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Academic Search Complete

This multidisciplinary database offers more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals, and indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and over 13,200 publications including books, reports, and conference proceedings. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format.
Subject areas: All

ACS Journals

American Chemical Society journals and journal archives provide immediate access to all titles published by ACS from 1879 to the current issues. Use this database to find the highest quality articles in chemistry and related fields. This resource currently is only available for use on campus.
Subject area: Chemistry


Over 2200 sources with detailed abstracts relating to all aspects of agriculture, forestry, environmental pollution and animal science. Dates covered are 1970 to the present.
Subject areas: Biology; Environmental Sciences

AHFS Consumer Medical Information

A trusted source and recognized standard for patient drug information, available in both English and Spanish. Published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, AHFS includes more than a thousand drug information monographs written in lay language for consumers. Content is updated monthly.
Subject area: Pre-Health

America: History & Life

This is an index to the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Published since 1964, the database comprises almost 400,000 bibliographic entries.
Subject area: History

American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collections: Series 1-5

The AAS library contains books, pamphlets, broadsides, newspapers, periodicals, music, and graphic arts material printed through 1876 in what is now the United States, as well as manuscripts and a substantial collection of secondary texts, bibliographies, and digital resources and reference works related to all aspects of American history and culture before the twentieth century. Date coverage is 1684-1912.

Subject area: History

American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collections: Series 1 (1684-1820)

American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collections: Series 2 (1821-1837)

American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collections: Series 3 (1838-1852)

American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collections: Series 4 (1853-1865)

American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collections: Series 5 (1866-1912)

American History in Video

With 2,000 hours and more than 5,000 titles on completion, this video collection allows students and researchers to analyze historical events and their presentation over time, through commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries.
Subject area: History

American Periodical Series Online

Over 1,100 periodicals published between 1740 and 1940, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines, and many other historically-significant periodicals.
Subject areas: History; English

Anthropology Plus

Anthropology Plus is the world’s most comprehensive index covering the fields of anthropology, archaeology, and related interdisciplinary research. This database offers worldwide indexing of journals from the early 19th century to today.
Subject area: Anthropology


Developed by the American Anthropological Association (AAA), AnthroSource brings 100 years of anthropological material online, including current issues for 15 of the AAA's most critical peer-reviewed publications (including American Anthropologist, American Ethnologist, Anthropology and Education Quarterly, and Medical Anthropology Quarterly) and an electronic archive of all AAA journals.
Subject area: Anthropology


Online access to nearly a million descriptions of archival collections owned by thousands of libraries, museums, historical societies and archives worldwide. ArchiveGrid is an important destination for searching for historical documents, personal papers and family histories held in archives.
Subject area: All

Art and Architecture Complete

Including an image collection of over 64,000 images, this database has been designed for use by a diverse audience that includes art scholars, artists, designers, college students, and general viewers.
Subject area: Art


This database has been renamed and is now Gale Literary Sources (refer to link here).


ARTstor is a non-profit digital library with a collection of approximately 500,000 images covering art, architecture and archeology. ARTstor's software tools enable viewing and analyzing images through zooming and panning, saving groups of images online for personal or shared uses, and creating and delivering presentations both online and offline.
Subject area: Art

ATLA Religion Index

A database containing citations and full text to more than 1100 international journals, essays, and publications in religion and related fields. Also annually indexes more than 14,500 book reviews from over 450 international journals (including New York Review of Books and Times Literary Supplement) in religion and related fields.
Subject area: Religion

Augustana Digital Commons

Augustana Digital Commons showcases outstanding scholarly and creative works of the students, faculty, and staff of Augustana College. By providing free and open access to these unique materials, Augustana Digital Commons connects the intellectual output of the college with scholarship worldwide, thus contributing to the formation of new knowledge. In addition, Augustana Digital Commons preserves the college's history and facilitates campus communication.

Augustana Observer

The online Augustana Observer, Augustana's student newspaper, covers the years 1902-through the previous academic year and is an invaluable resource on the history of Augustana College. Published paper issues of the current academic year to date are available in Special Collections.

Augustana Yearbook

The Rockety-I is Augustana's yearbook. It spans the years 1900 to 2004, the last year Augustana produced a yearbook.


BAS (Biblical Archaeology Society) Online Archive

A full text database covering publications of the Biblical Archaeology Society, including the Biblical Archaeology Review (1975-present), and numerous conference proceedings.
Subject area: Religion

Bibliography of Asian Studies

References western-language articles and book chapters published since 1971 about all parts of Asia.
Subject areas: History; Political Science; Religion; Sociology; WGS

Birds of North America (BNA) 

BNA provides comprehensive life histories for over 716 species of birds breeding in the USA including Hawaii and Canada. This resource includes audio, video, scholarly material and up-to-date bird counts.
Subject area: Biology

Black Studies in Video 

This collection features award-winning documentaries, newsreels, interviews and archival footage surveying the evolution of black culture in the United States.
Subject areas: Communication Studies; History

Business Source Elite

This database provides full text from nearly 930 journals covering business, management, economics, banking, finance, accounting and much more. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 1,570 journals. This database contains popular business publications and scholarly, peer reviewed journals. Also included is Wall Street Words, a dictionary of financial terms, linked directly to words within the citations and full text and a Company Directory from Dun & Bradstreet. DataMonitor provides company profiles, including business locations, key products, biographies of notable employees, and an outlook profile for the future.
Subject area: Business & Economics


An internet resource that acts as a gateway to statistical information collected by the Census bureau and other government agencies. Includes national, state, county and metropolitan information on housing, employment, and social demographics.

Chicago Manual of Style

Online access to the Chicago Manual of Style.

Chicago Tribune

Full text coverage of the Chicago Tribune from Dec. 1996 - present. For coverage from 1849 - 1991, use the Historical Chicago Tribune.
Subject areas: All

Children's Literature Comprehensive Database

Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) is the premier academic research and teaching tool for courses needing quality information for locating Children’s and Young Adult books and other media. The content includes over 2.6 million fiction/non-fiction records with 650,000+ national and international awards plus 540,000+ quality, professional reviews. It includes over 330,000 author/title links plus lesson plans and teaching guides. The search engine offers 45 search-limiters to easily find appropriate materials such as: determining interest & reading levels; select trade books based on standards; create thematic, annotated biographies; interpret reviews; develop STEM book collections and more. Students can set up their own My CLCD account to save their search assignments. Student access is FREE for one year after graduation.
Subject areas: Education; English

Choice Reviews Online

Choice Reviews is the premier source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education. When creating a new account, you must use an on-campus computer. Thereafter, you can log in to your account from any location. For more information, view the Quick Start Guide at

CINAHL Plus with Full-Text

This comprehensive research database provides full text for nursing & allied health journals indexed in CINAHL Plus. Many of the most popular full-text journals are available with no embargo. In addition, this resource offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, audiovisuals, book chapters, and more.
Subject areas: CSD; Pre-Health

Clase & Periodica

A database of 2,600 scholarly journals from 24 different countries of Latin America and the Caribbean and published in Spanish, Portuguese, French, and English. These journals specialize in science, technology, the social sciences, and the humanities.
Subject areas: World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures; History; Political Science


A comprehensive database of articles and books in human communication studies, this database offers indexing to over 125 journals. Search by keyword, phrase, or author. Citations and abstracts, not full text, are provided. We may have the journal in full text in another database or in hard copy.
Subject area: Communication Studies

Communication & Mass Media Complete

This database provides an invaluable resource for students, researchers, and educators interested in any and all aspects of communication and mass media. The database offers full text for over 200 titles and contains citation coverage for additional sources.
Subject area: Communication Studies; CSD

Computers & Applied Sciences Complete

CASC covers the research and development spectrum of the computing and applied sciences disciplines. CASC provides indexing and abstracts for nearly 2,200 academic journals, professional publications, and other reference sources from a diverse collection. Full text is also available for more than 1,000 periodicals.
Subject area: Computer Science

Consumer Health Complete

A comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. Consumer Health Complete provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. In addition, Consumer Health Complete includes the Clinical Reference System and the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which provides access to up-to-date, concise and clinically relevant drug monographs. The database is updated on a weekly basis.
Subject area: Pre-Health

Credo Reference

This is an online reference library that provides unlimited and remote simultaneous access to current, integrated, full-text content from a selection of over 200 reference books from 55 publishers with over 2 million entries. Credo includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri and books of quotations, a range of subject-specific titles covering everything from health to technology and science to law, not to mention the Bridgeman Art Library with over 16,000 art images. Credo also recently imported an interactive world atlas and a critically acclaimed Concept Map.
Subject areas: All

CQ Researcher

Provides original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news. CQ Researcher offers in-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy.
Subject areas: All

CQ Weekly

CQ Weekly is known as the pre-eminent resource for Congress-watchers who need non-partisan information on Capitol Hill. CQ Weekly includes access to the full text of all articles published since 1983.
Subject areas: Political Science; Public Health


Design and Applied Arts Index

DAAI covers both new designers and the development of design and the applied arts since the mid-19th century, surveying disciplines including ceramics, glass, jewellery, wood, metalsmithing, graphic design, fashion and clothing, textiles, furniture, interior design, architecture, computer aided design, Web design, computer-generated graphics, animation, product design, industrial design, garden design, and landscape architecture.
Subject area: Art

Digital Commons Network

This is a vast network of open access content from colleges and universities across the world. Augustana Digital Commons is part of the Digital Commons Network.
Subject areas: All



EconLit covers virtually every area related to economics, with over 1 million records from 1969 -present.
Subject area: Business & Economics

Encyclopedia Britannica

The online Encyclopedia Britannica provides general information on a wide variety of topics and is updated daily.
Subject areas: All

Encyclopaedia of Islam

The most important and comprehensive reference resource on Islam, in an electronic edition. NOTE: If your computer does not display all of the characters correctly, you may need to download a special font. Click "Fonts" on the encyclopedia's main page for downloading instructions. Limited to three simultaneous users.
Subject area: Religion

Environment Complete

Offers deep coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more. Environment Complete contains more than 1,500 domestic and international titles going back to the 1940s as well as more than 100 monographs. The database also contains full text for more than 600 journals.
Subject area: Environmental Sciences


This database contains more than 850,000 annotated references to non-journal material issued in the monthly RIE and to journal articles issued in the monthly Current Index to Journals in Education.
Subject areas: CSD; Education

Ethnographic Video Online

Ethnographic Video Online brings together a wide range of streaming video, written ethnographies, field notes, seminal texts, memoirs, and contemporary studies, covering human behavior the world over.
Subject area: Anthropology


Family and Society Studies Worldwide

A comprehensive source of valuable research literature in the fields of anthropology, sociology, psychology, demography, health sciences, education, economics, law, history, and social work. This resource currently provides access to over 630,000 citations and abstracts from over 2,000 professional journals, books, popular literature resources, and other sources. Limited to one user at a time.
Subject areas: Anthropology; CSD; Sociology; WGS; Communication Studies

Filmakers Library Online

Award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum: race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more.
Subject areas: All

A web portal for the United States Federal Government. FirstGov is intended to be the first resource to find any government information on the Internet, with topics ranging from business and economy to money and benefits to science and technology.


Gale Literary Sources

Gale Literary Sources provides full-text critical articles, literary and cultural analysis, and biographies for authors from every age and literary discipline.
Subject area: English

Gale Virtual Reference Library

A vast collection of electronic reference books covering a wide variety of subject areas, Gale Virtual Reference Library is an excellent place to start your research.
Subject areas: All

Gender Studies

Gender Studies Database combines the popular Women's Studies International and Men's Studies databases with the coverage of sexual diversity issues. GSD covers the full spectrum of gender-engaged scholarship inside and outside academia. This database includes more than 745,000 records with coverage spanning from 1972 and earlier to present.
Subject area: Sociology & WGS


Produced by the American Geological Institute, this database is the comprehensive geoscience database containing over 2.8 million bibliographic records from more than 3000 journals. GeoRef provides coverage for North America from 1785 to the present and geology from the rest of the world from 1993 to the present.
Subject areas: Geography; Geology


GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.
Subject area: Environmental Sciences


Handbook of Latin American Studies

A bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars. Edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress, the multidisciplinary Handbook alternates annually between the social sciences and the humanities. Each year, more than 130 academics from around the world choose over 5,000 works for inclusion in the Handbook.
Subject areas: World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures; History; Political Science


This database enables you to directly experience the richness and historical significance of Harper's Weekly, America's leading 19th century illustrated newspaper. Coverage extends from 1857-1912. Full text of the magazine from the Civil War era, Reconstruction, and the Gilded Age is available.
Subject area: History

HAPI (Hispanic American Periodicals Index)

A source for over 275,000 journal article citations about Central America, South America, the Caribbean, Mexico, Brazil, and Hispanics/Latinos in the United States. HAPI currently provides over 60,000 links to the full text of articles appearing in more than 600 key social science and humanities journals published throughout the world.
Subject areas: World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures; History, Political Science; Sociology & WGS

Health Source: Consumer Edition

This database is the richest collection of consumer health information including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.
Subject area: Pre-Health

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition offers searchable full text in over 550 scholarly journals focusing on the medical sciences, psychology, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine, health care law and general health. Full text articles date back to 1975.
Subject areas: CSD; Pre-Health

Historical Abstracts

An index to the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada which are covered in America: History and Life). Published since 1954 this database comprises over half a million entries. (For information on subjects from the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700), try ITER.)
Subject areas: Anthropology; History

Historical Chicago Tribune

The Historical Chicago Tribune offers full text and image coverage of the newspaper from 1849 to 1991. For access to more recent Chicago Tribune articles, use the Chicago Tribune or Newsstand Expanded.
Subject area: History

Historical New York Times

The Historical New York Times offers full text and image coverage of the newspaper from 1851 to 2013. For access to more recent New York Times articles, search Newsstand Expanded.
Subject areas: History

Historical Statistics of the United States

The standard source for quantitative facts on American history, Historical Statistics contains topics ranging from migration and health to crime and the Confederate States of America. Each topic is placed in its historical context by a recognized expert in the field. The fully searchable and downloadable electronic edition permits users to graph individual tables and create customized tables and spreadsheets reflecting their own particular areas of interest.
Subject area: History; Sociology



ImageQuest includes approximately three million rights-cleared images for educational use. Perfect for finding images for your projects, assignments, newsletters, and more!

Index Islamicus

Index Islamicus is an international bibliography of publications in European language on all aspects of Islam and the Muslim world. It covers their history, beliefs, societies, cultures, languages, and literature. This database contains indexing for over 3,400 titles with coverage dating back to 1906.
Subject areas: Anthropology; History; Religion

IPA Source

Offers the largest collection on the web of literal translations and International Phonetic Alphabet transcriptions of opera arias and art song texts. Latin, Italian, German, French, Spanish, and English works are included. You can browse by composer, arias, poets, or Latin texts.
Subject area: Music


JSTOR Journal Archive

Stores over one thousand scholarly journals in full-text format from the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Journals can be searched by title or subject, individually or in groups. For each journal, articles from the first volume through to two to five years before today's date are available. Here's why.
Subject areas: All


L'Année Philologique

Guide to articles, essays, and conference papers on subjects from the Classical time period. Includes references to articles in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. Searches may be limited to one or more of these languages. Limited to two simultaneous users.
Subject areas: Classics; Philosophy; Religion

LexisNexis (now called Nexis Uni)

Nexis Uni delivers more than 15,000 news, legal and business sources including scholarly journals, television and radio broadcasts, newswires and blogs; local, regional, national and international newspapers with deep archives; legal sources for federal and state cases and statutes, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions since 1790; and information on more than 80 million U.S. and international companies and more than 75 million executives. For instructions on how to access Nexis Uni from off campus, click here.
Subject areas: All

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

LISTA indexes more than 600 periodicals, 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.
Subject area: Education

LinkedIn Learning

Augustana has a subscription to LinkedIn Learning (formerly for professional videos on a variety of software applications in addition to topical tutorials. Learn more about LinkedIn Learning.

Loeb Classical Library

Loeb brings users a virtual library of Greek and Latin literature, encompassing epic and lyric poetry, tragedy and comedy, history, travel, philosophy, oratory, and much more.
Subject area: Classics



Making of America

This digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction covers subjects in education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. The collection currently contains approximately 50,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints. Making of America is a collaborative effort between Cornell University and the University of Michigan and houses primary source material from both institutions.

MasterFILE Premier

Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags.


MathSciNet, a database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature, contains over 2 million items and over 700,000 direct links to original articles.
Subject area: Math


Medline indexes over 19,000 journals published internationally and includes over 15 million records covering all aspects of medicine, dentistry and nursing. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, Medline includes citations from 1950 to the present.
Subject areas: CSD; Pre-Health

Military & Government Collection

Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites. The Military & Government Collection provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for more than 400 titles.

MLA International Bibliography 

Produced by the Modern Language Association, this bibliography dates back to the 1920s and contains over 2.2 million citations. Coverage is international and subjects include literature, language and linguistics, folklore, literary theory & criticism, dramatic arts, as well as the historical aspects of printing and publishing.
Subject areas: English; World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures; Theatre

MLA Directory of Periodicals

The MLA Directory of Periodicals offers detailed information on over 7,100 journals, with 4,400 currently indexed in the MLA Bibliography. The detailed entries include editorial contact information, as well as frequency, circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines.


Naxos Music Library

Naxos Music Library is the world's largest online classical music library. It currently offers streaming access to over 45,000 CDs; 500 new CDs are added monthly. In addition to classical music, NML includes jazz, world music, and more. You can access NML anytime, anywhere, but be sure to access it through Tredway Library's website.
Subject area: Music

Newspaper Source

This database provides selected full text for 143 U.S. and international newspapers. This collection offers full text from major U.S. newspapers including: The Christian Science Monitor, The New York Daily News, The Miami Herald, and The San Jose Mercury News. International coverage includes The News (Mexico), and The Hong Kong Standard, and much more. This database is updated daily.
Subject areas: All

Newsstand Expanded

Newsstand Expanded includes The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune, The Denver Post, USA Today, The New York Times, (including The New York Times Book Review and The New York Times Magazine), The Wall Street Journal and Wall Street Journal Online, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, and The Christian Science Monitor.
Subject areas: All

New Testament Abstracts

New Testament Abstracts Online is a product of a partnership between ATLA and the Weston Jesuit School of Theology. The database has become an indispensable research and bibliographic aid for scholars, librarians, clergy and students of the New Testament and its historical milieu. The database contains more than 38,000 article abstracts, 1,200 review abstracts, 13,500 book abstracts, and 50 software abstracts.
Subject area: Religion

New York Times (Historical)

The Historical New York Times offers full text and image coverage of the newspaper from 1851 to 2013. For access to more recent New York Times articles, search Newsstand Expanded.
Subject areas: All

Nexis Uni

Nexis Uni delivers more than 15,000 news, legal and business sources including scholarly journals, television and radio broadcasts, newswires and blogs; local, regional, national and international newspapers with deep archives; legal sources for federal and state cases and statutes, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions since 1790; and information on more than 80 million U.S. and international companies and more than 75 million executives. For instructions on how to access Nexis Uni from off campus, click here.
Subject area:



OAIster contains digital resources from open archive collections and represents multidisciplinary resources from more than 1,100 contributors worldwide. Records contain a digital object link allowing users access to the object in a single click.

Old Testament Abstracts

This database features indexing and abstracts for journal articles, monographs, multi-author works, and software related to Old Testament studies. Content from over 450 journals is covered. All abstracts are in English, regardless of the language of the original work. Topics covered include antiquities, archaeology, biblical theology, philology and much more. Coverage in the database dates back to 1978.
Subject area: Religion

OmniFile Full Text Select

A full text-only database that contains a wealth of essential material for learning and research across the disciplines. Full-text articles are available from approximately 2,700 publications, many of which are peer-reviewed.

Open Dissertations 

Created from a collaboration between EBSCO and BiblioLabs, EBSCO Open Dissertations™ is a new, free electronic theses and dissertations database offering access to more than 800,000 ETDs. 

Opera in Video

Opera in Video contains five hundred hours of the most important opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries. Selections represent the world’s best performers, conductors, and opera houses and are based on a work’s importance to the operatic canon.
Subject area: Music

Opposing Viewpoints

Opposing Viewpoints covers today’s hottest social issues, offering topic overviews, pro/con viewpoints, statistical information, newspaper coverage, and multimedia selections.
Subject areas: All

Oxford Art Online

Oxford Art Online presents the entire text of The Dictionary of Art (published in 1996), updated and fully-indexed, searchable and browsable, with over 45,000 articles and more than 40,000 links to important art images in galleries and museums around the world. Limited to five simultaneous users.
Subject area: Art

Oxford Classical Dictionary Online

Written by distinguished scholars from around the world, the Oxford Classical Dictionary covers all aspects of the classical world from literature and history to religion, science, and archaeology.
Subject area: Classics

Oxford Music Online (2nd Edition)

The standard and most comprehensive music encyclopedia in an electronic form. Covered subjects include music history, theory and practice, terminology, and biography among others. Non-Western and popular music are covered as well.
Subject area: Music

Oxford English Dictionary

The electronic version of the print dictionary. It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books.
Subject area: English


PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service) International

Contains references to more than 553,300 journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, conference reports, publications of international agencies, and more, dating from 1972 to the present. Materials from over 150 countries are included, on subjects such as campaign funding, disaster relief, free speech, political persecution, and many other topics of public interest.
Subject areas: Political Science; Public Health


The Perseus Project is an evolving digital library of resources for the study of the ancient world and beyond. It consists of a large, heterogeneous collection of materials, textual and visual, on the Archaic and Classical Greek world.
Subject area: Classics; History

Philosopher's Index

Philosopher's Index is a current and comprehensive bibliographic database covering scholarly research in all major fields of philosophy. It is considered the most thorough index of journal literature on the subject and contains research published since 1940 including nearly 570 journals from 43 countries with content representing a variety of languages.
Subject area: Philosophy

Political Science Complete

Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,900 titles and full text for more than 500 publications, including top-ranked scholarly journals, recent reference works, and professional conference papers. Its coverage consists of a wide range of topics such as law and legislation, comparative politics, political theory, international relations, humanitarian issues and non-governmental organizations. PSC's focus is worldwide, reflecting the globalization of contemporary political discourse.
Subject area: Political Science


PRISMA (Publicaciones y Revistas Sociales y Humanísticas) is a comprehensive reference resource providing full-text scholarly journals in the social sciences and humanities for the interdisciplinary academic study of Hispanic and Latin America, and the Caribbean Basin. PRISMA features Spanish, Portuguese and English language content. Articles examine all aspects of Hispanic Studies, from research on indigenous cultures past and present to current economic indicators, politics and society, and Hispanic theatre. Coverage includes Anthropology, Business and Economics, History, Literature, Political Science and Sociology.
Subject areas: Anthropology; World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures; History; Political Science; Sociology & WGS

Professional Development Collection

The Professional Development Collection provides a highly specialized collection of electronic information for professional educators. It includes abstract and index coverage for over 595 professional development titles and searchable full text for 516 journals covering the most current topics in the field of education.
Subject area: Education

Project MUSE

Project MUSE is a unique collaboration between libraries and publishers, providing 100% full-text, online access to over 400 prestigious humanities and social sciences journals.
Subject areas: Art; Music; Theatre; English; History; Religion; Philosophy


Contains over two million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, all in psychology and related disciplines. Journal coverage, which dates back to the 1887, includes international material selected from more than 2,100 periodicals in over 25 languages.
Subject areas: CSD; Psychology


Managed by the National Library of Medicine(NLM), PubMed web page provides MedLine database information, plus out-of-scope citations on general science and chemistry topics. Two searchable subsets of PubMed are particularly useful. PubMedCentral, or PMC, is the fulltext subset to the PubMed site. The second is the Books option, which allows you to search by keyword in 62 current biomedical textbooks covering all major fields of medicine.
Subject area: Pre-Health


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. This database is updated on a daily basis.
Subject area: Business & Economics

Religion Index -- see ATLA Religion Index above

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (1967-Present)

An international bibliography of scholarly writings on music as well as music-related disciplines. Dating from 1967 through the present, this database offers indexing of sources published in over 140 languages.
Subject area: Music


The Rockety-I is Augustana's yearbook. It spans the years 1900 to 2004, the last year Augustana produced a yearbook.

Rock Island Public Library

Search for materials, find library information, or log in to your account with this online portal to the Rock Island Public Library.


Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970

This resource provides access to large-scale maps of Illinois towns and cities. Users can manipulate the maps, magnify and zoom in on specific sections, and layer maps from different years. Other features shown include pipelines, railroads, wells, dumps, and heavy machinery.
Subject area: Geography

Saskia Digital Art Images

This collection contains 30,000 digital images of paintings, sculpture and architecture, including images from many important collections: the Prado, the Kunsthistorisches Museum, the Uffizi, and the Louvre as well as archaeological sites in Greece, Italy, Turkey and Egypt. The images are displayed in both high resolution and thumbnail format. Additionally, the descriptive data about the images includes references to the occurrences of these images in 19 major art history texts. Access to Saskia is provided by the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI). More information about the Saskia collection may be found at
Subject area: Art


The Science Direct journal sets are comprised of 1800 journals with full text access beginning in 1995 through the current edition.The databases are searched simultaneously. To focus on our subscribed journals, be sure to identify the type of resource you want, such as research or review article. For best results, enter your search terms under Title, Abstract or Keyword Search, not on the first line.
Subject areas: Biology; Chemistry; CSD; Environmental Sciences; Geology; Physics; Pre-Health; Public Health

ScienceDirect Secrets Series

To access this collection of scientific handbooks, limit your results to Source, Subscribed books. The 32 Secrets titles are designed for health and veterinary students and residents use as a study aid for exams and preparation for rotations. All topics are approached as questions and the answers are succinct, but also provide links to the sources for the information. Click here for a list of the titles included in this series.
Subject areas: Biology; Chemistry; Pre-Health

SciFinder Scholar

SciFinder provides researchers unlimited access to the world’s largest and most reliable collection of chemistry and related science information. If you are a first time user, use the link above to register and set up an account.

If you already have a SciFinder username and password, go directly to the Scifinder site here. It will ask for your username and password. If you run into trouble with a Scifinder account set up with a different institution's email account, it may be necessary to create a new account with your Augustana email so this IP address is recognized. Contact Connie Ghinazzi if you are having problems.
Subject areas: Chemistry; Physics

Sociological Abstracts

Abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800 serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers. Many records from key journals in sociology also include the references cited in the bibliography of the source article.
Subject area: Sociology & WGS; Public Health

Springer Medicine eBook Collection

Access to e-book chapters on numerous medical topics published since 2005. To see ONLY free full text results, do not have the Preview Only box checked. You may have to unclick it if you begin a new search.
Subject area: Pre-Health


Statista provides users with an innovative and intuitive tool for researching quantitative data, statistics and related information.
Subject area: Business, Accounting, & Economics


Theatre in Video

Theatre In Video contains definitive performances of the world's leading plays and film documentaries, representing hundreds of leading playwrights, actors and directors.
Subject area: Theatre


Wall Street Journal

Full text coverage of the Wall Street Journal from 1984 - present.
Subject area: Business, Accounting, & Economics

Web of Science

Web of Science connects publications and researchers through citations and controlled indexing in curated databases spanning every discipline, including the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. In addition to scholarly journals, Web of Science includes conference proceedings, symposia, workshops, and conventions. For most databases, coverage is from 1994 to current. A list of all databases included in Web of Science is available here. For instructions on how to access Web of Science from off campus, please click here.
Subject areas: All

Wilson Omnifile Full Text Select

Wilson provides a wide variety of subjects in the humanities, science, education and business.
Subject areas: All

Women and Social Movements

Contains over 30,000 pages of documents from 1769 - present pertaining to women and social movements, with an additional 5,000 pages added annually. The database is organized into "document projects" which pose a question (i.e., "How Did Women Participate in the Underground Railroad?") and present a collection of documents to answer that question.
Subject areas: History; Sociology & WGS

Women's Magazine Archive

An archive of leading women’s interest magazines, dating from the 19th century through to the 21st. Collection includes: Cosmopolitan; Essence; Seventeen; Town and Country; Woman's Day; and Women's International Network News.

Subject areas: History


Contains over 52 million records of various types of materials (books, videos, archival materials, etc.) cataloged by OCLC member libraries. This includes nearly every academic library in the United States and Canada, as well as many public libraries and several independent research libraries.