Online Resources

Most of these online resources are provided to you by Graceland in order to give access to the top electronic academic content including journal articles, bibliographies, subject resources, news, legal information, and other critical content.
Many of these resources will require a Graceland log-in to access from off campus. Please use your MyGraceland credentials to access these resources.

Online Research Databases

  • ACADEMIC SEARCH PREMIER
    A multi-disciplinary database that indexes over 13,000 journals with full text for over 4,000 of those journals.
  • BUSINESS SOURCE PREMIER
    Database for news articles and academic publications for all things Business. Also includes a comprehensive database of Marketline company profiles.
  • CINAHL WITH FULL TEXT
    Nursing and Allied Health database with extensive full-text offerings of top journals in the field.
  • COMMUNICATIONS AND MASS MEDIA COMPLETE
    The most robust, quality research resource for Communications, Media Studies, and related disciplines with loads of full-text journal offerings.
  • EDUCATION RESEARCH COMPLETE
    Designed for Education students, educators, administrators, and those seeking professional development resources, this bibliographic and full-text database covers scholarly research relating to all areas of education.
  • ERIC
    Another education-oriented database, the resources here are part of a US Government initiative to provide comprehensive access to educational research.
  • HEALTHSOURCE NURSING AND ACADEMIC
    This is a less-powerful alternative to CINAHL, but contains some full-text resources on nursing and health sciences.
  • JSTOR
    Graceland's JSTOR package contains full-run, full-text coverage for a number of journals in the Social Sciences--such as Political Science, History, and Area Studies--and the Humanities--such as Literature, Religion, and Philosophy.
  • LEXISNEXIS ACADEMIC
    Full-text database of over 15,000 credible sources of information and pinpoint relevant information for a wide range of academic research projects involving critical news, legal, and business resources.
  • NAXOS MUSIC LIBRARY
    An online database of musical recordings, primarily for classical, jazz, blues, folk, and world genres.
  • OVID NURSING ESSENTIALS AND COCHRANE LIBRARY
    A database geared towards nursing and allied health professionals. The Cochrane Library contains the leading evidence-based practice resources in the medical field. Limited to 15 simultaneous users.
  • THE OXFORD BIBLIOGRAPHY OF PSYCHOLOGY
    Our subscription to the Oxford Bibliography of Psychology contains all full-text citations and resources for a variety of psychology subjects such as Critical Thinking, The History of Psychology, Freud, etc.
  • OXFORD MUSIC ONLINE
    Formerly the Grove Encyclopedia of Music, this database is an excellent resource for music research with articles and information about composers, genres, styles, instruments, and other musical miscellany.
  • PSYCINFO
    A large database with over 4 milliion indexed articles with some full-text on Psychology and related behavioral and social sciences.
  • PUBMED
    The largest database of nursing, medical, and health sciences citations, PubMed is sponsored by the National Library of Medicine. Accessing it through graceland will provide direct links to our full-text holdings.
  • SCIENCE DIRECT
    An online Science database that combines authoritative, full-text scientific, technical and health publications and smart, intuitive functionality, you can be more informed, effective and efficient in your research, teaching or studies, and be empowered to reach your goals.
  • SOCINDEX WITH FULL TEXT
    A comprehensive research database for Sociology and the behavioral sciences with over 1 million indexed articles with a significant amount of full-text.
  • SPORTDISCUS
    A database relating to a variety of Sports, Physical Education, and Recrecreation topics. SPORTDiscus is ideal for students and faculty studying different aspects of fitness, health, and sport studies.

News

  • THE NEW YORK TIMES ONLINE
    Graceland covers full access to an unlimited number of articles from the New York Times online, including historical content. To create an account, go to sign up with your Graceland or Sting E-mail.
  • THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION
    Geared towards faculty, staff, and administration this resource will help keep you abreast of trends and news in the field of higher eduction. You will need to set up an account using your Graceland e-mail address to have access to all full-text articles available on the site.

Online Journals

  • A to Z online Journal Listing
    This searchable index provides links to all the journals that Graceland provides online, including full-text holdings and embargo periods.
  • DOAJ: The Directory of Open Access Journals
    This is a freely available resource that provides links to journals that provide full-text content for free. DOAJ includes 10,000 open access journals covering all areas of science, technology, medicine, social science and humanities from all over the world.

Open Access Online Scholarly Resources

  • AGRICOLA
    The USDA National Agriculture Library's online database of citations for sources related to agriculture, plant, and soil sciences. Contains affiliate materials as well.
  • BIOMED CENTRAL
    Freely available biology and life sciences articles, mostly peer reviewed, from 100 open access journals.
  • CHEMISTRY CENTRAL
    Freely available chemistry articles, mostly peer reviewed, from open access journals--a division of BioMed Central.
  • COLLECTION OF COMPUTER SCIENCE BIBLIOGRAPHIES
    A collection of bibliographies of scientific literature in computer science from various sources, covering most aspects of computer science.
  • DIGITAL PUBLIC LIBRARY OF AMERICA
    An open-source set of digital collections from libraries, museums, and archives all over the United States.
  • GOOGLE SCHOLAR
    The scholarly component of our old friend, Google. While the interface does not allow for specificity, Google Scholar is great discovery tool for finding citation counts and related articles.
  • INGENTA CONNECT
    A multi-disciplinary citation index by Publishing Technology. Some open access full-text available.
  • NATIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFERENCE SERVICES
    A federally funded resource offering justice and drug-related information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide.
  • SOURCEBOOK OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE STATISTICS
    A resource that brings together statistical data from more than 100 published and unpublished sources about many aspects of criminal justice in the United States. Since 1973.