Montgomery Library Databases A – Z
ABC-CLIO provides reference resources for the following disciplines: Social sciences and humanities, history, military studies, psychology, business, current events and social issues, international affairs, politics, visual and performing arts, and literature.
ACLS Humanities E-Book Project is an online collection of nearly 4,000 fully searchable books, essays and primary sources of high quality in the humanities, with 300-500 new titles added each year, encompassing the fields of archaeology, art and architectural history, area studies, film and media, folklore, linguistics, literary criticism, musicology, performance studies, philosophy, political science, religion and sociology.
Academic Search Complete provides complete coverage of multidisciplinary academic journals. The level and range of content included in this resource fully supports scholarly research in the key areas of academic study by providing peer-reviewed journals, full-text periodicals, reports, books, and much more.
African American Music Reference contain 50,000 pages that offers the first comprehensive coverage of blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, gospel, and other forms of black American musical expression. This release includes 4,300 essays and images from 125 sources, over 34,497 pages.
AGRICOLA contains bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Library. This database contains more than 4.7 million citations encompassing all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines.
Alt-Press Watch provides resources from the nation’s most respected and cited grassroots newspapers, magazines, and journals featuring over 670,000 articles from more than 210 publications. Articles are full text, allowing researchers total access to regional, rural, and metropolitan perspectives on local, national, and international issues.
American Chemical Society provides the scientific community with a comprehensive collection of the most-cited, peer-reviewed journals in the chemical and related sciences.
American Civil War Letters and Diaries include more than 400 sources of diaries, letters, and memoirs, to provide fast access to thousands of views on almost every aspect of the Civil War. This extraordinary electronic collection includes 100,000 pages of re-keyed and indexed text, including 4,000 facsimile pages of previously unpublished manuscripts.
American Song is a history database that allows people to hear and feel the music from America’s past.The database includes songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys. Included in the database are the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests, and more.
Annual Reviews publishes authoritative reviews in 40 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences.
ARTstor Digital Library provides more than one million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences with a suite of software tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes.
ATLA is the premier scholarly tool for researching theological perspectives on history, the humanities and the social sciences. It features Biblical studies, world religions, Church history and social issues.
BioOne is the product of innovative collaboration between scientific societies, libraries, academe and the private sector. BioOne brings to the Web a uniquely valuable aggregation of the full-texts of high-impact bioscience research journals. Most of BioOne’s titles are published by small societies and other not-for-profit organizational publishers, and, until now, have been available only in printed form.
Business Source Premier is the industry’s most used business research database, providing full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles. Business Source Premier is superior to the competition in full text coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. This database is updated daily on EBSCOhost.
Cambridge Histories Online is an extensive reference source containing over 260 volumes covering 15 different academic topics including History, Language, Literary Studies, Music, Philosophy, Political and Social Theory, Regional History, Religious Studies, Theatre, and Warfare.
Career and Technical Education (ProQuest) is the definitive source for vocational information. The database includes over 750 titles, with more than 650 available in full text. Both students and instructors can access the database to research virtually any technical topic.
Central Kentucky News-Journal is a source for local news, sports, events, and information for Campbellsville, KY and the surrounding area.
Child Development & Adolescent Studies provides references to the historical and current literature in the field of child development from birth through age 21.
Choice Reviews provide reviews on the latest academic titles highlighting the best new books and digital resources in academia.
Chronicle of Higher Education is published every weekday and is the top destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academe. The Chronicle’s Web site features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; an archive of previously published content; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases, and more.
CINAHL is the authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers. This database provides indexing for 2,857 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. The database contains more than 1,000,000 records dating back to 1982.
Civil War Letters and Diaries contains 2,009 authors and approximately 100,000 pages of diaries, letters and memoirs. The product includes 4,000 pages of previously unpublished manuscripts such as the letters of Amos Wood, the diary of Maryland Planter William Claytor, and material licensed from The Civil War Day-by-Day by E.B. Long
Classical Music in Video is a comprehensive streaming video collection to support the study of classical music. It currently provides streaming access to more than 400 hours of video
Classical Music Library is the world’s largest multi-label database of Classical music recordings for listening and learning in libraries. Coverage of repertoire is increasing as new labels are added, with a particular focus on content that meets the needs of educators and students. Never before have institutions been able to offer library users such ease of access to our recorded heritage – both recordings of the past, and new releases.
Classical Music Reference Library contains more than 40,000 pages of essential reference materials, spanning the entire history of Western classical music. Included are the authoritative reference titles Baker’s Dictionary of Music, Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, and Baker’s Student Encyclopedia of Music
Classical Scores Library includes works spanning time periods from the Renaissance to the 21st century. Coverage of score types is comprehensive, with full scores, study scores, piano and vocal scores, and piano reductions.
Contemporary World Music delivers the sounds of all regions from every continent. The database will contain important genres such as reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz, and other genres such as traditional music – Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku, and more.
Credo Reference Database includes over 650 titles with particular emphasis on subject encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, and reference handbooks. Also included are over 1,000 short reference videos, nearly 300,000 high-resolution art images, and thousands of additional images across all subject areas.
Criminal Justice (ProQuest) is a comprehensive database supporting research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends.
Dance in Video contains five hundred hours of dance productions and documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance, as well as forerunners of the forms and the pioneers of modern concert dance.
Early American Imprints contains books, pamphlets, broadsides and other imprints listed in the renowned bibliography by Charles Evans.
Early Encounters in North America contains 1,482 authors and over 100,000 pages of letters, diaries, memoirs and accounts of early encounters.
eBook Collection (EBSCOhost) provides access to Montgomery Library’s eContent collection. eContent is the digital version of books. You can access the library’s eContent 24 hours a days, seven days a week. Campbellsville University has over 125,000 e-Books in the collection.
Encyclomedia KET/Discovery is a comprehensive Internet-based multimedia learning service offering video clips and a wealth of related standards-based resources including Teacher’s Guides, Instructional TV Catalog, Instructional Program Web Sites, and Teacher’s Tool Kits.
Encyclopedia of American Government (EAG) provides answers to the full range of questions that students, government professionals, interested citizens, and other researchers have about the institutions of U.S. government. Based on the CQ Press ready-reference American Government A to Z series, EAG offers thousands of concise, up-to-date explanations of the who, how, and why of American democracy.
Encyclopedia of Life Sciences. This online encyclopedia spans the entire spectrum of research within life sciences featuring over 5,000 specially commissioned, peer-reviewed and citable articles in the life sciences. eLS articles are written by leaders in the field to provide comprehensive and authoritative coverage of each subject area.
ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center, contains more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals.
European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750 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
Family & Society Studies Worldwide offers comprehensive coverage to references in the fields of Family Science, Human Ecology, Human Development and Social Welfare.
FedWorld.gov web site is a gateway to government information. This site is managed by the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) as part of it’s information management mandate.
Films on Demand provides unlimited streaming video access to more than 12,000 full-length educational films and over 175,000 video clips covering most academic areas of interest from leading producers like A&E, BBC and PBS with new content added monthly.
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7.
Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online contains an overview of the region, a survey of its musical heritage, traditions and themes; and a description of specific musical genres, practices, and performances. Articles include detailed photographs that show musicians, musical instrument, and the cultural context of dances, rituals, and ceremonies. Other images include drawings, maps, and musical examples for further study.
Historical Abstracts with Full-Text provides indexing for more than 2,600 journals, as well as, access to full-text articles from 400 journals dating back to 1954. Representing scholarship from over 90 countries, the database includes research in archeology, anthropology, and sociology.
IOP Publishing (Institute of Physics) provides a range of journals, magazines, books, and other services that enable the researcher access to the latest scientific information in the field of physics. The IOP Publishing database includes more than 70 scientific peer-reviewed journals and includes topics such as applied physics, nuclear physics, chemistry, engineering, materials science, computational science, and the environment.
Jazz Music Library is the largest and most comprehensive collection of streaming jazz available online — with thousands of jazz artists, ensembles, albums, and genres.
JSTOR contains over 1800 scholarly journal titles and 30,000 book titles covering multiple disciplines including Biological Sciences, Business, Ecology, Health & General Sciences, Language & Literature, Mathematics, and Music.
JSTOR Global Plants contains the contributed collections of more than 270 herbaria from around the globe. Included with the database are nearly two million high-resolution type specimens currently in the Global Plants database, along with, reference works and books such as The Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa and Flowering Plants of South Africa; and Curtis’s Botanical Magazine.
LearningExpress Library is an innovative, Web-based learning solution that provides patrons, from elementary students to adult learners, with instant access to the most comprehensive collection of test preparation tools, skill-building materials, and career resources available. Over 1,000 online practice tests and interactive skill-building tutorials are available, along with more than 200 eBook titles-all developed by expert academic and industry professionals.
LISTA (Library, Information Science & Technology Abstract) indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.
Loeb Classical Library database provides access to important works in Greek and Latin literature. Books include both original text and English translation. Editing provides substantive introductions as well as essential critical and explanatory notes and selective bibliographies.
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.
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health’s Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it provides information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues.
Mountain People: Life and Culture in Appalachia consists of the diaries, journals, and narratives of explorers, emigrants, military men, Native Americans, and travelers. In addition, there are accounts on the development of farming and mining communities, family histories, and folklore. These accounts provide a view of the of the vast region between Lexington, Kentucky and Winchester, Virginia, from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Birmingham, Alabama, which spans three and a half centuries and provides information on the social, political, economic, scientific, religious and agricultural characteristics of the region.
National Library of Medicine (NLM), is the world’s largest medical library. The Library collects materials and provides information and research services in all areas of bio-medicine and health care.
New York Times (Historical Issues 1851-2008) provides fully searchable complete issues of the New York Times newspaper dating 1851-2008.
Newspaper Source provides selected full text for 25 national (U.S.) and international newspapers. The database, which is updated daily contains full text television & radio news transcripts, and selected full text for more than 260 regional (U.S.) newspapers.
Newsstand (ProQuest) contains access to more than 1590 international, national and regional papers including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, The Guardian, El Norte, Jerusalem Post, and South China Morning Post
North American Women’s Letters and Diaries includes the immediate experiences of 1,325 women and 150,000 pages of diaries and letters taken from leading bibliographies, supplemented by customer requests and more than 7,000 pages of previously unpublished material.
Novelist is an advisory resource that assists fiction readers in finding new authors and titles. It includes 90,000 full text reviews, over 36,000 subject headings and a complete spectrum of searching options, including searching by title, by author or simply by describing pertinent plot details.
Oxford Art Online provides access to several premier art resources, including Grove Art Online, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art.
Oxford Music Online provides access to several premier music reference resources including The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Grove Music, and The Oxford Companion to Music.
Palgrave Connect Ebook Collection currently provides access to 542 electronic book titles offered in the Humanities, the Social Sciences and Business. Ebooks are organized by year of publication and by discipline.
Polling the Nations is an online database of public opinion polls containing more than 600,000 questions and responses from polls dating back to 1986 in the United States and over 100 other countries around the world.
Primary Search provides full text for nearly 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990.
PsycINFO from the American Psychological Association (APA), contains nearly 2.3 million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, all in psychology and related disciplines, dating as far back as the 1800s. 97 percent of the covered material is peer-reviewed. Journal coverage, which spans 1887 to present, includes international material selected from more than 2,100 periodicals in more than 25 languages.
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection provides nearly 575 full text publications, including nearly 550 peer-reviewed titles. Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. Nearly every full text title included in this database is indexed in PsycINFO.
Public Administration Abstracts furnishes up to date references covering public administration theory, economy, politics, organization, and methods.
Regional Business News 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.
Religion (ProQuest) covers formal theological studies and commentary on topics of general interest from the perspectives of many, worldwide religions. In addition, there are many titles from religious publishing bodies and nondenominational organizations.
RightNow Media is a streaming video Bible study resource that provides access to over 3500 Bible study sessions.
Science.gov searches over 55 databases and over 2100 selected websites from 15 federal agencies, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information including research and development results.
Smithsonian Global Sound is a virtual encyclopedia of the world’s musical and aural traditions. The collection provides educators and students with an unprecedented variety of online resources that support the creation, continuity, and preservation of diverse musical forms.
Sociological Collection provides coverage of more than 500 full text journals, including nearly 500 peer-reviewed titles and offers information in all areas of sociology, including social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, culture and social structure.
Statesman’s Yearbook is a dynamic product that is updated on a regular basis to provide reliable, concise information on any country in the world.
Teacher Reference Center (TRC) contains journal information for K-12 teachers and librarians. This bibliographic database provides coverage on topics such as Assessment, Best Practices, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literary Standards, School Administration, Science & Mathematics, and Teacher Education.
TOPICsearch is a current events database that allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today’s classrooms. TOPICsearch contains full text for over 139,800 articles from more than 4,800 diverse sources.
Wildlife & Ecology Studies Worldwide is the world’s largest index to literature on mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians.
World History in Video is an online collection of streaming video from more than 1,750 documentaries that offer a rich survey of human history from the earliest civilizations to the fall of the Berlin Wall. World History covers Africa and the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Oceania.
WorldCat is a global network catalog linking library catalogs from all over the world. Use WorldCat to search library resources and holdings in 1,000s of libraries across the world. Use in conjunction with Interlibrary Loan to access resources not held in Montgomery Library.