AccessScience: McGraw Hill Online Encyclopedia of Science and Technology [Indexes and Abstracts]
Online version of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology. Access to over 7,100 full text articles, 115,000 dictionary terms, biographies and Research Updates in science and technology. Updated daily.
ACLS Humanities E-Book [E-Book Collection]
A collection of scholarly e-books in the Humanities. Strongest in history, the collection also includes works in Art History, Folklore, Literature, Musicology, Philosophy, and Religion.
Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
Definitions of a wide variety of acronyms, initialisms, abbreviations and similar contractions that allows users to quickly and easily translate terms into their full names or meanings. New terms from subject areas such as associations, education, the Internet, medicine and others are now included.
Africa Development Indicators [Indexes and Abstracts]
Statistical information comprised of 1,000 indicators and time series from 1965 for 53 African countries. Data include social, economic, financial, natural resources, infrastructure, governance, partnership, and environmental indicators.
Almanac of American Politics [e-book]
Profiles every senator, representative and governor, as well as the people and politics of every state and congressional district.
American Factfinder [Indexes and Abstracts]
Access to 1990 and 2000 decennial censuses, the American Community Survey, and the 1997 Economic Census.
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language 4th edition 2006 [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
American Men and Women of Science [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
A biographical dictionary of the significant scientists in the physical, biological, and related fields. Each edition includes biographical entries on approximately 120,000 living scientists, providing birthdate; birthplace; field of specialty; education; honorary degrees; current position; professional and career information; awards; memberships; research information; and addresses for each entrant where available. Volume 8 of the set is a comprehensive index listing scientists by field, and by state under field.
American National Biography Online [Indexes and Abstracts]
The American National Biography Online has biographical information on over 17,000 notable Americans from colonial times to the present.
ARTstor [Indexes and Abstracts]
ARTstor is an image database of architecture, painting, photography, sculpture, decorative arts and design, and archaeological and anthropological objects--with associated catalog data--from many major collections. Users are able to register themselves via the tools in the ARTstor Library. Faculty who want the higher level of access that allows them to create folders to share Image Groups with students or colleagues need to upgrade their user accounts by selecting "Instructor Privileges Manager" from the "Tools" toolbar menu. When registering for Instructor Privileges, users will be prompted to obtain the required authorization code and password, available from the reference desk at 617-627-3460.
Biography and Genealogy Master Index [Indexes and Abstracts]
Biography and Genealogy Master Index is a comprehensive index to nearly 12 million biographical sketches in more than 2700 volumes and editions of current and retrospective reference books, covering both contemporary and historical figures throughout the world. A complete list of sources indexed is now available by using the Extended Search.
This collection of clinical textbooks can be browsed by clicking on the book jacket or searched using natural language or Boolean logic. It includes atlases, compendia of diagnostic tests, drugs and evidence-based treatment reviews, as well as works on biochemistry, cardiology, dentistry, endocrinology, internal medicine, neurology, nutrition, oncology, psychiatry, public health, and pulmonology.
Britannica Online [Indexes and Abstracts]
A fully searchable and browsable collection of authoritative references, including Britannica's latest article database, hundreds of articles not found in the print Britannica, Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (Tenth Edition), the Britannica Book of the Year and thousands of links to other World Wide Web sites selected by Britannica editors.
Chicago Manual of Style Online [Indexes and Abstracts]
Online version of the Chicago Manual of Style. Guidelines, rules and regulations about writing style, authorship, printing and publishing manuscripts, articles, essays, etc.
Concise Medical Dictionary Sixth Edition, 2002 [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
CREDO Reference [Indexes and Abstracts]
Online reference resources from numerous publishers. This reference resource can be searched by individual title, broad subject headings, cross-references, audio and images. Use its "research mapper" to search for terms and topics that are interconnected and displayed in (a) visual form. Examples of titles are: Bloomsbury Guide to Art, Bridgeman Art Library Archive, Columbia Encyclopedia, Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary, Harvard Dictionary of Music, and the Concise Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science. The complete list of titles is available on the CREDO Reference site.
DART - Europe E-theses portal [Indexes and Abstracts]
DART-Europe provides access to European research theses from 360+ universities in 20 European countries. Access to content is provided free on the Internet and may change without warning.
Data-Planet Statistical Datasets [Database]
Data-Planet Statistical Datasets provides access to several thousand different national and international standardized datasets; the data can be displayed in charts, graphs, maps, and tables, as well as exported for further manipulation. Datasets cover a wide range of subjects – including business, finance, banking, economics, sociology, political science, demography, agriculture, education, international studies, criminal justice, housing and construction, labor and employment, energy resources and industries, and more. Sources include public, private/commercial, and nongovernmental organizations. (Formerly known as ProQuest Statistical Datasets.)
Dictionary of Ecology [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
This dictionary has over 6,250 entries covering all aspects of ecology and related environmental scientific disciplines such as biogeography, genetics, soil science, geomorphology, atmospheric science, and oceanography. Coverage is wide-ranging and includes plant and animal physiology, animal behavior, pollution, conservation, habitat management, evolution, environmental pollution, climatology and meteorology.
Dictionary of Food and Nutrition [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
Dictionary of Human Resources & Personnel Management Peter Collin Publishing [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
Edited by A. Ivanovic & P.H. Collin.
Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online [Indexes and Abstracts]
Provides nearly 10,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the most influential literary figures from all eras and genres.
Dictionary of Nursing Fourth edition, 2004 [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
Dictionary of Plant Sciences [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
This dictionary of botany draws on information from the Oxford Dictionary of Natural History and expands it to include a wide coverage of topics such as biochemistry, plant physiology, cytology, ecology, genetics, evolution, bio-geography, earth history, and the earth sciences. There is also worldwide coverage of taxonomic groups: one-third of the entries are devoted to taxa, from bacteria and fungi to the main groups of flowering and non-flowering plants.
Dictionary of the Internet 2003 [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
Dictionary of Zoology Second edition, 2003 [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
This dictionary covers all topics relevant to zoology such as animal behavior, genetics, evolutionary studies, ecology, physiology, genetics, cytology, Earth history, and zoogeography.
Dissertations & Theses @ Tufts University [Indexes and Abstracts]
This database gives access to the dissertations and theses produced by students at Tufts University.
Educator's Reference Complete 1980 [Database]
Educator's Reference Complete is a selection of more than 450 full-text academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many premier reference sources. Included content focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education. Majority of the full-text titles included are also found in the ERIC database. The database is updated daily.
The Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion traces the roots of the relationship between politics and religion from antiquity to the present, revealing how it has shaped public discourse, social attitudes, collective action, and national and international policy, particularly during the past two centuries.
Encyclopedia of Polymer Science and Technology [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
Presents the state of the art in all areas of polymer science, covering nanotechnology, new imaging and analytical techniques, new methods of controlled polymer architecture, biomimetics, and provides information about polymers, plastics, fibers, biomaterials, elastomers, and polymerization processes.
Europa World Plus [Indexes and Abstracts]
Electronic, full-text version of the print series, Europa World Year Book. This title provides lengthy essays covering politics, government, history, economics and international agencies for every country in the world.
Gale Biography in Context [Indexes and Abstracts]
This database combines biographies from Gale Group sources and also includes full-text articles from hundreds of periodicals. Search for people based on one or more personal facts such as birth and death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation or gender, or combine criteria to create a highly-targeted custom search. With the Complete Marquis Who's Who(R), find quick reference information on an additional 900,000 people.
Gale Directory Library [E-Book Collection]
Electronic version of Gale's print reference directories; cross-searchable with links to related web sites and email addresses.
Gale eBooks (formerly Gale Virtual Reference Library) [E-Book Collection]
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
Gallup Analytics [Indexes and Abstracts]
Gallup Analytics provides access to trended data for the U.S. back to the 1930's and a decade of data from more than 160 countries. It includes data sources from Gallup World Poll, Gallup Daily Tracking, and Gallup Brain.
Grove Art Online [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
Grove Art Online encompasses all aspects of visual culture. It features articles about topics as varied as Fauvism and Frida Kahlo, bibliographies for further research, and thousands of searchable images made available through Oxford’s partnerships with museums, galleries, and other outstanding arts organizations.
Handbook of Chemistry and Physics [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
The very popular CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics is now online. Corresponding to the 96th edition in content, this new version enables quick and easy access to everything the Handbook has to offer. You can browse through the Table of Contents or search for a specific piece of data.
Handbooks in Economics Series [Indexes and Abstracts]
The Handbooks cover a broad set of topics in a particular field of economics. Each chapter provides professional researchers, lecturers and students with accurate, self-contained surveys, written and edited by the leading authorities in their field.
images.MD [Indexes and Abstracts]
Browse by specialty or subject, or search this collection of more than 48,000 photographs, illustrations, charts, and other images, which are accompanied by authoritative text by medical experts.
Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research [Indexes and Abstracts]
ICPSR provides access to an archive of social science data for research and instruction. Data files are raw data, not in report format, and are used with statistical software, such as SAS, SPSS, and Stata. There is a tutorial on the site and a Tufts University contact is listed to help with downloading
iPOLL Databank [Indexes and Abstracts]
The iPOLL Databank from the Roper Center Public Opinion Archives focuses on national scope surveys and contains not only the complete question text and responses to half a million questions from as far back as 1935, but also information such as study abstracts, links to questionnaires, datasets and citation information where available.
Kirk Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology Online [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
Covers all aspects of chemistry and chemical engineering.
MedlinePlus [Indexes and Abstracts]
The US National Library of Medicine maintains this guide to health information, which lists authoritative websites by topic, directories of healthcare organizations, a medical encyclopedia and dictionaries, health information in Spanish, information on prescription and over-the-counter drugs, health news, and links to clinical trials.
Methods in Enzymology 1955 - [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
A standard source for methods and protocols in molecular biology. Some topics coverd are: guide to yeast genetics and molecular biology, branch chain amino acids, recombinant DNA, molecular evolution
National Academies Press [Indexes and Abstracts]
More than 4000 books in pdf format from the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council, on a wide range of topics in science, engineering, and health. (PDFs cannot be shared.)
National Hospital Discharge and Ambulatory Surgery Data 1990 [Indexes and Abstracts]
Conducted annually since 1965, the survey provides information on characteristics of inpatients discharged from non-Federal short-stay hospitals in the US. For print holdings of annual summaries published in the National Center for Health Statistics' Vital & Health Statistics Series, search the Tufts Catalog.
NationMaster [Indexes and Abstracts]
Statistical data source on countries with information from sources such as the CIA World Factbook, UN, and OECD. Users can generate maps and graphs on all kinds of statistics.
Natural Medicine Instructions for Patients [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
Based on the Textbook of Natural Medicine and organized by condition. Includes description of condition, signs and symptoms, causes, risk factors, preventative measures, outcomes, and treatment options including: diet, nutritional supplements, botanical medicines, cautions on drug-herb interactions, and physical therapies.
Nexis Uni [Electronic Journals Collection]
Nexis Uni features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis - including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790 - with an intuitive interface that offers quick discovery across all content types, personalization features such as Alerts and saved searches and a collaborative workspace with shared folders and annotated documents.
OATD - Open access theses and dissertations [Indexes and Abstracts]
An index of over 1.5 million electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs). To the extent possible, the index is limited to records of graduate-level theses that are freely available online.
OECD iLibrary [Indexes and Abstracts]
SourceOECD provides online access to Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) resources, covering trade, environment, agriculture, technololgy, economic development, and more. The books, reports, working papers and periodicals are full-text and the databases have extensive statistical information.
Online Egyptological Bibliography [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
Continuation of the Annual Egyptological Bibliography. Includes current material plus full content of print volumes, 1947-2001, and retrospective addition of Christine Beinlich-Seeber's Bibliographie Altagypten 1822-1946.
Oxford African American Studies Center [Indexes and Abstracts]
The Oxford African American Studies Center is a comprehensive collection of scholarship available online to focus on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture.
Oxford Dictionaries Premium [Indexes and Abstracts]
This is a fully searchable, comprehensive bilingual dictionaries online resource. In addition to dictionaries, OLDO includes unique study materials on topics such as life & culture, grammar & vocabulary, and writing & word games. There is also a Dictionary Skills Resource Packs, a teaching & learning resource for each language that includes lesson plans and worksheets.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography [Indexes and Abstracts]
An illustrated collection of more than 50,000 specially written biographies of the men and women from around the world who shaped all aspects of Britain's past.
Oxford English Dictionary Online [Indexes and Abstracts]
Contains the complete text of the OED's 20-volume Second Edition and 3-volume Additions Series plus Historical Thesaurus of the OED. Also includes draft material from the current OED project, representing the latest progress towards a completely revised and updated Third Edition. The OED online can be used to perform simple searches for word definitions, or for full-text searching of all OED's definitions, etymologies and quotations through the Search function. Updated quarterly
Oxford Music Online [Indexes and Abstracts]
Oxford Music Online (OMO) is the access-point for Oxford music reference subscriptions and products, including Grove Music Online (includes The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd edition, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition), The Oxford Companion to Music, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, and the Encyclopedia of Popular Music (Colin Larkin's comprehensive reference work, 4th edition, devoted to rock, pop, and jazz). With OMO patrons can cross-search Grove and Oxford reference content in one location.
Oxford Reference [Indexes and Abstracts]
Provides web access to 100 major Oxford University Press dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in the humanities, social sciences, foreign languages, science, technology and medicine, the performing arts, and religion. Works can be searched separately or across the entire databases. Includes over 1.5 million entries.
Patty's Industrial Hygiene [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
Contains information on the recognition and evaluation of chemical agents, physical agents, and biohazards in the workplace, engineering control of exposure, and personal protection.
Pediatric Care Online [Web Sites]
The American Academy of Pediatrics integrates its Textbook of Pediatric Care with a quick-reference guide for point-of-care topics, its policy statements, patient handouts, clinical calculators, and other tools. One can select segments to download to handhelds running Palm OS or Windows Mobile or access it via browsers on mobile devices.
Penguin Dictionary of Psychology 1996 [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
Arthur S. Reber, ed. Available via Xreferplus.
Physician Data Query (PDQ) [Web Sites]
Contains summaries on a wide range of cancer topics; a registry of 8,000+ open and 19,000+ closed cancer clinical trials from around the world; and a directory of professionals who provide genetics services. PDQ also contains the NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms, and the NCI Drug Dictionary, which has information on 2,300+ agents used in the treatment of cancer or cancer-related conditions.
Play Index [Indexes and Abstracts]
Play Index provides citations to over 30,000 plays written or translated into English, from Antiquity to the present, published in collections since 1949: one-act plays, pageants, plays in verse, radio and television plays, and classic drama. It includes links to the full text of plays if available on the web. Over 500 monologues are included. Searches can be limited by genre, age of audience, or the number and gender of roles. Annotations include plot summary, musical and scenery requirements, and number of sets. The index is updated continuously.
Political History of America's Wars [Indexes and Abstracts]
Political History of America's Wars chronicles more than 200 years of America's involvement in major wars, rebellions, and insurrections--from the American Revolution to Operation Iraqi Freedom, combining narrative history with extensive use of primary source documents and informative biographies.
Polling the Nations [Indexes and Abstracts]
Polling the Nations is a comprehensive collection of public opinion material from the United States and abroad. It contains the full text of some 400,000 questions and responses on 4,500 topics.
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global [Indexes and Abstracts]
This database is a comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1861 to the present day and offering full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997.
ProQuest Statistical Insight and Statistical Datasets [Indexes and Abstracts]
Statistical Insight allows users to search summaries of statistical publications, then link to the full-text of selected publications. It includes U.S. statistical abstracts from 1878 - 2012. Statistical DataSets is a web-based tool that allows you to create easy-to-export charts, tables, and graphs from several million different data points. Data sources include government information like census data, as well as licensed data sets.
R2 digital library [Indexes and Abstracts]
Full text access to selected medicine, nursing and allied health books.
ReferenceUSA [Indexes and Abstracts]
Access to 3 modules, "U.S. Businesses," "HealthCare" and "OneSource." "U.S. Businesses" is a database of 14 million U.S. businesses containing verified data, updated monthly. Search by business name and type, executive title, sales volume, year established and more. "HealthCare" provides detailed information about 855,000 physicians and dentists, searchable by name, gender, state of license, medical school attended, and other criteria. "OneSource" provides basic and in-depth information about companies, industries, and executives from the United States and internationally.
SAGE Knowledge (OLD) [Indexes and Abstracts]
Sage Publication eReference titles representing many disciplines within the social sciences. These electronic encyclopedias cover topics such as juvenile justice, terrorism, social theory, crime, African American society, social welfare, education and many more themes. The titles can be searched via a Reader's Guide (thematic categories), browsing entries, or searching the index. You can also search across all or just a few of the encyclopedias.
Saunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy [Indexes and Abstracts]
A dynamic reference work in which each entry is written and kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in the field. The Encyclopedia is a publishing project of the Metaphysics Research Lab at the Center for the Study of Language and Information (CSLI) at Stanford University.
Statistical Abstract 1878 2012 [Indexes and Abstracts]
The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Sources of data include the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and many other Federal agencies and private organizations.
Statistical Abstract of the U.S. from 2013 forward [Indexes and Abstracts]
The ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States is the comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.
STATRef [Indexes and Abstracts]
Searchable database of drug compendia and medical and dental textbooks.
Supreme Court Compendium [e-book]
The Supreme Court Compendium covers the Court's history and development as an institution; its caseload and decision making; the justices' backgrounds, nominations, and confirmations; the Court's relationships with the public, the media, and other governmental and judicial bodies; and public views on the Court and its decisions.
TDX - tesis doctorals en xarxa [Indexes and Abstracts]
A digital cooperative repository of doctoral theses presented at some Spanish universities. This repository is managed by the Consorci de Serveis Universitaris de Catalunya (CSUC), and sponsored by the Generalitat (government) of Catalonia.
Ullmanns Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry [Indexes and Abstracts]
Resource for chemistry, chemical engineering and biochemistry. Includes environmental effects and regulations.
Ulrichsweb [Indexes and Abstracts]
Ulrichsweb is the authoritative source of bibliographic and publisher information on more than 300,000 periodicals of all types - academic and scholarly journals, Open Access publications, peer-reviewed titles, popular magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and more from around the world.
USA Trade Online [Web Sites]
U.S. import and export data on 18,000 commodities traded worldwide. Statistics are annual (from 1992), monthly and cumulative year-to-date (from 2002), based on the 6-digit Harmonized System (HS) commodity codes. Includes value, method of transportation, shipping weights and port-level data.
Covers a wide range of topics: elections, Congress, the presidency, and the judiciary, information on the media, campaign finances; foreign, social, and economic policy; and a variety of issues related to state and local government. Coverage is not limited to "hard" data, rankings of public officials' reputations, content analyses of media coverage, and public opinion data about policy issues are also included.
Wiley Online Library [Electronic Journals Collection]
Provided is full-text access to 300+ journals published by John Wiley & Sons. Subjects covered are: Business, Finance & Management, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Science, Education, Engineering, Law, Life & Medical Science, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics and Psychology.
World Development Indicators [Indexes and Abstracts]
Statistical data for over 550 development indicators and time series data for over 200 countries and 18 country groups. Data includes social, economic, financial, natural resources, and environmental indicators.
World Encyclopedia [Indexes and Abstracts]
Complete full text of the more than 22,000 articles in Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia. Monthly updates feature regular additions of new articles and revision and replacement of existing articles, totaling more than 1,000 articles a year.