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Academic Search Complete

Comprehensive and multi-disciplinary full text to over 7,100 journals (6,100 peer-reviewed) in many academic subject areas. Additional indexing and abstracting provided to more than 11,700 publications.

American Chemical Society Web Editions

ACS Publications provides full text, to over thirty leading peer-reviewed journals.

ATLA Religion with ATLA Serials

The premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion in major religion and theology journals. Coverage begins in 1949, but with indexing for some journals in the 19th Century. Full text to more than 266,000 articles and book reviews. ATLA is produced by the American Theological Library Association.

Books In Print® w/Reviews

Includes approximately 2.5 million bindings for books that are in print, forthcoming, or declared out-of-print or out-of-stock indefinitely since 1979, as well as more than 500,000 full text reviews. Also includes Books Out of Print.

Book Review Digest

Instant access to book reviews from over 100 American and Canadian periodicals. Concise, critical evaluations are culled from 115 selected journals in humanities, sciences and social sciences.

Business Source Complete

Searchable cited references for more than 1300 journals. Author profiles, financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses, and more.

Business Source Premier

Popular resource for business research. Provides full text 2,150 business journals covering marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics.

Choice Reviews

Reviews significant current books and electronic resources of interest to those in higher education. Publishes more than 6,500 reviews by subject experts each year.

CINAHL with Full Text

Best resource for nuring and allied health journals. Provides full text to over 600 journals and indexing and abstracting to 2900 journals in nursing and allied health.

College Source

Over 10,800 college or university catalogs in original page format.

Communication & Mass Media Complete

Communications specific indexing and full text of 380 journals in communication, mass media and other closely related fields. Indexing and abstracting of about 700 titles. Author profiles of most frequently sought authors in this database.

Credo Reference

Offering 516 hundred highly-regarded titles from over 70 publishers; Credo General Reference covers every major subject.

eBook --Formerly known NetLibrary

An excellent reference library that includes various university press electronic texts. Approximately 15,000 - 20,000 Online Books - Many of which are University Press publications.


Combines copyright security, full-text search, innovative reference tools and a rich collection of authoritative copyrighted content that includes books, journals, magazines, maps, and other publications. Requires downloaded reader to view materials.

Encyclopedia Britannica

Larger and More Up-To-Date Than Print Version. Use this general encyclopedia database to research full-text information before using specialized books or periodicals. Also provides an extensive listing of Internet resources.


ERIC (Education Resource Information Center) Includes full text to over 300,000 documents from educational journals and resources. Includes indexing to additional ERIC resources that may be in microfiche in the periodical room. (Ask for assistance if you need help).

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries. Searchable by subject or keywords within the entry.


Well researched information covering human impact and environmentmental issues. This collection includes scholarly, government and general interest titles. Full text for 4700 records. Includeds global warming, pollution, sustainable agriculture, energy resources and more.

Health Source: Consumer Edition

Search for consumer information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Full text for over 80 journals and full text for 130 full text reference books.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many nursing and allied health.medical disciplines, 441 are peer-reviewed. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for over 820 journals.

Highwire Press

Sciences journals archived at Stanford University. 218,000+ full text articles, many of which are free. Tables of contents for 200+ scientific journals in life sciences, medicine, physical sciences, and social sciences.

Hoover's Online Academic Library

Hoover's Online delivers comprehensive company, industry, and market intelligence that drives business growth. The database of 12 million companies, with in-depth coverage of 40,000 of the world's top business enterprises, is at the core of their business tools and services.

Humanities International Complete

Includes data from Humanities International Index plus unique full text content. Full text for more than 1030 journals.

International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text

This database contains over 60,000 journal articles, books, book chapters and dissertation abstracts. There are more than 150 ful-text journals and over 330 full-text books and monographs.

Issues And Controversies

A current issues reference database that combines objective analysis and clear explanations of opposing points of view. Print version of this resource also available in the reference collection.

JStor Scholarly Journal Archive

The Scholarly Journal Archive. Provides the complete archives of core scholarly journals starting with the very first issues.

Includes the following collections:

  • Arts & Sciences Complement
  • Arts & Sciences Sciences II Collection
  • Arts & Sciences Sciences III Collection
  • Arts & Sciences Sciences IV Collection
  • Business Collection
  • Ecology & Botany Collection
  • Health & General Sciences Collection
  • Language & Literature Collection
  • Mathematics & Statistics Collection

Literary Reference Center

Combines information from major respected reference works, books and literary journals. Full text for plot summaries and articles of literary criticism. Author biographies, literary journals, author biographies and much more. Includes encyclopedias of literature and much more.

MAS FullTEXT Ultra

Provides full text for nearly 460 general interest and current events magazines.

MasterFILE Premier

Provides full text for nearly 1,750 periodicals covering general interest subjects and reference in business, health, and much more. Includes full text for nealy 500 reference books.

Middle Search Plus

Provides full text for more than 140 popular magazines covering general topics appropriate for middle and jr. high school students. Contains primary source documents in American history and nearly 85,000 biographies.

Military & Government Collection

Contains current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals. Provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for more than 400 titles.

Naxos Music Library

Naxos Music Library is the most comprehensive collection of classical music available online. It includes the complete Naxos and Marco Polo catalogues of over 165,000 tracks, including Classical music, Jazz, World, Folk and Chinese music. Whilst listening, you can read notes on the works being played as well as biographical information on composers or artists in Naxos's extensive database.

Net Library--Now known as eBook through EBSCOhost

New York Times (Historical)

1851-2001. Full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.


NewsBank provides colleges and universities with unlimited Web-based access to the largest newspaper database in existence. Includes archives of The Oklahoman, Tulsa World, Shawnee News Star, and other Oklahoma newspapers. Also, provides access to other newspapers in the United States and current events.

Newspaper Source Plus

Includes 1520 full-text newspapers with articles from major world newspapers. Includes transcripts from major television and radio news sources.

The Oklahoman Newspaper Collection

The Oklahoman Newspaper Collection contains digital facsimiles of our 100+ years of rich newspaper history. You can browse the newspapers by date or search by keyword across articles, advertisements and photo captions. You can print, download, or e-mail individual articles. It is all just a few clicks away.

Primary Search

Provides full text for over 70 popular elementary school magazines, with many photos, maps and flags. Full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator. Includes American Heritage Children's Dictionary, 3rd ed.; Encyclopedia of Animals, Funk & Wagnallls New World Encyclopedia. Designed for the elementary school student.

Professional Development Collection

Provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 440 full text journals, designed for professional educators, librarians and education researchers. Contains nearly 520 high quality education journals (over 350 peer-reviewed). Provides abstracting and indexing from over 700 journals.

Project Muse

Covers the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and many others. Offers nearly 250 quality journal titles from 40 scholarly publishers.


From APA (American Psychological Association) database, PsychARTICLES provides articles from over 60 journals. Coverage extends to beginning of nearly all the journals, back to 1894.

Regional Business News

Provides full text for more than 80 regional business publications.

SocINDEX with Full Text

Comprehensive and high quality sociology research database. Contains extensive indexing encompassing the broad spectrum of sociological study and all sub-disciplines. Closely related areas of study include abortion, criminology, demography, ethnic & racial studies, gender studies, marriage & family, political sociology, religion, rural & urban sociology, social development, social psychology, social structure, social work, socio-cultural anthropology, sociological history, sociological research, sociological theory, substance abuse & other addictions, violence and many others.

SPORTDiscus with Full Text

Comprehensive source of full text for sports & sports medicine. Full text for more than 490 journals, (337 of these are unique to this database). Full-text coverage dating back to 1985 with no embargo.


Allows researchers to explore social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms. Use the dropdown menus for Current Events or Topics to easily locate relevant articles. TOPICsearch contains full text for over 60,000 articles from nearly 400 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers.

Value Line Investment Survey

The Value Line Investment Survey is one of the most widely used independent investment information services in the world. Its up-to-date, weekly issues are also a comprehensive reference that has something useful for virtually every investor. In breadth of coverage it is encyclopedic, covering some 1,700 equity issues.

World Almanac

Includes biographies, encyclopedia entries, facts, statistics.