Articles and Database Resources

Journal Finder
Journal Finder provides access to all full-text journals available at Concordia, whether in print or online, and thousands of open access e-journals. You may search for a journal title or browse titles by their first letter. Use the advanced search to find an ISSN (publication number) or browse journals by subject area.

Trial Databases

Link Library receives trial databases from time to time. We encourage the Concordia community to try them and to give us your feedback.
Access World News Research Collection Beta
These 4,000+ full text news sources constitute a powerful primary source archive for all users to answer basic and complex research questions on a wide range of subjects, including: public policy, biology, geography and land use, economics, sociology, political science, and much, much more.

Free Business & Finance Resources

Research Databases and Searching Sites

Academic Search Premier

Covering the humanities, sciences and social sciences, which indexes more than 7,000 journals, 4,000 of which are full text.

Asian American Drama

Black Drama

Latino Literature

North American Indian Drama

North American Theatre Online

North American Women's Drama

arXiv : Electronic Scientific Journals

These are e-journals in the subjects of Math, Physics, Non-Linear Science, Computer Science, and Quantitative Biology which are made available for free by Cornell University.

ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials

A collection of major religion and theology journals; contains full text journals representing all major religious faiths, denominations and language groups. Coverage in this collection dates back to 1949.

Biblical Archaeology Society Archive

BAS Archive includes all current and previous issues of Biblical Archaeology Review, Bible Review and Archaeology Odyssey. Content includes full text and photographs of every article from each issue.

Biography Reference Bank

Full text biographical resource for world-renowned personalities. Prior to 2012, this was known as Wilson Biographies.

Books in Print

Publishing, price and availability information on books/videos/audio-cassettes.

Britannica Online Academic Edition

Full text, multimedia online encyclopedia, including pre-selected website links, timelines, world data analyst and more.

Business Insights: Global

Business and economic data, articles, case studies and more.

CAMIO - Catalog of Art Museum Images Online

High quality digital images of art works from museums around the world. These images are licensed for educational purposes.

Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology

Information about Christian hymns and hymn writers from all times and places around the world.

Choice Reviews Online

Choice provides reviews of books, websites and other information sources specifically for academic use.

Christian Cyclopedia Online

A compendium of historical and theological data, ranging from ancient figures to contemporary events published by the Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text

CINAHL contains a large collection of nursing and allied health information sources and journals, providing full text for more than 770 journals.

Communication & Mass Media Complete (CMMC)

This database covers 550 tiles, of which more than 230 are full text. Its information will be useful to searches in communication, writing, speech, the media and other related fields.

Credo Reference

Credo Reference provides access to full-text and multimedia from 100 authoritative sources on a wide array of subjects including art, business, languages, law, medicine, religion, sciences and much more.

Directory of open access journals

A collection of links to free, full-text e-journals in quality controlled scientific and scholarly areas.

eBooks on EBSCOhost

Collection of online electronic books; formerly known as NetLibrary.


This full text general resource provides newspapers, journals, ebooks, websites and more, targeted at grades K-12. The "Educator's Tool" might be quite helpful for Education projects and student teaching.


Abstract and index for education resources, NO full text.

Family & Society Studies Worldwide

Produced by NISC, this resource provides comprehensive coverage of research, policy, and practice literature in the fields of Family Science, Human Ecology, Human Development, and Social Welfare. FSSW is an anthology of 4 database files providing access to over 846,080 records. Coverage spans from 1970 to the present. It has linked full-text capability.

Films On Demand

Films On Demand is a streaming collection of several thousand videos licensed for educational uses. Subjects vary widely: geography, sciences, business, health, and many more. Playlists, bookmarks and other tools make your viewing time productive. See a complete description of FOD here.


Search libraries worldwide using OCLC's advanced FirstSearch interface. Select from these databases: ArticleFirst, ClasePeriodica, Ebooks, ERIC, GPO, MEDLINE, OAIster, PapersFirst, Proceedings, WorldCat, and WorldCatDissertations.


GreenFILE offers information covering human impact on the environment. Its collection includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.


This resource provides a collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture, including census information.


An archive of complete, full-text back issues of a variety of journals if the arts and sciences. Coverage varies by journal, but most issues are not archived until they are three years old. Some recent issues are available, but for back issues JSTOR is great!

LexisNexis Academic

Full text legal, business, and newspaper resource.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstract (LISTA) indexes hundreds of periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings on every aspect of librarianship and information management. Coverage extends back to the mid-1960s.

Literary Index

Easy-to-use online index to many literature reference works in our reference book collection.

Literature Resource Center

Everything about literature: author biographies, criticism, plot summaries, overviews of works, web links, and more.


Abstract and index for medical and scientific resources, NO full text

Naxos Music Library

Hear classical, jazz and world music online.


Full text academic resource covering a variety of subjects.

Oxford Music Online

New Grove Dictionary of Music, Oxford Companion to Music, Encyclopedia of Popular Music, and other reference works on various types of music are collected in this single database. It is the ultimate music reference.

Oxford Reference Online

Brings together 100 dictionaries and reference books, plus an Encyclopedia, into a single cross-searchable web database.

Performing Arts Directory

Directory of performing arts facilities, events, organizations, contacts, and related information sources. Includes dance, music, theater and other forms of performance art.


PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and includes over 16 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources.


Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (International Repertory of Music Literature) is a comprehensive bibliography of writings on music, with over 550,000 records in 214 languages from 151 countries. RILM contains no full text articles, but has direct links to many full text sources in Academic Search Premier. Articles may also be found in other e-resources (consult the listings in Journal Finder above) or may be requested by interlibrary loan.


An electronic index focusing on the areas of athletics, health, fitness, and sports medicine. It contains no full text articles, but has direct links to six hundred full text journals in Academic Search Premier. Articles may also be found in other e-resources (consult the listings in Journal Finder above) or may be requested by interlibrary loan.

Teacher Reference Center

Provides indexing and abstracts for over 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals to assist professional educators.


Online catalog of resources available at libraries worldwide (including Concordia), using the FirstSearch search interface.