Database Comparison

Comparing the Waggoner Library Databases
All databases can be accessed from the
Electronic Resources page

Database Name Description Full Text?
ABI/INFORM Dateline, Global, Tax Periodicals, and Trade & Industry ABI/INFORM collections. Part of ProQuest. Yes
Academic OneFile Premier source for peer-reviewed articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources.  Interdisciplinary with over 3 million articles. Part of the Gale Cengage databases. Yes
Accounting & Tax Periodicals Part of ProQuest. Yes
African-American History Online Primary source documents, images,biographies, timelines and many in depth articles all pertaining to African American history. Yes
Agriculture Collection Part of Gale Cengage collections. Covers topics from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture. Yes
Applied Social Sciences Index & Abstracts (ASSIA)

An indexing and abstracting tool covering health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education.

Arts Module Search periodicals on subjects such as arts, dance, theater, cinema, and more in this module of ProQuest Research Library. Yes
ATLA Serials with ATLA Religion Database
Major collection of religion and theology journals selected by leading religion scholars and theologians. Accessed through EBSCO. Yes
Banking Information Source From ProQuest. Yes
Booklist Book and media reviews from the American Library Association with blogs, video clips and ratings. Yes
Books & Authors Combines over 140,000 titles, 50,000 authors, and thousands of read-alike, award winner and librarian's favorite's lists; Books & Authors helps bring leaders and literature together.  A readers advisory resource.  Yes
Business Economics & Theory

This collection provides academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics.

Business Module Search periodicals on business subjects such as economics, personal finance, marketing, and more in this ProQuest Research Library module. Yes
Business Source Complete World's largest full text business database it provides full text for nearly 3,300 scholarly business journals including full text for more than 1300 peer reviewed business publications. Includes SWOT analysis; HBR Faculty Seminar video series; Yes
Canadian Business & Current Affairs (CBCA) Subject coverage is comprehensive. Information is present from all areas including: current events, business, education, science and medicine, arts, law, academia, and lifestyles, all with a Canadian focus. Yes
Canadian Newsstand Complete Full text of nearly 300 newspapers from Canada's leading publishers. The core of the database is the Canadian Major Dailies collection which includes national and leading regional newspapers such as The Globe and Mail, National Post, Montreal Gazette, Toronto Star, Vancouver Sun and the Victoria Times Colonist. Yes
Career & Technical Education From ProQuest. Yes
CDRI: Cooperative Digital Resources Initiative The Cooperative Digital Resources Initiative of the American Theological Library Association is a repository of digital resources contributed by member libraries. Provides access to digital images of woodcuts, photographs, slides, papyri, coins, maps, postcards, manuscripts, sermons, shape-note tune books, plus other forms of Christian art, architecture and iconongraphy. Yes
Children's Literature Comprehensive Index An acquisition, research, and reference service that offers 900,000 MARC records and more than 130,000 reviews of children's books Yes
Children's Module Search for current information for or about children in this module of ProQuest Research Library. Yes
Christian Periodical Index Indexes more than 136 publications, offers a broad spectrum of knowledge base, and covers major doctrinal positions within evangelical Christianity. Published by the Association of Christian Librarians, CPI provides access to English language articles and reviews from an evangelical perspective. No, Citation
Computer Database Use this database to find computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology. Yes
Communication and Mass Media Collection From Gale Cengage. Yes
Criminal Justice Collection From Gale Cengage. Yes
Criminal Justice Periodicals From ProQuest. Yes
Custom Newspapers Search a collection of more then 650 newspapers, both national and international. Yes
Dissertations and Theses With more than 2 million entries, ProQuest Dissertations and Theses is the single, central, authoritative resource for information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses. Full text dissertations.  Includes the most current Trevecca Ed.D dissertations. Yes
Ebrary ebook collection with over 30,000 books titles viewable full text 24/ 7. Yes
EBSCOHost Electronic Journals Service From EBSCO. Yes
Education Module Search all education titles on subjects such as administration, policy, teaching practices and more. Access through ProQuest. Yes
Educator's Reference Complete A selection of more than 450 full-text academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many premier reference sources. Included content focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education. Majority of the full-text titles included are also found in the ERIC database. Yes
Educator's 200

Perfect for educating future teachers and administrators, this set covers the latest technologies, developments, instruction and coaching breakthroughs. From Gale Cengage.

ERIC Plus Text The world's largest source of education information. The database contains more than one million abstracts of education-related documents and journal articles. Yes
Expanded Academic ASAP From arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers - many with full text and images! Yes
FAITS - Faulkner's Advisory for Information Technology Studies This one-of-a-kind online technology reports database was created especially for the academic community. It contains a virtual library of clearly-written reports covering such key technology areas as IT infrastructure, telecom, data networking, wireless communications, security, enterprise systems, the Internet and World Wide Web. Yes
Fine Arts & Music Collection From Gale Cengage. Yes
First Research: Hoovers Provides first-class industry intelligence to help users easily understand the challenges, opportunities and operations for a variety of industry segments. With First Research you have access to the in-depth, up-to-date information and insight you need to provide greater value to students, professors, small business owners and job seekers. Yes
Gale Literary Index From Gale Cengage. This source is the online index to all Gale print literary reference works. No, index
Gale Virtual Reference Library Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. Yes
General Business File ASAP Analyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends as well as the latest in management, economics and politics. Access to a combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings with full text and images available. Yes
General Business File International Analyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends as well as the latest in management, economics and politics in the global world. Yes
General Interest Module Search periodicals on general interest subjects such as hobbies, fashion, consumer information, travel, and more in this ProQuest Research Library module. Yes
General OneFile A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily. Yes
 A general interest database that integrates a variety of sources - newspapers, reference books, magazines, and trade publications. Find articles on current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more. Yes
General Science Collection From Gale Cengage. Yes
Global Issues in Context Provides international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Yes
GreenFILE Indexes scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports. This resource offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the environment. Drawing on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology, GreenFILE serves as an informative resource for anyone concerned about the issues facing our planet. Yes

Grove Music Online
Universally acknowledged as the unsurpassed authority on all aspects of music. Yes
Guide to Reference ALA's top reference resource recommendations.  Yes
Health & Medical Complete Designed to serve a wide range of people who need health information -- from hospital administrators to medical professionals to consumers. The database provides coverage from leading health journals and essential medical journals in key medical specialties. Yes
Health Module From ProQuest. Yes
Health & Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI) Information about behavioral measurement instruments.Records contained in HaPI provide information on questionaires, interview schedules, vignettes/scenarios, coding schemes, rating and other scales, checklists, indexes, tests, projective techniques and more. No, Citation
Use this Resource Center to find magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories, and information on: Fitness, Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Alcohol and Drug abuse, Prescription Drugs, etc. Included are links to diet, cancer, and health assessment sites as well as government databases. The material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only. Yes
Use this database to find articles on: Fitness, Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Alcohol and Drug abuse, HMOs, Prescription Drugs, etc. The material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only. Yes
HeritageQuest Online™ Combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular UMI® Genealogy & Local History collection and other valuable content. This online database is an essential collection of unique material for both genealogical and historical researchers, with coverage dating back to the late 1700s. Yes
Hoover's Academic Delivers comprehensive company, industry, and market intelligence that drives business growth. The database of 12 million companies, with in-depth coverage of 40,000 of the world's top business enterprises, is at the core of business tools and services that customers find vital to their business operations. Yes
Humanities Module Search all humanities titles on subjects such as communication, history, journalism, literature, philosophy, religion and more. This module is a part of the ProQuest General Reference. Yes

Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias.

Information Science & Library Issues From Gale Cengage. Yes
InfoTrac Small Business Collection From Gale Cengage Yes
InfoTrac Vocations: Careers & Technical Education From Gale Cengage. Yes
International Module From ProQuest. Yes
IPA (international Phonetic Alphabet)  IPA Source is the web's largest library of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and solo art songs. Now with over 2250 texts.  
iPreach Bible Reference  iPreach offers the finest in contemporary biblical study and preaching resources to pastors and teachers. This extensive collection of commentaries, Bible dictionaries, and other reference works provides a breadth of substantial, searchable materials with which to prepare sermons and lessons--all in one place. Yes
JSTOR: Humanities  The Language & Literature Collection contain articles in several languages, including Arabic, Italian, and German. Developed with the help of the Modern Language Association, this collection includes PMLA and a range of core journals in the diverse fields of literary criticism that have emerged in the last thirty years. Backfiles only. Yes
Law Module  Search all law titles on subjects such as business law, civil law, criminal law and more. This module is a part of the ProQuest General Reference. Yes
LearningExpress Library Comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help patrons—students and adult learners—succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. Yes
Lexis-Nexis Academic  Provides full-text documents from more than 5,600 news, business, legal, medical and reference publications with a variety of flexible search options. Yes
Library Information Science Abstracts   (LISA) Part of ProQuest. No, abstracts
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts   (LISTA)

This world-class bibliographic database provides coverage on subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more

Library Literature & Information Science Reflecting the latest trends in a rapidly evolving field, this Wilson database indexes English and foreign-language periodicals, selected state journals, conference proceedings, pamphlets, books, and library school theses, plus over 300 books per year. Yes
Literary Criticism Online (LCO) Gale literary references reach back 20 to 30 years—taken together as print, they could fill 230 feet of shelf space! But now, hundreds of volumes are digitized and ready to read with Literature Criticism Online. Yes
Literature Resource Center Literature Resource Center provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analysis of authors from every age and literary discipline. Combining Gale Group's core literary databases in a single online service, the Literature Resource Center covers more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors. Yes
MDConsult  TNU graduate Physician Assistant users only. Student accounts are secured by the PA department directly.  Please contact them if you have account access concerns. Yes
Medical Library

Part of ProQuest. Search a comprehensive database combining MEDLINE indexing with full images for more than 450 key medical titles. Offers coverage of all the major healthcare specialties, including nursing, pediatrics, neurology, pharmacology, cardiology, physical therapy, and others. 

Medline® Search the premier bibliographic database in bio-medicine and the life sciences through ProQuest. Contains more than 11 million references to journal articles, compiled by The National Library of Medicine and searchable through ProQuest which provides some full text for journal titles indexed by the database. Yes
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Test in Print Buros Institute of Mental Measurements at the University of Nebraska, the Mental Measurements Yearbook(tm) (MMY) provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. The MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership. All MMY entries contain descriptive information (e.g., test purpose, publisher, pricing) and edited review(s) written by leading content area experts. Tests in Print (TIP) serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP provides vital information to users including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s). Yes
Military & Intelligence Database

Over 10 million articles (80% full-text) from more than 500 titles and basic reference materials. The content in this database is also part of Gale Cengage Academic One File.

Military Module

Search periodicals on military subjects such as defense, aeronautics and space flight, and other military issues in this ProQuest Research Library module.


Million Dollar Database

(D & B)
 Provides comprehensive marketing information on both public and private companies and their executives. The database is available in a variety of state, regional, national, and international product options. Company profiles include specialty information like executive biographies and proprietary eight-digit SIC codes. Yes
Multicultural Module  Search the multicultural module to research ethnic minority. This module is a part of the ProQuest General Reference. Yes
National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Part of U.S. Department of Justice. Yes
National Newspaper Index  InfoTrac's National Newspaper Index provides quick access to the indexing of America's top five newspapers in one seamless search: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post. Yes
Naxos Music Library  Complete audio files of all genres of music: classical, jazz etc.. Yes
netLibrary®  ebook collection with over 38,000 titles in the collection. Yes
Nursing & Allied Health Part of Gale Cengage. Yes
Oxford English Dictionary Part of Oxford University Press. Yes
PAIS International Part of Proquest. Yes
Pharmaceutical News Index Part of ProQuest. Yes
Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Collection Part of Gale Cengage. Yes
Points of View Reference Center Designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects. Students can use Points of View as a guide to debate, developing arguments, writing position papers, and for development of critical thinking skills. Each Points of View Essay includes a series of questions and additional material to generate further thought. Also included are thousands of supporting articles from the world’s top political and societal publications. Yes
Professional Collection  Full-text periodicals for teachers and school administrators. Yes
ProQuest Asian Business & Reference Part of ProQuest. Yes
ProQuest Biology Part of ProQuest Yes
ProQuest Central Part of ProQuest. Yes
ProQuest Computing Part of ProQuest. Yes
ProQuest Education Journals This database covers not only the literature on primary, secondary, and higher education but also special education, home schooling, adult education, and hundreds of related topics. Yes
ProQuest Health and Medical Complete Part of ProQuest. Yes
ProQuest Medical Library Search a comprehensive database combining MEDLINE indexing with full images for more than 450 key medical titles. Offers coverage of all the major healthcare specialties, including nursing, pediatrics, neurology, pharmacology, cardiology, physical therapy, and others. Yes
ProQuest Military Collection Part of ProQuest. Yes
ProQuest Newsstand Part of ProQuest. Yes
ProQuest Psychology Search all titles related to psychology for information on human development, learning, psychiatry and more. Yes
ProQuest Religion  Coverage of religious affairs and religious thinking from the top periodicals. Yes
ProQuest Research Library  The full collection of journals, magazines and newspapers for information on a broad range of general subjects including: arts, business, children, education, general interest, health, humanities, international, law, military, multicultural, psychology, sciences, social sciences, and women’s interests. Yes
ProQuest Science Journals A definitive resource for students studying both the applied and general sciences. With coverage dating back to 1986. Yes
ProQuest Telecommunications Whether you’re looking for the latest news on WAP technology, following market penetration of new technologies, or gathering information about the key players in this field, ProQuest Telecommunications helps you stay one step ahead. Yes

Search the premier database from the American Psychological Association. Access nearly 50 top full-text psychology publications covering the disciplines of Human Physiology, Personality Psychology, Social Psychology, Educational Psychology, and more.

Psychology Collection This set explores what makes people "tick" from childhood to death. This collection gives individuals a basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops -- and diminishes -- over time. Yes
PsycINFO Contains citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, and technical reports, as well as citations to dissertations, all in the field of psychology and psychological aspects of related disciplines.
No, Citation/
PubMed Central Free Internet based full text companion to Medline and PubMed.  Yes
Regional & Business News EBSCO's Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Updated daily. Yes
Religion & Philosophy Database Features a custom selection of more than 250 magazines and academic journals covering religion, philosophy, and the related areas of archaeology and anthropology. Use this database not only to study theological approaches to social issues, but also to learn about the impact that religion and philosophy have had on culture throughout history, including literature, arts, and language. Yes
Sage Psychology A comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods from Sage psychology related publications.  
Science Database A wide range of science related topics with 3,390,896 articles updated as daily. Yes
Sciences Module Periodicals on science subjects such as agriculture, biology, chemistry, computers, engineering, physics, and more. Yes
Scribner Writers Series Includes 15-20 page signed essays on more than 2,000 authors and literary genres drawn from the acclaimed Scribner print series. Yes
Small Business Collection Perfect for business schools and entrepreneurs, this compilation provides insights, tips, strategies and success stories relating to small business. Yes
Snapshot Series Part of ProQuest. Yes
Social Science Full Text  From H.W.Wilson: Covers the latest concepts, trends, opinions, theories, and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences Yes
Social Science Module Search the social science titles on subjects such as anthropology, culture, criminology, political science, social welfare, urban development and more. This module is a part of the ProQuest Research Library. Yes
Southern Life  Nearly 5 million full-text articles on topics that relate directly to all aspects of southern living, both past and present, including people, places, historical events and more. Yes
Teacher Reference Center 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals are part of this collection. Yes
Testing & Education Reference Center Prepare for the GED; CLEP; Dantes; civil service and military entrance exams; licensing tests for law enforcement, real estate, the postal service, and many other fields; plus college and graduate school admissions exams. Several Praxis I practice tests are also available here. Yes
Tests in Print (TIP)  Fully searchable index of tests in print, combined with Mental Measurements Yearbook for searching. No, Citation
Twayne's Author Series Includes 600 full-text titles from the Twayne Literary Masters series, 200 each from Twayne World, US, and English Authors. Criticism and information about author works.  Yes
UpToDate Timely medical resarch content. Yes
U.S. History Collection This collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the current thinking and events in US History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field. Yes
Virtual Training Online Tutorials Online & CD computer software training.  Limited Use  
Vocations, Careers & Technical Education Collection Finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career are all topics covered by this collection,providing content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals. Yes
War and Terrorism Collection A definitive periodical collection of hand selected titles for analysts, risk management professionals and students of military science, history, social science. Yes
Women's Interest Module  Women's interest subjects such as feminism, history, political science, social science, and general interest as they relate to women's issues. Yes
WorldCat - OCLC   No,  Citation