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star Bloomsbury Fashion Central
Bloomsbury Fashion Central formerly Berg Fashion Library is a unique online portal which offers fully cross-searchable access to an expanding range of content collections - including the Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion online, e-books, reference works, images, and much more.

Milner's subscription allows one (1) person to use this site at any time. If all connections are being used, you will see a message stating that all licenses/seats are currently active. Try again later.

star Agricola 1970 to the present.
Coverage dates back to 1970 and includes more than 4.6 million citations. The citations are comprised of journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture.

star Art Abstracts 1984 to present
Covers more than 450 international art publications including journals, yearbooks, museum bulletins; and reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals. Updated monthly. Provides citations and abstracts. For older material see Art Index Retrospective.




star Art Retrospective 1929-1984
Covers more than 285 periodicals including yearbooks and museum bulletins; reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals. For newer material see Art Abstracts. Provides citations and abstracts.

star Artstor
The Artstor Digital Library provides more than one million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research. The community-built collections comprise contributions from outstanding international museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists' estates.


star CAMIO (Catalog of Art Museum Images Online)
CAMIO is a growing online collection documenting works of art from around the world, representing the collections of prominent museums (for example, Library of Congress, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art). CAMIO highlights the creative output of cultures around the world, from prehistoric to contemporary times, and covering the complete range of expressive forms.

star Textile Technology Index
Originating in 1944, this database covers scientific and technological literature related to textile production and processing such as textile end products, manufacturing techniques and chemicals and dyes. The perspective is both current and historical, with some records going back to the 1800s. References and abstracts are given for over 400 journals and thousands of books, conferences, theses, technical reports and trade literature.

    ABI/INFORM Global 1971 to present
Search nearly 3,000 worldwide business periodicals and journals for in-depth coverage of business and economic conditions, management techniques, strategy, and theory. Extensive coverage of topics such as advertising, business intelligence, marketing, finance, human resources, insurance, organizational development, taxation, technology, and more. Fast access to information on 60,000 + companies with business and executive profiles. Has same day access to The Wall Street Journal.

star Academic Search Complete 1887 to present
A scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database containing full text for more than 7,100 publications, including over 6,100 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for 11,200 journals and other publications including monographs, reports, and conference proceedings. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format.

    America: History and Life 1964 to present
A complete bibliographic reference to the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Published since 1964, the database comprises almost 400,000 bibliographic entries. This extensive database covers over 2,000 journals published worldwide. Updated three times per year. Provides citations, abstracts.

Note: Only six users are allowed in this database at a time. If you are not able to access the database, please try again later.

    American Periodicals Series Online 1741-1900 1741-1900
American popular and professional periodicals, over 1,000 titles in all, covering a wide range of subjects. Provides citations, full text.

    Art & Culture Digital Collection prehistoric to the present
A locally produced database of images for use in the study and teaching of art, design, and material culture at Illinois State University. Includes views of sculpture, architecture, painting, and decorative art objects from European, American, Middle Eastern, Asian, African and Oceanic cultures dating from prehistoric times to the present. The images come from many sources, including published images, original images purchased or donated, and unique images selected and scanned from the slide library at the School of Art.

    Dissertations & Theses
Electronic edition of Dissertation Abstracts covering the complete range of academic subjects appearing in dissertations from over 1,000 accredited institutions since 1861. Citations from 1980 forward also include 350-word abstracts written by the author. Free twenty-four page previews for all subjects. Full text for dissertations in the Humanities and Social Sciences are available beginning in 1997; full text for selected dissertations prior to 1997 is available based on demand and author permission. Updated monthly.

    eHRAF World Cultures
The eHRAF World Cultures, formerly the eHRAF Collection of Ethnography, is a unique cross-cultural database with full-text ethnographies that are subject indexed at the paragraph-level for precise retrieval of information on all aspects of cultural and social life. These materials are relevant to the various social science disciplines as well as the humanities and health sciences.

    Europa World
Europa World contains impartial economic, political and geographic background information and statistical data by country, and includes thousands of directory contact details with click-through web links and a comprehensive listing of some 1,900 international organizations.

Note: the current subscription allows access to 4 users at one time.

    Gale Virtual Reference Library
Includes the full text of books, encyclopedias and handbooks. Available books cover all subject areas, including art, business, history and medicine.

    GPO Monthly Catalog July 1976 to present
Index to materials published by the US Government Printing Office. This index is valuable for using the Milner Library Documents Collection. Updated monthly. Provides citations, abstracts.

    Harpweek 1857-1912
Harper's Weekly, a primary resource for examining 19th Century America. Provides full text.

    Historical Abstracts 1955 to present
Covers the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada, which are covered in America History and Life). Over half a million entries in all. Currently over 2,000 journals published throughout the world are covered in the database. Updated three times per year. Provides citations, abstracts.

    IBISWorld
US Industry Research reports covering 700 Industries, organized by NAICS codes. Each report contains analysis and data on key statistics, industry structure, including: supply/demand chain, market characteristics, product and customer segments, cost structure, industry conditions, key drivers, major players and market share, recent performance and 5-year revenue forecasts. Reports may include excellent graphics, concept visualizations and downloadable data tables.

    JSTOR
JSTOR holds the complete digitized back runs of core scholarly journals, starting with the very first issues, and offers high-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated. Of the available JSTOR collections, Milner has 4 multi-disciplinary collections (Arts and Sciences I, II, III and VII) and two discipline-specific collections (Ecology & Botany, General Science) for a total of 1113 academic journals.

JSTOR Current Scholarship Program provides subscription access to current issues of 136 journals.

    LexisNexis Academic
Provides access to a wide range of news, business, legal, and reference information. included company profiles. Provides citations, abstracts, full text.

    Marquis Who's Who 1985 to present
Marquis Who's Who features comprehensive profiles on over 1.4 million of the most accomplished individuals from all fields of endeavor including: government, business, science and technology, the arts, entertainment, and sports.

Includes information from the following publications: Who's Who in America, Who Was Who in America, Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in Asia, Who's Who in American Politics, Who's Who in American Art, Who's Who of American Women, Who's Who of Emerging Leaders, Who's Who in Science & Engineering, Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who in Medicine & Healthcare, Who's Who in Finance & Business,. Who's Who in 20th Century America, Who's Who in the East, Who's Who in the Midwest, Who's Who in the South & Southwest, Who's Who in the West, Who's Who in Media & Communications, Who's Who in Entertainment, Who's Who in American Education, Who's Who in American Nursing, Who's Who in Religion, Who's Who of Emerging Leaders in America, Who's Who Among Human Services Professionals.

Milner's subscription allows three (3) people to use this site at any time. If all connections are being used, you will see a message stating that all licenses are currently active. Try again later.

    OECD iLibrary 1998 - present
The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development provides books, periodicals, and statistical databases on economic and social topics concerning its 30 member countries. Content is available in 17 thematic areas, including: Finance & Investment (including Insurance); Industry and Services; Taxation; and Trade. Statistics are available in either published reports or in interactive databases Continuously updated. Provides full-text.

    Project Muse Premium Collection
Provides full text access to journals in the humanities, arts, and social sciences from 60 scholarly publishers. Coverage and update periods vary. Provides citation, abstracts, and full text. Project Muse is a not-for-profit collaboration between the participating publishers and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library at Johns Hopkins University.

    Proquest Dissertations & Theses
Electronic edition of Dissertation Abstracts covering the complete range of academic subjects appearing in dissertations from over 1,000 accredited institutions since 1861. Citations from 1980 forward also include 350-word abstracts written by the author. Free twenty-four page previews for all subjects. Full text for dissertations in the Humanities and Social Sciences are available beginning in 1997; full text for selected dissertations prior to 1997 is available based on demand and author permission. Updated monthly.

    PsycInfo (EBSCOhost)
The PsycINFO database, American Psychological Association's (APA) renowned resource for abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, is the largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health. It contains over 3 million records and summaries dating as far back as the 1600s with one of the highest DOI matching rates in the publishing industry. Journal coverage, which spans from the 1800s to the present, includes international material selected from around 2,500 periodicals in dozens of languages

    Readers Guide Abstracts 1890 to present
Provides abstracts and indexing of over 450 general-interest periodicals published in the United States. Abstracts begin in 1983. Updated monthly.

    Sage Knowledge
Formerly Sage eReference, Sage Knowledge contains full text access to reference works primarily in the social sciences that are published by Sage.

    Sociological Abstracts (SocAbs) 1963 to present
Indexes articles in more than 1,900 journals, book abstracts and review citations in sociology and related fields. Provides citations, abstracts.

    Web of Science 1988 -
Milner's subscription includes:
* Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1988-present)
* Book Citation Index Science (2005-present)
* Book Citation Index Social Sciences & Humanities (2005-present)
* Conference Proceedings Citation Index Science (1993-present)
* Conference Proceedings Citation Index Social Sciences & Humanities (1993-present)
* Science Citation Index Expanded (1988-present)
* Social Sciences Citation Index (1988-present)

Access the world's leading scholarly literature in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities.
* Navigate with cited reference searching and Author Finder
* Use the Analyze Tool to identify trends and patterns

    WorldCat
Over 36 million records of any type of material cataloged by OCLC member libraries. Includes manuscripts written as early as the 11th century. Updated daily. Provides citations.

 
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