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Academic Search CompleteFeatures thousands of full-text journals and offers coverage spanning a broad range of important areas of academic study including: anthropology, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, geology, law, materials science, mathematics, music, pharmaceutical sciences, physics, psychology, religion & theology, veterinary science, women's studies, zoology, and many other fields
PsycArticlesA database of full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Ashibciation, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Ashibciation, and Hogrefe & Huber.
PsycINFOCovers the professional and academic literature in psychology and related disciplines including medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, and other areas.
Social Services AbstractsCovers current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. Abstracts and indexes over 1,600 periodicals.
Social Work AbstractsIndexes social work and other related journals on topics such as homelessness, AIDS, child and family welfare, aging, substance abuse, legislation and community organization.
Databases of Interest to Social Work
Crime and Criminal Justice Databases - include topics like criminal psychology, substance abuse, trauma , and others
Criminal Justice AbstractsIncludes more than 200,000 bibliographic records covering essential areas related to criminal justice and criminology. The increasing globalization of criminology is reflected in Criminal Justice Abstracts' coverage of hundreds of journals from around the world.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Abstract DatabaseProvides summaries of federal, state, and local government reports and transcripts, books, research reports, training materials, program descriptions, statistics, journal articles, audiovisual products, and unpublished research. Covers corrections, courts, drugs and crime, law enforcement, juvenile justice, crime statistics, hate crimes, school safety, ex-offender programs, domestic preparedness, and victims of crime.
Education databases - include many topics in childhood development , gangs, substance abuse, and others.
Child Development & Adolescent StudiesCurrent and historical literature related to the growth and development of children through the age of 21. Includes Child Development Abstracts & Bibliography (1927-2001) plus new coverage of Child Rights and welfare issues.
Educational Administration AbstractsIncludes bibliographic records covering areas related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
Education Research CompleteCovers scholarly research and information relating to all areas of education. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties.
Special Ed ConnectionSpecial Ed Connection emphasizes school and childhood disability law. It includes information on legal and policy updates and news, advocacy information, working with autism spectrum disorders, IDEA (Individuals with Disability Education Act), FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) and ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act).
MedlineMedline is a comprehensive source of life sciences and biomedical bibliographic information, with nearly eleven million records.
Management databases - good for topics like non-profit management, service provision and office skills among others.
ABI/ INFORMThis resource contains content on more than 60,000 companies as well as executive profiles, reports on market conditions, and in-depth case studies of global business trends. Includes articles on non-profit administrative issues.
Business Source CompleteBusiness Source Complete provides full-text business journals and hundreds of scholarly, peer-reviewed journals covering all aspects of business; marketing, management, economics, finance, accounting, international business, nonprofit entities, and more. Additional full text, non-journal content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more. Many of the reports are published by Datamonitor.
General/Social Sciences Databases
ArticleFirstContains citations that describe items listed on the table of contents pages of journals in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities, and popular culture.
Google ScholarIndexes peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, pre-print repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.
JSTORA collection of electronic full-text journals. Titles are usually covered from their first issue, excluding only the most recent 2-5 years.
OmniFile Full Text SelectProvides access to full text articles, images, abstracts, and citations from over 4,000 journals contained in the following six Wilson full text databases: Education, General Science, Humanities, Reader's Guide, Social Sciences & Business.
ScopusScopus is a large abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. It contains resources in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities.
Sociological AbstractsIndexes journals covering all facets of sociology and related disciplines including anthropology, criminology, demography, education, law and penology, race relations, social psychology, and urban studies.
Web of ScienceA suite of citation databases including Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index. You can also access Medline and Journal Citation Reports from this interface.
America: History and LifeAbstracts of articles on the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Covers over 2,000 journals, 6,000 book and media revies, and dissertations in the social sciences and humanities.
Atla Religion Database with AtlaSerialsA comprehensive reference database designed to support religious and theological scholarship in graduate education and faculty research, including the integration of the Atla Catholic Periodical and Literature Index.
Historical AbstractsComplete reference guide to the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada, which are covered in America: History and Life).
Institute for Research on PovertyThe IRP is a center for interdisciplinary research into the causes and consequences of poverty and social inequality in the United States. It has a particular interest in poverty and family welfare in the Midwest.
PapersFirstPaperFirst provides access to over 580,000 individual papers presented at conferences worldwide. It covers every congress, symposium, exposition, workshop, and meeting added to The British Library Document Supply Centre's proceedings collection.
ProceedingsProvides tables of contents of papers presented at conferences worldwide
Religious and Theological AbstractsThis resource provides objective summaries of articles appearing in scholarly journals in the fields of Religion and Theology. It lists a wide variety of periodical literature, including Christian, Jewish, and other World religions.
Access World NewsProvides full-text information and perspectives from over 600 U.S. and over 700 international newspapers.
Chicago Sun-Times 1986-currentComplete electronic full-text content of local and regional news, including community events, schools, politics, government policies, cultural activities, local companies, state industries, and people in the community. Paid advertisements are excluded
Chicago Tribune (1985-current)Complete full-text content of local and regional news, including community events, schools, politics, government policies, cultural activities, local companies, state industries, and people in the community. Paid advertisements are excluded.
Illinois NewspapersFull-text electronic access to over 90 regional daily and weekly newspapers across Illinois. Advertisements are not included.
New York Times WebsiteLoyola students, faculty, and staff have unlimited access to NYTimes.com, including archives from 1851 to the present (articles from 1923 to 1980 are limited to five per day per user; unlimited access is available through ProQuest Newstream). First time users need to create an account from this link: http://flagship.luc.edu/login?url=https://ezmyaccount.nytimes.com/grouppass/redir to gain access. Returning users can log in from the New York Times' website from this link. Users will have to "renew" their account once a year with their same login information.
For new accounts and renewals: http://flagship.luc.edu/login?url=https://ezmyaccount.nytimes.com/grouppass/redir
Wall Street JournalThe Wall Street Journal is the world's leading business publication with coverageof the last 90 days and search abilities back 4 years. See Factiva for archives to 1997. Every 180 days users must refresh (or click through the Libraries’ link again). Please register here: https://flagship.luc.edu/loggedin/wsj.html before attempting to access this resource.
Streaming Video Databases
Academic Video OnlineAcademic Video Online contains over 70,000 titles spanning a range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more. More than 14,000 titles are exclusive to Alexander Street.
Ambrose Video 2.0An extensive library of award-winning Streaming education materials, in social studies, literature, fine arts and the sciences. Includes the BBC Shakespeare Plays.
Docuseek Streaming VideoDocuseek streams essential independent, social-issue, and environmental films to colleges and universities, providing exclusive access to content from renowned leaders in documentary film distribution. Their titles include films from Bullfrog, Icarus, and National Film Board of Canada titles and are all available a la carte via request from the Media Services Librarian at http://libraries.luc.edu/media .
Films on DemandFilms on Demand is the streaming video arm of Films Media Group (formerly Films for the Humanities). Films Media Group is a source of high-quality video on academic, vocational, and life-skills topics that serves the needs of schools, colleges, libraries, the medical community, and other institutions with the broadest and deepest range of content available. The streaming options for Loyola are on an a la carte basis upon request. Requests should be submitted to Audio Visual services at: http://libraries.luc.edu/av
Kanopy Streaming VideoKanopy Streaming is a new service offering access to thousands of titles from the largest educational film providers. The library will license some whole collections while other titles may be previewed and requested a la carte directly by faculty for instruction. All titles come will full Public Performance Rights and may even be screened outside the classroom where no admission is charged.
Distributors part of Kanopy Streaming include Media Education Foundation, Documentary Education Resources, California Newsreel, Criterion Collection/Janus Films, Psychotherapy.net, and many more.
PsycTHERAPYPsycTHERAPY contains more than 300 videos featuring therapy demonstrations showing clinicians working with individuals, couples, and families. More than 230 different topics are covered throughout hundreds of hours of filmed demonstrations. It is a highly flexible tool with synchronized, searchable transcripts that enhance user navigation and access. Includes the ability to tag segments of each therapy demonstration to create, save, or share personal playlists. NOTE: To access PsycTHERAPY, click on blue PsycTHERAPY link near the middle top of the page.
Swank Motion PicturesSwank is a database of popular Hollywood titles that you can stream to your students - think Netflix but for education! Titles are limited and do NOT come with Public Performance Rights (cannot be screened to groups outside of the classroom). Swank's titles are on an a la carte basis- contact the Media Services Librarian, James Conley (firstname.lastname@example.org), to request a title to be added to this database. Please note that not all films can be added and due to studio copyrights sometimes titles once available are pulled for re-release in theaters. You can browse the full selection of titles to add at http://digitalcampus.swankmp.com/.
Vanderbilt Television News ArchiveIndexes evening network news broadcasts from 1968 to the present with streaming video for broadcasts from NBC and CNN (broadcasts from other networks only available with payment)
EBP and systematic reviews can be found in many databases, but some databases specialize in these areas.
CochraneThis resource contains the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Definitive Controlled Trials, and the Cochrane Methodology Register (CMR). You can find reviews based on a comprehensive and expert analysis of the available medical literature, selected systematic reviews on the effectiveness of clinical interventions and policies, and 350,000 bibliographic references to controlled trials in health care in this resource. For the full-text of the documents request them through ILLiad (InterLibrary Loan)
Joanna Briggs Institute EBP DatabaseThe Joanna Briggs Institute EBP Database has a range of resources, including over 3,000 records across seven publication types: Evidence Based Recommended Practices, Evidence Summaries, Best Practice Information Sheets, Systematic Reviews, Consumer Information Sheets, Systematic Review Protocols, and Technical Reports.
Social Work Reference CenterSocial Work Reference Center (SWRC), a resource designed specifically for clinical practice, education and research. Designed as a point-of-care reference, it provides recent evidence-based information to social workers and other mental health professionals through a variety of content types including evidence-based care sheets, quick leshibns and skill competency checklists. The resource also includes clinical assessment tools, practice guidelines, drug information, continuing education modules and patient education information.
Non-subscription EBP Sources on the Web, depending on your topic: