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2017


05/17 Eleven Databases Added
  • InfoTrac Psychology Collection full-text psychology focused collection of academic resources.


  • InfoTrac Religion & Philosophy Collection features a selection of more than 200 magazines and academic journals--everything from Anglican Journal to Zygon--covering religion and the related areas of philosophy and anthropology. Coverage, which includes more than 1.1 million articles updated daily, begins as early as 1980 for indexing and 1983 for periodical full text.


  • InfoTrac Small Business Collection Ideal for business schools and entrepreneurs, Small Business Collection is updated daily and provides insights, tips, strategies, and success stories. Users find more than 500 subject-appropriate, active, full-text periodicals.


  • InfoTrac US History Collection


  • InfoTrac US History Collection


  • InfoTrac War & Terrorism Collection A collection for students of history, social science and current events. Researchers will gain valuable insight to conflicts and their cause as well as their impact and how they are perceived on a global scale.


  • InfoTrac World History Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers. The database offers balanced coverage of events in world history and scholarly work being established in the field.


  • LEGALTRAC provides indexing for more than 1,400 titles including major law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals and international legal journals. Dates of coverage: 1980 to present.


  • Military And Intelligence Database provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs. The database offers content in key subject areas including governmental policies, the socioeconomic effects of war, the structure of the armed forces, and more.


  • World Scholar: Latin America And The Caribbean Curated by an advisory board of experts in Latin American studies, the collection is designed to enrich research and student assignments.
05/12 Twelve Databases Added
  • Health and Wellness Resource Center & Alt Health provides access to carefully compiled and trusted medical reference materials. Includes nearly 400 health/medical journals, numerous reference volumes, over 700 health videos, pamphlets and health-related articles from 2,200 general interest publications. Material is intended for informational purposes only.


  • Health Reference Center Academic Created specifically for students, knowledgeable consumer health researchers, and health care professionals. Contains more than 2,500 embargo-free, full-text periodicals, reference books, pamphlets, and hundreds of videos demonstrating medical procedures and live surgeries.


  • InfoTrac Agriculture Collection Access to current and authoritative content that spans the agricultural industry -- from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture.


  • InfoTrac Business Economics and Theory Collection offers instant access to full-text academic journals and magazines--with a strong emphasis on titles covered in the EconLit bibliographic index. It includes more than 1,800 titles.


  • InfoTrac Communication & Mass Media Collection Full-text from journals focused on all aspects of the communications field. Key subjects covered include: advertising and public relations, literature and writing, linguistics, and more.


  • InfoTrac Criminal Justice Collection A comprehensive collection supporting Criminal justice.


  • InfoTrac Diversity Studies Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that explore cultural differences, contributions, and influences in the global community.


  • InfoTrac Environmental Issues & Policy Collection provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and other reference sources covering environmental issues and policies. The database includes diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policymakers, and corporate interests.


  • InfoTrac Information Science & Library Issues Collection Created for library science students, information science and technology professionals. It is updated daily with articles covering all aspects of managing and maintaining information and technology, including usability, cataloging, circulation, business information, and more.


  • InfoTrac Newsstand Search a collection of more than 1,000 newspapers, translate articles into 11 different languages, and create email alerts.


  • InfoTrac Nursing & Allied Health Collection Contains nearly nearly 4.2 million articlesand is designed for nursing students, physician’s assistant students, and researchers in allied health fields who are looking for answers related to the specialized care, treatment and management of all sorts of patients.


  • InfoTrac Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines covering the fields of physical therapy, physical fitness, and sports medicine. The database offers a wide spectrum of information, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research, and more.


  • InfoTrac Pop Culture Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture. The database offers useful information for researchers in social science, history, art or liberal arts courses.

05/10 Ten Databases Added
  • Academic OneFile is a source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995.


  • Biography & Genealogy Master Index (BGMI) contains names, birth/ death years, and bibliographic references to books containing material on that person and an indication of which books or articles include a portrait.


  • Book Review Index Online is a comprehensive source for book reviews from 1965 to the present and covers review published in nearly 500 periodicals and newspapers.


  • Computer Database provides access to leading business and technical publications in the computer, telecommunications, and electronics industries. The database includes more than 600 journals and periodicals, providing information on computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications, and the application of technology.


  • Educator's Reference Complete This collection of more than 1,100 periodicals and 200 reports resource for any educator--from the school teacher and administrator to those studying in the field at the collegiate and graduate level. Seeks to provide full text for titles in the Eric database and covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college, and every educational specialty--such as technology, bilingual education, health education, and testing. It also provides insight on issues in administration, funding, and policy.


  • Gale Biography in Context offers authoritative reference content alongside magazine and journal articles, primary sources, videos, audio podcasts, and images.


  • Gale Business Insights: Global For business professionals, entrepreneurs, students, and general researchers, Gale Business Insights: Global delivers comprehensive international business intelligence, compiled into a logical, useable context.


  • Gender Studies Collection provides coverage of this significant aspect of culture and society. The database offers access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.


  • Global Issues in Context Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, highly relevant sources for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues.


04/25 Trial Visual History Archives The USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive allows users to search through and view more than 54,000 video testimonies of survivors and witnesses of genocide. Initially a repository of Holocaust testimony, the Visual History Archive has expanded to include testimonies from the Armenian Genocide that coincided with World War I, the 1937 Nanjing Massacre in China, the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, the Guatemalan Genocide of 1978-1996 and the Cambodian Genocide of 1975-1979.

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01/20 Trial World Politics Review-Over

2016


11/15 Trial Naxos Sheet Music-Over

10/27 New Political Science Database Leading political science and international relations journals, providing full-text of many core titles indexed in Worldwide Political Science Abstracts. In addition, full-text doctoral dissertations on political science topics are included, together with working papers, conference proceedings, country profiles, political news and other sources.

10/27 New Military Database Scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications, and more.

10/27 New Computing Database Scholarly journals, trade publications, and consumer titles covering topics such as artificial intelligence, automation, gaming, graphics, networking, security, database management, systems administration, information science and hardware.

10/27 New World Databank World Development Indicators searches data from the World Bank for over 200 countries and 18 country groups from 1960 to present, including almost 600 development indicators, and time series data. Data can be exported in Excel.

10/27 Trial IBIS World-Over

10/27 New IQSS Dataverse searches social science research data from around the world. Collections (called “dataverses”) include data sets from government entities, universities, and individual researchers. Data sets may be downloaded in multiple formats.

10/27 New Europeana searches for digitized books, manuscripts, photographs, paintings, film, maps, sound recordings, and other material held by a range of Europe's libraries, archives, museums and galleries.

10/21 Trial Gale Interactive Anatomy-Over

10/22 Trial Periodicals Archive Online Foundation Collection-Over

10/16 Trial English Historical Documents-Over

10/11 New FedStats searches statistics from U.S. government agencies. Some data access tools and datasets from these agencies are included.

10/11 New Digital Scores and Libretti searches digitized special collections of Harvard’s Loeb Music Library for rare or unique manuscripts, and first and early editions of music from the 17th-early 20th centuries.

10/04 New Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) s the nation’s premier collection of documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management. The HSDL is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s National Preparedness Directorate, FEMA and the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security.

09/09 Trial ProQuest History Vault-Over

08/25 New Business Market Research Collection Conduct company, industry, economic and geopolitical market research with information from these sources: Hoover's Company Profiles—information about global public and non-public companies including financials, competitors, and more; OxResearch—succinct articles covering regional economic and political developments of significance from faculty at Oxford, other leading universities, and think-tanks.

07/14 Trial Classical Music Library-Over

04/27 Trial Pivot.-Over
04/26 Trial ProQuest Research Companion-Over
02/23 Trial Flipster-Over

01/28 New Marketline Advantage Provides business news, opinion, and latest published reports help users to understand key trends and events, while qualitative and quantitative data and analysis support business research programs.
  • Companies (30,000+ company profiles covering SWOT analysis, financials company analyses, executive biographies)
  • Countries (110+ profiles, PESTLE analyses, emerging markets, qualitative and quantitative reports)
  • Industries (3500 profiles, markets and geographies, global retail, Porters 5 forces)
  • Products (New products launches, innovation ratings, company profiling)
  • News and Opinion (Daily news feeds, expert views, financial deals dating back to 1962)
  • Country Statistics (This database provides macro/socio-economic and demographic data for 215 countries worldwide, both historical and forecasted)
  • Market Data Analytics (This database includes comprehensive data across the global food, drinks, personal care household products, pet care, news and magazine, and tobacco markets)

01/05 New Artemis Primary Sources brings together Gale's premier literary databases in a new digital environment that allows researchers, faculty and students to search across these resource simultaneously. Searches Contemporary Authors, Dictionary of Literary Biography, Literature Criticism, Literature Resource Center, LitFinder, Scribners Writers, Something About the Author and Twayne’s Authors.

2015


11/06 New Emerald Insight Books and peer-reviewed journals across all areas of business. Includes case studies, literature reviews, book reviews, conference information, interviews, profiles and 'How to...' guides. Other subjects include economics, library and information science, public policy and environmental studies.

10/28 New ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day and offering full text for graduate works added since 1997, along with selected full text for works written prior to 1997. It contains a significant amount of new international dissertations and theses both in citations and in full text.

10/14 New MathSci Net offers access to a database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature. Over 100,000 new items are added each year, most of them classified according to the Mathematics Subject Classification. Authors are uniquely identified (by their MR Author ID), enabling a search for publications by individual author rather than by name string. MathSciNet® contains almost 3 million items and over 1.7 million direct links to original articles. Bibliographic data from retrodigitized articles dates back to the early 1800s. Reference lists are collected and matched internally from approximately 550 journals, and citation data for journals, authors, articles and reviews is provided. This web of citations allows users to track the history and influence of research publications in the mathematical sciences.

10/05 Trial Proquest Dissertations & Theses Global-Over

10/01 New ClinicalAccess A clinical decision support tool providing targeted answers to more than 120,000 questions encountered at the point of care. It also includes over 20,000 images, videos, algorithms and other media integrated into the answer to enhance understanding of the topic.
Create a free My Access account (by clicking on the arrow next to Troy University in upper right corner) while logged in to access content without additional logins or VPN required. My Access also enables creation and saving of practice tests, saving and downloading images.

09/02 Trial Emerald Insight-Over

08/14 Trial IBISWorld-Over

07/30 Trial Henry Stewart Talks-Business & Management Collection-Over

07/24 New Explora Secondary School General information database covering multiple subjects. search popular and scholarly magazines, reference books, images, primary sources, AP videos and more.

07/22 New Bates Visual Guide to Physical Examination delivers new clinical skills videos featuring head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques, as well as OSCE clinical reasoning modules. Helps to prepare student for the patient encounter.

06/09 New Congressional Digest is an independent monthly publication founded in 1921 and presents impartial views of controversial issues. The publication presents excerpted verbatim statements from current congressional debates in a pro-and-con format, along with digested government material to put the controversy in historical and legislative context.

05/05 New Nineteenth Century Collections Online is a multi-year global digitization and publishing program focusing on primary source collections of the long nineteenth century. The content is sourced from the world's preeminent libraries and archives. It consists of monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, photographs, statistics, and other kinds of documents in both Western and non-Western languages.

05/01 New Statista is a statistics portal that integrates thousands of diverse topics of data and facts from a wide range of sources onto a single platform. Categorized into market sectors, Statista provides access to quantitative facts on agriculture, finance, politics, and additional areas of interest. Sources of information include market researchers, trade publications, scientific journals, and government databases. Focuses on current, not historical data.

04/23 New Euromonitor Passport Complete monitors industry trends and gives you strategic analysis and a market size and market share database for all your products across all your key countries. Passport is Euromonitor International's global market analysis software platform, which analyses the industry in countries around the world.

04/06 New 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. Records provide data points such as ISSN, publisher, language, subject, abstracting & indexing coverage, full-text database coverage, and tables of contents. Updated weekly.

03/24 New Sports Litigation Alert Stay abreast of sports law developments with the industry's only bi-weekly newsletter devoted exclusively to the sports law field. Sports Litigation Alert tracks legal developments as they occur in amateur and professional athletics as well as legislative issues that impact sports law professionals.

03/24 New Psychotherapy.net Streaming Video provides access to training videos in the field of counseling, psychotherapy, psychology, and addiction. The majority of the videos show therapists actually conducting therapy and demonstrating clinical skills, along with pre- and post-session discussion. Transcripts of all videos are included and the ability to make clips is available. Most videos come with a downloadable instructor’s manual.

03/11 Trial EBSCO databases

African American Historical Serials Collection-Over
Arab World Research Source-over
L'Année philologique-Over
Philosophers Index with Full Text-Over
Flipster-Over
Rosetta Stone-Over
MYHeritage Library Edition-Over
Nursing Reference Center Plus-Over
Medcom Nursing Video Collection-Over

03/05 New Value Line Institutional Services Research Provides online access to Value Line's leading publications covering stocks & mutual funds. Includes: --Value Line Investment Survey --Value Line Small & Mid-Cap Survey --Fund Survey for Windows.--VLIS Rank Changes--SMC Rank Changes & Supplementary Reports.

02/12 New Digital Theatre Plus includes complete, recently-filmed stage productions of plays, musicals, and operas from the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Young Vic, and other well-known West End companies and venues. The “Productions” tab lists all available productions. In addition to the performance videos, Digital Theatre Plus includes “Making Theatre” interviews with cast and crew on creative and technical production, as well as study guides.

02/06 Trial Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video-Over

02/03 Trial Gale Databases

17th & 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers-Over
19th Century U.S. Newspapers-Over
19th Century U.K. Periodicals-Over
Air & Space and Smithsonian Magazine Archive-Over
Archives Unbound-Over
Associated Press Collections Online-Over
British Literary Manuscripts Online
19th Century British British Newspapers-Over
Chatham House Online Archive-Over
Daily Mail Historical Archive-Over

01/15 Trial Faulkner Security Management Practices-Over
01/15 Trial Faulkner Advisory for IT Studies-Over

2014


12/03 Trial Psychotherapy.net Video Collections-Over

11/19 New ProQuest Core Congressional Materials provides access to historical and current Congressional information and publications on all aspects of legislation dealing with life and public policy. Topics include scientific undertakings, historical events, social welfare, economic conditions, communication policies, and an endless array of other subjects.

10/28 Trial Statistical Data Sets-Over
10/28 Trial Data-Planet-Over
10/03 Trial Cambridge Archives Edition-Over
09/19 Trial ProQuest Research Companion-Over
09/19 Trial ProQuest J. P. Morgan Research-Over

08/28 New Project Muse a leading provider of digital humanities and social sciences content; since 1995, its electronic journal collections have supported a wide array of research needs at academic, public, special, and school libraries worldwide.

08/19 Trial ProQuest Core Congressional Materials-Over

05/05 New Films on Demand is a library of thousands of streaming videos across all disciplines. If you establish a user account from within Films on Demand you can also create playlists from the various films/segments for your own use or for sharing with other Troy users.

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04/18 Trial Archive of Americana-Over
04/08 Trial ProQuest International Datasets-Over
04/08 Trial Statistical Abstracts of the World-Over
03/24 Trial Alexander Street Video-Over
03/17 Trial ProQuest Research Companion-Over
03/17 Trial ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global-Over
03/04 Trial Artbibliographies Modern (ABM)-Over

02/13 New Joanna Briggs Institute EBP Database This database covers a wide range of medical, nursing, and health science specialties and includes a unique suite of information that's been prepared by expert reviewers at the JBI. It includes evidence summaries, evidence-based recommended practices, best practice information sheets, systematic reviews, consumer information sheets, systematic review protocols and technical reports.

02/10 Trial Ancestry Library Edition-Over
01/22 Trial Research Monitor-Over

2013


11/19 New Classical Singer magazine began in 1988 as The New York Opera Newsletter. For years it provided in-depth insights about the New York opera scene to its subscribers. In 2011 Classical Singer launched its own auditions website, AuditionsPlus.com, to feature opportunities for all types of singers--classical, musical theatre, jazz, and more. Auditions Plus includes auditions, competitions, summer programs, university programs, young artist programs, and singer profiles.

11/18 Trial Academic Charts Online-Over
10/28 Trial Mergent Online-Over
10/10 Trial Academic Charts Online-Over
10/09 Trial BizMiner-Over
10/09 Trial IBIS World-Over
10/09 Trial Plunkett Research Online-Over
09/18 Trial Alexander Street Press Music Online-Over

09/06-Trial EBSCO Databases-Over
Business Source Complete
Civil War Primary Source Documents from The New-York Historical Society
Education Source
Engineering Source
Humanities Source
L’Année philologique

09/05-Trial Gale Databases-Over
Air & Space and Smithsonian Magazine Archive
Artemis: Literary Sources
National Geographic Virtual Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library

09/05-Trial OVID Databases-Over
Anatomy & Physiology Online
Natural Standard Database
Joanna Briggs Institute(JBI)

07/08 New ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States is a one-volume, comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Use the Abstract as a convenient volume for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web.

06/25 ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Source Video Training Programs cover topics such as health care safety, emergency planning, checking vital signs and more. Videos are available in flash format, and are broken down into chaptered clips for easy study. Videos are indexed for reliable search results and can be viewed in document view or downloaded.
NOTE: The link will open Proquest Nursing and Allied Health Source. Select Browse at the top of screen. On the next screen, Video Training Programs is located on left side under Competency and Training Resources.

05/21 NEW Hospitality, Tourism, and Leisure Collection With current content from over 500 industry journals, this collection provides coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field, while also allowing for focused study of specialized aspects of the industry - including cultural aspects of travel, leisure activities, economic aspects of tourism, and more.

02/05 New PsycTESTS produced by the American Psychological Association (APA), serves as a repository for a selection of psychological tests and measures, including thousands of actual test instruments and test items that are available for use in research and teaching. It also provides access to a number of tests that are available in languages other than English. A source of information about tests of relevance to psychologists and professionals in related fields such as psychiatry, management, business, education, social science, neuroscience, law, medicine, and social work. Coverage spans more than a century.

01/23 New Digital Commons Network is an open access database containing over 600,000 articles from 265 institutions. Curated by university librarians and their supporting institutions, it contains disciplines and subject areas from Architecture to Zoology. This resource includes peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work. It continues to grow rapidly thanks to the contributions of researchers, librarians, faculty, and students.


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