Databases

Archive Grid — Open the Door to History — This database connects users to primary resource documents, personal papers, and family documents that are stored in many different libraries, museums, historical societies, and archives around the world.

CAMIO — Catalog of Art Museum Images Online — Provides access to images in a variety of different mediums.  All images have been approved to be copied for educational use.

Credo Reference — Contains 400 reference ebooks covering all major subject areas. All information is available in fulltext and citations can be formatted in MLA, APA, or Chicago style.

EBSCOHost — Humanities, Literature, Arts, and Sciences Databases — A package of databases containing thousands of fulltext journal and magazine articles in all major subject areas. It also  includes citations to articles that are not in fulltext, but available in hard copy in the OKWU Library. When entering EBSCO, click on the EBSCHost Web or Academic Libraries links. If you are trying to access this database from a hospital or another library, please use thisEBSCOHost link instead.

FirstSearch — Features several large databases that index periodicals and other materials in specialized areas. FirstSearch also indexes journals in Spanish, government documents, books, papers from worldwide conferences, and e-books.

Literary Reference Center (EBSCO) — This database uses a special platform that allows users to search for information by author, about specific literary works, or by genre.  It also includes resources that cover political and religious writing.

Literature Resource CenterContains biographical resources and literary criticism on authors of many disciplines and time periods. Materials may be obtained in hardcopy or through Interlibrary Loan from the OKWU Library.

Procon.org — Promoting critical thinking, education, and informed citizenship by presenting controversial issues in a straightforward, nonpartisan, and primarily pro-con format.

Sage PublicationsThis link provides access to the following journal titles:

  • Journal of Transcultural Nursing
  • Music Educators Journal
  • Theology Today

Information about other titles is available, but not the full text articles.  If you find an article that is not in full text that you would like to access, please send the citation to elib@okwu.edu and we will try to find a copy of the article for you.

Salem Health — Covers important research in the fields of genetics, health, infectious diseases, & psychology. Click on the Remote Access link at the bottom of the database’s page for off campus access. This information is also available in hard copy in Drake Library’s reference collection.

Salem History — Provides access to Milestone Documents in American History, Milestone Documents in African American History, & Milestone Documents in World History. Click on the Remote Access link at the bottom of the database’s page for off campus access. This information is also available in hard copy in Drake Library’s reference collection.

Salem Literature — This database includes biographical information and critical analysis of the most studied novelists and their works—ancient to contemporary and worldwide. Click on the Remote Access link at the bottom of the database’s page for off campus access. This information is also available in hard copy in Drake Library’s reference collection.

Salem Science — This database provides access to two new reference sets (also available in paper in Drake Library), Encyclopedia of Mathematics & Society, and Forensic Science.