About These Databases

60 MINUTES: 1997-2014
This online collection provides 350 hours of high-definition video from 17 years of broadcasts, including hundreds of segments not available anywhere else in the world. Each news segment within the collection serves as a standalone short documentary on a specific news topic. This resource also includes 175 hours of segments from the CBS News program Sunday Morning.

AccessMedicine provides students, residents, clinicians, researchers, and all health professionals with access to more than 60 medical titles from the best minds in medicine, updated content, thousands of images, interactive self-assessment, Custom Curriculum, a comprehensive search platform, and the ability to download content to a mobile device.

This site includes a database with more than 4500 citations and abstracts to books, journal articles, reports, etc. dealing with adoption issues. It also has two directories, National Adoption Directory and National Organizations Directory.

Full text searchable newspaper covergage of approximately 270 U.S newspapers documenting the African American experience in Americafrom the early 19th century to the end of the 20th century.

American Indian Newspapers presents the publications of a range of communities, covering periodicals produced in the United States and Canada, including Alaska, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Nevada and Oklahoma, from 1828 to 2016. Representing a huge variety in style, production and audience, the newspapers include national periodicals as well as local community news and student publications. The collection provides a unique view of a range of subjects from an Indigenous perspective, including the civil rights era and American Indian Movement (AIM), education, environmentalism, land rights and cultural representation. This resource has been developed with, and has only been made possible by, the permission and contribution of the newspaper publishers and Tribal Councils concerned.

1984 – present
This database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers libraries full text articles for more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed journals and reports. In addition, there are hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts. Alt HealthWatch provides in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine. This database features indexing and abstracts going back as far as 1984, and full text going back as far as 1990.

“Pre-contact” to the present (updated twice yearly)
The American Indian Experience is a portal and full-text online library of more than 150 titles; hundreds of primary documents and images, including treaties, speeches, traditional tales, and captivity narratives with contextual annotation; a wealth of maps and photographs; and hundreds of vetted Web sites. Designed and indexed by Loriene Roy (the first Native American President of the American Library Association) and a team of American Indian librarians and scholars to meet the needs of teachers, researchers and the general public.

The ProQuest History Vault offers researchers the opportunity to study the most well-known and also unheralded events of The Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century from the perspective of the men, women, and sometimes even children, who waged one of the most inspiring social movements in American history. Module Two contains personal papers of African Americans and records of civil rights organizations: Papers of the Revolutionary Action Movement (RAM), Mary McLeod Bethune Papers, Records of the National Association of Colored Womens Clubs (NACWC), Records of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Bayard Rustin Papers, and the Claude A. Barnett Papers

Black Studies in Video, the latest addition to Alexander Street Press’s award-winning black studies portfolio, brings together seminal documentaries, powerful interviews, and previously unavailable archival footage surveying the black experience. At completion, the collection will contain 500 hours of film covering African American history, politics, art and culture, family structure, gender relationships, and social and economic issues. In partnership with California Newsreel, the database provides unique access to their African American Classics collection, and includes films covering history, politics, art and culture, family structure, social and economic pressures, and gender relations. Additionally, and exclusively from Alexander Street, Black Studies in Video will feature the SNCC Legacy Video Collection, a series of over fifty hours of formal addresses, panel discussions, and programs that took place at the fiftieth anniversary conference and reunion commemorating the founding of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. The collection includes documentaries on leading artists, writers, musicians, playwrights, and performers, such as Toni Morrison, Langston Hughes, Huey P. Newton, Frantz Fanon, Zora Neale Hurston, Richard Wright, Eldridge Cleaver, August Wilson, Bobby Seale, Ethel Waters, Amiri Baraka, and Robert F. Williams. The database will also draw from the Hatch-Billops Collection, a critically acclaimed archive of primary and secondary resource materials focused on black American art, drama, and literature. Additional content planned for inclusion are the SNCC archives, the NAACP archives, and archives from select Historically Black Colleges and Universities. (Updates unknown)

1982-to date (updated monthly)
The Nursing and Allied Health (CINAHL) database provides authoritative coverage of the literature related to nursing and allied health. Publications of the American Nurses Association and National League for Nursing are indexed as well as selected journals, health care books, nursing dissertations, conference proceedings, standards of professional practice, educational software and audiovisual materials. Indexed areas covered include consumer health, biomedicine, and health librarianship. Of the 500 journals indexed more than 150 titles present citations with abstracts.

ClinicalKey is a point-of-care resource for health care professionals designed to provide clinicians with answers quickly. ClinicalKey includes a wide range of content types to satisfy clinical information needs: books (1,000+), journals (500+), videos (13,000+), practice guidelines (2,000+), images, patient education handouts, and drug monographs. Additionally, physicians can earn free Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits through the Cleveland Clinic. (Updated continuously

The Cochrane Library is a unique source of reliable and up-to-date information on the effects of interventions in health care. It consists chiefly of 7 databases: Cochrane database of systematic reviews; Database of abstracts of reviews of effectiveness (DARE); Cochrane central register of controlled trials (CENTRAL); Cochrane database of methodology reviews; Cochrane methodology register; Health technology assessment database (HTA); and NHS Economic evaluation database (NHS EED).

Covers areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. In addition, Consumer Health Complete includes the Clinical Reference System and the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which provides access to up-to-date, concise and clinically relevant drug monographs.

1990 – present. Updated daily.
Current Contents Connect is a current awareness database that provides Web access to complete tables of contents, abstracts, bibliographic information, and abstracts from the recently published issues of leading scholarly journals, as well as from more than 7,000 relevant, evaluated websites.

(Ancient times to the present; updated periodically, or as new partners or collections come on board)
The DPLA brings together books, images, historic records, and audiovisual materials from contributing universities, public libraries, museums and other public-spirited organizations in the United States that have digitized materials, in a single platform and portal, with the aim of providing open and coherent access to our society’s digitized cultural heritage.

DISSERTATIONS & THESES (formerly ProQuest Digital Dissertations)
1861-to date (updated daily)
Dissertations & Theses includes doctoral dissertations in all subject areas completed at U.S. accredited institutions. Some masters theses and foreign language dissertations are also included. Citations for dissertations published from 1980 forward include 350-word abstracts written by the author. Citations for master’s theses from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts. Most dissertations from 1997 forward include 24-page previews. Full text (PDF files) of UW-Madison dissertations as well as CIC (Committee on Institutional Cooperation) university dissertations from 1997 forward are available to UW-Madison students, faculty, and staff free of charge. Full text of non-CIC institutions are also increasingly available. Orders for complete dissertations may be placed online, but check the Library Catalog first to see if they are owned on campus. Free interlibrary loan may also be a possibility.

Docuseek2 is a collection of over 800 films and documentaries from a variety of distributors, including Bullfrog, Collective Eye and Icarus Films.

1969-to date (updated quarterly)
EconLit indexes and abstracts more than 300 scholarly English language periodicals and books in the field of economics

Education Research Complete is a bibliographic and full-text database covering scholarly research and information in all fields of education, from early childhood to higher ed, including educational specialty fields (e.g. multilingual education, health education, testing), curriculum instruction, administration, policy, funding, and related social issues. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 2,200 journals and full text for over 1,300 journals, ca. 1900 conference papers, and over 550 books and monographs. This resource is licensed by BadgerLink/Department of Public Instruction for use by all Wisconsin residents.

A search engine for locating more than 150,000 articles representing all the key areas of educational research, including international research. Each citation includes an abstract and links to full text if available. Individual journals may be browsed, or it is possible to search across all journals. Subjects include Vocational Education and Training, Special Educational Needs, Sociology of Education, Research into Higher Education, Multicultural Education, Educational Technology, and Educational Management.

This 5-volume encyclopedia offers comprehensive coverage of all aspects of human rights theory, practice, law, and history. It provides situation profiles and full coverage of the development of the movement from 1945 to the present, historical cases of abuse, key figures, major organizations, and a range of other issues in economics, government, health, religion, and journalism that touch on human rights theory and practice. Includes an extensive bibliography.

This award-winning encyclopedia (published in print in 2004) provides comprehensive, reliable, and accessible information about the fastest growing minority population in the United States. The Encyclopedia draws together the diverse historical and contemporary experiences in the United States of Latinos and Latinas from Mexico, Puerto Rico, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Central America, South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Over 900 A-to-Z articles written by academics, scholars, writers, artists, and journalists address such broad topics as identity, art, politics, religion, education, health, and history.

1966 – to date (updated quarterly)
ERIC contains citations and abstracts of the international journal and report literature in education and related fields. Subjects include all aspects of education, including child development, classroom techniques, computer education, counseling and testing, administration, higher education, library science, and vocational and adult education. Sources include more than 980 journals, educational reports, project descriptions, curriculum guides, and dissertations. The complete texts of 90% of the document literature (ED numbers) are available in PDF format using the EDRS DOCUMENT LINK. They are also on microfiche at the CIMC (Center for Instructional Materials and Computing).

Essential Evidence Plus evidence-based, point of care (bedside), compendium of resources and tools designed for primary care clinicians and delivered to the PDA or workstation. Essential Evidence Plus searches 7 different databases: EBM Guidelines, Decision Support Calculators, POEMs (Patient-Oriented Evidence that Matters), Diagnostic Test Calculators, History and Physical Test Calculators, Abstracts of Cochrane Systematic Reviews, and Evidence-based Practice Guideline Summaries

1960- (updated monthly)
Ethnic NewsWatch is a full-text collection of more than 200 newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. Spanish language publications are presented in Spanish. The entire database is searchable in both English and Spanish.

1970 – to date (updated quarterly)
Family & Society Studies Worldwide database (formerly Family Studies) is the electronic version of the indexes Inventory of Marriage and Family Literature and FAMILY (Australian Family & Society Abstracts). It indexes more than 1800 journals, books, chapters, newsletters, government documents, and dissertations. It covers the educational, medical, psychological and sociological aspects of family literature.

Interdisciplinary resource of over 1,000 issue-based documentaries and independent films from the U.S. and other countries. Topics include: race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science, and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. Clips, playlists, etc., can be integrated into web pages and learning management systems either as links or embeds

Films on Demand is a digital video streaming service which offers access to educational videos from a variety of producers including A&E, PBS, the BBC, National Geographic, HBO Documentary Films, Bill Moyers, Films for the Humanities & Sciences, and more. The Master Academic Collection brings together over 25,000 videos from many areas of study, including health & medicine, humanities & social sciences, science & mathematics, business & economics, as well as archival films & newsreels.

1985 – to date (updated quarterly)
HAPI is a database of evaluation and measurement tools designed to facilitate health and psychosocial studies. The measurement instruments available include questionnaires, checklists, index measures, rating scales, project techniques, tests, interview schedules, and a variety of other means of evaluation. The database currently contains more than 45,000 records.

The International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences is a fully revised and updated second edition of the 2001 publication. It includes nearly 4000 articles curated by 71 section editors across the wide range of behavioral and social sciences fields. A major effort was made with this edition to increase the proportion of female authors and articles by experts from non-Western nationalities.

The all-new International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences contains nearly 3,000 new articles contributed by thousands of international scholars and several Nobel Prize winners, including Roger B. Myerson, 2007 co-winner of the Nobel Prize in economics. This new edition is essential to research and study in the disciplines of sociology, political science, economics, anthropology, psychology, and other fields.

1998-to date (updates vary)
IIBP Full Text includes current and selective retrospective bibliographic citations and abstracts from more than 150 scholarly and popular journals, newspapers and newsletters from the United States, Africa and the Caribbean. In addition it includes full-text coverage of 40 core Black Studies periodicals from 1998 forward. Coverage is international in scope and multidisciplinary–spanning cultural and artistc, economic, historical, religious, social, and political issues of importance to the Black Studies discipline.

JSTOR: The Scholarly Journal Archive
dates vary (updated irregularly)
JSTOR is a full-text journal database which provides access more than 400 titles in the fields of African-American studies, anthropology, Asian studies, botany, ecology, economics, education, finance, history, language, literature, mathematics, music, philosophy, political science, population/demography, sociology, and statistics. Coverage begins with volume one of each title and continues to within 3 to 5 years of the most current issue, depending on the title. The “moving wall” represents the time period between the last issue available in JSTOR and the most recently published issue of a journal; it is specified by publishers in their license agreements with JSTOR . Graphs, photographs, and other images are included. UW-Madison Libraries have acquired the following JSTOR collections: Arts & Sciences I; Arts & Sciences II; Business; Ecology & Botany; General Science; Language & Literature; Music.

Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video service for educational institutions that works directly with filmmakers and film distribution companies to offer thousands of award-winning documentaries, training films and theatrical releases across diverse subjects and disciplines. The Libraries have subscriptions to the Criterion Collection, Media Education Foundation Collection and California Newsreel Collection.

Dates Vary; earliest is from 1950s
Includes the fulltext of more than one hundred current or historically significant Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) journals, magazines and regional newspapers, as well as more than 110 full-text monographs/books, plus indexing of additional books and periodicals. Topics covered include LGBT Studies, issues affecting the lives of LGBT people, queer theory, and more

LGBT Thought and Culture is an online resource hosting the key works and archival documentation of LGBT political and social movements throughout the 20th century and into the present day. The collection includes materials ranging from seminal texts, letters, periodicals, speeches, interviews, and ephemera covering the political evolution of gay rights to memoirs, biographies, poetry, and works of fiction that illuminate the lives of lesbian, gay, transgender, and bisexual individuals and the community.


1989- (updated semiannually)
The MMY contains descriptive information and full-text reviews of commercially published English-language tests. It covers more than 1850 standardized educational, personality, vocational aptitude, psychological, and related tests. Information provided about each test includes name, classification, author, publisher, price, time requirements, existence of validity and reliability data, score descriptions, intended populations, and critical reviews.

(Updated daily)
The NCJRS Abstracts Database contains summaries of more than 150,000 publications on criminal justice, including federal, state, and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, and unpublished research. Subject areas include corrections, courts, drugs and crime, law enforcement, juvenile justice, crime statistics, and victims of crime.

This database version of Richard Leiter’s National Survey of State Laws provides an overall view of some of the most sought-after and controversial legal topics in the United States. Users are able to make basic state-by-state comparisons of current state laws. The new 7th edition, along with the 6th and 5th editions, are included in database format, which also allows users to compare the same laws as they existed in 2005, 2008 and 2015. All print editions are also included in PDF form, starting with the 1st edition (1993).

Natural Standard provides high quality, evidence-based information on dietary supplements (including herbs, vitamins, and minerals), functional foods, diets, complementary practices (modalities), exercises, and medical conditions

Wisconsin historical newspapers archive from the 1800s – 2000s containing thousands of well-known regional, state, and small local newspapers from around Wisconsin. (Updates vary)

Newspaper Source Plus includes 1,520 full-text newspapers, providing more than 28 million full-text articles. The database contains comprehensive full text for major newspapers such as The New York Times (from January 1985 to present), The Boston Globe, The Christian Science Monitor, The Daily Mail (UK), The Irish Times (Ireland), The San Francisco Chronicle, The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), The Times of London, The Toronto Star, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, and others.

Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis Academic) offers access to more than 17,000 news, legal and business sources, including print and online

(Update frequncy unknown)
Database of theses and dissertations. OATD aims to be the best possible resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 800 colleges, universities, and research institutions. OATD currently indexes over 1.6 million theses and dissertations

1990- (updated daily)
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center (OVRC) draws on the acclaimed social issues series published by Greenhaven Press, as well as core reference content from other Gale and Macmillan Reference USA sources to provide a complete one-stop source for information on social issues. Access viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles

1972- (updated quarterly)
Public Affairs Information Service indexes more than 900 journals; books; government documents; statistical compilations; committee reports; directories; serials; reports of public, intergovernmental, and private organizations; and most other forms of printed literature from all over the world. Its subject matter covers public policy, social policy, and the social sciences in general. A brief note indicating content is sometimes included.

This collection includes documentary films and series from the Public Broadcasting Service covering many educational disciplines, including history, science and technology, diversity studies, business, and current events. Includes Frontline, NOVA, American Experience, Odyssey, and many films by Ken Burns and Michael Wood.

1871 – Present
The PILOTS bibliographic database, covering the Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress, is produced at the headquarters of the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in White River Junction, Vermont. The PILOTS database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Its goal is to include citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations, and to offer both current and retrospective coverage.

Online data and mapping tool for obtaining geographic data from authoritative sources like the Census, BLS, CDC, and dozens of other federal agencies and private data providers. It has thousands of indicators on demographics, the economy, housing, lending, quality of life, education, health, and more. Data is available at the neighborhood census block group in many cases, up to a national level, depending on the data.

POPLINE (POPulation information onLINE)
1973 – to date (updated weekly)
The POPLINE database on reproductive health provides more than 300,000 citations with abstracts to scientific articles, reports, books, and unpublished reports in the field of population, family planning, and related health issues. It includes links to free, fulltext documents; the ability to limit your search to peer-reviewed journal articles; and many abstracts in French and Spanish.

1965-date (updated daily)
Professional Development Collection is designed particularly for professional educators including those in the field of social work. It provides full text for 750 journals and indexing and abstracting for 900 journals in education, social work, and allied disciplines. Over 350 of the included titles are peer reviewed. Full text articles are available in native (searchable) PDF or scanned in color.

1988 – Present (update usually monthly unless journal is not published monthly)
PsycARTICLES is a database of full text articles from more than 50 journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe & Huber. The database includes all material from the print journals with the exception of ads and editorial board lists. The PsycINFO index contains links in the citations to the full text articles in PsycARTICLES when available. Users can search by article title, author, keyword, or for terms and phrases in the full text of articles. Coverage varies from title to title but many titles have coverage from 1988 to the present.

PsychiatryOnline is the most sophisticated tool available for psychiatric information, built around resources that psychiatrists, mental health professionals, researchers, and students use every day. The collection includes 15 reference books and four journals.

PsycINFO (Psychological Abstracts)
1872 – to date (updated weekly)
PsycINFO, produced by the American Psychological Association, contains citations and abstracts of the world’s literature in psychology and related subjects. Also included are links to full-text articles from APA journals. PsycINFO covers journal material of psychological relevance scanned from more than 1300 journal titles from more than 50 countries. Beginning with 1987, it also contains references to books, book chapters, and dissertations. Approximately 50% of the articles selected are published outside the United States; 10% are in a language other than English.

PubMed, developed by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), provides free access to MEDLINE, a database of more than 11 million bibliographic citations and abstracts from nearly 4,500 journals in the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, allied health, health care systems, and pre-clinical sciences. PubMed also contains links to the full-text versions of articles at participating publishers’ Web sites. In addition, PubMed provides access and links to the integrated molecular biology databases maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). These databases contain DNA and protein sequences, 3-D protein structure data, population study data sets, and assemblies of complete genomes in an integrated system. Additional NLM bibliographic databases, such as AIDSLINE, are being added to PubMed.
PubMed includes “Old Medline.” Old Medline covers 1950-1965

1975 – to date
Race Relations Abstracts includes citations and summaries of journal articles covering essential areas related to race relations, including ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.

1990 – present (Updated bimonthly)
Risk Abstracts indexes 1360 journals covering materials dealing with risk that arises from industrial, technological, and environmental conditions. Published in association with the Institute for Risk Research at the University of Waterloo, it ranges from risk-related articles on public and environmental health to social issues and psychological aspects of risk.

Scopus is a multidisciplinary abstract and citation database that covers science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities.

Updated continuously
Social Explorer is an online research tool designed to provide quick and easy access to current and historical U.S. census data and demographic information. The easy-to-use web interface lets users create maps and reports to better illustrate, analyze and understand demography and social change. In addition to being a comprehensive data resource, Social Explorer also offers features and tools to meet the needs of both demography experts and novices. It creates reports at all geographic levels including the state, county, census tract, block group, zip code and census place. Included are over 18,000 maps, hundreds of profile reports, 40 billion data elements, 335,000 variables and 220 years of data. Of special interest are the the entire US Census from 1790 to 2010, the American Community Survey, and the Religious Congregations and Membership Study (RCMS)

SOCIAL SCIENCES CITATION INDEX (1981-1985) (Social Sciences Citation Index (1982-) – SEE: WEB OF SCIENCE
Social Sciences Citation Index is a multidisciplinary index to more than 1400 journals spanning 50 social science disciplines. Every item of significance is listed: articles, reviews, letters, notes, corrections, and editorials. In addition to access by author, title, and institution, it is also possible to search by cited authors and to find articles sharing one or more cited reference. See Web of Knowledge for SSCI coverage from 1982 onwards and remote access capability.

CSA Social Services Abstracts provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. The database abstracts and indexes over 1,300 serials publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations, and citations to book reviews.

1977 – to date (updated semiannually)
Social Work Abstracts Plus contains two databases. Social Work Abstracts contains citations and abstracts to articles from more than 450 journals in the areas of the social work profession, theory and practice, areas of service, social issues, and social problems. The Register of Clinical Social Workers is a directory of clinical social workers in the U.S.

1895 –
SocINDEX with Full Text includes full text for 397 “core coverage” sociology journals dating back to 1908 and 150 “priority coverage” journals. It also includes full text for more than 720 books and 6,743 conference papers. Abstracts for more than 800 journals are available back to 1895. In addition, SocINDEX with Full Text features more than 10,000 Author Profiles covering the most prolific, most cited, and most frequently searched for authors in the database. The database encompasses all sub-disciplines of sociology and closely related areas of study, including abortion, criminology & criminal justice, demography, ethnic & racial studies, gender studies, marriage & family, political sociology, religion, rural & urban sociology, social development, social psychology, social structure, social work, socio-cultural anthropology, sociological history, sociological research, sociological theory, substance abuse & other addictions, violence and many others.

1952- (updated monthly)
The Sociological Abstracts database indexes and abstracts 2,000 worldwide journals in sociology. Relevant dissertations have been added since 1986. Also included is the Social Planning Policy and Development Abstracts (SOPODA) database, which covers applied sociology journal article abstracts since 1980. Formerly sociofile.

The authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Sources of data include the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and many other Federal agencies and private organizations. View sections from 2012 edition by clicking the section name on the left. Tables from 2006-2011 available in both PDF and Excel formats (can access Excel tables by clicking an edition year, then clicking a section name on the left). Editions for 1878-1899 accessed by clicking “1900 – 2001.” See also: “Statistical Abstract of the United States 2013- (via ProQuest)” for 2013 and later editions.

1995-present (Updated monthly)
Covers all aspects of sustainable development, human population and demography topics, as well as societal issues involving natural resource management and conservation of natural resources. In addition to journal articles, the index icludes papers, reports, books, conference proceedings and hard-to-find gray literature.

The Test Collection at ETS is a database of more than 25,000 tests and other measurement devices, most of which were created by authors outside ETS. It makes information on standardized tests and research instruments available to researchers, graduate students and teachers. With information about tests from the early 1900s to the present, the Test Collection at ETS is the largest compilation of such materials in the world. The tests in this collection were acquired from a variety of U.S. publishers and individual test authors. Foreign tests are also included in the collection, including some from Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia. (Updates unknown)

Tests in Print (TIP) serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP provides vital information to users including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s). A score index permits users to identify what is being measured by each test.

1980s to the present
US Newsstream enables users to search current U.S. news content, as well as archives that stretch back into the 1980s. It features top newspapers, wires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, and news sites in full-text format. US Newsstream provides key national and regional news sources from the U.S. and includes exclusive and preferred access to top titles, including The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Newsday, and Chicago Tribune. All titles are cross searchable on the ProQuest platform.

WEB OF SCIENCE (formerly Web of Knowledge)
The Web of Science is a combination of three databases: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index. It indexes more than 8,000 peer-reviewed journals, providing complete bibliographic data and author abstracts. Every item of significance is listed: articles, reviews, letters, notes, corrections, and editorials. In addition to access by author, title, and institution, it is also possible to search by cited authors and to find articles sharing one or more cited reference. It is possible to search the three databases independently or in any combination. Live links to electronic journals with full text are included for some publishers.

Acts passed by the Wisconsin Legislature since 1969. A table of statutes sections affected by Wisconsin acts since 1995 and Governor’s Veto Messages are also available.

Wisconsin bills, acts, and resolutions, including bill histories and amendments.

Wisconsin Statutes from the Legislative Reference Bureau. Statutes are updated with the integration of acts from the current legislative session.

1600-2000 (Updates Vary)
Intended to serve as a resource for students and scholars of U.S. history and U.S. women’s history, Women and Social Movements seeks to advance scholarly debates and understanding at the same time that it makes the insights of women’s history accessible to teachers and students at universities, colleges, and high schools. This resource is divided into document projects that interpret and present materials, many of which are not otherwise available online. Each document project poses an interpretive question and provides a collection of documents that address the question. Documents may be searched individually, cross-searched by collection, or across the entire database. Formats include audio-video, images and Websites as well as printed materials.

This sourcebook provides in-depth analysis of current global hot topics. Arranged topically, the 32 essays address a wide range of key issues, including demographics, economics, education, health, politics, and security. New entries discuss drug trafficking, human trafficking, international finance, immigration, and transnational governance. Includes review of the latest studies and scholarly research on the issue and presents a brief synopsis of the policies and programs that have been developed in response to the issue.

1975-Present (Updated monthly)
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts is a combination and continuation of two older databases, Political Science Abstracts (1975-2000) and ABC POL SCI (1984-2000). The new resource provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of more than 1200 international serials in political science and related fields; including international relations, law, public administration, and public policy. As the database grows, it will be expanding its international coverage. (Updated monthly)