Research Databases By Title

Contains more than 8,000 full text journals with more than 11,000 peer-reviewed titles with extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and more; Includes full-text coverage for The New York Times since 1985 and The Times and Financial Times with thousands of podcasts and transcripts from NPR and CNN and as well as Elsevier abstracts since 1996.

This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 3,100 journals, including full text for nearly 2,700 peer-reviewed titles.

An online collection of more than 5,600 titles of high quality in the humanities and related social sciences in collaboration with thirty learned societies, over 100 university press publishers, and the Michigan Publishing division at the University of Michigan Library.

A trusted source for patient drug information with more than 1,000 drug information monographs. Written for consumers, it is published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists; updated monthly.

Content for complementary and alternative medicine for health care & wellness. Includes full text articles for more than 50 international journals, original research and book excerpts. Indexing and abstracts begins in 1984.

Full-text content, updated twice weekly, from peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology from the American Psychological Association (APA), containing more than 200,000 articles from over 100 journals; coverage includes all journal articles, book reviews, letters to the editor, and errata from each journal from 1894 to present. Indexing is with controlled vocabulary from APA's Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms®.

Current scholarly and professional titles published by the American Psychological Association (APA) and other distinguished publishers; with 60,000 chapters in PDF from over 4,000 per-reviewed books; includes 2,800 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. Use the controlled vocabulary from APA's Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms® for enhanced searching.

The primary index from the American Psychological Association (APA), containing more than 4.8 million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, all in behavioral science and mental health; includes information about the psychological aspects of related fields dating as far back as the early 1600s. 99 percent of material is peer-reviewed from more than 2,500 periodicals; Use the controlled vocabulary from APA's Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms® for enhanced searching.

Serves as a repository for tests from many fields including thousands of actual test instruments and test items; Updated monthly with tests dating back as far as 1896. Produced by the American Psychological Association (APA).

OCLC index of articles from the table of contents pages of journals from 1990 to present covering more than 16,000 sources from 1990 to the present in the areas of business, science, humanities, social sciences, medicine, technology, and popular culture.

Includes over 5 million pages from the late 1200s through the 1893 World Parliament of Religions. Content shows social, political and economic life during this historical time of the world; includes many volumes in Aramaic, Arabic, Greek, and Hebrew and documents the recovery of languages used during the biblical era.

Consists of around 15,000 titles published from 1894 through 1923; includes material about understanding Eastern religions, shifts in religious identification of Americans and in non-western religions. Includes content on the evangelical movement, debates in science & religion, missionary activities, biographies of theologians, and Native Americans and their religion.

Includes full text content from over 360 journals, with 430,000+ book reviews, and indexing from 2,375 journals in all fields of religion beginning in 1949 to the present. Offers nearly 3 million records; updated regularly.

A small collection of classic Christian books available for streaming or download from authors like Oswald Chambers, E.M. Bounds, C. S. Lewis, George MacDonald, D.L. Moody, Andrew Murray, A.W. Pink, Hannah W. Smith, and R. A. Torrey.

Includes information on the world's most influential people with more than 500,000 individuals; contains current historical information, multi-media content like images, videos and magazines and newspapers; users search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.

Provides access to a wide range of biological topics including some of the most popular information resources for users in academic, government and public research environments. Coverage since 1992 with full text to over 325 titles.

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.

A trusted source since 1768 on every topic imaginable; includes timelines, multimedia, and headlines from The New York Times and BBC as well as access to World Data Analyst Online [WDAO contains current and historical data on 217 countries].

Access over 3 million rights-cleared images for non-commercial, educational use from over 50 of the best collections in the world, including: The Bridgeman Art Gallery, Dorling Kindersley Images, Getty Images, the National Portrait Gallery of London, the National Geographic Society, Oxford Scientific and more.

Full text coverage for over 1,000 business, management and economics journals with indexing and abstracting to over 5,100 titles; includes publications covering topics such as accounting & tax, banking, electronics, finance, insurance, international business, management, marketing, sales, technology, etc. 10,000 substantial company profiles from Datamonitor are also included.

More than 3,000 Cambridge University Press ebooks plus new titles to come covering the social sciences especially in Communication, Film, History, Management, Mass Media, Sociology, & Psychology.

Currently offers nearly 400 eBooks from trusted printed volumes published since the 1960's through 2018; value added to nearly any aspect of historical research; includes extensive bibliographic reference linking and personal archives; subjects include ancient history, American history, histories of Africa, Britain, China, India, Iran, Latin America and more, English literature, Judaism, literature, philosophy, and religion.

Indexing for more than 160 publications with articles and reviews from an evangelical viewpoint including science, literature, medicine, music, philosophy, history, sociology, nursing, and education. Indexing for most titles from 1976 to the present. To see a list of titles that are indexed click here.

Cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 620 journals, and selected coverage of nearly 200 more, including full text for 350 journals in the communication studies field.

The Coronavirus Research Database brings together trusted content from journals, preprints, conference proceedings, dissertations and more related to COVID-19 and other coronaviruses. This database brings together not only content from open-access journals, but also pre-prints and additional content being made freely available by major publishers from around the world. This versatile content set is designed to help students, researchers, and health care professionals investigate answers to pressing questions arising in the wake of the pandemic. The database will continue to grow as more is learned and new content is published.

An online reference service covering every major subject from the world's best publishers of reference; currently includes full text entries from over 800 reference books.

Full text database of scholarly journals published by major Korean academic societies and research institutions.

Over 10,700 free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals (6,597 searchable at the article level) including over 2,000,000 articles in all subjects and languages from over 136 countries.

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.

OpenDissertations is an open-access database built to assist researchers in locating both historic and contemporary dissertations and thesis. It incorporates EBSCO’s previously released American Doctoral Dissertations, and features additional dissertation metadata contributed by select colleges and universities from around the world. Providing researchers with citations to graduate research across a span of time, from the early 20th century to the present, this database will continue to grow through regular updates and new partnerships with graduate degree-granting institutions.

Indexing and abstracting to over 5,400 scholarly journals from 1995 to present in a variety of subject areas including agriculture, anthropology, business, education, the fine arts, geography, history, language, literature, medicine, philosophy, psychology, science, religion, and technology.

The Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception (EBR) is a multi-faceted reference work which covers biblical and religious topics as well as their reception in an array of religious, cultural and academic disciplines and fields. Its content is the result of an interdisciplinary approach, transcending a purely theological perspective, to include fields ranging from classical, literary and religious studies to archaeology, music, visual arts and film. In addition, the encyclopedia is interreligious (Judaism, Christianity, Islam and other religions) from the aspect of both its content and its authors.

Indexing with some full text to the world's largest source of education information, containing abstracts of documents and journal articles on education research and practice; descriptions and evaluations of programs, research reports and surveys, curriculum and teaching guides, instructional materials, position papers and resource materials.

A valuable index for libraries, scholars and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas. This database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.

The Films on Demand resource includes quality and relevance web streaming titles for Business & Economics and Humanities & Social Science collections. Subject areas include: anthropology, business communication, counseling, criminal Justice, economics, education, English, history, law, philosophy, psychology, and religion.

The Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia database, designed for children and adults, indexes over 25,000 records covering a variety of topics.

The Theological Journal Library (TJL) contains the full text of 36 conservative, scholarly, evangelical journals including but not limited to Bibliotheca Sacra, Central Bible Quarterly, Detroit Baptist Seminary Journal, Grace Theological Journal, Journal of Dispensational Theology, Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, Masters Seminary Journal, and Tyndale Bulletin (1 year embargo).

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

Gale Literary Sources integrates full-text literary content with metadata and subject indexing and provides workflow tools to analyze information. You can research authors and their works, literary movements and genres. Search across your library's Literature databases to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews.

Includes more than 300 of our books to read and download for free. Getty Publications produces award-winning titles that result from or complement the work of the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Conservation Institute, and the Getty Research Institute. This wide variety of books covers the fields of art, photography, archaeology, architecture, conservation, and the humanities for both the general public and specialists.

Indexing since 1976 to all types of U.S. government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates and records, judiciary materials and documents issued by executive departments (Defense, State, Labor, Office of the President, etc.).

Comprised of scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports, GreenFILE offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology. Drawing on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Indexing and abstracting for 612,000+ records as well as open access full-text for over 9,100 records.

Contains consumer health information with 80 full text from consumer health magazines, full text for current, health-related pamphlets and more than 130 health reference books, covering topics such as AIDS, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, aging, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, women's health, etc.

Full text access to over 500 journals with indexing and abstracting to over 800 journals all focusing on varied medical disciplines with a strong coverage of nursing and allied health.

Contains indexing and abstract information for many types of content, contexts, and time periods. From journals and monographs to primary source materials, the content ranges from the sixteenth century to the present, and comes from a diverse group of academic publishers and institutions, including many university presses, scholarly associations, and libraries. Full text is available for journal content published prior to 1923 in the United States and prior to 1870 elsewhere.

Multidisciplinary database containing information about Korean history/geography, literature, art, philosophy, social science, natural science, culture, etc.

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

Indexing for more than 580 core journals, more than 50 priority journals, and 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings with subject coverage of librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

Current and comprehensive online literature criticism, biographical information, reviews and reference, including more than 75,000 critical essays, 1 million full text articles from more than 450 full-text academic journals and literary reviews, more than 145,000 author biographies and 10,000 interviews with contemporary writers.

Covering world literature and authors throughout history including over 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays; also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more!

Contains full text for more than 500 popular, high school magazines; also contains 360+ reference books and an Image Collection of more than one million photos, maps & flags. Designed specifically for high school libraries.

Indexing and abstracting to Index Medicus, Index to Dental Literature, and International Nursing Index from 1950 to present.

Includes over 3,000 contemporary testing instruments with information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within subject areas psychology, education, business, and leadership; coverage from first edition in 1938 to current edition with over 10,000 full-text reviews.

Full text database with information on chemicals, drugs and biologicals; contains over 11,500 monographs including historic records not available in the print edition; updated regularly.

Full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals, indexing and abstracting 400+ journals; designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government.

A detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA), dating back to the 1920s and containing over 2.5 million citations from more than 5,000 journals & series, and 1,000 book publishers. Subjects consist of literature, language and linguistics, folklore, literary theory & criticism, dramatic arts, as well as the historical aspects of printing and publishing with listings on rhetoric and composition and the history, theory and practice of teaching language and literature.

NDLTD is an international organization of major research universities and associations dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination and preservation of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs). You can search more than 200,000 ETDs, a significant number of which are freely available in full-text and can be viewed online.

Cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 national (U.S.) and international newspapers and selective full text for more than 330 regional (U.S.) newspapers with full text television & radio news transcripts.

A union catalog of more than 30 million records representing digital resources from more than 1,500 contributors.

A multidisciplinary, 100% full-text database including subject areas such as: art, applied science & technology, biology & agriculture, education, general science, humanities, social science, & business; contains more than 3,100 publications, many of which are peer reviewed.

OpenThesis is a free repository of theses, dissertations, and other academic documents, coupled with powerful search, organization, and collaboration tools.

Includes the hottest social issues of the day; contains pro/con viewpoint essays, topic overviews, court-case overviews, statistical tables, charts and graphs with more than 300 primary source documents; OVIC contains more than 700 Greenhaven, Gale, Macmillan Reference and Charles Scribner’s Sons full text titles. Updated daily.

OverDrive is a service offered by the SDCC & SCS Library that lets you borrow digital content such as eBooks and audiobooks anytime, anywhere. Every OverDrive collection is slightly different because each library picks and curates the digital content that is provided. You can access eBooks through your web browser or through the OverDrive App available from the Apple Apps Store, Google Play Store or the Windows Store.

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

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words, past and present, from across the English-speaking world.

An OCLC index of papers presented at conferences worldwide; includes all published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meetings received by The British Library Document Supply Centre with over 6.5 million records since 1993.

The PILOTS bibliographic database, covering the Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress, is produced at the headquarters of the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in White River Junction, Vermont. The PILOTS database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Its goal is to include citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations, and to offer both current and retrospective coverage.

Provides full text of open access dissertations and theses at no cost; view the complete text in PDF format.

Contains full text for more than 80 popular elementary school magazines; designed specifically for elementary school children.

An OCLC index of worldwide conference proceedings; includes all published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre with nearly 200,000 records since 1993.

Indexing and abstracting from the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses in the Humanities and Social Sciences, including 24-page previews where available.

Full text access to more than 540 titles with abstracting and indexing for more than 650 titles; includes a wide range of topics from leading psychology and psychosomatic publications including clinical and social psychology, and related subjects such as: genetics, psychology of business and economics, communication, criminology, addiction, neurology, social welfare, etc. It also includes 4,000 full text dissertations.

100 web streaming titles of master therapists conducting actual psychotherapy sessions. Learn from experts by watching leading practitioners of the field. Includes training sessions applicable for psychotherapy, counseling, social work and more.

Designed to complement other databases and collections, this database brings together or links to full text for publicly available scholarly content from a number of different sources from around the world. It includes content from major subject repositories such as arXiv as well as open access journals. Content includes journal articles, pre-prints, books, conference papers and reports.

Index of varied subjects since 1890; Library Journal lists it as one of the “50 Best Reference Sources for the Millennium.” More than 3 million articles from 375 leading magazines creating a detailed account of U.S. culture and history.

Full text coverage for 106 regional U.S. and Canadian business publications including newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, trade publications, magazines and newswires since 1990.

Indexing with abstracts for projects and theses from over 100 Doctor of Ministry (DMin), Doctor of Missiology (DMiss) and Doctor of Educational Ministry (DEdMin) programs accredited by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS); includes links to records for schools that participate in the Theological Research Exchange Network; over 11,100 records since 1981 covering all areas of pastoral theology.

Multidisciplinary resource with a diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers with indexing for more than 5,000 titles and 3,500 full-text journals across a wide range of subject areas, including business, education, health & medical, history, law, literature & language, political science, and psychology containing coverage since 1971.

This database incorporates compilations of missions-related dissertations published in the July 1983, July 1993, and July 2003 issues of the International Bulletin of Missionary Research, and other dissertations published since 1900; also includes dissertations dealing with Christianity outside the West. Includes English-language doctoral dissertations without regard to country of origin.

Full text access to over 900 Sage Journal titles; also includes Sage Deep Backfile which contains full text coverage for titles going back to Volume 1 Issue 1. Represents one of the largest lists in the humanities and social sciences. Other subject areas include: business, communication, education, history, kinesiology, psychology, science, and religion.

SAGE believes in the power of the social and behavioral sciences to convert the best medical research into policies, practices, and procedures to improve – and even save – lives. This collection includes the latest medical research from SAGE related to the virus as well as top social and behavioral research to help individuals, communities, and leaders make the best decisions on dealing with the outbreak and its consequences.

A full-text collection of over 4,000 of Sage's highest rated eBooks, handbooks and encyclopedias covering a range of subjects.

Well-respected sociology research database featuring more than 2.3 million records with subject headings from a 28,000+ term sociological thesaurus designed by subject experts and expert lexicographers. Contains full text for nearly 900 journals and full text for more than 850 books and monographs.

This collection of theses and dissertations is from the Bible and Theology and Behavioral Sciences programs at Southern California Seminary starting in 2010.

A full-text, comprehensive sport, fitness and related disciplines resource from magazines, books, book chapters and conference proceedings. Full text for 530+ journal titles dating back to 1985. Subjects include biomechanics, drugs, exercise, kinesiology, movement science, nutrition, occupational health & therapy, physical fitness, physical therapy, rehabilitation, sports & exercise psychology, coaching & education, and sports medicine.

SpringerLink delivers fast, accurate access to the depth and breadth of our online collection of Science, Technology and Medicine and Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) books, journals, reference works and protocols covering a vast range of disciplines.

Statista is an online portal providing data on the global digital economy, industrial sectors, consumer markets, public opinion, media, demography and macroeconomic trends. Quantitative data from 425 economic sectors in 50 countries are provided with a range of infographic tools for analysis and visualisation. Statista consolidates statistical data on over 80,000 topics from more than 22,500 sources.

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.

Indexing and abstracting to over 280 titles from the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals, periodicals, and books; provides coverage on key education topics such as assessment, continuing education, current pedagogical research, curriculum development, instructional media, language arts, literacy standards, science & mathematics, and more.

A library of over 28,800 theological thesis/dissertation titles representing research from as many as 137 different institutions. TREN also makes available conference papers presented at annual meetings of several academic societies.

Access to over 5,000 academic eBooks on one of the world's most extensive multidisciplinary collections of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. Featuring a clean and easy-to-use interface, this online service provides intuitive navigation, enhanced discoverability, expanded functionalities and a range of personalization and alerting options.

The leading OCLC bibliographic database (library catalog) in the world includes books, internet resources, journals, newspapers, magazines, computer data files, computer programs, manuscripts, archival material, films, maps, musical scores, MP3s, slides, sound recordings, DVDs and videotapes from over 16,500 member institutions representing 170 countries. Includes information about which libraries own specific titles.

OCLC catalog of dissertations and theses available in OCLC member libraries, including all subjects; includes over 8 million records; updated daily.