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ABI/Inform Research

Full-text access to more than 1,250 journals covering all areas of business and management.  Includes The Wall Street Journal.

ABI/Inform Trade & Industry

Full-text access to more than 2,500 business titles covering major trade and industry news.

Academic Search Complete

A comprehensive, multi-disciplinary database with access to peer-reviewed articles, reports, and book reviews in all subject areas.  Indexes over 13,000 titles with full-text for more than 9,000.

Access Science

Online edition of the highly respected McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology.


A database of citations for the agricultural literature, maintained by the National Agricultural Library.

Agriculture Journals

Full-text access to 300 leading agricultural journals published in North America.

AVMA Journals Online

ON-CAMPUS ONLY. Full-text access to the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Journal of Veterinary Research.


Full-text database of scholarly journals.  Coverage includes biology, ecology, and the environmental sciences.

Birds of North America

Information on American birds, maintained by Cornell University.  Includes images and audio clips.


Granular industry statistical reports that provide industry financial analysis benchmarks for more than 5,000 lines of business and industry market trends on thousands more. Market analysis reports are available at the national and local levels down to the zip code. Micro Firm Profit-Loss Reports cover sole proprietorships and start-ups.

Britannica Online

Fast and easy access to high-quality, comprehensive information.

Business Source Complete

Full-text access to more than 4,000 journals covering all areas of business and management.  Includes company information and case studies from Harvard Business Review.

Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO)

Peer-reviewed articles, case studies, conference proceedings, and policy briefs relating to theory and research in international affairs.

Communication & Mass Media Complete

Full-text access to 350 journals in communication studies.

CQ Researcher

In-depth reports on current events and recent world history.

Criminal Justice Periodicals

Peer-reviewed articles on criminology, its causes and impacts, and its legal and social implications.

DelVal Electronic Journals List

A list of the library's journal, magazine, and newspaper subscriptions.

Digital Cat Library

Documents, with a focus on grey literature, relevant to the conservation of wild cats, maintained by the IUCN/SSC Cat Specialist Group. Please CONTACT LIBRARY for access information.


A research tool that searches many DelVal databases simultaneously.  Learn more.

Dissertations & Theses Global

An extensive collection of graduate works (dissertations and theses), many in full-text. Comprehensive and ongoing coverage for North American works, and growing international coverage.


Automatic citation generator for creating lists of references

eBook Collection (EBSCO)

Full-text access to hundreds of business and education e-books.

eBook Education Collection (EBSCO)

Large collection of recently published education books

eBook Reference Collection (Gale)

Education Source

Full-text access to more than 2,000 education journals.  Content spans all levels of education.


An online library of education research, maintained by the U.S. Department of Education.

Food Science Source

Full-text access to hundreds of food-industry articles and reports.  Topics include agribusiness, food policy, food chemistry, and human and animal nutrition.

Google Scholar

A free research tool that searches across many disciplines and sources.  Use the PDF or "FullText@DelVal" links to access full-text articles.


Dun & Bradstreet's database of company and industry profiles.  Includes company financial data, industry growth rates, and competitive landscape statistics.

Infobase eBooks

Online access to Bloom's Literary Criticism and Facts on File literary resources.


A multi-disciplinary database with full-text access to peer-reviewed articles from leading scholarly journals in all subject areas.

LexisNexis Academic

Full-text access to thousands of regional, national, and international newspapers, as well as legal and business content.

Medline (PubMed)

A database of citations for the biomedical literature, maintained by the National Library of Medicine.

Mergent Archives

A historical collection of corporate and industry related documents.  Includes Moody's Manuals and annual reports for businesses in over 100 countries.

Mergent Online

A global company database with financial details for more than 35,000 public and private businesses.

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center

Full-text articles from leading newspapers and magazines on controversial topics.  Excellent for speech assignments.

Oxford Handbooks Online

Full-text access to political science articles from Oxford University Press.

Plant Information Online

Current sources in North American nurseries for over 60,000 plants, over 150,000 citations to current plant science literature, and listings for more than 1,000 seed and nursery firms.

Plant Management Network

Online collection of plant science journals, proceedings, images, and other resources.


PolicyMap is an online data and mapping tool that enables government, commercial, non-profit and academic institutions to access data about communities and markets across the US. Use it for research, market studies, business planning, site selection, grant applications and impact analysis.

Project Muse

Full-text access to peer-reviewed articles in the areas of ecology, economics, global cultural studies, international relations, political science, and policy studies.


Full-text access to more than 80 journals published by the American Psychological Association.


An index of citations for peer-reviewed articles, books, and dissertations in the behavioral sciences, maintained by the American Psychological Association.


A collection of psychological tests, measures, scales, surveys, and other assessments, maintained by the American Psychological Association.  Includes some full-text access.


ON-CAMPUS ONLY. A collection of streaming videos featuring therapy demonstrations, maintained by the American Psychological Association. 


A directory of more than 20 million U.S. businesses.  Includes job and internship postings.

SAGE Journals

Full-text access to peer-reviewed education and psychology journals.

Salem Literature

Online access to Salem Press' Critical Insights series, a valuable source for literary criticism.


Scholarly agricultural and biological journal articles from Elsevier.  Includes full-text access to veterinary medicine e-books.

SciFinder Scholar

The American Chemical Society's database of chemistry abstracts.  Please CONTACT YOUR CHEMISTRY PROFESSOR for access information.

Turfgrass Information File

A comprehensive collection of turfgrass educational materials, maintained by Michigan State University Libraries.

Wildlife & Ecology Studies Worldwide

An index of peer-reviewed articles on individual species, habitat types, wildlife behavior, diseases, and management techniques.