July 24, 2012


New Databases Beginning in July 2012

Filed under: Databases — Laurie Sauer @ 9:40 am

The library has started subscriptions to several new databases:

  • ATLA Religion — Covers the research literature of religion: biblical studies, world religions, church history, and religion in social issues. Coverage includes citations to journal articles, essay citations from multi-author works and book reviews from 1949 to the present.
  • GeoREF — A comprehensive database covering literature of the geosciences. Citations to journals, books, maps, government reports, conference papers, theses and dissertations are included in the database.
  • PsycTESTS — A repository of over 4,500 psychological tests and measures; many of the tests are available in the database in full text. The database also includes structured information about the tests.
  • Statista — A statistics portal integrating over 60,000 diverse topics of data and facts from over 10,000 sources. Statista provides direct access to relevant quantitative facts on agriculture, finance, politics, and many more areas of interest. Sources of information include market researchers, trade publications, scientific journals, and government databases. Data are presented visually in charts and can also be downloaded in Excel format.