The University of Mount Union Library provides access to these resources for use by Mount Union students, faculty and staff. Indexes for general research are listed at the top of the page with subject specific resources below. Off-campus access is possible using your name and barcode as found on your Purple Plus Card (barcode number begins 27048, please use the entire number). Please direct questions you may have about these resources to a University Librarian at 330-823-3795 or 330-257-5742 (texting).
General Research Databases:
- Academic Search Complete
Index, abstracts, and full text for many scholarly publications covering all academic areas of study
- EJC - Electronic Journal Center
Full text of 6000+ research journals
- Films on Demand
Over 8200 full-length streaming video programs from academic and commercial publishers including PBS, BBC, CNBC, Films for the Humanities and Sciences, Bill Moyers Journal, the News Hour with Jim Lehrer
- Image Quick View (searches Academic Search Complete)
- ISI Web of Knowledge
Portal to Web of Science, providing high quality, diversified scholarly information in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities
Full text scholarly journals in the Arts & Sciences, Business, Language and Literature
- Lexis Nexis Academic
Full text news, business, legal, medical, and reference information
- Media Education Foundation
Streaming videos for the arts and sciences
- NYTimes.com - online version of The New York Times
- Digital access requires an account which user MUST set up at www.NYTIMES.com/Pass using their Mount Union email address
- Once account is created and verified user will have access for 364 days using that account information – please renew password from the UMU Library website when account expires using links on Library webpages for Subject Research or Newspapers
- Users will have unlimited access to The New York Times archived articles before 1923 and after 1980. Access during those years is limited to 5 free articles per day.
- NYTimesinEducation.com - user must create their own login account to use this resource.
- VAST: Academic Video Online
A multidisciplinary collection of streaming video which will include access to 20,000 videos in 2013.
History Research Databases:
- ACLS Humanities E-Book
Full-text of over 1500 titles, click here for subject and title list
- America: History and Life
Bibliographic reference to history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present; the index has been published since 1964
- American Periodicals Series
Digitized images of the pages of over 1,100 historic American magazines, journals, and newspapers.
- Bibliography of Native North Americans
- Central & Eastern European Academic Source
- Country Watch
Full text information on the people, history, economy, environment, of countries of the world; news articles, key data and complete country reviews available for downloading
- DRC: Digital Resource Commons
- HarpWeek: The Civil War Era and Reconstruction I
The full text and images of Harper's Weekly from 1857 through 1871
- Historical Abstracts
The history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada)
- Historical Statistics of the United States
- Humanities Abstracts (H.W. Wilson)
- Humanities Full Text (H.W. Wilson)
- Humanities International Complete
Provides bibliographic references to literary, scholarly and creative journals published in the United States and Canada; this database covers over 1,700 journals and more than 1.5 million records
- In the First Person: Index to Letters, Diaries, Oral Histories and other Personal Accounts
- Middle Eastern & Central Asian Studies
- Oxford African American Studies Center
- Serial Set
The U.S. Congressional Serial Set is your primary source for history and geneology questions as it includes every aspect of American history. Congressional reports, treaties and other federal publications are all included in the Serial Set. The American State Papers are also included in the Serial Set.
Access to the Serial Set is made available through the State Library of Ohio. A library card, which is free, must first be acquired to access the Serial Set which is available as a subscription database from LexisNexis. When clicking on the link for the Serial Set, you will be prompted for your library card information, or you may apply for a library card if you do not already have one.
U.S. Congressional Serial Set - after clicking on the link please scroll down to the page section "Sources for Government Documents" to locate the link for the Serial Set.