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  • ABI/INFORM provides in-depth coverage of business issues, management techniques, competitive information, and a variety of other topics. It indexes and abstracts articles from more than 1,000 leading business and management publications and over 6,800 journals in total, including over 350 English-la . . .
  • Full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects.
  • ENHANCED! THANKS TO STUDENT SUCCESS FEE FUNDING! Indexes over 13,000 publications, including 12,000 peer-reviewed scholarly journals in the social sciences, humanities, general science, education and multicultural studies, as well as popular magazines published from 1990-present. Provides Full-tex . . .
  • ACLS Humanities E-book is a fully searchable collection of high-quality e-books in the Humanities, recommended and reviewed by scholars. These titles are offered by the ACLS in collaboration with 30 learned societies, over 100 contributing publishers, and the University of Michigan Library.
  • The ACM Digital Library is a comprehensive collection of full-text articles covering the fields of computing and information technology. The full-text database includes the complete collection of ACM's publications, including journals, conference proceedings, magazines, newsletters, and multimedia t . . .
  • AGRICOLA is a comprehensive index to journal articles, book chapters, theses and more in the field of agriculture. Disciplines covered include food & human nutrition, agricultural engineering & technology, earth & environmental sciences.
  • ARC provides access to these four aerospace technology and engineering journals: AIAA Journal; Journal of Aircraft; Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics; and Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets. In addition, our users may access Technical Papers from 1988-2008.
  • America: History and Life indexes literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present.
  • The American Chemical Society publishes peer-reviewed journals focused on all disciplines of chemistry; some journals also cover topics in physics and biology. As of Jan. 2012, Chemical & Engineering News is not included in our subscription.
  • AIP Scitation hosts content published by AIP Publishing and AIP Member Societies in fields such as physics, chemistry, geosciences, engineering, acoustics, and includes journals, proceedings, standards and magazines.
  • Architectural Index covers architects/designers, design firms, and building types or categories. Users may freely access 1982-1988 content (Cal Poly does not subscribe to newer content).
  • Art & Architecture Complete covers antiques, art and art history, interior and landscape design and related subjects. It provides full-text coverage of hundreds of periodicals and books, as well as indexing and abstracts for additional academic journals and other publications. The database also prov . . .
  • Part of the Web of Science™ Core Collection, Arts & Humanities Citation Index covers disciplines including Archaeology, Art, Cultural Studies, History, Linguistics, Literature, Medieval & Renaissance Studies, Music, Philosophy, Religion, and Theater and Dance.
  • ARTstor is a searchable database of digital images and associated catalog data. ARTstor covers many time periods and cultures, and documents the fields of architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, design, anthropology, ethnographic and women's studies, as well as many other fo . . .
  • arXiv is an electronic archive and distribution server for research articles. Covered areas include physics, mathematics, computer science, nonlinear sciences, quantitative biology and statistics.
  • American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) Technical Library includes technical papers from meetings and conferences, peer-reviewed journal articles, the ASABE membership magazine, textbooks, reference books, and standards. The publications are targeted to engineers, scientist . . .
  • The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Library contains articles from ASCE journals, papers from conference proceedings, and e-books and standards.
  • ASM Handbooks Online features the complete content of twenty-eight ASM Handbook volumes, several ASM Handbook supplements, and two ASM Desk Editions.
  • ASTM International is an international standards organization that develops and publishes voluntary consensus technical standards for a wide range of materials, products, systems, and services. ASTM documents are divided into nine sections, Metals, Construction, Paints, Petroleum Products, Plastics, . . .
  • The Avery Index provides specialized search capability for architectural articles spanning from the 1930s to the present day, also covering related topics such as landscape architecture and city planning. It is especially useful in helping to track down plans, sections, elevations, details and other . . .
  • BBC Television Shakespeare is a series of British television adaptations of the plays of William Shakespeare, produced in the United Kingdom and originally aired between 1978 to 1985. All 37 productions are available here, using traditional interpretations of the plays set in either Shakespeare's ti . . .
  • Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) contains citations on all subjects (especially in the humanities and the social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide from 1971 to the present.
  • The Getty provides access to the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) and to the Répertoire international de la littérature de l'art (RILA) for no charge on its Web site. These citation databases, searchable together, cover material published between 1975 and 2007; they can be searched easily by . . .
  • BioMed Central is a an STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) publisher of open access, online, peer-reviewed journals. The portfolio of journals spans a range of disciplines across the biomedical field - from basic life sciences to clinical medicine. Articles may be searched by journal or article t . . .
  • Index to life sciences and biomedical research from journals, meetings, books, and patents. Covers pre-clinical and experimental research, methods and instrumentation, animal studies, and more. Includes BIOSIS indexing and enhanced MeSH disease terms.
  • This database provides scientific information for each of the 716+ species of birds nesting in the USA and Canada, with image and video galleries showing behaviors, habitat, nests, eggs and nestlings, recordings of bird's songs and calls selected from the collection in Cornell's Macaulay Library of . . .
  • The full range of tax information includes expert analysis from tax professionals integrated into a database of primary and secondary source materials that includes the Internal Revenue Code, tax regulations, federal tax cases and court decisions, current legislation, tax treaties, and federal and s . . .
  • Search Serials Solutions for full text eJournals and eBooks
  • Database to help building-industry professionals design and build construction projects that minimize ecological impact and maximize economic performance. Includes access to Environmental building news articles, lists for GreenSpec products and specification guidelines, and detailed project case stu . . .
  • Downloadable economic data plus business management research and insights, including Conference Board Indexes (Economic, Employment Trends, Consumer Confidence, CEO Confidence), macroeconomic time series, research reports, and webcasts on demand.
  • Business Expert Press provides eBooks covering specific areas of business, including supply and operations management, international business, social media, finance, accounting, public relations, and marketing strategy.
  • The Business Research Portal provides easy access to a wide range of business resources available through the Robert E. Kennedy Library. The Portal offers in-depth help on a variety of business topics including company information and rankings, market share, industry ratios/overviews, international . . .
  • Business Source Premier provides full text for more than 2,200 journals covering marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Additional full text, non-journal content includes market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses. Full . . .
  • CAB eBooks cover such topics as animal and veterinary sciences, agricultural economics and rural studies, environmental sciences, plant sciences, human health and nutrition, and leisure and tourism studies.
  • CAB Abstracts provides research information on agriculture and related applied life sciences, including Agriculture, Animal Health, Forestry, Human Health and Nutrition, and Natural Resources Management. Global Health from CABI is the definitive international public health database.
  • Includes full text from nearly 60 California newspapers. Also includes Special Reports, a guide to searching current "Hot Topics," and selected video news from around the US.
  • Comprehensive tax and accounting research database covering tax and accounting laws and news on the international, federal, state and local levels. Provides access to a variety of primary sources, analysis, journals, news, cases, and rulings.
  • Chemistry Central is an open access publisher in chemistry (and part of the BioMed Central group) with a portfolio of 6 journals: Chemistry Central Journal (general); Journal of Cheminformatics; Journal of Systems Chemistry; Geochemical Transactions (official journal of the Geochemistry Division of . . .
  • Chicano Database is a bibliographic index covering a wide range of materials focused on the Mexican-American and Chicano experience, as well as the broader Latino experience of Puerto Ricans, Cuban Americans and Central American immigrants since 1992.
  • Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries is the premier source for reviews of academic books and digital resources of interest to scholars and students in higher education.
  • CINAHL Plus with Full Text covers a wide range of topics including nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines.
  • CLEANTECHNOLOGYnetBASE [ new database ]
    THANKS TO STUDENT SUCCESS FEE FUNDING! This eBook collection provides access to hundreds of titles in cost-efficient technologies, including best business practices. It focuses on renewable energy, clean and novel technologies, green advancements, bio-energy, and other subjects.
  • Comprehensive index for content in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields. Includes full text for over 500 journals.
  • The CountryWatch product suite includes CountryReviews, which includes demographic, political, economic, business, cultural and environmental information for each country; and CountryWire, which provides daily and archived news coverage for every country in the world. Additional features include Cou . . .
  • The CountryWatch Macroeconomic Forecast projects the major macroeconomic variables of each of the established countries in the world over a 20 year period. In addition this Forecast provides five years of history.
  • CQ Researcher features in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the economy. Each single-themed report provides an introductory overview, including pro-con issues; a background and chronology; an assessm . . .
  • THANKS TO STUDENT SUCCESS FEE FUNDING! This e-Library provides access to scientific, technical and medical online reference works, handbooks and e-books for engineering, nutrition, biomedical sciences and many other disciplines.
  • Current Biography Illustrated is searchable by name, profession, place of origin, gender, ethnicity, birth/death dates, titles of works and key words. In addition, profiles feature images, and offer the subject's own views, attitudes and commentary as well as the commentaries of other journalists an . . .
  • DigitalCommons@CalPoly promotes discovery, research, cross-disciplinary collaboration and support for instruction by collecting, preserving and providing access to scholarly, intellectual and creative work generated by Cal Poly faculty and students.
  • Includes black and white digital images of most of the fire insurance maps of California produced by the Sanborn Map Company from the mid-1880s to around 1970, searchable by city and date. Sanborn maps are useful historical tools for urban specialists, social historians, architects, geographers, gen . . .
  • A comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Earthquake Engineering Abstracts provides comprehensive, authoritative coverage of earthquake engineering and earthquake hazard mitigation.
  • EBL offers content across all subject areas, with a focus on recent titles - most specifically in the areas of Science, Technology and Medicine (STM). EBL features titles from hundreds of academic publishers. Individual titles are listed in PolyCat.
  • EBL offers content across all subject areas, with a focus on recent titles - most specifically in the areas of Science, Technology and Medicine (STM). EBL features titles from hundreds of academic publishers. Individual titles are listed in PolyCat. These titles are available to all CSU campuses.
  • Search a keyword or phrase through the full text of the 1,400 online book titles and retrieve relevant titles and sections. The database also provides 3,500 publicly available titles, primarily literary classics. eBook Collection electronic books may be previewed with your browser or checked out for . . .
  • This collection of more than 115,000 ebooks includes content from university presses and other scholarly publishers. You can create an account to add notes to books, keep a handy "bookshelf", and download books to a variety of devices. Individual titles are listed in PolyCat.
  • EconLit, the American Economic Association's electronic database, contains references to economic literature, including citations and abstracts for journal articles, books, collective volume articles, dissertations, working papers, and full text book reviews from the Journal of Economic Literature.
  • Education Abstracts features content on a wide array of subject areas including adult education, comparative education, government funding, higher education, school administration, teacher evaluation and more.
  • Elsevier Economics and Finance includes more than 80 economics and finance journals. Subject areas include: Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Business Economics; Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth Economic History; Economic Systems; Financial Economics General Economic . . .
  • Compendex is a comprehensive bibliographic database of scientific and technical engineering research, covering all engineering disciplines. It includes millions of bibliographic citations and abstracts from thousands of engineering journals and conference proceedings.
  • THANKS TO STUDENT SUCCESS FEE FUNDING! This eBook collection includes over 2,310 reference works and handbooks in civil, mechanical, and electrical engineering.
  • ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, provides access to educational literature and resources. It contains more than a million records and links to hundreds of thousands of full-text documents from ERIC back to 1966.
  • Information (political, economic, historical, statistical, etc.) on countries and territories of the world. Comparative statistics can be produced if available.
  • A comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750, this database covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of native American peoples.
  • This database is sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts. The Field Poll, or California Poll, was established in 1947 and operates as an independent, non-partisan, media-sponsored public opinion news service, covering a wide range of political and social topics. Search and analyze Field Poll data f . . .
  • First Research's knowledge tools are useful for learning a company's key business issues. Tools include Industry Segments, State Profiles, and Call Prep Sheets.
  • Provides thorough coverage of pure and applied research in food science, food technology, and food-related nutrition. Covers the complete food manufacturing cycle, from initial market research to final packaging. Includes research and development literature, patents, standards, and legislation.
  • Gale Directory Library contains an online collection of directories. You can search a single eDirectory or across an entire collection of eDirectories.
  • The Gale Virtual Reference Library contains encyclopedias, dictionaries, and standard university reference works covering most subject areas.
  • Garden, Landscape & Horticulture Index™ is a resource for access to articles about gardens and plants. Topics include horticulture, botany, garden and landscape design & history, ecology, plant and garden conservation, garden management, and horticultural therapy. A highlight of the database is its . . .
  • This comprehensive geoscience database covers topics in mineralogy and crystallography, general mineralogy, mineralogy of silicates, and mineralogy of non-silicates. Indexed content includes journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports, and theses. The geology of North America is covere . . .
  • GMID Euromonitor provides: Industry data: multi-country relational database of market and category sizes, market shares, distribution patterns, sales forecasts and other measurements relevant to each sector; Country reports: in-depth analysis reports on both developed and emerging national markets; . . .
  • Freely available digitized magazine content. Includes historical archives of notable titles such as LIFE, The Crisis, Ebony, Popular Mechanics, Popular Science, and SPIN.
  • Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles. Search results may be from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositor . . .
  • The U.S. Government Printing Office provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government.
  • GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment, including global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as we . . .
  • This resource includes the full text of several high quality music encyclopedias and provides biographical coverage of 22,000 composers, writers, and performers, as well as information on music terminology and topical essays. Within each article, a navigation bar links (when available) to illustrati . . .
  • HighWire Press, an ePublishing platform, partners with independent scholarly publishers, societies, associations, and university presses to host journals, books, reference works, and proceedings, covering topics in Biological, Physical, Social, and Medical Sciences as well as the Humanities.
  • Historical Abstracts covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada), focusing on the 15th century forward. Indexed content extends back to 1955.
  • Provides quick access to important U.S. policy documents, presidential directives, and national strategy documents as well as specialized resources from various universities, organizations, and local and state agencies.
  • Hoover's, Inc. delivers comprehensive company, industry, and market intelligence that drives business growth. This database covers 12 million companies, with in-depth coverage of 35,000 of the world's top business enterprises.
  • Hospitality & Tourism Complete covers scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism, with coverage dating as far back as 1965. There is full text for more than 490 publications, including periodicals, company & country reports, and books.
  • Provides access to a vast archive of social science data (demographic, survey, behavioral, housing, etc.). Use of these data requires SPSS, SAS, or similar software.
  • The IEEE/IET Electronic Library provides access to full-text documents from some of the world's most highly cited publications in electrical engineering, computer science and electronics, including journals, ebooks, standards, and conference proceedings. Publications from the Institute of Electrical . . .
  • Thses resources were developed to provide students and faculty easy access to a wide range of business, engineering, management, and technology-related resources available through the Robert E. Kennedy Library.
  • A virtual library of Internet resources relevant to the university level including databases, electronic journals, electronic books, bulletin boards, mailing lists, et.
  • INSPEC® is a comprehensive index to the global journal and proceedings literature in physics, electrical/electronic engineering, computing, control engineering, mechanical engineering, production and manufacturing engineering, and information technology. Includes INSPEC Thesaurus, Classification Cod . . .
  • Access restricted to current Cal Poly faculty, staff and students. USERNAME and PASSWORD REQUIRED for access. CONTACT THE Kennedy Library RESEARCH HELP DESK at http://lib.calpoly.edu/research-and-help/ask-us/ The International Wine Marketing & Wine Tourism Database is a bibliographic database that . . .
  • Online service and index for journal content published by the Institute of Physics. Contains more than 250,000 articles, from 1874 to the present day. Includes links to related articles, references and citations; latest and most popular article listings; and news delivered from IOP's community websi . . .
  • Provides sitewide access to quantifiable statistical data, offering a systematic, objective way to determine the relative importance of journals within their subject.
  • Search Serials Solutions for full text eJournals and eBooks.
  • JSTOR is a full-text database of back issues for scholarly journals as well as eBooks, primarily in the social sciences and humanities. e-Book content reflects current scholarship in most cases while journal content starts with volume one, but because JSTOR is an archival database, the most recent 3 . . .
  • just-drinks.com is the beverage industry's leading online resource. It provides a unique blend of up-to-the-minute news, research and analysis. It reports and interprets the beverage industry's key events and trends, publishing up to 20 major stories, articles and features each working day.
  • LexisNexis Academic indexes over 15,000 business, legal and news sources, including thousands of newspapers, periodicals, television and radio broadcasts, newswires, blogs, corporate directories and financial information, and deep backfiles of local, regional and national newspapers from around the . . .
  • Indexes periodicals, books, research reports and conference proceedings in the subject areas of librarianship, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage begins in the mid-1960s.
  • Link+ is a catalog of materials that Cal Poly students, staff and faculty can use to request items not at Kennedy Library. Books and media may be borrowed if they are listed as "available" in the catalog. The loan period for books and some media is usually 21 days with one 21-day renewal. There is n . . .
  • Digital archive offering full-text and full-image articles from the Los Angeles Times (1881 - 24 years ago). One year of content is added each year To access the text from more recent issues, search the ProQuest Newsstand database.
  • MarketResearch.com Academic, formerly Kalorama Academic, offers access to previously unavailable market research reports. This fully searchable and browseable repository offers the complete text of over 500 market research reports on dozens of topics, complete with graphs, tables and charts.
  • This comprehensive database, designed specifically for high school libraries, contains full text for hundreds of popular, high school magazines covering a wide-range of subject areas including history, science, careers and much more. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lex . . .
  • The MathSciNet database, covering international mathematics literature, contains signed reviews and bibliographic data from 1940 to the present. Journals, conference proceedings, and books of mathematics research are indexed. Items listed in the annual indexes of Mathematical Reviews but not given a . . .
  • MEDLINE is a comprehensive database of information on all aspects of biomedicine and serves as an index to the medical literature.
  • MedlinePlus has extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 900 diseases and conditions. There are directories, a medical encyclopedia and a medical dictionary, easy-to-understand tutorials on common conditions, tests, and treatments, health informa . . .
  • Melvyl represents the union catalog of all of the University of California Libraries. All campuses and materials in the two UC Regional Storage Facilities (NRLF and SRLF) are represented. Users may search here to see if the UC libraries own an item. MELVYL is an excellent supplement to Polycat if ma . . .
  • Mergent Online includes access to U.S. Company Data, a fully searchable database with financials details of over 25,000 active and inactive companies, and International Company Data, which includes details of companies representing over 95% of the non-U.S. global market capitalization.
  • Now known as ASM Handbooks Online, this resource features the complete content of twenty-eight ASM Handbook volumes, several ASM Handbook supplements, and two ASM Desk Editions.
  • Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites. This collection provides full text for hundreds journals and per . . .
  • A bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations. Produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA), the electronic version of the bibliography dates back to the 1920s and contains millions of citations from journals & series, as well as book publishers.
  • Market research data available on consumer preferences, lifestyle and demographic data. Also includes data on newspaper/magazine subscriptions, TV viewing and other possible media vehicles.
  • Featuring digitized content from 1970 to the present, the Music Index contains cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts of articles about music, musicians and the music industry for more than 480 periodicals. It also provides selective coverage for more than 200 periodicals.
  • Provides 1) access to NASA generated and sponsored scientific and technical literature dating from 1917 to the present that is available on NASA technical report servers; and 2) selected aerospace literature on non-NASA servers. Includes some fulltext links.
  • Search and read the full text of over 1,800 books published by the National Academy Press online. Subject coverage includes Agriculture, Behavioral Science, Biology, Computer Science, Chemistry, Earth Science, Education, Energy, Engineering, Environmental Issues, Food & Nutrition, Industry and Econo . . .
  • NSDL was established by the National Science Foundation (NSF) in 2000 as a free online library which directs users to exemplary resources for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and research.
  • THANKS TO STUDENT SUCCESS FEE FUNDING! Streaming music collection for online listening and learning. Vast collection of classical music and other genres, including Jazz, Blues, World, Folk and Chinese music. Also includes select work analyses and resources for teaching/learning about music.
  • Video streaming for more than 12,000 stories produced by the National Broadcasting Company. Collections feature archival stories dating back to the 1920s, as well as current events from NBC Nightly News, the TODAY show, Meet the Press as well as from the MSNBC, CNBC, and Telemundo networks.
  • The online edition of The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics contains the full text of the 8 volume print edition. In addition, the online Dictionary is a dynamic resource for economists which contains hyperlinked cross-references within articles, features carefully selected and maintained links t . . .
  • Digital archive offering full-text and full-image articles from the New York Times (1851 - 4 years ago). One year of content is added each year. To access the text from more recent issues, search the ProQuest Newsstand database.
  • Includes full text from nearly 60 California newspapers. Also includes Special Reports, a guide to searching current "Hot Topics," and selected video news from around the US.
  • THANKS TO STUDENT SUCCESS FEE FUNDING! This eBook collection provides access to hundreds of case studies, clinical trials, and biochemical analyses in nutrition research including sports nutrition and nutrition in health and diseases.
  • Collection of free but previously difficult-to-access, academically oriented digital resources
  • The Online Archive of California (OAC) brings together historical materials from a variety of California institutions, including museums, historical societies, and archives. Over 120,000 images; 50,000 pages of documents, letters, and oral histories; and 8,000 guides to collections are available.
  • Provides information on key current social issues and “hot topics” from a number of perspectives. Includes: topic overviews; “viewpoint” articles; primary source documents; profiles of individuals, agencies and interest groups; statistical tables, charts and graphs; and other useful material for deb . . .
  • OregonPDF in Health & Performance is a collection of 10,000+ graduate dissertations and theses in areas related to health and performance. Dissertation subjects include biochemistry, biomechanics, dance, exercise physiology, history or philosophy of physical education, kinesiology, motor control, ob . . .
  • Traces the usage, meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words—past and present—through 3 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources.
  • Oxford University Press publishes journals in the humanities, social sciences, law, science, and medicine.
  • The Philosopher's Index is a bibliographic database with informative, author-written abstracts covering worldwide scholarly research in all areas of philosophy.
  • Provides citations to literature written since 1871 on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health conditions resulting from traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations. The database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • Full-text searchable resource for applied plant sciences. Universities, companies, and associations are contributors to the database. Access is available to four peer-reviewed journals – Applied Turfgrass Science, Crop Management, Forage and Grazinglands, and Plant Health Progress.
  • PLoS ONE is an interactive, international, peer-reviewed, open-access online publication for all scientific disciplines. Associated scientific content available at this site include PLoS Biology, PLoS Medicine, PLoS Genetics, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, PLoS Pathogens, and PLoS Computational B . . .
  • Online catalog of books, senior projects, journals, newspapers, maps, videos, and other materials held in Cal Poly's Kennedy Library.
  • Primary Search provides full text for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990. Additionally, Primary Search includes the Encyc . . .
  • Project MUSE includes complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies, with over 120 publishers currently participating. UPCC Book Collections on Project MUSE offer top quality book-length scholarship, fully integrated wi . . .
  • Digital archive offering full-text and full-image articles from the New York Times (1851 - 4 years ago) and the Los Angeles Times (1881 - 24 years ago). One year of content is added each year. To access the text from more recent issues of these newspapers, search the ProQuest Newsstand database.
  • ProQuest Newsstand covers U.S. and international newspapers and business journals, with most articles available in full-text.
  • PsycARTICLES®, from the American Psychological Association (APA), is a definitive source of full text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. It contains more than 153,000 articles from nearly 80 journals published by the American Psychological Association (APA), its imprint . . .
  • PsycEXTRA complements PsycINFO and the other APA databases with extensive coverage of gray literature relating to psychology and the behavioral sciences. Indexing includes technical, annual and government reports, conference papers, newsletters, magazines, and brochures.
  • PsycINFO contains citations and summaries of journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, and technical reports, all in the field of psychology and the psychological aspects of related disciplines. Journal coverage, which spans from 1800s to present, includes international material selecte . . .
  • PubMed was developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). It was developed in conjunction with publishers of biomedical literature as a search tool for accessing literature citations and linking to full-text journals at web sites of participating publishers.
  • Provides information, research reports and statistics on the California economy and public policy issues. Also provides access to selected policy reports, statistics, and information at the national and international scale.
  • Provides chemical properties and preparations for inorganic and organic compounds. It is searchable in multiple ways, including chemical structure, formula, physical property, and reaction. This is a combination of retired databases Beilstein (organic reactions, spectra, properties, etc.), Gmelin (i . . .
  • Regional Business News provides full-text coverage for regional business publications in the United States and Canada. Key resources include newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, trade publications, magazines and newswires.
  • RILM includes scholarly music-related works from wide range of sources. Subject areas include: historical musicology, ethnomusicology, instruments and voice, librarianship, performance practice and notation, theory and analysis, pedagogy, liturgy, dance, criticism, music therapy, and interdisciplina . . .
  • eStatement Studies features Financial Ratio Benchmarks from RMA member institutions, as well as Industry Default Probabilities and Cash Flow Measures. More than 780 industries are presented using the 2012 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes with data available from the presen . . .
  • The Royal Society is the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence, with the first edition of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, recognized as the first ever peer-reviewed scientific journal, appearing in 1665. This historical archive provides access to over 70,000 scientific p . . .
  • The SAE Digital Library provides standards related to the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. Cal Poly users may access Ground Vehicle Standards, Aerospace Standards, and Aerospace Material Specifications.
  • Safari Books Online provides access to professional books on topics including UX design, leadership, project management, teams, agile development, analytics, and core programming. Cal Poly has access to a specially-tailored subset of more than 9,000 titles from Safari Books Online’s overall content.
  • SAGE publishes journals in a variety of disciplines including Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine.
  • Covers notable theories, people, social issues, life stages, the physiology and anatomy of the nervous system, and various mental illnesses or conditions.
  • To search the library holdings and learn about SLO City County Library go to: http://www.slolibrary.org/
  • Part of the Web of Science™ Core Collection, Science Citation Index covers 150 scientific disciplines including: Agriculture, Neuroscience Astronomy, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Oncology, Materials Science, Mathematics, Medicine, Pediatrics, Pharmacology, Physi . . .
  • ENHANCED! THANKS TO STUDENT SUCCESS FEE FUNDING! ScienceDirect is home to almost one-quarter of the world's peer-reviewed full-text scientific, technical and medical content. Accessible content includes both e-journals and e-books.
  • SciFinder Scholar is a research discovery tool that allows you to explore the CAS databases containing literature from many scientific disciplines including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, and agricultural science. Users must create an account before accessing SciFind . . .
  • Search Serials Solutions for full text eJournals and eBooks.
  • The SLO DataFinder began as a joint project of Cal Poly's Kennedy Library and the San Luis Obispo County Planning Dept. with the purpose of facilitating access and information to GIS datasets. The City of San Luis Obispo is now a partner in this project as well. Browse and download GIS datasets from . . .
  • THANKS TO STUDENT SUCCESS FEE FUNDING! Provides access to the entire US Census data from 1790 to 2010, the entire American Community Survey (ACS) from 2005 to 2011 and more data from a number of sources. Users can create maps and use data visualization tools and reports to illustrate, analyze, and u . . .
  • This database is sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts. For special expertise with the database, contact Dr. Greg Bohr at 756-1322.
  • Part of the Web of Science™ Core Collection, Social Sciences Citation Index® provides full bibliographic and cited reference data for journals in disciplines such as: communication, education, geography, history & philosophy of the social sciences, law, political science, public health, social issue . . .
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  • Indexes and abstracts articles in the fields of sociology, anthropology, criminology, demography, educaton, law and penology, race relations, social psychology, and urban studies.
  • A funding opportunities database designed to provide up-to-date information on current federal, non-federal, and international funding opportunities. The Cal Poly Grants Development Office offers individual and group training on SPIN as well as assistance with searches.
  • SPORTDiscus offers comprehensive indexing and full-text access to hundreds of sports and sports medicine journals. Subject areas covered include: biomechanics, drugs, exercise, kinesiology, movement science, nutrition, occupational health and therapy, physical fitness, physical therapy, rehabilitat . . .
  • ENHANCED! THANKS TO STUDENT SUCCESS FEE FUNDING! Full-text journal articles and ebooks in the life sciences, biomedicine, engineering, business & economics, architecture, food & nutrition and environmental sciences. Includes more than 2,000 peer-reviewed journals. Most journal content includes compl . . .
  • TRC provides indexing and abstracts for over 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals to assist professional educators. Key education topics such as assessment, continuing education, current pedagogical research, curriculum development, instructional media, language arts, lit . . .
  • Comprehensive online directory of suppliers of building and related products. Includes supplier directory, product search, CAD models, quote service, certificate search, and industry news.
  • Treesearch is an online system for sharing free, full text publications by Research and Development scientists in the US Forest Service. Included in Treesearch are scholarly works published by the agency as well as those published by others, including papers appearing in journals, conference proceed . . .
  • The Telegram-Tribune index allows searching of thousands of articles from 1990 to 2002. The Simple Search interface enables searching by keywords from the title of the article or by proper name. With the Advanced Search interface, limitations can be made by specific subject headings and date ranges.
  • TGIF provides access to published materials on all aspects of turfgrass and its maintenance. TGIF covers a wide range of sources, including peer-reviewed publications, technical reports, conference proceedings, trade publications, and more. Links to full text are provided where possible.
  • This database provides statistical time series for countries from around the world covering a wide range of economic and socio-demographic tropcs. Descriptions of the international sources and definitions used in compiling the data are included.
  • USA Trade Online delivers U.S. export and import information on more than 18,000 commodities world wide (uses Harmonized System (HS)).
  • Searchable catalog providing access to maps and other spatially referenced data for geology, geophysics, marine geology, earth resources, hazards, geochemistry, geochronology, and paleontology. Includes links to other sources of topographic and related maps, other earth science databases, and additi . . .
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  • The Web of Science provides a portal to online citation indexing and search services including Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation and Social Sciences Citation Indexes. It also provides access to the following indexes: BIOSIS Previews, CABI Abstracts, Food Science & Technology Abstrac . . .
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  • ENHANCED! THANKS TO STUDENT SUCCESS FEE FUNDING! Wiley Online Library provides full text journal and e-book content in business, engineering, medicine, psychology, the sciences, statistics, and other disciplines.
  • The World Bank Open Knowledge Repository (OKR) is The World Bank’s official open access repository for its research outputs and knowledge products. The World Bank is an international financial institution that provides loans to developing countries for capital programs. The OKR contains research fro . . .
  • Database of bibliographic records for over 30+ million items held in libraries worldwide. Includes citations for books, dissertations, media, maps, recordings, manuscripts, etc. (12th century-present).
  • A searchable image database created by various faculty, staff and students of the CSU system. Contains over 50,000 historical images from a wide variety of fields, is global in coverage and includes all areas of visual imagery. Images have been copyright cleared for non-profit educational use by CSU . . .
  • Zoological Record® covers all aspects of animal biology, paleobiology, and zoology, focusing on the natural biology of animals (fossil, recent, whole animal, behavioral, environmental, and cellular studies). With coverage back to 1864, Zoological Records's scope ranges from biodiversity and the envi . . .
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