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FirstSearch provides access to over 35 popular and unique databases. These index magazine articles, journal articles, books, government documents, and other publications. 

"Unlimited Searching" Databases

These resources are available to UCM students, faculty, and staff from both on and off campus.



ArticleFirst Index of articles from nearly 12,500 journals
Ebooks OCLC catalog of online electronic books available through libraries worldwide
ECO Scholarly articles from over 2,000 sources 1995-present, in many subject areas but especially strong in the life sciences
PapersFirst An index of papers presented at conferences
Proceedings An index of conference publications
WorldCat Books and other materials in libraries worldwide

"Per Search" Databases (Reference Area Only)

UCM students, faculty, and staff may use these databases in the library reference area only. Ask for assistance at the Reference Desk. No full text options are currently available. None of these databases are available from off campus.

Name Description
AGRICOLA Three million records relating to all aspects of agriculture, 1861-present
AltPressIndex Indexes journals covering cultural, economic, political & social change
AltPressIndexArchive Indexes journals (1969-1990) covering cultural, economic, political & social change
Arts and Humanities Citations for materials from social science and science resources
BasicBIOSIS Easy-to-read articles on bioscience topics from 350 journals, 1994-present
BusIndustry Facts, figures and key events for public and private companies
BusinessOrgs A directory to organizations that serve business and industry
BusManagement Practical aspects and approaches to business management, 1995-present
ClasePeriodica Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities
CWI Contemporary Women's Issues--Full text facts, reports and articles on women's issues, 1992-present
Disclosure Directory information on companies publicly traded on U.S. exchanges.
Dissertations Dissertations from 1861-present, master theses from 1988-present
EconLit An index of 400 economics books and journals, 1969-present
GEOBASE Records to worldwide literature of geography and geology, 1980-present
NewsAbs Significant items in 50 national and regional newspapers. 1989-present
PerAbs Abstracts from over 1,500 journals, plus television and radio transcripts. Same as Proquest Periodical Abstracts
SIRS Researcher Full text articles on issues, indexed back to 1988, full text back to 1994
WilsonSelectPlus Abstracts 800 journals in science, humanities, and business, 1994-present (full text not available)
Worldscope Financial reports on 11,000 companies worldwide

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