Research Databases

Research Databases

Research Databases By Title

An online collection of more than 4,700 books of high quality in the humanities and related social sciences, accessible through institutional subscription. These titles are offered by the ACLS in collaboration with thirty learned societies, over 100 contributing publishers, and the Michigan Publishing division at the University of Michigan Library.

Presents more than 15,000 titles from 13th century through the 1893 World Parliament of Religions. The historical time period of the collections reflects upon a time of great doctrinal, social and organizational change. Includes many volumes in Aramaic, Arabic, Greek, Hebrew and other languages, documenting the recovery of languages used during the biblical era and provides an in-depth view of the way that interest in, and knowledge of biblical languages emerged during the 19th century.

Consists of nearly 15,000 titles published from 1894 through 1923. It presents a comprehensive picture of religion in America at the turn of the century. Subjects addressed include the conflict between religion and science, the growing interest in Eastern religions and other world religions, and significant shifts in the religious identification of Americans.

A small collection of classic Christian books available for streaming or download.

Brill is a publishing house with a rich history and a strong international focus. Brill’s publications focus on the Humanities and Social Sciences, International Law and selected areas in the Sciences. The SDC & SCS Library provides access to 5 religious eBook collections from Brill, including: Asian Studies, Biblical Studies - Ancient Near East & Early Christianity, Classical Studies, Middle East & Islamic Studies, and Religious Studies Theology and Philosophy. Using the Brill interface you can search the entire Brill titles that are available, items we do not own can be requested via interlibrary loan.

Cambridge Core is a brand new platform for Cambridge University Press's academic content. Book and journal content has been brought together for the first time on Cambridge Core: a sophisticated, high-performance replacement for Cambridge Journals Online and Cambridge Books Online. The new online platform has been designed to help readers and researchers to make fast and easy journeys to a vast range of valuable content. Cambridge Histories Online titles as well as individual eBook titles are available through this platform. Search SDC & SCS Library holdings only or expand to search the entire Cambridge Core collection.

Currently offers over 300 eBooks from trusted printed volumes published since the 1960's through 2012; value added to nearly any aspect of historical research; includes extensive bibliographic reference linking and personal archives; CHO covers many subject areas including American history, British history, music, philosophy, religion, literary studies, history of science, literature, and theatre studies and performing arts.

Contains over 125,000 titles from a large selection of multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter. Includes leading university presses such as Oxford University Press, State University of New York Press, Cambridge University Press, University of California Press, MIT Press, Harvard University Press and more. Additional academic publishers include Elsevier Ltd., Taylor & Francis Ltd, Sage Publications, Ltd. and John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

You need credible content from authoritative, scholarly sources. eBook Central delivers, with breadth and depth of eBooks from scholarly sources, including University Presses and other top publishers. Includes full-text access to over 140,000 eBooks. eBook Central is designed with mobile in mind. Access the site from your tablet or phone, and download eBooks for offline reading.

Electronic book collection of over 13,300 titles representing many subject areas including - American history, sociology, medical science, business, literature, education computer science, technology, psychology and religion. Search the library’s entire e-book collection through the library catalog.

Contains over 435 reference eBooks including subjects such as business, education, history, law, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, nation & world, religion, social science and technology.

Provides information for library materials by author, title, subject, keyword, and phrase. Books, e-books, and web streaming are just a few formats available.

OverDrive is an eBook service offered by the SDC & SCS Library that lets you borrow digital content (like eBooks and audiobooks) anytime, anywhere. Every OverDrive collection is slightly different because each library picks and curates the digital content that is provided.

All you need to get started with free digital content is an Internet connection and your SDC or SCS username/password.

Electronic book database of more than 55,000 chapters in PDF from over 3,500 books published by APA and other distinguished publishers; includes 2,600 classic books of landmark historical impact in psychology dating from the 1600s and more than 1,500 authored entries from the APA/Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Psychology. It is indexed with controlled vocabulary from APA's Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms®. Search the library’s entire e-book collection through the library catalog.

A full-text collection of over 400 of Sage's highest rated handbooks and encyclopedias covering a range of subjects.

Largest majority of ebooks owned by the library are published from 2005 – 2010 in subjects such as astronomy, biomedical & life sciences, chemistry, earth science, medicine, and physics as well as behavioral sciences, business, humanities, and social sciences.

Provides content in subjects relevant to the SDC community from several prominent academic publishers, including Taylor & Francis, Routledge, CRC Press, Psychology Press, Garland Science & Focal Press.