Offers a good starting point for research on nearly any topic, covering most areas of academic study and containing full text for 5,500 periodicals, including 4,600 peer-reviewed publications. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,500 journals.
In-depth reports and analysis on political and social issues, each covering a single theme and providing solid background information, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy. Each 13,000-word CQ Researcher report is a unique work, investigated and written by a seasoned journalist.
All EBSCOhost databases, cross-searchable, providing coverage for journal articles and other information in academic disciplines. Databases included are described on the database selection page. Many include links to full text of the articles indexed.
Scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research, with full text accessible via WVU Library subscriptions. Use Google Scholar to find articles from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across the web. Links to library electronic resources are available to WVU students and faculty.
This portal provides access to the WVU journal subscriptions through OVID, a search portal for tables of contents and abstracts of ALL OVID journals, MEDLINE through OVID, the OVID Nursing Database, and Zoological Record.
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Academic Video Online is a comprehensive video platform, delivering 68,000 titles spanning the widest range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more.
Anatomy TV is a virtual cadaver and anatomy product that contains interactive 3D computer-generated models of human anatomy online. This resource contains an interactive library of common muscle movement and gross motor movement animations and anatomy videos. The animated 3D models can be rotated and moved to show the function of agonist and antagonist muscles during common movements. Layers can be added and subtracted by users. Modules on sports injuries, exercise, yoga, and resistance training are also included.
InnovationQ Plus is a unique patent search and analytics platform that combines an AI-based search engine with a global patent database and critical IEEE content to quickly sift through millions of complex documents to find relevant prior art and uncover powerful insights. The database can be accessed by 10 simultaneous users.
Oxford Scholarship Online provides access to more than 16,000 books from the scholarly list of Oxford University Press, covering subjects across the humanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine, and law.
The Roper Center provides access to iPOLL, a comprehensive, text-searchable database of more than 720,000 polling question results from the US since 1935 from all of the major polling organizations. Approximately 100,000 items also include responses by standard demographics, like age, region, gender and income.
SAGE Research Methods Video includes hours of tutorials, interviews, video case studies, and mini-documentaries covering the entire research process. Find videos made with expert researchers from leading research institutions, your favorite SAGE authors, great teachers, and more.
Features demographic research mapping tools that allow for demographic data analysis. The main goal is to visually display the demographic change that has occurred in the U.S. since 1790 through present down to the zip code or a city block level.