Social Networks and Archival Context

SNAC is addressing a longstanding research challenge: discovering, locating, and using distributed historical records in archives and manuscript libraries. SNAC functions to, 1) integrate and simplify access to dispersed historical resources, and 2) provide unprecedented access to the biographical-historical contexts of the people documented in the resources, including the social-professional-intellectual networks within which they lived. 

Online Archive of California – OAC

The Online Archive of California (OAC) provides free public access to detailed descriptions of primary resource collections maintained by more than 200 contributing institutions and the 10 University of California (UC) campuses. OAC’s contains over 20,000 online collection guides. You can use these to browse, locate resources, or view selected items digitally — the OAC contains more than 220,000 digital images and documents — or learn how you can gain access to the physical objects.

A comprehensive index of hymns and hymnals containing over 200,000 hymns and 5,500+ hymnals; searchable by song title, tune, phrase, author, and hymnal title. Multidisciplinary / Other 

American Doctoral Dissertations (Open Access via EBSCO)

EBSCO Open Dissertations now includes the content from American Doctoral Dissertations. It is a free database index with records for more than 800,000 electronic theses and dissertations from around the world. Coverage is multi-disciplinary and ranges from 1933 to the present. Database holds bibliographic records only. Alumni Dissertations & Theses Health & Medicine Multidisciplinary / Other  Abstracts & Indices

WorldCat Dissertations and Theses

This subset of WorldCat contains records for over 5 million dissertations, theses, and published materials based on theses, mostly from U.S. schools 

PsycINFO (Ebsco)

PsycINFO (Ebsco) is the comprehensive international database of psychology, which covers the academic, research, and practice literature in psychology from over 45 countries in more than 30 languages. The database mostly offers citations but there is some Full text available. (Results are roughly 20%- 50% full text depending on the subject.) 

Papers First

Papers First provides a machine created index to published congresses, symposium, conferences, etc. received by The British Library Document Supply Centre.  Includes 5.3 million citations from 1993 to the present. 


OAIster is a union catalog  for open access resources. Today, OAIster includes more than 50 million records that represent digital resources from more than 2,000 contributors. Records include both digital texts and images provided by museums and major universities. Links to many of the open access resources are included.

Images/ Media Abstracts & Indices Multidisciplinary / Other psychology

New Testament Abstracts

New Testament Abstracts is based on the print version from the Weston Jesuit School of Theology. The database contains more than 33,000 article abstracts, 1,200 review abstracts, 12,600 book abstracts, and 50 software abstracts from more than 500 periodicals in numerous languages. In addition, nearly 850 current books are also summarized annually. Article coverage in the database dates back to 1985.  See print edition for older articles.


Medline covers clinical medicine, psychiatry, nursing, and other related fields.  It includes citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals, and over 19,000 older journals. The indexing covers from 1965 to the present, and includes some limited Full Text. It is produced by the National Library of Medicine.