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Research Tips: Easy Search is a super index that combines most of the University of Mount Unions resources (books, ebooks, videos, journal articles, etc.) into one search. You may want to begin your search in Easy Search located on the library homepage above the search box.

A-Z Index of U.S. Government Departments and Agencies/MetaLib

The A-Z Index of U.S. Government Departments and Agencies contains reliable research information. To access articles, statistics, reports, ebooks, etc. look for links entitled "research", "resources" or "library" links. Additionally, the Metalib resource simultaneously searches of multiple U.S. Federal government databases, retrieving reports, articles, and citations while providing direct links to selected resources available online, including GovInfo, Catalog of Government Publications (CGP), Library of Congress collections, USA.Gov, PubMed, Agricola, and other databases.

Academic Search Complete

Use the world’s most comprehensive database for multidisciplinary research. Academic Search Complete is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database 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. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full-text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,400 journals.

Academic Video Online: Premium

This multidisciplinary database includes scholarly video material of virtually every video type: documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs and newsreels, field recordings, commercials, demonstrations, original and raw footage including tens of thousands of exclusive titles. There are thousands of award-winning films, Academy,® Emmy,® and Peabody® winners along with the most frequently used films for classroom instruction, plus newly released films and previously unavailable archival material. The embeddable video player with keyword-searchable transcripts allows users to browse and refine with intuitive facets and then create and share custom clips and playlists.

Academic Video Online is the most comprehensive video subscription available to libraries. It delivers more than 67,000 titles spanning the widest range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more.

EJC - Electronic Journal Center

Full-text coverage of selected journals in the areas of arts, humanities, math, medicine, science, engineering, computer science, and social sciences. This link gives the current status of access to EJC titles. For some, links are provided through publishers' web sites.

Electronic Book Center (OhioLINK EBC)

The same materials are available via the OhioLINK search on the library homepage. The advantage here is much more granular keyword searchability.

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.


Featured Collections:
Budget of the U.S. Government
Code of Federal Regulations
Compilation of Presidential Documents
Congressional Bills
Congressional Documents
Congressional Hearings
Congressional Record
Congressional Reports
Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation
Economic Indicators
Federal Register
Public and Private Laws
United States Code
United States Courts Opinions
This is an excellent resource that includes information on individual publications or collections of content, or view an alphabetical list of collections, publications, other resources, and external partner sites. This site provides free public access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. This online collection has replaced the paper resources formally housed in the library government document area with even more accessible documents.

Image Quick View (searches Academic Search Complete)

ISI: Web of Science

This source provides high quality, diversified scholarly information in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities.


Full-text scholarly journals in the arts and sciences, business, language, and literature are available.

Media Education Foundation/Kanopy

Streaming videos for the arts and sciences are available. Use the “Log In” to Mount Union on the page. A locked symbol in the database means that those videos are unavailable.

Sage Stats

SAGE Stats makes research easy by providing, in one place, annual measures dating back more than two decades. It features statistical data series created from more than 400,000 government and non-government datasets, covering popular topics of research interest for U.S. states, counties, cities, metropolitan areas, and ZIP codes. By harmonizing carefully-vetted data from multiple sources into the same format– allowing quick downloads, comparisons, and visualizations–SAGE Stats provides power and context for researchers at all levels. is a gateway to U.S. government science information. The portal offers free access to research and development (R&D) results and scientific and technical information from scientific organizations across 13 federal agencies.

Research papers, databases, videos, statistics and articles pertaining available from the many federal departments and agencies. Search Tip: Use drop-down menus to find access under such terms as “data, statistics, reports, research, etc.” Easily searchable for material types of images and videos.