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Database Name Database Description
ABC-CLIO E-Books Collection A collection of academic ebooks from ABC-Clio, Praeger, Greenwood Press and Libraries Unlimited.
Academic Search Complete Provides abstracts from over 12,500 periodicals in the social sciences, humanities, general science, multicultural studies, and others, with full text articles from 8,500 titles, including more than 7,300 that are peer-reviewed. Almost every topic of study is covered. The database is updated daily, and includes searchable cited references from more than 1,400 journals.
Academic Video Online: Premium (AVON) Academic Video Online (AVON) delivers more than 70,000 video titles spanning the widest range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film and more. AVON includes every kind of video material available with curricular relevance: documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs and newsreels, field recordings, commercials, and raw footage. Users will find thousands of award-winning films, including Academy®, Emmy®, and Peabody® winners as well as the most frequently used films for classroom instruction, plus newly released films and previously unavailable archival material.
AGRICOLA An index to materials relating to all aspects of agriculture, forestry, animal science, food and human nutrition, and earth and environmental science acquired by the National Agriculture Library since 1970. Contains nearly 5 million citations to journal articles, AV materials and book chapters, patents, software, technical reports and theses.
American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collection EBSCO partners with American Antiquarian Society (AAS), the premier library documenting the life of America's people from the Colonial Era through the Civil War and Reconstruction, to provide digital access to the most comprehensive collection of American periodicals published between 1684 and 1912.
American Chemical Society (ACS) Publications Includes the full texts of more than 30 periodicals in chemistry and related disciplines published by the American Chemical Society.
Annual Reviews Spans a number of topics; the library subscribes to full text of 10 titles: Clinical Psychology (2008-date), Criminology (2018-date), Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics (1996-date), Genetics (1996-date), Microbiology (1996-date), Physiology (1997-date), Plant Biology (2013-date), Psychology (2008-date), Public Health (1980-date), and Sociology (2008-date). An index of the entire Annual Review series can be searched from this site as well.
APA PsycARTICLES Includes the complete full text of nearly 100 American Psychological Association (APA) journals and from allied organizations. Coverage from 1894-present.
APA PsycINFO Covers professional and academic literature in psychology and related disciplines including medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, and other areas. There are 2,500 titles indexed, and linked full text is available.
ArchiveGrid ArchiveGrid includes over 7 million records describing archival materials, bringing together information about historical documents, personal papers, family histories, and more. With over 1,400 archival institutions represented, ArchiveGrid helps researchers looking for primary source materials held in archives, libraries, museums and historical societies.
Archives Unbound: Holocaust Studies A collection of historical digitized materials to support research in a specific topic area. The Holocaust Studies collection includes primary source materials covering topics such as: correspondence from German concentration camps and prisons, German anti-Semitic propaganda, Jewish emigration, Nazi finances, Nazi looting, Nazi war crimes, U.S. relations with the Vatican and the Holocaust, and Jewish underground resistance.
ArticleFirst A general source for science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities, and popular culture. Over 16,000 titles are indexed from 1990-present.
ARTstor A collection of over 1.8 million digital images of paintings, photos, architectural works, sculptures, and design pieces from around the world from all time periods.
Atla Religion with AtlaSerials Designed to support religious and theological scholarship, this international database covers such topics as Biblical studies, world religions, Church history, and religious perspectives on social issues from 1949-present. Through ATLA you can gain access to full-text articles in ATLASerials, a collection of 230 theological journals.
Axis 360 Digital Media Library A collection of popular press ebooks either purchased by Elmhurst University or part of eRead Illinois.
BiblioBoard A new collection of e-books available to all library patrons in Illinois. Includes several collections: Recovering the Classics, Popup Picks, Indie Illinois, Library Journal SELF-e Select, Scholarly Resources - Open educational resources (OERs) for students, Bodleian Library collection, BiblioBoard Core and BiblioBoard Access collections, and Plympton collection.
Bibliography of the History of Art From the Getty Research Institute, a database provides access to the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) and to the Répertoire de la litterature de l'art (RILA) for no charge on its Web site. These citation databases, searchable together, cover material published between 1975 and 2007.
Biography and Genealogy Master Index (BGMI) Indexes any print resource containing biographical information on people from all time periods, geographical locations and fields of endeavor.
Black Studies in Video The collection contains 500 hours of film covering African American history, politics, art and culture, family structure, gender relationships, and social and economic issues. The collection is comprised of documentaries, powerful interviews, and previously unavailable archival footage surveying the black experience.
Bluejay Search Welcome to Elmhurst's library catalog, Bluejay Search! This catalog has replaced I-Share and does so much more! Search for books, A/V, e-resources, articles and more from one place, as well as information about items located in 91 academic and research libraries in Illinois.
Business and Legal Aspects of Sports and Entertainment BLASE is designed to assist researchers in locating sources relevant to the many issues surrounding these critically important subject areas, both of which have now attained global prominence. Organized into sixteen tabs, each covering a distinct type of material, the database builds upon HeinOnline’s historical strengths in legal periodical literature, case law, and U. S. federal and state materials by providing a unique topical arrangement for the documents within each tab while also adding many important new resources not previously available in HeinOnline.
Business Source Premier Contains full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles. Covers all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Also includes other full text information such as: country economic reports from the EIU, Global Insight, ICON Group and CountryWatch; detailed company profiles for the world's 10,000 largest companies; and market research reports, industry reports, and SWOT analyses.
Chicago Tribune (ProQuest) Gets you to the full text (excluding advertisements) from 1985-date. To see the full text of the Tribune from 1849-1990, go to ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chicago Tribune.
Chronicle of Higher Education Full text access to current and past issues (through 1995) of the Chronicle of Higher Education, source of news for people in academe.
CINAHL Complete Provides full text for more than 1,300 journals indexed in CINAHL. Provides indexing for more than 5,000 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. Covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. Searchable cited references for nearly 1,500 journals are also included.
Civil Rights and Social Justice Contains publications covering civil rights in the United States as their legal protections and definitions are expanded to cover more and more Americans. Includes links to more than 500 scholarly articles, hearings and committee prints, legislative histories on the landmark legislation, CRS and GAO reports, briefs from major Supreme Court cases, and publications from the Commission on Civil Rights.
CLASE and PERIODICA A combination of two different indexes covering Latin American journals in the social sciences, sciences, the humanities, and Pan-American issues. CLASE and PERIODICA accesses citations in over 2,600 scholarly journals published in Spanish, Portuguese, French and English. CLASE covers 1975-present, while PERIODICA covers 1978-present.
Classical Music Library Classical Music Library is an extensive collection of over 50,000 recordings of classical music, focusing on contemporary classical music and women composers. Pieces come from over 30 music labels. Free registration enables users to create their own playlists.
Classical Scores Library Contains over 450,000 pages of classical scores spanning time periods from the Middle Ages to the 21st century.
Communication and Mass Media Complete (CMMC) Covers a variety of areas pertaining to communication and mass media. The product of a merging of CommSearch and Mass Media Articles Index, CMMC contains the full text of over 500 titles in addition to citations to several other types of documents and searchable cited references.
Consumer Health Complete A full-text database providing access to easily understandable health and medical information found in hundreds of health reference books, more than 550 journals and magazines, images, diagrams, animations and video. It covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, and evidence-based health reports.
Credo Reference An online collection of over 1000 reference books, covering a wide range of subjects, from art to technology. Credo Reference also includes a selection of specialized reference books from Sage Publishing.
EBL ebooks (CARLI) This project through the CARLI consortium includes more than 29,000 humanities and social science ebook titles from select publishers. It offers online and offline access, read aloud functionality, and usability for portable devices.
Ebook Central ebook collection NOTE (2/7/2024) - THIS LINK IS CURRENTLY NOT WORKING A collection of ebooks from trusted publishers in all academic subject areas. Elmhurst University has access to the Academic Complete, University Press, and Reference ebook collections.
EBSCO Databases Elmhurst University's current subscriptions include: Academic Search Complete, Agricola, ATLA Religion, Business Source Premier, CINAHL Plus with Full Text, Communication and Mass Media Complete, Consumer Health Complete, EBSCO ebooks, ERIC, European views of the Americas 1493 to 1750, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, GreenFILE, Health Source: Consumer Edition, Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition, Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts, MAS-Ultra, MasterFILE Premier, MEDLINE Plus Full Text, Military and Government Collection, Newspaper Source, NoveList, Omnifile Fulltext Select, Philosopher's Index, Primary Search, Professional Development Collection, PsycINFO, PsycARTICLES, Regional Business News, RILM, Searchasaurus, SocIndex with Full Text, and Teacher Reference Center.
EBSCO ebooks A collection of full-text electronic books available to Elmhurst University students, faculty, and staff; includes a subscription to more than 118,000 titles in the Academic Core collection. EBSCO ebook titles can also be accessed through I-Share.
Emcare Emcare, produced by Elsevier, covers all nursing specialties and nursing healthcare professions. Emcare includes international coverage of allied health, education and training, development and management, midwifery, health and healthcare economics, clinical medical and healthcare social work, psychiatry and mental health, and traumatology, emergency and critical-care medicine. Emcare includes unique content not found in other nursing and allied health databases and features more than a thousand journals not covered by Elsevier’s Embase database.
eRead Illinois This ebook collection includes several thousand fiction and non-fiction items and audiobooks. eRead Illinois ebooks offer offline access and usability for portable devices. Requires 14-digit Jaypass barcode number.
ERIC (EBSCO) ERIC is a key source for education information. Allows users to access articles from scholarly as well as professional periodicals, in addition to ERIC documents back to 1966 - more than 1.4 million records in all. Many articles are available in full-text, and there are links to full-text ERIC documents available.
ERIC (FirstSearch) A key source for education information. Allows users to access articles from scholarly as well as professional periodicals, in addition to ERIC documents back to 1966
European View of the Americas 1493 to 1750 The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.
Feature Films for Education This outstanding collection of over 650 feature films focuses on both current and hard-to-find titles for educational instructional purposes, including dramas,literary adaptations, blockbusters, classics, Academy Award® winners, and more.
Films on Demand: Master Academic Package A collection of over 35,000 academic videos from a variety of producers, including A&E, PBS, BBC Learning, National Geographic, ABC News, NBC News, CNBC, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, HBO Documentary Films, PBS NewsHour, Open University, Bill Moyers, California Newsreel, Annenberg Learner, TED, Films for the Humanities & Sciences, and more.
FirstSearch Databases These include ArticleFirst, CLASE and Periodica, ERIC, GPO Online, Illinois Catalog, Medline, OAIster, PapersFirst, Proceedings, WorldCat, and WorldCat Dissertations.
FirstSearch Illinois Catalog A catalog of materials from many of the library systems in Illinois. Use SILC to find information about items located in libraries limited by library type or region within Illinois.
FMG Archival Films and Newsreels A collection of over 4600 archival films and newsreels spanning the history of moving images.
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia An encyclopedia aimed primarily at elementary and middle school students with over 25,000 entries on a variety of topics.
Gale Case Studies Scholarly case studies provide context around curated primary sources focusing on people, places, events and movements. These studies tie together historical perspectives with modern themes presented in an engaging narrative. The library has three collections: Political Extremism, Public Health Issues, and Race and Civil Rights.
Gale Directory Library Includes online versions of the Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media, Encyclopedia of Business Information Sources, and Market Share Reporter.
Gale eBooks Contains the full-text of hundreds of print reference titles and series, allowing you access to key reference sources without having to be in the library. Includes a variety of topics, and all titles in the Scribner's and Twayne's author series. Most Gale eBook titles can also be accessed through I-Share.
Gale Primary Sources Provides cross-searching access to multiple digital archives and primary sources. Elmhurst University has access to Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers, The Times Digital Archives 1785-2011, and Archives Unbound: The Holocaust.
Garland Encyclopedia of World Music This online encyclopedia is devoted to music research of all the world's peoples with more than 1,200 essays and images and hundreds of audio examples.
Global Issues (Gale in Context) A database that explores global issues through a portal displaying current information from newspapers, magazines, academic journals, websites, reference sources, primary sources and statistics.
Google Scholar A search engine to broadly search for scholarly literature from one platform across many disciplines and sources.
GPO Monthly Catalog Contains records on all subjects of interest to the U.S. government, including Congressional reports, hearings and debates; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments from 1976-present.
GreenFILE GreenFILE is a collection of more than 612,000 scholarly, government and general-interest records that include content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done on each level to minimize negative impact. Topics covered include global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
Gun Regulation and Legislation in America This new HeinOnline collection brings together more than 500 titles dealing with this difficult and important topic. Included are periodicals, key compiled federal legislative histories, relevant congressional hearings, CRS Reports, Supreme Court briefs, and more. Links to nearly 500 scholarly articles,* an extensive bibliography, and a balanced selection of external resources to further research this subject are also provided. Research the National Firearms Act, the Miller and Heller decisions, and other key aspects of this subject.
HarpWeek A collection of the 19th century periodical Harper's Weekly, covering the years from 1857-1912. It includes full-page images of each issue, including cartoons, editorials, news, illustrations, and advertisements.
Health Source: Consumer Edition Features searchable full text for over 80 journals on consumer health topics, including food science and nutrition, child care and sports medicine. Also includes hundreds of health topic pamphlets, health reference books and clinical reference health system reports.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition Contains selective full-text access to over 500 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Includes AHFS Consumer Medication Information, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.
HeinOnline Academic HeinOnline Academic includes more than 100 million pages of multidisciplinary content in more than 100 subject areas, including history, political science, criminal justice, religious studies, international relations, women’s studies, pre-law, and many more. With more historical content than any other database, HeinOnline provides access to 300+ years of information on political development and the complete history of the creation of government and legal systems around the world. Among the many databases included, HeinOnline’s journal collection features nearly 2,800 periodicals relating to a variety of subject areas, with all coverage dating from inception to the most currently published issues in most cases.
Historical Statistics of the United States: Millennial Edition A definitive source of quantitative data about American history. Includes hundreds of manipulable tables and also contains essays about historical trends.
Indie Illinois A collection of independently published e-books written by self-published Illinois authors. These titles include winners of the Soon to Be Famous Illinois Author Project and other contests.
Issues & Controversies Issues & Controversies offers extensive, exclusive, and objective analysis of hundreds of today’s hot topics and conflicts by presenting the key facts, arguments, history, and current context of today’s most important issues, along with a wealth of primary sources, videos, and relevant media coverage, making it an ideal resource for research papers, debate preparation, and persuasive writing assignments. Each article presents both sides of an issue clearly and without bias in order to inspire thought-provoking discussions.
Joanna Briggs Institute Evidence Based Practice Database Contains a wide range of summarized and appraised evidence, to inform practice. This comprehensive range of resources includes over 3,000 records across seven publication types: Evidence Based Recommended Practices, Evidence Summaries, Best Practice Information Sheets, Systematic Reviews, Consumer Information Sheets, Systematic Review Protocols, and Technical Reports.
An electronic archive of journal titles, often going back to the first issue of a journal's existence. Articles can be found in the following collections: Arts and Sciences I-XV and Life Sciences. In addition, Elmhurst subscribes to several journals that have current issues accessed through JSTOR.

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Database Name Database Description
Kanopy Find streaming video used by faculty in Elmhurst University courses.
LGBT Studies in Video LGBT Studies provides students and researchers across disciplines a multi-content perspective on the LGBT political, cultural and social movements throughout the twentieth century and into the present day.
LGBTQ+ Rights This HeinOnline collection charts the gay rights movement in America, showing the civil rights codified into law in the 20th and 21st centuries, as well as the inequalities that still exist today.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) Indexes more than 600 periodicals in library science and information management, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Coverage extends back to the mid-1960s.
Life Magazine Archive Life Magazine Archive presents an extensive collection of the famed photojournalism magazine, spanning its very first issue in November, 1936 through December, 2000 in a comprehensive cover-to-cover format. Each issue visually and powerfully depicted national and international events and topical stories, providing intimate views of real people and their real life situations. Articles and cover pages are fully indexed and advertisements are individually identified, ensuring researchers and readers can quickly and accurately locate the information they seek. Life Magazine Archive is valuable to researchers of 20th-Century current events, politics and culture, as well as those interested in the history of business, advertising, and popular culture.
Literary Index An online index to the entirety of the approximately 130 print Gale products, including Contemporary Literary Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Drama Criticism, and Short Story Criticism. There are nearly 165,000 authors and 215,000 titles indexed. Will become Gale Literary Index in September 2020.
Literature Criticism Online Search Contemporary Literary Criticism (CLC), Drama Criticism (DC), Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism (NCLC), Poetry Criticism (PC), Shakespearean Criticism (SC), and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism (TCLC) through an easy-to-navigate interface.
Literature Resource Center Combines a variety of key literary resources, including MLA International Bibliography, Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature, Contemporary Authors Online, Contemporary Literary Criticism Select, Scribner Writers Series, Twayne's and the Dictionary of Literary Biography.
Marketscope Advisor MarketScope Advisor provides universities with easy access to Equity Research, news, and commentary. Information included: Industry Surveys, including access to all historical surveys; research on thematic topics; an interactive Sector Scorecard that allows users to drill down to sub-industries for fundamental outlooks on roughly 125 sub-industries across 11 sectors and 68 industries; news on financial markets and global economy; STARS coverage on 1600+ companies and quantitative research on 12,000+ companies; and broad, forward-looking ratings of approximately 23,000 ETFs and mutual funds and research that can help sort through the growing universe of portfolios.
MAS-Ultra, School Edition Designed for high school libraries, this database provides articles from nearly 500 popular publications dating back to 1975. Every article is assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). This database also includes book reviews, pamphlets, reference books as well as biographies and primary source documents, and an extensive collection of photos, maps and flags. Useful for Education majors.
MasterFILE Premier A multidisciplinary database providing full text for nearly 1,700 general reference publications including 500 reference books and 81,900 primary source documents, as well as an image collection of over 935,000 photos, maps and flags.
MathSciNet Covers the world's mathematical literature since 1940, providing Web access to signed reviews and bibliographic data collected by the American Mathematical Society. MathSciNet® contains almost 3 million items and over 1.7 million direct links to original articles.
MathSciNet (EBSCO) An electronic publication of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) offering access to a searchable database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for mathematical sciences literature. Continuing in the tradition of the paper publication, Mathematical Reviews (MR), over 40,000 reviews are added to the database each year.
MEDLINE (EBSCO) with Full Text A comprehensive source of full text for medical journals, providing full text for more than 1,470 journals. Coverage back to 1949 with fulltext back to 1965, includes searchable citations to more than 4800 current journals.
MEDLINE (FirstSearch) An international index to all areas of medicine, dating back to 1965. Over 10,500 titles are indexed, and substantial abstracts are included.
MEDLINE (Thomson-Reuters) The U.S. National Library of Medicine® (NLM®) premier life sciences database.
Military and Government Collection Offers current news on all branches of the military and government, including a collection of academic journals, trade publications and newsweeklies; also provides full text for almost 300 periodicals. Full text from 1975-present.
MLA International Bibliography The MLA International Bibliography is the definitive index for the study of language, literature, linguistics, rhetoric and composition, folklore, and film, covering scholarly publications from the early 20th century to the present. International in scope, it includes citations to journal articles, books, articles in books, series, translations, scholarly editions, websites, and dissertations, with links to full text in JSTOR, Project MUSE, and other resources. The database also includes the MLA Directory of Periodicals and the MLA Thesaurus, a searchable collection of thousands of subject terms, and personal names used in indexing the bibliography.
Music Online Browse or search this comprehensive database of streaming audio, video, reference, and scores on the web. More than 515,000 albums, over 6 million audio tracks, over 24,000 books, documents and music scores, and over 1700 hours of video are included.
Nature Nature is a weekly international journal publishing peer-reviewed research in all fields of science and technology. Nature also provides news and interpretation of topical and coming trends affecting science, scientists and the wider public.
Naxos Music Library Provides access to over 132,000 albums and over 2,000,000 music tracks from the Naxos label and other catalogs. Users can listen to audio tracks of classical, jazz, world, folk, and Chinese music. Besides providing streaming audio, the database also provides biographical information on musicians and composers as well as notes on the music itself. Limited to 5 simultaneous users.
New World Cinema: Independent Features and Shorts 1990-present A collection of approximately 200 full-length feature films from leading independent distributors such as Kino Lorber, First Run Features, Film Movement, MK2, and the Global Films Initiative, along with some fifty award-winning shorts. All the films were shown at major festivals. Many were nominated and collectively, the films in the collection have won more than 1,000 awards.
New York Times (ProQuest) Allows you to access the full text from 1980-present. 
Newspaper Source Contains comprehensive full text of articles from more than 40 U.S. national and international newspapers, selected full text from over 330 regional papers, and television and radio news transcripts.
Nexis Uni Nexis Uni™ features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis®—including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790—with an intuitive interface that offers quick discovery across all content types, personalization features such as Alerts and saved searches and a collaborative workspace with shared folders and annotated documents.
Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers is an online archive of primary source content. It includes full-text digital facsimiles of approximately 500 urban and regional newspapers, special-interest publications, and illustrated papers that were published throughout the United States during the 19th century.
Nursing Education in Video A partnership with Medcom-Trainex, Nursing Education in Video gives faculty and students anywhere-anytime access to Medcom’s highly regarded library of full-length training programs—online in streaming video. Medcom videos have won more than 50 major awards for excellence, including the prestigious Emmy award. Nursing Education in Video covers the fundamentals of nurse training and advanced topics.
Nursing@Ovid Books Extended Core Collection A collection of 38 electronic book titles in nursing, from LWW publishers. All titles are also included in the I-Share catalog.
OAIster A catalog of more than 30 million digital resources from over 1,500 organizations, developed by the University of Michigan and harvested using the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting. Includes scanned books, articles, audio, video, images, and datasets.
OmniFile Full Text Select OmniFile Full Text Select Edition is a multidisciplinary, 100% full-text database providing full text articles, with their accompanying indexing and abstracts. Coverage of more than 3100 publications goes back to 1994.
Open Access (OA) eBook Collection (EBSCO) A multidisciplinary collection of eBooks, created in cooperation with university presses and scholarly publishers in the Open Access model. The collection offers access to thousands of titles on various topics, without DRM (digital rights management) restrictions.
OpenAccess Content The Open Access Content database includes resources from providers such as Biomed Central, Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), Europeana, Hindawi Limited, JSTOR, OCLC, Open Access Publishing in European Networks (OAPEN) Open Library of Humanities, Project Euclid, Public Library of Science (PLOS), Scientific Electronic Library Online (SciELO), Wolters Kluwer Medknow; all in one place.
Ovid Nursing and Health Professions Premier Collection Over 70 top journals used by nurses and health professionals around the world. Includes titles such as AJN, JONA, Advances in Nursing Science, and Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise.
Oxford Art Online Provides online access to the entire text of the renowned Grove Dictionary of Art, Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art. Covers all aspects of the visual arts worldwide. Subscription is limited to 3 simultaneous users.
Oxford English Dictionary The historical dictionary of the English language available online.
Oxford Music Online Includes the full text of the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, New Grove Dictionary of Opera, New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, Oxford Dictionary of Music, and Oxford Companion to Music. You can find information on all aspects of music and musicians. Includes links to other music resources like RILM and Classical Music Library. Subscription is limited to 8 simultaneous users.
Oxford Scholarship Online A collection of ebooks in a variety of fields from Oxford University Press with publication dates of January 2018 - March 2023. Subjects include biology, history, law, music, political science, psychology, religion, social work and sociology. Access is provided to all CARLI governing members by CARLI and through crowdfunding of CARLI member libraries.
PapersFirst Indexes papers included in congresses, conferences, expositions, workshops, symposiums, and meetings received by the British Library Document Supply Centre, dating from 1993-present.
PBS Video Collection This collection of more than 1,200 streaming videos provides an exceptional range of content with the most valuable video documentaries and series from PBS. From science to history, art to Shakespeare, diversity to business & economics, and more.
PhilPapers: Philosophical Research Online PhilPapers is a comprehensive index of philosophy books and articles. PhilPapers offers unique features such as real-time indexing of pre-prints, fine-grained classification by topic, email alerts, reading lists, advanced search functionality, and discussion forums.
Primary Search Designed for elementary school libraries and public libraries, contains articles from more than 80 popular elementary school magazines. Full text from 1989-present, with abstracts back to 1984. Includes Encyclopedia of Animals, Funk & Wagnall's Encyclopedia and American Heritage Children's Dictionary. All articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Useful for Education majors.
Proceedings  Contains citations of congresses, symposiums, conferences, expositions, workshops, and meetings received by the British Library Document Supply Centre, from 1993-present.
Professional Development Collection Designed for professional educators, provides full text of articles from over 500 peer-reviewed journals and 200 educational reports.
Project MUSE An online library of over 325 journals from 120 scholarly publishers. Some full text dates back to 1993. Journals in this collection cover primarily the arts and humanities, and the social sciences.
ProQuest Global Newsstream Global Newsstream enables users to search the most recent global news content, as well as archives which stretch back into the 1980s featuring content from newspapers, newswires, and news sites in active full-text format. This product provides one of the largest collections of news from the US, Canada, Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Australia. It offers exclusive access to the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and co-exclusive access (with Factiva) to The Wall Street Journal. It also offers access to the largest collection of leading Hispanic newspapers, news wires, websites and blogs in full text from US publishers in both Spanish and English including El Diario/La Prensa (New York City), La Opinión (Los Angeles), La Prensa (San Antonio) and Extra (Chicago). Local papers covered also include the Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Defender, and Daily Herald.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chicago Tribune Includes every issue from 1849-1990. For current issues, use Chicago Tribune, which provides access to articles from 1985-present.
PubMed A free, comprehensive, medical journal literature database from the National Library of Medicine (NLM). This link includes a button that will search Elmhurst University resources.
Regional Business News Has full-text articles from over 100 regional business publications from throughout the United States and Canada, including Crain's Chicago Business, with coverage back to 1990.
Rehabilitation Therapy in Video An essential resource for teaching and studying occupational therapy, physio/physical therapy, speech-language pathology, sports medicine, exercise science, athletic training, and the complicated nexus of these fields. The videos feature world-renowned occupational, physical, and speech therapists explaining the underlying anatomical and neurological issues in specific patient populations, while demonstrating effective techniques and methods for their treatment. This collection offers students and faculty an invaluable firsthand look at the realities of working with patients and putting theoretical concepts into practice.
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature Contains over 700,000 entries pertaining to vocal and musical instruments; historical and ethnomusicology; notation, theory, criticism, and analysis; pedagogy; liturgy, dance, and other interdisciplinary studies of music and related areas from over 11,000 journals in 200 languages.
RKMA Market Research Reports Richard K. Miller & Associates (RKMA) publishes handbooks focused on marketing and the consumer marketplace. RKMA publishes 12 biennial market research handbooks, which support MBA, marketing, hospitality management, and sports management curricula.
Sage Journals Online A collection of over 700 peer-reviewed journals in full text, covering such subject areas as business, the humanities, social sciences, and science, technology and medicine.
Sage Knowledge A variety of encyclopedias and other reference materials from SAGE publications.
Salem Press Reference Shelf Assorted titles from Salem Press - primarily focused on literature, social sciences, history and science.
Science Includes Science: Science magazine from 1880-date, Science Express, ScienceNOW, Science Signaling, Science of Aging Knowledge Environment Archive, Science Translational Medicine.
ScienceDirect College Edition (Social & Behavioral Sciences) Provides indexing to the entire Elsevier library. In addition, there is access to full-text articles in over 350 psychology and social science journals for the most recent 5 years. Besides listing articles that are already in print, ScienceDirect also lists articles that are about to be published.
Slavery and Anti-Slavery Includes more than 5 million pages about the history of slavery, collected from books, pamphlets, newspapers, legal documents, court records, manuscripts, periodicals, monographs and maps. Also provides research guides, subject outlines and scholarly essays on slavery to help researchers learn more about archival collections in these areas. There are four main areas of this collection: Debates over Slavery and Abolition; The Slave Trade in the Atlantic World, The Institution of Slavery; and The Age of Emancipation.
Slavery in America and the World This HeinOnline collection brings together a multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery into the 20th century. It also includes pamphlets and books written about slavery—defending it, attacking it or simply analyzing it --- and legal commentary on slavery published before 1920, which includes many essays and articles in obscure, hard-to-find journals in the United States and elsewhere. Additionally, word searchable access is available to all Congressional debates from the Continental Congress to 1880.
SocINDEX with Full Text Contains more than 2.3 million records as well as abstracts for over 2,500 journals, as well as conference papers, books, and monographs. Includes almost 900 full text journals, hundreds of books, thousands of conference papers, and 25,000 author profiles. Topics covered include urban studies, anthropology, criminology and criminal justice, ethnic and racial studies, marriage and the family, social psychology, and sociological theory.
SPORTDiscus Provided by the Sport Information Resource Centre, SPORTDiscus offers comprehensive, bibliographic coverage of sport, fitness and related disciplines. This database contains well over 1.7 million records with journal and monograph coverage going back to 1800; over 22,000 dissertations and theses and reference to articles in 60 different languages.
Sports Medicine and Exercise in Video An essential resource for a variety of programs, including athletic training, health promotion, physical education, kinesiology/human movement, exercise physiology, nutritional science, sports medicine, sports science, and physical therapy. Covers a variety of topics including aging, back pain, behavior modification, cancer, chronic disease management, concussions, heart health, nutrition and weight control, obesity, women’s health issues, youth sports injuries, and much more. The collection features the most popular titles from the American College of Sports Medicine’s catalog.
SpringerLink Journals and Ebooks A collection of over 2200 journals in all disciplines, with over 1650 in full text back to 1997; AND over 8000 fulltext ebooks (medicine from 2005-2010, and all STEM areas from 2014).
SWAN SWAN is a multi-type library consortium of 77 public, special, and academic libraries with a combined collection of 1.4 million unique titles and 7.9 million volumes that grows larger every day. There are 150 languages (from Arabic to Zulu) represented in our diverse and comprehensive catalog. SWAN’s mission is “to improve service in member libraries by sharing resources, technology, and a planned process of individual and collective growth”.
Swank Digital Campus Find streaming videos used by faculty in Elmhurst University courses.
Teacher Reference Center Provides indexing for over 280 of the most popular education trade journals. Linked full text is available.
Theatre in Video A collection of over 500 videos of theatre performances as well as educational videos about theatre and theatre criticism.
Times (London) Digital Archive 1786-2011 One of the best-known newspapers in the world, the Times (London) is the oldest daily newspaper in continuous publication. The Times Digital Archive includes more than 11.8 million articles covering global topics, reflecting public opinion over 225 years, 1785-2011.
Wall Street Journal (ProQuest) Allows you to access the full text of the paper from 1984-present.
Web of Science Access the world’s leading scholarly literature in the sciences and social sciences and examine proceedings of international conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions. Elmhurst's subscription includes: Science Citation Index Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index, both with coverage from 1998-present.
Wiley Online Library All CARLI Governing Members have access to ebooks in all subject areas on the Wiley Online Library platform with the publication dates of 2018 - June 2023.
WorldCat WorldCat is an international combined catalog of more than 44,000 libraries. Use WorldCat to find information about items that are not available in I-Share.
WorldCat Dissertations A catalog of all dissertations, theses and published materials based on theses that are available in OCLC member libraries.