Category Archives: Databases

Read the Mueller Report in the HeinOnline Database

On April 18th the redacted version of the Mueller Report was released to the public. To read it online, follow these easy steps below. Follow the link provided and click on HeinOnline to access the database. (Note: off-campus patrons will be asked for their login information.) http://library.uakron.edu:80/record=e1000188~S24 Select … Continue reading

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Crafts, Hobbies, Home Improvement & Car Repair – There’s a database for that!

Research databases aren’t strictly for assignment-based inquiry. They can also be used to explore personal interests and to learn the latest information on leisure activities and pastimes. Below are 3 databases that fall into this category. Take some time to … Continue reading

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Digital Resource Helps Elementary Education Majors Find Age-appropriate Materials

  Education majors frequently have assignments requiring age-appropriate resources. Now, elementary education majors can access the kid-friendly digital resource, Kids InfoBits, offered by the University of Akron Libraries and OhioLINK. Kids InfoBits provides authoritative, age-appropriate and curriculum-related content. A broad range … Continue reading

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The Safari Books Database Gets a New Look

Enthusiasts of technology have long known the value of the database Safari Books Online.  When looking for e-books in computer science, engineering, IT, and related fields, this is the place to go.  Recently, an improved platform called the Safari Learning Platform by O’Reilly was introduced. Below are some of the new … Continue reading

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JFK Assassination Collection

 Patrons of The University of Akron Libraries can now access The JFK Assassination Collection via the database HeinOnline.  The collection was mandated by the United States Congress in 1992. The law directed the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) to … Continue reading

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More Online Resources Available to Ohio Library Users including UA Library Patrons

More online resources, funded in part by an LSTA (Library Services and Technology Act) grant, are now available to Ohio library users including UA library patrons. These resources are: Oxford Research Encyclopedias (from Oxford) This product is a new offering from … Continue reading

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Two New Legal Research Databases from HEINONLINE

Gun Regulation and Legislation in America is a new database accessible via HEINONLINE. The collection brings together more than 500 titles dealing with this hot topic. Included are periodicals, federal legislative histories, relevant congressional hearings, Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports, Supreme Court … Continue reading

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New Research Database-The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection

The University of Akron Libraries and OhioLINK now offer access to the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection (series 1-5) – the premier library documenting the life of America’s people from the Colonial Era through the Civil War and … Continue reading

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News for Statistics Seekers and Social Work Researchers

UA Libraries no longer subscribe to the statistical business and marketing database RefUSA. Suggested alternatives yielding comparable data are Statista, Mergent Online and Sage Stats. University Libraries offer an impressive total of 15 research databases for statistics that are described … Continue reading

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HeinOnline-your go-to legal, political, and government research database

Why do researchers consider HeinOnline their go-to source for legal, political, and government information?  Below are just a few of the reasons: a 10,000-title Legal Classics Library; research databases containing national and international journal articles, treaties, agreements, U.S. state case law, … Continue reading

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