eDesiderata®

Informed Investment in Electronic Resources

Please log in or sign up to access all resource details and interactive features

Resources A-Z

CRL gathers and provides information here about commercial and open access digital resources of interest to the CRL community.  This information is intended to inform library decisions on investment in electronic resources and related services.

+ Suggest New Resource

American Chemical Society Legacy Archives

Over four hundred and sixty four thousand articles from the complete backfiles of twenty two journals published by the American Chemical Society between 1879 and 1995. Titles include some of the most highly-cited journals in the field, such as Chemical Reviews, the Journal of the American Chemical Society, and the Journal of Organic Chemistry.

Provider: American Chemical Society
Updated: Oct 28, 2013 3:45pm

Confidential Print series

Adam Matthew Digital Collections has released four collections in the Confidential Print series. These collections are full-text searchable databases of British Government documents generated by the Foreign and Colonial Offices based in Africa, the Middle East, Latin America, and North America from 1820 to 1970. All items marked “Confidential Print” were printed and circulated immediately to leading officials in the Foreign Office, to the Cabinet, and to heads of British missions abroad. These materials range from letters or telegrams to comprehensive dispatches, investigative reports, and texts of treaties.

Provider: Adam Matthew Digital
Updated: Oct 16, 2013 1:13pm

American Indian Histories and Cultures

American Indian Histories and Cultures, scheduled for release in fall 2013, will present material from the Newberry Library’s Edward E. Ayer Collection, an extensive archival collection on American Indian history. The content ranges from early contacts with European settlers through the expanded occupation of the American west, up through the Indian political movements of the mid-20th century. The collection covers a wide geographic area with a primary focus on North America and Mexico. This digital resource will complement The American West, an earlier digital collection from Adam Matthew compiled from the Newberry Library’s Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana.

Provider: Adam Matthew Digital
Updated: Oct 12, 2013 12:00am

The Shakespeare Collection

The Shakespeare Collection is a research environment for Shakespeare, Renaissance, Early Modern, Literary and Performance Studies and Theatre History.

Provider: Gale
Updated: Sep 13, 2013 11:27am

Literature Resources

Literature Resources from Gale brings together content from a range of sources that comprise Literature Resource Center and LitFinder. These two complementary databases are accessible in a single interface, specifically designed to meet the needs of the literature researcher.

Provider: Gale
Updated: Sep 13, 2013 11:27am

LegalTrac

LegalTrac is an online database of legal journal abstracts and full text articles. It serves students, law school faculty and legal researchers alike.

Provider: Gale
Updated: Sep 13, 2013 11:27am

History Resource Centre: World

History Resource Center: World is an online collection of full text periodicals, reference works and primary source documents covering world history topics from pre-antiquity up to the present. The database also features a significant amount of newly available reference content supported by additional primary source.

Provider: Gale
Updated: Sep 13, 2013 11:26am

Computer Database

Computer Database comprises more than 800 indexed journal titles, almost 450 of which are provided in full text. This collection is ideal for those who need to keep pace with the fast changing world of high technology by accessing today's most well read and influential periodicals on the computer, telecommunications and electronics industries in a single place.

Provider: Gale
Updated: Sep 13, 2013 11:25am

Business and Company Resource Center

Business and Company Resource Center brings together a wide range of global business information from multiple sources in a single interface. The Collection incorporates company profiles, industry rankings, product and brand information, financial data, company histories and events from journals, news sources, reference works, reports, podcasts, and directories.

Provider: Gale
Updated: Sep 13, 2013 11:25am

Biography Resource Center

Biography Resource Center is an online biographical reference database is covering figures of note in the areas of literature, science, multicultural studies, business, entertainment, politics, sports, government, history, arts and newsmakers.

Provider: Gale
Updated: Sep 13, 2013 11:25am

Twentieth Century House of Commons Parliamentary Papers

This resource consists of filmed images of over 100,000 papers and 5.2 million pages of documents going up to 2004 from 20th Century House of Commons Parliamentary Papers.

Provider: ProQuest
Updated: Sep 13, 2013 11:11am

Nineteenth Century House of Commons Parliamentary Papers

Access to 6,000 volumes and 4 million pages of documents from core 19th century official Parliamentary publication. This includes debates, proceedings and reports of their committees and more going back to 1801. The content can be accessed via the publishers’ server.

Provider: ProQuest
Updated: Sep 13, 2013 11:07am

Nineteenth Century British Pamphlets

As part of the JISC Digitisation Programme, this resource provides online access to some of the most significant collections of 19th century pamphlets held in UK research libraries. The digitisation of some twenty six thousand paper copy pamphlets, has created over one million page images that focuses on the political, economic, and social issues that fuelled the great Parliamentary debates and controversies of the 19th century.

Provider: JSTOR
Updated: Sep 13, 2013 11:06am

Springer

Springer +Science & Business Media currently publish some 1,900 journals in 11 subject areas in science, technology, medicine and humanities & social sciences.      In addition Springer publishes e-books.   

Provider: Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
Updated: Sep 13, 2013 10:59am

Science Full Text Select

Science Full Text Select features all of the full text content from the following Wilson full text databases: Applied Science & Technology Full Text, Biological & Agricultural Index Plus, and General Science Full Text.    In addition, Science Full Text Select includes the full text content of relevant journals selected from other Wilson full text periodical databases.    N.B. The subscription fees are displayed in the Agreements tab pro rata to the nearest month if your institution was to subscribe this month.

Provider: The HW Wilson Company
Updated: Sep 13, 2013 10:59am

Scholarly Communications Report

Scholarly Communications Report is an electronic newsletter covering news and updates on key issues in scholarly communications. Published eleven times a year it provides a broad overview of industry trends, combined with evaluative and critical analysis of the key issues and developments.

Provider: SCR Publishing Ltd
Updated: Sep 13, 2013 10:58am

ProQuest Dissertations and Theses

With more than 2.7 million entries, and 1.2 in full text, ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) is the database of record for doctoral dissertations and master's theses. The database represents the work of authors from over 1,700 graduate schools and universities in North America and from around the globe. Over 70,000 new dissertations and theses are added to the database each year.

Provider: ProQuest
Updated: Sep 13, 2013 10:56am

Project MUSE Research Collection

Project MUSE was launched in 1995 by the Johns Hopkins University Press, in collaboration with the Milton S. Eisenhower Library at Johns Hopkins University, to offer the full text of JHUP scholarly journals via the Web. In 1999, Muse expanded to become a unique partnership of not-for-profit publishers, increasing its ability to offer essential periodicals in the humanities, the arts, and the social sciences.     As of 9th of August 2011 Project MUSE® offers 490 titles from 133 scholarly publishers in 2011. Project MUSE covers the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, area studies, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and many others.  

Provider: Project MUSE
Updated: Sep 13, 2013 10:55am

Project Muse College Collection

Project MUSE was launched in 1995 by the Johns Hopkins University Press, in collaboration with the Milton S. Eisenhower Library at Johns Hopkins University, to offer the full text of JHUP scholarly journals via the Web. In 1999, Muse expanded to become a unique partnership of not-for-profit publishers, increasing its ability to offer essential periodicals in the humanities, the arts, and the social sciences.     As of 9th of August 2011 Project MUSE® offers 490 titles from 133 scholarly publishers in 2011. Project MUSE covers the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, area studies, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and many others.  

Provider: Project MUSE
Updated: Sep 13, 2013 10:55am

Project MUSE Social Sciences Collection

Project MUSE was launched in 1995 by the Johns Hopkins University Press, in collaboration with the Milton S. Eisenhower Library at Johns Hopkins University, to offer the full text of JHUP scholarly journals via the Web. In 1999, Muse expanded to become a unique partnership of not-for-profit publishers, increasing its ability to offer essential periodicals in the humanities, the arts, and the social sciences.     As of 9th of August 2011 Project MUSE® offers 490 titles from 133 scholarly publishers in 2011. Project MUSE covers the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, area studies, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and many others. 

Provider: Project MUSE
Updated: Sep 13, 2013 10:54am

Pages


While CRL makes every effort to verify statements made herein, the opinions expressed and evaluative information provided here represent the considered viewpoints of individual librarians and specialists at CRL and in the CRL community.  They do not necessarily reflect the views of CRL management, its board, and/or its officers.