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Database Descriptions


    GALILEO is the premier database for all university system patrons. It is an electronic library database of search engines for journals, encyclopedias, magazines, and other authoritative information offered by the University System of Georgia.

    JSTOR is an electronic archive of core scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. The JSTOR database is unique because the complete archives of these core scholarly journals have been digitized, starting with the very first issues, many of which date from the 1800s.
  • Oxford African American Studies Center

    Oxford African American Studies Center combines the authority of carefully edited reference works with sophisticated technology to create the most comprehensive collection of scholarship available online to focus on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture.

    African American Newspapers: 19th Century, with over 89,000 records and more than 50 million words) contains a wealth of information about the cultural life and history during the 1800s. The database contains large numbers of early biographies, vital statistics, essays and editorials, poetry and prose, experience.
  • American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography

    American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography gives researchers the only resource that preserves the stories of American slaves as told by the former slaves themselves. From 1936 to 1938, ex-slaves in the United States told, for the first time, stories of what it was like to be a slave in America and what life was like after freedom finally came. The narratives were collected under the auspices of the Work Projects Administration.
  • Choice Review Online

    Choice Review Online is a selection tool that reviews significant current books and electronic resources of interest to those in higher education. Each year Choice publishes more than 6,500 reviews by subject experts. Choice Online provides Web access to the entire database of Choice reviews published since September 1988.
  • Civil Rights Digital Library

    The CRDL links to primary sources and other educational materials from libraries, archives, museums, public broadcasters, and others on a national scale and promotes an enhanced understanding of the Civil Rights Movement.
  • CREDO Reference

    CREDO Reference gives you a complete reference collection from over 50 publishers, powered by a network of cross-references that cut across topics, titles and publishers to provide answers - and new connections - in context.
  • Films on Demand

    Films on Demand consists of 7,000 video titles (77,000 segments) in Humanities & Social Sciences, Business & Economics, Health, and Science. Also included is the new collection of United Newsreels which includes an additional 260 titles (1,250 segments).
  • Information for Practice

    Information for Practice was established to help social service professionals throughout the world conveniently maintain an awareness of news regarding the profession and emerging scholarship.
  • NBC Learn

    NBC Learn is a collection of over 14,000 standards-aligned resources designed for use in the classroom.
  • National Library of Medicine

    The National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, is the world's largest medical library. The Library collects materials in all areas of biomedicine and health care, as well as works on biomedical aspects of technology, the humanities, and the physical, life, and social sciences. The collections stand at more than 7 million items--books, journals, technical reports, manuscripts, microfilms, photographs and images. Housed within the Library is one of the world's finest medical history collections of old and rare medical works. NLM is a national resource for all U.S. health science libraries through a National Network of Libraries of Medicine®.
  • New Book List

    New Book List is a listing of materials acquired by the library over the last four months. This database can be searched by title, keyword, or author's name.
  • Nextwave

    Nextwave is a weekly online publication that covers scientific training, career development, and the science job market. The Next Wave is published by SCIENCE magazine and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. To access NextWave you will need to log in, the UserName is SSULIBRARY and the password is the current Galileo password. Use this link to get the GALILEO PASSWORD if you do not already have it.
  • Scifinder Scholar

    First time users click here

    SciFinder Scholar provides reference to the most accurate and comprehensive chemical and related scientific information. References include information found in more than 8,000 journals, as well as patents, conference proceedings, dissertations, technical reports, and books. SciFinder Scholar currently indexes more than 27 million chemical substances in literature dating back to 1967. In order to use Scifinder Scholar, you must first register by following the "first time users" link.

    The Galileo Password is required. Click here to get the GALILEO Password

    The Web Version of Scifinder Scholar has replaced the older client version. The older version will no longer work