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Sabin Americana: 1500-1926 - Contains Full Text

Sabin Americana is an online collection of books, pamphlets, serials and other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to the early 1900s. [info]

Coverage:  1500 - 1926
Language:  Various

Safari Tech Books Online - Contains Full Text

Safari Tech Books Online is an electronic reference library for programming and IT. [info]


Restricted to 3 users at a time.

SafetyLit: Injury Prevention Literature

Searchable archive of current & past abstracts from scholarly research about all aspects of injury prevention, from more than 6000 active journals in a wide range of disciplines [info]

SAGE Business Researcher - Contains Full Text

SAGE Business Researcher provides current research reports for inquiry into newsworthy or controversial topics in business. [info]

SAGE Journals Online

SAGE Premier provides access over 500 journals in the social sciences, humanities, medicine, engineering, and physical and life sciences, including complete backfiles in most cases. [info]


We do not have full-text access to all content in SAGE Journals Online. We are only entitled to access our subscribed content.

Coverage:  1999 - present

SAGE Knowledge - Contains Full Text

Sage eReference provides full-text access to high quality reference works in many areas of the social sciences: anthropology, criminal justice, education, political science, psychology, public policy, and sociology. [info]

SAGE Research Methods - Contains Full Text

Research methods toolset designed to help researchers develop research projects, understand or identify particular methods, conduct research and write up their findings; library of more than 1000 books, reference works, journal articles, and instructional videos including Sage’s “Little Green Book” and Little Blue Book” series focusing on quantitative and qualitative methods, more than 500 social research case studies of real-life social research, videos, teaching and instructional datasets, and analytical tools.(Business, Education, Health, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology). [info]

Sakhr Magazine Archive / ارشيف المجلات الادبية والثقافية العربية - Contains Full Text

Sakhr Magazine Archive is a searchable full-text archive of literary and cultural Arabic periodicals from most of the Arab countries. [info]

Coverage:  1900 - Present
Language:  Arabic

Sanborn Maps North Carolina

Sanborn Maps for the state of North Carolina provide digital access to 11,173 large-scale maps of 158 North Carolina towns and cities from the late nineteenth through mid-twentieth centuries. [info]

Coverage:  Late 19th - Mid-20th Centuries

Santayana: The Works of George Santayana - Contains Full Text

Philosopher, poet, literary and cultural critic, George Santayana is a principal figure in Classical American Philosophy. [info]

SBRnet (Sports Business Research Network) - Contains Full Text

SBRNet provides market research and industry news for the sporting goods and sports marketing industries. [info]

Updated:  Daily

SciELO: Scientific Electronic Library Online - Contains Full Text

SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online is a model for cooperative electronic publishing of scientific journals on the Internet. [info]

Coverage:  1990s-
Updated:  Continuously
Language:  English,Spanish,Portuguese

Science Citation Index Expanded - Contains Full Text

The Science Citation Index is a multidisciplinary database covering the journal literature of the sciences. [info]

Coverage:  1955-present

Science in Context - Contains Full Text

Science in Context contains reference content from scientific encyclopedias integrated with current news, images and videos to highlight real-world issues. [info]

Science of Synthesis - Contains Full Text

Science of Synthesis contains information on 18,000 generally applicable experimental procedures, which include 180,000 reactions and 800,000 structures. [info]


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Science's Next Wave - Contains Full Text

Science's Next Wave is a weekly online publication that covers scientific training, career development, and the science job market. [info]

Updated:  Weekly

Science, Technology, and Medicine, 1780-1925

ScienceDirect - Contains Full Text

Science Direct is a gateway to e-journals published by Elsevier and its sister publishers. [info]

ScienceDirect Online - eBooks - Contains Full Text

Science Direct hosts a large collection of books on many topics published by Elsevier. [info]

Scientific American Medicine

SciFinder - Contains Full Text

Provides access to information from the Chemical Abstracts Service databases. [info]


Users must first register with their UNC email accounts before accessing this resource. For registration information, please click here.

Upon registration at the SciFinder Scholar site, users will need to return to the Library's website to access the resource in order to be authenticated as a UNC user.

Coverage:  1967-present
Updated:  Continuously

Scitation - Contains Full Text

Provides full-text access to journals published and distributed by the American Institute of Physics, American Physical Society, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers International, International Society for Optical Engineering, and other science and engineering societies. [info]



Scopus is a citation and abstracting database that provides comprehensive coverage of the peer-reviewed journal and conference literature, with links to full-text where available through the library. [info]


Trial access. Ends June 16, 2017

Coverage:  1970 - Present

Scottish Women Poets of the Romantic Period - Contains Full Text

This collection contains over sixty volumes of lyric poetry written by fifty Scottish women between 1789 and 1832. [info]

Scripta Sinica (漢籍全文資料庫) - Contains Full Text

Scripta Sinica (漢籍全文資料庫) is a database containing about 430 full-text Chinese pre-modern works in all subject areas. [info]

Language:  English,Chinese

Seattle Art Museum's Chinese Painting and Calligraphy Catalog - Contains Full Text

Seattle Art Museum launched its OSCI (Online Scholarly Catalog Initiative) publication on 152 Chinese paintings and calligraphy in fall 2013. [info]

Coverage:  12th Century -
Language:  English,Chinese

Securities Law Daily - Contains Full Text

Provides daily updates on multiple aspects of securities law, including new regulations, agency guidance, and important legal developments. [info]

Note(s):  Also available to UNC-CH Law Library and School of Law faculty, staff and students via Bloomberg Law, Lexis/Nexis and Westlaw.
Coverage:  1999 - present

Securities Regulation & Law Report - Contains Full Text

This weekly publication tracks federal, state, and international developments in the regulation of securities and futures trading, with coverage of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, federal and state courts, and Congress. [info]

Note(s):  Also available to UNC-CH Law Library and School of Law faculty, staff and students via Bloomberg Law, Lexis/Nexis and Westlaw.
Coverage:  1969 - present

Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Burney Collection Newspapers - Contains Full Text

Documenting 200 years of cultural, political, social and historical events, 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers is the largest single collection of English news media, including newspapers, newsbooks, proclamations and pamphlets. [info]

Coverage:  1600 - 1800

Shakespeare Bibliography Online

Shakespeare Performance in Asia - Contains Full Text

Shakespeare Performance in Asia (SPIA) is a Global Shakespeare portal that showcases video highlights, photos and texts of Asia-related Shakespeare performances in Asia, the U.S. [info]

Note(s):  QuickTime Player is required to play videos.


Shen Bao (申报) 1872–1949 - Contains Full Text

Shen Bao (申報 ) is one of the first modern Chinese newspapers. [info]


To access contents, click the document delivery icon and fill out the request form. Each request can not exceed 20% of the entire content. Depending upon Internet traffic, the delivery time ranges from 10 minutes to 2 hours.

Language:  Chinese

Shoah Foundation's visual history archive project - Contains Full Text

The Visual History Archive contains almost 52,000 videotaped interviews of the Jewish Holocaust survivors, rescuers, and witnesses gathered by the Shoah Foundation between 1994 and 2005. [info]

Access:  On Campus only. Available for: UNC-Chapel Hill students, faculty, and staff; UNC Hospitals employees; UNC-Chapel Hill affiliated AHEC users. No off campus access.

Over 30 languages are represented. Primarily English and Hebrew.

Some videos are stored locally and can be viewed immediately; others stored at USC can be ordered and usually arrive (with email notification) for viewing within a few hours and not more than 48 hours later. Visitors unaffiliated with UNC-Chapel Hill can access this resource on one of several public access computers in Davis Library. Please bring photo ID and ask for Guest computer access at the Circulation Desk. You may wish to bring your own headphones, or you can check out headphones from the Reference Desk. Please ask at the Reference Desk for assistance.

Off-campus access to this resource is not available. Off-campus users can search the archive at the Holocaust Museum website in order to identify testimonies for viewing on campus later. Visitors making a special trip to UNC to view testimonies should contact the Davis Reference Department several days in advance in order to ensure that their desired testimonies will be available for viewing.

Users are asked to create a log in and password in order to use the resource.

See the User Guide here

Coverage:  Interviews obtained 1994-2005.

Language:  Various

Short Story Index Retrospective, 1915-1983

Short Story Index Retrospective cites 150,000 short stories published from the 1830s to the 1980s from over 350 periodicals and collections of short stories. [info]


Limited to 2 users at a time

Coverage:  1915 - 1983

SIAM e-books - Contains Full Text

Over 400 e-books published by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics covering applied mathematics and computational science. [info]

Sidgwick: The Complete Works and Select Correspondence of Henry Sidgwick (2nd ed.) - Contains Full Text

This database contains the complete published works of Henry Sidgwick. [info]

Siku Quanshu (四庫全書 ) Wenyuange Edition - Contains Full Text

The Siku Quanshu (Complete Library of the Four Branches of Literature) was compiled during the years 1773-1782 under an edict from Emperor Qianlong. [info]

This resource is available for ON-campus use only. You must download the special client software from the link to use this resource. After the software is installed, log in via IP access. Not included in Quick E-Book Search

Language:  Chinese

Simmons Study of Media and Markets, Choices 3

SimplyMap - Contains Full Text

SimplyMap is a web-based mapping application that enables users to quickly and easily create professional-quality thematic maps and reports using extensive demographic, business and marketing data. [info]

SIPRI Cooperative Articles Database

A joint bibliography of articles on international relations and area studies with a focus on security, combining the databases of: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, Fachinformationsverbund Internationale Beziehungen und Landerkunde, Centre d’Informacio i Documentacio Internacionals a Barcelona, Finnish Institute of International Affairs, and NATO Review (whose articles have links to the full text documents at NATO.) [info]

Coverage:  1990s-
Updated:  Continuously

SIRS Knowledge Source - Contains Full Text

Articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research, study and homework. [info]

Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938

Slavery and the Law - Contains Full Text

Slavery and the Law features petitions on race, slavery, and free blacks that were submitted to state legislatures and county courthouses between 1775 and 1867. [info]

Coverage:  1789 - 1865

Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice - Contains Full Text

This resource is designed as an important portal for slavery and abolition studies, bringing together documents and collections covering an extensive time period 1490-2007, from libraries and archives across the Atlantic world. [info]

Coverage:  1490 - 2007

Slavic Humanities Index

The Slavic Humanities Index includes the most important and current Slavic humanities periodicals published in Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Ukraine, with a special focus on Czech Republic, Poland, and Ukraine. [info]

Coverage:  1994 - Present
Language:  Various

Smith: Works and Correspondence - Contains Full Text

This resource contains the Glasgow Edition of The Works and Correspondence of Adam Smith, Oxford: Clarendon Press; New York: Oxford University Press, 1976-1983, the definitive edition of the complete works and correspondence of Adam Smith. [info]

Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries

Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries includes more than 35,000 individual tracks of music, spoken word, and natural and human-made sounds. [info]

Snapshots (Historical) - Contains Full Text

Over 8,000 international market research overviews focusing on 40+ industries in more than 40 countries worldwide, including regional summaries. [info]

Coverage:  - 2008


Social Explorer

Social Explorer provides web-based access to United States census and other data from 1790 to the present with interactive maps and reports. [info]

Coverage:  1790 - present

Social Media Law & Policy Report - Contains Full Text


Note(s):  Also available to UNC-CH Law Library and School of Law faculty, staff and students via Bloomberg Law, Lexis/Nexis and Westlaw.
Coverage:  2013-05-28 -

Social Science Research Network - Contains Full Text

Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is devoted to the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research and is composed of several specialized research networks in each of the social sciences. [info]

Coverage:  1999 -
Updated:  Varies

Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) - Contains Full Text

The Social Sciences Citation Index is a multidisciplinary database covering the journal literature of the social sciences. [info]

Coverage:  1956 -

Social Services Abstracts - Contains Full Text

Social Services Abstracts indexes and abstracts over 1,600 current journals and other periodicals, covering articles, dissertations, and book reviews, in the disciplines of social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. [info]

Coverage:  1980-present
Updated:  Monthly

Social Work Abstracts

The Social Work Abstracts database, produced by the National Association of Social Workers, Inc., contains more than 35,000 records, spanning 1977 to the present, from social work and other related journals on topics such as homelessness, AIDS, child and family welfare, aging, substance abuse, legislation, community organization, and more. [info]


Best used with Internet Explorer or Firefox.

Coverage:  1977-present

Sociological Abstracts

Sociological Abstracts provides access to the world's literature in sociology and related disciplines, both theoretical and applied. [info]

Coverage:  1963-present

SourceOECD/Books + Periodicals + Statistics

South and Southeast Asian Art and Archaeology Index

South Asian Newspapers - Contains Full Text

This one-of-a-kind collection provides online access to a select group of South Asian newspapers from the 19th and early 20th centuries. [info]

Language:  Various

South Carolina Newspapers - Contains Full Text

South Carolina Newspapers offers segments of four 18th Century South Carolina Newspapers: South Carolina Gazette; South Carolina & American General Gazette; South Carolina Gazette and Country Journal; Gazette of the State of South Carolina. [info]

Coverage:  18th Century -

Southeast Asian Serials Index (SASI)

Contains citations to articles from major academic and current affairs journals. [info]

Coverage:  1995-present

Southern Life and African American History, 1775-1915. Plantation Records, Part I. - Contains Full Text

Ante-bellum Southern plantation records such as journals, crop books, account books, diaries, and letters document the lives of both owners and slaves. [info]

Sovetskaia Kul'tura Digital Archive - Contains Full Text

Kul’tura has been the official Soviet and Russian publication on culture since 1929, with reviews of major events in literature, theater, cinematography, and arts. [info]

Coverage:  1929 - 2013

SPIE Digital Library - Contains Full Text

The SPIE Digital Library is the most extensive resource available on imaging, optics, photonics and related topics, providing unprecedented access to more than 260,000 technical papers from SPIE Journals and Conference Proceedings from 1990 to the present. [info]

SPORTDiscus with Full Text - Contains Full Text

Full-text and abstract database of journal and book literature on sports medicine, exercise science, sports, fitness, and related disciplines. [info]

Coverage:  1985 to present for full text; other indexing back to 1800

Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video - Contains Full Text

More than 750 hours of videos and films for the study of disease management, injury treatment, nutrition, special populations, fitness and health assessment, medical fitness, exercise adherence, sport science, worksite wellness, and much more. [info]

Springer Protocols - Contains Full Text

Springer Protocols is a database of reproducible laboratory protocols in the Life and Biomedical Sciences that compiles protocols from several Humana book series: Methods in Molecular Biology, Methods in Molecular Medicine, Methods in Biotechnology, Methods in Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Neuromethods. [info]

Coverage:  1980 - present

SpringerLink - Contains Full Text

SpringerLink is a gateway to e-journals and e-books published by Springer Verlag, the world's largest academic publisher. [info]


We do not have full-text access to all content in SpringerLink. We are only entitled to access our subscribed content.

Coverage:  Varies by title
Updated:  Continuously

SpringerOpen - Contains Full Text

SpringerOpen is Springer's new range of fully open access journals, which cover all disciplines within the science, technology, and medicine (STM) fields, giving authors in all areas of science the opportunity to publish open access. [info]

Note(s):  Our institutional membership, renewed for 2011-12, currently provides a 15% discount on article processing fees for UNC-Chapel Hill authors.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy - Contains Full Text

The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (SEP) was designed from its inception (September 1995) as a dynamic reference work. [info]

Updated:  Continuously

STAT!Ref - Contains Full Text

Full text access to over 30 selected medical, chemical and pharmacological texts, dictionaries and indexes. [info]

Not included in Quick E-Book Search

State Environment Daily - Contains Full Text

Provides current news and analysis of state environmental developments. [info]

Note(s):  Also available to UNC-CH Law Library and School of Law faculty, staff and students via Bloomberg Law, Lexis/Nexis and Westlaw.
Coverage:  2001 - present

State Government Employee Salaries (North Carolina)

The News & Observer acquires the State Personnel Salary database from the Office of State Controller. [info]

Note(s):  This site also provides a link to a searchable database of University of North Carolina System employees; link is located just above the search boxes.

State Health Care Regulatory Alert - Contains Full Text

Provides news and commentary summarizing and analyzing state and federal health care regulatory developments. [info]

Note(s):  Also available to UNC-CH Law Library and School of Law faculty, staff and students via Lexis/Nexis and Westlaw.
Coverage:  1994 - present

Statehealthfacts.org - Contains Full Text

Statehealthfacts.org is a project of the Henry J Kaiser Family Foundation and is designed to provide free, up-to-date, and easy-to-use health data on all 50 states. [info]

Updated:  Continuously

Statista - Contains Full Text

With Statista, you can access the most relevant and important statistics and studies gathered by market researcher. [info]

Updated:  Daily

Statistical Abstract of the United States - Contains Full Text

An authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. [info]

Statistical Abstracts of the World

Statistical Abstracts of the World is a growing collection of the statistical abstracts from many countries; also includes some sub-country level data. [info]

Structure Database

Sunday Times (London) Digital Archive - Contains Full Text

The Sunday Times, published since 1822, is a rich complement to the Times (London) Digital Archive. [info]

Coverage:  1822 - 2006

Sur - Contains Full Text

SUR, one of the most important and influential literary magazines published in Latin America in the twentieth century, was founded in 1931 by Argentine intellectual Victoria Ocampo (1890-1979). [info]

Coverage:  1931 - 1992
Language:  Spanish

Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) - Contains Full Text

The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) is an authoritative source of information on cancer incidence and survival in the United States. [info]

Syllabus Exchange Database

Since 1986, the National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature (NRCBL) Syllabus Exchange Database has functioned as a clearinghouse for bioethics syllabi to promote the study of bioethics as a discipline. [info]


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