List of HSU Databases
for
General Research

(listed in order of relevance)

  Related General Databases Electronic Journals Electronic Books Web Sites
Title Brief description
Related General Databases Top
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) Full text. Scholarly, multi-disciplinary database covering many areas of academic study including archaeology, astronomy, biology, chemistry, engineering, multicultural studies, general science, geography, geology, law, mathematics, music, physics, psychology, religion & theology, women's studies, and other fields.
Book Review Digest Plus (EBSCO) Full text. An essential tool for readers’ advisory and collection development, this database brings together book reviews on a wide array of subjects, including art, biography, business, education, general interest, history, humanities, literature, music, and religion.
JSTOR (Direct) Full text. An archive of back issues of scholarly journals in the disciplines of the arts, sciences, humanities, business, and mathematics. No current issues.
MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO) Full text. Contains periodicals covering general reference, business, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues and more. Coverage dates back to 1975 and includes reference works, primary source documents, photos, maps, and images.
Lexis Nexis Academic (LexisNexis) Full Text. Access over 6,000 news, business, and legal sources. News coverage includes back files and current national and regional newspapers, wire services, journals, broadcast transcripts, and international news.
Access World News (Direct) Full Text. Provides Web-based access to current and archived content from more than 2,000 newspaper titles, as well as newswires, transcripts, business journals, periodicals, government documents and other publications.
TOPICsearch (EBSCO) Full Text. Current events database for research concerning social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today’s classrooms.
Global Road Warrior (Direct) Full Text. A comprehensive business travel, telecommunications, and cultural reference database that provides key facts on 175 countries, including information on the people, economy, climate, foreign exchange, local shop, hotel, airport phones and addresses, maps, and local work and social customs.
Article First (FirstSearch) Provides an index of journal articles taken from the table of contents of publications in business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, social sciences, science, and technology.
ECO (FirstSearch) Electronic Collection Online provides bibliographic information for articles from selected scholarly journals covering a broad range of subjects, with links to full text for subscribed content.
WorldCat (FirstSearch) Locates books and other materials in libraries from around the world, including HSU, through a collaborative catalog. Has a link to request materials through InterLibrary Loan.
Index to Texas Magazines and Documents (Web) Online coverage begins in 1990 and includes major statewide magazines and Texas documents of broad interest, particularly in business, education, history and government.
CQ Researcher (Direct) Full Text. Offers original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news, providing in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Reports go back to 1991, and each offer an introductory overview, background and chronology on the topic, an assessment of the current situation, tables and maps, pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions, and bibliographies of key sources.
Electronic Journals Top
Directory of Open Access Journals (Web) Full text. DOAJ is a comprehensive directory of scientific and scholarly journals, many of which provide free access to full text articles. Covers research in the arts, sciences, literature, law, politics, economics, philosophy, and religion among other topics.
HSU Electronic Journals (Direct) Full text. A search interface allowing the user to find full-text journal subscriptions available to the HSU community from any subscribed database. Search by journal title or by subject area
Electronic Books Top
E-books on EBSCOhost (TexShare) Full text. (EBSCO) Full Text. Offers electronic versions of reference, professional and scholarly books (e-books) in a wide variety of subjects. Read the digitized texts page by page or search for specific content.
Web Sites Top
Google Scholar (Web) Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.
updated 20130710