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APU Library Database Changes

Posted: February 2, 2011

 The following databases have been ADDED to the APU Libraries' collection:

  • ABI/INFORM Complete - This database is the most comprehensive ABI/INFORM database, comprised of ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, ABI/INFORM Dateline and ABI/INFORM Archive, featuring over 3,000 full-text journals, 25,000 Dissertations, 14,000 SSRN working papers, key newspapers such as The Wall Street Journal and The Financial Times, as well as country-and industry-focused reports and data. [About]
  • National Newspaper Abstracts - Abstracts and some full text from local and regional newspapers. [About]

The following databases have new URLs and a new interface:

  • ABI/INFORM Dateline - This database is now part of ABI/INFORM Complete.
  • ABI/INFORM Global - This database is now part of ABI/INFORM Complete.
  • ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry - This database is now part of ABI/INFORM Complete.
  • IIMP - The International Index to Music Periodicals Full Text database contains abstracts and some full text of articles from popular and scholarly music journals. [About]
  • Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts - Citations and abstracts covering all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. [About]
  • Physical Education Index - Citations and abstracts for articles from physical education journals. [About]
  • PILOTS - The Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress database includes citations to literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events. [About]
  • ProQuest Databases - Search across multiple databases covering the arts and humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences.
  • ProQuest Dissertations and Theses - Information about dissertations published at U.S. and international universities. Full text is provided for all dissertations published from 1997-present. [About]
  • ProQuest Religion - Abstracts and some full text for articles from religion journals. [About]
  • ProQuest Research Library - Search the full collection of journals, magazines and newspapers for information on a broad range of general reference subjects. [About]
  • Social Services Abstracts - Abstracts of articles focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. [About]
  • Sociological Abstracts - Abstracts of articles on sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. [About]

The following databases have been DELETED from the APU Libraries' collection:

  • AHSearch
  • Alternative Press Index
  • Alternative Press Index Archive
  • Business and Industry
  • Business Management
  • Contemporary Women's Issues
  • Disclosure Corporate Snapshots
  • EconLit
  • PsycFIRST
  • Worldscope
  • Digital Dissertations
  • Communication Abstracts
  • DAAI: Design and Applied Arts Index
  • Illustrata: Technology Index
  • Worldwide Political Science Abstracts
  • StatUSA

The following databases WILL BE DELETED from the APU Libraries' Collections:

  • Biology Digest (Access ends 6/30/2011)
  • Books in Print (Access ends 6/30/2011)
  • Business Dateline (Access ends 2/28/2011)
  • Dissertation Abstracts (Access ends 2/28/2011)
  • GEOBASE (Access ends 6/30/2011)
  • Newspaper Abstracts (Access ends 2/28/2011)
  • Periodical Abstracts (Access ends 2/28/2011)
  • SIRS Researcher (Access ends 6/30/2011)

For more information on the new ProQuest interface, please see the ProQuest website.

For more information about added, changed, or deleted databases, please contact Kimberley Stephenson.