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Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)
  • Index, abstracts, and full text for many scholarly publications covering all academic areas of study.
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ACM Digital Library
  • Full text of journal and conference papers from the Association for Computing Machinery.
Agricola (EBSCO)
  • Citations for journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audio-visual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture.
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AHFS Consumer Medication Information (EBSCO)
Alt HealthWatch (EBSCO)
  • Index, abstracts, and full text covering complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.
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America: History and Life (EBSCO)
  • Index to articles on the history and culture of the United States and Canada.
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American Chemical Society (ACS) Journals
  • Full-text journal articles in chemistry and related fields.
American Physical Society (APS) Journals
  • Full-text journal articles in physics and related fields.
American Psychological Association (APA) PsycArticles
  • Full-text journal articles in all areas of psychology.
  • Abstracts and citations to the scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences.
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APA PsycNet
  • Provides access to content from the American Psychological Association
  • Includes full-text journal articles and book chapters in all areas of psychology.
Applied Science & Technology with Full Text (EBSCO)
  • Indexing and full-text articles in all applied science specialties, including acoustics, aeronautics, neural networks, nuclear engineering, physics, space science and more.
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Art & Architecture Complete (EBSCO)
  • Includes indexing and full-text articles on antiques, archaeology, architecture & architectural history, conservation and restoration, costume design, decorative arts, graphic arts, interior & landscape design, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture.
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Art Full Text (EBSCO)
  • Index and abstracts for articles in art.
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Art Index Retrospective (EBSCO)
  • Coverage period is 1929 -1984. Provides users access to over half a century of art literature covering fine, decorative, and commercial art.
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Associates Program Source (EBSCO)
  • Includes full-text articles in areas often covered by associate degree programs, including alcohol & drug abuse counseling, biotechnology, computer & data processing, cosmetology, culinary arts, electrical technology, fashion design, fire science, forensics, graphic arts, health information technology, interior design, law enforcement & criminal justice, travel and tourism, and more.
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Bibliography of Indigenous Peoples in North America (EBSCO)
  • Citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents covering native North American culture, history, and life.
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Biography Reference Bank (EBSCO)
  • Biographical information on approximately half a million people, from antiquity to the present.
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Biological & Agricultural Index Plus (EBSCO)
  • Includes indexing and full-text articles in biology, agriculture, environmental science, genetics, and wildlife management.
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Black Life in America
  • The experience and impact of African Americans as recorded by the news media. This collection offers “suggested searches” to guide students to pertinent topics from social justice, politics, arts, literature, key people, etc.
Business Abstracts with Full Text (EBSCO)
  • Includes indexing and full-text articles in all areas of business. 
  • Cross-references over 600,000 corporate names with industries and countries, and provides SIC and NAICS codes for over 190,000 subject terms.
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Business Expert Press (ebooks)
  • Practical, concise books covering specific areas of business, including supply and operations management, international business, social media, finance, accounting, public relations, and marketing strategy. 
  • Written by international authorities, specifically for students seeking bachelors or masters degrees.
  • Unlimited use and no digital rights management.
  • Additional functionality such as bookmarking, note taking and printing/copying features are available by creating an ebrary account.
Business Source Complete (EBSCO)
  • Index, abstracts, and full text covering scholarly business journals on management, economics, finance, accounting, international business and much more.
  • NOTE: If  Harvard Business Review articles display with read-only restrictions, this is due to Harvard Business Publishing's agreement with EBSCO and cannot be altered unless you seek rates and permissions by contacting
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Cambridge Core (Cambridge UP journals and books)
  • Full-text journals and books from Cambridge University Press.
  • Click "Only search content I have access to" to make sure you can access full-text.
  • Not all content is available.
Caribbean Search (EBSCO)
  • Includes full-text English-language articles related to the countries and peoples of the Caribbean region.
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CCH Accounting Research
  • CCH Accounting Research provides information to support financial reporting and auditing.
  • Includes FASB, SEC, AICPA and other key authoritative sources.
  • Access limited to two users at a time. Please remember to log out.
CCH AnswerConnect
  • CCH AnswerConnect combines the text and explanations of tax law with examples of how to apply it in real world situations.
  • Includes tax news, tax topics and tax tools.
Central & Eastern European Academic Source (EBSCO)
  • Includes full-text resources about key academic subject areas such as business, literature, history, and political science specifically relating to central and eastern European countries.
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Chicago Tribune
  • Comprehensive coverage from 1985 to the present, updated daily.
  • Read the contents of the most recent issue of the Chicago Tribune by selecting this link.
CINAHL Plus with Full Text (EBSCO)
  • Index, abstracts, and full text of the literature of nursing and allied health.
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CLCD (Children's Literature Comprehensive Database)
  • CLCD is the premier academic resource for courses needing to locate Children’s and Young Adult books and other media.
  • Content includes millions of fiction/non-fiction titles, thousands of awards and quality reviews including author/title links, lesson plans and teaching guides.
  • Search engine offers multiple options including 50 search filters to find materials for determining interest & reading levels; selecting trade books based on standards; creating thematic, annotated biographies; interpreting reviews; developing classroom collections and more.
Columbus Dispatch
  • Content from the Columbus Dispatch from 1985 to present, with same day delivery
  • PDF version of the Columbus Dispatch is also available with same day delivery
Communication & Mass Media Complete (EBSCO)
  • Index, abstracts, and full text for journals in communication and mass media.
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Computer Source (EBSCO)
  • Index, abstracts, and full text covering the latest information and current trends in high technology.
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Computers & Applied Sciences Complete (EBSCO)
  • Index, abstracts and full text of articles in many engineering disciplines, computer theory, and new technologies.
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Consumer Health Complete (EBSCO)
  • Index, abstracts and full text of articles covering issues of health and wellness for the everyday consumer or patient.
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Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text (EBSCO)
  • Index, abstracts, and full text for publications in criminal justice, criminology, corrections, policing, and investigations.
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Culture Grams

Index and interactive map listing all countries. Includes articles on the customs, economics, and overall society of each country.


Data Planet
  • Now available through Sage Data (06/23)
  • Access to data from 2017-2021, no new data sets added after 2021.
  • Provides an all-in-one resource for social science researchers and students to access statistics relevant to their areas of study.
  • Includes access to more than 13.5 billion U.S. and international datasets from over 90 sources.
  • Platform includes data downloads and visualization tools.
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DeGruyter University Press e-books
  • E-books from Columbia, Harvard, California, Stanford, Toronto, and University of Pennsylvania, Rutgers and Penn State presses covering a variety of subjects, including sciences, humanities, business, technology, medicine, law, and more.
Dissertation and Theses -- ETD (OhioLINK)
  • Online full-text theses and dissertations from Ohio graduate students.
Dissertation and Theses Global (Proquest)
  • Doctoral dissertations and master's theses from around the world.
  • Contains full-text for graduate works added since 1997, along with selected full text for works written prior to 1997.


Ebook Central
  • Collection of almost 150,000 ebooks on business, computer science/IT, humanities, nursing/allied health and more.
  • Additional functionality, such as bookmarking, note taking and printing/copying features are available by creating an Ebook Central account.
  • Contains single use, multi-use and unlimited use titles. Click on the "More" link below for details.
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Ebsco Ebooks
  • Full text ebooks on a variety of topics.
  • Titles may be available in pdf or epub format. See link(s) below title for format availability.
  • Contains single use, multi-use and unlimited use titles. Click on the title to see concurrent user level.
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Education Full Text (EBSCO)
  • Provides full text of articles from over 350 journals as far back as 1996, in addition to indexing of more than 770 periodicals dating back to 1983.
  • Subject coverage includes adult education, multicultural/ethnic education, special education, teaching methods, and educational tests.
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Education Research Complete (EBSCO)
  • Index, abstracts and full text of articles and other publications in education research.
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Electronic Book Center (OhioLINK)
  • Thousands of scholarly and reference e-books covering the humanities, sciences and social sciences.
  • Contains content from Chadwyck-Healey, Oxford Scholarship Online, Wiley, Springer, Sage, ABC-CLIO, and Oxford Reference.
  • Unlimited use titles with no digital rights management.
Electronic Journal Center (OhioLINK)
  • Full text of over 7,000 research journals, some starting in the 1800's.
Electronic Theses and Dissertation Center (OhioLINK ETD)
  • Online full-text theses and dissertations from Ohio graduate students.
Elsevier e-books
  • E-books in subjects including earth and planetary sciences, engineering and computing, life and biological sciences, medical sciences, physical sciences, and social sciences.
  • Access available through the end of 2023
Emerald Insight
  • Approximately 200 full-text journals in business, accounting, engineering, and library science.
Energy & Power Source (EBSCO)
  • Includes full-text articles on energy industry and practice, including distribution, exploration, extraction, marketing, processing, production, research, and selling in coal, electric, natural gas, nuclear, petroleum, and renewable energies.
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Entrepreneurial Studies Source (EBSCO)
  • Includes full-text articles relating to entrepreneurship and small business, including business planning, communications, innovations, management, marketing, organizational behavior, product development, raising capital, risk-taking, and more. 
  • Thousands of company profiles and hundreds of videos, transcripts, and related articles from the Harvard Faculty Seminar Series and Vator.TV.
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Environment Complete (EBSCO)
  • Index, abstracts and full text of articles on environmental studies.
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  • Educational Resources Information Center. Index and abstracts of articles, books, and documents covering education research and practice.
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Essay & General Literature Index (EBSCO)
  • Provides citations for almost 250,000 essays in collections and anthologies in humanities and social science areas.
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Exploring Race in Society

Includes essays, photographs, graphs, and charts on the topic of race in modern society. 


FAITS (Faulkner Advisory for Information Technology Studies)
  • One-of-a-kind online technology reports including technology tutorials, marketplace overviews, product and service selection guides, product and company profiles, and directories.
Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text (EBSCO)
  • Index, abstracts, and full text of articles related to film and television.
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Films on Demand
Food Science Source (EBSCO)
  • Includes full-text on all areas of the food industry including agribusiness, food and beverage science, packaging, processing, safety, food service, shipping, culinary innovation, and product development.
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Fuente Academica (EBSCO)
  • Scholarly journal articles in Spanish, covering many academic areas.
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Garden, Landscape & Horticulture Index (EBSCO)
  • Index and abstracts for articles about plants and gardens.
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Gender Studies Database (EBSCO)
  • Index and abstracts for publications covering gender-engaged scholarship.
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Global Issues in Context
  • Cancelled, July, 2022
  • See Newsbank for international news. You can look for newspapers from specific countries or scroll down under suggested topics and select "international studies"
Global Road Warrior
  • Global Road Warrior is a country-by-country culture and travel resource database providing in-depth coverage on a rich array of topics, including culture, history, economics and more.
  • Index, abstracts and full text of articles covering all aspects of human impact on the environment.
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Health Source: Consumer Edition (EBSCO)
  • Information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.
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Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO)
  • Index, abstracts, and full text focusing on many medical disciplines.
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  • HeinOnline is the world's largest fully searchable, image-based government document and legal research database.
  • Contains comprehensive coverage from inception of both U.S. statutory materials, U.S. Congressional Documents and more than 2,400 scholarly journals, all of the world's constitutions, all U.S. treaties, collections of classic treatises and presidential documents
  • Access to the full text of state and federal case law powered by Fastcase.
  • Offers special collections on Criminal Justice, Religion and the Law and Women and the Law among others.
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Historical Abstracts (EBSCO)
  • Index and abstracts to articles covering world history from 1450 to present (excluding U.S. and Canada).
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Historical Statistics of the United States
  • Quantitative facts of American history.
Human Resources Abstracts (EBSCO)
  • Index to articles from 1975 to the present in all areas of human resources management, employee assistance, and organizational behavior.
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Humanities Full Text (EBSCO)
  • Includes full-text articles including interviews, obituaries, and original works as well as scholarly materials about humanities.
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Humanities International Complete (EBSCO)
  • Index, abstracts, and full text for literary, scholarly and creative journals in the humanities.
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  • US and global industry reports, including overviews, industry performance, and outlook, key companies and statistics, operating conditions, and useful infographics.
  • Business environment profiles, including consumer behavior, demographics, economics, commodities, and financial markets.
  • Search by NAICS code or keywords.
Institute of Physics (IOP) Ebooks
  • 95 full-text scholarly physics books published in 2016, plus others that may be freely available on a rotating basis.
  • Unlimited simultaneous use and no digital rights management.
Institute of Physics (IOP) Journals
  • Full-text journals in physics and related areas. 
  • Not all content is available. 
  • Content is likely also available in the Electronic Journal Center (EJC).
International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text (EBSCO)
  • Index, abstracts, and full text for articles and other publications on all aspects of theater and performance.
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International Political Science Abstracts (EBSCO)
  • Index and abstracts of articles from political science journals.
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International Security & Counter-Terrorism Reference Center (EBSCO)
  • Includes articles, books, images, newsfeeds, and governmental and organizational reports and commentary relating to international political security and terrorism.
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Jewish Studies Source (EBSCO)
  • Includes full-text in-depth coverage on all facets of historical and contemporary Judaism.
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Kanopy Streaming Videos
  • Log in with your Franklin University credentials - no Kanopy account is required. Kanopy may show you a page where you can create an account, but you can click the "skip" button.
  • Access to Kanopy films is only provided to support curriculum and research needs of the University community.
  • Access to videos may require up to 72 hours for approval to be granted. [If access needs requested, there will be a form within Kanopy to request access.]
  • Our list of Kanopy videos shows what Kanopy videos the library currently provides.


Legal Collection (EBSCO)
  • Index, abstracts and full text of articles on law and legal topics.
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  • Index, abstracts and full text of articles on LGBTQ issues.
  • Full text for more than 140 of the most important and historically significant LGBTQ+ journals, magazines and regional newspapers.
  • Full text for 150 monographs / books.
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Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text (EBSCO)
  • Index, abstracts, and full text for articles and other publications in library and information science and technology.
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Literary Reference Center Plus (EBSCO)
  • Information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.
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Los Angeles Times
  • Comprehensive coverage from 1985 to the present, updated daily.
  • Read the contents of the most recent issue of the Los Angeles Times by selecting this link.


MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO)
  • Index, abstracts, and full text covering nearly all subjects including general reference, business, health, and much more.
  • Designed for a general (as opposed to academic) audience.
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MedicLatina (EBSCO)
  • Medical research and investigative journal articles in Spanish.
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MEDLINE with Full Text (EBSCO)
  • Comprehensive index for medical journals, providing full text for more than 1,370 journals.
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Mergent Online
  • Business and financial information for investment research.
  • Private company data is available by including the D&B Private Company Database section.
Middle Eastern & Central Asian Studies (EBSCO)
  • Index to research, policy, and scholarly discourse on the countries and peoples of the Middle East, Central Asia, and North Africa.
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Middle Search Plus (EBSCO)
  • Middle Search Plus provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Middle Search Plus also contains 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps and flags.
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MIT Press Direct eBooks
  • Significant works from leading educators and researchers around the globe. This resource covers a wide range of topics, including art, architecture, business and management, cognitive science, computer science and artificial intelligence, design, economics, education, engineering, environmental science, linguistics, mathematics, neuroscience, philosophy, physics, technology, and social theory.
MLA International Bibliography (EBSCO)
  • Index to articles, books and dissertations on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics.
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Natural & Alternative Treatments (EBSCO)
  • Articles on complementary and alternative medicine.
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New York Times
  • 12,000+ full text news sources from over 200 countries, including newspapers and magazines
  • 250+ full color PDF versions of newspapers with same day delivery
Newspaper Source (EBSCO)
  • Full text for regional U.S. newspapers, international newspapers, newswires, and newspaper columns.
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Nursing & Allied Health
  • Mix of scholarly literature, clinical training videos, reference materials, and evidence-based resources, including dissertations and systematic reviews which takes a holistic and interdisciplinary approach.


O'Reilly Learning Platform
  • Formerly known as Safari Tech Books
  • Online books on information technology and business.Database also includes learning paths, case studies, videos and tutorials.
  • Whether on-campus or off-campus: enter Franklin University email address to access. You do not need to create an account, just enter your email address.
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OhioLINK (various databases)
  • This list includes many of the databases on the Franklin University Library's website, and may be useful as a substitute when the library links aren't working. You will need to select "Franklin University" as your institution, then the "Listing of OhioLINK Provided Research Databases."
OhioLINK Library Catalog
  • Catalog of books and other materials held in Ohio college and university libraries.
OhioLINK Music Center
  • The OhioLINK Music Center is an online streaming music database of international works in a variety of genres from classical to spoken word. 
  • The Music Center contains more than 81,000 tracks from more than 22,000 albums.
Open Access Theses and Dissertations
  • Information about and links to freely-available full-text to almost almost 3.5 million graduate theses and dissertations from over 1,100 colleges, universities, and research institutions.
Open Dissertations
  • Open access database providing both historic and contemporary dissertations and theses.
  • Includes content of the American Doctoral Dissertations database, which provides more than 153,000 theses and dissertations from 1902 to the present, as well as additional dissertation information provided by colleges and universities from around the world.
  • Includes links to full-text from free platforms where available.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
  • Covers todays hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana. 
  • Presents each side of an issue with viewpoint reports, and adds journal articles, statistics, video/audio, news, and primary sources.
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Oxford Academic
  • Oxford Academic is Oxford University Press’ new platform for research. It offers a single point of entry to scholarly and academic books and journals by Oxford University Press and its partners.
Oxford English Dictionary
  • Historical dictionary of the English language.
Oxford Research Encyclopedias
  • An authoritative resource of reference content in a wide array of academic fields, including the humanities, social sciences, and science.
Oxford Scholarship Online
  • Now available through Oxford Academic Platform (11/2022)
  • The complete texts of important scholarly books from Oxford University Press.
  • Full-text with unlimited use and no digital rights management.


Peace Research Abstracts (EBSCO)
  • Indexing and abstracts from 1964 to the present about conflict resolution, international affairs and peace psychology.
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Play Index (EBSCO)
  • Provides summaries and notes regarding one-act plays, pageants, plays in verse, radio and television plays, classic drama and monologues from Shakespeare, Aeschylus, Euripedes, Moliere, and many more.
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Points of View Reference Center (EBSCO)
  • Provides balanced overviews, arguments and counter-arguments from a wide array of news sources, primary sources, and reference works on controversial topics of interest today.
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Political Science Complete (EBSCO)
  • Includes full-text coverage of comparative politics, humanitarian issues, international relations, law and legislation, non-governmental organizations, and political theory.
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Professional Development Collection (Educators)
  • Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles.
  • This database also contains more than 200 educational reports.
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Project Muse
  • Full-text humanities and social sciences journals.
  • Franklin subscribes to the Basic College Collection.
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global
  • Doctoral dissertations and master's theses from around the world.
  • Contains full-text for graduate works added since 1997, along with selected full text for works written prior to 1997.
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCO)
  • Index, abstracts, and full text covering topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
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Public Affairs Index (EBSCO)
  • Indexes articles, conference papers, trade publications, and government documents in areas including banking & public finance, criminal justice, economic policy & taxation, education & education policy, emigration & immigration, energy & energy policy, ethics, government, humanitarian issues, industry & labor, law & legislation, natural disasters & poverty, politics & elections, social policy, and transportation.
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  • Comprises more than 25 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.
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R2 Digital Library
  • Electronic books in health care and nursing fields. 
  • Each title is limited to one reader at a time.
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Race Relations Abstracts (EBSCO)
  • Indexing from 1975 to the present on areas including ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, ideology, community relations, ethnic relations, radicalism, economics, cultural identity, and pressure groups.
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  • Web-based citation management system. Save citations and documents to store, organize, and cite them in APA style. 
  • Add the Write-N-Cite plugin to MS Word to pull citations easily into your documents as you type.
  • New users should register with their Franklin University email by using the "Create Account" link.
  • Users with legacy accounts can log in to the new version and migrate their accounts as many times as they like.
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Regional Business News (EBSCO)
  • A full text newswire database that incorporates business wires from all over the world.
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Religion and Philosophy Collection (EBSCO)
  • Index, abstracts, and full text covering such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.
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RIA Checkpoint
Risk Management Reference Center (EBSCO)
  • Includes full-text articles and reports on credit, liquidity, and operational, event, and market risk.
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Routledge Handbooks
  • Up-to-date overviews of classic and current research across the Humanities, Social Sciences, Education, Psychology, Engineering, and Built Environment from Routledge and CRC Press.


Safari Tech Books Online
  • see O'Reilly Learning Platform
Sage Business Cases
  • Provides access to cases to support curriculum and independent research. In addition to proprietary and newly commissioned cases, the collection includes cases from a growing list of world-renowned universities and professional associations.
  • More than 4,000 case studies from over 100 countries which provides access to interdisciplinary cases across in-demand subjects such as entrepreneurship, accounting, healthcare management, leadership, social enterprise, and more.
Sage Data
  • Access to data from 2017-2021, no new data sets added after 2021.
  • Provides an all-in-one resource for social science researchers and students to access statistics relevant to their areas of study.
  • Includes access to more than 13.5 billion U.S. and international datasets from over 90 sources.
  • Platform includes data downloads and visualization tools.
Sage Stats
  • Replaced by the Data Planet database.
SAGE Video Counseling & Psychotherapy Collection
  • Over 480 streaming videos on topics including counseling research methods, counseling setting/client groups, theory and approaches, counseling skills, and professional issues.
Science Reference Center (EBSCO)
  • Index, abstracts, and full text covering biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental and life sciences, physics, scientists, science & society, technology, and wildlife.
  • Includes or has links to full text.
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Security Management Practices
  • Real-world reports providing critical IT, legal, financial, and physical security information.
  • Includes or has links to full text.
Short Story Index (EBSCO)
  • Designed to locate short stories by author or genre, or for those researching an author's body of work. Search by author, title, keyword, subject, date, literary technique, source, or any combination thereof.
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Small Business Reference Center (EBSCO)
  • Small Business Reference Center offers exclusive full text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics. It includes business videos, a help and advice section and details on how to create business plans
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SocINDEX with Full Text
  • Index, abstracts, and full text for publications in sociology.
  • Includes or has links to full text.
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Sociological Collection (EBSCO)
  • Index, abstracts, and full text covering such topics as social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, culture, and social structure.
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SPORTDiscus with Full Text (EBSCO)
  • Index, abstracts and full text of articles and other publications on sport, fitness and related disciplines.
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Springer Protocols
  • Reproducible laboratory protocols in biomedical and life sciences.
  • Available through Springer Nature Experiments
SpringerLink Books and Journals
  • Full-text journals and books in sciences and social sciences.
  • Books may be read online, downloaded, or a print copy requested.


Teacher Reference Center (EBSCO)
  • Provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.
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  • Full text covering social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms.
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U.S. Major Dailies
  • Provides access to the Chicago Tribune (1985 - present), Los Angeles Times (1985 - present), New York Times (1980 - present), Wall Street Journal (1984 - present) and Washington Post (1987 - present)
  • You can search all five newspapers using the search box on the main page, or select an individual newspaper to search only that paper.
U.S. Political Stats
  • replaced by the Data Planet database
University Press Scholarship Online
  • Now available through Oxford Academic Platform (11/2022)
  • Full-text of unlimited-access electronic books published by Oxford University Press, University of California Press, University of Chicago Press, MIT Press, Yale University Press, and New York University Press. 
  • A point-of-care clinical resource. Useful for quick information about conditions, drugs, etc.
  • Contains original, peer-reviewed text which provides specific, practical recommendations for diagnosis and treatment 
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Vente et Gestion (EBSCO)
  • French language business journals.
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Very Short Introductions
  • Very Short Introductions offer concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas. It offers a bridge between reference content and higher academic work. All titles provide intelligent and serious introductions to a huge range of subjects, written by experts in the field who combine facts, analysis, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make challenging topics highly readable.
Vocational and Career Collection (EBSCO)
  • Designed for vocational and technical libraries serving high schools, community colleges, trade institutions, and the general public.
  • Provides full text coverage for nearly 340 trade and industry-related periodicals.
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Wall Street Journal
  • Comprehensive coverage from 1984 to the present, updated daily.
  • Read the contents of the most recent issue of the WSJ by selecting this link.
Washington Post
  • Comprehensive coverage from 1987 to the present, updated daily.
  • Read the contents of the most recent issue of the Washington Post by selecting this link.
Wiley Cochrane Library
  • Cancelled, January, 2022
Wiley Online Library
  • Full-text of unlimited-access electronic books published by Wiley.
  • We own from 2012 to the present; titles have no digital rights management.
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Women's Studies International (EBSCO)
  • Index and abstracts for publications covering Women's Studies.
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World Book Advanced
  • Thousands of articles, primary sources, and online books designed to support personalized learning and enhance digital citizenship. Contains up-to-the-minute access to worldwide news publications, government links from numerous countries, and multimedia reference materials.
  • Catalog of books and other materials held by libraries worldwide.
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WorldCat Dissertations and Theses
  • Catalog of dissertations, theses and published material based on theses, worldwide.
  • Does not contain full-text of dissertations. Try Google Scholar to locate a free online version, or contact the library for additional assistance in accessing them.
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