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Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Academic Search Complete: Scholarly, multi-disciplinary database with more than 7,900 full-text periodicals and 370 full-text books. More...
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Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only America: History & Life with Full Text: Covers the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. More...
History, Humanities
& Government
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Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only American Heart Association Journals: Full text of subscribed-to journals only. To access the full text, click "Home" to the right of the desired title and then click "Archives."
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Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only ArticleFirst: Indexes articles listed in the tables of contents of journals in popular culture, business, technology, science, medicine, humanities, and social sciences. More...
Multidisciplinary
FirstSearch FirstSearch Help Page
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerial: Indexes articles, reviews, and essays in all fields of religion; includes the full text of 150 major religion and theology journals. More...
Theology
EBSCOhost Advanced Search Tutorial
Free on the Web Bartleby.com: Great Books Online: Contains full text reference and literary works. More...
Reference
Free on the Web
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Bibliography of Native North Americans: Covers all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life. More...
Multidisciplinary
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Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Biography in Context: Formerly Biography Resource Center; includes 600,000+ biographies from hundreds of reference works and periodicals. More...
Reference
Gale Biography Resource Center Help Pages
Free on the Web BioMedCentral: Provides indexing and free text of peer-reviewed journal articles related to biology and medicine. More...
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Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Book Collection: Nonfiction - Elementary School Edition: Designed for elementary school libraries; contains full text of 1,300+ nonfiction books on various topics. More...
Education
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Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Book Collection: Nonfiction - High School Edition: Designed for high school libraries; contains full text of 2,450+ nonfiction books on various topics. More...
Education
EBSCOhost Advanced Search Tutorial
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Book Collection: Nonfiction - Middle School Edition: Designed for middle school libraries; contains full text of 3,100+ nonfiction books on various topics. More...
Education
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Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Books in Print: Provides publishing information on books, audio-books, and DVDs that are in print, forthcoming, or out-of-print or out-of-stock indefinitely since 1979; includes author bios, reviews, and bestseller and award lists. More...
Reference
BowkerQuick Guide to Books in Print
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Business Source Complete, or try the enhanced Business Searching Interface: Provides indexing and full-text of journals in marketing, management, MIS, accounting, finance, and economics; also includes full-text books, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, and company profiles. More...
Business
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Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Cambridge Journals Online: Full text limited to free and subscribed-to journals. More...
Multidisciplinary
Cambridge Help
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Catholic Periodical and Literature Index: Includes over 436,000 citations of articles and reviews published in Catholic periodicals. More...
Theology
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Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Christian Periodical Index: Indexes selected periodicals covering major doctrinal positions within evangelical Christianity. More...
Theology
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Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only CINAHL Plus with Full Text:: Provides indexing for 4,500+ nursing & allied health journals and the full text of 770+ journals and 275 books and monographs. More...
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Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only ClasePeriodica: Indexes Latin American journals, combining CLASE, which indexes journals in the sciences and humanities, and PERIODICA, which indexes journals in science and technology. More...
Multidisciplinary
FirstSearch FirstSearch Help Page
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only CollegeSource: Provides access to college catalogs from 2-year, 4-year, graduate, professional, and international schools. More...
Reference
Career Guidance Foundation
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Communication & Mass Media Complete: Provides indexing and full text of journals related to communication and mass media. More...
Communication
Arts
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Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Communication Studies: A full-text collection of journals related to mass communication, media studies, and written communication. More...
Communication
Arts
Sage (CSA) Links to Sage Tutorials and Help Pages
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Consumer Health Complete (not integrated with other EBSCOhost databases): Contains consumer-oriented health content that provides full text for 200+ health reference books and encyclopedias. More...
Nursing, Health & Sports
EBSCOhost CINAHL Plus with Full Text Advanced Searching Tutorial
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only CountryWatch: Provides socio-demographic, cultural, historical, economic, political, environmental, and investment information on the world's 192 countries as well as many non-sovereign nations. More...
Reference
CountryWatch CountryWatch User Guide
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only CQ Reseacher - advanced search: Provides in-depth coverage of current issues related to health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. More...
Reference
CQ Press CQ FAQ
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Credo Reference: Includes 505+ reference titles from 70+ publishers, covering all major subject areas. More... New
Reference
Credo CQ FAQ
Free on the Web Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ): Provides access to free, full- text, quality-controlled scientific and scholarly journals. More...
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Free on the Web
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Dissertations & Theses@Oral Roberts University: Provides full text of ORU dissertations and theses published after 1996; includes D.Min. research projects only prior to 1996; contains indexing since 1978. More...
Dissertations
ProQuest (UMI)ProQuest Search Tips
Available in the physical library only Dissertation Abstracts (by appt. only): Covers dissertations on all academic topics at accredited institutions since 1861, selectively covers masters theses and dissertations from Canada, Great Britain, and Europe. More...
Dissertations
ProQuest (UMI)
Free on the Web Documenta Catholica Omnia: Provides access to texts written primarily in Latin and Greek, including some translations into modern languages such as English. See especially Migne's Patrologia Graeca by author and Patrologia Latina by volume and author. More...
Theology
Free on the Web
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only DynaMed (not integrated with other EBSCOhost databases): A clinical reference tool created by physicians for physicians and other health care professionals for use primarily at the 'point-of-care'. More...
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Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only ebrary Academic Complete: Offers tens of thousands of full-text academic books from scholarly and professional publishers. Click "Bookshelf" or "Sign in" to log on with Novell user name and password. To retrieve previous ebrary bookshelf, follow these directions. More...
E-Books
ebrary ebrary Tutorial
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only EBSCOhost Databases (All): EBSCO's databases offer indexing and full text of thousands of journals and magazines. More...
Multidisciplinary
EBSCOhost Advanced Search Tutorial
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only ECO-Electronic Collections Online: Indexes and abstracts scholarly journals from multiple disciplines; allows searches to be limited to journals to which the ORU library subscribes; no full text available. More...
Multidisciplinary
FirstSearch Help Page
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Education: A full-text journal collection covering methodology, higher education, secondary education, vocational, measurement & testing, and educational psychology. More...
Education
Sage (CSA) Links to Sage Tutorials and Help Pages
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Education Research Complete: A collection of 1,300+ full-text education journals, 550+ books, 1,800+ conference papers as well as indexing and abstracts of 2,200 journals. More...
Education
EBSCOhost Advanced Search Tutorial
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only E-Journals (EJS): Provides access to electronic journals and full text of articles for journals managed through EBSCOhost® Electronic Journals Service. See E-Journals title list here. More...
Multidisciplinary
EBSCOhost Advanced Search Tutorial
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Encyclopædia Britannica: Contains summary and in-depth articles on virtually every branch of human knowledge; includes biographies, maps, photos, drawings, flags, audio and video clips, and Web sites. More...
Reference
Encyclopædia Britannica Encyclopedia Britannica Help Page
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Encyclopaedia Judaica (2d ed.): Features more than 21,000 entries on Jewish life, culture, history, and religion, written by Israeli, American and European subject specialists. More...
Theology
Gale Gale Help Pages
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Environment Complete: Provides the full text of 820+ journals and 220+ monographs; includes applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, public policy, and social impacts. More...
Multidisciplinary
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Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only ERIC - Education Database: Contains annotated references to nonjournal material issued in the monthly Resources in Education (RIE) and to journal articles issued in the monthly Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE). More...
Education
FirstSearch FirstSearch Help Page
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only ERIC - Education Database: Indexes and abstracts scholarly journals from various disciplines; lets you limit your search to journals to which your library subscribes; no full text available. More...
Education
EBSCOhost Advanced Search Tutorial
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text: A bibliographic and full-text database covering the entire spectrum of television and film; includes the full text of 120+ journals and 100+ books.. More...
Communication Arts
EBSCOhost Advanced Search Tutorial
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only FirstSearch Databases (All): Provides online access to primarily bibliographic databases such as ArticleFirst and WorldCat. More...
Multidisciplinary
FirstSearch Help Page
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia: Provides over tens of thousands of encyclopedic entries searchable by subject or keyword and covering a variety of subject areas; updated annually. More...
Reference
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Free on the Web Google Books: Allows full-text searching of over 10 million scanned books. Some titles in the public domain are viewable full text, others allow a preview or a more limited 'snippet' view, while some have no preview. More... E-Books
Free on the Web Google Book Search Support Center
Free on the Web Google Scholar: Allows full text searching of scholarly literature across many disciplines; includes papers, theses, books, abstracts, articles, and citations. More... Multidisciplinary
Free on the Web Google Scholar Help Page
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only GPO-U.S.Government Publications: Provides indexing for U.S. government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments. More...
Multidisciplinary
FirstSearch Help Page
Free on the Web GreenFILE: Indexes and abstracts scholarly, government and general-interest titles, which deal with the environmental effects of individuals, corporations, and governments. More...
Multidisciplinary
Free on the Web (EBSCOhost) EBSCOhost Help Page
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Health & Life Sciences Journal Collection: Provides indexing of journals and reference works related to the health & life science; some full-text journals are included. More...
Nursing, Health & Sports/Sciences
Elsevier (ScienceDirect) ScienceDirect User Guides and Tutorials
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Health Sciences: A full-text journal collection in the areas of health, public policy, health services & administration, health education, and community/public health nursing. More...
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Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Health Source: Consumer Edition: Provides consumer health information on AIDS, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, aging, fitness, nutrition, children's health, women's health, etc..; includes full-text health-related journal articles, pamphlets, reference books, and reports. More...
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Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition: Provides full text, abstracts, and indexing of health and medical related scholarly journals. More...
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Free on the Web Highwire Press: A repository of full-text life science articles, some of which are free. More...
Multidisciplinary
Free on the Web
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Historical Abstracts with Full Text: Covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present; includes full text of 330+ journals and 110+ books. More...
History, Humanities
& Government
EBSCOhost Advanced Search Tutorial
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Humanities International Complete: Provides full text of nearly 1,200 journals and 750+ books indexed in Humanities International Index. More...
History, Humanities
& Government
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Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Index to Jewish Periodicals: Indexes articles, reviews, and feature stories in 220+ journals related to Jewish history, activity, and thought. More...
Theology
EBSCOhost Advanced Search Tutorial
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only International Bibliography of Theater & Dance with Full Text: Indexes, cross-references, and annotates 170+ full-text journals and 360+ books on theatre and performance. More...
Communication Arts
EBSCOhost Advanced Search Tutorial
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Journals@Ovid: Provides full text of selected nursing journals as well as access to tables of contents, bibliographic citations, abstracts, and references of hundreds of scientific, technical, and medical journals. More...
Nursing, Health & Sports
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Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Kids Search (not integrated with other EBSCOhost databases): A search interface designed specifically for elementary/middle school students. More...
Education
EBSCOhost KidsSearch Interface Tutorial
Free on the Web Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts(LISTA): Indexes and abstracts periodicals, books, research reports, and proceedings related to librarianship, online information retrieval, and information management. More...
Library
Free on the Web (EBSCOhost) Advanced Search Tutorial
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Literary Encyclopedia (requires individual registration using ORU email): A reference work focused on literature originally written in English or translated into English; entries are authoritative summaries written by 1,500+ experts and edited by a scholarly board. More...
English & Modern Languages
Literary Dictionary Company Literary Encyclopedia
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Literary Index: Provides indexing for the entire Gale literary series, including cross-references for authors and titles; NO full text. More...
English & Modern Languages
Gale Literary Index Help Page
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Literary Reference Center: Contains full text for 34,000+ plot summaries, 100,000 articles/essays of literary criticism, 179,000+ author biographies, 450 literary journals, 675,000+ book reviews, 74,000 poems, 18,000 short stories, and 6,100+ author interviews.. More...
English & Modern Languages
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Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only MAS Ultra - School Edition: Provides full text of general interest and current events magazines; includes pamphlets, reference books, biographies, and an image collection; designed for high school libraries. More...
Multidisciplinary
EBSCOhost Advanced Search Tutorial
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only MasterFILE Premier: Provides indexes, abstracts, and full text of 170+ periodicals, covering a broad range of disciplines; designed for public libraries. More...
Multidisciplinary
EBSCOhost Advanced Search Tutorial
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only MEDLINE with Full Text: Provides indexing for 4,800+ journals and full text for 1,450+ journals on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and pre-clinical sciences. More...
Nursing, Health & Sports
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Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only MEDLINE: Includes citations and abstracts of current biomedical journals; corresponds to the print Index Medicus, Index to Dental Literature, and International Nursing Index. More...
Nursing, Health & Sports
FirstSearch Help Page
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Middle Search Plus: Provides full text of popular magazines covering general topics appropriate for middle and junior high school students. More...
Multidisciplinary
EBSCOhost Advanced Search Tutorial
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Military & Government Collection: Provides indexing, abstracting, and full text of current news pertaining to the military and government. More...
History, Humanities
& Government
EBSCOhost Advanced Search Tutorial
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only MLA Directory of Periodicals: Provides detailed information about the journals indexed in the MLA International Bibliography; includes editorial contact information, frequency, circulation, subscription prices, and submission guidelines. More...
Reference
EBSCOhost Advanced Search Tutorial
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only MLA International Bibliography: Provides indexing of journal articles, books and dissertations relating to literature, language, and the dramatic arts. More...
English & Modern Languages
EBSCOhost Advanced Search Tutorial
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only NetLibrary: A full text collection of 8,000+ electronic versions of published works in all disciplines. More...
E-Books
NetLibrary netLibrary Help Page
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only New Testament Abstracts: Offers abstracts of journal articles, books, reviews, and software related to the New Testament and its historical milieu. More...
Theology
EBSCOhost Advanced Search Tutorial
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Newspaper Source Plus: Includes 700+ full-text newspapers, including major newspapers sucha as The New York Times. Also includes 750,000+ television & radio news transcripts. More...
Multidisciplinary
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Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only OIAster: Provides over 23 million records of digital resources from open archives. More...
Multidisciplinary
FirstSearch Advanced Search Tutorial
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Old Testament Abstracts: Provides abstracts for journal articles, books, multi-author works, and software related to Old Testament studies. More...
Theology
EBSCOhost Advanced Search Tutorial
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Oxford Music Online: Provides articles from print Oxford reference works as well as articles not available in print; includes the full text of The Oxford Companion to Music and The Oxford Dictionary of Music. More...
Music
Oxford Guided Tour (PowerPoint Presentation)
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only PapersFirst: Provides indexing of papers presented at conferences reported to The British Library Document Supply Centre. More...
Multidisciplinary
FirstSearch Help Page
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Physical Sciences Journal Collection: Provides the full text of journals related to the physical sciences including engineering, chemistry, physics, earth science, mathematics, and computer science. More...

Engineering/ Sciences

Elsevier (ScienceDirect)ScienceDirect User Guides and Tutorials
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Points of View Reference Center (not integrated with other EBSCOhost databases): Provides essays that present multiple sides of 270+ current issues, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. More...
Reference
EBSCOhost Advanced Search Tutorial
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Political Science Complete: Contains full text of 480+ journals, plus indexing and abstracts for 2,100+ journals related to contemporary political discourse. More...
History, Humanities
& Government
EBSCOhost Advanced Search Tutorial
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Primary Search: Provides full text of popular magazines for elementary school research. More...
Multidisciplinary
EBSCOhost Advanced Search Tutorial
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Proceedings: Supplies indexing of published conference proceedings. More...
Multidisciplinary
FirstSearch Help Page
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Professional Development Collection: Provides full-text education journals, collected for professional educators. More...
Education
EBSCOhost Advanced Search Tutorial
Free on the Web Project Gutenberg: Provides the full text of thousands of free e-books. More...
E-Books
Free on the Web
Available in the physical library only ProQuest Periodical Abstracts Ondisc: Consists of abstracts of 1,600 indexed journal titles from 1986 to 1990; available on CD-ROM. More...
Multidisciplinary
ProQuest
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only PsycARTICLES: Provides full text articles on current issues in psychology from 70+ journals published by the American Psychological Association and allied organizations. More...
Behavioral Sciences
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Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Psychology: Provides full-text, peer-reviewed journals related to applied psychology, assessment, child development, clinical psychology, cognitive psychology, counseling psychology, and social psychology. More...
Behavioral Sciences
Sage (CSA) Links to Sage Tutorials and Help Pages
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only PsycINFO: Provides citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations and technical reports in the field of psychology. More...
Behavioral Sciences
EBSCOhost Advanced Search Tutorial
Free on the Web PubMed Central: Provides access to the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature. More...
Nursing, Health & Sports
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Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Regional Business News: Provides the full text of regional business journals, newspapers and newswires from metropolitan and rural areas of the United States. More...
Business
EBSCOhost Advanced Search Tutorial
Free on the Web RIM® Online (Research in Ministry): Indexes DMin and DMiss projects from reporting schools of theology accredited by the Association of Theological Schools in the US and Canada. More...
Dissertations
Free on the Web
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Sage Databases (All): Provides full text access to journals in communication studies, education, health studies, psychology, and sociology. More...
Multidisciplinary
Sage (CSA) Links to Sage Tutorials and Help Pages
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only ScienceDirect Databases (All): Provides the full text of 1,860+ journals related to health & life sciences, physical sciences, and social & behavioral sciences. More...
Multidisciplinary
Elsevier ScienceDirect User Guides and Tutorials
Free on the Web Scirus: An open-access search engine that searches over 450 million science-specific Web pages. More...
Sciences
Free on the Web Scirus Help Page
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Searchasaurus (not integrated with other EBSCOhost databases): Provides a kid-friendly interface to Primary Search, Middle Search Plus, Encyclopedia of Animals, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, American Heritage Children's Dictionary,, and an image collection. More...
Education
EBSCOhost Searchasaurus Tutorial
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Serials Directory: Provides access to accurate bibliographic information; includes current pricing structures for periodicals. More...
Reference
EBSCOhost Advanced Search Tutorial
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only SIRS Discoverer: Contains full-text articles and graphics from magazines, newspapers and U.S. government documents in numerous subject areas. More...
Multidisciplinary
SIRS SIRS Tutorial
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Small Business Reference Center: Provides current information on topics relevant to small business; contains nearly 400 full-text periodicals and 450+ full-text reference books. More... New

Business
EBSCOhost Advanced Search Tutorial
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Social & Behavioral Sciences Journal Collection: Provides the full text of journals and reference works related to the social & behavioral sciences. More...
Behavioral Sciences
Elsevier (ScienceDirect)ScienceDirect User Guides and Tutorials
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Social Work Abstracts: Offers coverage of 450+ social work and human services journals dating back to 1965. More...
Behavioral Sciences
EBSCOhost Advanced Search Tutorial
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only SocINDEX with Full Text: A sociology research database including 830+ full-text journals and 800+ full-text books. More...
Behavioral Sciences
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Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Sociology: A full-text journal collection related to contemporary sociology, comparative sociology, and consumer culture. More...
Behavioral Sciences
Sage (CSA) Links to Sage Tutorials and Help Pages
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only SPORTDiscus with Full Text: Provides the full text of 520+ sports & sports medicine journals. More...
Nursing, Health & Sports
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Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage: A comprehensive source of business and investment information for librarians, universities, and other institutional professionals. More...
Business
McGraw-Hill Advanced Search Tutorial
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Student Research Center (not integrated with other EBSCOhost databases): Enables secondary school students to easily find information in their EBSCO databases. More...
Education
EBSCOhost Student Research Center Interface Tutorial

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Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Teacher Reference Center: Provides indexing and abstracts for 270+ popular teacher and administrator trade journals; designed for professional educators. More...
Education
EBSCOhost Advanced Search Tutorial
Free on the Web Theological Journals Search: A Google custom search engine created by an ORU librarian; searches 300+ open-access journals related to theology, religious studies, and related disciplines. More...
Theology
Free on the Web
Free on the Web Theological Research Exchange Network (TREN): An index of 10,000+ theological thesis/dissertation and conference paper titles representing research from some 70 institutions; full text available for purchase in PDF (e-doc), paper, and microfiche. More...
Dissertations
(Not All) Free on the Web
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only TOPICsearch: Provides current events information; allows exploration of social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics; contains full text of articles from diverse sources. More...
Reference
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Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only Wall Street Journal: Provides full text coverage of the Eastern Edition from 1984 to the present. More...
Business
ProQuest (UMI) ProQuest Search Tips
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only WorldAlmanac: Includes The World Almanac and Book of Facts, The World Almanac of the U.S.A., The World Almanac of U.S. Politics, The World Almanac for Kids, The World Almanac Knowledge Source, and Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia. More...
Reference
FirstSearch Help Page
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only WorldCat: Contains over 200 million records from 72,000 libraries in 171 countries; useful for inter-library loan. More...
Reference
FirstSearch Help Page
Free on the Web WorldCat: Web version of a database of millions of bibliographic records from libraries worldwide; enables researchers to locate libraries where desired materials are held. More...
Reference
Free on the Web Help Page
Available to current ORU faculty, staff and students only WorldCatDissertations: Contains records of dissertations and theses held by OCLC member libraries; some e- texts are available electronically, at no charge, via the publishing institution; some items may be borrrowed via inter-library loan. More...
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