Article Databases

Summon (Search Everything) - Through one simple search, it provides instant access to the breadth of authoritative content that's the hallmark of great libraries - digital and print, audio and video, single articles to entire e-journals, and every format in between. No need to broadcast searches to other databases - it provides one search box for a researcher to enter any terms they want and quickly get credible results in one relevancy ranked-list.

Academic Search Premier - The worlds largest academic multi-disciplinary database. Full text articles for nearly 4,650 publications, including more than 3,600 peer-reviewed journals. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.

Business Source Premier - This is the worlds largest full text business database and provides full text articles for more than 8,350 scholarly business journals, including full text for nearly 1,100 peer-reviewed business publications. Coverage includes vitually all subject areas related to business. Full text (PDF) for more than 350 of the top scholarly journals

JSTOR - JSTOR is a not–for–profit service that helps scholars, researchers, and students discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content in a trusted digital archive of over one thousand five hundred academic journals and other scholarly content.

Lexis Nexis Academic - This comprehensive database provides full-text documents from over 5,900 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications with a variety of flexible search options.

Pub Med linking to MU holdings and IDS - PubMed comprises more than 21 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

Reference Databases

CQ Researcher - CQ Researcher is often the first source that librarians recommend when researchers are seeking original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news. Founded in 1923 as Editorial Research Reports, CQ Researcher is noted for its in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy.

Credo literati Reference - Now offering more than 560 highly regarded titles from over 80 publishers, Credo General Reference covers every major subject. Literati by Credo is a collaborative research platform that supports research effectiveness and information literacy.

Scholastic Go - Provided courtesy of the WV Library Commission, concise articles on geography, history, government, language, literature, religion, technology, the arts and sciences. Links to articles, Web sites, periodicals, and bibliographies with extensive media resources including photographs, videos, and interactive maps. Illustrated, interactive time lines chart the course of world history.

Oxford English Dictionary - The Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books.

Points of View - Provided courtesy of the WV Library Commission, points of View Reference Center™ is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides 200 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument). There are more than 340 topics.

World News Digest - This archival record of domestic and international news brings together seven decades of news from the renowned Facts On File World News Digest in print. It is updated weekly and contains more than 1 million internal hyperlinks and convenient new features such as tabbed search results. It covers all major political, social, and economic events since November 1940. This publication is unrivaled for its depth, breadth, and accuracy.

Tools For Finding Databases

All Article & Reference Databases - List of online databases available from Marshall University Libraries