Database Summary

Databases at the VUSC Library

FT=Full Text Articles



American Nat Biog American National Biography: an outstanding resource for info about deceased Americans FT
ATLA Religion Religion database of periodicals and dissertations. Some FT
BioOne Scholarly FT journals in bioscience
Book Review Digest Book reviews and only book reviews
Britannica Online Standard reference encyclopedia FT
Central Search A way to search across several databases
Women’s Issues
FT access to global information on women in over 150 countries
Country Watch Up-to-date news and information on countries. FT
CQ Researcher Reports on current hot issues, FT
CSA FT journals in Communication Studies.
ebrary FT electronic books. Cataloged in our library catalog VANPAC, but also accessible from the ebrary link. You must download the reader to read the books. Print off 5 pages at a time.
Ebsco Databases:
Academic Search Elite
Business Source Elite
CINAHL Full Text
Newspaper Source
New Testament Abstacts
Old Testament Abstracts
Regional Business News
These databases are a significant source of information for all students. Business majors would find that Business Source Elite has a wealth of FT journals and magazines. All students could use Academic SearchElite for journals and magazines. Religion majors will use New and Old Testament Abstracts extensively (no FT!)
ERIC A huge education database of periodicals, reports, etc. Some FT
Gale Literature A literature FT resource
Grove Music Contains the FT Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Dictionary of Opera, and Dictionary of Jazz
InfoTrac Expanded Academic ASAP A general periodical database that indexes about 1900 magazines and journals; about 900 of those are FT
JSTOR FT, full runs of scholarly journals in selected subjects.
Lexis-Nexis A FT newspaper and legal database
Lexis-Nexis Primary Sources/US History Primary and secondary sources in three areas: American Women, African Americans, and US presidential history. FT
Melvyl The library catalog for the University of California system.
Opposing Viewpoints FT Essays and web sources on controversial topics.
Oxford Dictionary Oxford English Dictionary
Oxford Reference
FT Oxford Companions
ProQuest A general periodical database that indexes about 2000 magazines and journals; about 1000 of those are FT. Has psych and religion components
PsycINFO and
PsycArticles (FT)
The definitive psychology databases. While PsycInfo has no full-text, PsycArticles has FT materials.
VANPAC Our library catalog with FT electronic books (ebrary)
WilsonSelectPlus Another general FT database, with magazines and journals..
Women and Social Movements in the US 1600-2000 FT primary documents for movements such as suffrage, abolition, etc.
Found an article and it’s not full text in one database? Want to find out if it’s FT in another database? Use Full Text Electronic Journals. This link is on the left-hand menu and also under VU Library Services. Type in the title of the journal to see if we have it, and if so, what years are covered.