HANDOUTS-Databases

FREE DATABASES

Here is a list of free and open access databases or searchable collections:
 

RESOURCES FOR RESEARCH

 

BOOK REVIEW SOURCES

 

Amazon at www.amazon.com

Look for reviews by “Kirkus”, “Hornbook”, and “Publisher’s Weekly”; use caution with “customer reviews” as these are often written by friends or paid reviewers to increase book sales.

 

The Bryn Mawr Classical Review – http://ccat.sas.upenn.bmcr/achive.html

Archive from 1990 to present of book reviews for classical resources.  The site also can be searched across the years by keyword.

 

FREE ARTICLE DATABASES

 

BioMed Central – http://biomedcentral.com. Free access to full text articles from over 170 open access journals in biology and medicine.  The site does require a free registration.

 

FindArticles.com –http://www.findarticles.com.   The site provides both basic and advanced search options and access to millions of articles.

 

Highwire – Free online-full-text articles – http://highwire.standford.edu/lists/freeart.dtl

 

Directory of Open Access Journals

http://www.doaj.org/  Advanced search in hundreds of journals.

 

Public Library of Science

http://www.plos.org/oa/index.html

 

 

OPEN ACCESS FOR RELIGION AND CULTURE

Journal of Religion and Culture

http://www.usask.ca/relst/jrpc/

 

Journal of Religion and Theater

http://www.rtjournal.org/

 

Journal of Southern Religion

http://jsr.fsu.edu/

 

Cyberjournal for Pentecostal-Charismatic Research

http://www.pctii.org/cyberj/

 

 

ENGLISH LITERATURE

 

CLCWEB; Comparative – Perdue

http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/clcweb/

 

English and American Lit.

http://www.lib.uconn.edu/online/research/bysubject/engweb.html

 

Literary Resources on the Internet

http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~jlynch/Lit/

 

Literary Resources

http://www.ithacalibrary.com/subjects/english

 

 

OTHER FREE FULL TEXT DATABASES

Open Access journals - subject

http://ucblibraries.colorado.edu/dean/peer_reviewed.htm

 

The Princeton BBS Reprint Archive – http://www.bbsonline.org/bbsprints.html  Searchable database of over 670 academic papers from the Behavior and Brain Sciences archive.

 

National trade Data Bank – http://www.stat-usa.gov/tradtest.nsf.  Contains over 100,000 documents, tables, and time series, along with economic and statistical information.

 -- SCU Library Commons, 8/8/08

 

 

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Marilyn Hudson,
Nov 12, 2009, 2:48 PM
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