Journals & Databases

Use of the following resources is restricted to current students, faculty, and staff of Florida Southern College. While most electronic journals and databases are accessible from on campus without a password, off-campus access requires a portal ID and password. Portal credentials are administered by Information Services. For questions about or assistance with your portal ID and password, please contact the Rinker Technology Center help desk at 863-616-6426.

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Title Content Subject(s)
ABI/INFORM Complete Database Business, Economics, Accounting, Marketing
        ProQuest articles, company profiles, trade journals & The Wall Street Journal.
ACM Digital Library Database Computer Science
        Computer science journals, magazines, newsletters, & conference proceedings from the Association for Computing Machinery.
Academic OneFile Articles All
        Gale database with searchable journals on many general academic subjects.
Academic Search Complete Articles All
        EBSCO searchable journals on wide-ranging subjects.
Agricola Articles Horticulture
        USDA National Agricultural Library with book citations & journal articles.
American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Collections
     Series 1 (1684-1820)
     Series 2 (1821-1837)
     Series 3 (1838-1852)
     Series 4 (1853-1865)
     Series 5 (1866-1912)
     50 Thematic Collections
Articles Agriculture, Applied Science & Technology, Art & Literature, Business, Education, History, Music, Religion, Women's Studies
        Full-text AAS historic resources, including magazines & journals.
American Chemical Society (ACS) Academic Core+ Articles Chemistry
        Current and archived journals & online ACS Style Guide.
American Fiction, 1774-1920 E-books Literature
        Prose fiction written by Americans from colonial times to the early 20th century, including more than 17,700 books.
Annual Reviews Articles Education, Business, Economics, Nursing, Science
        Journals with reviews of primary research literature.
ArchiveGrid Directory Archives
        Searchable directory of worldwide archives.
Archives Unbound Primary resources
& historic texts
History, English, Communication, Military Science, Political Science
        Searchable wide-ranging historic & primary sources.
Art Full Text Articles Art, Art History
        EBSCO/H.W. Wilson art journals with color images.
Art Index Retrospective Journal Finder Art, Art History
        Index of art journals from 1929-1984.
Artstor Image Database Art, Art History, English, History
        Art images, provenance, blog, collection descriptions, & news. Create account for more features.
arXiv Articles Computer Science, Math, Biology, Finance
        Open access research articles published by Cornell University. Use Advanced Search to narrow research field.
Associated Press Collections Online Primary resources Communication
       AP news features, news in pictures, Style Book, papers, directories, & more.
ATLA Religion Database Articles Religion, Philosophy, English
        EBSCO religion & theology journals. Use Scriptures for specific book chapters in The Bible.
Audio Drama: The L.A. Theatre Works Collection Streaming audio English, Theatre Arts
       Streaming theatrical audio clips produced exclusively for radio by L.A. Theatre Works. Searchable by playwright, director, genre, & more.


Title Content Subject(s)
BioOne Articles Biology, Horticulture, Marine Biology
        Biological, ecological, & environmental science journals.
BNA Tax and Accounting Center Database Accounting
        Comprehensive array of analysis, news, primary sources, and practice tools covering federal, international, and state tax issues and financial accounting.
Book Review Digest Plus Book Reviews English, Education, Business, Communication
        EBSCO/H.W. Wilson book reviews & index, including children's books.
British Literary Manuscripts Online Primary resources
& historic texts
English, Religion, History
       Medieval & Renaissance manuscripts, related literary works (1120-1660), & resources produced from c1660-1900.
Business Insights: Essentials Database Business, Economics, Accounting, Marketing
        Gale database of articles, industry & company histories, profiles, & news; SWOT, market share, & financial reports.
Business Source Complete Database Business, Economics, Accounting, Marketing
        EBSCO articles, company profiles, SWOT analyses, trade publications, images, & videos.


Title Content Subject(s)
Cabell's Business Directory Directory Business
        Academic publishing directory of journals in business, including accounting, economics & finance, management, & marketing. Includes calls for papers.
CAMIO Image Database Art, Art History, English, History
        OCLC gallery of art images searchable by medium, location, & topic.
CareNotes System Database Nursing
       Best practices for treatment of diseases, conditions, injuries, lab titles, & conversion calculator.
The Chronicle of Higher Education Articles Faculty
       News & information for college and university faculty, staff, & administrators.
Chronicling America Newspapers All
       Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922.
CINAHL Complete Articles Nursing, Exercise Science, Athletic Training
       EBSCO searchable journals on nursing & allied health. Includes evidence-based care sheets and referenced quick lessons.
Clase Periodica Citations Modern Languages
       OCLC catalog of Latin American journals in the sciences & humanities.
Cochrane Library Articles Nursing, Exercise Science, Athletic Training
       Medical systematic reviews, protocols, podcasts, Journal Club, economic evaluations, & more.
Communication & Mass Media Complete Articles Communication, Education, English
       EBSCO searchable journals on advertising, education, media, linguistics, & rhetoric.
Communications & Mass Media Collection Articles Communication, English
       Gale database of academic journals & magazines focusing on all aspects of communications, including advertising & public relations, literature & writing, linguistics, & more.
CQ Researcher Articles All
       Pro-con database on current topics.
Crime, Punishment, and Popular Culture, 1790-1920 Primary resources
& historic texts
Criminology, Sociology
       Over two million pages from manuscripts, books, broadsheets, and periodicals related to crime, its solutions, and the popular response.


Title Content Subject(s)
Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Images, Maps, Primary Resources All
       Access to cultural material from libraries, archives, & museums from around the world.
Digital Theatre Plus Plays, Criticism English, Theatre
       Plays & productions from the BBC, Royal Shakespeare Company, Broadway Digital Archive, Royal Opera House, & more.
Directory of Open Access Journals Journal Finder All
       Peer-reviewed open access journals.
DiscoveRoux Database All
       Partial search of most Roux Library content.


Title Content Subject(s)
eBooks on EBSCOhost E-books All
       EBSCO searchable database of all subjects, including children's literature & fiction.
Ebrary (ProQuest Ebook Central) E-books All
       ProQuest searchable database of all subjects.
EBSCOhost Web Database All
       Simultaneously search all EBSCO databases.
Education Source Articles Education, Psychology
      EBSCO searchable journals on education, including H.W. Wilson full text articles dating back to 1929. Includes journals list, author profiles, & an education thesaurus.
Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) Primary resources
& historic texts
English, History, Art, Art History, Political Science, Religion
       Eighteenth century primary sources originating from England.
E-Journals Full Text Articles All
       Consolidated access to e-journal and e-book content from BioOne, SAGE Journals, ScienceDirect, SpringerLink, Taylor & Francis, the Wiley Online Library, and e-journals Roux Library provides through standalone subscriptions.
Electronic Theses & Dissertations Center Catalog All
       Nearly 50,000 full-text theses & dissertations from OhioLINK.
ERIC Articles Education
       Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) searchable by audience, education level, & more.


Title Content Subject(s)
Films on Demand Streaming Video All
       Documentaries, performances, & interviews.
Florida Digital Newspaper Library Newspapers History, English, Communication, Military Science, Political Science
       Historic Florida military & ethnic newspapers.
Florida Electronic Library Database All
       Multiple databases free to Florida residents.
Florida Memory Project Archives History, English, Communication
       Photographs, video, & audio material.
Florida on Florida Archives History, English, Communication
       Photographs, maps, books, & manuscripts from the Florida Electronic Library.
Florida's Historical Newspapers Newspapers History, English, Communication
       Six Florida newspapers from 1823-1928.


Title Content Subject(s)
Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) E-books All
       Collection of searchable reference books on a variety of academic subjects.
Global Road Warrior Database All, Faculty
       In-depth information on countries.
Google Scholar Database All
       Click Settings & then Library Links to identify results held at Roux Library.
Government Publishing Office (GPO) Citations All
        Government books, manuals, & documents.
GreenFILE Citations Biology, Horticulture, Marine Biology
       EBSCO articles, reports, essays, & books on environmental policies & issues.
Grove Music Online Database Music, English, Dance, Theatre
       Biographies, dictionaries, glossaries, & audio clips.


Title Content Subject(s)
Health Reference Center Academic Articles Nursing, Exercise Science
       Gale database of journals & magazines that cover medicine, health, & fitness.
Health Source: Consumer Edition Articles Nursing, Exercise Science
       EBSCO searchable articles from popular health magazines.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition Articles Nursing, Exercise Science
       EBSCO searchable articles in health journals.
Hoover's Company Profiles Database Business, Economics, Accounting, Marketing
       Company profiles, industry reports, trade publications, & more.


Title Content Subject(s)
IBISWorld Database Accounting, Business, Communication, Economics, Marketing
       Industry & market analysis, reports, research, statistics, & trends. Searchable by name or NAICS code.
Illustrated London News Historical Archive Newspapers History, English, Communication, Military Science, Political Science
       International newspaper coverage from 1842 to 2003, including high resolution images. Searchable by year, category, section, & more.
International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text Database Theater, Dance, English, Exercise Science
       EBSCO searchable journals on theatre, dance, acting, film, & digital media.


Title Content Description
JSTOR Articles History, Political Science, English, Art, Art History, Psychology, Religion
       Searchable books, articles, & primary sources for wide-ranging topics.


Title Content Subject(s)
LexisNexis Academic (Now Nexis Uni) Database All
       Company profiles, industry reports, trade publications, newspapers, federal & state legal cases, & more.
Liberty Magazine, 1924-1950 Articles History, Popular Culture
       Illustrated magazine chronicling world events & their impact on everyday life in America.
Library Music Source Music Music, Dance, Theatre, English
       Searchable sheet music by composer & instrument.
LISTA Articles Library Science, Education
      Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts.
Literary Reference Center Plus Database English
       EBSCO searchable literary journals. Helpful features include Browse Authors, Browse Works, Glossary, and Encyclopedia.
Literature Criticism Online Articles English
       Searchable articles in journals on literary criticism. Browse by author, work, or topic.
Loeb Classical Library Database English, History, Philosophy, Religion
       Greek and Latin classical texts including epic and lyric poetry, tragedy and comedy, history, travel, philosophy, and oratory.


Title Content Subject(s)
The Making of the Modern World Primary resources
& historic texts
English, History, Art, Art History, Political Science, Religion
       Searchable primary source books, pamphlets, & other resources from 1450-1850.
MathSciNet Citations Mathematics, Computer Science, Chemistry
       American Mathematical Society searchable journals, reviews, abstracts, & tutorials. Search here using the AMS interface.
MEDLINE Complete Articles Nursing, Exercise Science, Athletic Training
       EBSCO searchable wide-ranging journals on medicine.
Mergent Online Premium Database Accounting, Business, Economics, Marketing
       Detailed company reports, including competitors, company comparisons, filings, financial statements, news, pricing, trends, & more.
Micromedex Database Nursing, Exercise Science
       Clinical patient care database of drugs, toxicology, diseases, acute care, & alternative medicine.
MLA International Bibliography Articles English, Modern Languages
       Searchable articles from journals on literary criticism, language, & linguistics.


Title Content Subject(s)
Naxos Music Library Music Music, Dance, Theatre, English, Education
       Streaming audio searchable by genre & composer. Includes glossary & children's music. Five simultaneous users.
New York Times Newspapers All
      Users must first register here from on-campus using an FSC e-mail address to create a personal account, then login to access full features.
New York Times (1851-2012) Newspapers All
       Newspaper articles, reviews, military war news, advertisements, editorials, cartoons, & more, all searchable by date or span of time.
NewsBank Special Reports Newspapers English, History, Communication, Political Science
       Coverage of current events.
Nexis Uni (Formerly LexisNexis Academic) Database All
       Company profiles, industry reports, trade publications, newspapers, federal & state legal cases, & more.
Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers Newspapers All
       Full-text content and images from approximately 500 newspapers from urban and rural regions throughout the United States.


Title Content Subject(s)
OECD iLibrary Database Business, Economics, Accounting, Marketing
       Organisation for Economic Cooperation & Development books, papers, & statistics on international economics.
Ovid: All Journals Articles Nursing, Exercise Science, Athletic Training
       Searchable articles & citations in journals on nursing, clinical medicine, & public health.
Ovid: Full Text Journals Articles Nursing, Exercise Science, Athletic Training
       Searchable articles in journals on nursing, clinical medicine, & public health.
Oxford Art Online Database Art, Art History
       Access a range of Oxford’s art reference works: Grove Art Online, the Benezit Dictionary of Artists, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.
Oxford English Dictionary Dictionary All
       Definitive record of the English language.


Title Content Subject(s)
Philosopher's Index Articles Philosophy, Religion, English, Education
       EBSCO searchable articles in journals on all aspects of philosophy, ethics, & metaphysics.
Picture Post Historical Archive Newspapers History, Popular Culture
       A pioneering British photojournalism newspaper, covering international social and political issues of the day.
Popular Magazines Articles All
       Gale database of popular magazines, with full-text. Includes Consumer Reports, Newsweek, Time, & many more.
PQDT Open Catalog Business, Economics, Accounting, Education, Nursing, Faculty
       Full text of open access dissertations & theses.
Proceedings Citations Faculty
       OCLC index of worldwide conference proceedings.
Project Gutenberg Historic texts All
       Free e-books, including classical texts, audio books, foreign languages, sheet music, & more.
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Full Text: The Humanities and Social Sciences Collection Database Humanities and Social Sciences
       Full-text dissertations & theses in humanities & social sciences.
ProQuest Ebook Central (Ebrary) E-books All
       ProQuest searchable database of all subjects.
ProQuest Research Library Database All
       Searchable journals on wide-ranging topics.
PsycARTICLES Articles Psychology, Philosophy, Religion, Nursing, English
       American Psychological Association (APA) searchable articles from journals on the behavioral sciences.
PsycEXTRA Database Psychology, Philosophy, Religion, Nursing, English
       American Psychological Association (APA) reports, magazines, research, proceedings, & more.
Psychology Collection Articles Psychology, Nursing, English
       Gale database of academic journals & magazines that cover the study of emotions, personality, & the human mind.
PsycINFO Citations Psychology, Philosophy, Religion, Nursing, English
       American Psychological Association (APA) searchable citations from the 17th century to present day.
Publication Finder Journal Finder All
        Search for specific journals by title, and search within those journals.
PubMed Citations Nursing
       U.S. National Library of Medicine searchable citations from life science journals.


Title Content Subject(s)
Regional Business News Full Text Newspapers Business, Economics, Accounting, Political Science, History
       EBSCO trade journals, news, business plans, political participation for United States & Canada.
Religion and Philosophy Collection Articles Philosophy, Religion
       Gale database of scholarly journals & magazines that cover a wide range of philosophies & religions.
Research Guides Guides All
       Research assistance, subject guides, and useful resources compiled by your friendly librarians; find it in Research Guides!
Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy Reference Philosophy
       Provides access to over 2,700 articles in subjects related to philosophy, including politics, psychology, economics, anthropology, religion, and literature.
Routledge History of Feminism Reference Feminism
       Covers all aspects of feminist history (1776-1928) through an extensive range of primary and secondary resources, including full books, selected chapters, and journal articles.


Title Content Subject(s)
Sabin Americana, 1500-1926 Primary resources
& historic texts
History, English, Religion, Political Science
       Rare books & primary source material covering discovery of Western Hemisphere 1500-1926.
SAGE Journals Articles Business, Communication, Criminology, Economics, Education, History, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology
       Prestigious & highly cited journals with full-text articles & many more features.
Salem Press Critical Insights Articles English, History
       Critical Insights series on literature. Search by author, work, literary type, theme, & more.
ScienceDirect Database All
       Wide-ranging searchable journals on physical, life, health and social sciences, including accounting, biology, business, computer, health, mathematics, nursing, psychology, & more.
Science Journals Articles Biology, Computer Science, Military Science, Horticulture, Marine Biology
       ProQuest searchable journals on science, transportation, military, computer science, aerospace, & more.
SciFinder Scholar (for registered users) Database Chemistry
       American Chemical Society articles, substances, reactions, compounds, patent information, & more.
SciFinder Scholar (for new users) Database Chemistry
        American Chemical Society: login for new users.
Scopus Abstracts & Index Health and Life Sciences
       The largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings.
SLACK Incorporated Health Care Tutorials Tutorials Athletic Training, Exercise Science
       Tutorials on manual muscle testing, gait, & goniometry.
Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive Primary resources
& historic texts
       Searchable database of 5.4 million pages from books, serials, manuscript collections, Supreme Court records and briefs, & reference articles. The four parts may be searched simultaneously or separately: Debates over Slavery and Abolition, Slave Trade in the Atlantic World, The Institution of Slavery, & The Age of Emancipation.
Smithsonian Collections Online Primary resources
& historic texts
Communication, English, History, Political Science, Business, Biology, Horticulture
       World's Fairs and Expositions, Trade Literature and the Merchandizing of Industry, Smithsonian periodicals.
SocINDEX with Full Text Articles Sociology, Criminology, Psychology
       EBSCO searchable articles in journals on sociology criminology, gender studies, substance abuse, violence, & more.
Sources in U. S. History Online: The Civil War Primary resources
& historic texts
       Nearly 90,000 pages from 500 titles, including personal narratives & memoirs, pamphlets, political speeches, sermons, songs, regimental histories, photograph albums, legal treatises, & children's books.
SPORTDiscus Articles Athletic Training, Exercise Science
       EBSCO searchable articles in journals on biomechanics, drugs, exercise, movement, & more.
SpringerLink Articles, E-books All
       Wide-ranging searchable journals and e-books on physical & life sciences, health, business, computer science, & more.


Title Content Subject(s)
Taylor & Francis Articles Bioscience, Business, Environment, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
       Searchable articles from hundreds of journals on wide-ranging subjects.
Teacher Reference Center Articles Education
       EBSCO searchable articles in journals on K-12 teaching & administration.
Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive, 1902-2011 Articles Literature, Popular Culture
       Searchable database of the Times Literary Supplement (TLS), featuring contemporary views on the cultural revolutions of the last 100 years, views of influential opinion-makers, and controversies of the day.


Title Content Subject(s)
Wiley Online Library Articles Accounting, Communication, Computer Science, Criminology, Mathematics, Psychology
       Searchable articles from hundreds of journals on wide-ranging subjects.
WorldCat Catalog All
       OCLC international catalog of all publications and other resources owned by libraries.
WorldCatDissertations Catalog All
        OCLC catalog of dissertations. Not all universities loan or otherwise make available dissertations & theses.