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New York Times

The New York Times provides access to both current and historical content dating back to 1850. Viewable online and through mobile app. First time users must register. Please click here to learn how to create your account. Additional information is available online.

Newspaper Source

Provides citations of articles from U.S. and international newspapers, as well as television and radio transcripts.

Nexis Uni

Formerly known as LexisNexis Academic. Features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis®—including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790—with an improved interface that offers quick discovery across all content types, personalization features such as Alerts and saved searches and a collaborative workspace with shared folders and annotated documents. Nexis Uni support pages.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Provides basic information about occupations, such as working conditions, training and other qualifications, job outlook, and earnings.

Old Testament Abstracts

Provides citations and abstracts of journal articles, books, and chapters in books in the discipline of Biblical studies.

Open Dissertations

OpenDissertations is an open-access database built to assist researchers in locating both historic and contemporary dissertations and theses. It incorporates EBSCO’s previously released American Doctoral Dissertations, and features additional dissertation metadata contributed by select colleges and universities from around the world. Provides citations to graduate research from the early 20th century to the present.

Opera in Video (Streaming Video)

Contains the most important opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries, delivered online through streaming video. Selections represent the world's best performers, conductors, and opera houses and are based on a work's importance to the operatic canon.

Oxford Art Online

Provides full-text, searchable access to Grove Art Online, The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Concise Dictionary of Art Terms, and the Oxford Companion to Western Art.

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

The record of men and women who have shaped British history and culture, worldwide, from the Romans to the 21st century. The Dictionary offers concise, up-to-date biographies written by named, specialist authors.

Oxford English Dictionary

Provides the full text of The Oxford English Dictionary (OED), 2nd edition, with updates and additional special features.

Oxford Handbooks Online: Economics and Finance

Covers a diverse range of topics, methods and techniques. It explores decisions and choices under constraints of individuals, groups, firms, governments, or societies. The discipline examines the allocation and distribution of resources as well as their creation and exchange, whether at a given time or across it.

Oxford Handbooks Online: Psychology

provides full text access to the peer-reviewed volumes in the Oxford handbooks series related to psychology.

Oxford Handbooks Online: Religion

provides full text access to the peer-reviewed volumes in the Oxford handbooks series related to religion, theology, church history and biblical studies.

Oxford Music Online

Provides the full text of all articles published in The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd edition, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition. Now also contains The Oxford Dictionary of Music and The Oxford Companion to Music.

Oxford Scholarship Online

Provides the full-text of selected books in many disciplines.

Oxford Scholarship Online: Religion

Part of Oxford Scholarship Online, the subject area Religion provides cross-searchable, fully-indexed access to the full text and abstracts of classic and newly published Oxford books in the area of religion. Includes coverage of: Biblical studies, Buddhism, Church history, Early Christian studies, Hinduism, History of Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Philosophy of religion, Religion and literature, Religion and society. Religion in the ancient world, Sikhism, Theology, and World religions.


Provides citations of papers presented and subsequently published that were received by the British Library Document Supply Centre.

Periodicals Archive Online (PAO)

Provides access to a unique collection of 100 academic journals that present scholarly research in multiple disciplines. Although this resource offers several collections, Buswell Library provides access specifically to Collection 1.

Philosopher's Index

Provides citations and abstracts of journal articles and other resources in philosophy and the philosophical aspects of other disciplines.

Philpapers: Philosophical Research Online

Joint US/UK/Australian project providing some full text articles and otherwise citations to articles, books, and papers in philosophy. Monitors around 350 philosophy journals.

Physical Review Online Archive (PROLA)

Provides citations and abstracts of all journals published by the American Physical Society, and the full text of the entire run of Reviews of Modern Physics, Physical Review E, and Physical Review Letters.


Provides citations and abstracts of journal articles and other resources on PTSD and other mental health consequences of exposure to traumatic events.

Political Science Complete

Provides citations of journal articles in Political Science.

Primary Search

Provides full text for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990.


Provides citations of papers presented and subsequently published that were received by the British Library Document Supply Centre.

Professional Development Collection

Provides citations and abstracts of journal articles of interest to professional educators.

Project Muse

Provides the full text from a selected set of journals and ebooks in many disciplines.

Project Muse Open Access

open access ejournals and ebooks from university presses and scholarly societies.

ProQuest Coronavirus Research Database

ProQuest built this database in response to the rapidly growing need for authoritative content related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The company is working together with institutions all over the world to offer support as they navigate through the coronavirus pandemic. This launch of the Coronavirus Research Database is the latest in a series of programs to help librarians, faculty and students.

ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global Full Text

Provides a very large collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day and offering full text for graduate works added since 1997, along with selected full text for works written prior to 1997. It contains a significant amount of new international dissertations and theses both in citations and in full text.