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Patrologia Latina

The online version of the first edition of Jacques-Paul Migne's Patrologia Latina (1844-1855 and 1862-1865). Patrologia Latina comprises the works of the Church Fathers from Tertullian in 200 AD to the death of Pope Innocent III in 1216.

PBS Video Collection

Video documentaries and series from PBS. Subjects range from science to history, art to Shakespeare, diversity to business & economics, and more.

PEDro Physiotherapy Evidence Database

PEDro includes clinical trials and systematic reviews on the effectiveness of physiotherapy interventions published in peer reviewed journals. All items are scored on methodological quality, and search results are ranked by methodological score. From the Centre for Evidence-Based Physiotherapy at the University of Sydney.

Performing Arts Periodicals Database (formerly IIPA)

Provides blend of abstracts, indexing and full-text articles. Content covers a broad spectrum of arts and entertainment industry. Topics include: dance, film, television, drama, theater, stagecraft, musical theater, broadcast arts, circus performance, comedy, storytelling, opera, pantomime, puppetry and magic. Content spans 1864 – present, mostly from 1998 – present.

Periodicals Archive Online

An index to millions of articles published in the humanities and social sciences available electronically, providing access to the searchable full text of hundreds of titles. Topics include: agriculture, anthropology, architecture, business, economics, folklore, geography, history, law, library & information science, literature, music, philosophy, political science, psychology, religion, sociology, and women’s studies.

Periodicals Index Online

A large database of citations for articles published in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Includes scholarly journals as well as popular and trade magazines, but excludes newspapers. Content spans 1665 – 1995.


A collection of resources primarily for the study of the ancient Greco-Roman world. Also provides a breadth of materials on 19th century America, as well as small collections pertaining to the Renaissance period in Europe. Includes historical overviews, an encyclopedia, primary texts in Greek and English, and images of vases, coins, sculptures, buildings and historic sites with descriptions.

Philadelphia Inquirer (1860-2001)

Provides firsthand accounts coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Content spans 1860 - 2001.

Philadelphia Tribune (1912-2001)

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Content spans: 1912-2001

Philosopher's Index

Provides indexing and abstracts from books and journals of philosophy and related fields. Topics include: ethics, aesthetics, epistemology, logic, and metaphysics as well as material on the philosophy of disciplines, such as law, religion, science, history, and education. Content spans 1940 – Present.

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Comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers. We monitor all sources of research content in philosophy, including journals, books, open access archives, and personal pages maintained by academics. We also host the largest open access archive in philosophy. Our index currently contains 2,449,529 entries categorized in 5,422 categories

Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002)

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Coverage: 1911 - 2002.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Coverage: 1786 - 2003.

Political Extremism and Radicalism

Political Extremism and Radicalism series provides insight on unorthodox (by contemporary standards), fringe groups from both the right and left of the political spectrum through rare, hard to access primary sources. Content supports scholars and students answering questions on philosophical, social, political, and economic ideologies as well as on contemporary issues surrounding gender, sexuality, race, religion, civil rights, universal suffrage, and much more.

Political Science (ProQuest)

Contains blend of abstracts, indexing and full-text political science and international relations journals, dissertations and working papers. Topics include: political science, international relations, comparative politics, political economy, international development, environmental policy, human rights and migration. Content spans 1985 – present. Click here for a guide to this database

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Popular Medicine in America, 1800-1900

Popular Medicine in America presents materials from the Library Company of Philadelphia’s extensive collection. The resource documents the history of ‘popular’ medicine in America during the nineteenth century, featuring a wide variety of material that was aimed at the general public rather than medical professionals, and which enabled the ordinary person to treat himself and his family at home using an array of inventive methods and fashionable techniques.  The material includes: Advertisements (in the form of posters, broadsides, trade cards, and leaflets), popular educational texts aimed at a non-professional audience, writings on preventive medicine and guides to a healthy regimen. Themes that are covered include: herbal medicine, hydrotherapy, the Thomsonian Movement, homeopathy, phrenology, women’s health and childbirth, and ‘Quack’ cures.

Prescriber's Letter

Prescriber's Letter is a subscription service for prescribers to keep them up to date on new developments in drug therapy, is independent, and has no connection with any pharmaceutical firm.  The service consists of a monthly letter, plus Detail-Documents available 24 hours a day. Detail-Documents provide in-depth coverage answering many specific questions related to each topic.

Primal Pictures (aka Anatomy.tv)

Provides access to anatomical images, MRI scans, dissection slides, movies (including biomechanics animations), and clinical text. The head and neck, spine, hand, shoulder, thorax, pelvis, hip, knee, and foot are explored in a regional approach to anatomical study. Includes sports & therapy, dentistry, and surgical modules. Most content is exportable for use in lectures, posters, and other projects.

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Project MUSE

Provides access to complete versions of scholarly journals and books from University Presses and scholarly societies, and scholarly open access content. Topics include: humanities and social sciences.

ProQuest Central

A collection of journals and newspapers encompassing all major subject areas, including Business, Health and Medical, Language and Literature, Social Sciences, Education, Science and Technology, as well as core titles in the Performing and Visual Arts, History, Religion, Philosophy.

ProQuest Civil War Era

Primary source materials covering 1840-1865 that follow the development of issues leading to the Civil War as recorded in the papers of the South, North, Mississippi Valley, and Border States. Many interrelated forces influenced the course of events during this 25-year period, and Civil War Era provides materials for researchers and scholars to discover the details.

ProQuest Congressional

Provides indexing, abstracts, and full text of publications from and about the U.S. Congress. Includes congressional bills, hearings, testimony, reports, committee prints, and the Congressional Record. Also includes the U.S. Code, the Federal Register, the Code of Federal Regulations, and Statutes at Large. Biographies, committee assignments, voting records and financial data are provided for current members of Congress. To access Serial Set Maps, go to Advanced Search and limit to Maps.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global

A collection of U.S. and international dissertations and theses. Provides full text for graduate works added since 1997, selected full text for works written prior to 1997. Contains a significant number of new international dissertations and theses both in citations and in full text. Content spans 1743 – Present.

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ProQuest Education Journals

Provides access to over 900 educational publications, including more than 600 full-text titles. Topics include: primary, secondary and higher education, special education, home schooling and adult education. Many titles are indexed in the ERIC database.

ProQuest Executive Branch Documents

Contains documents produced by Federal government departments, agencies, and commissions, from 1789-1948. Topics include: U.S. social, political, and economic life, and major events in U.S. history. Provides points of comparison between the U.S. and selected foreign countries.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers

Offers full-text and full-image articles for numerous historical and popular newspapers, such as the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. Pages and articles are available to download in PDF format. Offers researchers valuable primary and first-hand resources. Content spans 1851 – present.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Black Newspapers Collection

Articles, obituaries, photos, editorials from eleven historical black newspapers. Atlanta Daily World—1931-2010, The Baltimore Afro-American—1893-2010, Chicago Defender—1910-2010, Cleveland Call & Post—1934-2010, Los Angeles Sentinel—1934-2010, Michigan Chronicle—1939-2010, New York Amsterdam News—1922-2010, The Norfolk Journal & Guide—1916-2010, The Philadelphia Tribune—1912-2010, Pittsburgh Courier—1911-2010.

ProQuest Learning: Literature

Full-text works of poetry, prose and drama, and secondary sources such as author biographies, literary criticisms, essays, reviews and interviews. Designed with schools and public libraries in mind.

ProQuest Linguistics

Includes full-text journals and other sources in linguistics, including many titles indexed in Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA). Topics include: phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics.

ProQuest One Literature

Provides full-text access to collections of poetry, drama, fiction, and literary criticism from Chadwyck-Healey. Includes access to African American Poetry, American Drama 1714-1915, American Poetry, Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature, 1920- (ABELL), Bibliography of American Literature, Canadian Poetry, Early American Fiction, Early English Prose Fiction, Eighteenth-Century Fiction, English Drama, English Poetry, English Poetry Second Edition, The Faber Poetry Library, King James Bible, Nineteenth-Century Fiction, Twentieth-Century African American Poetry, Twentieth-Century American Poetry, Twentieth-Century Poetry, and Twentieth-Century English Poetry.

ProQuest Research Companion

Cloud-based information literacy tool for student researchers and educators. Aligned both to ACRL Information Literacy and Common Core English Language Arts standards, it provides a framework and foundation for information literacy instruction to help students do more effective scholarly research and to support educators as they teach the core information literacy principles of finding, evaluating, and using information.

ProQuest Research Library

A broad collection of scholarly journals, trade publications, and popular magazines in business, the humanities, science and technology, and the arts. Designed to be accessible for researchers of varying levels of experience. Intended for preliminary research and inquiry.

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ProQuest Science

Provides indexing, abstracts, and articles for core journals on technology and applied sciences.  Topics include: biomedical engineering, engineering, and construction management among others. Includes full text for some titles. Content spans 1983 – Present. Topics include: physics, engineering, astronomy, biology, earth science, chemistry and more. Includes full-text for most titles. Content spans 1986 – Present. 

ProQuest Search

Contains blend of abstracts, indexing and full-text content. Searches all available ProQuest databases. Multidisciplinary database that includes hundreds of thousands of sources in many different formats. 

ProQuest Women's Wear Daily Archive

A comprehensive, full-text archive of Women’s Wear Daily, from 1910 to the latest complete year, reproduced in high-resolution images. Every page, article, advertisement and cover has been included, with searchable text and indexing. Topics include: key moments in the history of the industry, major designers, brands, retailers and advertisers.


Provides articles published by the American Psychological Association (APA). Definitive source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. The articles originate from the APA and APA-allied organizations. Letters to the editor and errata from each journal are also included. Content spans 1894 – present.

Psychiatry Online

Fully searchable resource that includes American Journal of Psychiatry DSM-5, DSM-5 Handbook of Differential Diagnosis, and DSM-5 Clinical Cases.  Also includes, textbooks, guidelines, self-assessment tools, clinical/research news, and patient handouts.

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Provides access to streaming training videos in the field of counseling, psychotherapy, and addiction. Most videos show leading practitioners conducting therapy and demonstrating clinical skills, along with pre- and post-discussions.


From the American Psychological Association (APA). Includes blend of abstracts, indexes and links to full-text of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations. Topics include: applied psychology, communication systems, developmental psychology, educational psychology, experimental human and animal psychology, personality, psychological and physical disorders, physiological psychology and neuroscience, professional personnel and issues, psychometrics and statistics, social psychology, social processes and issues, sports psychology and leisure and treatment and prevention. Ninety-seven percent of the covered material is peer-reviewed. Journal coverage includes international material selected from periodicals in multiple languages. Content spans 1597 – present. Click here for a guide to this database.

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Supports Health Behavior and Precision Health Research Clusters. An index of citations and abstracts to the worldwide literature on post-traumatic stress syndrome and other psychological effects of trauma. Produced by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD. Formerly PILOTS. Content spans 1871 – Present.

Publisher's Weekly Digital Archive

Fully searchable, complete archive of Publishers Weekly from 1872 to present. Topics include: print media and digital culture, American studies, popular culture, history of the book, literature, history, humanities, and their many sub-disciplines.


This is the National Library of Medicine's interface for MEDLINE, which provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from current biomedical journals.

PubMed BookShelf

The Bookshelf is a growing collection of biomedical books. Books are also linked to terms in PubMed abstracts so, when viewing an abstract, select the "Books" link to see phrases within the abstract hyperlinked to book sections.