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Electronic Databases

Welcome to Shaw University Libraries’ Electronic Resources page. All library resources are available from here. If you have questions about how to use these resources, or a problem getting to them, please call 919-546-8407.  

  • When you are on-campus - Click the titles of the desired resource.  
  • When you are not on-campus:  Click the Off-Campus Link

All resources that are available on-campus are available from off-campus using the links on this page (note that you use the navigation arrows at the bottom of this page to get to a second page, if needed).  More detailed instructions are available from the Proxy Login page you get to when you click the Off-Campus Link text.

Title Description Off-campus link
Access World News Research Collection (Newsbank) Find articles on topics related to business, communications, education, government, journalism, politics, science and more from a variety of sources that include mewspapers, newwires, blogs, periodicals, videos and web-only content including the Charlotte Observer, the News and Observer and USA Today. Off-Campus Link
ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials The premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion; includes 555,000+ article citations, 232,000+ essay citations, 511,000+ book review citations, and 266,000+ full text electronic articles and book reviews from 1,656 journals. Off-Campus Link
Chronicle of Higher Education Weekly news and job information source for college and university faculty members, administrators, and students. Off-Campus Link
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eBooks on EBSCOhost via EBSCOhost  This growing subscription package contatins a large selection of multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter and is a strong complement for any academic collection.  The breadth of informtion available through this package ensures that users will have access to information relevant to their research needs. Off-Campus Link
ERIC US Government Database of Education Research Literature
Films On Demand Allows you to view over 5,000 streaming videos in subject areas including Humanities & Social Science, Science, Business, Economics and Health. Off-Campus Link
Gale Virtual Reference Library Encyclopedia of Religion, Africana, African-American Poets, Science & Technology etc. An NCLive resource. Off-Campus Link
Humanities International Complete (EBSCO) This databases provides fill text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources around the world. Produced by Whiston Publishing (an imprint of EBSCO Publishing), this databases includes all data from Humanities International Index (more than 2, 300 journals and more that 2.9 million records) plus unique full test content, much of which is not found  in other databases. Off-Campus Link
JSTOR Online archive of multi-discipline journal articles. Off-Campus Link
Lexis-Nexis Provides access to thousands of full-text publications that provide extensive coverage in the areas of business, criminal justice, finance, government, law and legal issues, medicine, news, technology and other subjects. Off-Campus Link
Mango Languages  An online language learning system that teaches practical conversation skills for real communication. Users must set up an email account to get started, then follow the step-by-step instructions. No password needed. Off-Campus Link
NCLIVE Online access to all NCLIVE resources; eBooks, audio books, videos, online magazines, newspapers & journals.  
Oxford Music Online  Includes a subscription to Oxford Companion to Music and Oxford Dictionary of Music. Off-Campus Link
ProQuest Central via ProQuest Company General reference database for over 175 subjects from magazines, journals and newspapers, including peer-reviewed and scholarly works. An NCLive resource. Off-Campus Link
ProQuest Sociology via ProQuest Company  Gives users access to the full-text of more than 310 journals in sociology and social work. This collection provides full-text coverage of many core titles included in Sociological Abstracts and Social Services Abstracts.