|Database Names and Descriptions
|Academic Search Premier
A great first stop when looking for scholarly journal articles, Academic Search Premier contains full text content across all academic disciplines from over 4,600 periodicals. Also contains some popular magazines. Most content is from the last twenty years.
|Academic Writer (formerly APA Style Central)
Academic Writer helps you develop your writing and research skills, combining sophisticated learning and teaching tools, advanced authoring technology, and full integration of the APA manual.
AccessMedicine provides medical students with a variety of resources needed to excel in basic science studies and clerkships; helps residents, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants with instant access to videos, self-assessment, and leading medical textbooks that facilitate decision-making at the point-of-care.
|ACM Guide to Computing Literature
Containing over 1.5 million records for articles, books and conference proceedings, the ACM Guide to Computing Literature is the most comprehensive bibliographic database focused exclusively on the field of computing.
AGRICOLA is an index of books and articles related to the field of agriculture, dating from the 15th century to the present. It is produced and made freely available on the web by the National Agricultural Library.
|Alt Health Watch
This alternative health database provides full-text for more than 140 publications in the collection, including full-text for many peer-reviewed journals. Alt HealthWatch provides in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine dating back to 1990.
|American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals
This vast primary source collection contains digitized issues from over 7,500 historical United States newspapers and other periodicals, from 1684 to 1912. Each issue is fully digitized and full-text searchable. This database combines all five series of the AAS Historical Periodicals Collection, each of which can also be searched individually.
Annual Reviews publishes authoritative reviews of scientific research. These articles summarize the current understanding of a topic, set it within its historical context, outline practical applications and suggest the future course of research.
ArchiveGrid provides access to detailed archival collection descriptions, allowing you to search for historical documents, personal papers and family histories held in archives throughout the world. It includes nearly a million descriptions of archival collections held by thousands of libraries, museums, historical societies and archives.
|Art & Architecture Source
Art & Architecture Source covers a broad range of related subjects, from fine, decorative and commercial art, to various areas of architecture and architectural design. It provides articles from over 600 full-text journals, more than 220 full-text books, and a collection of over 63,000 images.
This index database gathers article citations from journals in business, science, humanities, social science, medicine, technology and popular culture. It describes one article, news story, letter, or other item from a journal in each record, and provides a list of libraries that have the journal title for most items. Coverage includes over 15,000 titles from 1990 to the present.
Artstor Digital Library is the most extensive database of digital images available for educational and scholarly use. It includes over 2.5 million images comprising the world's cultural heritage, encompassing anthropology, archaeology, architecture, art history, fashion, costume, literature, religion, theater, and world history, all rights-cleared for educational use.
Arxiv.org, published by Cornell University, is a source for scientific articles, often in the form of pre-prints, in the fields of physics, mathematics, non-linear science, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance and statistics.
|ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials
Produced by the American Theological Library Association, this database is the premier tool for locating scholarly journal articles in the fields of theology, religion, Christian studies, Biblical studies, pastoral ministry, church history, philosophy and ethics.
|Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals
Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals, is the only comprehensive American guide to the current literature of architecture and design. The index covers international, scholarly and popular periodical literature, including publications of professional associations; US state and regional periodicals; and major serial publications in the architecture and design of Europe, Asia, Latin America and Australia.
|Bibliography of the History of Art
This index of journal articles, which also includes Répertoire de la litterature de l'art (RILA), includes citations of art history journal articles from 1975 to 2007.
|Business Source Premier
This business database provides full-text for more than 2,100 business journals dating back to 1965, including full-text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed scholarly business publications. In addition to business journals, Business Source Premier also includes a rich collection of country, industry, company and market research reports, as well as SWOT analyses.
|Cambridge Companions to Literature
Over 350 volumes of the Cambridge Companions to Literature series from Cambridge University Press. Each volume is a lively, accessible introduction to a major writer, artist, philosopher, topic or period. All are collections of specially commissioned essays, shaped and introduced to appeal to student readers.
|Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology
The Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology is an essential reference resource for those interested in global hymnody, with authoritative information on the hymns of many countries and languages. It contains over 5,000 entries on individual hymns, hymnals, organizations, and themes, as well as information on hymn tunes and their composers.
|Christian Periodical Index
Published by the Association of Christian Librarians, CPI is an interdisciplinary index of Christian periodicals. Search here if you're looking for articles or reviews written from an evangelical perspective.
|Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers
From the Library of Congress, Chronicling America is a database of over 500 historic American newspapers from 1836-1922.
CINAHL Complete is the world's most comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 1,300 journals indexed in CINAHL. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index. CINAHL Complete is the definitive research tool for all areas of nursing and allied health literature.
The Cochrane Collection is a group of health science databases focused on evidence-based systematic reviews. It includes the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR), the leading resource for systematic reviews in health care, the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, the Cochrane Methodology Register, and Cochrane Clinical Answers. Full text access to many of the reviews abstracted in these databases is available from other databases.
ComAbstracts is an index of articles and books related to human communication studies (mass communication, human interaction, rhetoric, health communication, communication and new media, journalism, communication history, etc.).
|Communication & Mass Media Complete
This database provides over 450 full-text journals encompassing the breadth of the communication discipline, and indexing for many more.
Credo Reference is a powerful source of introductory and reference information across all academic disciplines. Combining cross-searchable content from over 500 encyclopedias and other reference sources, Credo will also connect you to related materials in other library databases and collections.
|Criminal Justice Abstracts
Criminal Justice Abstracts contains more than 400,000 bibliographic records for articles in areas related to criminal justice and criminology, including criminology; criminal justice; criminal law and procedure; corrections and prisons; police and policing; criminal investigation; forensic sciences and investigation.
Digital Theatre Plus includes over 300 streaming professional theatrical productions, over 200 filmed interviews with theatre professionals, as well as literary and dramatic texts, documentaries, lectures, teaching plans, workshops and study guides. Playwrights include Shakespeare, Miller, Ibsen, Coward, O'Neill and many more.
|Dissertations and Theses
The world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses, ProQuest Dissertations and Theses includes 3 million citations, over 1.5 million of which are available in full-text.
DynaMed is a point-of-care reference tool that provides health professionals with evidence-based content to support clinical decision-making. It contains evidence-based summaries for over 3,200 topics of diseases, disorders, and symptoms, with information on etiology, associated conditions, history and research findings, differential diagnosis and diagnostic testing, prognosis, treatment, prevention, relevant guidelines and links to patient information. Summaries are derived from peer-reviewed sources and it is updated daily.
Ebook Central is a database of over 130,000 e-books in all academic areas. This collection is also searchable via OneSearch and the OneSearch Catalog.
|E-books on EBSCOhost
A collection of over 6,000 e-books on the familiar EBSCOhost platform. To discover all e-books, use OneSearch Catalog.
|Education Research Complete
Education Research Complete is a comprehensive 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 1,820 journals, as well as full text for more than 900 journals, and includes full text for more than 71 books and monographs, and for numerous education-related conference papers.
Education Week provides complete access to the edweek.org platform, including in-depth news coverage of K-12 education in the United States from 1981 to the present.
|EHRAF World Cultures
A cross-cultural and ethnographic database that contains descriptive information on all aspects of cultural and social life for over 300 cultures, from the Abipón to the Yurok. A wide variety of scholarly books, articles and dissertations are included -- over 3,000 documents in total, comprising nearly 700,000 pages. Each paragraph is indexed by subject, facilitating precise retrieval within documents.
|Encyclopædia Britannica Online Academic Edition
The online academic edition of the well-known general subject full-length encyclopedia. Also includes Merriam-Webster Dictionary & Thesaurus, videos, timelines, country statistics, world atlas, and many other features.
ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and resources. The database contains more than 1,300,000 records and links to more than 317,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.
Provided by the United States Government Printing Office, the Federal Digital System (FDsys) provides online access to official publications from all three branches of the federal government, including the Congressional Record, the Code of Federal Regulations, the U. S. Code, text of congressional bills, court opinions, and much more.
|Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text
This database includes full text and bibliographic coverage of scholarly and popular resources, including 160 full text journals, more than 160 e-books, and film reviews from Variety dating back to 1914.
|Films on Demand
This database includes over 20,000 online streaming educational videos from providers like PBS and Films for the Humanities & Sciences. Includes coverage of nearly all academic disciplines. Instructors can embed films in Blackboard for easy course integration. These videos are also discoverable through OneSearch and the library catalog (Webcat).
|Gale eBooks (formerly Gale Virtual Reference Library)
A cross-searchable collection of more than 2,500 reference volumes, including encyclopedias across all academic disciplines.
|Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints (formerly Opposing Viewpoints in Context)
Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints is a great starting point for all of today's most common research topics. Featured "viewpoints" provide accessible overviews, which are supplemented by many articles from popular magazines and academic journals, as well as books, newspapers, statistics, videos and even audio recordings. A good way to get started is to click "Browse Issues".
Google Scholar is a broad index of scholarly content across many different fields and content types.
GreenFILE is a citation database covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes citations of content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
|Health Source: Consumer Edition
This database is the richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide, providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Health Source Consumer Edition features searchable full-text for nearly 300 journals.
|Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
This database provides more than 550 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 journals.
HeinOnline is a very large database for government documents and legal research. It contains comprehensive coverage from inception of both U.S. statutory materials, U.S. Congressional Documents and more than 2,400 scholarly journals, all of the world's constitutions, all U.S. treaties, collections of classic treatises and presidential documents, and access to the full text of state and federal case law powered by Fastcase.
Over 12,000 International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and art song texts.
|Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism
This reference resource includes more than 300 entries and subentries on literary critics and theorists, critical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods.
|JoVE Science Education: Basic Biology
Simple, easy-to-understand video demonstrations help you learn basic laboratory methods for conducting biology research. This database is part of the Science Education database from the Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE).
JSTOR is an interdisciplinary database of back issues from the most important scholarly journals in many fields. Coverage of most journals begins with volume one and ends four or more years ago. The library currently provides access to twelve JSTOR collections: Arts & Sciences I-X, XII, and the Life Sciences collection.
|Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 500 core journals, more than 50 priority journals, and 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.
|Literature Criticism Online
Literature Criticism Online (LCO) is a cross-searchable database comprised of seven collections of both popular and scholarly literary criticism: Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism, Contemporary Literary Criticism, Drama Criticism, Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Short Story Criticism, and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism. Much of this content is also available from the library in print.
|Literature Online (LION)
Literature Online contains a full library of English literature criticism and reference resources in addition to the full text of poetry, drama, and prose fiction from the seventh century to the present day.
|Loeb Classical Library
The Loeb Classical Library includes all that is important in ancient Greek and Latin literature: the entire classical heritage, in the form of over 520 e-book volumes of Latin and Greek texts, with modern English translations on facing pages. Includes epic and lyric poetry; tragedy and comedy; history, travel philosophy and oratory; the great medical writers and mathematicians; and writings of some of the early church fathers.
MarketLine is a global business and economic information database used by many major corporations, providing a comprehensive and up-to-date collection of company, industry and country information, including complete profiles, news, financial deals, SWOT analyses and several powerful statistics databases.
Medline provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, Medline uses Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) to allow for the targeted search of citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals.
|Mental Measurements Yearbook
Mental Measurements Yearbook, produced by the Buros Institute at the University of Nebraska, provides over 3,000 detailed reviews of commercially available testing products in psychology, education, business and leadership.
|Military and Government Collection
Offers current research and news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, including nearly 300 journals and other periodicals.
This database offers consumer market research from the world’s leading market intelligence agency.
|MLA International Bibliography
MLA International Bibliography is a bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations. Produced by the Modern Language Association, the electronic version of the Bibliography dates back to 1963 and contains over 1.5 million citations from more than 4,400 journals and series and 1,000 book publishers.
Article citations from over 725 international music periodicals. Covering all styles and genres of music, the Music Index cites book reviews, obituaries, new periodicals, and news and articles about music, musicians, and the music industry.
|Music Online: Classical Scores Library
Classical Scores Library is the the largest and most authoritative resource of in-copyright classical music scores, providing easy access to more than 53,000 authoritative and accurate scores.
|Music Online: Listening (formerly Classical Music Library)
An ad-free streaming music service offering over ten million tracks from all genres of music, including classical, jazz, pop and world music.
The website of the National Archives of the United States is a good resource for finding primary sources and historical records related to U.S. history. If you don't know where to start, try "Research by Topic."
Newspaper Source provides selected full-text for 25 national (U.S.) and international newspapers. The database also contains full-text television & radio news transcripts, and selected full-text for more than 200 regional (U.S.) newspapers. This database is updated daily.
|Nexis Uni - formerly LexisNexis Academic
Nexis Uni features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790, national and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, U.S. federal and state case law, codes, regulations, legal news, law reviews, and international legal information. Shepard's Citations for all U.S. Supreme Court cases back to 1789. Business news journals, company financial information, SEC filings and reports, and industry and market news.
OneSearch is a discovery service that lets you search across just about all of the library's collections at once. It includes everything in the library catalog, most databases, and much more. For finding books in our collections, use OneSearch Catalog or the "CBU Catalog Only" limiter. Databases that are not included in OneSearch include Dissertations and Theses and U.S. Major Dailies.
The easiest way to find books in the library's print and online collections. For more advanced searching, and account functions like renewing books and viewing due dates, use the Webcat Library Catalog. For books beyond the library's collections, use Camino or WorldCat.
The easiest way to find academically credible overviews and introductions from academic encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks and other reference information sources from across the library's print and online collections.
From the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Scientific and Technical Information, OSTI.gov searches over more than 3 million science research citations. Includes scientific and technical research reports in chemistry, physics, materials, environmental science, geology, engineering, mathematics, climatology, oceanography, and computer science.
|Ovid Nursing Database
Ovid Nursing Database allows you to search for nursing journal articles from over 400 journals, including many international nursing and health science publications. For full-text nursing journals, start with CINAHL Complete, listed above.
|Oxford Bibliographies: Education
Oxford Bibliographies are thorough, up-to-date reference lists of the most important research -- curated, organized and annotated by experts in the field. The Education collection includes around 200 bibliographies on topics from "Academic Achievement" to "Women's and Gender Studies". Use the links below each citation to go directly to a search for that item.
|Oxford Bibliographies: Psychology
Oxford Bibliographies are thorough, up-to-date reference lists of the most important research -- curated, organized and annotated by experts in the field. The Psychology collection includes around 200 bibliographies on topics from "Abnormal Psychology" to "Women and STEM". Use the links below each citation to go directly to a search for that item.
|Oxford English Dictionary
The Oxford English Dictionary is the major authority on the development of the English language over the last millennium. It provides definitions, traces etymologies, offers pronunciation guides, and provides numerous quotations for over half a million words in the English language, past and present.
|Oxford Music Online
Oxford Music Online is an integrated music resource on the web, allowing cross-searching of the full text of key music reference sources, including 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; 3 volumes). This resource is limited to 3 simultaneous users. Please log out when you are finished.
PhilPapers is an open access index and bibliography of works in philosophy, including books, journals, archives and personal pages maintained by academics.
|Political Handbook of the World
The classic guide to country-by-country political information, including more than 200 entries providing the complete facts and analysis of each country's governmental and political environment, including coverage of political parties and intergovernmental organizations.
A rich source of hard-to-find information on privately owned businesses, including family-owned, private equity-owned, and venture-backed companies. Company reports may include data on revenues, expenditures, employment, funding, competitors and more. Also features reports on investors, fundings, mergers/acquisitions, and private equity deals. Find a specific company, or use the advanced search tool to build and export a report. NOTE: PrivCo is for educational, non-commercial use only.
This database provides full-text articles on current issues in psychology from respected sources, spanning from 1987 to the present. PsycARTICLES includes more than 34,000 full-text articles from 43 journals published by American Psychological Association and allied organizations. All journals included in this database are indexed in PsycINFO.
Over 300 high-quality counseling, psychotherapy and social work training videos featuring many of the leading figures in the field. The majority of these videos show therapists actually conducting therapy and demonstrating clinical skills, along with pre- and post-session discussions.
PsycINFO contains nearly two million citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books and dissertations, all in the field of psychology. Journal coverage, which dates back to the 1800s, includes international material selected from nearly 2,000 periodicals in over 35 languages. More than 60,000 records are added each year.
The PsycTESTS database is an extensive collection of psychological measures, scales, surveys, and other instruments essential to research in the behavioral and social sciences. It includes a wide range of reliable measures originally developed for research but never made commercially available, as well as references to classic instruments spanning over a century.
PubMed is a resource provided by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, comprising over 20 million citations of biomedical literature.
|RAND State Statistics
RAND State Statistics presents detailed historical and current statistical data on the state of California and the U.S. as a whole in categories like population, demographics, health, business, education, environment, economics, crime, labor, energy and more. Much of the data is available at city, county and state levels.
|Regional Business News
This database provides comprehensive full-text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
|Research in Ministry (RIM) Online
RIM Online is a database that indexes doctoral dissertations from accredited schools of theology. The full text of many dissertations included here are available in the "Dissertations and Theses" database.
SAGE Premier is a collection of over 600 scholarly journals from one the world's largest and most respected publishers of academic information, with particular strengths in education, criminal justice and the social sciences.
This collection includes over 2,000 full-text journals -- and over 16 million articles -- from academic publisher Elsevier across all academic disciplines, with an emphasis on scientific and technical subjects.
SciFinder is the world's most comprehensive and authoritative source of chemical substances, reactions and literature references. Note: Registration is required. SciFinder is made available to CBU for educational use only. Use of SciFinder for commercial research or for organizations other than CBU is strictly prohibited.
A comprehensive general index of scholarly publications. Includes bibliographic records for academic journal articles primarily, but also for peer-reviewed books and conference proceedings. Scopus also provides advanced tools for analyzing the significance of individual journals, articles, scholars and institutions. Some journals are indexed as far back as 1823, but comprehensive coverage begins in 1996.
|SHARE Institutional Repository
SHARE is an open access digital repository that collects, showcases, and preserves research produced by the California Baptist University community, bringing greater visibility to the scholarly pursuits and accomplishments of CBU's students and faculty. Currently, SHARE collects CBU graduate theses and dissertations.
|Social Sciences Full Text
Social Sciences Full Text is a bibliographic database covering a wide range of interdisciplinary fields within the social sciences, including anthropology, criminal justice, gerontology, political science, psychology and sociology. Full-text content of many of the indexed journals is available, dating as far back as 1995.
|Southern Baptist Periodical Index
The SBPI is an index to 30-50 periodicals issued each year by historically Southern Baptist Convention-related organizations. Subjects covered include theology, Baptist history and practice, worship, church music, church administration and development, religious education and ministry, Baptist colleges/universities/seminaries, missions and missions education, family life and parenting, and Christian life.
|SPORTDiscus with Full Text
SPORTDiscus with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive source of full text for sports and sports medicine journals, providing full text for more than 670 journals indexed in SPORTDiscus.
This database includes access to over 20,000 e-books and 1,800 e-journals from Springer, a respected academic publisher. Most academic fields are represented, but it is strongest in the fields of science, technology and medicine. Please note that the library does not own all resources shown in this collection.
|Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is an open-access and dynamically updated reference resource covering a full range of topics in philosophy.
Statista is a user-friendly source for trustworthy statistics, with an emphasis on business applications. It also includes up-to-date reports on particular countries, companies, markets and trends. Don’t miss the Market Outlook expert tools, providing detailed data on consumer markets, digital markets, and automotive (mobility) markets.
|Statistical Abstract of the U.S.
Published annually by the federal government since 1878, and now published by ProQuest, The Statistical Abstract of the U.S. is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.
|Theatre in Video
Theatre in Video is a streaming video collection of several hundred full theatrical performances, interviews and documentaries, from Sophocles to Pinter.
|U.S. Major Dailies
U.S. Major Dailies contains the last several decades of the most read newspapers in the U.S.: the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune. Content is updated daily with today's news.
|Webcat Library Catalog
The Webcat Library Catalog is the traditional way to find the library's books -- both print books and e-books. For easier searching, use OneSearch Catalog. For finding books from beyond the library's collections, use Camino or WorldCat. Also found in Webcat are audiovisual materials like streaming video, music and DVDs. Access your library borrowing account using the "My Account" link to renew books, view due dates, etc.
|Wiley Online Library
The web platform of the academic publisher Wiley includes a wide variety of scholarly journals and e-books across all academic disciplines.
|World Christian Database
The World Christian Database provides comprehensive statistics on world religions, Christian denominations, and people groups. Extremely detailed data are available on 9,000 Christian denominations, 13,000 ethnolinguistic peoples, as well as data on 5,000 cities, 3,000 provinces and 234 countries.
|World Politics Review
World Politics Review is a political science resource with a strong emphasis on current events in world affairs and foreign policy. It's one of the best library resources on current events around the world, with new content added multiple times per day. Reports are strictly non-partisan, written by a network of leading experts and on-the-ground influencers. Many brief reports are supplemented by longer, more in-depth comprehensive examinations of single subjects. With the exception of the most recent several days of content, all World Politics Review content is also available within OneSearch.
|World Religion Database
The World Religion Database (WRD) contains detailed statistics on religious affiliation for every country in the world. It is the major source to render a definitive picture of international religious demography. The WRD provides both current and historical data, as well as sophisticated forecasts of future developments.
|World Shakespeare Bibliography Online
The most comprehensive index of Shakespeare scholarship written since 1960. Includes citations for articles, books, productions, films and audio recordings.
WorldCat is the world's largest library catalog, combining into one database the local catalogs of more than 71,000 libraries in 112 countries around the world.