Suggested Databases for Basic Research
Bellarmine University Library Web Page
A variety of encyclopedias and other sources that will provide you with background information and serve as a good foundation for further research:
Books and DVDs
Library Quick Search – Online Catalog
Allows you to see what books, videos and DVDs are available in the Bellarmine University library.
On the library webpage, click on databases A-Z, look for the following databases:
A database of over 34,000 electronic books.
Magazine and Journal Articles
Academic Search (EBSCOhost)
This group of databases provides full-text for nearly 3,260 scholarly publications covering academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies.
This database provides full-text back (archival) files for approximately 250 scholarly journals in 21 academic disciplines. Particularly strong in Ecology, Economics, History, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology, and Statistics. Please note that the most recent years for each journal are not available.
This database provides access to over 300 humanities and social sciences journals from non-profit academic publishers.
ProQuest Reserch Library
This database provides full-text access to more than 2000 scholarly and professional journals as well as popular magazines. Provides citations and abstracts for articles published since 1986 or later, frequently with full-text of articles published since 1992 or later.
Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe:
This database provides full-text articles from U.S. and international newspapers and business publications