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Home Research Online Databases

Online Databases

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

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Database Description
Health & Psychosocial Instruments (EBSCO)

A database that provides access to information on questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, coding schemes, rating scales in the fields of health and psychosocial sciences.

Health & Safety Science Abstracts (ProQuest)

This database provides a comprehensive, timely survey of recent work relating to public health, safety and industrial hygiene.

Health Source - Consumer Edition (EBSCO)

This database is a collection of consumer health information, providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.

Health Source - Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO)

This database focuses on a wide variety of medical disciplines and also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.

HeinOnline

HeinOnline is a fully searchable, image-based government document and legal research database. It contains coverage from inception of both U.S. statutory materials, U.S. Congressional Documents and more than 2,600 scholarly journals, all of the world's constitutions, all U.S. treaties, collections of classic treatises and presidential documents, and access to the full text of state and federal case law powered by Fastcase. This Government, Politics & Law HeinOnline’s database package includes, among other things, special collections on Criminal Justice, History, Foreign Relations, Religion and the Law and Women and the Law.

Historical Abstracts (EBSCO)

Representing scholarship from more than 90 countries, the database includes book citations, dissertations and theses, and coverage extends to related disciplines such as archeology, anthropology and sociology.

Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL)

The Homeland Security Digital Library is composed of homeland security related documents collected from a wide variety of sources.

HSDB® (Hazardous Substances Data Bank)

HSDB provides toxicity data for over 5,800 potentially hazardous chemicals. It also has information on emergency handling procedures, industrial hygiene, environmental fate, human exposure, detection methods, and regulatory requirements. The data are fully referenced and reviewed by a Scientific Review Panel.

I/B/E/S History Detail & Consensus Estimates Global Level 3 (Thomson Reuters)

Contact the reference desk (701) 231-8886 or the Business Learning Center (701) 231-8189 to receive the login credentials for this resource.

IEEE Xplore (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)

The IEEE Xplore® digital library provides access to IEEE journals, transactions, letters, magazines and conference proceedings, IET journals and conference proceedings, IEEE Standards and IEEE educational courses.

IMF’s Statistical Databases

Includes international and government financial statistics as well as balance of payment and trade statistics. Time series data for more than 194 countries, including commodity prices, exchange rates, exports and imports, and population.

Immunology Abstracts (ProQuest)

Summaries of studies relating to all aspects of immune systems in humans and animals, including normal functions and disorders

Industrial and Applied Microbiology Abstracts (Microbiology A) (ProQuest)

This database contains significant findings and practical applications in agricultural, food and beverage, chemical, and pharmaceutical industries.

Industry Profiles in Business Source Premier (EBSCO)

The Business Source Premier database contains industry profile reports from Datamonitor. Each profile contains market overview, size, segmentation, competitive landscape, leading companies, forecasts, and definitions.

International Code Council Online Library

View the International and State Adopted Building Codes.

International Encyclopedia of Education - 3rd edition (ScienceDirect)

Reference book for educational researchers and practitioners.

IPA Source

IPA Source is a library of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and art song texts.

Jazz Music Library (Alexander Street Press)

A collection of streaming jazz which includes thousands of jazz artists, ensembles, albums, and genres.

Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism

Includes entries and subentries on critics and theorists, critical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods.

Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics)

Journal performance metrics, including the Journal Impact Factor and Eigenfactor®. Provides a variety of impact and influence metrics based on citation data.

JSTOR - Journal Storage (ITHAKA)

JSTOR includes academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.

NDSU subscribes to the following archival journal collections: Arts & Sciences I, II, III, IV, VII, and VIII, as well as the Language and Literature and Life Sciences collections. For more information on collection subject coverage and title lists, please visit http://about.jstor.org/journals.

KCI-Korean Journal Database (Clarivate Analytics)

Provides access to articles from multidisciplinary journals covered in KCI. KCI is managed by the National Research Foundation of Korea and contains bibliographic information for scholarly literature published in Korea.

Key Business Ratios Online (Mergent)

Provides industry financial benchmarks from Dun & Bradstreet, with the ability to input and export financial data.

LactMed® (Drugs and Lactation)

LactMed is a database of over 1,000 drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. It includes information on the levels of such substances in breast milk and infant blood, and the possible adverse effects in the nursing infant. Suggested therapeutic alternatives to those drugs are provided, where appropriate. All data are derived from the scientific literature and fully referenced. Data are organized into substance-specific records, which provide a summary of the pertinent reported information and include links to other NLM databases. Supplemental links to breastfeeding resources from credible organizations are also provided. LactMed is updated monthly.

Lawrence Welk Music Arrangements Index (NDSU)

Provides access to some 10,000 original arrangements used by the Welk Orchestra and individual performers spanning from the 1950s to 1980s. The data is from a card file developed by the Welk staff that came as part of the donation of the Welk Collection to North Dakota State University in 1993.

LEEDuser Premium (BuildingGreen)

Documentation and forums to assist in meeting the requirements for LEED building credits.

Lexicomp (Wolters Kluwer)
Library of Congress Collections with Audio Recordings

The Library of Congress contains tens of thousands of audio recordings.  Browse their collections for quick descriptions of covered topics.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts - LISTA (EBSCO)

Database that covers librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more going back to the mid-1960's.

Literary Encyclopedia

Includes authoritative reference work about literary and cultural history. All articles are solicited by invitation from specialist scholars in higher education institutions all over the world, refereed and approved by subject editors.

Literary Reference Center Plus (EBSCO)

Combines information from major reference works, books, and literary journals author; including biographies, plot summaries and full-text essays. It also includes literary reference books and monographs, literary magazines and book reviews, poems, short stories, classic texts, author interviews and more.

MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO)

Multidisciplinary database with full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals. Also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an image collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags.

Materials Business File - 1985-current (ProQuest)

Comprehensive coverage of the business and industry aspect of materials science, engineering, aerospace and advanced technologies. Covers news, product and process developments, plant development and construction, international trade data, government regulations and management.

Materials Science Collection (ProQuest)

Contains materials science related full-text articles, access to millions of figures and tables within articles, and the entire range of bibliographic records from the Materials Research Database.

MathSciNet - Mathematical Reviews on the Web (American Mathematical Society)

An electronic publication offering access to reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature. Over 100,000 new items are added each year.

Mechanical & Transportation Engineering Abstracts - 1966-current (ProQuest)

Provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the serials literature in mechanical and transportation engineering and their complementary fields.

MEDLINE (Clarivate Analytics)

The U.S. National Library of Medicine® (NLM®) premier life sciences database.

MEDLINE (EBSCO)

MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 5,400 current biomedical journals.

Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print (EBSCO)

This database provides a comprehensive guide to over 3,000 contemporary testing instruments. Contains information essential for complete evaluation of test products in diverse areas such as psychology, education, business, and leadership.

Mergent Archives (Mergent)

The Annual Reports archive provides over 700,000 annual company reports for US and international companies going back to the early 1900s. The Key Business Ratios archive includes industry financial ratios going back to the late 1970s.

Mergent Intellect (Mergent)

Includes private company data on over 100 million companies as well as public company data downloadable to spreadsheets, First Research Industry Reports, D&B Key Business Ratios (industry financial ratios), executive contacts and White Pages Pro, and demographic data from Nielsen.

METADEX - 1966-current (ProQuest)

A comprehensive source for information on metals and alloys: their properties, manufacturing, applications, and development. Sources include over 3,000 periodicals, conference proceedings, technical reports, trade journal/newsletter items, patents, and books.

MetaLib (GPO)

Searches multiple U.S. Federal government databases, retrieving reports, articles, and citations while providing direct links to selected resources available online.

MICROMEDEX Gateway (Truven Health Analytics)

Provides data on drug ingredients, their effects, and their clinical significance; including dosing, pharmacokinetics, cautions, clinical applications, identification, comparative efficacy, and place in therapy. Special emphasis is placed on drug interactions with a focus on minimizing adverse drug events.

MLA Directory of Periodicals (EBSCO)

Contains information about the journals and book series most likely to publish material related to language and literature. It offers detailed information on over 5,500 journals, with 4,400 currently indexed in the International Bibliography.

MLA International Bibliography (ESBCO)

Provides a subject index for books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. It offers a detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations.

Music Database (ProQuest)

Idexes and provides full-text for several hundred international music periodicals from over 20 countries dating back to 1874. Subjects covered include music education, performance, ethnomusicology, musical theatre, theory, popular music forms and composition. Formerly known as International Index to Music Periodicals.

Music Index (EBSCO)

Guide to music periodicals and literature featuring digitized content from 1970 to present. Contains cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts of articles about music, musicians, and the music industry, as well as book reviews, obituaries, and news.

NASS - National Agricultural Statistics Service Quick Stats 2.0 (USDA)

Quick Stats 2.0 is the most comprehensive tool for accessing agricultural data published by NASS. It allows you to discover exactly the information you desire, whether it is based on commodity, location, or time period. You can then visualize the data on a map, manipulate and export the results, or save a link for future use.

NASS - National Agricultural Statistics Service Statistics by Subjects (USDA)

Obtain an agricultural statistics profile for a particular subject area or commodity. Data is currently available in the following areas: crops and plants, livestock and animals, and economics.