Although contract obligations that Simpson University has with database providers preclude us from making those resources available for anyone other than current students and faculty, we have compiled a list of general and regional resources that would be of benefit to alumni and church leaders.
|Directory of Open Access Journals||"The DOAJ aims to be comprehensive and cover all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the content." [ www.doaj.org ]|
|ERIC||The Education Resources Information Center is a digital library of education related resources. ERIC includes full text of some ERIC documents. [ eric.ed.gov ]|
|JSTOR Register and Read||Register & Read provides "approximately 1,200 journals from more than 700 publishers, a subset of the content in JSTOR." Content covers the first volume and issue published for these journals through a recent year (generally 3-5 years ago). [ about.jstor.org/rr ]|
|Open Library||Sign up online for a free Open Library card and borrow up to five e-books for two weeks. Choose from over 200,000 eBooks downloadable through the 1,000+ participating libraries. [ openlibrary.org ]|
|PubMed Central||"PMC is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM)." The PMC archive contains over 2.8 million articles. [ www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc ]|
|Theological Journal Search||"This search engine targets over 1,000 Web sites/pages to retrieve full text articles from hundreds of open access journals and other periodicals related to religious studies, scripture studies, systematic theology, practical theology, and cognate disciplines." [ www.google.com/cse/home?cx=018443097211386924752:luwi5uy2qbe ]|
Library cards of major metropolitan areas provide access to a few of these academic databases.
Use the regional links to the left for details on resources available in your area.