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AAPG Datapages **:
Full text publications from the American Association of Petroleum Geologists including the AAPG Bulletin, and releases from regional societies including Lafayette, New Orleans and Houston. AAPG Datapages is funded by the Lafayette Geological Society. Coverage: varies from 1917 – present, updated regularly. (Gift from the Lafayette Geological Society)

ABI/INFORM Collection **:
Full text coverage of scholarly journals on topics related to business including management techniques, advertising, marketing and finance. Subscription also includes access to company and executive profiles and The Wall Street Journal. Coverage: 1984 – present, updated daily. (Purchased by Dupré Library)

Abstracts in Anthropology **:
Covers a broad spectrum of significant, current anthropological topics from a vast number of periodicals. Coverage: 1970 (full text from 2003) - present. (Purchased by Dupré Library)

Abstracts in Social Gerontology ** (Partial):
Citations and abstracts of Includes bibliographic records covering key areas of relevance to geriatric studies including psychology of aging, elder abuse, society and the elderly. Coverage: 1990 - present. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

Academic Search Complete **:
Full text coverage and indexing of scholarly journal, magazine and newspaper articles for most academic disciplines. Coverage: 1990 - present, updated daily. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) Digital Library:
Citations and abstracts of publications by the Association for Computing Machinery and other publishers. Publications include: books, journal articles, conference proceedings, doctoral dissertations, master's theses, and technical reports. ACM Digital Library is funded by the Center for Advanced Computer Studies. Coverage: dates vary by title, updated frequently. (Gift from the Center for Advanced Computer Studies)

African American Newspapers, 1827-1998 **:
Searchable, full text U.S. newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience. Coverage: 1827 - 1998, updated regularly. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

African American Studies Center (AASC) **:
Comprehensive, full text collection of the finest reference resources in African American studies. Includes biographies, primary sources, and images. Coverage: updated regularly.

AGRICOLA:
Citations and abstracts covering topics related to agriculture including animal husbandry, agricultural economics and rural sociology. Coverage: 1970 - present, updated daily. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

AHFS Consumer Medication Information:
Full text patient drug information published by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists. Coverage: updated monthly. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

Alt HealthWatch **:
Full text coverage of peer-reviewed journals, magazines, reports and proceedings covering complementary, holistic, integrative and alternative approaches to healthcare and wellness. Coverage: 1986 - present, updated quarterly. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

America: History & Life **(Linked):
Citations and abstracts to literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. Coverage: 1964 - present, updated regularly. (Purchased by Dupré Library)

America's Historical Newspapers: Louisiana State Package **:
Searchable, full text Louisiana newspapers published during the 19th century. Includes access to newspapers from other states. Coverage: varies by title. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

America's News **:
Full text coverage of newspaper articles on topics related to business, communications, education, government, history, healthcare, politics and more. Subscription includes Baton Rouge Advocate, New Orleans Times-Picayune and USA Today. Coverage: dates vary by title, updated daily. (Purchased by Dupré Library with funds provided by the Office of Distance Learning)

ArchiVision:
Architecture photo archive created for in-depth study and analysis by students of architecture and art. (Provided by the Department of Architecture)

Art Full Text **:
Full text coverage and indexing of scholarly, peer-reviewed journals and other sources on art and related disciplines including fine, decorative and commercial art, folk art, photography, film, and architecture. Coverage: 1984 - present. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

Art Index Retrospective **:
Citations and abstracts from international publications covering all aspects of art and architecture. Coverage: 1929 - 1984, updates vary. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

ArtSEARCH ** [Library Use Only]:
National employment bulletin for the arts searchable by category, state, and date. Find positions in theaters, performing arts centers, universities, colleges and schools, dance companies, museums, and other arts organizations. Coverage: updated regularly. (Purchased by Dupré Library)

ARTstor:
Digital image archive in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research. Coverage: dates vary, updated regularly. (Purchased by Dupré Library)

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals:
Index of international, scholarly and popular periodical literature, including publications of professional associations; US state and regional periodicals; and major serial publications in the architecture and design of Europe, Asia, Latin America and Australia. Coverage: 1855 - present, updated weekly. (Purchased by Dupré Library)

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Bayou State Periodical Index:
Subject guide to periodicals published in Louisiana on topics of particular interest to the people of this state. Coverage: 1958 - present, updated quarterly. (Provided by Dupré Library)

Bibliography of the History of Art:
Index covering European and American visual arts material. Includes two databases: Bibliography of the History of Art and Répertoire International de la Littéerature de L'art. Coverage: 1975 - 2007, updated quarterly.

La Bibliotheque des Lettres **:
French database containing the text of a selection of major French literary collections.

U.S. Bilateral Relations Fact Sheets **:
Short guides providing information on international country leaders, politics, economy, and relations with the U.S. Coverage: varies by country, updated regularly.

Biography in Context **:
Biographical information and  full-text articles on the world's most influential people. Searchable by birth or death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation or gender, etc.  Coverage: varies, updates varies. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

Biological Abstracts:
Citations to life science and biomedical research literature. Coverage: 1969 - present, updated regularly. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

BioMed Central **:
Open access, peer-reviewed journals spanning all areas of biology, biomedicine and medicine. Articles are available immediately upon publication. Coverage: varies by title, updated frequently.

Book Collection: Nonfiction **:
Searchable full text and abstracts of popular nonfiction books for youth in core subject areas, as well as information on careers, health, technology, life skills and more. Coverage: 1932 - 2011. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

Business Source Complete **:
Full text coverage and indexing of scholarly, peer-reviewed business related journals. Coverage: 1886 (full text from 1990) – present, updated monthly. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

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Cabell's Directories:
Directories in business, education, psychology, computer science and health searchable by topic, acceptance rate, type of review, number of reviewers and publishers and classification index. The site also lists call for papers and a comparison of institutional publishing activity. (Purchased by Dupré Library with funds provided by the Office of Distance Learning)

CCH OmniTax Library **:
Comprehensive, up-to-date tax research database comprising subscriptions to current and archival tax information. Coverage: dates vary, updated regularly. (Purchased by Dupré Library with funds provided by the Office of Distance Learning)

Chicago Manual of Style **:
Full text, online version of The Chicago Manual of Style. Coverage: 16th (2010) and 15th (2003) editions. (Purchased by Dupré Library with funds provided by the Office of Distance Learning)

Chronicle of Higher Education (website)**:
Full text news and information of interest to faculty, administrators and students in higher education. Includes current job listings. Coverage: September 1989 - present, updated weekly. *For off-campus access, contact the Reference desk at 337.482.6030. (Purchased by Dupré Library in conjunction with LOUIS)

CINAHL Complete **:
Full text coverage of scholarly, peer-reviewed nursing and allied health journals. Coverage: 1937 - present, updated monthly. (Purchased by Dupré Library in conjunction with LOUIS with funds provided by the Office of Distance Learning)

Cochrane Collection Plus **:
Full text coverage of high quality healthcare data for providers, patients and researchers. Includes: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, Cochrane Methodology Register, Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects, Health Technology Assessments Database, NHS Economic Evaluation Database. Coverage: dates vary, updated quarterly. (Purchased by Dupré Library with funds provided by the Office of Distance Learning)

Communication & Mass Media Complete **:
Full text coverage and indexing of scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles in areas related to communication and mass media. Coverage: 1920 - present, updated regularly. (Purchased by Dupré Library in conjunction with LOUIS)

Compendex (now Engineering Village):
Comprehensive, interdisciplinary engineering database. Includes indexing to journals, patents and conference reference materials. Coverage: 1884 - present, updated weekly. (Purchased by Dupré Library in conjunction with LOUIS)

Computer Source **:
Full text coverage and indexing of publications featuring the latest information and current trends in high technology. Coverage: 1985 - present, updated regularly. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

Counseling and Therapy in Video **:
Videos for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. (Purchased by Dupré Library)

CQ Researcher **:
Full text, in-depth coverage of important issues featured in the news each week. Coverage: 1991 - present, updated weekly. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

CQ Weekly **:
Comprehensive, full text coverage of U.S. legislative news and analysis. Coverage: 1983 - 2009. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

Credo Literati **(Linked):
Full text, online reference sources including dictionaries, encyclopedias, biographies, quotations, and bilingual dictionaries. Content pages also include news, images, and videos. Coverage: varies, updates vary. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text **:
Full text coverage and indexing of journals and magazines covering essential areas related to criminal justice and criminology. Coverage: dates vary. (Purchased by Dupré Library in conjunction with LOUIS)

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The Daily Advertiser **:
Full text, online access to The Daily Advertiser.  Coverage: July 25, 2002 - present, updated daily. (Purchased by Dupré Library)

Deutsches Wöerterbuch **:
Full text, etymological dictionary of the German language started by the Grimm Brothers in 1838.

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th edition (DSM-5) **:
Full text, online access to the DSM-5 . Coverage: 2013. (Purchased by Dupré Library with funds provided by the Office of Distance Learning)

DSM-5 Clinical Cases **:
Presents patient cases that exemplify the mental disorders categorized in the DSM-5™. Coverage: 2014. (Purchased by Dupré Library with funds provided by the Office of Distance Learning)

DSM-5 Handbook of Differential Diagnosis **:
Presents a variety of approaches to psychiatric diagnosis, including a six-step diagnostic framework, 29 bottom-up “decision trees”, and 66 differential diagnosis tables. Coverage: 2014. (Purchased by Dupré Library with funds provided by the Office of Distance Learning)

Dissertations & Theses A&I ** (Partial):
Citations and abstracts of dissertations and theses from around the world. Coverage: 1861 - present, updated monthly. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

Dissertations & Theses @ UL Lafayette ** (Partial):
Citations and abstracts of dissertations and theses completed by students at UL Lafayette. Some full text is included. Also includes documents produced at other academic institutions. Coverage: 1916 - present, updated monthly.

Dissertations & Theses Global (ProQuest) **:
Comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day and offering full text for graduate works added since 1997, along with selected full text for works written prior to 1997. It contains a significant amount of new international dissertations and theses both in citations and in full text. (Purchased by Dupré Library)

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Early English Books Online **:
Comprehensive digital archive of works printed in English from 1473 - 1700. (Purchased by Dupré Library)

eBooks on EBSCOhost **:

EBSCO Academic eBook Collection  **:
Full text ebook collection covering most academic disciplines. (Use Adobe Digital Editions to download to a desktop and the EBSCO eBooks app to download to a mobile device.) (Purchased by Dupré Library in conjunction with LOUIS with funds provided by the Office of Distance Learning)

EBSCO Business eBook Collection **:
Full text ebook collection designed to assist students and researchers understand general business concepts. (Use Adobe Digital Editions to download to a desktop and the EBSCO eBooks app to download to a mobile device.) (Purchased by Dupré Library in conjunction with LOUIS with funds provided by the Office of Distance Learning)

EBSCO University Press eBook Collection **:
The eBook University Press Subscription Collection contains more than 32,200 multi-disciplinary titles from more than 90 of the best University Presses in the world. Covering a variety of subjects such as Technology, Science, Literature and Humanities as well as a comprehensive range of audience levels from basic introductory level texts to high level research materials, the University Press collection provides a significant enhancement. (Use Adobe Digital Editions to download to a desktop and the EBSCO eBooks app to download to a mobile device.) (Purchased by Dupré Library)

EBSCOhost Databases **:
Title listing of all EBSCO databases subscribed to by Dupré Library.

Education Source **:
Full text coverage and indexing of scholarly, peer-reviewed journals, magazines, books and conference papers that meet the needs of education students, professionals, and policy makers. Coverage: 1880 - present (full text varies by title). (Purchased by Dupré Library with funds provided by the Office of Distance Learning)

Educational Administration Abstracts ** (Linked):
Citations and indexing of journal articles covering areas related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management and educational research. Coverage: 1966 - present. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

Engineering Village:
Comprehensive, interdisciplinary engineering database. Includes indexing to journals, patents and conference reference materials. Coverage: 1884 - present, updated weekly. (Purchased by Dupré Library in conjunction with LOUIS)

Environment Index **(Linked):
Citations and indexing of domestic and international scholarly, peer-reviewed journals and magazines with deep coverage in applicable areas of ecosystem ecology, renewable energy resources, urban planning and much more. Coverage:  titles featuring an in-depth thesaurus, and profiles for authors in the discipline. Coverage: 1973 – present.

ERIC **:
Full text access to educational and education-related journals, technical reports and other publications. From EBSCOhost. Coverage: 1966 (full text varies) - present, updated daily. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

ERIC Website **:
Full text access to education-related journals, technical reports and other publications. From the U.S. Department of Education. Coverage: 1966 (selected full text from 1993) - present, updated daily.

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750:
Citations and abstracts of printed books, manuscripts and other materials printed in Europe relating to the Americas. Coverage: 1493 - 1750. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

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Family Studies Abstracts:
Citations and abstracts of scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles covering essential areas related to family studies. Coverage: 1931 - present, updates vary. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

Fuente Academica **:
Full text coverage of scholarly, peer-reviewed journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers covering all major subject areas including agriculture, economics history, law and psychology. Coverage: dates vary by title, updated weekly. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia **:
Full text encyclopedia covering a variety of topics. Coverage: most current edition, updated annually. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

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Gale Virtual Reference Library **:
Full text encyclopedias, almanacs and specialized reference sources for most academic disciplines. Coverage: most current edition, updated regularly. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

GeoRef:
Citations and abstracts to academic journals, books, reports and conference papers covering the geology of North America and the rest of the world. Includes references to all publications of the U.S. Geological Survey. Coverage: 1785 - present, updated annually. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

GreenFILE **:
Full text coverage of scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles offering well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Topics include: global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. Coverage: 1913 - present, updated regularly. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

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HathiTrust Digital Library **:
Partnership of academic and research institutions that provides full text access to millions of titles books, journals and other digital resources viewable in PDF format. Coverage: varies by title, updated regularly.

Health e-Links:
Directory information and links to health related sites in Louisiana and nation wide.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition **:
Full text coverage and indexing of scholarly, medical, nursing and allied health journals. Coverage: dates vary by title, updated daily.

History Reference Center **:
Comprehensive, full text history database featuring reference books, encyclopedias, non-fiction books, magazines, and historical documents, photos, maps and videos. Coverage: prehistory - present. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

Hoover's Company Profiles **:
Thorough and up-to-date information on the largest and most influential public and private companies. Profiles feature company overview and history, officers and board members, rankings and financial information. Coverage: varies, updated regularly. (Purchased by Dupré Library)

Hospitality & Tourism Index ** (Linked):
Citations and abstracts of trade publications, magazine and academic journals covering research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism. Coverage: 1965 - present. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

Hotel & Travel Index **:
Comprehensive directory of hotel, motel, resort and inn listings worldwide.

Human Resources Abstracts ** (Linked):
Full text coverage and indexing to academic journals, magazines and trade publications covering essential areas related to human resources including human resources management, employee assistance and organizational behavior. Coverage: 1975 - present. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

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IEEE Xplore Digital Library **:
Full text coverage and indexing of scientific and technical content published by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Subscription includes access to  journals and magazines, conference publications, books and standards. Coverage: 1988 - present, updated daily. (Purchased by Dupré Library in conjunction with LOUIS)

Information Science & Technology Abstracts (ISTA) **(Linked):
Full text coverage and indexing of the most important periodicals in the area of information science. Includes access to peer-reviewed journals, trade publications, conference proceedings and patents. Coverage: mid 1960s - present, updated regularly. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

Ingentaconnect **(Partial):
Citations and abstracts of scholarly journals in all subject disciplines. Provides document delivery service. Cost of articles purchased are the responsibility of the patron. Coverage: 1988 - present, updated daily.

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JSTOR **:
Full text coverage of scholarly journal articles in the arts, humanities and social sciences.  Subscription includes the Arts & Sciences I, II, III, IV, V, VI, and VII and Life Sciences Collections. Coverage: dates vary by title, updated regularly. (Most collections received through LOUIS membership; additional Collections purchased by Dupré Library with funds provided by the Office of Distance Learning)


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Kanopy Streaming Video:
On-demand streaming video service with more than 26,000 films from PBS, BBC, Criterion Collection, Media Education Foundation and more. (Purchased by Dupré Library)

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Learning Express Library **:
Comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help users succeed on academic or licensing tests. Subscription includes practice tests for ACT, SAT, ASVAB, college placement exams and numerous occupation exams. All users must register for a personal account before using this resource. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

Legal Collection **:
Full text coverage of scholarly, peer-reviewed publications including law journals, documents and case studies covering current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world. Coverage: 1965 - present, updated regularly. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

LexisNexis Academic **:
Full text coverage of a wide range of news, business, legal, and reference information. Coverage: dates vary, updated daily. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text(LISTA) **:
Full text coverage and indexing of key library and information science publications on topics including librarianship, online information retrieval, scholarly communication, and electronic publishing. Coverage: dates vary by title, updated regularly. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

L'ile:
Virtual resource center featuring biographies and bibliographies of Québec writers and press kits.

Literary Reference Center **:
Full text access to respected reference works, books, and literary journals covering a broad spectrum of information on authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. Includes access to: plot summaries, literary criticisms, poems, short stories, classic texts and much more.  Includes MasterPlots. Coverage: dates vary. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

Literature Criticism Online **:
Full-text access to Contemporary Literary Criticism (CLC), Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism (TCLC), Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism (NCLC), and Literature Criticism 1400-1800 (LC). (Receive through LOUIS membership)

Literature Resource Center **:
Full text coverage of scholarly journal articles, biographies, bibliographies, and critical analysis of authors from every age and literary discipline. Includes access to: book reviews, full text poems and short stories, overview essays and much more. Coverage: most current edition, updated regularly. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

Louisiana Biography and Obituary Index:
Index of obituaries and death notices published in New Orleans newspapers and biographical information published in older Louisiana collective biographies. Coverage: 1804 - 1972.

LOUISiana Digital Library **:
Digital library providing access to unique, historical collections, and other resources that document Louisiana history and culture. Libraries, museums, archives, institutions and other repositories across the state contribute content. Includes: digital photographs, maps, manuscript materials, books, oral histories and much more.

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MarciveWeb DOCS:
Comprehensive database of the U.S. Government Publishing Office with access to the online version of the Catalog of US Government Publications. Coverage: July 1976 - present, updated weekly.

MAS Ultra School Edition **:
Full text coverage of popular, high school magazines covering a wide range of subject areas including history, science, career information and more. Also provides access to full text reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and an image collection of photos, maps and flags. Coverage: 1975 - present, updated daily. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

MathSciNet **:
Citations, reviews, and abstracts of worldwide research publications in mathematics published by the American Mathematical Society. Provides access to Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications. Coverage: 1940s - present, updated monthly. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

MedicLatina **:
Full text, Spanish-language coverage of peer-reviewed medical research and scientific journals from Latin American and Spanish publishers. Coverage: dates vary by title, updated regularly. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

MEDLINE Complete **:
Full text coverage of scholarly medical and health care journals. Coverage: 1865 - present, updated regularly. (Purchased by Dupré Library in conjunction with LOUIS with funds provided by the Office of Distance Learning)

Mental Measurements Yearbook **:
Full text coverage and comprehensive guide of contemporary testing instruments in the areas of psychology, education, business, and leadership. Coverage: vol. 8 (1978) - present, updated regularly. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

Milestone Documents in African American History **:
Full text coverage of fundamental primary source documents in African American history.

Military & Government Collection **:
Full text coverage and indexing of academic journals and periodicals offering current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government. Coverage: 1900s - present, updated regularly. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

MLA Directory of Periodicals:
Lists periodicals in the areas of literature, language, linguistics and folklore. Each entry includes addresses, advertising rates, circulation statistics, subscription prices and information about submissions for publication. Produced by the Modern Language Association. Coverage: most current edition, updated twice a year. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

MLA International Bibliography **(Linked):
Citations and abstracts of scholarly, peer-reviewed journals, books and dissertations in the area of literature, language, linguistics, and folklore. Coverage: 1926 - present, updated quarterly. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

Momentum Press Digital Library **:
Full text ebook collection covering the fields of industrial, mechanical, chemical, civil and environmental engineering, and material science. (Purchased by Dupré Library with funds provided by the Office of Distance Learning)

Music Index **(Partial):
Indexing and abstracts of music periodicals and literature. It offers comprehensive coverage of the music field and every aspect of classical and popular worlds of music. Coverage: 1973 - present, updated quarterly. (Purchased by Dupré Library with funds provided by the Office of Distance Learning)

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Newspaper Source **:
Full text coverage of a selection of regional, national and international newspapers. The database also contains full text television & radio news transcripts. Coverage: dates vary by title, updated daily. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

Nursing and Allied Health Database (ProQuest) **:
Full text coverage and indexing of peer-reviewed, scholarly journals and dissertations on topics related to nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine and much more. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

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OnePetro:
Digital library of technical literature related to the oil and gas exploration and production industry. Includes citations and abstracts from peer-reviewed journals and conference papers. Provides document delivery service. Cost of articles purchased are the responsibility of the patron. Coverage: dates vary by title, updated regularly.

OVID Journals **:
Full text articles from a selection of nursing, clinical medicine, patient education and public health journals.
NOTE: To access UL Lafayette's subscription on the OVID website, select "University of Louisiana at Lafayette Full-text @OVID." Click on "Select Resources," and then click on the "Journals" tab.

Oxford Art Online **:
Comprehensive guide of full text, online, reference resources covering all aspects of visual arts worldwide from prehistory to the present day. Subscription includes access to Grove Art Online, The Concise Dictionary of Art Terms, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and The Oxford Companion to Western Art. Coverage: updated three times a year. (Purchased by Dupré Library in conjunction with LOUIS)

Oxford English Dictionary **:
Full text, online version of the Oxford English Dictionary. Coverage: updated every three months. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

Oxford Music Online **:
Comprehensive guide of full text, online, reference sources covering all aspect of music and musicians from around the world. Subscription includes access to Grove Music Online, The Oxford Dictionary of Music and The Oxford Companion to Music. Coverage: updated three times a year. (Purchased by Dupré Library in conjunction with LOUIS)

Oxford Reference **:
Full text reference sources from Oxford University Press for most academic disciplines. Subscription includes access to English and bilingual dictionaries, thesauruses, quotations, maps and much more.  Coverage: updated monthly. (Purchased by Dupré Library in conjunction with LOUIS)
 

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Peace Research Abstracts:
Citations and abstracts covering essential areas related to peace research, conflict resolution, international affairs and peace psychology. Coverage: 1964 - present. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

Philosopher’s Index with Full Text ** (Partial):
Full text coverage and indexing of academic journals, books and book reviews in all areas of philosophy. Coverage: 1940 - present, updated quarterly. (Purchased by Dupré Library in conjunction with LOUIS)

Primary Search **:
Full text coverage and indexing of popular magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Coverage: 1985 (full text from 1990) - present, updated daily. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

Professional Development Collection **:
Full text coverage and indexing of high quality, peer-reviewed education journals and educational reports designed for professional educators. Coverage: 1965 - present, updated regularly. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

Project Muse **:
Full text coverage of peer-reviewed humanities and social sciences journals and selected ebook titles from university presses and scholarly societies.  Dupré Library subscribes to the Standard Collection. Coverage: dates vary by title, updated as issues are published. (Purchased by Dupré Library with funds provided by the Office of Distance Learning)

ProQuest Databases **:
Title listing of all ProQuest databases subscribed to by Dupré Library.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global **:
Dissertations and theses from around the world with full text for works added since 1997 and selected full text for works from 1743 - 1997. Coverage: 1743 - 1997 (selected), 1997 - present. (Purchased by Dupré Library in conjunction with LOUIS)

ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Source **:
Full text coverage and indexing of nursing, allied health, and medical journals and nursing dissertations.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection **:
Full text coverage and indexing of peer-reviewed journals on topics including psychology & psychiatry, emotional and behavioral characteristics, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. Coverage: 1965 - present, updated daily. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

psychARTICLES **:
Full text peer-reviewed articles in psychology published by the American Psychological Association and affiliated journals, includes current coverage and historical content dating back more than a century. Coverage: 1894 - present, updated weekly. (Purchased by Dupré Library in conjunction with LOUIS)

PsycINFO **:
Citations and abstracts of scholarly journal articles, books, dissertations and technical reports in the field of psychology and related disciplines, including nursing, sociology, education linguistics, anthropology, business. Coverage: 1887 - present, updated quarterly. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

Public Administration Abstracts ** (Linked):
Citations and abstracts of academic journals covering essential areas related to public administration including public administration theory and other areas of relevance to the discipline. Coverage: 1974 - present. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

PubMed:
Biomedical citations and abstracts from the U.S. National Library of Medicine, with links to full text articles and related resources. Coverage: 1947 - present, updated daily.(Receive through LOUIS membership)

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Race Relations Abstracts ** (Linked):
Citations and abstracts of magazines and scholarly journal articles covering essential areas relating to race relations including ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration. Coverage: 1975 - present. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

Referencia Latina **:
Comprehensive Spanish-language resource offering content from a variety of sources including encyclopedias, images, health reports, and full text for reference books and general interest magazines in a broad array of subject areas of particular relevance for Latin America. Coverage: updated daily. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

Regional Business News **:
Full text regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United Stats. Includes access to the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report and New Orleans City Business. Coverage: dates vary by title, updated daily. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

Religion and Philosophy Collection **:
Full text  coverage of scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles on topics related to theology and philosophical studies including world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. Coverage: 1975 - present, updated daily. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

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Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970 **:
Historical Sanborn fire insurance maps of more than 100 cities and towns in Louisiana that chart community changes across the century. Coverage: 1867 - 1970). (Receive through LOUIS membership)

Science Advances **:
Open access journal from the American Association for the Advancement of Science featuring high quality, peer-reviewed research across the sciences.

Science and Technology Collection **:
Full text coverage and indexing of scholarly journals covering relevant aspects of the scientific and technical community. Coverage: dates vary by title, updated regularly. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

ScienceDirect Freedom Collection **:
Full text coverage of scientific journal articles and book chapters. Coverage: dates vary by title, updated regularly. (Purchased by Dupré Library)

Science Online **:
Full text coverage of Science, the world's leading journal of original scientific research, global news and commentary. Coverage: 1880 - present. (Purchased by Dupré Library in conjunction with LOUIS)

SciFinder:
Comprehensive online version of Chemical Abstracts (CAS), that includes references to the chemical, chemical engineering, allied sciences and patent literature. Search by topic, author, chemical identification terms and chemical structure. Coverage: 1907 - present, updated regularly. NOTE: First time users must first register from a computer on campus. Email Reference for registration instructions. (Purchased by Dupré Library in conjunction with LOUIS)

Scribner Writers Series **:
Full text essays outlining the lives and works of important authors from around the world. Coverage: most current edition, updated regularly. 

Serials Directory:
Up-to-date citation information as well as current pricing information for popular US and international periodicals. Coverage: most current file, updated regularly. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

Shock and Vibration Digest **:
Full text coverage and indexing of scholarly, peer-reviewed journals on topics related to shock and vibration, including noise and vibration technologies. Coverage: 1969 - present. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

SIRIS: Smithsonian Institution Research Information System:
Online catalog of images, videos, podcasts, blog posts and electronic journals from a number of Smithsonian libraries, archives, museums, and specialized research units. Includes collections in Art & Design, History & Culture and Science & Technology. 

Social Explorer **:
Online research tool designed to provide quick and easy access to current and historical census data and demographic information. Coverage: 1790 - present, updated regularly. 

SocINDEX with Full Text **:
Full text coverage and indexing of scholarly journal articles, books and conference papers in sociology and related areas of study. Coverage: 1865 - present, updated regularly. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

SPORTDiscus with Full Text **:
Full text coverage and indexing of scholarly journal articles for sports and sports medicine. Coverage: 1949 (full text from 1985) - present, updated monthly. (Purchased by Dupré Library with funds provided by the Office of Distance Learning)

STAT!Ref **:
Full text coverage of core medical and health care reference books, nursing podcasts and training resources. (Purchased by Dupré Library in conjunction with LOUIS with funds provided by the Office of Distance Learning)


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Teacher Reference Center **(Partial):
Citations and abstracts of peer-reviewed teacher and administrator journals and magazines covering topics such as assessment, continuing education, curriculum development and much more . Coverage: dates of coverage vary. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

ThomasNet **:
Searchable platform for manufacturers, distributors and service providers in the U.S. and Canada. Researchers have access to product sourcing information, downloadable CAD drawings, industry news and white papers. 

Twayne Authors Series **:
In-depth, full text introductions to the lives and works of writers, the history and influence of literary movements and the development of literary genres. Features content from print series including U.S. Authors Series Classic, English Writers Series Classic, Masterwork Studies, Studies in Short Fiction and more. Coverage: most current edition, updated regularly. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

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UpToDate **:
Full text, evidence based knowledge system authored by physicians to help clinicians make point-of-care decisions. Coverage: reviewed continually, updated three times a year. (Purchased by Dupré Library with funds provided by the Office of Distance Learning)

Urban Studies Abstracts:
Citations and abstracts of peer-reviewed journal articles covering essentials areas related to urban studies including urban affairs, community development, and urban history. Coverage: 1973 - present, updated quarterly. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

U.S. Bilateral Fact Sheets **:
Short guides providing information on international country leaders, politics, economy, and relations with the U.S. Coverage: varies by country, updated regularly.

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Vente et Gestion **:
Full text coverage of French language business journals, magazines and trade publications serving both the academic and the professional researcher. Collection includes publications covering topics such as accounting & tax, administration, industry & manufacturing, marketing, logistics, technology and others. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

Violence and Abuse Abstracts ** (Linked): 
Citations and abstracts of scholarly journal articles covering essential areas related to violence and abuse including family violence, sexual assault, and emotional abuse. Coverage: 1995 - present. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

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Web of Science Core Collection:
Comprehensive index to the top scientific and scholarly research journals in the world. The collection includes the Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Social Sciences Collection Index and Science Citation Index.  Coverage: 1900 - present, updated weekly. NOTE: The new Web of Science interface has compatibility issues with Internet Explorer. Please use another internet browser when using Web of Science. (Purchased by Dupré Library)

WorldCat (OCLC):
Cataloging information for books, maps, musical scores, periodicals and other materials. Many of the holdings at Dupré Library are included, as well as holdings for other libraries in Louisiana, the U.S. and worldwide. Interlibrary Loan requests can be made using WorldCat. Coverage: most current file, updated continually. (Receive through LOUIS membership)

World Development Indicators **:
Extensive collection of data about global development. Includes information on demographics, social, financial, natural resources and environmental topics for countries around the world. Coverage: 1960 - present, updated quarterly. 

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Zoological Record:
Comprehensive database of animal biology and biodiversity research literature. Citations and abstracts are from scholarly journals, review annuals, books and reports, and meeting proceedings. Coverage: 1864 - present, updated monthly. 

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