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Business Source Compelet

accounting; banking; finance; international business; management; marketing; real estate; regional studies; sales; trade; and technology.

English

Full-text 

Full-text articles in business magazines, scholarly journals and trade publications. Coverage includes: accounting; banking; finance; international business; management; marketing; real estate; regional studies; sales; trade; and technology.

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BioMed Central

Biology, Clinical Medicine and Health.

English

Full-text 

BioMed Central provides free access to full-text articles from peer-reviewed biomedical research journals. Its portfolio of over 250 journals includes general interest and specialist titles; titles which are published both online and in print, or which are only available online

 

 

Digital Dissertation Consortium

Academic

English

Dissertation

Hosted by the Academia Sinica Computer Center of Taiwan, the Digital Dissertation Consortium database provides access to more than 50,000 dissertations and theses subscribed by the Consortium member institutions from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses. It contains citations and abstracts of dissertations and theses accepted since 1861.

 

 

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

Academic

English

Fulltext/Abstract

This service covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. There are now 1142 journals in the directory. Currently 302 journals are searchable on article level. As of today 53077 articles are included in the DOAJ service.

 

 

Early English Books Online

Academic

English

Full-text 

EEBO now contains page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473–1700. More than 200 libraries worldwide have contributed to EEBO. 

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Eighteenth Century Collections Online

Academic

English

Full-text 

Consisting of every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in the United Kingdom during the 18th century, along with thousands of important works from the Americas, Eighteenth Century Collections Online was the most ambitious single scholarly digitization project ever undertaken. 

 

 

Emerald Management eJournals

Management/ Marketing

English

Full-text 

Subject coverage of the journals includes marketing, human resource management, training, economics, hospitality management, quality, engineering, built environment, health services management, social care, accounting, and organisation studies.

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eJournals Premier

European Patent Office

Patent

English

Full-text 

The official website of the European Patent Office (EPO). Find information on applying and searching for patents, legal issues on patents, patent grants, rules …

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GreenFILE

Covers all aspects of human impact to the environment across the disciplines of agriculture, education, law, health, and technology.

English

Abstract

Covers all aspects of human impact to the environment across the disciplines of agriculture, education, law, health, and technology.

 

 

Google Scholar 

Academic

English

Fulltext/Abstract

Google Scholar is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text or metadata of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines. Released in beta in November 2004, the Google Scholar index includes most peer-reviewed online academic journals and books, conference papers, theses and dissertations, preprints, abstracts, technical reports, and other scholarly literature, including court opinions and patents.

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Humanities & Social Sciences Research Resources - HUSO

Humanity & Social Science

English

Abstract/Full-text

The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences of the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) takes the initiative to build up the infrastructure for researchers from the humanities and social sciences sectors. In 2006, five databases are licensed, namely, (1) Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO), (2) Early English Books Online (EEBO), (3) Early American Imprints (EAI), (4) The Making of the Modern World (MOMW), and (5) Periodicals Archive Online (PAO) Collection 1-5 (425 journals). In 2007, four more databases were added: (1) Chadwyck-Healey Literature Collections (CLC), (2) Oxford Journals Archives (OJA), (3) Times Digital Archives (TDA), and (4) Springer Online Journal Archives (SOJA). In 2009, The Economist Historical Archive (EHA), Times Literary Supplement Centenary Archive (TLSCA), The Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises 1800-1926 (MOML), Trials 1600-1926 (MMLT), U. S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs 1832-1978 (SCRB), PAO Collection 6 as well as the one, Social Theory, licensed by STPI are all accessible to professors, researchers and students from the 170 national as well as private universities and colleges, the Academia Sinica, National Central Library and STPI.

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HighWire Press

Biological & Medical Sciences

English

Full-text 

HighWire Press is a US company that provides digital content development and hosting services and solutions to ~140 influential societies, university presses and independent publishers that produce journals, books, and other scholarly publications. Long affiliated with Stanford University, HighWire is online host to more than 3500 peer-reviewed journals and thousands of scholarly books.

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IEL:IEEE/IET Electronic Library

Electrical & electronic engineering

English

Full-text 

Combines a subset of the INSPEC database of abstracts and indexing to IEEE and IEE publications, full images of matching documents, and powerful search and retrieval software. Contains over 2,000 publications of the IEEE and IEE since 1988, including more than 100 technical journals and magazines, over 600 IEEE standards, and approximately 700 conference proceedings.

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J-PlatPat

Patent

English

Full-text 

The National Center for Industrial Property Information and Training (INPIT) have launched Japan Platform for Patent Information (J-PlatPat) on March 23rd 2015, which is a new service to provide patent information including utility-model, design, trademark.

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Journal Citation Reports on the Web

Academic

English

Abstract

Contains bibliometric analysis of over 11,400 leading international journals in technologyand social science and shows the relative importance of titles within their subject area.

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Nature Publishing Group

 Biology/

English

Full-text 

Provides full-text (page image) access to articles from all journals published by Nature Publishing Group. The journals cover cellbiology, biotechnology, immunology, genetics, neuroscience, and structural biology.(Nature Archive :1987-1996)。

   

General medicine

OCLC Firstsearch

Academic

English

Abstract

A growing collection of journals in a variety of subject areas, all with full text articles available online. It supports cross-journal searching and browsing within selected journals. Users can view bibliographic information for all journals and view full text articles from journals as well.

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OmniFile Full Text Select (H.W. Wilson)[EBSCOhost]

Academic

English

Full-text 

OmniFile Full Text Select covers several core subjects, featuring full-text articles from more than 3,000 publications, many of which are peer-reviewed. Additional coverage includes graphical content, podcasts, foreign language article translations, and downloadable mp3 and article readalouds.

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PubMed(Medline)

Biological & Medical Sciences

English

Abstract

PubMed (MEDLINE) is highly utilized by all types of health care practitioners because it's one of the best places to find original research studies. PubMed is HUGE (over 21,000,000 citations; 2,000-4,000 new citations daily) and it takes some practice to get the best results.

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PQDT

dissertations and theses

English

24 page preview 

Coverage: abstracts 1861 - ; 24 page preview 1997 - present

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Index and abstract to doctoral dissertations and master theses from North American universities as well as from selected non-North American universities.

Reaxys 

Chemistry

English

Full-text 

Reaxys is a web-based search and retrieval system for chemical compounds, bibliographic data and chemical reactions. Combined data from three sources: The Beilstein Database, The Gmelin Database, and The Patent Chemistry Database.

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ScienceDirect

Academic

English

Full-text 

A Web database for scientific research that contains the full text of more than 2,000 Elsevier Science journals in the life, physical, medical, technical, and social sciences available through theInternet. The database also contains abstracts from the core journals in the major scientific disciplines. Journals are arranged by subjects as well as alphabetically.

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Social Theory

Academic

English

Fulltext/Abstract

Social Theory is an online collection designed to provide comprehensive coverage of major social thinkers together with seminal texts from lesser figures. For many writers, the project represents the first availability of a major scholarly edition of their collected works. Extensive licensing allows readers to see both the original works and translations, searchable together in a single online collection for the first time. 

   

Taylor & Francis

Academic

English

Full-text 

Contains more than 1,300 titles in humanities, social sciences and applied sciences.

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US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

Patent

English

Full-text 

For complete information about patents see the US Patent and Trademark Office's Web pages and see a patent attorney or agent to ensure a thorough understanding.

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EBSCO Vocational Studies Premier

Academic

English

Full-text 

Designed specifically for the research needs of two-year colleges, this full-text resource offers comprehensive coverage of scholarly content most relevant to vocational programs.

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Web of Science

Academic

English

Abstract

It provides a comprehensive citation search. It gives access to multiple databases that reference cross-disciplinary research, which allows for in-depth exploration of specialized sub-fields within an academic or scientific discipline. Covers over 12,000 journals from 256 categories .

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