Try your hand at selecting useful databases to research a topic.
Choose two subject-specific
databases (those with articles on just one discipline,
religion for example) to search to find an answer to each of the
research questions below. Click on a database name to view a description
of it. After making your choices, click on the answer
link under each question.
1. Was there a relationship between witchcraft and the repressive
teachings of the Puritan sect in seventeenth century Massachusetts?
2. Did geneticist Gregor Mendel's work support or oppose
How did Christine de Pisan, the French Medieval writer,
treat misogyny in Roman de la Rose?
What strategies is Mattel employing to maintain its status
as the world's leading toymaker?
Search Elite: Multi-disciplinary
database accessed through EBSCOHost. Indexes and abstracts
periodical articles, includes some full text articles.
Remote access password for Moravian Faculty and Students
is available at the Library's reference desk (610-861-1543).
America: History and Life: Indexes
and abstracts periodical articles, books, book reviews and dissertations
on U.S. and Canadian history from prehistory to the present. Accessed
ATLA: Religion Database: Indexes
periodicals in theology and religion, many of which are full text. Also
includes indexing for chapters in multi-authored books. Off-campus access
is available for Moravian Faculty and Students.
Basic Science Index: 1990-2003: Abstracts
from peer-reviewed science journals. Searchable by topic, author or cited
Basic Social Science Index: 1990-2003: Abstracts
from peer-reviewed social science journals. Searchable by topic, author
or cited reference.
Business Source Elite: Business
database accessed through EBSCOHost. Indexes and abstracts periodical
articles, including some full text articles.
ERIC: Education database accessed
through EBSCOHost. Indexes and abstracts periodical articles and education
Gale Literary Index: Quick index
to the following Gale print publications that Reeves owns: Contemporary
Literary Criticism, Dictionary of Literary Biography, Nineteenth
Century Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Short
Story Criticism, Twentieth Century Literary Criticism.
HealthSource: Nursing/Academic Edition: Indexes
and abstracts over 615 journals and contains full text of another 600
journals in medical/health fields; accessed through EBSCOHost.
Historical Abstracts: Indexes
and abstracts periodicals, books, book reviews and dissertations covering
world history (except for U.S. and Canada) from 1450 to the present.
Accessed through EBSCOHost.
Hoover's Online: Information on
industries and public and private companies worldwide. Includes company
profiles and financial and industry snapshots and statistics.
Iter: Iter meaning 'a journey' or
'a path' in Latin, is a non-profit research project from Toronto, Canada,
NYC, and Tempe, AZ. The goal of Iter is to increase access to all published
materials pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700).
Language Association's International Bibliography of Literary
Criticism through EBSCOHost.. Indexes and abstracts periodical
articles, book chapters and dissertations.
PsycINFO: The comprehensive international
database of psychology. Indexes and abstracts periodical articles.
Accessed through FirstSearch.
PubMed Free Search: This site
is sponsored by the U.S. Government and searches MEDLINE® using
the retrieval engine of NLM's PubMed system. The default MEDLINE search
is 1966 to the present.
Sociological Abstracts: Indexes
and abstracts journal articles, books, chapters in books, and more
in the fields of sociology and related disciplines in the social and