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Unless otherwise noted, all databases are available off-campus.

To access databases remotely, you must register with the library and obtain a barcode number.

Due to licensing restrictions, only current students and staff of CCU can access these databases.

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**Important Message Regarding Off-Campus Access**

All databases are available off-campus, but some require a separate URL for off-campus access. When a separate URL is needed for access, a message will appear with the database desciption that looks like this: Off-Campus Access: click here.  Click on the hyperlink to gain access to the database.  When you click on the hyperlink, you will be asked to authenticate, which means that you will enter your name and library barcode number.  To obtain a barcode number, you must first register with the library (contact the library for details). Due to licensing restrictions, only current students and staff of CCU can access the databases in this list.

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Index Theologicus (

This database, hosted by Tubingen University Library, contains citations from more than 600 periodicals, as well as Festschriften and Congress Publications.  Approximately 30 percent of the database’s citations refer to non-English materials.

International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text (

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International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text provides full text of journal articles on all aspects of theater and performance, plus indexing for books, book articles, and dissertation abstracts.  IBTD with Full Text is a multicultural and inter-disciplinary research tool for theater students, educators, and professionals.  IBTD was initiated by the American Society for Theatre Research and continued by the Theatre Research Data Center (TRDC) at Brooklyn College.  For a list of indexed titles, click here.

International Political Science Abstracts (

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International Political Science Abstracts includes current indexing and abstracts of the world’s leading journals in political science.

ISI Web of Knowledge (

ISI Web of Knowledge is a multi-disciplinary citation index.  The ISI Citation Databases collectively index more than 8,000 high quality, peer-reviewed journals cover-to-cover, providing complete bibliographic data, searchable author abstracts (science and social sciences), and cited references. Researchers can search the citation data (the footnotes of each article), taking a known, relevant paper and finding other, more recent papers that cite it.  It provides access to the following three indexes:

Arts and Humanities Citation Index (ISI) is a multidisciplinary database covering the journal literature of the arts and humanities. It indexes over 1,100 of the world’s leading arts and humanities journals, as well as covering individually selected, relevant items from over 7,000 major science and social science journals.

A&HCI also provides access to an article’s cited references or the footnotes from an author’s bibliography. Cited items may be critical in nature or original creative works (novels, poems, works of philosophy, paintings, musical compositions, etc.).

Science Citation Index Expanded (ISI) provides access to current bibliographic information and cited references from more than 5900 of the world’s leading professional scientific research journals.

Social Sciences Citation Index (ISI) provides access to current bibliographic information and cited references, covering more than 1700 of the world’s leading social sciences journals in a broad range of disciplines. It also covers individually selected, relevant items from leading natural and physical science journals.

Kids Search (

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Kids Search (grades K-5) is a colorful, easy-to-use search interface for students in grades K-5.  Kids Search provides access to magazine articles, pictures, encyclopedias, and a dictionary.  The interface facilitates searching by topic, enabling users to easily enter keywords, or select topics or subtopics to search.  Users can filter results by source type (magazines, newspapers, biographies, pictures, etc.).

LearningExpress Library (

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LearningExpress Library offers students and adults unlimited, 24/7 access to targeted skill-building interactive courses in math, reading, and writing, as well as hundreds of online interactive practice tests that prepare them for several types of exams.  Categories of tests that would be of interest to CCU students include: reading skills, writing skills, business writing skills, resume and interviewing success skills, job search success skills, GRE exam, TOEFL exam, Praxis 1 and CBEST (Mathematics and Reading Comprehension). Complete answer explanations accompany each response so that users understand why a particular answer is correct or incorrect.

All practice tests include instant diagnostic score reports that help patrons to target those skill areas that need the most attention.  To help students master the SAT and recently added essay, instant score reports provide immediate feedback on how well they performed in each of five writing skill areas.

To take a test at LearningExpress Library, you first set up your own individual account.  If you are off-campus, first use the off-campus access link listed above to connect to LearningExpress, and then log into LearningExpress with your individual account.

Legal Collection (

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Legal Collection is a collection of respected, scholarly, peer-reviewed publications including law journals, documents, and case studies.  Legal Collection offers full text for nearly 250 of the world’s most respected, scholarly law journals.  This database provides information centered on the discipline of law and legal topics such as criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, medical, labor & human resource law, ethics, the environment, and much more.  This database is a source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts, and trends of the legal world.  For a list of indexed titles, click here.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text (

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Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text provides the full text of journal articles and indexing of books, research reports, and conference proceedings.  Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, search engines, printed and electronic information sources, the information industry, scholarly communication, and electronic publishing.  LISTA with Full Text coverage extends back as far as the mid-1960s.  For a list of indexed titles, click here. (

Off-Campus Access: click here. is a digital library of classical sheet music, providing access to over 35,000 works.  The collection contains music for a wide variety of instruments, as well as vocal music and orchestral scores.  The sheet music files are available for download as PDF files.  Users can search for sheet music by keyword, or they can browse the collection by category or composer.

Literary Reference Center Plus (

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Literary Reference Center Plus is a comprehensive database that provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.  LRC Plus includes over 1,200 additional full-text literary reference books/works, including titles with a focus on plays/drama, poetry, religious literature, children’s literature, Hispanic literature, and other areas; over 200 additional full-text literary journals & magazines, including titles with a focus on multi-cultural studies, folklore, Latin America literature, and historical literature; 35 volumes of new contemporary literature titles from Salem Press relating to Fantasy/Science Fiction, Contemporary Literature, World Philosophy, Quotations In Context, Religious Literature, and Biographies of Nobel Literature Prize Winners; 40 full-text literary study guides; plot summaries, synopses and work overviews; articles of literary criticism; full text of literary journals; author biographies; book reviews; author interview; and images of key literary figures.

MAS Ultra: School Edition (

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MAS Ultra: School Edition (for high school students) provides full text from over 515 periodicals covering general reference, health, science, and other areas. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for 581 magazines. Full text is also available for many biographies and primary source documents, pamphlets, reference books (including the Columbia Encyclopedia, the CIA World Fact Book and World Almanac & Book of Facts), and an Image Collection of 91,000 photos, maps & flags.

MasterFILE Premier

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MasterFILE Premier (popular magazines) provides full text for more than 1,900 general reference, business, consumer health, general science, and multi-cultural periodicals. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for over 2,510 periodicals. The database also contains full text for reference and travel books; biographies; primary source documents; and an image college of photos, maps, and flags.

MathSciNet (

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MathSciNet provides access to Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications from 1940 to the present. MR provides reviews or summaries of articles and books that contain new contributions to mathematical research. CMP is a subject index of bibliographic data for recent and forthcoming publications.

MedicLatina (

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MedicLatina is a Spanish language collection of medical research and investigative journals published by renowned Latin American medical publishers.  This database provides access to full text for nearly 100 peer-reviewed medical journals in native Spanish.  A wide range of topics are covered including neuroscience, cardiology, nephrology, biomedicine, clinical research, pediatrics, human reproduction, clinical pathology, cancer research, and hematology.

MEDLINE (PubMed Version) (

MEDLINE (PubMed) provides free access to MEDLINE, the NLM database of more than 11 million bibliographic citations and abstracts in the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, health care systems, and preclinical sciences. Includes access to additional selected life sciences journals not in MEDLINE. Links to the full-text of articles at participating publishers web sites. Links to the molecular biology databases maintained by NCBI. Interface developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the National Library of Medicine (NLM), located at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Links to full-text of selected articles are available using this URL to access PubMed.

MEDLINE with Full Text (EBSCO Version) (

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MEDLINE with full text (EBSCO) is a comprehensive source of full text for medical journals, providing full text for more than 1,370 journals indexed in MEDLINE. Of those, more than 1,340 have cover-to-cover indexing in MEDLINE. This wide-ranging file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the MEDLINE index – with no embargo. With full-text coverage dating back to 1965, MEDLINE with Full Text is the definitive research tool for medical literature.

Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print


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Mental Measurements Yearbook, produced by the Buros Institute at the University of Nebraska, provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. Designed for an audience ranging from novice test consumers to experienced professionals, the MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership. First published by Oscar K. Buros, the MMY series allows users to make knowledgeable judgments and informed selection decisions about the increasingly complex world of testing. MMY provides coverage from Volume 9 to the present. Also produced by the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements at the University of Nebraska, Tests in Print (TIP) serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP provides vital information to users including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s).

Middle Search Plus (

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Middle Search Plus (for middle school students) provides full text from over 140 popular middle school magazines. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for over 170 magazines. Full text is also available for biographies, historical essays and student pamphlets. Additionally, Middle Search Plus contains primary source documents including Essential Documents in American History, reference books including the Funk & Wagnall’s New Encyclopedia and American Heritage® Dictionary, 4th Edition from Houghton Mifflin, the Encyclopedia of Animals and an Image Collection.

MLA Directory of Periodicals (

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MLA Directory of Periodicals offers detailed information on over 7,100 journals, with 4,400 currently indexed in the MLA International Bibliography. The detailed entries include editorial contact information, as well as frequency, circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines.

MLA International Bibliography (

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MLA International Bibliography provides a detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations published on the subjects of literature, language and linguistics, folklore, literary theory & criticism, and dramatic arts, as well as the historical aspects of printing and publishing. Listings on rhetoric and composition and the history, theory and practice of teaching language and literature are also included. In addition, the MLA Directory of Periodicals and the association’s proprietary thesaurus used to assign descriptors to each record in the bibliography are also included.

Morgan Bibliography of Ohio Imprints (

Morgan Bibliography of Ohio Imprints, 1796–1850 describes books, pamphlets, and broadsides printed in Ohio, from the earliest in 1796 through 1850. The bibliography is compiled and maintained by Richard P. Morgan of the Morgan Library of Ohio Imprints. The bibliography includes names of libraries that own copies of these historical materials to aid in locating originals. Through a partnership with the American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Massachusetts, many titles formerly owned by the Morgan Library are now in the AAS collections.  The Morgan Library of Ohio Imprints is also compiling an Ohio Name and Institution Index of those names and institutions mentioned in the imprints.

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (

is a collection of digital documents related to slavery, abolition, and emancipation. The collection includes abolitionist broadsheets, photographs by Matthew Brady, letters and speeches of President Lincoln and other presidents, and other historic letters, documents, and pictures.  The original documents are found in the Gilder Lehrman Collection of the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. The digital images were made available through the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.

Natural & Alternative Treatments

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Natural & Alternative Treatments contains more than 700 evidence-based articles covering medical conditions, alternative therapies, herbs and supplements, functional foods, drug interactions, and homeopathy.  The articles contained in the database are based on double-blind, placebo-controlled studies and other forms of meaningful scientific evidence. At present, more than 12,000 such studies are cited in the material, and new studies are added regularly. The evidence-based content has been developed and reviewed by a team of physicians and pharmacologists with the goal of providing consumers with reliable information.  Information provided in this database should not be viewed as a means for self-diagnosis or a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Naxos Music Library (

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Naxo Music Library is a digital sound recordings library that contains over 520,000 music tracks.  Many genres are represented in the collection, including: clasical, jazz, folk, world, blues, pop, rock, and gospel.  Music files can be streamed using Flash or Windows Media Player.

EBSCO eBook Collection (formerly netLibrary) (

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EBSCO eBook Collection (formerly netLibrary) is a library of electronic books (e-books) on many academic subjects. The collection includes thousands of titles purchased by OhioLINK, plus thousands of public-domain e-books. Users can preview an e-book online, peruse a page, read each page in depth, jump to specific chapters or pages, or use links in the Table of Content or Index to go directly to specific chapters of interest. Every word in every book is searchable.

Newspaper Source (

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Newspaper Source contains selected full text for 245 regional U.S. newspapers, eighteen international newspapers, six newswires, nine newspaper columns, and cover-to-cover full text for The Christian Science Monitor and The Los Angeles Times. This database also contains indexing and abstracts for four national newspapers.

OAIster (;done=referer;FSIP)

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is a union catalog of digital resources. They provide access to the digital resources of 1,000+ providers by “harvesting” their descriptive metadata (records) using OAI-PMH (the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting). Collections include: theses, technical reports, research papers and image collections.  There is also free public access through

Ohio Capitol Connection (

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Ohio Capitol Connection provides information about current and past legislation of the Ohio General Assembly. Updated daily, it has the complete status and full text of bills introduced in the Ohio General Assembly. This database includes rosters of House and Senate members searchable by name or location, and addresses and biographies of the General Assembly members. While the database focuses on Ohio, information about the Federal government is also available.

OhioLINK Finding Aid Repository (

OhioLINK Finding Aid Repository allows researchers to search finding aids across institutions to locate archival materials and primary sources across the state.  The EAD Finding Aid Creation Tool and OhioLINK Repository (EAD FACTORy) will help archivists ensure broad-based access to archival collections and local history collections by providing a solution for institutions wishing to create and deliver finding aids according to the Encoded Archival Description standard. Finding aids are descriptive tools that come in a variety of formats and levels of detail that describe the contents of archival or manuscript collections. EAD is an international standard for encoding archival finding aids, making them standardized in structure as well as more predictably searchable in collaborative electronic repository environments.  The Finding Aid Creation Tool and Repository are available for use by any institution in Ohio and do not require membership in OhioLINK. Information for Contributors.

OhioLINK Library Catalog ( )

OhioLINK Library Catalog is a combined catalog of over 7.8 million books and other library materials from many of Ohio’s universities, colleges, community colleges, and the State Library of Ohio.  OhioLINK’s design allows you to transfer a search from your local library catalog ( to the OhioLINK combined catalog with the touch of a button.  The OhioLINK catalog provides immediate access to the library holdings of the whole system, including current availability status.  Requested books and other materials are delivered to your library within a few days.  Catalog entries for electronic books and journals link directly to the full text of those resources.

Oxford English Dictionary (

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The Oxford English Dictionary is a historical dictionary of the English language from the Middle Ages to the present. It lists all English words (about one million – over twice as many as any other dictionary) and defines their meanings at specific times in history, showing how meanings have changed over time. In addition, it provides a wide range of lexicographic information. The electronic version contains all of the text of the 20 volume edition (1989) and several search functions that considerably expand its usefulness. One of the Oxford English Dictionary’s important features is the quotation that illustrates the use of word and indicates the date it was first used in print.

Oxford Reference Online (

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Oxford Reference Online provides access to the full-text of 100 dictionary and reference titles published by Oxford University Press.  The database covers a wide range of subject areas, including: biology, earth science, literature, history, religion, philosophy, computing, languages, and social science.  The database allows subject-specific and even title-specific searching.

Oxford Scholarship Online (

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Oxford Scholarship Online is a cross-searchable library containing the full text of important scholarly books from Oxford University Press.  Oxford Scholarship Online includes both classic and newly-published works in the humanities and social sciences.  Subject collections are available in Economics & Finance, Philosophy, Political Science, and Religion.  New books are added regularly.

PapersFirst (;done=referer;FSIP)

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PapersFirst covers the papers from every congress, conference, exposition, workshop, symposium, and meeting received at The British Library Document Supply Centre, since October 1993. The database is updated 24 times each year.

Points of View Reference Center (

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Points of View Reference Center is designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects. High school and undergraduate students can use Points of View as a guide to debating, developing arguments, writing position papers, and developing critical thinking skills. Each Points of View Essay includes a series of questions and additional material to generate further thought. Also included are thousands of supporting articles from the world’s top political and societal publications. The Points of View Debate Blog is a forum for students to express and exchange their unique views on topics in the news.

Primary Search (

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Primary Search (for elementary school students) provides full text from 57 children’s magazines appropriate for elementary schools and children’s reading rooms. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for over 80 magazines. Other full text sources include: The World Almanac of the U.S.A. and The World Almanac for Kids; The Encyclopedia of Animals; Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia; and full text for over 100 pamphlets.

ProceedingsFirst (;done=referer;FSIP)

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ProceedingsFirst includes the printed proceedings of every congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop, and meeting received at The British Library Document Centre. Each record contains a list of papers presented at one conference. The database begins coverage in October 1993 and is updated 24 times each year.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection (

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Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection covers emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. This database includes nearly 515 full text titles and over 490 peer-reviewed journals.

PsycINFO (

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PsycINFO, produced by the American Psychological Association, is a collection of electronically stored bibliographic references—most with abstracts or content summaries. It contains citations that PsycINFO has created in electronic form beginning in 1967. The segment known as Historical PsycINFO contains citations from 1867-1966. Records are not complete and must be searched separately. Although the references themselves are all written in English, the covered literature includes material published in over 45 countries and written in 30 languages. PsycINFO covers all types of publications that APA examines regularly to identify psychologically relevant material, including journal articles, dissertations, reports, English-language book chapters and books, and other scholarly documents. It also includes literature from an array of disciplines related to psychology, such as education, business, medicine, nursing, law, and social work.

PubMed (

PubMed provides free access to MEDLINE, the NLM database of more than 11 million bibliographic citations and abstracts in the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, health care systems, and preclinical sciences. Includes access to additional selected life sciences journals not in MEDLINE. Links to the full-text of articles at participating publishers web sites. Links to the molecular biology databases maintained by NCBI. Interface developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the National Library of Medicine (NLM), located at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Links to full-text of selected articles are available using this URL to access PubMed.

Regional Business News (

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Regional Business News is a collection of full text newswires that incorporates news information from all over the world. Information provided by these sources covers business, political, economic and other diverse, international news events. In order to maintain the most current collection of news, this database contains the most recent 30 days of information from each of these wire sources.

Religion and Philosophy Collection (

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Religion and Philosophy Collection covers such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. With over 290 full text journals and unparalleled coverage of the subject areas, the Religion & Philosophy Collection is an essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies.

Research in Ministry (

Research in Ministry (or RIM) is a freely available database that indexes DMin and DMiss projects from reporting schools of theology accredited by the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada. Indexing began in 1981. Author, title, project advisor, institution, and subject access are provided. In addition, an abstract for each project is included when one has been provided by the author.

Restoration Serials Index (

Index of magazines, journals and lectureships associated with the Stone-Campbell Restoration Movement.


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RILM Abstracts of Musical Literature is an international bibliography of scholarly writings on music and related disciplines that is produced by the Repertoire International de Literature Musicale. All scholarly works are indexed (articles, books, bibliographies, catalogues, dissertations, Festschriften, films and videos, iconographies, critical commentaries to complete works, ethnographic recordings, conference proceedings, reviews, etc.).  Concert reviews, recording notes, pedagogical manuals, etc. are indexed if they are of scholarly interest.  Areas of coverage encompass historical musicology, ethnomusicology, instruments and voice, librarianship, performance practice and notation, theory and analysis, pedagogy, liturgy, dance, criticism, and music therapy.  Coverage begins in 1967 and is updated monthly.

Safari Books Online ( )

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Safari Books Online offers access to electronic books in computer science, information technology, business and related fields from O’Reilly and Associates and Pearson Technology Associates.

Science Online (

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A quick-reference science database from Facts on File.  The Science Online database provides reference information in several subject areas, including biology, chemistry, and earth science.  The database provides videos, photographs, illustrations, and diagrams, as well as articles.

Science Reference Center (

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Science Reference Center is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content. Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. Science Reference Center also satisfies the demand for standards-based content by providing teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards.

Searchasaurus (for elementary and middle school students) (

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Searchasaurus (for elementary and middle school students) is a colorful, easy-to-use search interface for elementary and middle school students. Searchasaurus provides access to magazine articles, pictures, encyclopedias, and a dictionary through an animated interface with a dinosaur theme that encourages students to enhance and develop basic search methodologies. Lexile limiters allow searchers to specify the reading level of materials retrieved.

Shakespeare, Editions and Adaptations of


Full text of eleven major editions, 1623-1866. Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare Web includes the full-text of eleven major editions from the First Folio to the Cambridge edition of 1863-6, twenty-four separate contemporary printings of individual plays, selected apocrypha and related works and more than one hundred adaptations, sequels and burlesques from the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

SocINDEX with Full Text (

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SocINDEX with Full Text provides the full text of journal articles, and indexing and informative abstracts for “core” coverage journals dating back to 1895, plus “priority” coverage journals and “selective” coverage journals.  Extensive indexing for books, monographs, conference papers, and other sources is included.  SocINDEX with Full Text features subject headings from a sociological thesaurus designed by subject experts and expert lexicographers.  Searchable cited references are also provided.  SocINDEX covers sociology and all its sub-disciplines, including abortion, anthropology, criminology, criminal justice, cultural sociology, demography, economic development, ethnic & racial studies, gender studies, marriage & family, politics, religion, rural sociology, social psychology, social structure, social work, sociological theory, sociology of education, substance abuse, urban studies, violence, welfare, and many others.  For a list of indexed titles, click here.

Sociological Collection (

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Sociological Collection is a comprehensive database covering information in all areas of sociology, including social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, culture and social structure. This database provides complete full text for more than 500 important journals, including nearly 500 peer-reviewed titles. In addition to the full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for all journals in the collection.

SPORTDiscus with Full Text (

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SPORTDiscus with Full Text provides indexing and abstracting of articles and other publications on sport, fitness, and related disciplines, with more than 240 full text journals.  SPORTDiscus offers international coverage of journal and magazine articles,  books and book chapters, conference proceedings, and dissertations and theses.  The database covers sport, physical fitness, exercise, sports medicine, sports science, physical education, kinesiology, coaching, training, sport administration, officiating, sport law & legislation, college & university sport, disabled persons, facility design & management, intramural & school sport, doping, drugs, health, health education, biomechanics, movement science, injury prevention rehabilitation, physical therapy, rehabilitation, nutrition, exercise physiology, sport & exercise psychology, recreation, leisure studies, tourism, allied health, occupational health and therapy, public health, and more.  For a list of indexed titles, click here.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy includes artices on people, concepts, books, and other topics in philosophy.  The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is a dynamic reference work.  Each entry is maintained and kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in the field.  All entries and updates are refereed by the members of a distinguished editorial board before they are made public.

Statistical Abstract of the United States (

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Statistical Abstract of the United States is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. A guide to using the Online Edition is available here:

Student Research Center (grades 6-12) (

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Student Research Center (grades 6-12) is a search interface designed for students in grades 6 through 12.  SRC provides students in secondary schools with the most appropriate research tools to easily obtain the information that they need from their EBSCO databases.  Students can easily pre-determine which content sources (e.g. magazines, newspapers, biographies, country reports, film & video) will be included with their search.  They can also search their databases by topic heading, make use of an online dictionary and encyclopedia, explore the top searches of the day, and even limit their search according to appropriate Lexile reading levels.

Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (

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Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG) is a nearly collection of over 10,000 ancient Greek literary texts, written from the time of Homer to the fall of Byzantium in A.D. 1453.  The database provides text browsing and keyword searching capabilities in ancient Greek texts, including the Biblical texts and other works from the Biblical era.  For more information on this database, please consult the home page for the TLG project:

Thesaurus of the English Language (

Thesaurus of the English Language contains a variety of synonyms for all parts of speech. It shows the part of speech, a variety of definitions, and labels explaining how it is used. The database is updated periodically.

TOPICsearch (

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TOPICsearch is a current events database that allows researchers to explore social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today’s classrooms. TOPICsearch contains full text for articles from magazines, newspapers, pamphlets, biographies, book reviews, public opinion polls, EBSCO’s Current Issues database, and government information.

TREN: Theological Research Exchange Network (

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TREN, or the Theological Research Exchange Network, provides access to over 17,000 theses and dissertations from over 70 different seminaries and graduate schools.  It also provides the  full text of the conference papers of several academic conferences, including the Evangelical Theological Society and the American Society of Church History.  Users may search the database and download full-text copies of theses, dissertations, and papers.

20th Century African-American Poetry (

20th Century African-American Poetry contains works by more than 100 poets, including Audre Lorde, Langston Hughes, Rita Dove, and emerging poets. Biographical profiles accompany each poet’s work.

20th Century American Poetry (

20th Century American Poetry contains 52,000 poems from collected works and individual volumes of poetry covering the works of most major twentieth-century American poets. The database includes the works of most major twentieth-century American poets, beginning with the traditionalists; continuing through the modernists, represented by such poets as Wallace Stevens; and moving on to the contemporary works of the 1990s.

20th Century English Poetry (

20th Century English Poetry contains over 44,000 poems by 288 poets, incorporating the Modern Poetry Collection and The Faber Poetry Library. The complete text of each poem is included, and any integral images are also scanned. Introductions and prefaces to the volumes are included, as are all notes and any prose sections.

Vente et Gestion (

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Vente et Gestion provides full text coverage for French language business journals serving both the academic and the professional researcher.  This collection also includes publications covering topics such as accounting & tax, administration, industry & manufacturing, marketing, logistics, technology and others.  Formerly French Business Source.

Vocational and Career Collection (

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Vocational and Career Collection is designed for meet vocational and technical research needs. The collection provides index, abstracts, and full text for 350 trade and industry related periodicals.

William Butler Yeats Collection (

William Butler Yeats Collection is a complete electronic edition of Yeats’s work, bringing together 22 printed volumes and including critical and fictional prose, poetry, plays, and autobiographical works.

Women’s Studies International (

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Women’s Studies International covers the core disciplines in Women’s Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research.  Nearly 800 essential sources include: journals, newspapers, newsletters, bulletins, books, book chapters, proceedings, reports, theses, dissertations, NGO studies, Web sites & Web documents, and grey literature.  Women’s Studies International supports curriculum development in the areas of sociology, history, political science & economy, public policy, international relations, arts & humanities, business and education.

Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success (

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Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success provides resources to boost basic workplace and job search skills, and prepare job seekers for advanced occupational training. The interactive, self-paced learning approach allows job seekers to learn at their convenience. The intuitive platform provides the backbone students and all job seekers need to succeed in the modern workplace.  To use the tools, you first set up your own individual account. If you are off-campus, first use OhioLINK remote authentication proxy URL (or your institution’s off-campus access method) to connect, and then log into LearningExpress with your individual account. With Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success job seekers will: improve key workplace skills such as business writing and presentation proficiencies; use award-winning step-by-step job search and resume building tools to land better jobs, faster; improve or learn the computer and internet skills necessary to succeed in today’s market; prepare for specific careers with professional licensing and aptitude tests; master the art of interviewing for professional advancement, career change or workforce entry; refresh or dramatically improve or refresh basic skills in reading, writing and math; successfully prepare for the GED exam when working toward a high-school diploma .

World Book Advanced (

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World Book Advanced provides the full text of World Book Encyclopedia.  The online database also features primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related web sites.

WorldCat (OCLC) (;done=referer;FSIP)

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WorldCAT is the OCLC union catalog and contains more than 43 million record items. It covers thousands of subjects and includes records for items as far back as the 12th century. Materials covered in the catalog include: books, computer data files, computer programs, films, journals, magazines, manuscripts, musical scores, newspapers, slides, sound recordings, and videos. WorldCAT does not include individual article titles or stories in journals, magazines, newspapers, or book chapters. The database is updated daily.

WorldCat Dissertations and Theses (;done=referer;FSIP)

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WorldCat Dissertations and Theses is a catalog of dissertations, theses, and published materials based on theses and dissertations.  This catalog is created by OCLC member libraries worldwide and includes dissertations and theses in all subject areas.

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