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online research resources

the following databases, catalogs, and web resources are available for your academic research. full text articles in peer-reviewed academic and professional journals can be located through the online databases below. the oli-cat online catalog allows you to locate books and resources in the burrage library; the worldcat global catalog locates materials held in other libraries.

for assistance using these databases, catalogs, and web resources, please contact judy fales at 269.749.7595 or jfales@olivetcollege.edu.

online databases and catalogs

multidisciplinary databases providing full text access to articles published in academic journals

  • jstor – begin here for research in the social sciences, history and humanities
  • omnifile full text select – over 3,100 journals in a variety of disciplines via ebsco (open link, choose omnifile full text select database, and click “continue”)
  • project muse – begin here for more specialized or advanced work in literature, gender and ethnic studies, area studies, history, or the social sciences

 

research databases for particular areas of study

business:

literature:

  • jstor – begin here for research in the social sciences, history and humanities
  • project muse – begin here for more specialized or advanced work in literature, gender and ethnic studies, area studies, history, or the social sciences

natural and physical sciences:

  • bioone – resources in the biological, ecological and environmental sciences
  • pubmed  – peer-reviewed articles in biomedical fields, sponsored by the u.s. national library of medicine and the national institutes of health (nih)
  • acs publications – citations for peer-reviewed articles in chemistry, physics, biology and environmental science

psychology and life sciences:

  • proquest – includes psycarticles database and materials from over 920 full text publications

 

online catalogs

books and materials in the burrage library:

worldcat global catalog of library collections:

  • worldcat – two billion items from more than 10,000 libraries worldwide

 

other research databases and resources

michigan elibrary:

  • mel research databases – extensive databases and resources covering a variety of fields and topics, including criminal justice, nursing and allied health, and michigan history.

Multidisciplinary Academic Abstracts & Indices:

  • h.w. wilson – 14 databases in a broad range of academic and professional fields (open link, choose the database(s) you wish to search, click “continue”)

ebook collection:

web resources
general online resources

michigan elibrary general resources

mel career center – career resources, including practice entrance exams for a variety of professions

general mel portal – begin here to explore the resources available through the michigan elibrary

citation styles:

general reference sources:

 

web resources for particular areas of study

business:

criminal justice:

education:

humanities:

music:

natural and physical sciences:

visual arts:

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