Research Tools

Research Databases

Nearly all of our databases are from EBSCOhost, exceptions are: Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), ProQuest, and Google Scholar.

Off-Campus Access

You will need your 14 digit library issued barcode. Some online classes have their own special access code.

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Databases

The easiest way to find articles is through the Library’s homepage search box. Make sure you select “Search Everything.” For patrons who prefer individual databases, the list below is a good place to start.

EBSCO Discovery Service

Online Videos

Other Resources

Looking for new research from educational institutions outside the USA? Try DOAJ. Make Google Scholar more useful by adding Library Links to your Google profile. WorldCat is a useful database for identifing which library owns a particular resource.

eBooks

To print sections of an eBook you will need to sign-up for a free MyEBSCOhost account and an EBook Central account. You are also required to download Adobe Digital Editions to read offline. For help with Adobe Digital Editions visit Adobe’s Digital Editions Support page.

Adobe Digital Editions