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New / Trial Databases

The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Global Plants This link opens in a new window
Alternate Name(s) JSTOR Global Plants
Global Plants is the world’s largest database of digitized plant specimens and a locus for international scientific research and collaboration.
NoveList Plus This link opens in a new window
NoveList Plus is a powerful database with robust and deep search functionality that helps readers of all ages match books, fiction and nonfiction, perfectly to their preferences. Search or browse by moods, themes, genres and Lexile reading levels. NoveList Plus stands out for its author, series and audiobook recommendations. Excellent for teachers looking to recommend books to their students that fit their reading level; for parents looking for books for their children; for students and bibliophiles looking for their next best read. Also available via mobile interface.
For a more thorough introduction, please view our Tutorial.
ProQuest Black Studies This link opens in a new window
Developed with faculty, scholars and librarians, ProQuest Black Studies brings together award-winning content into one destination, combining primary and secondary sources, leading historical Black newspapers, archival documents, government materials, video, writings by major American Black intellectuals and leaders, and essays by top scholars in Black Studies.
Sage Research Methods This link opens in a new window
Sage Research Methods supports research at all levels by providing material to guide users through every step of the research process with more than 1000 books, reference works, journal articles, and instructional videos by world-leading academics from across the social sciences
WRDS This link opens in a new window
  • Subscription service limited to current SMC community
Alternate Name(s) Compustat WRDS Wharton Research Data Services
Includes the Compustat and Refinitive ESG datasets.

Important access information: To use, you must have an approved WRDS username and password. To get an account, fill out the registration information at the following URL to be approved:
You must be a registered SMC student, faculty, or staff AND you must use your valid SMC email to be approved for an account.

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