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Sabin Americana, 1500-1926

Provides access to works about the Americas Included are books, pamphlets, serials and other documents that provide original accounts of exploration, trade, colonialism, slavery and abolition, the western movement, Native Americans, military actions and much more. Content spans: 1500-1926.

SAGE Publications

An extensive, fully searchable collection of scholarly journals from across the health sciences, humanities and social sciences, engineering, and life sciences.

SAGE Research Methods

Provides books, reference works, journal articles, and instructional videos from across the social sciences.

Sanborn Maps North Carolina

Provides digital access to large-scale maps of many North Carolina towns and cities, searchable by address and GPS coordinates. Maps contain detailed data such as building outlines, size, use, construction details, and function of structures. They also give street names, street and sidewalk widths, property boundaries, house and block numbers, and other features like pipelines, railroads, and wells, and dumps. Content spans 1867-1970.


Provides a digital archive for the scholarly output of the ECU community. Its mission is to capture, preserve and make available the intellectual output of East Carolina University’s faculty, staff, and students.


A widely read source for scientific news, commentary, and original research, and the American counterpart to Nature (UK). Spans all sciences. Provides historic and current issues of the journal itself as well as materials exclusive to the online platform. Content spans 1880 – Present. 


A platform providing access to research and development (R&D) results and scientific and technical information from scientific organizations across 13 federal agencies. Searches over 60 databases containing federal science information in many formats, including full-text documents, citations, scientific data supporting federally funded research, and multimedia.


A searchable collection of peer-reviewed journals and books in engineering and the sciences. Topics include: chemistry, engineering, environmental science, physics, astronomy, medicine, agriculture, and mathematics among others.

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A freely accessible discovery platform with interactive features for researchers, publishers and authors to share scientific information.


SciFinder Scholar is the online version of Chemical Abstracts (content spans 1967 - Present), CAS Registry (content spans 1957 - Present) and CASREACT. Also includes Medline (content spans 1966 - Present). Covers the chemical and biomedical subjects. Topics include: biochemisty, organic/inorganic chemistry, and applied chemistry, as well as environmental science, food science and toxicology.

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An extensive, fully searchable, index of abstracts and bibliographic citations from earth sciences, social sciences, technology, medicine, and health. Provides tools to track, analyze, and visualize the impacts of research.

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Screen Studies Collection

A collection current publications related to film scholarship alongside detailed and expansive filmographies. This collection includes the specialist index FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Database and the detailed and complementary filmographies created by the American Film Institute and the British Film Institute; AFI Catalog and Film Index International.

Service Newspapers of World War Two

Contains an extensive range of both rare and well-known wartime publications for soldiers serving in major theatres around the world. Publications are included from many key nations involved in the conflict, such as the US, Canada, New Zealand, India, and the countries of Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Burney Newspapers Collection

A collection of British newspapers that includes pamphlets, proclamations, newsbooks and newspapers from the period. Charts the development of the newspaper beginning with irregularly published transcriptions of Parliamentary debates and proclamations to coffee house newsbooks through the newspaper in its current form.

Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Nichols Newspapers Collection

The collected newspapers, periodicals, pamphlets, and broadsheets of the Nichols collection held in the Bodleian library at Oxford, UK. Records events of 17th and 18th century England as well as the history and development of its press. Content spans 1672 - 1737.


A significant resource for many areas of maritime studies. Indicates which books, magazines, and online resources mention specific vessels.

SIAM Journals Online

Provides access to the full-text of journals from the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics.


A mapping, analytics, and data visualization application for creating interactive maps and reports, using thousands of demographic, business, and marketing variables.

In order to save work users must create an account. Otherwise Guest Sign In can be used to access database. Access is limited to 5 users at a time.

Singerman Bibliography of Antisemitic Texts in English

A bibliographic database identifying books, pamphlets, ephemera, and selected articles in the study of antisemitism. Entries span from the beginning of the 19th century and extend to 2022. Search by author, title and publication year.

SIRS Discoverer

Full text, multidisciplinary database specifically designed for elementary and middle school learners, researchers, and educators. Topics include: current events, history, health, language arts, math, science, social studies, and technology.

SIRS Issues Researcher (formerly SIRS Knowledge Source)

A collection of articles, nonfiction books, images, activities and websites curated for educational relevance, age appropriateness, and readability. Designed specifically for elementary and middle school students.

Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive

Provides a historical archive of several million cross-searchable pages of books, serials, supreme court records and briefs, and key manuscript collections from the United States, Great Britain, and France. Topics include: debates of slavery and abolition, the Transatlantic Slave Trade, the global movement for the abolition of slavery, the legal, personal, and economic aspects of the slavery system, and the dynamics of emancipation. Provides a context for further research through links to chronology, biographies, bibliographies, and websites.

Smithsonian Global Sound

Produced in partnership with Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. Streaming collection that provides online recordings of the world’s musical and aural traditions. Supports the creation, continuity and preservation of diverse musical forms from around the world.

Social Explorer

Provides quick and easy access to historical census data and demographic information. Includes the entire US Census history from 1790 to 2000, all annual updates from the American Community Survey, and the Religious Congregations and Membership Study from 1980 to 2000. Allows users to customize, save, print, and email maps and reports and export them to a variety of programs and statistical packages for further analysis and use in reports and presentations.

A user account is not required to use Social Explorer, but users will need to create an account to save their work.

Social Science Database

Research covering topics in sociology, social work, anthropology, and politics.

Social Sciences Citation Index

Social Sciences Citation Index contains over 3,400 journals across 58 social sciences disciplines, as well as selected items from 3,500 of the world’s leading scientific and technical journals. Access to this resource will end 6/30/2024

Social Services Abstracts

Provides blend of full-text, abstracts and indexing. Contains bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. Topics include: community and mental health services, crisis intervention, the family and social welfare, gerontology, poverty and homelessness, professional issues in social work, social services in addiction, social work education, social work practice, violence, abuse and neglect. Content spans 1979 – present. 

Social Work Abstracts

Provides blend of full-text, abstracts and indexing from social work and other related journals. Topics include: addictions, child and family welfare, civil and legal rights, education, human services, mental health and therapy. Content spans 1965 – present. Access is limited to 4 users at a time.

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Social Work Online

Multimedia resource that combines documentaries and client demonstration videos with text content to address the essential concepts students will employ in their everyday work as practitioners.

SocINDEX with Full Text

An extensive index of bibliographic information for sociology research. Provides records from leading sociology journals. Topics include: gender studies, criminal justice, social psychology, racial studies, religion and social work. 

Sociological Abstracts

Contains blend of abstracts, indexing and full-text for articles from scholarly journals and dissertations in sociology, social policy planning, and social development. Also references books, book chapters, and association papers. Topics include: culture and social structure, family and marriage, history and theory of sociology, organizational sociology, political sociology, poverty and homelessness, race and ethnicity, social change and economic development, social control, sociology of health and medicine and sociology of education. Content spans 1952 – present.

Sociology (ProQuest)

Contains blend of abstracts, indexing and full-text. Sociological and social work research including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction, and more. Topics include: community and mental health services, crisis intervention, the family and social welfare, gerontology, poverty and homelessness, professional issues in social work, social services in addiction, social work education, social work practice, violence, abuse and neglect. Content spans 1985 – present.

Something about the Author

Comprehensive full-text online access to Gale’s reference set, Something About the Author, the main series, and Something About the Author: Autobiography Series. Contains illustrated biographical profiles of children’s authors and illustrators, including citations of their works. Totals over 290 volumes, 20,000 entries and nearly 30,000 images.

Southern Life, Slavery, and the Civil War

Features petitions concerning race and slavery, Southern Plantation records, records on industrial slavery and Civil War and Reconstruction Era records.

SPIN Funding Opportunities Database

SPIN, which stands for Sponsored Programs Information Network, is an extensive research funding opportunity database. SPIN contains over 40,000 opportunities from more than 10,000 sponsors. With SPIN, you can: Access funding information online from any browser, organize grant information in one convenient place, gain access to the largest keyword list, allowing for greater flexibility in your searches, quickly locate Limited Submission Opportunities with Federal or non-Federal programs, and locate all types of funding information—Fed Business Opps / Federal Register Guide.

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SPORTDiscus with Full Text

Comprehensive bibliographic and full-text database covering sports and sports medicine research. Topics include: physical fitness, exercise, sports medicine, sports science, physical education, kinesiology, coaching, training, sport administration, officiating, sport law and legislation, college and university sport, disabled persons, facility design and management, intramural and school sport, doping, health, health education, biomechanics, movement science, injury prevention rehabilitation, physical therapy, nutrition, exercise physiology, sport and exercise psychology, recreation, leisure studies, tourism, allied health, public health, occupational health and therapy. Content spans 1800 – present. Access is limited to 4 users at a time. Click here for a guide to this database

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Sports Medicine and Education Index

A searchable index of abstracts and citations for resources on sports medicine and physical education. Designed for patrons with academic, professional, or personal interest in the field. Topic include: coaching and training, curriculum planning, dance, exercise, kinesiology, physical therapy, motor learning, and sports science. Formerly Physical Education Index. Content spans 1970 – Present.

Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video

Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video is a large collection of streaming videos covering the topics of fitness and health assessment, disease management, injury treatment, nutrition, medical fitness, sport science, work-site wellness, exercise adherence, and more.


Provides abstracts and full-text access to journals, books, and conference proceedings. Emphasis is on science, mathematics, and engineering but content also includes business, medicine, political science, and the humanities. “Preview-only” search results can be filtered. Content spans 1900 – Present.

St. Louis Post Dispatch (1874-2003)

Searchable full-text archive of the St. Louis Post Dispatch newspaper from 1874-2003.


STAT!Ref® is an online healthcare reference that integrates core titles with evidence-based resources and innovative tools.

Access is limited to between one (1) and seven (7) users at a time, based on title.

State Elections Web Archive

An archive of campaign websites of declared candidates running for state elective offices.

Statistical Abstract of the United States

Authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Use the Abstract as a convenient volume for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web. Sources of data include the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and many other Federal agencies and private organizations. Data available for download in several formats, including PDF and XLS. Content spans 1878 – present.

Stedman's Medical Dictionary--28th Edition, 2006

Stedman's is a highly-trusted medical dictionary.

Student Activism (JSTOR)

Ac collection of primary source material capturing the voices of students across a range of protest, political actions and equal-rights advocacy from the 20th and early 21st century United States.

Sustainability Science Abstracts

Provides blend of abstracts and indexing with some links to full-text articles. Explores all aspects of sustainable development, human population and demography topics, as well as societal issues involving natural resource management. Topics include: climate change and global warming, conservation, endangered species, environmental education, environmental engineering, environmental health, safety and risk, environmental law and policy, environmental management and protection, land use, plant science, pollution, soil sciences, sustainability and sustainable development, wastewater, sewage and sanitation, waste management, water quality, water resources, wildlife and zoology. Expanded and merged with the Human Population and Natural Resource Management subfile. Content spans 1960 – present.


Streaming service that licenses public performances and movies to numerous non-theatrical markets, including U.S. colleges and universities. Contains over 25,000 films, documentaries and TV shows. 

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