UPDATE: as of 10pm on March 27, 2012, the EBSCO databases are working again.
The library’s EBSCO databases (e.g., Academic Search Complete, PsycINFO, CINAHL, America: History & Life, and many others) are down due to server issues at EBSCO. This is affecting libraries nationwide. In the meantime, try these alternatives:
JSTOR – scholarly articles covering many different topic areas
LexiNexis – newspaper articles
ABI/INFORM – business information
PubMed – medical information
If you have questions, call the Library at 920-465-2540, or chat with us online.
The popular database, JSTOR, has made their journal content published before 1923 for U.S. publications and 1870 for foreign publications freely available. The journals have a broad range of topic coverage including arts and humanities, economics and politics, and in mathematics and other sciences. Check out the Early Journal Content FAQ to learn more.
Early Journal Content is available as part of any regular JSTOR search, you can access JSTOR from the Databases A to Z page or you can browse a list of available content by discipline or by title.
Need help using JSTOR? Contact the research desk. And remember, the Cofrin Library is your guide to answers!
If you search Google Scholar from campus– the “scholarly” subset of Google, with journal article citations & book citations–you will often see the Find It at UW-Green Bay link next to many of the citations:
This link directs you to Cofrin Library content in our databases–most often in the form of online access to journal articles. This is helpful because the library has paid for this content for you. Otherwise, you will often be directed to publishers’ websites for payment.
But when you search Google Scholar from off-campus, you don’t automatically get links to Cofrin Library content. However, you can set your preferences to include the Find it @ UW-Green Bay link. This gives you access to content from the library. It’s fast and easy to do:
- Go to Google Scholar
- Click on “Scholar Preferences” in the top right corner
- In the “Library Links” box, type in: UW-Green Bay
- Click on “Save Preferences”
Start searching Google Scholar and easily connect to our content from Cofrin Library!
Note: online, off-campus, access to Cofrin Library resources is limited to current UWGB students, faculty, and staff.
Cofrin Library’s ProQuest databases will be unavailable during a 2 hour time window on Thursday, May 5 from 9pm to 11pm while the ProQuest company performs infrastructure maintenance. This will affect the following databases:
- ABI INFORM Complete
- Ethic NewsWatch
- HeritageQuest Online
- Historical New York Times
- Hoover’s Company Records
We apologize for the inconvenience. Please contact the Research Help Desk at x2303 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.