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General Databases

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ACLS Humanities Ebooks (TRIAL) For current UWest patrons only. Trial database, give us your feedback!

ACLS Humanities E-Book HEB is an online, fully searchable collection of 5,153 books of high quality in the humanities and humanistic social sciences. These titles are recommended by scholars and constituent learned societies of the American Council of Learned Societies. Users may also access online book reviews from the major journals. This trial ends on 6/30/2018. If you find this collection or any individual databases useful, please let us know.

Academic Search Elite For current UWest patrons only. Mixed abstract and full-text.

This database contains full text for more than 2,100 core academic journals for various topics.

Base: Bielefeld Academic Search Engine

A multidisciplinary search engine to find scholarly materials. Developed by Bielefeld University in Germany.

Brill Books and Journals Online For current UWest patrons only. Mixed abstract and full-text.

Brill is an academic publisher with specialties in humanities and social sciences. A green icon next to a title will indicate full text access.

CORE

Aggregating the world’s open access research papers.

Digital Commons Network

Includes a growing collection of peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work.

JSTOR Select items at the resource for UWest patrons only. Mixed abstract and full-text.

UWest subscribes to JSTOR Arts and Sciences collections I, II, and III. These collections contain journals with full text articles in language and literature, as well as important titles in the fields of music, film studies, folklore, performing arts, religion, and the history and study of art and architecture. Non-UWest users can access certain articles in the Register and Read program.

Microsoft Academic Mixed abstract and full-text.

Searches academic journal articles and reports.

ProQuest Research Library For current UWest patrons only. Mixed abstract and full-text.

Indexes more than 2,500 magazine and journals on art, business, humanities, health, social sciences, and sciences. Interfaces available for many languages. Includes Research Library, ProQuest Religion, ProQuest Psychology Journals, and Dissertation/Thesis Abstracts.

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Encyclopedia Britannica For current UWest patrons only.

Contains full-text articles from Encyclopedia Britannica.

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Films on Demand For current UWest patrons only.

Over 200,000 video clips and 17,000 full-length videos in Anthropology, Area Studies (African, Asia & the Pacific, Latin American Studies), Art & Architecture, Biology, Business & Economics, Communication, Criminal Justice & Law, Earth Science, Education, Engineering, Physical Science, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Technology & Society, and World Languages.