Database Name Description
PAIS InternationalPAIS (Public Affairs Information Service) is an index to periodicals, books, and international, federal and state documents published since 1915. Subjects covered include economics, the media, health conditions, banking and business, politics, law and ethics, social issues, and public administration.  How to Search This Database
An excellent starting point for students and scholars of British life and world affairs in the nineteenth century, this database indexes the Times of London from 1790 to 1905. It also provides the full text of this newspaper from 1800 to 1870.  It is especially useful for researchers in the fields of history, politics, economics, business, the arts, and genealogy. For a step-by-step demonstration.  How to Search This Database
Originally published by Columbia University as a 17 volume printed set, The Papers of Alexander Hamilton are now available in online form.  The letters and other papers included span three decades and cover the years 1768 – 1794.  The database can be searched by keyword, personal name, state, and date range.  A Cumulative Index is available.
A landmark in historical scholarship, The Papers of George Washington encompasses five separate series and the complete diaries. This digital edition offers the complete Papers released through 2009 in one online publication. Researchers may search the full text and by date, author, or recipient across all volumes and series.

Documents the life and work of one of the most important political and constitutional thinkers in our nation’s history. As chief author of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, secretary of state during the Louisiana Purchase, and the fourth president of the United States, James Madison (1751-1836) played a central role in the American founding and the growth of the early Republic. Users may browse documents categorized by the role Madison played in American politics (Congressman, Secretary of State, President), or they may search documents by keyword or date. The collection spans the 1750s to the 1820s.

Since 1950, the writings of the "author of the Declaration of American Independence, of the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom, [and] father of the University of Virginia" have been compiled in the ongoing project, The Papers of Thomas Jefferson. This database brings together all thirty-six volumes published through 2009 into one searchable online resource. In addition, it includes the first four volumes of the Retirement Series which documents the time between Jefferson's return to private life and his death in 1826.
PapersFirst PAPERSFIRST (index to conference papers) covers every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by the British Library from 1993 to the present. Extensive Help pages are available for basic, advanced and expert searches. PapersFirst is updated twice a month.
Collection of primary-source full-text philosophy databases. Past Masters titles are usually comprised of the complete works of an individual author, and can include diaries, letters and correspondence. A list of available collections is available in the "Select a Title" box. UTD does not currently have a subscription to the POEISIS journal collection.  
Published in Philadelphia from 1728 through 1800, The Pennsylvania Gazette is considered The New York Times of the 18th century. It provides a first hand view of colonial America, the American Revolution and the New Republic, and offers important social, political and cultural perspectives of each of the periods. Thousands of articles, editorials, letters, news items and advertisements cover the Western Hemisphere, from the Canadian Maritime Provinces, through the West Indies and North and South America, giving a detailed glimpse of issues and lifestyles of the times. Also included is the full-text of such important writings such as: the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, Letters from a Farmer, Thomas Payne`s Common Sense, The Federalist Papers, etc.  How to Search This Database
Searches the following databases simultaneously: Art Abstracts,   Art Index Retrospective: 1929 - 1984,   Communication & Mass Media Complete,   Humanities Full Text, Humanities International Index.  How to Search This Database
Periodicals Archive Online database is the new name of PCI Full Text---an archive of hundreds of digitized journals published in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Researchers can access over 200 years of scholarship on a wide variety of subjects. How to Search This Database
PIO indexes hundreds of humanities, science, and social science journals from different countries in several languages. Many full-text articles are included. Coverage for some journals begins in the 17th century. Especially useful for scholarly book reviews. How to Search This Database
An international index with abstracts to books and scholarly journals of philosophy and related fields written after 1939.  It covers ethics, aesthetics, epistemology, logic, and metaphysics, as well as material on the philosophy of disciplines such as law, religion, science, history, and education. It is the most important database for philosophy.  How to Search This Database
Searches the following databases simultaneously: Essay & General Literature Index,   Humanities International Index,   Religion and Philosophy CollectionPhilosopher's Index.   How to Search This Database
Physical Education Index (1970-) covers a broad collection of materials including, but not restricted to, peer-reviewed journals, report literature, conference proceedings, trade magazines, patents and popular press. Subject coverage includes kinesiology, coaching, sports law, sports equipment, business and marketing, sports psychology, patents, health education and physical therapy as well as other sports-related topics.  How to Search This Database
Searches the following databases simultaneously: INSPEC(engineering, computer science, physics),  Inspec Archive - Science Abstracts 1898-1968,   General Science Abstracts,   and Science & Technology Collection.   How to Search This Database
The PILOTS bibliographic database, covering the Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress, is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Its goal is to include citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations, and to offer both current and retrospective coverage.
PivotPivot is a ProQuest COS database provided by the University of Texas at Dallas to assist researchers in finding funding opportunities. It is designed for faculty, staff researchers, and graduate students and allows users to create their own personalized profiles which will automatically send targeted funding opportunities via e-mail.
Play Index

Indexes more than 30,000 plays written from antiquity to present and published from 1949 to present. The plays include mysteries, pageants, plays in verse, puppet performances, Broadway plays, radio and television plays, and classic drama. Users can search for plays by title; author; subject (sisters, culture conflict, marriage); style (symbolism, experimental theater); genre (comedy, melodrama, musical); cast type; and more.  Play Index provides the full publication details needed to locate a particular play. How to Search This Database

Political Handbook of the World provides information on the major aspects of each country's government and political party system. Each country profiles include: key facts; government and political history; current Issues: political parties and organizations; legislatures and cabinets; communications.  How to Search This Database
An index of books, articles, working papers, and other material on population topics. Population Index begins in 1986 and stops in 2000.  How to Search This Database
Post War Europe: Refugees, Exile and Resettlement 1945-1950Includes primary sources for the study and understanding of the challenges facing the European peoples in the aftermath of World War II. Covers the politics and administration of the refugee crisis in Europe after World War II as well as the day-to-day survival of the refugees themselves.
Searches one or all of the EBSCO databases simultaneously.  How to Search This Database
Presidential Recordings of Lyndon Johnson Digital EditionThe presidential recordings of Lyndon B. Johnson contain nearly 400 phone conversations, beginning in July 1964 and ending in July 1965. When completed, this collection will span Johnson's entire presidency. Each conversation is presented with its transcription and corresponding audio file. In addition to introductory essays providing historical context, the editors have prepared extensive annotations for each conversation.
Primary Search provides full text for nearly 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates back to 1993.  How to Search This Database
ProceedingsFirst Indexes citations of every congress, conference, exposition, workshop, symposium, and meeting received at The British Library. Covers 1993 to the present.
Indexes and abstracts more than 700 journals. The collection includes full-text for nearly 550 education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports. The majority of full text titles included in the database are available in PDF, or scanned-in-color. Full text information in the Professional Development Collection dates as far back as 1965.  How to Search This Database
Project GutenbergThe Internet's oldest -- and one of the largest -- provider of free electronic books, "where you can download over 30,000 free ebooks to read on your PC, Kindle, Sony Reader, iPhone or other device." (Usable on Macintosh computers too.) Find classic works or relatively unknown texts in many, many different languages.
Provides full-text access to more than 300 scholarly journals in arts and humanities, social sciences and mathematics. Coverage is from 1993 to the present. A list of titles indexed is available under "journals". Searching can be done within all journals, a selection of journals or just one journal. Searching is simple, with help pages for basic and advanced searches.  How to Search This Database
ProQuest Congressional
(before LexisNexis Congressional)
Provides access to the publications of the United States Congress from 1970 to the present including Congressional committee hearings and reports, the Congressional Record, the United States Code, the Code of Federal Regulations and the Federal Register, bill texts, and legislative histories for Public Laws. Online full-text availability for these documents covers 1989 to the present. This database provides access to McDermott Library’s U.S. Serial Set collection on microfilm.   How to Search This Database
ProQuest DatabasesProQuest Databases: Provides access to 27 multi-disciplinary databases covering a broad range of subjects including business, health and medicine, history, literature and language, science and technology, social sciences, and the arts.
The PsycArticles database covers general psychology and specialized, basic, applied, clinical and theoretical research in psychology. This database contains more than 100,000 searchable full text articles from 48 journals published by the American Psychological Association and 11 from allied organizations. It contains all journal articles, letters to the editor and errata from each of the 59 journals. Coverage spans from 1894 to the present.  How to Search This Database
PsycEXTRA (1893-present) A bibliographic and full-text companion to the scholarly PsycINFO® database. It includes technical, annual and government reports, conference papers, newsletters, magazines, newspapers, consumer brochures and more. This database contains extensive coverage of gray literature relating to psychology and the behavioral sciences; including over 200,000 records that are not indexed in any other APA database and complements PsycINFO and other APA databases.
Comprehensive database providing nearly 575 full text publications, including 550 peer-reviewed journals. It covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. In addition to the full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for all journals in the collection. Full text information in this database dates as far back as 1965. Updated daily.  How to Search This Database
PsycINFO is the premier online index for researching psychological literature, including related fields such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business, law and others. PsycInfo indexes over 2,100 psychology journals, including book chapters, books and dissertations. The index starts in 1806 (1887 for journals) and is updated weekly. This version of PsycInfo includes links to electronic journals.  How to Search This Database
PsycTESTS®Produced by the American Psychological Association (APA), PsycTESTS® is a one-of-a-kind database providing descriptive summaries, full text (if available), and relevant citations on the development and assessment of tests and measures that can be used in research and teaching. This repository includes unpublished tests, tests developed by psychologists for which no source documentation is available, and information about commercially published tests. Information on each test includes: data on the scope of the test, test implementation, a high-level overview of the test’s development, and reliability and validity data (when available). Coverage begins in 1910 and the database is updated monthly.
Searches all of these databases simultaneously: Econlit, Military & Government Collection, Social Sciences Abstracts.  How to Search This Database
PubMedPubMed, developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the U.S. National Library of Medicine, provides access to citations and abstracts from biomedical literature. Over 10,500 journals are indexed by PubMed with coverage back to the 1950s. Links to full-text articles at other journal Web sites are provided for many of the citations within PubMed. PubMed includes the Medline database as well as in-process citations.  How to Search This Database
Punch ArchivePunch was the world's most celebrated magazine of humor and satire, publishing some of the finest comic writers in the English language - from William Makepeace Thackeray to P.G. Wodehouse. Its celebrated cartoons and articles recorded vast shifts in social history, including wars, imperialism, new technology, public health, environmentalism, and the role of women. The Punch Historical Archive database contains the complete text and images (in color and black and white) of all issues published from 1841 through 1992.

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