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PapersFirst This is a TexShare database

  • Covers papers from 1993 to present
  • Philosopher's Index with Full Text

    • Limited to 4 simultaneous users
    • NOTE: User limitations removed until June 30, 2020
    • More than 230 full-text journals
    • Includes The Journal of Philosophy complete backfile with no embargo

    Play Index This is a TexShare database

    • Records for more than 34,200 plays—published individually or in collections
    • Covers one-act plays, plays in verse, radio and television plays, musicals, classic drama and monologues from playwrights such as Shakespeare, Aeschylus and Euripides, Moliere, and more
    • Updated on a weekly basis, with coverage back to 1949

    PLOS Journals (Public Library of Science)

    • Suite of full text, peer-reviewed, IMRaD (research) articles
    • Journals are open access and cover all areas of science and medicine

    Primary Search This is a TexShare database

    • Elementary school research database encyclopedic entries written specifically for kids
    • Thousands of full-text articles (many in color PDF) from over 100 popular children's magazines
    • Easy-to-read encyclopedic entries written specifically for kids
    • More than 1 million images of relevant photos, maps and flags

    ProceedingsFirst This is a TexShare database

    • Covers every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre
    • Contains in each record a list of the papers presented at each conference

    Professional Development Collection  This is a TexShare database

    • Full text for more than 450 education journals (300 peer-reviewed)
    • Designed for educators and education researchers

    Project MUSE

    • Full text, peer-reviewed, scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences
    • To limit your search to full text articles:
      • Check the box on the left side of the page to limit your search to Only content I have full access to
      • Refine results with the filtering options on the left side of the results page

    ProQuest databases

    Use this link to search these ProQuest databases simultaneously:

    • Criminal Justice Database‎
    • Dissertations & Theses Global‎
    • SciTech Premium Collection‎: Agricultural & Environmental Science Database‎ | Biological Science Database‎ | Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Database‎ | Advanced Technologies & Aerospace Database‎ | Materials Science & Engineering Database‎ | Military Database‎
    • The Wall Street Journal‎

    Proquest Criminal Justice

    • Over 100 full text U.S. and international criminal justice journals
    • Covers law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security

    ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: Global

    • Collection of dissertations and theses from all disciplines
    • Includes over a million full-text dissertations

    ProQuest Ebook Central (Science & Technology) This is a TexShare database

    • ProQuest database offering over 27,000 STEM related ebooks
    • Covers all science and technology topics with strength in computers and IT, engineering, life and physical sciences, and math
    • To filter out Spanish language resources:
      • Advanced (search) > Search in > Document language > English

    ProQuest SciTech Premium Collection This is a TexShare database

    • Combines full text journals with detailed indexing of global literature on natural sciences, engineering and technology
    • Provides depth in science & engineering research
    • Includes the following databases Agricultural & Environmental Science | Biological Science | Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science | Advanced Technologies & Aerospace | Materials Science & Engineering | Military ‎

    APA PsycArticles

    • More than 180,000 full-text, peer-reviewed articles from more than 100 journals
    • Full-text peer-reviewed articles published by the American Psychological Association and affiliated journals

    APA PsycBooks

    • Over 60,000 book chapters and over 3,900 peer-reviewed books
    • Includes newest APA books as they are published and historical titles, with the earliest record from 1620
    • Includes APA/Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Psychology
    • Includes entire reference book series APA Handbooks in Psychology

    Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection This is a TexShare database

    • More than 530 full text journals
    • Provides coverage in child & adolescent psychology and various areas of counseling
    • Includes British Journal of Psychology, Journal of General Psychology, Journal of Clinical Psychology, Journal of Genetic Psychology, Journal of Psychology, Journal of Social Psychology

    APA PsycInfo

    • Nearly 4 million bibliographic records with indexing of nearly 2,500 journals, 99 percent of which are peer-reviewed
    • Covers behavioral science and mental health and is updated weekly
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    • PubChem is a key chemical information resource for scientists, students, and the general public
    • Provides information on chemical structures, identifiers, chemical and physical properties, biological activities, patents, health, safety, toxicity data, and more
    • PubChem is an open chemistry database at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). (“Open” means that you can put your scientific data in PubChem and that others may use it.)


    • UMHB users: The new PubMed is here!
    • Look for the "Townsend Memorial Library" button
    • Example of PubMed Linkout
    • If the article is available, you will "link out" to the article
    • If the article is not available, request it by following the "Request Via InterLibrary Loan" link.
    • Need help? Ask us!
    • The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is developing features on the PubMed Labs platform, and this new version of PubMed will eventually replace the current PubMed. You can try out the new interface in PubMed Labs.