Academic Search Complete offers a large collection of 9,000 of the most valuable full-text journals, providing users access to critical information from many sources unique to this database. In addition, this database is the leading source of peer-reviewed, full-text for STM research, as well as for the Social Sciences and Humanities. This scholarly collection offers unmatched coverage of information spanning a broad range of important areas of academic study, including anthropology, engineering, law, sciences and more.
Formerly called APA Style Central, Academic Writer is APA's authoritative solution offering you a complete digital environment for teaching, learning, and writing academic papers, following APA Style guidelines and rules. Its goal is to help you think and write like a seasoned professional. Sources in Academic Writer include video quick guides and tutorials to help you get started and refine your research and writing, forms to help you build and manage a reference library, paper templates and other writing tools, and more.
This collection includes tens of thousands of e-books covering a large selection of multidisciplinary academic subjects, including the latest titles from the leading academic publishers and university presses, all with a user-friendly search experience.
Note: Some titles have limit of 1-3 users per title; if book is in use, try again later
With Gale eBooks (formerly Gale Virtual Reference Library), you can turn research into results. Optimized for search and discovery, the Gale platform enables you to search through over 1,200 nonfiction e-books on business, health, law, and more within a single search. Result lists highlight entries from encyclopedias and other nonfiction reference books so you can go directly to the information you need. Great for explanations and background research!
This link brings together ProQuest's four core multi-disciplinary products – ProQuest Central, Academic Complete, Academic Video Online and ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global– and creates a cross-searchable, all-in-one research tool on the same user-friendly, responsive, mobile-enabled ProQuest platform. ProQuest supports your research needs by incorporating scholarly journals, ebooks, dissertations, news, and video content across all disciplines in a unified and seamless user interface.
Skillsoft Books offers full-text access to thousands of leading professional books from top industry authors and publishers in the business and IT fields. Additionally, you can find thousands of videos about business leadership, coding, desktop software (like Microsoft Office), and more.
Westlaw Campus Research includes analytical sources like American Jurisprudence 2d, American Law Reports, 800+ law reviews and journals, and primary law sources like USCA, CFR, Federal Register, and all federal, state, and Supreme Court cases.
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Academic Video Online is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary video subscription that supports the entire range of curriculum, from anthropology to zoology. It includes a variety of video material available with curricular relevance: documentaries, interviews, feature films, performances, news programs and newsreels, and demonstrations. Patrons will find thousands of award-winning films, including Academy®, Emmy®, and Peabody® winners.
Academic Video Online is also part of ProQuest One Academic and is searchable through the all-in-one ProQuest database link.
Looking for a scholarly Wikipedia alternative? Credo Reference offers over 2,000,000 reference entries from all the major academic subject areas to offer a great starting point for your research! Tons of images, audio files, videos and full text articles on a comprehensive list of topics, all with full citations.
The PG Library now offers unlimited access to acclaimed documentaries, award-winning educational films, and helpful instructional videos through Films on Demand! Films on Demand offers a large multidisciplinary collection of streaming videos, from top content providers like BBC, Cambridge Educational, National Geographic, PBS, and TED. Films on Demand's collection currently streams 341,000+ video clips / 45,000+ full-length videos / 28,000+ hours of content.
IBISWorld provides trusted industry research on thousands of industries. Over 100 in-house analysts leverage economic, demographic and market data, then add analytical and forward-looking insight, to help organizations of all types make better business decisions. Get a quick and intelligent overview of any industry, with a primary focus on US industries. In every report, you’ll find actionable insights, comprehensive data and in-depth analysis on industries around the globe.
Issues & Controversies offers extensive, exclusive, and objective analysis of hundreds of today’s hot topics and conflicts by presenting the key facts, arguments, history, and current context of today’s most important issues, along with a wealth of primary sources, videos, and relevant media coverage, making it an ideal resource for research papers, debate preparation, and persuasive writing assignments. A cross-curricular resource, Issues & Controversies provides in-depth coverage of hot-button issues related to business, culture, education, health, media, politics, science, technology, and much more. Each article presents both sides of an issue clearly and without bias in order to inspire thought-provoking discussions.
Mergent Online is the most robust company research tool available in the PG Library. It offers a wealth of textual detail on descriptions, history, property, subsidiaries, officers and directors, long-term debt and capital stock. Powerful intuitive search capabilities combined with an easy-to-use interface, access to risk, ratings, credit information, and recommendations under one platform, make Mergent Online a perfect resource for your financial and business information research needs.
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global offers access to 5 million citations to dissertations and theses from around the world from 1637 to the present day together with over 2.7 million full text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format. The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full text coverage for older graduate works. Over 200,000 new dissertations and theses are added to the database each year. Millions of titles are available for purchase.
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global Database is also part of ProQuest One Academic and searchable through the all-in-one ProQuest database link.
Ebook Central provides unlimited, simultaneous access to over 202,000+ book titles, 29,000+ of which are DRM free. Read entirely online, download excerpts in PDF format, or checkout for 21 days using Adobe Digital Editions. While there is some commonality between Ebook Central and other ebook databases, we estimate it still offers over 90,000 unique titles. Search results are by chapter instead of book title, navigating you to the most relevant part of the book quickly.
These books are also findable in ProQuest One Academic and while searching the general ProQuest link. Most books are findable in regular EDS (library basic search) results, but for all books search Publication Finder or directly in ProQuest.
ProQuest Statistical Insight provides abstracting, indexing, and full text for publications from hundreds of public domain and licensed sources. The Statistical Insight Collection spans millions of full-text reports and more than 1 million published tables on thousands of different topics. It provides fast and easy access to statistical information produced by U.S. federal agencies, states, private organizations, and major intergovernmental organizations. It also offers broad perspectives and insight on long-term national trends and implications paired with the ability to narrow results. Whether users are looking for tables, statistical reports, publication abstracts, or datasets, results are ranked by relevance.
SAGE Research Methods contains information suited to all levels of researchers, from beginners starting their first projects to the most senior faculty. Content includes dictionary and encyclopedia entries, book chapters, full books, articles, videos, and the complete Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences (Little Green Books) and Qualitative Research Methods series (Little Blue Books). You also have access to a project planner and modules on foundational concepts and data visualization.
SAGE Video showcases highly relevant educational video across key social, behavioral, and health science disciplines. Each collection includes a breadth of video types to support diverse learning and research needs. All videos are fully citeable with searchable transcripts, custom clip creation, embedding, and include other video player features that make implementing video into the classroom and for independent use, user-friendly and easily accessible.
NOTE: From 01/01/2022 - 05/31/2023, Purdue Global will be in an evaluation period with SAGE Video, with all videos made accessible to all users. After the evaluation period is over, the most-used videos will be kept permanently, which we estimate to be around the top 400. If you are a faculty member and select a SAGE video for use in your course, please contact the PG Library and let us know so we can guarantee its inclusion after the evaluation period is over.
Statista is a leading provider of market and consumer data, offering users over 1 million statistics on 80,000 topics and 170 industries, consolidated from over 22,000 sources. Find statistics, reports, infographics, and more to support your research. Features user-friendly interface and features to help you integrate charts, graphs, and other visuals into your reports and presentations. While the datasets are multidisciplinary in overall breadth, there are also several country, company, and industry data sets and reports.