The libraries continue to build UF’s collection of electronic titles.These new databases are available on workstations in the libraries, and from other campus areas and off-campus sites via your Gatorlink Account.To access them go to the Libraries’ Home Page  and search each by title in the UF Libraries’ Catalog or through the Database Locator.You will find an electronic link to each database.


African-American Biographical Database (AABD)1790-1950

Over 30,000 biographical sketches and thousands of photographs and illustrations of African-Americans, from national activists and artists and writers to business and other professionals and fraternal order members. Individuals can be searched by name, place of birth, occupation, religion, date of birth or death, gender, and by source of information.


African-American Newspapers: The 19th Century

This collection of seven full-text newspapers is a rich resource of information on the cultural life and history of African-Americans during the 1800s: It includes early biographies, first-hand accounts of current affairs, vital statistics, essays and editorials, literature, and advertisements reflecting the African-American experience.Titles and years completed so far:

Freedom's Journal, 1827-1829

The Colored American, 1837-1841

The North Star, 1847-1851

The National Era, 1847-1853 (eventually to 1860)

Provincial Freeman, 1854-1857

Frederick Douglass Paper, 1851-1852 (eventually 1859)

The Christian Recorder, 1861-1862 (eventually to 1902)


Declassified Documents Reference System 

The major domestic and international events of the post-World War II world are detailed in previously classified documents written by and for presidents, senators, and congress members.Nearly every major foreign and domestic event of these years is included: the Cold War, Vietnam, foreign policy shifts, the civil rights movement, and others.


Digital National Security Archive(1945- present)

Use of the U. S. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) has enabled access to full-text declassified documents on U. S. foreign and military policy, U. S. intelligence, and security issues from the Cold War to the 1970s.Over 35,000 declassified documents are organized in twelve collections:Afghanistan, the Berlin Crisis, Cuban Missile Crisis, El Salvador, Iran, Iran-Contra Affair, Nicaragua, Philippines, South Africa, the Intelligence Community, Military Uses of Space, and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Policy.Each collection includes general introductory material, a chronology, glossary and bibliography.


EBSCO Health Source Plus Web

A large consumer health and patient education database. 

EBSCOhost Web

ACADEMIC SEARCH ELITE – Full text for over 1,230 journals in the social sciences, humanities, general science, multi-cultural studies, and education. 

BUSINESS SOURCE PREMIER -- Full text for over 1,320 scholarly business journals in management, economics, finance.

HEALTH BUSINESS FULLTEXT -- Full text for over 160 periodicals in health care administration and more.


Electronic Collections Online (ECO)

Available via FirstSearch, ECO offers full text of the most recent years of 414 journals (primarily science) subscribed to by the UF Libraries.


Grove Dictionary of Art

The most comprehensive online reference resource for all aspects of the visual arts worldwide from prehistory to the 1990s.Many entries provide links to images.


Historical Newspapers Online

Indexes to newspaper articles now available online are:

Historical Index to the New York Times, 1851-1923

Palmer's Index to the Times, 1790-1905 (some full-text)

The Official Index to the Times, 1906-1980


IDEAL - Full-text access to recent issues of journals published by Academic Press, W. B. Saunders, and Churchill Livingstone to which the University of Florida Libraries subscribes. Most of these are in science and medicine, but there are some in business, psychology, and anthropology.



These indexes are companions to the WebLUIS databases Academic Index (1982- ), Business Index (1982- ), and LegalTrac (1980- ).The InfoTrac versions include more recent articles, and some full-text articles may include elements not in the WebLUIS versions (tables, illustrations, graphs).

Expanded Academic ASAP (Current +3 previous years)

General BusinessFile ASAP (Current +3 previous years)

Legal Trac (1980-present)


International Index to Music Periodicals

Index to nearly 400 current journals with full text for more than 10,000 of the titles.


International Index to the Performing Arts

Full text from more than 200 scholarly and popular periodicals covering a wide spectrum of the arts and entertainment industry.

Shelley Arlen

Humanities and Social Sciences Reference

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