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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
National Transportation Statistics

"Statistics on the U.S. transportation system, including its physical components, safety record, economic performance, the human and natural environment, and national security."

Natural Medicines (Therapeutic Research Center)

This database is a premier source for evidence-based information about natural and herbal remedies and includes information about effectiveness, dosing, interactions, adverse effects, and mechanisms of action. 

Naxos Music Library (Naxos Digital Services)

Music streaming database offers the complete Naxos and Marco Polo catalogues plus the complete catalogues or selected titles from classical, jazz and world music labels. This resource is limited to 15 simultaneous users.

Naxos Music Library - Jazz Collection (Naxos Digital Services)

Music streaming database contains over 130,000 tracks and featuring labels such as Fantasy and Prestige. This resource is limited to 5 simultaneous users.

NBER Working Papers (National Bureau of Economics Research)

A collection of working papers in economics and finance. They are intended to make results of NBER research available to other economists in preliminary form to encourage discussion and suggestions for revision before publication.

NDSU Repository (NDSU Libraries)

NDSU's Repository is a service of the NDSU Libraries. It collects, preserves, and distributes digital materials produced or maintained by the NDSU community in order to facilitate digital preservation and promote scholarly communication.

NIH RePORTER (National Institutes of Health Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools Expenditures and Results)

A searchable repository of NIH-funded research projects and access publications and patents resulting from NIH funding.

North Dakota Biography Index (NDSU)

An ongoing project of the NDSU Institute for Regional Studies provides access to biographical sketches found in a wide variety of North Dakota publications. Currently contains some 250,000 names from published biographical sketches of North Dakotans. Names continue to be added on a regular basis. Consult the Institute's information page for the scope and content of the records and for ordering copies.

North Dakota Naturalization Records Index (NDSU)

Compiled at the State Historical Society of North Dakota, where all original county naturalization records are preserved and have been microfilmed. In cooperation with the NDSU Institute for Regional Studies, the index is made available as a searchable database.

North Dakota News (Newsbank)

Includes coverage of 26 newspapers published in North Dakota.

NYTimes.com (The New York Times)

Stay connected to the people, places and topics that matter most with unlimited news, videos and multimedia. After registration, you can enjoy access to NYTimes.com from any network or location! 

To Activate Your Access: 

  1. While connected to NDSU's network, visit AccessNYT.com
  2. In the Find School box, enter North Dakota State University.
  3. Create an NYTimes.com account using your NDSU email address and a password of your choice.
  4. Click on the account verification link in the email you receive.
  5. Download the free NYT mobile app. Visit nytimes.com/mobile

Complimentary access is brought to NDSU students, staff and faculty by NDSU Student Government in partnership with the Provost's Office.

Official Methods of Analysis (AOAC)

Publishes standardized, chemical analysis methods designed to increase confidence in results of chemical and microbiologic analyses.

Open Music Library (Alexander Street Press)

Curated by a community of music scholars, students, teachers and librarians, the Open Music Library brings together peer-reviewed journal articles, books and music scores from the world’s digital collections.

Open Textbook Library

Open textbooks are textbooks that have been funded, published, and licensed to be freely used, adapted, and distributed. These books have been reviewed by faculty from a variety of colleges and universities to assess their quality. These books can be downloaded for no cost, or printed at low cost. All textbooks are either used at multiple higher education institutions; or affiliated with an institution, scholarly society, or professional organization.

Ovid - Lippincott Williams &Wilkins- Full Text Nursing Journals

Provides access to over 280 full text medical and nursing journals through an NDSU Libraries’ consortial subscription in partnership with South Dakota State University, the University of South Dakota, the University of North Dakota, Presentation College, and Sanford Health.

Oxford English Dictionary - OED (Oxford University Press)

The definitive record of the English language, featuring 600,000 words, 3 million quotations, and over 1,000 years of English. The OED provides the history of individual words, and of the language.

Oxford Music Online (Oxford)

Contains Grove Music Online, The Oxford Dictionary of Music and the Oxford Companion to Music. 

PapersFirst (OCLC)

Provides access to individual papers presented at conferences worldwide. Covers every congress, symposium, exposition, workshop, and meeting added to The British Library Document Supply Centre's (BLDC) proceedings collection.

Philosopher's Index (EBSCO)

Current and comprehensive database covers scholarly research in all major fields of philosophy. Features author-written abstracts covering scholarly research published in journals and books, including contributions to anthologies and book reviews.

PILOTS Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress (ProQuest)

This bibliographic database, covering the Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress, is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Its provides citations and abstracts to the international literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events.

Pivot (ProQuest)

Provides tools for discovering funding opportunities and supporting collaboration in the research development field, it combines the funding database of over 25,000 opportunities with a database of over 3 million researcher expertise profiles.

Plant Management Network (PMN)

Database comprised of web-based resource pages from the network's partner universities, companies, and associations. Also four peer-reviewed journals: Applied Turfgrass Science, Crop Management, Forage & Grazinglands, and Plant Health.

Plant Science (ProQuest)

Database contains citations and abstracts of scientific literature on plant science, focusing on all plant scientific aspects, especially pathology, symbiosis, biochemistry, genetics, biotechnology, techniques and environmental biology.

Points of View Reference Center (EBSCO)

Full-text database provides students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Contains more than 280 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide.

ProceedingsFirst - Proceedings (OCLC)

Index of worldwide conference proceedings, covering every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre. Each record contains a list of the papers presented at each conference.

Professional Collection (Gale Cengage)

Selection of over 300 full-text journals geared towards the professional educator.

Professional Development Collection (EBSCO)

Collection of over 520 education journals geared towards professional educators.

Project MUSE (Johns Hopkins University Press)

Provides digital humanities and social sciences content in full text, as well as, subscription access to current content from scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences.

PROL - Political Research Online (ASPA)

A repository of papers delivered at professional conferences which contains emerging political science scholarship.

ProQuest Deep Indexing: Engineering (ProQuest)

This database supplements the Engineering Research Database and related files with access to deep indexing for tables, figures, graphs, charts and other illustrations from the scholarly research and technical literature for selected records.

ProQuest Deep Indexing: Materials Science (ProQuest)

This database supplements the Materials Research Database with METADEX and related files with access to deep indexing for tables, figures, graphs, charts and other illustrations from the scholarly research and technical literature for selected records.

ProQuest Deep Indexing: Technology (ProQuest)

This database supplements the Technology Research Database and related files with access to deep indexing for tables, figures, graphs, charts and other illustrations from the scholarly research and technical literature for selected records.

ProQuest 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.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses @ North Dakota State University (ProQuest)

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

ProQuest Newsstand (Now known as Global Newsstream)

A full-text newspaper database that includes access to national and leading regional papers such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Barron's, Boston Globe, Guardian, Christian Science Monitor, and Washington Post.

ProQuest SciTech Collection

This resource combines full text journals with detailed indexing of global literature on natural sciences, engineering and technology. Areas covered include materials science, aerospace engineering, civil engineering, biology, aquatic sciences, environmental science, computer science and earth sciences in addition to many more.

PsycARTICLES (EBSCO)

This database offers complete access to the full text of more than 90 landmark journals in behavioral science and related fields ranging from education, to nursing, to business, to neuroscience.

PsycINFO (EBSCO)

This is a database of abstracts of literature in the field of psychology and is produced by the American Psychological Association. It is devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health.

PubAg (USDA/National Agricultural Library)

PubAg is a portal to USDA-authored and other highly relevant agricultural research. At launch it delivers over 40,000 full-text journal articles by USDA staff and citations to an additional 340,000 articles. The initial release also previews its directions for intended functionality and will serve as the foundation for further enhancements.

PubMed

Contains over 23 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

Record Index (NDSU)

The Record magazine was published in Fargo, N.D. from 1895 to 1905 by Col. C.A. Lounsberry. The magazine’s main focus was historical and biographical articles related to North Dakota, with numerous illustrations of persons, places and events. This index covers issues from 1895 through 1899. The Record is available on microfilm and hard copy at the Institute for Regional Studies Archives Research Room. To order photocopies of articles contact the NDSU Archives.

Regional Business News (EBSCO)

Provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications and includes coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (EBSCO)

Contains over 620,000 music related items including articles, books, bibliographies, catalogs, dissertations, Festschriften, iconographies, critical commentaries to complete works, ethnographic recordings, conference proceedings, electronic resources, reviews, and more.

RIPM: Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals (EBSCO)

Database with detailed content analysis of writings on musical history and culture between 1800 and 1950. RIPM currently indexes the contents of 140 music periodicals including articles, reviews, illustrations, music examples, advertisements, press reviews, and more.

RISM Series A/II: Music Manuscripts after 1600 (EBSCO)

Comprehensive index and guide to music manuscripts containing more than 657,000 manuscript records by over 22,500 composers found in over 800 libraries and archives in 32 countries.

SAGE Premier Online Journals

SAGE Premier is the largest journals package offered by SAGE. It includes international, peer-reviewed journals, including high-impact research titles published on behalf of over 400 scholarly and professional societies.

  • Electronic access to more than 1,000 peer-reviewed journals (over 900,000 articles)
  • Content ownership of the subscribed content published by SAGE during the term of the agreement
  • Quality new content added to the package annually
  • Complimentary access back to 1999, where available, is included while a current subscription is maintained
    • Note: NDSU also has the 2009 SAGE Backfile, with access back to volume 1, issue 1, up to 1998 for to over 370 journals.
Sanitary Home / North Dakota Farmer and Sanitary Home / North Dakota Farmer (NDSU)

Sanitary Home (later called North Dakota Farmer and Sanitary Home, and North Dakota Farmer) was a monthly periodical published for rural North Dakotans from 1899-1918. It was conceived and edited, and the early issues mostly written by Edwin Fremont Ladd, professor of chemistry at North Dakota Agricultural College, 1890-1916, and president of NDAC 1916-1921.

SciELO Citation Index (Clarivate Analytics)

Access to scholarly literature in sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities published in leading open access journals from Latin American, Portugal, Spain and South Africa.

Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED) - 1899-present (Clarivate Analytics)

Part of Web of Science®, this database provides access to the bibliographic and citation information needed to find research data, analyze trends, journals and researchers, and share findings across 150 disciplines.

ScienceDirect (Elsevier)

Contains electronic collections of science, technology and medicine full text and bibliographic information. Offers journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books.