Description: A great source for British media.
Description: Ancestry.com is an important database to complete the basic informations on Wikipedia's biographical articles, like the full names, dates and birth places of notorious personalities. Even today, I am confronted with a possible false news, that I must source through Ancestry : https://fr.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Jean_Dumontier&diff=155471771&oldid=155353149 . It would be good to have "All Access", not just "U.S. Discovery" nor "World Explorer".
Description: Contains around 75,000 books in total that are generally not available elsewhere. Huge potential:-)
Description: ProQuest Historical Newspapers is one of the world's leading newspaper archives. It contains complete access to the digitalized archives of several internationally significant newspapers, including the New York Times, New York Herald-Tribune, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, South China Morning Post and The Times of India. It also includes a unique collection of African American newspapers, which are indispensable when covering the civil rights movement. Most of the newspapers above are only accessible through ProQuest, and ProQuest access can only be acquired through libraries. With access to these quality sources, many important subjects on Wikipedia may be significantly improved.
Description: The Wikipedia Library already has access to certain databases at Gale, but not this one. This database contains digital archives of internationally significant newspapers such as The Financial Times, The Sunday Times, The Daily Mail, The Daily Telegraph and The International Herald Tribune. Although few of these resources are accessible elsewhere online, they are nevertheless indispensable when writing content on modern history. It would make a great addition to the Wikipedia Library.
Description: See: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HathiTrust On for example, this page: https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=hvd.32044103128195;view=1up;seq=4 I can't download the PDF because "Partner login required".
Description: With today’s overabundance of information, and misinformation, students and researchers alike can be overwhelmed in identifying what’s trustworthy, what’s up-to-date, and what’s accurate. Oxford University Press has invested in the Oxford Research Encyclopedias to meet this challenge. Working with international communities of scholars across all fields of study, we are developing new comprehensive collections of in-depth, peer-reviewed summaries on an ever-growing range of topics.
Description: The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has a large repository of academic publications related to software and technology. Reliable sources on specialized software are difficult to find, and the IEEE paywall makes it difficult to write articles on them. Providing access to IEEE through their institutional program would allow editors to use their high-quality publications as sources for these articles (instead of self-published sources).
Description: Books, magazines, newspapers, and user-contributed content, sometimes of high value, including much content originally from NASA.
Description: One of the largest, oldest and most reputed university presses in N. America; it is a treasure-trove to any serious academic.
Description: 1,600+ Journals 225+ Reference Works 22,000+ Online Books
Description: The name speaks for itself. In the last 10 years in the age of Wikipedia, a vast amount of information that was formerly hidden, particularly in the UK, is now being released. It is right and it is proper that Wikipedia has access to this vast archive. Timely access is needed.
Description: Online Journals and Books
Description: More often referred to as MLA Bibliography. The most important database for resesrch articles and books on literature (in any language). Also linguistics (of any language). While it is sold through the Ebsco platform it is not available to Wikipedians. ~~~~
Description: This is where resources of Highbeam Research wound up. The library includes more than 94,000 academic books and more than 14 million journal, magazine, and newspaper articles from more than a thousand of the world's publishers.
Description: Recent global news content from over 2,800 news sources, including major outlets from different parts of the world, most updated daily w/o embargo. E.g.: Washington Post (2016-), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (2017-), Le Parisien (2001-), Le Monde (2011-), El Mundo (2008-), Times (UK) (1992-), Financial Times (1996-, 1 day embargo). While many of our newspaper resources focus on historical issues, this resource would help greatly with work on current issues, in many different languages.
Description: I realize that Oxford Press is already a partner for journals and some other publications. However, it would be wonderful to have the Oxford English Dictionary available online. OED is *the* definitive source for etymology in the English Language.
Description: American publishing company with over 2,000 titles annually.
Description: Online Academic Journals
Description: The national library equivalent to LCC in the States. As many WWII documents have reached expiration of censorship in 1945+70, historical records are provided on library-to-library status. Their catalog UI is already in English language, and catalogs are interlinked with their National Children's Library in both Tokyo and Osaka.
Description: ACM digital library. "The ACM Digital Library is a research, discovery and networking platform containing: The Full-Text Collection of all ACM publications, including journals, conference proceedings, technical magazines, newsletters and books. A collection of curated and hosted full-text publications from select publishers. The ACM Guide to Computing Literature, a comprehensive bibliographic database focused exclusively on the field of computing." Thought I'd asked before
Description: From their About page: ResearchGate is the professional network for scientists and researchers. Over 15 million members from all over the world use it to share, discover, and discuss research. We're guided by our mission to connect the world of science and make research open to all.
Description: Site with access to thousands of scanned historical US high school, military, college and university yearbooks. This site would be valuable to research military and college figures (academics, athletic figures, etc.) and would serve as a great source for public domain photos for articles (pre 1977 are in public domain)
Description: Italian newspaper with a thorough catalog of newspapers with high quality scans, would be a great benefit to expand many subject matters involving Italy, as well as being able to get an Italian perspective on various issues and topics. In particular, it would be super beneficial for expanding the Giro d'Italia articles and other sporting articles (including a plethora of other Italian races) that are based in Italy.
Description: Among the most-cited news publications now behind a paywall, and the use of incognito does not work.
Description: The Ken is an Indian business news website based out of Bangalore, India. It was launched in 2016 as a premium subscriber-only platform that publishes one article per day.
Description: Major publisher, particularly in the areas of law and economics. In the publisher production ranking by Torres-Salinas et al. (2012) - https://arxiv.org/ftp/arxiv/papers/1207/1207.7067.pdf -, Elgar ranked 4th Economics & Business, 2nd in Law and 1st in Management. Many of their works on law are standard references in the field, particularly the Research Handbooks.
Description: Leading Italian encyclopedia. It also has an English version. Great resource.
Description: Casetext is a handy-to-use database of U.S. federal and state case law. It has the cases for all states and on the federal level, plus many articles on U.S. law written by verified attorneys. When writing about U.S. court cases and U.S. law in general, this would be really helpful, especially considering that Westlaw/Lexis appear not interested in providing their database. Casetext already provides free full subscriptions to law students and faculty, so they may be willing to provide some for WP
Description: Large collection of 18th- and 19th-century newspapers, magazines, and books, focusing on those of value for studying American history and genealogy. List of collections: https://www.accessible-archives.com/collections/
Description: British Online Archives is one of the United Kingdom’s leading academic publishers. Our goal is to provide students and researchers in the humanities and social sciences with access to unique collections of primary source documents.
Description: Entertainment-industry resource that can be useful to Wikipedia editors with the following features: Access in-development & production titles - Keep up-to-date on over 25,000 projects not available on IMDb Never miss a cast, crew, or production update - Use IMDbPro Track to follow any of IMDb’s 8 million people and 5 million titles and get alerts on updates to their pages or when they’re in the news Note: It could also be used to ask industry contacts for freely-licensed images.
Description: I would really like to apply to Wiley Online Library, as it contains a paper called Becoming Malay: The Politics of the Cham Migration to Malaysia, which would be very helpful for me to expand on the Cham Wiki article, about the Chams living in Malaysia. Unfortunately Wiley is not available.
Description: Important British magazine on politics, culture, and current affairs, published since 1928.
Description: One of the biggest encylopaedia
Description: Academic books
Description: Ulrich's is an invaluable source of information about periodicals such as academic journals. The database gives details of the history of individual periodicals, such as changes in titles. Available through ProQuest.
Description: news channel
Description: Identify the notability of scholars by h-index
Description: These are the folks that do all the Gallup polls. In order to get access to all their data you have to either buy a subscription or attend a university with a subscription.
Description: Some books on archive.org can be only "borrowed", meaning that you can read it only for a short period of time. I don't know it is possible, but can read books limitless will be very usefull to add sources.
Description: All the UK based Royal Colleges has an archive, library and journal. There is several of them and prestigious. They may be under the aegis e.g. Oxford University but don't know.
Description: Wikipedians from Taiwan, Malaysia, Singapore, HK, Macau may need it to contribute to a lot of articles regarding domestic affairs and Chinese culture affairs.
Description: CAB Direct is the most thorough and extensive source of reference in the applied life sciences, incorporating the leading bibliographic databases CAB Abstracts and Global Health. CAB Direct provides a convenient, single point of access to all of your CABI database subscriptions.
Description: (From the "about us" page at genomeweb.com) "GenomeWeb is an independent online news organization based in New York. Since 1997, GenomeWeb has served the global community of scientists, technology professionals, and executives who use and develop the latest advanced tools in molecular biology research and molecular diagnostics."
Description: The University of Chicago Library appears to have a number of digitized newspaper collections, including "Access World News" / NewsBank, which would be particularly useful since it contains archives of the Chicago Sun-Times, whose own site is unusable for anything more than a few days old because of limited archives and poor search functionality.
Description: Jane's publishes many defense-related publications, including Jane's Airport Review, Jane's Defence Weekly, Jane's Intelligence Review, and Jane's International Defence Review. The articles these outlets produce would be enormously helpful in updating Wikipedia articles related to ongoing military actions and acquisitions, such as the Brazilian amphibious assault ship Atlântico, but they have a hard paywall and are only accessible via an institutional/organizational subscription. Thank you!
Description: cricketarchive.com is a very important & popular for every cricket lovers & it related to Wikipedia's biography pages. previously the site was free; but now it is a payee site. if the site is free for Wikipedians then it may be very great step.
Description: Ecology (ESA) publishes articles that report on the basic elements of ecological research. Emphasis is placed on concise, clear articles documenting important ecological phenomena. The journal publishes a broad array of research that includes a rapidly expanding envelope of subject matter, techniques, approaches, and concepts: paleoecology through present-day phenomena; evolutionary, population, physiological, community, and ecosystem ecology, as well as biogeochemistry
Description: Cumhuriyet (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cumhuriyet) is one of the oldest newspapers of the Republic of Turkey and its archive is on the web, but to access, they require for payment and it's slightly expensive for the country's conditions. The free access to its online database would help a lot, especially to the contributers who know Turkish.
Description: AIAA provides a significant trove of aerospace publications, both in their well-respected journal and in their book series.
Description: "Artstor is the most extensive image resource for educational and scholarly use. We bring together media from the world’s museums, archives, scholars, and artists, with a specialized suite of tools for teaching and learning with visual materials — all rights-cleared for education and research."
Description: Includes content from thousands of newspaper titles, plus newswires, web editions, business journals, periodicals, government documents, etc.
Description: Sindh Archives is a directorate working under Information & Archives Department, Govt. Of Sindh, Pakistan. It contains one of the richest, extensive and enviously protected centuries old government records, books and literary rare material. The bare bone is to bring history to life for satisfying the growing appetite of present and future researchers by making this valuable national information easily accessible.
Description: indian news channel
Description: news website
Description: News Channel
Description: Indian News Channel
Description: Bhojpuri news Channel
Description: news channel
Description: Clarivate Analytics is a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation. Our vision is to improve the way the world creates, protects and advances innovation.
Description: Identify the notability of scholars
Description: It is a liable source
Description: Claim to be “the largest and leading society in the information technology in Japan“ and affiliated with IEEE-CS and IEEE, IPSJ and its archived newsletters will bring access to TWL users in the field of IPS, interested in Japan. I originally wish to expand database in Japanese language, so kindly consider their database for papers as well.
Description: The resource contains a large number of newspaper archives spanning over a century that Wikipedia editors (including myself) would like to consult and analyze - including Pravda, Izvestiya, Ogonek, Literaturnaia Gazeta, Pravda Ukraine, Gudok, etc. I really need access to this resource since I have access to only a tiny percent of Pravda and Izvestiya issues; Publication dates and authorship of photos (provided by newspapers) is crucial to calculating copyright status of historic photos.
Description: Hindi tips, Blog and Magazine in Hindi. Updated on daily bases
Description: Dutch newspaper of record, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NRC_Handelsblad. If memory serves me correctly, you can read 5 articles for free after which you're given the message "we gave you 5 articles for free, please consider a subscription".
Description: Jane’s is the most reputable source of information on a wide range of military- and security-related topics. Gaining access to the resources (i.e., journals, books, reports, online articles, and databases) compiled by Jane’s will have a beneficial effect on the accuracy and completeness of (literally: thousands of) Wikipedia entries that focus on or deal -in passing- with military affairs and equipment.
Description: Cabell Publishing Company, which also goes by the unofficial name "Cabell's International", publishes proprietary lists of both "predatory" and reputable academic journals, which would be exceptionally helpful to editors when trying to decide if a reference meets Wikipedia's reliable sources criteria.
Description: AnthroSource is a service of the American Anthropological Association that offers members and subscribing libraries full-text anthropological resources from the breadth and depth of the discipline. AnthroSource is: - a digital searchable database containing past, present and future AAA publications, - more than 250,000 articles from AAA journals, newsletters, bulletins and monographs in a single place, and - 24/7 access to scientific research information across the field of anthropology.
Description: Some newspapers are free but not all.
Description: Some function are free but for the main once you need a subscription.
Description: Magazines World, an educational blog which shares the news, information and articles about travel, health, food, wine, finance and education as well as exams, results, colleges and universities.
Description: An Indian media group which started on 1878. The group consist of following publications, 1-The Hindu Daily 2-Frontline Magazine 3-The Hindu Business Line 4-Sportstar Magazine
Description: Archives and proceedings of publications in geoscience with lots of publications and research papers on geology, petroleum, and natural gas research. A lot of research papers on the formation of the world's continents, mountains, islands, and oceans.
Description: Medical news, health tips, gym tips.
Description: The world's largest publisher-neutral citation index and research intelligence platform.
Description: Archive of the Swiss Neue Zürcher Zeitung. Newspaper date back to 1780.
Description: Online Archive of the Schaffhauser Nachrichten date back to 1861
Description: Digital archive of Swedish newspapers but only the once witch are older as 100 years are accessible and the others you have to be in a library.
Description: Newspapers from Statens Avissamling (National Collection of Newspapers in Denmark) - volumes older than 100 years are free
Description: This site includes various databases related to the history of Ireland, including Biographies of Members of the Irish Parliament 1692-1800 which has the personal information, family life, career, political life, appointments, voting in divisions and contribution to the life of parliament for each Irish MP in the period of 1692-1800.
Description: One of the most important scientific publisher with 55 online references and databases. It would be useful for many subjects, even with a restricted access.
Description: Useful for history editors: "Historical Abstracts is the definitive index of literature covering world history (excluding the United States and Canada) from the 15th century to the present. Indexing thousands of journals in over 40 languages, it is an invaluable bibliographic database for history students."
Description: from about NML: NML is aimed at and used by *Teachers and students at universities, conservatories and other music schools and primary and secondary schools. *Public libraries. *Performing arts organizations such as symphony orchestras, opera companies, choirs and more. *Classical radio stations. *Professional musicians [instrumental soloists, orchestra musicians, conductors].
Description: Bloomberg is a media company focusing on business and finance. It publishes news articles as well as in-depth features that are important for covering articles in economics and finance. Unfortunately it is paywalled, so a library access will be very useful
Description: Who We Are https://allafrica.com/misc/info/about/
Description: The definitive guide to Anglican clergy and churches in the Church of England, the Church of Ireland, the Church in Wales and the Scottish Episcopal Church, with biographies of over 27,000 Anglican clergy dating back to 1968.
Description: Major American newspaper
Description: Genealogy site
Description: Filae is a genealogical database which give an instant access to billions of digitalized and indexed civil records for France. It could be very useful to complete and source biographies on Wikipedia and Wikidata.
Description: Leading Medical School in Uzbekstan and Central Asia
Description: Biographical and monographic database containing more than 100000 entries since 1946, mainly French political, media, administrative and business personalities
Description: Le Dictionnaire des anarchistes - Le Dictionnaire biographique des cheminots (DBC) - Le Dictionnaire biographique des enseignants et personnels de l’éducation (DBE) - Le Dictionnaire biographique des fusillés et exécutés (DBFE) - Le Dictionnaire biographique des Gaziers-électriciens (DBGE) - Le Dictionnaire biographique des militants du Val-de-Marne (DBMVM) etc.
Description: Irish Newspaper Archives the world’s largest and oldest online database of Irish newspapers. Through the Irish Newspaper Archives gateway you will find the world's most complete Irish newspaper archive. The online newspaper archives provides a fast and easy way to access newspapers from 1738 all the way up to current day.