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Hopkins KnowledgeNet offers alumni access to thousands of academic journals, articles, ebooks and reference materials via licensed databases, as well as links to additional collections of online resources, digital libraries, and other Johns Hopkins publications.

Does Hopkins KnowledgeNet give me access to all the electronic resources I had when I was a student?

Hopkins KnowledgeNet provides a collection of databases that we have licensed specifically for alumni use. Hopkins KnowledgeNet is completely separate from the Johns Hopkins libraries and all of their holdings. Johns Hopkins library database licenses have restrictions that only allow current students, faculty, and staff to access them, so your remote access to these databases ends once you graduate. If you are in the Baltimore/DC area, you are welcome to come into the libraries and use the electronic resources from library computers.

Do you have PubMed?

PubMed is a publicly-available database, but it includes only full-text articles from open access or freely-available journals. We have a database called Proquest Medical Library that has full-text articles from about 450 medical journals routinely cited in Medline. You can run your searches in PubMed and then look up the citations in Proquest Medical Library using the “Find a Journal” search. or, you can simply run your subject/author searches in Proquest Medical Library and view full-text articles from your results list. If you do want to use PubMed, we have a link to it in the Medicine Resources, under Databases, and also Libraries & Museums (PubMed is produced by the National Library of Medicine).

Which journals does KnowledgeNet have?

Find a Journal
Use this quick link to find a particular journal in the Proquest databases (ABI/INFORM, Academic Research Library, and Proquest Medical Library)! At the Publications box, just type in the journal name to find out whether the journal is available and dates of coverage. Please note, this will not find journals in IEEE Xplore, Project Muse or the Annual Reviews databases. To find journals in those databases, go directly to the database itself, and use its browse feature.

This is the most comprehensive business database available today, and comprises three separate databases:ABI/INFORM Dateline, ABI/INFORM Global and ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry. The combined package includes over 3,200 journal titles, and can be searched all at once. Subjects covered include business and economic conditions, corporate strategies, management techniques and competitive and product information, both nationally and internationally. (Please note: due to publisher restrictions, some journals may not be available in the alumni version of this database.)

Alumni Research Library
Proquest's Alumni Research Library (formerly Academic Research Library) contains over 2,600 journal titles across all subject disciplines, including arts, business, education, humanities, literature, political science and psychology. For many of these journals, citations and abstracts are available from 1971 to the present. Full text coverage varies by journal, but typically begins with the mid-1990s. Also includes citations to the Wall St. Journal, the New York Times and USA Today. (Please note: due to publisher restrictions, some journals may not be available in the alumni version of this database.)

ACM Portal
Comprised of the "ACM Digital Library", a full-text collection of every article published by the ACM, and "The Guide to Computing Literature", a collection of over 900,000 bibliographic citations and abstracts in the computing fields.

Annual Reviews
Founded in 1932, Annual Reviews provides researchers, professors, and scientific professionals with a definitive academic resource in 29 scientific disciplines. Annual Reviews saves you time by synthesizing the vast amount of primary research literature and identifying the principal contributions in your field. Editorial committees comprised of the most distinguished scholars in the discipline select all topics for review, and the articles are written by authors who are recognized experts in the field. Annual Reviews publications are among the highest cited publications by impact factor according to the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI). This resource is also available as a Hopkins KnowledgeNET primary resource.

Biography and Genealogy Master Index
This database is a first stop index tool for learning where to look for biographical material on people from all time periods, geographical locations and fields of endeavor. Biography and Genealogy Master Index indexes any print product that includes biographical information on multiple persons. It also acts as an index to other indexes.

Biography Resource Center
This database combines award-winning biographies from respected Gale Group sources. Biography Resource Center also includes full-text articles from hundreds of periodicals. Search for people based on one or more personal facts such as birth and death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation or gender, or combine criteria to create a highly-targeted custom search. With the Complete Marquis Who's Who® , find quick reference information on an additional 900,000 people.

Blackwell Synergy (now part of Wiley Interscience)
We now have full text access to over 1400 journals published by Blackwell Synergy, and by Wiley Interscience, covering subjects from science to medicine to business to social sciences. Titles are as varied as Accounting & Finance, Applied Psychology, Art History to Economics & Politics, European Journal of Neurology, Journal of Dermatology and thousands of others.

Documents Reference System
The Declassified Documents Reference System provides online access to over 500,000 pages of previously classified government documents. Covering major international events from the Cold War to the Vietnam War and beyond, this single source enables users to locate key information underpinning studies in international relations, American studies, United States foreign and domestic policy studies, journalism and more.

Gale Directory Library
Contains information drawn from Encyclopedia of Associations (National, International and Regional, State and Local); Publishers Directory, Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media, Directories in Print, Newsletters in Print, Gale Directory of Databases, Directory of Special Libraries and Information Centers, Research Centers Directory, Government Research Centers Directory, International Research Centers Directory, Encyclopedia of American Religions, and the Encyclopedia of Governmental Advisory Organizations.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library offers more than 85 reference sources including encyclopedias, almanacs, series and more, allowing users access to respected authoritative essays on varied topics from numerous subject areas.

Grove Music Online (now part of Oxford Music Online)
Grove Music Online comprises the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, second edition, edited by Stanley Sadie and John Tyrrell (London, 2001), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, edited by Stanley Sadie (London, 1992), and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, second edition, edited by Barry Kernfeld (London, 2002). Articles that have been updated since their appearance in print are date-stamped in the upper right corner of the screen. Grove Music Online is now part of Oxford Music Online.

IEEE Xplore
IEEE Xplore provides full-text access to "the world's highest quality technical literature in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics."

LitFinder is international in scope, covers all time periods, and contains a wealth of primary literature content, including more than 126,500 full-text poems, 850,000 poem citations and excerpts, 5,000 full-text short stories, 2,800 full-text essays, 1,800 full-text speeches, and 1,000 full-text plays. LitFinder also includes biographies, work summaries, photographs, and a glossary.

Literature Resource Center
Provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline. Combining Gale Group's core literary databases in a single online service, the Literature Resource Center covers more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors.

Project Muse
Project MUSE offers nearly 250 quality journal titles from 40 scholarly publishers. As one of the academic community's primary electronic periodicals resources, Project MUSE covers the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and many others. Project MUSE is setting the standard for scholarly electronic journals in the humanities and social sciences.

ProQuest Medical Library
Provides full text and full image articles for over 400 key biomedical journals. It has a powerful search interface with 17 searchable fields, and it uses the MeSH subject thesaurus. Full text/full image coverage dates from 1992. (Please note: due to publisher restrictions, some journals may not be available in the alumni version of this database.)

ReferenceUSA compiles publicly available information about businesses, residences and physicians and dentists into three searchable databases. Records include over 14 million U.S. businesses, 120 million U.S. residents, and over 800,000 physicians and dentists. Businesses include private, public, and non-profit organizations, regardless of employee size or sales. Uses include: searching for particular individuals or organizations (or type of organization) within a certain location or industry; identifying business opportunities and suppliers; targeting a market; making credit decisions; preparing for job interviews or researching career opportunities; obtaining business counts for planning purposes; conducting research and surveys.

Testing and Education Reference Center
This detailed database includes information on private high schools, undergraduate and graduate programs and executive education programs, searchable by location, major, tuition, sports and more. Also features interactive online practice tests for preparatory examinations including entrance exams and certification and licensing tests.

The Times Digital Archive 1785 - 1985
Researchers can search through the complete digital edition of The Times (London), using keyword searching and hit-term highlighting to retrieve full facsimile images of either a specific article or a complete page. The entire newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos divided into categories to facilitate searching.

Value Line Investment Survey
Provides data and analysis for about 1,700 stocks, more than 90 industries, the stock market, and the economy. The 'Ratings & Reports' section includes Value Line's Timeliness, Safety, and Technical ranks, financial and stock price forecasts for the coming 3 to 5 years, analyst's written commentary and much more. The 'Summary & Index' section has an index of all stocks plus statistics useful for investment strategies. The 'Selection & Opinion' sections contains Value Line's latest economic and stock market forecasts, model portfolios, and financial and stock market statistics.