Based on Joseph Sabin's landmark bibliography, this collection contains works about the Americas published throughout the world from 1500 to the early 1900's.[Details]
Coverage Dates: 1500 - 1926
Search through eReference collections from Sage Publications, Inc.[Details]
Coverage Dates: varies by publication
Offers full text access to journals in Communication Studies, Criminology, Computer Science, Education, Health Sciences, Management & Organization Studies, Materials Science, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Business, Humanities, Science and Technology, and Social Work. Includes Sage Journals Backfiles 1999-2009.[Details]
Coverage Dates: varies by publication
Contains more than 1000 books, reference works, journal articles, and instructional videos by world-leading academics from across the social sciences, including the largest collection of qualitative methods books available online from any scholarly publisher. The site is designed to guide users to the content they need to learn a little or a lot about their method. Supports research at all levels by providing material to guide users through every step of the research process. Access includes research methods case studies and datasets.[Details]
Access updated to the GeoEdition version of Sanborn Maps.
Provides digital access to large-scale maps of North Carolina towns and cities, now searchable by address and GPS coordinates. Also provides digital access to more than 660,000 large-scale maps of more than 12,000 American towns and cities.[Details]
Coverage Dates: 1867 - 1970
SciELO is a multinational effort to provide open access to scientific research journals produced in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Spain.[Details]
Coverage Dates: 1990's - present
The Scientific Electronic Library Online Citation Index provides access to scholarly literature in sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities published in leading open access journals from Latin American, Portugal, Spain and South Africa.
Part of Web of Science.[Details]
Coverage Dates: 1997 - present
A multidisciplinary section of Web of Science covering scholarly literature of the sciences.[Details]
Coverage Dates: 1945 - present
Formerly named ProQuest Science Journals.
This database features research journals in the applied and general sciences. Covers more than 1600 titles, with more than 1270 available in full text (including charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements). Part of ProQuest Central.[Details]
Coverage Dates: 1986 - present
Science in Context is an engaging online resource providing contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. Includes access to reference content, magazines, journals, news sources, experiments, and more, covering earth science, life science, space, technology, mathematics, science history, and biography.[Details]
Offers access to most of the Elsevier Journal collection covering the sciences, business, child development, computer science, clinical research, economics, history, hospitality, industrial technology, library and information science, physical education and health, psychology, social work, sociology, and tourism.[Details]
Coverage Dates: 1995 - present
To acquire the registration link and instructions for registering for the web interface, contact Peter Fritzler (fritzlerp [at] uncw.edu) and/or Sarah Mueth (mueths [at] uncw.edu). This resource is for UNCW students, faculty, and staff only.
Premiere bibliographic and reference research tool for research in chemistry and marine sciences. SciFinder can be searched by research topic, substance identifier, chemical structure, chemical reaction, and/or author's name.[Details]
Coverage Dates: varies
Provides the most current indexing and abstracting of more than 100 major physics, astronomy, and engineering journals and conference proceedings.
It provides abstracts for the more than 80 journals published by the American Institute of Physics and it member societies.[Details]
A portal to free, publicly-available DOE-sponsored R&D results including technical reports, bibliographic citations, journal articles, conference papers, books, multimedia and data information.[Details]
Seahawk DOCKS is UNCW's portion of a shared database called North Carolina Digital Online Collection of Knowledge and Scholarship (NC DOCKS). Designed by UNC Greensboro and shared with UNCG, East Carolina University, Appalachian State University, and UNC Pembroke, NC DOCKS is designed to hold digital, online copies of faculty articles, white papers, and other scholarly works, in addition to student theses and dissertations. This type of database is often referred to as an "Institutional Repository," or IR.[Details]
The SORA project is an open access electronic journal archive providing access to an extensive ornithological literature of international scope, and detailed material documenting the history of ornithology in North America over the last 120 years.[Details]
Coverage Dates: 1884 - 2002
A great database for art and art history, Shared Shelf Commons is a free, open-access library of images. Search and browse collections with tools to zoom, print, export, and share images. Institutions that subscribe to Shared Shelf, a Web-based service for cataloging and managing digital collections, can share their images with the world via the Commons.[Details]
As of June 2017, SimplyMap has migrated to a new platform with a new name: SimplyAnalytics.
Web-based mapping application that lets you create professional-quality maps and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data.
Designed specifically for elementary and middle school students, SIRS Discoverer is a multidisciplinary database covering curriculum areas such as current events, history, health, language arts, math, science, social studies, and technology.[Details]
Provides current and historic government documents; landmark and recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions; information about federal departments, agencies, elected leaders and more.
The main database delivers thousands of carefully selected full-text documents and graphics concerning a wide variety of topics: health, science, economics, environment, politics, public and international affairs, business and industry.[Details]
Delivers the pros and cons on today’s complex social issues. Critical current issues and enduring social issues are covered through full-text articles, multimedia, primary sources, government documents and reference material from over 1,800 national and international sources. All publications and are hand indexed to subject headings.[Details]
A portal to relevant, credible information selected by SIRS editorial staff. Designed to support student research, study, and homework in key curricula subjects. Includes articles, primary sources, websites and graphics.[Details]
Coverage Dates: 1989 - present
A reference database providing current, dynamic information on Architecture & Design, Culture, Literature, Multimedia, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy & Religion and Visual Arts. Full-text articles are selected from over 700 domestic and international publications. Many articles are accompanied by full-color graphics, including art reproductions, photographs and illustrations.[Details]
All material from SIRS WebSelect is now included in SIRS Issue Researcher. View WebSelect material by filtering searches to "Websites".
Primary source materials for the study and understanding of slavery from a multinational perspective. Our access includes the collections Debates over Slavery and Abolition, Slave Trade in the Atlantic World, The Institution of Slavery, and The Age of Emancipation. Includes newspaper collections, books and a broad selection of documents from several different archives.[Details]
Formerly named ProQuest Social Sciences Journals
This database offers indexing and full text for hundreds of academic journals, providing extensive coverage across a wide range of social science disciplines including anthropology, criminology, economics, education, political science, psychology, social work and sociology. Includes over 1000 titles, with the majority available in full text. Part of ProQuest Central.[Details]
Search 29 databases related to the Social Sciences simultaneously.[Details]
Multidisciplinary section of the Web of Science covering scholarly literature in the social sciences.[Details]
Coverage Dates: 2002 - present
This database provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services and related areas, including social welfare, social policy and community development. The database abstracts and indexes thousands of serials publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations and citations to book reviews.[Details]
Coverage Dates: 1979 - present
Citations to sociology journals and dissertations covering sociological topics in fields such as anthropology, criminology, economics, education, medicine, community development, communication studies, philosophy, demography, gerontology, political science, religion, and social psychology.[Details]
Coverage Dates: 1952 - present; print indexes available: v.1(1953)-10(1963)
Formerly named ProQuest Sociology.
This database covers the international literature of sociology and social work, including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, religion, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction, and more. This collection provides full-text coverage of many core titles included in Sociological Abstracts and Social Services Abstracts. As well as hundreds of full text scholarly journals, the database also includes over 500 recent full-text doctoral dissertations on sociology. Part of ProQuest Central.[Details]
Each volume in the Something About the Author series provides illustrated biographical profiles of thousands of authors and artists.[Details]
Coverage Dates: SAA: 1985-1998
Allows one user access at a time. Please try again later if you are not able to access this resource.
International citations on exercise, physiology, physical education and health, parks and recreation, recreation therapy, sports and sports medicine.[Details]
Coverage Dates: 1949 to present for monographs; 1975 to present for journals
Accessed through SpringerLink, we have access to the full collection (over 43,000 titles) of Springer eBooks from 2005-2015. Covers wide range of subjects including Philosophy, Education, and Social Sciences. Heaviest coverage in Science and Life Sciences.[Details]
Coverage Dates: 2005 - 2015
SpringerLink offers online access to over 1400 fully peer reviewed journals and hundreds of ebooks.[Details]
NetAdvantage is a comprehensive source of business and investment information that offers online access to Standard & Poor's research-related products; this source includes industry surveys, stock reports, corporation records, The Outlook, mutual fund reports, and more.[Details]
The Statesman's Yearbook includes reliable information on all 194 countries in the world plus states and dependencies, covering key historical events, population. It contains the full text of the current print edition and additional content, which includes:
• Fact Sheets on topics including World Population Development and Largest Urban Agglomerations, News Media, Crime and Health
• Economic Overviews for every country in the world
• Access to PDFs of the complete archive from 1864, all 150 past editions of The Statesman's Yearbook
Coverage Dates: 1864 - present
Aggregates statistical information on over 60,000 topics from more than 18,000 sources, including market research institutes, trade organizations, scientific journals, government databases, and many other private and public resources.[Details]
The best known and most popular single source of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. This database is designed to serve as a convenient, easy-to-use statistical reference source and as a guide to statistical publications and sources.[Details]
Coverage Dates: present; updated annually
U.S. Census Bureau. A free online resource for statistical business information.[Details]
Allows you to search for articles from journals to which we subscribe, content from participating databases to which we subscribe, freely available content such as from open access journals or government websites, and books, ebooks, government documents, archival materials, special collection and many other types of items from our library.[Details]
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Streaming video library of over 200 feature films (comedy, drama, romance, documentary, thriller, crime etc.) through Swank. Allows students the flexibility to legally view course-assigned films outside the classroom. Films can be viewed by unlimited simultaneous users.
Disney titles are not findable in the Swank video library, but you can watch them by clicking the direct watch link available in this spreadsheet:[Details]