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All Research Databases made available by Polk Library, from A to Z.
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PBS Video Collection
The PBS Video Collection assembles hundreds of the greatest documentary films and series from the history of PBS into one convenient online interface. The diverse subject matter of the included films makes this an important collection for the study of history, science, business, technology, performing arts, anthropology, psychology, politics, health, and literature.
No
Book Resources
Alexander Street Press

Periodic Table Live
An interactive periodic table that allows you to explore a broad range of information about the elements, their reactions, their properties, their structures, and their histories.
No
Reference and Background Resources
ChemEd DL

Philosopher's Index
Philosopher's Index is a bibliographic database with abstracts covering scholarly research in all areas of philosophy. Includes journal articles, books, book chapters (such as contributions to an anthology) and book reviews. Philosopher's Index monitors over 550 journals from more than 40 countries.
No
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
1940 - present.
CSA

Physical Review B
Physical Review B (PRB) is the largest and most comprehensive international journal specializing in condensed matter and materials physics. PRB appears monthly in two sections.
Yes, some available
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
Current
American Physical Society

Physical Review Letters
PRL is a major physics letters journal, providing rapid publication of short reports of significant fundamental research in all fields of physics. International in scope, the journal provides its diverse readership with weekly coverage of major advances in physics and cross disciplinary developments. PRL's topical sections are devoted to general physics (including statistical and quantum mechanics, quantum information, etc.), gravitation and astrophysics; elementary particles and fields; nuclear physics; atomic, molecular, and optical physics; nonlinear dynamics, fluid dynamics, classical optics; plasma and beam physics; condensed matter; and soft-matter, biological, and interdisciplinary physics.
Yes, some available
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
Current
American Physical Society

Picture Book Database
The Picture Book Database combines data from dozens of online and print sources, thousands of picture books, and many publisher, author, and illustrator websites. You can find picture books by artistic media and style, character education, literary devices, literacy tie-ins, categories, genres, and formats, series and characters, original publisher/title/language (for titles published outside the U.S.), country of origin, and age ranges.
No
Reference and Background Resources
Picturing Books

Points of View Reference Center
Points of View Reference Center is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database offers 255 topics, each with an overview, two opposing points of view, and critical thinking guide. The contents include 1,143 main essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, TV and radio news transcripts, primary source documents, reference books, and the Video Encyclopedia of the 20th Century. Topics covered include affirmative action, cloning, AIDS, immigration, and tax cuts.
Yes, some available
Reference and Background Resources
Current
EBSCO

Political Science Complete
Political Science Complete offers cover-to-cover indexing and abstracting for more than 800 journals, with full-text coverage for over 350 of those journals. The database also features a subject thesaurus, more than 180 monographs, and the full text of more than 28,000 conference papers, including those of the International Political Science Association
Yes, some available
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
1982 - present. Varies by title
EBSCO

Primary Search
Provides the full text of 35 magazines for young readers and abstracts and indexing for 116 magazines. Primary Search includes Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, the World Almanac for Kids and the World Almanac of the USA.
Yes, some available
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
Indexing (1984 - present), Full Text (1989 - present)
EBSCO

Professional Development Collection
Professional Development Collection,designed for professional educators, provides a highly specialized collection of more than 550 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. In addition to full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for more than 900 journals. Full text information in the Professional Development Collection dates as far back as 1965
Yes, some available
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
Full Text (1965 - present)
EBSCO

Project Muse
Project Muse provides worldwide, networked, subscription access to the full text of the Press's 40+ scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and mathematics.
Yes, some available
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
Varies by journal
Project Muse

ProQuest Congressional
Giving researchers access to the content of both published and unpublished hearings, the ProQuest Congressional Hearings Digital Collection forms an unparalleled documentary record of events and public policy issues faced by America, as well as the objectives and actions of Congress in dealing with these events and issues.
Yes, some available
Reference and Background Resources
ProQuest

PsycARTICLES Tutorials Available
PsycARTICLES is a definitive source of full text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. It contains more than 153,000 articles from nearly 80 journals published by the American Psychological Association (APA) and other publishers.
Yes, some available
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
EBSCO

Psychotherapy.net
Psychotherapy.net provides over 200 streaming videos in Counseling, Therapy, Psychotherapy, and many other fields.
No
Book Resources
Psychotherapy.net

PsycInfo Tutorials Available
PsycINFO (R) contains citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, and technical reports, as well as citations to dissertations, all in the field of psychology and psychological aspects of related disciplines, such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business, and law.
No
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
1887 - present
EBSCO

Public Administration Abstracts
Public Administration Abstracts includes 60,000 bibliographic records going back to 1974, covering the most important journals within the public administration discipline and related theory.
No
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
1974 - present
EBSCO

Public Library of Science - Biology
Biology features works of exceptional significance in all areas of biological science, from molecules to ecosystems, including works at the interface with other disciplines, such as chemistry, medicine, and mathematics. Access is free to all on the web.
Yes, some available
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
2003 - present
Public Library of Science

PubMed
More than 19 million citations for biomedical articles from Medline and life science journals. Citations may include links to full text articles from PubMed Central or publisher websites.
Yes, some available
Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
Varies by journal
U.S. National Library of Medicine

Collection Development
920-424-2097
Unavailable
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