Is an online archive of scholarly journals which contains high-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated. Journals span continents and languages, with titles from 1,200 publishers from 57 countries. Contains also scholarly e-books, primary sources, and an image collection.
covers many subject areas
Dates of Coverage:
varies by title (1665 is the earliest year covered)
varies by title
more than 2,800 journals
There is a gap, typically from 1 to 5 years, between the most recently published journal issue and the back issues available in JSTOR.
Is a worldwide online union catalog that offers bibliographic and holdings information for thousands of libraries. Each item in the database not held in the library at MSU can be easily obtained by using the 'Request it' button.
covers countless subjects
Dates of Coverage:
1000 C.E. to present
more than 453 million item records
more than 2.8 billion holdings records
It includes manuscripts written as early as the 11th century as well as books cataloged yesterday. It would be a challenge to name a book that would not have a record in this database. Numerous journal articles are also available through WorldCat.
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
A free online archive and distribution service for unpublished preprints in the life sciences. It is operated by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a not-for-profit research and educational institution. By posting preprints on bioRxiv, authors are able to make their findings immediately available to the scientific community and receive feedback on draft manuscripts before they are submitted to journals.
A preprint is a complete manuscript shared with a public audience without peer review. Often, preprints are also submitted for peer review and publication in a traditional scholarly journal. Preprints uploaded to OSF Preprints or a community preprint server accelerate scholarly communication and public access.
An open archive of the social sciences, provides a free, non-profit, open access platform for social scientists to upload working papers, preprints, and published papers, with the option to link data and code.