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ABI/INFORM Complete (ProQuest)
The most comprehensive ABI/INFORM™ database, this comprises ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline. The database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals, country-and industry-focused reports.
ABSEES - American Bibliography of Slavic & East European Studies (EBSCO)
Provides information on East-Central Europe and the former Soviet Union. Some of the many subjects covered include: anthropology, culture & the arts, economics, education, and geography. Sources indexed include journals, books, dissertations, online resources and selected government publications published in the U.S. and Canada.
Accounting & Tax Periodicals (ProQuest)
Based on the Accountants' Index, this quintessential tool for professionals provides current accounting, taxation, and financial management information. National and international in scope, key publications focus on accounting policies and standards, state and national tax legislation, corporate and individual taxation, compensation and pension plans, and corporate financial management, as well as profiles of accounting firms, CPAs, and management consulting firms.
ACM Digital Library (Association for Computing Machinery)
Full text of every article ever published by the Association for Computing Machinery.
Ad$pender is a tool for generating reports on advertising expenditures across twelve media including TV, cable, magazines, newspapers, radio, outdoor and internet display on the level of industries, categories, brands, products and advertisers going back to 2007.
Advertising Age Datacenter
News, reports and statistics about the advertising industry
The Advertising REDBOOKS online database provides current detailed data on advertising agencies, advertiser profiles for companies with estimated spend and contact information for personnel.
African American Newspapers: The 19th Century (Accessible Archives)
Includes the complete text of major 19th century African American newspapers such as The Christian Recorder (1861-1902), Freedom's Journal (1827-1829), The North Star (1847-1851), and Frederick Douglass' Paper (1851-1863).
African American Studies Center Online (Oxford)
The database provides students, scholars and librarians with online access to the finest reference resources in African American studies. At its core, AASC features the new Encyclopedia of African American History: 1619-1895, Black Women in America, the highly acclaimed Africana, a five-volume history of the African and African American experience, and the African American National Biography project (estimated at 8 volumes). In addition to these major reference works, AASC offers other key resources from Oxford's reference program, including the Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature and selected articles from other reference works.
AGRICOLA (AGRICultural Online Access)
Provides book and article citations to agricultural literature. Some links to full-text documents online. The database covers materials in all formats and periods, including printed works from as far back as the 15th century.
Alternative Press Index (EBSCO)
Alternative Press Index is a bibliographic database of journal, newspaper, and magazine articles from over 300 international alternative, radical, and left periodicals. API provides access to the emerging theories and practices of radical social change with coverage both international and interdisciplinary. Coverage begins in 1991.
America: History and Life (EBSCO)
A complete bibliographic reference to the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. The database also includes citations and links to book and media reviews.
America: History & Life is a self-paced interactive tutorial for students new to this resource.
American Chemical Society Publications Journal Search
Search the peer-reviewed journals of the American Chemical Society.
American Founding Era (Rotunda)
A gateway to the digital editions of the papers of major figures of the early republic: George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, Dolley Madison, Alexander Hamilton, Eliza Lucas Pinckney and Harriott Pinckney Horry.
American National Biography Online (Oxford)
Biographical resource on more than 18,000 people from all eras who have influenced and shaped American history and culture. The ANB Online features thousands of illustrations, more than 80,000 hyperlinked cross-references, links to select web sites, and powerful search capabilities. All articles originally included in the ANB Online were on biographical subjects who died before the end of 1995. Articles on important figures who have died since 1995 are being added in quarterly updates.
American Periodicals Series (ProQuest)
Search a selection of periodicals that first began publishing between 1740 and 1900, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines, and many other historically significant periodicals.
American State Papers: 1789-1838 (Readex)
Legislative and executive documents of the first 14 U.S. Congresses. Documents of the 15th Congress through the 103rd Congress are available in the U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817 – 1994.
America’s Historical Newspapers: 1690-1922 (Readex)
A digital collection of early American newspapers from 1690 to 1922, that includes the Philadelphia Inquirer from 1860-1920.
Ancestry Library Edition (ProQuest)
A vast collection of genealogical data which traces the history of millions of individuals going in some cases as far back as 1300. The collection consists of census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more.
Comprehensive bibliography of journal articles, books and miscellany volumes (conference proceedings and essay collections) on Greek and Roman antiquity. Indexing lags three (3) years behind the current date and goes back to 1924.
Art Full Text (EBSCO)
Art Full Text is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from art, art history and architecture journals. Full-text coverage is available for selected periodicals. Art Full Text indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals. Indexing coverage begins 1984; abstracting coverage begins with January 1994.
Art Full Text Step-by-Step is a self-paced interactive tutorial for students new to this resource.
Art Index Retrospective: 1929-1984 (EBSCO)
Art Index Retrospective 1929-1984 cites articles from periodicals published throughout the world and indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals. Periodical coverage includes English-language periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins, as well as periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Dutch.
Indexes journal articles in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities and popular culture.
Arts & Humanities Citation Index (Thomson Reuters)
Provides quick, powerful access to bibliographic and citation information you need to find research data and analyze trends, journals, and researchers from the world's leading arts and humanities journals. The database provides user ability to track prior research and monitor current developments, see who is citing their work, measure the influence of colleagues' work, and follow the path of today's hottest ideas. Coverage begins 1991 to present.
ARTstor is a non-profit digital image library, founded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, with a mission to use digital technology to enhance scholarship, teaching and learning in the arts and associated fields.
ArXiv is an e-print service in the fields of physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance and statistics.
Associated Press Images
The Associated Press, is one of the world's largest collections of historical and contemporary imagery. AP's mission is to be the essential global news network, providing distinctive news services of the highest quality, reliability and objectivity with reports that are accurate, balanced and informed. For more than a century, AP photographers have captured the greatest moments in history, news, sports and entertainment.
ATLA Catholic Periodical and Literature Index (EBSCO)
The ATLA Catholic Periodical and Literature Index (formerly the Catholic Periodical and Literature Index) is the product of a partnership between The American Theological Library Association (ATLA) and the Catholic Library Association. The database covers all aspects of the Catholic faith and lifestyle, and includes index citations of articles and reviews published in Roman Catholic periodicals, Papal documents, church promulgations, and books about the Catholic faith that are authored by Catholics and/or produced by Catholic publishers.
ATLA Historical Monographs Collection - Series 1: 1200-1893 (EBSCO)
Over 15,000 core works in religion published up to 1893.
ATLA Historical Monographs Collection - Series 2: 1894-1923 (EBSCO)
Over 15,000 core works in religion published between 1894 and 1923.
ATLA Religion Database (EBSCO)
ATLA Religion Database is the leading international database indexing citations in all scholarly fields of religion. ATLA Religion Database includes over 350,000 article citations from 1,400 journals, over 150,000 essay citations from 14,000 multi-author works, and over 350,000 book review citations
Audit Analytics data includes detailed categorizations of issues and is considered be the best primary data source for tracking and analysis of public company disclosures related to the audit, compliance, and governance.
Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (ProQuest)
The single most important bibliographical research tool for research in architecture, urban design, historic preservation and urban planning history.
Banking Information Source (ProQuest)
Search essential banking industry publications providing information about the financial services industry, banking, and industry trends.
We explore these questions through an innovative two-way conversation between archival research and performance workshops exploring the plays of this early period. Working alongside Shakespeare’s Globe and The Dolphin’s Back (specifically devoted to staging forgotten early modern plays), we are rethinking the earliest playhouses of this period to remember how pioneering, unusual, and shocking these spaces were. We will also take advantage of the archaeological remains of the original playhouses, which have been discovered in the last thirty years but remain surprisingly marginal to current scholarly stories about the period. We will thus explore not only new architectural experiments with single playhouse buildings but with the earliest creation of theatre districts.
Biological Abstracts (Thomson Scientific / ISI Web Services)
Biological Abstracts is a comprehensive database that directs you to information covered in life sciences journals. Coverage begins 1969 to present.
BioOne provides a unique aggregation of high-impact bioscience research journals, featuring timely content on a wide-array of today’s most pressing topics, including global warming, stem cell research, ecological and biodiversity conservation.
**NEW** BioRxiv (pronounced "bio-archive") is a free online archive and distribution service for unpublished preprints in the life sciences. Articles are not peer-reviewed, edited, or typeset before being posted online. However, all articles undergo a basic screening process for offensive and/or non-scientific content. An article may be posted prior to, or concurrently with, submission to a journal but should not be posted if it has already been published.
Birds of North America (BNA)
A comprehensive reference covering the life histories of North American birds. Contents are updated frequently, with contributions from researchers, citizen scientists, designated reviewers and editors. In addition, BNA Online contains image and video galleries showing behaviors, habitat, nests, eggs and nestlings, and more. Each online species account contains recordings of that bird's songs and calls, selected from the extensive collection in Cornell's Macaulay Library of Natural Sounds.
BizMiner offers "Sole Proprietor and Start-Up" and "Industry Financial Reports" with average income statements, cash flows, balance sheet and financial ratios for benchmarking and projections for smaller private enterprises. Offers industry financial analysis benchmarks for over 5,000 lines of business and industry market trends on thousands more. It is searchable by keyword, SIC code or industry cluster.
Black Abolitionist Papers: 1830-1865 (ProQuest)
This collection searches a unique set of primary sources from African Americans actively involved in the movement to end slavery in the United States between 1830 and 1865. Approximately 15,000 articles, documents, correspondence, proceedings, manuscripts, and literary works of almost 300 Black abolitionists show the full range of their activities in the United States, Canada, England, Scotland, Ireland, France and Germany.
Black Authors, Imprints from the LCP (1556-1922)
Works by authors of African or African-American descent. Compiled by the curators of the acclaimed Afro-Americana Imprints collection.
Black Drama, 2nd Edition
Contains the full text of 1,462 plays written from the mid-1800s to the present by more than 233 playwrights from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African diaspora countries. Many of the works are rare, hard-to-find, or out of print. More than a quarter of the collection consists of previously unpublished plays by writers such as Langston Hughes, Ed Bullins, Derek Walcott, Willis Richardson, Alice Childress, Amiri Baraka, Zora Neale Hurston, and many others.
Black Newspaper Collection (ProQuest Historical Newspapers) Primary source material essential to the study of American history and African-American contributions to culture, opinion, history, religion, politics, and the arts. Access is for a limited time only (16-FEB-2017 - 18-MAR-2017). Please explore the collection and let a subject librarian know about your experience.
Primary source material essential to the study of American history and African-American contributions to culture, opinion, history, religion, politics, and the arts. Access is for a limited time only (16-FEB-2017 - 18-MAR-2017). Please explore the collection and let a subject librarian know about your experience.
The BoardEx database contains biographical information on most board members and senior executives around the world. Approximately 25% of the individuals are currently serving on boards of companies and 75% are either board members or part of the C-Suite. These individuals are associated with over 800,000 global organizations. We have licensed data for 1999 to 2015. Attribution and BoardEx notification may be required. For access contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Book Review Digest Plus (EBSCO)
Indexes book reviews published in U.S., Canadian and British periodicals, covering over 7,000 adult and children's books each year. Includes English-language fiction and nonfiction.
Book Review Digest Retrospective: 1905-1982 (EBSCO)
This database covers some 300,000 books, citing more than 1.5 million book reviews. Master records for each book include the title's essentials (author, descriptive summary, publisher, publication year, page count, ISBN, indicator of illustrations, and more) plus links to review excerpts and review citations. Virtually every book has at least one substantial review excerpt, presenting the most evaluative passages of the review, and most have at least two. These excerpts, together with the descriptive summaries of the books, deliver a complete picture of how the book was received at the time it was published.
Book Review Index Online (Gale)
A comprehensive online guide to book reviews with over five million review citations from thousands of publications.
Digital books about IT and Engineering topics.
British Periodicals Collection I (ProQuest)
The database consists of more than 160 journals spanning the late 17th through early 20th centuries, and covering a range of topics such as literature, philosophy, history, science, the fine arts and the social sciences. This resource has facsimile page images and searchable full text for nearly 500 British periodicals published.
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Burney Collection Newspapers (Gale)
Explore the early history of the English newspaper. Learn about the English Civil War, the Restoration and 18th century political and cultural developments.“The newspapers, pamphlets, and books gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757-1817) represent the largest and most comprehensive collection of early English news media. The present digital collection, that helps chart the development of the concept of ‘news’ and ‘newspapers’ and the “free press,” totals almost 1 million pages and contains approximately 1,270 titles. Many of the Burney newspapers are well known, but many pamphlets and broadsides also included have remained largely hidden. Newly digitized, all Burney treasures are now fully text-searchable.
Business Abstracts with Full Text (EBSCO)
Contains business magazines and scholarly journals for more than 510 publications back to 1995.
Business Source Premier (EBSCO)
Business Source Premier is a full-text, scholarly and trade article database covering a wide range of topics including management, marketing, accounting, finance, economics, international business, operations management and management information systems.
Cabell’s Directories of Publishing Opportunities
Provides the publishing guidelines of journals in the following areas: accounting, management, marketing, educational curriculum and methods, educational psychology and administration, and psychology. Includes address for submission, review information (such as type of review, acceptance rate) and type of articles (current issues, literature reviews, etc.).
The largest online collection of French-language academic journals, supported by the Bibliothèque nationale de France and the Centre national du livre. Villanova's access is to the humanities collection: 105 journals in art, history, literature, linguistics, philosophy, and interdisciplinary humanities.
Cambridge Companions Online
Cambridge Companions are a series of authoritative guides, written by leading experts, offering lively, accessible introductions to major writers, artists, philosophers, topics, and periods.
Cambridge Histories Online
Cambridge Histories Online brings the familiar and well respected history reference works from Cambridge University Press to your desktop. This new digital collection includes 300 histories published since 1960. Among the titles currently available online are the Cambridge History of the Bible (3 vols.), the Cambridge Ancient History (19 vols.), the Cambridge History of the English Language (6 vols.) and the New Cambridge Modern History (14 vols.) to name but a few.
Canadian Business & Current Affairs - CBCA - Complete (ProQuest)
This product includes all the content present in the Canadian Business & Current Affairs (CBCA) databases. Information is present from all areas including: current events, business, education, science and medicine, arts, law, academia, and lifestyles, all with a Canadian focus. Full text is available within these areas. CBCA Complete is ideal for anyone interested in Canada.
Career and Technical Education (ProQuest)
Search vocational and technical periodicals covering all aspects of the Vo/Tech curriculum.
Catholic News Archive The Catholic News Archive is a growing collection of thousands of pages, from different newspapers, from different cities, and over multiple years. It is fully text searchable, including editorials, pictures, and advertisements. The Archive is a project of the Catholic Research Resources Alliance (CRRA), a non-profit alliance of archives and libraries collaborating in support of the mission to provide enduring global access to Catholic research resources.
The Catholic News Archive is a growing collection of thousands of pages, from different newspapers, from different cities, and over multiple years. It is fully text searchable, including editorials, pictures, and advertisements. The Archive is a project of the Catholic Research Resources Alliance (CRRA), a non-profit alliance of archives and libraries collaborating in support of the mission to provide enduring global access to Catholic research resources.
China Data Center
Statistical database providing national, provincial, city and regional data series including national accounts, prices, employment, income, industry, foreign trade, agriculture, construction, transportation, telecommunication, and education in monthly and annual time series.
Chronicle of Higher Education
The online version of The Chronicle, published every weekday, features the complete contents of the latest issue, providing news, advice, and jobs for people in academe. Coverage includes the daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as online CV management, and salary databases. Articles published since September 1989 are available.
Chronicle of Philanthropy
Provides news and information for executives of tax-exempt organizations in health, education, religion, the arts, social services, and other fields, as well as fund raisers, professional employees of foundations, institutional investors, corporate grant makers, and charity donors. Along with news, it offers such service features as lists of grants, fundraising ideas and techniques, statistics, reports on tax and court rulings, summaries of books, and a calendar of events.
CIAO: Columbia International Affairs Online
A resource that aggregates dispersed content about theory and research in international affairs. Includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, full-text journal articles and policy briefs, and teaching materials including original case studies written by leading international affairs experts, course packs of background readings for history and political science classes, and special features.
CINAHL with Full Text (EBSCO)
Indexes and provides full text for 329 selected nursing journals and an additional 2,500 journals in the fields of nursing and allied health, plus NLN and ANA publications and more. Click for downloadable search guide. Watch a 5-min. video demo.
Civil Engineering Database (ASCE)
The Civil Engineering Database (CEDB) is designed to provide easy bibliographic access to all ASCE publications. The database covers ASCE documents published since 1970. It provides access to all the journals, conference proceedings, books, standards, manuals, magazines, and newspapers.
Civil War: A Newspaper Perspective (Accessible Archives)
Contains full-text of more than 11,000 articles from over 2500 issues of both Northern and Southern newspapers published between Nov. 1, 1860 and Apr. 30, 1865. Contains news articles, eye-witness and official reports of battles, editorials, advertisements, biographies and over 700 images of battlefield maps and illustrations.
Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism (Gale)
A source of wide-ranging critical opinion on early literature, this series contains excerpts from criticism through the ages on the works of philosophers, poets and playwrights, political leaders, scientists, mathematicians and writers from other genres. Students writing a term paper on an author, work, topic, theme or idea, will find this series a helpful first resource. Approximately 90-95% of critical essays are full text. Entries feature biography and textual history, bibliographies of the writer's works, criticism and more. The titles of works are searchable. Reprints also available from Literature Resource Center.
Systematic reviews of health care interventions in support of evidence based practice. Database includes Cochrane Systematic Reviews and Methodology Reviews, Abstracts of Reviews of Effects, Central Register of Controlled Trials, Methodology Register, Health Technology Assessment Database, and NHS Economic Evaluation Database.
The ComAbstracts database contains abstracts of articles published in the primary professional literature of the communication(s) field. Complemented by ComIndex.
Indexes articles in major professional journals in the communications field. Complemented by ComAbstracts.
Communication & Mass Media Complete (EBSCO)
CMMC offers cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 570 journals, and selected coverage of nearly 200 more, for a combined coverage of more than 770 titles; furthermore, this database includes full text for over 450 journals. CMMC incorporates the content of CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study.
Communication Abstracts (EBSCO)
Abstracts articles from journals, conference proceedings and hard-to-find documents. Includes scientific research and government policies. Distinct from ComAbstracts and ComIndex, Communication Abstracts is produced at Temple University and provides abstracting coverage of books and journals in all areas of communication studies (mass, interpersonal and new communication technologies).
Community Health Data Base (CHDB)
The central component of the database is the Southeastern Pennsylvania Household Health Surveys that provide timely information on the residents, children and adults who live in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties. The survey targets key information about health status, personal health behaviors and access to and utilization of area health services. Data available at the census tract, ZIP code, county and regional level. ONLY AVAILABLE to the Villanova Community; for more information ask at Reference Desk or Nursing Lab. For the ID and Password access this document.
Compendex® is the most comprehensive interdisciplinary engineering database in the world with over 9 million records referencing 5,000 engineering journals and conference materials dating from 1969.
Conference Board Business & Economics Portfolio
Economic indicator datasets and global macroeconomic time series for economists. Quality reports, interviews and studies on leadership, compensation, organizational development, operations, globalization, diversity, sustainability, innovation and more for he management and HRD professionals.
Congressional Publications (ProQuest)
Provides access to every facet of U.S. Legislative activity: hearings transcripts and submitted testimony, committee reports, bills, public laws, congressional member public interest group ratings, selected committee prints, congressional documents, the Congressional Record, the Federal Register, the Code of Federal Regulations, and the U.S. Code.
Contemporary Literary Criticism (Gale)
Covering authors currently active or active during the latter part of the 20th Century, this resource brings together critical essays, reviews and other critical responses representing a range of views on novelists, poets, playwrights, journalists, philosophers and other creative and nonfiction writers across all areas of the world.
Corpus Augustinianum Gissense (CAG 2)
The CAG 2 database contains all known works by Saint Augustine in the best available critical editions. CAG 2 also includes a bibliographic database of more than 27,000 references to secondary literature on Augustine's life and works. Available at http://citrixweb.villanova.edu. A CAG 2 user manual in PDF format is also on Citrixweb. (Collection of the Augustinian Institute, Falvey Memorial Library)
Counseling and Therapy in Video (Alexander Street Press)
Provides an online collection of hours of video for the study of counseling, psychology, psychotherapy and social work. It includes counseling sessions and demonstrations, consultations, lectures, interviews and teaching and discussion guides. A detailed guide to the database can be found at here.
CQ Press Library (SAGE)
Combines many Congressional Quarterly (CQ) Press resources for research in American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs. Access is provided to Congress and the Nation (1945-2004), Historic Documents Series (1972 -), Political Handbook of the World, Supreme Court Yearbook (1989 -), Vital Statistics on American Politics and the Washington Information Directory, and more.
CQ Researcher (SAGE)
Coverage of political and social issues, including health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy. Each report includes: overview, background, current situation, pro/con section, special focus, chronology, bibliography and next step.
CQ Voting & Elections Collection (SAGE)
Congressional Quarterly (CQ) Voting & Elections Collection is organized into six categories of presidential elections, congressional elections, gubernatorial elections, campaigns and elections, political parties, and voters and demographics, generally covering from 1789 to the present. Includes candidate and office histories, seat status and competition, special elections, maps, bibliographies, encyclopedic information, chronology, definitions and sources and web links. Supports scholarly research in political science, particularly American Government, campaigns and elections, Congress, the presidency, and American history.
Criminal Justice Abstracts (EBSCO)
Criminal Justice Abstracts covers crime trends, crime prevention and deterrence, juvenile delinquency, juvenile justice, police, courts, punishment and sentencing. The database contains indexes and summaries of international journal articles, books, and governmental and non-governmental reports on a wide range of topics in criminal justice.
Current Index to Statistics
Current Index to Statistics is a bibliographic index to publications in statistics and related fields. References are drawn from core journals that are fully indexed, non-core journals from which articles are selected that have statistical content, proceedings and edited books, and other sources. This is the up-to-date CIS database.
Search and browse for datasets on topics ranging from banking to criminal justice to economic indicators to health to labor to natural resources and transportation gleaned from government agencies, private exchanges and international organizations. Statistical Datasets supports customized graphing, mapping and even some common statistical functions.
Database of Early English Playbooks (DEEP)
DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks allows scholars and students to investigate the publishing, printing, and marketing of English Renaissance drama in ways not possible using any other print or electronic resource. An easy-to-use and highly customizable search engine of every playbook produced in England, Scotland, and Ireland from the beginning of printing through 1660, DEEP provides a wealth of information about the original playbooks, their title-pages, paratextual matter, advertising features, bibliographic details, and theatrical backgrounds.
Dialnet (Universidad de La Rioja)
Dialnet (Diffusion of Alert in the Network) is a platform of resources and documentary services, whose main target concentrates in improving the visibility and the access to Hispanic scientific literature through Internet.
Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online (Gale)
The Dictionary of Literary Biography print series has been a favorite with students and scholars for many years, often the first place to go to find authoritative biographical and critical essays on the world’s most influential literary figures from all eras and genres. Offers Documentary, Main, and Yearbook series.
Digital Library of the Catholic Reformation
A searchable database of primarily sixteenth and seventeenth century Latin texts, this database offers a collection of original language writings from the 14th to the 19th century by Catholic authors on a wide variety of topics relating to the Reformation of the Catholic Church in the early modern era, the Counter-Reformation, and the Council of Trent specifically.
Digital Theatre Plus
Watch high quality films of leading theatre productions
Discover how plays are brought to the stage in interviews with the creative teams
Learn about interpretive choice through detailed analysis of play texts
Teach key plays with stimulating and relevant support
Digital Transgender Archive (DTA)
The purpose of the Digital Transgender Archive (DTA) is to increase the accessibility of transgender history by providing an online hub for digitized historical materials, born-digital materials, and information on archival holdings throughout the world.
Dissertations and Theses @ Villanova University (ProQuest)
Enables access to the citations and abstracts of Villanova students' dissertations and theses published with ProQuest, as well as the full text in PDF format, when available.
Dissertations and Theses Global (ProQuest)
A comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses with over 2.4 million dissertations and theses included from around the world.The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full text coverage for older graduate works. Each dissertation published since July 1980 includes a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150-word abstracts. Bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1637, and more than 65,000 new citations are added to the database every year. Where available, PQDT provides 24 Page Previews of dissertations and theses. In addition, nearly one million are available for download in PDF format. (Digital dissertations and theses are archived as submitted by the degree-granting institution. Some will be Native PDF, some PDF Image).
DPLA Primary Source Sets
Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Primary Source Sets are designed to help students develop critical thinking skills by exploring topics in history, literature, and culture through primary sources. Drawing online materials from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States, the sets use letters, photographs, posters, oral histories, video clips, sheet music, and more. Each set includes a topic overview, ten to fifteen primary sources, links to related resources, and a teaching guide.
Drama Criticism (Gale)
Provides critical analyses of significant dramatists or plays. For each play or playwright featured, a full range of critical opinion is presented, along with a biographical sketch, a chronological list of the writer's major works and more. Approximately 90-95% of critical essays are full text. Titles of the plays are searchable. Reprints also available from Literature Resource Center.
e-Marketer is an international aggregator of data and reports on digital marketing from over 4000 sources. Access reports, data and news about media usage, social media, mobile, digital advertising, e-commerce, e-mail marketing, and search across a wide range of industries.
Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800 (Readex)
Consists of more than 37,000 books, pamphlets and broadsides. It includes information about every aspect of life in 17th- and 18th-century America, from agriculture and auctions through foreign affairs, diplomacy, literature, music, religion, the Revolutionary War, temperance, witchcraft, and just about any other topic imaginable.
Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819 (Readex)
Covering every aspect of American life during the early decades of the United States, Early American Imprints, Series II (1801-1819) provides full-text access to the 36,000 American books, pamphlets and broadsides published in the first nineteen years of the nineteenth century. Based on the authoritative bibliography by Ralph B. Shaw and Richard H. Shoemaker and supplemented by thousands of new items.
Early English Books Online (EEBO)
Early English Books Online (EEBO) contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700. For searchable text of selected titles see Early English Books Online -Text Creation Partnership
Early English Books Online - Text Creation Partnership (EEBO-TCP)
EEBO-TCP captures the full text of each unique work in EEBO. This is done by manually keying the full text of each work and adding markup to indicate the structure of the text (chapter divisions, tables, lists, etc.). The result is an accurate transcription of each work, which can be fully searched, or used as the basis of a new project. To date, EEBO-TCP has produced more than 40,000 texts. The EEBO-TCP text files are delivered back to ProQuest and indexed in EEBO, so users at partner libraries can seamlessly perform full text searches and view transcriptions right within the EEBO platform, although the texts can also be accessed in other ways. EEBO-TCP is administered by the University of Michigan Library, with teams of editors at Michigan and Oxford.
eBook Collection (EBSCO)
A collection of current imprint digital books covering a wide range of subjects.
E-books covering a wide range of subjects.
EconLit with Full Text (EBSCO)
Citations and abstracts of journal articles, books, working papers and dissertations from 1969 to present based on the Journal of Economic Literature's subject classification. This enhanced version of EconLit includes the full text of all AEA journals and roughly 600 other scholarly journals.
Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)
Commerce Reports, Country Reports and Market Indicators and Forecasts from the Economist Intelligence Unit offer monthly and annual in depth analysis, data and ratings for the infrastructure, demographics, political scene, domestic economy, foreign trade, including regional and industrial sector breakdowns for over 200 countries.
Education Administration Abstracts (EBSCO)
Includes bibliographic records covering areas related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
Education Full Text (EBSCO)
Education Full Text™ provides full text of articles from over 350 journals as far back as 1996, in addition to indexing of more than 770 periodicals dating back to 1983. Subject coverage includes adult education, multicultural/ethnic education, teaching methods and much more. Content includes in-depth coverage of special education and more than 100,000 controlled and cross-referenced names of educational tests. ERIC, the government education file, can be searched simultaneously by clicking Open Database Selection Area and selecting ERIC.
Eighteenth Century Collections Online (Gale)
Access the digital images of every page of 150,000 books published during the 18th Century. With full-text searching of approximately 26 million pages, the product allows researchers new methods of access to critical information in the fields of history, literature, religion, law, fine arts, science and more.
Emerald Journal Database
Searchable database of full-text journal articles on management and economics. Villanova subscribes to a portion of the journals offered full-text in Emerald.
Emerging Markets Information Service (EMIS)
Emerging Markets Information Service (EMIS) delivers deep, rich company and industry information, alongside the relevant news, research and analytics for developing markets.
The ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education to provide extensive access to educational-related literature. It indexes both journal articles and reports from government and private agencies.
The ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education to provide extensive access to educational-related literature. It indexes both journal articles and reports from government and private agencies.
ESRI Business Analyst Online
Business, consumer and marketplace geographic analysis tool. .Access courtesy of the Department of Geography & the Environment. For access email email@example.com to request Business Analyst Online group access. Look for an email from ArcGIS Notification to confirm the invitation (check your junk folder as it may land there). Account administration may take up to 3 days.
ESRI Community Analyst Online
Business, consumer and marketplace geographic analysis tool. .Access courtesy of the Department of Geography & the Environment. For access create a public account using your Villanova email address and contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request access to Community Analyst Online. Look for an email from ArcGIS Notifications to confirm (it may land in your junk folder!) the invitation. Account administration may take up to 3 days.
Essay & General Literature Index (EBSCO)
Indexes essays published in book collections covering philosophy, religion, social and political science, economics, law, education, linguistics, science, the various arts, literature and history.
Ethnic NewsWatch (ProQuest)
A comprehensive full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press.
Authorized users (on and off campus) limited to current Villanova students, faculty and staff. Use for research or private study for academic purposes only. This resource is a database of demographic, economic, lifestyle, and consumer market information for over 350 markets and 207 countries. Statistics cover consumer lifestyles, retailing, and consumer market sizes and forecasts. The data includes 6-year historic market size data for more than 330 consumer products in 52 countries, plus 5-year forecasts. Lifestyle indicators for 71 countries, lifestyle reports for 65 countries, and country profiles for 250 countries are also included.
Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index
Covers journal articles, book reviews, and essays in books about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages.
Film & Television Literature Index (EBSCO)
A comprehensive bibliographic database covering the entire spectrum of television and film writing. Subject coverage includes film & television theory, preservation & restoration, writing, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews. It has been designed for use by a diverse audience that includes film scholars, college students, and general viewers.
The distinctively salmon colored UK based Financial Times is recognized as a leading source for global business news. The web edition provides access to the same outstanding reporting found in the print edition (available via ABI Inform and Lexis-Nexis) and also additionally has multimedia content, company tear sheets, interactive charting, and educational features such as a dictionary of financial terms, and recruitment tool. For mobile access via iPad or iPhone visit app.ft.com. For mobile access via Android devices visit m.ft.com. Subscription courtesy of Villanova School of Business. Register with your Villanova email address.
First Research Industry Profiles
"First Research provides industry profiles covering over 1000 industry segments. First Research industry profiles contain critical analysis, statistics and forecasts to help your engage key prospects, coach key clients, and deepen customer relationships" Each report includes conversation starters.
Foreign Broadcast Information Service Daily Reports, 1974- 1996 (FBIS) (Readex)
Foreign Broadcast Information Service Daily Reports (FBIS) provides perspectives about more than 200 countries outside of the United States. Features transcripts of foreign news broadcasts translated into English from materials selected by the CIA for distribution to U.S. policymakers and security analysts.
Foundation Directory Online Professional
Excellent source for learning about non-profits via grant, grantmaker, company and 990 (non-profit tax form) searches.
Gale Directory Library
Digital platform for Gale directories. Our holdings include Business Rankings Annual, Market Share Reporter, Encyclopedia of Business Information Sources, Encyclopedia of Associations - National Organizations of the U.S., and Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media.
Gale NewsVault delivers the definitive cross-searching experience for exploring Gale's range of historical newspaper and collections. Users can simultaneously search or browse across multiple products owned by their institution, including: 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers; 19th Century British Library Newspapers, Parts I and II; 19th Century UK Periodicals, Series I: New Readerships; 19th Century UK Periodicals, Series II: Empire; 19th Century U.S. Newspapers; Financial Times Historical Archive 1888-2006; Illustrated London News Historical Archive 1842-2003; Times Digital Archive 1785-1985; and Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive 1902-2005.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Provides cross reference searching in encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research including arts, business, social sciences and sciences.
A self-paced interactive tutorial is available for those new to this resource.
Gartner Group Intraweb
Gartner is a leading information technology research provider. Gartner offers market statistics and forecasts for hardware, software, communications, IT services and semiconductors. Additionally there are reports and case studies by IT topic and by industry. Subscription courtesy of Villanova UNIT. Authorized users (on and off campus) limited to current Villanova students, faculty and staff.
A full-text database that provides authoritative historical and current perspectives on the evolution of gender roles as they affect both men and women. GenderWatch supports gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) studies; family studies; gender studies, and women's studies with a unique interdisciplinary approach. Offers researchers with articles on wide-ranging topics like sexuality, religion, societal roles, feminism, masculinity, eating disorders, day care, and the workplace.
Covers the most comprehensive database of geoscience literature.
Gerritsen Collection of Aletta H. Jacobs (ProQuest)
This database is the definitive cross-cultural resource for information on women's history; it spans more than four centuries (1543-1945) and 15 languages and includes over two million pages in full-image. Users can trace the evolution of feminism within a single country, as well as the impact of that country's feminist movement on other countries and their movements. The Gerritsen Collection also provides immediate access to many primary sources from around the world that were previously available only in a limited number of rare book rooms.
Global Financial Data
Global Financial Data features historical data on worldwide stock exchanges, bond indices, intraday data, futures data, interest rates, population data, and much more. All data is clearly defined, easy to read, and readily downloadable into Excel.
Global New Products Database (Mintel)
Authorized users (on and off campus) limited to current Villanova students, faculty and staff. Global New Products Database (GNPD) monitors new product activity in consumer packaged goods markets worldwide.
Handbook of Latin American Studies - HLAS (LC)
The Handbook is a bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars. Edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress, the multidisciplinary Handbook alternates annually between the social sciences and the humanities. Each year, more than 130 academics from around the world choose over 5,000 works for inclusion in the Handbook. Continuously published since 1936, the Handbook offers Latin Americanists an essential guide to available resources.
Millions of books online. Books published up until 1923 are freely available online. Use the library's catalog or the EZ-Borrow catalog for access to later publications.
Health and Psychosocial Instruments (EBSCO)
Provides reviews of measurement instruments (i.e. questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, coding schemes, rating scales, etc.) used in the fields of health and psychosocial sciences. The actual instruments are NOT included full-text in the database.
General scholarly legal database with current U.S., foreign and international law, law review articles, legal classics and historical documents. Provides fully-searchable and image-based text of over 500 law journals, Supreme Court Reports, Treaties in Force, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents (1977-2003) and the Federal Register (1936-1994).
Historic Documents (SAGE)
Contains 40 volumes of primary sources. Each volume includes approximately one hundred documents covering the most significant events of the year. These documents range from presidential speeches, international agreements, and Supreme Court decisions to U.S. governmental reports, scientific findings, and cultural discussions.
Historical Abstracts (EBSCO)
An annotated reference guide to the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present. Provides indexing of more than 2,300 academic historical journals in over 40 languages back to 1955 as well as book reviews and dissertations.
A Short Introduction to Historical Abstracts is a self-paced interactive tutorial for students new to this resource.
Historical New York Times: 1851-2013 (ProQuest)
The New York Times is a unique full-image archive that brings you the entire historical run of The New York Times, in-depth coverage of science and politics. It offers complete coverage from 1851 to the present with the exception of the most current two years. Includes classified ads, comics and cartoons, photos, maps, graphics, etc., editorials and commentary.
Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective: 1907-1984 (EBSCO)
This is a bibliographic database that cites articles from English-language periodicals. Periodical coverage includes some of the best-known scholarly journals and numerous lesser-known but important specialized magazines. Coverage includes a wide range of interdisciplinary fields covered in a broad array of humanities and social sciences journals.
Humanities Full Text (EBSCO)
Includes many of the most important academic journals in the humanities with the full text of articles from over 300 periodicals and high-quality indexing for almost 700 journals in archaeology, art , classics, film, folklore, journalism, linguistics, music, the performing arts, philosophy, religion, world history and world literature. The database also provides coverage of interviews, bibliographies, obituaries, and original works of fiction, drama, poetry and book reviews, as well as reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, radio and television programs, plays, operas, and more.
U.S. and global industry market research reports.
Published by the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and its partners, the IEEE Xplore digital library is a powerful resource for discovery and access to scientific and technical content including journals, magazines, conference proceedings, technical standards, e-books, and educational courses. IEEE Xplore provides Web access to more than 3-million full-text documents from some of the world's most highly cited publications in electrical engineering, computer science and electronics.
Import and export shipping database. Identify & monitor suppliers and track international trade patterns.
Index of Christian Art (Princeton)
The Index of Christian Art is the largest archive of Medieval art. It traces the history and evolution of iconographic themes and concepts in early Christian and Medieval art in all media and in all geographic areas. The electronic version of the Index of Christian Art contains approximately 20-25% of the contents of the print archive. Some records have links to images at the bottom of the record; only those listed as "public images" can be accessed.
The Index Religiosus is an international reference bibliography for academic publications in Theology, Religious Studies and Church History and covers publications written in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, and more. The Index Religiosus covers the full range of disciplines in Theology and Canon Law: History of Theology, History of Religions, Old and New Testaments, Fundamental and Dogmatic Theology, Sacramentology and Liturgy, Moral and Pastoral Theology, and Canon Law. All aspects of Church History are also widely covered: Institutions, Orders, Congregations, Influential Figures, Hagiography, Political, Social and Economic History, Archaeology, Art History, Music, Architecture, Relations with Islam and Judaism, etc.
A comprehensive multidisciplinary document delivery service. Table of contents to more than 28,000 publications (6000 are full-text). Years of coverage vary with the journal. Especially strong in the sciences and social sciences.
Inspec includes bibliographic citations and indexed abstracts from publications in the fields of physics, electrical and electronic engineering, communications, computer science, control engineering, information technology, manufacturing and mechanical engineering, operations research, material science, oceanography, engineering mathematics, nuclear engineering, environmental science, geophysics, nanotechnology, biomedical technology and biophysics.
Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) offers several time series and other types of aggregate data that consist mainly of raw data derived from surveys, censuses and administrative records. The data holdings contain studies and files that cover a wide range of social science areas such as population, economics, education, health, social and political behavior, social and political attitudes, history, crime, aging, and substance abuse. Click here for searching tips.
International Medieval Bibliography (Brepols)
The International Medieval Bibliography (IMB) is a current, comprehensive bibliography of articles in journals and miscellany volumes (conference proceedings, essay collections or Festschriften) worldwide.
International Philosophical Bibliography (Peeters)
Indexes philosophical books and articles in English, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, and Catalan, as well as Classical Greek and Latin. Note that there are two versions. Use the IPB Full Edition for materials published since 1997, and the IPB Retrospective for pre-1997 publications.
Millions of books, audio and video files online. Books published up until 1923 are freely available as pdf files.
The first online edition of Paul Oskar Kristeller's Iter Italicum, the most comprehensive finding list available of previously uncatalogued or incompletely catalogued Renaissance humanistic manuscripts found in libraries and collections all over the world. Originally published in six volumes between 1963 and 1992, it is an essential tool for any scholar working in the fields of classical, medieval and Renaissance studies. Iter Italicum permits searching and browsing for keywords, countries, cities, libraries and / or library collections associated with a manuscript location.
Iter: Bibliography of Medieval and Renaissance Europe from 400-1700
A bibliography of more than 300 scholarly journal titles pertaining to the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.
Johns Hopkins Guide To Literary Theory & Criticism
An alphabetical arrangement on individual critics and theorists, critical and theoretical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods. It also treats figures and kinds of inquiry from other fields that have been shaped by or have themselves shaped literary theory and criticism as well as figures, who did not explicitly deal with, but who still deeply affected, literature, literary theory or literary criticism.
Journal Citation Reports (JCR)
Journal Citation Reports (JCR) provides access to journal publication information for science and social science journals, including information such as No. of Citations, Half-life,ic information and cited references from the
A searchable and browsable archive of full-text core journals and books in the humanities, social sciences and mathematics.
Lexis Nexis Academic "LexisNexis online services and the materials contained therein are under copyright by LexisNexis. All rights reserved. No part of these Services may be used except for research purposes, and the Services may not be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise without the prior written permission of the LexisNexis Academic Library Solutions. Materials retrieved from the Services may not be duplicated in hard copy or machine-readable form without the prior written authorization of LexisNexis Academic & Library Solutions, except that limited reproduction of output is permitted solely for individual use by the Authorized User or internal distribution within the Subscribing Institution in accordance with the terms of this Agreement unless further limited or prohibited by the Copyright Act of 1976. Under no circumstances may the Materials or any portion thereof be used to create derivative products or services."
Provides full-text access to a wide range of news (national, international, regional, business, legal, and foreign language), business (company financial news and information, accounting, auditing & tax information, industry and market news), and legal (law reviews, federal case law, state legal research) sources. It also features news transcripts, the U.S. Code, Constitution & Court rules, state and country profiles, medical abstracts, and reference & directory sources.
"LexisNexis online services and the materials contained therein are under copyright by LexisNexis. All rights reserved. No part of these Services may be used except for research purposes, and the Services may not be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise without the prior written permission of the LexisNexis Academic Library Solutions. Materials retrieved from the Services may not be duplicated in hard copy or machine-readable form without the prior written authorization of LexisNexis Academic & Library Solutions, except that limited reproduction of output is permitted solely for individual use by the Authorized User or internal distribution within the Subscribing Institution in accordance with the terms of this Agreement unless further limited or prohibited by the Copyright Act of 1976. Under no circumstances may the Materials or any portion thereof be used to create derivative products or services."
Lexis-Nexis Company Dossier
Find a company or screen for a company across the many data sources licensed by Lexis-Nexis.
Lexis-Nexis Market & Industry Reports
Search BMI, Canadean, IDC, & Hoovers industry profiles.
Library Literature & Information Science Full Text (EBSCO)
Library Literature & Information Science Full Text provides indexing and abstracting of over 400 journals, including key library and information science periodicals, and full-text coverage of over 170 journals. Subjects include automation, cataloging, censorship, circulation procedures, classification, copyright legislation, government aid, library associations and conferences, library equipment and supplies, personnel administration, preservation of materials, and more. Coverage reaches as far back as 1980.
Library of Congress Guide to Law Online Nations
Links to foreign law, typically in Spanish or Portuguese.
Library of Latin Texts - Series A (Brepols)
Contains full-text of almost all the items in the Corpus Christianorum Series Latina and Continuatio Medievalis. It also contains text from the beginning of Latin literature through to the texts of the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965). Included are the main works of Thomas Aquinas and certain Latin works of Descartes. (Database was formerly CETEDOC.)
Library of Latin Texts - Series B (Brepols)
The Library of Latin Texts - Series B gathers Latin texts of all genres and all periods. The data will therefore be very diverse, and will include genres as varied as chronicles, medieval saints' lives and travel narratives, legal texts, and theological, philosophical and scientific treatises from the early-modern period. Above all, the emphasis will be on the online availability of large corpora of texts. (Database was formerly CETEDOC.)
Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (ProQuest)
Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) abstracts and indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences. The database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Complete coverage is given to various fields of linguistics including descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics.
Literature Criticism from 1400-1800 (Gale)
Turn to this authoritative international resource for complete critical coverage of the careers and works of the greatest writers and thinkers of the late Middle Ages, the Renaissance and the Restoration eras. Detailed entries offer students and other researchers access to a variety of important interpretations of historical periods, literary trends and topics, and the achievements of noteworthy individuals. Provides full-text or excerpted criticism reproduced from books, magazines, literary reviews, newspapers and scholarly journals.
Literature Criticism Online (Gale)
LCO is an extensive compilation of literary commentary reaching back 30 years and cover centuries of critiques on authors and their works that span all time periods, types of literature and regions. The cross searchable collection brings together the most acclaimed literary series Drama Criticism, Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism and Short Story Criticism providing criticism on the major authors, dramatists and poets. The database includes Shakespearean Literature Criticism with a comprehensive coverage of critical interpretations of his plays and poetry.
Literature Online (Chadwyck-Healey)
A fully searchable library of more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, 382 full-text literature journals, and other key criticism and reference resources.
Literature Resource Center (Gale)
Full-text articles from scholarly journals and literary magazines are combined with critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, biographies, and more to provide a wealth of information on authors, their works, and literary movements. Cross-searching capability between Literature Resource Center (LRC) and Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Loeb Classical Library
A digital version of all 520+ volumes in Harvard University Press' series of Greek and Latin texts. English translations appear on facing pages, following the format of the print editions, and the full collection is searchable in English or in the original language. Also available in print.
Luna: Folger Shakespeare Library Digital Image Collection
This database offers access to tens of thousands of high resolution images from the Folger Shakespeare Library, including books, theater memorabilia, manuscripts, and art. Users can show multiple images side-by-side, zoom in and out, view cataloging information when available, export thumbnails, and construct persistent URLs linking back to items or searches.
MagillOnLiterature Plus (EBSCO)
MagillOnLiterature Plus is comprised of approximately 35,000 records, more than 5,000 images, and has a glossary of 1,100 literary terms. Provides access to editorially reviewed critical analyses, brief plot summaries, and extended character profiles covering works by more than 8,500 long and short fiction writers, poets, dramatists, essayists, and philosophers. MagillOnLiterature Plus also contains over 15,000 biographical essays on more than 2,500 different authors, including up-to-date lists of each author's principal works
Making of the Modern World
The Making of the Modern World: Goldsmiths'-Kress Library of Economic Literature, 1450-1850 provides digital facsimile images on every page of 61,000 works of literature on economic and business published from 1450 through 1850. Full-text searching on more than 12 million pages provides researchers unparalleled access to this vast collection of material on commerce, finance, social conditions, politics, trade and transport.
MarketLine Company Profiles
Recently rebranded from Datamonitor to MarketLine company reports cover both U.S. and foreign companies in a wide range of industries. Typically reports are 15-20 pages and provide a description of the business, company history, key personnel, products and services and competitors. Datamonitor industry reports are available from ReferenceUSA and OneSource
Provides marketing reports for many industries and demographic reports on a variety of age groups. Documents are formatted as Adobe Acrobat or PowerPoint files. Licensed for academic uses only. May not be used for commercial uses.
MathSciNet (American Mathematical Society)
The best database of mathematical literature. Start here unless your topic is about mathematics education.
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print (EBSCO)
Mental Measurements Yearbook (MMY) covers more than 2,200 commercially-available tests from Volume 1 to the present in categories such as personality, developmental, behavioral assessment, neuropsychological, achievement, intelligence and aptitude, educational, speech & hearing, and sensory motor. Tests in Print (TIP) provides vital information to users including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s).
Provides 15 years of detailed financial statements for international and U.S. companies. Enables customized viewing and output to retrieve company reports and financials into software applications such as Word, Excel or Adobe, and enables accurate cross-border searches using a variety of financial and text variables. Also provides access industry and country profiles. LIMITED TO 4 SIMULTANEOUS USERS.
Features the full text of all of Mergent / Moody's Corporate Manuals from 1909 to the present. Once you enter the database select the option for "Corporate Manuals" and begin your search. Access to current reports for 24 broadly defined industries. Portal for quick access to annual reports.
Authorized users (on and off campus) limited to current Villanova students, faculty and staff. Mintel's published market research has been helping leading businesses achieve their goals for over 30 years. As a globally recognised market analyst, Mintel produces hundreds of reports into European, UK-specific and US consumer markets every year. Each report that Mintel publishes provides a unique overview of a market's dynamics and prospects, giving you the knowledge to devise informed and profitable marketing strategy. DO NOT USE IE6
MIT CogNet is an electronic community for researchers in cognitive and brain sciences. Includes library of electronic books and journals from the MIT Press as well as other publishers, professional associations, institutions and individuals.
MLA International Bibliography (ProQuest)
Consists of bibliographic records pertaining to literature, language, linguistics, and folklore. Includes citations to articles from over 4,400 journals and series published internationally, as well as monographs, collections, and various types of reference works. Subscription to the MLA International Bibliography also includes access to the MLA Directory of Periodicals.
Morningstar Investment Research Center
Best known for performance and financial data on mutual funds, Morningstar Investment Research Center is also a great source for company data and analyst reports.
MRI University Internet Reporter
MRI University Internet Reporter is a platform for the results of a national consumer survey useful for gaining insights into target markets and their media usage. Only currently enrolled faculty, students and staff may use this resource for academic research and teaching. Commercial use of this data is not permitted. Registration with a Villanova email address is required. Follow these registration instructions
National Criminal Justice Reference Service
Contains summaries of more than 215,000 criminal justice publications, including federal, state and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles and unpublished research. Topic coverage includes corrections, courts, crime, crime prevention, drugs, justice system, juvenile justice, law enforcement, victims, and more.
NetAdvantage (Standard & Poor's, Capital IQ)
Standard & Poor’s NetAdvantage is a comprehensive, professional source of proprietary analysis on industry trends, corporate activities, and investments. For non-business students, the service includes a Financial Education section with tools for understanding personal finance.
New Testament Abstracts (EBSCO)
A research and bibliographic aid of the New Testament and its historical milieu. It contains more than 44,000 article abstracts, 1,200 review abstracts, 16,500 book abstracts, and 50 software abstracts.
Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism (Gale)
Coverage includes profiles of literary figures who died between 1800 and 1899 by providing full-text or excerpted criticism taken from books, magazines, literary reviews, newspapers and scholarly journals. Reprints also available from Literature Resource Center.
Nineteenth Century UK Periodicals (Gale)
Access the enormous range of nineteenth-century periodical literature (1800-1900). Of interest to historians and students of nineteenth-century literature and culture, empire, feminism, the history of the book, the creative and performing arts, sport and leisure, science and medicine, the professions, in short, of all aspects of nineteenth-century life that the press encompassed.
North American Theatre Online (Alexander Street Press)
Includes more than 40,000 pages of important reference sources in electronic format, indexed and searchable along with all the other content. O’Dell’s Annals of the New York Stage, the Oxford University Press Companion series, and Greenwood’s American Theatre Companies series are just a few of the many in-copyright sources. Also, in-depth records cover tens of thousands of plays, including many previously unpublished works by major authors—not only major and known plays, but also partial works, works that have never been performed, and works that were believed lost, providing researchers with unique and never-before-seen information. Related resources include thousands of playbills, posters, photographs, and related theatrical ephemera.
Full text access to all of the books, periodicals, statistics and working papers produced by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development since 1998. Statistics are available via pdf files or via interactive databases with downloadable Excel or comma delimited text. Metadata is easily accessible. Books, periodicals and working papers may be searched by title or subject fields or in full text. Browsing by publication type or thematic subject is also available. SourceOECD comprises 20 Book collections by theme, containing all our monographs and reports; 24 periodicals; a reference title; and the OECD statistical databases.
Old Testament Abstracts (EBSCO)
Features indexing and abstracts for journal articles, monographs,multi-author works, and software related to Old Testament studies. Topics covered include antiquities, archaeology, biblical theology, philology and much more.
OmniFile Full Text Mega (EBSCO)
Provides indexing, abstracting, and selected full text to the Wilson databases for Business, Education, General Science, Humanities, Readers' Guide, and the Social Sciences. Also includes selected full text to the Wilson databases for Art, Biological & Agricultural Index, Index to Legal Periodicals & Books, and Library Literature & Information Science.
Source for global industry reports, company profiles, executive intelligence and news.
Provides an accessible and invaluable source of information of electronic archives to leading journals of opinion. Search the full text of over 740 years of archives including Harpers Magazine, The New Republic, The Nation, Commentary, NACLA, Commonweal, American Spectator, National Review and The New York Review of Books. An invaluable resource, providing in-depth analysis of topics such as the cold war, the Arab-Israeli conflict, American foreign policy, defense, the Supreme Court, affirmative action, welfare, crime, immigration, religion, education, art, literature, militarism, human rights violations, environmental destruction, classical music, and much more.
Opposing Viewpoints Resources in Context (Gale)
Access information on social issues through viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to web sites and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.
Oxford Bibliographies - Communication, Political Science, International Relations
Oxford bibliographies in political science and international relations are designed to be starting points for research and offer peer-reviewed, annotated bibliographies. The bibliographies can be searched separately or together, by keyword or advanced search. Search responses can include books, journal articles, web resources, multimedia, primary documents, forthcoming and related articles. Journal citations are linked to full-text via the “find it” link and book citations are linked to Falvey via the WorldCat link. Tutorial available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8qSFUHnQ1UE.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
A reference work providing almost 60,000 specially-written signed biographies of the men and women who shaped all aspects of the British past, from the earliest times to the end of the year 2009. State-of-the-art search options, extensive internal cross-referencing, access to articles from the original DNB, and navigation by "themes" combine with rigorous research and scholarship to make the Oxford DNB one of the most innovative and important reference sites available online.
Oxford English Dictionary
The world's leading authority on the history and development of the English language since 1150. Based on the 1989 2nd edition, a 20-volume set, with additions from 1993-1997 and the 3rd edition (in progress) from 2000-. Approximately 1,000 new and revised entries will be released quarterly online.
Oxford Handbooks Online
Scholarly research reviews.
Oxford Islamic Studies Online
Offers unrivaled online access to the history and culture of Islam and provides full-text access to great Oxford reference and scholarly works, including The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World, The Oxford History of Islam, The Oxford Dictionary of Islam, two classic interpretations of the Qur'an, a Concordance of the Qur'an, and What Everyone Needs to Know about Islam.
"A first draft of history, OxResearch® delivers succinct articles analyzing economic and political developments worldwide, and evaluates issues within a coherent political, social, and economic framework....Created by Oxford Analytica, this powerful multi-disciplinary database helps students research and analyze the impact of probable developments on the business climate."
PAIS International (ProQuest)
The Public Affairs Information Service (PAIS) database contains references for over half a million journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference papers, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material, and more.
Almost seven (7) million papers included in every congress, conference, exposition, workshop, symposium and meeting received at The British Library.
Past Masters (InteLex)
Contains full-text of scholarly editions of many philosophers, theologians and literary writers: Anselm, Aquinas, Aristotle, Augustine, Austen, Chesterton, Descartes, Dewey, Feuerbach, Fichte, Foucault, Francis of Assisi, Hegel, Hobbes, Hume, Kant, Kierkegaard, Leibniz, Locke, Luther, Marx and Engels, Merleau-Ponty, Newman, Nietzsche, Ockham, Pascal, Pierce, Plato, Poinsot, Royce, Santayana, Schopenhauer, Shelley, Spinoza, Synge, Wittgenstein and Wollestonecraf, as well as collections for British Philosophy 1600-1900, The Continental Rationalists, The Latin Background: 1100-1550, and The Romantic Age.
Patrologia Graeca (Religion and Technology Center, Inc.)
A complete electronic version of Jean-Paul Migne’s Patrologiae Graecae. PG contains more than 160 volumes of Greek material (with Latin translations) relevant to the study of the history of the Christian Church from its beginnings through the Council of Florence in 1439.
Patrologia Latina (ProQuest)
A complete electronic version of the first edition of Jacques-Paul Migne's Patrologia Latina. Covers the history of Latin Christianity until AD 1216.
PBS Video Collection
The PBS Video Collection assembles hundreds of the greatest documentary films and series from the history of the Public Broadcasting Service into one convenient online interface. A core of 245 titles, selected for their high quality and relevance to academic curricula, covers many educational disciplines, including history, science and technology, diversity studies, business, and current events. This collection provides access to the films and series users already know and trust, including Frontline, NOVA, American Experience, Odyssey, and films by Ken Burns and Michael Wood.
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Pennsylvania Newspaper Record: Delaware County 1819-1870 (Accessible Archives)
Full-text transcriptions from six (6) nineteenth-century Delaware County newspapers.
Pharmaceutical News Index (ProQuest)
Search the definitive database of pharmacological news, research, and regulatory information. Covers the most important specialized publications in the pharmaceutical, health care, biotechnology, and medical device industries.
Philadelphia Business Journal (American City Business Journals)
Searchable full text access to Philadelphia Business Journal and their Book of Lists with a 10 year archive of content. With 39 additional cities covered in the Business Journals, this is a great source for intelligence about local business conditions and trends.
Contains the complete text of articles covered beginning with 1981. It DOES NOT include advertising, calendar listings, horoscopes, sports statistics, stock tables, weather, weddings, engagements and puzzles.
Philosopher's Index (ProQuest)
The Philosopher's Index is a bibliographic database with informative, author-written abstracts covering scholarly research in all areas of philosophy. The literature covered goes back to 1940 and includes journal articles, books, book chapters such as contributions to an anthology, and book reviews in 39 languages. The Philosopher's Index monitors over 1,400 journals from more than 80 countries and is updated quarterly. Extensive indexing includes personal and proper names along with subject terms; there is also the capability to search for the authors of book reviews.
Philosophy Documentation Center Collection (POIESIS)
Provides searchable full-text online access to over 60 scholarly philosophy journals. Additional journals are indexed in the database.
PhilPapers: Philosophical Research Online
PhilPapers is a comprehensive index of philosophy books and articles. PhilPapers offers unique features such as real-time indexing of pre-prints, fine-grained classification by topic, email alerts, reading lists, advanced search functionality, and discussion forums.
Play Index (EBSCO)
Play Index searches over 30,000 plays written from Antiquity to the present and published from 1949 to the present. Covers a wide range of plays written in or translated into English, including mysteries, pageants, plays in verse, puppet performances, radio and television plays, and classic drama. Search for plays by title, author, subject, style, genre, or cast type.
Poetry Criticism (Gale)
Provides critical analyses of the works of poets of all eras. Entries provide an introductory biographical sketch, an author portrait, a primary bibliography, annotated full text and excerpted criticism of the poets' works and sources for additional reading. When available, comments from the poets themselves are included. Approximately 90-95% of critical essays are full text. Titles of poems are searchable. Reprints also available from Literature Resource Center.
Polling the Nations
The database includes 18,000 surveys and 600,000 questions on more than 7,000 topics. Scope is international, from the United States to more than 100 other countries.
Pollution Abstracts (ProQuest)
Abstracts articles from journals, conference proceedings and hard-to-find documents. Includes scientific research and government policies.
Poole's Plus: 19th Century Masterfile (Paratext)
19th Century Masterfile is a vast 'Index of Indexes,' and is the largest resource for historical research before 1930. 19th Century Masterfile brings together over 70 subject indexes to: periodicals, newspapers, books, U.S. Congressional Records, U.S. and U.K. Government Documents, U.S. Patents, image archives, and more.
Population Index [1986-2000]
A searchable and browsable annotated bibliography database of books, journal articles, working papers, and other material on population topics.
Indexes proceedings of every congress, symposium, conference, exhibition, workshop and meeting received at The British Library.
Searchable collection of recent full-text humanities, social science and mathematics journals published by Johns Hopkins University Press.
ProQuest Asian Business & Reference
Find the latest business and financial news from the Eastern Hemisphere. Covers Asian business and financial information from key international publications including Far Eastern Economic Review, Asiaweek, and many more.
Vast aggregated full-text database
ProQuest European Business
Find the latest European business and financial information. Includes quality resources such as The Economist, Fortune, European Business Journal, and many more.
Includes access to the full text of over 1,300 newspapers, news websites and blogs including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post, plus other important U.S., international and minority interest papers.
ProQuest Psychology Journals
Provides full text for hundreds of psychology related journals.
PRS International Country Risk Guide (ICRG) Tables
Reseacher Dataset Table 3B. PRS ratings for 146 countries in a time series from 1985-2015 covering government stability, socioeconomic conditions, investment profile, internal conflict, external conflict, corruption, military in politics, religious tension, ethnic tension, democratic accountability, and bureaucracy quality.
PsycARTICLES is a database of full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe & Huber.
Includes the full text of all editions of the DSM-V, full text articles of some psychiatric journals as well as a few psychiatric textbooks, self-assessment tools, medication information handouts, and more. American Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines in both comprehensive and quick-reference formats are searchable also.
Indexes journals, dissertations and some books in the fields of personality psychology, social psychology, educational psychology and more.
Practice advanced search features with the interactive PsycINFO Tutorial.
PsycTHERAPY is a database of streaming psychotherapy demonstrations featuring some of the most renowned therapists in North America working with participants on a host of therapeutic topics. PsycTHERAPY’s powerful search and personal playlist capabilities make it a rich resource for teaching and training in psychotherapy practice and for education about psychology.
PubMed was developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). It was developed in conjunction with publishers of biomedical literature as a search tool for accessing literature citations and linking to full-text journals at web sites of participating publishers. Click for downloadable instructions.
Readers' Guide Full Text Mega (EBSCO)
Includes indexing of over 450 periodicals as far back as 1983 and searchable full text of articles from over 250 journals as far back as 1994. Subject coverage includes antiques, arts, business, computers, education, entertainment, film & television, gardening, health & medicine, history, home improvement, literature, news & current events, photography, popular & classical music, politics, popular culture, religion, science, sports & fitness, transportation, travel and much more.
Readers' Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982 (EBSCO)
Provides indexing of over three million articles from more than 550 leading magazines, including full coverage of the original print volumes of Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature™. Subject coverage includes arts, business, computers, crafts, dance, drama, education, entertainment, fashion, film & television, food, gardening, health and medicine, home improvement, literature, news and current events, photography, popular and classical music, politics, popular culture, religion, sports and fitness, technology, transportation, travel and more.
Reaxys is a database of chemical compound properties, structures, and reactions with references to the journal and patent literature of chemistry. This database combines the content formerly found in Beilstein and Gmelin.
Directory with US private and public company reports. Also includes household data.
Never type a bibliography again! RefWorks will help you easily gather, manage, and store bibliographic citations for all types of information, as well as generate footnotes and bibliographies.
Regional Business News (EBSCO)
This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 80 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
Religious and Theological Abstracts
An English language index of periodical literature produced with summaries of articles of various languages from scholarly journals in the fields of theology and religion covering Christianity, Judaism, and other world religions. Biblical, systematic, historical, and practical theology are some of the specific areas included.
RIA Checkpoint (Thomson Reuters)
RIA has federal, state and international tax codes, regulations, cases, and administrative rulings with explanations and commentary. Authorized users (on and off campus) limited to current Villanova students, faculty and staff. Individual registration required for Villanova community members
Roper Center for Public Opinion Research
The Roper Center is to collect, preserve, and disseminate public opinion data; to serve as a resource to help improve the practice of survey research; and to broaden the understanding of public opinion through the use of survey data in the United States and around the world.
Sabin Americana, 1500-1926 (Gale)
Based on Joseph Sabin's landmark bibliography, this collection contains works about the Americas published throughout the world from 1500 to the early 1900's. Included are books, pamphlets, serials and other documents that provide original accounts of exploration, trade, colonialism, slavery and abolition, the western movement, Native Americans, military actions and much more. With over 6 million pages from 29,000 works, this collection is a cornerstone in the study of the western hemisphere.
SAGE is the world's 5th largest journals publisher. Our portfolio includes more than 700 journals spanning the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology, and Medicine, and more than 298 are published on behalf of learned societies and institutions.
SAGE Knowledge is the ultimate social sciences digital library for students, researchers, and faculty. Hosting more than 2,700 titles, it includes an expansive range of SAGE eBook and eReference content, including reference works, handbooks and more. The platform allows researchers to cross-search and seamlessly access a wide breadth of must-have SAGE book and reference content from one source.
Science Citation Index Expanded (Thomson Reuters)
Do geneaology searches forwards and backwards for cited references. Subject searching also on Web of Knowledge. Coverage begins 1945 to present. Click for downloadable guide to cited reference searching.
Provides citations and abstracts of articles in over 1800 journals (mainly scientific, technical and medical). Full-text is available only to the 327 titles to which Villanova University subscribes.
Searches Chemical Abstracts PLUS (1907 - updated daily), CASREACT, REGISTRY files from Chemical Abstract Service and MEDLINE. You must create a personal login. Email Alfred Fry if you have problems.
Provides abstracts and citations for peer-reviewed journals in all major disciplines. Offers comprehensive coverage of the scientific, technical, medical, geographic and social sciences (including arts and humanities). Includes complete contents of GEOBASE multidisciplinary database.
Shakespearean Literature Criticism (Gale)
This database provides comprehensive coverage of critical interpretations of the plays of Shakespeare with excerpts from the criticism of William Shakespeare's plays and poetry, from the first published appraisals to current evaluations. Reprints also available from Literature Resource Center.
Short Story Criticism (Gale)
Covers critical analyses of the works of major authors of short fiction. Includes full-text (90%) and excerpts of published critical essays, with an overview of the author or work and a historical survey of the critical response. Searchable by the title of the short story. Reprints also available from Literature Resource Center.
Short Story Index (EBSCO)
Provides a practical way to locate full-text short stories of all genres online. Short story collections and anthologies are indexed and made searchable by author, title, subject, keyword, date, literary technique, and source, or any combination thereof. Coverage is retrospective back to 1984.
Explore thousands of historical data maps. Our maps are interactive and go from the first U.S. Census in 1790 to the present.
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is devoted to the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research and is composed of a number of specialized research networks in each of the social sciences, including the legal research network and political science network.
Social Sciences Citation Index/Web of Science
Provides access to current bibliographic information and cited references from the journal literature in the physical and social sciences. Search by article title word, journal title, author, cited author or reference, or address word (e.g. author's institution). Coverage begins 1956 to present.
Social Sciences Full Text (EBSCO)
Index to international, English language journals in psychology, sociology, anthropology, geography, economics, political science and law.
Social Services Abstracts (ProQuest)
ProQuest Social Services Abstracts provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. The database abstracts and indexes over 1,600 serials publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations, and citations to book reviews.
Sociological Abstracts (ProQuest)
Covers sociological topics in fields such as anthropology, economics, education, medicine, community development, philosophy, demography, political science, and social psychology. Journals published by sociological associations, groups, faculties and institutes, and periodicals containing the term "sociology" in their titles are abstracted fully.
Sports Business Research Network
Statistics, articles and reports on sporting goods, participation, fans and facilities.
An integrated database for journals, books, protocols, eReferences, and book series published by Springer. Villanova has full-text access to more than 2,500 fully peer-reviewed journals and some books, including the Lecture Notes in Mathematics and Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series.
Statistical Insight (ProQuest)
Indexing and abstracting (with select full text from 2007) of statistical resources from U.S. state government, business and research institute statistical publications. Tables for U.S. government and business reports.
Statistics South Africa
Population, community and consumer statistics by and about South Africa
Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering and Computer Science
A collection of 50- to 100-page electronic books that synthesize important research or development topics, authored by a prominent contributors to the field. The publisher attempts to offer unique value to the reader by providing more synthesis, analysis, and depth than typical research journal articles. They are also more modular and dynamic than traditional print or digital handbooks.
Taylor & Francis ebooks
Access over 50,000 Digital Rights Management (DRM) free ebooks from across the Humanities, Social Sciences, Education, Behavioural Sciences, Built Environment and Law.
That's So Gay Outing Early America
This website was originally an exhibition through The Library Company of Philadelphia and has now become a website using materials from The Library Company of Philadelphia exploring the history of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered persons in American society.
The Encyclopedia of Political Science
A core reference to the central ideas, concepts, and frameworks underlying the study of politics and that highlights the intersections of politics with other disciplines.
The National Archives: Gay and lesbian history
This is a guide which will help you find records relating to gay, lesbian and bisexual history in the United Kingdom and Britain.
The Times Digital Archive 1785-2010(Gale)
The Times is the "world's newspaper of record" and covers all major international historical events from the French Revolution to the Falkland War. The entire newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos divided into categories to facilitate searching. It is a digital reproduction, cover to cover, of the paper in PDF files.
Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG)
A research center at the University of California, Irvine, has collected and digitized most literary texts written in Greek from Homer to the fall of Byzantium in 1473. Currently contains more than 105 million words from over 10,000 works associated with 4,000 authors. Users must create a profile in order to use the database. Click on the "register" link on the upper right to do so.
Translated Texts for Historians E-Library (Liverpool University)
Historical sources from A.D. 300-800 translated into English. Volumes 1-54 are available online. Most titles are also available in print.
"World's largest and most comprehensive bibliographic resource on transportation information... produced and maintained by the Transportation Research Board (TRB)." The TRID Database contains references to books, technical reports, conference proceedings and journal articles in the field of transportation.
Free, publicly available resource. Trip is a clinical search engine designed to allow users to quickly and easily find and use high-quality research evidence to support their practice and/or care. NOTE: The Falvey "Find it" link does not appear in Trip search results. To check for full-text access, use the Journal Finder link on the library homepage.
Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism (Gale)
This highly useful resource offers full-text or excerpted criticism from books, magazines, literary reviews, newspapers and scholarly journals on the major literary figures and nonfiction writers of 1900-1999.
U.S. Congressional Serial Set: 1817 – 1994 (Readex)
Reports, documents and journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives from the 15th Congress through the 103rd Congress. The collection covers a wide range of subjects ranging from the Lewis and Clarke Expedition to the Three Mile Island nuclear accident and it includes approximately 56,000 maps. Documents of the first 14 U.S. Congresses can be found in the American State Papers collection.
U.S. Declassified Documents Online
A primary source database that ranges from the years immediately following World War II through 2006, covering major international events from the Cold War to the Vietnam War. This resource indexes and abstracts materials as they are released by United States government agencies, the National Archives and Presidential Libraries. Updated irregularly.
United Nations Official Document System
The Official Document System (ODS) is an online database of UN documents that was first launched in 1993 and updated in 2016. ODS has full-text, born-digital UN documents published from 1993 onward, including documents of the Security Council, the General Assembly, the Economic and Social Council and their subsidiaries, as well as administrative issuances and other documents.
United States Bureau of Investigation Case Files (EBSCO)
Case files from the U.S. government agency later known as the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) covering espionage during World War I, case files from German aliens who were politically suspect, and records pertaining to Mexican neutrality.
Search American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries and Foreign Firms Operating in the United States directories.
Evidence based, peer-reviewed information resource for clinicians. Allows them to answer questions quickly, increase their clinical knowledge and improve patient care. Instructions for installing UpToDate Anywhere on mobile devices.
Value Line Investment Survey
Designed to help investors analyze and select stocks by performing a broad range of functions including sorting, filtering (screening), graphing and reporting on individual stocks and groups of stocks.
A variorum is a work that collates all known variants of a text. It is a work of textual criticism, whereby all variations and emendations are set side by side so that a reader can track how textual decisions have been made in the preparation of a text for publication.
Vault.com provides in-depth intelligence on what it's really like to work in an industry, company or profession—and how to position yourself to land that job. Search current jobs and internships, research a company, school or industry, get the inside scoop on what it’s really like, and find the career advice you need to launch your career. Provided by the Villanova Career Center.
Venture Capital & Private Equity Firms
Directory of venture capital firms.
Vetus Latina Database (Brepols)
The VLD comprises the comprehensive patristic records of the Vetus Latina Institut in Beuron. It is an indispensable database for the study of the Old Latin Bible.
Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal is available online on the ABI/INFORM Proquest database (which also offers a dizzying array of other exceptional sources). The WSJ is also distributed in print during the school year in Bartley Hall. For access to WSJ.com VSB (only) student may register for access via the Clay Center (email@example.com) or VSB Graduate Programs (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Case studies, news and data on global marketing and advertising.
Washington Post Historical: 1877-1999 (ProQuest)
The historical Washington Post offers full-text searching of every available issue of the Washington Post and Washington Post/Times-Herald title variations, from 1877 -1996, with digital page and image reproductions. Historical coverage will expand annually, by one year. For more recent Washington Post articles, see Lexis Nexis Academic coverage (1977 - Present).
Web of Science (Thomson Reuters)
Web of Science provides seamless access to the Science Citation Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index.
Wiley Online Library
A multidisciplinary collection of Wiley publications covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. Villanova has full-text access to many of the journals.
Women Writers Project [1400-1850]
Full-text pre 1850 women's writing in English, or in English translation. Covers various genres and issues.
World Shakespeare Bibliography Online (Johns Hopkins)
Provides annotated entries for all important books, articles, book reviews, as well as theatrical productions, reviews of productions and other material related to Shakespeare published or produced between 1960 and 2013, with coverage continuing to extend forward and backward in time.
WorldCat is a catalog of library collections worldwide. WorldCat highlights publications available at Villanova University. Other items can be requested via an inter-library loan request form.
WorldCat Step-by-Step is a self-paced interactive tutorial for students new to this resource.
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts (ProQuest)
Provides abstracts and indexing of the international literature of political science and international relations, along with complementary fields, including international law and public administration/policy. Drawn from over 1,500+ serials publications and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations and working papers.
WRDS (Wharton Research Data Services)
Authorized users (on and off campus) limited to current Villanova students, faculty and staff. Access and registration approved by James Jablonski of the Finance Lab. Data research platform for AuditAnalytics, COMPUSTAT, CRSP, CBOE, Option Metrics, Risk Metrics, TAQ, TRACE, Thomson Reuters 13f and other business data sets.
Zoological Record (Thomson Scientific / ISI Web Services)
Animal biology and biodiversity research literature.