Tuesday, September 1, 2015

A Sample of Our Newest Databases

Image courtesy of SciFinder, one of several research databases recently added 
to the TWU Libraries' inventory of over 200 databases available 24/7 for TWU 
student and faculty member use.   
Searching for the latest articles and research results?  Look no further.

The database inventory of the TWU Libraries is massive, and continually expanding.  The following is a small sample of the latest additions to our collection of 200+ databases covering a wide range of subject areas, all available for your use 24/7 via the TWU Libraries homepage > Research > Databases A-Z List.

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.  SciFinder offers a one-stop-shop experience, with flexible search and discover options based on user input and workflow.  Search for substances, reactions, and patent and journal references--anytime, anywhere.  Registration and creation of an account is required.

Mergent Archives provides you with access to a vast, indexed collection of corporate- and industry-related documents. Containing more than 180,000 documents covering 100+ countries and industries, Mergent Archives uses a reliable and easy-to-navigate system designed to meet your historical research needs.  It also provides instant access to Ford Equity Research Reports; 85 years of annual reports for companies across the globe; and detailed analysis of, and forecasts for, two dozen major global industry sectors.

Accessible Archives is a unique database developed by dedicated instructors and students of American history.  Containing mostly primary sources not offered elsewhere, Accessible Archives includes eyewitness accounts of historical events; vivid descriptions of daily life; editorial observations; commerce as seen through advertisements; and genealogical records--all in a user-friendly online environment.  

Questions?  Just let us know.  We are, as always, happy to assist you.

~Jimmie Lyn Harris with Sandy Cochran

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