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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.
- Coverage: varies from 1917 - present, updated regularly
- A 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, and 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 bibliographic records covering key areas of relevance to geriatric studies including the psychology of aging, elder abuse, society and the elderly.
- Coverage: 1990 - present
- Received 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
- Received through LOUIS membership

Academic Video Online (AVON)
Streaming videos with titles spanning the widest range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more through a range of content-types (such as documentaries, films, demonstrations, etc.).
- Purchased by Dupré Library

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
- A gift from the Center for Advanced Computer Studies

Advertising Periodicals, 1815-1888
Illustrates consumer marketing in the 19th century showing the various goods and services available and the varying approaches to how retailers marketed them across a diversifying economy.
- Coverage: 1815-1888
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

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
- Received through LOUIS membership

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

Agricultural Periodicals from the Northeastern U.S., 1789-1879
Focuses on regional publications about farming-related activities in the 19th century and covers northeastern conditions and how populations adapted to the particular climates and soil conditions of the area.
- Coverage: 1789-1879
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

Agricultural Periodicals from the Southern, Midwestern, and Western U.S., 1800-1878
Focuses on agriculture during the 19th century and covers the day-to-day concerns of a largely agrarian society of the time.
- Coverage: 1800-1878
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

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

Alternative Faith and Philosophy Periodicals, 1789-1878
Represents the origins and rapid growth of innovative faiths focusing on alternative religious beliefs, alternative forms of worship, philosophies and expressions in 19th century America.
- Coverage: 1781-1879
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

Alternative Medicine and Health Periodicals, 1810-1877
Chronicles to the concept of healthy living and alternative medicine in the 19th century and covers the changing views on health, hygiene, and fitness.
- Coverage: 1810-1877
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

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.
- Received 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

America's News: Louisiana State 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

America: History & Life (Linked) **
Citations and abstracts to the 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

American Civil War, 1855-1868 **
Full-text coverage of the American Civil War from various perspectives paints a dynamic picture of a scarring and polarizing conflict that deeply affected all aspects of American society from the immediate years before the Civil War to the beginnings of Reconstruction.
- Coverage: 1855-1868
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

American Literary Periodicals, 1782-1834
Periodicals from the 18th and 19th centuries and the American authors who contributed to them catalyzing the beginning of distinctly American literary movements that marked a sharp break from European literary traditions.
- Coverage: 1782-1834
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

American Literary Periodicals, 1835-1858
Represents the higher forms of American literature and literary criticism where many of America's most famous19th century writers found their start and, in many cases, their livelihoods by writing for these periodicals.
- Coverage: 1835 - 1858
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

American Literary Periodicals, 1859-1891
Represents the higher forms of literature and literary criticism in the late 19th century where many of the most important figures in American literature found their start and, in many cases, earned their livelihoods through their writing for these periodicals.
- Coverage: 1859 - 1891
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

American Medicine, Surgery, Dentistry Periodicals, 1786-1877
Focuses on professional medical thought, including dental practice, during the 19th century and, with detailed illustrations and diagrams using what were state-of-the-art printing techniques at the time, chronicles the development of medical and surgical techniques over time.
- Coverage: 1786 - 1877
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

American Political and Social Movements Periodicals, 1815-1884
Chronicles the prevailing movements of the 19th century telling the story of American society and politics from diverse perspectives and giving voice to the established and powerful as well as the disenfranchised and subversive.
- Coverage: 1815 - 1884
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

American Political Periodicals, 1715-1891
Chronicles the key political issues and movements of the 18th and 19th centuries for early American politics covering a range of political affiliations.
- Coverage: 1715 - 1891
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

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

Art & Architecture Complete **
Full-text coverage of art journals, magazines, and books, plus detailed indexing and abstracts covering fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as architecture and architectural design. Includes a collection of images.
- Coverage: 1937 - present
- Received through LOUIS membership

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

ARTFL Project (website) **
The Project for American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language (ARTFL) is a French database containing the text of a selection of major French literary collections.
- Website not maintained by Library

Arts & Humanities Citation Index
Multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the arts and humanities.
- Coverage: 1975 - present, updated weekly
- Part of the Web of Science Core Collection
- Purchased by Dupré Library
- Note: The new Web of Science interface has compatibility issues with Internet Explorer. Use another Internet browser when using Web of Science.

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 an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research.
- Coverage: dates vary, updated regularly
- Purchased by Dupré Library

ASTM Compass **
A vast collection of industry-leading standard and technical engineering information.
- 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

AVON (Academic Video Online)
Streaming videos with titles spanning the widest range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more through a range of content-types (such as documentaries, films, demonstrations, etc.).
- Purchased by Dupré Library

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Baptists, Quakers, and Independent Church Periodicals, 1797-1881
Presents the growth and strong presence of the Baptist church and smaller church communities in the United States during the 18th and 19th centuries demonstrating the history of the Baptist church and the history of America are intimately related.
- Coverage: 1797 - 1881
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

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 (website)
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
- Website not maintained by Library

Biography (Gale 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
- Received through LOUIS membership

Biological Abstracts
Citations to life science and biomedical research literature.
- Coverage: 1962 - present, updated regularly
- Received through LOUIS membership

BioMed Central (website) **
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
- Website not maintained by Library

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
- Received through LOUIS membership

Business and General Education Periodicals, 1800-1885
Focuses on the long and rich history of business and education in the United States from the 19th century reflecting a broad range of evolving educational methods and encompassing many classroom environments.
- Coverage: 1800 - 1885
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received 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
- Received through LOUIS membership

Business, Industrial and Professional Periodicals, 1774-1858
Chronicles the large-scale shifts in commerce during the rise of capitalism in the 18th and 19th centuries.
- Coverage: 1774 - 1858
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

Business, Industrial and Professional Periodicals, 1859-1870
Chronicles the large-scale shifts in commerce during the years witnessing the rise of capitalism during the middle of the 19th century.
- Coverage: 1859 - 1870
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

Business, Industrial and Professional Periodicals, 1871-1901
Chronicles the large-scale shifts in commerce during the second industrial revolution's solidification of capitalism, mass production, and industrialization in the later part of the 19th century.
- Coverage: 1871 - 1901
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received 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

Canadian Periodicals, 1790-1877
Represents periodicals largely, but not exclusively, published in Canada that focus on Canadian history, literature and politics. Titles are in English and French.
- Coverage: 1790 - 1877
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

Catholic, Lutheran, Methodist, and Episcopal Periodicals, 1797-1904
Focuses on the roots and common elements of worship among Catholics, Lutherans, Methodists, and Episcopalians in the New World during the 18th and 19th centuries.
- Coverage: 1797 - 1904
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

Chicago Manual of Style Online **
Full-text, online version of The Chicago Manual of Style.
- Coverage: 17th (2017) and 16th (2010) editions
- Purchased by Dupré Library

Chronicle of Higher Education **
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
- Purchased by Dupré Library in conjunction with LOUIS
- Note: For off-campus access, follow these instructions.

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 Central Register of Controlled Trials **
Bibliography of controlled trials identified by contributors to the Cochrane Collaboration and others.
- Coverage: dates vary, updated quarterly
- Part of the Cochrane Collection Plus
- Purchased by Dupré Library with funds provided by the Office of Distance Learning

Cochrane Clinical Answers **
Each Cochrane Clinical Answer contains a clinical question, a short answer, and an opportunity to ‘drill down’ to the evidence from relevant Cochrane Systematic Reviews. The evidence is displayed in a user-friendly format, mixing narrative, numbers, and graphics.
- Coverage: dates vary, updated quarterly
- Purchased by Dupré Library 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 Central Register of Controlled Trials, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Cochrane Methodology Register, MathSciNet via EBSCOhost.
- Coverage: dates vary, updated quarterly
- Purchased by Dupré Library with funds provided by the Office of Distance Learning

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews **
Contains full-text articles as well as protocols focusing on the effects of healthcare.
- Coverage: dates vary, updated quarterly
- Part of the Cochrane Collection Plus
- Purchased by Dupré Library with funds provided by the Office of Distance Learning

Cochrane Methodology Register **
Bibliography of publications which report on methods used in the conduct of controlled trials. It includes journal articles, books, and conference proceedings.
- Coverage: dates vary, updated quarterly
- Part of the Cochrane Collection Plus
- Purchased by Dupré Library with funds provided by the Office of Distance Learning

College and Student Periodicals, 1806-1877
Colleges and trade school publications from all over the country, which include student titles and schools' literary periodicals, provide a better understanding of popular culture through the eyes of youths in 19th century America. A number of publications were largely written by and for women.
- Coverage: 1806 - 1877
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

Commercial Periodicals from the Southern U.S., 1811-1877
Focuses on commercial and business concerns in the South during the 19th century.
- Coverage: 1811 - 1877
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection.
- Received through LOUIS membership

Communication Source **
Full-text coverage and indexing of scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles in areas related to communication and mass media. Developed from a merger of two databases, Communication & Mass Media Complete, and Communication Abstracts.
- Coverage: 1900 - present, updated regularly
- Received through LOUIS membership

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

Congregational, Presbyterian, and Reformed Church Periodicals, 1803-1902
Provides insight into the distinct Protestant ecclesial communities that thrived in America through their participation in the activities of Congregational, Presbyterian, and Reformed churches during the 18th and 19th centuries.
- Coverage: 1803 - 1902
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received 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 Press Political Handbook of the World
A comprehensive collection of country profiles chronicling each nation's political history, government, leadership, elections, and political parties that includes profiles of intergovernmental organizations, development banks, and the agencies and specialized bodies of the United Nations.
- Received through LOUIS membership

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

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

Credo Reference (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

Cultural Periodicals from the Southern U.S., 1797-1877
Focuses on broadly defined cultural concerns in the South during the early to the late 19th century.
- Coverage: 1797 - 1877
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

Current Events and History Periodicals, 1691-1912
Provides a snapshot of America's early history by chronicling notable events, regular reports on economics and government affairs, local news and interests of the 17th-20th centuries.
- Coverage: 1691 - 1912
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

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

Deutsches Wöerterbuch (website) **
Full-text, etymological dictionary of the German language started by the Grimm Brothers in 1838.
- Website not maintained by Library

Dissertations & Theses @ University of Louisiana at Lafayette (Partial) **
Citations and abstracts of dissertations and theses completed by students at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Some full-text is included. Also includes documents produced at other academic institutions.
- Coverage: 1916 - present, updated monthly.
- Purchased by Dupré Library in conjunction with LOUIS

Dissertations & Theses A&I (ProQuest) (Partial) **
Citations and abstracts of dissertations and theses from around the world.
- Coverage: 1861 - present, updated monthly
​- Purchased by Dupré Library in conjunction with LOUIS

Dissertations & Theses Global **
A 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.
- Coverage: 1743 - 1997 (selected), 1997 - present
​- Purchased by Dupré Library in conjunction with LOUIS

Drama, Humor, and Fine Arts Periodicals, 1764-1877 **
Full-text coverage reflects the important role the arts played in the development of American culture in the 18th and 19th centuries and reveals a lively portrait of a creative nation which found expression on canvas, on stage, and in print.
- Coverage: 1764 - 1877
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

DSM-5 Clinical Cases **
Presents patient cases that exemplify the mental disorders categorized in the DSM-5.
- Coverage: 2014
- Purchased by Dupré Library

DSM-5 Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th edition **
Full-text, online access to the DSM-5.
- Coverage: 2013
- Purchased by Dupré Library

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

Duke University Press eBook Collection **
Full-text access to eBooks in humanities and social sciences.
- Received through LOUIS membership

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

eBook Academic Collection (EBSCOhost) **
Full-text eBook collection covering most academic disciplines.
- Purchased by Dupré Library in conjunction with LOUIS with funds provided by the Office of Distance Learning
- Note: EBSCO eBooks can be checked out for a maximum of 21 days. Download the free versions of Adobe Digital Editions for desktop use and Bluefire Reader or any other app supported by Adobe Digital Editions for mobile use.

eBook Collection (EBSCOhost) **
EBSCO offers more than one million high-quality eBook titles and over 70,000 audiobooks from more than 1,500 major academic publishers and University Presses from around the world.
- Purchased by Dupré Library in conjunction with LOUIS with funds provided by the Office of Distance Learning
- Note: EBSCO eBooks can be checked out for a maximum of 21 days. Download the free versions of Adobe Digital Editions for desktop use and Bluefire Reader or any other app supported by Adobe Digital Editions for mobile use.

eBook University Press Collection (EBSCOhost) **
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.
- Purchased by Dupré Library in conjunction with LOUIS with funds provided by the Office of Distance Learning
- Note: EBSCO eBooks can be checked out for a maximum of 21 days. Download the free versions of Adobe Digital Editions for desktop use and Bluefire Reader or any other app supported by Adobe Digital Editions for mobile use.

EBSCO Databases **
List of titles and links to all EBSCO databases subscribed to by Dupré Library
- Purchased by Dupré Library

EDS (EBSCO Discovery Service) **
Access all of Dupré Library's resources (library catalog and multiple databases) through a single search. Results may include articles from scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, books, eBooks, and other content, as well as links to additional full-text resources.
- Purchased by Dupré Library

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
- Received through LOUIS membership

Emerging American Religions, 1821-1895
Chronicles new religious movements that were founded and flourished in America during the 19th century.
- Coverage: 1821 - 1895
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

Emerging Sources Citation Index
Journals capture scientific, social science, and humanities trends and developments beyond the high-impact literature.
- Coverage: 1900 - present, updated weekly
- Part of the Web of Science Core Collection
- Purchased by Dupré Library
- Note: The new Web of Science interface has compatibility issues with Internet Explorer. Use another Internet browser when using Web of Science.

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 Complete (Linked) **
Full-text coverage and indexing for journals, books, and monographs in the areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, and affiliated areas of environmental study.
- Coverage: 1888 - present
- Received through LOUIS membership

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

ERIC (website) **
Full-text access to education-related journals, technical reports, and other publications.
- Coverage: 1966 (selected full-text from 1993) - present, updated daily
- From the U.S. Department of Education
- Website not maintained by Library

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
- Received 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
- Received through LOUIS membership

Fireside Companions and Family Literature Periodicals, 1805-1877
Draws from a rich tradition of family and children's literature consisting of not only prescribed values but also the social and family dynamics of 19th century America.
- Coverage: 1805 - 1877
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

Foreign Language Periodicals in America, 1684-1904
Includes periodicals published in foreign languages primarily from the 18th and 19th centuries covering subjects such as religion, literature, and politics, and both speak to and reflect the interests and concerns of the immigrant and ethnic communities of the time.
- Coverage: 1684 - 1904
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

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

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

G

Gale Databases **
List of titles and links to all Gale databases subscribed to by Dupré Library
- Received through LOUIS membership

Gale In Context: Biography **
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
- Received through LOUIS membership

Gale Literary Sources **
Full-text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism and analysis, reviews, author biographies, and expertly written work overviews.
- Coverage: most current edition, updated regularly
- Received through LOUIS membership

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

General Interest Christian Periodicals, 1743-1889
Features titles that address the broad themes of Christianity that appealed to a general readership throughout the late 18th century and 19th centuries.
- Coverage: 1743 - 1889
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received 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
- Received 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
- Received through LOUIS membership

H

HathiTrust Digital Library (website) **
A 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
- Website not maintained by Library

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
- Received through LOUIS membership

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
- Received through LOUIS membership

Hobbies, Socialization, and Sport Periodicals, 1775-1889
Covers a wide range of leisure activities enjoyed by Americans in their spare time during the 18th and 19th centuries.
- Coverage: 1775 - 1889
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received 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: 1924 - present
- Received through LOUIS membership

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
- Received through LOUIS membership

I

IBISWorld **
A comprehensive collection of industry market research and risk ratings.
- Purchased by Dupré Library in conjunction with LOUIS with funds provided by the Office of Distance Learning

IEEE Now Publishers Foundations and Trends Technology eBooks Library **
Full-text access to eBooks on emerging topics in engineering and computer science.
- Received through LOUIS membership
- Note: Excessive printing and downloading, even through available functionality on IEEE Xplore, is not permitted under our license and will result in loss of access and possible disciplinary action.

IEEE Xplore Digital Library **
Full-text access for research in electrical engineering, electronics, computer science, and related disciplines. Subscription includes access to IEEE journals, magazines, conferences, and active standards, as well as IET journals, magazines, and conferences.
- Coverage: 1800s for select titles - present, updated daily
- Purchased by Dupré Library in conjunction with LOUIS
- Note: Excessive printing and downloading, even through available functionality on IEEE Xplore, is not permitted under our license and will result in loss of access and possible disciplinary action.

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
- Received through LOUIS membership

Ingenta Connect (Partial) **
Citations and abstracts of scholarly journals in all subject disciplines. Provides document delivery service. Cost of articles purchased is the responsibility of the patron.
- Coverage: 1988 - present, updated daily
- Website not maintained by Library

J

JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports (Joanna Briggs Institute) **
Peer-reviewed, online journal that publishes systemative review protocols and systematic reviews of healthcare research following the JBI methodology.
- Purchased by Dupré Library
- Note: Only 1 user is allowed to use this resource at a time due to our licensing agreement with the vendor. Please try again later if you experience access issues.

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

JSTOR Understanding Shakespeare Series **
Contains everything Shakespeare (including his sonnets), but also includes other collections of original works. Features the text of selected plays and provides links to articles and chapters in JSTOR that quote that specific passage.
- Most collections received through LOUIS membership; additional Collections purchased by Dupré Library with funds provided by the Office of Distance Learning

L

L'ile (website)
Virtual resource center featuring biographies and bibliographies of Québec writers and press kits.
- Website not maintained by Library

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.
- Received through LOUIS membership
- Note: All users must register for a personal account before using this resource.

Legal Source **
Full-text coverage and indexing of scholarly law journals covering current issues, studies, thoughts, and trends of the legal world. Resource for attorneys, educators, business people, law librarians, students, paralegals and others involved with the law.
- Coverage: 1901 - present, updated regularly
- Received through LOUIS membership

Library of Congress Digital Collections (website)
Provides access to full-text, digitized print materials like newspapers and books, as well as photographs, motion pictures, sound recordings, maps and more.
- Website not maintained by Library

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
- Received through LOUIS membership

Literary Periodicals of New England, 1789-1878
Represents relatively obscure publications from the cities and towns outside of Boston during the 19th century painting a picture of an early, home-grown literary tradition that is starkly different from the more dominant literature found in mass-circulated publications.
- Coverage: 1789 - 1878
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

Literary Reference Center Plus **
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, study guides, videos and much more.
- Coverage: dates vary
- Received 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).
- Received 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
- Received through LOUIS membership

Louisiana Biography & Obituary Index (website)
Index of obituaries and death notices published in New Orleans newspapers and biographical information published in older Louisiana collective biographies.
- Coverage: 1804 - 1972
- Website not maintained by Library

Louisiana Digital Library (website) **
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.
- Website not maintained by Library

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MarciveWeb DOCS
A 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
- Purchased by Dupré Library

MAS Complete **
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
- Received through LOUIS membership

Masons, Odd-Fellows and Other Societal Periodicals, 1794-1877
Focuses on fraternal societies chronicling how many 19th century Americans, primarily men, organized themselves into various societies loosely based on ethnic, social, or political affiliation.
- Coverage: 1794 - 1877
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

MasterFILE Complete **
Full-text coverage of journals, magazines, reference books and primary document sources covering general interest subject areas. Also includes an extensive collection of photos, maps, and flags as well as videos.
- Coverage: 1922 - 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

MathSciNet via EBSCOhost **
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
- Received 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
- Received 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
- Received through LOUIS membership

Milestone Documents in African American History **
Full-text coverage of fundamental primary source documents in African American history.
- Website not maintained by Library

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
- Received through LOUIS membership

Military and Law Enforcement Periodicals, 1691-1877
Pertains to the military in general, the experiences of soldiers and sailors, and early law enforcement in the 18th and 19th centuries.
- Coverage: 1691 - 1877
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

Missionary and Charity Periodicals, 1793-1902
Focuses on foreign and domestic missionary and charity work undertaken by various faith groups.
- Coverage: 1793 - 1902
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

MLA Directory of Periodicals (Linked) **
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.
- Coverage: most current edition, updated twice a year
- Produced by the Modern Language Association
- Received 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
- Received 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

Musical Periodicals, 1781-1879
Gathers publications dedicated to various aspects of music showing music in a larger cultural context, as the music was also an important leisure activity for families and communities.
Coverage: 1781 - 1879
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

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New York Times
- Note: Dupré Library no longer provides access to digital subscriptions to nytimes.com. Articles published in the New York Times are available through Nexis Uni.

Newspaper Source Plus **
Full-text coverage of newspapers, newswires and news magazines featuring the world's major news content. The database also contains television & radio news transcripts and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources.
- Coverage: dates vary by title, updated daily
- Received through LOUIS membership

Newswires **
Provides near real-time access to top world-wide news from Associated Press, United Press International, PR Newswire, Xinhua, CNN Wire, and Business Wire on a continuous basis.
- The index to the full-text content is held for a rolling 30-day archive.
- Received through LOUIS membership

Nexis Uni **
Full-text coverage of a wide range of news, business, legal, and reference information.
- Coverage: dates vary, updated daily
- Received through LOUIS membership

Nursing and Allied Health Database **
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.
- Received through LOUIS membership

O

OnePetro (website)
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.
- Coverage: dates vary by title, updated regularly
- Website not maintained by Library
- Note: Cost of articles purchased are the responsibility of the patron.

OpenDissertations
An open-access database built to assist in locating both historic and contemporary dissertations and theses and citations.
- Coverage: early 20th century - present, updated regularly
- Received through LOUIS membership

OVID Journals **
Full-text articles from a selection of nursing, clinical medicine, patient education, and public health journals.
- To access the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's subscription on the OVID website, select "University of Louisiana at Lafayette Full-text@Ovid" then the "Journals" tab.
- Purchased by Dupré Library
- Note: Only 1 user is allowed to use this resource at a time due to our licensing agreement with the vendor. Please try again later if you experience access issues.

Oxford 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
- Purchased by Dupré Library

Oxford Art Online **
A 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
- Note: Only 1 user is allowed to use this resource at a time due to our licensing agreement with the vendor. Please try again later if you experience access issues.

Oxford Bibliographies - Latin American Studies
Latin American studies include a vast range of disciplinary perspectives, including history, sociology, economics, anthropology, and political science.
- Purchased by Dupré Library

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

Oxford Music Online **
A 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
- Note: Only 3 users are allowed to use this resource at a time due to our licensing agreement with the vendor. Please try again later if you experience access issues.

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

Oxford Scholarship Online **
Full-text reference sources from Oxford University Press spanning subjects across the humanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine, and law.
- Coverage: updated monthly
- Received through LOUIS membership

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

Periodicals from Around the World, 1691-1880
Comprised of titles with international interest, published within and outside of the United States, from the 18th and 19th centuries and represents the continued influence of colonialism on literature, fashions, and politics throughout the world.
- Coverage: 1691-1880
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

Periodicals of the American West, 1779-1881
Draws from the publications that created the literary and cultural traditions of the Young America and Manifest Destiny movements providing a unique snapshot into the ideas that fueled America's westward expansion.
- Coverage: 1779 - 1881
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

Periodicals of the British Empire and Its Colonies, 1702-1879
Represents literature of the British Empire, specifically focusing on colonial North America, providing a unique insight into the colonies' complex relationship with European home countries as they developed their own identity in the 18th and 19th centuries.
- Coverage: 1702 - 1879
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received 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

Popular Educational Periodicals, 1758-1889
Chronicles the roots of American higher education through the wave of lyceums, athenaeums, and universities that sprung up across the United States in the 18th and 19th centuries, as Americans began to educate themselves as never before.
- Coverage: 1758 - 1889
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

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
- Received 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
- Received through LOUIS membership

Project Gutenberg (website)
Provides free access to over 54,000 public domain full-text eBooks.
- Website not maintained by Library

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 **
List of titles and links to all ProQuest databases subscribed to by Dupré Library
- Purchased by Dupré Library

PsycARTICLES **
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

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
- Received through LOUIS membership

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
- Received 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
- Received through LOUIS membership

PubMed (website)
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
- Received 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
- Received 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
- Received through LOUIS membership

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

Religious Periodicals for Women, Children, and Families, 1804-1878
Focuses on the spiritual and religious lives of women, children, and families during the 19th century covering timely topics of the day and represent several denominations and churches.
- Coverage: 1804 - 1878
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

Religious Periodicals from the Southern U.S., 1801-1904
Focuses on spiritual concerns from a number of denominations in the South during the 19th century.
- Coverage: 1801 - 1904
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full-Text **
Full-text resources of scholarly music research include scholarly articles, reviews, obituaries, editorials, correspondence, advertisements, news items, and more.
- Coverage: early 20th century - present
- Received through LOUIS membership

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SAGE Journals
Includes more than 1000 journals spanning the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology, and Medicine, and more than 400 are published on behalf of learned societies and institutions.
- Purchased by Dupré Library

SAGE Knowledge Complete Collection of Books, Reference and Navigator **
Hosting nearly 4,000 titles and allowing for cross-searching between other SAGE products, SAGE Knowledge includes an expansive range of SAGE eBook and eReference content in social sciences, including scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series, professional development titles, as well as business case studies, and streaming video.
- Received through LOUIS membership

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
- Received through LOUIS membership

Science & 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
- Received 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.
- Purchased by Dupré Library

Science Citation Index
Multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the sciences that covers major journals across several scientific disciplines and includes all cited references captured from indexed articles.
- Coverage: 1900 - present, updated weekly
- Part of the Web of Science Core Collection
- Purchased by Dupré Library
- Note: The new Web of Science interface has compatibility issues with Internet Explorer. Use another Internet browser when using Web of Science.

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

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

Scientific Periodicals, 1771-1901
Focuses chiefly on the hard science disciplines and a small number of social sciences and scientific content from the 18th and 19th centuries and reflects a continued pursuit of knowledge driven by an intense curiosity in the United States about the nature of humanity, the heavens and Earth, and the desire to use this new knowledge for practical purposes.
- Coverage: 1771 - 1901
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

SciFinder
The 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
- Purchased by Dupré Library in conjunction with LOUIS
- Note: First-time users must first register from a computer on campus. Email reference@louisiana.edu for registration instructions.

Scribner Writers Series **
Full-text essays outlining the lives and works of important authors from around the world. Coverage: most current edition, updated regularly.
- Website not maintained by Library

Serials Directory
Up-to-date citation information as well as current pricing information for the popular U.S. and international periodicals.
- Coverage: most current file, updated regularly
- Received through LOUIS membership

Shock & 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
- Received through LOUIS membership

SIRIS: Smithsonian Institution Research Information System (website)
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.
- Website not maintained by Library

Slavery and Abolition, 1789-1887
Chronicles the African American experience during the 19th century depicting the ongoing struggles of abolitionists to end slavery in the United States and the response from people who supported slavery for economic and cultural reasons and illustrating how, over time, the growing tensions between those on both sides of the slavery issue ultimately culminated in the American Civil War.
- Coverage: 1789 - 1887
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

Social Explorer (website) **
Online research tool designed to provide quick and easy access to current and historical census data and demographic information.
- Coverage: 1790 - present, updated regularly
- Website not maintained by Library

Social Sciences Citation Index
Multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the social sciences that covers journals across several social sciences disciplines and includes all cited references captured from indexed articles.
- Coverage: 1900 - present, updated weekly
- Part of the Web of Science Core Collection
- Purchased by Dupré Library
- Note: The new Web of Science interface has compatibility issues with Internet Explorer. Use another Internet browser when using Web of Science.

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
- Received through LOUIS membership

Story Papers, Dimes and Dollar Periodicals, 1828-1877
Reflects the progression of print during the 19th century highlighting an understudied American literary phenomenon and a glimpse into the imaginations of underappreciated and undiscovered American authors.
- Coverage: 1828 - 1877
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

Sunday School Periodicals, 1818-1885
Features a broad cross-section of 19th century Sunday school literature read in churches and at home representing many church communities as well as training and preparation materials for teachers.
- Coverage: 1818 - 1885
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

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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
- Received through LOUIS membership

Temperance Periodicals in America, 1826-1877
Explains how the temperance movement originated through religious and benevolent groups, how it quickly spread throughout the country and the various kinds of temperance advocated from calls for moderation to total abstinence of alcohol, during 19th century America.
- Coverage: 1826 - 1877
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

Theology and Biblical Studies Periodicals, 1760-1877
Represents a broad cross-section of 19th-century religious groups and major theological traditions focusing on biblical studies and theological reflection, in both lay and academic forms.
- Coverage: 1760 - 1877
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

ThomasNet (website) **
A 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.
- Website not maintained by Library

Travel Weekly (website) **
A comprehensive directory of hotel, motel, resort and inn listings worldwide.
- Website not maintained by Library

Twayne's 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
- Received through LOUIS membership

U

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

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
- Received through LOUIS membership

V

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

Violence & 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
- Received through LOUIS membership

W

Web News **
Full-text coverage provides near real-time access to news feeds from around the globe covering a range of business and general news topics.
- Coverage: updated daily
- Received through LOUIS membership

Web of Science Core Collection
A comprehensive index to the top scientific and scholarly research journals in the world. The collection includes the Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Emerging Sources Citation Index, Science Citation Index, and Social Sciences Citation Index.
- Coverage: 1900 - present, updated weekly
- Purchased by Dupré Library
- Note: The new Web of Science interface has compatibility issues with Internet Explorer. Use another Internet browser when using Web of Science.

Westlaw Campus Research
Provides access to thousands of legal documents from the local, state, and federal level. It also provides access to other sources of legal information including newspapers, statutes, administrative codes, and more.
- Access provided by the MBA Program

Wiley Journals
Multidisciplinary collection covering life, health, and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. It delivers seamless integrated access to over 6 million articles from over 1500 journals, over 20,000 online books, and hundreds of reference works, laboratory protocols, and databases.
- Purchased by Dupré Library

Women's Periodicals of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century, 1733-1844
Contains women-related periodicals that span the Colonial through the Jacksonian Eras and represents a broad range of subjects and places of publications highlighting radically changing perceptions of womanhood and ideas about the role of women over this period of time.
- Coverage: 1733 - 1844
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

Women's Periodicals of the Nineteenth Century, 1845-1865
Contains women-related periodicals that span the antebellum and Civil War eras and represents a broad range of subjects and places of publications, reflective of the turbulent yet optimistic years of Westward expansion and war for women, including periodicals from a number of female authors and publishers who helped to cement the foundations of women's active role in American social and religious movements.
- Coverage: 1845 - 1865
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

Women's Periodicals of the Nineteenth Century, 1866-1891
Contains women-related periodicals that span the later part of the 19th century and represent a broad range of subjects and places of publication and provide valuable material to allow a focus on how women, in particular, struggled to recover from the Civil War during the years of Reconstruction.
- Coverage: 1866 - 1891
- Part of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collection
- Received through LOUIS membership

World Development Indicators (website) **
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
- Website not maintained by 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
- Received through LOUIS membership

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Zoological Record
A 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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