Library Databases - Clarks Summit University

Library Databases

The Full Text Finder tool searches all of the library’s publications, providing direct links to full text articles as available.
If you are looking for a specific journal title or journals dealing with a particular discipline, use the Full Text Finder to search all of the library’s online and physical journal titles by journal title or subject keyword.

 ATLA Digital Library is a collection of digital images of woodcuts, photographs, slides, papyri, coins, maps, postcards, manuscripts, lithographs, sermons, shape-note tune books, and various forms of Christian art, architecture, and iconography. Its coverage focus includes ancient Near East; missions; world religion; and more. This collection is currently in beta release.

The Chicago Manual of Style (CMOS) offers the full contents of the 17th and 16th editions, the informative and entertaining Chicago Style Q&A and the Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide. Comprehensive updates of the Manual reflect the latest in style and usage, technology and professional practice.

eBooks eBooks from EBSCO can be directly accessed via this link or through searching the library’s catalog. The EBSCO eBook mobile app is available here.

EBSCO is a world-class collection of research databases that gives close attention to liberal arts (Academic Search Premier, MAS Ultra, Military & Government Collection) as well as excellent religious/theological resources (ATLAS, CPI, NTA, OTA)  PsycInfo, PsycArticles and Teacher Reference Center. Click here for an EBSCO tutorial.

ERIC is the premier database of education literature providing a public Web site search interface for nearly 1.2 million citations from 1966 to the present.

Gale Academic OneFile is a leading research database with over 13,000 titles (5,000+ in full text) spanning a wide range of scholarly disciplines. Click here for help using Gale Academic OneFile.

IPA Source is the world’s largest database of song text transcriptions.

JSTOR provides access to the archives of over 1,000 leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as selected monographs and other valuable materials.

Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world. Click here for help using the OED.

ProQuest includes access to ProQuest Dissertation & Theses, which is the best and broadest dissertation database currently available. ProQuest Religion provides full-text access to a number of unique theological research sources.

Theological Journal Library includes full-text content from 38 theological journals, most of which are not available through any other database.

TREN is a library of over 10,000 theological thesis/dissertation titles in a wide breadth of scholarly evangelical research. TREN also makes available conference papers presented at annual meetings of several academic societies, including ETS.

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