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Michigan Electronic Library logoAcademic OneFile (Gale)


Academic OneFile is a major source of  full-text articles 1980-date from the world's leading journals and reference sources, with extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times 1985-date. Some audio files and broadcast transcripts from National Public Radio Programming are included. Updated daily.


Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

Links to a large number of free, full-text scholarly journals. The DOAJ "About" page definition of "Open Access Journal": "We define open access journals as journals that use a funding model that does not charge readers or their institutions for access. From the BOAI definition [1] of 'open access' we take the right of 'users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles' as mandatory for a journal to be included in the directory."

Engineering Village (Elsevier)

Engineering Village is an integrated interface for finding engineering information.  Its main feature is Compendex: the most comprehensive database of scientific and engineering research available, covering 120 years of core engineering literature.  Links are also provided to the U.S Patent and Trademark Office and European Patent Office databases, a web search engine for scientific information, and LexisNexis daily news.  Other features include Ask a Librarian or Ask an Engineer email services.


Michigan Electronic Library logoGeneral OneFile (Gale)


General OneFile includes more than 6,300 full-text titles, 400 major newspapers -- a total of nearly 11,000 titles in all with more than 20 years of backfile coverage from 1980 to present for selected titles. The database contains more than 87 million records including wire services covering agriculture, general news, broadcast news, government, business press releases, industry topics, sports and current events; indexing of The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times and Christian Science Monitor; and general interest magazines, refereed academic journals, business publications, technology periodicals, and specialty titles in law, health care and computers.


Science Direct

Provides full-text of nearly 1900 journals published by Elsevier and its subsidiaries. Beginning coverage for journals varies, but most start in 1995 or 1996 and continue to the most recent issue. For many titles, articles in press are also available. Most journals are in the fields of science, technology or medicine, but journals in the social sciences, humanities and business are also included. The title holdings listed in "Full Text Journals in UDM Databases" show the start date for journals included in the Science Direct Freedom Collection; for most dates prior to 1995, only abstracts are available.

SHOW/HIDE DATABASE DETAILS searches over 45 databases and over 2000 selected websites from 14 federal agencies, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information including research and development results. is governed by the interagency Alliance


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