, and more. THIS SUBSCRIPTION BASED PRODUCT IS AVAILABLE ONLY TO MEMBERS OF THE ALMA COLLEGE COMMUNITY, OTHER USERS SHOULD CONTACT THEIR LOCAL LIBRARY FOR INFORMATION.
IOpposing Viewpoints
Opposing Viewpoints provides students access to information on controversial topics drawn from a wide variety of sources. Topics include "Viewpoints," essays written on one side or the other of a controversial topic, in addition to news, magazine, and journal articles; video and audio clips and links to relevant external websites.
IProject Muse
Project Muse is a useful resource for students in the Humanities and Social Sciences. It is a collection of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies, with over 120 publishers currently participating.
This subscription-based resource is available to members of the Alma College Community. Other users should contact their local library for information
IProQuest International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS)
ProQuest International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) is a useful resource for students in the social sciences. It is an index of over 2 million journal articles, books, reviews, and selected chapters. Coverage extends from 1951 to present, and is updated biweekly. The coverage is international, incorporating over 100 languages and countries.
IProQuest Religion
ProQuest Religion is a useful resource to anyone in the field of religion or religious studies. It contains indexing for over 250 publications, with most of them available with full-text. Coverage extends from 1986 to present. This is a comprehensive collection of journals covering religious issues and perspectives, religious news and information, informative details on doctrines and philosophies, and scholarly reports on religious history. The belief systems discussed include Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Islam, Hinduism, Mormonism, Baha'ism, and Catholicism.
ISIRS Renaissance
SIRS Renaissance provides information on the following topics: architecture and design, culture, literature, multimedia, music, performing arts, philosophy and religion, and visual arts. Full-text articles are selected from more than 1,200 domestic and international publications. Many articles are accompanied by full-color images, including art reproductions, photographs, and illustrations.
Sociology
IAcademic OneFile
Academic OneFile is a database that contains indexing for over 9,000 peer-reviewed journals, as well as magazines, newspapers, and audio, video and image files. This database covers many different fields from the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Coverage stretches from 1980 to the present, and content is updated daily.
IGale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of full-text reference books published by Gale. These reference resources contain information relevant to students interested in biography, education, the environment, history, law, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, religion, the sciences and the social sciences.
IICPSR (The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research)
An international consortium of more than 700 academic institutions and research organizations, ICPSR provides leadership and training in data access, curation, and methods of analysis for the social science research community. ICPSR maintains a data archive of more than 500,000 files of research in the social sciences. It hosts 16 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields.
IJSTOR
JSTOR is a database of thousands of academic journals, letters, and primary sources, covering the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Journals are indexed from Volume 1, Issue 1 to present. Articles are full-text searchable and include high-quality images. JSTOR is a great resource for students of anthropology, French, German, history, mathematics, and more. THIS SUBSCRIPTION BASED PRODUCT IS AVAILABLE ONLY TO MEMBERS OF THE ALMA COLLEGE COMMUNITY, OTHER USERS SHOULD CONTACT THEIR LOCAL LIBRARY FOR INFORMATION.
IOpposing Viewpoints
Opposing Viewpoints provides students access to information on controversial topics drawn from a wide variety of sources. Topics include "Viewpoints," essays written on one side or the other of a controversial topic, in addition to news, magazine, and journal articles; video and audio clips and links to relevant external websites.
IProQuest International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS)
ProQuest International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) is a useful resource for students in the social sciences. It is an index of over 2 million journal articles, books, reviews, and selected chapters. Coverage extends from 1951 to present, and is updated biweekly. The coverage is international, incorporating over 100 languages and countries.
IProQuest Social Science Journals
ProQuest Social Science Journals is a useful resource for students in the social sciences, including anthropology, communication, economics, political science, psychology, and sociology. This resource provides indexing for over 570 journal titles, over 340 of which are available in full text. Titles include the Journal of Family Issues, American Demographics, The Public Interest, and Spectrum.
IProQuest Sociology
ProQuest Sociology is a useful resource for students researching topics in the social services. This database provides full-text access to over 275 journals covering topics in sociology and social work including community and mental health services, crisis intervention, family and social welfare, gerontology, poverty and homelessness, professional issues in social work, social services in addiction, social work education, social work practice, violence, abuse, and neglect. Journal titles include Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology, Sociological Theory, International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, and Child Welfare.
ISocial Sciences Module
The Social Sciences Module is a subset of the ProQuest Research Library. It contains materials relevant to the fields of anthropology, sociology, psychology, communication, political science, linguistics, criminology, education, and more.
ISocial Services Abstracts
Social Services Abstracts is a useful resource for students researching topics in the social services, including community and mental health services, crisis intervention, family and social welfare, gerontology, poverty and homelessness, professional issues in social work, social services in addiction, social work education, social work practice, violence, abuse, and neglect. This database abstracts and indexes over 1,300 periodical publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations, and citations to book reviews. Content is updated monthly.
ISociological Abstracts
Sociological Abstracts is a useful resource for students of sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. This resource indexes and abstracts journal articles and book reviews from over 1800 periodicals, as well as providing abstracts for books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers. Indexing coverage extends back to the 1950s. Topics include culture and social structure, family and marriage, history and theory of sociology, organizational sociology, political sociology, poverty and homelessness, race and ethnicity, social change and economic development, social control, sociology of health and medicine, and more.
IStatistical Insight
Statistical Insight is a resource that provides statistics concerning population, economic conditions, labor, health, education, natural resources, pollution, and many other topics. Statistics are drawn from tables found in hundreds of US government and business reports, from 1999 to the present.
IWiley Online Library
Wiley Online Library hosts the world's broadest and deepest multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. It delivers seamless integrated access to over 4 million articles from 1500 journals, over 14,000 online books, and hundreds of reference works, laboratory protocols and databases.
IWomen and Social Movements Scholar's Edition
Women and Social Movements in the United States is a resource for students and scholars of U.S. history and U.S. women's history. Organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000, this collection currently includes 102 document projects and archives with more than 4,050 documents and 145,000 pages of additional full-text documents, written by some 2,200 primary authors. It also includes book, film, and website reviews, notes from the archives, and teaching tools. Those subscribing to the Scholar's Edition can access the online version of Notable American Women or the database on Commissions on the Status of Women.
Spanish
IInforme!
Informe! is a database of full-text articles from hundreds of popular Spanish-language and bilingual periodicals. Titles include Latin American Research Review, NACLA Report on the Americas, La Opinión, National Geographic en Español, Epoca and many others, including more than 15 key Latin American newspapers. Articles cover topics including news, politics, current events, culture, entertainment, health, literature, and science.
IInfotrac Newsstand
InfoTrac Newsstand is a database of full-text newspapers. 1,100 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers make up the majority of the content, but InfoTrac Newsstand also provides access to hundreds of top newspapers from 25 other countries around the world. Content is updated daily.
ILiterature & Language Module
The Literature & Language Module is a subset of the ProQuest Research Library and contains materials relevant to the study of American and world literature, language, and linguistics.
ILiterature Resource Center
Literature Resource Center provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline. It covers more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors. Literature Resource Center provides access to over 850,000 full-text articles, critical essays and reviews from over 390 scholarly journals and literary magazines, more than 75,000 selected full-text critical essays and reviews, over 11,000 overviews of frequently studied works, more than 30,000 full-text poems, short stories and plays, and over 8,500 interviews.
IMLA (Modern Language Association) International Bibliography
MLA Bibliography is published by the Modern Languages Association and is a subject index for books, articles and websites. Indexing dates back to 1923 and contains over 2 million citations from more than 4,400 periodicals (including peer-reviewed e-journals) and 1,000 book publishers. While the majority of records are from English-language publications, at least sixty other languages are represented including French, Spanish, German, Russian, Portuguese, Norwegian, and Swedish. MLA Bibliography covers topics including the history and theory of linguistics, comparative linguistics, semantics, syntax, teaching of language, literary theory and criticism, the dramatic arts (film, radio, television, theater), the history of printing and publishing, and rhetoric and composition.
IProject Muse
Project Muse is a useful resource for students in the Humanities and Social Sciences. It is a collection of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies, with over 120 publishers currently participating.
This subscription-based resource is available to members of the Alma College Community. Other users should contact their local library for information
Theater
IArts Module
The Arts Module is a subset of the ProQuest Research Library. It contains resources related to the fine arts, dance, theater, cinema, and more.
IProject Muse
Project Muse is a useful resource for students in the Humanities and Social Sciences. It is a collection of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies, with over 120 publishers currently participating.
This subscription-based resource is available to members of the Alma College Community. Other users should contact their local library for information
IProQuest Research Library
ProQuest Research Library is a large, diverse database that is useful to students in a wide range of subject areas. Content consists of indexing for over 5,000 titles, over 3,500 of which are available in full text. Coverage extends from 1971 to present.
ISIRS Renaissance
SIRS Renaissance provides information on the following topics: architecture and design, culture, literature, multimedia, music, performing arts, philosophy and religion, and visual arts. Full-text articles are selected from more than 1,200 domestic and international publications. Many articles are accompanied by full-color images, including art reproductions, photographs, and illustrations.