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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.

Biology Database (Click here for a tutorial)
Biology Database 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.

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.

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.

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
  • SPORTDiscus

Educational Resources (ERIC)
ERIC is an educational database containing over one million abstracts of articles from educational-related journals and documents.Click here for a tutorial.

Expanded Academic ASAP (Click here for a tutorial)
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.

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review
An online research journal discussing economic issues.

General Music Today
General Music Today is an online journal that is for music education professionals that are teaching at levels for early childhood through high school.

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

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

JSTOR is a digital information access to language and literature, both archival and current.

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.

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

Music Periodicals Database (Click here for a tutorial)
Music Periodicals Database 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.

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.

Salem Press Stanza
Access to short biographical entries in literature and history.

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.