American Council of Learned Societies Humanities E-Book ProjectThe ACLS History E-Book Project is a collaboration of eight learned societies, 60 contributing publishers, and librarians at the University of Michigan’s Scholarly Publishing Office. The result is an online, fully searchable collection of high-quality books in history, recommended and reviewed by historians and featuring unlimited multi-user access and free, downloadable MARC records. The Project is available 24/7 on- and off-campus through standard web browsers.
American National Biography
American National Biography Online is an exploration of American history through the lives of the men and women who shaped the nation.
Encyclopedia Britannica is the world’s most comprehensive reference product, a distinction it has held since its first publication in 1768. Encyclopedia Britannica Online includes the complete encyclopedia, as well as Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, Britannica Student Encyclopedia and the Britannica Book of the Year. You can also use Encyclopedia Britannica Online to search an Internet directory that includes more than 300,000 links to Web sites selected, rated, and reviewed by Britannica editors.
Directory of Open Access Books
Contains over 1100 monographs from US and European publishers. Many of the titles may be downloaded as PDF files.
Directory of Open Access Journals
The aim of the Directory of Open Access Journals is to increase the visibility and ease of use of open access scientific and scholarly journals thereby promoting their increased usage and impact. The Directory aims to be comprehensive and cover all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the content. In short a one stop shop for users to Open Access Journals.
ebrary offers full-text, searchable databases of books in all academic disciplines. Combined, our aggregated and publisher-branded databases include more than 86,000 books maps, reports and more from over 180 of the world’s leading academic, trade and professional publishers.
Ebscohost Ebooks is a 10,000 title collection covering a wide range of topics.
EBSCOhost® offers access to online databases covering a wide range of topics. Most of the databases contain the full text of many journal articles and related materials. Users may access EBSCOhost® Off campus by clicking on the heading above.
HighWire Press A division of the Stanford University Libraries, HighWire Press hosts the largest repository of free, full-text, peer-reviewed content. With our partner publishers we produce 71 of the 200 most-frequently-cited journals.
Hoover’s is a great resource for Research Projects, Business training for future Sales and Marketing professionals, and Job Searching. Your Hoover’s Pro subscription will give your users access to a wealth of Company and Industry information.
Lexis-Nexis provides access to full text journals, newspapers and other materials covering news, business, legal research, medicine and reference sources.
MountainLynx is the WVU-P library catalog. Patrons may search for items by author, title, and subject. The catalog also accesses the library holdings at West Virginia University at Morgantown, Potomac State College, West Virginia Institute of Technology, West Virginia State College, and West Virginia Northern Community College. Materials located at these libraries may be obtained through interlibrary loan.
National Academic Press
The National Academies Press (NAP) was created by the National Academies to publish the reports issued by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council, all operating under a charter granted by the Congress of the United States. The NAP publishes more than 200 books a year on a wide range of topics in science, engineering, and health, capturing the most authoritative views on important issues in science and health policy. The institutions represented by the NAP are unique in that they attract the nation’s leading experts in every field to serve on their award-wining panels and committees. The nation turns to the work of NAP for definitive information on everything from space science to animal nutrition.
Naxos Music Library
Off campus access:
user name: wvup
Classical Music plus six other genres including Jazz, Blues, World and Chinese music. All new releases added monthly (On average over 35 per month in 2005) CD Quality sound (128Kbps; broadband required) and / or Near-CD Quality (64Kbps; broadband or DSL / ISDN required) and FM Quality (20Kbps; suitable for a dial-up connection).
New York Times
The New York Times databases covers all articles appearing in the Times from 1851 to the present.
Oxford Reference Online
Oxford Reference Online brings together language and subject reference works from one of the world’s biggest reference publishers into a single cross-searchable resource.
Similar to Grolier Online, True Flix is an innovative online interface that uses books, videos, and the web to inform students on various topics previously covered in Scholastic’s award winning True Book series.