Some of the New Databases Available from Thompson Library


New from Thompson Library, the following  resources!

Databases providing access and information in many formats, all available online in such fields as:

  • Audio Books
  • Current Affairs in Video
  • Career Assistance
  • English as Second Language Assistance
  • Physical Therapy

…   and MORE!!!


See NEW DATABASES on Thompson Library website under “Research Guides,” —  NEW & TRIAL RESOURCES.


  • AudioBook Collection  –  (EBSCOhost product)   Collection of downloadable e-audio books.  [ACCESS PROBLEMS REPORTED   —  CLICK ⓘ INFORMATION BUTTON on link FOR DETAILS.]








  • Analytical Abstracts   –   Also known as Analytical WebBase, Analytical Abstracts is the premier current awareness and information retrieval service in analytical chemistry. Covers 1980-present.


  • Apartheid South Africa, 1948-1980  –    British government files from the Foreign, Colonial, Dominion and Foreign and Commonwealth Offices spanning the period 1948 to 1980.


  • Artemis Literary Sources  –  Allows cross-searching of Literature Resource Center, Literature Criticism Online, and Gale Virtual Reference Library literature titles.


  • Associations Unlimited  –  Provides information on nonprofit membership associations and professional societies worldwide.


  • Business Economics and Theory  —  With a strong emphasis on titles covered in the EconLit database, this collection provides academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics. Perfect for business classes, users will find more than 150 full-text journals to support their research.


  • Business Insights: Essentials  – 
    Reference content from Gale’s core business collection. Includes easy-to-use company fundamentals and investment research reports, industry rankings, profiles, market share data, company histories, and more. Compare companies and generate lists by industry or location.


  • CareerBeam   –   Extensive company information and recruiting contacts for nearly 1 million potential employers and more than 200 countries. Requires login with UMICH password.


  • Catalysts & Catalysed Reactions  
    Monthly bulletin containing around 200 new graphical abstracts each month, indexed by reaction under study and by catalytic method.


  • Chemical Hazards in Industry  
    Monthly bulletin containing worldwide information on safety and health hazards surrounding chemicals encountered in the chemical and related industries.


  • ChemSpider  –
    Free chemical structure database providing fast text and structure search access to over 32 million structures from hundreds of data sources.


  • Communication, Film, and Mass Media 
    This ebook collection includes titles relevant to communications, cinema and media studies, advertising, public opinion, journalism, and mass media.


  • Culinary Arts Collection  
    Includes 150 of the major cooking and nutrition magazines. Coverage includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information






  • eBook K-8 Collection 
    Full text books designed specifically to support a quality learning experience for K-8 students across all academic subjects from History, to Language and Literature, to Science & Technology.





  •  Gait: An Online Tutorial  –  Includes the components “General Information,” “Joints,” and “Self-Assessment Quiz.”


  • Gale NewsVault 
    Provides cross-searching of 17 different historical newspaper and periodical archive collections.


  • Gartner 
    This database contains a comprehensive body of technology knowledge and is a resource used by thousands of organizations to help decision makers capitalize on information technologies and markets. Requires UMICH login.


  • General Reference Center Gold  
    Provides indexing for 1,100 general interest magazines, newspapers, business and industry journals, and reference books, with full text for articles from 700 of them. Covers 1980-present.




  •  Health Reference Center Academic  – Journal and magazine articles, newsletters, e-books, and other sources related to nursing and allied health, and consumer health. 1995-present.


  • Human Rights Studies Online  –

    A collection of text and video on human rights crimes in the 20th and early 21st centuries.
  • Junior Edition 
    Designed for students in junior high and middle school with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers, and reference books, for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports, and more.


  • Laboratory Hazards Bulletin  
    Monthly bulletin containing key information on hazards encountered by laboratory workers in all fields including R&D, analytical and hospital laboratories, scanned from the primary scientific and trade literature worldwide.




  •  Loeb Classical Library  –  250 ancient Greek and Latin authors in original language and in English translation.


  • MarinLit  –   MarinLit is a database dedicated to marine natural products research.


  • Mergent Archives  –   Digital collection of historical Moody’s, Hoover’s, Dun & Bradstreet, and Mergent publications.



  • Met Opera on Demand  
    Streaming access to more than 500 full-length Metropolitan Opera performances.


  • Methods in Organic Synthesis  
    Online alerting service covering the most important current developments in organic synthesis. It is designed with the synthetic organic chemist in mind, providing informative reaction schemes and covering new reactions and new methods.


  • Natural Product Updates  
    Provides graphical abstracts of new developments in natural product chemistry, selected from dozens of key primary journals.


  • Nursing Resource Center  
    Aimed at students completing class assignments and preparing for clinicals as they learn how to care for and treat patients.


  • PapersFirst 
    Citations to over 6.5 million papers presented at worldwide meetings, conferences, etc., since 1993.


  • Popular Magazines
    Over 1,000 of the most searched magazines across Gale/InfoTrac products. All the titles were selected based on actual publication searches performed by library patrons. This database is 100% full text and includes over 600 titles recommended by Bowker’s “Magazines for Libraries”.


  • ProceedingsFirst  –
    Contains tables of contents from over 190,000 worldwide conferences, meetings, etc. since 1993.


  • Professional Collection  
    Custom selection of full-text journals for educators interested in professional development.



  •  Science of Synthesis  –  Provides a critical review of the synthetic methodology for the entire field of organic and organometallic chemistry.