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Arts & Humanities Citation Index A multidisciplinary database indexing nearly 1,160 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals, as well as relevant items from more than 6,800 major science and social science journals. Coverage: 1975-present. Yes more information
Oxford Art Online Formerly Grove Art Online, this database provides access to The Dictionary of Art, Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms plus links to more than 40,000 images. No more information

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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
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
ARTStor Over one million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with software tools for teaching and research. 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
Cambridge Histories Online Online version of the prestigious Cambridge Economic Histories Online for Europe, Latin America, India, and the Greco-Roman world. No 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
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
Duke University Press Journals Online (e-Duke Scholarly Collection) Provides access to 39 Duke University Press journals in the humanities and social sciences. Can search across the entire collection or search individual journals. Yes 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
Highwire Press Free Journals Full-text coverage of more than 80 scholarly journals in the medical and life sciences. No more information
In the First Person An index to letters, diaries, oral histories, and other personal narratives No more information
JSTOR More than a thousand academic journals and over 1 million images, letters, and other primary sources Yes more information
Literary Reference Center (Ebsco) Provides users with information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. 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
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
Oxford Classical Dictionary The Oxford Classical Dictionary provides coverage of Greek and Roman history, literature, myth, religion, linguistics, philosophy, law, science, art and archaeology, and topics in near eastern studies and late antiquity. No more information
Oxford English Dictionary 2nd edition of the 20-volume set. Includes meaning, history, & pronunciation of over 1/2 million words, both past and present. No more information
Oxford Handbooks Online Fulltext handbooks from Oxford Handbooks series are now available online as a collection in four subject modules: Business & Management, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion No more information
Oxford Islamic Studies Online Oxford Islamic Studies Online (OISO) offers online access to the history and culture of Islam and provides full-text access to Oxford reference and scholarly works. No more information
Philosopher's Index (Proquest) Author-written abstracts covering scholarly research in all areas of philosophy. Yes 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
Times (London) Digital Archive The Times Digital Archive, 1785-1985, is Gale's online historical archive, delivering every page as published from 200 years of The Times (London) to your library. 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