JSTOR is a full-text archive of journals in the arts, humanities, and social sciences that are exact images of the
original journals. Every title in the collection begins with the first volume and issue, and runs
to within 5 years of the present date if the journal is still published.
The library is subscribed to the following collections: Arts & Sciences I, II, & IV, Art & Sciences Complement (Arts & Sciences VII), Ecology & Botany,
Health & General Sciences, Language & Literature, Life Sciences, and Music Collections.
BIOSIS indexes nearly 6,000 titles from 1969 to the present and contains references to primary journal literature on vital biological research, medical research findings, and discoveries of new organisms. Access is until June 2015 only.
The award-winning Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online provides comprehensive access to the series dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers while simultaneously satisfying the standards of librarians, teachers, and scholars. The series provides reliable information on authors and their works in an easy to understand, engaging format, while placing writers in the larger perspective of literary history. Dictionary of Literary Complete Online includes the main series, documentary, and yearbook volumes.
Contains full text images of over 7,200 college catalogs. Access to website content is limited as CCSU is no longer subscribed to the full version.
Note: requires Adobe Reader to retrieve catalogs. Available to all users. | Education |  Reference Works
Indexes current, readily available reference
sources, as well as the most important retrospective works that cover individuals,
both living and deceased, from every field of activity and from all areas of the
eHRAF World Cultures is a collection of primary and secondary source materials (mainly published books and articles, but including some unpublished manuscripts) on selected cultures or societies representing all major areas of the world.
Criticism on hundreds of years of literature--from Aristophanes to Bharati Mukherjee. Provides critical introductions to the lives and works of approximately 600 authors and introductions to the history and influence of literary movements and the development of literary genres.
Designed to be the most comprehensive source for theory and research in
international affairs. It publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 on that
includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series
from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, and proceedings from conferences.
The National Transportation Library is a repository of documents and databases related to transportation from public and private organizations around the country. TRIS contains over 640,000 entries and some 24,000 full-text documents.
WorldCat is the world's largest bibliographic database containing the holdings of over 50,000 OCLC member libraries in over 90 countries. The classic FirstSearch interface is still available if you need it.
Project Muse provides the full-text of over 300 major university press
journals including Johns Hopkins, Ohio State University, Michigan State Universty,
and many others. The Burritt Library is subscribed to the Premium Collection.
Provides access to current and retrospective bibliographic information, author abstracts, and cited references found in over 1,700 of the world's leading scholarly social sciences journals covering more than 50 disciplines. Coverage: 1990-June 2015.** Please note: there is a temporary outage for this resource.
Contains important facts, figures and key events dealing
with public and private companies, industries, products and
markets for all manufacturing and service industries at an
international level. B&I focuses on a body of literature that
includes leading trade magazines, newsletters, the general
business press and international business dailies.
Subject indexing and abstracts of journals and over 600
collective volumes per year, plus books, dissertations, and
working papers in economics such as accounting, capital markets, econometrics, economic forecasting, federal regulations, labor, monetary theory, and more.
Full-text collection of books, pamphlets, broadsides, newspapers, government documents and ephemera printed in America from 1639-1800. This collection is based on the bibliography originally compiled and edited by Charles Evans.
Provides full text access to global information on women.
Journals, newsletters, research reports from non-profit
groups, government and international agencies, along with
fact sheets are easily accessed through CWI. Information
on women in over 150 countries is compiled in a single
collection bringing together such disciplines as sociology,
psychology, health, education and human rights.
Covers a wide variety of disciplines including social science, humanities and science and technology journals, national news periodicals, general interest magazines, newswires, etc. Includes 20 years of back file coverage.
The Scholar's Edition of Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000 includes all content from the "basic" edition along with the addition an important new resource: The Women's Commission Reports collection, an archive of the publications and documents of local, state, and federal Commissions on the Status of Women from 1963 to the present.
Provides detailed abstracts written in a nontechnical style for students and interested nonscientists and covers life sciences, medicine, zoology, botany, health and environmental science. Coverge is 1989 - present.
Browse a list of online encyclopedias available through the library catalog (CONSULS). Click on the title(s) for links to online access. CCSU students, faculty and staff only. Reference Works | E-Book Collections |
Mental Measurements Yearbook, produced by the Buros Institute at the University of Nebraska, provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. The MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership. Coverage is from Volume 9 to the present. Also produced by the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements at the University of Nebraska, Tests in Print (TIP) serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP provides vital information to users including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s).
Art Images for College Teaching (AICT) is a personal, non-profit project of its author, art historian and visual resources curator Allan T. Kohl . AICT is intended primarily to disseminate images of art and architectural works in the public domain on a free-access,
free-use basis to all levels of the educational community, as well as to the public at large. The images displayed on this site have been photographed on location by the author, who consents to their use in any application that is both educational and non-commercial in nature.
Containing more than 500,000 records from journals, books, conference proceedings, dissertations, theses, etc., SPORTDiscus is the
most comprehensive database of sports and fitness information. This database is designed for anyone working in sport including
coaches, sport scientists, physical educators and fitness enthusiasts.
What Do I Read Next? includes over 134,300 recommended titles, more than 74,500 plot summaries, and awards information from 568 awards, all to help users uncover new reading adventures, find long-remembered favorites, and discover award-winning titles. Search by genre, subject, author, title, series, and more.
Access to this database provided courtesy of iCONN, the CT Digital Library.
The Astrophysics Data System (ADS) is a NASA-funded project which maintains three bibliographic databases containing more than 4.5 million records: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Physics, and ArXiv e-prints.
Available to all users. Physics | |
The 19th Century Masterfile is an accumulation of various indexes to printed materials from the nineteenth century. The library subscribes to Series I, which includes the following:
Poole's Index to Periodical Literature, 1802-1907
Index to Legal Periodical Literature, 1786-1922
An Alphabetical Subject Index and Index Encyclopedia to Periodical Articles on Religion, 1890-1899
Index to Periodicals, 1890-1902
ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, contains more than 1,300,000 citations and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966. The ERIC microfiche is located on STACK 1 (1st Floor) for documents available ONLY on microfiche. These materials are designated with the phrase "Availability: Available on microfiche only" in the full record.
Notice: Access to many full-text ERIC documents has been temporarily restricted due to privacy concerns.
Index to scholarly articles on topics in American history, such as politics, military history, social history, economic history and more. Time periods range from the Paleolithic to the present. This database indexes approximately 1,700 titles. This source does not provide full text, but it does offer links where available to full text articles through full text sources like Project MUSE, JSTOR, and more. Coverage begins in 1964, but varies by title.
Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) abstracts and indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences. The database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics.
The GrayLIT Network is the world's most comprehensive portal to Federal gray literature. By
offering a mode of communication for this hard-to-find
class of literature, the GrayLIT Network enables
convenient access by the American public to
Provides access to state and federal tax laws and regulations for businesses, private individuals and special entities, tax news, information about sales tax and more. This source also provides full text articles from federal and state tax reporter periodicals.
You must create a User ID before logging in. This allows you to save any customized settings from session to session. CCH recommends using Internet Explorer.
Please Note, there is currently problems with access to this database when accessing from home
CCSU students, faculty and staff only. IMPORTANT! If you are off-campus and attempt to log into Intelliconnect, your web browser may report a problem with the website's security certificate. This problem is caused by a mismatch between the system used by CCSU to authenticate users and allow remote access, and Intelliconnect's own security system. If you receive such an error message, simply choose the option to "Continue," "Continue to the website," or "Create an exception" depending on the browser used. More information...
Integrates 14 of Gale's most popular reference directories. It
contains more than 320,000 listings for associations, research centers, publishers,
publications (ranging from newspapers and newsletters to periodicals and directories),
databases, television and radio stations, and more.
Contains information for more than 120,000 international and U.S. regional, state, and local nonprofit membership organizations in all fields. Features full contact information, description, SIC codes, meetings and publications information, and more.
Access three of the world\'s premier literature resources with a single
search. When you simultaneously search Contemporary Authors, Contemporary
Literary Criticism Select (CLC Select) and Dictionary of Literary Biography
(DLB), you\'ll find in-depth information on the lives and writings of nearly
100,000 authors along with critical reaction to their works. This series
includes integrated indexes to both the DLB and CLC print series.
Includes the Dictionary of Literary Biography, Contemporary Authors, and
Contemporary Literary Criticism. You may search each individually, or you may search all three
databases with one search statement.
Indexes articles from nearly 1,700 scholarly journals in a variety of historical topics. These include social history, military and political history, economic history, Asian history, African history, Australian history, European history, North and South American history and more. Time periods range from the Paleolithic to the present. Full text is not directly available through this resource, but include links to full text articles sources like Project MUSE, JSTOR and more. Coverage is 1954 - present.
Provides full text for nearly 7,695 journals covering the social sciences, humanities, general science, multi-cultural studies, education,
and much more. 3834 include full text, 2,788 are peer reviewed.
Covers 10,000 public companies and their SEC filings.
Includes international company data
and international annual reports. Our subscription also provides access to Dunn and Bradstreet's 20 Milllion Plus Private Company Database and Corporate Family Tree.
Grove Music Online comprises the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd ed., edited by Stanley Sadie and John Tyrrell (London, 2001), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, edited by Stanley Sadie (London, 1992), and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, second edition, edited by Barry Kernfeld (London, 2002). Articles that have been updated since their appearance in print are date-stamped in the upper right corner of the screen.
Formerly Business and Company Resource Center, BI:E allows you to research and analyze companies and industries around the world. It features reference content from Gale's core business collection and easy-to-use company fundamentals and investment research reports. Access provided courtesy of iCONN, the CT Digital Library.
Over 1,000 leading English language business and management journals. Full text and/or full image available for most articles after 1989. Indexing and abstracts included from 1971. Also searches Hoover's Company Records for company and industry information.
This freely accessible website gives research professionals working in a
variety of occupations an invaluable tool to identify individuals, departments
and laboratories that have made fundamental contributions to the
advancement of science and technology in recent decades.
Plunkett Research Online contains 26 industry reports as well as reports on Private Companies, International Companies, Middle Market Companies and Careers. Build-A-Report lets users create professional quality custom industry reports on-the-fly in PDF format.
The federal forms collection contains court forms for federal appellate, district and bankruptcy courts.
These forms are in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF). To access this collection, please
select one of the federal circuits below or select a jurisdiction from our circuit court map.
Ei Compendex is a comprehensive engineering literature database available in the world with over 17 million records from 73 countries across 190 engineering disciplines. Every record is carefully selected and indexed using the Engineering Index Thesaurus so engineers can be confident information is relevant, complete, accurate and of high quality.
This database was compiled from several sources for USGS abstracts on the subject of water resources since 1977, plus some earlier abstracts. The method of submitting and collecting abstracts was not foolproof and, therefore, this is not a complete set. The information you find here should be augmented with other methods of search such as the USGS WRSIC Research Abstracts.
Abstracts for the years 1977-1993 were taken from the previous implementation of "Selected Water Resources Abstracts" (SWRA) by selecting those abstracts where the corporate author field was "Geological Survey". The full collection of Selected Water Resources Abstracts, 1977-1993, is available from the Universities Water Information Network.
Available to all users. Environment | Biology |  Geology
Provides indexing and abstracts for over one million articles in 1,700 journals from over 50 countries. This database, provided by the
American Psychological Association, also includes abstracts for dissertations, books and book chapters ranging in date from 1887 to
CINAHL with Full Text is a comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 600 journals indexed in CINAHL. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index - with no embargo. Full-text coverage dates back to 1981.
Access to this database is courtesy of iCONN, the CT Digital Library.
Provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is updated on a daily basis.
Wilson's largest biography database has combined the in-depth, original profiles of Wilson Biographies Plus Illustrated, plus the thorough periodicals coverage of Biography Index, full-text articles, page images, and abstracts from the complete range of Wilson databases (including biographical profiles, feature articles, interviews, essays, book reviews, performance reviews, speeches, or obituaries). It covers over 500,000 people and includes over 36,000 images. Access is provided by iConn.
This searchable database of curricula, frameworks, and standards brings together educational objectives, content, instructional strategies, and evaluative techniques for all subjects covered in PreK-12 and Adult Basic Education.
The standard source for the quantitative facts of American history.
Topics ranging from migration and health to crime and the Confederate States of America are each placed in historical context by a recognized expert in the field. This fully searchable electronic edition allows users to graph individual tables and create customized tables and spreadsheets reflecting their own particular areas of interest.
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 global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.
Peace Research Abstracts includes bibliographic records, with links to full-text options, covering essential areas related to peace research, including conflict resolution, international affairs, peace psychology, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
This database contains periodicals published between 1740 and 1940, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines and many other historically-significant periodicals.
A collection of 25 streaming videos in the field of psychotherapy. This collection allows the viewer the opportunity to view actual sessions, and to hear leading experts discuss their thoughts behind their interventions is invaluable
Contains more than 450 full-text academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many premier reference sources. Included content focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education. Majority of the full-text titles included are also found in the ERIC database. Coverage: 1980 - present.
Provides access to the Science Citation Index Expanded (1980-present ), Social Sciences Citation Index (1990-present), and Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1975-present). The databases can be searched together or separately.
Arts & Humanities Citation Citation Index is a multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the arts and humanities. It fully covers 1,160 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals. It also indexes individually selected, relevant items from over 6,800 major science and social science journals. Coverage: 1975-June 2015.
Science Citation Index Expanded is a multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the sciences. It fully indexes over 6,650 major journals across 150 scientific disciplines and includes all cited references captured from indexed articles. Coverage: 1980-present. Access will end on December 31, 2015.
The MLA International Bibliography offers a detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations. Indexing dates back to 1926 and includes more than 4,400 journals & series, and 1,000 book publishers. Coverage is international and subjects include literature, language and linguistics, folklore, literary theory & criticism, dramatic arts, as well as the historical aspects of printing and publishing. Listings on rhetoric and composition and the history, theory and practice of teaching language and literature are also included.
MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals.
Search over 14,000 journals provided through the Ingenta Journal Service. Indexing and abstracts are available for all journals. Selected titles that are subscribed to by the library may be available in Full-Text. Journal articles may be purchased for delivery via FAX also.
Search all of the American Mathematical Society Journals. Full-text of selected journals will be available, indexing and abstracting only for the rest. Articles are available in pdf, tex, and dvi formats.
Comprehensive database providing information on over 3.8 million book titles in a wide range of formats, including large print, books on tape, etc. Fiction and non-fiction titles for juvenile and adult audiences are included in the database, in all genres. BIR contains over 800,000 full-text searchable reviews from the following sources: Library Journal, School Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, CHOICE, and others.
The trial access period will run until June 30, 2007.
Online version of the classic and well-known reference originally published from 1926 - 1930 for the National Research Council. It contains an enormous amount of critical data on inorganic and organic compounds, and pure substances. Featuring physical, thermodynamic, mechanical, and other key properties, it is a major reference source used by those involved in chemistry, physics, and engineering.
Contains tables of physical, solvent, and thermodynamic properties. The physical property tables alone include over 13,000 inorganic and organic compounds, and pure substances. The solvent property tables have 385 solvents, and the thermodynamic property tables have 500 compounds.
Originally published by Smithsonian Institution Press, this classic reference source comprises 901 tables of general interest to scientists and engineers, and of particular interest to those involved with physics in its larger sense. All entries in the index are hyperlinked to their page numbers.
This reference contains a table of values with a list of substances accompanied by thermochemical data. The data collected includes 5840 values of heats of formation; and 350 values of heats of transition, fusion, vaporization, and reaction. All entries in the index are hyperlinked to their page numbers.
RILM (Repertoire International de Litterature Musicale) is a comprehensive guide to publications on music from all over the world. It includes citations to articles, books, bibliographies, catalogues, dissertations, Festschriften, iconographies, critical commentaries to complete works, ethnographic recordings, conference proceedings, electronic resources, reviews, and more.
CMMC offers information from over 600 journals in communication, mass media and related fields. It includes abstracts, indexing, bibliographical citations and author profiles, as well as full text articles from over 350 journals.
PsycARTICLES contains searchable, full text articles from 56 journals published by the American Psychological Association and allied organizations. Examples of titles offered in PsycARTICLES include: American Psychologist, Behavioral Neuroscience, Canadian Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Psychoanalytic Psychology, Psychotherapy: Theory/Research/Practice/Training, etc.
Provides a highly specialized collection of over 550 journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles for education professionals. In addition to full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for more than 800 journals. Full text information in the Professional Development Collection dates as far back as 1965.
Issues & Controversies presents more than 600 controversial topics in the news since 1995. Chronologies, illustrations, maps, tables, sidebars, bibliographies, and contact information augment the balanced, accurate coverage of current and historical events.
AGRICOLA is a bibliographic database of citations to the agricultural literature created by the National Agricultural Library and its cooperators. The citations describe publications and resources encompassing all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines, including animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming and farming systems, agricultural economics, extension and education, food and human nutrition, and earth and environmental sciences. Thousands of AGRICOLA records are linked to online full-text documents, with new links being added every day.
ArXiv is an e-print service in the fields of physics, mathematics, non-linear science, computer science, and quantitative biology that is owned, operated and funded by Cornell University. ArXiv is also partially funded by the National Science Foundation.
The ETS Test Collection includes information on 20,000 tests and other measurement devices from the early 1900s to the present.
The tests contained in this collection were acquired from a variety of U.S. publishers and individual test authors. Foreign tests are also included in the collection, including some from Canada, Great Britain, and Australia.
Available to all users. Education | Curriculum and Instructional Materials |  Tests and Measurements
NTIS serves our nation as the largest central resource for government-funded scientific, technical, engineering, and business related information available today. Here you will find information on more than 600,000 information products covering over 350 subject areas from over 200 federal agencies.
State Stats is a new database from CQ Press that delivers data from more than 80 different government and non-government sources. Backed by a rich collection of more than 2,000 current and historical data series on popular topics of research interest, State Stats uniquely allows users to discover, view, and export key information measures for the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Education Full Text provides comprehensive coverage of an international range of English-language periodicals, monographs and yearbooks. Includes full text of articles cover to cover from hundreds of journals. Coverage includes 87 journals not covered by ERIC's CIJE.
The AMICA Library contains over 115,000 works of art from the collections of the member museums of the Art Museum Image Consortium. Cultures and time periods range from contemporary art, Native American and Inuit art, to ancient Greek, Roman, and Egyptian works, along with Japanese and Chinese works. Types of works include paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, and photographs, as well as textiles, costumes, jewelry, decorative art, and books and manuscripts.
Covers scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism. This collection contains more than 500,000 records from more than 500 titles, with coverage dating as far back as 1965, and includes full text for more than 200 journals.
Ulrichsweb is a source of detailed information on more than 300,000 periodicals (also called serials) of all types: academic and scholarly journals, e-journals, peer-reviewed titles, popular magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and more in 900 subject areas.
Hoover's is a great starting point for business information about revenue, NAICS codes, employees, financial data, etc. Search U.S. and international company listings by industry, size, and geography to build lists and create marketing plans. It is a great, basic resource for researching a company for a job interview or overall industry analysis.
The complete digital edition of The Times (London) with full facsimile images of either a specific article or a complete page. The entire newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos.
This project documents the relationships among peoples from 1534 to 1850. The collection presents the perspectives of traders, slaves, missionaries, explorers, soldiers, officials, native americans, and others.
Includes Research reports on key business topics, annual surveys, top executive compensation, corporate contributions, directorship compensation & board practices and CEO challenge. Other resources included: Executive action, StraightTalk, which gives economic analyses and forecasts, and the Across the Board magazine.
Includes 2 collections that may be searched separately or together: The CSU Digital Art Collection, comprised of over 7,200 images in the areas of architecture, painting, frescoes, sculpture, and urban design, and the AMICA Art Library of over 100,000 images contributed by museums throughout the United States and Canada.
Financial support for this project was provided by grants from the Connecticut State University Systems Office, and by equipment grants from Sun Microsystems.
Provides indexing of more than 2,500 collections of oral history from around the world. There are more than 260,000 pages of full-text by over 9,000 individuals from a variety of socio-economic backgrounds. Available to all users. Primary Sources | History |
Includes the full text of every article ever published by the ACM with coverage of ACM journals, magazines, transactions, proceedings, newsletters, special interest groups and publications by affiliated organizations. In addition, the Digital Library provides a link to the ACM Online Guide to Computing Literature. This Guide is a bibliographic collection from major publishers in computing and covers books, journal articles, conference proceedings, doctoral dissertations, master's theses, and technical reports.
The 19th Century Masterfile is an accumulation of various indexes to printed materials from the nineteenth century. The library subscribes to Series I, which includes the following:
Poole's Index to Periodical Literature, 1802-1907
Index to Legal Periodical Literature, 1786-1922
An Alphabetical Subject Index and Index Encyclopedia to Periodical Articles on Religion, 1890-1899
Index to Periodicals, 1890-1902
19th Century Masterfile is a comprehensive historical exploration of pre-1930 primary sources. There are over 6,500 periodicals indexed, approximately 20 million links to full-text, and 8 million citations to periodicals, newspapers, books, patents, artworks, and government documents records. This covers all subject areas ranging from the humanities, STEM, law, literature, and social sciences
Features more than 1,300,000 records with subject headings from a 15,600 term sociology-specific thesaurus designed by expert lexicographers. SocINDEX with Full Text contains full text for 242 "core" coverage journals dating back to 1895, and 72 "priority" coverage journals. This database also includes full text for 547 books and monographs, and full text for 6,711 conference papers.
The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. It covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of native American peoples. A wide range of subject areas are covered; from natural disasters to disease outbreaks and slavery. The original bibliography was co-developed by John Alden and Dennis Landis, Curator of European Books at The John Carter Brown Library.
The Value Line Investment Survey is a comprehensive source of information and advice on approximately 1,700 stocks, more than 90 industries, the stock market, and the economy. Follow this LINK to retrieve Value Line login/password. You will need your BlueChip ID number and CONSULS PIN to access this information. CCSU students, faculty and staff only. Business | |
The LUNA system provides access to 120,000 fine art images in the areas of architecture, painting, frescoes, sculpture, urban design, and photography. The collections on the LUNA platform include AMICA and the CSU DIgital Art Collection.
Search the 60+ e-book titles individually or as a group. Includes titiles such as:
Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2001
Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America , 6v, 2000
Biology , 4v, 2002
Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the United States , Vol. 1, 2003
Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine , 2nd Ed., 4v, 2005
Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer, 2nd ed. , 2v, 2006
International Directory of Company Histories, vol. 1 (1988) to present
St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture , 5v, 2000
World of Earth Science , 2v, 2003
Cochrane Collection Plus is the most comprehensive collection of databases from the Cochrane Library. The collection combines the NHS Economic Evaluation Database (NHS EED) and Health Technology Assessments (HTA) with the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR), Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE), Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials and Cochrane Methodology Register.
The Music Index Online is the single most comprehensive guide to music periodical literature. The coverage spans from 1973 to the present and contains citations from over 850 music periodicals published in 40 countries.
Black Thought and Culture is a digital collection of approximately 100,000 pages of non-fiction writings by major American black leaders, teachers, artists, politicians, religious leaders, athletes, war veterans, entertainers, and other figures covering 250 years of history.
Europa World Plus is the online version of the Europa World Year Book and the nine-volume Europa Regional Surveys of the World series. First published in 1926, the year book is renowned as one of the world's leading reference works, covering political and economic information in more than 250 countries and territories.
American Memory is a gateway to the Library of Congress's vast resources of digitized American historical materials. Comprising more than 9 million items that document U.S. history and culture, American Memory is organized into more than 100 thematic collections based on their original format, their subject matter, or who first created, assembled, or donated them to the Library.
The original formats include manuscripts, prints, photographs, posters, maps, sound recordings, motion pictures, books, pamphlets, and sheet music.
The AAS Historical Periodicals Collection: Series presents 550 titles dating from 1693 through 1820. The collection represents over two centuries of print culture, ranging from early works imported by the colonists to later titles published on American soil on the eve of the Revolution and during the early republic. Series 1 is first of the five series created from periodical holdings belonging to one of the premier repositories in the United States, the American Antiquarian Society. Trial access available through July 2010.
Covers the research and development spectrum of the computing and applied sciences disciplines. CASC provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,800 academic journals, professional publications, and other reference sources from a diverse collection. Full text is also available for more than 730 periodicals.
Art & Architecture Complete is a comprehensive bibliographic database that provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 630 academic journals, magazines and trade publications with full text for over 240 periodicals and 140 books, as well as selective coverage for over 50 publications.
Pollution Abstracts combines information on scientific research and government policies in a single resource. Topics of growing concern are extensively covered from the standpoints of atmosphere, emissions, mathematical models, effects on people and animals, and environmental action in response to global pollution issues.
The Digital National Security Archive contains the most comprehensive set of declassified government documents available. It includes 36 collections consisting of over 80,000 indexed documents. Each of these collections, compiled by top scholars and experts, exhaustively covers the most critical world events, countries, and U.S. policy decisions from post World War II through the 21st century.
Books and Authors offers new ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics. The database lists over 140,000 titles, 50,000 authors, and thousands of read-alike, award winner and librarian's favorites. Access provided courtesy of iCONN, the CT Digital Library.
World Heritage Sites: Africa is made up of 20 sub-collections and more than 57,000 objects. Selected sub-collections include the Heinz Rüther Collection from the University of Cape Town, the Kilwa Archive from the British Institute in Eastern Africa (BIEA), and the Smithsonian Heritage Collection.
Oral History Online provides in-depth indexing to more than 2,500 collections of Oral History in English from around the world. The collection also provides keyword searching of more than 271,000 pages of full-text by some 9,000 individuals from all walks of life.
Contains the full text of select CCSU master's theses, dissertations, and special projects submitted since 2002.
Additionally, print copies for all CCSU master's theses from 1957 to the present as well as dissertations from 2005 forward are available in Burritt Library, Stack 1.
Provides comprehensive indexing and abstracts for more than 450 international art publications, including periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins. Art Abstracts' international coverage encompasses periodicals published in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Dutch, focused on a broad range of art topics, including advertising, archaeology, crafts, folk art, graphic arts, interior design, video, film, architecture and art history. Indexing spans from 1984 to the present.
Contains coverage of more than 560 core English-language, scientific and technical publications. Topics include engineering, acoustics, chemistry, computers, metallurgy, physics, plastics, telecommunications, transportation, and waste management. Indexing spans from 1983 to the present.
Book Review Digest provides review excerpts and book summaries for current English-language fiction and non-fiction books for all ages. Abstracting and indexing are included for more than 112,000 books. This database contains coverage of more than 109 periodicals, with more than 8,000 new records added per year. Full bibliographic information is available for every book covered in the database.
Alexander Street Counseling provides the largest and richest online collection of video available for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. The wealth of video and multiplicity of perspectives in these collections allow students and scholars to see, experience, and study counseling in ways never before possible.
Indexes articles cover to cover from key library and information science periodicals, and encompasses some 390 journals, over 300 books annually, chapters in collected works such as conference proceedings, library school theses and pamphlets. Coverage reaches as far back as 1980. Subjects include automation, cataloging, censorship, circulation procedures, classification, copyright legislation, government aid, library associations & conferences, library equipment and supplies, personnel administration, preservation of materials, and more.
The Historical Boston Globe (1872-1979) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.
Includes digital versions of the Sanborn Fire Insurance maps for cities and towns in Connecticut and Maryland.
Sanborn fire insurance maps are valuable historical tools for urban specialists, social historians, architects, geographers, genealogists, local historians, planners, environmentalists and anyone who wants to learn about the history, growth, and development of American cities, towns, and neighborhoods.
Morningstar Investment Research Center is an all-inclusive investment research database designed specifically for libraries. It features data and analysis on over 11,000 international and domestic stocks, 24,000 mutual funds, and more than 1,000 exchange traded funds. Plus, the database boasts a comprehensive Help and Education Center, Portfolio X-Ray and robust screening tools.
Trial access is available through the Spring 2011 semester.
Refworks is an online research management, writing and collaboration tool designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies in a variety of documentation systems (MLA, APA, Chicago, and many others). Users must create an account to store citations, etc.
New to Refworks? Check out the RefWorks LibGuide to get started. Note: You may need to disable your pop-up blocker in order to use the Direct Export feature.
CCSU students, faculty and staff only. IMPORTANT! If you are off-campus and attempt to log into RefWorks, your web browser may report a problem with the website's security certificate. This problem is caused by a mismatch between the system used by CCSU to authenticate users and allow remote access, and RefWork's own security system. If you receive such an error message, simply choose the option to "Continue," "Continue to the website," or "Create an exception" depending on the browser used. More information... Multi-disciplinary | |
Contains the full-text of hundreds of historic newspapers listed in Clarence Brigham's authoritative bibliography and in additional subsequent bibliographies. Includes: Early American Newspapers, Series 1 (1690-1876).
CCSU students, faculty and staff only. PLEASE NOTE: Off-campus users may experience difficulty viewing the text in the display window. As an alternative, users should choose the "Download Issue" option to view PDF versions of selected issues and pages. Primary Sources | History |  Newspapers
A collection of peer-reviewed, full-text articles in HTML and PDF format from more than 8,000 journals with extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature, and other subject; intended primarily for academic researchers.
Containing over 8,000 articles by top scholars in the field, The African American Studies Center includes full-text content from authoritative reference works published by Oxford University Press. The Center also contains digitized primary sources, maps, timelines and links to external websites.
Includes full-text (PDF) content amalgamated from ten of Gale's top literary criticism series, including 19th Century Literature Criticism, Shakespearean Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism and Drama Criticism. Complete backfile, beginning with Vol. 1, available for all titles in the series.
The Science Direct Freedom Collection provides full-text articles from most titles published by Elsevier from 1995 onward where available. Does not include some health sciences, society presses, or Cell Press titles.
The Connecticut Archives Online (CAO) is a project that aims to unify and simplify searching of archival holdings held in Connecticut's libraries, universities, colleges, museums and historical societies through one simple interface. Participating institutions include CCSU, CT State Library, Yale University, UCONN and Wesleyan University.
Chronicling America is a Website providing access to information about historic newspapers and select digitized newspaper pages, and is produced by the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP). NDNP, a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Library of Congress (LC), is a long-term effort to develop an Internet-based, searchable database of U.S. newspapers with descriptive information and select digitization of historic pages. Supported by NEH, this rich digital resource will be developed and permanently maintained at the Library of Congress.
GeoRef contains over 2.8 million references to geoscience journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses. This database covers the geology of North America from 1693 to the present and the geology of the rest of the world from 1933 to the present.
19th Century UK Periodicals provides a lens through which to study of all aspects of British life in the 19th century-- from art to business and from children to politics. The library owns Series 1 (New Readerships: Women's, Children's, Humor and Leisure/Sport) and Series 2 (Empire: Travel and Anthropology, Economics, Missionary and Colonial).
D&B Million Dollar Database contains U.S. companies with $1 million or more in sales, or 20 or more employees, or branches with 50 or more employees. The corporate family tree feature lets you view the entire family tree structure for companies.
The second volume of Alexander Street's critically acclaimed Classical Scores Library will bring together 200,000 pages at completion. It's the first online score collection for libraries that's composed mostly of in-copyright classical scores from major composers and editions. Many items that are unavailable in print in typical library collections will now be online for viewing and study, including the scores of many composers who self-publish. Trial access available through 4/26/2012.
With more than 2.4 million entries, the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) database (formerly Dissertation Abstracts) is the most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses in the world. Most dissertations completed since 1997 are available in PDF format for immediate free download.
Full-text access to 211 titles published by Oxford University Press, including archival access to over 150 titles, with the oldest material dating back to the middle of the 19th century. A complete list of titles is available.
OneSearch lets you search across many of our research databases, including CONSULS, EBSCOHost, and Proquest, with a single search. Login with your BlueNet ID and password to create custom database quicksets, store citations, and set user preferences.
This database is the definitive cross-cultural resource for information on women's history. It spans more than four centuries and 15 languages and includes over two million pages in full image. Users can trace the evolution of feminism within a single country, as well as the impact of that country's feminist movement on other countries and their movements. The Gerritsen Collection also provides immediate access to many primary sources from around the world that were previously available only in a limited number of rare book rooms.
Health & Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI) is a comprehensive database providing information about behavioral measurement instruments. Information in the database is abstracted from hundreds of leading journals covering health sciences and psychosocial sciences.
Provides access to the CAS database Chemical Abstracts (1947-present), Registry (1957-present), and CASREACT (from journals, 1985-present; from patents, 1991-present). Users may search more than 19 million citations to the chemistry literature by topic, author, CAS Registry Number, patent number, and CAS abstract number.
To use the web version, you must first register for an account. Already registered? Go directly to search SciFinder Web.
CCSU students, faculty and staff only. IMPORTANT! If you are off-campus and attempt to log into SciFinder Scholar, your web browser may report a problem with the website's security certificate. This problem is caused by a mismatch between the system used by CCSU to authenticate users and allow remote access, and SciFinder's own security system. If you receive such an error message, simply choose the option to "Continue," "Continue to the website," or "Create an exception" depending on the browser used. More information... Chemistry | |
Moves chronologically from antiquity to the present and geographically around the globe. Events that define, inform and shape world history are covered.
Access to this database is provided by iCONN, the Connecticut Digital Library.
Biographical information on the world's most influential people. Search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.
Access to this database is provided courtesy of iCONN, the Connecticut Digital Library.
The collection contains over 250 volumes of the renowned texts of the Cambridge Histories series published since 1960; covers 14 subject areas, including General History, Regional History, Literary Studies, Philosophy, and Religious Studies.
Find full-text articles published in over 50 national newspapers, including the New York Times, Hartford Courant, Washington Post, LA Times, and the Boston Globe. Coverage varies, but many newspapers have a backfile extending to the 1980s.
The most comprehensive archive of social memory yet created, Social and Cultural History: Letters and Diaries Online allows students, scholars, and online researchers to experience the past through thousands of private writings and personal narratives. Includes the contents of six Alexander Street Press collections, including Oral History Online, Black Thought and Culture, and North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries and Oral Histories.
Published by the Roper Center, the largest archives of public opinion information, iPOLL is a comprehensive database of 500,000 questions and answers asked in the US since 1935. Sources include The Gallup Organization, The Roper Organization, Louis Harris and Associates, the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago, ABC News, CBS News, NBC News, the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, USA Today, The Washington Post, and the Associated Press. Creating a free account is required to download datasets through RoperExpress.
Filmakers Library Online provides award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum-- race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more.
Internationally known producers represented in Filmakers Library Online include the National Film Board of Canada, KCTS/Seattle, as well as hundreds of notable independent film makers world-wide.
Search the full-text contents of CQ Researcher, CQ Weekly, and over two dozen reference titles, such as the Historic Documents series, Supreme Court A to Z, Guide to Congress, Guide to U.S. Elections, Politics in America and many more! The CQ Press Electronic Library is useful for research in American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs.
Reportlinker.com is a search engine offering full access to more than 1 million reports, published by 200,000 reliable public sources. Find and download unlimited official industry reports, company profiles and market statistics published by Public Organizations (Embassies, Governments, Trade unions).
The Chicago Defender has been a leading voice of the black community well beyond the Windy City, with more than
two-thirds of its readership outside Chicago. The newspaper was a proponent of The Great Migration, the move of
over 1.5 million African-Americans from the segregated South to the industrial North from 1915 to 1925. It reported on
the Red Summer race riots of 1919, and editorialized for anti-lynching legislation and the integration of blacks into the
U.S. military. This newspaper also supported the aviation career of Bessie Coleman, the first African-American female
pilot, and promoted the writing of Langston Hughes and Poet Laureate Gwendolyn Brooks.
Slavery and Anti-Slavery includes documents from the United States and Europe, as well as other parts of the world. In addition to newspaper collections and books published in the antebellum era, Slavery and Anti-Slavery contains documents from several archives originally available only on microfilm. Trial expires May 27, 2011
Based upon James P. Danky's monumental African-American Newspapers and Periodicals: A National Bibliography (Harvard, 1998), this collection features more than 170 wide-ranging periodicals by and about African Americans. The publications include academic and political journals, commercial magazines, institutional newsletters, organizations' bulletins, annual reports and other genres.
This is the institutional version of Ancestry.com. Access the world's largest online collection of family records and resources, with billions of names from U.S., U.K., and Canadian census and vital records, immigration records and passenger lists, military histories and records, and more.
**Please note** Off campus access is currently unavailable
Mango is an online language learning system teaching practical conversation skills for a wide variety of popular languages, such as Spanish, German, French, Mandarin Chinese, Arabic, Russian, and many others. The first time you use Mango you may want to set up a personal profile. This will allow you to keep track of your learning progress and re-enter the program where you left off. If you just want to explore first, use the "START LEARNING" button.
Early English Books Online (EEBO) contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700 - from the first book printed in English by William Caxton, through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare and the tumult of the English Civil War.
Trial access available through November 6, 2011. Please send your feedback about this database to Debbie Herman (firstname.lastname@example.org).
PsycTESTS is a repository of full-text psychological tests and measures as well as a rich source of structured information about the tests. A wide variety of test types are included in PsycTESTS, including achievement and aptitude tests, intelligence tests, tests of cognitive functioning, occupational tests, personality tests, and so on.
Access musical scores for over 35,000 works including the entire piano works of Chopin, all the songs of Schubert, all the organ music of J. S. Bach, and all the orchestra parts and scores of Beethoven, and more. Sheet music is in PDF format, ready for download.
Trial access available through November 19, 2011. Please send feedback about this database to Debbie Herman, Digital Resources Librarian (email@example.com).
BioOne provides a unique aggregation of high-impact bioscience research journals, featuring timely content on a wide-array of today's most pressing topics, including global warming, stem cell research, ecological and biodiversity conservation.
Trial access available through February 18, 2012. Please send comments about this trial to Debbie Herman
Music Online is a search tool that lets you cross-search the Alexander Street audio and music reference collections. The listening suite of music collections comprises the broadest and most comprehensive resource available for the study of classical, jazz, world, and American music.
Trial access available through March 8, 2012. Please send feedback about this trial to Debbie Herman, Digital Resources Librarian.
PrivCo is the premier source for business and financial research on major privately-held companies (MPCs). In the United States alone, there are over 150,000 operating firms that each bring in over $10 million in annual revenues, yet the traditional business media focuses almost exclusively on the same 15,000 publicly traded companies. By combining the very best financial analysts, editorial quality review, market research, and our proprietary data technology, PrivCo is dedicated to producing intelligent, in-depth business and financial research on the other 90% of major corporations.
Classical Music in Video will contain 1,000 hours of classical music performances and masterclasses captured on video-- approximately 1,500 performances in all. The collection will contain performances of all forms of classical music, including major orchestral performances by leading orchestras, plus chamber music, oratorio, and solo performances, along with masterclasses and interviews with master teachers from around the world.
Opera in Video will contain 250 of the most important opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries, and then delivered online through streaming video. Selections represent the world's best performers, conductors, and opera houses and are based on a work's importance to the operatic canon. Trial access available through 4/26/2012.
First Research provides access to an online library of profiles on over 900 industry segments as well as state and regional profiles.The industry profiles contain critical analysis, statistics and forecasts.
CentralSearch is a powerful search engine powered by the Summon service. This discovery tool and search engine allows you to search across all of the library's resources, enabling you to search the library's books, journals, electronic resources, and countless other parts of our collection by using a few keywords.
Key Business Ratios (KBR) provides online access to competitive benchmarking data. This powerful tool lets researchers examine industry benchmarks compiled from D&B's database of public and private companies, featuring 14 key business ratios (users choose a one-year or three-year set of ratios) for public and private companies in 800 lines of business. A digital archive of D & B's Industry Norms & Key Business Ratios is also available that covers the years 1979 through 2010.
Education Source is designed to meet the needs of education students, professionals and policy makers. The extensive collection includes full text for more than 1,700 journals, 550 books and monographs, education-related conference papers, citations for over 4 million articles including book reviews. Coverage in Education Source spans all levels of education from early childhood to higher education and also includes educational specialties such as multilingual education, health education and testing. Trial access available through December 15, 2012
The Oxford Handbook Series brings together the world's leading scholars to write review essays that evaluate the current thinking on a field or topic, and make an original argument about the future direction of the debate. Articles review the key issues, reveal original arguments and concepts, and set the agenda for new research. The books have become one of the most successful and cited series within scholarly publishing, and for the first time, the entire collection of work across 14 subject areas is available online. In this new platform, you will now be able to benefit from improved interfaces and navigation, expanded search, integrated social media, and site tutorials and videos accessible from any page.
Gale Digital Collections makes rare, previously impossible-to-access printed matter viewable in a digital format. From the 1100s to the 2000s; from the Wild West to the Far East; from culture and business, to politics and war, to religion and government.
Published annually by the Federal Government since 1878, The Statistical Abstract of the United States is the best-known statistical reference publication in the country. As a comprehensive collection of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States, it is a snapshot of America and its people.
Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, Client Narratives, and Reference Works is a searchable collection containing real transcripts of therapy and counseling sessions and first-person narratives illuminating the experience of mental illness and its treatment, as well as reference works to contextualize the primary material
History Reference Center offers full text from more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, cover to cover full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals, nearly 57,000 historical documents, more than 78,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 113,000 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.
Providing exclusive online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, Legal Information Reference Center contains more than 225 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms, with more content being added on a regular basis. A majority of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation's oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.
MasterFILE Premier contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.
Newspaper Source Plus includes more than 860 full-text newspapers, providing more than 35 million full-text articles. In addition, the database features more than 857,000 television and radio news transcripts.
TOPICsearch contains full text for over 150,961 articles from 475 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers. TOPICsearch explores social, political & economic issues and scientific discoveries
Biography Reference Center offers a comprehensive collection of more than 450,000 full-text biographies, including the complete full-text run of Biography Today and Biography, as well as thousands of narrative biographies that are not available in other databases. In addition to keyword searching, users can also locate biographies of interest by browsing more than 30 genre categories, including actors, authors, composers, explorers, figures relevant to U.S. & world history, inventors, musicians, Presidents of the United States, current world leaders and many others.
Science Reference Center is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content. This database contains full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
BioOne provides a unique aggregation of high-impact bioscience research journals, featuring timely content on a wide-array of today’s most pressing topics, including global warming, stem cell research, ecological and biodiversity conservation.
Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. Delivering a comprehensive overview of the world's research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities. Please note* If you experience off-campus access issues with this database, please see Off campus Scopus instructions(*updated 12/2/2016)
Provides Web access to the entire database of CHOICE reviews published since Sept. 1998. Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries is the premier source for reviews of academic books and digital resources of interest to scholars and students in higher education.
With material drawn from hundreds of institutions and organizations, including both major international activist organizations and local, grassroots groups, the documents in the Archives of Human Sexuality and Identity: LGBTQ History and Culture since 1940 present important aspects of LGBTQ life in the second half of the twentieth century and beyond. The archive illuminates the experiences not just of the LGBTQ community as a whole, but of individuals of different races, ethnicities, ages, religions, political orientations, and geographical locations that constitute this community. Historical records of political and social organizations founded by LGBTQ individuals are featured, as well as publications by and for lesbians and gays, and extensive coverage of governmental responses to the AIDS crisis. The archive also contains personal correspondence and interviews with numerous LGBTQ individuals, among others. The archive includes gay and lesbian newspapers from more than 35 countries, reports, policy statements, and other documents related to gay rights and health, including the worldwide impact of AIDS, materials tracing LGBTQ activism in Britain from 1950 through 1980, and more.