Databases are freely accessible on campus. Network login authentication is required for most databases off-campus.
**If you are “timing out” on campus, try removing “http://ww11.eureka.edu:2048/login?url=” prefix from the database url.**
Libguides – Specialized pages for library resources & information.
VuFind – Classic Melick Library Catalog
I-Share Catalog Search and request materials in this combined catalog of the 80 CARLI libraries.
WorldCat.org Contains WorldCat catalog as well as periodical and specialized databases.
Area Public Libraries Search for materials at local public libraries.
Multi-disciplinary Journal, Magazine, & News Articles
EBSCOhost Contains multiple article databases such as Academic Search Premier and MLA, as well as e-books.
JSTOR The Full-Text Scholarly Journal Archive
Lexis-Nexis Contains full-text newspaper articles as well as business and legal reports.
Sage Deep Backfiles Scholarly Journal Archive ending in 2007
Specialized E-Reference Books & Collections
Credo Reference Full-text Reference book collections in a variety of subject areas.
Gale Virtual Reference Full-text Reference book collections in a variety of subject areas.
Sage E-Reference Full-text Reference book collections in a variety of subject areas.
Contemporary Authors Contains full-text author and playwright biographies and bibliographies.
Milestone Document Series Full-text primary source database in American and World History.
Oxford English Dictionary The premier etymological dictionary.
Springer Medicine Collection Full-text access to 3,200 books and over 400 journals.
Specialized Journal, Magazine, & News Articles
Black Thought & Culture A collection of 1,300 writings by African Americans.
Chronicle of Higher Education The best source of news and information in the field of Higher Education.
Ecological Society of America Journals Links to ESA Journals – some full-text
Harper’s Weekly Online Full-text historical journal covering the Civil War, Reconstruction, and Gilded Age.
New York Times Archived Articles from 1851-1922 are free and are great Primary Resources.
Women & Social Movements in the U.S., 1600 – 2000 A collection of 4,300 historical documents.
Specialized Research Tools
E- Journal A-Z List Find a specific electronic journal in Melick’s databases or search for electronic journals related to specific subjects.
Online Reference Shelf Links to resources for nearly every major at Eureka College.
CARLI Digital Collections featuring Saskia Art Images Digital representations of special collections including printed and manuscript materials, images, and sound recordings from CARLI Libraries and Sasksia, which includes over 30,000 digital images of paintings, sculpture and architecture, from many important collections.
Alexander Street Videos Streaming videos in American & World History, Black Studies, Criminal Justice, Education, & Theatre