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All Research Databases made available by Polk Library, from A to Z.
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Margaret Herrick Library
An online database that provides public access to digitized materials from the Library's collections. Currently, the database contains more than 3,000 items, including correspondence, photographs, early release fliers, full issues of rare periodicals, sheet music and movie star ephemera.
Yes, some available
Primary Source Resources
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

MAS Ultra: School Edition
This comprehensive database, designed specifically for high school libraries, contains full text for more than 500 popular, high school magazines including America's Civil War, American Heritage, American History, Archaeology, Astronomy, Bioscience, Careers & Colleges, Civil War Times, Congressional Digest, Discover, Economist, History Today, Nation, National Review, New Republic, New Scientist, Popular Science, Science News, Scientific American, Smithsonian, World War II, etc. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for 85,639 biographies and 104,481 primary source documents. Additionally, MAS Ultra - School Edition contains more than 360 reference books (including the Columbia Encyclopedia, the CIA World Fact Book and World Almanac & Book of Facts), an Image Collection of 285,912 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.
Yes, some available
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
PDF full text as far back as 1975
EBSCO

Masterfile Premier
Provides abstracts and indexing for more than 3,100 periodicals, plus searchable full text for more than 1,500 active periodicals. Subjects covered include general reference, business, health, multicultural and more. Total coverage includes over 4 million articles.
Yes, some available
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
PDF full text as far back as 1975
EBSCO

MathSciNet
MathSciNet is the searchable Web database providing access to over 59 years of Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications (from 1940 to the present). The full text of all reviews from 1940 to the present is available on MathSciNet.
Yes, some available
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
1940 - present
American Mathematical Society

Medline with Full Text Tutorials Available
Medline with Full text offers indexing for over 4,800 biomedical journals, with full text for over 1,470 of these journals. More than 1,400 of those journals have cover-to-cover indexing.
Yes, some available
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
1965 - present
EBSCO

Mental Measurements Yearbook
Mental Measurements Yearbook, produced by the Buros Institute, contains full text information about and reviews of all English-language standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas as included in the printed Mental Measurements Yearbooks.
Yes, some available
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
current
EBSCO

Mergent Archives
Beginning with the very first Moody's Manual published in 1909, Mergent offers you more than a century's worth of global corporate data fully digitized into high quality, PDF formatted documents. It also includes more than 85 years of Annual Reports for companies across the globe dating back to as early as 1925.
No
Primary Source Resources
1909-present
Mergent

Mergent BondViewer
US taxable and municipal fixed income and evaluation data. From pre-sale through defeasance, . . . on-demand access to a wide-range of bond data including both issuer and bond level terms and condition data, US taxable bonds, municipal bonds and retail notes. - from the Mergent site
Yes, some available
Reference and Background Resources
Current.
Mergent

Mergent Online
Mergent Online offers detailed insight into company and industry research, both historical and current. Includes U.S. and international company data, global company financials, annual reports, executive profiles, industry reports and more.
No
Reference and Background Resources
Mergent

Middle Eastern & Central Asian Studies
Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies is an index of research, policy, and scholarly discourse on the countries and peoples of the Middle East, Central Asia, and North Africa. The database contains more than 588,000 records of published material, grey literature, and theses and dissertations, with about 15,000 records added annually. Subjects covered include politics and law, international relations, business and industry, arts and humanities, social services, anthropology, archaeology, significant religious movements, and history from 1900 to the present.
No
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
1900 - present
EBSCO

Middle Search Plus
Provides abstracts and indexing for over 169 magazines, and searchable full text for 52 of the most frequently used magazines in middle school libraries, including 115 pamphlets. Total coverage includes nearly 400,000 articles.
Yes, some available
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
Indexing & Abstracts (1984 - present), Full Text (1989 - present)
EBSCO

Military & Government Collection
Military FullTEXT provides full text from over 330 military and general interest publications. Designed to bring current news to all branches of the military. This database also offers indexing and abstracts for over 380 magazines. Some titles included are Military Review, Parameters, Army Times, and Defense
Yes, some available
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
Current.
EBSCO

Milwaukee Business Journal
The online version of the Milwaukee Business Journal, which also includes access to 40 other local business journals from around the United States.
Yes, some available
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources

MLA Bibliography
The MLA International Bibliography, produced by the Modern Language Association, consists of bibliographic records pertaining to literature, language, linguistics, and folklore, and includes coverage from 1963 to the present. The MLA International Bibliography provides access to scholarly research in over 3,000 journals and series. It also covers relevant monographs, working papers, proceedings, bibliographies, and other formats.
No
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
1926 - present
EBSCO

MLA Directory of Periodicals
The MLA Directory of Periodicals contains all information available on the journals and series on the bibliography's Master List of Periodicals. The entries list editorial addresses, phone numbers, fax numbers, e-mail addresses, frequency of publication, descriptions of the periodicals' scopes, circulation figures, subscription prices and addresses, advertising information, and submission guidelines.
No
Reference and Background Resources
Ebsco

Morningstar Investment Research Center
Stock market analysis, equity, mutual fund & ETF research ratings & pics, portfolio tools. Option, hedge fund, IRA, 401K & 529 plan research.
Yes, some available
Reference and Background Resources
Current
Morningstar

Music Index
Comprehensive subject-author guide to music periodical literature. The Music Index Online has been available in print since 1949. The Music Index Online coverage spans from 1973 to the present and contains surveyed data from over 850 music periodicals from over 40 countries. This database cites book reviews, obituaries, news periodicals, and news and articles about music, musicians, and the music industry.
No
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
1973 - present.
EBSCO

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