Covers all subjects that bear on public affairs and public policy, including the policy-oriented literature of academic social sciences such as economics, finance, law, education, the military, political science, public administration, international law and relations. Indexes publications from and about all countries, governmental and non-governmental organizations at all levels.
Databases by Title
The US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) site covers patent history, filing, and classification, with a complete database of U.S, patents allowing full text searching of patents granted from 1976 to present; patents granted from 1790-1975 are searchable via classification. Patents can be viewed as images (TIF format). The USPTO site also offers links to some international patent databases. For trademarks, the USPTO site lets you search for active and inactive U.S. trademarks, with words or numerical descriptors, providing online images of the trademarks, dating back to the late 19th century.
The US Patent & Trademark Office also partners with Google to allow powerful full text searching of all U.S. patents, with PDF images and is highly recommended for first-time users of the patent database.
First place to look for contemporary or recent U.S. and non-U.S. maps. World-wide coverage, arranged geographically. Notable for CIA maps and topographic maps of non-U.S. locations.
The Perseus Project is an evolving digital library of resources covering the history, literature and culture of the Greco-Roman world.
Locate information on voluntarism, nonprofit organizations, fundraising, and charitable giving. Since November of 2003, dissertations, working papers, and web sites are also included.
The Find It link in these records pertains to IUPUI holdings; check the UNH Library catalog for our holdings.
A digital library of primary and secondary sources (books, journals, and pamphlets) that supports teaching and learning about philanthropy and the nonprofit sector.
Provides indexing and abstracts from books and journals of philosophy and related fields. Covers ethics, aesthetics, social philosophy, political philosophy, epistemology, and metaphysic logic as well as material on the philosophy of law, religion, science, history, education, and language
A comprehensive index of philosophy books and articles. Offers unique features such as real-time indexing of pre-prints, fine-grained classification by topic, email alerts, reading lists, advanced search functionality, and discussion forums. Hosts the largest open access archive in philosophy.
Provides indexes to 1,000 nursery catalogs and 150 horticultural magazines.
A working list of all known plant species; aims to be comprehensive for species of Vascular plant (flowering plants, conifers, ferns and their allies) and of Bryophytes (mosses and liverworts). It does not include algae or fungi.
Provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories. It includes names, plant symbols, checklists, distributional data, species abstracts, characteristics, images, plant links, references, crop information, and automated tools.
An archive of global, non-partisan public policy research from think tanks, universities, government organizations and foundations. Subjects include government, international relations, business, culture and religion, demographics, energy, health, human rights and much more. Created by the Center for Governmental Studies.
A US-National web-based Geographic Information System used to understand communities. It is a “GIS tool for non-GIS experts” for those who need to visualize large amounts of data quickly and easily, often down to the census tract or block group level. Included is an extensive data collection, with 15,000+ indicators used to understand communities, organized into general categories including demographics, income and spending, housing, lending activity, quality of life, economy, education, health, federal guidelines, and other analysis. In addition, students and faculty can easily upload and incorporate their data into and leverage it against the thousands of indicators already available.
Database of public opinion polls containing the full text of 500,000+ questions and responses, from 14,000+ surveys, conducted in the United States and more than 100 other countries around the world.
Contains a wide range of popular music from around the world, including hundreds of thousands of tracks from major genres in pop music, including alternative, country, Christian, electronic, hip-hop, metal, punk, new age, R&B, reggae, rock, soundtracks, and more.
An annotated bibliography of recently published books, journal articles, working papers, and other materials on population topics.
Provides access to video clips of wisdom on business, leadership and entrepreneurship. The collection can be searched by topic, expert, company or phrase. Clips are also available for download.
Please note: Use Chrome, Firefox, or Safari with this database. There have been access problems with Internet Explorer.
Primary Search, designed specifically for elementary school libraries and public library children's rooms, contains full text for more than 70 popular, elementary school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 100 magazines. Full text backfiles go as far back as 1990, while indexing and abstract backfiles go as far back as 1985.
PRISMA (Publicaciones y Revistas Sociales y Humanisticas) contains the full-text of more than 100 scholarly journals in the social sciences and humanities for the study of Hispanic and Latin America and the Caribbean Basin. The journals, which are indexed in HAPI Online - Hispanic American Periodicals Index, have articles in Spanish, English or Portuguese.
Full text of hundreds of journals in the humanities and social sciences. Ability to search for thousands of peer-reviewed digital books from over 65 major university presses and scholarly publishers (full text for most books isn’t available in our subscription).
An encyclopedia of microbiology, arranged in topical essays and taxonomic groups, topics include physiology, genetics, identification, culture, and biotechnology; organisms covered include various types of bacteria and the symbiotic relationships that involve bacteria.
Formerly Cambridge Scientific Abstracts Internet Database Service. Provides online access to an extensive collection of full-text articles from journals across a wide range of subject areas.
Provides comprehensive access to U.S. legislative information. Includes indexing of congressional publications and legislative histories for public laws from 1970 to the present. Also includes testimony from congressional hearings, information about members of Congress and Congressional committees, and bill tracking.
Provides searching of indexed figures, tables, graphs, maps, charts and other illustrations from scholarly journals.
Database of full text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology from journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe & Huber.
A database of full-text book reviews featuring current scholarly and professional books in psychology. It also publishes reviews from a psychological perspective of popular films and trade books. Each week 15 or more reviews of current books and films are released. Also contains book reviews. There are 3 ways to access information: (1) view the weekly releases; (2) browse by author/editor, book/film title, or publication year; (3) perform a standard database search.
This resource provides coverage of major psychological theories and the people who developed them. An introductory essay provides an overview of the various schools of psychological thought, from behaviorism to Gestalt theory, introducing the basic history of the field. Detailed entries follow, explaining each individual theory in practical terms and exploring the historical impact of each. Entries conclude with a bibliography and further reading list.
Contains citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations, and technical reports in the field of psychology and the psychological aspects of related disciplines, such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business, and law. It is the largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health.
Provides full-text document access to PDFs in the life sciences, including those in PubMed.
Publishes peer-reviewed open-access journals in scientific and medical literature.
Provides access to articles in medical research journals and citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books; subject coverage includes medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and health care.