Databases & Indexes

Browse databases to find articles, business & science data, music resources and trial databases.

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MathSciNet is a comprehensive database covering the world's mathematical literature since 1940. MathSciNet provides Web access to the signed reviews and bibliographic data from Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications, an early awareness journal.

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MathSciNet via EBSCOhost

MathSciNet is an electronic publication of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) offering access to a carefully maintained and easily searchable database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature.  Over 100,000 new items are added each year, most of them classified according to the Mathematics Subject Classification.  Continuing in the tradition of the paper publication, Mathematical Reviews (MR), which was first published in 1940, expert reviewers are selected by a staff of professional mathmematicians to write reviews of the current published literature; over 40,000 reviews are added to the database each year.

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All year long you can enjoy free live concerts, operas, ballets with the greatest artists of our time on our audio-visual platform. These live events are then available for a limited time on our website. Since its opening in 2008, has built an international reputation by broadcasting over 200 classical music events and by connecting a community of aficionados from over 180 countries.

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MEDLINE® provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree numbers, tree hierarchy and explosion capabilities to search abstracts from over 4,800 current biomedical journals. Included are citations from Index Medicus, International Nursing Index, Index to Dental Literature, HISTLINE, SPACELINE, PREMEDLINE®, AIDSLINE®, BIOETHICSLINE®, and HealthSTAR®. Premier Package customers will have instant access to full text for 1,750 journals indexed in MEDLINE (at no additional charge). Users of MEDLINE will be excited to learn that this is now a "full text database".

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Medline Plus - JerseyClicks

"Medline Plus is the National Institutes of Health's website for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. Medline Plus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free."

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Mental Measurements Yearbook

Mental Measurements Yearbook, produced by the Buros Institute at the University of Nebraska, provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. Designed for an audience ranging from novice test consumers to experienced professionals, the MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership. First published by Oscar K. Buros, the MMY series allows users to make knowledgeable judgments and informed selection decisions about the increasingly complex world of testing. MMY provides coverage from Volume 1 to the present. Also produced by the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements at the University of Nebraska, Tests in Print (TIP) serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP provides vital information to users including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s).

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Mergent Archives

Mergent Historical Industry Reports collection provides industry data on over 25 industries going back over 10 years.  Areas covered include North America, Asia Pacific, Europe and Latin America.  This service is updated annually.

The D&B First Research Archive Service contains over 13 year’s worth of First Research industry reports data on over 1,000 industries covering the United States and Canada.  This is the definitive service for industry report for granular industry data on well know and hard to find industries.  This is a great collection that continues to grow on a daily basis.  

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Mergent Online

Mergent Online provides business descriptions and complete financials (for up to 15 years) on over 11,000 US public companies, as well as selected international company data. Financials can be downloaded into spreadsheet applications. Create customized analyses and comparison reports for companies and their industries. 

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Met Opera On Demand

Met Opera On Demand (BETA) is the Metropolitan Opera's new online streaming service, providing unlimited access to more than 450 Met performances in three formats.Please see the Student Access User Guide for search tips, and the FAQs-Help section for technical requirements and answers to typical troubleshooting problems and solutions. Talbott Library is currently accessing this database as a BETA test site, so user input is valuable. Please send user comments to Robert Terrio ([email protected]).

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MLA Directory of Periodicals

The MLA Directory of Periodicals offers detailed information on over 5,500 journals, with 4,400 currently indexed in the International Bibliography. The detailed entries include editorial contact information, as well as frequency, circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines.

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MLA International Bibliography

An index to the content of journals, books, proceedings, and other resources in the disciplines of languages, literature, linguistics and folklore.

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Music and Dance Online

Music and Dance Online delivers the largest, most diverse catalog of music content in the world for students, scholars, and patrons of the arts. The multimedia resource features works from thousands of respected partners, covers hundreds of genres from alternative to zydeco and from alternative dance to operatic arias, and encompasses a wide range of content formats - including scores, reference, and high definition audio and video.

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Music Index

The Music Index is a comprehensive guide to music periodicals and literature featuring digitized content from 1970 to present. Formerly The Music Index Online provided by Harmonie Park Press, this database contains cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts of articles about music, musicians, and the music industry for more than 475 periodicals, as well as book reviews, obituaries, news, and selective coverage for more than 230 periodicals. The comprehensive coverage of the music field and every aspect of the classical and popular worlds of music makes Music Index an invaluable resource for both novice and scholar.

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Music Online (ASP)

Music Online will deliver audio recordings, video recordings, full-text reference materials, musical scores, liner notes, biographies, and images from the entire suite of Alexander Street Press music products on a single cross-searchable platform. Music Online can potentially cross-search any combination of these databases:

  • African American Music Reference
  • American Song
  • Classical Music Library
  • Classical Music Reference Library
  • Classical Scores Library
  • Contemporary World Music       
  • The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online
  • Jazz Music Library
  • Opera in Video
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Music Resources (Sibelius Academy)

Links for church music, composers and composing, computer music, MIDI, early music, Finnish music, ethnic music, jazz and blues, music magazines, music education, music history and theory, opera, popular music, and others.

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Musica International

The international database of choral repertoire. Use this database to search for information about choral works.

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Musical America

The same databases as the print addition, with regularly updated information which includes daily industry-specific news stories, performance revies, and searchable archives of past news, reviews, etc.

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Musical Theater Songs is a subscription-based database for Musical Theater Repertoire. Find the right song, right now for your next audition, performance or for study. Search more than 10,000 titles (and counting) spanning over 150 years of shows, custom-tailor your search using up to 20 different parameters and over 100 descriptive tags, get direct links to sheet music and recordings, and connect with your school’s or library’s music collection through Worldcat.

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