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Academic Search Complete (Ebsco) Scholarly, multidisciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,600 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,500 peer-reviewed journals. Yes more information
Academic Video Online A single cross-searchable repository of Alexander Street Press online video titles currently available to Drake users. This includes American History in Video and World History in Video No more information
America: History and Life (Ebsco) Index to the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. Yes more information
American History in Video Historical coverage in the collection ranges from the early history of Native Americans to the 1988 Vicennes Affair in the Persian Gulf. Biographical coverage ranges from eighteenth century to modern day figures. No more information
Art & Architecture Complete (Ebsco) Full-text coverage, indexing and abstracts and an image collection of over 63,000 images. Subjects include antiques, art and art history, interior and landscape design, etc Yes more information
Britannica Online Fully searchable version of this authoritative, general encyclopedia. It also includes the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Britannica Book of the Year. Yes more information
Business Source Complete Business Source Complete includes full-text coverage of nearly 2,900 business and trade journals. Yes more information
Chicago Tribune (Proquest Historical Newspapers) Digital version of the Chicago Tribune (1849-1989). No more information
Chicago Tribune (Newsbank) Extensive coverage of business news (including profiles of more than 85 Fortune 500 companies) and general news coverage. No more information
Chronicle of Higher Education News, information, and jobs listings for college and university faculty members and administrators. Yes more information
Communication & Mass Media Complete (Ebsco) A major indexing and abstracting database for Communication Studies and Journalism & Mass Communication. It indexes over 400 journals and includes the full text of over 200 journals in these fields. Yes more information
Communication Studies (Sage) Full-text source for journals relating to journalism and communication. Yes more information
CountryWatch Up-to-date news and information on all of the world's countries. Yes more information
CQ Press Researcher Online Looking for a "hot topic" on which to do a research paper? This database is a great place to start! It offers pros & cons, background information, and in-depth analysis on a variety of topics, issues, and controversies currently in the news. Yes more information
Credo Reference Portal to over 500 highly regarded reference sources. Examples of sources covered include: Art, Business, Food & Beverage, History, Language, Law, Literature, Medicine, Music, Philosophy, Psychology, Religion, Science, Social Sciences, and Technology. Yes more information
Des Moines Register (full-text version) Iowa's largest and most influential newspaper, focusing on Des Moines and its suburbs with news coverage including regional, national, and international issues and events. Coverage: 11/27/2002 - date. Older material is available on Microfilm only. No more information
Des Moines Register (scanned version) Scanned digital version of the Des Moines Register from 2009 – present (with a 2 month delay) No more information
Education (Sage) Full-text of 23 journals published by SAGE and participating societies. Yes more information
ERIC (Department of Education) Government site providing free access to Education Resource Information Center. Some full-text. No more information
ERIC (Ebsco) Ebsco provided access to Education Resource Information Center. More full-text than the government site. Yes more information
Ethnic NewsWatch Features newspapers, magazines, and journals from various ethnic and minority presses. No more information
Gale Virtual Reference Library A collection of reference works on the Arts, Business, Education, Law, Literature, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Nation & World, Religion, and the Social Sciences. Yes more information
Gender Studies (Ebsco) Covers the full spectrum of gender-engaged scholarship both inside and outside academia. Several thousand links to freely available and indexed full-text articles and documents are also included. Yes more information
GenderWatch A database of unique and diverse publications that focus on how gender impacts a broad spectrum of subject areas. No more information
Glassdoor A comprehensive career resource with information on 26,000+ companies. No more information
Global Issues in Context (Gale) A resource for international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Yes more information
JSTOR More than a thousand academic journals and over 1 million images, letters, and other primary sources Yes more information
LexisNexis Academic Provides over 9,000 full-text news, business, and legal sources. Yes more information
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts - LISTA (Ebsco) Subject coverage includes librarianship, online information retrieval, search engines, printed and electronic information sources, the information industry, and scholarly communication and electronic publishing. Yes more information
Nation Archive (Ebsco) Full-text of The Nation, a weekly magazine, from 1865 - present. Yes more information
National Review Archive The National Review has been a leading journal of opinion since its inception in 1955. Yes more information
Nature International science journal that publishes peer-reviewed original research, review articles, reports, and commentaries on the latest happenings in the sciences. Valuable for both scientists and those with a general interest in the sciences. Yes more information
Nature: News@Nature The daily news of Science: Science journalism in the news. No more information
Naxos Spoken Word Library Naxos AudioBooks is a leading spoken word label, producing around 30 new titles a year and concentrating largely on literary classics and educational themes. Five simultaneous users. No more information
New Republic Archive The New Republic, founded in 1914, is a U.S.-based journal of opinion on politics and the arts. Approach tends to be centrist conservative. Yes more information
New York Times NYT, from 1930 to present (for older coverage, see "New York Times Historical Newspaper") For all articles from today's version, just click on "Today" in the date field and then "Search." No more information
New York Times (Proquest Historical Newspapers) Full-text including scanned digital images of the New York Times, 1851 to 3 years ago. No more information
Newspaper Source Plus Newspapers, television and radio news transcripts. Yes more information
NewsVault Cross-search Gale newspaper archives using a single interface. Drake has access to the complete (London) Times Digital Archive and the 19th Century U.S. Newspaper Digital Archive. No more information
Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspaper Digital Archive 19th century primary source newspaper content. May be searched alone or from the "Newsvault" interface. No more information
Project Muse Full-text of scholarly journals published by Johns Hopkins University and other university presses. Yes more information
RefWorks Bibliographic and citation tool for Drake students and faculty No more information
SCOPUS Indexes 19,500 titles in the scientific, technical, & medical literature. Includes a Citation Tracker. Scopus is being discontinued Jan 1, 2013. It will be replaced by Web of Science Yes more information
Social Sciences Citation Index A multidisciplinary index to more than 1,950 scholarly social sciences journals as well as relevant items from over 3,300 of the world's leading scientific and technical journals. Yes more information
Teacher Reference Center (Ebsco) TRC provides indexing and abstracts for more than 270 periodicals. In addition, 96% of journals indexed in TRC are peer-reviewed. Yes more information
Wall Street Journal (Proquest) Full-text of the newspaper's eastern edition, 1984 - present. Yes more information
Web of Science (Web of Knowledge) Web of Science, aka Web of Knowledge, provides quick, powerful access to the world's leading citation databases. Coverage includes the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities, available to 1900. Yes more information
World History in Video Documentaries covering 1000 BCE - present No more information
WorldCat Dissertations (OCLC) Bibliographic database of all dissertations and theses available in WorldCat No more information