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Academic Search Ultimate

  • Coverage: 1965 - Current
  • Access: UALC
  • Purchased By: Pioneer
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A multi-disciplinary database which offers information in many areas of academic study, Academic Search Ultimate focuses on a range of subjects including biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion/theology, and more. Academic Search Ultimate indexes more than 17,000 periodicals and includes full-text articles from more than 10,000 journals, nearly 6,800 more journals than Academic Search Premier. Academic Search Ultimate was acquired primarily for its full-text journal articles in science, engineering, and health sciences.
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Academic One File

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Discover a comprehensive collection of periodicals and scholarly journals.
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Academic Search Ultimate

  • Coverage: 1965 - Current
  • Access: UALC
  • Purchased By: Pioneer
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
A multi-disciplinary database which offers information in many areas of academic study, Academic Search Ultimate focuses on a range of subjects including biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion/theology, and more. Academic Search Ultimate indexes more than 17,000 periodicals and includes full-text articles from more than 10,000 journals, nearly 6,800 more journals than Academic Search Premier. Academic Search Ultimate was acquired primarily for its full-text journal articles in science, engineering, and health sciences.

Access World News

  • Coverage: Varies by Newspaper
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: unlimited
This database provides access to the electronic editions of local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers as well as full-text content of many international sources. Access World News focuses on local and regional news from Africa, Asia, Europe, the former Soviet Union, Pacific Rim, Central and South America and the Middle East. It covers a variety of local and international developments related to industry, politics, economics, science & technology, sports, culture and business.
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Agricola

  • Coverage: 1970 - Current
  • Access: UALC
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  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This database contains bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library. Agricola contains more than 4.8 million citations, which are comprised of journal articles, book chapters, monographs, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture. Agricola encompasses agriculture and many allied disciplines, including animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming and farming systems, agricultural economics, extension and education, food and human nutrition, agricultural engineering and technology, and earth and environmental sciences. Note: This database pulls much of its data from the USDA/NAL Agricola website (for which it is named), and search results will be similar, but this site is the EBSCO version and has access to other EBSCO resources.
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Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals

  • Coverage: 1934 - Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
The Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals offers a listing of journal articles on architecture and design, including bibliographic descriptions on subjects such as the history and practice of architecture, landscape architecture, city planning, historic preservation, green design, sustainable development, and interior design/decoration. The database contains over 700 American and international journals (including scholarly and popular periodical literature), publications of professional associations, American state and regional periodicals, and serials on architecture and design from Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Australia. Some of the publications included in this collection are American Architect, Domus, Dwell, El Croquis, and more. The Avery Index also contains references to more than 13,000 obituary citations thereby providing architects, architectural historians, and researchers with a source of biographical and professional information about architects. The database is updated weekly, and contains over 650,000 records.
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Biological Sciences Collection

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This listing provides access to a large number of database which comprise the Biological Sciences Collection from ProQuest. The collection covers biochemistry, genetics, and virology, as well as a number of other topics. Citations from thousands of journals and conferences are provided.
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BioOne Complete

  • Coverage: Varies
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: UALC
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This database provides access to an aggregation of bioscience research journals. BioOne is made up of three separate collections, all of which are included in the University's subscription and can be reached by using this listing.
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Birds of the World

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
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Birds of the World is a powerful research database that brings together deep, scholarly content from four celebrated works of ornithology: Birds of North America, Handbook of the Birds of the World, Neotropical Birds, and Bird Families of the World, with millions of bird observations from eBird and multimedia from the Macaulay Library into a single platform where biologists and birders can explore comprehensive life history information on birds. Also available on this database is the Internet Bird Collection program, which was closed in 2019 and the donated media was imported into the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Macaulay Library in 2019. Total imported assets included: • Total videos: 127,808 • Total photos: 241,601 • Total sounds: 16,201 A taxonomy explorer function brings regional filters and visual family index to Birds of the World.

Dimensions AI

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Dimensions AI is the free and open version of Digital Science's Dimensions Plus citation database. Dimensions AI delivers one-click access to over 23 million open access (OA) articles and includes over 100 million abstracts and citations with information from Altmetrics. This free version of the database does not include access to the grants, policy, patent, policy or clinical trial information within the database.
Dissertations & Theses Global
- See: Proquest Dissertations & Theses Global

E&E News

  • Coverage: current
  • Access: University of Utah
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  • Maximum Users: unlimited
University of Utah Main Campus has subscription IP access to E&E News – a subscription news service that provides comprehensive daily reporting and analysis of the most relevant regional, national and international energy and environmental policy issues across the political, regulatory, scientific, and industry spectrum. Go to to Sign Up for access. Upon filling out the information and clicking Start Reading, you will be set up for service under your school’s license to E&E services - Energywire, Climatewire, E&E Daily, Greenwire, and E&E News PM! Instructions: E-mail: Use your @utah.edu school email address
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Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences

  • Coverage: 1st Edition
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
The Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences covers many aspects of atmospheric sciences, including both theory and applications. It currently contains over 350 articles, as well as over 1,900 figures and photographs. The Encyclopedia is aimed at academia, government, and industry in the fields of atmospheric, ocean, and environmental sciences and is written at a level that allows undergraduate students to understand the material while providing active researchers with updates on information in the field.
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Encyclopedia of Life

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Free
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This database is a collaboration between several institutions (Biodiversity Heritage Library, Field Museum of Natural History, Harvard University, Marine Biological Laboratory, Missouri Botanical Garden and Smithsonian Institution) and many contributors, which focus on describing the approximate 1.8 million known species of life on earth. Information on a given species will usually include taxonomy, geographic distribution, collections, genetics, evolutionary history, morphology, behavior, ecological relationships, and importance for human well being. The encyclopedia is an ongoing project with new species and information being continuously added.

Environmental Issues & Policy Collection

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The Environmental Studies & Policy Collection is a digital resource that answers inquiries about environmental concerns with coverage of more than 5.4 million articles from more than 300 journals and book reference content from Delmar, including Soil, Science, and Management; Introduction to Agronomy; Food, Crops, & Environment; Fundamental Soil Science; and more.

Film Platform

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FILM PLATFORM connects academic audiences with leading documentary films from across the world. It is meticulously curated by film experts and leading academics to showcase meaningful documentaries of social, political and cultural importance. The publisher works with an Academic Advisory Board to ensure that each of our films upholds the highest educational standards, and speaks directly to todays academic topics and concerns. The catalog is continually expanding to include the newest award-winning documentaries and current film festival favorites. Over 90% of the catalog is exclusively available via Film Platform.
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Forest Service (FS) Info

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: Freely Available
  • Purchased By: Free
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This is a database from the USDA Forest Service that provides an index of forestry articles, publications, and other items. Subjects covered by the database include resource management, wildlife management, economics, silviculture, ecosystems, forest soils, forest fire mangement, rangelands, forest recreation, forest products industries, and methodolgy and advanced technology. Links to full-text results are provided if available.

Gale Opposing Viewpoints In Context

  • Coverage: current
  • Access: UALC
  • Purchased By: UALC
  • Maximum Users: unlimited

Gardening/Landscape & Horticulture Collection

  • Coverage: current
  • Access: UALC
  • Purchased By: UALC
  • Maximum Users: unlimited
Gardening, Landscape & Horticulture Collection serves horticultural enthusiasts of all levels with more than 3.6 million articles from more than 100 journals, as well as more than 20 reference titles from Delmar, including Handbook of Flowers; Foliage and Creative Design; Computer Graphics for Landscape Architects; and more.
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GeoRef

  • Coverage: 1785 - Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
The database contains over 3.8 million references to geoscience journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses. The database continues to grow by more than 100,000 references a year. GeoRef covers North America from 1666 to the present and the rest of world since 1933. The database includes all publications of the USGS (U. S. Geological Survey), Masters' theses and doctoral dissertations from U.S. and Canadian universities are also included.
Global Reference On The Environment/Energy/And Natural Resources
- See: GREENR (Global Reference On The Environment/Energy/And Natural Resources)

GreenFILE

  • Coverage: Varies
  • Access: University of Utah
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GreenFILE focuses on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with information on topics including global warming, recycling, alternate fuel sources and more. The database is comprised of scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports. Titles covered include: Bioscience (back to 1964), Conservation Biology (back to 1987), Journal of Ecology (back to 1913) and Journal of Environmental Planning & Management (back to 1948). The total number of records is approximately 295,000, and full text is provided for more than 4,600 records from open access titles.
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GREENR (Global Reference On The Environment/Energy/And Natural Resources)

  • Coverage: unlimited
  • Access: UALC
  • Purchased By: UALC
  • Maximum Users: unlimited
An electronic resource offering authoritative reference content in the area of the environment, energy and natural resources, GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources). From global warming, to food safety, to access to health care, to the impact of economic development on international relations, today's important environmental issues are shaping the future and reach far beyond the United States. Additionally, as green collar jobs are poised for growth, municipalities strive to be environmentally friendly, and corporations develop green working environments, this resource becomes invaluable. GREENR focuses on the study of sustainability and the environment. Both interactive and current, GREENR allows users to navigate issue, organization and country portals. A one-stop site, this resource provides news, background information, video, unique commentaries, primary source documents and statistics in highly accessible, visually appealing research areas, covering relevant categories including energy systems, healthcare, food, climate change, population, economic development.

Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective (from H.W.Wilson)

  • Coverage: 1984 - 1907
  • Access: University of Utah
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  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective covers a range of subjects in the humanities and social sciences with indexing of more than 1,300,000 articles in nearly 1,100 periodicals, as well as citations of over 240,000 book reviews. Topics covered include communications & mass media, criminal justice, anthropology, economics, art, film, environmental studies, archaeology, international relations, law, literary & social criticism, literature, music, performing arts, planning & public administration, political science, sociology, religion & theology, gender studies, gerontology, psychiatry & psychology, addiction studies, urban studies, and more.
InfoTrac Environmental Issues & Policy Collection
- See: Environmental Issues & Policy Collection
InfoTrac Gardening/Landscape & Horticulture Collection
- See: Gardening/Landscape & Horticulture Collection

International Atomic Energy Agency

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Free
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This database contains scientific and technical publications from the IAEA, a publisher in the nuclear field. The collection includes proceedings of major international conferences, as well as international guides, codes, and standards. Note that this entry provides access to the same content available to the general public - some materials on the site may not be freely available.

Left Index

  • Coverage: 1982 - Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: 5
This database is a collection of left-leaning literature with an emphasis on political, economic, social and culturally engaged scholarship inside and outside academia. Topics covered include the labor movement, ecology & environment, race & ethnicity, social & cultural theory, sociology, art & aesthetics, philosophy, history, education, law and globalization. Coverage includes more than 507,000 citations and abstracts (with some full-text items) and spans from 1982 (and sometimes earlier) to present. Historically significant publications such as The People and The Class Struggle along with classic texts by Marx, Lenin, Trotsky, Engels and others are also covered.

Legal Collection

  • Coverage: 1965 - Current
  • Access: UALC
  • Purchased By: Pioneer
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This database contains full text for more than 260 scholarly law journals. Information in the database centers on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world in a number of fields, including criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, medical, labor & human resource law, ethics, the environment and others.

LegalTrac

  • Coverage: current
  • Access: UALC
  • Purchased By: UALC
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
LegalTrac is for students, law school faculty, and legal researchers, LegalTrac provides indexing for more than 1,200 major law reviews, legal newspapers, specialty publications, Bar Association journals, and international legal journals, including more than 200 titles in full text. The American Association of Law Libraries not only endorses LegalTrac, its special advisory committee selects, reviews, and enhances the content of this resource. The database offers coverage of federal and state cases, laws and regulations, legal practice and taxation, as well as British Commonwealth, European Union, and international law.
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Meteorological and Geoastrophysical Abstracts (MGA)

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: University of Utah
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  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This database includes records drawn from literature on meteorology, climatology, atmospheric chemistry and physics, astrophysics, hydrology, glaciology, physical oceanography and environmental sciences. Also included are indexed charts, figures, graphs, maps, photographs, and tables from the scholarly research and technical literature for selected records. Topics covered by the database include air pollution, astrophysics, atmospheric disturbances, atmospheric structure, climatology, geomagnetism, glaciology, meteorological observations, physical oceanography, radiation, temperature, weather forecasting, and more.

National Geographic Archive

  • Coverage: 1888-1994
  • Access: University of Utah
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  • Maximum Users: unlimited
From its founding in 1888, the National Geographic Society has grown into an organization synonymous with exploration, photography, maps, and rethinking the world as we know it. From the iconic National Geographic magazine archive view hundreds of books, maps, videos and images.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
- See: Gale Opposing Viewpoints In Context
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OSTI.GOV

  • Coverage: 1943 - Current
  • Access: Freely Available
  • Purchased By: Free
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OSTI.GOV provides free access to over 3 million research citations and is regularly expanded through regular updates. The database includes scientific and technical research results in disciplines of interest to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), such as biology and medicine; chemistry; energy production, storage, conversion, and utilization; engineering; environmental sciences; fission and nuclear technologies; fossil fuels; geosciences; materials; mathematics and computing; national defense; physics; power generation and distribution; renewable energy , climatology, and oceanography. OSTI.GOV includes bibliographic citations to report literature, conference papers, journal articles, books, dissertations, and patents. There are over 445,000 full-text DOE-funded reports in the database.
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Proquest Dissertations & Theses Global

  • Coverage: current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: 11 - 15
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day and offering full text for graduate works added since 1997, along with selected full text for works written prior to 1997. It contains a significant amount of new international dissertations and theses both in citations and in full text.

Science Reference Center

  • Coverage: Varies
  • Access: UALC
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  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
Science Reference Center contains full-text materials from hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. Topics covered in Science Reference Center include biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, life science, mathematics, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology, and wildlife.
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Scopus

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: University of Utah
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Scopus is a large abstract and citation database of research literature and patents. The database is updated daily and contains over 70 million records. Scopus indexes over 23,400 peer-reviewed journals from more than 5,000 publishers, including 5500 open access journals. Scopus also indexes 294 trade publications, over 120,000 conferences, and 210,000 books. Additionally, the database contains 44 million patent records from the US Patent & Trademark Office, the European Patent Office, the Japan Patent Office, the World Intellectual Property Organization, and the UK Intellectual Property Office.

Social Science Premium Collection

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  • Maximum Users: unlimited
The Social Science Premium Collection provides access to databases covering all areas of social sciences including international literature in politics, public policy, sociology, social work, anthropology, criminology, linguistics, library science, and education.
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Sociological Abstracts

  • Coverage: Current
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This database abstracts and indexes international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The collection contains abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800 publications, and provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers. Records published by Sociological Abstracts in print during the database's first 11 years (1952-1962) have been added to the database. Many records from journals in sociology added to the database since 2002 also include the references cited in the bibliography of the source article. Each individual reference may have links to an abstract and/or to other papers that cite that reference.

ToxInfo.io

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: Freely Available
  • Purchased By: Free
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
Toxinfo.io is a free system of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, toxic releases, environmental health, and related areas.
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TOXLINE

  • Coverage: 1992 - Current
  • Access: Freely Available
  • Purchased By: Eccles Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This database provides access to an index of world literature on toxicology, covering subjects such as chemicals, pharmaceuticals, pollutants, and more. Citations to journal articles, conference papers, technical reports and theses are included in the collection. Some of the material indexed in this database is owned by the University of Utah, primarily through the Eccles Library.
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TreeSearch

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: Freely Available
  • Purchased By: Free
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This listing provides access to an online system for locating and delivering over 35,000 full-text publications by researchers from the USDA Forest Service. The peer-reviewed publications include research monographs and papers published in other sources. Items can be searched for, browsed, and accessed online or downloaded in PDF format for offline use.
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TRID

  • Coverage: Varies
  • Access: University of Utah
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TRID provides access to a variety of bibliographic data related to transportation research. The database is produced and maintained by the Transportation Research Board of the US National Academies and contains over 900,000 research records, over 64,000 of which link to full-text articles. Subjects covered by TRID include Highways, Transit, Railroads, Maritime, Aviation, Pipelines, Pedestrian, Bicycles, Planning, Construction, Design, Safety, Environmental Issues, and more.
Web of Knowledge
- See: Web of Science
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Web of Science

  • Coverage: 1900 - Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
Search the world's leading scholarly journals, books, and proceedings in the science, social sciences, and arts and humanities and navigate the full citation network. Coverage is 1900 - present. Science Citation Index Expanded (1900 - present) Social Sciences Citation Index (1900 - present) Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1975 - present) Emerging Sources Citation Index (2015 - present)
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WorldCat (FirstSearch)

  • Coverage: 1000 - Current
  • Access: University of Utah
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WorldCat's search covers over 30 million records of any type of material cataloged by OCLC member libraries, including manuscripts written as early as the 11th century. The database has holdings information for many US and some foreign libraries, and is updated daily. WorldCat Quick Search is also available to the general public.

Note: WorldCat Discovery Services will replace OCLC FirstSearch in late 2016. WorldCat Discovery is available to all current OCLC FirstSearch subscribers as part of existing subscriptions. FirstSearch will operate in parallel with WorldCat Discovery through the end of access date, allowing libraries to choose their transition timing. WorldCat Local and WorldShare Management Services subscribers have access to WorldCat Discovery and all optional features.