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Top Databases

  • ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials

    Indexes journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all scholarly fields of religion. Article indexing starts 1949; 1975 for books.

  • Religion and Philosophy Collection

    Covers topics like world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, epistemology, ethics, political philosophy, philosophy of language and the history of philosophy.

  • Jewish Studies Source

    Jewish Studies Source offers a multidisciplinary view into the study of Jewish civilization from its historical origins to the present.

Additional Databases (alphabetical)

  • Academic Search Complete

    Covers all subject areas.  Has a mix of magazines and journals, including many that are peer-reviewed.

  • America History and Life

    Historical coverage of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present, containing citations and abstracts for materials published since 1964.

  • Early American Imprints Series I and II: 1639 - 1819 [Evans]

    Full text of over 70,000 books, pamphlets, and broadsides covering all aspects of American life from colonial times to the early 19th century.  It combines Evans (Series I and Supplement)  and Shaw-Shoemaker (Series II and Supplement).

  • Encyclopaedia of Islam

    Includes articles on all aspects of the Islamic World.  Our subscription is for the first, second, and third editions.

  • Gale Virtual Reference Library

    Searchable collection of reference books and encyclopedias in electronic format. Titles cover arts, biography, business, environment, history, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, science, and social science.

  • Historical Abstracts

    Covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) including world history, military history, women’s history, history of education, and more.

  • Iter Bibliography

    Citations for scholarship pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400 - 1700).  Journal articles, essays in books, books, disserations, and exhibition catalogues are indexed.

    To see if we have the materials, search our Ejournals and library catalog.


    Full-text of back issues of more than 100 scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Issues are entered on-line after having been published for 2-5 years.

  • Philosopher's Index

    Covers scholarly research in all major fields of philosophy. 

  • Project Muse

    Provides full-text access to a selection of prestigious humanities and social sciences journals.

  • Sabin Americana 1500-1926

    Based on the landmark bibliography by Sabin, this collection contains works about the Americas published throughout the world from 1500 to the early 20th century. Included are books, pamphlets, serials and other documents that provide original accounts of exploration, trade, colonialism, slavery and abolition, the western movement, Native Americans, military actions and much more.

  • Sociological Abstracts

    Abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social, behavioral and policy sciences.

  • Web of Science Core Collection (includes Citation Indexes)

    Indexes thousands of the most prestigious, high impact research journals in the world. Also has cited reference searching and ways to refine and analyze your search results. Includes three indexes: Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1975 to present), Social Sciences Citation Index (1900 to present), Science Citation Index Expanded (1899 to present). 

    Note:  Previously our subscription began social sciences coverage in 1956. Coverage now extends back to 1900 in the social sciences. 

    Besides the subject citation databases, the Web of Science Core Collection also includes: Book Citation Index (2005 to present), Conference Proceedings Citation Index (1990-present), Current Chemical Reactions, and Index Chemicus