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ProQuest Science Journals
This database is a definitive resource for students studying both the applied and general sciences. With coverage dating back to 1986, ProQuest Science Journals features over 1030 titles, with more than 760 available in full text. Search over 2.7M records, dating back to the mid 1980s.
ProQuest Social Science Journals
This database offers indexing and full text for hundreds of academic journals, providing extensive coverage across a wide range of social science disciplines including anthropology, criminology, economics, education, political science, psychology, social work and sociology.
ProQuest Sociology
This database covers the international literature of sociology and social work, including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction and more. This collection provides full-text coverage of many core titles included in Sociological Abstracts and Social Services Abstracts.
SAE Digital Library
Standards and technical papers in all areas of mobility engineering including ground vehicle, aerospace, off-highway, and manufacturing technology.
Safety Science and Risk
Published in association with the University of Southern California and the University of Waterloo, this database provides comprehensive, timely information across the fields of public health, safety, and industrial hygiene. Cited studies are geared to help researchers identify, evaluate, and eliminate or control risks and hazards from environmental and occupational situations.
SAGE Journals
SAGE publishes over 1000 scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, science, technology, and medicine.
SAGE Research Methods
SAGE Research Methods is the ultimate methods library with more than 1000 books, reference works, journal articles, case studies, data sets, and instructional videos by world-leading academics from across the social sciences, including the largest collection of qualitative methods books available online from any scholarly publisher. The site is designed to guide users to the content they need to learn a little or a lot about their method. The Methods Map can help those less familiar with research methods to find the best technique to use in their research. Built upon SAGE’s legacy of methods publishing, SAGE Research Methods is the essential online tool for researchers.
SAI Global Standards Infobase
Worldwide engineering standards & specifications.
Salem History
Salem History provides online access to the following reference books: Great Athletes; Weapons and Warfare; The Fifties in America; The Sixties in America;The Seventies in America; Great Events from History: The Ancient World, Prehistory-476 c.e.; Great Events from History: The Middle Ages, 477-1453; Great Events from History: Renaissance & Early Modern Era, 1454-1600; Great Events from History: The Twentieth Century, 1941-1970; Great Events from History: Modern Scandals; Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Events; Great Lives from History: Renaissance & Early Modern Era, 1454-1600; Great Lives from History: The Seventeenth Century; Great Lives from History: The Twentieth Century; Great Lives from History: Notorious Lives; Great Lives from History: Inventors & Inventions; Milestone Documents in African American History; Milestone Documents in American History; Milestone Documents of American Leaders; and Milestone Documents in World History.
Salem Literature
Salem Literature provides online access to the following reference books: Critical Survey of Long Fiction, Critical Insights: Isabel Allende, Critical Insights: Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Critical Insights: Toni Morrison, Critical Insights: Mark Twain, Critical Insights: The Great Gatsby, Critical Insights: Things Fall Apart, and Masterplots (4th edition).
Salem Science
Salem Science provides online access to the following reference titles: Environmental Issues, Forensic Science, and The Solar System.
Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970
Produced for over a century, Sanborn maps chart the growth and development of more than 12,000 American towns and cities. Sanborn maps are large-scale plans of a city or town, drawn to scale of 50 feet to an inch. They were created to assist fire insurance companies as they assessed the risk associated with insuring a particular property. The maps list street bocks nad building numbers including numbers in use at the time the map was made and previous numbers. Bluford Library provides access to Sanborn maps for North Carolina.
Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience
Studies on the Black Experience is the product of a partnership between ProQuest and the Schomburg Centerfor Research in Black Culture, one of the four research libraries of the New York Public Library. It provides utterly unique primary and original content, plus background materials that put these primary sources in their proper setting.
Science
Science has published the very best in research about the sciences since 1880. Some of its articles rank among the most cited in the world. The Science family of journals is published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s oldest and largest general science organization. Bluford Library has access to Science from 1997-present.
ScienceDirect
Full-text collection of peer-reviewed journals covering science, technology and medicine.
SciFinder Scholar
Contains scientific information in journals and patent literature from around the world, including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, material science, and agricultural science. Patrons are required to register for an account with a valid North Carolina A&T email address using the following link: http://ncat.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://scifinder.cas.org/registration/index.html?corpKey=B90AF57C-86F3-50AB-13F4-26BE86E963C1
Scopus
Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. Delivering a comprehensive overview of the world's research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities, Scopus features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research.
SEC Edgar
EDGAR, the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system, performs automated collection, validation, indexing, acceptance, and forwarding of submissions by companies and others who are required by law to file forms with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
SimplyAnalytics (formerly SimplyMap)
Map demographic, business, and marketing data variables. Requires creation of a username and password.
SIRS Government Reporter
SIRS® Government Reporter® is a comprehensive student resource for the study of all aspects of U.S. federal government. It contains thousands of full-text documents, summaries, and graphics covering a wide variety of topics including health, science, economics, environment, politics, foreign affairs, business, and industry.
SIRS Issues Researcher
SIRS Issues Researcher offers analysis and opinions covering the pros, cons, and everything in between of 325 social, scientific, health, historic, economic, political, and global issues. Editorially created Topic Overview pages with engaging Essential Questions with answers, and viewpoint articles help build solid foundations for understanding the issues. Articles and graphics in SIRS Issues Researcher are carefully selected according to strict SIRS criteria for content reliability, relevance, and age-appropriateness. Titles include: American History, The Christian Science Monitor, Economist, Foreign Affairs, Financial, Times, Global Viewpoint, Maclean’s, National Geographic, Newsweek and Science News.
SIRS Knowledge Source Package
A portal to access the SIRS Collections provided through NC LIVE: Government Reporter, Issues Researcher, Renaissance, and Web Select.
SIRS Renaissance
SIRS® Renaissance®—Current Perspectives on the Arts & Humanities—is a reference database that provides dynamic information on the following topics: architecture and design, culture, literature, multimedia, music, performing arts, philosophy and religion, and visual arts. Full-text articles are selected from more than 1,500 domestic and international publications. Many articles are accompanied by full-color images, including art reproductions, photographs, and illustrations.
SIRS Web Select
Following SIRS' time-tested techniques for vetting and organizing information, each site is carefully selected for its relevance, credibility, appropriateness to students, and reliability before it's added to our SIRS® WebSelect® (designed for use in grades 9-14) collections. Each site includes an editor-written summary to help users quickly evaluate a site's content and mission prior to linking.
Snapshots
This database offers top-line international market research overviews focusing on 40+ industries in more than 40 countries worldwide, including regional summaries. It provides market size, share, forecasts and segments.
Social Services Abstracts
This database provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services and related areas, including social welfare, social policy and community development. The database abstracts and indexes over 1,300+ serials publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations and citations to book reviews.
Social Work Abstracts
Social Work Abstracts contains information on the fields of social work and human services from 1977 to present. The database provides exceptional coverage of over 500 journals in all areas of the profession, including theory and practice, areas of service, social issues, and social problems.
SocINDEX with Full Text
SocINDEX with Full Text offers comprehensive coverage of sociology, encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study. This product also contains informative abstracts for more than 1,260 "core" coverage journals dating as far back as 1895. In addition, this file provides data mined from nearly 500 "priority" coverage journals as well as from over 2,950 "selective" coverage journals.
Sociological Abstracts
This database abstracts and indexes the international literature of sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800+ serials publications and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, conference papers and working papers. Cited references are included for many journal articles.
Solid State and Superconductivity Abstracts
Solid State and Superconductivity Abstracts provides global coverage on all aspects of theory, production, and application of solid state materials and devices - as well as the new high- and low-temperature superconductivity technology, now highlighted in every issue. Some of the topics covered are phase, crystal, and mechanical properties of solids, optical and dielectric properties, conductive and magnetic properties, exotic electronic structure and energy gaps, SQUIDs, impurity effects, flux structures and critical current, ceramics, twinning phenomena, and more. Sources covered include over 3,000 periodicals, conference proceedings, technical reports, trade journal/newsletter items, patents, books, and press releases. Part of Advanced Technologies Database with Aerospace and Technology Research Database.
SPORTDiscus
Sport, physical fitness, and physical education. Indexes the practical and research literature of sports medicine, exercise physiology, sports psychology, training, nutrition, coaching, sociology of sports, and related topics. Also covers recreation, games, play, and dance. Records for journal/magazine articles, web sites, unpublished research, dissertations, books, proceedings, and audiovisual material. International and interdisciplinary coverage.
Springer LINK
Access to journals and ebooks from Springer/Verlag and Birkhauser publications in the fields of biology/biomedicine, chemistry, geosciences, computer sciences, mathematics, medicine, physics, engineering, ecology, and economics.
Standard & Poor's Net Advantage
Source of business and investment information, offering on-line access to Standard & Poors independent research, data and commentary on stocks, bonds, funds, and industries.
Sustainability Science Abstracts
This database explores all aspects of sustainable development, human population and demography topics, as well as societal issues involving natural resource management. Part of Environmental Sciences & Pollution Management Database.
Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering and Computer Science
SYNTHESIS is an innovative information service for the research, development and educational communities in engineering and computer science. It combines authoritative content with advanced digital delivery to create a product that is substantially more useful than traditional print and digital publications. SYNTHESIS contains 50-100 page books called lectures that synthesize important research or development topics, authored by prominent contributors to the field.
Fall Semester Hours
Ending Fri., Dec. 8th, 2017
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Friday Open until 8pm
Saturday 10am-7pm
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Upcoming Events
Workshop: Endnote® Made Easy (Mon. 10-23-2017 @ 11am) Oct 23, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM — Room 258 (Seminar Room), 2nd Floor Bluford Library
Open Textbook Network Workshop, Tue. 10/24 at 3pm Oct 24, 2017 03:00 PM - 04:45 PM — Rm. 014 (Lower Level) Bluford Library
Introduction to Scopus and Journal Citation Reports, Wed. 10/25 at 3pm Oct 25, 2017 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM — Rm. 014 (Lower Level) Bluford Library
Introduction to Digital Commons, Thu. 10/26 at 3pm Oct 26, 2017 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM — Rm. 014 (Lower Level) Bluford Library
Workshop: Literature Reviews for Grad Students (Tue. 10-31-2017 @ 2pm) Oct 31, 2017 02:00 PM - 03:15 PM — Room 258 (Seminar Room), 2nd Floor Bluford Library
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