Academic Search Premier covers the expansive academic disciplines offered in colleges and universities. It provides comprehensive content, including PDF backfiles to 1975 for many journals and searchable cited references for more than 1,000 titles.
Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature is an index to articles in nursing, allied health, and biomedical journals. Also includes health care books, dissertations, conference proceedings, standards of practice, and more.
Register for library-sponsored access to NYTimes.com and the NYTimes.com mobile app using your WCU email address. Access includes all NYTimes articles, videos, interactive features, and a searchable archive back to 1851. Click ‘more…’ for details on how to register for your account.
Provides full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology from the American Psychological Association (APA). The database contains more than 120,000 articles from 60 journals - 49 published by the APA and its imprint, the Educational Publishing Foundation (EPF) - and 11 from allied organizations. Coverage spans 1894 to present; nearly all APA journals go back to Volume 1, Issue 1.
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
A full-text archive of magazines comprising key research material in the fields of art and architecture, dating from the late-nineteenth century to the twenty-first. Subjects covered include fine art, decorative arts, architecture, interior design, industrial design, and photography. Art and Architecture Archive I & II is a major research resource comprising the digitized backfiles of many of the foremost art and architecture magazines of the twentieth century. Offering unprecedented access to the archives of key consumer and trade publications, it is a unique collection of the essential primary sources for studying the history of these subjects. The magazines cover the spectrum of sub-disciplines, from fine and applied arts, through to interior design, industrial design, and landscape gardening. Each issue is scanned from cover to cover in high resolution color and presented in page image format with fully searchable text.
The Gale Digital Scholar Lab is a platform for text analysis, data mining, and data visualization. Using Gale’s Primary Sources archive, you can build content, clean, and analyze it. The tools cover document clustering, Named Entity Recognition, Ngrams, parts of speech, sentiment analysis, and topic modeling. The researcher can upload their own documents as well.
To use this resource, you must login with your WCU credentials.
A database of over 3 million digitized plant specimens; includes images and information of plant specimens from herbaria around the world. Global Plants also contains partner-contributed reference works and primary sources, such as collectors’ correspondence and diaries, illustrations, and photographs.
Harper's Magazine Archive provides searchable, full-text access to every issue of Harper's Magazine from 1850 to the present. Harper's Magazine is a monthly general-interest magazine covering literature, politics, culture and the arts; it is the second oldest continuously-published monthly magazine in the United States.
The ninth edition of the MLA Handbook is a textbook and reference guide that offers student writers and writing instructors guidance on creating works-cited-list entries in MLA style using the template of core elements. It features advice on punctuation, grammar, inclusive language, formatting research papers, and in-text citations. Includes an appendix of sample works-cited-list entries, illustrations, and an index.
The Newsweek Archive offers digital access the full run of the US edition of Newsweek, from its launch in 1933 to 2012 (when the print edition originally ceased).* With an international circulation that peaked at more than 3 million, it has been one of the largest and most influential weekly consumer magazines. Renowned for its high-quality reporting and commentary, the archive charts the key US and global events and issues across eight decades.
The New Yorker Archive provides access to every page of The New Yorker going back to its first issue in 1925. The New Yorker is a weekly magazine with a mix of reporting on national and international politics and culture, profiles of people, humor and cartoons, fiction and poetry, and reviews and criticism of books, movies, theatre, classical and popular music, television, art, and fashion.