General
Database Description
eBook Collection Search for current eBooks.
ProQuest Research Library Begin: 1971- ; Features full text scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines and newspapers, covering academic subjects.
Gale / Cengage Databases This includes Business and Company ASAP (full text access to information on companies, markets, and industries); Business Insights: Essentials (formerly Business and Company Resource Center, includes company fundamentals, industry rankings, profiles, market share data, company histories, and investments research reports); Discovering Collection (core education curriculum areas and standards); Literature Resource Center.
EBSCOhost EBSCOhost Mobile Databases - Mobile Access Help, Take EBSCO with you Everywhere you Go,EBSCOhost Mobile on Youtube and Tutorial.
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) Featuring thousands of full-text journals, this scholarly collection offers coverage of a broad range of academic disciplines including all majors offered at Evangel.
MasterFILE Premier: general titles Contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues etc. It includes more than 500 full text reference books, over 107,000 primary source documents and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps and flags.
WorldCat.org: The World’s Largest Library Catalog WorldCat is the world's largest network of library content and services. WorldCat libraries are dedicated to providing access to their resources on the Web, where most people start their search for information.
HathiTrust.org This provides access to almost 4 million public domain research-quality books and journals, LIMIT it to Full View Only. Additional limiters are provided in Advanced Search. These books may only be read here. Researchers needing to download volumes should go to Archive.org, click Text in the top ribbon, and search for the author, title or subject. Resources may be available to freely download there.
Digital Public Library in America “The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. It strives to contain the full breadth of human expression, from the written word, to works of art and culture, to records of America’s heritage, to the efforts and data of science.” It includes art from many sources including ARTstor.
Discovering Collection: Gale / Cengage Covers Cultures, Geography, Literature, Sciences, U.S. History and World History.
CQ Researcher Begin: 1991- ; Single-topic in-depth, non-biased coverage of today's most important issues.
ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the US A comprehensive collection of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States and acquires, abstracts, and indexes Federal Government statistical publications and tables.
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
eBook Collection (former NetLibrary) Thousands of free, online, current books.
Student Research Center Includes newspapers and magazines, encyclopedias, biographies, news transcripts, country, state and province reports, primary documents, photos, maps and flags.
Dictionary of American History "This has been the unrivaled source of choice for information about the history of the U.S. from its precolonial days on. … [I]t reflects recent trends in the ways in which American history is studied, taught, and interpreted. … thoroughly incorporating analytical filters such as race, gender, ethnicity, and class in making sense of the American story." It includes maps and illustrations.
Missouri Resources: History & Heritage Includes Finding Missouri: Our History and Heritage and Missouri Digital Heritage Initiative.
World News Digest (Facts on File) Concise reports on news events worldwide.
GreenFILE Database focuses on the relationship between humans and the environment. Many journals available from volume 1 to the present.
LibGuides Community This link accesses over 127,000 subject guides prepared by more than 26,000 librarians at 1,760+ libraries worldwide. See what librarians believe is the best!
Internet Public Library 2 Information you can trust. This website has handpicked subject links reference librarians and their associates recommend.
Searchasaurus for Children Searches three popular primary education databases (Primary Search®, Middle Search® Plus and Book Collection: Nonfiction™).
Kid Search Dictionary, encyclopedia, images and teacher resources: animals, arts and music, geography, health, language arts, news, math, sciences, social studies and sports.
Arts
Database Description
eBook Collection Search for current eBooks in this subject.
Artcyclopedia: The guide to great art online This award-winning site begun in 1999. It indexes thousands of museum-quality fine art sites with links to over 150,000 works by about 9,000 artists.
Art Source (EBSCO) Resource for art and architecture information covering a broad range of related subjects, from fine, decorative and commercial art, to various areas of architecture and architectural design.
The Arts ProQuest Search Art, design, architecture, theatre and television.
Art History Resources Covers 30 areas within art history from Prehistoric Art and Art of the Ancient Near East up through Contemporary Art, as well as Chinese, African, and Asian Art, plus Art of the Americas, and Art from India.
CDRI: Cooperative Digital Resources Initiative (ATLA) A repository of digital resources .. The CDRI database provides access to digital images of woodcuts, photographs, slides, papyri, coins, maps, postcards, manuscripts, lithographs, sermons, shape-note tune books, and various forms of Christian art, architecture, and iconography.
Digital Public Library in America “The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. It strives to contain the full breadth of human expression, from the written word, to works of art and culture, to records of America’s heritage, to the efforts and data of science.” It includes art from many sources including ARTstor.
Credo Reference Art dictionaries and encyclopedias.
JURN.org “A curated academic search-engine, indexing over 4,400 free ejournals in the arts & humanities.” It accepts google.com search limiters including placing quotation marks around phrases.
HathiTrust.org This provides access to almost 4 million public domain research-quality books and journals, LIMIT it to Full View Only. Additional limiters are provided in Advanced Search. These books may only be read here. Researchers needing to download volumes should go to Archive.org, click Text in the top ribbon, and search for the author, title or subject. Resources may be available to freely download there.
Behavioral Sciences
Database Description
eBook Collection Search for current eBooks in this subject.
Behavioral (Social) Science ProQuest Search Sociology and psychology.
eHRAF (Human Relations Area Files by Yale) Provides cultural anthropology resources, and “… facilitates the cross-cultural study of [all aspects of] human culture, society, and behavior in the past and present.”
Criminal Justice  
Psychology and Counseling  
Statistics A comprehensive collection of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States and acquires, abstracts, and indexes Federal Government statistical publications and tables.
Social Work and Sociology  
Biography
Database Description
Encyclopedia of World Biography Biographies and portraits of notable historic and current figures in American and world history, literature, science and math, arts and entertainment, and the social sciences.
Biology
Database Description
eBook Collection Search for current eBooks in this subject.
Biology ProQuest Search ProQuest Biology Journals provides access to a wide range of biology topics. The database includes over 415 titles, with more than 360 available in full text beginning in 1992.
Biological Abstracts Provides users access to information in virtually every life science (Thomson Reuters). For tutorial go to Biological Abstracts Tutorial . For additional help go to Web of Science Search Tips.
PubGene / Coremine Coremine search results are in a graphic network showing relationships discovered through text-mining. Relationship networks provide an overview of a topic by clustering important terms and can help searchers explore concepts related to their search term within the MEDLINE data base. It shows relationships between a huge range of biomedical terms, including Medical Subject Headings (MeSH), Gene Ontology, Pharmaceutical, Herbal medicine and Chemical as well as Gene and Protein terms.
BioText Search Engine This University of California – Berkeley index covers over 300 Open Access journals.
Digital Public Library in America “The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. It strives to contain the full breadth of human expression, from the written word, to works of art and culture, to records of America’s heritage, to the efforts and data of science.” It includes links to the Biodiversity Heritage Library with its 110,000+ sources and the Smithsonian Institution collections.
AGRICOLA (National Agricultural Library, U.S. Department of Agriculture) AGRICultural OnLine Access database is an article citation database. It is the primary public source for world-wide access to agricultural information (broadly interpreted). It covers materials in all formats and periods, as far back as the 15th Century. While it is a citation database, thousands of the records have hot links to full text online documents. Also, 378 of the indexed journals are available in the Academic Search Complete database.
AGRIS: Agricultural Sciences and Technology (FAO) A global public domain Database with structured bibliographical records on agricultural science and technology. About 2/3 of records are citations from scientific journals.
NCBI: National Center for Biotechnology Information This is an index to NCBI, a national resource for molecular biology information. NCBI develops new information technologies to aid in the understanding of fundamental molecular and genetic processes controlling health and disease. More specifically, the NCBI has been charged with creating automated systems for storing and analyzing knowledge about molecular biology, biochemistry, and genetics.
PubChem: Structure Search
National Center for Biotechnology Information, US National Library Of Medicine
PubChem is organized as three linked databases within the NCBI's Entrez information retrieval system. These are PubChem Substance, PubChem Compound, and PubChem BioAssay. PubChem also provides a fast chemical structure similarity search tool. Links from PubChem's chemical structure records to other Entrez databases provide information on biological properties. These include links to PubMed scientific literature and NCBI's Protein 3D Structure resource. Links to PubChem's bioassay database present the results of biological screening. A PubChem FTP Site, Download Facility, Power User Gateway(PUG), Standardization Service, Score Matrix Service, Structure Clustering, and Deposition Gateway are also available. PubChem provides example code to allow users to add PubChem Search Tool for free in their sites. PubChem Tutorial (YouTube) and PubChem Help.
BioMed Search:
Biomedical Image Search
BioMed Seach indexes biomedical images, image captions and the citations to these images.
Vadlo: Life Sciences Search Engine Its coverage includes major academic areas within life / biological sciences.
Business
Database Description
eBook Collection Search for current eBooks in this subject.
Business ProQuest Search Latest business and financial information for researchers of all levels.
Business Insights: Essentials: Gale / Cengage
(formerly Business and Company Resource Center)
Accesses information including competitive intelligence, career and investment opportunities, business rankings and company histories.
Business and Company ASAP Providing researchers with information on companies, markets and industries. From market trends, mergers and acquisitions to current management theory and company overviews. Access business and trade journals, newspapers and company directory profiles with full text and images.
Business Source Premier Provides full text for more than 2,300 journals back to 1886, and has searchable cited references back to 1998. It has full text coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. It is updated daily.
Regional Business News Provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. It links to more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
Biznar It accesses/searches 73 business databases which include over 110 sources not usually searched by Google or Bing. “…we simply enable users of our technology to find what they need. We enable those who enable progress.”
Credo Reference Business dictionaries and encyclopedias.
Westlaw Campus Research Campus Research News & Business includes SEC filings, Hoover’s company records, company profiles, trade journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts, national & international newspapers and publications. Its Law search offers searching by Document Citation or Document Title, and includes Code of Federal Regulations (CFR); state, federal and Supreme Court cases; American Jurisprudence, 2nd; American Law Reports; and 800+ law reviews and journals. Helpful Search Tips are provided.
State Master: Where Stats come Alive! A unique statistical database which allows you to research and compare a multitude of different data on US states. It includes maps, flags, state profiles, and an encyclopedia.
Nation Master.com Provides a way to graphically compare nations with ease. NationMaster is a vast compilation of data from such sources as the CIA World Factbook, UN, and OECD. It includes maps, flags, country profiles, and an encyclopedia.
Chemistry
Database Description
eBook Collection Search for current eBooks in this subject.
Biological Abstracts Provides users access to information in virtually every life science discipline, and contains millions of archived records up to ten years back.
Chem Abstracts/SciFinder The world's largest curated collection of information on disclosed chemistry and related research. For tutorial go to ACS ChemAbstract tutorial (Stanford Univ.).
PubChem: Structure Search (National Center for Biotechnology Information, US National Library Of Medicine) PubChem is organized as three linked databases within the NCBI's Entrez information retrieval system. These are PubChem Substance, PubChem Compound, and PubChem BioAssay. PubChem also provides a fast chemical structure similarity search tool. Links from PubChem's chemical structure records to other Entrez databases provide information on biological properties. These include links to PubMed scientific literature and NCBI's Protein 3D Structure resource. Links to PubChem's bioassay database present the results of biological screening. A PubChem FTP Site, Download Facility, Power User Gateway(PUG), Standardization Service, Score Matrix Service, Structure Clustering, and Deposition Gateway are also available. PubChem provides example code to allow users to add PubChem Search Tool for free in their sites. PubChem Tutorial (YouTube) and PubChem Help.

ChemᵪSeer (Penn State University & National Science Foundation) It is an integrated digital library and database allowing for intelligent search of documents in the chemistry domain and data obtained from chemical kinetics.
ChemSpider
(The Free Chemical Database)
ChemSpider is a free chemical structure database providing fast text and structure search access to over 28 million structures from hundreds of data sources.

ChemNet: Global Chemical Network (China)

This directory of chemistry related resources includes: Colour Index; Drug Synthesis (over 6,000 drugs & 57,000 intermediates); FEMA Index (over 5,000 kinds of flavor); Open Access Journals (over 2,000); Parent Compound (330); Pesticide Common Names (nearly 2,000); TOP 200 Drugs; FDA’s Databases; ATC Index Database; and an auxiliary list with links to 13 Chemicals databases; 13 Drugs databases; 5 Patent databases; 4 Pharmacopeia databases; 6 Regulator databases; 9 Synthesis databases; & 14 Toxicology and MSDS databases.
Child Abuse and Neglect
Database Description
eBook Collection Search for current eBooks in this subject.
Child Neglect: A Guide for Prevention, Assessment and Intervention “Child protective services (CPS), a division within state and local social service agencies, is at the center of every communities' child protection efforts. In most jurisdictions, CPS is the agency mandated by law to conduct an initial assessment or investigation of reports of child abuse or neglect.”
Child Protection in Families Experiencing Domestic Violence “Domestic violence is a devastating social problem that affects every segment of the population. While system responses are primarily targeted towards adult victims of abuse, increasing attention is now focused on the children who witness domestic violence."
Child Protective Services: A Guide for Caseworkers (2003) “This manual examines the roles and responsibilities of child protective services (CPS) workers. It describes the purposes, key decisions, and issues of each stage of the CPS process: intake, initial assessment/investigation, family assessment, case planning, service provision, evaluation of family progress and case closure."
Community Partnerships: Improving the Response to Child Maltreatment “This manual reflects the widespread recognition that coordinated multidisciplinary responses are needed to address the complex needs of today's children and families.”
A Coordinated Response to Child Abuse and Neglect: The Foundation for Practice “Written for new child protective services (CPS) caseworkers, professionals working with children and families, other professionals and concerned community members, this manual addresses the definition, scope, causes, and consequences of child abuse and neglect.”
Importance of Fathers in the Healthy Development of Children “To carry out their responsibilities of protecting children at risk of maltreatment, CPS caseworkers must effectively engage families that often both present and face great challenges. These can include substance abuse, mental health problems, economic stress, unemployment, separation and divorce, inadequate housing, crime, and incarceration.”
Protecting Children in Families Affected by Substance Use Disorders “This manual provides an overview of how child welfare and other related professionals can assist families affected by substance use disorders (SUDs), which also often may be referred to as ‘substance abuse’."
Role of Educators in Preventing and Responding to Child Abuse and Neglect “This manual, designed to examine the roles that teachers, school counselors, school social workers, school nurses, special education professionals, administrators, and other school personnel have in helping maltreated children, provides the basis for the involvement of educators in combating the problem of child abuse and neglect.”
Role of First Responders in Child Maltreatment Cases: Disaster and Non-disaster Situations “This manual is for professionals, such as emergency medical technicians, child protective services caseworkers, and law enforcement officers, who have the primary responsibility for the initial on-scene response to situations in which child abuse or neglect may have occurred.”
Role of Professional Child Care Providers in Preventing and Responding to Child Abuse and Neglect “This manual provides information on the roles and responsibilities of child care providers in preventing, recognizing, and reporting child abuse and neglect within and outside early childhood programs.”
Supervising Child Protective Services Caseworkers “This manual provides the foundation for effective supervisory practice in child protective services (CPS). It describes the roles and responsibilities of the CPS supervisor, and it provides practice oriented advice on how to carry out supervisory responsibilities effectively.”
Working with the Courts in Child Protection This manual explains court processes most relevant to child abuse and neglect cases. It introduces concepts and terminology associated with the courts, describes the key court processes, and presents practical information to help child protective services caseworkers prepare for court litigation.”
Children and Adolescents
Database Description
eBook Collection Search for current eBooks in this subject.
Child Development & Adolescent Studies Provides current and historical literature related to growth and development of children through the age of 21. It offers book reviews and abstracts from journals and a bibliography of technical reports, books, book chapters, theses and dissertations covering biomedical and social sciences worldwide.
Encyclopedia of Sociology The encyclopedia presents essays written by scholars about a large number of topics within the broad field of sociology. It continues to be useful both for scholars and professionals investigating new areas of study and for students needing introductory overviews.
Encyclopedia of World Cultures This 10-volume set lists and describes more than 1,500 global cultures. Based on research of social scientists, it is the source for historical, social, political, economic, linguistic, religious, and other information on virtually every existing culture.
Communication
Database Description
eBook Collection Search for current eBooks in this subject.
The Arts ProQuest Search Theatre, film, television and design.
Behavioral (Social) Sciences ProQuest Search Communications and linguistics.
Communication & Mass Media Complete (EBSCO) Provides indexing of over 820 journals dating as early as 1915. CMMC also contains a Communication Thesaurus, comprehensive reference browsing, plus over 5,400 Author Profiles with biographical data and bibliographic information.
Film & Television Literature (EBSCO) This is the definitive online tool for film and television research. It is a comprehensive bibliographic and full-text database covering the entire spectrum of television and film.
Humanities International Complete Provides full text of more than 1,200 journals, 708 books and other published sources worldwide. It includes: archaeology and classical studies, area studies, folklore, history, language and literature, performing arts, philosophy, religion and theology, as well as reviews of: plays, operas, ballets, dance, musicals, motion pictures, videos, television and radio programs.
IMDB.com Authoritative source for information on movies, TV, and video games; as well as actors, production crew personnel, and fictional characters.
Play Index Play Index covers one-act plays, pageants, plays in verse, radio and television plays, classic drama and 600 monologues from playwrights such as Shakespeare, Aeschylus and Euripides, Moliere and many more. It includes approximately 31,000 plays—published individually or in collections—dating from 1949 to present time.
Newspaper Source EBSCO Full text for more than 40 (U.S.) and international and 389 regional (U.S.) newspapers.
Online Newspapers.com This includes New York Times and Wall Street Journal.
Westlaw Campus Research For Media Law, Campus Research offers searching by Document Citation or Document Title, and includes Code of Federal Regulations (CFR); state, federal and Supreme Court cases; American Jurisprudence, 2nd; American Law Reports; and 800+ law reviews and journals. The News search tab offers trade journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts, national and international newspapers and publications. Helpful Search Tips are provided.
New York Times This index includes Free Articles: 1851-1922; 1987 to present; and Paid Articles: 1923-1986.
Criminal Justice
Database Description
eBook Collection Search for current eBooks in this subject.
Bureau of Justice Statistics Includes the latest electronic data releases from Bureau of Justice Statistics.
Criminal Justice Data Datasets and documentation from the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data website.
Crime in the United States (FBI Uniform Crime Reports) These statistics are produced from data received from over 18,000 city, university/college, county, state, tribal, and federal law enforcement agencies voluntarily participating in the program.
Criminal Justice ProQuest Search Included in the ProQuest Social Sciences database.
NetSmartz Workshop An interactive, educational safety site from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® and Boys & Girls Clubs of America for children (ages 5-17), parents, guardians, educators and law enforcement using age-appropriate, 3-D activities to teach children how to stay safer on the Internet.
Cross-Cultural Studies
Database Description
eBook Collection Search for current eBooks in this subject.
MisLinks Cross-cultural resources directory.
Society for Cross-Cultural Research Cross-cultural links.
eHRAF (Human Relations Area Files by Yale) Provides cultural anthropology resources, and “… facilitates the cross-cultural study of [all aspects of] human culture, society, and behavior in the past and present.”
Center for the Study of Global Christianity (Gordon-Conwell) The Center for the Study of Global Christianity collates and analyzes data on church membership and evangelistic activities collected around the world …, the center provides an authoritative view of global Christianity… for research and strategic planning.
Global Mapping International: Strategic Mission Research and Mapping Research, mapping and training of cross-cultural workers to better understand their environment and constituents, and better plan opportunities and develop plans.
NationMaster.com This is “a massive central data source and a handy way to graphically compare nations. NationMaster is a vast compilation of data from such sources as the CIA World Factbook, UN, and OECD. [ It] … can generate maps and graphs on all kinds of statistics with ease.”
One World – Nations Online: The Nations Online Project: Get in Touch with the World “This site is a portal of gateways to the countries, cultures and nations in the world, a reference directory and a destination guide.”
Dissertations and Theses
Database Description
eBook Collection Search for current eBooks in this subject.
Research in Ministry (RIM)
(accessible from on campus)
“Research in Ministry® (RIM®) indexes and abstracts projects and theses from over 100 Doctor of Ministry (DMin), Doctor of Missiology (DMiss) and Doctor of Educational Ministry (DEdMin) programs accredited by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS). RIM is a searchable database with entries for authors, titles, thesis/project advisors, schools, and ATLA subject headings. Abstracts can be searched by keyword. The database also supports Boolean and proximity searches as well as nested searches and wildcards.” (ATLA)
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Full Text This “… is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses. The official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress and the database of record for graduate research. The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full-text coverage for older graduate works.”
Open Access Theses and Dissertations “OATD.org aims to be the best possible resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world.” It indexes more than 2.2 million theses and dissertations. Use it in combination with ProQuest Dissertations and Theses above to better cover the field.
WorldCat.org: The World’s Largest Library Catalog WorldCat is the world's largest network of library content and services. WorldCat libraries are dedicated to providing access to their resources on the Web, where most people start their search for information.
Drama/Theater
Database Description
eBook Collection Search for current eBooks in this subject.
Humanities International Complete Provides full text of more than 1,200 journals, 708 books and other published sources worldwide. It includes: archaeology and classical studies, area studies, folklore, history, language and literature, performing arts, philosophy, religion and theology, as well as reviews of: plays, operas, ballets, dance, musicals, motion pictures, videos, television and radio programs.
IMDb Internet Movie Database “World’s most popular and authoritative source for movie, TV, video game and celebrity content” … including “… actors, production film personnel and fictional characters.”
IBDB Internet Broadway Database “Provides records of productions from the beginnings of New York Theatre in the 18th century until today.” “IBDB provides a comprehensive database of shows on Broadway, including all ‘title page’ information for each production.” “IBDB also offers historical information about theatres and various statistics and fun facts related to Broadway.” “Details include pertinent people …, facts, production statistics … , an extensive archive of photos from past and present… [and] song lists with links to cast recordings.”
Theatre Database: an archive of theatre-related information “An archive of information on the theatre.” It includes: Ancient through 20th Century Theatre as history including playwrights; plus, a Monologue Archive and 10-Minute Plays.
Doollee.com This online guide covers modern playwrights, characters, literary agents, publishers and over 100.000 theatre plays which have been written, adopted or translated into English since 1956.
Education
Database Description
eBook Collection Search for current eBooks in this subject.
Education Research Complete The definitive online resource for education research. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. Education Research Complete provides indexing and abstracts for more than 2,100 journals, as well as full text for more than 1,200 journals, and includes full text for nearly 500 books and monographs.
Education (Social Sciences) ProQuest Search Extensive coverage of education journals.
Wolfram Alpha “…is a free online computational knowledge engine” [making] “… all systematic knowledge immediately computable and accessible …” Includes lesson plans. “ Create visual aids for presentations or handouts, including images and graphs.”
Child Development & Adolescent Studies Provides current and historical literature related to growth and development of children through the age of 21. It offers book reviews and abstracts from journals and a bibliography of technical reports, books, book chapters, theses and dissertations covering biomedical and social sciences worldwide.
Encyclopedia of Education The primary focus is on U.S. practices and institutions, from preschool to higher education. However, international coverage can be found throughout the set in articles on countries or regions (Canada, South Asia), as well as within topics.
ERIC – Education Resource Information Center Indexes journal articles and education-related materials; available links to full text included. Updated twice weekly.
MAS Ultra - School Edition (High School) Begins: 1975- . Contains full text for nearly 500 high school magazines with a reading level indicator (Lexiles), plus 85,670 biographies, over 107,000 primary documents, over 360 reference books, an image collection of over 592,000 photos, maps and flags and color pdfs.
Middle Search Plus (Middle School) Contains full text for more than 140 middle school magazines with a reading level indicator (Lexiles), plus biographies and historical essays, primary documents, reference books, and thousands of relevant photos, maps and flags, as well as The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition.
Primary Search (Elementary School) Contains full text for more than 80 elementary school magazines with a reading level indicator (Lexiles), plus reference books American Heritage® Children's Dictionary, 3rd Edition from Houghton Mifflin, and relevant photos, maps and flags.
Kids InfoBits: K-Grade 5 Targets students in kindergarten through grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate and visual graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine and reference content.
Professional Development Collection A highly specialized collection of information for educators, librarians and researchers. It includes nearly 520 professional journals covering everything from children's health and development to cutting-edge pedagogical theory and practice, plus reports.
PsycTESTS (EBSCO) The database provides descriptive summaries, full text, and relevant citations on the development and assessment of tests and measures that can be used in research and teaching.
Teacher Reference Center EBSCO Provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.
Book Collection Nonfiction: High School A rich research database for school and public libraries. It contains abstracts and full text for more than 2,440 popular nonfiction books. The database includes titles on careers, health, ethnicity, disabilities, technology, biographies, music, science, history, civics and more.
Book Collection Nonfiction: Middle School Edition A research database for school and public libraries. It contains abstracts and full text for more than 3,100 popular nonfiction books. The database includes titles on careers, health, ethnicity, disabilities, technology, biographies, history, science, women, civics and more.
Book Collection Nonfiction: Elementary A database for school and public libraries. It contains abstracts and full text for more than 1,290 popular nonfiction books. The database includes titles on animals, weather, holidays, Native Americans, United States, Canada, biographies, civics and more.
Annenberg Media Professional development materials for educators. Free resources include video-on-demand, live streaming video, plus materials for purchase.
Westlaw Campus Research For Education Law, Campus Research offers searching by Document Citation or Document Title, and includes Code of Federal Regulations (CFR); state, federal and Supreme Court cases; American Jurisprudence, 2nd; American Law Reports; and 800+ law reviews and journals. The News search tab offers trade journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts, national and international newspapers and publications. Helpful Search Tips are provided.
Child Abuse and Neglect  
Film & Television
Database Description
eBook Collection Search for current eBooks in this subject.
Communication & Mass Media Complete (EBSCO) Provides indexing of over 820 journals dating as early as 1915. CMMC also contains a Communication Thesaurus, comprehensive reference browsing, plus over 5,400 Author Profiles with biographical data and bibliographic information.
Film & Television Literature (EBSCO) This is the definitive online tool for film and television research. It is a comprehensive bibliographic and full-text database covering the entire spectrum of television and film.
Humanities International Complete Provides full text of more than 1,200 journals, 708 books and other published sources worldwide. It includes: archaeology and classical studies, area studies, folklore, history, language and literature, performing arts, philosophy, religion and theology, as well as reviews of: plays, operas, ballets, dance, musicals, motion pictures, videos, television and radio programs.
JURN.org “A curated academic search-engine, indexing over 4,400 free ejournals in the arts & humanities.” It accepts google.com search limiters including placing quotation marks around phrases.
Geography
Database Description
eBook Collection Search for current eBooks in this subject.
Credo Reference Geography dictionaries and encyclopedias.
Government and Politics
Database Description
eBook Collection Search for current eBooks in this subject.
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) Featuring thousands of full-text journals, this scholarly collection offers coverage of a broad range of academic disciplines including all majors offered at Evangel.
Social Sciences ProQuest Search Political science journals.
Military & Government Collection This covers all branches of the military and government, and offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals and other content. It provides full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals, plus indexing and abstracts for more than 400 journals.
HathiTrust.org This provides access to almost 4 million public domain research-quality books and journals, LIMIT it to Full View Only. Additional limiters are provided in Advanced Search. These books may only be read here. Researchers needing to download volumes should go to Archive.org, click Text in the top ribbon, and search for the author, title or subject. Resources may be available to freely download there.
CIA World Factbook The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.” It also includes: “…maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, a World Oceans map, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.”
eHRAF (Human Relations Area Files by Yale) Provides cultural anthropology resources, and “… facilitates the cross-cultural study of [all aspects of] human culture, society, and behavior in the past and present.”
State Master: Where Stats come Alive! A unique statistical database which allows you to research and compare a multitude of different data on US states. It includes maps, flags, state profiles, and an encyclopedia.
Nation Master.com Provides a way to graphically compare nations with ease. NationMaster is a vast compilation of data from such sources as the CIA World Factbook, UN, and OECD. It includes maps, flags, country profiles, and an encyclopedia.
Thomas: Library of Congress In the spirit of Thomas Jefferson, legislative information from the Library of Congress. It provides: Bills, Resolutions; Activity in Congress; Congressional Record; Schedules, Calendars; Committee Information; Presidential Nominations; Treaties; Government Resources; For Teachers.
American Presidency Project Archive Comprehensive collection of resources pertaining to the study of the President of the United States. Includes the messages and public papers of the presidents, documents relating to presidential elections, national party platforms, etc.
Zanran Zanran helps you to find ‘semi-structured’ data on the web. This is the numerical data that people have presented as graphs and tables and charts. For example, the data could be a graph in a PDF report, or a table in an Excel spreadsheet, or a barchart shown as an image in an HTML page.” “Zanran is Google for data.
History
Database Description
eBook Collection Search for current eBooks in this subject.
History ProQuest Search Civilizations, historical, military, U.S. and world history; periods and events.
Humanities International Complete Provides full text of more than 1,200 journals, 708 books and other published sources worldwide. It includes: archaeology and classical studies, area studies, folklore, history, language and literature, performing arts, philosophy, religion and theology, as well as reviews of: plays, operas, ballets, dance, musicals, motion pictures, videos, television and radio programs.
Missouri Resources: History & Heritage Missouri State and Local History and Heritage Websites.
Best of History Websites An EdTechTeacher.org resource.
Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection (UT-Austin) A noted collection of online world and United States maps, both current and historic.
JURN.org “A curated academic search-engine, indexing over 4,400 free ejournals in the arts & humanities.” It accepts google.com search limiters including placing quotation marks around phrases.
HathiTrust.org This provides access to almost 4 million public domain research-quality books and journals, LIMIT it to Full View Only. Additional limiters are provided in Advanced Search. These books may only be read here. Researchers needing to download volumes should go to Archive.org, click Text in the top ribbon, and search for the author, title or subject. Resources may be available to freely download there.
American Memory: Library of Congress This database of Historical Collections is from the Library of Congress. View its historical images, maps, sound recordings, manuscripts, motion pictures, etc., which may be browsed by Topic, Place, or Time: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/browse/
Encyclopedia of Modern Asia More than 2,600 accessible entries ranging from 200 to 4,000 words from hundreds of contributors … expressing the diversity of modern Asia from a variety of Asian perspectives while also indicating Western viewpoints. The focus is on twentieth-century Asia and on earlier people and events whose impact is still felt. Thirty-three nations are covered in depth
Repositories of Primary Sources “A listing of over 5000 websites [worldwide] describing holdings of manuscripts, archives, rare books, historical photographs, and other primary sources for the research scholar.” Tutorial: How to Locate and Evaluate Additional Primary Resources
American Presidency Project Archive Comprehensive collection of resources pertaining to the study of the President of the United States. Includes the messages and public papers of the presidents, documents relating to presidential elections, national party platforms, etc.
OpenDOAR: Directory of Open Access Repositories: Contents “This service, based on the Google Custom Search engine, lets you search the contents of the repositories listed in OpenDOAR for freely available academic research information… OpenDOAR is an authoritative directory of academic open access repositories.”
Humanities
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Humanities International Complete Provides full text of more than 1,200 journals, 708 books and other published sources worldwide. It includes: archaeology and classical studies, area studies, folklore, history, language and literature, performing arts, philosophy, religion and theology, as well as reviews of: plays, operas, ballets, dance, musicals, motion pictures, videos, television and radio programs.
Kinesiology, Athletics, Physical Education
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SPORTDiscus Full text of sports and sports medicine journals, providing full text for 550 indexed journals. Of those, 393 are unique to this collection. It begins with 1985.
JURN.org “A curated academic search-engine, indexing over 4,400 free ejournals in the arts & humanities.” It accepts google.com search limiters including placing quotation marks around phrases.
ProQuest Research Library Features full text scholarly journals, dissertations, trade publications, magazines and newspapers, covering academic subjects. Use the limiters in the right ribbon. Click Subject and then More… to see up to approximately 100 sub-areas within any subject. To help locate seminal articles, the articles with References offer lists from the article’s bibliography and how many times those titles have been cited by others. Articles with Cited By show a list of others who have cited the article being read.
Business Insights: Essentials: Gale / Cengage
(formerly Business and Company Resource Center)
Includes daily wire service updating articles. Accesses information including competitive intelligence, career and investment opportunities, business rankings and company histories.
Business and Company ASAP Includes daily wire service updating articles. Provides researchers with information on companies, markets and industries. From market trends, mergers and acquisitions to current management theory and company overviews. Access business and trade journals, newspapers and company directory profiles with full text and images.
Business Source Premier Provides full text for more than 2,300 journals back to 1886, and has searchable cited references back to 1998. It has full text coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. It is updated daily.
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) Featuring thousands of full-text journals, this scholarly collection offers coverage of a broad range of academic disciplines including all majors offered at Evangel. Use the limiters in the left ribbon. To help locate seminal articles those with References offer lists from the article’s bibliography and how many times those titles have been cited by others. Click Subject in the left ribbon and More… to see about 50 sub-areas suggested within a subject.
BioMedSearch.com BioMedSearch includes sports medicine and is a free biomedical search engine that contains NIH/PubMed/MedLine documents, a large collection of theses, dissertations, and other proprietary publications. Besides free-form search, users can search based on Author, Journal Title, Publication Date, the Language in which the article was published (many non-English articles have English language abstracts), MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) and more. Registering for BioMedSearch is free.
PubMed Central PMC includes sports medicine and is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).
BASE(Bielefeld Academic Search Engines) BASE is one of the world's most voluminous search engines especially for academic open access web resources. It offers academic quality and relevance resources, Deep Web resources, precise bibliographic data, sorting options, and “refine your search result” options.
Nursing  
Language
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Credo Reference Dictionaries and encyclopedias (Languages & Linguistics).
Bilingual and Monolingual Dictionaries Dictionaries by language; linguistic sub-field; language family.
Law
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Westlaw Campus Research Campus Research includes an online research service that provides a comprehensive collection of views, business and law related information for students. Helpful Search Tips are provided.
Credo Reference Law dictionaries and encyclopedias.
Leadership
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Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) Featuring thousands of full-text journals, this scholarly collection offers coverage of a broad range of academic disciplines including all majors offered at Evangel.
ProQuest Research Library Begin: 1971- ; Features full text scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines and newspapers, covering academic subjects.
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Literature
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Literature Online (LION) Works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, full-text literature journals and criticism and reference resources.
Literature Resource Center - LRC Gale / Cengage Biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and worldwide.
Literature Resources from Gale Research authors and their works, literary movements and genres. Search to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews.
MLA International Bibliography The MLA International Bibliography indexes books, articles and dissertations published on modern languages, literatures, folklore and linguistics, providing coverage from 1926 to the present. It includes the MLA Thesaurus and the MLA Directory of Periodicals.
Humanities International Complete Provides full text of more than 1,200 journals, 708 books and other published sources worldwide. It includes: archaeology and classical studies, area studies, folklore, history, language and literature, performing arts, philosophy, religion and theology, as well as reviews of: plays, operas, ballets, dance, musicals, motion pictures, videos, television and radio programs.
Play Index Play Index covers one-act plays, pageants, plays in verse, radio and television plays, classic drama and 600 monologues from playwrights such as Shakespeare, Aeschylus and Euripides, Moliere and many more. It includes approximately 31,000 plays—published individually or in collections—dating from 1949 to present time.
Literature and Language ProQuest Search Covers American, English and world literatures, plus linguistics.
Credo Reference Literature dictionaries and encyclopedias.
JURN.org “A curated academic search-engine, indexing over 4,400 free ejournals in the arts & humanities.” It accepts google.com search limiters including placing quotation marks around phrases.
Medicine and Health
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Mednar It searches 60 medical databases which include sources not usually searched by Google or Bing.
PubMed Home Over 21 million citations from biomedical literature from Medline, life science journals and books.
PubMed Central PMC is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).
GoPubMed It explores PubMed with Gene Ontology. “It fetches relevant abstracts in PubMed which contain the biomedical concepts related to the query.” Tutorial
MEDLINE EBSCO Provides medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. It uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations. It contains linked full text articles.
MedlinePlus: Trusted Health Information for You General health information for laypeople.
National Library of Medicine Databases National Library of Med. Electronic Resources.
The WWW Virtual Library: Medicine and Health: Epidemiology The University of California Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics offers an extensive collection of links within the World Wide Web Virtual library. These academic research links include: Government Agencies and International Organizations; University Sites; Professional Societies and Organizations by type; Publications; News Links, etc.
Consumer Health Complete EBSCO Medical dictionary, encyclopedias, fact sheets, images, diagrams, videos and alternative sources.
National Library of Medicine Gateway Search Guide to resources from the National Library of Medicine.
Health and Medicine ProQuest Search Covers nursing, allied and public health, pharmacology and medical science.
Credo Reference Medicine and health dictionaries and encyclopedias.
Music
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Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) Featuring thousands of full-text journals, this scholarly collection offers coverage of a broad range of academic disciplines including all majors offered at Evangel.
International Index to Music Periodicals (IIMP) Provides indexing and abstracts for music journals from 1874 to the present, covering the scholarly to the popular, and including music business. It has cross-links to Naxos Music Library.
Music & Dance: The Arts ProQuest Search Music and dance journals.
JURN.org “A curated academic search-engine, indexing over 4,400 free ejournals in the arts & humanities.” It accepts google.com search limiters including placing quotation marks around phrases.
Grove Music Online Includes the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, second edition; The New Grove Dictionary of Opera; and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, second edition; plus the full text of the Oxford Companion to Music and the Oxford Dictionary of Music.
Humanities International Complete Provides full text of more than 1,200 journals, 708 books and other published sources worldwide. It includes: archaeology and classical studies, area studies, folklore, history, language and literature, performing arts, philosophy, religion and theology, as well as reviews of: plays, operas, ballets, dance, musicals, motion pictures, videos, television and radio programs.
Naxos Music Library: Listening Library It has classical music plus jazz, film music, nostalgia, classic and contemporary rock content. NML provides playing times of individual works or movements, music notes, and opera libretti, plus an interactive entry-level course on all aspects of classical music,& the Story of Classical Music.
Hymnary Comprehensive dictionary of hymns, hymn texts and hymnals, with information on authors and composers, lyrics and scores.
Credo Reference Music dictionaries and encyclopedias.
Scholarly Societies Project: Music (University of Waterloo, Ontario, Can.) The music links on the Web were gathered by the University of Waterloo Library staff. The links are directed to Music Societies worldwide. If any links are broken, use the Society names as a Google.com or Bing.com search string to locate the new Web site.
WWW Sites of Interest to Musicologists (American Musicological Society) A collection of Web sites gathered by the American Musicological Society. The index covers a wide range of “sites of interest to musicologists.”
Internet Resources for Music, Theatre and Dance(Library of Congress: Performing Arts Reading Room) This directory provides research quality links covering many aspects of music and its enjoyment.
Online Resources for Music Scholar(Harvard University Library) While most of these are free databases, there are some flagged for Harvard researchers’ use only.
Nursing
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Mednar It searches 60 medical databases which include sources not usually searched by Google or Bing.
National Library of Medicine Gateway Search Search using the search term, Nursing, to locate: Bibliographic Resources including full text biomedical books; Consumer Health Resources; and Other Information Resources.
Nursing ProQuest Search Health and Medicine: Nursing.
Nurse Portal A portal for nurses.
BioMedSearch.com BioMedSearch is a free biomedical search engine that contains NIH/PubMed/MedLine documents, a large collection of theses, dissertations, and other proprietary publications. Besides free-form search, users can search based on Author, Journal Title, Publication Date, the Language in which the article was published (many non-English articles have English language abstracts), MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) and more. Registering for BioMedSearch is free.
PubMed Central PMC is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).
GoPubMed It explores PubMed with Gene Ontology. “It fetches relevant abstracts in PubMed which contain the biomedical concepts related to the query.” Tutorial
HubMed: PubMed Rewired “An alternative interface to the PubMed medical literature database.”
Consumer Health Complete A comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. CHC provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.
Medical Student A digital library of authoritative medical education information for the medical student and all students of medicine. It includes specialized textbooks.
MEDLINE EBSCO Provides medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. It uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations. It contains linked full text articles.
Philosophy
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Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) Featuring thousands of full-text journals, this scholarly collection offers coverage of a broad range of academic disciplines including all majors offered at Evangel.
Humanities International Complete Provides full text of more than 1,200 journals, 708 books and other published sources worldwide. It includes: archaeology and classical studies, area studies, folklore, history, language and literature, performing arts, philosophy, religion and theology, as well as reviews of: plays, operas, ballets, dance, musicals, motion pictures, videos, television and radio programs.
Credo Reference Philosophy dictionaries and encyclopedias.
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is designed so that each entry is maintained and kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in the field. All entries and substantive updates are refereed by the members of a distinguished Editorial Board before they are made public. The Table of Contents lists entries that are published or assigned.
Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy: a peer-reviewed academic source (Fieser) Was founded in 1995 as a non-profit organization to provide open access to detailed, scholarly information on key topics and philosophers in all areas of philosophy.
Dictionary of Philosophical Terms and Names (Kemerling) A concise guide to technical terms and personal names often encountered in the study of Western philosophy.
Noesis: Philosophy Research On-Line This is “ a limited area search engine for open access academic philosophy on the Internet. …  Noesis is affiliated with InPhO: the Indiana Philosophy Ontology Project [which] offers a variety of tools for students, researchers, programmers and scholars.” https://inpho.cogs.indiana.edu/
Hippias: Philosophy Web Resources “Hippias is a peer-reviewed search engine that provides access to philosophy-related resources on the World-Wide Web.” (Brandeis University)
Early Modern Philosophy Texts Versions of classics of early modern philosophy, and a few from the 19th century, prepared making them easier to read while leaving intact the main arguments, doctrines, and lines of thought.
Timeline of Western Philosophers A wide-ranging list of philosophers from the Western traditions of philosophy, and … those who have had a marked importance upon the philosophy of the day.
History of Philosophy Timelines Graphical depiction of an historical timeline featuring key philosophy biographies and theorems. The timeline will also include information on politics, culture, and world events.
Psychology and Counseling
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Dissertations and Theses Search for Dissertations on this subject.
PsycINFO Peer-reviewed abstracts of scholarly journal articles in more than 27 languages, book chapters, books, and dissertations from 1887 to date.
PsycARTICLES Source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology.
Psychology Journals (ProQuest) Includes more than 1,080 titles, with over 690 titles available in full text. It provides charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements as well as 4,000 full text dissertations, 2000-2006, representing a range of psychology disciplines.
PsycTESTS (EBSCO) The database provides descriptive summaries, full text, and relevant citations on the development and assessment of tests and measures that can be used in research and teaching.
PsycBOOKS (EBSCO) From the American Psychological Association (APA), includes over 38,000 chapters in PDF from over 2,500 books, published by the APA and other distinguished publishers, and includes digitized content of historical significance from the Archives of the History of American Psychology (AHAP) collection. It also contains over 1,600 classic books of landmark historical impact in psychology dating from the 1600s, and the exclusive electronic release of more than 1,500 authored entries from APA/Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Psychology.
Psychology, Religion and Spirituality Handbook (APA)
Vol. 1 - Vol. 2
This two-volume handbook presents the current state of the psychology of religion and spirituality with an integrative paradigm which sheds light on the purposes religion serves with its beliefs and practices, and the capacity to do both good and harm. The paradigm encourages psychologists to attend to the ways religion and spirituality are expressed not only in individual lives, but also in the lives of couples, families, institutions, communities, and cultures.
Psychology (Social Science) ProQuest Search Psychology journals.
Child Development & Adolescent Studies Provides current and historical literature related to growth and development of children through the age of 21. It offers book reviews and abstracts from journals and a bibliography of technical reports, books, book chapters, theses and dissertations covering biomedical and social sciences worldwide.
Credo Reference Psychology dictionaries and encyclopedias.
PsychIn Professional Directory “Large directory of professional mental health resources, news, and research tools.”
Web-Based Reference Tools: Social Science Network (Scott Plous, Wesleyan University) This is a collection of psychology research links including Databases, Research Surveys, Grant Information, Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Megasites in Psychology, Research Aids, etc.
Social Science Web Search Box(database of more than 18,000 links) This freely available Social Psychology Search Box is courtesy of the Social Psychology Network.
Religion and Theology
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Encyclopedia of Religion "comparative religions, history, gender studies, arts, anthropology and other disciplines, this … maintains … [a] cross-cultural approach while emphasizing religion’s role in everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture. … [The] resource also features 200 color and 130 black-and-white illustrations; full-color inserts depicting religious practices, sacred spaces and major events"
ATLA Serials Religion Database Database combines an index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in religion with ATLA's online religion and theology journals. Most full text titles are indexed volume 1 to the present.
Christian Periodical Index Access to articles and reviews written from an evangelical Christian perspective or of interest to the evangelical community. Coverage represents major doctrinal positions within evangelical Christianity.
New Testament Abstracts Contains more than 44,000 article abstracts, 1,200 review abstracts, 16,500 book abstracts, and 50 software abstracts. Updated yearly.
Old Testament Abstracts Features indexing and abstracts for journal articles back to 1978, monographs, multi-author works, and software related to Old Testament studies. Topics covered include antiquities, archaeology, biblical theology, philology and much more.
Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library This Digital Library offers an exceptional encounter with antiquity. Using the world’s most advanced imaging technology, the Digital Library preserves thousands of scroll fragments, including the oldest known copies of biblical texts.
Digital Dead Sea Scrolls (Israel Museum) Israel Museum’s Shrine of the Book offers digital copies of the Giant Isaiah Scroll, Temple Scroll, War Scroll, Community Rule Scroll, and Commentary on the Habakkuk Scroll.
Biblical Archeology Society Review articles introduce the world of the Bible to both academic scholars of archaeology and a broad general audience. Covering both the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament since 1975, BAR is the leading nonsectarian forum for the discussion of Biblical archaeology.
Jewish Studies Source Contains over 400 full-text titles including full-text and backfiles for academic journals, monographs, newspapers, and over 1600 biographies of historical and contemporary Jews. In addition, it contains the entire Jewish Telegraphic Agency database from 1922 to present
World Christian Database (Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary) Provides comprehensive statistical information on world religions, 9,000 Christian denominations, and 13,000 ethnolinguistic people groups. It includes 5,000 cities, 3,000 provinces and 239 countries. It is based on the World Christian Encyclopedia and World Christian Trends.
New Catholic Encyclopedia This revised edition features contributions from scholars from all over the world, … Incorporating content from the five supplementary volumes to the first edition of the New Catholic Encyclopedia, this edition also features revised and new articles. Among the 12,000 entries in the Encyclopedia are articles on theology, philosophy, history, literary figures, saints, musicians and much more.
Religious & Theological Abstracts Begin: 1958- . Provides summaries of articles in scholarly journals in the fields of Religion and Theology, including Christian, Jewish, and other World religions in many languages. Language used is given at the abstract’s end.
Guide to Social Science and Religion in Periodical Literature Begins: 1993- . Index of social science and religious publications. Includes official publications of major religious groups or denominations.
ProQuest Research Library Features full text scholarly journals back to 1971 (including 120 full text religious journals), trade publications, magazines and newspapers.
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) Featuring thousands of full-text journals (including approximately 300 Religion, Religious Education and Religious Literature journals), this scholarly collection offers coverage of a broad range of academic disciplines including all majors offered at Evangel.
CDRI: Cooperative Digital Resources Initiative (ATLA) A repository of digital resources .. The CDRI database provides access to digital images of woodcuts, photographs, slides, papyri, coins, maps, postcards, manuscripts, lithographs, sermons, shape-note tune books, and various forms of Christian art, architecture, and iconography.
Credo Reference Religion and theology dictionaries and encyclopedias.
Science
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Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) Featuring thousands of full-text journals, this scholarly collection offers coverage of a broad range of academic disciplines including all majors offered at Evangel.
Biological Abstracts Provides users access to information in virtually every life science discipline, and contains millions of archived records up to ten years back.
BioText Search Engine This University of California – Berkeley index covers over 300 Open Access journals.
Chem Abstracts/SciFinder The world's largest curated collection of information on disclosed chemistry and related research.
Chem Abstracts and Archive/SciFinder The world's largest curated collection of information on disclosed chemistry and related research, including an archive of all American Chemical Society journals prior to 1996 and links to five online full text chemistry journals with their archived files from 1996 to date: Journal of Chemical Education, Chemical & Engineering News Online, Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS), Environmental Science& Technology, Journal of Agricultural & Food Chemistry.
Gale Encyclopedia of Science Each of the 2,500 alphabetically-arranged entries contain jargon-free prose that align with national science standards, covering all major areas of science, including physical science, life science, earth and space science, science and technology and more.
Science Reference Center EBSCO Applied-, earth-, life-, physical- and space sciences.
Science and Technology Collection This database contains more than 820 full-text journals covering relevant aspects of the scientific and technical community. It includes aeronautics, astrophysics, biology, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology, marine sciences and materials science.” Use it with Academic Search Complete.
Science & Technology ProQuest Search Agriculture, biology, chemistry, environmental and materials science, computing and engineering.
Credo Reference Science dictionaries and encyclopedias.
Biology ProQuest Search ProQuest Biology Journals provides access to a wide range of biology topics. The database includes over 415 titles, with more than 360 available in full text beginning in 1992.
Archiv.org An academic paper search engine for the physical sciences. It is a preprint service for mathematics, physics, astronomy, computer science, quantitative finance and related disciplines.
Science.gov (U.S. Gov for Science “Science.gov searches over 55 databases and over 2100 selected websites from 13 federal agencies.” (Includes abstracts and full text if available.)
Open Science Directory Search tool for more than 13,000 open access scientific journals.
BASE(Bielefeld Academic Search Engines) BASE is one of the world's most voluminous search engines especially for academic open access web resources. It offers academic quality and relevance resources, Deep Web resources, precise bibliographic data, sorting options, and “refine your search result” options.
World Wide Science Search Engine: Global Science Gateway It provides “scientific discovery and progress through a multilateral partnership to enable federated searching of national and international scientific databases and portals.”
AGRICOLA (National Agricultural Library, U.S. Department of Agriculture) AGRICultural OnLine Access database is an article citation database. It is the primary public source for world-wide access to agricultural information (broadly interpreted). It covers materials in all formats and periods, as far back as the 15th Century. While it is a citation database, thousands of the records have hot links to full text online documents. Also, 378 of the indexed journals are available in the Academic Search Complete database.
AGRIS: Agricultural Sciences and Technology (FAO) A global public domain Database with structured bibliographical records on agricultural science and technology. About 2/3 of records are citations from scientific journals.
NCBI:National Center for Biotechnology Information This is an index to NCBI, a national resource for molecular biology information. NCBI develops new information technologies to aid in the understanding of fundamental molecular and genetic processes controlling health and disease. More specifically, the NCBI has been charged with creating automated systems for storing and analyzing knowledge about molecular biology, biochemistry, and genetics.
WebAnalytes (Australia) Direct-to-the-Resources Analytical Chemistry Web Directory including: Organizations; Manufacturers & Suppliers; Electronic books & chemistry software; Electronic dictionaries, encyclopedias, terminology & acronyms; Substances virtual library; Analytical chemistry publications; WebAnalytes; Biomedical chemistry; Health-Safety-Environment; Standards; Databases; and Book catalogue.

ChemNet: Global Chemical Network (China)

This directory of chemistry related resources includes: Colour Index; Drug Synthesis (over 6,000 drugs & 57,000 intermediates); FEMA Index (over 5,000 kinds of flavor); Open Access Journals (over 2,000); Parent Compound (330); Pesticide Common Names (nearly 2,000); TOP 200 Drugs; FDA’s Databases; ATC Index Database; and an auxiliary list with links to 13 Chemicals databases; 13 Drugs databases; 5 Patent databases; 4 Pharmacopeia databases; 6 Regulator databases; 9 Synthesis databases; & 14 Toxicology and MSDS databases.
Social Work and Sociology
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SocINDEX with Full Text Begin: 1908- . Social work and sociology research database with subject headings from a 20,000+ term sociological thesaurus.
eHRAF (Human Relations Area Files by Yale) Provides cultural anthropology resources, and “… facilitates the cross-cultural study of [all aspects of] human culture, society, and behavior in the past and present.”
International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family Marriage and family are interpreted in the broadest sense, and contemporary issues related to marriage and family are included. International and cultural coverage offer added value. Family life in fifty countries representing the regions of the world were included. There are 12 entries on unique racial and ethnic groups, selected because they were either indigenous or prominent in heterogeneous nations and research was available about their distinct family patterns. In addition, 11 entries on specific religions or belief systems are included.
Child Development & Adolescent Studies Provides current and historical literature related to growth and development of children through the age of 21. It offers book reviews and abstracts from journals and a bibliography of technical reports, books, book chapters, theses and dissertations covering biomedical and social sciences worldwide.
Web Sites of Interest to Social Workers(Linda Grobman, New Social Worker) An extensive list of Webpages gathered for Social Workers.
Useful Sites for Social Workers(Wayne State University, School of Social Work, Center for Social Work Research) An annotated list of authoritative Webpages helpful to Social Work researchers.
Social Science Data ArchivesArchives (Albert Benschop Social & Behavioral Studies University of Amsterdam) A copyrighted list of Internet sociology Webpages maintained at the University of Amsterdam and linked to by dozens of research institutions.
SocioWeb: Your Independent Guide to Sociological Resources on the Internet “The SocioWeb is an independent guide to the sociological resources available on the Internet.”
Child Abuse and Neglect  
Statistics
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ProQuest
(Statistical Abstract of the United States)
A comprehensive collection of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States and acquires, abstracts, and indexes Federal Government statistical publications and tables.
American Fact Finder
(U.S. Census Bureau)
A source for population, housing, economic and geographic data. Select from Topics, Race and Ethnic Groups, Industry Codes, EEO Occupation Codes, and Locations.
FedStats
(U.S. Census Bureau)
FedStats supports a community of practice for over 100 agencies engaged in the production and dissemination of official federal statistics, and provides the public with a showcase of information, tools and news related to official Federal statistics.
Digest of Education Statistics (National Center for Education Statistics) It provides a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from prekindergarten through graduate school. The material must be nationwide in scope and of current interest and value. The publication contains information on subjects in the field of education statistics, including the number of schools and colleges, teachers, enrollments, and graduates, in addition to educational attainment, finances, federal funds for education, libraries, and international education. Supplemental information on population trends, attitudes on education, education characteristics of the labor force, government finances, and economic trends provides background for evaluating education data.
Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics
(U.S. Department of Justice)
It includes: Criminal justice characteristics; public opinion; statistics for crime, victims, arrest and seizure; statistics for courts, prosecution and sentencing; and statistics for parole, jails, prisons, and death penalty.
ARDA
(Association of Religion Data Archives)
The ARDA provides a religious profile for every county, state and urban are in the nation, charts the heritage of each denomination, and provides easy access to over 500 surveys.
World Christian Database (Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary) The World Christian Database provides comprehensive statistical information on world religions, 9,000 Christian denominations, and 13,000 ethnolinguistic people groups. It includes 5,000 cities, 3,000 provinces and 239 countries. It is based on the World Christian Encyclopedia and World Christian Trends.
Zanran Zanran helps you to find ‘semi-structured’ data on the web. This is the numerical data that people have presented as graphs and tables and charts. For example, the data could be a graph in a PDF report, or a table in an Excel spreadsheet, or a barchart shown as an image in an HTML page.” “Zanran is Google for data.
Technology
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Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) Featuring thousands of full-text journals, this scholarly collection offers coverage of a broad range of academic disciplines including all majors offered at Evangel.
Science and Technology Collection This database contains more than 820 full-text journals covering relevant aspects of the scientific and technical community. It includes aeronautics, astrophysics, biology, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology, marine sciences and materials science.” Use it with Academic Search Complete.
Science & Technology ProQuest Search Agriculture, biology, chemistry, environmental and materials science, computing and engineering.
Credo Reference Technology dictionaries and encyclopedias.
SciDiverarXiv “SciDiver is an academic paper search engine for the physical sciences, providing an index over arXiv, the preprint service for mathematics, physics, astronomy, computer science, quantitative finance and related disciplines.”
Science.gov (U.S. Gov for Science “Science.gov searches over 55 databases and over 2100 selected websites from 13 federal agencies.” (Includes abstracts and full text if available.)
Scirus "Scirus is the most comprehensive scientific research tool on the web.”
Tests
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International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family Marriage and family are interpreted in the broadest sense, and contemporary issues related to marriage and family are included. International and cultural coverage offer added value. Family life in fifty countries representing the regions of the world were included. There are 12 entries on unique racial and ethnic groups, selected because they were either indigenous or prominent in heterogeneous nations and research was available about their distinct family patterns. In addition, 11 entries on specific religions or belief systems are included.
PsycTESTS (EBSCO) The database provides descriptive summaries, full text, and relevant citations on the development and assessment of tests and measures that can be used in research and teaching.
Learning Express Library Online academic and licensing practice tests including SAT, ACT, GRE, LSAT, Advanced Placement, civil service, military, real estate, law enforcement, citizenship, TOEFL, ESL and basic skills for elementary, middle and high school skills improvement and more.