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Online Databases

All of the online databases are listed in alphabetical order below. You can also use the menus to search by subject, title or popularity.

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Database Description
Business Expert Press ebook collection
Business Source Premier (EBSCO)

A full-text database that includes access to journals and business periodicals, economic reports, company profiles, and industry reports.

CAB Abstracts (CAB Direct)

Covers the significant research and development literature in the applied life sciences, including agriculture, forestry, human nutrition, veterinary medicine and the environment. Coverage dates back to 1913.

Cabell's Directories

This database is designed to help researchers and academics match their manuscripts with the scholarly journals which are most likely to publish those manuscripts.

Cambridge Histories Online (Cambridge University Press)

Contains over 300 volumes published since 1960.

Capital IQ (Standard & Poor's)

Users must create an account for this resource. Comprehensive source of business and investment information that offers online access to Compustat and Standard & Poor's research-related products such as industry surveys, stock reports, corporation records, The Outlook, mutual fund reports and more.

Cass County, N.D. Divorce and Civil Cases Index (NDSU)

Searchable index to over 3,300 cases handled in Cass County District Court. Index developed by the NDSU Institute for Regional Studies; copies of the full text are available from the Institute for a fee.

Cass County, N.D. Marriage License Index (NDSU)

Index to marriage licenses recorded in Cass County, N.D. between circa 1872 and July 1944. Original licenses are available from the NDSU Institute for Regional Studies for a fee.

Cass County, N.D. Probate Records (NDSU)

Index to over 5,900 individual Cass County Probate Court case files from 1876 to about 1949. Provided by the NDSU Institute for Regional Studies. Full text is available from the Institute for a fee.

Catalog of Government Publications (CGP)

Includes federal publications published from 1976 to the present and provides direct links to those that are available online.

CCRIS (Chemical Carcinogenesis Research Information System)

CCRIS is developed and maintained by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). It contains over 9,000 chemical records with carcinogenicity, mutagenicity, tumor promotion, and tumor inhibition test results. Data are derived from studies cited in primary journals, current awareness tools, NCI reports, and other special sources. Test results have been reviewed by experts in carcinogenesis and mutagenesis. 

CCRIS provides historical information from the years 1985 - 2011. It is no longer updated.

Census Data

The Census Bureau provides quality census and survey data about the nation's people and economy, including profiles and tables.

ChemIDplus

ChemIDplus contains over 400,000 chemical records. More than 300,000 of those records include chemical structures. ChemIDplus is searchable by Name, Synonym, CAS Registry Number, Molecular Formula, Classification Code, Locator Code, Structure, and/or Physical properties. Enhanced structure display is available in ChemIDplus Advanced.

Chicago Manual of Style Online

The Chicago Manual of Style Online is a guide to style, usage, and grammar in an accessible online format.

Chronicle of Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education is a newspaper and website that presents news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty and Student Affairs professionals.

Chronicling America (Library of Congress)

Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1963 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.

CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) Complete (EBSCO)

This is the definitive research tool for nursing and allied health professionals. Full text for more than 1,300 journals, CINAHL provides broad content coverage including over 50 nursing specialties, speech and language pathology,  nutrition,  general health and medicine and more.

CIS - Current Index to Statistics (American Statistical Association & Institute of Mathematical Statistics)

The Current Index to Statistics is a bibliographic index to publications in statistics, probability, and related fields.

Clase and Periodica / ClasePeriodica (OCLC)

Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities.

Clay County Elections
ClinicalTrials.gov

Web-based resource that provides easy access to information on publicly and privately supported clinical studies on a wide range of diseases and conditions.

Cochrane Library

The preeminent resource for systematic reviews in evidence-based medicine. Each systematic review summarizes the available medical evidence on a topic and helps practitioners make well-informed health care decisions. Regularly updated with the newest research.

Collective Bibliography of North Dakota Geology (NDSU)

Index to journal articles about North Dakota geology published from the early 1800's-2002. Provided by NDSU Libraries in Collaboration with the North Dakota Geological Survey.

CollegeSource Online

In addition to college catalog and course information, profiles of over 155,000 institutions include maps, web site links, accreditation data, calendar/unit types, transcript keys, and more!

Communication & Mass Media Complete (EBSCO)

Database containing journals and author profiles in the areas of communications, media and related disciplines.

Contemporary Authors (Gale Cengage)

Contains deep and current biographical and bibliographical data on more than 145,000 of today’s most influential novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists and scriptwriters.

Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST)

CAST assembles, interprets, and communicates credible science-based information regionally, nationally, and internationally to legislators, regulators, policymakers, the media, the private sector, and the public.

CountryReports

CountryReports delivers unique content on culture, countries and travel from around the world for students, tourists, libraries, businesses and researchers.

CQ (Congressional Quarterly) Researcher (CQ Press)

Database offering original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news, especially useful for current events, controversial issues, politics, business, public opinion and more.

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text (EBSCO)

Database covers essential areas related to criminal justice and criminology including international coverage.

CRIS - Current Research Information System (USDA)

This database provides documentation and reporting for agricultural, food science, human nutrition, and forestry research, and extension activities for the US Department of Agriculture; has a focus on National Institute of Food and Agriculture grant programs.

Current Contents Connect (Clarivate Analytics)

Part of Web of Science, it is a current awareness tool designed to provide a complete picture of the latest developments in global research across a wide range of disciplines.

Dakota Territory 1885 Census Index (NDSU)

The NDSU Institute for Regional Studies headed a statewide cooperative project to index the entire original Dakota Territory 1885 Census schedules for the counties that today form North Dakota.

Data Citation Index (Clarivate Analytics)

Discover research data, including data studies, data sets from a wide range of international data repositories and connect them with the scientific literature to track data citation.

Data.gov

Home of the U.S. Government’s open data which includes information, tools, and resources to conduct research, develop web and mobile applications, design data visualizations, and more.

Derwent Innovations Index (Clarivate Analytics)

Value-added patent information from Derwent World Patent Index® as well as patent citation information from Patents Citation Index®.

Digital Horizons (Concordia, NDSU, SHSND, Prairie Public)

Digital Horizons is an online treasure house of thousands of images, documents, video, and oral histories depicting life on the Northern Plains from the late 1800s to today.

Digital Public Library of America

The DPLA offers a single point of access to millions of items—photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, moving images, and more—from libraries, archives, and museums around the United States.

Digital Theatre Plus

This resource, brought to you by the Mary Lou and George Shott Endowment, contains high quality productions from British theatre that capture the moment the curtain rises until after the curtain falls. Watch interviews from actors, designers, stage managers, technicians and more, and access theory and criticism created by professionals and educators. 

Dissertations & Theses (ProQuest)

This database is the most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1861 to the present day and offering full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997.

Dissertations & Theses @ North Dakota State University (ProQuest)

This database gives access to the dissertations and theses produced by students at NDSU.

Dissertations at Ebsco (OpenDissertations)

Contains records for more than 1.4 million electronic theses and dissertations from more than 320 universities around the world. 

DOAB: Directory of Open Access Books

857 Academic peer-reviewed books from 27 publishers.

DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals

Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects and many languages.

DSM - V Library

Online access to DSM-V, cases, textbooks, manuals, self-assessments, guidelines and journals from American Psychiatric Publishing.

Early American Imprints Series I: Evans 1639-1800 (NewsBank)

Contains books, pamphlets, and broadsides published in America during the 17th and 18th centuries.

Early American Imprints Series I: Supplemement Library Company of Philadelphia 1670-1800 (NewsBank)

More than 2,000 scarce items including a broad range of books, pamphlets and broadsides printed during a 150-year period and newly discovered printed materials spanning the early colonial era and the Early Republic.

Early American Imprints Series I: Supplement from the American Antiquarian Society 1652-1800 (NewsBank)

A major expansion of the definitive resource on America before 1819 including 2,250 early books, pamphlets, broadsides, maps and scores.

Early American Newspapers (NewsBank)

Includes Early American Newspapers Series 1 and 2, 1690-1900 and Selected Historical Newspapers

Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Collection (ProQuest)

This collection includes Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA), Oceanic Abstracts, and Meteorological & Geoastrophysical Abstracts (MGA). It provides full-text from scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications, as well as A&I resources studying the critical issues affecting Earth’s air, land, and water environments.