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Cabell's Scholarly Analytics Cabell's Directoriy of Publishing Opportunities links faculty, students & researchers with current information regarding publishers, journals & publishing guidelines in a variety of subject areas. It includes lists of journals that are considered '"predatory". Alternative Name(s) & Keywords: Cabell's Directories. Consider also viewing Ulrich's Global Serials Directory.
Oxford English Dictionary The most comprehensive dictionary of all time, with history of words.
Oxford Reference Online Oxford Reference is the premier online reference product, spanning 25 different subject areas, bringing together 2 million digitized entries across Oxford University Press’s Dictionaries, Companions and Encyclopedias.
Consider your information needs.
Start with TechCat
- overview search for books & articles
- automatically searches many of our databases but you may also add specific ones to broaden the search
- place Interlibrary Loan requests directly from item record
OR, Search a database (from Research Guides)
- deeper indexing
- most databases are subject specific so may provide more complete results
- articles not owned by the library are usually available through Interlibrary Loan
If you have questions, please contact a Reference Librarian. (248-204-3000 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
Best Starting Points for all Programs
Business Databases (EBSCO) Includes peer-reviewed articles, case studies, SWOT analyses. DBA, DEMS, DMIT,
Proquest Business (now called ProQuest One Business) Combination of six databases including ABI/Inform Complete...best bet for comprehensive business research.
SCOPUS A comprehensive interdisciplinary resource, indexing thousands of articles in peer-reviewed publications. Reference lists included in citations as well as "cited by..." DBA,DEMS,DMIT
ScienceDirect Science, Technology, Health, Psychology, Management: full-text from 1995 to present - the GREEN box means full-text is available.
Here are a few additional suggestions as you begin your research. This is only a partial list of what is available, so be sure to check the appropriate subject guide for other possibilities.
Engineering Village (Compendex) Engineering Index, abstracts 1970 to present. This is comprehensive listing of engineering information: over 18.8 million records from 76 countries across 190 engineering disciplines. It is indexed specifically for engineers using the Engineering Index Thesaurus, making search results consistently accurate and relevant to engineering research. (No full-text: make sure to follow the link at the bottom of the abstract to look at all the LTU journal titles to try to find full-text.)
IEEE Digital Library Journals, Proceedings, & Standards
SAGE Journals The SAGE Journals collection features high-impact, peer-reviewed, and interdisciplinary articles from more than 1,000 journals spanning the humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, engineering, and medicine.
Familiarize yourself with the tools that will make your research easier. TechCat and most databases have a tool bar. Email, download, export the citation (reference) to RefWorks.
- Article Linker - if no full text, click the link in the item record - it will try to find it in one of our many databases
- TechCat has many links to full-text built in; if no full-text, click on the interlibrary loan and library will try to get it for you
RefWorks Bibliographic Management Tool. Allows you to store and manage your citations. Easily create reference lists from your citations.