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ProQuest Science Database
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 Database
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 Database
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 Mobilus (formerly SAE Digital Library)
Standards and technical papers in all areas of mobility engineering including ground vehicle, aerospace, off-highway, and manufacturing technology.
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 Online
Salem History provides online access to reference books in history, literature, and science.
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. New in August 2019: Bluford Library now has access to Sanborn Maps for all states.
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.
Science in Context
Reference content plus magazines, journals, news sources, experiments, and more. Covering earth science, life science, space, technology, mathematics, science history, and biography.
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).
Security Issues Online
Security Issues Online delves into conflicts, policies, and relationships that have impacted the global arena throughout modern history. At completion, this collection will include at completion 175 hours of video and 100,000 pages of printed materials (personal papers, organizations, government documents, journals, reports, monographs, and speeches). It is organized around more than forty events and areas and includes a wide array of themes such as terrorism and counterterrorism, insurgency and counterinsurgency, cybersecurity, ethnic conflicts and resolution, and nuclear threats.
SimplyAnalytics (formerly SimplyMap)
Map demographic, business, and marketing data variables. Requires creation of a username and password.
SIRS Discover
Designed specifically for elementary and middle school students, SIRS Discoverer offers articles, nonfiction books, images, activities, and websites curated for educational relevance, age appropriateness, and readability.
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.
Sixties Video Titles
Presenting The Sixties Video Online, the video component of Alexander Street's product The Sixties: Primary Documents and Personal Narratives 1960-1974. This collection contains fifty hours of primary footage and secondary documentaries that explore the key events of the sixties and early seventies, including the civil rights movement, the women's rights movement and the sexual revolution. It features interviews with major players of the decade, including political leaders John F. Kennedy, Robert Kennedy, and Richard Nixon, and revolutionaries such as Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Cesar Chavez, and Elaine Brown. Major video partners include NBC Universal, CBS, the Huey Newton Foundation, and Educational Video Group, featuring programs such as Meet the Press. The primary footage and first-hand accounts found in the collection give unique insight into the decade's fight to improve universal rights and is the perfect companion to the primary documents found in Alexander Street's The Sixties.
Sixties: Primary Documents and Personal Narratives 1960-1974
The Sixties: Primary Documents and Personal Narratives 1960–1974 brings the 1960s alive through diaries, letters, autobiographies and other memoirs, written and oral histories, manifestos, government documents, memorabilia, and scholarly commentary. With 125,000 pages of text and 50 hours of video at completion, this searchable collection is the definitive electronic resource for students and scholars researching this important period in American history, culture, and politics. Please visit What's New to learn about new archives and other great content additions for 2019! The database currently has over over 123,000 pages.
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 and Cultural History: Letters and Diaries Online
The most comprehensive archive of social memory yet created, Social and Cultural History: Letters and Diaries Online allows students, scholars, and online researchers to experience the past through thousands of private writings and personal narratives. The resource is a unique forum that brings together the voices of ordinary men and women from all walks of life with the personal accounts of well-known historical figures. In their own words, people from diverse ethnic and social groups bring vividly to life hundreds of years of history through their perspectives on life, love, faith, politics, business, and countless personal events.
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 Theory, 2nd Edition
Social Theory offers an extensive selection of documents that explore the complexities and interpret the nature of social behavior and organization. Particular care has been taken to index this material so that it can be searched more thoroughly than ever before. This final release features more than 150,000 pages of content by such major theorists as Theodor Adorno, Jean Baudrillard, Simone de Beauvoir, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Émile Durkheim, Michel Foucault, Jürgen Habermas, Robert Merton, Dorothy E. Smith , and Talcott Parsons.
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.
Social Work Online
Social Work Online is a first-of-its-kind resource that pairs recently published social work textbooks along with compelling documentaries clinical demonstration videos, and engaging lectures that illustrate the complex and challenging realities social work students will face as practitioners. The content is structured around twelve of the most important topics in the social work curriculum, most of which are applicable worldwide.
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.
Statistical Abstract of the United States
An authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.
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
Starting Sunday, Aug. 18th, 2019
Sunday 1pm+ (start 24hrs)
Monday–Thursday Open 24 Hours
Friday Open until 8pm
Saturday 10am-7pm
Aggie One ID required for entry, 12m-7:30a
Upcoming Events
Closed - Sunday, Oct. 13th (Fall Break) Oct 13, 2019 12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
Break Hours - 7:30am-6pm, Oct. 14-15th (Mon. & Tue.) Oct 14, 2019 - Oct 15, 2019
Workshop: Data Management Planning for Research Faculty (Tue. 10-22-2019 @ 10am) Oct 22, 2019 10:00 AM - 10:55 AM — Room 256 (Seminar Room), 2nd Floor Bluford Library
Workshop: Research Impact–Assessing & Tracking Yours (Tue. 11-05-2019 @ 3pm) Nov 05, 2019 03:00 PM - 03:55 PM — Room 256 (Seminar Room), 2nd Floor Bluford Library
Workshop: Endnote® Made Easy (Thu. 11-07-2019 @ 2pm) Nov 07, 2019 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM — Room 256 (Seminar Room), 2nd Floor Bluford Library
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