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Databases and Indexes

Use these databases to locate articles in journals, monograph series, dissertations, and much more. Do a title search in ORBIS to find out if Yale owns the particular publication you are seeking. Access to these online databases through the links below is restricted to Yale IP addresses.

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Databases

A Sense of History - a select bibliography on the history of Singapore. [Singapore] : National University of Singapore, Library, 1998. SML, Southeast Asia Z3285 +N43 1998 (LC)
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Based on the print edition published in 1998 compiled by Tim Yap Fuan, Lee Ching Seng, Lee-Wang Cheng Yeng Ong-Tang Sou Chan, Tham Wai Fong, Vimala Nambiar. The National University of Singapore Library Internet ed., 2002
Biography and genealogy master index. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Co., 1985- Reference Z5305 U5 +B562 (LC)
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Biography and Genealogy Master Index is a comprehensive index to nearly 12 million biographical sketches in more than 2700 volumes and editions of current and retrospective reference books, covering both contemporary and historical figures throughout the world. Also Consider these Related Resources: American National Biography, Biography Index, Biography Resource Center, Gale Literary Databases Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism Select, and Dictionary of Literary Biography, and World Biographical Index.
Biography index. A cumulative index to biographical material in books and magazines. New York: H.W. Wilson, 1946/49-
Reference Z5301 B56 (LC)
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The Biography Index is a bibliographic database produced by the H.W. Wilson Company that cites biographical material appearing in more than 3,000 periodicals indexed in other Wilson databases and additional selected periodicals, some 2,500 current books (annually) of individual and collective biography, and incidental biographical material in otherwise non-biographical books. Periodicals indexed are selected from all subject areas represented by other Wilson databases. Biographical subjects indexed range from antiquity to the present and represent all fields and nationalities.
A more detailed description is available on WilsonWeb, as are a Biography Index and the help page,
WilsonWeb Quick Reference Guide. Years of Coverage: 1984-present. Other Version: Biography Index SML, Reference, Z5301 B56 (LC). Restricted by IP address to Yale Univ + YNHH. For Off-campus Access: Using the Remote Authentication Proxy Server. Licensing Information: Permitted uses of databases
Also Consider these Related Resources: American National Biography, Biography Resource Center, Gale Literary Databases Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism Select, and Dictionary of Literary Biography, World Biographical Index.
Bibliography of Asian studies. Ann Arbor: Association for Asian Studies. 1956- . SML, Starr Main Reference Z3001 B54 (LC); SML, East Asia Reading Room Z3001 B54 (LC); SML, Southeast Asia Reference Z3001 B54
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The online Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS), referencing western-language monographs, articles and book chapters on all parts of Asia published since 1971, is available via library subscription. For how to subscribe, and other information, please go to the Association for Asian Studies. Note: The BAS has now been updated, and many materials through 2001 have been added.
Directory of archives and manuscript repositories in the United States. 2nd ed. Phoenix: Oryx, 1988.
SML, Starr Main Reference CD3020 +D49 1988 (LC)
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ArchivesUSA integrates three resources: The National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (NUCMUC), The Directory of Archives and Manuscript Repositories in the US (DARMUS), and The National Inventory of Documentary Sources in the United States (NIDS). Researchers can search descriptions of manuscript collections in the United States, link to information about the repositories, and locate the finding aids in NIDS, a microfiche collection in the Microtext Center of SML. (Fiche B1333). The entire collection of NUCMC covers from 1959 to the present and is restricted by IP address to Yale Univ + YNHH. For Off-campus Access: Using the Remote Authentication Proxy Server. Licensing Information: Permitted uses of databases. Also Consider these Related Resources: Archival Finding Aid Project, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University Manuscripts and Archives Department.
Dissertation Abstracts International. Ann Arbor, MI: University Microfilms International. SML, Reference Z5055 +U49 +D57 (LC). The volumes in Reference are Section A and Section C. Section B is in the SML stacks at the same call number.
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Lists dissertations accepted for the Ph.D. and other doctoral degrees by American and Canadian degree-granting institutions. Dates of coverage 1861 to the present. Coverage is identical for all formats, although the online version of the database does not include abstracts for dissertations prior to 1981. Issued in three parts after 1969: Dissertation Abstracts International. Section A: Humanities and Social Sciences (1969-present), Dissertation Abstracts International. Section B: Sciences and Engineering (1969-present), Dissertation Abstracts International. Section C: European Abstracts (1976-1988), and Dissertation Abstracts International. Section C: Worldwide (1989-present). See also American Doctoral Dissertations (Z5055 +U49 A62 [LC]) To Purchase Dissertations online through Dissertation Express. Years of Coverage: 1861-present; 1981-present with abstracts. Restricted by IP address to Yale Univ + YNHH. For Off-campus Access: Using the Remote Authentication Proxy Server. Licensing Information: Permitted uses of databases. Also Consider this Related Resource: Connect to Yale Dissertations
Indonesia
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"Indonesia Journal", is a semi-annual journal devoted to the timely study of Indonesia's culture, history, government, economy, and society. It features original scholarly articles, interviews, translations, and book reviews. Published since April 1966, the journal provides area scholars and interested readers with contemporary analysis of Indonesia and an extensive archive of research pertaining to the nation and region. The journal is published by Cornell University's Southeast Asia Program. Restricted by IP address to Yale Univ + YNHH. For Off-campus Access: Using the Remote Authentication Proxy Server. Licensing Information: Permitted uses of databases.

Indexes

Internationale Bibliographie der Zeitschriftenliteratur (IBZ) International bibliography of periodical literature covering all fields of knowledge. SML, Subject Bibliography AI9 +B53 (LC); SML, Reference AI9 +B535 (LC); SML CD-ROM Reference Center
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The IBZ is an "international bibliography of periodical literature covering all fields of knowledge." It indexes periodical articles in all subject areas from around the world in German, French and English. Coverage of the printed volumes, including earlier titles, goes back to 1896.* The print volumes are divided into three parts after 1971: A. Verzeichnis der berücksichtigen Zeitschriften; B. Verzeichnis der Zeitschriftenartikel nach Schlagworten; C. Verzeichnis der Zeitschriftenartikel nach Verfasser. IBZ Abteilung A: Bibliographie der deutschen Zeitschriften literatur mit Einschuss von Sammelwerken. Bd. 1-128; 1896-1964. SML, Subject Bibliography AI9 +B53 (LC). * IBZ Abteilung B: Bibliographie der Fremdsprachigen Zeitschriftenliteratur. Bd. 1-22; 1911--1921-25; n.F., Bd. 1-51, 1925--1962-64. SML, Reference AI9 +B535 (LC). Years of Coverage: 1982-present. Access Restrictions: Restricted by IP address to Yale Univ + YNHH. For Off-campus Access: Using the Remote Authentication Proxy Server. Also Consider these Related Resources: Research Guide in German Literature
Historical Abstracts. Santa Monica: ABC-Clio, 1955- . SML, CD-ROM Reference Center; SML, Reference Index Case D1 +H48
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Historical Abstracts contains annotated references to books, articles, and dissertations on the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada, which are covered in America: History and Life). Published since 1954, Historical Abstracts indexes over 2,000 journals published throughout the world. In addition to key historical journals from virtually every major country, Historical Abstracts covers hundreds of journals in the social sciences and humanities that are of special interest to researchers and students of history. All abstracts are written in English. Article citations carry abstracts of 75-120 words or annotations of one or two sentences. Historical Abstracts on the Web also includes in-process English-language article entries (those entries for which abstract, subject terms, and chronologies are not yet available) prior to their inclusion in the print and CD-ROM versions. In addition to articles, each year Historical Abstracts includes approximately 3,000 citations to historical books and abstracts of dissertations of particular interest for historical research.
Other Version: SML Stacks D1 +H48, D1 +H48a. Restricted by IP address to Yale Univ + YNHH Off-campus Access: Using the Remote Authentication Proxy Server. Also Consider these Related Resources: History Research Guides
Periodicals contents index. Alexandria, Va.: Chadwyck-Healey, 1994-present.
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PCI Web is an electronic index to the contents of thousands of periodicals in the humanities and social sciences, from their first issues to 1995. Every article is indexed. PCI Web currently indexes over eleven million journal articles in 3,536 journals. Every year, it adds records for more than one million new articles. It will grow to encompass over 5,000 journals and 20 million individual articles. Recently the scope of new journals has been extended to 1995, and existing journals will be updated in the near future.
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PAIS international. New York, N.Y. : Public Affairs Information Service, Inc.. Continues: PAIS bulletin. SML, Starr Main Reference Z7163 +P834 (LC)
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PAIS International covers the literature of public affairs including political, economic and social issues. It contains references to articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, research reports, conference reports and publications of international agencies. Publications from more than 60 countries are included. Materials indexed are in English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish. Years of Coverage: 1972 to present.
Other Versions: Bulletin of the Public Affairs Information Service; annual cumulation. 1st-53rd, 1915-1967. SML, Reference, Indexes, Z7163 P83 (LC). Public Affairs Information Service Bulletin (annual). 54th-71st, 1968-1985. SML, Reference, Indexes, Z7163 P83 (LC) PAIS Bulletin (annual). v.72-v.77, 1985/86-1990. SML, Reference, Indexes, Z7163 P83 (LC). PAIS International in Print. v.1- , 1991- . SML, Reference, Indexes, Z7163 P83 (LC). Restricted by IP address to Yale Univ + YNHH. For Off-campus Access: Using the Remote Authentication Proxy Server. Licensing Information: Permitted uses of databases. Also Consider these Related Resources: International Affairs Research Guide, Political Science Subject Guide, andSocial Science Libraries and Information Services


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