Databases By Title


Factiva provides access to sources of local, regional, national, and international news, general insight, selected financial information and profiles for publicly traded U.S. and international companies, industry reports, quotes for financial instruments, and stock market data. News content types include: newspapers, magazines, media transcripts, wire services, transcripts, images, blogs, and websites.

FAO Forestry Databases

The FAO Forestry Department maintains an array of online databases where information covering various aspects of forestry is stored for analysis and further dissemination.

FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Plus (Discontinued)

The Libraries' subscription ended on 07/31/2023. For assistance in identifying an alternative resource(s), please email

Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text (Discontinued)

The Libraries' subscription ended on 8/31/2023. For assistance in identifying an alternative resource(s), please email Indexing and abstracts for more than 270 publications (and selected coverage of more than 300), as well as full text for more than 70 journals.

First Research

First Research, an affiliate of Hoover’s and Dun & Bradstreet, is a leading industry intelligence company designed to help sales teams perform more effectively. This industry database may be searched by keyword, SIC or NAICS code. State Profiles are also available here to provide a quick snapshot of the business climate in individual states and Canadian provinces. Industry profiles include industry overview, recent developments, business challenges, trends and opportunities, executive insight, call preparation questions, financial and industry ratio's, industry forecast, web links and acronyms.


A collection of online databases, providing coverage of much of the journal literature for academic disciplines. Databases included are described on the database selection page. Although full text is not included in databases from FirstSearch, the Find it @ WVU service provides links to full text from other databases when available.

Fold3 (formerly footnote)

Historical documents collections, most never before available before on the Internet, relating to the Revolutionary War, Civil War, WWI, WWII, U S Presidents, historical newspapers and naturalization documents. Users will need to create an account in order to download PDFs.


A collection of books in the fields of forensics and law enforcement.

Foundation Directory Online Professional - Now available campus-wide.

Foundation Directory Online Professional offers detailed information on grant-making private foundations and public charities, as well as the grants they make.

FREIDA (Fellowship & Residency Electronic Interactive Database)

FREIDA Online is a database with over 8,600 graduate medical education programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, as well as over 200 combined specialty programs. Besides searching for specialty and subspecialty programs, you can also search for training institutions, medical schools, aggregate training statistics by specialty, and career plans of recent graduates. A new feature called “Search Plus" allows you to compare key aspects of programs side by side.