Find journal articles about a topic. Most databases include full-text articles; some provide citations and/or abstracts only. (Database access is for faculty, students and staff of Martin Luther College).
This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,500 journals, including full text for more than 3,700 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.
Margaret Herrick Library Digital Collections is an online database that provides public access to digitized materials from the collections of the Margaret Herrick Library. Currently, the database contains more than 3000 items, including correspondence, photographs, early release fliers, full issues of rare periodicals, sheet music, and movie star ephemera. The database also includes complete copies of more than 250 Academy publications, dating back to the founding of the organization in 1927.
Delivers the latest content of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, Research Updates from the McGraw-Hill Yearbooks of Science & Technology, and the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, and related information.
This database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers libraries full-text articles for more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed journals and reports. In addition, there are hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts.
The Library of Congress American Memory is a gateway to the Library of Congress’s vast resources of digitized American historical materials. Comprising more than 9 million items that document U.S. history and culture, American Memory is organized into more than 100 thematic collections based on their original format, their subject matter, or who first created, assembled, or donated them to the Library.
WorldCat identifies resources that your library holds and also in the collections of the world’s libraries. Library users and staff use WorldCat Discovery to search the WorldCat database of electronic, digital and physical resources; to identify materials they need and to find out where they are available.
Biblical Archaeology Review is the only magazine that connects the academic study of archaeology to a broad general audience eager to understand the world of the Bible. Covering both the Old and New Testaments, BAR presents the latest discoveries and controversies in archaeology with breathtaking photography and informative maps and diagrams. Also includes Bible Review from 1985-2005 and Archaeology Odyssey from 1998-2006.
Bibliotheca Sacra’s studies in theology, Bible exposition, ministry, and current issues have provided an invaluable resource for serious Bible students. Its articles by respected theologians and reviews of the latest publications will enhance your ministry and deepen your theological insights.
Infobase’s eBook Collection features thousands of core reference works from acclaimed imprints such as Facts On File, Ferguson’s, and Bloom’s on a wide range of subjects areas, from history to science, literature, and more.
Provides access to 3 encyclopedias: the 32-volume Encyclopaedia Britannica, Britannica Student Encyclopedia, and Britannica Concise Encyclopedia. Also included is access to research tools, Merriam-Webster’s dictionary and thesaurus, and rich multimedia.
Business Source Premier is the industry’s most used business research database, providing full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles. This database provides full text back to 1886, and searchable cited references back to 1998. Business Source Premier is superior to the competition in full-text coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. This database is updated daily on EBSCOhost.
Cambridge Core includes the Cambridge Histories Collection. This collection offers a big perspective in subject areas such as American History, Ancient History and Classical Studies, Asian History, British and European history, Literature, Middle East and African Studies, Music and Theatre, Philosophy and Political Thought, and Religion.
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The Chicago Manual of Style is published in hardcover and online. The online edition includes the searchable text of both the 15th and 16th editions and includes tools for editors, a citation guide summary, and searchable access to a Q&A, where University of Chicago Press editors answer readers’ style questions. The Chicago Manual of Style also discusses the parts of a book and the editing process.
Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database is an online database of over 400,000 book reviews and related information about children’s literature. Search options allow users to locate books by age level, grade level, reading levels, genre, author/illustrator, language and more. Many curriculum tools are also available, including lesson plans, teaching guides and discussion guides.
CHC provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. This full-text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children’s health, men & women’s health, etc.
Discovering Collection offers easy access to award-winning content based on national curriculum standards. Covering the core curriculum areas, including history, literature, science, social studies, and more, DC provides a premium selection of reference, primary sources, creative works, and multimedia, including hours of video and audio clips. New to the database is popular topic picklist’s and an integrated national and state curriculum standards search with content correlated to the standards.
Ebooks Minnesota is an online ebook collection for all Minnesotans. The collection covers a wide variety of subjects for readers of all ages and features content from our state’s independent publishers, including some of our best literature and nonfiction.
EBSCOhost Electronic Journal Service provides online access to a select number of publications that the MLC Library subscribes to in print. EJS puts the e-journals in a single place on the Web, so you don’t have to jump all over the place to find the printed articles you need.
EBSCO MegaFILE combines its largest and most essential databases into a single, easy-to-use product. Databases include Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, MasterFILE Premier, and Regional Business News.
Educator’s Reference Complete is a selection of more than 450 full-text academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many premier reference sources. Included content focuses on educational principles, child development, psychology, and best practices in education. The majority of the full-text titles included are also found in the ERIC database. The database is updated daily and provides 24-hour access from school or home.
From arts & humanities to social sciences, science, and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers – many with full text and images!
Provides a basic search box for a database index that contains articles from the back issues of over 900 magazines, journals, trade publications and newspapers. Search their online article archive or browse by category list or publication name.
Folger Digital Texts offers meticulously edited, accurate texts—drawn from the Folger Editions, the leading Shakespeare texts used in American classrooms—in a beautifully readable format with the added power of in-depth, behind-the-scenes coding. The texts—including full source code—is afree, online resourcefor students and teachers, theatergoers, scholars, and others.
Gale’s Literary Index provides quick and easy access to author and title listings from over 130 literature products. The referenced products themselves will contain complete biographies on authors and critical essays on their writings.
This next-generation portal reaches out to today’s learners with a Web-like user experience, which intuitively conveys needed information on all core subjects from Science to Literature to History. From the eye-catching, media-rich homepage to the fast navigation options, Student Resources in Context helps students develop both research and critical-thinking skills while covering the spectrum of student-focused subject matter.
A collection of over 600 journals, providing researchers with the information needed to stay current on the latest scientific developments — including such topics as particle physics, advanced mathematics, and nanotechnology.
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.).
A free research database from EBSCO focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment. Featuring hundreds 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 ecology. The total number of records is approximately 612,000, and full text is provided for more than 9,100 records from open access titles.
Hathi is the Hindi word for elephant, an animal famed for its long-term memory.
HathiTrust is a collection, (10 million volumes, over 2.7 million of which are public domain), of digital content from research libraries, Google Books project, and Internet Archive digitization initiatives. It is a large collaborative repository started in 2008 by thirteen universities with the common goal of preserving cultural collections for use now and in the future.
HathiTrust provides a number of discovery and access services, notably, full-text search across the entire collection.
Kids InfoBits is a database developed especially for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5. Featuring a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, the most popular search method is moving from a broad subject to a narrower topic using the subject-based topic tree. The curriculum-related, age appropriate, full-text content is from the best elementary reference sources and magazines. This database covers geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 500 core journals, more than 50 priority journals, and 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports, and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.
Full-text articles from scholarly journals and literary magazines are combined with critical essays, work, and topic overviews, full-text works, biographies, and more to provide a wealth of information on authors, their works, and literary movements. Researchers at all levels will find the information they need, with content covering all genres and disciplines, all time periods and all parts of the world.
An online database that provides public access to digitized materials from the Library’s collections. Currently, the database contains more than 3,000 items, including correspondence, photographs, early release fliers, full issues of rare periodicals, sheet music and movie star ephemera. The database also includes complete copies of more than 250 Academy publications, dating back to the founding of the organization in 1927, and provides access to significant items including selections from the Alfred Hitchcock papers and the Cecil B. DeMille photographs, as well as the annual Academy Awards programs.
MAS Ultra – School Edition provides full text from over 460 periodicals covering general reference, health, science, and other areas. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for over 520 magazines. Formats Indexed: Journal articles, book reviews, pamphlets, etc.
Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,750 general reference publications with full-text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also includes nearly 500 full-text reference books, full text from 84,774 biographies, 105,786 full-text primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 440,207 photos, maps, and flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.
Minnesota Reflections brings you nearly 31,000 images and documents shared by more than 95 cultural heritage organizations across the state. This site offers a broad view of Minnesota’s history for researchers, educators, students, and the public.
WorldCat is the world’s largest network of library content and services. WorldCat lets you search the collections of libraries in your community and thousands more around the world. Use the MLC ILL services to retrieve materials found in WorldCat from around the world.
This classic reference work includes articles that range from clear, concise definitions of musical ideas and terms to extended surveys of musical forms and styles, with specialist coverage of virtually every musical subject.
Oxford Dictionary of Music offers broad coverage of a wide range of musical categories spanning many eras, including composers, librettists, singers, orchestras, important ballets and operas, and musical instruments and their history.
Handbook series contains in-depth, high-level articles by scholars at the top of their field. Each Handbook offers thorough introductions to topics and a critical survey of the current state of scholarship, creating an original conception of the field and setting the agenda for new research.
Includes the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians; The New Grove Dictionary of Opera; and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. Access is also available to the full text of The Oxford Companion to Music and The Oxford Dictionary of Music.
OCLC index of papers presented at conferences worldwide. Covers every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Center.
The Post-Reformation Digital Library (PRDL) is a select database of digital books relating to the development of theology and philosophy during the Reformation and Post-Reformation/Early Modern Era (late 15th-18th c.).
Points of View Reference Center provides a balance of materials from all viewpoints with main essays, leading political magazines from all sides of the political spectrum, newspapers, radio, and television news transcripts, primary source documents, and reference books. Also, provides Curriculum Standards for all ages and locations.
Primary Search contains full text for more than 70 popular, elementary school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator which provides students with easy-to-read encyclopedic entries written specifically for kids. Also includes and an image collection of 400,972 photos, maps, and flags.
An OCLC index of worldwide conference proceedings. Covers every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Center. Contains in each record a list of the papers presented at each conference.
Professional Collection is a custom selection of more than 300 full-text journals for educators that is updated daily and provides 24-hour access from school or home. The Professional Collection offers balanced coverage for any professional educator.
Professional Development Collection™ provides a highly specialized collection of electronic information especially for professional educators, professional librarians, and education researchers. This collection offers information on everything from children’s health and development to cutting-edge pedagogical theory and practice.
ProQuest news content is updated each day. Global Newsstream offers superior access to current, full-text newspapers with longer backfile and/or more timely access to The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, and Los Angeles Times as well as over 80 Gannett regional and local titles.
Research In Context is designed to bridge the gap between the Kids InfoBits resource for elementary school students and the subject-specific Gale In Context family, developed primarily for high school and undergraduate students.
This database provides comprehensive full-text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is updated on a bi-weekly basis.
Salem Literature is the online version of Salem Masterplots. A reference book series which summarizes the plots of significant works of literature and films. The MLC Library holds the print version in Reference.
Science Reference Center™ is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content. Designed to meet every student’s science research needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources.
The Premier Demographic Online Research Tool: Trial Database Feb.-May 2020
Social Explorer – an online demographic research tool – revolutionizes the way researchers, scholars, and students interact with data. Containing all historical US census data from 1790 to the present and simple mapping and reporting tools, it meets the needs of experts and non-experts alike. Newly relaunched, the Social Explorer platform leapfrogs all current online mapping systems, allowing for the nimble addition of new types of data sets from around the world and expanding the user visualization and share tools.
Now with over 1100 titles, cross searchable with E-Books, this periodical database is designed for high-school students with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers, podcasts, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
This next-generation portal reaches out to today’s learners with a Web-like user experience, which intuitively conveys needed information on all core subjects from Science to Literature to History. Student Resources in Context provides holistic topic perspectives by integrating a multitude of content, including articles from acclaimed publications, periodical and newspaper articles, primary sources, multimedia records, including charts, graphs, maps and tables, video and audio content from NBC, NPR, and many other respected sources.
The Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary online essay file is maintained by the WLS Library. The content here is organized into three main indexes: author, subject, and scripture. Audio and Video content is also included in this resource.
Both the novice historian and the advanced academic researcher will find useful information in this collection of leading journals in the field of world history. Articles are updated daily and provide balanced coverage of events in world history — both current thinking and established scholarly work. Articles are updated daily and provide balanced coverage of events in world history — both current thinking and established scholarly work.
World Religions explores religion and spirituality in an objective manner, from the ceremonies of the first practitioners to the elaborate rituals of today. The database’s Topic Centers feature specially selected content on 15 of the world’s religions and traditional spiritual practices, including information on important topics, spiritual leaders, sacred texts, and holy days and festivals.
This database provides fast and convenient access to the dissertations and theses available in OCLC member libraries. Many of these are available electronically, at no charge, directly from the publishing institution.