From CQ Press, the leading publisher of reference works on American politics: The Voting and Elections Collection integrates a wealth of data, authoritative analyses, concise explanations, and historical material to provide a powerful research and reference tool on the American voter, major and minor political parties, campaigns and elections, and historical and modern races for Congress, the presidency, and governorships.

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Music Index

Formerly The Music Index Online by Harmonie Park Press, this database provides comprehensive coverage of the music field and every aspect of the classical and popular worlds of music. With cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for hundreds of periodicals, this resource is an invaluable resource for both the novice and scholar.

Index to Printed Music

With over 425,000 records available for searching, the Index to Printed Music (IPM) provides detailed indexing across a range of categories that span ancient Greek times to the present. It is the only electronic resource for finding individual pieces of music printed in standard scholarly editions, with hundreds of thousands of records of individual music works. The database has received support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

RIPM Index

Published under the auspices of the International Musicological Society and the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres, the RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals includes exclusive content provided by internationally recognized scholars and editors. It presents a cumulative index to more than 250 printed volumes and nearly 200 periodicals on musical history and culture between published 1766 and 1962.

RIPM Online Archive of Music Periodicals  (click here: scroll to bottom of resulting EbscoHost database list)

Accessed through the RIPM Retrospective Index, the Archive is the only extensive collection available online for music periodicals dating from the Early Romantic to the Modern Period. The Archive contains 114 rare journals selected by international specialists, offers an almost daily chronicle of musical activities, and immense possibilities for original research. RIPM Online Archive is a full-text version of journals indexed in RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals. It is updated with new titles every six months.

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OSU Libraries is offering a 30-day trial to Scopus. Scopus, an abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, indexes 50 million records, 21,000 titles, and 5,000 publishers. Additionally,  it features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research. Scopus delivers a comprehensive overview of the world’s research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences and Arts & Humanities.

This OSU Trial runs through 11/19/2013

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Docuseek2 streams over 340 documentary and social issues films from producers such as Bullfrog Films, Icarus Films, and Terra Nova Films.  Subjects include varied topics such as politics, agriculture, geography, gender studies, and more.


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Natural Standard provides high quality, evidence-based information on dietary supplements (including herbs, vitamins, and minerals), functional foods, diets, complementary practices (modalities), exercises, and medical conditions. Clients include, but are not limited to: corporations, manufacturers, retail pharmacies, hospitals, universities, organizations and private professional practices.

  • Natural offers databases on:
    • Foods, Herbs and Supplements
      • You will have access to over 1500 professional systematic reviews on vitamins, minerals, functional food, alternative therapies and ingredients
      • Each monograph is supported by over 300 references
      • Each monograph presents every international clinical trial/study that has been published for review and support of health claims
    • Health and Wellness
      • Includes over 700 complimentary therapies including diets and modalities (like acupuncture and chiropractic)
    • Comparative Effectiveness
      • Includes comprehensive efficacy charts for alternative treatment options
    • Chart and Tables
      • Categorizes and classifies groups of herbs and supplements by effect on the patient
        • Ex. Those groups of natural medicines raise blood sugar levels
    • Brands and Manufacturers
      • Over 4500 bands and manufacturers are listed
        • Includes manufacturer location and ingredient list linked to those ingredient monographs
    • Medical Conditions
      • Over 3,000 searchable medical conditions with comprehensive overviews of each condition and both alternative and traditional treatment options
    • Sports Medicine
      • Covering sports related supplements, modalities and conditions (natural products for weight loss, athletic performance enhancement, chiropractic for sports injuries, etc.
  • A number of interactive point of care “Checkers”allowing the user  to immediately identify potential interactions and/or depletions among those various items being taken by a patient
    • A powerful tool to support general health and wellness as well as patient education and treatment regimen adherence.


This OSU Trial runs through 10/16/2013

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First Research® provides unlimited access to an online library of profiles on over 900 industry segments.
This powerful research tool features in-depth, up-to-date information. Profiles are
comprehensive and includes the following:

  • Condensed industry profile overview in addition to the traditional full profile overview
  • The competitive landscape
  • Products, operations and technology
  • Finance and regulation
  • Regional and international issues
  • Human resources
  • Labor statistics

First Research profiles are prepared by analysts that hold advanced degrees in business and on
average have more than 20 years of practical business experience. This translates to a clear and direct
writing style that makes information easy to understand, remember and utilize.