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Biblical Archaeology Society Online Archive
  • Description: The Biblical Archaeology Society Online Archive is a comprehensive resource for research in Bible studies and archaeology. This broad-based tool is useful for research in religion, archaeology, anthropology and Classical, Mediterranean and Near Eastern history. Biblical Archaeology Review (1975-current), Bible Review (1985-current) and Archaeology Odyssey (1998-current) are available full text as well as five BAS books. Searching by keyword, subject and author, as well as browsing through individual issues is available.
  • Coverage: 1975-
Bibliography of American Literature
  • Description: Bibliography of American Literature is a comprehensive bibliographic guide, providing nearly 40,000 records of the literary works of approximately 300 American writers from the American Revolution to 1930. BAL lists every reprint and variant edition of an author's works, including obscure and fugitive appearances in anthologies, broadsides, and gift books. It also includes details on bindings and physical features of the editions. BAL originally appeared in print in nine volumes, published for the Bibliographical Society of America by Yale University Press between 1955 and 1991. All nine volumes of BAL are fully searchable together.
Bibliography of Native North Americans
  • Description: Bibliography of Native North Americans is a bibliographic database covering all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life. BNNA contains citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the United States and Canada. This resource covers a wide range of topics including archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, governance, legend, and literacy. Dates of content covered range from the sixteenth century to the present. The database is an essential research tool for anthropologists, educators, historians, political scientists, sociologists, psychologists, legal and medical researchers, linguists, theologians, ethnobotanists, and policy makers.
  • Coverage: 1500-
Bibliography of the History of Art
  • Description: The databases covers the current literature of European art from late Antiquity (4th c. AD) to the present and American art from the European discoveries to the present. Media coverage includes: fine arts, archaeology, architectures, decorative arts, folk art, industrial art, painting, photography, prints, drawing, sculpture, theater and festivals. BHA records consist of bibliographic citations, abstracts, and indexing. Abstracts may be in English or French. Records indexed included books, periodical articles, reviews, conference proceedings, Festschriften, essays, exhibition catalogs, dissertations, and electronic publications. Searching is available by subject, artist, author, article or journal title, and other elements.
  • Coverage: 1957-2007
Biography Reference Bank
  • Description: Biography Reference Bank provides biographical information on approximately half a million people, from antiquity to the present, along with thousands of images. BRB offers substantive narrative profiles, each about 2,000 words long, from H.W. Wilson publications and other respected publishers. The biographies are searchable by name, profession, title, place of origin, gender, race/ethnicity, titles of works, date of birth, date of death, keyword, and presence of images. Daily updates provide up-to-the-minute coverage of newsmakers. Full-text articles, abstracts, and images gleaned from thousands of magazines and journals cover new names and expand on existing profiles. Book review excerpts and full text reviews help users find and select print biographies.
BIOSIS Previews (includes Biological Abstracts)
  • Description: BIOSIS Previews (includes Biological Abstracts) collects abstracts and bibliographic references to worldwide biological and medical literature. Biological Abstracts contains references to journal items focusing on vital biological and medical research findings, pharmacological studies, and discoveries of new organisms. Approximately 5,500 international journals are monitored, representing virtually every life science discipline. BIOSIS Previews also covers international meetings, review articles, books, and monographs.
  • Coverage: 1969-
Books in Print with Book Reviews
  • Description: This resource includes information on over 7.5 million in print, out of print, and forthcoming books, ebooks, audio, and video titles,over 1.2 million reviews of titles by more than 425,000 publishers, and extensive cover images and author biographies.
Business Source Complete
  • Description: Business Source Complete is a scholarly business database providing bibliographic and full text content. Business Source Complete provides full text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Additional full text, non-journal content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more. Business Source Complete contains indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back to 1886, searchable cited references for many journals, and detailed author profiles for the most-cited authors in the database.
  • Coverage: 1886-