Online Bibliographic Databases

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Online Bibliographic Databases in Alphabetical Order (A - Z)

  • Applied Science & Business Periodicals Retrospective: 1913-1983 (H.W. Wilson) More Information

     Applied Science & Business Periodicals Retrospective: 1913-1983 (H.W. Wilson)

    Applied Science & Business Periodicals Retrospective is an archive of citations covering the history of business and industry between 1913 and 1983. It contains millions of records offering a rich account of technological advances, business strategies, company profiles, iconic executives and scientists and more. This archival database is the perfect reference for discovering important historical scientific studies, exploring controversies, finding papers by innovators, and researching the development of technologies between 1913 and 1983. Indexing and citations include book reviews and the complete files of Industrial Arts Index (1913-1957).

    Applied Science & Technology Index Retrospective contains both historical and updated subject headings, ensuring that researchers using either old or new search terms will obtain all the information on that subject. Original subject headings offer insight into the ways the issues were once framed.

    Content Includes:
    • Citations to more than 4.5 million articles from more than 2,000 periodicals
    • Updated subject headings, ensuring that a search using either old or new search terms will return all the information on that subject
    • Original subject headings to offer insight into how the issues of the day were framed
    • Standardization of personal and corporate names, to ensure retrieval of all records about an individual or company from a single search
    Subjects Include:
    • Accounting
    • Acquisitions and mergers
    • Aeronautics
    • Atmospheric science
    • Automotive engineering

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  • Applied Science & Technology Index Retrospective: 1913-1983 (H.W. Wilson) More Information

    Applied Science & Technology Index Retrospective: 1913-1983 (H.W. Wilson)

    This archival database is the perfect reference for discovering important historical scientific studies, exploring controversies, finding papers by innovators, and researching the development of technologies between 1913 and 1983. Indexing and citations include book reviews and the complete files of Industrial Arts Index (1913-1957).

    Historical Subject Headings:
    Applied Science & Technology Index Retrospective contains both historical and updated subject headings, ensuring that researchers using either old or new search terms will obtain all the information on that subject. Original subject headings offer insight into the ways the issues were once framed.

    Content Includes:
    • More than 1,400 indexed periodicals
    • Citations for more than 3 million articles
    • Complete files of Industrial Arts Index (1913 - 1957)
     Subjects Include:
    • Acoustics
    • Aeronautics
    • Applied Mathematics
    • Atmospheric Science
    • Automotive Engineering

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  • Art Index Retrospective: 1929-1984 (H.W. Wilson) More Information

    Art Index Retrospective: 1929-1984 (H.W. Wilson)

    Art Index Retrospective is an archive index chronicling over a half a century of art literature. Covering fine, decorative and commercial art, it indexes hundreds of publications, plus thousands of book reviews, interviews, anthologies and more.

    Content Includes:

    • Nearly 600 indexed publications
    • Citations of over 25,000 book reviews

    Subjects Include:

    • Advertising art
    • Antiques
    • Archaeology
    • Architecture and architectural history
    • Art history


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  • Business Periodicals Index Retrospective: 1913-1982 (H.W. Wilson) More Information

    Business Periodicals Index Retrospective: 1913-1982 (H.W. Wilson)

    A valuable resource for business history research, Business Periodicals Index Retrospective: 1913-1982 is an archive index covering nearly 70 years of business scholarship. Indexing and citations include scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines and the complete files of Industrial Arts Index (1913-1957).

    Historical Subject Headings
    Business Periodicals Index Retrospective contains both historical and updated subject headings, ensuring that researchers using either old or new search terms will obtain all the  information on that subject. Original subject headings offer insight into the ways the topics were once framed. In addition, standardization of personal and corporate names  ensures the easy retrieval of all records about an individual or company.

     Content Includes:
    •  Indexing of more than 1,000 periodicals
    •  Citations to more than 2,500,000 articles, including book reviews
     Subjects Includes:
    •  Business trends and strategies
    •  Company profiles
    •  Finance
    •  Marketing
    •  Technological advances 


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  • Education Index Retrospective: 1929-1983 (H.W. Wilson) More Information

    Education Index Retrospective: 1929-1983 (H.W. Wilson) 

    Covering over 50 years, this essential tool provides a vast record of important education literature in an easily-searchable format. Find information on societal trends affecting education, including segregation, multiculturalism, feminism, economic developments, and more.

    This bibliographic database covers key areas of education and related fields. Content areas include educational specialties, administration, funding and more. Education Abstracts is an essential tool for education research and is ideal for education students, professionals and policy makers. Education Index Retrospective contains both historical and updated subject headings, ensuring that researchers using either old or new search terms will obtain all the information on that subject. Original subject headings offer insight into how the topics were once framed.

    Content Includes:

    • Indexing of more than 800 periodicals, many peer-reviewed
    • Citations for more than 850,000 articles, including book reviews

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  • Elsevier Scopus More Information

    Elsevier Scopus

    Search millions of abstracts & index data with Scopus. Scopus is the world’s largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature with smart tools that track, analyze and visualize research. Easy to use and comprehensive, Scopus is designed to quickly find the information researchers need. Tools to sort, refine and quickly identify results help you focus on the outcome of your work. You can spend less time mastering databases and more time on research.

    • Over 20,500 titles from 5,000 publishers worldwide

    • Contains 49 million records, 78% with abstracts

    • Includes over 5.3 million conference papers

    To see how Scopus can help you in your work see the Why Scopus? section. To get all the details see the Facts & Figures page.

     User Guide

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  • ERIC® More Information

    ERIC®  ( Education)

    ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) is an authoritative database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources. Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education, it is an essential tool for education researchers of all kinds. 

    Content Includes:

    • More than 1.5 million records
    • Links to more than 336,000 full-text documents

     Content Includes:
    • More than 1.6 million records
    • Links to nearly 750,000 full-text documents
    • Coverage dating back to 1966
    • An education-specific thesaurus containing over 11,700 terms

    A Wide Array of Source Types:

    ERIC contains records and links to hundreds of thousands of full-text documents. It includes records for a variety of source types, including journal articles, books, conference papers, curriculum guides, dissertations and policy papers. Further, researchers can limit search results by education level such as Early Childhood Education as well as on the intended audience such as Counselors or Teachers. 

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  • European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750 More Information

    European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750

    This bibliographic database is a valuable index for libraries, scholars and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas. EBSCO Publishing, in cooperation with the John Carter Brown Library, has created this resource from "European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750," the authoritative bibliography that is well-known and respected by scholars worldwide. The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 is a free archive of indexed publications related to the Americas and written in Europe before 1750. It includes thousands of valuable primary source records covering the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of Native American peoples.

    Content Include:

    • More than 32,000 records
    • Coverage of European exploration and portrayals of Native American peoples
    Subject Include:
    • British in America
    • Commerce
    • Discoveries
    • Dutch in America
    • French in America

    European Views of the Americas is an authoritative bibliography is well-known and respected by scholars worldwide. It is a valuable index for libraries, researchers and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas.
    This archive was co-developed by John Alden and the Curator of European Books at The John Carter Brown Library, Dennis Landis. It represents a wide range of topics, from the British/French/Dutch in America to natural disasters, religious orders, slavery and more. The John Carter Brown Library, founded in 1846, is a foremost repository of rare books and materials and is a center for advanced research in history and the humanities.

    Titles Include:

    • European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed in Europe Relating to the Americas, 1493-1600
    • European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed in Europe Relating to the Americas, 1601-1650
    • European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed in Europe Relating to the Americas, 1651-1675
    • European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed in Europe Relating to the Americas, 1676-1700
    • European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed in Europe Relating to the Americas, 1701-1725
    • European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed in Europe Relating to the Americas, 1726-1750


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  • GreenFILE More Information

    GreenFILE  (Environment)

    GreenFILE is a free research database covering the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and governments and what can be done at each level to minimize negative
    impacts. It provides thousands of open access full-text records from scholarly, government and general interest sources. 

    GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects.
    Multidisciplinary by nature, GreenFILE draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology.

    GreenFILE
     covers the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology.  
    Content Includes:

    • Indexing and abstracts for more than 1 million records
    • Open access full text for more than 14,000 records

     

    Subjects Include:

    • Global climate change
    • Green building
    • Pollution
    • Sustainable agriculture
    • Renewable energy
    • Recycling

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  • Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective: 1907-1984 (H.W. Wilson) More Information

    Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective: 1907-1984 (H.W. Wilson)

    This valuable research tool offers high-quality indexing of a wide range of important journals in the humanities and social sciences, dating as far back as 1907. This database is essential to any researcher interested in social sciences, humanities, ethics, eugenics and related topics. Containing over a million citations, Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective: 1907-1984 is an archive index covering important humanities and social sciences journals published from 1907 to 1984. High-quality indexing includes articles and book reviews.

    Content Includes:
     
    • International Index: 18 volumes: 1907 - March 1965
    • Social Sciences & Humanities Index: 9 volumes: April 1965 – March 1974
    • Humanities Index: 10 volumes: April 1974 – March 1984
    • Social Sciences Index: 9 volumes: April 1974 – March 1983
     Subjects Include:
     Addiction studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Communications and mass media, Criminal justice, Environmental studies, Gender studies, Gerontology, International relations, Law, Literary and social criticism, Music, Performing arts, Planning and public administration, Political science, Psychiatry and psychology, Religion and theology, Sociology, Urban studies.

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  • ISI Web of Science More Information

     ISI Web of Science (USA Access)         

    The ISI Web of Science is the Web interface for  institutional sitewide access to the ISI Citation products  which cover over 8,000 international journals in the  sciences, social sciences, and the arts and humanities. (Science Citation Index,Social Science Citation  Index, Art & Humanities Citation  Index : 1980 to present)

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  • iThenticate: Professional Plagiarism Prevention   More Information

    iThenticate: Professional Plagiarism Prevention  

    (Only Academic Staff Members of EMU have authority to use this service. According  to the licence agreement; The users who wish to use the iThenticate system should have minimum Doctoral degree  !)

    TUBİTAK ULAKBİM  has provided access for Universities  to iThenticate, which is used to evaluate academic papers (except student homeworks) in order to detect plagiarism. iThenticate allows publishers and researchers to easily upload and scan documents, manuscripts, research and other professional works into iThenticate which compares the work against more than 17+  billion web pages and archives. To access the software EMU faculty members must apply with name-surname and EMU e-mail address to the Head of Technical Services; Canay Ataöz at; canay.ataoz@emu.edu.tr.    You will be identified to the system and a 'user name and password' for accessing to the system, will be sended to your EMU e-mail address (Your EMU e-mail address will be your user name). Please contact with the Head of Technical Services; Canay Ataöz, for more help and guidance. Tel. 630 2741.

      User Guide (Quick Steps)

     User Guide

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  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) More Information

    Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

    This research database provides indexing and abstracting for key library and information science journals, books, research reports and more. It is EBSCO's intention to provide access to this resource on a continual basis.

    Content Includes:

    • More than 610 indexed core journals
    • More than 120 indexed selective and priority journals
    • Coverage dating back to 1960
    • A robust thesaurus

     

    Subjects Include:

    • Bibliometrics
    • Cataloging
    • Classification
    • Information management
    • Librarianship
    • Online information retrieval


     

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  • MathScienceNet More Information

     MathScienceNet

    MathSciNet is a comprehensive database covering the  world's mathematical literature since 1940. MathSciNet  provides Web access to the bibliographic data and  reviews of mathematical research literature contained  in the Mathematical Reviews Database.
     

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  • MEDLINE® More Information

     MEDLINE® (Medicine)

    Created by the United States National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE is an authoritative bibliographic database containing citations and abstracts for biomedical and health journals used by health care professionals, nurses, clinicians and researchers engaged in clinical care, public health and health policy development.

    MEDLINE provides an easy-to-use interface and powerful search functionality including basic and advanced search options. Users can effectively search and retrieve information with Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) created by the United States National Library of Medicine.

    Content Includes:

    • Over 25 million references to journal articles in life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine
    • Citations from over 5,600 worldwide journals in 61 languages
    • Coverage dating back to 1809
    • Journals selected based on the recommendation of the Literature Selection Technical Review Committee

    Included are citations from Index Medicus, International Nursing Index, Index to Dental Literature, HISTLINE, SPACELINE, PREMEDLINE®, AIDSLINE®, BIOETHICSLINE®, and HealthSTAR®.
    MEDLINE includes citations from:

    • AIDSLINE®
    • BIOETHICSLINE®
    • HealthSTAR®
    • HISTLINE
    • Index to Dental Literature
    • Index Medicus
    • International Nursing Index
    • PREMEDLINE®
    • SPACELINE

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  • MENDELEY: Reference Manager Tool More Information

     MENDELEY: Reference Manager Tool  

    Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research:

    • Automatically generate bibliographies
    • Collaborate easily with other researchers online
    • Easily import papers from other research software
    • Find relevant papers based on what you're reading
    • Access your papers from anywhere online
    • Read papers on the go, with our iOS and Android apps

    Important Note: Please be informed that, The Elsevier's user accounts are single accounts for all Elsevier products, such as; Mendeley, ScienceDirect, Scopus, etc. That means, you will be able to Log-in to Mendeley and other Elsevier databases by the same user name and password. Please select; "Forgot your password" option under the Login link when it comes to create or change a personal user account.

    By using Mendeley;

    • Access your library, everywhere: Add papers directly from your browser with a few clicks or import any documents from your desktop. Access your library from anywhere. Windows, Mac, Linux and all browsers.
    • Easy referencing: Generate references, citations and bibliographies in a whole range of journal styles with just a few clicks.
    • Build your research network: 30 million references and over 6 million researchers to discover. Our personalised recommendations makes staying up to date easy.
    • Career development and funding: 172,785 science and technology jobs to advance your career. Grant information from over 2,000 organizations to launch your research project.

    Mendeley Online Learn & Support Sources: 
    Help Guides: https://www.mendeley.com/guides
    Videos and Tutorials: https://www.mendeley.com/guides/videos
    Citation Guides: https://www.mendeley.com/guides/citation-guides
    What's New & FAQs: https://service.elsevier.com/app/hme/supporthub/mendeley/

    Learn & Support Page (help guides, videos, tutorials, etc.)
    Mendeley Quick Reference Guide 

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  • Open Dissertations, 1933-1955 More Information

     Open Dissertations, 1933-1955
    EBSCO Open Dissertations includes the content from American Doctoral Dissertations. It is a free database with records for more than 1.2 million electronic theses and dissertations from around the world.

    EBSCO Open Dissertations is a collaboration between EBSCO and BiblioLabs to increase traffic and discoverability of ETD research. You can join the movement and add your theses and dissertations to the database, making them freely available to researchers everywhere while increasing traffic to your institutional repository.

    This new collaboration extends the work started in 2014, when EBSCO and the H.W. Wilson Foundation created American Doctoral Dissertations which contained indexing from the H.W. Wilson print publication, Doctoral Dissertations Accepted by American Universities, 1933-1955. In 2015, the H.W. Wilson Foundation agreed to support the expansion of the scope of the American Doctoral Dissertations database to include records for dissertations and theses from 1955 to the present.


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  • PhilPapers Index More Information

     PhilPapers Index  

    PhilPapers is a comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers. We monitor all sources of research content in philosophy, including journals, books, open access archives, and personal pages maintained by academics. We also host the largest open access archive in philosophy. Our index currently contains 2,420,677 entries categorized in 5,463 categories. PhilPapers has over 250,000 registered users. More Details.

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  • Social Sciences Index Retrospective: 1907-1983 (H.W. Wilson) More Information

    Social Sciences Index Retrospective: 1907-1983 (H.W. Wilson)

    Social Sciences Index Retrospective: 1907-1983 is an archive index covering important journals in the humanities and social sciences. It includes over a million indexed articles related to social sciences, including book reviews. 

    Content Includes:
    • Approximately 1 million indexed articles, including book reviews
    • Comprehensive coverage of International Index, Social Sciences & Humanities Index and Social Sciences Index. 
     Subjects Include: Addiction studies, Anthropology, Communications, Economics, Ethics, Family studies, Gender studies, International relations, Law, Mass media, Minority studies, Political science, Psychology, Public welfare, Social work, Urban studies.


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  • Teacher Reference Center More Information

    Teacher Reference Center

    A complimentrary research database for teachers, Teacher Reference Center (TRC) provides indexing and abstracts for more than 200 peer-reviewed journals. Available via EBSCOhost, Teacher Reference Center covers a variety of topics of interest to teachers, including:

    • Assessment
    • Best Practices
    • Continuing Education
    • Current Pedagogical Research
    • Curriculum Development
    • Elementary Education
    • Higher Education
    • Instructional Media
    • Language Arts
    • Literacy Standards
    • School Administration
    • Science & Mathematics
    • Teacher Education

    More Details...

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  • Turnitin: Plagiarism Detection System More Information

    Turnitin: Plagiarism Detection System

    (Only Academic Staff Members of EMU have authority to use this service. According  to the licence agreement; The users who wish to use the Turnitin system should have minimum Doctoral degree  !)

    Turnitin is a web based system used for detecting and preventing plagiarism and improper citations in student homeworksprojects and papers. Once loaded into the system, student works are compared against a vast database. The system detects excerpts, suspicious similarities, uncited references etc. and produces a similarity report. Turnitin's control database consists of academic databases, academic journals and publications, 300+ million student homework, 60+ billion web pages.
    For using the Turnitin, EMU faculty members must apply with Name-Surnameand EMU e-mail address to canay.ataoz@emu.edu.trYou will be identified to the system and a user name and password for accessing to the system, will be sended to your EMU e-mail address.
    Please contact with the Head of Technical Services; Canay Ataöz, for more help and guidance. Tel. 6302741      E-mail: canay.ataoz@emu.edu.tr.

    In order to open accounts for students, academic staff are invited to first submit their course details into the Turnitin system and then, add the students to the course.  
    To register students to the system as a group, an Excel formatted student list can be obtained from the "ClassRoster" tab displayed under the "Semester Courses" link under the "Personal Information" section in your portal accounts. To ease the process of transferring the student list to the Turnitin system, only the areas containing information about students' name, surname and e-mail should be left while the remaining information should be deleted. 

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  • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory More Information

    Ulrich's Periodicals Directory

    Ulrichsweb.com contains at its core the same bibliographic data as does Ulrich's On Disc, including all titles in the Ulrich's database and reviews from magazines for Libraries and Library Journals, but the similarity really ends there. Ulrichsweb.com is updated weekly instead of quarterly and contains search and browse indexes, such as language and frequency, that are not found on the CD-ROM or in the print version. Ulrichsweb.com gives users access to serials information, beyond the title level, with links to tables of contents, article abstracts, journals full-text, and document delivery.

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