TRUMAN STATE UNIVERSITY Pickler Memorial Library Truman State University

Free Databases for Magazine/Journal Articles, etc.

AgeLine Database
"AgeLine abstracts the literature of social gerontology as well as aging-related research from psychology, sociology, social work, economics, public policy, and the health sciences. It covers aging-related issues for professionals in aging services, health, business, law, and mental health. AgeLine also includes selected consumer content."  AARP.

Agricola
1970+     Free to the public from the National Agricultural Library.  Contains references to materials relating to all aspects of agriculture.

Anthropological Index Online
Based on the periodical holdings of the British Museum.

BELIT:  Bioethics Literature Database.
Developed by the German Reference Center for Ethics in the Life Sciences.

BioMed Central   (FULL TEXT)
Provides access to over 100 free peer-reviewed journals in all areas of biology and medicine.

British Library Direct.
Search 20,000 journals for free.  You can pay for individual articles, or order them through your interlibrary loan service.

Databases and E-Resources at the Library of Congress--Publicly Available Resources
Some FULL TEXT.

Energy Citations Database
Bibliographic records with some full text for energy and energy-related scientific and technical information from the Department of Energy, 1948-.

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center), 1966+    (FULL TEXT)         
ERIC is a comprehensive database containing abstracts of journal articles, reports, curriculum guides, conference proceedings, etc. It covers all areas of education at all age and grade levels.   ERIC Documents 1993+ are now freely available online at this Web site.  The ERIC database, as well as lesson plans, web sites and other useful information, is available on the Web through the Educator's Reference Desk, also free to the public.  (ERIC documents are not available at this site.)

FindArticles   (FULL TEXT)
From LookSmart.  Search and read 5.5 million articles from over 900 publications in a variety of subject areas, from American Demographics to Wrestling Digest.

Google Scholar
Bibliographic citations for scholarly journals.

GrayLit Network.  Developed by the Department of Energy's Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI), in collaboration with DOD/DTIC, NASA, and EPA, the GrayLIT Network is a portal for technical report information generated through federally funded research and development projects.

HighWire Press    (FULL TEXT)
Largest archive of free full-text science journal articles.

Ingenta Connect
A table of contents database, and a keyword entry index to nearly 20,000 periodicals.

Internet Library of Early Journals   (FULL TEXT)
Digitized archive of three British 18th century journals and three 19th century British journals.  Searchable by author and keywords in the title and full-text article.

MagPortal   (FULL TEXT)
Provides access to articles in a variety of magazines, most from 2000+.

Making of America at University of Michigan   (FULL TEXT)
Search or browse eleven 19th century American periodicals.

Making of America at Cornell University   (FULL TEXT)
Search or browse twenty-two 19th century American periodicals (more than 100,000 articles).

MEDLINEplus Health Information  --- Free site from the National Library of Medicine for finding authoritative consumer health information including searches of MEDLINE, ClinicalTrials.gov, and NIH research studies.  Includes full-text drug information, a medical encyclopedia, and the latest health news.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service  (FULL TEXT)
Administered by the Office of Justice Programs, United States Department of Justice.  Includes reports by many agencies of the federal government.  Find information on identity theft, capital punishment, gangs, victims, and much more.  More than 1600 full text publications and references only to 160,000.

National Science Digital Library   (FULL TEXT)
A digital library of "exemplary resources collections and services, organized in support of science education at all levels."  You may ask a science, math, or technology question through the AskNSDL question and answer service.

NewspaperARCHIVE.com  (FULL TEXT)
The link takes you to the free special collections portion of the archive. Includes newspapers from the 18th century to the present.  A membership fee is required for searching the complete archive.

Online Books Serials Page   (FULL TEXT)
This page lists freely accessible archives of serials (such as magazines, journals, newspapers, and other periodicals).

Open Access Publications  (FULL TEXT)
An open access publication is a publication that provides immediately free online access to all users worldwide. 

POPLINE
POPulation information onLINE: abstracts of the worldwide literature on population, family planning, and related health issues. Free to the public to search.

PubMED
Free site for searching MEDLINE through the National Library of Medicine.

PubMED Central   (FULL TEXT)
The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.

Science.gov   (FULL TEXT)
Provides a gateway to information resources at U.S. government science agencies. Includes selected web sites and databases of technical reports, journal articles, conference proceedings, and other published materials. List of Participating Agencies

Scitation 1893+
One million documents from scholarly journals, magazines, conference proceedings, and other special publications from prestigious scientific societies and technical publishers.

Smoking & Health Resource Library.
"Abstracts of articles from medical and professional journals; books and book chapters; dissertations; reports; conference proceedings and conference papers; government documents from federal, state, local, and foreign entities; fact sheets and policy documents from U.S. and international nonprofit organizations; and other documents.

Truman State University
New Media Index   (FULL TEXT)
Truman's weekly newspaper (when classes are in session).  Browse or search.
TRUDEX
The index to Truman State University publications. Free to the public to search.

 

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