Databases by Title

Below is an alphabetical list of research databases providing access to articles, book reviews, books, and other information. If you are off-campus you will be required to login using your Royal Username and Password. Databases with the Vivaonly image are available through EMU’s participation in VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia.

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Academic Search Complete
A multi-disciplinary database covering everything from the humanities, social sciences, general sciences and more. ASC provides full-text coverage of over 5,500 periodicals.
Access Science
Articles from the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology 10th edition; Research Updates from the McGraw-Hill Yearbooks of Science & Technology as well as other resources
Access World News
This comprehensive news collection is ideal for exploring issues and events at the local, regional, national and international level. Its diverse source types include print and online-only newspapers, blogs, newswires, journals, broadcast transcripts and videos. Use it to explore a specific event or to compare a wide variety of viewpoints on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities and people. Content is easily searched and sorted through an intuitive, map-based interface.
African American Newspapers, 1827-1997
Provides online access to approximately 270 U.S. newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience.
Alt HealthWatch Vivaonly
This database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.
Alternative Press Center’s Online Directory
A listing of titles indexed in Alternative Press Index including links to their websites.
ArticleFirst Vivaonly
An index of articles from the content pages of journals. Covers a broad range of subjects.
ARTSTOR — On Campus Access
ARTstor is a digital library of images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences
ARTSTOR — Off Campus Access
ARTstor is a digital library of images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences.
Associates Programs Source
Covers topics such as accounting, agricultural sciences, child care services, culinary arts, forestry, food service management, graphic arts, hospitality management, interior design, & journalism.
ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials
Covers the areas of theology and religion.


BioOne Vivaonly
Provides full-text access to bioscience research journals. Search the index & abstracts of BioOne
Provides industry financial analysis and market research.
Blackwell Synergy Vivaonly now available through Wiley Online Library
Provides full-text access to journals in all subject areas published by Blackwell.
Business Source Complete Vivaonly
Provides access to journals in the area of business and management as well as non-journal content such as case studies, SWOT anaysis & company profiles.


Cambridge Companions to Philosophy, Religion and Culture
Provides access to many of the Cambridge companions including works on the Reformation, feminist theology, Martin Luther, Foucault, Jesus and many more.
Cambridge Histories Online
Provides over 250 volumes of scholarship on topics in religion, law, theatre, literature, political theory and more.
CIAO – Columbia International Affairs Online Vivaonly
Provides access to resources dealing with international affairs including journal articles, books, case studies, & policy briefs.
Chemical Abstracts — Contact Librarian for access.
Provides access to chemistry journals.
Christian Classics Ethereal Library
Classic Christian books.
CINAHL with Full-Text
CINAHL Plus with full-text provides full text for more than 600 nursing and allied health journals indexed in CINAHL.
Christian Periodical Index
Provides access to articles and reviews written from an evangelical Christian perspective or of interest to the evangelical community.
ClasePeriodica Vivaonly
Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities.
Communications & Mass Media Complete Vivaonly
Provides access to resources related to communications and mass media.
Computers & Applied Sciences Complete Vivaonly
Provides access to the research and development spectrum of the computing and applied sciences disciplines.


Directory of open access journals
This service covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals in many disciplines.
PQ Dissertations & Theses Global Vivaonly
Search for dissertations from institutions around the world. Includes full-text of 1.2 million dissertations and theses.


Early American Newspapers Series 3, 1829-1922
Provides access to newspapers published between 1829-1922 throughout the United States.
EconLit Vivaonly
Provides coverage of journals and other resources in the field of economics.
Education Research Complete Vivaonly
Provides access to resources about education.
Environment Complete Vivaonly
Provides access to resources in the areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable
energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more.
ERIC – Education Resources Information Center Vivaonly
Provides access to resources in the areas of education including access to ERIC documents.


Factiva Vivaonly
Provides access to information about business; includes company profiles and reports.
Films on Demand – Master Academic collection
A collection of streaming videos from such producers as Films for the Humanities and Sciences, PBS, ABC News, Bill Moyers, BBC and others.
Find It Virginia
This resource is part of the Infopowering the Commonwealth initiative, a cooperative project of the Library of Virginia and Virginia’s public libraries. It is accessible to anyone with a library card from a Virginia Public Library. Visit your local public library to register for a library card. Find It Virginia is supported by federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports, Western Europe
FBIS Daily Reports issued by the U.S. Government from 1974-1996. Translations of broadcasts, news agency transmissions, newspapers, periodicals, and government statements from nations around the world. The United States’ principal record of political and historical open source intelligence.
Fuente Academica
A collection of scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain.


GPO Monthly Catalog Vivaonly
Covers 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.).
Guide to Social Work, Social Science & Religion
An index to magazines and journal articles dealing with the socials sciences and religion.


HarpWeek Vivaonly
The full-text of Harper’s Weekly from 1857 – 1877.
Health Source: Consumer Edition Vivaonly
Provides access to consumer health information.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition Vivaonly
Provides access to nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines.
A premier online database of legal history and government documents.
Highwire — an enterprise of Stanford University
This link provides access to Highwire’s archive of free full-text science articles.
Hospitality & Tourism Complete Vivaonly
Provides access to scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism.
Humanities International Complete Vivaonly
Provides access to journals, books and other resources in all aspects of the humanities.


IPA Source
A library of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and art song texts.


An archive of leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work. EMU has access to Arts & Sciences I – VII & IX, X, XII and the Life Sciences Collection.


Legal Collection Vivaonly
Provides access to a collection of respected, scholarly peer-reviewed publications including law journals, documents, and case studies.
Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts
Provided by EBSCO this database provides access to resources in the areas of librarianship, information management and retrieval and more.
Literature Resource Center Vivaonly
Rich in biographical, bibliographical, and critical content, the Literature Resource Center provides access to information on literary figures from all time periods writing in such genres as fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, history, journalism, and more.


MathSciNet Vivaonly
Mathematical reviews on the web.
MasterFILE Premier Vivaonly
A general database of articles, multidisciplinary in nature.
MedicLatina Vivaonly
Provides access to a collection of medical research and investigatory journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers.
MEDLINE with Full Text Vivaonly
This database is the authoritative index to the literature of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Medline was created by the National Library of Medicine. PubMed is freely available to all users.
The Mennonite
Provides access to The Mennonite: a monthly magazine for members of Mennonite Church USA. Some full-text articles are available.
Mennonite Quarterly Review – Index
An index to the MQR covering the years from 1926-2000.
Mergent Online Vivaonly
Information on over 35,000 publicly traded companies — approximately 12,000 domestic public companies, 24,000 international public companies, and 10,000 extinct (due to merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, etc)  global public companies.  Company histories and over 200,000 annual reports in pdf, 30 years of stock prices, and more. 
Mergent Horizon
“Seamless capabilities for finding, filtering and organizing information about companies and industries.”
MLA International Bibliography Vivaonly
Provides access to resources covering literature, linguistics, folklore, etc.
Military & Government Collection Vivaonly
Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content.


Nature Vivaonly
Access to the journal Nature 2004-present.
Naxos Video Library
Naxos Video Library brings you an extensive streaming video library of classical music performances, opera, ballet, live concerts and documentaries. Watch the world’s greatest opera houses, ballet companies, orchestras and artists perform on demand!
New York Times – Historical
Provides a PDF version of the NYT from 1851-2006.
Newspaper Source Plus Vivaonly
Provides cover to cover full-text access to 131 national and international newspapers including The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, The Toronto Star, and The Times (London). Provides selective coverage of over 355 US newspapers and transcripts of television and radio news programs including NPR & CNN.


OAIster Vivaonly
OCLC index of the OAIster union catalog of millions of records representing open access resources.
Ovid Nursing
Provides access to nursing journals including the full-text of over 55 journals published by LWWincluding JONA, Advances in Nursing Science, American Journal of Nursing, and more.
Oxford English Dictionary Vivaonly
Provides access to the 2nd ed. of the OED and is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past.
Oxford Music Online
Provides access to Grove Music Online (The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, second edition), The Oxford Dictionary of Music and The Oxford Companion to Music.
Oxford Reference Online
Provides access to language and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press.


PapersFirst Vivaonly
OCLC index of papers presented at conferences worldwide.
Peace Research Abstracts
Covers essential areas related to peace research, including conflict resolution, international affairs, peace psychology, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
A nonprofit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world’s scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource.
Plowshares Digital Archives for Peace Studies
A collaboration of Earlham, Goshen, and Manchester colleges.
ProceedingsFirst Vivaonly
An OCLC index of worldwide conference proceedings.
The American Psychological Association’s search engine for PsycINFO, PsycARTICLES, and PsycBOOKS.


Regional Business News
Provides access to the full-text of business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
Readers’ Guide Retrospective
Covers the years 1890-1982.
Religion and Philosophy Collection Vivaonly
Provides access to such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.
Richmond Daily Dispatch – 1860 -1865
Provides access to the full-text of the Richmond Daily Dispatch during the Civil War.


SAGE Journals
Provides access to over 600 Journals published by SAGE.
Scientific American
Access to the journal Scientific American 1993 – present.


Teacher Reference Center
Indexes over 260 popular journals, periodicals and books used by teachers and administrators in education settings.


Wiley Online Library Vivaonly
Journals in all subject areas published by Blackwell available through Wiley Interscience.
Women’s Studies International Vivaonly
Provides access to the latest scholarship in feminist research.
World News Connection
Offers translated and English language news and information compiled from non-United States media sources from 1995-2013. Coverage includes political, environmental, scientific, technical, and socioeconomic issues and events. Contains information derived from full-text and summaries of newspaper articles, conference proceedings, television and radio broadcasts, periodicals, and non-classified technical reports.
WorldCat Vivaonly
OCLC catalog of books, web resources, and other material worldwide.
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