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A complete list of databases, ebook and audiobook resources available at the Union University Library
Last Updated: Oct 4, 2012 URL: Print Guide

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A Note to Union University Library Users

The following electronic resources are no longer available through the Union University Library. Subscriptions to the following ten resources were not renewed for the coming year.

  1. ABI/Inform Complete
  2. Ambrose Video
  3. Ancestry Library
  4. Credo Reference
  5. Digital Sanborn Maps (Tennessee)
  6. Ebrary Ebooks
  7. Grove Music Online
  8. Key Business Ratios Online
  9. Oxford English Dictionary
  10. Proquest Dissertation and Theses

Please use the list of databases to identify resources that are currently available. Union University students, faculty and staff who need assistance locating appropriate library resources are encouraged to use subject-specific Research Guides, electronically contact a Research Coach or call the library at (731) 661-6573.


  • Academic Onefile
    Academic OneFile is a premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from journals and reference sources. Includes coverage in the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995.
  • Academic Search Complete
    Academic Search Complete is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,400 journals.
  • ACM Digital Library
    Allows limited searching of citations of ACM publications. ACM Membership is required to access the full-text.
  • Agriculture Collection (Gale)
    With broad coverage of agriculture and its related fields, this collection provides a comprehensive view of this growing body of knowledge. Comprised of hundreds of journals and magazines, researchers will have access to current and authoritative content that spans the industry -- from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture.
  • American Chemical Society Journals
    Over 30 chemistry magazines and peer-reviewed journals.
  • American Institute of Physics Online Journals
    A collection for Mechanical Engineering and Physics.
  • ArchiveGrid
    ArchiveGrid is an important destination for searching through historical documents, personal papers, and family histories held in archives around the world. Thousands of libraries, museums, and archives have contributed nearly a million collection descriptions to ArchiveGrid. Researchers searching ArchiveGrid can learn about the many items in each of these collections, contact archives to arrange a visit to examine materials, and order copies.
  • ATLA Historical Monographs Collection: Series 1
    This collection presents more than 15,000 titles from 13th Century through the 1893 World Parliament of Religions. The historical time period of the collection reflects upon a time of great doctrinal, social, and organizational change.
  • ATLA Historical Monographs Collection: Series 2
    Series 2 consists of nearly 15,000 titles published from 1894 through 1923. It presents a comprehensive picture of religion in America at the turn of the century. Subjects addressed include the conflict between religion and science, the growing interest in Eastern religions and other world religions, and significant shifts in the religious identification of Americans.
  • ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials
    The premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion.
  • BAS Online Archive (Biblical Archaeology Society)
    This database offers full-text access to several publications: Archaeology Odyssey, Bible Review, and Archaeology Review. BAS Online Archive also includes some special collections such as Dead Sea Scrolls, Egypt/The Exodus, and The Temple Mount.
  • BioMed Central
    An open access publisher of peer reveiwed research in biology. Although most articles are on biomedical topics, several general biology journals are included as well. The website requires free registration.
  • Books & Authors (Gale)
    Books & Authors is a new resource that offers ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors and topics. Books & Authors is specially designed to complement the browsing habits of today's Web user, integrating easy-to-follow menus that allow users to broaden and narrow their searches according to author, title, series, awards and other criteria.
  • Business Insight: Essentials (Gale)
    Business Insights: Essentials includes a completely updated, intuitive user interface that makes it easy for researchers to use in-depth information on U.S. and international businesses, industries and products. By focusing on the research goals, decision-making and workflows of our core Business & Company Resource Center users, we've been able to create a notably improved interface.
  • Business Source Complete
    Business Source Complete is the world's definitive scholarly business database, providing the leading collection of bibliographic and full text content. As part of the comprehensive coverage offered by this database, indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back as far as 1886 are included. In addition, searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,300 journals.
  • Business Source Complete--Business Searching Interface
    Provides full-text with an enhanced business searching interface for over 2,300 journals, including 1,100 peer-reviewed titles. Gives easy access to company profiles, industry profiles and SWOT analyses. Covers in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics.
  • Business, Economics and Theory Collection (Gale)
    With a strong emphasis on titles covered in the EconLit database, this collection provides academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics. Perfect for business classes, with more than 450 full-text journals to support their research and regular feeds of videos from that contain business news coverage and interviews with CEO's and entrepreneurs.
  • Career Transitions (Gale)
    Career Transitions can help you make the most of your job searching and career exploration efforts. Whether looking for tips about resumes, cover letters or simulating job interviews, this tool is helpful.
  • Choice Reviews Online
    Choice Reviews for Academic Libraries is the premier source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education. More than 35,000 librarians, faculty, and key decision makers rely on Choice magazine and Choice Reviews Online for collection development and scholarly research. Choice reaches almost every undergraduate college and university library in the United States.
  • Christian Periodical Index
    An index to over 100 Evangelical journals dating from 1956 to the present.
  • Chronicle of Higher Education
    Published every weekday, "The Chronicle of Higher Education" is the leading resource for news, information and job listings for college and university faculty members and administrators.
  • CINAHL with Full Text
    This resource provides full text for hundreds of nursing and allied health journals indexed in the CINAHL database, many of which contain no embargo. Nurses, allied health professionals, researchers, nurse educators and students consider this database an essential research tool providing full-text coverage dating back to 1981.
  • ClasePeriodica
    CLASE indexes documents published in Latin American journals specializing in the social sciences and humanities. PERIóDICA covers journals specializing in science and technology.
  • Clinical Pharmacology
    Provides tools for drug identification plus detailed drug product information and reports.
  • offers up-to-date information for locating federally and privately supported clinical trials for a wide range of diseases and conditions. A clinical trial is a research study in human volunteers to answer specific health questions. Interventional trials determine whether experimental treatments or new ways of using known therapies are safe and effective under controlled environments. Observational trials address health issues in large groups of people in natural settings.
  • Communications and Mass Media Collection
    A specialized collection of more than 250 journals focused on all aspects of the communications field: key subjects covered include advertising and public relations, linguistics, and literature.
  • Compounding Today
    Welcome to! is the heart of pharmaceutical compounding information. This interactive website is a vital resource for any practice setting that is preparing individualized medications, including a hospital, a community pharmacy, a home health care center, a compounding-only pharmacy, an infusion center, in academia, or a veterinary compounding pharmacy.
  • Computer Database
    Use this database to find computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology.
  • Criminal Justice Collection (Gale)
    Whether studying to become a lawyer or law enforcement officer, paralegal, or for a career in Homeland Security, this collection rises to the challenge. Users will have access to hundreds of full-text journals.
  • Culinary Arts Collection (Gale)
    The Culinary Arts collection includes major cooking and nutrition magazines, culinary journals and several Delmar Reference titles. Coverage includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.
  • Directory of Open Access Journals
    The Directory aims to be comprehensive and cover all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the content. In short a one stop shop for users to Open Access Journals.
  • Diversity Studies Collection (Gale)
    This collection includes social science, history and liberal arts resources. The collection explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community and it includes more than 150 journals.
  • Drug Information Portal
    The NLM Drug Information Portal gives users a gateway to selected drug information from the U.S. National Library of Medicine and other key U.S. Government agencies. At the top of the page are links to individual resources with potential drug information, including summaries tailored to various audiences. Resources include the NLM search systems useful in searching for a drug, NLM research resources, resources organized by audience and class, and other NIH and government resources such as FDA an
  • Educator's Reference Complete (Gale)
    Educator's Reference Complete is a selection of academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many premier reference sources. Included content focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education. Majority of the full-text titles included are also found in the ERIC database.
  • Electronic Collections Online
    Provides access to citations in over 5,300 journals in a variety of subject areas.
  • Environmental Studies and Policy Collection (Gale)
    Providing robust coverage of the field of environmental issues and policy, this collection, which includes magazines and academic journals, provides instant access to the multiple viewpoints of this volatile field of study, including perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests.
  • ERIC
    The premier education index covering the journal literature and ERIC documents.
  • ERIC (Ebsco)
    Access ERIC through Ebsco. This interface allows you to easily export your results to RefWorks and locate full-text options available through other library databases.
  • Expanded Academic ASAP (Gale)
    From arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers - many with full text and images.
  • Facts and Comparisons
    This database is password protected. Please see a librarian or your professor for the username and password.
  • FDA Substance Registration System
    This database provides access to the FDA Unique Ingredient Identifier (UNII) assigned to substances by the FDA Substance Registration System.
  • Fine Arts and Music Collection (Gale)
    With more than 150 full-text magazines and journals covered in databases such as the Wilson Art Index and RILM, this collection will provide support for research in areas such as drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
  • Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture Collection (Gale)
    Farmers, landscape architects, and biotechnologists alike will have their information appetites sated with this collection of journals focused specifically on key issues in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture.
  • Gender Studies Collection (Gale)
    This collection of journals aims to provide balanced coverage of this significant aspect of our culture, covering such topics as gender studies, family and marital issues, health aspects, and many more.
  • General BusinessFile ASAP™
    General BusinessFile ASAP™ delivers information you need for comprehensive business research: full-text journals, investment reports, directory listings and newswire releases, as well as indexing of three national newspapers. Researchers may access the world’s leading business, industry, management, economics, investment and company information, from a greater variety of sources than they’ll find in any competing database.
  • General OneFile
    Formerly called InfoTrac OneFile, this database is a one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics with millions of articles in full-text. It covers over 9000 periodical titles.
  • General Reference Center Gold
    A general interest database that integrates a variety of sources - newspapers, reference books, magazines, and trade publications. Find articles on current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.
  • General Science Collection (Gale)
    With the General Science Collection, researchers can stay current with the latest scientific developments in particle physics, advanced mathematics, nanotechnology, geology and hundreds of other areas. Updated daily, the General Science Collection includes more than 1.6 million articles.
  • GPO Monthly Catalog
    Consists of records publised by the GPO since July 1976. Includes references for documents to congressional committee reports and hearings, debates, documents from executive departments and more.
  • Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI)
    Material on unpublished information-gathering tools for clinicians. Over 2/3 of the tools are in medical and nursing areas such pain measurement, quality of life assessment, and drug efficacy evaluation. Also presents tests used in medically related disciplines including psychology, social work, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech & hearing therapy.
  • Health and Wellness Resource Center
    Provides instant access to carefully compiled and trusted medical reference materials. Includes nearly 400 health/medical journals, hundreds of pamphlets, over 700 health-related videos from partner Healthology, Inc., and articles from 2,200 general interest publications in addition to a broad collection of Gale reference titles. Material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only.
  • Health Reference Center Academic
    Multi-source database provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health information sources in InfoTrac's award-winning Health Reference Center. Integrates the full text and images of respected nursing, allied health and medical journals; consumer health magazines; newsletters; pamphlets; newspaper articles; topical overviews; and reference books.
    A federal government website managed by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, is intended to inform citizens and enable them to better manage their health care.
  • HeritageQuest Online
    A growing collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture including 25,000 family and local histories, the entire U.S. Federal Census, and PERSI™.
  • Home Improvement Collection (Gale)
    This collection includes home improvement focused titles. Coverage includes such topics as architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and many more.
  • Hoover's Online
    Hoover's is a business research company that offers proprietary business information through the Internet, data feeds, wireless devices, and co-branding agreements with other online services. Hoover's database features information on more than 65 million U.S. and foreign corporations and organizations, and more than 85 million people.
  • Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection (Gale)
    With current and relevant content from industry journals, travel guides and magazines this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field, while also allowing for focused study of specialized aspects of the industry - including cultural aspects of travel, leisure activities, economic aspects of tourism, and more.
  • IEEE Xplore Digital Library
    IEEE, pronounced "Eye-triple-E", stands for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Access about 150 periodicals from IEEE, the world’s largest professional association for the advancement of technology. Union's journal package is a subset of the full IEEE Xplore Digital Library.
  • Information Science and Library Issues Collection (Gale)
    This collection, comprised of content from more than 100 leading industry journals, provides current and accurate information for this fast-moving field.
  • Informe Académico (Gale)
    A collection of Hispanic magazines with full text. It covers business, health, technology, culture, current affairs and other subjects.
  • InfoTrac Newsstand
    InfoTrac Newsstand is an innovative Web-based full-text newspaper database which allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section or other assigned fields. Finally, a one-stop source for the day's news and searchable archives. You can customize your online newspaper database features including search options. With InfoTrac Newsstand, you can search a collection of more than 1,000 newspapers, then select your own screen appearance, search options and results format.
  • IngentaConnect
    Search or browse the comprehensive collection of over 11,000 publications, including online content, journals and books.
  • Insurance and Liability Collection (Gale)
    This collection of journals takes a broad view of the multimillion dollar insurance industry, covering such topics as labor relations, mortgage banking, legal issues, and more.
    JStor is an archival database providing full-text access to back issues of scholarly journals in a variety of disciplines, many dating back to the 1800's.
  • Junior Collection (Gale)
    Now with over 250 full-text titles, cross searchable with E-Books, this periodical database is designed for students in junior high and middle school with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
  • Junior Edition - K12 (Gale)
    Now with over 330 titles, cross searchable with E-Books, this periodical database is designed for students in junior high and middle school with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
  • Kid InfoBits (Gale)
    Kids InfoBits is a database developed especially for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5. Featuring a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, the most popular search method is moving from a broad subject to a narrower topic using the subject-based topic tree. The curriculum-related, age appropriate, full-text content is from the best elementary reference sources and magazines. This database covers geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
  • Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts
    Indexes periodicals, books, research reports and proceedings in areas of library and information science.
  • Literature Resource Center
    Provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline.
  • Math Reviews
    Provides bibliographic data and reviews of the world's mathematical literature since 1940.
  • MEDLINE (Ebsco)
    MEDLINE® covers the international literature on biomedicine, including the allied health fields and the biological and physical sciences, humanities, and information science as they relate to medicine and health care. Information is indexed from approximately 3,900 journals published world-wide.
  • MEDLINE (First Search)
    MEDLINE® covers the international literature on biomedicine, including the allied health fields and the biological and physical sciences, humanities, and information science as they relate to medicine and health care. Information is indexed from approximately 3,900 journals published world-wide.
  • Medline (Ovid)
    This file searches the Medline database back to 1946 and it comprises over 22 million citations for biomedical literature. Medline citations and abstracts include the fields of biomedicine and health, covering portions of the life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering.
  • MedlinePlus
    MedlinePlus is the single best source for health information for patients, their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it provides information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. Learn the latest treatments, find information on a drug or supplement, view medical videos or illustrations. Find the latest medical research on your topic or find out about clinical trials.
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print
    Information about and reviews of standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas.
  • Micromedex
    Micromedex provides referenced information about drugs, toxicology, diseases, acute care, and alternative medicine. Password is needed to access.
  • Military and Intelligence Database (Gale)
    This collection includes content from over 400 journals, covering all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs. Key subjects covered include: socioeconomic effects of war, governmental policies, the structure of armed forces, and many more.
  • MLA International Bibliography
    Provides indexing for journal articles, books and dissertations in modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics.
  • National Newspaper Index
    Provides quick access to the indexing of New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and Washington Post.
  • Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database
    This database seeks to provide reliable information on herbal remedies, dietary supplements, vitamins, minerals, and other natural products.
  • Natural Standard
    Natural Standard was founded by healthcare providers and researchers to provide high-quality, evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies.
  • Naxos Music Library
    Naxos Music Library is the world´s largest online classical music library. Currently, it offers streaming access to more than 46,000 CDs with more than 653,000 tracks, standard and rare repertoire. It also includes classical, jazz, classic pop, rock and world music labels with more labels joining every month.
  • New Mozart Edition
    This project of the Internationale Stiftung Mozarteum and The Packard Humanities Institute provides access to digital editions of Mozart's works for personal study and educational use. PDF files of the works are available under the "Table of Contents" link.
  • New Testament Abstracts
    New Testament Abstracts Online is a product of a partnership between ATLA and Boston College. The database is an indispensable research and bibliographic aid for scholars, librarians, clergy and students of the New Testament and its historical milieu. The database contains more than 42,000 article abstracts, 1,200 review abstracts, 15,600 book abstracts, and 50 software abstracts.
  • Newspaper Source Plus
    Newspaper Source Plus includes more than 700 full-text newspapers, providing nearly than 31 million full-text articles. In addition, the database features more than 677,000 television and radio news transcripts.
  • Nursing and Allied Health Collection (Gale)
    This collection covers all aspects of the Nursing profession from direct patient care to health care administration. This collection's current and authoritative content will be of use to both professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum. Powered by InfoTrac, Nursing & Allied Health Collection brings together information found in more than 1,000 journals, with a strong emphasis on full text titles cited in CINAHL.
  • Nursing Journals @ OVID
    Contains citations and abstracts from hundreds of scientific, technical, and medical journals. More than 65 full-text nursing journals are included. Ovid also includes full-text journals, ebooks and databases in a variety of non-nursing disciplines.
  • OAIster
    OAIster is a union catalog of millions of records representing open access resources that was built by harvesting from open access collections worldwide using the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH). Today, OAIster includes more than 25 million records representing digital resources from more than 1,100 contributors.
  • OCLC ArticleFirst
    A multidisciplinary database that provides citations from a broad collection of journals.
  • Old Testament Abstracts
    Old Testament Abstracts Online is a product of a partnership between ATLA and the Catholic Biblical Association. The database features indexing and abstracts for journal articles, monographs, multi-author works, and software related to Old Testament studies. Topics covered include antiquities, archaeology, biblical theology, philology and much more.
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context
    Find balance and perspective on hundreds of topics with articles from multiple viewpoints, biographies, news, and interactive maps.
  • OVID Resources
    Ovid contains access to scientific, technical, nursing and medical journals. Provides access to journal literature, ebooks and databases in the health sciences. Ovid databases include: Medline, Social Work Abstracts, Health and Psychosocial Instruments and PsycINFO.
  • PapersFirst
    Index of papers presented at conferences worldwide.
  • PLOS Biology
    An open access peer reviewed journal from the Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Pop Culture Collection (Gale)
    This collection provides useful information for any researcher in a social science, history, art or liberal arts course. This collection is made up of more than 100 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.
  • Popular Magazines
    Popular Magazines includes 1,000 of the most searched magazines across our InfoTrac product line. All the titles were selected based on the actual publication searches performed by library patrons.
  • Powerspeak Languages (Gale)
    With Powerspeak Languages users "live the language" courtesy of a friendly, functional structure that begins by introducing vocabulary in the context of everyday usage. For instance, modules set up familiar scenarios where practical language skills are needed, such as making a phone call, dining out and asking for directions. Progressing through the courses, Powerspeak incorporates cultural activities, exposing users to a wide-range of depth and culture surrounding the target language.

    Available languages:

    ESL (for Spanish speakers)
    ESL (for Mandarin speakers)
  • ProceedingsFirst
    Provides tables of contents of papers presented at conferences worldwide.
  • Professional Collection
    Professional Collection is a custom selection of more than 300 full-text journals for professional educators offering balanced coverage in the following areas: Teaching arts and humanities, Child and adolescent psychology and development, Substance abuse, Health and physical fitness, Learning disabilities, Teaching literature, Education law, Science and technology in the classroom, Teaching the social sciences and Sports/Athletic Training.
  • ProQuest Newsstand Core
    Access to a core collection of national newspapers with coverage from 1985-present, as well as regional historical newspapers and Civil War era publications.
  • Psychology Collection (Gale)
    This collection gives individuals a basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops and diminishes over time. Researchers will have access to hundreds of subject-appropriate full-text periodicals - many cited in the PsycINFO index.
  • PsycINFO
    PsycINFO® database provides abstracts and citations to the scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences. The database includes material of relevance to psychologists and professionals in related fields such as psychiatry, management, business, education, social science, neuroscience, law, medicine, and social work. Updated weekly, PsycINFO® provides access to journal articles, books, chapters, and dissertations.
  • PubMed
    PubMed provides access to bibliographic information that includes MEDLINE, OLDMEDLINE, as well as: The out-of-scope citations (e.g., articles on plate tectonics or astrophysics) from certain MEDLINE journals, primarily general science and chemistry journals, for which the life sciences articles are indexed for MEDLINE. Citations that precede the date that a journal was selected for MEDLINE indexing.
  • Regional Business News
    Provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications including journals, newspapers and newswires.
  • Religion and Philosophy Database
    Articles from more than 300 magazines and journals. Users of this collection can research different religions, philosophies and how they impact our daily lives.
  • Religious and Theological Abstracts
    This resource seeks to provide objective summaries of articles appearing in scholarly journals in the fields of Religion and Theology. It provides access to a wide variety of periodical literature, including Christian, Jewish, and other World religions and it provides English language abstracts of articles in English, Hebrew, Afrikaans, and major European languages.
  • RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
    Contains records in over 100 languages. Entries include original language titles, title translations in English, full bibliographic information and abstracts in English.
  • SAGE Premier Collection
    Online access to 550+ journals in the social sciences, business, humanities, and science, technology, and medicine disciplines.
  • ScienceDirect
    ScienceDirect is a leading full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books. There are currently more than 9.5 million articles/chapters, a content base that is growing at a rate of almost 0.5 million additions per year.
  • SciFinder  
    SciFinder is available to Union faculty, adminstrative staff and currently registered students only. To access SciFinder, you must register for an individual account. Registration can only be done at computer workstations on campus and you must use your email address when registering.
  • Scitation
    Scitation is a leading online publishing platform for science and technology content, serving a broad customer base with a wide array of features and services. We host over two million articles in fields that include physics, chemistry geosciences, engineering, acoustics and more.
  • Scribner Writers Online (Gale)
    The acclaimed Scribner Writers series provides students, teachers, and other researchers access to more than 2,000 original, comprehensive, scholar-signed essays on the lives and works of more than 1,400 important authors from around the world and from all time periods.
  • Small Business Collection (Gale)
    Perfect for business schools and entrepreneurs, this compilation provides insights, tips, strategies and success stories. Users will find hundreds of full text subject-appropriate periodicals.
  • Small Business Resource Center (Gale)
    Small Business Resource Center offers users complete small business management resources via a combination of unparalleled periodicals and reference content. This database covers all major areas of starting, operating and maintaining a business from financing, management, marketing, accounting, taxes and more.
  • Social Work Abstracts
    The Social Work Abstracts database, produced by the National Association of Social Workers, Inc., contains more than 45,000 records, spanning from 1977 to the present, from social work and other related journals on topics such as homelessness, AIDS, child and family welfare, aging, substance abuse, legislation, community organization, and more.
  • Southern Life (Gale)
    A collection of resources related to Southern Living.
  • Student Edition (Gale)
    Now with over 1,300 titles, cross searchable with E-Books, this periodical database is designed for high-school students with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers, podcasts, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
  • Student Resources in Context (Gale)
    Student Resources in Context covers all core subjects from Science to Literature to History. Student Resources in Context provides holistic topic perspectives by integrating contents like reference articles, periodical and newspaper articles, primary sources, multimedia records (including charts, graphs, maps and tables), video and audio content from NBC, NPR and many other respected sources.
  • Teacher Reference Center
    The Teacher Reference Center (TRC) provides indexing and abstracts for 280 peer-reviewed journals. These journals include the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines intended to help professional educators.
  • Tennessee Newspaper Collection
    NewsBank’s Tennessee Newspaper Collection provides access to three of the major Tennessee newspapers: The Chattanooga Times-Free Press, Commercial Appeal (Memphis), and The Knoxville News Sentinel.
  • Testing and Education Reference Center
    Practice tests and resources for GMAT, GRE, LSAT, Praxis and others.
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.
    Databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases.
  • Twayne's Authors Online (Gale)
    The acclaimed Twayne’s Authors Online series of literary criticism offers in-depth introductions to the lives and works of writers, the history and influence of literary movements, and the development of literary genres. This eBook resource features the content of nearly 900 books. Twayne’s Authors Online is an ideal starting point for research papers on literary works and figures, special projects and presentations.
  • U.S. History Collection (Gale)
    This collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the current thinking and events in US History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field.
  • Ulrichsweb (On Campus Only)
    Ulrichsweb covers more than 900 subject areas. Ulrich's records provide data points such as ISSN, publisher, language, subject, abstracting & indexing coverage, full-text database coverage, tables of contents, and reviews written by librarians.
  • UpToDate
    Content is provided by a faculty of 4,400 expert clinicians who function as authors, editors and peer reviewers for UpToDate. This resource covers over 8,500 topics in 17 medical specialties.
  • Vocations and Careers Collection (Gale)
    Offering content from nearly 400 journals, this collection provides content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals. Finding a first job, developing skills and building a career are all topics covered by this collection that focuses on vocational milestones.
  • Volunteer Voices (Gale)
    Volunteer Voices provides a central point for accessing digital collections of primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, oral histories, artifacts, etc.) that document the history and culture of Tennessee. This site searches the original Volunteer Voices database, a growing number of digital collections across the state, and the Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture.
  • War and Terrorism Collection (Gale)
    A definitive periodical collection of hand selected titles for analysts, risk management professionals and students of military science, history, social science.
  • Westlaw Classic
    Campus Research is an online research service that provides a comprehensive collection of news, business, and law related information for students.
  • WestlawNext
    The same content as Westlaw Classic with a more user friendly interface.
  • WilsonWeb OmniFile
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