List of all Databases

17th & 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers
The newspapers, pamphlets, and books gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757-1817) represent the largest and most comprehensive collection of early English news media. The present digital collection, that helps chart the development of the concept of 'news' and 'newspapers' and the "free press", totals almost 1 million pages and contains approximately 1,270 titles. Many of the Burney newspapers are well known, but many pamphlets and broadsides also included have remained largely hidden. These treasures can now be searched, browsed and discovered again within Gale Digital Collections.

18th Century Collection (Gale)
Eighteenth Century Collections Online contains over 180,000 titles (200,000 volumes) and more than 32 million pages, making ECCO the premier and irreplaceable resource for eighteenth-century research. Users of ECCO Part I and Part II can full-text search the collection via an intuitive user interface. In addition, MARC record/metadata enhancements, a research guide section for undergraduates with contextual essays and chronology, an image gallery, and a key documents section facilitate discovery and study.

19th Century US Newspapers (Gale)
Gale's 19th Century U.S. Newspapers -- a full-text searchable, facsimile-image database -- provides an as-it-happened window on events, culture, and daily life in nineteenth-century America that is of interest to both professional and general researchers. The collection features publications of all kinds, from the political party newspapers at the beginning of the nineteenth century to the mammoth dailies that shaped the nation at the century's end. Every aspect of society and every region of the nation is found in the archive -- rural and urban, large cities and small towns, coast to coast, etc. Includes major newspapers as well as those published by African Americans, Native Americans, women's rights groups, labor groups, the Confederacy, and other groups and interests. Also included are illustrated papers that bring the nineteenth century to life through the drawings of many artists

ACLU American Civil Liberties Union Papers, 1912-1995
Students and researchers can immerse themselves in civil rights history like never before with our new archive American Civil Liberties Union Papers, 1912-1990, part of the Making of Modern Law collection. Drawing from the records of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), it focuses on civil rights, race, gender, and issues relating to the U.S. Supreme Court— topics intensely relevant to today’s curriculum and debates at both national and local levels.

Aerospace Research Central
AIAA is the premier provider of information on aerospace technology, engineering, and science. Our titles document the most important developments and the latest research in air and space history. Our publications make the exchange of technical knowledge and information possible among aerospace professionals

African-American Music Reference
African American Music Reference contains 50,000 pages of text and 17,000 pages of liner notes that offers he first comprehensive coverage of blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, gospel, and other forms of black American musical expression.

ACS Publications
The American Chemical Society is the leading publisher of peer-reviewed research journals in the chemical and related sciences, serving scientific communities worldwide through an unparalleled commitment to quality, reliability, and innovation.

American Civil War: Letters and Diaries
Letters, diaries and memoirs from the American Civil War, many still in manuscript form. Also includes selected biographies, a bibliography and a chronology of the War.

American Film Scripts Online
Full text scripts of the major American films from the silent era on.

American Song
Country, folk, bluegrass, Western, old time, American Indian, blues, gospel, and shape note singing.

ASCE Research Library
Search journals published by the American Society of Civil Engineers. Topics include engineering and architecture, coasts, energy, environment, materials, transportation, and water resources. Our subscription only allows access to journals, not to conference proceedings.

Black History resources page
The U. S. National Archives and Records Administration's (NARA) Black History page features a comprehensive selection of links to online resources from NARA; other federal sites such as LC and the National Museum of African-American History; non-federal sites maintained by universities and other institutions: state, regional, and local research sites; and more.

Black Past Digital Archives
A curated selection of free online historical resources from LC, university libraries, foundations, state archives, and other institutions.

British Library Newspapers, Part 1: 1800-1900
The British Library Newspapers collection contains full runs of 48 newspapers specially selected by the British Library to best represent nineteenth century Britain. This new collection includes national and regional newspapers, as well as those from both established country or university towns and the new industrial powerhouses of the manufacturing Midlands, as well as Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Special attention was paid to include newspapers that helped lead particular political or social movements such as Reform, Chartism, and Home Rule. The penny papers aimed at the working and clerical classes are also present in the collection.

British Library Newspapers, Part 2: 1800-1900
The British Library Newspapers collection contains full runs of 48 newspapers specially selected by the British Library to best represent nineteenth century Britain. This new collection includes national and regional newspapers, as well as those from both established country or university towns and the new industrial powerhouses of the manufacturing Midlands, as well as Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Special attention was paid to include newspapers that helped lead particular political or social movements such as Reform, Chartism, and Home Rule. The penny papers aimed at the working and clerical classes are also present in the collection.

British Library Newspapers, Part 3: 1741-1950
The British Library Newspaperscollection contains full runs of 48 newspapers specially selected by the British Library to best represent nineteenth century Britain. This new collection includes national and regional newspapers, as well as those from both established country or university towns and the new industrial powerhouses of the manufacturing Midlands, as well as Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Special attention was paid to include newspapers that helped lead particular political or social movements such as Reform, Chartism, and Home Rule. The penny papers aimed at the working and clerical classes are also present in the collection.

British Library Newspapers, Part 4: 1732-1950
The British Library Newspaperscollection contains full runs of 48 newspapers specially selected by the British Library to best represent nineteenth century Britain. This new collection includes national and regional newspapers, as well as those from both established country or university towns and the new industrial powerhouses of the manufacturing Midlands, as well as Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Special attention was paid to include newspapers that helped lead particular political or social movements such as Reform, Chartism, and Home Rule. The penny papers aimed at the working and clerical classes are also present in the collection.

Classical Music Reference Library
Classical Music Reference Library brings together more than 40,000 pages of essential reference materials, spanning the entire history of Western classical music, in a unified online database. Included are the authoritative reference titles Baker's Dictionary of Music, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, and Baker's Student Encyclopedia of Music.

Classical Scores Library
Classical Scores Library is a series of three volumes and contains the most important classical music scores, manuscripts, and previously unpublished material, allowing for the study and analysis of more than 45,000 musical scores. Classical Scores Library, Volumes I, II, and III serve as an integral resource for music students and faculty, encompassing all major classical musical genres and time periods from medieval to contemporary. With full, piano, and vocal scores, this comprehensive collection will enhance the study of music history, performance, appreciation, and theory for a variety of scholars.

Chronicling America: National Digital Newspaper Program
A free website produced by the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP). It provides access to information about historic newspapers and select digitized newspaper sources.

EBSCOHost
A collection of databases that goes across the disciplines, Ebsco is considered one the best database resources. It includes natural and social science databases, primarily: CINAHL, ERIC, Medline, and PsycINFO. It also includes resources for the Arts as well as government resources.

Economist
In more than 8,000 issues since its first publication in 1843, The Economisthas presented timely reporting, concise commentary and comprehensive analysis of global news every week. With objective authority, clarity and wit, The Economistpresents the world’s political, business, scientific, technological and cultural developments and the connections between them. Because of its global editorial perspective, it is read by more of the world’s political and business leaders than any other magazine.

eHRAF World Cultures
A searchable, full-text collection of ethnographic and other texts on cultures and societies around the world. Produced by the Human Relations Area Files.

Factiva
In addition to corporate research, the Factiva database hosts many newspapers as well as the content from other various journals.

Filmakers Library Online
Filmakers Library Online provides award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum--race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. It presents points of view and historical and current experiences from diverse cultures and traditions world-wide. This release now provides 1,018 titles, equaling approximately 803 hours.

FirstSearch
Information on a wide range of subjects in 23 databases.

Gale US History in Context
Aligned to state and national curriculum standards, U.S. History In Context provides a complete overview of our nation’s past that covers the most-studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, and people. Comprehensive, contextual, media-rich information is provided on topics ranging from the arrival of Vikings in North America, to the stirrings of the revolution, through to the Civil Rights movement, 9/11, and the War on Terror. An always-intuitive experience supports the development of critical thinking and information literacy skills.

Gallup Analytics
Gallup Analytics is an online platform that provides subscribers with access to nearly a century of U.S. data and a decade of global tracking data known as the Gallup World Poll.

Garland Encyclopedia of World Music
The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online is a comprehensive online resource devoted to music research of all the world's peoples. More than 9,000 pages of material, combined with entries by more than 700 expert contributors from all over the world, make this the most complete body of work focused on world music.

Historical Statistics of the United States
Quantitative historical data covering American population, work and welfare, economic structure, governance, and international relations from colonial times to the present.

The HistoryMakers Digital Archive
Over 81,873 stories are assembled here from life oral history interviews with 1,590 historically significant African Americans.

Jazz Music Library
Listen online to thousands of jazz recordings.

JSTOR
JSTOR allows searching of articles from its archival collection of journals in a wide range of subject areas by author and/or keywords taken from the titles, abstracts and/or full-text. Searches may be limited to a specific subject category of journals.

Kanopy
Kanopy provides access to a broad selection of streaming video titles for educational purposes, including documentaries, independent and foreign films, classics, and feature films. Kanopy's collection includes films from hundreds of content providers, including New Day Films, PBS, the Criterion Channel, Kino Lorber, and Documentary Educational Resources.
Films provided through Kanopy include  public performance rights (PPR).

The Listener
The Listener was a weekly publication, established by the BBC in 1929 as the medium for reproducing radio - and later, television - programmes in print. It is our only record and means of accessing the content of many early broadcasts.

MLA
The MLA International Bibliography indexes books, articles, and dissertations published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics, providing coverage from 1926 to the present. It includes the MLA Thesaurus and the MLA Directory of Periodicals,which lists detailed information on over 5,500 journals, includes over 4,400 indexed in the Bibliography.

Music and Performing Arts Online(search across most of Alexander Street music collections at once)
Musical and Performing Arts Online delivers the largest, most diverse catalog of music content in the world for students, scholars, and patrons of the arts. The multimedia resource features works from thousands of respected partners, covers hundreds of genres from alternative to zydeco and from alternative dance to operatic arias, and encompasses a wide range of content formats - including scores, reference, and high definition audio and video.

Naxos Music Library
A Large collection of classical and world music from the Naxos and Marco Polo labels. Recordings plus descriptive information. Note: Please logout at the end of your session.

Nineteenth Century Collections Online--Archive 1: British Politics and Society
Nineteenth Century Collections Online--Archive 2: Asia & West Diplomacy & Cultural Exchange
Nineteenth Century Collections Online--Archive 3: British Theatre
Nineteenth Century Collections Online--Corvey Collection of European Literature
Nineteenth Century Collections Online is the result of partnerships between Gale and almost one hundred libraries to preserve and make digitally available content for academic research. With guidance and feedback of professionals and end-users to ensure that we were selecting and preserving unique, invaluable documents, Gale is excited to bring you a wide range of content covering the long nineteenth century and beyond. Nineteenth Century Collections Online unites multiple, distinct archives into a single resource of over one hundred types of primary source documents
The content is sourced from the world's preeminent libraries and archives. It consists of monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, photographs, statistics, and other kinds of documents in both Western and non-Western languages. Because some documents are rare and in delicate or extremely fragile condition, Gale works in close coordination with curators and preservationists to maintain the originals for posterity. With authoritative content, trustworthy and extensive bibliographic information, and technology that fits the needs of today's researchers, Nineteenth Century Collections Online is poised to revolutionize research on the nineteenth century.

OECD iLibrary
Full text (in PDF format) of all books, reports, periodicals, and statistical databases published by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

Opera in Video
Opera in Video contains five hundred hours of the most important opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries. Selections represent the world's best performers, conductors, and opera houses and are based on a work's importance to the operatic cannon.

Ovid
Articles in academic journals primarily in the natural and social sciences. Some full text.

Popular Music Library
Popular Music Library from Alexander Street contains a wide range of popular music from around the world, including hundreds of thousands of tracks from  major genres in pop music, including alternative, country, Christian, electronic, hip-hop, metal, punk, new age, R&B, reggae, rock, soundtracks and many more.

Project Muse
Project Muse provides online access to the full text of over 100 scholarly journals in the arts and humanities, social sciences, and mathematics.

Proquest SciTech Collection
Content coverage includes the life sciences, environmental and aquatic sciences, computer sciences, materials science and engineering, aerospace, social sciences, and humanities. (Formerly Cambridge Scientific)

PsycINFO
With nearly 4 million bibliographic records centered on psychology and the behavioral and social sciences, the interdisciplinary content in PsycINFO® makes it one of the most highly utilized databases by students, researchers, educators, and practitioners worldwide.

Roper Center iPOLL
iPoll contains nearly a half-million questions from surveys conducted since 1935 by academic, commercial, and media survey organizations, including CNN, Gallup, AP, the Wall Street Journal, and many others.

Royal Society of Chemistry
Access nearly one million chemical science articles and chapters from the RSC journals, books, and databases.

Sabin Americana
Based on Joseph Sabin's famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana - A Dictionary of Books Relating to America From its Discovery to the Present Time, Sabin Americana, 1500-1926 is an online collection of books, pamphlets, serials and other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to the early 1900s. Sabin Americana, 1500-1926 is rich in original accounts of discovery and exploration, pioneering and westward expansion, the U.S. Civil War and other military actions, Native Americans, slavery and abolition, religious history and more.

SAGE
A collection of over 800 Sage Publishing journals.

Sage Research Methods Online
SAGE Research Methods is a tool to help you create research projects and understand the methods behind them. SRM's new taxonomy of over 1,400 unique methods terms links to authoritative content, including over 600 books, dictionaries and encyclopedias. It also has the entire "Little Green Book" and "Little Blue Book" series and newly commissioned videos.

SciFinder
SciFinder® is a research discovery application that provides unlimited access to the world's most comprehensive and authoritative source of references, substances and reactions in chemistry and related sciences. Before any campus member can use SciFinder, they need to set up an personal account through the databases. To do this, please go to this LogIn Page. Use your @uvawise.edu email while setting it up.

Scitation
Scitation is the online home of leading journals and conference proceedings from AIP Publishing and AIP Member Societies.

Smithsonian Global Sound
World music from Smithsonian Folkways and other labels and from African and South Asian ethnomusicological collections.

SPIE Digital Library
The SPIE Digital Library is the most extensive resource available on optics and photonics, providing unprecedented access to more than 434,000 technical papers from SPIE Journals and Conference Proceedings from 1962 to present. More than 18,0000 new technical papers are added annually.

State Papers Online 18th Century Part 1:
State Papers Online Part 3:
State Papers Online, ('SPO') offers a completely new working environment to researchers, teachers and students of Early Modern Britain. Whether used for original research, for teaching, or for student project work, State Papers Onlineoffers original historical materials across the widest range of government concerns, from high level international politics and diplomacy to the charges against a steward for poisoning a dozen or more people. The correspondence, reports, memoranda, and parliamentary drafts from ambassadors, civil servants and provincial administrators present a full picture of Britain from the period of Henry VIII to the reign of George III. This major resource overcomes the fragmented experience of much historical research by re- uniting the Domestic, Foreign, Borders, Scotland, and Ireland State Papers of Britain with the Registers of the Privy Council. The Calendars are fully searchable, and each Calendar entry has been linked directly to its related State Paper. For series lacking Calendars, the National Archives volume-level or item- level cataloguing has been used. With these links, the difficulty of locating and identifying individual manuscripts has been substantially overcome.

Theatre in Video
Streaming video of over 350 productions of plays from Aeschylus through Shakespeare and Beckett to Sam Shepherd. Also documentaries about productions and interviews with authors, directors, and actors.

The Times
An archive of The Times, from 1785 until 1985.

Times Literary Supplement
Welcome to the Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive, containing every page of every copy of the TLS published from 1902-2012. This easy-to-navigate, fully-searchable resource is a witness to the cultural revolutions of the last 100 years and offers unparalleled opportunities for tracking the views of influential opinion-makers, the response of their peers, the controversies of the day and how they developed.

US Declassified Documents Online
U.S. Declassified Documents Online's greatest value lies in the wealth of facts and insights that it provides in connection with the political, economic, and social conditions of the United States and other countries. Materials as diverse as State Department political analyses, White House confidential file materials, National Security Council policy statements, CIA intelligence memoranda, and much more offer unique insights into the inner workings of the US government and world events in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

VIVA Electronic Collections
View all subscription databases of both books and journals available through the Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA).

Web of Science
Web of Science (previously known as Web of Knowledge) is an online subscription-based scientific citation indexing service originally produced by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI), now maintained by Clarivate Analytics, which provides a comprehensive citation search. It gives access to multiple databases that reference cross-disciplinary research, which allows for in-depth exploration of specialized sub-fields within an academic or scientific discipline.

Women and Social Movements
Women and Social Movements in the United States is a resource for students and scholars of U.S. history and U.S. women's history. Organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000, this collection includes 108 document projects and archives with almost 4,300 documents and more than 150,000 pages of additional full-text documents, written by more than 2,200 primary authors. It also includes book, film, and website reviews, notes from the archives, and teaching tools.

World Scholar: Latin America and The Caribbean Regional Portal

OTHER TOOLS

Online Journals List
A comprehensive list of journals available online through the Library services. Search by title, publisher, or ISSN, or browse by subject.

Online Journal Locator
Search here to find out if a specific magazine or journal subscribed to by VIVA is available online. The database searches for the title of a journal.