Academic Search Complete, first stop for the beginning researcher, is our largest multi-disciplinary database, offering thousands of full-text journals, as well as indexing and abstracts for magazines, monographs, reports, and conference proceedings. Most of the periodicals are covered back to at least the early 1990s, but some content dates back as far as 1887. The database features some content going back as far as 1867, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. To cross-search additional subject-specific databases from this publisher, click on Choose Databases.
HathiTrust Digital Library, a partnership of research institutions committed to digital preservation of the cultural record, provides access to millions of titles in the public domain and some in-copyright content from a variety of sources, including Google, the Internet Archive, Microsoft, and in-house partner institution initiatives. CU students, faculty, and staff can download materials in the public domain in addition to conducting full text searches of all materials in the HathiTrust Catalog Computational access (e.g. text mining) to the entire collection is also available.
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Scopus is an abstracting and indexing database, with more than 80 million records, that indexes content from scholarly books, journals, and conference proceedings published around the world and covering a wide range of disciplines. It provides access to detailed author profiles and analytical tools to compare journals, citation impact, and research trends. Click here to learn more about this database.