A selection of databases is available for visitors to the library building. They are listed below for informational purposes so that you may plan your visit. To access these databases you will need to use one of the guest computers available inside the Library.
Databases by Title: S
A comprehensive source of business and investment information including, Mutual Fund/ETF reports, Bond reports, company profiles, dividend records, earnings guide, stock reports, industry surveys, and more. Coverage dates: 1996 - present.
Primary source documents relevant to the history of the Americas, including Central, North, and South America. Coverage dates: 1500-1926.
Access full text and abstracts of journals in a wide range of subject areas including business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, and medicine. Coverage dates: 1999 - Current.
SAGE Resarch Methods Datasets
SAGE Research Methods Datasets is a collection of teaching datasets and instructional guides that give students a chance to learn data analysis by practicing themselves. These datasets are indexed by method and data type. Through practicing analysis using real data from SAGE Research Methods Datasets, students can see how analytic decisions are made.
Sage Research Methods
SAGE Research Methods is a research methods tool created to help researchers, faculty and students with their research projects. SAGE Research Methods links over 175,000 pages of SAGEâ€™s renowned book, journal and reference content with truly advanced search and discovery tools. Researchers can explore methods concepts to help them design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method, conduct their research, and write up their findings. Since SAGE Research Methods focuses on methodology rather than disciplines, it can be used across the social sciences, health sciences, and more. Coverage dates: 1970 - Current.
Sage Research Methods Cases
Sage Research Methods Cases is a collection of case studies of real social research that faculty can use in their teaching. Cases are original, specially commissioned, and designed to help students understand often abstract methodological concepts by introducing them to case studies of real research projects.
SAGE Research Methods Video
SAGE Research Methods Video contains more than 125 hours of video, including tutorials, case study videos, expert interviews, and more, covering the entire research methods and statistics curriculum. The videos can help to bring methods to life: instead of reading about how to conduct a focus group, students can watch one in action. Through these videos, 60% of which are exclusive to SAGE, students can find extra help and support to guide them through every step of their research project and succeed in their research methods course.
Salem Press Online
Salem Press Online provides online access to reference books published by Salem Press. Coverage dates: Prehistory - 21st Century.
San Francisco Chronicle Historical
Prominent newspaper from the West Coast. Coverage dates: 1865-1922.
Science & Technology Collection
Science & Technology Collection searches hundreds of journals in the science and technology fields, and includes full text for many journals. Subjects include astrophysics, biology, chemistry, computer technology, geology, physics, archaeology and materials science. Coverage dates: 1900 - Current.
ScienceDirect provides access to hundreds of full-text journals published by Elsevier in a wide range of subject areas including science, engineering, technology, medicine and business. Coverage dates: 1995 - Current.
SciTech Premium Collection
Includes the Natural Science Collection and the Technology Collection and provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications, and more. Coverage dates: 1946 - Current.
Screen Studies Collection
A comprehensive survey of current publications related to film scholarship alongside detailed and expansive filmographies. This collection includes the specialist index FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Database and the detailed and complementary filmographies created by the American Film Institute and the British Film Institute, AFI Catalog, and Film Index International.
Coverage dates: 1900 - Current.
Scribner Writers contains the full text for more than 1600 critical essays on the lives and works of important authors from around the world. Entries include hyperlinks for cross-referencing, citation, and biographical information. Coverage dates: Varies.
Provides access to the most up-to-date and accurate bibliographic information, as well as current pricing structures, email and internet addresses for popular U.S. and international serials and newspapers. Coverage dates: Current.
Shakespeare Survey Online
A yearbook of Shakespeare studies and production. It makes all issues available. Survey publishes the best international scholarship in English. Each volume is devoted to a theme, play, or group of plays, and contains reviews of that year's textual and critical studies and of the year's major British performances. Coverage dates: 1948 - Current.
Shock & Vibration Digest
Shock & Vibration Digest searches topics related to shock and vibration, including noise, vibration technologies, and other areas. Coverage dates: 1955 - Current.
Short Story Index
Indexes more than 84,000 stories, and includes the full text of more than 1,600 stories. Coverage dates: 1984 - Current.
A suite of tools that allow singers to prepare and perform pieces in foreign languages. Access with Chrome, Firefox or Safari; it does not work with Internet Explorer. BabelGuides require Adobe Flash, so will not work with iOS devices.
Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice
Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice contains both primary source documents and secondary sources for research and teaching; including an interactive map, scholarly essays, tutorials, a visual sources gallery, chronology and bibliography. Coverage dates: 1490-2007.
Small Business Reference Center
Access articles, books, and videos for small business and entrepreneurial topics. Provides information on business basics, industry information by small business type, start-up kits and business plans, and more. Coverage dates: 1986-Current.
Small Engine Repair Reference Center
Small Engine Repair Reference Center provides users with detailed, yet user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines. Coverage dates: 1983-Current.
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 1,300+ serials publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations, and citations to book reviews. Coverage dates: 1979 - Current.
Social Work Abstracts
Provides indexing and abstracts dealing with all aspects of the social work field: theory and practice, areas of service and social issues and problems. Subjects include therapy, education, human services, addictions, child and family welfare, mental health, civil and legal rights, and more. Limited to 4 users at once.Coverage dates: 1968 - Current.
Social Work Reference Center
An evidence-based resource for social workers and mental healthcare professionals. Includes care sheets, patient information and images usable in all clinical settings - including hospitals, elder-care centers, and mental healthcare facilities. Content includes adolescent health, aging, end-of-life care, clinical social work, and diversity and equality. Coverage dates: Current.
SocINDEX with Full Text
Peer-reviewed journal articles for topics in anthropology, criminal justice, social work, and sociology. Coverage dates: 1895 - Current.
Indexes international scholarly literature in sociology and includes companion file Social Services Abstracts. Coverage dates: 1952 - Current.
Something About the Author Online
Something About the Author Online provides comprehensive online access to all volumes ever of the series, which examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults and is the preeminent source on authors and literature for young people.
SPORTDiscus with Full Text
Provides full text for 660+ journals indexed in SPORTDiscus as well as books, book chapters, conference proceedings, and magazine articles. Extensive coverage in the areas of fitness, health and sport studies. Subject include: sports medicine, exercise physiology, biomechanics, sports psychology, training, nutrition and coaching, and many more. Limited to 4 users at once.Coverage dates: 1985 - Current.
Sports Nutrition Care Manual
Contains research-based nutrition information written by board certified specialists in Sports Dietetics. Features include printable client education handouts and meal plans, calculators for BMI and energy expenditure. Main topics: conditions, energy, equations, lifecycle, nutrition care for athletes, nutrition FAQs and diets for clients, and resources. Limited to 5 users at once.Coverage dates: Current.
SRDS Media Solutions
Provides data, contact information, and rates for advertising in magazines, newspapers, direct marketing, radio, TV & Cable, and websites. Also contains Local Market Audience which has demographics, lifestyle rankings, and marekt potential reports. Local Market Audience only runs on Internet Explorer 8 or 9. Coverage dates: Current.
Stat!Ref is a searchable medical information database for healthcare professionals. Here you can cross-reference and search the latest clinical information from more than 50 medical texts. Find answers quickly about diagnosis, treatments, drug interactions and uses, and patient referrals. Coverage dates: Varies.
Access nonpartisan, international news, intelligence reports, analysis, and more. Topics include economics and finance, energy, military, politics, terrorism/security, and more. Videos, maps, and articles available. Coverage dates: Current.