Off-Campus Access

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Search these and other databases for journal, periodical, and newspaper articles in many different areas.  Search by keyword, publication title, article title, author's name, or a combination. Many full text articles are provided; others contain citations and abstracts only.

ABI/Inform (business/economics/ marketing)Research Library (general info/
academic subjects/humanities)
Nursing & Allied Health SourceEducation Journals
Washington Post (1987-present)Psychology Journals
New York Times (current and historical databases)Wall Street Journal (1982-present)


Choose from these and other databases for journal, periodical, and newspaper articles in many subject areas. Search by keyword, publication title, article title, author's name or a combination. Many full text articles are provided; others contain citations and abstracts only. 

Academic Search Premier
CINAHL and Health Source
(nursing, allied health, and other medical disciplines)
Business Source Premier
(all aspects of business)
Military and Government Collection
(current news of all branches of military and govt.)
Communication & Mass Media Complete
(all aspects of communication)
ERIC (education article citations)

Gale Group (INFOTRAC)

You can choose among the following databases.

Gale Biography in Context
      [formerly Biography Resource Center]
Search for articles about a notable person by last or full name, or by birth/death date.
Literature Resource Center
Search by author, title, genre, literary movement, or design your own search. Provides author biographies, criticism of works, and more.
Peterson's Testing & Education Reference Center
Practice for standardized tests.  Search for college and graduate programs.  Identify scholarship opportunities.
Gale Virtual Reference Collection This full text, ebook collection includes works in the following (and other) areas:  biography, business, education, history, law, and medicine.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Find pro/con viewpoint essays on today's hottest social
issues.  Includes content from websites, periodicals, primary source documents, and more than 700 books.

ImageQuest from Britannica Digital Learning

Access to nearly 3 million rights-cleared images from many subject areas for educational, non-commercial purposes.  Possible uses include course development, college web sites, campus newsletters, student presentations, and faculty use.  Four of the 51 available collections are highlighted below.

CREDO Reference

Search over 900 full text reference books for your topic. Includes 11,000 Topic Pages having background information for specific subjects. Also has links to CSM article databases like ProQuest and EBSCO. Limit your search to specific resource types using the links below.

Oxford Reference Premium Online

Brings language and subject dictionaries and reference books together into a single cross-searchable database.  Search the whole database or limit your search by subject or by book.  You can also limit your research to selected resource types using the links below.

Additional Databases

Full text unless otherwise noted

   New! Oxford Very Short Introductions  (eBooks)
Concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas. [582 titles]

   New! Infobase Academic eBook Collections 
Covers a wide range of academic subject areas—from literature and language reference, to world history, religion, and philosophy. [3,655 titles]
EBSCO eBooks  (formerly netLibrary)
Access ebooks via EBSCOhost. [over 149,000 titles]
Greenwood Digital Collection  [eBooks]
Access ebooks.  Includes reference, academic, & general interest works.  [57 titles]
Country Information
Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands is no longer available as a database.  Please check the library's online catalog for books with this title.
ProQuest Sociology Database
Offers full-text scholarly journal articles. Article types include literature reviews, empirical research, dissertations, and other sources.
ProQuest Statistical Insight
Find a table, a time series, a chart, or a discussion of a statistical trend from hundreds of public domain and licensed sources.
WorldCat (login not required)
Find items in libraries near you. Create citations for the items you find.  Register for free to create a bibliography.
CSM Pharmacy Program Database
Access to   Interactive Handbook on Injectable Drugs  for CSM Pharmacy Technician Certification.
Nexis Uni
Access to more than 10,000 business, legal, and news sources.  Search for news, people, companies, legal cases, and/or countries.
Hoover's Academic
Research public and private companies and the industries to which they belong.
Encyclopaedia Britannica Online
Search the index or browse subjects to find 28,000 entries on a full range of topics.
Ebsco Business Search Interface
For Business Source Premier.
Oxford English Dictionary Online
Look up word definitions and origins.
Ancestry--Library Edition
Search over 4000 collections for military, court, land, probate and census records. Contains more than 4 billion names.
HeritageQuest Online
Find ancestors and family names/histories. Search census records from 1790-1930 and more than 20,000 books.  Includes PERSI, an index of 1.9 million genealogy and local history articles.
The Nation Digital Archives
Carries full text PDF files of articles from The Nation, 1865-2002.
Health Information (login not required)
From the National Library of Medicine--700 health topics plus drug information and a medical dictionary.
PubMed Central (login not required)
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).
Medline/PubMed (login not required)
Citations to journal articles in the areas of medicine, dentistry, nursing, health administration, and nutrition. Search by author, journal/article title or keyword.   (Not full text.)

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