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UNIV 2001/2002: Research Guide: Library Databases
Resources and research tips for students enrolled in UNIV 2001: Cross Cultural Perspectives or UNIV 2002: Global Issues.
AtoZ Maps OnlineThis link opens in a new windowAtoZ Maps Online, from World Trade Press, is a comprehensive database of over 145,000 world, continent, country, and state maps. Included are political maps, physical maps, outline maps, population maps, precipitation maps, climate maps, and other thematic maps. New maps are added to the collection monthly.
Contemporary Women's IssuesThis link opens in a new windowProvides full text access to articles, “gray” literature and alternative publications on women and women’s issues from over 190 countries. Includes publications in journals and newsletters, research reports from non-profit groups, and government and international agencies.
CountryWatchThis link opens in a new windowCountryWatch provides country-specific geopolitical intelligence on each of the 194 independent and sovereign states of the world.
Diversity Studies CollectionThis link opens in a new windowProvides 150 journals exploring cultural differences, contributions and influences in the global community.
Gender Studies CollectionThis link opens in a new windowProvides access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family and marital issues, and more
Global Issues In ContextThis link opens in a new windowIntegrates news, global viewpoints, reference materials, country information, primary source documents, videos, statistics, and more in a single search.
Global Road WarriorThis link opens in a new windowDesigned for the world traveler Global Road Warrior provides country snapshots covering a wide variety of topics including business culture, history, security briefings and more.
New York Times OnlineThis link opens in a new windowAccess the New York Times starting with the first issue in 1851 through the latest news of today.
Opposing Viewpoints In ContextThis link opens in a new windowA resource covering today's hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana. Includes pro/con viewpoints, reference articles, interactive maps, infographics, and more.
Points of View Reference CenterThis link opens in a new windowPoints of View Reference Center is a full-text database that provides 200 topics, each with an overview, point, and counterpoint.It contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, including 600 main essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books.
Pop Culture CollectionThis link opens in a new windowProvides access to scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture.
PsycINFOThis link opens in a new windowPsycINFO contains more than three million citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations and technical reports, all in the field of psychology. Journal coverage, which spans from 1887 to present, includes international material selected from more than 2,500 periodicals in over 35 languages. It also includes information about the psychological aspects of related disciplines such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business and law.
SocINDEX with Full TextThis link opens in a new windowSocINDEX with Full Text is a comprehensive research database covering sociology as well as related areas: It provides full text for some 890 journals dating back to 1908, as well as full text for over 850 books and monographs and over 16,800 conference papers. Indexing is provided for more than 4,000 journals, with abstracts for over 1,300 "core" journals dating back to 1895.
SPORTDiscus with Full TextThis link opens in a new windowSPORTDiscus with Full Text is a comprehensive source of full-text journals in the fields of sports and sports medicine. Over 550 full-text journals are included, with coverage dating back to 1985.
UNdataThis link opens in a new windowUndata provides numerous databases, tables, and glossaries contain over 60 million data points covering a wide range of themes, including Agriculture, Crime, Education, Employment, Energy, Environment, Health, HIV/AIDS, Human Development, Industry, Information and Communication Technology, National Accounts, Population, Refugees, Tourism, and Trade, as well as the Millennium Development Goals indicators.
Wall Street JournalThis link opens in a new windowAccess the Wall Street Journal from 1984 to the present, one of the world's leading daily financial newspapers.
Newspaper articles on various topics including finance, the stock market, the economy, management, politics, U.S. news and world news.
Market data including stocks, bonds, commodities, currencies, mutual funds, and ETFs
World Geography & Culture OnlineThis link opens in a new windowWorld Geography and Culture Online enhances the study of countries, places, peoples, and geography concepts and skills. This comprehensive reference site makes it easy to study all aspects of a country, with facts at a glance and in-depth coverage.
A full-text database containing materials from multiple viewpoints on 200 different topics. Includes essays, newspaper and magazine articles, radio and TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference material. Useful when you are looking for research topics.
United Nations Data on Agriculture, Crime, Education, Employment, Energy, Environment, Health, HIV/AIDS, Human Development, Industry, Information and Communication Technology, National Accounts, Population, Refugees, Tourism, and Trade, as well as the Millennium Development Goals indicators.
Other Useful Databases
While not subject specific, these databases may be useful for finding additional resources.
Academic OneFileThis link opens in a new windowA collection of more than 8,000 journals covering a variety of academic disciplines — from science, technology and medicine to the humanities.
Academic Search PremierThis link opens in a new windowAcademic Search Premier, designed specifically for academic institutions, is the largest scholarly, multi-disciplinary full text database containing full text for more than 4,600 scholarly publications, including more than 3,900 peer-reviewed publications.
Ebook CentralThis link opens in a new windowThis collection provides access to over 140,000 full-text books, reports, and other authoritative documents in the fields of Business & Economics; Career & General Education; Computers, Engineering & Applied Sciences; Humanities; Science, Medicine & Allied Health; and Social & Behavioral Sciences.
Research LibraryThis link opens in a new windowSearch ProQuest for information from over 3,300 newspapers and periodicals on a wide range of topics including the arts, business, humanities, health, social sciences, and physical sciences.
Remote (off campus) access to the FDU databases is available only to FDU students, faculty, and staff.
To access a database from off campus, select it from the library's A-Z Databases List. You will be prompted for your FDU NET ID and password. Upon verification you will be given access to the database.