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ABI/INFORM Complete Tutorials Available
Indexes and abstracts over 1300 scholarly and trade business journals. Popular magazines such as Fortune, Forbes and Time are included. Full-text articles for over 600 journal titles are available online.
Yes, some available
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
1971 - present
ProQuest

Academic Search Complete Tutorials Available
Gain access to information from a wide range of academic areas including business, social sciences, humanities, general academic, general science, and education. The upgrade from Academic Search Elite to Academic Search Complete has been partially funded since 2007-08 by the UW Oshkosh Student Technology Fund.
Yes, some available
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
1975 - present
EBSCO

Accessible Archives
Accessible Archives makes available vast quantities of archived historical information, previously furnished only in microformat, hard copy form or as images only. This resource covers important topics and time periods for scholars, professors, students, genealogists and historical societies.
Yes, some available
Primary Source Resources
Accessible Archives

African American Music Reference
African American Music Reference brings together of text reference, biographies, chronologies, sheet music, images, lyrics, liner notes, and discographies which chronicle the diverse history and culture of the African American experience through music. The database strives to include comprehensive coverage of blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, gospel, and other forms of black American musical expression.
Yes, some available
Reference and Background Resources
Alexander Street Press

African American Newspapers, 1827-1998
Part of the Readex America?s Historical Newspapers collection, African American Newspapers, 1827-1998 was created from the most extensive African American newspaper archives in the United States?those of the Wisconsin Historical Society, Kansas State Historical Society and the Library of Congress. Beginning with Freedom?s Journal (NY), the first African American newspaper published in the United States, the titles in this resource include The Colored Citizen (OH), Rights of All (NY), Wisconsin Afro-American, New York Age, Virginia Journal and Alexandria Advertiser, Richmond Planet, Cleveland Gazette, The Appeal (MN) and hundreds of others from every region of the U.S. - from the publisher.
Yes, some available
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources

African American Periodicals, 1825-1995
African American Periodicals, 1825-1995 features more than 170 wide-ranging periodicals by and about African Americans. Comprised of publications from 26 states, this collection includes academic and political journals, commercial magazines, institutional newsletters, organization bulletins, annual reports and other genres. Beyond offering opinions on issues and events of the day, the rare titles in African American Periodicals capture the voice of African American society and culture. The publications brought together here?many short-lived and not available in most libraries. ? from the publisher.
Yes, some available
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
1825 - 1995
Newsbank

AHFS Consumer Medication Information
AHFS Consumer Medication Information is an award winning database of drug information monographs written in lay language for consumers. It is frequently updated and conforms to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the FDA's guidelines for the provision of useful prescription medicine information to consumers. There are Spanish language versions of all articles, translated by experienced human health and medical translators (not by computer programs).
Yes, some available
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
Current
Ebsco

Alt HealthWatch
This database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers libraries full text articles for more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed journals and reports. In addition, there are hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts. Alt HealthWatch provides in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine.
Yes, some available
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
Indexing and abstracts going back as far as 1984, and full text going back as far as 1990
EBSCO

America: History and Life
America: History and Life is a complete bibliographic reference to the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Published since 1964, the database comprises almost 400,000 bibliographic entries, providing an incomparable research tool for students and researchers of US and Canadian history.
No
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
1964 - present
EBSCO

American Chemical Society (ACS) Journals
The ACS Online Journals package provides the full text of over 30 peer reviewed journals and magazines published by the American Chemical Society.? The articles are fully searchable and are available in full text in pdf format.? The ACS Journal Archives extends the online full text of ACS publications back to their inaugural issues, over 120 years of content.
Yes, some available
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
Variable by journal.
American Chemical Society

American Society for Microbiology Online Journals
The Society's 11 journals cover the spectrum of microbiology, from molecular and cellular biology to biomedical research and technology.
Yes, some available
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
Variable by journal.
American Society for Microbiology

Ancestry
Genealogical research search tool that allows you to search census records, birth, marriage and death records, military and court records and much more.
Yes, some available
Primary Source Resources
Gale

AP News
This resource provides near real-time access to world-wide news from the Associated Press. This collection includes a rolling 30-day archive of AP Top News, WorldStream, Financial News, AP Online, U.S. Politics and Government, and 50 State Reports.
Yes, some available
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
EBSCOhost

Arcat
ArCat is the online catalog of the Wisconsin Historical Society Archives Division. ArCat contains over 21,000 catalog entries for the Archives holdings. It includes descriptions for all Society manuscript collections, state government records, and local government records.
No
Primary Source Resources
Wisconsin Historical Society

Arts & Humanities Citation Index
Search for references and cited references in Arts & Humanities Citations Index
No
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
1987 - present
ISI

ArtStor
The ARTstor Digital Library is a nonprofit resource that provides more than one million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research. The community-built collections comprise contributions from outstanding international museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists' estates.
No
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
Current
ArtStor

Associations Unlimited
Contains information for approximately 144,000 international and US national, regional, state, and local nonprofit membership organizations in all fields. Features full contact information, SIC codes, meetings and publications information.
Yes, some available
Reference and Background Resources
Current
Gale

ATLA Religion Database
Covers journal articles, book chapters, book reviews, and multimedia sources in all fields of religion and theology. Produced by the American Theological Library Association.
Yes, some available
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
Indexing from 1949 to present
EBSCO

Collection Development
920-424-2097
Unavailable
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