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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.

Ebook Central Ebooks
Ebook Central is a collection of scholarly ebooks from leading publishers. It covers the arts, business, education, health and medicine, history, law, literature and language, religion and philosophy, science and technology, and the social sciences

EBSCO eBook Collection
The eBook Collection is a database that contains full-text eBooks for multi-disciplinary academic
subject areas.

Electronic Books Center (EBC)
The OhioLINK Electronic Book Center (EBC) contains more than 125,000 e-book titles, covering numerous subjects, and includes scholarly monographs, encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference works.

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' websites.

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.

Gale eBooks
Predominantly encyclopedias and subject essays, Gale Ebooks cover the following subject areas: arts, biography, business, education, environment, general reference, history, information and publishing, law, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, nation and world, religion, science, and social science.

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.

MIT Press Direct
MIT Press Direct publishes significant works from leading educators and researchers around the globe. These highly-regarded e-books can be used as supplemental course materials across many disciplines.

Safari Books Online (O'Reilly)
First-time users will need to create an academic login. Use your Mount Union email address. When you get into the database it will say "Choose your institution". Pick the first option in the list "Not listed? Click here." It will then ask you to create an account with your Mount Union email. Or if you already have an account, choose that option. Do not click on the "Free Trial"!

This platform includes more than 35K book titles plus 30K+ hours of video, proven learning paths, case studies, interactive tutorials, audiobooks, and videos from O’Reilly's global conferences.

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.

Wiley Online Library
This is a collection of online resources covering life, health, and physical sciences as well as social science and the humanities.