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Articles & Databases: Open Access

Agricola Indexes journal papers and other publication on all aspects of agriculure including animal science, aquaculture, horticulture, entomology, forestry, land management, nutrition, pesticides and soil science. More Details... 1970 to present
ASTIS - Arctic Science and Technology Information System Database of 46,000 records describing publications and research projects about all aspects of northern Canada including earth and life sciences, engineering, technology, and resources.  
Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) The best source for scholarship about European and American visual arts from late Antiquity to the present; articles in over 4300 periodicals, also conference papers, dissertations, books, exhibition and dealers catalogs.  Can limit to English.  More Details... 1973 to present
Calisphere Calisphere is the University of California's free public gateway to more than 150,000 digitized items - including photographs, documents, newspaper pages, political cartoons, works of art, diaries, transcribed oral histories, advertising, and other unique cultural artifacts - concerning the history and culture of California and its role in national and world history. Calisphere's content has been selected from the libraries and museums of the UC campuses, and from a variety of cultural heritage organizations. More Details...  
Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers Search and view newspaper pages from 1880-1922 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Varies with title
Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) The Directory of Open Access Books is a service of OAPEN Foundation. The OAPEN Foundation is an international initiative dedicated to Open Access monograph publishing, based at the National Library in The Hague. The directory is open to all publishers who publish academic, peer reviewed books available under an Open Access license. More Details...  
ERIC Education literature including journals and unpublished reports. More Details... 1966 to present
Film Literature Index Contains popular and some scholarly film reviews, book reviews, and articles published between 1976 and 2001, indexing 150 film and television periodicals from 30 countries cover-to-cover and 200 other periodicals selectively for articles on film and television. There are several search options, including keyword, production title, and personal or corporate name. You may filter by language. More Details... 1976 to 2001    
FS INFO Database Indexes forest and range research of interest to researchers and managers in the US Forest Service, with links to fulltext if available. 1904 to present
General Reference Center Gold    
Google Books Use this free database as a way to identify useful books on your topic. You can read a page or two online, and use the "about this books" link or the HSU Library Catalog to locate the book for more extended reading.  
Google News & Archives Use this free database as a way to identify useful articles on your topic. You can pay the charge or utilize the HSU Library Journal and Newspaper Finder to locate the article in our collection of resources.  
Google Scholar Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles. Google Scholar sorts articles by weighting the full text of each article, the author, the publication in which the article appears, and how often the piece has been cited in other scholarly literature. The most relevant results appear on the first page. More Details...  
HSU Library Song Index The HSU Library Song Index is a database that lists songs from many anthologies in the HSU Library. You may search by keyword for titles or composers. More Details...  
Humboldt Digital Scholar HSU Library-produced database offering hundreds of fulltext HSU theses and examples of faculty research.  
IngentaConnect Identify books and articles on thousands of topics. Abstracts are free, but most articles must be purchased. More Details...  
Medline Plus MEDLINEplus has extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other sources on over 500 disease and conditions. There are also lists of hospitals and physicians, a medical encyclopedia and dictionaries, health information in Spanish, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to thousands of clinical trials. More Details...  
National Academies Press Offering over 3,000 freely accessible online books issued by the National Academies Press for the U.S. National Academies on a wide range of topics, from natural resources to social policy. More Details...  
NCJRS Corrections, juvenile justice, victims, and substance abuse. More Details... 1970 to present
New York Times Current and archival content back to 1986 as well as 1851-1922 now is available free with personal registration. More Details... 1851-1922, 1987 to present
NTIS Database (National Technical Information Service) Includes fulltext technical reports produced by the Department of Defense, Department of Energy, EPA and NASA. More Details... 1990 to present
Online Archive of California (OAC) The OAC brings together historical materials from a variety of California institutions, including museums, historical societies, and archives. HSU Humboldt County Collection is represented. Over 120,000 images; 50,000 pages of documents, letters, and oral histories; and 8,000 guides to collections are available online. Search within the desired category to retrieve desired materials.  
Open WorldCat Index of 200 million books, government documents, technical reports, media, maps, sound recordings, and other monographic materials found in 50,000 libraries worldwide. More Details...  
PILOTS Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress. More Details... 1871 to present
PolicyArchive Offered by the non-profit Center for Governmental Studies, PolicyArchive is a digital archive of global, non-partisan public policy research. Included are summaries and full texts, videos, reports, briefs, and multimedia material of think tank, university, government, and foundation-funded policy research. It offers a subject index, an internal search engine, useful abstracts, and email notifications of newly added research.  
PubMed (Medline) Comprehensive index to medical research, including nursing and public health, in over 5,000 journals from 1947 to the present. More Details...  
Scitation (formerly SPIN [Physics]) Indexes 80 physics and astronomy journals published by the American Institute of Physics as well as selected articles from other scientific journals from 1929 to the present. More Details...  
Smoking & Health Resource Library Contains abstracts of articles from medical and professional journals; books and book chapters; dissertations; reports; conference proceedings and conference papers; government documents from federal, state, local, and foreign entities; fact sheets and policy documents from U.S. and international nonprofit organizations; and other documents. More Details... Vary for each publication; the earliest begin in the early 1900s
Social Sciences in Forestry Bibliography Indexes social science literature on forestry and public land management in general including legislation, policy and planning, management, and economic development. More Details... 1985 to present
US Government Publications Monthly Catalog Indexes documents issued by the legislative, executive and judicial branches of the US federal government. More Details... 1976 to present