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Online Bibliographic Databases in Alphabetical Order (A - Z)

  • American Doctoral Dissertations, 1933-1955 More Information

    American Doctoral Dissertations, 1933-1955

    American Doctoral Dissertations, 1933-1955 provides electronic access to the only comprehensive record of dissertations accepted by American universities during that time period, the print index Doctoral Dissertations Accepted by American Universities. Containing twenty-two years of dissertation research and amounting to nearly 100,000 citations, it was created with the generous support of the H. W. Wilson Foundation and the Congregational Library & Archives in Boston.

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  • Applied Science & Business Periodicals Retrospective Retro Index (1913-1983) More Information

    Applied Science & Business Periodicals Retrospective Retro Index (1913-1983)

    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:

    • Indexing of more than 1,400 periodicals
    • Citations for more than 3 million articles
    • Complete files of Industrial Arts Index (1913 - 1957)

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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.

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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.

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  • ERIC® More Information

    ERIC®  ( Education)

    ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) is an authoritative database of indexed and full-text educational literature and resources. Essential for education researchers of all kinds, it features journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.

    ERIC contains more than 1.5 million records and links to hundreds of thousands of full-text documents dating back to 1966. It includes records for a variety of source types, including journal articles, books, conference papers, curriculum guides, policy papers and more. 

    Content Includes:

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

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

    European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750

    This new 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.

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  • GreenFILE More Information

    GreenFILE  (Environment)

    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. This free research database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 806,000 records and open access full text for more than 12,000 records.
     

     Subject coverage includes:

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

    Key journals include Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, Conservation Biology, Forest Ecology & Management, International Journal of Green Energy, and Journal of Wildlife Management.

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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. Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective: 1907-1984 includes a wide range of peer-reviewed content such as comprehensive indexing for nearly 1,200 periodicals, more than 1,300,000 citations and over 240,000 book reviews.

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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.

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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.

    Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 600 core journals and more than 80 selective journals. Coverage in this free research database extends as far back as the mid-1960s. LISTA also includes author profiles and a robust thesaurus.

    Customers can review information on LISTA's most frequently indexed authors, including which subject terms are most commonly applied to their articles and in which publications the author has been publishe

    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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  • 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

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  • The Philosopher's Index More Information

    The Philosopher's Index

    Produced by the Philosopher's Information Center, this current and comprehensive bibliographic database covers scholarly research in all major fields of philosophy. Considered the most thorough index of journal literature on the subject, it features author-written abstracts covering scholarly research published in journals and books, including contributions to anthologies and book reviews.

    Offering hundreds of thousands of high-quality indexed records, The Philosopher's Index covers all fields of philosophy and related disciplines and features research published since 1940. The publications covered in this comprehensive database hail from 139 countries and appear in 37 languages.

    Content Includes:

    • More than 500,000 records 
    • Indexed articles from more than 1,500 journals from over 450 publishers

    Subjects Include:

    • Aesthetics
    • Axiology
    • Epistemology
    • Ethics
    • Logic
    • Meta-philosophy
    • Metaphysics
    • Philosophical anthropology
    • Philosophy of education
    • Philosophy of history
    • Philosophy of language
    • Philosophy of religion
    • Philosophy of science
    • Political philosophy
    • Social philosophy

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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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