All databases

Off-campus access to these databases requires a valid Saint Martin's University network/email account. To find resources organized by subject, or even resources for specific courses, check out our library subject guides.


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ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry (ProQuest) *
Nearly 3,000 full-text journal titles include coverage of companies, products, executives, and trends in industries such as telecommunications, computing, transportation, construction, petrochemicals, and many others.
Coverage: 1975 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
Contains over 4,600 full-text titles (3,900+ peer-reviewed), with indexing and abstracts for nearly 9,000 journals total. An excellent starting place for finding research in any discipline.
Coverage: 1911 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

Academic Video Online: Premium (Alexander Street Press)
An interdisciplinary collection of over 23,000 videos across subject areas such as counseling and therapy, American history, theater, dance, business/economics and more.  (Terms & Conditions)

Access World News (Newsbank)  One Year Pilot Subscription
Broad coverage of local, state, national and international news.  Also includes news video clips and translated articles from foreign language newspapers. 

AccessScience (McGraw-Hill)
Based on the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, this resource features full access to 8,500+ articles, 110,000+ dictionary terms, and hundreds of research updates in all areas of science and technology.
(Terms & Conditions)

ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB) (ACLS)
Over 3,700 books in the humanities from more than 100 contributing publishers, recommended and reviewed by scholars. The collection expands regularly with 300-500 new titles annually and a growing collection of print-on-demand and handheld editions.     (Terms & Conditions)

Agricola (EBSCOhost)
Search more than 4.9 million citations from the bibliographic records of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agriculture Library. Includes journal articles, book chapters, theses, patents, technical reports, and more. Citations encompass all aspects of agriculture.
Coverage: 1970 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

Alt HealthWatch (EBSCOhost)
Contains full-text articles from 180+ international and often peer-reviewed journals and reports, covering many subject areas of complementary and alternative medicine. Also includes hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research, and book excerpts.
Coverage: 1990 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

American National Biography Online (Oxford University Press)
Biographies for more than 19,000 people from all eras who have influenced and shaped American history and culture. Includes thousands of photographs and illustrations, and over 900 fully integrated articles from the Oxford Companion to United States History.     (Terms & Conditions)

ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials (EBSCOhost)
Produced by the American Theological Library Association, this database includes more than 570,000 article citations, 237,000 essay citations, and nearly 300,000 full text articles and book reviews.
Coverage: 1908 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

Biography in Context (Gale)
Formerly Biography Resource Center, this resource merges Gale's authoritative reference content with periodicals and multimedia allowing users to search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.     (Terms & Conditions)

Books 24x7 FinancePro (Books24x7)
Full-text access to over 1,300 titles covering accounting, auditing, mergers, credit, ethics, insurance, international issues, investing, operations management, taxation, technology, and more.
(Terms & Conditions)

Books 24x7 ITPro (Books24x7)
Full-text access to over 10,000 titles covering IT business, computer science, databases, enterprise computing, graphic design, programming languages, web development, networks, security, and much more.
(Terms & Conditions)

Business Source Premier (EBSCOhost)
Includes full-text coverage for over 2,100 journals in all disciplines of business including marketing, management, accounting, banking, finance, and more. Other resources include market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company reports, and SWOT analyses.
Coverage: 1911 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

Cambridge Histories Online (Cambridge University Press)
Contains over 300 volumes published since 1960 covering 15 different academic subjects including religious studies, music, economic history, warfare, and more. Supports search, browse, and exporting citations.
Coverage: 1960 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

Catholic Periodical and Literature Index (ATLA CPLI) (EBSCOhost)
Published by the American Theological Library Association, this index covers 250 titles and includes over 500,000 citations from Catholic books, church and papal documents, journals, magazines, and more.
Coverage: 1981 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

Children's Literature Comprehensive Database
A database of reviews on pre k - 12 media of all types.  Approximately 3000 reviews are added monthly.  Reviews come from over 41 review sources such as Children's Bookwatch, Kirkus, VOYA, Catholic Book World, and more.
Coverage: 1993 - present    

Choice Reviews Online (American Library Association)
The premier source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and online resources of interest in higher education. Includes 164,000+ reviews total, with more than 7,000 reviews published annually.
Coverage: 1987 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

CINAHL with Full Text (EBSCOhost)
A comprehensive source for nursing and allied health journals. Full-text for 610+ journals and indexes another 3,000+. Covers nursing, biomedicine, alternative medicine, consumer health, and 17 allied health disciplines.
Coverage: 1981 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

Chronicle of Higher Education
Weekly news and job-information source for college and university faculty members, administrators and students.
(Terms & Conditions)

Computer Source (EBSCOhost)
Covering both technical journals and consumer magazines, this resource indexes over 450 titles (250+ full-text) covering topics such as computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, and more.
Coverage: 1965 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

CQ Researcher (CQ Press)
Provides original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news. Provides in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, international affairs, criminal justice, education, technology, and more.
Coverage: 1991 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

Criminal Justice (ProQuest)
Provides citations and abstracts from over 450 publications including 200+ titles in full-text supporting research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends.
Coverage: 1972 - Present     (Terms & Conditions)

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DIPPR Project 801 (Brigham Young University)
Contains data on physical, thermodynamic, and transport properties for over 1,800 pure chemicals important in chemical processes and equipment design. Tables include 29 recommended property constants, 15 temperature-dependent properties, quality estimates, and references.
Coverage: 2003 Release

EBL: ebook library
A collection of over 13,000 recent ebook titles that are part of the Orbis Cascade Alliance program.  Titles are available to all members of the Alliance and include items from publishers such as Wiley, Oxford, Sage, Taylor & Francis and The Policy Press.

Ebrary e-book collection
A collection of over 80,000 titles from publishers such as Brill, CABI, Columbia, Cambridge, Harvard and more.  Search the entire collection or find titles within sixteen subject databases.  (Terms & Conditions)

eBook collection (formerly NetLibrary) (EBSCOhost)
2,968 electronic books purchased by the O'Grady Library, emphasizing computer science, reference, Northwest-related topics, and Choice Outstanding Academic Titles in a variety of disciplines.
Coverage: 1957 - 2002     (Terms & Conditions)

Education Research Complete (EBSCOhost)
Education Research Complete covers areas of curriculum instruction as well as administration, policy, funding, and related social issues.  Contains more than 1400 full text journals and more than 550 full text books in the field. (Terms & Conditions)

Encyclopædia Britannica (Encyclopædia Britannica)
Combines Encyclopædia Britannica with Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, and many other research tools. Includes thousands of ebooks and primary documents, and content from over 700 full-text journal titles integrated into entries.     (Terms & Conditions)

ERIC (EBSCOhost)
Indexes over 1.4 million bibliographic records, mainly from peer-reviewed education journals. Includes full-text for many non-journal documents including conference papers, Department of Education reports, and more.
ERIC via EBSCO provides links to full-text or ILL options when available.
ERIC is available to the public at eric.ed.gov.
Coverage: 1966 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

Family Health (ProQuest)
Covers a range of health subjects including sports injuries, women's health, food and nutrition, midwifery, eyecare, dentistry, and more.
Coverage: 1987 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

FirstSearch Databases (OCLC)
Search OCLC indexes and collections including ArticleFirst, ECO, ERIC, GPO, MEDLINE, OAIster, PapersFirst, Proceedings, and others. Many of these are also available in WorldCat Advanced Search.
(Terms & Conditions)

FMG On Demand (Films Media Group)
Includes online streaming access to 46 video titles across 12 subject areas, with a focus on films in the humanities.     (Terms & Conditions)

Fuente Académica (EBSCOhost)
Includes 500+ full-text Spanish-language scholarly titles from Latin America, Portugal, and Spain, covering all major subject areas with an emphasis on agriculture, biological sciences, economics, history, law, literature, public administration, philosophy, psychology, religion, and sociology.
Coverage: 1922 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) (Gale)
GVRL is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. SMU owns 206 GVRL eBook titles, which are viewable online on- and off-campus.
Coverage: 1988 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

Health Reference Center Academic (Gale)
Integrates millions of articles from a wide range of nursing and allied health journals, magazines, newsletters, and other select sources. Includes over 1,700 full-text sources and hundreds of videos.
Coverage: 1980 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

Health Source: Consumer Edition (EBSCOhost)
Provides access to over 80 full-text consumer health magazines such as American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Prevention, and others. Also includes full-text health-related pamphlets and over 130 full-text reference books.
Coverage: 1985 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

Historical Statistics of the United States (Cambridge University Press)
A compendium of statistics from over 1000 sources, expanded to include over 37,000 data series and dozens of new topics, among them slavery, American Indians, and poverty.     (Terms & Conditions)

JSTOR (JSTOR)
Full-text access to back issues of 2,300+ scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, business, life and general sciences, and more.
Coverage: 1900 - 2011 (1-10 year embargo on all titles)
(Terms & Conditions)

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Kraus Curriculum Development Library  One year pilot subscription
This searchable database of curricula, frameworks, and standards brings together educational objectives, content, instructional strategies, and evaluative techniques for all subjects covered in PreK-12 and Adult Basic Education.

Legal Collection (EBSCOhost)
Contains full-text for 300+ scholarly law journals covering topics such as criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, medical, labor, and human resource law, ethics, the environment, and more.
Coverage: 1964 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

LexisNexis Academic (LexisNexis)
Provides full-text articles from law reviews and journals, as well as federal and state cases and statutes, federal regulations, tax material, patents, company profiles, executive and industry dossiers, SEC filings, and more.
Good source for legal, business, and foreign-language news coverage.
Coverage: 1969 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) (EBSCOhost)
Indexes more than 560 core journals as well as books, research reports, and proceedings. Subjects include bibliometrics, cataloging, classification, information management, librarianship, and information retrieval.
Coverage: 1964 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

Literature Resource Center (LRC) (Gale)
Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and around the world. Includes nearly 500 full-text journal titles.
Coverage: 1964 - present (full-text)     (Terms & Conditions)

MAS Ultra: School Edition (EBSCOhost)
Designed for high school libraries, contains 500+ full-text general interest magazines, 85,000+ biographies, 107,000+ primary source documents, nearly 600,000 photos, maps, and flags, and 360+ reference books.
Coverage: 1921 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

MasterFILE Premier (EBSCOhost)
Designed for public libraries, contains 1,700+ full-text magazines covering business, health, education, and more. Also includes 500+ reference books and an image collection with nearly 600,000 photos, maps, and flags.
Coverage: 1921 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

MEDLINE (EBSCOhost)
From the National Library of Medicine, provides over 19 million references to journal articles in life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine. All records are indexed with NLM Medical Subject Headings (MeSH).
MEDLINE is also available to the public via PubMed.
Coverage: 1946 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print (EBSCOhost)
This database provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 3000 contemporary testing instruments. It includes the MMY Archive which provides access to all of the yearbooks from 1938 to the present.
Coverage: 1946 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

Middle Search Plus (EBSCOhost)
Designed for middle school libraries, contains 150+ full-text general interest magazines (with Lexiles), 131,000+ biographies, 107,000+ primary source documents, and thousands of photos, maps, and flags.
Coverage: 1985 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

Military & Government Collection (EBSCOhost)
Designed to offer current news for all branches of the military and government. Includes nearly 300 full-text journals and indexes 400 more. Titles include Defence Studies, JFQ, Naval Forces, and many others.
Coverage: 1934 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

MLA International Bibliography (EBSCOhost)
Offers a detailed bibliography of journal articles, books, and dissertations. Contains over 2.3 million citations on the dramatic arts, folklore, language and linguistics, literature, and literary theory and criticism.
Coverage: 1920 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

Naxos Music Library - Jazz            One year pilot subscription
Naxos Music Library Jazz [NMLJ] offers a mix selection of jazz legends and contemporary jazz. Recordings of over 32,000 artists are represented.  (Terms & Conditions)

Naxos Online Music Library
Naxos Music Library [NML] is the world´s largest online classical music library. Currently, it offers streaming access to more than 84,150 CDs with more than 1,211,900 tracks, standard and rare repertoire. Over 800 new CDs are added to the library every month.
(Terms & Conditions)

New Testament Abstracts Online (EBSCOhost)
Includes more than 46,000 article abstracts, 1,600 review abstracts, 17,000 book abstracts, and 61 software abstracts. Covers gospels, epistles, biblical theology, translation, criticism, and more.
Coverage: 1985 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

News and Newspapers (ProQuest) *
Includes full-text coverage of the Christian Science Monitor, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and more.
Coverage: Varies by title     (Terms & Conditions)

Newspaper Source (EBSCOhost)
Provides cover-to-cover full-text for more than 40 national and international newspapers as well as selective full-text for 330 additional regional papers. TV and radio transcripts provided from CBS, CNN, Fox, NPR, and others.
Coverage: Varies by title     (Terms & Conditions)

Old Testament Abstracts Online (EBSCOhost)
Features indexes and abstracts for journal articles, books, and software related to Old Testament studies. Abstracts over 450 works, covering antiquities, archaeology, biblical theology, philology, and much more. Coverage: 1978 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

Oxford English Dictionary (Oxford University Press)
Widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. Find the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words from the English-speaking world. Includes over 3 million quotations.     (Terms & Conditions)

Oxford Reference Online: Premium Collection (Oxford University Press)
Find facts, figures, definitions, and translations from 220+ Oxford reference titles. More than 1.4 million entries cover all subjects and include timelines, illustrations, biographical entires, and bibliographies.     (Terms & Conditions)

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Primary Search (EBSCOhost)
Designed for elementary school libraries, contains full-text coverage of 80+ popular elementary school magazines (with Lexiles). Also includes an animal encyclopedia, new world encyclopedia, and children's dictionary.
Coverage: 1990 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

Professional Development Collection (EBSCOhost)
Designed for educators, this collection includes 508+ full-text education journals and nearly 230 educational reports. Titles include Booklist, Education Digest, Reading Teacher, School Library Journal, and more.
Coverage: 1930 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCOhost)
Contains full-text of more than 560 journals covering topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
Coverage: 1930 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

PsycARTICLES (EBSCOhost)
From the American Psychological Association (APA), contains more than 158,000 articles from nearly 80 journals published by the APA. Most journals have full-text coverage back to volume 1, issue 1.
Coverage: 1894 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

PsycBOOKS (EBSCOhost)
From the American Psychological Association (APA), contains 47,000+ chapters in PDF from more than 3,400 books as well as important digitized content from the Archives of the History of American Psychology collection.
Coverage: 1597 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

PsycINFO (EBSCOhost)
The APA's resource for abstracts of scholarly journals, books, and dissertations. Contains over 3.2 million citations and includes information about the psychological aspects of related fields.
Coverage: 1887 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

Regional Business News (EBSCOhost)
Provides full-text for nearly 100 regional U.S. and Canadian business publications, including newspapers, magazines, newswires, trade publications, and television and radio transcripts.
Coverage: 1990 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

Religion and Philosophy Collection (EBSCOhost)
Contains more than 300 full-text journals covering world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, moral philosophy, the philosophy of language, and much more.
Coverage: 1911 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

Research Library (ProQuest) *
Includes more than 3,600 full-text titles covering the top 150 core academic subject reference areas, with a diverse mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers.
Coverage: 1971 - Present     (Terms & Conditions)

Resources for College Libraries (Bowker)
Provides information about 80,000+ titles in 117 subjects, composing a list of core titles for undergraduate study across the college curriculum.
Coverage: 1980 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

RIA Checkpoint
Provides tax and accounting primary sources and editorial materials including FASB and GASB.
Regularly updated    (Terms & Conditions)

Routledge Religion Online (Routledge)
Inludes 40+ full-text reference books covering many of the world's religions, religious history, ethical and legal considerations in religion, religious dictionaries and encyclopedias, and much more.     (Terms & Conditions)

SciVerse Scopus (Elsevier)
Includes abstracts and citations of 47 million records from nearly 20,000 titles covering the sciences and social sciences, technical and medical fields, and engineering.
Coverage: 1823 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

Statistical Abstract of the United States (ProQuest)
The Statistical Abstract of the United States is a one-volume, comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. (Terms & Conditions)

STNEasy (Chemical Abstract Services)
Combines published research information, journal literature, reports, patents, chemical structures, physical properties of substances and other scientific, technical, and intellectual property information into a single system. Includes the largest repository of publicly available bio-sequence information and unsurpassed chemical substance and sequence searching.
Contact the library reference desk to arrange access and training from the chemistry subject librarian.
Coverage: 1907 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

Testing and Education Reference Center (Gale)
Includes information on 4,000+ accredited schools and $8 billion in available scholarships. Test preparation includes dozens of eBooks and 300+ practice tests and courses, covering the ACT, SAT, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, MAT, ASVAB, PRAXIS, TOEFL, and others.     (Terms & Conditions)

Ulrichsweb (ProQuest)
Includes detailed information on 300,000+ journals, magazines, and newspapers. Find subscription prices, publication dates, where titles are indexed, and which titles are peer-reviewed.     (Terms & Conditions)

U.S. History in Context (Gale)
Formerly History Resource Center: U.S., this resource provides contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. Includes full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.     (Terms & Conditions)

Vocational and Career Collection (EBSCOhost)
Provides full-text coverage for more than 330 trade- and industry-related periodicals including Modern Machine Shop, Drug Store News, Restaurant Business, Advertising Age, and many more.
Coverage: 1985 - present     (Terms & Conditions)

Washington State Library Digital Collections and Resources (WSL)
Search classic books, historical newspapers, maps, and photos related to Washington History. Includes collections on Thurston County Pioneers, Governors of Washington State, and World War I, among others. Search the Washington State Newspaper Index to find article citations from a variety of Washington papers (use our ILL service to make requests).

World History in Context (Gale)
Formerly History Resource Center: Modern World, this resource merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.     (Terms & Conditions)

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* Databases marked with an asterisk are provided jointly by O'Grady Library and the Washington State Library, funded in part with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds.