Library Databases

Library DatabasesIMG_6337

To access databases from off campus, you will need a valid MBU login. Current students can use the username and password they use to sign into Blackboard.

Britannica Online (Click here for a tutorial) 

Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc. is a global educational publisher with products that promote knowledge and learning. We provide timely, relevant and trustworthy information and instructional products used in schools, universities, homes, libraries and workplaces throughout the world.

Bloom’s Literary Reference Online (Click here for a tutorial)

Bloom’s Literary Reference Online features an extensive literature collection, examining the lives and works of great writers throughout history and the world. This accessible database also contains an archive of more than 44,000 characters; exclusive entries on literary topics, themes, movements, genres and authors; almost 170 video segments; and more.

Christian Periodical Index

Provides indexing for evangelical Christian journals focused on religion, theology, biblical studies, pastoral theology, science, etc’.

Chronicle of Higher Education

Weekly news and job information source for college and university faculty members, administrators and students.

E-brary Books Online (Click here for a tutorial)

E-brary is a collection of thousands of digitized titles in science, education and business that allows the user to search, browse, read the content of the item online, copy and download the needed information.

EBSCOHost (Click here for a tutorial)

EBSCOhost web includes multiple databases covering virtually every area of academic study, from general to specific. See listing under EBSCO web. EBSCOhost includes:

  • Academic Search Elite
  • Applied Science & Technology Index
  • ATLA Religion
  • Business Source Premier
  • Education Index
  • International Bibliography of Theatre
  • PsycARTICLES
  • SPORTDiscus

EdITLib

EdITLib is a premiere source for peer-reviewed research on the latest developments in Educational Technologies and e-learning.

Educational Resources (ERIC)

ERIC is an educational database containing over one million abstracts of articles from educational-related journals and documents.

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review

An online research journal discussing economic issues.

HighWire

HighWire Press, a division of Stanford University Libraries, carries scientific, peer-reviewed journals from various publishers.

IIMP Full Text (Click here for a tutorial)

IIMP (International Index to Music Periodicals) covers nearly all aspects of music and indexes more than 375 U.S. and international music periodical titles from over 20 countries, most of which carry the full text of articles online.

INFOTRAC (Click here for a tutorial)

INFOTRAC Academic ASAP Collection contains citations and partial full-text information in current events, economics, history, psychology, humanities, education, literature and more. Covers only material from 1980 to present.

IPA Source

Largest library of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and art song texts.

Lexis/Nexis(tutorials on opening Lexis/Nexis page).

Provides access to full-text legal publications for all federal and state court cases.

Library Music Source

A giant classical sheet music database of 600+ composers and 15000+ works. It includes all the piano works of Chopin and Beethoven, all the songs of Schubert, etc., and other scores and parts to over 625 standard orchestra works.

Mango Languages

Mango Languages is a self-study learning tool that infuses conversation, grammar, cultural insight and vocabulary in real conversations.

MOREnet

Missouri Research and Education Network is an Internet and intranet connection offering multi-database access and service to academic institutions and K-12 schools.

Naxos Music Library (Click here for a tutorial)

An online audio resource database for classical music listening and for classical instruction. Contains text resources as well as opera synopses, opera libretti and several audiobooks on music.

Oxford Music Online (Click here for a tutorial)

An online version of the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians and other Oxford music resources.

ProQuest (PQDT Open)

Provides full-text access to certain dissertations and theses. It is an excellent resource for doctoral students.

ProQuest Biology Journals (Click here for a tutorial)

ProQuest Biology Journals provides access to a wide range of biology topics. The database includes over 410 titles, with more than 360 in full-text articles in biological chemistry, biophysics, botany, cytology and history, environmental studies, microbiology and plant cells, among other topics.

SIRS Issues Researcher (Click here for a tutorial)

A full-text database that covers social science and humanitarian issues.

Sorkins Online

A reference tool of company profiles and business lists, including multiple levels of executives and managers from all industries and professions.

Southern Baptist Periodical Index

Indexes close to 50 periodical titles published by the Southern Baptist Convention. Contains only citations – no full-text articles.

St. Louis Business Journal

The journal carries the latest breaking business news, some of the weekly top stories and other popular features.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

An excellent reference work on philosophy.