Alumni Databases

The following databases are available for alumni use.  Some are freely accessible and are so noted ("OffCampus:  Free and open to all").  Others require logins ("OffCampus:  Log in").  Questions?  Please ask us

  • Academic Onefile

    Scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers on a broad range of subject areas--arts and the humanities, social sciences, science and technology. Indexes the New York Times. Info

  • ACORN Library Catalog

    Catalog of materials owned by all the libraries at Vanderbilt. Search for books, journals and electronic materials by title, author, keyword or subject. Info


    Statistical information on religions, denominations, churches, religious bodies, faith groups, tribes, cultures, movements, and ultimate concerns. Data from government census reports, statistical sampling surveys and organizational reporting. Info

  • AdViews: A Digital Archive of Vintage Television Commercials

    This digital archive contains television commercials from the 1950s to the 1980s that were created or collected by the New York advertising agency Benton & Bowles. Info

  • African Women

    Books and government documents; articles from books, periodicals, and journals; theses and dissertations; conference papers; and videocassettes. Info


    National Agricultural Library's catalog. Publications and resources encompassing all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines, including animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming and farming systems, agricultural economics, extension and education, food and human nutrition, and earth and environmental sciences. Info

  • Agricultural Statistics Annual (USDA NASS)

    Annual compendium of statistics on agricultural production, supplies, consumption, facilities, costs, and returns. Info

  • Air University Library Index to Military Periodicals (AULIMP)

    Subject index to significant articles, news items, and editorials from English-language military and aeronautical periodicals. Info

  • Alim

    Key Islamic documents in both Arabic and English. Audio recordings of the Qur’an. Info


    Original Arabic texts of books of Qur’anic commentary, translation, recitation tutorials, and essential resources. Resources on syntax; Contexts of Revelation; the meanings of words, and other works on the Qur’anic sciences. Info

  • American Community Survey (ACS)

    Annual United States survey of population and housing. Covers age, race, income, commute time to work, home value, veteran status, and other important data. Info

  • American FactFinder

    Data about the United States, Puerto Rico and the Island Areas. Data comes from several censuses and surveys: American Community Survey, American Housing Survey, Annual Economic Surveys, Annual Survey of Governments, etc. Info

  • American Jewish Committee Archives

    American Jewish Year Book from 1899, interactive archival timelines, AJC radio from 1939, historic films and TV shows, and oral histories. Info

  • American Memory

    Written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. Info

  • American Memory: Presidents

    The papers of Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and George Washington; Theodore Roosevelt: His Life and Times on Film; William McKinley and the Pan-American Exposition; Portraits of the Presidents and First Ladies; World War I and 1920 Election Recordings; and Presidential Inaugurations (1789-2001). Info

  • American Museum of Natural History Library

    The museum's scientific publications, disseminating the results of work conducted by museum scientists and their colleagues in the areas of zoologicalsystematics, paleontology, geology, evolution, and anthropology. Info

  • American President: A Reference Resource

    Information on presidents and first ladies, biographies of each cabinet member, listings of presidential staff and advisers, and timelines detailing significant events in the lives of each administration. Audio and video since Kennedy is also available. Info

  • American Rhetoric

    Public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, lectures, debates, interviews, other recorded media events, and declaration. Info


    Large collection of the fulltext glossy annual reports that companies prepare for current and prospective stock holders. Search for reports by company name, ticker symbol, exchange, industry, and industry sector. Info

  • ArchiveGrid

    ArchiveGrid provides online access to nearly a million descriptions of archival collections held by thousands of libraries, museums, historical societies and archives worldwide. Info

  • ARCHON Directory

    Contact details for record repositories in the United Kingdom and institutions elsewhere which have substantial collections of manuscripts noted under the indexes to the National Register of Archives. Info


    Open access to e-prints in physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance and statistics Info

  • Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA)

    Data sets for the study of American religion. American and international collections: statistics on adherents, information on religious freedom, and public opinion data related to religious issues. Compare up to eight nations. Info

  • Athena, Catalog of Nashville Area Library Consortium

    Catalog of the of Nashville Area Library Consortium; allows simultaneous searching of the catalogs of a number of Nashville area libraries. Info

  • ATLA (American Theological Library Association) Historical Monographs Collection, Series 1

    Titles from 13th Century through the 1893 World Parliament of Religions. Many volumes in Aramaic, Arabic, Greek, Hebrew and other languages besides English, documenting the recovery of languages used during the biblical era. Info

  • ATLA (American Theological Library Association) Historical Monographs Collection, Series 2

    Titles published from 1894 through 1923. It presents a comprehensive picture of religion in America at the turn of the century. Subjects addressed include the conflict between religion and science, the growing interest in Eastern religions and other world religions, and significant shifts in the religious identification of Americans. Info

  • ATLA (American Theological Library Association) Religion Database with ATLA Serials

    Index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion. Some full text. Info

  • Atlanta Historic Newspapers

    Newspapers published in Atlanta from 1847 to 1922: Atlanta Daily Examiner (1857), Atlanta Daily Herald (1873-1876), Atlanta Georgian (1906-1911), Atlanta Intelligencer (1851, 1854-1871), Atlantian (1911-1922), Daily/Georgia Weekly Opinion (1867-1868), Gate-City Guardian (1861), Georgia Literary and Temperance Crusader (1860-1861), New Era (1869-1872), Southern Confederacy (1861-1864), Southern Miscellany, and Upper Georgia Whig (1847), Southern World (1882-1885), Sunny South (1875-1907), Weekly Constitution (1869-1882). Info

  • Avalon Project: Documents in Law, History, and Diplomacy

    Digital documents, including ebooks, relevant to the fields of law, history, economics, politics, diplomacy and government. Info

  • Baudelaire Database

    Bibliographic citations relating to the 19th century French poet and critic Charles Baudelaire; compiled from book excerpts, reviews, journal articles, and various ephemera. Info

  • Berman Jewish Policy Archive (BJPA)

    Policy-relevant research and analysis on Jewish life: documents from authors, journals, and organizations. Info

  • Bible and Interpretation

    News, features, editorials, commentary, archaeological interpretation and excavations relevant to the study of the Bible. Info

  • Bibliografia Mesoamericana

    Bibliography of the anthropology of Mesoamerica, including Mexico and parts of Central America: archaeology, ethnography, ethnohistory, art history, linguistics, and physical anthropology. Includes bibliographic citations to books, articles, essays, festschrifts, dissertations, obituaries, films, newspapers, etc. Book reviews are omitted. Info

  • Bibliographic Information Base in Patristics (BIBP)

    Index to journal literature on patristics. In French. Info

  • Bibliography of Slavery and World Slaving

    References to scholarly works on worldwide slavery and slaving. All known print materials published since 1900 in scholarly formats, digital scholarly journals, recent unpublished presentations at academic conferences, professional historical sites, and major museum exhibitions and catalogs. Info

  • Bibliotheca Religiosa IntraText

    Religious, philosophical, and literary works, including books, periodicals, complete works, and archives. Info

  • Bibliothèque St Étienne de Jérusalem - École Biblique et Archéologique Française

    Catalogue of the French Biblical and Archaeological School of Jerusalem. Books and journal articles in Biblical and ancient Near Eastern studies, archaeology, and related disciplines. Info

  • BioMed Central

    BioMed Central (BMC) serves as a free publishing repository for original peer reviewed research in biology and medicine. Articles submitted to BMC are reviewed by at least two external experts and authors retain copyright of their work. Accepted articles are published simultaneously on BMC, PubMed Central and submitted for indexing in PubMed. Info

  • Bonner Kant-Korpus

    Kant's Akademie-Ausgabe and selected, unpublished, handwritten works. Info

  • British History Online

    Core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and modern history of the British Isles. Info

  • Cancer Literature in PubMed

    Citations and abstracts of journal articles, meeting papers, research reports covering all aspects of experimental and clinical cancer therapy, chemical, viral, and other agents that cause cancer, and the biochemistry, immunology, physiology of cancer. Info

  • CDRI: Cooperative Digital Resources Initiative

    Digitized collection of religious related materials, including woodcuts, photographs, slides, papyri, coins, maps, postcards, manuscripts, lithographs, sermons, shape-note tune books, and various forms of Christian art, architecture, and iconography. Info

  • Center for Research Libraries

    Newspapers, journals, documents, archives, and other traditional and digital resources. Most materials acquired are from outside the United States, many from Africa, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, South Asia, and Latin America. Info

  • Chinese Pamphlets

    Chinese pamphlets, picture books and other propaganda issued during the early years of the People's Republic of China between 1947 and 1954. Unlike the high-end, made-for-export propaganda held by many Western libraries, this is the 'street literature' of the revolution: the comic books, leaflets and other ephemera distributed to the population of the provincial cities and villages. This collection is one of Center for Research Libraries' ecollections. Info

  • Christian Classics Ethereal Library

    Digital library of hundreds of classic Christian books. Info

  • CIRRIE Database of International Rehabilitation Research

    Citations of international rehabilitation research. The CIRRIE Database includes only published materials that concern research conducted outside of the United States. Info

  • CiteSeerX

    Scientific literature digital library and search engine that focuses primarily on the literature in computer and information science. Info

  • Civil Engineering Database (CEDB)

    Bibliographic and abstracted records of all journals, conference proceedings, books, standards, manuals, magazines, and newspapers by American Society of Civil Engineers. Info

  • Classical Latin Texts

    Latin literary texts written before A.D. 200, and some texts selected from later antiquity. Info

  • Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon

    Comprehensive and searchable lexicon encompassing all the dialects of Aramaic. Possible searches include search of dictionary headings, text browsing, concordances, and search of bibliographic archives. Info

  • Computer Database

    Computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology. Info

  • Congressional Directory

    Published since 1888, the Congressional Directory presents short biographies of each member of the Senate and House, listed by state or district, and additional data, such as committee memberships, terms of service, administrative assistants and/or secretaries, and room and telephone numbers. It also lists officials of the courts, military establishments, and other Federal departments and agencies, including D.C. government officials, governors of states and territories, foreign diplomats, and members of the press, radio, and television galleries. Info

  • Counterbalance Interactive Library

    New views on complex issues from science, ethics, philosophy, and religion. Extensive resources on the evolution/creation controversy, biomedical ethical challenges, and much more. Info

  • County and City Data Books (CCDB), 1944-2000

    Social and economic statistics of counties, incorporated cities of 25,000 or more persons; and places of 2,500 or more persons in the United States. Subjects covered include age, money and personal income, population, education, health care and human services, housing ownership and value, births, deaths, poverty, local government finance, employment, etc. Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, other Federal government agencies, and private organizations. Info

  • County Business Patterns (CBP) and ZIP Code Business Patterns (ZBP)

    Provides county, state, and national level business data, including employment, payroll, total establishments, and number of establishments by employment size for 2-digit SIC industry groupings. The data is collected annually by the Bureau of the Census is tabulated by industry as defined by Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) code (to 1997) and North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) (1998- ). Info

  • CUFTS Journal Search

    Search by journal title or ISSN to find out which databases or electronic collections include a journal, and what coverage dates are available. Info

  • Current Population Survey (CPS)

    United States. labor statistics: employment, unemployment, earnings, hours of work, and other indicators broken down by age, sex, race, marital status, and educational attainment. Statistics also available by occupation, industry, and class of worker. Info

  • Das Schweizer Buch : Schweizerische Nationalbibliografie

    The Swiss Book: Swiss National Bibliography: titles published in Switzerland and publications from other countries related to Swiss topics. Books, maps, sheet music, multimedia, journals, newspapers, yearbooks, and series. Info

  • Database of Research on International Education

    Details of books, articles, conference papers and reports on various aspects of international education. Managed by the Australian Council for Educational Research. Info

  • Deutsche Nationalbibliografie (DNB) online

    Listing of all publications issued in Germany, and all holdings at the Deutsche Bibliothek from 1945, including Hochschulschriften, Dissertationen, and Habilitationsschriften at German universities, and Dissertationen and Habilitationsschriften in German at universities abroad. Info

  • Digital Book Index

    Ebook index, including reference books, literature & languages, history, medicine & health, math & sciences, philosophy & religion, law, the arts, and children's books. Info

  • Digital Collections at the Center for Research Libraries

    Chinese Pamphlets, Dziennik Zwiazkowy, and Slavery and Manumission Manuscripts of Timbuktu. Info

  • Digital South Asia Library

    The Digital South Asia Library provides digital materials for reference and research on South Asia including books and journals, full-text dictionaries, bibliographies, images, maps, and statistical information from the colonial period through the present. This resource is one of the ecollections of the Center for Research Libraries. Info

  • Diotima: Materials for the Study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World

    Interdisciplinary resource on gender around the ancient Mediterranean. Course materials, a bibliography, and links to resources, including articles, book reviews, databases, and images. Info

  • Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

    Comprehensive coverage of all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the content. Info

  • Dissertationsmeldestelle der Gesellschaft für Musikforschung

    Citations of dissertations in German-speaking countries. Info

  • Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology

    American Musicological Society's database of bibliographic records for completed dissertations and new dissertation topics in the fields of musicology, music theory, and ethnomusicology, as well as in related musical, scientific, and humanistic disciplines. Info

  • Documenta Catholica Omnia

    Catholic Church documents, including Migne's Patrologiae cursus completus, Series Latina and Patrologiae cursus completus, Series Graeca; papal bullae, encyclicals, and other writings. In Latin, and other languages. Info


    US government database of public company filings collected by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Full-text of company annual 10-K reports, quarterly 10-Q reports, proxy statements, prospectus, etc. Info

  • Edward William Lane's Arabic-English Lexicon (Dictionary)

    PDFs of Edward W. Lane's important eight-volume lexical resource. Info

  • Eldis

    Information on development issues. Subject-focused resource guides, regional and country profiles for developing countries, directory of websites, news, and e-mail newsletters. Info

  • Energy Information Administration (EIA)

    Energy statistics from the United States Government: energy trends and milestones, overview, and statistics on petroleum, natural gas, coal, and electricity. Includes historical data and links to Annual Energy Review, Monthly Energy Review, Annual Energy Outlook, and other EIA publications. Info

  • Entrez

    A molecular sequence retrieval system developed at the National Center for Biotechnology Information that provides integrated access to both nucleotide and protein sequence records and medline citations. Info

  • ERIC (Chinese version)

    English and Chinese articles published in leading educational journals in Hong Kong, the Chinese mainland and Taiwan. Article abstracts, and abstracts of postgraduate dissertations and theses from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Info


    Ancient Near Eastern resources, including archaeological excavation reports, ancient and modern texts, core early monographs, dictionaries, journals, and reports in the public domain. Info

  • EthxWeb – Bioethics Research Library

    Indexes journal articles, book chapters, bills, laws, court decisions, reports, books, audiovisuals, and news articles relating to bioethics and professional ethics. Info

  • European Library

    Access to the combined resources of the national libraries of Europe, including access to the European Digital Library. Info

  • Eurostat

    Statistical information on the European Union, the EU Member States, the Euro-zone and other countries. Product of the Statistical Office of the European Communities. Info

  • Expanded Academic ASAP

    Articles from scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers on a broad range of subject areas, including social sciences, humanities, science, technology, and business. Indexes articles from the New York Times. Info


    The United States government's export portal. Resources from the government to assist American businesses in planning international sales strategies and succeed in today's global marketplace. Includes Export Basics section, market research, and trade leads. Info

  • FAITS - Faulkner Advisory for IT Studies

    Reports on technology areas: IT infrastructure, telecom, technology vendors, Linux/open source, healthcare IT topics, data networking, wireless communications, security, enterprise systems, information management, streaming media, etc. Info


    Statistical database on food & agriculture. Includes production, trade, food balance sheets, fertilizer and pesticides, land use and irrigation, forest products, fishery products, population, agricultural machinery, and food aid shipments. Info

  • FDsys - Federal Digital System

    Government Printing Office's access to publications of the Federal Government. Info

  • Federal Justice Statistics Resource Center (FJSRC)

    Information about suspects and defendants at each stage of Federal criminal case processing. Info

  • FedStats

    Statistical information produced by the United States Federal Government on economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, aviation safety, energy use, farm production, etc. Info

  • Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

    Index of journal articles, book reviews, and essays in books about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages. Info

  • Film Literature Index Online, 1976-2001

    Index of film and television periodicals, ranging from scholarly to popular. Info

  • First Research

    Industry Profiles: overviews, challenges, trends, executive insight, call prep questions, financials, forecasts, growth rating, and industry drivers. Industries by economic metrics: financial, HR, industry drivers, forecasts. Info

  • Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS), 1863-1960

    The official documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions and significant diplomatic activity. This site contains digital facsimiles of an incomplete run from 1863 to 1960 of Foreign Relations of the United States with missing volumes being added by Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison as they are acquired and processed. Produced by U.S. Dept. of State; made available online by Univ. of Wisconsin. Info

  • Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS), 1960-

    The official documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions and significant diplomatic activity. Volumes published over the last two decades increasingly contain declassified records from all the foreign affairs agencies. Broad online coverage begins with the Kennedy Administration and continues through the Nixon-Ford Administrations. Info

  • France in America

    Bilingual digital library exploring the history of the French presence in North America from the first decades of the 16th century to the end of the 19th century. Books, maps, prints, etc. In English and French. Info


    Federal Reserve Archival System for Economic Research - economic and banking data and policy documents from the Federal Reserve System and Banks, statements and speeches, archival material, government data, statistical releases, congressional hearings, books, and reports. Info

  • FRED

    Federal Reserve Economic Data: United states economic time series from government agencies. Includes charts of data series, data on banking and finance, statistics on labor, consumer price index, GDP, imports/exports, etc. Info

  • Friedberg Genizah Project

    Digitized manuscripts, catalog entries, bibliographical references, translations, transcriptions and citations. Info

  • (polls)

    Polls on United States politics, economics, and society. Includes Presidential approval scores. Info

  • State of the States (polls)'s series reveals state-by-state differences in political party affiliation, religiosity, consumer confidence, and job-market conditions, based on recent poll data. Info

  • Gender Equality Data and Statistics

    Gender statistics and indicators from United Nations databases and WorldBank conducted or funded surveys. Includes a Summary Gender Profile and data on various subjects including poverty, education, population, health, nutrition, violence, labor force, etc. Info

  • Gender Inn

    Records pertaining to feminist theory, feminist literary criticism, and gender studies focusing on English and American literature. General resources and introductory texts in feminist theory. Monographs and essay collections. Info

  • Getty Images

    Photos, videos, creative images, music scores, music tracks, sound effects, and more. "Rights managed" and "royalty free" categories are available as search limiters. Info

  • Global Economic Monitor (GEM)

    Daily data updates on exchange rates, equity markets, interest rates, stripped bond spreads, and emerging market bond indices. Monthly data coverage on consumer prices, high-tech market indicators, industrial production and merchandise trade. Info

  • Global Music Archive

    Traditional and popular song, music, and dance of Africa and the Americas. Includes the Digital Collection of East African Recordings and the Appalachian Dulcimer Archive. Info

  • Going Global

    Worldwide job & internship listings, industry, country & city guides, country-specific career information, work permit/visa regulations, cultural/interviewing advice, corporate profiles. H1B records from Department of Labor. Info

  • Google Advanced Patent Search

    Search and retrieve images for US and European Patent Office patents and published applications. Info

  • Google Scholar Vanderbilt Login

    Automatically populates Vanderbilt proxy settings for Google Scholar when off campus. Links to e-journal content will work seamlessly without any subsequent need to sign in. Info

  • Government Information: GODORT FDTF Frequently Used Sites

    Frequently used sites relating to U. S. Government. Info

  • Green Book / Overview of Entitlement Programs

    Background material and statistical data on major entitlement programs, including Social Security, Medicare, families with children, unemployment, and block grants. Includes sections on other Federal assistance programs and on tax expenditures and provisions related to retirement, health, poverty, employment, and disability. Describes the programs, their size and growth, program eligibility, payments, financing, participant characteristics, and history. Appendixes provide health status and expenditures of the elderly, national health expenditures and health insurance coverage, Medicare reimbursement to hospitals and doctors, employment and unemployment, characteristics of families with children, economic, population, immigration, income and fiscal data, and budget tables. Info

  • H-Net: Humanities and Social Sciences Online

    Resources for scholarship in the humanities and social sciences, including reviews, peer reviewed essays, works in progress, discussion lists, announcements, a job guide, teaching materials, electronic journals and miscellaneous documents. Info

  • Handbook of Latin American Studies

    Primary database for research on Latin America, indexing books and articles on Latin America in the social sciences and humanities. Covers the principal research worldwide and is especially strong in its inclusion of Latin American publications, articles, etc. Includes abstracts. Includes unpublished volumes in draft form. Info

  • Hartford Institute for Religion Research

    Sociological research in the area of religion: women and religion, congregations, religion and the family, etc. Articles, bibliographies, syllabi, and other scholarly resources. Info

  • HathiTrust

    Digitized collections of some of the nation’s great research libraries, established in this repository to archive and share their digital content. Info

  • Historical Census Browser (University of Virginia Library)

    Data from historical volumes of the US Census of Population and Housing. Info

  • Historical Jewish Press

    Jewish newspapers published in various countries, languages, and time periods. Digitized newspapers appear in original layout. Info

  • How to Find the Latest Business Data

    Statistics for the Economic Census, County Business Patterns, Annual Survey of Manufactures, Foreign Trade: State Exports, etc. Info

  • Iconography of Deities and Demons in the Ancient Near East (IDD)

    A companion to the Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible (DDD), focused on visual sources. Includes pre-published articles and an online image database. Info

  • In the First Person: An Index to Letters, Diaries, Oral Histories, and Personal Narratives

    Index to almost 4,000 collections of personal narratives in English from around the world. In addition, points some 4,300 audio and video files. Info

  • Index Theologicus (IxTheo)

    Replaces and expands the Zeitschrift Inhaltsdienst Theologie (ZID). Indexes approximately 2000 currently published periodicals in theological and religious studies periodicals, as well as festschriften and congress publications. Info

  • Index Translationum

    Cumulative bibliography of books translated and published in about one hundred of the UNESCO Member States. Info

  • International Debt Statistics

    Statistics on external debt and financial flow of countries on a loan-by-loan basis. Data available on countries that report public debt to the World Bank's Debtor Reporting System. Info

  • International Relations & Security Network

    Aims to provide a wide range of information and resources, as an open access information service for both professionals and students who focus on international relations and security studies. Info

  • Internet Sacred Texts Archive

    Archive of electronic texts about religion, mythology, legends and folklore, and occult and esoteric topics. Texts are presented in English translation and sometimes in the original language. Info

  • Italian Women Writers

    Literature written by Italian women authors from the 12th century through 1945. Biographies, portraits, editions, bibliographies, anthologies, articles, articles and essays, autobiographies, biographies, children's literature, devotional works, dialogues, diaries, dramas, epics, hagiographies, histories and chronicles, interviews and conversations, letters, memoirs, novels,operas, poems, reviews, short stories, and travel literature. Info


    Complete and unedited articles and illustrations of the 12-volume Jewish Encyclopedia, published between 1901-1906. Info

  • Knovel Critical Tables

    This interactive Knovel reference contains tables of physical, solvent, and thermodynamic properties. The physical property tables include over 21,000 inorganic and organic compounds, and pure substances. The solvent property tables have 385 solvents, and the thermodynamic property tables have data for over 15,000 compounds. Info

  • Kudzu

    Consortium catalog of Vanderbilt and other southeastern academic libraries. Simultaneously search the holdings of all the member libraries and the Center for Research Libraries. Info


    Datasets with international labor market statistics. Info

  • Lanic

    One of the largest guides for information about Latin American. The mission of LANIC is to provide Latin American users with access to academic databases and information services throughout the Internet, and to provide Latin Americanists around the world with access to information on and from Latin America. Info

  • LANL e-Print Archive

    A fully automated electronic archive and distribution server for research papers. Covers physics and related disciplines, mathematics, computer science, nonlinear sciences, quantitative biology, computational linguistics, neuroscience, and other subject areas. Users can retrieve papers from the archive either through an on-line interface, or by sending commands to the system via e-mail. Similarly, authors can submit their papers to the archive either using the on-line interface, using FTP, or by e-mail. Authors may update their submissions if they choose. Info

  • Local Area Personal Income

    Statistics on the geographic distribution of U.S. economic activity and growth: employment, compensation, wages and salaries, personal current transfer receipts, personal current taxes, and per capita personal income. Info

  • Making of America

    Primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. Info

  • Making of America (Cornell site)

    Primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. Separate sites at Cornell and the University of Michigan contain different sets of materials. Info

  • Market Research Library

    Contains more than 100,000 industry and country-specific market reports, authored by U.S. Commercial Service specialists working in overseas posts. Includes Country Commercial Guides, which cover general economic trends and outlook, political environment, marketing U.S. products and services, leading sectors for U.S. exports and investments, and trade regulations and standards. Info

  • Mergent Online

    Corporate financial histories (including capital changes) and operational histories for international public companies. Customizable reports on companies. Info

  • MIML: Musical Instruction and Musical Learning, 1450-1650

    Bibliography of secondary literature on musical instruction and musical learning during the Medieval and Early Modern periods. Info

  • Mundus: Gateway to Missionary Collections in the United Kingdom

    Guide to collections of overseas missionary materials held in the United Kingdom. Archives of British missionary societies, collections of personal papers, printed matter, photographs, other visual materials and artifacts, are located in libraries, record offices and other institutions in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Info

  • NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    Aerospace-related citations, documents, images, and videos. Conference papers, journal articles, meeting papers, patents, research reports, images, movies, and technical videos. Info

  • National and International Data Sources and Links

    Links to national statistical offices provided by the United Nations. Country profiles include a brief history of the country's statistical system, legal basis, the statistical program, etc. Info

  • National Image Library (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

    US Fish and Wildlife Service's collection of images, historical artifacts, audio clips, publications, and video, most of which are in the public domain. Info

  • National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (NUCMC)

    Bibliographic access to the nation's documentary heritage by cataloging and describing archival and manuscript collections held by eligible repositories located throughout the United States and its territories. Info

  • NDB ADB Deutsche Biographie

    Biographical articles on people in German history from the Middle Ages to the present. Complete set of the Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie and the first twenty-three volumes (Aachen - Schwarz) of the Neue Deutsche Biographie. Info

  • New Testament Gateway

    A directory of annotated links on topics connected with the academic study of the New Testament and Christian origins. Includes bibliographies of articles, books, dissertations for some topics, as well as links to course materials. Info

  • NIST Chemistry WebBook

    Chemical and physical property data. Thermochemical and thermophysical properties as well as IR spectra, mass spectra, UV/Vis spectra. Info

  • NYPL Digital Gallery

    Digital images of drawings, illuminated manuscripts, maps, photographs, posters, prints, rare illustrated books, etc. representing the applied sciences, fine and decorative arts, history, performing arts, and social sciences. Info

  • Occupational Outlook Handbook

    Guide to career information about hundreds of occupations: nature of the work, working conditions, number of jobs in what industries and what areas, training, other qualifications, advancement, job outlook, earnings, related occupations, and sources of additional information. Info

  • OneSource

    Details on US and international companies, executives, market research reports, and trade publications. Includes financials, subsidiaries, and trade and business news. Info

  • Opera del Vocabolario Italiano

    Vernacular texts, the majority of which are dated prior to 1375. The verse and prose works include early masters of Italian literature like Dante, Petrarch, and Boccaccio, and lesser-known texts by poets, merchants, and medieval chroniclers. Info

  • Oriental Institute Research Archives

    Materials on the history of the ancient Near East from prehistoric times through the Late Antique period. Info

  • Österreichische Bibliografie online (OeB)

    Listing of works published in Austria, including musical works and doctoral dissertations. Info

  • Pamphlets and Periodicals of the French Revolution of 1848

    Digital collection of pamphlets and periodicals from the French Revolution of 1848 held by Center for Research Libraries. Info

  • Papal Encyclicals Online

    Encyclicals and other Vatican documents from Pope Honorious III (1216-1227) to the present. Many documents are in English, some are available in other languages (e.g., Latin or Italian), and some are available in multiple languages. Church council documents are also included. Info

  • PARES: Portal de Archivos Españoles

    Documents on Spain and its colonies in Spanish archives, including the Archivo General de Indias, the Archivo General de Simancas, and other historical archives. Includes images of the Spanish Civil War (Archivo rojo). Info

  • Perseus Digital Library

    Texts in Romanized Greek and English translation and morphological and translation tools. Primary and secondary Roman texts, site plans, maps, and art and archaeology catalogs and images. Info

  • Picture Collection Online

    Digitized images from books, magazines and newspapers. Original photographs, prints and postcards, mostly created before 1923. Info

  • Pluralism Project

    Events calendar, project affiliates, images, and related articles pertaining to the growing religious diversity of the United States, with a special view to its new immigrant religious communities. Lists advisers and includes project research. Project files, bibliographies, syllabi, and a directory of religious centers. Links to the committee and university home pages and to other religious resources. Info

  • PolicyArchive

    Archive of global, non-partisan public policy research. Summaries and full texts, videos, reports, briefs, and multimedia material of think tank, university, government, and foundation-funded policy research. Info

  • Political Database of the Americas

    Country summaries, constitutions, laws, government, elections, parties, & groups. Includes reference materials, primary documents, comparative studies and statistical data for countries in the Western Hemisphere. Info

  • Post-Reformation Digital Library (PRDL)

    Books relating to the development of theology and philosophy during the Reformation and Post-Reformation/Early Modern Era (late 15th-18th c.). Late medieval and patristic works printed and referenced in the early modern era also included. Info

  • Presidential Recordings Program

    American presidential recordings in the White House between 1940 and 1973, presidential speeches, and presidential oral histories. Info

  • Prior Year Forms, Instructions and Publications - (IRS) [tax forms]

    Comprehensive site to download forms and instructions and to download or browse tax publication booklets for 1980 up to the current year. Fulltext. Info

  • Public Agenda

    Reports, discussion starters, books, and multimedia resources on education, energy, health care, and the federal budget and national debt. Info

  • Public Opinion Data

    The Odum Institute's Public Opinion Data allows any researcher to search for specific poll questions among the more than 230,000 questions in the Institute's archive by key words, date, study number, study title or state. The system displays the full question text, study information, and frequency distributions. Info

  • PubMed Central

    PubMed Central is an electronic repository for freely available journal literature in the life sciences. PubMed Central, a joint venture of the National Center for Biotechnology Information and the National Library of Medicine, contains selected journal issues from publishers who have elected to make their content available; some journals allow access to back issues only. Info

  • RAMBI: Index of Articles on Jewish Studies

    Articles in Jewish studies from the National Library of Israel. Info

  • RAND document series: Browse by Series

    Books, monographs, briefings, and reports. Info

  • RAND monographs

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  • RAND research brief

    Briefs cover a range of topics such as education, health care, drug policy, population, and terrorism, but have a single numbering scheme. Some authored in association with other agencies or Rand institutes. RAND research briefs summarize research that has been more fully documented elsewhere. Full-text available for free. Info

  • Restoration Serials Index

    Index of magazines, journals, and lectureships associated with the Stone-Campbell Restoration Movement. Info

  • Review of Biblical Literature (RBL)

    Reviews of books in biblical studies and related fields. Info

  • Revised Common Lectionary

    Ecumenical lectionary system developed by the North American Consultation on Common Texts (CCT) and the International English Language Liturgical Consultation (ELLC). Based on the Roman Lectionary, Ordo Lectionum Missae. Info

  • RIM (Research in Ministry) Online

    Index of DMin and DMiss projects from reporting schools of theology accredited by the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada. Info

  • SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System

    Three bibliographic databases: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Physics, and arXiv e-prints. Info

  • SciELO Latin American Social Sciences Journals English Edition

    The objective of SciELO Latin American Social Sciences Journals English Edition is to contribute to the promotion of international access to Latin American scientific journals in Social Sciences. Its main characteristic is to make available English full texts, at no charge to the public, in order to increase Latin America Social Sciences visibility and accessibility. Info

  • SciTech Connect

    Department of Energy (DOE) research information in biology and medicine, chemistry, energy, engineering, environmental sciences, geosciences, mathematics and computing, physics, and more. Info

  • Searchable Greek Inscriptions

    Collection of ancient Greek inscriptions. Can be used in tandem with PHI Workplace Version 10. Info

  • Shakespeare in Quarto

    The British Library's quarto texts of Shakespeare's plays. Background information about Shakespeare, his works, the theatre world of his time, the printing of his plays, and a list of references and links to websites of special relevance to the quartos. Info

  • Society for Political Methodology / the Political Methodology Section of the APSA

    View abstracts of conference and Working Papers online and download papers for local printing. Info

  • Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics

    Data on criminal justice in the United States. Characteristics of the criminal justice systems, public attitudes toward crime, known offenses, characteristics and distribution of persons arrested, judicial processing of defendants, persons under correctional supervision Info

  • Southern Manuscript Sermons before 1800

    Bibliographic database of sermons from pre-1800 Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. Info

  • State and Metropolitan Area Data Book

    Collection of statistics on social and economic conditions in the United States at the State and metropolitan area levels. Selected data for component counties and central cities of metropolitan areas. The Data Book is also a guide to sources of other data from the Census Bureau, other Federal Agencies, and private organizations. Info

  • Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean; Anuario Estadístico de America Latina y el Caribe

    Annual data on economic and social trends in the countries of the region. Info

  • Synoptic Gospels Primer

    Tools for the literary analysis of the Synoptic Gospels, including search, a glossary, and links to other resources on the issue of the relationship among the three gospel texts. Info

  • Teacher Reference Center (free version)

    Indexing and abstracts for popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators. Info

  • Tennessean (

    Online version of current issues of The Tennessean. Info

  • Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture

    Articles, images, audio and video files. Info

  • Tests and Measures in the Social Sciences: Tests Available in Compilation Volumes

    Provides a means of finding tests and measures that exist in compilation volumes--volumes that provide copies of tests. To see if Vanderbilt has the volumes themselves, you will need to search for the volume title in Acorn. Currently covers 121 resources, about 10,800 measures. (See also Mental Measurements Yearbook--also available as a research database from the Vanderbilt Libraries--which provides information about many tests that are only available at a cost.) Info


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  • TOCS-IN: Tables of Contents of Journals of Interest to Classicists

    Tables of contents of classics, near eastern studies, and religion journals. Info

  • Trade Policy Reviews - World Trade Organization

    Focuses on the World Trade Organization members' own trade policies and practices. They also take into account the countries' wider economic and developmental needs, their policies and objectives,and the external economic environment that they face. Info

  • U. S. Congressional Serial Set (1995-present)

    House and Senate Documents and the House and Senate Reports. Committee reports related to bills and other matters, presidential communications to Congress, treaty materials, certain executive department publications, and certain non-governmental publications. Key Executive Department publications. Info

  • U.S. International Trade Statistics - U.S. Census Bureau

    Monthly and year-to-date statistics for 3-digit and 6-digit NAICS by country and country by 3-digit and 6-digit NAICS. Info

  • U.S. State and Local Historical and Genealogical Societies

    Links to state and local historical and genealogical societies arranged by state. Info

  • U.S. State Libraries and Archives

    Links to state libraries arranged by state. Info

  • Unctad Handbook of Statistics

    Comprehensive collection of statistical data relevant to the analysis of international trade, investment and development, for individual countries and for economic and trade groupings. Info

  • Uniform Crime Reports / Crime in the United States

    Statistics on and analysis of violent crimes of murder, manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault and the property crimes of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, arson, and hate crimes as reported by state and local law enforcement agencies. Covers crime trends and provides statistics for nation, region, state, county, and city. Info

  • Union List of Artist Names

    Biographical information and historical geographic data for artists and architects. Global coverage with an emphasis on Western European and American names. Includes artists and architects from the ancient period to contemporary times, with a post-medieval emphasis. Info

  • United States Government Manual

    The United States Government Manual is the official handbook of the Federal Government. This special edition of the Federal Register is currently updated to provide comprehensive and authoritative descriptions of the programs and activities of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches. Info

  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

    Conduct patent and trademark searches, download application forms, view images of US patents. Search the roster of patent agents and attorneys. Look up current fees and announcements. Info

  • UniWorld

    Contact information for headquarters, branches, subsidiaries, and affiliates of the multinational firms. Find U.S. corporations with operations in other countries and firms based in other countries with locations in the U.S. Info

  • USA Counties - U.S. Census Bureau

    USA Counties features over 6,000 data items for the United States as a whole and individual states and counties from a variety of sources. Files include data published for 2007 estimates and many items from the 2000 Census of Population and Housing, the 1990 census, the 1980 census and the 2002, 1997, 1992, 1987, 1982 and 1977 economic censuses. Info

  • ViVa: A Bibliography of Women's History in Historical and Women's Studies Journals

    Bibliography of women's and gender history in historical and women's studies journals. Articles in English, French, German, Dutch, Scandinavian languages and Spanish, are selected from European, American, Canadian, Asian, Australian and New Zealand journals. Info

  • Voyages: The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database

    Records from slaving expeditions from archives and libraries throughout the Atlantic world. Information about vessels, enslaved peoples, slave traders and owners, and trading routes. Statistical tables, graphs, maps, and timelines. Info

  • Wabash Center Guide to Internet Resources for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion

    Selective, annotated guide to resources of interest to those who are involved in the study and practice of religion: syllabi, electronic texts, electronic journals, websites, bibliographies, listserv discussion groups, liturgies, reference resources, software, etc. Info

  • WetFeet

    Independently researched reports on leading companies, industries and career advice providing inside information difficult to obtain from other sources. Info

  • White House Tapes

    Recorded White House conversations of six American Presidents (Roosevelt, Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon) from 1940 and 1973 and relevant research materials. Info

  • Witchcraft Collection

    Titles documenting the history of the Inquisition and the persecution of witchcraft. Manifestations of the belief in witchcraft, its geographical boundaries, works on canon law, the Inquisition, torture, demonology, trial testimony, and narratives. Focuses on witchcraft not as folklore or anthropology, but as theology and as religious heresy. Info

  • Women Artists Archives National Directory (WAAND)

    Directory to archival collections of primary source materials by and about women visual artists and women's arts organizations active in the U.S. Info

  • Women in Politics: Bibliographic Database

    Women in Politics provides bibliographic references to books and articles produced throughout the world pertaining to women in politics. Titles cited represent international, regional, country-by-country, and thematic perspectives. Info

  • Women Working, 1800-1930

    Digitized books, manuscripts, and images from the collections of Harvard University Libraries and Museums on the topic of women in the U. S. economy from 1800-1930. Info

  • World Bank Group Documents and Reports

    Board documents, country focus, economic & sector work, project documents, publications & research. Info

  • World dataBank: Africa Development Indicators (ADI)

    Includes over 1,600 indicators, covering 53 African countries and spanning the period 1961 to 2008. Data include social, economic, financial, natural resources, infrastructure, governance, partnership, and environmental indicators.*** COPYRIGHT NOTICE & USE RESTRICTIONS *** The contents and design of World Development Indicators Online and any materials supplied to Vanderbilt in conjunction with the Database are owned and copyrighted by the World Bank. The software which operates WDI is a proprietary software and Vanderbilt or its authorized users may not copy, reverse engineer, modify, decompile or disassemble the Database or its operating software. Access to WDI is provided for non-commercial educational and scholarly use only. Any distribution whatsoever (commercial, gratuitous, or otherwise) of data from WDI is prohibited as well as any act of alteration of the Database except for interactive use and statistical analysis. While every effort has been made to ensure the high quality and accuracy of WDI, the database is provided "as is", without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. In no event shall the World Bank be liable to Vanderbilt for any damages arising out of the use or the inability to use the database. Info

  • World DataBank: World Development Indicators

    Collection of time-series data, and global development indicators. Cross-country comparable statistics about development and people’s lives around the globe and includes national, regional and global estimates. Info

  • Wright American Fiction

    19th century American fiction, as listed in Lyle Wright's bibliography. Includes every novel published in the United States from 1851 to 1875. Info