Finding Articles at Hiram College Library
The Most Common Indexes Used...
These are the most commonly used indexes in our collection alphabetically. This list can be used as jumping off point to other research or narrowing a topic but remember just because it is popular does not make it the most useful index we have. If you need help ask a librarian, or go to Where to Start in Your Search.
Biosis Previews. The key indexing source in biology, it covers nearly 6,000 journals published around the world.
Business Source Complete. Indexes and abstracts some 5,000 business-related publications. Provides full-text to more than 4,000 periodicals. Coverage of important scholarly journals goes back to the first issue (or back to 1886 in the most extreme case). Also includes financial data, industry reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses, market research reports, and more.
Communication and Mass Media Complete. Indexes some 400 titles related to the media and communication studies. Nearly 200 of the titles are also available in full-text. Some coverage back as far as 1915.
Electronic Journal Center (EJC). Searchable, full-text issues of journals from a number of major publishers. More than 7,000 journals are available.
JSTOR. Fully searchable full-text of nearly 1,000 scholarly journals. JSTOR provides back files to the first issue of a journal, but stops 3 to 5 years before the current publication year. Covers all disciplines.
Medline (EBSCO). The National Library of Medicine’s database of more than 11 million bibliographic citations in the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, health care, and related areas. This EBSCO version adds full-text for a number of journals, as well as a Find It link for other citations so you can determine if the Hiram College Library provides access to that article.
MLA Directory of Periodicals. Provides addresses, ad rates, and submission information for more than 4,400 periodicals regularly indexed in the MLA International Bibliography.
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection. Provides full-text to nearly 500 journals in psychology, psychiatry, and anthropology.
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