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ABI_Inform Collection For current UWest patrons only. Mixed abstract and full-text.

Features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as the Economist, country-and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.

ATLA Religion Database For current UWest patrons only. Mixed abstract and full-text.

Includes more than 575,000 article citations from more than 1,679 journals (506 currently indexed), more than 239,000 essay citations from over 16,800 multi-author works, and more than 530,000 book review citations. Full text is provided for more than 294,000 electronic articles and book reviews. This database is produced by the American Theological Library Association.

Academic Search Elite For current UWest patrons only. Mixed abstract and full-text.

This database contains full text for more than 2,100 core academic journals for various topics.

Business Source Elite For current UWest patrons only. Mixed abstract and full-text.

This business database provides full text for over 1,000 business publications. The rich collection of titles provides information dating back to 1985. More than 10,100 substantial company profiles from MarketLine are also included.

Gale Biography in Context For current UWest patrons only.

Find biographies, full text articles, pictures, and bibliographies about prominent figures of industry and culture, including artists, writers, actors, politicians, educators, and more. Combines award-winning biographies from respected Gale Group sources. Search for people based on one or more personal facts such as birth and death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation or gender. With the Complete Marquis Who's Who(R), find quick reference information on an additional 900,000 people.

Google Scholar Select items at the resource for UWest patrons only. Mixed abstract and full-text.

Use the power of Google to search for books, articles, and online resources. Access via UWest to incorporate our full text database resources.

Google Scholar Select items at the resource for UWest patrons only. Mixed abstract and full-text.

Use the power of Google to search for books, articles, and online resources. Access via UWest to incorporate our full text database resources.

JSTOR Select items at the resource for UWest patrons only. Mixed abstract and full-text.

UWest subscribes to JSTOR Arts and Sciences collections I, II, and III. These collections contain journals with full text articles in language and literature, as well as important titles in the fields of music, film studies, folklore, performing arts, religion, and the history and study of art and architecture. Non-UWest users can access certain articles in the Register and Read program.

LitFinder For current UWest patrons only.

Over 140,000 full-text poems, 7,100 full-text short stories and novels, 3,800 full-text essays, 1,700 full-text plays, and 2,400 full-text speeches.

Literature Resource Center For current UWest patrons only.

Provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline. Combining Gale Group's core literary databases in a single online service, the Literature Resource Center covers more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors. Includes access to the Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature and the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary.

ProQuest Psychology Journals For current UWest patrons only. Mixed abstract and full-text.

Provides abstracts and indexing for more than 650 titles, with over 540 titles available in full text. Users get access to charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements essential to psychological research. Additionally, ProQuest Psychology Journals includes 4,000 full text dissertations representing a range of psychology disciplines inlcuding behavioral, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial, personality, physiological, psychobiology, psychometrics and social psychology. Dissertation content is available for the years spanning 2000 through 2006

ProQuest Religion For current UWest patrons only. Mixed abstract and full-text.

This database provides a wide range of primarily full-text, international periodicals for diverse religious and spiritual studies, covering formal theological studies of major religions, as well as the most recent trends and scholarly thought. Included are titles from religious publishing bodies and nondenominational organizations. The resource reflects a wide spectrum of religious belief systems and supports the global study of religion.

ProQuest Research Library For current UWest patrons only. Mixed abstract and full-text.

Indexes more than 2,500 magazine and journals on art, business, humanities, health, social sciences, and sciences. Interfaces available for many languages. Includes Research Library, ProQuest Religion, ProQuest Psychology Journals, and Dissertation/Thesis Abstracts.

PsycARTICLES For current UWest patrons only.

This database offers full-text articles from over 50 journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association and Hogrefe & Huber. The database includes all material from the print journals.

Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law For current UWest patrons only.

This database contains "a multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery."

Value Line Research Center For current UWest patrons only.

A complete, online research destination that comprises all the financial information and analytical tools needed to expand an investor’s range of investment vehicles and structure a dynamic professional portfolio.

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Digital Dictionary of Buddhism Select items at the resource for UWest patrons only.

A compilation of Buddhist terms, texts, temple, schools, persons, etc. found in Buddhist canonical sources with indices to other major Buddhist dictionaries. Non-UWest patrons can login with "guest."

Encyclopedia Britannica (Academic Edition) For current UWest patrons only.

Contains full-text articles from Encyclopedia Britannica.

Encyclopedia of Religion For current UWest patrons only.

This is the online version of the second edition of this highly regarded encyclopedia (physical version also available: http://uwest.worldcat.org/oclc/56057973). Comes with searchable full text entries, with information intended to reflect both changes in academia and in the world since 1987. Includes almost all of the 2,750 original entries -- many heavily updated -- as well as approximately 600 entirely new articles.

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Films on Demand: Master Academic Collection For current UWest patrons only.

Over 200,000 video clips and 17,000 full-length videos in Anthropology, Area Studies (African, Asia & the Pacific, Latin American Studies), Art & Architecture, Biology, Business & Economics, Communication, Criminal Justice & Law, Earth Science, Education, Engineering, Physical Science, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Technology & Society, and World Languages.