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 2,300 journals in over 40 languages back to 1953, 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 540 journals and more than 140 books. Remote access requires username and password.
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. Remote access requires username and password.
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.
Artstor Digital Library features more than 2 million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences. Their collections comprise contributions from outstanding international museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists’ estates.
When using Artstor on the WSA campus, register for a free user account. Your account allows you to access the Digital Library while off-campus. You can download images, create and share image groups, and more.
An online library of thousands of full text plays, practical guides, images, high-quality recordings of plays, acting master classes and film adaptations of plays. Results can be filtered by content type, genre, period, author and setting. Select plays to perform via cast size and gender of roles, search for monologues by many criteria or see how and when characters interact through the ‘Character Grid’.
Gallica is a free, French-language database, presented by the Bibliothèque nationale de France and its partners.. Hundreds of thousands of books, newspapers and magazines are available for free, as well as tens of thousands of manuscripts, maps, prints, posters, photographs, scores and sound recordings. The collections provide coverage of many fields of study, including history, art history, literature, science, philosophy, law, economics and political science.