An electronic journal collection providing access to abstracts and/or full-text searching for academic journals and primary sources, covering a wide range of subject areas in the arts, business, humanities, sciences, and social sciences.
An online library with 86,000 full-text digital books and 8 million articles, along with tools and tutorials to help students writing research papers find topic ideas, create thesis statements, and build outlines.
Access to Questia requires individual user names and passwords assigned by the librarian.
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Over 1,200,000 digital images of art, history and culture from global museums, galleries, private collections and contemporary artists, all copyright-cleared for educational use. Images are available in multiple size options, including print-ready hi-resolution. Content includes images from every medium: painting, illustration, sculpture, photography, maps. objects, and artifacts.
Users can manipulate and explore 3D interactive models, allowing students to visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science. Reference and periodical content provide additional context for further understanding.
A cross-search platform for WSA's Gale literature resources: literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews, and research authors and their works, literary movements and genres. Use the Topic Finder tool to discover the context of your search term, find new topics and keywords, and learn about hidden connections. Use the Term Frequency tool to graph search results to see trends over time for one or more terms.
Covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 forward, including world history, military history, women's history, history of education, and much more. Provides indexing of historical articles from more than 1,800 journals in over 40 languages back to 1955, and includes book citations, dissertations and theses, with coverage extending to related disciplines such as archeology, anthropology and sociology. Users can search by time period. The database has over 800,000 records and the full text of more than 349 journals and more than 120 books.
Online home of 80+ million pages of historical newspapers from over 4,200 newspapers from around the United States and more, covering the 1700s through the 2000s. NOTE: Newspapers.com can only be accessed on the WSA campus by way of IP authentication.
Expansive coverage of STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine), with access to 2,200 academic journals and 26,000 ebooks; archive of articles goes back to 1995. Users can download PDFs of articles, and can export references, citations, and abstracts.
Register with your WSA email address and your choice of password for remote access.
A collection of all known legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world - over 1,000 books and pamphlets - along with many primary source materials (speeches, traveler's accounts, letters, sermons, and more.) Click the database name under 'Browse' to use the Slavery Quick Finder Tool to search based on these criteria: (1) Position on slavery (pro, anti-, or no position); (2) Jurisdiction (both US and international locations); (3) Document Type; and (4) Topic.
Access, both on campus and off-site, requires user name and password.