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Facultyly of 1000    FirstSearch     Frontiers in China


Gale    GBIP   Google Scholar     


Heinonline     HighWire P.


IEEE     iG P.     IGI     IMechE     INIS     IntheFirstPerson     IOPscience      Institute of Physics     IWA






LexisNexis     LOCKSS


MathSciNet     Max PlanckSociety     MLA International Bibliography     Morgan & Claypool     MyiLibrary     MUSE     Nature


OAIster     OED     Open J-Gate     OSA     Oxford


Faculty of 1000

Faculty of 1000 is the publisher of four unique services that support and inform the work of life scientists and clinicians. F1000Prime and F1000Trials provide a layer of expert opinion and guidance on published articles, and F1000Research and F1000Posters present original and useful work via open access websites that encourage transparency, sharing and debate.


Founded in 1984, First Search, Inc. is a professional employment search firm that specializes in the recruitment of top-performing talent on a permanent, contract and temp-to-perm basis.

In the years that followed, they have recruited for both the junior and senior management levels.

Rapid access prompted the development of a custom computer database for the management of candidates and client contacts as well as custom computer tools based on successful actions.

Seeing the demand to reach as many candidates and clients as possible, First Search, Inc. became a Preferred Member of the Top Echelon Network of recruiters in 1990. This membership enables them to network with a dynamic database of recruited candidates and the skills of professional level recruiters.

Then in 1992 and in conjunction with staffing trends, First Search, Inc. began offering alternative staffing solutions which included Temp-to-direct hiring, Contract Staffing and Payrolling Services.


Frontiers in China

Frontiers in China is an English academic journal series supported by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China (PRC). It is co-published by Higher Education Press (HEP) and Springer Publishing Company. Since its foundation in 2006, it has released 24 journals both in electronic and print versions, including 17 journals covering the fields of natural sciences, engineering technology, and life sciences, and 7 journals on the humanities and social sciences. This English academic journal series boasts of the widest coverage of subjects among its contributors in China. Its goal is to reflect the frontier academic progress of Chinese scholars, whether based locally or abroad, and establish a platform that can demonstrate the overall strength and comprehensive competence of Chinese academic research. In addition, the journal series aims to widen and increase the influence of Chinese academic circles in the world, and enhance the communication and exchanges between Chinese scholars and their international peers. The journal series follow three dictums: intensification, digitalization, and internationalization. With several years of development, an academic exchange platform that possesses strong international influence has begun to take shape, and it currently serves as an important force in making Chinese journals "come out" into the global arena.

Frontiers in China adheres to excellent academic content as its core principle. It intends to introduce the latest research results and present the frontier progress of each field, improve the influence of Chinese academic groups in the world. The members of the editorial board and review experts of the journal series are developing strategies to further enhance the journal series’ international competence by strictly following the peer review process while judging the quality of an article from an international perspective. Thus, the academic quality of the journal has been highly acknowledged. In fact, one of the journal series, Frontiers of computer science has been included as a core journal by the Ei Compendex database, while other journals have been indexed in Chemical Abstracts, Zentralblatt MATH, SCOPUS, EconLit, and other international indexing and abstracting systems.

The Frontiers in China journal series, with the help of the excellent digital management and publishing capacity of HEP, has independently developed its academic journal online publishing platform—the website of Frontiers in China ( and the "Frontiers in China Online Submission & Peer Review System" ( The former platform is a realization of the journal series' "online first publishing" policy and is accessible seamlessly via international third-party platforms. It provides digital publishing services for domestic journals, as well as online access for Chinese customers. Meanwhile, the latter platform plays a positive role in further widening the sources of article contributions at home and abroad and in improving the efficiency of submissions. At present, these two platforms, in conjunction with HEP's ERP system, form the working chain of the whole process from submission to publication.

To speed up the popularization of Frontiers in China journal series in colleges and universities in China and to attract more high quality manuscripts, as the Ministry of Education proposed, a cooperative relationship between HEP and the China Academic Library and Information System (CALIS) has been established. From the second half of 2008 onwards, HEP and CALIS would jointly launch digital data service. Users could also visit the journals of Frontiers in China via platform set up by CALIS. In addition, by cooperating with third-party data integration companies like Tsinghua Tongfang(CNKI), Wangfang Data, and others, their users can easily link with the Frontiers in China website to access the full text of the journals.

Along with the continuous improvement of Chinese scientific research competence, the Frontiers in China journal series will surely take the lead in the academic frontier in China.



Gale, part of Cengage Learning, is a world leader in e-research and educational publishing for libraries, schools and businesses. Best known for accurate and authoritative reference content as well as intelligent organization of full-text magazine and newspaper articles, Gale publishes learning resources in a variety of formats including web portals, digital archives, print and eBooks.

Gale product lines include:


Cengage Learning is a leading provider of innovative teaching, learning and research solutions for the academic, professional and library markets worldwide. The company's products and services are designed to foster academic excellence and professional development, increase student engagement, improve learning outcomes and deliver authoritative information to people whenever and wherever they need it. Through the company's unique position within both the library and academic markets, Cengage Learning is providing integrated learning solutions that bridge from the library to the classroom. Cengage Learning's brands include Brooks/Cole, CourseTechnology, Delmar, Gale, Heinle, South-Western and Wadsworth, among others.

Global Books In Print (GBIP)

Books In Print® combines the most trusted and authoritative source of bibliographic information with powerful search, discovery and collection development tools designed specifically to streamline the book discovery and acquisition process. Libraries worldwide consult Books In Print to find titles, create lists and decide from Books In Print's vast inventory files which vendor, eBook platform or online retailer to source the title. Books In Print is available in two subscription levels:

United States Edition- contains US publications.
Global Edition- Offers global coverage including U.S, Canadian, European and Australian publications.


Books In Print is the smart and good-looking choice for libraries, booksellers, publishers and other information professionals. Books In Print helps you search the market place, find the right titles, and explore all known format options, including eBook sources. Books In Print fully embraces new search technologies like Quick Search and Visual Search while still offering the traditional Advanced Search that users expect.

Search - unprecedented search capabilities
Searching for a title is easier than ever with the new Quick Search functionality. Search everything in the market from books, e-books, audio books and videos through a single Google like search box.

Discover - explore and evaluate titles
This indispensible resource offers: professional reviews; table of contents; full-text previews; cover images; author biographies; award information; summaries and annotations and much more.

Once you find the right titles, Books In Print Offers professional and patron list management tools to save titles and streamline workflows.

Connect - find favorites, genres and purchase points
Books In Print is used every day by thousands of book professionals and library patrons to make connections; connecting you to favorite authors and series; connecting genres and age groups and more importantly connecting to the buyer or reader with the right online retailer or supplier.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.



HeinOnline is Hein’s premier online research product with more than 90 million pages of legal history available in an online, fully-searchable, image-based format. HeinOnline bridges the gap in legal history by providing comprehensive coverage from inception of more than 1,600 law and law-related periodicals. In addition to its vast collection of law journals, HeinOnline also contains the Congressional Record Bound volumes in entirety, complete coverage of the U.S. Reports back to 1754, famous world trials dating back to the early 1700′s, legal classics from the 16th to the 20th centuries, the United Nations and League of Nations Treaty Series, all United States Treaties, the Federal Register from inception in 1936, the CFR from inception in 1938, and much more.

HeinOnline provides exact page images of the documents in PDF format just as they appear in the original print. This means that all charts, graphs, tables, pictures, hand written notes, photographs, and footnotes appear where they belong! What makes HeinOnline unique aside from its image-based PDF content is its historical value and the availability of titles back to their inception.

HeinOnline is a subscription based database that offers a variety of subscription options. For more details about these options, please view the Subscriptions section.

Now, in more than 3,200 locations in over 200 countries, HeinOnline is the world’s largest image-based legal research collection and contains more than 9 centuries of legal history. HeinOnline is a product of William S. Hein & Co., Inc., which has been serving the library community for nearly 90 years as a legal publisher, periodical subscription agent, and the world’s largest distributor of legal periodicals.


HighWire Press

As the leading ePublishing platform, HighWire Press partners with independent scholarly publishers, societies, associations, and university presses to facilitate the digital dissemination of 1774 journals, reference works, books, and proceedings. HighWire also offers a complete manuscript submission, tracking, peer review, and publishing system for journal editors, Bench>Press. HighWire provides outstanding technology and support services, and fosters a dynamic and innovative community, enhancing the strengths of each of its members.

HighWire plays a unique role in the online publishing business, as part of an academic library, a first-class research institution, and an extension of the publishing world. HighWire is a partner and colleague to scholarly societies who value the quality and content of their journals and other materials. By working with HighWire, publishers gain the economies of scale and networking opportunities of working collaboratively in their business technology.



HighWire provides its publishing partners with the latest technology to host and disseminate content to the widest possible audience as well as strong ties to the academic and library arenas. As part of this collegial community, our publishers share access to HighWire's highly-qualified publication management team, an active online forum, unique popular conferences, and tried-and-true experience. Librarians

Librarians and other information professionals routinely praise our highly intuitive management tools for their online subscriptions and reports. The HighWire portal provides a centralized interface for administrators to manage their accounts across HighWire-hosted publications. While HighWire is neither an aggregator nor sales agent, the HighWire portal increases the visibility of partner publishers and their publications for librarians and their patrons.


The users of HighWire hosted publications include researchers, clinicians, students, and other scholars seeking the best online research from a vast database of full-text scholarly, high-impact materials. The HighWire portal offers advanced searching and browsing capabilities and tools, creating an alternative means to find and make sense of information from over five million full-text articles; create keyword, citation or author alerts; and download citations across all the content HighWire hosts.

Brief Background

Located in Palo Alto, California, HighWire is a division of the Stanford University Libraries. Founded in 1995, with the launch of the Journal of Biological Chemistry (JBC Online). Science, the Journal of Neuroscience, and Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS) soon joined with HighWire to become pioneers who defined today's online journal. HighWire quickly became known for combining cutting-edge technology with long-term organizational stability and has maintained a leadership position in the industry ever since.

In 2008, HighWire announced a transformation of its platform, to incorporate the information technology's best-practices, standards, and architecture. The new platform will provide HighWire-affiliated publishers the flexibility to provide their online visitors the latest features, gadgets and tools to improve the reader's experience.


IEEE - IEEE/IETElectronic Library (IEL)

IEEE’s most comprehensive collection, featuring high-quality content from the IEEE and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). Included is access to all IEEE/IET journals, conference proceedings, and active standards—30% of the world’s current literature in electrical engineering, computer science, and related technologies.

  • More than three million full-text documents with unlimited access to IEEE/IET journals, conference proceedings, and active standards
  • Peer-reviewed articles from the top-cited journals
  • Cutting-edge conference papers
  • Vital IEEE standards to maximize the effectiveness of your R&D, including IEEE Standards Dictionary Online
  • Complimentary access to papers from select VDE conference titles
  • Backfile to 1872 for select titles
  • Powered by the IEEE Xplore digital library’s robust search tools
  • INSPEC® abstract/citation and bibliographic records
  • Weekly updates—more than 20,000 new documents added monthly
  • Early online access to articles accepted for future publication
  • IEEE Redline Versions of Standards



iG Publishing

Electronic publishing of books is quickly changing how companies around the world are producing and distributing knowledge and how the public, students and researchers are consuming it. The mission of iG Publishing is to facilitate access to this global knowledge.

Established in Singapore since 2005, iG Publishing works with more than 100 reputable publishers to represent their brands. The company is the leading provider of eBook collections in the region with over 40,000 titles covering all disciplines. iG publishing is growing its online resources to meet emerging needs and embracing innovative and new technologies to deliver relevant and timely content to readers at home, in colleges and universities and in the workplace.

iG Publishing Private Limited is a fully owned subsidiary of the iGroup Asia Pacific Limited. The iGroup is privately held, operating from Bangkok, Thailand. Its primary area of business is distribution of online and printed materials. Local offices have been established in Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam. Partner distribution networks have been set up in Europe, the Middle East and Latin America.

iG Publishing has an experienced team of specialists who work with publishers, university presses, professional societies and associations to build eBook collections. We go out of our way to find rare books and those that are not easily available, transforming them into eBooks.

An eBook is an electronic version of a printed book which can be read on a personal computer or hand-held device. eBooks are digitized into PDF files to provide the public, students and researchers with the format most commonly used by e-readers and other hand-held devices.

Our team takes pride in providing the highest quality knowledge and research in easy-to-navigate eBooks from all corners of the globe. When you choose iG Publishing, you are choosing a company that is the best in its field.

iG Publishing eBook collections offer:

  • Keyword searching across hundreds of texts simultaneously.
  • Narrower searching by title, chapter and author.
  • OPAC integration
  • No plug-in reader required
  • Machine translation from English into seven languages – Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Arabic, Spanish and Portuguese.
  • Creation of complex search strings using Search History which can be saved to disk for future reference.
  • Bookmarking of specific pages or chapters for reference during a current session.
  • Sharing of information from specific eBooks with colleagues or students using networking sites such as Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Google and others.
  • Free basic MARC records
  • iSearch, our Federated search engine is offered to clients who purchase two or more eBook collections.


IGI Global

Founded in 1988, IGI Global is an international publishing company specializing in scholarly research publications and databases covering all aspects of information science technology utilization and management.
IGI Global, headquartered in Hershey, Pennsylvania (USA) is a leading academic publisher of books, journals, encyclopedias, teaching cases, proceedings, and databases covering the areas of education, social science, library science, healthcare, business management, public administration, and computer science. Offering premier and peer-reviewed content to international researchers, librarians, and universities, IGI Global actively publishes under five imprints — Information Science Reference, Business Science Reference, Medical Information Science Reference, Engineering Science Reference and IGI Publishing.
In 2002, IGI Global began launching its series of electronic databases, including InfoSci-Journals, InfoSci-Books, InfoSci-On-Demand, InfoSci-Subject Databases and Business-Technology-Solution. These full-text electronic resources offer access to IGI Global’s entire collection of book, journal and case publications in a state-of-the-art, XML-powered platform and search engine that includes CrossRef, COUNTER compliant statistics, and a single personalized gateway. Whether an institution or consortium subscribes to individual e-books, e-journals or a premier research database, all members can take advantage of the XML-powered research content which enables a full-text searching and ranking system, enhanced search options, scaffolding to display the search pattern, and several options to refine searches with filtering.
IGI Global is partnered with the Information Resources Management Association (IRMA), an organization that supports the advancement of technology through publishing scholarly journals and holding annual awards programs for exceptional research. Through several non-profit and open access programs such as the Library Technology Collaborative and the IGI Global Online Symposium Series, the company promotes the sharing of technology-related research and academic collaboration.
Always upholding the values of outstanding service and highest quality, IGI Global is internationally recognized as a disseminator of academic excellence.

IGI Global is committed to publishing scholarly books, journals, cases, encyclopedias, handbooks of research and electronic resources of the highest quality that provide comprehensive insight into all aspects of information science, business science, medical information science and engineering science. As an internationally-recognized publisher, IGI Global seeks to facilitate the availability of academic excellence and disseminate innovative knowledge worldwide.

IMechE (Institution of Mechanical Engineers)

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers is the fastest growing professional engineering institution in the UK. Our 100,000 members work at the heart of the country’s most important and dynamic industries.

With a 160-year heritage supporting us, today’s Institution is a forward-looking, campaigning organisation. By working with leading companies, universities and think tanks, we create and share knowledge to provide government, businesses and the public with fresh thinking and authoritative guidance on all aspects of mechanical engineering.

We truly believe we can improve the world through engineering. So the Institution finds and nurtures new talent, helping engineers build their careers and take on the challenges that, when solved, will make a difference to all of us.

In the UK, engineering has achieved great successes, but in a quiet way. We’re looking to shout about the achievements of our members and the industry, taking a positive, inspiring message into schools and out into the media. By being independent of both government and business, and avoiding strategic relationships with single-issue bodies or pressure groups, we can deliver genuinely impartial advice in a passionately committed manner.

As an Institution, we focus on five principal themes which affect and are affected by our engineers:


We promote sustainable energy use and engineering sustainable supply. We need to share knowledge, change the way we behave and drive advances in technology to reduce the strain on the world’s resources. We champion the development of more sustainable sources of energy which will also help reduce emissions.


We promote economic growth while adapting to the demands of climate change, global population growth and the depletion of natural resources. We need to minimise waste, pollution and our impact on the world around us. We must also adapt the way we do things to cope with the climate changes that are already underway.


We promote safe, efficient transport systems to ensure less congestion and emissions. To advance, travel must be made cleaner, safer and easier. That means creating a better understanding of global transport supply and demand, while keeping a sharp focus on the implications on carbon emissions.


Supporting product innovation, developing a nation’s economic growth and increasing global trade. Through campaigns to government such as Engineered in Britain, we show that a growing and thriving manufacturing sector will provide future economic growth, wealth and prosperity.


We inspire, prepare and support tomorrow’s engineers so we can respond to society’s challenges. Engineers will come up with the solutions that will make a brighter future for everyone. That’s why it’s so important that the industry not only prospers, but grows. We’re committed to inspiring the next generation of engineers who can rise to the challenge.

It’s no secret that there’s a real shortage of engineers. We go to great lengths to promote the profession at grass roots level, engaging with the next generation of mechanical engineers to build a brighter future for us all. Initiatives we own or are involved in to achieve this include:

Every year, we give Scholarships and Awards worth in excess of £400,000 to help nurture the UK’s engineering talent. The Institution’s Prizes and Awards Fund offers amounts ranging from £250 to £10,000. We celebrate the successes of the most inspirational students through the Vision Awards which take place in September.

Events and Training

The Institution is committed to providing the best possible service for its members, ensuring that they have the skills, knowledge, support and development advice they need at every stage of their career. Throughout the year, we organise a comprehensive series of events (technical conferences, seminars, workshops and social functions) which are designed by engineers for engineers. Our dedicated Learning and Development enables our members to navigate successfully through their initial professional registration, and then helps engineers to retain their competencies and keep their skills up to date through structured learning throughout their working lives.

Recognising Manufacturing Excellence

Mechanical engineering is at the heart of the UK manufacturing industry – the sixth largest in the world. With its Manufacturing Excellence business improvement programme, the Institution recognises and rewards manufacturing success in a wide range of categories, raising the profile, and ultimately the standards of British industry. Every entrant receives a customised benchmark report rating their performance against best practice and highlighting areas for improvement. Manufacturing Excellence showcases some of our finest talent, putting engineering to work in one of the world’s most competitive industries.

Our members and supporters make us who we are. Together we can improve the world through engineering.


INIS(International Nuclear Information System)

The International Nuclear Information System (INIS) hosts one of the world's largest collections of published information on the peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology. It offers online access to a unique collection of non-conventional literature. INIS is operated by the IAEA in collaboration with over 150 members.


In the First Person

In the First Person is a free, high quality, professionally published, in-depth index of close to 4,000 collections of personal narratives in English from around the world.

It lets you keyword search more than 700,000 pages of full-text by more than 18,000 individuals from all walks of life. It also contains pointers to some 4,300 audio and video files and 30,000 bibliographic records.

The index contains approximately 20,500 months of diary entries, 63,000 letter entries, and 17,000 oral history entries.

Approximately 25% of the index points to materials that are in copyright. These materials can be purchased as a subscription. Please click on ompanion Collections in the toolbar above for more information.

To describe the database purely in terms of numbers misses the wonder of the stories and individuals that the index points to. Here you can search and explore the personal thoughts of thousands of individuals from all walks of life and through hundreds of years of history. It's a unique tool that can search such a broad swathe of human thought so easily.


IOPscience is an online service for journal content published by IOP Publishing. IOPscience embraces innovative technologies to make it easier for researchers to access scientific, technical and medical content.

IOPscience has been designed to make it easy for researchers to discover relevant content and manage their research information.

To find out more about IOPscience you can:

Take an online tour – it's available in 11 different languages, and provides an introduction to the features and functionality in IOPscience.

Download a user guide – for a detailed look at the features and functionality in IOPscience.

If you have any questions, please contact our customer services team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Institute of Physics

The Institute of Physics is a leading scientific society. We are a charitable organisation with a worldwide membership of more than 50,000, working together to advance physics education, research and application.

We engage with policymakers and the general public to develop awareness and understanding of the value of physics and, through IOP Publishing, we are world leaders in professional scientific communications.

IWA(International Water Association)

IWA- the global network for water professionals

The International Water Association is a global reference point for water professionals, spanning the continuum between research and practice and covering all facets of the water cycle. Through its network of members and experts in research, practice, regulation, industry, consulting and manufacturing, IWA is in a better position than any other organisation to help water professionals create innovative, pragmatic and sustainable solutions to challenging global needs.

The strength of IWA lies in the professional and geographic diversity of its membership — a global mosaic of national, corporate and individual member communities. Our members are leaders in their field and represent:

  • Researchers - where solutions begin
  • Utilities - managing water services worldwide
  • Consultants - connecting problem owners with solution providers
  • Industry - creating sustainable water solutions
  • Regulators - safeguarding public health
  • Equipment manufacturers - translating ideas into products

The IWA network is structured to promote multi-level collaboration among its diverse membership groups, and to share the benefit of knowledge on water science and management worldwide. The Association helps make the right connections at the right time, thereby sharing cutting-edge research and practice that allows the water sector shape its future.


(JAMA)Journal of the American Medical Association

Building on a tradition of editorial excellence, The JAMA Network brings JAMA together with the nine JAMA specialty journals to offer enhanced access to the research, reviews, and perspectives shaping the future of medicine. Through a variety of innovative tools, The JAMA Network provides the insights that matter most to medical research and practice.


JSTOR is a not-for-profit, founded to help academic libraries and publishers. JSTOR is a shared digital library created in 1995 to help university and college libraries to free space on their shelves, save costs, and provide greater levels of access to more content than ever before. More generally, by digitizing content to high standards and supporting its long-term preservation, we also aim to help libraries and publishers of scholarly content transition their collections and publishing activities from print to digital operations. Our aim is to expand access to scholarly content around the world and to preserve it for future generations. We provide access to some or all of the content free-of-charge when we believe we can do so and still meet our long-term obligations.
JSTOR currently includes more than 1,700 academic journals, dating back to the first volume ever published, along with thousands of monographs and other materials relevant for education. We have digitized more than 50 million pages and continue to digitize approximately 3 million pages annually. Our activities, our fee structure, and the way we manage the service and its resources reflect our historical commitment to serve colleges and universities as a trusted digital archive, and our responsibility to publishers as stewards of their content. This underlying philosophy at JSTOR remains the core of our service even as we continue to seek ways to expand access to people beyond academic institutions.


Knovel: Technical Engineering Reference Information

Knovel is a web-based application integrating technical information with analytical and search tools to drive innovation and deliver answers engineers can trust.

Knovel users include thousands of engineers and applied scientists worldwide representing 74 of the Fortune 500 companies and more than 400 leading universities.

Knovel provides subscribers with access to more than 4,000 leading reference works and databases from more than 100 international publishers and professional societies through a single interface.

Knovel is specifically focused on the engineering community, offering an unmatched depth and breadth of validated engineering content aggregated from the most trusted sources. Knovel’s comprehensive collection of content, covering 31 subject areas, is continually updated as new titles are available to reflect the evolving needs of users.

Knovel is the leading online technical reference resource for 3 reasons. First, Knovel locates more potentially relevant answers in a collection. Second, Knovel is better at quickly narrowing the potential answers to those most relevant to your search. Third, Knovel has interactive tables and graphs to help engineers use and export relevant data, making Knovel so much more than just e-books.



LexisNexis® is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. LexisNexis originally pioneered online information with its Lexis® and Nexis® services. A member of Reed Elsevier, LexisNexis serves customers in more than 100 countries with more than 15,000 employees worldwide.
Through the integration of information and technology, LexisNexis uniquely unites proprietary brands, advanced Web technologies and premium information sources. Across the globe, LexisNexis provides customers with access to billions of searchable documents and records from more than 45,000 legal, news and business sources.
To help customers win in their own marketplace, LexisNexis delivers Total Solutions—innovative products and services to address specific customer needs in order to improve productivity, increase profitability and stimulate growth.
Through risk and analytics solutions to assess risk, the company helps professionals verify identity, prevent fraud, comply with legislation, facilitate and secure commerce and support law enforcement and homeland security initiatives.
LexisNexis encompasses authoritative legal-publishing brands dating back to the 19th century including; Butterworths® in the United Kingdom, Canada, the Asia-Pacific region, Les Editions du Juris Classeur in France, and Martindale-Hubbell® and Matthew Bender® worldwide.



LOCKSS (Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe) is an international non-profit community initiative that provides tools and support so libraries can easily and cost-effectively preserve today’s web-published materials for tomorrow’s readers.



Math Reviews: AMS database of more than a million reviews and abstracts of math publications (requires subscription).



Max PlanckSociety(Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law)

The Max Planck Society is Germany's most successful research organization. Since its establishment in 1948, no fewer than 17 Nobel laureates have emerged from the ranks of its scientists, putting it on a par with the best and most prestigious research institutions worldwide. The more than 13,000 publications each year in internationally renowned scientific journals are proof of the outstanding research work conducted at Max Planck Institutes – and many of those articles are among the most-cited publications in the relevant field.


MLA International Bibliography

The MLA International Bibliography, the most widely distributed humanities database, is the preeminent reference work in the fields of literature, language, linguistics, folklore, and teaching. The bibliography lists over 1.5 million citations, and is available worldwide in print and online. Most North American and European higher-education institutions subscribe to the bibliography; it is used by a broad range of researchers—from high school students to senior scholars.


Morgan & Claypool

Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering and Computer Science

SYNTHESIS is an innovative information service for the research, development and educational communities in engineering and computer science. It combines authoritative content with advanced digital delivery to create a product that is substantially more useful than traditional print and digital publications.

The basic component of the library is a 50- to 100-page electronic book that synthesizes an important research or development topic, authored by a prominent contributor to the field. We call these Lectures and believe that they offer unique value to the reader by providing more synthesis, analysis, and depth than typical research journal articles. They are also more modular and dynamic than traditional print or digital handbooks, such as collected volumes and monographs. We believe that they are ideal entry points to new areas for researchers, advanced developers, and students.

SYNTHESIS is organized by series, each managed by a prominent consulting editor. The series editor oversees lecture topic and author selection as well as peer review to assure quality. SYNTHESIS launched in October 2005 with an initial selection of series in engineering and computer science. New titles in each series will be posted to the site as they become available.

Additional series and titles will be added and revised as necessary. This constant influx makes the library dynamic in a way that has never been achieved with existing print or electronic products. Over time, SYNTHESIS will grow to encompass the entire scope of its subject disciplines. Our goal is to create one of the largest and most complete compilations of knowledge in engineering and computer science.

SYNTHESIS incorporates extensive reference linking both internally and externally. External linking using CrossRef and OpenURL standards provides instant access to linked sources from subscribed publishers.SYNTHESIS is indexed by Google as well as science and engineering indexing services.

SYNTHESIS is available by purchase or subscription to academic, corporate, and government institutions. Users at licensed institutions gain access by IP authentication.

Individual SYNTHESIS Lectures are available for purchase in print or via downloadable Adobe PDF.

For more information contact Morgan & Claypool.


MyiLibrary® is Ingram Digital’s industry-leading e-content aggregation platform for public, academic and professional libraries around the world.

MyiLibrary offers libraries a single source for content hosting, archiving, discovery, access and purchasing. With access to nearly 250,000 e-book titles and adding 5,000 new titles per month, MyiLibrary is the fastest-growing and most comprehensive online e-content platform on the market today.

As part of Ingram’s broad set of solutions for the book industry, MyiLibrary customers are positioned to benefit from existing relationships with over 18,000 publishers, the industry’s widest distribution network and hundreds of global partners, making MyiLibrary the platform of choice for digital content delivery.

Project MUSE

Project MUSE is a leading provider of digital humanities and social science content for the scholarly community. Since 1995 the MUSE journal collections have supported a wide array of research needs at academic, public, special, and school libraries worldwide. MUSE is the trusted source of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies, with over 120 publishers currently participating. UPCC Book Collections on Project MUSE, launched in January 2012, offer top quality book-length scholarship, fully integrated with MUSE's scholarly journal content.



The world's best science and medicine



OAIster was a project of the Digital Library Production Service of the University of Michigan University Library. Its goal is to create a collection of freely available, previously difficult-to-access, academically-oriented digital resources that are easily searchable by anyone. OAIster harvests from Open Archives Initiative (OAI)-compliant Digital Libraries, Institutional Repositories, and Online Journals using the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) protocol.


(OED) Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world.

As a historical dictionary, the OED is very different from those of current English, in which the focus is on present-day meanings. You’ll still find these in the OED, but you’ll also find the history of individual words, and of the language—traced through 3 million quotations, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to films scripts and cookery books.

The OED started life more than 150 years ago. Today, the dictionary is in the process of its first major revision. Updates revise and extend the OED at regular intervals, each time subtly adjusting our image of the English language.


Open J-Gate

Open J-Gate as a world's largest database of Open Access Journals was launched in February 2006. Open J-Gate (OJ) was offerred free to the world by Informatics as its contribution to the Open Access (OA) movement.

Informatics (India) Ltd. started the metadata aggregation from OA journals as part of the development of J-Gate (world's larget e-journal gateway).J-gate links to full-text of articles from more than 18,000 journals at present.

Open J-Gate currently aggregates metadata from 4000+ OA journals published in english langauage, around the globe. OJ defines "OA journals as those which are accessible with or without registration" Open J-Gate indexes articles from all available e-journals in the OA domain, both from scholarly and popular domain. It provides seamless access to millions of Journal articles available online by linking to full-text on publisher websites. it covers both peer-reviewed as well as professional journals including trade and Industry journals. More than 2200 plus OA journals covered in Open J-gate are peer-reveiewed.

Open J-Gate is inspired and made possible by the Open Access Movement.


(OSA) Optical Society of America

Founded in 1916, The Optical Society (OSA) was organized to increase and diffuse the knowledge of optics, pure and applied; to promote the common interests of investigators of optical problems, of designers and of users of optical apparatus of all kinds; and to encourage cooperation among them. The purposes of the Society are scientific, technical and educational.

The Optical Society brings together optics and photonics scientists, engineers, educators, and business leaders. OSA's membership totals more than 18,000 individuals from over 100 countries. Approximately 53 percent of the Society's members reside outside the United States.

OSA employs a staff of 150, headquartered near Dupont Circle in Washington, DC. Led by the Chief Executive Officer, Elizabeth A. Rogan, the staff supports the activities of the Society which include the publication of peer-reviewed journals and books, the sponsorship of scientific meetings and exhibits, public policy initiatives, and programs for student members, OSA Local Sections and OSA Corporate Associates.

Oxford Journals

Oxford Journals is a division of Oxford University Press, which is a department of Oxford University. We publish well over 230 academic and research journals covering a broad range of subject areas, two-thirds of which are published in collaboration with learned societies and other international organizations. See a full list of our titles.
Our mission, as part of the University, is to bring the highest quality research to the widest possible audience.
We have been publishing journals for more than a century, and as part of the world’s oldest and largest university press, have more than 500 years of publishing expertise behind us.
Read more about the history of Oxford University Press.

Working in partnership

Oxford Journals is working with over 100 society partners to maximize the global reach of journals published by us on their behalf. We also engage with librarians through advisory groups and other means to ensure that we continue to meet their changing needs.