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Academic OneFile

Contains millions of peer-reviewed, full-text articles from leading journals and reference sources. Subjects addressed include the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology and literature. Contains full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995.

Academic Search Complete

A scholarly and multi-disciplinary full text database containing more than 8,500 full text periodicals and including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. Offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.

Academic Video Online

A streaming video collection of curated, discipline-focused, and primary-source materials for learning and research containing tens of thousands of titles.

African Online Digital Library

A portal website providing access to primary documentarys, visual and oral histories, and biographical resources from both Africa and the U.S.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

To improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans.

AHFS Consumer Medication Information

A source for patient drug information available in both English and Spanish. It includes more than a thousand drug information monographs written in lay language for consumers. Updated monthly.


The AIDSinfo web site is organized around five main subject categories about HIV/AIDS clinical trials and treatment.

Alliance Life

Alliance Life is the official magazine of the Christian and Missionary Alliance, focusing on Alliance missions activities around the world. This resource provides access to articles published in the periodical from October 2005 to the present.

Alliance Magazine archives, 1882 - 2003

Alliance Magazine / Alliance Life is the official magazine of the Christian and Missionary Alliance, focusing on Alliance missions activities around the world. The online archives allows users to search the run of the magazine from 1882 - 2003. You must register for a free My CMA account in order to use the archives. Alliance Life articles from October 2005 to the present are also available at

Alt HealthWatch

Focuses on complementary, holistic, integrated and alternative approaches to health care and wellness. Contains full text articles for more than 180 international journals and reports, many of which are peer-reviewed.

American Indian Health

An informational portal for and about the health of Native Peoples of the United States.

American Journalism Review

American Journalism Review is a national magazine that covers all aspects of print, television, radio and online media. The magazine, which is published 10 times a year, examines how the media cover specific stories and broader coverage trends.

American Nurses Association

The online resource supporting the ANA. The ANA is the only full-service professional organization representing the nation's 2.9 million registered nurses (RNs) through its 54 constituent member associations. The ANA advances the nursing profession by fostering high standards of nursing practice, promoting the economic and general welfare of nurses in the workplace, projecting a positive and realistic view of nursing, and by lobbying the Congress and regulatory agencies on health care issues affecting nurses and the public.

The American Presidency Project

The only online resource that has consolidated, coded, and organized into a single searchable database state of the union addresses, executive orders, news conferences, messages and papers, and public papers of U.S. presidents.

Annenberg Media's

A collection of Annenberg's educational videos freely available on the web. Annenberg develops educational materials for the professional development of K-12 teachers.

Annual Reports of the C&MA, 1888 - 1916, 1995 - 1998

These reports, yearbooks and surveys document details of the ministry of the Alliance at home and overseas.

Anthropological Index Online

This site contains journal holdings of the Anthropology Library at the British Museum.

Archival Films & Newsreels Collection

Contains several thousand films documenting famous events brought to you by Films on Demand

Artemis Literary Sources

Integrates full-text literary content with metadata and subject indexing and provides workflow tools to analyze information. You use it to research authors and their works, literary movements and genres.


Allows users to search for journals through a variety of methods including keyword, author, and title, identifies libraries holding the items, and indicates if the item is held by the Simpson University Library. Search results provide tabbed gateways to records detailing other material types including books, videos, and audio materials.

Provides access to 359,175 e-prints in the fields of physics, math, computer science, and quantitative biology.

The Asbury Journal

Contains essays and book reviews written from a Wesleyan perspective. It attempts to reflect the global reality of the Christian church, the holistic nature of Wesleyan thought, and the importance of both theory and practice in addressing the current issues of the day. The periodical was titled The Asbury Theological Journal prior to 2001.

The Association of Religion Data Archives

ARDA attempts to provide access to the best data on religion. The collection is international in focus and caters to educators, journalists, religious congregations, and researchers. Data included in the ARDA are submitted by the foremost religion scholars and research centers in the world. Currently housed in the Social Science Research Institute, the College of Liberal Arts, and the Department of Sociology at the Pennsylvania State University, the ARDA is funded by the Lilly Endowment, the John Templeton Foundation, Chapman University and the Pennsylvania State University.

ATLA with ATLASerials

Combines a premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion with ATLA's online collection of major religion and theology journals and includes more than 460,000 article citations from more than 1,500 journals (651 currently indexed), more than 260,000 essay citations from over 15,400 multi-author works, more than 423,000 book review citations, and a growing number of multimedia citations.

B Great Books Online

Publishes the classics of literature, nonfiction and reference free of charge.


Indexes books, 540 annuals and periodicals, and Festschriften pertaining to Biblical and Biblical-archaeological literature.

A widely read source of information about bioethics.


A collection of biology-focused teaching materials.

BioMed Central

An independent publishing house that provides immediate open access to peer-reviewed biomedical research.

Britannica Academic

This online version of Encyclopedia Britannica goes beyond the print edition by providing links to over 30,000 Internet sites approved by EB editors.

Business Reference and Services LibGuides

Provides information and access to resources (both free and fee-based) applicable to topics in business.

Business Source Elite Provides full text for over 1,000 business publications. Includes more than 10,000 company profiles from Datamonitor.
C&MA National Archives

Provides links to sites that are important to C&MA history free of charge. The site requires registration to access some of the resources (MyCMA account).

California Education Code

Presents information that reflects California laws about education that are currently in effect.

California Educator

A monthly magazine designed to keep stakeholders informed about trends in education, policy decisions, legislative actions, and local and state association accomplishments.

Cambridge Core - Books

Contains over 250 volumes published since 1960, equating to around 196,000 pages of scholarship applicable to history, religion, language, literature, music, science, philosophy, art, and linguistics.

Canadian Music Periodicals Index

An index to Canadian music periodical literature that provides bibliographic sources for information on all aspects of musical activity in Canada. Updated monthly, the database currently includes more than 25,000 entries indexed from 475 Canadian music journals, newsletters and magazines from the late nineteenth century to the present day.

The Cell : An Image Library

Images, videos, and animations of cells, capturing a wide diversity of organisms, cell types, and cellular processes.

Center for Drug Evaluation and Research

The Web presence of a consumer watchdog in America's healthcare system. CDER's best-known job is to evaluate new drugs before they can be sold. The Center's review of new drug applications not only prevents quackery, but it provides doctors and patients with the information they need to use medicines wisely.

Center for Research on Occupational and Environmental Toxicology

Promotes health and disease and disability prevention among workers through basic and applied research, outreach and education.

Centers for Disease Control Health Topics A to Z

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is one of the 13 major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which is the principal agency in the United States government for protecting the health and safety of all Americans and for providing essential human services, especially for those people who are least able to help themselves.


A free, web-based search system that provides access to structure and nomenclature authority files used for the identification of chemical substances cited in National Library of Medicine databases.

Christian Classics Ethereal Library

Classic Christian books in electronic format.

CINAHL with full text

CINAHL® with Full Text is a comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 610 journals indexed in CINAHL®. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index - with no embargo. Full-text coverage dates back to 1981.

Clase and Periodica

Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities. CLASE indexes documents published in Latin American journals specializing in the social sciences and humanities while PERIODICA covers journals specializing in science and technology.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine on PubMed

A subset of the PubMed database focusing on complementary and alternative medicine.

Concise Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed.

The articles in this free encyclopedia include links to related Electric Library articles, pictures, maps, Internet sites and Barnes and Noble book lists.

Cornell University Prototype Digital Library

The Cornell Digital Library includes a math book collection, the Ezra Cornell papers and the NEH agriculture collection as well as other Cornell digital collections. The library is open to the general public, but certain collections are limited to the Cornell University community only.

Country Studies

The Country Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world. The Series examines the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors.

The Creative Memory of the Syrian Revolution

A collection of poetry, short stories, music, songs, videos, interviews, and artwork of all forms focusing on the Syrian Revolution.

Credo Academic Core

A great place to start the research process. Credo Academic Core offers a collection of essential reference works and visual tools that provide a strong foundation for writing and research projects.

Credo Instruct

Provides multimedia materials aligned with industry standards (ACRL) that help instructors teach and assess foundational information literacy skills. Choose from included information literacy and/or critical thinking content packages, and begin incorporating high-quality videos, tutorials, and quizzes into teaching and learning. Highly flexible and customizable, Instruct can supplement online, in-class, or point-of-need instruction. The included Credo Insights assessment platform allows instructors to measure student progress, report results, and demonstrate the value of library instruction.

CSU Chico Library Catalog

The Meriam Library of California State University, Chico, is located in Chico, California. You can find directions to Chico, a campus map, and library telephone numbers on the library's web site. Simpson patrons may borrow materials from the Chico circulating collection using our interlibrary loan service

CURIOSity Digital Collections

An open access platform hosted and curated by the Harvard University Library that makes available historical resources from Harvard's library and museum collections for purposes of teaching, learning, and research. Collections currently available include: Contagion - Historical Views of Diseases and Epidemics; Expeditions and Discoveries - Sponsored Exploration and Scientific Discovery in the Modern Age; Harvard in the 17th and 18th Centuries; Immigration to the United States, 1789-1930; Islamic Heritage Project; Reading - Harvard Views of Readers, Readership, and Reading History; and Women Working, 1800-1930.

Digital Public Library of America Bookshelf

Facilitates access to over a million online books through a handy visual representation.

Digital Vatican Library

The Vatican Library's digitized collections of manuscripts and incunabula.

Directory of Health Organizations Online

The National Library of Medicine's online database containing location and descriptive information about a wide variety of information resources including organizations, research resources, projects, and databases concerned with health and biomedicine.

Directory of Open Access Journals

Its purpose is to include all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee content. 


Digital content is often assigned a Digital Object Identifier number or DOI. If you have a DOI number and are searching for original content, this resource will assist you in locating it.

Drug Information Portal

A gateway to selected drug information from the National Library of Medicine and other key government agencies.


A resource focusing on dangerous side effects and complications from commonly prescribed drugs and oft-used medical devices. Its stated mission is to improve lives by educating people about medications they take and about the devices sold for procedures and operations.

EBSCOhost Audiobook Collection

A small collection of audio book versions of well known Christian texts.

EBSCOhost eBooks

Contains hundreds of thousands of multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter.

Electronic Books Index

OCLC catalog of online electronic books available through libraries worldwide; currently over 295,000 books are included in the database.

Electronic Collections Online

Allows you to view abstracts and full-text articles from journals to which your library or institution subscribes.


The Evangelical Missions Quarterly is an online publication whose purposes as stated by inaugural editor Jim Reapson are "To make available to the Church as a whole the wide range of insights gained from its work throughout the world and for mission agencies to keep each other stimulated and informed in the realm of ideas and practical missionary tactics."

ERIC Database

The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is a digital library of education-related resources, providing the public with a centralized ERIC Web site for searching the ERIC bibliographic database of more than 1.1 million citations going back to 1966. The database includes some full-text.

ERIC through EBSCOhost

Education Resource Information Center (ERIC) contains more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.

ERIC through FirstSearch

A guide to published and unpublished sources on education. ERIC includes some full-text documents at no charge.

Ethnologue : SIL bibliography

Includes 13,000 references to books, journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, and other academic papers about the languages and cultures with which the Summer Institute of Linguistics operates.


Contains information about cultural beliefs, medical issues and other related issues pertinent to the health care of recent immigrants.

EThOS : Electronic Theses Online Service

The United Kingdom's national thesis service whose aim is to provide open access to publications that have been publically funded. The service provides free full text to a large number of theses. A free EThOS account is required for access.


The official U.S. gateway to all government information. Its search engine and growing collection of topical and customer-focused links connects you to millions of web pages from the federal government, local and tribal governments and to foreign nations around the world.


Provides access to indexing and abstracting databases.


An EBSCO platform that specializes in porting paper magazine formats to the digital realm. The user experience is best on tablet and smart phone apps but a web interface is also available. The Library has moved two of its long-standing subscriptions (Christianity Today and Biblical Archaeology Review) to Flipster. Search for "Flipster" in your app store and download for the best reading experience. If there are multiple app results, it can be identified by the developer "EBSCO publishing."

Fuld Institute for Technology in Nursing Education

An international membership organization dedicated to meeting changing technology needs of today's nursing educators and healthcare professionals. FITNE is committed to creating innovative, interactive media and e-learning solutions that solve real world problems.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

A general encyclopedia providing over 25,000 entries covering a variety of subject areas.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Offers an online collection of premier reference eBooks and encyclopedias for multidisciplinary research. Users can search a single eBook or across an entire eBook collection.

Gateway to Library Catalogs

This resource contains listings of several national and international library catalogs. Again, its primary use is for research purposes and information gathering. This database is brought to you by the Library of Congress.

Getty Publications Virtual Library

Free digital backlist titles from the Getty Publications Archives.

A reference for the promotion of worldwide health.

Google Book Search

Includes thousands of out-of-copyright titles Google has scanned and made accessible through the World Wide Web.

Google Earth

A geographic information system on the planet Earth.

Google Scholar

Enables you to search specifically for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research. Use Google Scholar to find articles from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across the web. The resource provides a mechanism for searching case law across federal and state jurisdictions.


Provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. Allows users to search and browse, access metadata, and download documents and publications.

GPO Access

A collection of government-maintained databases providing public information.

GPO Monthly Catalog

Covers all types of U.S. government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates and records, judiciary materials and documents issued by executive departments.


Provides indexing and abstracts on information related to human impact on the environment including content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, and recycling.

Grove Music Online

A compendium of music scholarship offering the full texts of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz and partial full text from The Grove Dictionary of American Music and The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments. The resource contains more than 50,000 signed articles and 30,000 biographies contributed by over 6,000 scholars from around the world. Other resources accessible include The Oxford Dictionary of Music and The Oxford Companion to Music.

Gun Regulation and Legislation in America

Essential periodicals, compiled legislative histories, CRS reports, Congressional hearings, United States Supreme Court briefs, monographs, and other related materials on the topic of regulating firearms in the United States.

Handbook of Latin American Studies Online

A selective, annotated bibliography of scholarly works on Latin America.

Hardin Meta Directory

A source to find the best directories of information in health and medicine.

The Hastings Center

An independent, nonpartisan, and nonprofit bioethics research institute founded in 1969 to explore fundamental and emerging questions in health care, biotechnology, and the environment.

Health Source : Consumer Edition

A database of consumer health information providing information on many health topics such as the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health and including full text access to nearly 80 consumer health magazines.

Health Source : Nursing/Academic Edition

Provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide covering 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.


Recognized as a key resource for finding the best government and nonprofit health and human services information on the Internet.

An online resource for herbal news and information.

Higher Education Directory

A trusted reference providing information on academic and administrative personnel at accredited degree-granting colleges and universities. The directory is frequently updated with new information supplied by the institutions themselves. Contact the Simpson University Academic Office to obtain a site login.

HighWire Press

This resource hosts the largest repository of free full-text life science articles in the world, with 1,167,933 free, full-text articles from 257 journals. HighWire partners produce 73 of the 200 most-frequently-cited journals publishing in science.

History of Medicine

One of the world's largest history of medicine collections. It collects, preserves, and makes available to researchers and the public, print and non-print materials that document the history of medicine, health, and disease in all time periods and cultures.

HIV InSite

Comprehensive, up-to-date information on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and policy from the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine.

Information Please Almanac

This free reference site integrates the various Information Please Almanacs on sports, entertainment and general knowledge with encyclopedia and dictionary resources into a single reference source.


A research portal offering full-service document retrieval and delivery services, current awareness alerts, databases on the web, and a variety of tools to simplify the process of identifying, retrieving, and paying for published literature.


A leading Web infomediary empowering the exchange of academic and professional content online, supplying access to 6,000+ full-text online publications and 27,000+ other publications.

Internet Archive

The Internet Archive includes texts, audio, moving images, and software as well as archived web pages in its collections.

Internet Movie Database

A collection of movie information that attempts to catalog every pertinent detail about a film including the following: who was in it, who made it, trivia about it, filming locations, and even where you can find reviews and fan sites on the web.

IRIS Resource Locator

Provides instructional and classroom users with modules, case studies, and activities that promote evidence-based practices.

Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning

The official publication of the Institute for Outdoor Learning. It aims to promote dialogue, research, thinking, teaching and practice from critical perspectives in the fields of adventure education and outdoor learning. It intends to publish papers concerned with social, cultural, political, ethical and environmental issues in the outdoor studies field.

The Journal of Inductive Biblical Studies

Promotes the hermeneutical approach to the study of the Christian Scriptures.


A collection of scholarly journals in humanities, social sciences, and sciences that is easy to search and use.

Khan Academy

A collection of more than 3,500 educational videos on subjects including biology, business, chemistry, finance, healthcare, history, math, medicine, and physics.

The Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library

A free online digitized virtual library of the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Lexico English Dictionary

A collaboration between and Oxford University Press to help users worldwide with everyday language challenges. features free content powered by Oxford’s English dictionaries and thesauruses, plus grammar, usage, and spelling content.

Library of Congress Catalog

Contains 15 million records representing books, serials, music, maps, manuscripts, computer files, and visual materials. Its primary use is for research purposes and information gathering.

Library of Congress Subject Headings
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts

Indexes more than 690 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

Lincoln / Net

The site provides a record of Abraham Lincoln's career including materials from Abraham Lincoln's Illinois years (1830-1861), supplemented by resources from Illinois' early years of statehood (1818-1829). Its purpose is to provide exploration and analysis opportunities relating to Lincoln's social and political context.

Literature Resource Center

Rich in biographical, bibliographical, and critical content, this is a great resource for information on literary figures from all time periods writing in such genres as fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, history, journalism, and more.

Literature, Arts, and Medicine Database

An annotated multimedia listing of prose, poetry, film, video and art that was developed to be a dynamic, accessible, comprehensive resource for teaching and research in the medical humanities, and for use in health/pre-health, graduate and undergraduate liberal arts and social science settings.


Provides access to literary works and authors throughout history and including hundreds of thousands of full-text poems and poetry citations, short stories, speeches, plays biographies, images, and more.

The Making of America, Cornell

The result of a collaborative effort between Cornell University and the University of Michigan, the Making of America is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. These sites are of particular interest to students of the Civil War era. The Cornell collection is now hosted by HathiTrust.

The Making of America, University of Michigan

The result of a collaborative effort between the University of Michigan and Cornell University, the Making of America is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. These sites are of particular interest to students of the Civil War era.

MAS Ultra : School Edition

A resource designed specifically for high school libraries. Contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines, provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags, and color PDFs for key magazines.


Corresponds to the print indexes Index Medicus, Index to Dental Literature and International Nursing Index, including thousands of records with substantial abstracts.


Directs users to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from the National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health, and other government agencies and health-related organizations.

Provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health and mental health problems information.


A free and open peer reviewed collection of online teaching and learning materials and faculty-developed services contributed and used by an international education community.

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary and Thesaurus

The on-line edition of the well-known Merriam-Webster resources.

Military & Government Collection

Provides current news relating to all branches of the military and government including cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for more than 400 titles.

National Center for Biotechnology Information

NCBI advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information.

National Center for Health Statistics

A source of information about the health of the U.S. population including statistical information that can be used to guide actions and policies to improve the health of individuals.

National Patient Safety Foundation

A resource related to the issue of patient safety.

National Rehabilitation Information Center

A gateway to an abundance of disability- and rehabilitation-oriented information.

National Science Digital Library

Provides organized access to high quality resources and tools that support innovations in teaching and learning at all levels of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education.


An academic and professional research and consulting firm studying electronic publishing and visual journalism.

Newspaper Source

Provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 United States & international newspapers. Contains selective full text for 389 U.S. regional newspapers. Full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided.

The Nutrition Source

Designed to direct individuals toward the healthiest diet possible. The Nutrition Source explores the latest science about healthy eating for adults.

Provides easy, online access to government information on food and human nutrition for consumers.

OAIster through FirstSearch

Links to multidisciplinary digital books, articles, audio files, images, movies, and datasets from open archive collections.

OAIster through WorldCat

A collection of freely available resources including books, theses, audio files, images, and movies from over 1,100 contributors.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

A nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. Revised every two years, the Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.

OmniFile Full Text Select

OmniFile Full Text, Select Edition™ is a full text-only database that contains a wealth of essential material for learning and research across the disciplines. Full-text articles are available from approximately 2,700 publications, many of which are peer-reviewed.

The On-Line Books Page

A directory of books that can be freely read on the Internet. It includes an index of thousands of on-line books, pointers to significant directories and archives of on-line texts, special exhibits, etc.

OneLook Dictionary Search

Indexes the definitions and/or translations of more than 5 million words in more than 900 online dictionaries.

Open Access Digital Theological Library

The OADTL provides access to hundreds of thousands of open access and public domain ebooks and thousands of OA journals on a variety of faiths including Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam.

Open Access Theses and Dissertations

A resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. As of February 2014, the resource indexes over 1.9 million documents.

Open Modernisms

A site focused on works in the humanities inwhich instructors and scolars can find, remix, and create custom course packs and anthologies of primary source materials. 


OpenLibrary provides hundreds of thousands of electronic books free of charge and downloadable to your reading device. Register online for a free account and borrow up to five e-books for two weeks. Most of the collection is available only through participating libraries, in other words you need to have an account through your local participating library in order to borrow materials. (Simpson University is a participating library.) 

Oxford Music Online

Oxford Music Online is the gateway offering users the ability to access and cross-search multiple music reference resources in one location. With Grove Music Online as its cornerstone, Oxford Music Online also contains The Oxford Companion to Music, which offers numerous articles on composers, performers, conductors, instruments and notation, forms and genres, and individual works; and The Oxford Dictionary of Music, 2nd edition, which supplements Grove's more extensive articles with content geared toward undergraduates and general users.


An index of papers presented at conferences worldwide. Covers published information received by The British Library Document Supply Center.


Dissertations and theses covering the breadth of scholarship and published as open access.

Primary Search

Provides full text for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).

Proceedings First

An index of worldwide conference proceedings, including a list of the papers presented at each conference.

Project Gutenberg

A collection of tens of thousands of free eBooks representing multiple subjects.

ProQuest Dissertation Express

A repository of millions of dissertations and theses available to account holders on a pay-per-item basis.

ProQuest Ebook Central

Provides access to the Academic Complete library containing well over 100,000 eBooks. It features unlimited access and multidisciplinary coverage and is designed specifically for research productivity, from discovery to reading to bookshelf. Ebook Central replaces the former Ebrary and Ebook Library platforms. The new platform requires a login regardless of access location.


A database of full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe & Huber.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection

Provides full text coverage for over 550 journals addressing emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.

A video collection featuring prominent therapists demonstrating techniques and commenting on their work.


The industry standard resource for psychological research. The index links to fulltext databases for direct access to peer reviewed literature.


The National Library of Medicine's search service that provides over 25 million citations in MEDLINE, PreMEDLINE and other related databases with links to participating online journals.

PubMed Central

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 database contains millions of articles.


An online, subscription-based library that provides 24/7 access to books and journals in a variety of disciplines. Subscriptions cost $99 per year.

Regional Business News

Provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications, incorporating coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

RightNow Media

Self-described as the Netflix of Bible study videos, RightNow Media is a library of thousands of streaming videos including Bible studies, leadership videos, kids shows and more and is viewable on all devices. This resource is accessible by official invite only.


Search for keywords, side effects, drug interactions, drug information, drug names, pill id, imprint codes, NDC codes, medical terminology, and Patient Information from a single page.

Sage Journals Online

A database of 440 peer-reviewed journals covering many subject areas.

Sage Knowledge

Includes Sage's Encyclopedia of Communication Theory and Encyclopedia of Journalism. Encyclopedia of Communication Theory offers current descriptions of the theories that explain numerous aspects of communication and presents the background issues and concepts that comprise these theories. Encyclopedia of Journalism surveys the state of journalism at the end of the twenty-first century's first decade.


A one-stop resource that aims to help both new entrants and existing business owners with research about small-business prospects. 

Science and Engineering Indicators

This biennial report to Congress provides a broad base of quantitative information about U.S. science, engineering, and technology.

This site provides public access and a unified search of the government's scientific and technical databases.

Shasta College Library Catalog

The Shasta College Library is centrally located on the Shasta College campus (11555 Old Oregon Trail, Redding, CA 96003). Simpson University students may check out materials from the circulating collection by using their ID cards to apply for a Shasta College library card.

Silent Film Sound & Music Archive

A collection of music from the silent moive era consisting of sheet music, instruction manuals, bibliographies, audio samples and podcasts. 

Simpson University Library Catalog (WorldCat Discovery)

The WorldCat Discovery powered search engine that returns items immediately available to Simpson University library users and discovers books, journal articles, videos, audio recordings, etc. through a single search.

Simpson University Library Catalog (WorldCat Local)

The WorldCat Local powered search engine that returns items immediately available to Simpson University library users and discovers books, journal articles, videos, audio recordings, etc. through a single search.

Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law

A collection of legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world including every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

A peer-reviewed, open source resource with contributions by more than 1,000 professional philosophers who write, referee, and maintain the encyclopedia collaboratively.


The destination where you can learn the important nuts and bolts of business, such as how to patent your idea, build a business plan, or increase sales. While you're seeking that helpful information to build your business, StartupNation is also a resource for you to learn from peers, whether you're connecting with them directly or listening to them share all on StartupNation Radio.

State and Metropolitan Area Data Book

The SMADB is a convenient summary of statistics on the social, political and economic organization of the states and metropolitan areas of the United States. It is designed to serve as a statistical reference and guide to other statistical publications and sources.

Statistical Abstract of the United States

Provides statistics of the U.S. according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Teacher Reference Center

Provides indexing and abstracts for 280 teacher and administrator journals and magazines.

Teaching Channel

Provides videos on a wide range of subjects that demonstrate inspiring and effective teaching practices for grades K-12. Community members trade ideas and share inspiration with each other. Videos also include information on alignment with Common Core State Standards

Television News Archive

Presented as the world's most available, extensive and complete archive of television news. Since 1968, the Archive has consistently recorded, indexed and preserved network and cable television news for research, review, and study. The service loans DVDs of recorded news programs for a fee.

Theological Journal Search

Searches websites to retrieve free, full text articles from open access journals and other periodicals related to religious and scripture studies, systematic and practical theology, and cognate disciplines.

Theological Research Exchange Network

A library of over 10,000 theological theses and dissertations representing research from 70 different institutions.

TOCS-IN, Table of Contents of Journals of Interest to Classicists

Provides the tables of contents of a selection of classics, Near Eastern studies and religion journals, both in text format and through a Web search program. Where possible, links are provided to online fulltext or abstracts (about 6%)

TOXNET : Toxicology Data Network

A cluster of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and related areas.

Transcultural and Multicultural Health Links

Transcultural and Multicultural Health Links.

Transparency International

A website that focuses on exposing the abuses of power and corruption on a global scale. 

U.S. National Library of Medicine : Digital Collections

NLM's free online archive of biomedical resources. All content is freely available worldwide and in the public domain unless otherwise indicated.

United States Government Manual

The official handbook of the federal government.

University of California's Melvyl

Melvyl contains the holdings of all libraries in the Univeristy of California system. Its primary use is for research purposes and information gathering.

USA Facts

A data-driven portrait of the American population, our government's finances, and governments impact on society. Relies exclusively on publicly available government data sources.

Vanderbilt Television News Archive

Access to a commerical network of journalism.

Victorian Women Writers Project

The goal of the Victorian Women Writers Project is to produce highly accurate transcriptions of works by British women writers of the 19th century. This site is a work in progress.


An online community that promotes learning for all library staff by providing webinars, online courses, and other training resources.


A reliable and current information resource on women's health today including information on pregnancy, breastfeeding, body image, HIV/AIDS, girls health, heart health, menopause and hormone therapy, mental health, quitting smoking, and violence against women.

World DataBank

An analysis and visualisation tool that contains collections of time series data on a variety of topics for countries of the world. Examples of statistics include GDP growth, CO2 emissions, population totals, poverty rates, and terrestrial and marine protected areas as a percentage of each country.

World Health Organization

Includes WHOLIS, the World Health Organization library database. WHOLIS indexes all WHO publications from 1948 onwards and articles from WHO-produced journals and technical documents from 1985 to the present. An on-site card catalogue provides access to the pre-1986 technical documents.

WorldCat Dissertations and Theses

Indexes dissertations and theses found in the World Catalog.

WorldCat through FirstSearch

Contains all the records cataloged by OCLC member libraries.

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