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  • A to Z the World : Country Guides
    Covers the culture, customs, food, religion, language and points of interest for 175 countries. Also includes maps.
  • Academic Commons
    Academic Commons is dedicated to the development of free web-based resources for academic professionals focusing on liberal arts education via digital tools.
    The news aggregator showcases current developments and projects in the open education community.
  • Academic Earth
    Free online lectures from universities such as Berkeley, UCLA, Harvard, MIT, Princeton, Stanford and Yale.
    Subjects covered include: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, English, Entrepreneurship, History, Law, Mathematics, Medicine, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, and Religion.
  • Academic Search Complete  
    Featuring thousands of full-text journals, this database covers 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.
  • AcademicPub
    AcademicPub is a build-your-own-textbook service that offers students three different options for purchasing the book: digital download, paperback, or hardcover.
    Instructors can create a customized textbook with book chapters, case studies and journal articles.
    AcademicPub provides services to track how much royalties will cost for each custom textbook.
  • Access Science
    AccessScience synthesizes vast amounts of information, and organizes it to give you fast, easy and accurate access to authoritative articles in all major areas of science and technology. More than 8500 scientific topics are explained, 110,000 terms defined, using more than 15,000 diagrams and graphics to explain ideas and topics. Continuously updated including the latest terms, images and videos.
  • Accessible Archives
    Primary source materials in American history. Discover eyewitness accounts of historical events, vivid descriptions of daily life, editorial observations, commerce as seen through advertisements, and genealogical records through electronic versions of historical newspapers and books.
  • ACLS Humanities ebooks
    2,200+ ebooks on all topics primarily in history.
  • ACM Digital Library
    Provides a vast collection of citations and online full-text from ACM journal and newsletter articles and conference proceedings, including over 50 years of archives. Create a web account to manage and share citations and reading lists.
  • African American Music Reference
    Provides comprehensive coverage of black American musical expression from colonial times to the present, including blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, gospel, and other forms. Includes discographies, biographies, anthologies, encyclopedias, critical works, photographs and other images, lyrics, sheet music, chronologies, and textbooks.
  • African-American Newspapers : The 19th Century
     
  • Agricola
    From the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library, AGRICOLA covers journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture back to 1970.
  • AICPA Code of Professional Conduct
    The Code of Professional Conduct was adopted by AICPA to provide guidance and rules to all members—those in public practice, industry, government and education—in the performance of their professional responsibilities.
  • Almanac of Business & Industrial Financial Ratios
    PRINT RESOURCE. Comparative figures, percentages, and ratios for factors such as net sales, total receipts, cost of operations, compensation of officers, taxes, interest, depreciation, amortization, pensions and benefit plans, etc. are given. Indexed by field of activity.
  • Alt HealthWatch
    This alternative health database provides full-text for publications covering the full spectrum of complementary and alternative medicine dating back to 1990
  • Ambrose Video
     
  • America History & Life
    Historical coverage of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. 
  • American Antiquarian Society Historial Periodicals Collection, 1691 - 1877 ( all parts )
    The American Antiquarian Society (AAS), the premier library documenting the life of America's people from the Colonial Era through the Civil War and Reconstruction. Digitized images of American magazines and journals from 7,600+ periodicals with 7 million images.
  • American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collection, 1691 - 1820
     
  • American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collection, 1821 - 1837
     
  • American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collection, 1838 - 1852
     
  • American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collection, 1853 - 1865
     
  • American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collection, 1866 - 1877
     
  • American Chemical Society Publications
    Full-text coverage of over 30 journals and magazines published by the American Chemical Society (ACS), including current issues, full archives of each journal, and pre-publication articles called ASAP Articles.
  • American Community - Hispanics : 2004
     
  • American Community Survey
    The American Community Survey (ACS) is an ongoing statistical survey that samples a small percentage of the population every year -- giving communities the information they need to plan investments and services.
  • American County Histories
    These books include chapters with detailed coverage of local history, geology, geography, weather, transportation, lists of all local participants in the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, government, the medical and legal professions, churches and ministers, industry and manufacturing, banking and insurance, schools and teachers, noted celebrations, fire departments and associations, cemeteries, family histories, health and vital statistics, roads and bridges, public officials and legislators, and many additional subject areas.
  • American Economic Review ( 1999 - Present )
    General interest economics journal focusing on contemporary economic issues. Written for the informed layperson with a working knowledge of economics.
  • American Experience
    Films from the PBS American Experience series.
  • American FactFinder
    Official U.S. Census Bureau data covering the state, county, or city levels for population, housing, economic and geographic data.
  • American Institute of CPA's ( AICPA )
    The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, founded in 1887, is the world’s largest association representing the accounting profession, with nearly 377,000 members in 128 countries.
  • American Mathematical Society
     
  • American Memory Project
    American Memory provides free and open access to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America, serving the public as a resource for education and lifelong learning.
  • American Meterological Society : Journals
     
  • American National Biography
    American National Biography offers portraits of more than 18,700 men and women whose lives have shaped the nation.
  • American Physical Society : Journals & Publications
     
  • American Song
    Hear and feel the music from America's past right up to recent additions including Motown, Jimi Hendrix, the Mamas and the Papas, and other artists from the rock era. There are songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys; songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, the Revolutionary War, and the Civil War; and every great American genre is here—from folk and blues to country, gospel, and rock.
  • American State Papers ( 1789 - 1838 )
    The American State Papers contain the legislative and executive documents of Congress during the period 1789 to 1838. The collection includes documents that cover the critical historical gap from 1789 to the printing of the first volume of the U.S. Serial Set in 1817.
  • Annual Review of Sociology
    The Annual Review of Sociology, in publication since 1975, covers the significant developments in the field of Sociology. Topics covered in the journal include major theoretical and methodological developments as well as current research in the major subfields.
  • Annual Reviews
    Since 1932 Annual Reviews has offered comprehensive, timely collections of critical reviews written by leading scientists. Annual Reviews are published each year for 40 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences.
  • Anthropological Index Online
    The Anthropological Index Online is the anthropological index to current periodicals held in the Anthropology Library at the Centre for Anthropology, The British Museum.
  • APA formatting : Reference List Basics ( OWL at Purdue - VIDEO )
     
  • APA formatting and Style Guide ( OWL at Purdue )
     
  • APA formatting and Style Guide for ARTICLES ( OWL at Purdue )
     
  • APA formatting and Style Guide for in-text citing : ARTICLES ( OWL at Purdue )
     
  • APA formatting and Style Guide for in-text citing : The BASICS ( OWL at Purdue )
     
  • Applied Science & Technology Source  
    Full text resource that focuses on traditional engineering challenges & research, as well as research concerning the business and social implications of new technology. Provides content from leading trade and industrial journals, professional and technical society journals, specialized subject periodicals, buyers’ guides, directories, conference proceedings and more.
  • Archives of American Art
    A huge collection of primary source materials (diaries, letters, photos, audio & video recordings, etc.) documenting American culture for the past 200+ years.
  • Art Abstracts
    In addition to art, also covers: advertising art, antiques, architecture, fashion, graphics, photography, television, textiles, and video from periodicals published throughout the world.
  • Art Index Retrospective ( 1929 - 1984 )
     
  • Art Source  
    Includes thousands of images and full-text articles from an array of journals, books and more. International in scope, Art Source includes periodicals published in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish and Dutch and is designed for use by a diverse audience, including art scholars, artists, designers, students and general researchers. Includes full text from 630+ journals; 220+ books; and 63,000+ images.
  • ARTstor
    ARTstor is the ultimate image collection, containing hundreds of thousands of images covering art, architecture, archeology, and history. Useful for research not only in the arts, but in social history, sociology, and history.
  • Artstor Images for Academic Publishing (IAP)
    Free images for use in academic publishing, provided by museum collections.
  • arXiv.org
    arXiv is an e-print / pre-print service in the fields of physics, mathematics, non-linear science, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance and statistics.  
  • Ask a Librarian
    We’re here to help - in person, email, IM/chat, phone, text & personal appointments.
  • Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence ( AAAI )
    Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) is a nonprofit scientific society devoted to advancing the scientific understanding of the mechanisms underlying thought and intelligent behavior and their embodiment in machines.
  • Astronomy Abstract Service
    This NASA-funded service provides access to 330,000 abstracts from astronomical articles dating back to 1975. Include abstracts from all major journals, many minor journals, conference proceedings, NASA reports, and PhD theses. Query by author, object name, keywords, words in the title / abstract text. From the results list, one can obtain all of the information contained in the ADS Abstracts database (including the abstract text).
  • Astrophysics Data System ( ADS )
    ADS is a Digital Library portal for researchers in Astronomy and Physics, operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) under a NASA grant. The ADS maintains three bibliographic databases containing more than 8.5 million records: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Physics, and arXiv e-prints. Each can be searched separately or all at once.
  • Audio Books ( audio books on EBSCOHost )
     
  • Avalon Project
    Documents in Law, History, and Diplomacy (ancient through 21st century).
  • Avoiding Plagiarism : An Overview and Tutorial
    Provides an overview of plagiarism and an interactive tutorial on how to avoid it. Also includes tips on appropriate paraphrasing.

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  • Basic Legal Citation
    Citing legal resources can be very tricky! Although not identical to The Bluebook, this resource will help you understand how to cite legal citations correctly. From the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law School.
  • Berkeley Webcast
    Freely available online course lectures from the University of California Berkeley
    Prominent speakers and guest lectures are also available on demand
  • Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport
     
  • Bill of Rights
    by William Darby, et al, Greenhaven Press, 2005.
    Traces the evolution of the freedoms codified in the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution throughout American history to the present. Includes discussion and chronology of relevant Supreme Court rulings, as well as analysis of key controversies or perspectives. Secondary sources, including magazine articles and book excerpts, add an additional layer of analysis and commentary.
  • Biography Reference Center
    A collection of more than 461,000 full-text biographies. Find biographies of interest by searching or browsing 30+ genre categories, including actors, authors, composers, explorers, figures relevant to U.S. & world history, inventors, musicians, Presidents of the United States, current world leaders and many others.
  • Biological Abstracts
    Biological Abstracts is one of the leading indexes for life sciences and biomedical research information, drawn from more than 4,000 scholarly journals from around the world.
  • Biology Browser
    BiologyBrowser brings together primary scientific data sets, images, videos, open web content, along with current science and news stories. Also includes Nomenclatural Glossary of Zoology and a Student Guide to the Animal Kingdom.
  • Biology Project
    An online interactive resource for learning biology from the University of Arizona. Originally "designed for biology students at the college and high school level," it now covers ALL levels of students: from kindergarten to upper division university.
  • BizMiner
    Includes industry financial reports, industry market reports at both the national and regional level, competitive market analysis, and for retail establishments a sales per square foot report and analysis tool. All reports and analysis can be conducted across thousands of different lines of business most readily by 2-4-6 digit NAICS number.
  • Black Women in America ( Oxford )
    In nearly 600 entries, Black Women in America celebrates the remarkable achievements of black women throughout history, highlights their ongoing contributions in America today.
  • Blackwell Companion to Social Work
     
  • Book Review Digest Plus ( 1983 - Present )  
    Full-text book reviews from American, British, and Canadian publications and at least a citation to every book review that appears in 5,000+ indexed journals and generous excerpts from review sources such as newspapers, popular magazines, and academic journals. Each book mentioned links to reviews from various sources as far back as 1983. Coverage of books for children with a suggested grade range
  • Book Review Digest Retrospective ( 1905 - 1982 )
     
  • Born in Slavery
    Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938 contains more than 2,300 first-person accounts of slavery and 500 black-and-white photographs of former slaves.
  • Brookings Institute
     
  • Business Plans Handbook
    Business Plans Handbook is a collection of actual business plans compiled by entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses throughout North America. For those looking for examples of how to approach, structure and compose their own business plans, the Handbook contains sample plans manufacturing, retail and service industries.
  • Business Source Complete
    The largest and most in-depth business research database available. Contains scholarly research, trade publications, and industry news and reports. Includes books, case studies, company profiles, country reports, industry reports, market research reports, peer reviewed scholarship from more than 2000 journals available in full text, SWOT analysis and thousands of trade publications. Coverage begins in 1886 (yes, 1886).

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  • C-SPAN Video Library
    C-Span programs since 1987.
  • Cabell's Directories of Publishing Opportunities
    Millersville subscribes the MARKETING directory and to one of the EDUCATION directories. These directories will help you to determine which journals typically publish manuscripts similar to yours or could be the best fit for your manuscript. The index in each Directory helps you match the characteristics of your manuscript to the topic areas the journal emphasizes and acceptance rate.
  • Cambridge Histories Online ( CHO )  
    ebooks in history, literature, music, philosophy, religion, theatre, and other areas of the humanities.
  • Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
    Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) provides a full listing of all Federal programs available to State and local governments (including the District of Columbia).
  • Catalog of US Government Publications
    The finding tool for federal publications that includes descriptive records for historical and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online. Users can search by authoring agency, title, subject, and general key word, or click on "Advanced Search" for more options.
  • CCH Tax Research Publications
    Cotains analysis and explanation of all facets of US Federal and State taxation. Includes International tax. Primary publications are the US Master Tax Guide, the US Standard Federal Income Tax Reporter; with citations to applicable code, regulations, court cases, revenue rulings, and primary IRS publications.
  • Center for Rural Pennsylvania
    A bipartisan, bicameral legislative agency that serves as a resource for rural policy within the Pennsylvania General Assembly.
  • Center for Workforce Information & Analysis
    The "Home of PA Work Stats" for Pennsylvania's job seekers, employers, education and training providers, counselors, news media, and workforce professionals.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
     
  • Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation
    A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation consists of a linked set of published congressional records of the United States of America from the Continental Congress through the 43rd Congress, 1774-1875. It includes materials related to the proceedings of the Continental Congress, the federal and state conventions related to the framing and adoption of the Constitution, and the proceedings of the House of Representatives and the Senate. It also includes the Statutes at Large for 1789 to 1875; the American State Papers for 1789 to 1838; and congressional bills and resolutions for selected sessions beginning with the 6th Congress (1799) in the House of Representatives and the 16th Congress (1819) in the Senate.
  • Chemical Abstracts ( via SciFinder )
    Now available via SciFinder.

    Chemical Abstracts is the authoritative resource for locating chemical and chemistry related literature.
  • ChemIDplus
    Chemical information from the United States National Library of Medicine. This is a database of over 370,000 chemicals, synonyms, structures, regulatory list information, and links to other databases.
  • Chicago Manual of Style
    The "Citation Quick Guide" provides useful examples of the most common types of resources.
  • Chicago Style and Formatting Guide ( OWL at Purdue )
     
  • Children's Literature Comprehensive Database  
    The Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) is an acquisition, research, and reference service that offers more 280,000 reviews of children's books--all full text searchable from 36 review sources.
  • Children's Literature Review  
    This long-standing series profiles 750+ authors of children’s or young adult literature of all genres and provides selected full-text or excerpted criticism reproduced from books, magazines, literary reviews, newspapers and scholarly journals.
  • Christian Science Monitor ( 1988 - Present )
     
  • Chronicle of Higher Education
     
  • CIA World Factbook
    The Factbook is a comprehensive resource of facts and statistics on more than 250 countries and other entities. A good source for demographic, political, and economic information from the Central Intelligence Agency.
  • CINAHL ( Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature )
    CINAHL is the electronic equivalent to the Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature. CINAHL provides access to virtually all English language nursing journals, publications from and the American Nurses' Association and the National League for Nursing, and primary journals from 13 allied health disciplines.
  • CITE
    A blog on course materials, innovation, and technology in education
  • CiteSeer
    CiteSeerx is a digital library and search engine for resources like journal articles, conference papers, and technical reports in computer and information science. In addition to a list of documents, an author or subject search automatically generates the search context and a list of related documents. The autonomous citation indexing feature executes a citation search similar to Science Citation Index or Scopus. Many of the citations are linked to the full text.
  • Civil Engineering Database
    The Civil Engineering Database (CEDB) is designed to provide easy bibliographic access to all ASCE publications. The database covers ASCE documents published since 1973. It provides access to all the journals, conference proceedings, books, standards, manuals, magazines, and newsletters.
  • Civil War Newspapers
    Contains major articles gleaned from over 2,500 issues of The New York Herald, The Charleston Mercury and the Richmond Enquirer, published between November 1, 1860 and April 15, 1865.
  • Classical Music in Video
    A comprehensive streaming video collection to support the study of classical music. It currently provides streaming access to more than 400 hours of video.
  • Classical Music Library
    Includes tens of thousands of tracks from the world’s greatest classical music labels, including Hyperion, Bridge Records, Sanctuary Classics, Artemis-Vanguard, Hänssler Classic, Vox, and many more. Coverage ranges from medieval to contemporary, with choral works, symphonies, operas, the avant-garde, vocal and instrumental music, chamber music, and many other forms.
  • Classical Music Reference Library
    Spans the entire history of Western classical music from the Medieval period to the twenty-first century including coverage of all classical genres, definitions of musical terms, and biographical information on the major composers and artists. Provides coverage of a wide range of material types, including biographies, chronologies, primary source readings, and critical texts.
  • Classical Scores Library
    Provides access to 25,000+ scores and nearly 600,000 pages of material. Includes all major genres and time periods from medieval to contemporary, from choral works to symphonies, operas, and the avant-garde. Major score types: full score, study score, piano score, and vocal score. Major composers’ repertoires are available across all genres. In-copyright editions from major publishers.
  • College Open Textbooks
    Approximately 100 peer-reviewed open textbooks collected by both non-profit and for-profit corporations.
    Includes a range of formats and copyright licenses, although all are free for use.
  • Columbia Gazetteer
    The definition of the term Gazetteer, when used in a geographical sense, is a "geographical index or dictionary." When used in atlases or map indexes, gazetteers are simply assemblages of alphabetically ordered listings of places or physical/cultural features. More extensive gazetteers include brief descriptions along with the listings. The comprehensive gazetteer, however, is an encyclopedia of geographical places and features.
  • Communication and Mass Media Complete
    CMMC is one of the premier tools for communication and mass media research. CMMC incorporates CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Pennsylvania State University). Indexing for most major journals is from the publication's first issue to the present.
  • Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources
    The CCCOER collects open access resources for the creation of textbook alternatives, in addition to open content repositories and developmental tools.
    Access to over 500 open texbooks, as well as a useful guide to creating and implementing your own open access textbook.
  • Company Dossier
    Find basic company information, or use the menu on the left to: Create a Company List, Compare Companies, or to get Company Profiles, or select SEC Filings.
  • COMPUSTAT ( North America )  
    Compustat North America Data is STANDARDIZED according to financial statement presentation and specific data item definitions assuring consistent, comparable data with which to analyze companies and industries. Compustat North America is a database of U.S. and Canadian fundamental and market data.
  • Computer Science Bibliography ( DBLP )
     
  • Computers & Applied Sciences Complete
    Covers the computing and applied sciences disciplines, including the business and social implications of new technology.
  • Computing Reviews
    Computing Reviews provides a continually updated overview of the best new material published in the field of Computer Science. Reviewers recommend and review the best articles and books in their areas, providing a resource for technical professionals, experienced users, and laypeople looking for high-level information.
  • Concise Encyclopedia of Economics
    Features easy-to-read articles by over 150 top economists, including Nobel Prize winners, over 80 biographies of famous economists, and many tables and charts illustrating economics in action.
  • Congress.gov
    Congress.gov is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information.
  • Connexions
    Connexions contains educational materials for everyone - from children to college students to professionals - organized in small modules that are easily connected into larger collections or courses
    All content is free to use and reuse under the Creative Commons attribution license
  • Contemporary World Music
    Provides the sounds of all regions from every continent, for scholarship and pure enjoyment. Scholars and students will enjoy a rich and deeply indexed source for research in musicology, ethnomusicology, anthropology, folklore, and performance studies.
  • Countries and Their Cultures
     
  • Course Reserves  
    Access items for your course added by your instructor. Books and DVDs can be checked out at the library circulation desk in McNairy Library. Get login help for course reserves.
  • CQ Researcher
    Get in-depth, non-biased reports on today's important issues. Each lengthy report covers a single topic, and includes a bibliography.
  • Criminal Justice Abstracts
    Comprehensive coverage for criminology, criminal justice, corrections & prisions, criminal investigation, forensic sciences, sustance abuse & addition, probation & parole.
  • Culture and Customs of Cuba
     
  • Current Economic Conditions ( aka, the Beige Book by the Federal Reserve )
    Commonly known as the Beige Book, this report is published eight times per year. Each Federal Reserve Bank gathers anecdotal information on current economic conditions in its District through reports from Bank and Branch directors and interviews with key business contacts, economists, market experts, and other sources. The Beige Book summarizes this information by District and sector. An overall summary of the twelve district reports is also prepared for each report.

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  • Dance in Video
    Dance in Video contains 500 hours of productions and documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance, as well as forerunners of the forms and the pioneers of modern concert dance. Included are classic performances from top ballet companies; experimental works from up-and-coming dance troupes; documentaries by and about leading choreographers; videos on dance training; and other items covering a wide range of 20th century dance style
  • Data-Planet
    Data-Planet provides easy access to an extensive repository of standardized and structured statistical data on a wide array of subjects. The repository contains more than 90 billion data points from more than 70 source organizations. The over two billion time series provide immediate access to data presented in charts, maps, graphs, and table form, via multiple points of entry. All data downloadable in a variety of formats.
  • Data-Planet Ready Reference
     
  • Dictionary of Human Geography
     
  • Dictionary of Physical Geography
     
  • Dictionary of Social Work
     
  • dig ccmixter
    Archive site for ccmixter community, offering Creative Commons licensed audio in a wide variety of styles.
  • Digital Library of Hampton University
    The collection includes reports on the first years of Hampton Institute, including annual documents; works on the African American and American Indian students; catalogs; pictures and speeches of founders and other significant individuals. It includes issues of The Southern Workman, a magazine founded in 1872 by General Samuel Chapman Armstrong and items related to Booker T. Washington, Alumni, Presidents, and the Hampton Singers.
  • Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)
    Contains links to a wide range of multimedia objects form libraries, archives and museums around the United States (so not international).
    The copyright status of items vary because it is collected from many sources. However, many items are public domain or available for re-use, and there is information in a "rights" field for each item.
  • Digital Scriptorium
    The Digital Scriptorium is a growing image database of medieval and renaissance manuscripts that unites scattered resources from many institutions into an international tool for teaching and scholarly research.
  • Documenting the American South
    A publishing initiative that provides access to texts, images, and audio files related to southern history, literature, and culture.

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  • Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine
     
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Diets: A Guide to Health and Nutrition
    Covers topics such as dieting and popular diets, dietary concerns, nutritional basics, and the effects of a person's dietary choices on one's health. Topics are organized around the development and history of a diet, its basic principles, any key figures that influence the trend, and any public or regulatory concerns associated with the practice. Provides information across all age groups from infants to the elderly.
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health
     
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests
     
  • Gallup Poll News Service
    Articles from the Gallup Poll News Service analyze public opinion findings and trends in politics, business, social issues, and Americans' lifestyles. Published each business day since 2003.
  • Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online
    Contains 9,000+ pages of material and 300+ audio recordings, combined with entries by more than 700 expert contributors from all over the world, make this the most complete body of work focused on world music.
  • Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation ( GLAAD )
    Utilizes social media to promote a culture on the acceptance and equality for the LGBTQ community.
  • Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network
    The nation's largest LGBTQ education organization that links to resources that are working to end bullying of LGBT students in K-12 schools.
  • GenderWatch
    GenderWatch is a full-text collection of journals, magazines, newsletters, regional publications, special reports and conference proceedings devoted to women's and gender issues. Also includes content on the impact of gender and gender roles in the arts, popular culture and media, business and work, crime and criminology, education, research and scholarship, family, health care and medicine, politics, policy and legislation, pornography, religion, sexuality and sexology, sports and leisure.
  • GeoRef
    The GeoRef database covers the geology of North America from 1669 to the present and the geology of the rest of the world from 1933 to the present. The database includes references to all publications of the U.S. Geological Survey. Masters' theses and doctoral dissertations from U.S. and Canadian universities are also covered.
  • Getty Open Content Images
    Search over 10,000 images from Getty Museum and Research Institute collections made available for download.
  • Global Text Project
    A free library of thousands of texts for students in a range of topics covered in a university undergraduate program
    Join venture between the Terry College of Business of the University of Georgia and the Daniels College of Business of the University of Denver.
    Individual book chapters can be opened and modified to fit your own needs
  • Google Books
    Search the full-text of books, including Google's Library Project. Full-text is available for pre-1923 (public domain) books. Newer books may provide either part of a sentence, or a limited number of pages
  • Google Scholar
     
  • Govistics
    Govistics provides information on government spending, revenue, payroll, employment, and more for all US states, counties, cities, towns, villages, boroughs or school district(s).

    The site includes tools and interactive charts/graphs to help you analyze data. All data can be exported to Excel.
  • GovTrack.us
    Tracks legislation and votes in the United States Congress and provides information on members of Congress, bills and resolutions, voting records, and congressional committees.
  • Greenfile
    GreenFILE covers all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects. Multidisciplinary by nature, GreenFILE draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology
  • Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art & Architecture ( Oxford )
    The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture contains 1100+ entries on the visual arts of the Classical period. It features an abundance of in-depth articles on this field - from biographies to thematic entries on architecture, ceramics, metalwork, mosaics, painting and sculpture.
  • Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts ( Oxford )
    Contains 3,000+ entries covering thousands of years of decorative arts production throughout western and non-western cultures. Includes entries on the qualities and historical uses of materials, concise definitions on art forms and styles, and in-depth articles discussing the history of armor, jewelry, furniture, textiles, and ceramics.
  • Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art ( Oxford )
    The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art offers the most comprehensive information on all aspects of this area of the visual arts. Provides historical and current uses of materials and techniques in a wide range of areas from painting and sculpture to non-traditional media such as digital and video art.

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  • Handbook on Report Formats ( OWL )
     
  • Hathi Trust
    Millions of digitized items from libraries around the world.
  • Health Source : Consumer Edition
    Covers topics such as AIDS, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, aging, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, women's health, etc. Also provides access to provides access to popular consumer health magazines, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Harvard Health Letter, Men's Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, Vegetarian Times, and many others.
  • Health Source : Nursing Edition
    Covers all areas of nursing and allied health sciences. Includes the text of Stedman's Medical Dictionary, which provides definitions of terms in genetics, oncology, pediatrics, pulmonology, emergency medicine, bacteriology, and laboratory medicine; and the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.
  • Historical Abstracts
    Historical Abstracts covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) focusing on the 15th century forward, including world history, military history, women's history, and history of education. Provides indexing of 3,100+ academic historical journals in over 40 languages back to 1955.
  • Historical Census Browser ( Univ of Virginia )
    Provides detailed access to historical census data from the original 1790 census to 1960. View state and county data, select up to 15 variables, and create graphical charts. From the University of Virginia Library.
  • Historical Statistics of the United States
    A standard source for historical quantitative facts about the United States. Covers population, work force, education, general welfare / social indicators, economics and select international aspects.
  • History of Technology ( edited by Charles Singer )
    Covers all aspects of the history of technology.
  • Hoover's Company & Industry Reports
    Provides directory like information, inclusive of NAICS and SIC information for a given company.
  • How to Avoid Plagiarism
    A self-paced tutorial with excellent practical advice and examples.

    This tutorial describes:
    Three ways to use source material: quote it, paraphrase it, or summarize it
    Three essential techniques for managing source materials: introduce it, cite it, and list a reference to it
    Eight important guidelines to help you avoid plagiarism mistakes
  • Human Relations Area File - Archaeology
    eHRAF Archaeology is an online cross-cultural database containing information on world prehistory. This unique, annually-growing eHRAF database is organized by archaeological traditions and the full-text sources are subject-indexed at the paragraph level. eHRAF Archaeology is a unique resource designed to facilitate comparative archaeological studies.
  • Human Relations Area File - World Cultures
    eHRAF World Cultures is an online cross-cultural database that contains information on all aspects of cultural and social life. The annually-growing eHRAF database is unique in that the information is organized by cultures and ethnic groups and the full-text sources are subject-indexed at the paragraph level.
  • Human Rights Campaign
    A civil rights organization that provides information about activism, connections to research, and news regarding current LGBTQ issues.
  • Humanities & Social Sciences Retrospective ( 1907 - 1984 )
    Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective offers a wide range of important journals in the humanities and social sciences, dating as far back as 1907. This resource includes comprehensive indexing of nearly 1,200 periodical as well as citations to more than 1,300,000 articles, including over 240,000 book reviews, many of which are peer-reviewed.
  • Humanities Source  
    Full text for thousands of journals, books and other published sources from around the world, this resource offers an invaluable collection for students, researchers and educators interested in all aspects of the humanities, with worldwide content pertaining to literary, scholarly and creative thought. Covers the most noted scholarly sources in the humanities, including feature articles, interviews, obituaries, bibliographies, original works of fiction, drama and poetry, book reviews, and reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, operas, plays, radio and television programs, and more.

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  • ICPSR : Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research
    The vast majority of ICPSR data holdings are public-use files with no restrictions on their access. ICPSR maintains a data archive of more than 500,000 files of research in the social sciences. It hosts 16 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields.
  • IEEE Computer Science Publications
    The IEEE Computer Society publications provides full-text access to IEEE Computer Society periodicals and conference proceedings. Periodicals are available from 1988 to the present. Conference Proceedings are available from 1995 to the present.
  • IEEE Xplore Digital Library
    The IEEE Xplore provides scientific and technical content published by IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers). IEEE Xplore provides access to almost 3-million full-text documents from publications in electrical engineering, computer science and electronics from the IEEE and its partners. IEEE Xplore comprises 151 journals, 900+ conference proceedings, 3,400+ technical standards, 400+ ebooks and 200 educational courses. 25,000 new documents are added monthly.
  • IMDb : Internet Movie Database
     
  • Infectious Diseases : In Context
     
  • Institute of Physics ( IOPscience )
     
  • InTech
    A multidisciplinary Open Access publisher of books and journals covering the fields of Science, Technology and Medicine.
    InTech as published more than 850 Open Access books, and provides support services for faculty who wish to publish a book or journal and make it available via Open Access.
  • Integrated Public Use Microdata Series
    The Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS-USA) consists of more than fifty high-precision samples of the American population drawn from fifteen federal censuses and from the American Community Surveys of 2000-2010. Some of these samples have existed for years, and others were created specifically for this database. These samples, which draw on every surviving census from 1850-2000, and the 2000-2010 ACS samples, collectively constitute our richest source of quantitative information on long-term changes in the American population. The IPUMS assigns uniform codes across all the samples and brings relevant documentation into a coherent form to facilitate analysis of social and economic change.
  • Integrated Taxinomic Information System
    ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.
  • INTELECOM Online Video Resources
    Academic streaming video clips from a range of subject areas including Biological Sciences, Oceanography, History, Philosophy, Psychology, Political Science, Sociology, Health, and Environmental Studies.
  • Internal Revenue Manual ( IRS )
     
  • International Directory of Company Histories
    Entries typically contain 3-10 pages of narrative, major events, sometimes chronological timeline of events, and a short bibliography for further reading.
  • International Encyclopedia of Linguistics ( Oxford )
     
  • International Encyclopedia of Oraganization Studies ( SRO )
     
  • International Phonetic Alphabet transcriptions ( aka IPA Source )
    IPA Source is a library of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and art song texts.
  • Internet Archive - Moving Image Archive
    Over 1.5 million digitized videos and clips, including cartoons, commercials and classic films, many public domain or available via Creative Commons license.
  • Internet Archive: OERs
    Provided by the Internet Archive library, hundreds of free courses, video lectures, and supplemental materials from universities in the United States and China. Many of these lectures are available for download.
  • Introduction to Legal Citation
    This introduction is designed to serve as a tutorial on how to cite the most widely cited forms of legal material. It has an introductory unit followed immediately by a unit on "how to cite" the types of documents that comprise the bulk of the citations in briefs and legal memoranda.
  • Inventors and Inventions
    Covers inventors of the past and present, including the creators of Kevlar, Coca Cola, eBay, and the Global Positioning System. Explores the early life of each inventor, their education and professional life, and their contributions to society. Surveys the history of technological advancements in fields such as agriculture, transportation, communication, entertainment, textiles, medicine, and others.

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  • LA Times ( 1985 - Present )
     
  • LancasterOnline
    Lancaster county news and events.
  • Legal Citation Formats
     
  • Legal Source  
    Trial : Available until Friday, Dec 14, 2012.

    Full text coverage of the world's most respected scholarly law journals, covering current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world. Offers information centered on the discipline of law and legal topics such as criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, medical law, labor & human resource law, ethics, the environment. Includes international coverage and access to scholarly articles, symposia, jurisdictional surveys, court decisions, legislation, books, book reviews and more.
  • Lexis - Nexis Academic
    Find full-text news, legal, and business information from over 10,000 resources.
  • Library & Information Science Source  
    Trial : Available until Friday, Dec 14, 2012.

    Full text and high-quality indexing for English and foreign-language periodicals, journals, conference proceedings, pamphlets, library school theses, books and more. Helping librarians and researchers to keep pace with the latest trends in a rapidly evolving field of library and information science. Subject coverage encompasses librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Also provides comprehensive coverage of the history of library studies.

    This resource also provides access to author profiles, including information on 5,000 of the most-frequently indexed authors, such as which subject terms are most commonly applied to their articles, and in which publications the author has been published.
  • Library of Congress Catalog ( Classic )
     
  • Library of Congress Classification Outline
     
  • Library of Economics and Liberty
    The Library of Economics and Liberty is dedicated to advancing the study of economics, markets, and liberty. Contains articles, books, analysis and explanation of all facets of economics. Landmark works by noted economists are also available.
  • Library Search
    Search nearly all the databases, journals, ebooks and resources that the library provides. Millions of scholarly articles, trade publications, popular magazine, books, book chapters, video clips, conference proceedings, theses and dissertations are represented in Library Search.
  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
    LISTA provides coverage on subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. LISTA indexes nearly 600 periodicals plus books, research reports, and proceedings. With coverage dating back to the mid-1960s.
  • Literature Criticism Online
     Literature Criticism Online represents a range of modern and historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras and genres. Includes information from Contemporary Literary Criticism, 19th & 20th Century Literary Criticism. Also includes Shakespeare, Classic and Medieval, Poetry, Short Story, and Drama criticism. Children's Literature Review is also included in LCO.
  • Literature Resource Center
    The Literary Resource Center combines selections from a number of core literary databases including Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Twentieth Century Literary Criticism, and Dictionary of Literary Biography.

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  • MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive
    Sponsored by the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of St Andrews Scotland. The presentation includes indexes to biographical and historical mathematical information, in addition to quotes, medals, societies, etc. about mathematics. Includes citations to additional material.
  • Magill's Medical Guide
     
  • MarketLine / Medtrack Company Profiles
    Basic overview of thousands of companies. Includes major officers, short company history, major themes and competitors along with a SWAT analysis.
  • MarketLine Advantage ( formerly DataMonitor 360 )
     
  • MarketLine Advantage : Country Statistics  
    Generate all manner of statistical reports about countries. Economic, Education, Income, Industry, Social metrics are typically all available by country and region. Spreadsheet ready.
  • MAS Ultra : School Edition
    Designed specifically for high school libraries, provides access to popular, general interest, and current events publications. Every full-text article is assigned a Lexile reading level indicator.
  • MathSciNet
    MathSciNet offers access to a database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature. Over 100,000 new items are added each year, most of them classified according to the Mathematics Subject Classification.
  • MathWorld
    A comprehensive and interactive mathematics encyclopedia intended for students, educators, math enthusiasts, and researchers.
  • MedEd Portal
    ree online peer-reviewed publication service for medical resources such as teaching materials, assessment tools and faculty development.
    Promotes educational collaboration through the open exchange of scholarly educational resources.
    Users can download and utilize any and all of the published resources for educational purposes without legal infringements
  • Medieval and Early Modern Sources Online ( MEMSO )
    Medieval and Early Modern Sources Online (MEMSO) combines key printed sources from English, Irish, Scottish, Colonial history and original manuscripts. A comprehensive resource for the study of Britain and its place in the world during the medieval and early modern period (c. 1100-1800).
  • MEDLINE
    MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more. MEDLINE uses MeSH indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 biomedical journals. Includes citations from Index Medicus, International Nursing Index, Index to Dental Literature, HISTLINE, SPACELINE, PREMEDLINE, AIDSLINE, BIOETHICSLINE, and HealthSTAR.
  • Mendeley
    Organize, share, and discover research papers
    Explore research trends and connect to other academics in your discipline
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook ( includes Tests in Print )
    MMY is a guide to testing instruments used in psychology, education, business, and leadership. The online MMY provides the full-text of Volume 9 (1985) to the present. It does NOT include the actual tests. From the Buros Institute. 
  • Merck Index
    Contains comprehensive information on chemicals, drugs and biological agents. This database provides monographs and supplemental tables, covering tens of thousands of chemicals. Learn more about the Merck Index.
  • MERLOT
    A free and open resource designed primarily for faculty and students of higher education
    Links to online learning materials are collected here along with assignments and comments to enhance the teaching experience of an exercise
  • MetaLib ( for U.S. Federal Government Resources )
    MetaLib is a federated search engine that searches multiple U.S. Federal government databases, retrieving reports, articles, and citations while providing direct links to selected resources available online.
  • Microsoft Office 2010 : Word : Insert or Create Footnotes or Endnotes
     
  • Middle Search Plus
    Designed specifically for middle school libraries, this database covers popular, middle school publications. Every full-text article is assigned a Lexile reading level indicator.
  • Millersville University : Center for Student Involvement & Leadership
     
  • Millersville University : Civic & Community Engagement & Research Project
    Provides student-centered educational and developmental projects and activities.
  • Millersville University Library Catalog  
    Use the library catalog to find books, eBooks, children's literature, journals, and DVDs.
  • Millersville University Library Catalog ( EBSCOHost )
     
  • MLA Formatting and Style Guide ( OWL at Purdue )
     
  • MLA International Bibliography
    The premier index covering literature, literary theory & criticism, languages & linguistics, dramatic arts, and folklore from thousands of journals and series published worldwide.
  • Moving Image Archive
    A large collection of movies, films and videos that are all free to use.
  • Music Index
    Music Index is a comprehensive guide to music periodicals and literature featuring digitized content from 1970 to present. Formerly The Music Index Online provided by Harmonie Park Press, this database contains cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts of articles about music, musicians, and the music industry for more than 480 periodicals, as well as book reviews, obituaries, news, and selective coverage for more than 200 periodicals.
  • Music Online : Listening & Reference (Alexander Street Press)
    Provides streaming access to over 765,000 musical tracks; and is a comprehensive collection of research, reference materials and musical scores for the study of music. Covers every time period, genre, cultural group, and geographic region of the world.

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  • NanoHUB
    Provides over 1600 open teaching and learning resources: online presentations; course material; learning modules; podcasts; simulation tools.
    Created by the NSF-funded Network for Computational Nanotechnology
  • National Bureau of Economic Research
     
  • National Center for Biotechnology Information
    Provides extensive information about molecular biology research. NCBI creates public databases, conducts research in computational biology, develops software tools for analyzing genome data, and disseminates biomedical information.
  • National Center for Educational Statistics
    The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.
  • National Climatic Data Center ( NCDC )  
    Provides access to the world's largest active archive of climate data. You can search the entire site or by location, link to a specific dataset, examine satellite, radar, or weather balloon data, and more!
     
  • National Fire Protection Codes  
    NFPA develops, publishes, and disseminates more than 300 consensus codes and standards intended to minimize the possibility and effects of fire and other risks.

    To access the Codes & Standards you need to create an account.
    1. Recommend using Millersville email address
    2. Choose password
    3. First time you try to access a Code/Standard confirm your email address (they send you an email, click on the link)
    4. Locate the Code/Standard, two view options:
    4A. Use RealRead Viewer - not suggested due to Java security issues
    4B. Download the PDF version - suggested
    5. To download PDF, add the Code/Standard to cart
    6. Check out following instructions
  • National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
    Provides issue maps and fact sheets that provide useful statistics and topic overviews from the research and reports page.
  • National Newspapers
    National Newspapers provides indexing to and the full text of the following nationally oriented newspapers:
    Christian Science Monitor ( 1988 - Present )
    Los Angeles Times ( 1985 - Present )
    New York Times ( 1980 - Present )
    Wall Street Journal ( 1984 - Present )
    Washington Post ( 1987 - Present )
  • National Security Archive
    An independent, non-governmental research institute and library located at The George Washington University. The Archive collects and publishes declassified documents acquired through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
  • National Service Learning Clearinghouse
    The National Service-Learning Clearinghouse (NSLC) supports the service-learning community in higher education, kindergarten through grade twelve, community-based organizations, tribal programs, and all others interested in strengthening schools and communities using service-learning.
  • National Weather Service ( NOAA )
    Provides weather data and includes a section on hurricane tracking.
  • Naxos Music Library
    Naxos offers streaming access to more than 46,000 CDs with more than 653,000 tracks, standard and rare repertoire. Over 800 new CDs are added to the library every month.
  • NCJRS Abstracts ( National Criminal Justice Reference Service )
    The NCJRS Abstracts Database contains summaries of the more than 210,000 criminal justice, juvenile justice, and substance abuse resources housed in the NCJRS Library collection.
  • New England Journal of Medicine
     
  • New York Times ( 1851 - 2009 )
     
  • New York Times ( 1851 - Present )
     
  • New York Times ( 1980 - Present )
     
  • Newspaper Source
    Access the full-text for more than 400 newspapers and other sources. Includes: USA Today, The Christian Science Monitor, and The Times (London); plus transcripts from CNN, National Public Radio, CBS News, Fox News, CNBC, etc.
  • NIST Chemistry Webbook
    This site provides thermochemical, thermophysical, and ion energetics data compiled by NIST under the Standard Reference Data Program.
  • North American Industrial Classification System ( NAICS )
    The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.
  • North American Women's Diaries and Letters
    Includes the immediate experiences of 1,325 women and 150,000 pages of diaries and letters.
  • Notre Dame Open Courseware
    An open access portal to University of Notre Dame material used in courses
  • NOVA
    Full Episodes of the PBS Nova series.
  • NY Public Library Digital Gallery
    Open access to over 700,000 digital images from the new York Public Library's collections.

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  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
    Revised every two years, the Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations. From the U.S. Department of Labor.
  • OECD iLibrary  
    OECD iLibrary contains all the publications and datasets released by OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development), International Energy Agency (IEA), Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), OECD Development Centre, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment), and International Transport Forum (ITF) since 1998; 1200+ journal issues, 3300+ working papers, 7700+ e-books, 16000+ tables and graphs, and 480 complete databases with more than 4.5 billion data points.
  • OER Commons: Open Textbooks
    This catalog contains hundreds of college-level open textbooks from higher education institutions around the world.
  • Official Records of the Civil War, see War of the Rebellion
     
  • Open Course Library
    Range of manterials including syllabi, course activities, and assessments created by faculty, instructional designers, librarians, other experts. Some of these materials are intended to be paired with textbooks.
    This is a smaller collection, but is sponsored by the Washington State Board of Education and therefore the materials have undergone testing for accessibility and assessed for quality.
    Unless otherwise noted, all materials are shared under a Creative Commons (CC BY) license.and are available for download and editing via Google Docs.
  • Open Education Consortium
    Free and open digital publication of high quality educational materials, organized as courses.
    A collaboration of more than 200 higher education institutions and associated organizations from around the world creating a board and deep body of open educational content using a shared model.
  • Open Video Project
    A repository of open access digitized videos for education and learning purpose
  • Open Yale
    Another freely accessible, online collection of courseware, this from Yale University.
    Lectures and course material available through YouTube and iTunes; no registration required.
  • Open Textbook Library
    Openly licensed, peer-evaluated textbooks in various subjects.
  • OpenStax College
    A catalog of open access textbooks to be reviewed by faculty members, made available by the University of Minnesota's College of Education and Human Development.
    All textbooks in this catalog are openly licenses, complete, and available in print at very little cost.
  • Opera in Video
    Opera in Video contains 500 hours of opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries. Selections are based on a work’s importance to the operatic canon. The collection presents an overview of the most commonly studied operas in music history, opera literature, and performance classes. Multiple performances and stagings worldwide of the major operas allow for analysis of stage design, vocal techniques, roles, and musical interpretation across time periods, opera houses, and conductors.
  • Out History
    OutHistory tells stories about the queer past, about people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender. It uncovers histories of same-gender love and of gender crossing in the recent and distant past.
  • Oxford Art Online
    A scholarly encyclopedic resource covering all aspects of art; along with biographical information. Includes Grove Art Online, the Benezit Dictionary of Artists, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, as well as many specially commissioned articles and bibliographies available exclusively online.
  • Oxford Classical Dictionary ( Oxford )
    Standard reference work on all aspects of the Graeco-Roman world. Provides coverage of Greek and Roman history, literature, myth, religion, linguistics, philosophy, law, science, art and archaeology, and topics in near eastern studies and late antiquity.
  • Oxford Companion to World Exploration ( Oxford )
     
  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography ( DNB )
    An illustrated collection of more than 57,000 specially written biographies, which describe the lives of people who shaped the history of the British Isles from the 4th century BC to the 21st century. It is the first point of reference for anyone interested in the people who left their mark on the history of the British Isles.
     
  • Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance ( Oxford )
     
  • Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature ( Oxford )
     
  • Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature ( Oxford )
     
  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature ( Oxford )
     
  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History ( Oxford )
     
  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America ( Oxford )
     
  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States ( Oxford )
     
  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Semiotics ( Oxford )
     
  • Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World ( Oxford )
     
  • Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation ( Oxford )
     
  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History ( Oxford )
     
  • Oxford English Dictionary ( OED )
     
  • Oxford Index
    Search across Oxford’s digital academic content.
  • Oxford Music Online
    Includes The Encylopedia of Popular Music, Grove Music Online, Oxford Companion to Music and Oxford Dictionary of Music.
  • Oxford Reference
    Search thousands of dictionary and encyclopedia articles across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.

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  • PA Code
    BROWSE the PA Code.
  • PA Code, Constitution, Court Rules & ALS
    Search Pennsylvania Code (Statutes, annotated by LexisNexis), Constitution, Court Rules, and Advance Legislative Service (ALS).
  • PA Dept of Education
    Information about all levels of education in the state of Pennsylvania, teacher certification, school districts, etc.; plus news about state initiatives, a "Kids Stuff" page, and access to Web-based bulletin boards.
  • PA Dept of Health
    The official source for health information within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • PA State Data Center
    Pennsylvania's official source of population and economic statistics.
  • PA Statutes, Annotated
    Search all the laws enacted by the Pennsylvania Legislature, annotated by LexisNexis. 
  • PA Superior Court Cases from 1895
    Search state Superior Court decisions from Pennsylvania.
  • PA Supreme Court Cases from 1754
    Search state Supreme Court decisions from Pennsylvania.
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants ( PICPA )
    Founded in 1897, the PICPA is the second-oldest CPA organization in the United States. Membership includes practitioners in public accounting, industry, government, and education.
  • Periodicals Archive Online ( PAO )
     
  • Pew Global Attitudes Project - United States
    The Pew Research Center’s Global Attitudes Project conducts public opinion surveys around the world on a broad array of subjects ranging from people’s assessments of their own lives to their views about the current state of the world and important issues of the day.
  • Pew Research Center
    Pew Research Center conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research. Pew Research does not take policy positions. It is a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts.
  • Physics to Go
    A good resource for background on a topic. A collection of websites where you can learn physics on your own, through games, webcasts, and online exhibits and activities. Resources can be searched by content topic, resource type, and grade level. Physics To Go is produced by the American Physical Society (APS) and is a part of the National Science Foundation-funded National Science Digital Library (NSDL).
  • PICPA Code of Professional Conduct
    PICPA members are expected to adhere to the PICPA Code of Professional Conduct, which consists of three categories of ethical standards: 1. Principles of Professional Conduct; 2. Rules of Conduct and Interpretation; and 3. Ethics Rulings.
  • Points of View
    Contains materials from all viewpoints, including more than 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the political aisle, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books.
  • Political Science Complete
    Political Science Complete™ (PSC) contains full text for more than 530 journals, and indexing and abstracts for over 2,900 titles, (including top-ranked scholarly journals), many of which are unique to the product. PSC has a worldwide focus, reflecting the globalization of contemporary political discourse.
  • PollingReport.com
    PollingReport tracks U.S. Senate and gubernatorial races, hot U.S. House contests, the presidential race, ballot initiatives and referenda, and major issues.

    New surveys are added as they are released. Data are from primary sources only -- not from wire stories, blogs or tip sheets.

    Portions of most polls are freely accessible, some data requires a subscription.
  • POPLINE
    POPLINE (POPulation information onLINE) contains citations with abstracts to scientific articles, reports, books, and unpublished reports in the field of population, family planning, and related health issues.
  • POV Films
    Documentaries with a point of view.
  • Primary Search
    Primary Search contains full text for 80+ popular elementary school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Primary Search includes the Encyclopedia of Animals; the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, which provides students with easy-to-read encyclopedic entries written specifically for kids; the American Heritage Children's Dictionary, 3rd Edition from Houghton Mifflin; and thousands of relevant photos, maps and flags.
  • Professional, Technical Writing ( OWL )
     
  • Project Muse
    Full-text of 300+ peer-reviewed journals. Covers literature, history, the arts, culture, education, political science, gender studies, etc.
  • PsycARTICLES
    Contains the full-text of 51 journals published by the APA and allied organizations since 1987. NOTE: You will find more results by searching PsycINFO. Everything in PsycARTICLES is included in the more extensive PsycINFO database.
  • PsycEXTRA
    PsycEXTRA covers a variety of "gray literature" or "fugitive literature." This literature contains the important professional material, such as research reports, conference presentations and abstracts, newspaper articles, policy statements, standards, and so on, that is not indexed in standard bibliographic databases like PsycINFO. All of the content in PsycEXTRA is relevant to psychology, behavioral science, or health.
  • PsycINFO  
    The premier research tool for psychology and related disciplines (education, sociology, nursing, etc.). Provides access to journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, and technical reports.
  • PsycTESTS  
    Covers psychological tests and measures, including thousands of actual test instruments and test items that are available for immediate download and use in research and teaching. An authoritative source of structured information about tests of relevance to psychologists and professionals in related fields such as psychiatry, management, business, education, social science, neuroscience, law, medicine, and social work. While focused on contemporary instances of test use, coverage spans more than a century.
  • Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association ( APA Manual )
    Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2009. 6th ed.
    Written as a guide for contributors to A.P.A. journals, this is also useful to students who need to know recommended forms for presenting bibliographies, footnotes, tables, and figures.
    Accessibility: Reserve -- BF76.7 .P83x 2009 ( 4 Hour Circulation )
  • The Public Domain Project
    Download thousands of historic media files for your creative projects. Completely free & made available by Pond5
  • PubMED Central
    PubMed Central (PMC) is a free archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM). Millersville users should consider MEDLINE for links to more full text.

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  • RDA Toolkit
     
  • Readers Guide Retrospective ( 1890 - 1982 )
    Readers’ Guide Retrospective covers the popular press and offers full coverage of the original paper volumes for nearly 100 years.
  • Regional Business News
    This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of nearly 100 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States and parts of Canada.
  • regulations.gov
    Online resource for current and proposed changes to US Federal regulations.
  • Renew your stuff
    Renew items that you have checked out of the library or items borrowed through E-ZBorrow.
  • Request It
    Request full-text articles, chapters/sections of books and conference proceedings. Or look for the green squirrel when you're in a library database to Request It. Articles usually arrive within 2 business days.
  • Request It (E-ZBorrow)
    The fastest way to get a book that Millersville does not have. Items usually arrive within 4 business days at the library circulation desk in McNairy Library.
  • Request It : First Time Login Instructions
    If you haven't used Request It! before, watch this brief video about how to establish and use your Request It! account.
  • RFE : Resource for Economists
    This guide is sponsored by the American Economic Association. It lists more than 2,000 resources in 97 sections and sub-sections available on the Internet of interest to academic and practicing economists, and those interested in economics.
  • Royal Society of Chemistry
     

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  • S & P Industry Surveys
    Covers major U.S. industries - analyzing operations, highlighting current problems and opportunities and giving valuable insights into upcoming trends. Each industry profile contains information about the current environment, an industry profile, how the industry operates, key ratios and statistics, how to analyze a company, comparative company analysis.
  • S & P Stock Reports
    Basic overview of a company. Provides quantitative and evaluative commentary, recent highlights, investment rational/risk for the company, brief company overview, very basic financials, and investment opinion (buy/sell/hold).
  • Sage Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods ( SRO )
     
  • Sage Encyclopedia of Terrorism, 2nd Edition ( SRO )
     
  • SAGE Journals Online ( SJO )
     
  • SAGE Reference Online ( SRO )
     
  • Science.gov
    Search the gateway to authoritative selected science information provided by U.S. government agencies, including research and development results.
  • ScienceDirect
    Database of 1800+ journals, primarily in the sciences. Provides full-text articles for those journals to which Millersville subscribes. Please note that Millersville does NOT have a subscription to all of the journal titles that are accessible via this service. To view and/or search the full text of the titles which are accessible to you, please select "subscribed journals" in the display drop down box before beginning your session. Excellent for finding models of writing in your field!
  • SciFinder ( First Time User; Create your personal SciFinder account)
    SciFinder can search for chemical substances, reactions, patents, and/or journal articles. It includes Chemical Abstracts (in the CAplus database) and allows searching by chemical structure.

    You need to use your university e-mail account when creating your SciFinder account.
  • SciFinder ( Returning User; Already created personal SciFinder account )
    SciFinder can search for chemical substances, reactions, patents, and/or journal articles. It includes Chemical Abstracts (in the CAplus database) and allows searching by chemical structure.
  • Scirus
    A comprehensive science focused internet search engine. Searches not only some journal content but also scientists' homepages, courseware, pre-print server material, patents and institutional repository and website information.
  • Scitation
    citation is a shared publishing platform for science and technology content. It contains over two million articles in fields that include physics, chemistry geosciences, engineering, acoustics and more. Scitation is home to more than 30 scholarly publishers with content that includes hundreds of journals, thousands of conference proceedings, as well as ebooks, standards, patents, databases, and magazines.
  • Scripps Institution of Oceanography Research
    Official website of the internationally-known oceanographic institute. Includes information about Scripps' research projects, educational programs, and other activities as well as links to other related information sources.
  • Searchasaurus
    An interface designed for primary school students. Useful for education majors wanting to see what their students might be using in their schools.
  • Serials Directory
    Provides bibliographic (scholarly, frequency of publication, editorial information, etc.) and pricing information for 250,000+ serials from around the world.
  • Shared Shelf Commons
    An open-access database of image collections shared by institutional users of Shared Shelf.
  • Short Story Index Retrospective ( 1915 - 1983 )
     
  • SmARThistory
    A free and open, online, not-for-profit art history textbook with complete multimedia content.
  • Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries
    An encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural traditions. The collection provides a variety of online resources that support the creation, continuity, and preservation of diverse musical forms.
  • SnagFilms
    Watch free movies and documentaries online
  • Snapper, The ( 1925 -1992 )
    Millersville's student newspaper.
  • Snapper, The ( 1993 - 2005 )
    Millersville's student newspaper.
  • Social Explorer
    Provides quick and easy access to current and historical census data and demographic information. Easily create maps and reports to better illustrate, analyze and understand demography and social change.
  • SocINDEX
    Provides extensive coverage of sociology, social work, anthropology, criminology, political science and related topics. Provides abstracts for 1,300+ "core" journals dating as far back as 1895. In addition, also provides data mined from more than 450 "priority" coverage journals as well as from over 2,900 "selective" coverage journals. Extensive indexing of books/monographs, conference papers, and other non-periodical content sources is included, and searchable cited references are provided.
  • Something About the Author
    Bio-bibliography, facts and pictures about contemporary authors and illustrators of books for young people.
  • SoundBible
    Offers royalty free sounds licensed under creative commons or in the public domain
  • Southeast Regional Weather Center
     
  • SPORTDiscus
    SPORTDiscus is an international database containing information on the following: sports medicine, exercise physiology, biomechanics, psychology, training techniques, coaching, physical education, physical fitness, active living, recreation, history, facilities and equipment.
  • Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
    Extensive articles on many varied topics of interest to philosopher. Articles are accepted for inclusion through a peer-review process.
  • Starbucks Corporation - Investor Overview
     
  • Statistical Abstract of the United States
    The indispensable reference for "statistics on social and economic conditions in the United States. Selected international data are also included." Current and previous editions are available.
  • Student PIRGs: Open Textbooks
    A catalog of information about some of the top examples of open college textbooks, offered online under a license allowing free digital access and inexpensive print options. Material can be easily modified to fit your needs.
    Subjects covered: Accounting & Finance; Business, Management & Marketing; Computer Science & Information Systems; Economics; General Education; Humanities & Language; Mathematics & Statistics; Natural & Physical Sciences; Social Sciences.
  • Survey of Current Business
    Definitive resource for statistical information (International aspects, National, Regional, Industry) along with explanatory narrative about the current state of the US economy.

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  • Tax Law
    Wide range of indexing and reference resources covering tax law, regulations, rulings, articles, IRS code & bulletins, etc. 
  • Teacher Reference Center
    Professional educators will find relevant articles from teacher and administrator journals and magazines--most of which are peer-reviewed--dealing with: assessment, pedagogical methods, curriculum, instructional media, literacy standards, administration, etc.
  • Tests in Print ( includes Mental Measurements Yearbook )
    TIP is a bibliography to commercially available tests in print in English. Provides information about test purpose, publisher, test population, administration, etc. Tests in Print also guides readers to critical, candid test reviews published in the Mental Measurements Yearbook (MMY) series. Tests in Print is an indispensable reference for professionals (including such areas as education, psychology, business) as well as anyone interested in the critical issues of tests and testing.
  • Textbook Media
    Offers a number of e-Textbooks sorted by author and topic
    All of the textbooks can be downloaded for free and many of them can be purchased in print form
  • Textbook Revolution
    A student-run site dedicated to increasing the use of free educational materials by teachers and professors
    The approach is to bring all of the free textbooks they can find together in one place, review them, and let the best rise to the top and find their way into the hands of students in classrooms around the world
  • Thinking Critically About World Wide Web Resources
     
  • Thinking Critically about World Wide Web Resources
    The World Wide Web has a lot to offer, but not all sources are equally valuable or reliable. Included are some specific points to consider.
  • THOMAS : Legislative Information from the Library of Congress
    Find current and historical information regarding legislative activity in Congress. Includes: bills, the Congressional Record, Congressional Advisory Board Reports, the legislative process, Congressional Internet sites, etc.
  • Ticker Symbol Lookup
    Obtain the ticker symbol for publicly traded companies on the New York Stock Exchange ( NYSE ) and from other exchanges located around the world. Company research is easier if you know the ticker symbol.
  • TOXNET
    Databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases.
  • Trevor Project
    Provides resources for implementation strategies for crisis intervention and suicide prevention regarding LGBTQIA youth.
  • Truehero : Rewarding Community Service
    Search their database to learn about community service ideas.

    True Hero, Inc., a non-profit public charity, grants cash awards to high school, college and qualified non-profit community youth organizations that sponsor service trips and volunteer activities for students.
  • Twentieth Century Advice Literature : North American Guides on Race, Gender, Sex and the Family
    The collection provides a window into American social history by bringing together the instructional, prescriptive, behavioral, and etiquette literature that defined standards of personal conduct for millions of Americans and reflected the prevailing social mores across the twentieth century.

    Secondary Access Link

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  • UN Statistics Division
    The UN Statistics Division compiles and disseminates all manner of global statistical data. Commodities, Demographics, Population, Social Indicators, National Accounts, etc.
  • Unique Games and Sports Around the World
     
  • US Code : Popular Names of Acts
    Laws are often referred to by popular names--but sometimes they are not easy to locate using these name. This site will help you translate the popular name into the formal citation information.
  • US Code of Federal Regulations
    Search the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government.
  • US Congressional Serial Set ( 1817 - 1980 )
    Reports, documents and journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, originally published in approximately 13,800 bound volume.
  • US Dept of Agriculture : National Agricultural Statistics Service
    The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) conducts hundreds of surveys every year and prepares reports covering virtually every aspect of U.S. agriculture. Production and supplies of food and fiber, prices paid and received by farmers, farm labor and wages, farm finances, chemical use, and changes in the demographics of U.S. producers are only a few examples.
  • US Dept of Commerce : Bureau of Economic Analysis
    The Bureau of Economic Analysis provides a wide range of economic information under the headings: National, Industry, International, and Regional (state and local); plus access to the monthly journal Survey of Current Business.
  • US Dept of Commerce : Bureau of Economic Analysis : Interactive Data
    This service provide a common means for accessing national, international, regional or industry statistics; print, save or export data / reports; chart the data to make it visually appealing. An excellent resource for determining the general growth of various industries over the last several years.
  • US Dept of Commerce : Bureau of the Census
    The official source for statistical information regarding social, demographic and economic conditions in the U.S.
  • US Dept of Commerce : Bureau of the Census : Business Dynamics Statistics
    The Business Dynamics Statistics (BDS) includes measures of establishment openings and closings, firm startups, job creation and destruction by firm size, age, and industrial sector, and several other statistics on business dynamics.
  • US Dept of Commerce : Bureau of the Census : Hispanic Origin
    Focusing on the origination, current status, and trends of people of Hispanic origin residing in the United States.
  • US Dept of Labor : Bureau of Labor Statistics
    Provides recent labor and financial demographics, including regional Economic Indicators, Consumer Price Index, and the Monthly Labor Review.
  • US Dept of Labor : Bureau of Labor Statistics : Occupational Employment Statistics
    The Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) program produces employment and wage estimates for over 800 occupations. These are estimates of the number of people employed in certain occupations, and estimates of the wages paid to them. Self-employed persons are not included in the estimates. These estimates are available for the nation as a whole, for individual States, and for metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas; national occupational estimates for specific industries are also available.
  • US Dept of Labor : Occupational Health & Safety Admin : Workplace Violence
    Provides information on the extent of violence in the workplace, assessing the hazards in different settings and developing workplace violence prevention plans for individual worksites.
  • US Dept of Treasury : Office of Tax Policy
    The Office of Tax Policy develops and implements tax policies and programs, reviews regulations and rulings to administer the Internal Revenue Code, negotiates tax treaties, provides economic and legal policy analysis for domestic and international tax policy decisions, and provides estimates for the President's budget, fiscal policy decisions, and cash management decisions.
  • US Master Tax Guide
    The US Master Tax Guide is a starting point for finding information and explanation of the most common aspects associated with federal income tax. An extensive topical index developed over nearly the last 100 years makes this a relatively quick and easy finding aid for both new and experienced accounting and tax professionals.
  • US Government Photos and Images
    A vast collection of photos and images from the U.S. Government, many of which are in the public domain and free to use.
  • US Small Busines Administration
    An independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns.
  • US Small Business Administration - Business Structures
     
  • US Standard Federal Income Tax Reporter
    The US Standard Federal Income Tax Reporter is a comprehensive federal income tax law explicator. Provides a complete and up-to-date view of federal income tax rules arranged by Internal Revenue Code section.
  • USA.gov
    The U.S. Government's official Web portal.

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  • VAST : Academic Video Online  
    VAST has the highest-quality video in a range of subject areas include art, architecture, business, counseling and therapy, dance, economics, education, ethnic studies, ethnography, gay and lesbian studies, health, history, humanities, law and public safety, literature, opera, philosophy, political science, psychology, religion, science, theatre, and women’s studies.
  • Virtual Reference Library
     
  • Vocational and Career Collection
    Access to hundreds of trade and industry related periodicals. Don't mistake this for a "career counseling" collection.
  • Volcano World
    Award-winning website provides current information on all aspects of volcanoes.

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