Online Journals (Electronic journals to which SEAS Library has a subscription)
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There are various databases available for academic users to do their own online literature searching for full-text articles, or references to periodical articles or books to help them in their research. These include:
|Arcanum Digitális Tudománytár||ADT link||provides nation-wide, restricted access to 1,6 million pages of full text from 33 Hungarian journals.||not applicable|
|EISZ (Electronic Information Service of Hungary)||EISZ link||provides nation-wide, restricted access to international databases such as Web of Science (Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index), ScienceDirect, PsycInfo and SpringerLink, as well as Akadémiai Journals Collection, dictionaries and language exam tests.||EISZ|
|Journal Citation Reports||JCR link||"Journal performance metrics offer a systematic, objective means to critically evaluate the world’s leading journals. Delivers quantifiable statistical information based on citation data; Provides a variety of impact and influence metrics, including the Journal Impact Factor and EigenfactorTM; Includes rank-in-category tables, journal self-citations, and Impact Factor boxplots." JCR is available under Additional Resources within WoS.||EISZ|
|Scopus||Scopus link||"Scopus, launched in November 2004, is the largest abstract and citation database containing both peer-reviewed research literature and quality web sources. With over 19,500 titles from more than 5,000 international publishers, SciVerse Scopus offers researchers a quick, easy and comprehensive resource to support their research needs in the scientific, technical, medical and social sciences fields and, more recently, also in the arts and humanities."||EISZ|
|ERIC, Academic Search Premier, Newspaper Source||EBSCO link||a full-text version of ERIC is accessible through the EBSCO service: provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. ERIC provides full text of more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 1000 educational and education-related journals.||EISZ|
|JSTOR (Trusted archives for scholarship)||JSTOR link||JSTOR offers a high-quality, interdisciplinary digital archive to support scholarship and teaching. It includes archives of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work. The entire corpus is full-text searchable, offers search term highlighting, includes high-quality images, and is interlinked by millions of citations and references.||EISZ|
|Literature Resource Center+MLA Bibliography||LRC link||provides direct access to biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis of authors from every age and literary discipline in a single Internet-searchable service, including the Contemporary Authors and Dictionary of Literary Biography databases, full-text criticism from the Contemporary Literary Criticism Select database, and the MLA International Bibliography. No user name and password necessary.||EISZ|
|Project MUSE Humanities Collection||MUSE link||
Project MUSE offers full text, affordable access to current content from prestigious humanities and social sciences journals. MUSE is the most reliable source of titles from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies, journals with critically acclaimed articles by the most respected scholars in their fields.
|World Biographical Information System||WBIS link||
World Biographical Information System Online (WBIS Online) is the most comprehensive biographical database available. Based on the digitization of K. G. Saur's Biographical Archives, it compiles biographical articles from printed reference works published from the 16th to the 21st century, and reproduces these original documents as facsimile images on the screen. Thus, WBIS Online features biographical profiles of people from all centuries as well as all countries and regions worldwide. In addition to 8.5 million digitized biographical articles, the WBIS Online database currently provides an index to 57 Biographical Archives totalling short biographies on more than 6 million people.
|eBooks from Gale||Gale Virtual Reference Library link||American Women Writers: A
Critical Reference Guide from Colonial Times to the
Present , 2nd Ed., 4v, 2000
Arts and Humanities Through the Eras , 5v, 2005
Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians Since 1990 , 2v, 2004
Contemporary Fashion , 2nd Ed., 2002
Dictionary of Literary Symbols , 1999
Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion , 3v, 2005
Europe, 1450 to 1789: Encyclopedia of the Early Modern World , 6v, 2004
International Dictionary of Film and Filmmakers , 4th Ed., 4v, 2000
Major 21st-Century Writers , 5v, 2005
Modern American Literature , 5th Ed., 3v, 1999
Reference Guide to Holocaust Literature , 2002
Reference Guide to Short Fiction , 2nd Ed., 1999
Reference Guide to World Literature , 3rd Ed., 2v, 2003
VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever , 2006 Ed., 2005
|Educator's Reference Desk||ERD link||This new site includes the 2000 lesson plans, 3000 value-added pointers to education information & organizations, and 200 question archives you have been accessing at askeric.org for over 10 years. You can also continue to access the ERIC database at the Educator's Reference Desk. This version of the Database, updated monthly with the latest citations available, provides access to ERIC Document citations from 1966 through February 2004 and ERIC Journal citations from 1966 through January 2004.||not applicable|
|Ingenta||Ingenta link||provides libraries and researchers with access to the most comprehensive collection of academic and professional content available online||not applicable|
All SEAS members of staff, full-time and part-time students may access our electronic resources from on-campus locations licenses permitting. Some of the resources are licensed for use by authorized users only. Should access require a password, please request at the SEAS Library Issue Desk or via email.
|The following services are/were on trial. Feedback
from Library users is welcome. Please try the current service(s) and
let us know what you think.
Access to trial service(s) is possible within the whole ELTE domain.
Some trials in the future may only be accessible using special usernames and passwords. Contact any SEAS library staff for the appropriate advice and access information.
ELTE subscribes to several licensed
web resources which provide access to thousands of journals and other research
materials in the humanities. Through these services you can access full-text
articles, CD-ROMs and dictionaries, among other things. Off-campus access to
these web resources is now also available to ELTE students, using the
authenticated proxy service called Stunnel.
The information at the link below describes how you can reach these web resources from off-campus locations, such as your home:
Username and password to the wireless access at designated areas of the Trefort and Lágymányos campuses (such as libraries, common rooms and halls) can be obtained through the ELTE IT Department's gateway. Details are available at ELTENET WiFi szolgáltatás (in Hungarian) and at Need help with Wifi? (in English). International students can either go to Ügyfélkapu and click on the British flag to access the ELTE Electronic Administration Service directly, or use the EDUROAM WiFi network if their home institution is a member of EDUROAM (a secure international Education Roaming service).
CD-ROMs held in
the SEAS Library
The Library subscribes to various databases in CD-ROM format, covering different subject areas. The bibliographic databases will help you to find references to monographs (see Library of Congress CDMARC Bibliographic) and periodical articles (such as the National Periodical Database=Nemzeti Periodika Adatbázis). There are also some fulltext databases (dictionaries, encyclopedias).
CD-ROM local network:
a list of CD-ROM databases available in the ELTE University
Other CD-ROM databases are available on the School's local network. List of Titles.
Free online study guides from Barnes & Nobles in topics such as Literature, History, Shakespeare, Philosophy, Drama, Film, etc.
Online Article Archive
Internet Resources & Tools (Resources outside SEAS Library)
See also Online Journals Access for electronic journals to which SEAS Library has a subscription.
As of 2005 the PCI database is available only in the Library of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
|Periodicals Contents Index||PCI is an electronic index to millions of articles published in 4,250 periodicals in the humanities and social sciences. It reveals the contents of thousands of scholarly journals, published from the latter part of the eighteenth century to the latter part of the twentieth century.||PCI Index|
|Philosopher's Index 1940-2008/09||PI link||The Philosopher's Index provides indexing and abstracts from books and journals of philosophy and related fields. It covers the areas of ethics, aesthetics, epistemology, logic, and metaphysics as well as material on the philosophy of disciplines, such as law, religion, science, history, and education.||n.a.|
|Literature Online||As well as a wealth of primary full-text material, Lion also includes over 1,500 biographies of major English and American writers and direct access to the Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature (ABELL), with links to the full text of over 70 literary journals||Lion link|
|World of Learning||the premier source of information on the academic sphere world-wide, offers access to global institutions of higher education and learning, and to the people who work within them||World of Learning|
For further details of all services ask in the Library.
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