• ABI/INFORM
    Features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as The Economist and Sloan Management Review, country-and industry-focused reports, and major news sources like the Wall Street Jo
  • Academic Search Complete
    Full text for 5,300+ scholarly publications covering all areas of academic studies.
  • America – History and Life
    Index and abstracts of literature covering the history and culture of the UNITED STATES and CANADA from prehistory to the present
  • ATLA – Catholic Periodical and Literature Index (CPLI)
    This database is now included in the ATLA Religion Database
  • ATLA Religion Database
    ** This now includes the CPLI -CATHOLIC PERIODICAL AND LITERATURE INDEX*** Contains journal articles, book reviews and collections of essays in all fields of religion. It also covers religious research in related fields such as sociology, anthropology, psychology, history, medicine, law and business.
  • CINAHL Plus with Full Text
    Index, abstracts, and full text of the literature of nursing and allied health.
  • EBSCO Databases
    Offers a variety of proprietary full text databases and popular databases from leading information providers.The comprehensive databases range from general reference collections to specially designed, subject-specific databases for public, academic, medical, corporate and school libraries.
  • Education Research Complete
    Index, abstracts and full text of articles and other publications in education research
  • ERIC (EBSCO)
    Educational Resources Information Center. EBSCO Interface.
  • Humanities International Complete
    Index, abstracts, and full text for journals, books and other resources in the humanities
  • JSTOR
    An online archive of multidiscipline journal articles in the most significant professional journals
  • LexisNexis Academic
    Now called Nexis Uni. Please see the “N” tab on the alphabetical list of databases to the find the new link. Full text news, business, legal, medical and reference information
  • Religion and Philosophy Collection
    Covers world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy
  • Nexis Uni (Formerly LexisNexis Academic)
    Nexis Uni features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790.
  • ABI/INFORM
    Features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as The Economist and Sloan Management Review, country-and industry-focused reports, and major news sources like the Wall Street Jo
  • Academic Search Complete
    Full text for 5,300+ scholarly publications covering all areas of academic studies.
  • African-American Poetry 1760-1900
    Part of the American and English Literature Collection. Use Search by Collection pull down menu to limit search to only African-American Poetry.
  • America – History and Life
    Index and abstracts of literature covering the history and culture of the UNITED STATES and CANADA from prehistory to the present
  • American & English Literature
    Full text of books and other sources of poetry, drama and prose originally published in print. Also includes 21 historic editions of the Bible in English
  • American Drama
    Part of the American and English Literature Collection
  • American Poetry 1600-1900
    Part of the American and English Literature Collection
  • APA Formatting and Style Guide – (OWL)
    Offered by Purdue University
  • Aristoteles Latinus Database
  • Art Full Text
    Index, abstracts, and full text for articles in art.
  • ATLA – Catholic Periodical and Literature Index
    This database is now included in the ATLA Religion Database
  • ATLA – Catholic Periodical and Literature Index (CPLI)
    This database is now included in the ATLA Religion Database
  • ATLA Religion Database
    ** This now includes the CPLI -CATHOLIC PERIODICAL AND LITERATURE INDEX*** Contains journal articles, book reviews and collections of essays in all fields of religion. It also covers religious research in related fields such as sociology, anthropology, psychology, history, medicine, law and business.
  • ATLA Serials
  • Avalon Project
    Digital transcripts of documents relevant to the fields of Law, History, Economics, Politics, Diplomacy and Government.Sponsored by Yale Law School
  • Avalon Project – Medieval Documents 400 – 1399
    Digital transcripts of documents relevant to the fields of Law, History, Economics, Politics, Diplomacy and Government.Sponsored by Yale Law School
  • Avalon Project 19th Century Documents 1800 -1899
    Digital transcripts of documents relevant to the fields of Law, History, Economics, Politics, Diplomacy and Government.Sponsored by Yale Law School
  • Avalon Project 20th Century Documents 1900 – 1999
    Digital transcripts of documents relevant to the fields of Law, History, Economics, Politics, Diplomacy and Government.Sponsored by Yale Law School

Databases B

Databases C

Databases D

Databases E

  • Early American Fiction
    Part of the American and English Literature Collection
  • EBSCO Databases
    Offers a variety of proprietary full text databases and popular databases from leading information providers.The comprehensive databases range from general reference collections to specially designed, subject-specific databases for public, academic, medical, corporate and school libraries.
  • EBSCO e-books
  • Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare
    Part of the American and English Literature Collection
  • Educational Films and Documentaries
    Contains full-length educational films and documentaries covering a wide variety of subjects from two distributors, Ambrose Video and Films for the Humanities and Sciences. Formerly known as The Digital Video Collection.
  • Education Full Text
    This full-text database covers key areas of education and related fields of study. Education Full Text is an essential source for education research and is ideal for education students, professionals and policy makers.
  • Education Research Complete
    Index, abstracts and full text of articles and other publications in education research
  • Eighteenth Century Fiction
    Part of the American and English Literature Collection
  • Electronic Book Center (OhioLINK)
    Thousands of scholarly and reference e-books covering the humanities, sciences and social sciences
  • Electronic Journal Center (OhioLINK)
    Full text of 7000+ research journals
  • Electronic Theses and Dissertations Center (OhioLINK)
    Online theses and dissertations from Ohio graduate students
  • Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Routledge)
  • English Poetry 600-1900
    Part of the American and English Literature Collection
  • English Prose Drama
    Part of the American and English Literature Collection
  • English Verse Drama
    Part of the American and English Literature Collection
  • Environment Complete
    Over 750 full-text domestic and international journals in agriculture, ecosystem ecology, renewable energy sources, marine and freshwater science, environmental law, pollution and waste management, urban planning and topics related to the environment.
  • ERIC (EBSCO)
    Educational Resources Information Center. EBSCO Interface.
  • ERIC (OhioLINK)
    Educational Resources Information Center. OSearch Interface. Index and abstracts of articles, books, and documents covering education research and practice
  • Explora for Primary Schools
    Explora for Primary Schools is a colorful, mobile-friendly search for students in grades K-5. Explora provides an easy to use interface to find magazine articles, pictures, and encyclopedias. Searching is organized by topic, and topic overviews are available for many subjects.
    This resource was previously known as Kids Search.

Databases F

  • Factiva
    Use of this database is limited to three simultaneous users, so please log off when you’re finished.
  • Film & Television Literature Index
    Index, abstracts, and full text of articles related to film and television.
    (You may need to sign in with your name and library barcode number)
  • Franciscan Tradition
    Search the foundational documents of the Franciscan tradition. Registration to use these documents is free.
  • Fuente Academica
    Provides scholarly journal articles in Spanish covering many academic areas including business & economics, medical sciences, political science, law, computer science, library & information sciences, literature, linguistics, history, philosophy and theology. This database covers 260 scholarly Spanish language journals from respected publishers worldwide.

Databases G

  • Garden, Landscape and Horticulture Index
    A resource for access to articles about gardens and plants. Topics include horticulture, botany, garden and landscape design & history, ecology, plant and garden conservation, garden management, and horticultural therapy.
  • Gender Studies Database
    GSD covers the full spectrum of gender-engaged scholarship inside and outside academia
  • Global Legal Information Catalog
    The Global Legal Information Catalog includes information about publications which reprint the laws and regulations of multiple jurisdictions on a particular legal topic.
  • GPO Monthly Catalog
    A catalog of U.S. government documents from 1976 to the present. The database describes Congressional reports, hearings, debates and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments. It contains records on all subjects of interest to the U.S. government.
  • Graduate Exams – Practice Tests
    Online practice tests for graduate entrance exams, like the GRE and GMAT, are available to you through the Ohio Means Jobs website. Here’s how to find and access the test you need.
  • GreenFILE
    Offers well-researched but accessible information covering all aspects of human impact on the environment.

Databases H

Databases I

Databases J-K

Journal of Chemical Education

JSTOR
An online archive of multidiscipline journal articles in the most significant professional journals

Databases L

Databases M

  • MasterFILE Premier
    Index, abstracts, and full text covering nearly all subjects including general reference, business, health, and much more. Designed for a general (as opposed to academic) audience
  • MAS Ultra – School Edition
    Index, abstracts, and full text for popular high school magazines
  • MathSciNet
    Index and summaries of articles and books on mathematical research
  • MedicLatina
    A unique collection of medical research and investigatory journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers. This Spanish language database contains full text for 130 peer-reviewed medical journals in native Spanish
  • MEDLINE (PubMed)
    PubMed indexes articles in a broad range of preclinical and clinical disciplines. It is the version of MEDLINE that the National Library of Medicine makes available for free, and contains a collection of newer articles that are not yet indexed and included in other versions of MEDLINE
  • MEDLINE with Full Text
    A comprehensive index for medical journals and provides full text for more than 1,370 journals
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print
    Provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments with coverage from Volume 9 to the present
  • Middle Search Plus
    Index, abstracts, and full text for popular middle school magazines
  • MLA 2009 Formatting and Style Guide – (OWL)
  • MLA Directory of Periodicals
    Journals and series from the Master List of Periodicals of the MLA International Bibliography
  • MLA International Bibliography
    Index to books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics
  • Monumenta Germaniae Historica
  • Morningstar

Databases N

Databases P

  • Papal Encyclicals Online
    Papal encyclicals and other official documents of the Catholic Church
  • Papers First
    Index of papers presented at conferences
  • Past Masters
    Links to the works of Aquinas, Aristotle, Ayer, Berkely, Hegel, Hume, Locke, Plato, Saint Francis and the Continental Rationalists.
  • Philosopher’s Index
    Indexing and abstracts from books and journals of philosophy and related fields such as ethics, aesthetics, social and political philosophy as well as the philosophy of law, religion, science, history, education and language
  • Philosophy Documentation Center
    Database includes these titles:
    American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly (Vol. 64, 1990, through current issue)
    Augustinian Studies
    International Philosophical Quarterly (Vol. 1, 1961, through current issue)
    The Journal of Philosophy (Vol. 18, 1921, through current issue)
    The Journal of Philosophy, Psychology and Scientific Methods (Vol. 1-17, 1904-1920, complete collection)
    The Modern Schoolman (Vol. 1-89, 1925-2012, complete collection)
    The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly (Vol. 1, 2001, through current issue)
    The New Scholasticism (Vol. 1-63, 1927-1989, complete collection)
    Philosophical Studies of the American Catholic Philosophical Association (Vol. 1-3, 1938-1952, complete collection)
    Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association (Vol. 1, 1926, through current issue)
    Quaestiones Disputatae
    Res Philosophica (Vol. 90, 2013, through current issue)
  • Praxis Tests
    Click on this link, then write “Praxis” in the search box at the top of the left hand column to find 24 practice Praxis exams
  • Primary Search
    Index, abstracts, and full text for popular elementary school magazines
  • Proceedings First
    Index of conference proceedings
  • Professional Development Collection
    Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles
  • ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source
    Full Text of leading nursing and related publications
  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
    Index, abstracts and full text covering topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology and observational and experimental methods
  • PsycINFO
    Provides abstracts and citations to the scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences. – NOT AVAILABLE OFF CAMPUS
  • PsycTESTS
    Professionally indexed, the PsycTESTS® database is an extensive collection of items associated with psychological measures, scales, surveys, and other instruments essential to the research needs of professionals, students, and educators across the behavioral and social sciences. PsycTESTS helps researchers easily find scales and measures for their own use
  • PubMed
    Archive of life science journals sponsored by the National Institutes of Health

Databases R

Databases S

  • Safari Books Online (on the O’Reilly Safari Learning Platform)
    Safari Books Online provides electronic books and videos in computer science, information technology, business and related fields from O’Reilly and other IT and business publishers. Note that users will be asked to enter their institutional (.edu) email address to access the site.
  • SAGE Stats
    SAGE Stats is a data download and visualization tool hosting social science data about U.S. states, counties, cities, and metropolitan statistical areas from more than 150 different government and non-government sources. It spans topics like employment, crime, religion, and education. The data series are standardized allowing you to easily find, compare, visualize, and export.
  • Science Citation Index Expanded (ISI Web of Science)
    Index, abstracts, and cited references for articles in the sciences
  • SciFinder
    Database for the chemical literature, indexing journal articles and patent records (and other document types), as well as chemical substances and reactions.
  • You must be registered – See SciFinder New User Registration – Use your Franciscan email. https://scifinder.cas.org/registration/index.html?corpKey=8A938B32X86F35055X10E27E1B20EC8834AD
  • SciFinder – New user registration
  • Small Business Reference Center
    Offers exclusive full text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics. It includes business videos, a help and advice section and details on how to create business plans.
  • Social Sciences Citation Guide (ISI Web of Science)
    Index, abstracts, and cited references for articles in the social sciences
  • Social Work Abstracts
    Covers more than 450 social work and human services journal dating back to 1965
  • SocINDEX with Full Text
    Contains full text for 777 journals dating back to 1908, as well as full text for 820 books and monographs and full text for 13,000+ conference papers
  • Sociological Collection
    Provides coverage of more than 500 full text journals, including nearly 500 peer-reviewed titles
  • SPORTDiscus with Full Text
    Comprehensive bibliographic database covering 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, health, health education, biomechanics, movement science, injury prevention rehabilitation, physical therapy, nutrition, exercise physiology, sport & exercise psychology, recreation, leisure studies, tourism, allied health, occupational health & therapy, public health and more
  • Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Databases T

  • Mental Measurements Yearbook
    A comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. MMY 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)
  • T. S. Eliot – Complete Works
  • Thesaurus Linguae Graecae
    You must create an account with your franciscan.edu email address for access to the Full Corpus.
  • The Thomist
  • TOPICsearch
    Full text covering social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today’s classrooms

Databases V

  • Vente et Gestion
    French language business journals
  • Very Short Introductions
    Very Short Introductions offer concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas and also serve as a bridge between reference content and higher academic work. All titles provide intelligent and serious introductions to a huge range of subjects, written by experts in the field who combine facts, analysis, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make challenging topics highly readable.
  • Vetus Latina
  • Vital Speeches of the Day
    This link takes you directly to the Vital Speeches of the Day publication.
    Click on “search within this publication” to find the speech you need.
  • Vocational and Career Collection
    Index, abstracts, and full text for 350 trade and industry related periodicals

Databases W

  • Women’s Studies International
    Covers the core disciplines in Women’s Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research from 1972 and earlier to the present
  • World Book Encyclopedias
    More than 1.3 million pages of primary source documents, books, documents, selections fully integrated with the encyclopedia content. Research and teaching tools include timelines, citation builder, and saved research. Includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related websites. Included resources are: World book kids. World book student. World book advanced. Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos. Gran Enciclopedia Hispanica. L’Encyclopedie Decouverte. Early world of learning. Timelines.
  • WorldCat
    Contains more than 43 million records describing books and other items owned by libraries around the world
  • WorldCat Dissertations and Theses
    Catalog of dissertations, theses and published material based on theses, worldwide