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Academic Search Complete Direct 1866-Present The world’s largest and most comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database with more than 5.3 thousand full-text periodicals, including 4.4 thousand peer-reviewed journals.  This database also offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9.3 thousand journals and a total of 10.9 thousand publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.
ACM (Association for Computing (Digital Library ACM (Association for Computing Machinery): The Digital Library and The Guide to Computing Literature sponsored and maintained by Association for Computing Machinery. The Guide is a collection of bibliographic citations and abstracts of works published by ACM and other publishers. Citations for all ACM published works are included in the Guide as a small subset of the total bibliographic space, more than 750,000 citations from 3,000+ publishers. The Digital Library is the full-text repository of papers published by ACM and by other publishers that have co-publishing or co-marketing agreements with ACM.
Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals 930-Present(Selective coverage back to 1741) Avery has over a half million records dating back to 1741; the single most important resource architecture. Includes the publications of professional associations, state and regional periodicals, and the major serial publications on international art and design. Obituary citations contain biographical data. Note- it is a citation index; this means that you have to do further searching to get the text of the articles.
Business Source Complete  1886 – Present Contains indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back to 1886 are included as well as cited references provided for more than 1,200 journals.
EBSCOhost (All EBSCO Databases) 1975-Present Thousands of articles on international architects and their works; select the Academic Search Premier and Business Source Premier databases for best results
Expanded Academic ASAP 1980-Present Great source for articles on architects and architecture from popular journals and newspapers. Thousands of review articles organized under easy to understand subject headings; search initially by general keyword then narrow by subdivision. Over 30,00 indexed and 2000 full-text sources from a wide variety of subjects.
General Reference Center Gold 1980-Present General interest database that integrates a variety of sources – newspapers, reference books, magazines, and trade publications. Find articles on current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.”
IEEE (Engineering) Select content from 1893 IEEE Xplore is a digital library providing full text access to the world’s highest quality literature in electrical engineering, computer science, digital design, and related disciplines. IEEE Xplore contains over 2.5 million full text documents from IEEE journals, magazines, conference proceedings, standards, and IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology) Publications.
Infotrac One File 1980-Present Business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics.”
JSTOR 1800-Present(varies) Archival access to many scholarly periodicals. Jstor does not cover the most recent three years of most journals.
Lexis-Nexis Past 20 years Business News, Industry & Market, Accounting, Company Financial Reports, Company Profiles, Compare Companies, SEC Filings & Reports, Business Directories.
MAS Ultra: School Edition   EBSCO – Arts / Architecture Databases
Masterfile Premier 1975-Present Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 1,730 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also includes nearly 500 full text reference books, 84,774 biographies, 100,554 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 235,186 photos, maps and flags.
Project Muse 1974-Present Provides 100% full-text and user-friendly online access to over 350 high quality humanities and social sciences journals from over 60 scholarly publishers.
Research Library 1923-Present Thousands of articles on international architects and their works; select the ABI/Inform Global and Research Library databases for best results
Science & Technology Collection   Varies by title The Science & Technology Collection contains over 800 leading full text journals covering relevant aspects of the scientific and technical community. Topics include aeronautics, astrophysics, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archeology, and materials science. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 1,700 publications. 
Wilson OmniFile 1982-Present Features thousands of articles from international journals and magazines, including Architecture and Baumeister
World Cat (OCLC) OCLC catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide