Robert H. Goddard Library

Databases and Indexes

This symbol means that access is restricted to the Clark University domain (140.232.*.*). Clark faculty, staff, and students with domain accounts may access these databases remotely.

    This resource is available to everyone.

Academic OneFile
A collection of over 8,000 journals with extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. General; General Sciences
AgEcon Search: Research in Agricultural and Applied Economics
A free, searchable, open access repository of full-text scholarly literature in agricultural and applied economics. Economics/Social Sciences
An index to the agricultural literature Life Sciences; General Sciences; Biology; Chemistry; Math/CS
America: History and Life
Historical coverage of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present History
American State Papers, 1789-1838
Includes every legislative and executive document of the first 14 U.S. Congresses and more. History;Social Sciences;Literature;Arts/Humanities
Annals of American History:
Over 2,000 primary documents from U.S. history from 1493 to current day. History
Anthropological Index Online
Index to articles from the Royal Anthropological Institute library. 1970 - present Social Sciences
Art and Architecture Complete
Provides full-text coverage of more than 250 periodicals and 150 books, and cover-to- cover indexing or more than 630 academic journals. Arts/Humanities
arXiv,org e-print Server
Open access to 379,320 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science and Quantitative Biology General Sciences; Biology; Math/CS; Physics
Biography In Context
The Biography In Context combines over 600,000 biographies on more than 335,000 people from more than 170 respected Gale Group sources. General
Biological Science Collection
Comprehensive database covering the literature of the biological science. Life Sciences; General Sciences; Biology; Chemistry; Math/CS
Boston Globe Historical Archive (1872 - 1979)
Full text and full image database. 1872 - 1979 News/Current Events; History
Business Insights: Essentials
Easily find information on companies, industries and more in the context of timely news, statistical data, and in-depth reports. Business/Economics
An electronic archive for self-archived papers in any area of Psychology, neuroscience, and Linguistics, and many areas of Computer Science. Social Sciences;Life Sciences; General Sciences; Biology; Chemistry; Math/CS
Columbia Gazetteer of the World
This encyclopedia of geographical places and features contains over 170,000 entries Social Sciences; Geography
Congressional Quarterly Weekly Online
Expert coverage of the U.S. Congress: status of bills, votes and amendments, floor and committee activity, backroom maneuvering, and more. Social Sciences
Contemporary Women's Issues
a multidisciplinary, full-text database that brings together relevant content from mainstream periodicals, "gray" literature, and the alternative press. Social Sciences
Cross National Time Series Data Archive (CNTS)
Over 200 social and economic variables, some of which go back as far as 1815, for over 200 countries. Business/Economics; Social Sciences
Current Geographical Publications
Recent publications from the American Geographical Society Collection of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Social Sciences
Digital National Security Archive
The database includes more than 63,000 of the most important declassified documents regarding critical U.S. policy decisions. Social Sciences
Dissertation Abstracts Online
An index to U.S., Canadian, British, and other European dissertations and theses General
Dissertations @ Clark University
Fulltext of Clark PhD Dissertations from 1997 to present General; General Sciences; Biology; Chemistry; Math/CS; Physics
Journal, books, and working papers on economics Business/Economics
1,171,410 searchable economics working papers, articles and software items with 258,346 items available on-line. Business/Economics
Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy, Second Edition
Documents the latest trends in public administration, public policy, policy analysis, public finance, management, social psychology, political science, economics, and sociology. Socials Sciences
Energy Citations Database
U.S. DOE database.  Coverage: 1948 to present General Sciences; Chemistry; Physics
Environmental Health Legislation Database
Includes state legislation on topics such as asthma, mercury, lead poisoning, pesticides and indoor air quality. Life Sciences;Social Sciences
Environmental Health Statutes Database
A database of state environmental statutes. Social Sciences;Life Sciences
Environmental Science Collection
Environmental literature General Sciences; Life Sciences; Biology; Chemistry; Math/CS
Journal articles and reports in education Education
Europa World Plus
Economic, political and geographic background information and statistical data by country. Reference; Social Sciences; History
Expanded Academic ASAP
Index to the scholarly literature. FULLTEXT General/Scholarly
Film Literature Index
Indexes 150 film and television periodicals from 30 countries cover-to-cover and 200 other periodicals selectively for articles on film and television. The periodicals range from the scholarly and critical to the popular.  Coverage is 1976 - 2001. Arts/Humanities
General BusinessFile ASAP
Research business and management topics.  FULLTEXT Business/Economics
General Reference Center
A general interest database. FULLTEXT General; General Science
Worldwide literature on geography, geology, and ecology General Sciences; Biology; Math/CS; Physics
Global Education Database
A repository of international education statistics compiled from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics and the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS). Education;Social Sciences
A database of articles, documents, and reports on human effect on the environment General Sciences; Life Sciences; Biology; Chemistry; Math/CS
Handbook of Latin American Studies
A bibliography on Latin American. Focus is on humanities and social sciences Social Sciences; Arts/Humanities
Health Reference Center - Academic
Index the health and medical literature. FULLTEXT Health
/Medical; General Sciences; Biology; Chemistry; Math/CS
Historical Abstracts
Index to material on world history, excluding the U.S. and Canada, after 1450 A.D. History
Historical Statistics of the U.S.
Presents thousands of annual time series of quantitative historical information covering virtually every quantifiable dimension of American history from colonial times to the present. Enables searching, combining, and downloading of data using Excel. History
Hoover's Online
Hoover's Online® is an electronic database that provides company profiles, rankings, and other corporate-related information. Both U.S. and international companies are profiled with information available on millions of companies. Business/Economics
Humanities and Social Sciences Index Retrospective
Indexes the most important scholarly English language journals of the twentieth century. Coverage: 1907 - 1984 Arts/Humanities, Social Sciences
Humanities International Complete
A comprehensive database, much in full text, covering 2,000 journals, as well as books and reference sources in the humanities. Arts/Humanities
InfoTrac OneFile
A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social sciences General/Scholarly; General Sciences; Biology; Chemistry; Math/CS; Physics
INGENTA (previously UnCover)
Index and table of contents to over 17,000 journals. General/Scholarly; General Sciences; Biology; Chemistry; Math/CS; Physics
International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences
The largest reference work ever published for the social and behavioral sciences. It contains 3,842 signed articles. Social Sciences; Geography; Psychology
Johns Hopkins Online Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism
Compiled by 275 specialists from around the world, the Online Guide presents a comprehensive historical survey of the field's most important figures, schools, and movements. Arts/Humanities
A fulltext database of scholarly journals in the social sciences and humanities. Social Sciences; Arts/Humanities; General Sciences
Know It All U
A database of 1.4 million spectra* (IR, NMR, MS, Raman, UV-Vis) plus chemical structures and properties General Sciences; Biology; Chemistry; Physics
Latino American Experience
A full-text database focusing on the history and culture of Latinos living in the United States. Social Sciences; Arts/Humanities
LexisNexis Academic
Full-text database of news, business, and legal information General;News;Law;Medical;Business; General Sciences; Biology; Chemistry; Math/CS; Physics
Library/Information Science & Technology Abstracts
Citations from over 600 library science journals Social Sciences
Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)
Theoretical and applied linguistics, psycholinguistics, etc. - journal articles, book reviews, books, book chapters, dissertations and working papers Social Sciences
Literature Resource Center
Biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. Arts/Humanities
Marquis Who's Who on the Web
Access to over 1,444,914 million biographies taken from 21 Marquis Who's Who print titles. General
MathSciNet is a comprehensive database covering the world's mathematical literature of the past 61 years. General Sciences; Math/CS
MEDLINE (see PubMed)
Index to the medical literature Medicine/Health; Biology; Chemistry; Math/CS
MLA Bibliography
Index to articles, books, dissertations on worldwide literature. Arts/Humanities
Music Index Online
Indexes more than 600 international music periodicals from 1979 to present Arts/Humanities
Naxos Music Library
The most comprehensive collection of classical music available online. Over 85,000 tracks, including Classical music, Jazz, World, Folk and Chinese music. Arts/Humanities
NBER Working Papers
From the National Bureau of Economic Research. Over 700 papers published annually Business/Economics
NeighborhoodScout - geographic search engine
Send request for login info to General
New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics
The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics contains 1,872 articles by 1,506 contributors, including 25 Nobel Laureates in Economics. The online edition of the Dictionary contains the full text of the 8 volume print edition. Economics/Social Sciences
New York Times Historical Archive (1851 - 2007)
Full text and full image database. 1851 - 2006 News/Current Events; History
Northeast Regional Newspapers
Fulltext access to over 40 regional and national newspapers. News/Current Events
Nursling and Allied Health Collection
With nearly six million articles, this resource brings together information found in more than 1,000 journals, with a strong emphasis on full text titles cited in CINAHL. Medicine/Health
ODS (Official Document System of the United Nations)
ODS covers all types of official United Nations documentation, beginning in 1993. Social Sciences
Oxford English Dictionary Online
The Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. Reference; General; Arts/Humanities
PAIS International and PAIS Archives
Public affairs, public and social policies, international relations; 1937 - current Social Sciences
Philosophers Index
An index to article on books on philosophy Arts/Humanities
PhilPapers: Online Research in Philosophy
PhilPapers is a comprehensive directory of online philosophy articles and books by academic philosophers. Arts/Humanities
Access to U.S. foreign and domestic policy papers and gray literature, PolicyFile is updated weekly with abstracts and links to the latest reports, papers, and documents from think tanks, research institutes, and agencies Social Sciences
Population Index
Index to articles in field of population studies and demography.  Covers 1986-1999 Social Sciences
Project Muse
Over 400 full text scholarly journals in the fields of the humanities, social sciences, and mathematics. History;Social Sciences;Literature;Arts/Humanities
Proquest Digital Microfilm
NY Times, Boston Globe, WSJ and Barron's from 2008 to present. News
Fulltext journals from the American Psychological Association Social Sciences
The psychological literature from 1887. Social Sciences; Biology; General Sciences
Index to the medical literature Medicine/Health; General Sciences; Biology; Chemistry; Math/CS
RDS Business Suite
The RDS Business Suite is a collection of three highly complementary business information databases - Business & Industry, Business & Management Practices, and TableBase. Business/Economics
Readers' Guide Retrospective
Indexing of the most popular general interest periodicals published in the United States. Coverage: 1890-1982. General
U.S. governmenat science and technology databases General Sciences; Biology; Chemistry; Math/CS; Physics
SciFinder Scholar
Username and Password required; see library staff. References from over 9,500 journals and as well as patent information for chemistry and the life sciences including biochemistry, biology, medicine, and related disciplines. General Science; Biology; Chemistry; Math/CS; Physics
Free database of journal, preprint, e-print, and web-based scientific information. General Sciences; Biology; Chemistry; Math/CS; Physics
Social Sciences Abstracts
Journal articles in the social sciences Socials Sciences
Sociological Abstracts
Articles on sociology Social Sciences
Databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases. Life Sciences;General Sciences;Biology;Chemistry
U.S. Congressional Serial Set Maps
37,605 maps covering years 1872 - 1924, published in Reports and Documents of Congress. History;Social Sciences;Literature;Arts/Humanities
U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1994
U.S. Congressional Serial Set is an authoritative digital edition that includes every publication from the 15th through the 96th Congresses, totaling more than 10 million pages History;Social Sciences;Literature;Arts/Humanities
Value Line Investment Survey Online
Provides comprehensive reference and useful information for virtually every investor. Covers some 1,700 equity issues. Every week, about 135 stocks in seven or eight industries are covered. Business/Economics
Wall Street Journal Historical Archive (1889 - 1993)
Full-text and image of the Wall Street Journal from 1889-1992 News/Current Events; History
Wall Street Journal Online
Fulltext access to over the Wall Street Journal. Updated daily. Business/Economics;News/Current Events
Washington Post Historical Archive (1877-1994)
Full-text and image of the Wall Street Journal from 1889-1993 News/Current Events; History
Women Writers Project
A collection of texts from pre-Victorian women writers. FULLTEXT Arts/Humanities
World Data Analyst (from Britannica)
Country snapshots, statistical data and comparisons, and ranked statistics. Economics/Social Sciences
World Development Indicators: World Bank
More than 550 development indicators, with time series for 207 countries and 18 country groups from 1960 to 2000, where data are available. Economics/Social Sciences
World Economic Outlook Database
Macroeconomic data from 1980 to the present Business/Economics;Social Sciences
Books and other materials in libraries worldwide General; Biology; Chemistry; Math/CS; Physics
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts
International political science and international relations - journal articles, books, dissertations and working papers Social Sciences
A global science gateway enabling federated searching of national and international scientific databases Life Sciences; General Sciences; Biology; Chemistry; Math/CS; Physics