Military Science Databases

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Matt Jabaily
Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian

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Military Science Databases

Homeland Security Digital Library U.S. Dept of Homeland Security years vary
Provides quick access to literature on homeland security including important U.S. policy documents, presidential directives, and national strategy documents as well as specialized resources such as theses and reports from various universities, organizations and local and state agencies.

ISN: International Relations & Security Network  years vary
An international perspective database containing grey literature of all types, daily briefings, a monthly summary, primary source material, books, and many journals.

PAIS Index ProQuest  1914-
Public Affairs Information Service International (PAIS Index) contains references to more than 540,100 journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference reports, publications of international agencies and more. In addition to English, some of the indexed materials are published in French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.

PILOTS  ProQuest 1871-
PILOTS, or Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress database, covers literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, this database is updated monthly and is not limited to literature on PTSD among veterans. This version of PILOTS requires a Library VPN connection if accessing off campus.

Government Information

FDsys Government Printing Office current
FDsys provides free online access to official Federal Government publications, such as the United States Code, congressional bills and documents, economic indicators, public laws, and more. Provided by the Government Printing Office, FDsys replaces GPO Access.

Thomas Library of Congress 1990-
(Note: The Library of Congress is in the process of replacing Thomas with
Provided by the Library of Congress, Thomas searches current legislation from 1990 to present. Search for bills, resolutions, Congressional Records and more. Library of Congress 2001-
(Note: is currently still in beta mode. It will replace Thomas as the source for U.S. legislative information.)
Provided by the Library of Congress, searches current legislation from 2001 to present. Search for bills, resolutions, Congressional Records and more.

Selected General Databases

Academic OneFile Gale/InfoTrac 1980-
Contains peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources in the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995.

Academic Search Premier EBSCOhost years vary
Provides full text for more than 3,430 scholarly publications covering academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies. This database is updated on a daily basis.

Expanded Academic ASAP Gale/InfoTrac 1980-
Use this database to find information on Astronomy, Religion, Law, History, Psychology, Humanities, Current Events, Sociology, Communications and the General Sciences.

OmniFile Full Text Mega (H.W. Wilson) EBSCOhost 1982-
This general database includes articles that cover a wide range of topics in education, general science, humanities, and the social sciences. Formerly known as WilsonWeb, OmniFile Full Text Mega Edition contains the full text of articles from over 2,500 publications and abstracts from nearly 3,600 publications.

Oxford Reference Online  years vary
A multidisciplinary online reference collection containing over 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works including a broad range of titles from the Oxford Companion Series published by Oxford University Press. The entire collection is fully-indexed and cross-searchable.