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Raymond H. Center Library: Databases

Research Databases, Alphabetical by Title

Below is a complete list of research databases that the library currently purchases access to.

ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials combines an index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays with the ATLA collection of major religion and theology journals online.

There are four distinct ebook collections through EBSCO. They include a general academic collection, business, education and religion. These collections total over 164,000 ebooks. They are fully downloadable and allow unlimited user access.

This resource was created from “European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750,” the authoritative bibliography that is well-known and respected by scholars worldwide. The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.

GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.

This database provides indexing and abstracts for 280 periodicals. In addition, 96% of journals indexed in the database are peer-reviewed. Topics include: Assessment, Best Practices, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, School Administration, Science & Mathematics, and Teacher Education.

(Available through Pasco Public Library Cooperative) For 60+ years, Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, has been a leading provider of research resources to libraries and businesses.

PsycARTICLES is a database of full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe & Huber.

The PILOTS bibliographic database, covering the Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress, is produced at the headquarters of the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in White River Junction, Vermont.

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Additional Databases and Resources (A-M)

Ad Access
Over 7,000 U.S. and Canadian advertisements covering five product categories - Beauty and Hygiene, Radio, Television, Transportation, and World War II propaganda dated between 1911 and 1955

American Fact Finder
American FactFinder is your source for population, housing, economic and geographic information.

American Memory
Primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States. Collection consists of written and spoken word, sound recordings, prints, images, and sheet music.

PALMM Archives of Florida
Publication of Archival, Library & Museum Materials (PALMM) is a cooperative initiative of the public universities of Florida to provide digital access to important source materials for research and scholarship.

Bartleby
Bartleby.com offers a wide range of classic full-text searchable books, including reference works, verse, fiction, and non-fiction.

BioMed Central
BioMed Central is an independent publishing house committed to providing immediate open access to peer-reviewed biomedical research.

Bureau of Economic and Business Research
BEBR produces Florida's official state and local population estimates which are used for distributing state revenue. BEBR provides basic demographic and economic data summaries for free to the public, including, working populations, income, education attainment, permit starts, and much more.

CompPile
An inventory of publications in post-secondary composition, rhetoric, technical writing, ESL, and discourse studies.

Digital Library of the Caribbean
Digitized letters, journals, reports and other material from and about the Caribbean and circum-Caribbean.

Florida Electronic Library
The Florida Electronic Library (FEL) is a gateway to: electronic magazines, newspapers, almanacs, encyclopedias and books, and the Ask a Librarian reference service.Florida Statute 1006.72 requires that Florida College System institutions, state universities, school districts and public libraries, collaborate to identify and acquire licensed electronic library resources.

Florida Entomologist
Welcome to Florida Entomologist, the first long-published, refereed, natural science journal on the Internet.

Florida Historical Quarterly
The Florida Historical Quarterly, the academic journal of the Florida Historical Society promotes scholarly research and appreciation for the peoples, places, themes, and diversity of Florida's past.

GPO Access
Provides free electronic access to over 2,200 government information databases.

InTech Books
Books covering the fields of science, technology, and medicine.

JORUM
Free online repository, providing access to thousands of learning and teaching resources.

Literature For Children
Literature of Children is a collection of the treasures of children's literature published largely in the United States and Great Britain from before 1850 to beyond 1950

MoMA: The Collection
The Museum of Modern Art's online collection includes more than 51,000 modern and contemporary works of art.


NCBI Bookshelf
Bookshelf provides free access to books and documents in life science and healthcare.

Additional Databases and Resources (N-Z)

Open Access Library
Open Access Library is a new scholar search engine for all scholars worldwide. Without registration, Open Access Library allows you free access to database of 147,824 openly accessible academic-articles, including Hindawi, Plos and MDPI. The ultimate goal of Open Access Library is to promote academic exchange and advancement.

PRISM
The Political & Rights Issues & Social Movements is composed of materials focusing on a wide range of political and rights issues and social movements.

Psychological Study of the Arts
Psychological Study of the Arts explores literary questions using psychology, often psychoanalytic psychology.

Public Library of Science (PLOS)
Public Library of Science (PLOS) is a nonprofit publisher, membership, and advocacy organization with a mission to accelerate progress in science and medicine by leading a transformation in research communication.

PubMED
Contains citations and abstracts from over 3700 journals in the medical and dental literature.

Research Papers in Economics
One of the largest bibliographic and full text databases dedicated to Economics.

Science Accelerator
Science Accelerator includes R&D results, project descriptions, accomplishments, and more, via resources from the Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI), U.S. Department of Energy. This site provides access to scientific e-prints, science conference papers and proceedings, and information on green energy research.

Science.gov
Science.gov is an interagency initiative of 19 U.S. government science organizations within 15 federal agencies that provides a search of over 60 scientific databases and is a gateway to over 2200 scientific websites.

Smithsonian E-Journals
A listing of free E-Journals offered by the Smithsonian Institute.

Theses and Dissertations: Open Access
OATD is a resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. Theses and dissertations come from over 600 colleges, universities, and research institutions. OATD currently indexes over 1.5 million theses and dissertations.

Toxnet
A cluster of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals and related areas.

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Covers all US patents from 1790 onwards. Download or view high-quality images of the actual pages of the patents, including diagrams and structures from 1790 onwards. Patents from 1976 - present are available full text in an HTML text format.

United Nations Official Documents (ODS)
ODS covers all types of official United Nations documentation, beginning in 1993.

University of Florida Performing Arts
The Belknap Collection is an eclectic mixture of mainly non-book, primary research materials. Nearly 85% of the collection is ephemera from 19th and 20th Century Europe and America.

World Map Collection
World Map Collections are a cooperative project of several public and private universities of Florida and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to make digitized modern and antique maps available on the Web.