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Library - Databases and Resources

To access the major online databases in the DU library, please visit:

 

 

 

ebscohost

 

 

EBSCOhost: http://search.epnet.com

 

Has 375 full-text databases, a collection of 600,000-plus ebooks, subject indexes, point-of-care medical references, and an array of historical digital archives. Brought to you by the Louisiana Library Network LOUIS. 

 


 

 

jstor

 

 

JSTOR: http://www.jstor.org

 

Contains digitized back issues of academic journals, books, primary sources, and current issues of journals. It provides full-text searches of almost 2,000 journals.

  


 

 

 

 

proquest

 

 

ProQuest: http://search.proquest.com

 

Provides resources and tools which support research and learning, publishing and dissemination, and the acquisition, management and discovery of library collections.   It provides tools for discovery and citation management and platforms that allow library users to discover, manage, use and share research. Additional resources include dissertations and thesesebooks, newspapers, periodicals, historical collections, governmental and cultural archives.

 


 directoryofopenaccessjournals

 

Directory of Open Access Journals: http://www.doaj.com

 

DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. DOAJ is independent. All funding is via donations, 50% of which comes from sponsors and 50% from members and publisher members. All DOAJ services are free of charge including being indexed in DOAJ. All data is freely available.

 


credoref 

 

CREDO Reference: http://literati.credoreference.com

 

Searching 3,456,110 full text articles in 835 reference books from 108 publishers. Brought to you by the Louisiana Library Network LOUIS. 
 

galedatabases

 

GALE InfoTrac: http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/lln_adu

 

Supports researchers with up-to-date, full-text magazines, newspapers, journals, periodicals, videos, and podcasts. Brought to you by the Louisiana Library Network LOUIS. 

 


 librarylearningexpress

 

Learning Express Library: http://www.LearningExpressLibrary3.com

 

Strengthen your academic skills and prepare for placement tests and graduate school entrance exams. Brought to you by the Louisiana Library Network LOUIS. 

 


mathscinet

 

MathSciNet: http://www.ams.org/mathscinet/ 

 

This is an electronic publication offering access to a carefully maintained and easily searchable database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature.

 


 oed

 

Oxford English Dictionary Online: http://www.oed.com/ 

 

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words—past and present—from across the English-speaking world, tracing how they have changed over time.

 

 


 

art and architecture complete

Art & Architecture Complete https://www.ebsco.com/academic-libraries/subjects/art-architecture 

Full Text Subject Title List https://www.ebscohost.com/titleLists/vth-subject.htm?_ga=2.123703880.297814527.1531939056-923816380.1531939056 

 

Database Coverage List https://www.ebscohost.com/titleLists/vth-coverage.htm?_ga=2.85949786.297814527.1531939056-923816380.1531939056 

 

 

Art & Architecture Complete is a robust art research database providing full-text art journals, magazines and books, plus detailed indexing and abstracts. Useful for artists, art scholars and designers, it covers fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as architecture and architectural design.

 

Content Includes

  • More than 360 full-text periodicals
  • Nearly 220 full-text books
  • Cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for nearly 790 academic journals, magazines and trade publications and more than 220 books
  • A collection of over 63,000 images

Subjects Include

    • Antiques
    • Archaeology
    • Architecture and architectural history
    • Conservation and restoration
    • Costume design
    • Decorative arts
    • Graphic arts
    • Interior and landscape design
    • Painting
    • Photography
    • Printmaking
    • Sculpture

 

environment complete

 

 

 

Environment Complete https://www.ebsco.com/academic-libraries/subjects/environment 

 

Full Text Coverage List https://www.ebscohost.com/titleLists/eih-subject.htm?_ga=2.48675557.297814527.1531939056-923816380.1531939056 

 

Database Coverage List https://www.ebscohost.com/titleLists/eih-coverage.htm?_ga=2.57446889.297814527.1531939056-923816380.1531939056 

 

This leading full-text database offers extensive coverage in the areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, and affiliated areas of study. Offering full text and indexing for journals, books and monographs, it is an invaluable resource for students and scholars across all environmental disciplines. 

 

Content Includes

  • More than 1,200 full-text journals and monographs
  • Nearly 4 million records
  • Indexing for more than 2,000 domestic and international journals dating back more than 100 years
  • More than 180 full-text monographs

Subjects Include

    • Agriculture
    • Ecosystem ecology
    • Energy
    • Environmental law
    • Environmental technology
    • Geography
    • Marine and freshwater science
    • Natural resources
    • Pollution and waste management
    • Public policy
    • Renewable energy sources
    • Social impacts
    • Urban planning

 


 

legal source

 

 

Legal Source https://www.ebsco.com/academic-libraries/subjects/law-criminal-justice 

 

Database Coverage List https://www.ebscohost.com/titleLists/lgs-coverage.htm?_ga=2.153059066.297814527.1531939056-923816380.1531939056 

 

Full Text Subject Title List https://www.ebscohost.com/titleLists/lgs-subject.htm?_ga=2.146700023.297814527.1531939056-923816380.1531939056 

Content Includes

  • More than 1,100 full-text journals
  • Detailed indexing for legal journals, law reviews, yearbooks, institutes, statutes, bar association publications and university publications 
  • More than 420 law reviews  
  • Over 2.3 million records, including book reviews and case studies

Subjects Include

    • Administrative law
    • Antitrust law
    • Banking
    • Business law
    • Constitutional law
    • Criminal law
    • Domestic relations
    • Estate planning
    • Family law
    • Food, drug and cosmetic law
    • Insurance law
    • Intellectual property law
    • Internet and information science law
    • Landlord/tenant law
    • Legal librarianship
    • Multinational corporations
    • Non-profit corporations
    • Patent and trademark
    • Probate
    • Securities
    • Sports and entertainment law
    • Tax law
    • Trade regulation

 

 


 

literary reference center plus

 

 

Literary Reference Center Plus https://www.ebsco.com/public-libraries/subjects/literature-language-learning 

 

This robust full-text database provides the most relevant information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. It gives students, teachers and librarians a complete foundation of literary reference works to meet their research needs.

 

Database Coverage List https://www.ebscohost.com/titleLists/lkh-coverage.htm?_ga=2.120487371.297814527.1531939056-923816380.1531939056 

 

Content Includes

    • More than 36,000 plot summaries, synopses and work overviews
    • More than 87,000 articles/essays of literary criticism
    • Nearly 260,000 author biographies
    • More than 780 literary journals
    • Nearly 2,800 reference books
    • More than 930,000 book reviews
    • More than 150,000 classic and contemporary poems
    • More than 35,000 classic and contemporary short stories
    • More than 11,000 author interviews
    • More than 7,400 classic novels
    • Nearly 170 critical essays about popular young adult (YA) literature titles
    • More than 150 Critical Insights volumes

 

 

 


 

mas complete

 

MAS Complete Educator Resources https://www.ebsco.com/schools/subjects/educator-resources

 

MAS Complete Student Resources https://www.ebsco.com/public-libraries/subjects/student-resources 

 

MAS Complete Lesson Plans that Integrate EBSCO Resources https://help.ebsco.com/interfaces/EBSCO_Guides/Resources_for_Educators/Where_can_I_find_lesson_plans_that_integrate_EBSCO_resources?_ga=2.91733721.297814527.1531939056-923816380.1531939056  

 

Designed specifically for high school libraries, MAS Complete is a full-text database providing hundreds of popular high school magazines and reference books. Covering subjects such art, history, sports and music, it also includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents, plus over a million photos, maps and flags.

 

Content Includes

  • Full text for more than 550 popular high school magazines
  • More than 430 full-text reference books
  • More than 120,000 biographies
  • More than 73,000 primary source documents
  • An image collection of more than 1.6 million photos, maps, flags and color PDFs

Periodicals Covering a Wide-Range of High-School Subject Areas

Periodicals contained in MAS Complete cover a wide range of subject areas that are of interest to high-school students including art, history, sports, music, film, travel, science, the Internet, fashion, religion, nature, hobbies, current events, fiction and much more.

Easy-to-use Interface with Powerful Search Functionality

MAS Complete is also included as part of the Complete Online Package and is available via EBSCOhost or Explora, EBSCO's dedicated interface for schools and public libraries. Students can conduct basic searches by typing a keyword in a single search box or craft more advanced searches using limiters and other options.

 


 

masterfile complete

 

 

MasterFILE Complete https://www.ebsco.com/public-libraries/subjects/general-reference 

 

Designed specifically for high school libraries, MAS Complete is a full-text database providing hundreds of popular high school magazines and reference books. Covering subjects such art, history, sports and music, it also includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents, plus over a million photos, maps and flags.

 

Magazines and Journals List https://www.ebscohost.com/titleLists/f6h-journals.htm?_ga=2.117338693.297814527.1531939056-923816380.1531939056 

 

Full Text Subject Title List https://www.ebscohost.com/titleLists/f6h-subject.htm?_ga=2.53778155.297814527.1531939056-923816380.1531939056 

 

Other Sources https://www.ebscohost.com/titleLists/f6h-other.htm?_ga=2.53778155.297814527.1531939056-923816380.1531939056 

 

Content Includes

  • Full text for more than 550 popular high school magazines
  • More than 430 full-text reference books
  • More than 120,000 biographies
  • More than 73,000 primary source documents
  • An image collection of more than 1.6 million photos, maps, flags and color PDFs

Periodicals Covering a Wide-Range of High-School Subject Areas

Periodicals contained in MAS Complete cover a wide range of subject areas that are of interest to high-school students including art, history, sports, music, film, travel, science, the Internet, fashion, religion, nature, hobbies, current events, fiction and much more.

Easy-to-use Interface with Powerful Search Functionality

MAS Complete is also included as part of the Complete Online Package and is available via EBSCOhost or Explora, EBSCO's dedicated interface for schools and public libraries. Students can conduct basic searches by typing a keyword in a single search box or craft more advanced searches using limiters and other options.

 


 newspaper source plus

 

Newspaper Source Plus https://www.ebsco.com/public-libraries/subjects/news-events 

 

Newspaper Source Plus provides a full-text digital collection of the world's major news content. It includes millions of articles from newspapers, newswires and news magazines. In addition, it offers television and radio transcripts and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources.

 

Database Coverage List https://www.ebscohost.com/titleLists/n5h-coverage.htm?_ga=2.53886443.297814527.1531939056-923816380.1531939056 

Content Includes

  • Full text for more than 1,200 newspapers
  • More than 40 news magazines 
  • News from more than 130 newswires 
  • More than 77 million full-text articles
  • More than 1.8 million television and radio news transcripts 

Daily Updates with News View

Newspaper Source Plus brings critical news content with ongoing updates throughout the day with its News View feature. Popular sources include:

  • AP (Associated Press)
  • CNN Wire
  • PR Wire
  • UPI (United Press International)
  • Xinhua (China)

News View also includes television and radio news transcripts from top sources:

  • ABC News (American)
  • ABC (Australian)
  • CBC (Canadian)
  • CBS News
  • CNBC
  • CNN
  • CNN International
  • FOX News
  • MSNBC
  • National Public Radio
  • PBS

Newspaper Source Plus can be accessed via EBSCOhost or Explora, EBSCO's dedicated interface for schools and public libraries.

 

 


 

 

du canvas logo

http://www.dillard.edu/_academics/academic-technology-and-distance-education/canvas_page.php

 

All Dillard University courses and organizations can utilize Canvas Learning Management System by Instructure. Canvas is an intuitive, online course management system with hundreds of features that work together to help make teaching and learning easier, portable, and on demand. Instructors and students can use Canvas to collaborate, communicate, create, share content and assess learning.

 


 merlot oer

 

 

https://www.merlot.org/merlot/materials.htm

 

 

MERLOT (Multimedia Education Resource for Learning and Online Teaching) is an online repository and International consortium of institutions (and systems) of higher education, industry partners, professional organizations and individuals. MERLOT partners and members are devoted to identifying, peer reviewing, organizing and making available existing online learning resources in a range of academic disciplines for use by higher education faculty and students.

 

MERLOT is a community of staff, volunteers, and members who work together in various ways to provide users of OER (Open Educational Resource) teaching and learning materials with a wealth of services and functions that can enhance their instructional experience. 

 


 openstax oer

 

 

https://openstax.org/subjects 

 

 

OpenStax (formerly OpenStax College) is a nonprofit ed-tech initiative based at Rice University. Since 2012, OpenStax has created peer-reviewed, openly licensed textbooks, which are available in free digital formats and for a low cost in print. Most books are also available in the iBooks Store. OpenStax's first textbook was College Physics, which was published online, in print, and in iBooks in 2012. OpenStax has also launched OpenStax Tutor, an adaptive courseware based on cognitive science principles, machine learning, and OpenStax content.

 


 mango languages logo

 

 

 

Mango Languages FREE Spanish for Librarians 

https://mangolanguages.com/available-languages/learn-spanish-latin-america/specialty-courses/spanish-for-librarians/  

 

 

 

FREE Self-Paced Tutorial: Survival Spanish for Library Staff 

https://my.nicheacademy.com/infopeople/course/2961

 


 

lagovdocs

 

 

 

 

dulibrary gov docs

 

 

 

 

Louisiana Public Document Depository Program

 

Louisiana law requires that state agencies submit copies of their publications to the Recorder of Documents, located within the State Library, for distribution to depository libraries throughout the state via the Louisiana Public Document Depository Program (PDDP).  Libraries participating in the depository program include Louisiana academic, public, and special libraries and the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.  For more information concerning Louisiana public documents and the depository program, please visit:

 

https://www.state.lib.la.us/library-collections/louisiana-documents

 

 

 

 

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