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Google Scholar searches academic publishers, professional societies and preprint archives. When off campus, sign-in with your Tulane user name and password to activate TU Link and check for holdings accessible via Tulane.
A trusted archive of scholarly journals, primary sources, and books. Content spans many disciplines, primarily in the humanities and social sciences. The most recent 3-5 years of journals are generally not available; this is known as a "moving wall."
Features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis—including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790—with an intuitive interface that offers quick discovery across all content types, personalization features such as Alerts and saved searches and a collaborative workspace with shared folders and annotated documents.
Provides access to Grove Art, the foremost scholarly art encyclopedia, updated regularly and covering global art and architecture from prehistory to present day. Includes peer-reviewed articles contributed by scholars from around the world, accompanied by images, bibliographies, and links to additional resources. Limited to 8 concurrent users.
Interdisciplinary database includes: Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index Expanded, and Social Sciences Citation Index, Journal Citation Reports. Includes citation searching (see how many times a paper has been cited). Coverage: 1976 - present.
Find materials in libraries around the world. Click TU Link in a record to identify local holdings or borrow from U.S. libraries using Interlibrary Loan (ILL). Two different interfaces (one via subscription and the other open-access) offer unique user experiences.
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Access thousands of audio and video recordings preserved and digitized by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting in collaboration with WGBH and the Library of Congress. Over 68,000 media items representing 40,000 hours of radio and television are available to researchers.
Access nearly 100,000 professional, high-quality images covering architecture, urban design, archaeological sites, landscapes, gardens, and works of art. Tulane owns Base, Modules 1-12 plus Art Module A&B. Click or discover to browse/explore or do a simple search. No login required.
BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine) is one of the world's most voluminous search engines especially for academic web resources. BASE provides more than 240 million documents from more than 8,000 content providers. You can access the full texts of about 60% of the indexed documents for free (Open Access). It is particularly useful for locating scholarship produced outside the United States.
bioRxiv (pronounced "bio-archive") is a free online archive and distribution service for unpublished preprints in the life sciences. rticles are not peer-reviewed, edited, or typeset before being posted online. However, all articles undergo a basic screening process for offensive and/or non-scientific content.
A resource for the study and practice of architectural design. Based on Birkhäuser's high international standing in professional architecture books, it contains the knowledge of leading experts in their fields and offers quality technical illustrations. All content was written and selected by internationally renowned authors in architectural design.
The Contemporary Music Score Collection is published by the UCLA Music Library. The collection includes the digital, open access scores from the Contemporary Score Edition series, the first open access edition of new music published by a library, and scores from the Kaleidoscope 2020 Call for Scores, an open access collaboration with the UCLA Music Library.
The Census Bureau is the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy. Starting in July, 2019, this new portal is the primary way to access Census Bureau data, including upcoming releases from the 2018 American Community Survey, 2017 Economic Census, 2020 Census and more.
Digital Theatre + (DT+) is an educational platform for English and the Performing Arts, providing access to over 600 theatre productions and related educational resources. The site includes over 300 classic, contemporary and international productions (many exclusive to DT+) and over 230 exclusive interviews exploring the dramatic, technical theatre-making process, as well as experimental, post-dramatic and applied theatre. The platform also offers more that 100 essays, documentaries, lectures, and study guides, covering theatre history, context, language analysis, encyclopedia entries, and practical techniques.
Film Platform Streaming serves as a bridge between academia and documentary film, bringing students and professors the most relevant and highly regarded films from the festival circuit. Tulane's subscription presents a limited number of films specific to the university and includes all films that the school has access to for streaming.
This collection brings together more than 500 titles dealing with this difficult and important topic. Included are periodicals, key compiled federal legislative histories, relevant congressional hearings, CRS Reports, Supreme Court briefs, and more. Links to nearly 500 scholarly articles, an extensive bibliography, and a balanced selection of external resources to further research this subject are also provided. NOTE- Users must subscribe to HeinOnline's Law Journal Library in order to access scholarly article content.
A digital collection of alternative press newspapers, magazines and journals produced by feminists, dissident GIs, campus radicals, Native Americans, anti-war activists, Black Power advocates, Hispanics, LGBT activists, the extreme right-wing press and alternative literary magazines during the latter half of the 20th century.
The International African Bibliography Online (IABO) is a leading specialist bibliography of African Studies. It already contains 140.000 entries from the International African Bibliography published in the years 1971 to 2017 with new entries added every year. The IABO can be browsed by categories and offers detailed search options.
The International Documentation of Electroacoustic Music (EMDoku) is an extensive online database, which contains detailed information on 52.000 works of electroacoustic music, 11.700 authors as well as media (CD, DVD, tape, etc.), labels and studios.
Brahms (IRCAM-Brahms) is an encyclopedic database of contemporary composers. Each dossier includes a biography, a full catalogue of the composer’s works (making it possible to search by a specific formation), bibliographic references, and information concerning recordings. Other documents can also be found on this database: program notes, interviews with the composers, links to audio or video files of the work. For major figures of contemporary music, the database offers "Parcours" that include critical texts to introduce the artist’s aesthetic as well as keys to understanding the composer’s oeuvre.
This resource (provided via complimentary access by HeinOnline) is the product of The President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act of 1992 which directed the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) to create a collection consisting of all U.S. government documents relating to the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy, including any state or local law enforcement materials. The collection consists of over 50,000 documents, including more than 18,000 additional documents with the latest release in April 2018, and now totals over 5 million pages. The resource also includes books, hearings, other related works, and scholarly articles on this topic.
Medtrack’s integrated platform offers insights into pharmaceutical pipelines, sales, company financials, epidemiology, patents and more, to give you a comprehensive view of the biopharmaceutical business landscape. NOTE: Please enter your email to log in to Medtrack One View. If you have not logged in to Medtrack with this email before, you will be prompted one time to provide additional information (name and email).
Music-in-Print is a bibliographic collection of musical scores in print. Included are secular choral music, sacred choral music, organ music, classical vocal music, orchestral music, string music, classical guitar, woodwind, piano, film scores and miscellaneous other musical styles and forms.
The full-page images of this digitized newspaper provide genealogists, researchers and scholars with cover-to-cover access to recent newspaper content. Every page is full-text searchable with coverage 2008 to recent (3 month embargo). For the most current online issues of The New York Times Online visit the following link to create an easy access, online Academic Pass--- The New York Times Online for the Tulane Community- https://library.tulane.edu/news/new-york-times-online-tulane-community
The full-page images of this digitized newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with cover-to-cover access to recent Washington Post content. Every page is full-text searchable with coverage 2008 to recent (3 month embargo).
Sourced from Amistad Research Center, this primary source collections features content from the Race Relations Department, based at Fisk University from 1943-1970, that investigated problem areas in race relations and developed methods for educating communities and preventing conflict. Documenting three pivotal decades in the fight for civil rights, this resource showcases the speeches, reports, surveys and analyses produced by the Department’s staff and Institute participants, including Charles S. Johnson, Dr Martin Luther King, Jr., and Thurgood Marshall.
An online research management, writing and collaboration tool designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies.
Stahl’s Essential Psychopharmacology Online (Stahl Online) is a web-based service that features the full text and all the illustrations from the latest editions of Stahl’s Essential Psychopharmacology, The Prescriber’s Guide, Case Studies, Self-Assessment Examination, all the books from the Stahl’s Illustrated Series, and other books authored and co-authored by Dr Stahl, searchable across the same platform
***NOTE: You will need to create a user account and profile using your Tulane email address to access this database.***
S&P Global Market Intelligence (formerly SNL Financial) combines analysis and in-depth data in real time for selected sectors and industries in the U.S. and worldwide. This resource collects relevant corporate, financial, market and M&A data plus news and analysis organizing this information by sector. Tulane’s S&P Global Market Intelligence subscription includes information on the following sectors: banking, specialized financial services, insurance, real estate, energy, media/communications, and metals/mining.
The Journal of Portfolio Management (Portfolio Management Research, formerly II Journals) is a provider of independent financial research for all within the investment sector. This platform provides researchers with access to a full research portfolio, consisting of 13 portfolio management titles. Within each title can be found articles that cover the research necessary to enhance investment strategies and drive growth for any business