New Databases

New Databases


Data-Planet (Added Winter 2013)
Data-Planet provides online access to a large repository of statistical datasets with over 90 Billion data points. Data-Planet statistical datasets offers access to over 5,550 datasets from over 65 source providers and 16 subject categories. The Data-Planet repository enables users to locate, analyze, and cite statistical data. The interface provides many interactive tools that can be used to view detailed datasets as trend lines, charts, and heat maps.

Subject coverage: Agriculture and Food; Banking, Finance, and Insurance; Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement; Education; Energy Resources and Industries; Government and Politics; Health and Vital Statistics; Housing and Construction; Industry, Business, and Commerce; International Relations and Trade; Labor and Employment; Military and Defense; Natural Resources and Environment; Population and Income; Prices, Consumption, and Cost of Living; Transportation and Traffic.

American National Biography (Added Winter 2013)
The ANB Online covers nearly 18,000 biographies, thousands of illustrations, more than 80,000 hyperlinked cross-references, links to select web sites. Updates are published quarterly; in April, July, October, and January.

PsycTESTS (Added Summer 2012)
PsycTESTS includes more than 7,000 master test profiles and over 5,000 instances of actual tests or test items, from 1910 to the present. serves as a repository for the full text (when available) of psychological tests and measures as well as a source of structured information about tests of relevance to psychologists and professionals in related fields such as psychiatry, management, business, education, social science, neuroscience, law, medicine, and social work.

PILOTS (Added Summer 2012)
The database, Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress (PILOTS) covers post-traumatic stress disorder or acute stress disorder, assessment, description, prevention, or treatment of any psychiatric disorder and more.

Proquest Sociology (Added Summer 2012)
ProQuest Sociology database provides access to the full-text and images of more than 310 journals in sociology and social work. The database covers the international literature of sociology and social work, including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse, addiction, and more.

CLCD (Added Spring 2012)
Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) provides content relating to early childhood, elementary and young adult materials. It can be used as a homework helper tool with information in fiction and nonfiction, lesson plans, discussion guides and author features.

Business Insights: Global (Added Winter 2012)
Business Insights: Global provides a broad and detailed coverage of international business. It includes case studies, full-text articles and data sets coupled with references and tools for analysis. This resource empowers users to not only research topics, but to interpret research.

PrivCo (Added Winter 2012)
PrivCo is a source for business and financial research on over 30,000 major privately-held companies. The database contains private company financials and revenues to private M&A deals and deal multiples, private firm valuations, venture capital funding, private equity deals, private and family ownership breakdowns, bankruptcies, restructurings, and company research.

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text (Added Winter 2012)
This resource includes bibliographic records and full text covering essential areas related to criminal justice and criminology. It includes full text for more than 200 magazines and journals, as well full-text books & monographs with more than 300,000 records. It also containes hundreds of journals from around the world to reflect the increasing globalization of criminology.


Trial Databases

Oxford University Press Database Trial (Trial ends April 5, 2013)

  • Oxford Bibliographies Online (OBO)
    OBO is a new research tool for the social sciences and humanities. A scholar-curated library of discipline-based subject modules, OBO is designed to help busy researchers find reliable sources of information by directing them to exactly the right chapter, book, website, archive, or data set they need for their research. Each entry is a selective guided tour through the key literature on a topic, receives multiple peer-reviews as well as Editorial Board approval, and is designed to facilitate a research experience with no dead ends. All citations are linked through to library collection via OpenURL, full-text via DOIs, or to the web via links to OCLC, WorldCat, and Google Books, allowing users to locate quickly full-text content directly from OBO.

  • Electronic Enlightenment
    Electronic Enlightenment is the online gateway to the eighteenth century. This database provides access to tens of thousands of letters from critical editions from leading scholarly and university presses around the globe.

  • University Press Scholarship Online
    UPSO is a vast and rapidly expanding cross-searchable library which offers quick and easy access to the full text of over 11,000+ academic monographs in 25 subject areas covering the humanities, social sciences, medicine, and law from nine leading university presses. UPSO offers an unparalleled research tool, making disparately published scholarship easily accessible, highly discoverable, and fully cross-searchable via a single online platform. Research that previously would have required a user to jump between a variety of books and disconnected websites can now be concentrated through the UPSO search engine.

    Key Features Include:
    Keywords and abstracts available at book and chapter level for at-a-glance access to the content
    Extensive search and browse options, with enhanced filtering, to streamline the research process
    Create shortcuts to favorite books chapters, and commonly used searches within a personalization area
    Share chapters, abstracts, titles and search results with colleagues using integrated tools including social bookmarking options, citation export and DOIs for direct linking
    Follow new paths for further enquiry, by expanding search results to include titles from other university presses

Mergent Intellect Database Trial (Trial ends April 29, 2013)
Mergent Intellect database provides over 86 million private company listings worldwide. It includes over 90 million executive listings and a global corporate family tree.

Key Highlights:
- over 86 Million Private Company listings (Global)
- over 90 Million Executive contacts
- Global Corporate Family Tree
- Financial data for over 2 Million companies
- White Pages searching (optional)
- Remote access
- Exporting of data/reports

US demographic data scheduled for inclusion by June 2013 will provide helpful information at the marketing level from a company or industry perspective.

For more information about this database, go to

Mergent Archives Database Trial (Trial ends April 29, 2013)
Mergent Archives provide a variety of historical documents related to corporate and industry news covering thousands of companies and hundreds of industries. The Mergent/Moody’s Digitized Manuals includes all Corporate, Municipal & Government Manuals published since 1909. The Mergent/Moody’s Annual Reports includes reports dating back to the early 1900’s for over 10,000 unique companies.

For more information about Mergent Archives, go to