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Catalogs

What is this? A catalog of our library’s holdings.

What can I search for? Records to books, journals, CDs, DVDs, musical scores, etc. Access to e‐books.

Browse the shelves:

  • Online catalog
    The library’s online catalog contains information about the books, e-books, music scores, videos (both DVD and VHS), and sound recordings that the library owns. The catalog also contains detailed information about the print journal and magazine titles that the library owns, but it does not contain citations for individual articles. For more help in using the catalog, ask a librarian, review our FAQs.
  • WorldCat  
      
    Catalog of books, web resources, and other material worldwide in OCLC member libraries. (Does not include book chapters or individual articles in journals, magazines, and newspapers.) Includes considerable non-English language material.
  • Primo
    Try our new discovery system. It searches the content of many of our databases and the library catalog at one time. Use the limiters on the left (similar to Amazon.com) to narrow your results.

Business Databases

  • ABI/Inform Global  
      
    Provides citations to articles on business, international business, marketing, management, finance and related areas. Covers 1970 to present.
  • Business Source Complete  
      
    Find articles about business in magazines, newspapers and journals, author profiles, and country economic reports. Coverage varies, as early as 1886 to present. Click "More" and then "Company Profiles" to view DataMonitor and LifeStyle Analytics reports.
  • LexisNexis Academic  
      
    A large database that provides access to full-text articles and documents that span a wide range of news, business, legal, and reference information. Includes some non-English titles. Coverage generally begins in the mid-1980s. Use the "Get Company Info" search on the right hand side. To browse, go to LexisNexis—Company Dossier—Industry—Browse Industry Hierarchy.

Music Databases

  • International Index to Music Periodicals Full Text (IIMP FT)  
      
    Indexes more than 370 international music periodicals from over 20 countries. IIMP also includes retrospective coverage from over 185 periodicals dating back as far as 1874. IIMP covers nearly all aspects of the world of music, from the most scholarly studies to the latest crazes. Includes indexing to non-English language publications. Note: Mac users: change PDF file names to remove the '.do' at the end to save.
  • RILM Abstracts of Musical Literature  
      
    Provides citations and abstracts to articles, dissertations and books on music. Includes some non-English language material. 1967 to present.
  • PollStar Pro
    News, columns, charts, boxoffice, tour & concert bookings, and more information on the music industry. Login by reference librarian required. Please come to the front desk for assistance with electronic version, or find the print version in music current periodicals section on the library first floor. Varies, archives from 2000.

Marketing Databases

  • MRI+ (MediaMark Online)  
      
    MRI+ is the online version of MediaMark Reports, the business demographic information service. Note: You must create an account using your Loyola e-mail and any password before using. Upper and lower case are different, so please remember which you use. Works with Firefox 2+, Internet Explorer 6+, Safari 2+, Opera 9+, Netscape 7+. 1963 to present.
  • Local Market Audience Analyst  
      
    The online equivalent of the Lifestyle Market Planner, with marketing and demographic data.
    Note: Use the 'Click here to access SRDS services' link in the middle of the page. Then select the service at the top of the list. Use Internet Explorer browser.

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