Please note that many databases licensed by the libraries are not part of xSearch. Please see Databases for a comprehensive list. You may also find it helpful to use Topic Guides which contain print and digital resources. For reference help, please consult a Subject Librarian.
Factiva is a full-text database of over 28,000 business and news sources from 157 countries in 23 languages, including news publications, trade journals, newswires, media programs, and company and stock reports. Find information on over 22,000 public and private companies including description, history, current stock quote, financial data, competitors, and the latest news on business activities. Updated continuously, covers 1969–present.
World News Digest brings together and enhances nearly seven decades of news from the renowned Facts on File World News Digest in print. This archival record of domestic and international news is updated weekly. It covers all major political, social, and economic events since November 1940.
F1000 is a post-publication peer review service that comprehensively and systematically highlights and evaluates the most interesting articles published in the biomedical sciences, based on the recommendations of a faculty of over 10,000 of the world’s leading scientists and clinicians. F1000 also includes an open access repository of conference posters and The Scientist, a magazine of the life sciences.
Family & Society Studies Worldwide™ is a core resource providing the most comprehensive coverage of research, policy, and practice literature in the fields of Family Science, Human Ecology, Human Development, and Social Welfare. FSSW is an anthology of 4 database files providing access to more than 1.3 million records. Coverage spans from 1970 to the present.
An index to the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports issued by the U.S. Government covering political, economic, scientific, and cultural issues and events throughout the world. Translations of broadcasts, news agency transmissions, newspapers, periodicals, and government statements from nations around the world are the sources of this information. Comprised of the reports from Middle East and [North] Africa (MEA), 1941-1987; Near East and South Asia (NES), 1987-1996; South Asia (SAS), 1980-1987; Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), 1974-1980 and (AFR), 1987-1996; China (CHI), 1974-1996; Asia and the Pacific (APA), 1941-1987; East Asia (EAS), 1987-1996; Latin America (LAT and LAM), 1941-1996; Eastern Europe (EEU), 1941-1996; Soviet Union/Central Eurasia (SOV), 1941-1996; Western Europe (WEU), 1941-1996, FBIS Daily Report Annexes 1974-1996. Updated monthly.
GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys) provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. There are 42+ collections in FDsys. Coverage is generally early to mid-1990s to present, but there are also some historic collections (history of bills back to 1983, Statutes at large back to 1951. Updated irregularly.
The Federal Research in Progress database provides access to information about ongoing federally funded projects in the fields of the physical sciences, engineering, and life sciences. It can be used to avoid research duplication, complement searches of completed research, identify gaps in areas of investigation, discover leads in literature, identify individuals with expertise, locate sources of support, and stimulate ideas for planning. Updated monthly.
Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text is the definitive online tool for film and television research. It is a comprehensive bibliographic and full-text database covering the entire spectrum of television and film. It also includes Variety movie reviews (1914–present) and over 36,300 images from the MPTV Image Archive. Updated quarterly, coverage is from 1914–present with the majority of materials dating from 1980–present.
Technology trends covering media, computing, software, networking, telecommunications, the Internet, and consumer technologies. Our subscription includes analyst reports and research inquiries. Forrester View, Forecast reports, and analyst inquiries are not included.
The directory contains information about the largest public and private foundations in the U.S. and links to foundation web sites. This edition includes full text access from IRS 990 forms, as well as detailed funder profiles, information regarding recently awarded grants, RFPs, key staff affiliations, publications, news and job postings. Updated weekly.
Futurity features the latest discoveries by scientists at top research universities in the US, UK, Canada, and Australia. The nonprofit site, which launched in 2009, is supported solely by its university partners in an effort to share research news directly with the public.
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias, handbooks, and directories. Stanford users have full-text access to a number of multi-volume encyclopedias as well as biographical resources that include the American Men and Women of Science.
With archival material dating back to 1970, GenderWatch™ provides authoritative historical and current perspectives on the evolution of gender roles as they affect both men and women. GenderWatch supports gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) studies; family studies; gender studies, and women’s studies with a unique interdisciplinary approach. Combining more than 200 academic, gray, and popular literature titles, GenderWatch provides researchers with more than 100,000 articles on wide-ranging topics like sexuality, religion, societal roles, feminism, masculinity, eating disorders, day care, and the workplace.
GeoRef provides access to the geoscience literature of the world. This index includes all USGS publications, more than 3,500 journals, plus books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses. Updated biweekly, covers the geology of North America from 1669–present and the geology of the rest of the world from 1933–present.
Geoscience World is a comprehensive Internet resource for research and communications in the geosciences, built on a core database aggregation of peer-reviewed journals indexed, linked, and inter-operable with GeoRef. A literature archive of pre-2000 articles enhances the collection. Updated daily, covers 2000–present.
The GCMD holds more than 29,000 Earth science data set and service descriptions, which cover subject areas within the Earth and environmental sciences. Users may perform searches through the Directory’s website using controlled keywords, free-text searches, map/date searches or any combination of these. Users may also search or refine a search by data center, location, instrument, platform, project, or temporal/spatial resolution.
Global Health covers public health, human nutrition, parasitic, communicable and tropical diseases and medicinal plants. Publications from over 158 countries in 50 languages are abstracted, and all relevant non-English language papers are translated to give access to research not available through other databases. Includes proceedings, patents, theses, electronic only publications and other difficult-to-obtain sources are included. 1973–present; archive 1910–present.
The Grand Tour was a rite-of-passage for many aristocratic young men of the eighteenth century. This collection of manuscript, visual and printed works allows scholars to compare a range of sources on the history of travel for the first time and is a wonderful source of information about daily life in the 18th century. Covers 1550–1850.
GreenFILE offers information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects. Updated twice a month, coverage depends on journal with some going back as far as the early 1900s.