Jewish Studies Source (Much full-text; Tutorials; RefWorks help; XLinks) includes content from academic journals, magazines, books, and newspapers providing in-depth coverage of all facets of Judaism. Some of the topics covered are archaeology, anthropology, ethnic studies, history, languages, philosophy, political science, religion, and women There are also biographies of leading historical and contemporary Jews. There are extensive back files for journals such as KASHRUS (1990), Contemporary Jewry (1974), Western States Jewish History (1968), and YIVO Annual of Jewish Social Science (1946). The entire Jewish Telegraphic Agency database is available form 1922-present. It is produced by and the user interface is provided by EBSCO Publishing.
John Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory
(1990-present; all full-text) includes more than 240 entries on critics and theorists, critical schools and movements, and critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods. Users can search by keywords or browse specific entries (sources), topics, or names through the table of contents. It is published by and the user interface is provided by Johns Hopkins University Press.
Journal Citation Reports
(alternative link; 2006-present) is one of the databases included in Web of Knowledge. Click Select a Database to search it separately. This databases permits users to evaluate and compare journals using 2006 citation data drawn from over 7,500 scholarly and technical journals form more than 3,300 publishers in over 60 countries. The science edition contains data from over 5,900 journals and the social science edition over 1,700 journals. It can show you the most frequently cited journals in a field, the highest impact journals in a field and the largest journals in a field. Citation and article counts are important indicators of how frequently current researchers are using individual journals. It is produced by the Institute of Scientific Information (ISI) and the user interface is provided by Thomson.
(EBSCO A to Z) contains all of the electronic journals in
most of the library's research databases and full-text journal collections, as well as journals Xavier has in paper format and electronic books. Search for a particular journal title using title begins with, title contains, or exact match. Browse for a journal using the alphabetical display or search for a journal by subject category. Advanced search permits searches by publisher, ISSN, and subjects. Truncate words with an asterisk (*) to retrieve word variants. Results provide links to the research database(s) or electronic journal collection(s) that index the journal and include the years covered and embargo period (if there is one). If the journals is not available in electronic format, it provides links to XPLORE for print and microform holdings, and if the journal is not at Xavier in any format it provides links to ILLiad (Interlibrary Loan). Instructions are available for accessing articles within databases and from bibliographies. It is compiled by and the user interface
is provided by EBSCO Publishing.
(1st issue of 1st volume to 3 years from present; all full-text; Video tutorial; Handout tutorial; RefWorks help;
title list) provides online
access to back issues of selected scholarly journals in a variety of academic
disciplines including the arts, business, demographic studies, humanities, social sciences,
and science. The multidisciplinary arts & sciences collection was updated in June 2009 with an additional 120 titles, bringing the total number of journals in this collection to 749. JSTOR also includes 8,200 19th Century British pamphlets. It is produced by and the user interface is provided by JSTOR, a not-for-profit organization that serves
and is supported by the scholarly community. NOTE: journal content published prior to 1923 in the US and prior to 1870 elsewhere is freely available to the public for reading and downloading (nearly 500.000 articles from more than 200 journals).
Kent State Shootings, Oral Histories (XLinks) contains a collection of 69 oral histories related to the May 4, 1970 shootings of Vietnam War protestors at Kent State University. The oral histories include many eyewitness accounts of the event and its
aftermath, contributed by people who were students, faculty members, and City of
Kent residents at the time, as well as an account by an Ohio National Guardsman.
Apple's free QuickTime player is required to listen to the audio files. Written transcripts are also available for many of the oral histories. It was produced by Kent State University, University Libraries, Special Collections & Archives and the user
interface is provided by OhioLINK.
Kid's Search (much full-text; RefWorks help; XLinks) provides elementary school students in kindergarten through 5th grade with an easy-to-use, graphically-appealing search interface for databases such as American Heritage Dictionary, BookSource NonFiction, EBSCO Animals, Image Collection, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, History Reference Center, Historical Video Collection, Marshall Cavendish Science Reference Center, Marshall Cavendish Wildlife Reference Center, Middle Search Plus, Newspaper Source, Primary Search, and TOPICsearch. Teacher resources search databases such as
Academic Search Elite, Academic Search Premier, Advanced Placement Source, ERIC and the Professional Development Collection. It is produced by and the user
interface is provided by the EBSCO Publishing.
Lake Erie's Yesterdays (XLinks) is a part of OhioLINK's Digital Resource Commons
and contains a collection of historic photographs of northwestern Ohio, documenting the local history of the Erie islands and Lake Erie's western basin. These 1,087 black and white images were produced by Sandusky, Ohio, commerical
photographer Ernst Niebergall between 1909 and 1915. From ice harvesting and
railroads to early aviation and island leisure activities, the Niebergall
photographs richly depict the everyday lives and activities of Lake Erie's
southern shoreline residents. The photographs provide a record of communities in
transition as old methods gave way to advances in industry and technology. The
original photos were part of the Charles E. Frohman Collection at the Manuscripts Division of the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center. The user
interface is provided by OhioLINK.
LANDSAT 7 Satellite Images (1972-present; Updated every 16 days; User's handbook) is available from six satellites in the Landsat series. These satellites have been a major component of NASA's Earth observation program, with three primary sensors evolving over thirty years: MSS (Multi-spectral Scanner), TM (Thematic Mapper), and ETM+ (Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus). Landsat supplies high resolution visible and infrared imagery, with thermal imagery and a panchromatic image also available from the ETM+ sensor. Landsat satellites have collected measurements of Earth’s continents and surrounding coastal regions that have enabled people to study forests, food production, water and land use, ecosystems, geology, and more. The long data record allows scientists to evaluate the dynamic changes caused by both natural processes and human practices. It is jointly produced by NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey and the user interface is provided by the Global Land Cover Facility.
Philologique (1924-2009; vols. 1-80; updated annually in the spring; RefWorks help; XLinks; also known as Database of Classical Bibliography), is a specialized bibliographic database of scholarly works relating to all aspects of ancient Greek and Roman civilizations. Its subjects are Greek and Latin literature and linguistics, including early Christian texts and patristics, Greek and Roman history, art, archaeology, philosophy, religion, mythology, music, science, and scholarly subspecialties such as numismatics, papyrology and epigraphy. With over 810,000 records, this database includes citations to journal articles and books, with abstracts in English, German, Spanish, French or Italian. It is published by the Société Internationale de
Bibliographie Classique, the American Philological Association and the Database
of Classical Bibliography with support from the Centre National de la Recherche
Scientifique (France) and the National Endowment for
Humanities (USA). The user interface is EBSCO Host. This database is limited to 10 simultaneous users.
Latino American Experience (pre-Columbian to the present; all full-text) is a cross-searchable collection of Latino American history and culture. It covers the arts, business, civil rights, customs, education, folklore, history, icons, immigration, labor, law, literature, medicine, music, politics, religion, science, sports, and women. This collection includes over 150 titles from Greenwood, Praeger, Arte Publico, and Columbia University Press. Special features include Spanish language content, a timeline, an origins section, lesson plans, hundreds of primary documents, over 1,500 images, and En mi Opinion, a blog of essays and podcasts focusing on the latest issues facing US Latinos. It is produced by and the user interface is provided by Greenwood Publishing Group.
Learning Express Library
(quick start guide;
complete list of tests; ) offers
students and adults unlimited, 24/7 access to targeted skill-building interactive courses in math, reading, and
writing, as well as tutorials in Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and
Outlook found in the Computer Skills section. There are hundreds of online interactive practice tests that prepare users for several types of
standardized testing, including tests for school achievement, school skill improvement, advanced placement,
U.S. citizenship, civil service, real estate, law enforcement, military entrance, nursing school entrance,
college entrance, graduate school entrance, and cosmetology, as well as the ACT, ASVAB, CBEST, CUNY, EMS, GED,
GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, PPST, SAT, THEA, and TOEFL. Complete answer explanations accompany each response so
that patrons understand why a particular answer is correct or incorrect. All practice tests include instant
diagnostic score reports that help patrons to target those skill areas that need the most attention. To help
students master the SAT and recently added essay, instant score reports provide immediate feedback on how well
they performed in each of five writing skill areas. This database also provides access to electronic books and additional ACT practice tests. Click Register to set up an account. After you have set up your account, Xavier faculty, staff and students can click this link for off-campus access to nursing licensure (NCLEX) and continuing education (select Occupation Practice Tests and then scroll to Nursing & Allied Health).
Legal Collection (much full-text from 1965-present; Tutorials; RefWorks help; XLinks) indexes and abstracts scholarly
peer-reviewed publications including law journals, documents, and case studies. It covers current issues, studies,
thoughts and trends of the legal world. This database provides information on criminal justice, international law,
federal law, organized crime, medical law, labor & human resource law, ethics, and the environment.
It is produced by and the user interface is provided by EBSCO Publishing.
Academic (all full-text; RefWorks
help; Shepardize handout) covers a wide variety of subjects including law, government, international affairs, politics,
business and medicine. Legal research provides federal and state cases, Shepard's citations, federal and state
codes, tax law, Canadian court cases and legislation, law reviews, and patents. Business research allows users to create company profiles, lists, and comparisons, as well as SEC filings, account and country profiles. Company reports can be created and data can be downloaded into spreadsheets. The People tab allows users to find obituaries, elected officials, and industry contacts. It is compiled by and the user interface is provided by
LGBT Life with Full-text (much full-text; tutorials;
RefWorks help; XLinks) contains full-text for 50 of the most important and historically significant LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) journals, magazines and regional newspapers, as well as dozens of full-text monographs. The database includes comprehensive indexing and abstract coverage as well as a specialized LGBT thesaurus containing over 6,300 terms. It is produced by and the user
interface is provided by EBSCO Publishing.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) (1965-present; much full-text; Tutorials; RefWorks help; XLinks) indexes and abstracts 600 periodicals,
as well as books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification,
cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. It is produced by and the
user interface is provided by EBSCO Publishing.
of Congress Classification WEB (updated weekly) provides access to the
Library of Congress classification and subject headings. Contact the research help desk at 513 745-4808 for user name and password information.This subscription is limited to 4 simultaneous users.
Literary Reference Center (all full-text; Tutorials; RefWorks help; XLinks) is a comprehensive literary reference database
that provides a broad spectrum of reference information from antiquity to the present day. It
combines information from over 1,000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and
reference works, and hundreds of literary journals. Search results can be limited to literary criticism
or Masterplots. Users can browse most studied authors and works and view book highlights and the author
in focus. Features include a glossary and historical timeline. It is produced by and the user
interface is provided by EBSCO Publishing.
Criticism Online (all full-text) provides access to ten multi-volume compilations of literary criticism including:
Contemporary Literary Criticism, 2008-present; Twentieth-century Literary Criticism,
1978-present; Nineteenth-century Literature Criticism, 2008-present; Shakespearean
Criticism, 1984-present; Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800, 2008-present; Classical and
Medieval Literature Criticism, 2008-present; Poetry Criticism, 1991-present; Short Story
Criticism, 1988-present; Drama Criticism, 1991-present; and Children's Literature Review,
1976-present. It covers a range of modern and historical views on authors and their
works across regions, eras and genres, offering tens of thousands of
hard-to-find critical essays. It is produced by Gale Cengage Learning and the user interface is provided by InfoTrac.
Resource Center (all full-text; XLinks; RefWorks help) provides access to biographies, bibliographies
and critical analysis of authors from every age and literary discipline. It covers
more than 90,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists and other writers, with
in-depth coverage of 2,000 of the most-studied authors. It includes online versions
of Gale's Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism,
and Dictionary of Literary Biography, as well as selections from Gale's
other Literature Criticism and For Students Series, such as Nineteenth
Century Literary Criticism and Short Stories for Students. It permits
searches by author name, title, genre, literary movement or literary themes. It is produced by Thomson-Gale and the user interface is provided by InfoTrac.
LWW Nursing Collection (coverage beginning in 1995 to 2006-present; all full-text; RefWorks help) indexes and abstracts 193 nursing periodicals with links to the full-text for all article in the journals. Users can search by keyword(s), enter a citation, or browse journals by subject category or by name from an A-Z list. In the browse mode, users can set up an RSS feed of the table of contents for any journal in the collection. Search results provide view abstract, find similar, find citing articles, TOC of the journal, and view the complete reference. The complete reference includes references cited by the author(s). It is produced by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins and the
user interface is provided by Wolters Klluwer | OVID. To begin searching, click the Continue button and then Your Journals@Ovid. This database permits only one concurrent user per journal within the database.