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Scott Smith

Head of Acquisitions and Collection Development
Office:  Library
Location:348 Library
Phone:201.216.5419
Fax:201.216.8319
Email:scott.smith@stevens.edu
Research & Education
Education

M.S.L.I.S., Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

M.A.T., Boston University

B.A., University of Texas at Austin

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

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SC Williams Library catalog (see here for a list of all available encyclopedias across all subject areas.)

Major online reference works:

ASM Handbooks OnlineASM Handbooks Online™ is the industry's best known and most comprehensive source of information on ferrous and non-ferrous metals and materials technology. It includes the complete content of 28 ASM Handbook volumes, several ASM Handbook supplements, and two ASM Desk Editions.
Britannica OnlineEncyclopædia Britannica, Inc. is a global educational publisher with products that promote knowledge and learning. They provide timely, relevant, and trustworthy information and instructional products used in schools, universities, homes, libraries, and workplaces throughout the world.
CRC Handbook of Chemistry and PhysicsSearch the 93rd and current edition of the one-volume reference resource for science research.
Encyclopedia of Life SciencesEncyclopedia of Life Sciences (eLS) is a monthly-updating reference work containing over 4,900 specially commissioned, peer-reviewed and citable articles written by leaders in the field. It offers comprehensive and authoritative coverage of the life sciences for students, lecturers and researchers alike.
Encyclopedia of Pharmaceutical TechnologySearch the Third Edition of the Encyclopedia of Pharmaceutical Technology.
Engineering Handbooks OnlineAn eBook collection of over 2,310 cutting-edge and bestselling references with access to the latest handbooks in civil, mechanical, and electrical engineering.
Gale Virtual Reference LibraryThe Gale Virtual Reference Library contains the searchable full text of many reference books – for a complete list of titles, enter the database and then click on "Title List." You may search one title, a combination of titles, or all titles at once. You may also generate citations to these books in MLA or APA format.
International Tables for CrystallographySearch the most recent volumes of the International Tables for Crystallography through the Wiley Online Library.
knovel Engineering & Scientific Online ReferencesDatabase of the fulltext of some of the leading engineering reference handbooks, databases, and conference proceedings.
Oxford English DictionaryOxford English Dictionary is the authoritative historical dictionary for the English language as it has evolved over the last millennium and across the world. Words can be searched both for their own history and their presence within the full-text of other entries.
Thieme Pharmaceutical SubstancesPharmaceutical Substances is designed to be a complete reference guide to every pharmaceutical compound of significance. It provides a compendium of some 2500 active pharmaceutical ingredients (API's) of interest to the chemical and pharmaceutical industries. Pharmaceutical Substances is an invaluable resource for anybody involved in the design, discovery, development, and evaluation of drugs.
Who's Who on the WebMarquis Biographies Online provides a searchable online database, features comprehensive profiles on over 1.5 million of the most accomplished individuals from all fields of endeavor including: government, business, science and technology, the arts, entertainment, and sports.
World AlmanacsSearch a collection of World Almanac publications in a wide variety of subjects. Topics include biographies, encyclopedia entries, facts, statistics and offer reference sources for students, patrons, reference staff, and scholars alike.

 

Databases by Subject

Library databases contain information from multiple sources.  These sources include scholarly journals, newspapers, conference papers, and magazines.  Databases are web-based and accessible through the library's website. Accessing from off-campus?

 

GOOGLE VS. DATABASES

Google & Google Scholar are useful, but library databases are consistently more reliable and efficient.

Why?

  1. Databases are more likely to contain the full text of articles.
    - If you find an article through Google, you will most likely be asked to pay for it
     
  2. Databases have advanced search features.
    - You can choose to search only for scholarly sources
    - You can limit your search to a specific time period, author, publication, or subject terms
     
  3. Databases are either discipline-specific or multidisciplinary.
    For example, if you're searching for articles about economics & finance, you can search in specialized databases for that subject area.  Or, you can search in a database that covers many different academic subjects, from engineering to science to history to business.

Reports and Statistics

2011 Annual Report

annual report

The S.C. Williams Library 2011 Annual Report is now available. To view the report, just click on the image to the left.

(Or you can download it as a PDF. You may need to download Adobe Reader to open the document.)

Infographic by MM Graphic Design.

 

2008 Survey Results

As part of our role to provide support for the research activities carried out by the Institute, the library staff and the members of the Library Committee conducted an online resource survey in January 2008 designed to assess the research needs of the faculty and researchers.

We hope that the survey results will help the Library staff and the Provost formulate a sustainable plan for the acquisition and maintenance of the core and supporting resources.

In the survey, we asked faculty and researchers about the resources the library currently provides and about what other resources are needed to support their research. A great number of faculty and researchers expressed the need for the acquisition of the Web of Science and the ACS journal package.

The survey is available in two pdf documents:

 

Policies

Libr​ary Policies

Access & Building Use

The S. C. Williams Library is a research and study facility for the Stevens community.

A valid Stevens ID is required for entry into the building and must be swiped into the card machine upon entrance. Part-time graduate students who have valid paper ID cards will be admitted, but are encouraged to obtain a regular Stevens ID. To do so, students are advised to go to the Office of Residence Life during the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. After 5:00 p.m., students should go to the IT Computer Center Help Desk in the basement of the Library. Valid photo identification will be required. A valid, current enrollment form is helpful but not necessary. No fee is required for the ID. A $10.00 fee will be required for replacement IDs.

Users must respect the building policies regarding noise. Conversation in study areas should not disturb other Library users.

Animals, skateboards, in-line skates, and smoking are not allowed in the building.

The Library operates a 24-hour video surveillance system. Persons who do not abide by Library policies may be asked to leave the building.

Study rooms and a conference room are available for use by Stevens students, faculty, and staff. Study rooms require a refundable deposit and Stevens ID and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis; the conference room may be reserved for meetings in advance.

Alumni

Stevens Alumni are welcome to use the S. C. Williams Library, but a Stevens Alumni ID card is required. If you don't have the ID and you are planning to use the Library services, please stop by the Alumni Office to have one made.

Computer Usage

S.C. Williams Library Computer Use Guidelines:

1. Stevens students, faculty, staff and alumni with Stevens ID cards have priority at all times over outside users.

2. Those using workstations for research always have priority. If you are using a computer for recreation, you may be asked to relinquish it.

3. Do not attempt to install or download software or add hardware to library workstations, or tamper with network connections.

4. Be aware that what you are displaying on the workstation is visible to others, and be careful not to view or listen to material that may be offensive to others, especially material which may be considered harassing or obscene.

5. Library workstations and printers are the property of the S.C. Williams Library, and their use is provided as a convenience for students, faculty and staff, and alumni. In case of violation of these guidelines, Stevens has the right to limit access to the library and its computing facilities. Those in violation may be subject to disciplinary action by Stevens, and to civil or criminal prosecution.

Fines

Items that circulate and are not returned on their due date are subject to fines. The Library charges 10 cents per day/per item overdue.

Food & Drinks

Food and drinks are allowed in the library, except inside the Mary Stuart Stevens Room, and around the library computers, printers and copiers.

Loan Periods

Most books can be checked our for a period of four weeks with the exception of the following material:

NEW BOOKS
Located on the north wall of the first floor of the Library, these books can be checked out for 28 days.

REFERENCE BOOKS
Located on the first floor of the Library, these books can only be used within the Library.

JOURNALS
Located on the third floor of the Library, journals can only be used within the Library.

STEVENS THESES AND DISSERTATIONS
Located in a special room in the Library, this material is retrieved upon request and can only be used within the Library. Request forms may be obtained at the Circulation Desk or may be submitted online using the thesis request form.
A valid Stevens ID must be left at the Circulation Desk in order to use the material. Stevens theses and dissertations are not lent to other libraries.

RESERVE COLLECTION
Located at the Circulation Desk, this material (special books, instructor's notes, old exams and homework solutions) can only be used within the Library for a period of 2 hours. A valid Stevens ID must be left at the Circulation Desk in order to use Reserve materials.

Photocopying

Two photocopier/printers are located on the first floor of the library. They are operated by a valid Stevens ID or a copy card and copies cost 4¢ each. Copy cards can be purchased from a vending machine next to the copiers on the first floor. The initial cost for a copy card is $2. Instructions for purchasing and adding money to a card are displayed on the vending machine. Money can also be added to a Stevens ID using the same vending machine.

Printing

A UNIPRINT release station for printing from the library PCs is located at the center of the workstation area. A Stevens ID card or a guest copy/printing card + value is required for printing. You may add value to your card at the machine located near the library photocopiers. If you have questions about printing, ask a Circulation Desk employee for assistance.

Library Department Policies

Detailed policies for the individual library departments are available on each department's page.

Collection development, book purchasing, book recommendations

Acquisition and Collection Development Department Policy

Interlibrary Loan book borrowing, document ordering

InterLibrary Loan Policy

Book checkout, fines, renewals, reserve materials

Circulation Services Policy

 

Our Staff

linda
Linda Beninghove
Interim Director/ Head of
Reference & Research Services
Phone: 201.216.5412
Fax: 201.216.8319
linda.beninghove@stevens.edu
nydia
Nydia Cruz
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 201.216.5205
Fax: 201.216.8319
nydia.cruz@stevens.edu
john cruz
John Cruz
Circulation Services Manager
Phone: 201.216.5334
Fax: 201.216.8319
Juan.Cruz@stevens.edu
rommel
Romel Espinel
Web Services Librarian
Location: The Cloud
Phone: 201 216-5382
Fax: 201-216-8319
respinel@stevens.edu
Leah
Leah Loscutoff
Archives and Special Collections Librarian
Phone: 201.216.5416
Fax: 201.216.8319
lloscuto@stevens.edu
vicky
Vicky Ludas Orlofsky
Instruction & Scholarly Communication Librarian
Phone: 201.216.5361
Fax: 201.216.8319
vorlofsk@stevens.edu
nopic
Dalila Quinones
Acquisitions and Collection Development Assistant
Phone: 201.216.5409
Fax: 201.216.8319
Dalila.Quinones@stevens.edu
Doris
Doris Oliver
Assistant Curator
Phone: 201.216.5415
Fax: 201.216.8319
doliver@stevens.edu
ann
Ann Sanzari
ILL/DDS Assistant
Phone: 201.216.5420
Fax: 201-216-8319
ann.sanzari@stevens.edu
scottsmith
Scott Smith
Head of Acquisitions and Collection Development
Phone: 201.216.5419
Fax: 201.216.8319
scott.smith@stevens.edu
mvalverde
Mary Ellen Valverde
Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian & Head of ILL / Document Delivery Services
Phone: 201.216.5408
Fax: 201.216.8319
mary.valverde@stevens.edu

 

Reference & Research

Contact

Librarians are available to answer your research questions in many ways:

 

A librarian will help you identify, retrieve, and use diverse information resources. Librarians teach research education classes & workshops and create web-based guides and tutorials to help you find reliable, high-quality information.
 

Reference Hours

Reference & Research Services Librarians are available from 9 AM to 6 PM on weekdays, with evening hours by appointment. The reference desk is located in the great hall of the library, along the west wall under the Safari mural, across from the library's main entrance.

Research Assistance

Librarians can meet with students, faculty, and staff individually or in groups to discuss your research questions and guide you to relevant resources. Please contact one of the librarians to arrange a meeting.

We will help you to identify the best resources for your research and help you become more familiar with search techniques for your specific topic.

Since most of our resources can be accessed remotely, librarians are available to visit faculty members' offices to discuss your research questions.

Library Research Education

Librarians teach both general library orientations and discipline-specific library research sessions.

Librarians provide library research education

  • in the classroom,
  • in the Library Research Training Room, or
  • online.

As of fall 2011, all first-year undergraduate students will engage in a library research education session during the CAL 103 course. In addition, all first-year undergraduate engineering students will participate in a library experience session as part of the E101/102 course.

To promote advanced library research education, we are happy to collaborate with faculty members to create a session tailored to the specific research needs of a course or department. So that the session is meaningful, non-redundant, and relevant to the students,

  • The faculty member will collaborate with the librarian to design an instruction session that meets the research needs of a specific assignment. The instruction session will be valuable only if it addresses a specific learning objective.
     
  • Faculty members are required to be present at the session so that the faculty member can see the sources shown and the issues discussed as well as demonstrate to the students that the faculty member values research skills and the outcome of the assignment, and that the instruction session is an integral part of the coursework.

To arrange a library session, please complete the online instruction request form.

Information Literacy

Through library research education and outreach to the Stevens community, librarians promote the critical evaluation and information literacy skills students need to be successful at Stevens and as members of an information- and media-rich society.

"Developing lifelong learners is central to the mission of higher education institutions. By ensuring that individuals have the intellectual abilities of reasoning and critical thinking, and by helping them construct a framework for learning how to learn, colleges and universities provide the foundation for continued growth throughout their careers, as well as in their roles as informed citizens and members of communities." Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education, American Library Association, 2000.

"Information literacy forms the basis for lifelong learning. It is common to all disciplines, to all learning environments, and to all levels of education. It enables learners to master content and extend their investigations, become more self-directed, and assume greater control over their own learning.

"An information literate student:

  • Determines the nature and extent of information needed.
  • Accesses needed information effectively and efficiently.
  • Evaluates information and its sources critically and incorporates selected information into his or her knowledge base and value system.
  • Individually or as a member of a group, uses information effectively to accomplish a specific purpose.
  • Understands many of the economic, legal, and social issues surrounding the use of information and accesses and uses information ethically and legally."
    (Association of College & Research Libraries, Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education, 2000)

Accreditation organizations like Middle States and ABET require university libraries to establish library research education programs that contribute to student lifelong learning skills, including those of information literacy and critical thinking. National attention has been called to the importance of information literacy, as the month of October has been proclaimed by the President of the United States "National Information Literacy Awareness Month."

The library's information literacy program addresses these goals and learning outcomes in detail with a focus on preparing students to excel when faced with future challenges and to understand the value of their contribution to society. If you would like to learn more about the information literacy program, please contact a librarian.


 

Research Guides

Use these librarian-created research guides for your specific subjects or courses.

 

Search using a Keyword

 

 

Search by Subject

 

Databases A-Z

A-Z list of online resources, including journal & e-book databases:

A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M
N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z - [E-JOURNALS]

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ABI/InformABI/INFORM Complete’s massive content set—which includes important full-text journals and much sought-after titles from the business press as well as key trade publications, dissertations, conference proceedings, and market reports—will help today’s researchers resolve tomorrow’s problems. ABI/INFORM Complete includes all content found in ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Dateline, ABI/INFORM Research, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Archive.
Academic Search PremierAcademic Search Premier is a giant database that covers more than 8,000 journals, 85% of which are peer-reviewed and over 55% are full text, and full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. It covers a wide variety of disciplines.
ACM Digital Library (Association for Computing Machinery)Use this database to find computer science literature from an extensive range of journals, newsletters, and conference proceedings published or co-marketed by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). The ACM Digital Library contains the full text of every article ever published by ACM since its founding, from the 1950s to present.
ACS Publications (American Chemical Society)Chemistry database that searches articles from journals published by the American Chemical Society. Articles are full-text and cover all areas of chemistry. 1879-present.
Advances in Polymer ScienceThis series presents critical reviews of the present and future trends in polymer and biopolymer science including chemistry, physical chemistry, physics and materials science. It is addressed to all scientists at universities and in industry who wish to keep abreast of advances in the topics covered.
AIS E-Library (Association for Information Systems)AIS eLibrary is a central repository for research papers and journal articles relevant to the information systems academic community. Created and maintained for AIS members and AIS eLibrary subscribers, you can browse and download conference papers for AIS-sponsored and affiliated conferences, content from AIS SIGs and Chapters and the most prominent academic journals, both sponsored by the AIS and other top journals in the field.
Annual ReviewsSearch Annual Reviews volumes which are published each year for more than 41 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences including Economics.
Applied Physics Letters Applied Physics Letters features concise, up-to-date reports on significant new findings in applied physics. Emphasizing rapid dissemination of key data and new physical insights, Applied Physics Letters offers prompt publication of new experimental and theoretical papers bearing on applications of physics phenomena to all branches of science, engineering, and modern technology.
ARTFL databases (American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language)ARTFL is a collaboration between the University of Chicago and the Analyse et Traitement Informatique de la Langue Française. It is a full text database containing a number of modules.
ArticleFirstSearch for articles, news stories, letters, or other items from a journal in various subjects such as Business, Humanities, Medicine, Popular Culture, Science, Social Sciences, and Technology.
arXiv.org (Open Access Papers)Open access to 848,469 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics.
ASCE Publications (American Society of Civil Engineers)Search through journals, books, and communities in the American Society of Civil Engineers Library.
ASM Handbooks OnlineASM Handbooks Online™ is the industry's best known and most comprehensive source of information on ferrous and non-ferrous metals and materials technology. It includes the complete content of 28 ASM Handbook volumes, several ASM Handbook supplements, and two ASM Desk Editions.
ASME Publications (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)ASME Digital Collection is ASME's repository of current and archival literature feature ASME's Transaction Journals, Conference Proceedings, and Press eBooks.

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Books in PrintFind information about every book currently in print.
Britannica OnlineEncyclopædia Britannica, Inc. is a global educational publisher with products that promote knowledge and learning. They provide timely, relevant, and trustworthy information and instructional products used in schools, universities, homes, libraries, and workplaces throughout the world.
Business Index ASAPBusiness Index ASAP provides bibliographic references, abstracts or full text of articles from more than 900 business, management, and trade publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Asian Wall Street Journal and The Financial Times.
 Business Source Premier (New Jersey Knowledge Initiative)Business Source Premier covers most business and management topics including accounting, banking, economics, finance, international trade, marketing, and public administration. It contains the full-text (or abstracts) of articles from thousands of scholarly and professional publications, academic journals, and trade magazines.

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Cabell Journal DirectoryCabell Journal Directory provides information on publishing manuscripts and finding journals which publish ones similar to yours.
CBDNet (Commerce Business Daily)The Commerce Business Daily lists notices of proposed government procurement actions, contract awards, sales of government property, and other procurement information. Collection is from 1996 to 2001.
The Charleston AdvisorThe Charleston Advisor is a peer-reviewed publication that reviews proprietary and free Internet resources that libraries license and make available to their patrons.
Chronicle of Higher EducationThe Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. The Chronicle is published every weekday and is the top destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academe.
CiteSeerXCiteSeerx is an evolving scientific literature digital library and search engine that has focused primarily on the literature in computer and information science. CiteSeerx aims to improve the dissemination of scientific literature and to provide improvements in functionality, usability, availability, cost, comprehensiveness, efficiency, and timeliness in the access of scientific and scholarly knowledge.
Contract PharmaEvery week, thousands of pharma and biopharma outsourcing professionals go to www.ContractPharma.com to read current features, find stories in the archives, get breaking news and online exclusives, download surveys, Top Companies reports and whitepapers, search the Contract Services Directory and find useful links to other important content.
Controlled Environments MagazineControlled Environments Magazine® is a leading source of information on contamination prevention, detection, and control. In every issue, Controlled Environments provides relevant and timely content on trends, technology, and applications for professionals working in cleanrooms and other critical environments.
CRC Handbook of Chemistry and PhysicsSearch the 93rd and current edition of the one-volume reference resource for science research.

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Department of Homeland SecurityThe Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) is the nation's premier collection of documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management. The HSDL is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's National Preparedness Directorate, FEMA and the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security.
Dissertations and Theses - WorldcatAll dissertations, theses and published material based on theses cataloged by OCLC members, including all subjects.
Dissertation Abstracts - FirstSearchAll dissertations, theses and published material based on theses cataloged by OCLC members, including all subjects.
see also Stevens Dissertations Online Search for dissertations and theses produced by students at Stevens Institute of Technology through ProQuest.

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EbraryA database of full text books on all subjects.  
EbscoHost Databases

EBSCOhost is an aggregator of databases.  EBSCOhost serves as a search portal through which users can access many different databases.  Through the EBSCOhost interface, users can select one specific database or users can choose to search multiple databases at once.   The list of databases available through EBSCOhost includes:  Academic Search Premier, Biography Collection Complete, Business Source Elite, ERIC, Greenfile, History Reference Center, MLA International, Newspaper Source Plus, and many more.  To view the complete list of the databases available through EBSCOhost, click on "Choose Databases" on the EBSCOhost search page.

EbscoHost  Academic E-Book Collection
This ebook database contains a large selection of multidisciplinary ebook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter. Comprising nearly 120,000 ebooks, this database includes titles from leading university presses and academic publishers. Subject coverage includes visual and performing arts, business & economics, education, language arts, literary criticism,, medicine, philosophy, poetry, political science, religion, social science, and technology & engineering. All titles are available with unlimited user access, and additional titles are added to the database monthly.
Educause QuarterlyThe publication of EDUCAUSE®, a nonprofit association and the foremost community of IT leaders and professionals committed to advancing higher education.
Encyclopedia of Life SciencesEncyclopedia of Life Sciences (eLS) is a monthly-updating reference work containing over 4,900 specially commissioned, peer-reviewed and citable articles written by leaders in the field. It offers comprehensive and authoritative coverage of the life sciences for students, lecturers and researchers alike.
Encyclopedia of Pharmaceutical TechnologySearch the Third Edition of the Encyclopedia of Pharmaceutical Technology.
Engineering Handbooks Online (EngNetBase)An eBook collection of over 2,310 cutting-edge and bestselling references with access to the latest handbooks in civil, mechanical, and electrical engineering.
ERIC Educational Resource Information Clearinghouse (VALE)The ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. ERIC provides access to journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, and books.
The European Patent OfficeSearch for European patents in the EPO through Espacenet

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FirstSearch, featuring multidisciplinary databasesOCLC FirstSearch service connects you to information in a wide range of subjects in 13 databases.

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Gale Virtual Reference LibraryThe Gale Virtual Reference Library contains the searchable full text of many reference books – for a complete list of titles, enter the database and then click on “Title List.” You may search one title, a combination of titles, or all titles at once. You may also generate citations to these books in MLA or APA format.
Gale Business Insights: GlobalGale Business Insights: Global contains case studies, statistical data sources, news articles, academic journals and topical reference materials organized by country, company and industry that allows users to research  the global business environment. Resources in the database include the Business Rankings Annual (2000-2013), Market Share Reporter (2000-2013), and Ward’s Business Directory of U.S. Private and Public Companies.
GVRL Academic Starter BundleEntrance to Gale's Databases Stevens subscribes to.
Gartner ResearchSearch a collection of material by Gartner, Inc., the world's leading information technology research and advisory company.
Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology NewsGenetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN) has retained its position as the number one biotech publisher around the globe since its launch in 1981. GEN publishes a print edition 21 times a year and has additional exclusive editorial content online, like news and analysis as well as blogs, podcasts, webinars, polls, videos, and application notes.
Google News ArchiveAn extension of Google News providing free access to scanned archives of newspapers and links to other newspaper archives on the web, both free and paid.
Google ScholarSearch for scholarly, peer reviewed articles on any topic.
GPO: U.S. Government PublicationsSearch for US patents in the GPO through FirstSearch.
GreenFILEGreenFile searches for information in all areas related to the human impact on the environment. Some examples of topics covered: global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy and recycling. Information available includes articles, government information, books, and book reviews.

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Hoover's Company RecordsHoover's™ Company Records is a valuable resource for academic libraries. Users can integrate business information from one of the world's leading electronic distributors of information about companies, industries, and the people who lead them. Featuring profiles of more than 40,000 companies, 600 industries, and 225,000 key executives, Hoover's Company Records provides easy access to the most thorough and up-to-date business information available.
Homeland Security Digital LibraryThe Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) is the nation's premier collection of documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management. The HSDL is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's National Preparedness Directorate, FEMA and the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security.

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IEEE/IEE Electronic Library (IEL)IEEE Xplore provides access to the full text of electrical engineering, electronics, and computer science literature produced by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). The database includes the contents of journals, magazines, newsletters, conference proceedings, and IEEE standards. All content is complete from 1988 to present; some selected content dates back to 1913.
IGI GlobalSearch the collection of eBooks published by IGI Global in various subjects such as Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Medicine, and Social Sciences.
iLink (Stevens Online Catalog)Search the online catalog of the S.C. Williams Library at Stevens Institute of Technology.
Institute of Physics JournalsIOPscience is an online service for journal content published by IOP Publishing. IOPscience embraces innovative technologies to make it easier for researchers to access scientific, technical and medical content.
International Journal of Engineering EducationSearch the the most recent volumes of the International Journal of Engineering Education.
International Pharmaceutical QualityInternational Pharmaceutical Quality targets the issues and challenges surrounding the international harmonization of pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical regulation and helps further the discussion about the regulatory approaches appropriate for advancing products and processes. Each story provides an in-depth analysis of a key problem area or developing regulatory initiative.
International Tables for CrystallographySearch the most recent volumes of the International Tables for Crystallography through the Wiley Online Library.

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Journal Citation Reports (Part of Web of Knowledge)This resource compares individual journals in the sciences. Users can use this database to identify the most frequently cited journals, journals with the highest impact factor in their field and the largest journals in a field. This database does NOT search for journal articles.
Journal of College Student Retention Welcome to the Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice. The Journal features articles pertaining to current and new theoretical constructs and current research on student retention in higher education.
JSTOR Mathematics and Statistics CollectionJSTOR provides the searchable full text of the back files (at least 3 years old) of many of the core research and academic society published journals in almost all subject areas, but its emphasis is in the humanities and social sciences. The majority of JSTOR’s content is academic and peer-reviewed.
JSTOR Arts and Sciences I, II & IV CollectionsJSTOR provides the searchable full text of the back files (at least 3 years old) of many of the core research and academic society published journals in almost all subject areas, but its emphasis is in the humanities and social sciences. The majority of JSTOR’s content is academic and peer-reviewed.

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knovel Engineering & Scientific Online ReferencesDatabase of the fulltext of some of the leading engineering reference handbooks, databases, and conference proceedings.

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Lecture Notes in Computer Science (via SpringerLink)The series Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), including its subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics (LNBI), has established itself as a medium for the publication of new developments in computer science and information technology research and teaching - quickly, informally, and at a high level.
Lexis-Nexis Academic (VALE)Covers over 6,000 news, business and legal sources, including federal and state cases and codes.

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MathSciNetUse this database to explore contributions to mathematical research from 1940 to the present. MathSciNet contains summaries of articles and reviews of books gathered from publications of the American Mathematical Society.
McGraw-Hill Access Engineering (E-Books)AccessEngineering from McGraw-Hill is an innovative online reference and learning resource providing seamless access to the world's most trusted collection of critical, regularly updated engineering reference information. AccessEngineering also comprises dynamic online features, such as instructional videos, interactive tables and charts, as well as personalization tools allowing users to organize crucial project information as they work.
Medical Device and Diagnostic IndustryMedical Device & Diagnostic Industry is a monthly magazine written exclusively for original equipment manufacturers of medical devices and in vitro diagnostic products. The goal of MD&DI is to help industry professionals develop, design, and manufacture medical products that comply with complex and demanding regulations and market requirements.
MedlineMEDLINE is the premier database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. It contains over 12 million records of journal articles in all areas of the life sciences.
Mergent OnlineGlobal business and key financial data on companies with full company history, 15 years of financials, SEC filings and country reports can be found in Mergent Online.
MLA Directory of PeriodicalsSearch a collection of periodal publication on a wide variety of subjects through EBSCO Host.
MLA International BibliographyMLA International Bibliography indexes articles, books, and other scholarship related to literature, language, linguistics and folklore. Coverage is from 1926 to the present.

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National Newspapers (ProQuest)Search through various historical and recent newspapers through ProQuest.
NatureNature is a prominent interdisciplinary scientific journal. It is ranked the world's most cited by the Science Edition of the 2010 Journal Citation Reports and is widely regarded as one of the few remaining academic journals that publish original research across a wide range of scientific fields.
New Jersey Environmental Digital Library (NJEDL)New Jersey Environmental Digital Library (NJEDL) is an open repository of digital research and educational materials. Their chief activity is to collect, organize, and make available digital information on New Jersey's environment for the use of students, scholars, citizens, and government officials.
NJVid (NJ digital video portal - login with Pipeline credentials)NJVID is a state-of-the-art digital video repository service for streaming and preservation of academic and research videos for higher education.

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OneSearchOneSearch is NOT a database but a tool that searches almost everything the SC Williams library has access to electronically. OneSearch is able to search through mulitiple databases at one time.
OSA (Optics InfoBase)OSA's Optics InfoBase is a cutting-edge repository that contains OSA Publishing's content, including 15 flagship, partnered and co-published peer-reviewed journals. With more than 200,000 articles including papers from over 360 conferences, Optics InfoBase is the largest peer-reviewed collection of optics and photonics.
Oxford English DictionaryOxford English Dictionary is the authoritative historical dictionary for the English language as it has evolved over the last millennium and across the world. Words can be searched both for their own history and their presence within the full-text of other entries.

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PapersFirst (Conference Papers)OCLC PapersFirst covers every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop, and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre.
Personalize Medicine Journal
The journal addresses scientific, commercial and policy issues in Personalized Medicine and includes news and views, current awareness regarding new biomarkers, concise commentary and analysis, reports from the conference circuit and full review articles. Articles submitted to Personalized Medicine are subject to rigorous peer review. Topics addressed include: Advances in molecular diagnostics,Biochip/microarray technologies,Biological therapies or vaccine approaches at specific genetic and immunologic targets,Cost-benefit issues for personalized medicine,Ethics in personalized medicine,Impact of personalized medicine on healthcare and the pharmaceutical industry
Impact of the latest concepts of development of personalized medicine based on pharmacogenomics, pharmacogenetics and pharmacoproteomics,Incorporation of genetic analysis in clinical trials methodology
Integration of diagnosis with therapy,Prediction of adverse reactions of drugs and drug safety, Treatment monitoring. Available only until 2015.
Pharmaceutical EngineeringPharmaceutical Engineering is a bi-monthly technical magazine published for ISPE members engaged in all aspects of research, development, and manufacture of safe and effective medicines and medical devices. The magazine covers topics important to the global pharmaceutical industry across all sectors, including traditional pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, innovator, and generics.
Pharmaceutical OnlinePharmaceutical Online is the premier sourcing site for the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry, find industry information on critical environment, particle sizing, pharma process control, pharma material handling, tablet production, pharma sterilizing, pharma cleaning, pharma filtration, pharma packaging, pharma inspection, & much more.
Pharmaceutical SubstancesPharmaceutical Substances is designed to be a complete reference guide to every pharmaceutical compound of significance. It provides a compendium of some 2500 active pharmaceutical ingredients (API's) of interest to the chemical and pharmaceutical industries. Pharmaceutical Substances is an invaluable resource for anybody involved in the design, discovery, development, and evaluation of drugs.
Physical Review LettersThe Physical Review Online Archive (PROLA) is the American Physical Society's online archive for Physical Review Letters, Reviews of Modern Physics, and Physical Review A–E. It contains all APS journal articles published from 1893–2009.
Physical Review Online (PROLA) is the American Physical Society's online archive for Physical Review Letters, Reviews of Modern Physics, and Physical Review A–E. It contains all APS journal articles published from 1893–2009.
Plunkett ResearchPlunkett Research Online provides industry analysis on 33 industry sectors with information on companies (some international), statistics, and market research and trends. Also features helpful tools for job seekers.
ProceedingsFirst (Conference Proceedings)ProceedingsFirst contains a list of papers presented at each conference, congress, symposium, exposition, workshop, and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre.
ProQuest Central (Search all ProQuest Databases)ProQuest Central is the largest, multidisciplinary, full-text database available in the market today. This resource provides access to 27 of ProQuest's most highly used databases, with a variety of content types across over 160 subjects, making this the broadest single research resource in the world.
PsycINFO (VALE)PsycINFO, produced by the American Psychological Association, provides access to journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations, reports, and other documents from all over the world in both English and foreign languages in the field of psychology and related disciplines such as education, criminology, psychiatry, social work, medicine, and law, back to 1887.
PubMedPubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine, is a publicly available online database of biomedical and medical journal records.

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Referex Engineering e-BooksSearch Engineering Village's Referex Collections of books on subjects in Chemical, Petrochemical & Process and Material & Mechanical.
Reference USASearch business and residential information for reference and research.
Review of Financial StudiesThe Review of Financial Studies is a major forum for the promotion and wide dissemination of significant new research in financial economics. As reflected by its broadly based editorial board, the Review balances theoretical and empirical contributions. Volumes from 1989 to present are available.

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Safari Tech Books OnlineSafari Tech Books Online is a collection of IT technical reference content and computer manuals covering certification, enterprise computing, Java, Linux/Unix, Web development, Windows, XML, and more; O’Reilly Media publications form the core of the collection. The collection is continuously updated; it includes the past two years plus the current year.
ScienceScience is the world's leading outlet for scientific news, commentary, and cutting-edge research, with the largest paid circulation of any peer-reviewed general-science journal.
ScienceDirectFind articles, books, and reference materials in all areas of science, technology and medicine. 1823-present.
Scientific & Academic Publishing (Open Access)Scientific & Academic Publishing (SAP) is an Open-Access publisher of journals covering a wide range of academic disciplines. SAP serves the world's research and scholarly communities, and aims to be one of the largest publishers for professional and scholarly societies.
ScopusScopus is the world’s largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature with smart tools that track, analyze and visualize research. Easy to use and comprehensive, Scopus is designed to quickly find the information researchers need.
Social Science Research Network eLibrarySocial Science Research Network (SSRN) is a world wide collaborative of over 226,000 authors and more than 1.7 million users that is devoted to the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research. Founded in 1994, it is composed of a number of specialized research networks in each of the social sciences.
Soft MatterSoft Matter has a global circulation and interdisciplinary audience with a particular focus on the interface between physics, biology, chemical engineering, materials science and chemistry.
SpringerLink CollectionSpringerLink allows users full-text access to over 1700 journals in subjects including science, technology, humanities and law. Search the entire database or within subject collections or by publication type (which includes journal articles, reference entries, and books).
Stevens Dissertations Online Search for dissertations and theses produced by students at Stevens Institute of Technology through ProQuest.

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Telecommunications (ProQuest)ProQuest Telecommunications™ is an essential resource for anyone researching the industry or its technology. The database includes over 140 titles, with more than 115 available in full text.

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USENIX conference proceedingsUSENIX offeres free online access to conference proceedings since 2008.
USPTO Web Patent DatabasesSearch the full-text database of the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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Web of Science (part of Thomson Reuters Web of Knowledge)This database searches for journal articles, books, reports, and conference proceedings in the sciences, social sciences, and art & humanities. Use the citation maps feature to find out who has been citing an article. 1898-present.
Who's Who on the WebMarquis Biographies Online provides a searchable online database, features comprehensive profiles on over 1.5 million of the most accomplished individuals from all fields of endeavor including: government, business, science and technology, the arts, entertainment, and sports.
Wiley Blackwell JournalsWiley-Blackwell is the international scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, with strengths in every major academic and professional field and partnerships with many of the world's leading societies. Wiley-Blackwell publishes nearly 1,500 peer-reviewed journals and 1,500+ new books annually in print and online, as well as databases, major reference works and laboratory protocols.
World AlmanacsSearch a collection of World Almanac publications in a wide variety of subjects. Topics include biographies, encyclopedia entries, facts, statistics and offer reference sources for students, patrons, reference staff, and scholars alike.
WorldCatSearch a combined catalog of libraries from around the world.
WorldCat Dissertations and ThesesAll dissertations, theses and published material based on theses cataloged by OCLC members, including all subjects.

 

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