Some of the New Databases Available from Thompson Library

For a complete list, see   —   NEW RESOURCES   —   on the Frances Willson Thompson Library website.  

New from Thompson Library!

Databases in:

  • Citation Citing
  • Cost of Books
  • Sound Recordings
  • Newsreels

         …   and more!


  • Web of Knowledge   —   Provides cross-search of multiple Webdatabases: BIOSIS Previews (1926-present)Current Contents Connect (1998-present)Data Citation Index (1900-present)Journal Citation Reports (1997-present)Web of Science:    –Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1975-present)    –Book Citation Index (2005-present)    –Conference Proceedings Citation Index (1990-present)    –Social Sciences Citation Index (1900-present)    –Science Citation Index Expanded (1900-present)Zoological Records (1864-present)
  • Web of Science  —   1900-present for Science and Social Sciences; 1975-present for Arts & Humanities. Article index that combines three citation indexes–Arts & Humanities, Science Expanded, and Social Sciences–which permit searching for articles that cite a known author or work, as well as searching by subject, author, journal, and author address. Covers 12,000+ journals.
  • American Book Prices Current   —  1975-present. Annual record of books, manuscripts, autographs, maps and broadsides sold at auction. Regions covered include North America and the UK, with sales from such other countries as Switzerland, Germany, Monaco, Holland, Australia, and France.
  • SpringerMaterialsComprises 400 Landolt-Bornstein volumes, 44,000 chemical safety documents, a subset of the Dortmund Data Bank Software & Separation Technology comprising 300,000 data points, and the Linus Pauling files on inorganic solid phases. SpringerMaterials is expanded and updated quarterly.
  • Smithsonian Global Sound   —   Virtual encyclopedia of the world’s musical and aural traditions. Includes the published recordings owned by the non-profit Smithsonian Folkways Recordings label and the archival audio collections of the legendary Folkways Records, Cook, Dyer-Bennet, Fast Folk, Monitor, Paredon and other labels. Contains over 40,000 tracks of ethnic music from around the world.
  • Vocations & Careers Collection   —    Content from nearly 400 journals; this collection provides content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals. Short link:
  • World Newsreels Online, 1929-1966   —   Streaming video capturing full runs of many of the key international newsreels produced during the early twentieth century. Includes the “March of Time” series.   Produced from 1929 through the early post-war period, these films provide a unique—and until now largely neglected—resource that will give scholars real insight into how people learned about and lived through the events that occurred during this period of history.