Online Databases Arranged by Subject | Judson University Christian College

Databases Arranged by Subject

Note: For the best results, use Academic Search Premier or Expanded Academic ASAP along with the databases listed under your subject.

Architecture

Art & Architecture Complete (EBSCO)
An art and architecture database that offers indexing, abstracts, images, and some full-text articles and books.

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (EBSCO)
Contains literature about architecture and design. Surveys US and foreign journals and also provides citation records for architects' obituaries.

BuildingGreen
Provides content on sustainable design strategies, green building materials, and case studies of high performance buildings.  

CARLI Digital Collections
A repository for digital content created by libraries in the consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI).

Illinois Sanborn Maps
Sanborn maps are large-scale plans of a city or town, drawn at a scale of 50 feet to an inch. They were created to assist fire insurance companies as they assessed the risk associated with insuring a particular property.

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Art

Art & Architecture Complete (EBSCO)
An art and architecture database that offers indexing, abstracts, images, and some full-text articles and books.

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (EBSCO)
Contains literature about architecture and design. Surveys US and foreign journals and also provides citation records for architects' obituaries.  

CARLI Digital Collections
A repository for digital content created by libraries in the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI).

Oxford Art Online
Covers all aspects of the visual arts.  

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Business

Academic Universe (Lexis-Nexis)
News, legal, and business information.

Business Source Premier (EBSCO)
Provides full-text for scholarly business journals and other sources.  

Regional Business News (EBSCO)
Provides full-text coverage for regional business publications.  

Thomas Net
Information about industrial products, services, and suppliers.

Value Line Investment Survey
Comprehensive source of information and advice on stocks, industries, the stock market, and the economy.

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Communication/Journalism

Communication & Mass Media Complete (EBSCO)
Covers research in areas related to communication and mass media.

Filmmakers Library Online
Provides award-winning documentaries.

New World Cinema: Independent Features and Shorts, 1990-Present
Includes over 200 full-length feature films from leading independent distributors. There are also some 50 award winning short films.

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Criminal Justice

SocINDEX with Full Text (EBSCO)
A sociology research database that features articles, books and monographs, and conference papers.

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Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education
Online access to The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Education in Video
An online collection of streaming video for training and developing teachers.

ERIC (EBSCO)
Journal articles and reports in education.  

ERIC (FirstSearch)
Journal articles and reports in education.  

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (EBSCO)
Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.  

MAS Ultra-School Edition (EBSCO)
This database, designed for high school students, provides full-text articles from popular high school magazines. MAS Ultra-School Edition also provides pamphlets, reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and an image collection of photos, maps, and flags.

Primary Search (EBSCO)
Primary Search provides full text articles from popular magazines for elementary school research.  

Professional Development Collection (EBSCO)
Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of education journals and reports.

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Exercise & Sport Science

ERIC (EBSCO)
Journal articles and reports in education.  

ERIC (FirstSearch)
Journal articles and reports in education.  

Health Source: Consumer Edition (EBSCO)
Provides information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.  

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO)
Provides abstracts and scholarly full text articles on many medical disciplines.

MEDLINE (FirstSearch)
Covers all areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing.

Physical Education Index
An index of items published in the fields of physical education and sport science.

Sports Medicine and Exercise in Video
A video collection that features experts who share information, ideas, and insights on the principles, techniques, and modalities of modern exercise science and sports medicine.

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General

Try these general databases first  

Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)
Full-text articles and citations for resources in virtually every area of academic study.

ArticleFirst (FirstSearch)
A multi-disciplinary database.  

Expanded Academic ASAP
From arts and the 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.

JSTOR
Provides access to full-text journals.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Covers today's hottest social issues.

Project Muse
Provides access to full-text journals.

WorldCat (FirstSearch)
Catalog of books and other materials available in libraries worldwide.  

Other general databases  

American National Biography
Profiles of men and women whose lives have shaped the United States.

ECO (FirstSearch)
A collection of scholarly journal article citations.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EBSCO)
This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedia entries covering a variety of subject areas.  

GPO
A service of the U.S. Government Printing Office that provides free electronic access to a wealth of important information products produced by the Federal Government.

GPO Monthly Catalog (FirstSearch)
U.S. government publications.

GrantForward
Search for grants, scholarships, internships, and other research opportunities. 

MasterFILE Premier
Multidisciplinary full text database that covers general interest subjects.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Includes information about occupations, including earnings, qualifications, and responsibilities.

Oxford English Dictionary
Dictionary and guide to meaning, history, and pronunciation of words.

PapersFirst (FirstSearch)
Index of papers presented at conferences worldwide.  

Proceedings (FirstSearch)
Index of worldwide conference proceedings.  

Statistical Abstract of the United States
Statistical data about the United States from 1878.

WorldAlmanac (FirstSearch)
Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia and four almanacs.

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History

American History in Video
A video collection with commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, and important documentaries.

Black Thought and Culture
Contains 1,297 sources with 1,098 authors covering the non-fiction published works of leading African-Americans. 

CARLI Digital Collections
A repository for digital content created by libraries in the consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI).

HarpWeek 1857-1912
Provides electronic access to Harper's Weekly, a 19th century illustrated newspaper.

Historical Statistics of the United States
The standard source for the quantitative facts of American history.

JSTOR
Provides access to full-text journals.

Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000
A resource for students and scholars of U.S. history and women's history.

World History in Video
A wide-ranging collection of documentaries about human history from the earliest civilization to the late twentieth century.

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Legal

Academic Universe (Lexis-Nexis)
News, legal, and business information.

GPO
A service of the U. S. Government Printing Office that provides free electronic access to a wealth of important information products produced by the Federal Government.

GPO Monthly Catalog (FirstSearch)
U. S. government publications.  

THOMAS: Legislative Information
Information on bills, activities in Congress, committees, Presidential nominations, and treaties. Also includes Congressional Record.

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Literature

Black Thought and Culture
Contains 1,297 sources with 1,098 authors covering the non-fiction published works of leading African Americans.

ClasePeriodica (FirstSearch)
Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities.

Gale Artemis: Literary Sources
Search for author biographies, literary works, literary overviews, literary criticism, and reviews.

Literature Resource Center (Now in Gale Artemis: Literary Sources)
Provides biographical information, overviews, literary criticism and reviews on writers in all disciplines, time periods, and countries.  

MLA Directory of Periodicals (EBSCO)
Detailed information about journals, including editorial contact information, frequency, circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines.  

MLA International Bibliography (EBSCO)
A detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations.

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Music

Oxford Music Online
Includes biographies, bibliographies, web links, and more on all aspects of music.  

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (EBSCO)
RILM contains music related works from articles, books, bibliographies, dissertations, film and video, to concert reviews and recording notes-provided the items are of scholarly interest.  

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News

Academic Universe (Lexis-Nexis)
News, legal, and business information.

Military & Government Collection (EBSCO)
Offers current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government.  

Newspaper Source (EBSCO)
Provides selected full-text from national and international newspapers. The database also contains full-text television and radio news transcripts, and selected full-text for regional (U.S.) newspapers.

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Psychology

PsycARTICLES (EBSCO)
Contains articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association and allied organizations.  

PsycINFO (EBSCO)
Contains citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, all in psychology and related disciplines.

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Religion/Philosophy

ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials (EBSCO)
Includes articles, essays, and book reviews in all fields of religion.  

Christian Periodical Index (EBSCO)
Provides access to articles and reviews written from an evangelical Christian perspective or of interest to the evangelical community.

Philosopher's Index (EBSCO)
Scholarly research in all major fields of philosophy.  

Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Features encyclopedia entries, bibliographies, and internet links related to philosophy.

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Science/Medicine

Clase Periodica (FirstSearch) Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities.  

Health Source: Consumer Edition (EBSCO)
Provides information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.  

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO)
Provides abstracts and scholarly full text articles on many medical disciplines.

MEDLINE (FirstSearch)
Covers all areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing.

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Sociology

Black Thought and Culture
Contains 1,297 sources with 1,098 authors covering the non-fiction published works of leading African Americans.

SocINDEX with Full Text (EBSCO)
A sociology research database that features articles, books and monographs, and conference papers.

Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000
A resource for students and scholars of U.S. history and women's history.

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Updated March 11, 2014

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