Database List: Free
| arXiv.com Preprints
Open access to pre-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics. From Cornell University.
|African American Newspapers, 1827-1998
Provides online access to approximately 350 U.S. newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience. This unique collection features papers from more than 35 states—including many rare and historically significant 19th century titles.
Beginning with Freedom's Journal (NY)—the first African American newspaper published in the United States—the titles in this resource include The Colored Citizen (KS), Arkansas State Press, Rights of All (NY), Wisconsin Afro-American, New York Age, L'Union (LA), Northern Star and Freeman's Advocate (NY), Richmond Planet, Cleveland Gazette, The Appeal (MN) and hundreds of others from every region of the U.S.
|AgEcon Search: Research in Agricultural and Applied Economics
On the Web through the National Agricultural Library. Free site.
This database covers every major agricultural subject.
News, videos, podcasts, and links to articles, books, and course materials in the field of artificial intelligence.
|Anthropological Index Online.
Over 2000 French texts from the 13th-20th centuries are included, ranging from classical works of French literature to various kinds of non-fiction prose and technical writing.
|ASHA Journals (American Speech-Hearing Association)
TruSearch (the big purple search box in the middle of http://library.truman.edu) provides all Truman students with access to the four major ASHA journals from 1993 to present (see specific dates for each journal below). BUT, the student must be signed on to the Truman network (either on campus or at home) in order to see the full-text of the articles.
How to sign-on to the Truman network from off-campus:
To use the library databases from off campus you need to log in with your Truman user name and password at https://view.truman.edu
TruSearch access to the four major ASHA journals is::
Truman also subscribes to the ASHA Full Text Archive from 1991-2015. Again, to get full-text access the student needs to have signed on to the Truman network , https://view.truman.edu, (if they are not members of ASHA).
Pickler Memorial Library also has print for:
|Astrophysics Data System
The ADS is for anyone working in cosomology, astrophysics, and related disciplines — and it mirrors content from the arXiv. It is used to locate articles, gray literature, and other content. When you search, the tools and filters allow you to drill down to what you want — be it a set of papers related to a specific data archive or on a specific topic (see the concept cloud under the EXPLORE drop-down menu). Documentation on advanced search is available on the ADS help page.
|Biography in Context
Biography In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people. It merges Gale's authoritative reference content (including Lives & Perspectives) with periodicals and multimedia organized into a user-friendly portal experience while also allowing users to search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.
Provides access to over 100 free peer-reviewed journals in all areas of biology and medicine.
|CAIRSS for Music
From the Institute for Music Research, a bibliographic index containing ciations to articles covering music therapy, music education, music psychology, and music medicine.
|Digital Library - Truman State University
The Truman State University Digital Library features digitized objects from the holdings of the Pickler Memorial Library Special Collections & University Archives. These include manuscripts, photographs, glass slides, vintage sheet music, and other unique and rare items. Please check back as new items and collections will be added on a continuing basis.
|Economic Report of the President
An overview of the president's budget policies and economic outlook for a given year.
|Energy Citations Database
2.6 million science research citations 1943+ Citations and documents are made publicly available by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
Search and preview millions of books from libraries and publishers worldwide using Google Book Search. Many older books and government documents are full-text. Shows you the closest library that owns a book. Also links to several online booksellers.
For more searching options try the Advanced Search form.
Scholarly journal articles on all subjects, some are full text; many have links to cited references.
|GPO Catalog of Government Publications
Covers all types of U.S. government documents. Indexes government documents printed by the U.S. Government Printing Office since July 1976; documents include Congressional committee hearings, congressional debates and records, judicial material, documents issued by departments such as Defense, State, Labor, and the Office of the President. Also includes links to Federal agency online resources.
GreenFILE is a welcome addition with its clear message of 'focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment.' With the emphasis on the 'connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology,' it is a perfect fit for the liberal arts campus.
|Handbook of Latin American Studies
Bibliography on Latin American studies materials by Library of Congress.
HeritageQuest® Online is a comprehensive database of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s.
The collection consists of six core data sets:
|Human Relations Area Files (HRAF)
A microfiche collection of mostly primary source materials on cultures or societies representing all major areas of the world, approximately 360 cultures of indexed ethnographic information comprise this collection. This set can be used for cultural comparisons (for example, mythology, taboos, causes of illness, ethnobotany) or for studying all aspects of a particular culture (Copper Eskimo, Iroquois, Trobriands and many more). The HRAF collection is organized according to two main print resources: The Outline of World Cultures (OWC) and the Outline of Cultural Materials (OCM), both located on top of Cabinet 59 where the fiche are filed.
The Index to the Human Relations Area Files,1974-1983 (Microform Reference GN 25 I542) is a subject index to the microfiche set organized by OCM category code. The index is most useful for determining the coverage of a subject in a file without going directly to the files themselves.
See eHRAF World cultures (listed above) to browse those Human Relations Area Files that are now online. NOTE: Not all HRAF cultures that are in the microfiche collection are online as of yet. It is a project that is ongoing.
"IPA Source is the largest library of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and art song texts. . .over 11875 titles." (from IPA Source home page)
LearningExpress Library has over 300 online academic and licensing practice tests including SAT, ACT, GRE, LSAT, Advanced Placement, civil service, military, real estate, law enforcement, citizenship, TOEFL, ESL and basic skills for elementary, middle and high school skills. Test preparation materials span ages from elementary through adult.
You must register to create a personal account to view resources and take tests. Your username is your Truman email address. Your password must be 6-10 characters long but they can be any characters, lower case or capital letters. It is free to Truman students, faculty and staff.
This is the catalog for all books, periodicals, movies, cds, pictures, music scores, audiobooks and electronic sources in Pickler Memorial Library at Truman State University.
|Master Theses at Truman
Masters' theses written by students at Truman State University (1997+) are available online through Dissertations & Theses at UMI.
To immediately view the first 24 pages of a thesis, click on PREVIEW. To download an entire thesis, click on PDF.
NOTE: Access to full text is restricted to use on the Truman network.
Print copies of Masters' theses written by students at Truman are arranged on the shelves in the library by call number: General Collection LB 1900 K6, then by number in order as they were received. These may be checked out. Additional archival copies are kept in the Library's Special Collections Department.
All Masters' theses are listed in the Library's Catalog. You can search by author, title, and keyword.
Abstracted articles from 19,000 medical journals. Free to the public from the National Library of Medicine's PubMed. Medline is also available on FirstSearch.
Authoritative explanations of 750 medical topics; drug information; directories for finding local doctors and hospitals; news; tutorials; medical information in 40 languages. Produced by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.
|MOBIUS-Missouri Academic Libraries
Combined catalog of materials from Missouri academic libraries. You can order books online, and they will be delivered usually within 3-4 working days. This service is available to current Truman students, faculty, and staff who will be notified by email.
|National Agricultural Library
|National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts
Contains summaries of more than 160,000 publications on criminal justice, including federal, state, and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, and unpublished research. Subject areas include corrections, courts, drugs and crime, law enforcement, juvenile justice, crime statistics, and victims of crime. Covers items published from early 1970's to the present.
More information from various government agencies (mainly from the Department of Justice) are listed under the "Data/Statistics" section.
|National Science Digital Library
A digital library of "exemplary resources collections and services, organized in support of science education at all levels." You may ask a science, math, or technology question through the AskNSDL question and answer service.
|New York Times - Digital Access
The New York Times membership is free and can be activated online. This membership includes access to archives dating back to 1851, daily 360 content, podcasts, newsletters and nytimes.com/edu which is an education resource website.
Use the link above for details about activating an account.
|New York Times Article Archives 1851-the present.
Indexes over 15 million articles published in the New York Times from September 1851 to the present. Searching is free, however, you must either use the citation information to locate the articles on microfilm in Truman's library collection or purchase the full-text through the web site.
Users can search for articles by keyword or phrase, author, headline, date, or date range. Searches may be limited to articles only or broadened to include advertisements and other listings.
The link takes you to the free special collections portion of the archive. Includes newspapers from the 18th century to the present. A membership fee is required for searching the complete archive.
|Open Online Courses in Mathematics
Catalog of open-courseware mathematics courses from MIT, UC-Berkeley, UI-Urbana/Champagne, and other institutions. Topics include calculus, analysis, number theory, geometry, and more.
Population information online: abstracts of the worldwide literature on population, family planning, and related health issues.
A bibliographic database of book and periodical citations on any topic involving primates, from paleontology through field and lab behavior to medical research.
Full-text access to French journals in the social and human sciences. It is possible to search all journals or a specific title.
this is a Web search engine that searches across and federates more than 300 science related public and commercial Web Collections in real time. Collections include: Agricola; Directory of Open Access Journals; E-Print Network; NOAA PhotoLibrary; OAISter, NTIS, PubMed; Scholarpedia; Science.gov and numerous other science journals.
Science.gov searches over 38 databases and 1,950 selected websites, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information, including research and development results.
ScienceDirect is a website which provides subscription-based access to a large database of scientific and medical research published by Elsevier. Truman has a very small number of the titles published by Elsevier. The journals are grouped into four main sections: Physical Sciences and Engineering, Life Sciences, Health Sciences, and Social Sciences and Humanities. Article abstracts are freely available, but access to their full texts (in PDF and, for newer publications, also HTML) generally requires a subscription or pay-per-view purchase. These articles can also be requested on Interlibrary Loan (ILL).
|TOXNET: Toxicology Data Network
An index to several federal publications on toxic substances including: Toxic Literature Online; Hazardous Substances Databank; Toxics Release Inventory; Environmental Health eMaps. From the National Library of Medicine.
Index to Truman publications including:
|U.S. Government Printing Office - Govinfo.gov
A service of the U.S. Government Printing Office for finding government publications on the Internet.
|United Nations Environment Programme
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Web site provides regional and global environmental information focusing on UNEPs six priority areas: Climate Change; Disasters and Conflicts; Ecosystem Management; Environmental Governance; Harmful Substances; and Resource Efficiency. They have freely available publications online including: annual reports, atlases, serials and ebooks.
|Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, 1993+
Complete listing of presdiential statements and writings for any given week. Can be browsed or searched by keyword.
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