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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
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.

National Technical Reports Library (U.S. Department of Commerce)

Worldwide searching for federally funded bibliographic science and technology research information is now free on the basic Public Access NTRL website.  The Public Access NTRL is open to all users (domestic and international) for search and discovery.  To further enhance your search results with the full-text document, you must register and accept the "Terms and Conditions of Use" of NTRL.

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.

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.

Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) Global Search

The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) is an international organization dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination, and preservation of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs). You can use the Global ETD Search to locate over 5 million electronic theses and dissertations contained in the NDLTD archive.

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)

A collection of 26 newspapers published in North Dakota from the Access World News database.

Official Methods of Analysis (AOAC)

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

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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.

OverDrive

This resource, brought to you by the Mary Lou and George Shott Endowment, gives you access to popular ebooks, audiobooks, and streaming video.

Users are required to download the Libby app for this resource.

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 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.

ProQuest U.S. Newsstream (COMING SOON!)

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.