MIS 528  TIP SHEET

Spring 2008

 

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SUGGESTED DATABASES

 

Academic Search Complete ­ designed specifically for academic institutions, is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. (EBSCO)

 

Business Source Complete - This is the world's definitive scholarly business database, providing the ultimate collection of bibliographic and full text content. Business Source Complete contains far more active, peer-reviewed, business related journals than any other database currently available. As part of the comprehensive coverage offered by this database, indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back to 1886 are included. In addition to the searchable cited references provided for more than 1,200 journals. (EBSCO)

 

Computer Source ­ This database provides the latest information on trends in high technology. Includes valuable information on such topics as computers, telecommunications, the Internet, and electronics. Over 120 full text articles, abstract and indexing for over 150 titles. Kept up to date with the latest in technology trends.  (EBSCO)

 

Information Science & Technology Abstracts (ISTA) - is a leading database in the areas of information science. ISTA indexes journal articles from more than 450 publications plus books, research reports, and conference proceedings and patents, with ongoing comprehensive coverage of the most important periodicals in this field. Coverage dates back to the mid 1960s. (EBSCO)

 

Internet and Personal Computing Abstracts -provides abstracts and indexing for literature related to personal computing products and developments in business, the Internet, the home, and all other applied areas. Over 400 of the most important trade publications, mainstream computer magazines, and professional journals are covered, including those that focus on specific topics such as Macintosh and Windows platforms, programming, web development and more.  (EBSCO)

 

Science & Technology Collection - The Science & Technology Collection contains over 800 leading full text journals covering relevant aspects of the scientific and technical community. Topics include aeronautics, astrophysics, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology, and materials science. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 1,700 publications. (EBSCO)

 

ACM Digital Library  is a vast collection of citations and full text from ACM journal and newsletter articles and conference proceedings. ACM stands for Association of Computing Machinery.  The ACM Portal also includes an additional tool. The Guide (to computing literature) is a collection of bibliographic citations and abstracts of works published by ACM and other publishers. Citations for all ACM published works are included in the Guide as a small subset of the total bibliographic space.  There are more than 750,00 citations from 3,000+ publishers which include books, journal articles, proceedings, technical reports, doctoral dissertations and master's theses.  

ELibrary Curriculum - Designed specifically for K-12 schools and libraries. Students find the answers they need from more than 2,000 full-text magazines, newspapers, reference books, and transcripts-plus thousands of pictures, maps, educator-approved websites from Homework Central®, plus audio/video content.  

IEEE Xplore- is an online delivery system providing full text access to the world's highest quality technical literature in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics. IEEE Xplore contains full text documents from IEEE journals, transactions, magazines, letters, conference proceedings, standards, and IEE (Institution of Electrical Engineers) publications. 

Research Library - One of the most comprehensive databases available through the ProQuest® online system, Research Library provides access to full-text journals across a wide range of subject areas, including business, education, literature, political science, and psychology.

Wilson OmniFile Full Text, Mega Edition is a multi-disciplinary database providing the complete content - indexing, abstracts, and full text - from six of Wilson's full-text databases: Education, General Science, Humanities , Readers' Guide , Social Sciences, and Wilson Business; plus five additional periodical databases: Applied Science & Technology , Art , Biological & Agricultural Index, Index to Legal Periodicals & Books, and Library Literature & Information Science.  Indexing begins in 1982, abstracts in 1984, and full-text coverage in 1994.  Each database has its own start dates for indexing, abstracting, and full text; start dates for full-text rights to individual journals vary within a database.

See if the library has an electronic copy of a journal click E-Journals