All of the online databases are listed in alphabetical order below.

Restricted Access = Only Available to NDSU students, faculty and staff.

Full Text Available = Full text available through resource.



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Database Title Description
Philosopher's Index Restricted Access

Comprehensive resource for all major fields of philosophy. Includes abstracts of published scholarly research.  EBSCO

Plant Science Restricted Access Full Text Available

Plant science database. Includes pathology, symbiosis, biochemistry, genetics, biotechnology, techniques and environmental biology.  Part of Biological Science Index. ProQuest

Points of View Reference Center Restricted Access Full Text Available

Essays presenting multiple sides of a current issue. Each essay includes an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide.  EBSCO

Proceedings Restricted Access Full Text Available

Index of worldwide conference proceedings, listing papers presented at each conference. From the British Library Document Supply Centre's (BLDC) proceedings collection. OCLC

Professional Development Collection Restricted Access

Collection of over 520 education journals geared towards professional educators.  EBSCO

Project MUSE Restricted Access Full Text Available

Humanities and social sciences content. Johns Hopkins University Press

PTSDpubs Restricted Access

Citations and abstracts of worldwide PTSD literature. Includes citations and abstracts to the international literature produced by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD. ProQuest

PubAg Full Text Available

USDA-authored and relevant agricultural research. USDA/National Agricultural Library

PubMed Full Text Available

Citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. May link to selected full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

Rangelands Gateway Full Text Available

Searchable abstracts for locating rangeland ecology and management resources. Provides tools and media for rangelands learning. Rangelands Partnership.

Readex AllSearch Restricted Access Full Text Available

Primary source material from Readex.

Record Index Full Text Available

Index of Fargo's The Record magazine, covers 1895-1899. North Dakota historical and biographical articles. Photocopies available for a fee.

Regional Business News Restricted Access Full Text Available

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. EBSCO

RILM Restricted Access

Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) Abstracts of Music Literature contains a variety music-related resources. EBSCO

RIPM Restricted Access

Répertoire International de la Presse Musicale (RIPM): Retrospective Index of Music Periodicals includes primary source music periodicals dating from the Early Romantic to the Modern Period. Coverage 1760-1966. EBSCO

RISM Restricted Access

Répertoire International des Sources Musicales (RISM): Music Manuscripts after 1600 is an international inventory of musical sources. RISM records what exists and where it can be found.  EBSCO

Russian Science Citation Index Restricted Access Full Text Available

Russian science, technology, medical, and education articles, from the Scientific Electronic Library (eLIBRARY.RU). Part of Web of Science, Clarivate Analytics.

SAGE Journals Restricted Access Full Text Available

Journals from SAGE, with backfile. Covering a wide range of academic disciplines.

Sanborn Maps Full Text Available

A searchable database of fire insurance maps published by the Sanborn Map Company, based upon the publication Fire Insurance Maps in the Library of Congress. Continually updated to reflect new acquisitions.

Sanitary Home Full Text Available

Sanitary Home was a monthly periodical published for rural North Dakotans from 1899-1918. Issues are available through the NDSU Libraries.

SciELO Citation Index Restricted Access

Open Access scholarly literature in sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities, from Latin America, Portugal, Spain, and South Africa. Part of Web of Science, Clarivate Analytics.

Science Citation Index Expanded Restricted Access

Influential and impactful scientific journals, with curated coverage from 1899-present. Part of Web of Science Core Collection. Clarivate Analytics

ScienceDirect Restricted Access Full Text Available

Science, technology, and medicine resources and bibliographic information. Elsevier

SciFinder-n Restricted Access Full Text Available

Next generation research discovery tool for scientific disciplines including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and more. CAS. Requires registration - additional instructions.

ScimagoJR Full Text Available

Scimago Journal & Country Rank is journal ranking, indicating influence and country scientific indicators. Coverage includes the sciences, medicine, arts, humanities and the social sciences.

SciTech Premium Collection Restricted Access Full Text Available

Includes Natural Science and Technology Collections, with abstracts, indexing, and full-text of scholarly, trade and industry journals, reports, conference proceedings, and more. ProQuest

Scopus Restricted Access

Abstracts and citations for academic, peer-reviewed journal articles in technical, medical, sciences, and social sciences. Elsevier

SHELDUS Restricted Access Full Text Available

Spatial Hazard Events and Losses Database for the US provides data for natural hazards such as thunderstorms, hurricanes, floods, wildfire, from 1960-present. Information includes date, location, and losses. Requires registration with e-mail address.

Social Sciences Citation Index Restricted Access

Bibliographic and citation information needed to find research data, analyze trends, journals and researchers, and share findings in the social sciences. Clarivate Analytics

Sourcing Journal Restricted Access Full Text Available

A global resource for news and information for textile and soft goods, focused on the supply chain side. Provides news, commentary and opinion from industry experts.

Spectrum Archives Full Text Available

The Spectrum is the student newspaper of North Dakota State University. This database is full-text searchable. 1896-1985

SPIN Restricted Access Full Text Available

Sponsored Programs Information Network (SPIN) is a database of funding opportunities from federal, public, non-profit, and private sponsors brought to NDSU by the Office of Research and Creative Activity (RCA). Information about SPIN, how to use it, and access instructions are provided by RCA. Additional instructions.

SPORTDiscus Restricted Access

Comprehensive, bibliographic coverage of sport, fitness, exercise science and related disciplines. Includes journal articles, dissertations and theses, reference materials and more. EBSCO

SpringerLink Restricted Access Full Text Available

Features millions of multidisciplinary documents for researchers: journals, books, series, conference papers, etc.

Sustainability Science Abstracts Restricted Access

Sustainable development, human population and demography, societal issues involving natural resource management, etc. Part of Environmental Science Index. ProQuest

Synthesis Restricted Access Full Text Available

Digital Library of Engineering and Computer Science includes important research and development topics in engineering and computer science. Morgan & Claypool Publisher

Taylor and Francis Online Restricted Access Full Text Available

Online content from the Taylor & Francis Group.

Teacher Reference Center Restricted Access

Index and abstracts of teacher and educational administrator resources. EBSCO

Technology Collection Restricted Access Full Text Available

Index and abstracts, with full-text, for subjects including aerospace, computer science, engineering, energy, chemistry, materials science, optics, mathematics, physics, and more. ProQuest

TOXLINE Restricted Access

Toxicology citations and abstracts. Includes chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pesticides, environmental pollutants and mutagens and teratogens. From the National Library of Medicine. ProQuest

Travel Writing, Spectacle and World History Restricted Access Full Text Available

Primary source travel documents include topics of architecture, art, the British Empire, customs, exploration, family life, war, etc. Adam Matthew Digital

Treesearch Full Text Available

Full text publications from the US Forest Service. USDA


Transport Research International Documentation (TRID) combines transportation research record and documentation from TRIS and ITRD. Transportation Research Board

Turfgrass Information File Restricted Access

A broad spectrum of turf grass resources. Limit of 5 simulataneous users. USGA & Turfgrass Information Center


Free online tutoring and academic resources for North Dakota residents. Live help for subjects like math, science, social studies, and English. Accessible from any North Dakota library or home computer.

UN Comtrade Restricted Access Full Text Available

Data on merchandise trade. Requires login credentials - additional instructions.

US Newsstream Restricted Access Full Text Available

Leading national and regional newspapers. ProQuest

USWBSI Database Full Text Available

Database of information related to the US Wheat and Barley Scab Initiative (USWBSI) such as projects, institutions, grants, documents, and contacts.

Web of Science Restricted Access

All Web of Science databases. Multidisciplinary scholarly and peer-reviewed resources. Clarivate Analytics.

Web of Science Core Collection Restricted Access

Abstracts and citations for peer-reviewed journal articles and scholarly sources in a range of disciplines. Part of Web of Science, Clarivate Analytics.