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Due to terms and conditions in licensing agreement, items marked with an asterisk(*) are available to the UWI (Cave Hill) community only. Full descriptions of the databases are available at the database sites. Databases are listed in alphabetical order.

ABI/INFORM.* Via ProQuest. A major business periodicals database, coverage includes advertising, economics, financial marketing, human resources and management.
Academic Research Library.* Via ProQuest. Covers a range of subjects including arts, business, children, education, general interest, health, humanities, international, law, military, multicultural, psychology, sciences, social sciences, and women's interests.
Academic Search Complete.* Via EBSCO. Academic Search Complete is a comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,400 journals.
Alt HealthWatch.* Via EBSCO. This database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers full text articles for more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed journals and reports. In addition, there are hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts. Alt HealthWatch provides in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine. This database features indexing and abstracts going back as far as 1984, and full text going back as far as 1990.
American Chemical Society (ACS) Journals.* Full text access to core Chemistry journals published by the American Chemical Society.
APA PsycArticles. * Via EBSCO. From the American Psychological Association (APA). A source of full text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. It contains articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association (APA), its imprint the Educational Publishing Foundation (EPF), and from allied organizations including the Canadian Psychological Association and the Hogrefe Publishing Group. It includes all journal articles, book reviews, letters to the editor, and errata from each journal. Coverage spans 1894 to the present and nearly all APA journals go back to Volume 1, Issue 1.
BDENF - BIREME.  A bibliographic database on nursing.
BioMed Central. Access to peer-reviewed biomedical research. 
Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection.*  Via Henry Stewart Talks. Provides access to one hour lectures containing the latest research developments as well as the fundamentals from the world’s leading experts in their respective fields including Nobel Laureates and Lasker Award Winners. The collection contains well over 1,800 lectures and approximately 15 new talks are added each month. 
BIREME.  A virtual health library which provides access to a number of bibliographic databases and scientific magazines of health information sources in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Business Source Complete.*  Via EBSCO. Business Source Complete is a scholarly business database, providing bibliographic and full text content. As part of the comprehensive coverage offered by this database, indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back as far as 1886 are included. In addition, searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,300 journals.
Cabells Journal blacklist* Via Cabells.  Identifies deceptive and fraudulent journals.  Specialists identify and analyze over 65 behavioural indications to flag potentially exploitative and dishonest operations.  Each entry provides information on how to identify the journal in the real world as well as a comprehensive report of each behavioral indicator that was uncovered in the journal's evaluation.  Using this report, users can learn more about these behaviors and decide for themselves whether to trust the journal.
Caribbean Export Development Agency.
Caribbean Histories - National Archives (UK).  The history of the British Caribbean is explored in this exhibition through government documents, photographs and maps dating from the 17th century to the 1920s and discovered during a cataloguing project at The National Archives of the United Kingdom.  
Caribbean History and Culture 1535 - 1920
Caribbean Newspapers
Caribbean Search. *  Via EBSCO Provides a comprehensive guide to English- Language articles pertinent to the countries and people of the Caribbean region.  The collection contains over 730 full text Caribbean focused scholarly journals, magazines, newpapers, reports and reference books. 
Caribbean Studies in Video: The Banyan Archive.  * Via Alexander Street. Features a mixture of history, entertainment, and social commentary. Banyan Productions has produced a film library of the highest internatiional standards, covering documentatry, drama, music, dance, and much more, spanning the past 40 years.  With more than 1,100 hours of exclusive programming, Caribbean Studies in Video  brings the oral and visual history of the people, culture, society, and identity of the Caribbean people, by the Caribbean people to the forefront
Cariblex (ILO).
Chicago Manual of Style.*
CINAHL.*  Via EBSCO. For nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers. This full-text database contains searchable cited references, legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials.
Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials.*  Via EBSCO. "A bibliography of controlled trials identified by contributors to the Cochrane Collaboration and others, as part of an international effort to hand search the world's journals and create an unbiased source of data for systematic reviews".
Cochrane Clinical Answers.* Via EBSCO. Cochrane Clinical Answers (CCAs) provide a readable, digestible, clinically focused entry point to rigorous research from Cochrane systematic reviews. They are designed to be actionable and to inform decision making at the point of care. Each Cochrane Clinical Answer contains a clinical question, a short answer, and an opportunity to ‘drill down’ to the evidence from relevant Cochrane reviews. The evidence is displayed in a user friendly format, mixing narrative, numbers and graphics. The target audience for Cochrane Clinical Answers is healthcare practitioners and professionals, and other informed health care decision-makers. Cochrane Clinical Answers have been developed by Cochrane Innovations Ltd. and Wiley Online Library.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.*  Via EBSCO. "Contains full text articles, as well as protocols focusing on the effects of healthcare. Data is evidence-based medicine and is often combined statistically (with meta-analysis) to increase the power of the findings of numerous studies, each too small to produce reliable results individually".
Cochrane Methodology Register.* Via EBSCO. (CMR) is a bibliography of publications which report on methods used in the conduct of controlled trials. It includes journal articles, books and conference proceedings; these articles are taken from the MEDLINE database and from hand searches. The database contains studies of methods used in reviews and more general methodological studies which could be relevant to anyone preparing systematic reviews. CMR records contain the title of the article, information on where it was published (bibliographic details), and in some cases, a summary of the article. CMR is produced by the UK Cochrane Centre, on behalf of the Cochrane Methodology Review Group.
Communication and Mass Media Complete. * Via EBSCO. CMMC incorporates the content of CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study to create a research and reference resource of unprecedented scope and depth encompassing the breadth of the communication discipline. CMMC offers cover-to-cover (“core”) indexing and abstracts for more than 570 journals, and selected (“priority”) coverage of nearly 200 more, for a combined coverage of more than 770 titles. Furthermore, this database includes full text for over 450 journals.
Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE).*  Via EBSCO. Includes abstracts of published systematic reviews on the effects of health care. Provides access to reviews in subjects for which a Cochrane review may not yet exist.
Digital Libraries of the Caribbean (dLOC) The Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) is a cooperative digital library for resources from and about the Caribbean and circum-Caribbean. dLOC provides access to digitized versions of Caribbean cultural, historical and research materials currently held in archives, libraries, and private collections.
Dissertations & Theses (ProQuest XML).
eBook Collection.* Via EBSCO.
Ebooks.*  Via OCLC. A catalogue of electronic books available through libraries worldwide. Includes Main Library Titles from NetLibrary, as well as publicly accessible NetLibrary titles.
EBook Central (ProQuest)
EBSCO eClassic Collection (EBSCOhost)
EBSCOhost* Click to see list of databases:
ECLAC Databases
Emerald.* Access to information in management, library and information services, engineering and applied science and technology..
ERIC.* Via EBSCO. Education Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and research. The database provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. Content includes journal articles, research reports, curriculum and teaching guides, conference papers, dissertations and theses, and books dating back to 1966.
Gleaner Newspaper ARCHIVE
GreenFile. Via EBSCO. 
GreenFILE offers information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,000,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 15,000 records.
Index to Legal Periodicals & Books Full Text (H.W. Wilson). * Via EBSCO. A
n excellent resource for attorneys, educators, business people, law librarians, students, paralegals and others involved with the law, providing complete coverage of the most important English language legal information, with international coverage of scholarly articles, symposia, jurisdictional surveys, court decisions, legislation, books, book reviews and more. Full text is available for over 400 periodicals, many of them peer-reviewed, as far back as 1994.
Index to Legal Periodicals Retrospective: 1908-1981 (H.W. Wilson). * Via EBSCO. A retrospective database that indexes over 750 legal periodicals published in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Content is also drawn from 38 printed compendia, which provides access to approximately 540,000 records. Coverage also includes: annual surveys of laws by jurisdiction; annual surveys of federal court cases; yearbooks and annual institutes.
ILO Databases
IMF eLibrary
ISI Web of Knowledge. * "A fully integrated research environment that delivers a powerful combination of content, tools and technology." It provides access to  Web of Science.* 
IOP Journals Z39 (IOP)
Jamaica Journal.  
The Jamaica Journal is the flagship publication of the Institute of Jamaica and the Caribbean’s leading cultural publication on Jamaica’s heritage.
Janus (Cambridge University Press).  Janus is a self-funded project, established in October 2002 to provide a single point of networked access to catalogues of archives and manuscript collections held throughout Cambridge. The number and range of participating repositories - both University and non-University - continues to widen, promising in due course the near comprehensive coverage of archives in the city and surrounding area.
JSTOR.* The Scholarly Journal Archive offers access to both discipline-specific and multidisciplinary collections. The UWI JSTOR collections are Arts & Sciences I, Arts & Sciences II, Business I, and Language & Literature.
Judiciary of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
MasterFILE Complete.* Via EBSCO. Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 2,000 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1922. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Complete also contains full text for more than 1,000 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.
MasterFILE Primier Reference eBooks.* Via EBSCO. This ebook reference collection offers a rich selection of eBook titles covering a broad range of general reference subjects. Topics include biography, history, careers, cooking, literature, genealogy, health, parenting, personal finance, politics, architecture, science, current events, social-emotional health, sports, and travel.
MathSciNet *. Via EBSCO. An electronic publication of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) offering access to a carefully maintained and easily searchable database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature. Over 100,000 new items are added each year, most of them classified according to the Mathematics Subject Classification. Continuing in the tradition of the paper publication, Mathematical Reviews (MR), which was first published in 1940, expert reviewers are selected by a staff of professional mathematicians to write reviews of the current published literature; over 40,000 reviews are added to the database each year.
MEDLINE Complete* Via EBSCO. Full-text. Information on medicine and related fields, including nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences.
ProQuest Central * for access to the following databases:
ABI/INFORM. A major business periodicals database, coverage includes advertising, economics, financial marketing, human resources and management.
Academic Research Library. Covers a range of subjects including arts, business, children, education, general interest, health, humanities, international, law, military, multicultural, psychology, sciences, social sciences, and women's interests.
U.S. National Newspaper Abstracts.
Regional Business News.* Via EBSCO. Incorporates coverage of selected business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
SciELO Scientific Electronic Library Online.  Full text journals with a focus on the needs of developing countries, particularly Latin American and Caribbean countries.
Science and Social Sciences Citation Index 
Sci Finder * A tool which allows users to categorize references, save answers, export chemical records from CHEMCATS into Excel and print structures in grid format. 
Science Direct * ScienceDirect contains over 25% of the world's science, technology and medicine full text and bibliographic information.
SPRINGER e-journals

UptoDate Kluwer Health.  This is an evidence-based knowledge system authored by physicians to help clinicians make the right decisions at the point of care. All UpToDate content is written and edited by a global community of 4,800 physicians, world-renowned experts in their specialties.
UWI (Mona, Jamaica). Library Catalogue. The catalogue of the University of the West Indies (Mona, Jamaica) includes records from the Main Library, the Medical Library, and the Science Library.
UWI (Open Campus). Library Catalogue.  
UWI (St. Augustine, Trinidad). Library Catalogue. The catalogue of the Main Library of the University of the West Indies (St. Augustine, Trinidad)
UWISpace.  The University of the West Indies Institutional Repository. This archive was established by the UWI Libraries to support the dissemination of knowledge by providing open access to the digitally preserved intellectual output of the University.
UWI PRESS E-BOOKS.  Published by the University of the  West Indies Press. Works include Caribbean history, Caribbean cultural studies, Caribbean literature, gender studies, education and political science.